The Things They Carried "Speaking Of Courage" Reading Check Quiz
11 Questions |
By Rolfch1p | Last updated: Jul 30, 2011
| Total Attempts: 1195
This is a simple 10 question multiple choice/ fill in the blank quiz on "Speaking of Courage" in The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien. If you read this chapter, you should have no problem.
Questions and Answers
How did Max Arnold die?
He was shot in Vietnam
He suffered from PTSD
He drowned in a lake
He was killed in napalm blast
Who is Sally?
Norman's high school girlfriend
What did Norman NOT win at war that made him upset?
A purple heart
Combat Infantryman's Badge
A Gold Star
A Silver Star
Who does Norman imagine having a conversation with?
What landmark did Norman drive around and around?
Who does Norman fail to save from the swamp in Vietnam?
What skill did Norman acquire at war that he considered impressing Sally with?
Telling time without a watch
Snipe from 500 meters away
Overcoming mental stress
His impressive driving ability
What is A&W?
How many times did Norman drive around the lake?
Who said this quote: "Courage was not always a matter of yes or no. Sometimes it came in degrees, like the cold; sometimes you were very brave up to a point and then beyond that point you were not so brave.
EXTRA CREDIT: (not included in score) +5 each 1. How many medals did Norman win in Vietnam? Name 2. 2. Name 2 details that Norman describes over and over as he drives by them. 3. What does Norman order from A&W?
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