Quiz #1 (First Half Of Book)

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Quiz #1 (First Half Of Book) - Quiz

Using matching, multiple choice, and simple open-response questions. Quiz #1 challenges your knowledge of each character, tests you on the vocabulary in the book, and catechize you on your overall understanding of the first half of Catch 22!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who falls violently in love with a whore but is tragically killed at the La Spieza mission?
    • A. 

      A.) Colonel Catch Hart

    • B. 

      Nately

    • C. 

      Colonel Korn

    • D. 

      General Peckem

    • E. 

      John Yossarian

  • 2. 
    When Yossarian first enters the hospital, at the beginning of the book...why is he allowed to stay there, even though he is technically HEALTHY?
    • A. 

      John Yossarian happens to be a fantastic faker, and before the war, was a successful actor

    • B. 

      Yossarian was NOT faking it. He really DID have liver pains

    • C. 

      Yossarian had recently undergone a violent mission, and was allowed to rest because of that.

    • D. 

      Because Yossarian was friends with the Chaplain, and is therefore allowed to stay in the hospital

    • E. 

      Because Yossarian always has a fever of 101

  • 3. 
    Which officer enjoys torturing his son-in-law by having a beautiful nurse around and is considered coarse and unrefined by his rival?
    • A. 

      General Peckem

    • B. 

      General Dreedle

    • C. 

      Colonel Moodus

    • D. 

      Major Major

    • E. 

      Lieutenant Milo

  • 4. 
    Fill in the blank for the correct vocabulary word used in this quote, you will be given the diffinition:"Yossarian might have remained at the hospital until doomsday had it not been for that patriotic Texan with his    (shaped like a tunnel)     jowls and..."(pg 22)
  • 5. 
    Who tries to kill Yossarian with a knife after hearing about Nately's death?
    • A. 

      Dunbar

    • B. 

      Nately's whore

    • C. 

      Nately's whore's kid sister

    • D. 

      Nately's mother

    • E. 

      Nately's father

  • 6. 
    In chapter 5, who shares a tent with Doc Daneeka?
    • A. 

      Appleby

    • B. 

      Pilot McWatt

    • C. 

      An alcoholic Native American named Chief White Halfoat

    • D. 

      Snowden

  • 7. 
     Who explains the meaning of CATCH-22 to Yossarian?
  • 8. 
    Fill in the blank for this character:                         decides to live as long as possible by making time pass as slowly as possible, so he treasures boredom and discomfort.
  • 9. 
                        is Yossarian’s navigator, even though he gets lost wherever he goes. He infuriates Yossarian by pretending that he cannot hear Yossarian’s orders during bombing runs.
  • 10. 
    Explain the definition of desiccated
  • 11. 
    What is Yossarian's goal (or own personal moral) he lives by during the war?
    • A. 

      Yossarian doesn't have any morals. He believes morals are IMMORAL

    • B. 

      Yossarian is cowardly, his motto is :To live forever, or die in attempt

    • C. 

      Yossarian is clever in his understanding of the military, his motto is: Rise above principal and do what's right.

    • D. 

      Yossarian firmly believes in such concepts as country, loyalty, and duty, his motto is that he only regrets he has but one life to give his country.

    • E. 

      Yossarian is opposed to violence but understands the message, the motto SHOOT OR BE SHOT

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