Book Quiz: Search And Destroy By Dean Hughes

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This is a Book Quiz on Search and Destroy By Dean Hughes which tells the story of Rick who is on the journey to greatness and being the next Hemingway and Conrad when he goes to the jungles of Vietnam where life isn’t what he thought it would be. Take it up and get to see if the memory of the book is still fresh to you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the name of the Korean man that Kent and Rick befriend?

    • A.

      Juhee

    • B.

      Trang

    • C.

      Wang

    • D.

      Bill

    Correct Answer
    B. Trang
    Explanation
    Trang is the correct answer because the question asks for the name of the Korean man that Kent and Rick befriend. Among the given options, Trang is the only name that is Korean. Juhee, Wang, and Bill are not Korean names. Therefore, Trang is the most suitable answer.

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  • 2. 

    What is the MAIN reason Rick goes off to war?

    • A.

      Because he loves America.

    • B.

      Because he is a writer and feels he needs more experiences to write about.

    • C.

      Because he just wants to get away from all of the people back home.

    • D.

      Because he was double-dog dared to.

    Correct Answer
    B. Because he is a writer and feels he needs more experiences to write about.
    Explanation
    The main reason Rick goes off to war is because he is a writer and feels he needs more experiences to write about. This suggests that Rick sees war as an opportunity to gain new perspectives and stories that will enrich his writing. It implies that his motivation is rooted in his creative pursuits rather than personal or patriotic reasons.

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  • 3. 

    What do all of the soldiers call the enemy soldiers?

    • A.

      Gooks

    • B.

      Geeks

    • C.

      Dweebs

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Gooks
    Explanation
    The term "Gooks" is a derogatory slang used by soldiers to refer to enemy soldiers. It is important to note that this term is offensive and disrespectful. The other options, "Geeks" and "Dweebs," do not have any relevance to the question and are not commonly used terms in military contexts. Therefore, the correct answer is "Gooks."

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  • 4. 

    What war is Rick fighting in?

    • A.

      World War l

    • B.

      World War ll

    • C.

      Iraq

    • D.

      Vietnam War

    Correct Answer
    D. Vietnam War
    Explanation
    Rick is fighting in the Vietnam War. This can be inferred from the options provided, where the other wars mentioned (World War l, World War ll, Iraq) are not relevant to Rick's situation.

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  • 5. 

    What does Rick first think of Whiley?

    • A.

      That he is cool and very easy to talk too.

    • B.

      That he is very mean.

    • C.

      That something is going on in his life causing him to be depressed.

    • D.

      That he is a crazy, war-addicted freak.

    Correct Answer
    D. That he is a crazy, war-addicted freak.
  • 6. 

    Who was Rick's best friend throughout the war?

    • A.

      Sparks

    • B.

      Whiley

    • C.

      Kent

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Kent
    Explanation
    Rick's best friend throughout the war was Kent.

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  • 7. 

    What item would Whiley cut off an enemy soldier and have as a keepsake?

    • A.

      Their ear.

    • B.

      Their finger.

    • C.

      Their nose.

    • D.

      Their big toe.

    Correct Answer
    A. Their ear.
    Explanation
    Whiley would cut off an enemy soldier's ear and keep it as a keepsake. This is a common practice in some cultures, where taking body parts as trophies symbolizes victory and dominance over the enemy. Cutting off an ear is particularly significant because it is easily detachable and can be preserved as a memento.

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  • 8. 

    What does Rick accuse Judy of being?

    • A.

      A gothic.

    • B.

      A hippie.

    • C.

      A nerd.

    • D.

      A loser.

    Correct Answer
    B. A hippie.
    Explanation
    Rick accuses Judy of being a hippie.

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  • 9. 

    Whose life did Rick save out in the jungle?

    • A.

      Kent

    • B.

      Sparks

    • C.

      Whiley

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Whiley
    Explanation
    Rick saved Whiley's life out in the jungle.

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  • 10. 

    Who was the first person Rick came to see when he came home from the war?

    • A.

      Mom

    • B.

      Dad

    • C.

      Kent

    • D.

      Judy

    Correct Answer
    D. Judy
    Explanation
    Rick came home from the war and the first person he came to see was Judy.

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