Pre-reading Quiz: The Things They Carried

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The Things They Carried Quizzes & Trivia

Use this quiz to test your background knowledge of the Vietnam War prior to reading The Things They Carried.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which countries were involved in the Vietnam War?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      North Vietnam

    • C. 

      South Vietnam

    • D. 

      Germany

    • E. 

      The United States

  • 2. 
    When did the Vietnam War begin?
    • A. 

      1865

    • B. 

      1916

    • C. 

      1954

    • D. 

      1996

  • 3. 
    During the time of the Vietnam War, a person described as a "hippie" probably reacted this way to the war
    • A. 

      They supported the war

    • B. 

      They protested the war

    • C. 

      They fought in the war

    • D. 

      They became very educated about the war

  • 4. 
    Who "won" the war?
    • A. 

      The United States

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      North Vietnam

    • E. 

      South Vietnam

  • 5. 
    During what decade did the war officially end?
    • A. 

      1950s

    • B. 

      1960s

    • C. 

      1970s

    • D. 

      1980s

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