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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What do his crew and witnesses of a refueling event on the way to An Thoi say Kerry lied about?
(a) A conversation with a commander.
(b) A conversation with O'Neill.
(c) A conversation with another officer.
(d) A conversation with an enemy combatant.
2. In his first tour of duty, how did Kerry spend most of his time, according to the authors?
(a) Right on the coast of Vietnam.
(b) Close to the coast of Vietnam.
(c) Far off the coast of Vietnam.
(d) In an office back at the military station.
3. What is the first sub-section of Part 1 of the book titled?
(a) The Reluctant Warrior.
(b) The Righteous Warrior.
(c) The Repulsive Warrior.
(d) The Ridiculous Warrior.
4. Who did Kerry compare the U.S. Army to in his testimony?
(a) Adolf Hitler.
(b) Genghis Khan.
(c) Chairman Mao.
5. Out of the few months Kerry spent in Vietnam, how many of them were for training purposes?
6. Who has Kerry relied on to support his claims of "war crimes" committed by American troops in Vietnam?
(a) Imposters posing as his fellow officers.
(b) Imposters posing as friends.
(c) Imposters posing as commanders.
(d) Imposters posing as veterans.
7. How does Kerry's gunner, Stephen Gardner, describe the sampan incident?
(a) Simply butchery.
(b) Senseless murder.
(c) Senseless butchery.
(d) Simply murder.
8. Who was in a sampan that Kerry ordered to be fired upon, according to his biography in the Boston Globe?
(a) A mother and small child.
(b) Two women and two men.
(c) Three women and no men.
(d) A mother and her grown child.
9. What person did Kerry compare himself to during his tour?
(a) John F. Kennedy.
(b) Jimmy Carter.
(c) Alexander Hamilton.
(d) Walter Mondale.
10. How did Kerry shoot the wounded teenage Vietcong during the 1969 incident that he dubiously received a silver star for?
(a) In the arm.
(b) In the other leg.
(c) In the back as he was running away.
(d) In the back while he was on the ground.
11. Why did Kerry's commanders pass him from one boat to another during his tour in Vietnam?
(a) He was in high demand.
(b) He seemed to like being reassigned a lot.
(c) His peers requested not to work with him.
(d) He kept reporting to the wrong boats.
12. How did the audience appear when Kerry first appeared on camera during the Dick Cavett Show?
(a) They didn't know who he was.
(b) They were silent.
(c) They were on his side.
(d) They booed loudly.
13. What was the reason for Kerry's application for a draft deferment?
(a) He wanted to study in Germany.
(b) He wanted to study in Paris.
(c) He wanted to study in Russia.
(d) He wanted to study in Spain.
14. According to several Swift Boat officers, how did Kerry respond when the Swiftees were ordered into combat?
(a) He didn't mind.
(b) He refused to go.
(c) He strenuously objected.
(d) He was confused.
15. What did Kerry have a high regard for, according to those who served with him?
(a) His personal accountability.
(b) His fellow officers.
(c) His own well being.
(d) His exaggerated stories.
Short Answer Questions
1. Based on Kerry's report, what kind of knowledge did the U.S. Army have of these "atrocities"?
2. What does O'Neill encourage the readers to do in order to substantiate his account of the Dick Cavett Show?
3. According to his own accounts, how did Kerry respond to orders instructing him to leave a French resort and report to a more dangerous river patrol?
4. What did O'Neill request from the Committee after hearing Kerry's testimony?
5. What kept Kerry's unacceptable behavior from his superiors?
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