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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. Which city hosted the Swift Boat Veterans Reunion?
(a) San Diego.
(b) New York.
2. What is the question the authors hope to answer in their book, Unfit for Command?
(a) Who is John Kerry trying to fool?
(b) Who is the person John Kerry has become?
(c) Who is the real John Kerry?
(d) Who is John Kerry trying to be?
3. What years was Hoffman involved with the Swift Boats?
(a) 1967 and 1968.
(b) 1969 and 1970.
(c) 1968 and 1969.
(d) 1965 and 1967.
4. What office did Kerry hold when he ran for the presidency?
5. How does O'Neill refer to Ponder's participation in the Swift Boat Veterans Reunion?
(a) It was the first moment.
(b) It was the most surprising moment.
(c) It was the most memorable moment.
(d) It was the last moment.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which museum did Lupetti visit upon returning to the countries involved in the war?
2. Who designed the "War Heroes" exhibit Lupetti observed in the museum?
3. How was Hoffman involved with the Swift Boats?
4. What division of the Armed Services was Roy F. Hoffman in?
5. Which one of the following does Hoffman feel is doubtful in Kerry?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why were the Swiftees not surprised by Kerry's actions before the Swift Boat Veterans Reunion?
2. Who is Bill Lupetti and what did he observe on his return trip to Vietnam?
3. 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?
4. What is the reaction of Kerry at the Swift Boats Veterans Reunion in 2003 and why is it significant?
5. Who is Roy F. Hoffman and why is his opinion regarded so highly?
6. Why do the authors make it a point to mention that their purpose for writing the book is not political?
7. What is the purpose of the open letter the Swift Boat Veterans issue to John Kerry?
8. What is the reason the authors do not use the word, "President", instead, referring to the position as the "Commander in Chief"?
9. What was the difference between Joe Ponder's account of his injury and Kerry's account of the same incident, and how does O'Neill refer to Ponder's part in the reunion?
10. What does the quote from John Edwards say and why is it so effective?
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