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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How did the applause change when the actual Swift Boat Veterans were introduced at their Reunion?
(a) It caused a riot to break out.
(b) It became a little less vocal.
(c) It became more vocal and uproarious.
(d) It did not change.

2. Which one of the following does Hoffman question about Kerry in the Introduction?
(a) His political agenda.
(b) His judgment.
(c) His authority.
(d) His patriotism.

3. How was John Edwards involved with Kerry in his presidential campaign?
(a) He was the campaign chief of staff.
(b) He was the vice-presidential candidate.
(c) He was the media relations coordinator.
(d) He was the campaign finance manager.

4. Where was the 2004 press conference by Hoffman held?
(a) California.
(b) Virginia.
(c) Washington.
(d) New York.

5. According to O'Neill, where did Kerry meet with the enemies of America while American soldiers were still fighting and dying?
(a) Thailand.
(b) Vietnam.
(c) Paris.
(d) Germany.

Short Answer Questions

1. Out of the officers who served with Kerry, how many signed the open letter from the Swiftees?

2. Who received a polite applause at the Swift Boat Veterans Reunion, according to O'Neill?

3. Who designed the "War Heroes" exhibit Lupetti observed in the museum?

4. How does Ponder recall the circumstances around his injuries?

5. What type of account does O'Neill provide for the Swift Boat Veterans Reunion?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the reaction of Kerry at the Swift Boats Veterans Reunion in 2003 and why is it significant?

2. What inspired O'Neill and the other Swiftees to contact Kerry with regards to his actions in Vietnam and after the war was over?

3. What is the reason the authors do not use the word, "President", instead, referring to the position as the "Commander in Chief"?

4. How many people did not sign the Swift Boat Veterans' open letter to Kerry, how important is it, and what are some of the possible reasons they did not participate?

5. How is Lupetti's observation in Vietnam relevant to Kerry and the ideas about him that the book outlines?

6. Why were the Swiftees not surprised by Kerry's actions before the Swift Boat Veterans Reunion?

7. How many signatures are on the open letter to Kerry by the Swift Boat veterans, and why is that important for the book's main point?

8. What is the purpose of the open letter the Swift Boat Veterans issue to John Kerry?

9. What are Hoffman's thoughts about Kerry, and why do the authors choose to begin the book with his quote?

10. Who is Roy F. Hoffman and why is his opinion regarded so highly?

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