The Things They Carried Quiz

Tim O'Brien
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What kind of wound qualified for a mercy kill? (from Chapter 6)

2.

How does Rat Kiley deal with the mission at first? (from Chapter 21)

3.

Which soldier is killed in the swampy field, and subsequently stuck in the muck? (from Chapter 15)

4.

What does the author say about truth? (from Chapter 18)

5.

Who mimics the girl's dancing later that night, making Henry Dobbins angry? (from Chapter 14)

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