The Things They Carried Quiz 1

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The Things They Carried Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz for students reading The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Why did Lieutenant Jimmy Cross feel guilty about Ted Lavender's death?

  • 2. 

    Why was it so important for the men to carry good luck charms?  Give examples.

  • 3. 

    Describe the summer job that Tim held the year he got his draft notice.

  • 4. 

    After receiving his draft notice, Tim experienced a variety of new emotions.  What were they and what did they cause him to do?

  • 5. 

    Why did Tim believe it was cowardly to GO to Vietnam rather than stay home?

  • 6. 

    Why did Dave Jensen break his own nose?

  • 7. 

    What agreement did Jensen and Strunk make in friends?

  • 8. 

    Why was Jensen relieved of "an enormous weight? when he learned that Strunk had died?

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