Short Story Trivia Quiz On Where Have You Gone, Charming Billy!

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Short Story Trivia Quiz On Where Have You Gone, Charming Billy!

What we have here is a short story trivia quiz on Where Have You Gone, Charming Billy? If you talk to someone who has been to a war you will notice that they have changed to some extent due to what they have seen there. This book for example tells the story of a Paul Berlin who is a soldier who gives us a clue of what happens. Take the quiz and see how well you remember his story!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the protagonist of the story?
    • A. 

      Billy Boy

    • B. 

      Paul Berlin

    • C. 

      Toby Buffalo

  • 2. 
    Where is the platoon?
    • A. 

      Korea

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Vietnam

  • 3. 
    To what destination are they marching?
    • A. 

      The sea

    • B. 

      The camp site

    • C. 

      The graveyard

  • 4. 
    What does he think will happen to him when they reach their destination?
    • A. 

      He will stop being afraid.

    • B. 

      He will stop counting.

    • C. 

      He will see his father.

  • 5. 
    What song is running through his head?
    • A. 

      Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

    • B. 

      Charming Billy

    • C. 

      Buffalo Girls

  • 6. 
    How did Billy Boy die?
    • A. 

      A morphine overdose

    • B. 

      By stepping on a land mine

    • C. 

      Of a heart attack

  • 7. 
    What happened to Billy Boy right before he died?
    • A. 

      He was shot by a sniper.

    • B. 

      He fell off a helicopter.

    • C. 

      He stepped on a land mine.

  • 8. 
    How long has Paul Berlin been in Vietnam?
    • A. 

      One day

    • B. 

      One year

    • C. 

      One week

  • 9. 
    In his mind, to whom is Paul Berlin speaking?
    • A. 

      His mother

    • B. 

      His brother

    • C. 

      His father

  • 10. 
    Look at the word "inertia" and the definition on page 832. Which of the following is a synonym for inertia?
    • A. 

      Liveliness

    • B. 

      Animation

    • C. 

      Lethargy