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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. What state was the Swift Boat Veterans Reunion held in?
(d) New York.
2. How did Ponder's account of the injuries compare to Kerry's?
(a) They were somewhat different.
(b) They were exactly the same.
(c) They were mostly the same.
(d) They were totally different.
3. Who designed the "War Heroes" exhibit Lupetti observed in the museum?
(a) The Chinese dictators.
(c) Former military leaders.
4. When did the Swift Boat Veterans Reunion take place?
(a) The fall of 2003.
(b) The spring of 2003.
(c) The summer of 2003.
(d) The winter of 2003.
5. What type of account does O'Neill provide for the Swift Boat Veterans Reunion?
(a) A friend's recollection.
(b) A first-hand account.
(d) A second-hand account.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who was Bill Lupetti?
2. According to O'Neill, where did Kerry meet with the enemies of America while American soldiers were still fighting and dying?
3. When did Kerry make a cameo appearance at the Swift Boat Veterans Reunion?
4. What does the open letter from the Swiftees label Kerry?
5. What is the intent of Unfit for Command, as clearly stated by the authors in the introduction?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Kerry reportedly act during his cameo appearance before the Swift Boat Veterans Reunion, what do his actions display, and how did the Swiftees respond?
2. How do the authors plan to answer the questions they pose at the end of the Introduction, and are their methods effective?
3. Who is Roy F. Hoffman and why is his opinion regarded so highly?
4. Who is Bill Lupetti and what did he observe on his return trip to Vietnam?
5. What is significant about the location of Lupetti's observation and who was responsible for it?
6. What is the reaction of Kerry at the Swift Boats Veterans Reunion in 2003 and why is it significant?
7. Why do the authors make it a point to mention that their purpose for writing the book is not political?
8. How is Lupetti's observation in Vietnam relevant to Kerry and the ideas about him that the book outlines?
9. How much skepticism should be used when reading Unfit for Command, and how does the Introduction reduce or even eliminate it?
10. Why were the Swiftees not surprised by Kerry's actions before the Swift Boat Veterans Reunion?
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