The Things They Carried Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

Tim O'Brien
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 21.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the person they meet doing in the middle of a burned house?
(a) Talking to the dead
(b) Dancing
(c) Crying
(d) Eating

2. Which is NOT a way Norman Bowker attempts to return to normal life?
(a) Classes at a community college
(b) Basketball at the YMCA
(c) Working at various jobs
(d) Dating a number of women

3. What word does Ted Lavender use to describe the war?
(a) Calm
(b) Terrible
(c) Scary
(d) Mellow

4. What game do Henry Dobbins and Norman Bowker play?
(a) Checkers
(b) Cards
(c) 20 Questions
(d) Rock, Paper, Scissors

5. Which of the following is NOT a way the men resupplied the things they carried?
(a) Scavenging from fallen enemies
(b) Supply tent
(c) Mail
(d) Supply chopper

Short Answer Questions

1. What do the men call plane rides home to America?

2. According to the narrator, what is a characteristic of a "true war story?"

3. Who is the narrator talking about in Chapter 8, The Dentist?

4. How did the old farmer react to Tim?

5. How does Lee Strunk first react after his injury?

(see the answer key)

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