Wartime: Understanding and Behavior in the Second World War Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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Wartime: Understanding and Behavior in the Second World War Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 16 - 18.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Overall, the reading experience of most citizens and soldiers could best be described as which of the following?
(a) Basic.
(b) Exciting.
(c) Monotonous.
(d) Challenging.

2. In the American armed services, the term "chickenshit" referred to what?
(a) Hazing of enlisted by officers.
(b) Complaining among the enlisted men.
(c) The response of enlisted men to hazing.
(d) Official disciplinary action.

3. Who was the editor of Horizon?
(a) Anthony Edwards.
(b) Stanley Milgram.
(c) Cyril Connolly.
(d) Nigel Dennis.

4. Overall, the deprivation faced by American and British citizens would best be described as which of the following?
(a) Random and barely noticeable.
(b) Constant and low-level.
(c) Periodic and intense.
(d) Unbearable and grinding.

5. In general, why was the stereotyping of enemy forces condoned and encouraged?
(a) To dehumanize the enemy.
(b) To provide a distraction.
(c) To improve morale.
(d) To keep troops misinformed.

Short Answer Questions

1. What group of soldiers were most cynical about their experiences?

2. According to the author, what was the unstated purpose of the use of inveterate profanity?

3. How does the author establish the common soldier's opinion of the meaning of the war?

4. Compared with the enlisted men, officers would best be described as which of the following?

5. Media outlets were concerned with the esprit de corps in what areas?

(see the answer key)

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