Hell Island, Final Test
Terms in this set (28)
1. cancel/postpone punishment; spare; safe
According to the context it is used in the reading, page 2, what does reprieve mean?
2. 82nd Airborn, Seal Team, Delta Team, Marines
Who were the 4 U.S. Armed Forces team sent on this mission?
3. Hell Island, Nitmitz to be specific
What was their mission?
The name of the ship is _______________________. What happened to the ship?
5. He is resistant to authority. He doesn't like being told what to do.
What does the radio communication between Scarecrow and Delta 6 tell you about Scarecrow character?
6. All special operations teams were there. There was also blood everywhere but no bodies.
"Mother" a.k.a. Gunnery Sergeant Gen Newman, thought this mission was messed up and suspect or suspicious. What in the reading gives you evidence it is an odd scene?
7. Yes- by not sending out a signal his team wasn't able to be tracked, therefore wasn't attacked.
Do you think it's significant that Schofield didn't report to the other teams? Why or why not.
8. The trigger was modified so it was made for a longer index finger.
What was significant about the M-4 Schofield picked up?
9. She noticed that some of the blood was thicker. It looked like arterial blood, not just gun wound blood.
Mother reports an interesting not about the blood. What did she notice?
10. Because the special operation forces are there, Schofield believes this is an exercise. They were dropped off and Scientists were picked up.
What is telling Schofield that this has the hallmarks of something specific? You will find the specific term in the reading on page 26. (Tell what he calls it and give the evidence from the reading why he believes that is happening.)
11. Marines are the only ones not attacked because they are not being tracked.
Schofield has be admit about not radioing to the other groups, thus not using the radio frequencies of the Signet-5, how does this show its importance in this chapter?
12. Huge, enormous, really big
According to the text, what do you think gargantuan means? "However it had been done, it had been a gargantuan effort, involving the transplanting of several million tons of earth."
13. "Then the force of the apes split and started to fan out around the tower, like an ocean wave washing around a rock.
What simile was used on p.51 to describe the apes coming to attack the tower?
14. 350+ gorilla force
As the team ran for cover, they ran through a bulk head door and found what?
15. He and Bigfoot jumped from the truck as it drove off the edge of the ship and into the ocean.
What did Schofield do to get rid of the apes that were on his truck?
16. Their thought process. They have reasoning and reasoned out that they could drive the plane off the edge with Scarecrow and Bigfoot inside.
What is amazing about these apes?
17. Secret door used to recover long-range recon troops.
What is Casper's Door?
18. They kept forcing the Marines toward the bigger group of apes.
Explain what the apes did in a tactical move?
19. Quote: Knowledge is a wonderful thing. now that we've figured some of this out it's time to turn the tables." Importance: knowledge is more powerful than physical strength
There is a great quote at the end of the chapter. (Very last sentences.) Tell me that quote and why it is important. (Chapter 14)
20. The secret underground tunnels were a way for the Japanese to trap and drown the men.
How did the Marines almost lose a lot of men in 1943?
21. They were recon troops, sent to check out the situation and report back.
What was different about the apes when they entered the ammunition chamber?
22. Fierceness, barbarity, savagery, violence
Imagine the army of apes charging up the tower of crates. The book describes it as, "It was spectacular in its ferocity." From this sentence and context clues, tell me what ferocity means.
23. Delta Team, Buck, Scientists
Who were the people in command?
24. It had a silver disk on it that controlled the Ape's brains.
What was special about Knox's ID badge?
25. This mission was actually a test exercise to get the Ape troops approved by the "higher ups". The Marines were only being used as test material.
What was mission Stormtrooper for the Marines and apes?
26. The team was armed with a gun in each hand and ready to take on ten apes to their 5 man group.
How did Schofield giving the command "two hands" help?
27. He risked his life, staying behind, so the door could be closed between them and the Apes.
Schofield did something to help save his team, what was it?
28. The set up from 1943 was in Schofield's memory and he knew how to use this tunnel system to trap the apes. Without him this knowledge would have been lost.
How did Hell Island work to the advantage of the Marines? Without Scarecrow's guidance, would this have been possible?
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