A Vietcong Memoir: An Inside Account of the Vietnam War and Its Aftermath Test | Final Test - Hard

Truong Nhu Tang
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 154 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

A Vietcong Memoir: An Inside Account of the Vietnam War and Its Aftermath Test | Final Test - Hard

Truong Nhu Tang
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 154 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Tang ask PRG President Phat concerning the directives established at the COSVN/PRG meeting in Chapter 22?

2. What American events attracted the attention of the nationalists in 1973?

3. As long as American strength supported the Saigon government, how did the NLF feel about the idea of total victory?

4. How could the importance of Tang's and his colleague's roles be measured in Chapter 16?

5. What break came to Tang and his wife via his wife's brother-in-law?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Tang come out of retirement and return to Saigon?

2. Why had escaping Vietnam by boat become a great topic of conversation in the first days following northern liberation?

3. How did the COSVN/PRG decide to deal with their recent enemies of the South at the end of the war?

4. How had the Ho Chi Minh Trail changed from when it was first created in 1959 until Tang returned to travel it in 1974?

5. What became of Tang's two brothers, both of whom had stayed in Saigon throughout the war?

6. What did Presidential Minister Tran Buu Kiem whisper to Tang during one the last general meetings involving the leadership of the NLF, PRG, the alliance, and the mass organizations?

7. In what ways did Thieu antagonize students and workers in 1970s Saigon?

8. What did Article 9 out of the Paris Accord call for the creation of?

9. When Tang's boat during his escape was attacked by pirates, why wasn't the situation as horrible as some others had been?

10. Why did the imminent signing of a negotiation agreement in Paris fill Tang and the nationalist forces with hope and excitement?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What were Tang's family's expectations for the way he should lead his life? What disappointments, if any, were faced by Tang's father as they applied to his son and how did his father react to these disappointments?

Essay Topic 2

Albert Thao was a childhood friend of Tang's who became a spy within Diem's government. What induced Albert to become a spy, a dangerous mission for a young man? How did Tang view his friend's involvement in Diem's government, without being told that his friend was a double agent?

Essay Topic 3

What instigated Tang's decision to stay in France after completing his academic studies and resigning from the navy? Describe his thought processes on the matter. What interfered with that decision?

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