Search
  • MARY Hofman

Memorial Day - USA Military Quiz

How well do you know the US Military?




1. Who is Commander-in-Chief over all the U.S. armed forces? a. Speaker of the House b. Secretary of State c. Vice President d. President e. The highest ranking general


2. What cabinet member is in charge of all the branches of the military except the Coast Guard? a. Secretary of the Department of Defense b. Secretary of State c. Secretary of the Treasury d. Secretary of Homeland Security e. Secretary of the Interior


3. How many main branches are there in the U.S. military? a. 2 b. 5-6 c. 10 d. 20 e. 50


4. Which branch of the military primarily uses airplanes such as bombers and fighter planes to fight the enemy? a. Army b. Air Force c. Navy d. Marine Corps e. Coast Guard


5. Which branch fights in the oceans and seas using battleships, submarines, and aircraft carriers? a. Army b. Air Force c. Navy d. Marine Corps e. Coast Guard


6. Which branch monitors the U.S. coastline and helps with ocean rescues? a. Army b. Air Force c. Navy d. Marine Corps e. Coast Guard


7. Which branch is considered the main ground force of the U.S. military? a. Army b. Air Force c. Navy

d. Marine Corps e. Coast Guard 8. Which branch acts as the main landing force during battles? a. Army b. Air Force c. Navy d. Marine Corps e. Coast Guard 9. The Coast Guard is part of what department within the U.S. government? a. Interior b. Treasury c. Homeland Security d. Defense e. Justice 10. What are people called who train for the military on the weekend, but have non-military jobs during the week? a. Students b. Reserves c. Cadets d. Officers

e. Constables Air Force and Air Force Reserve


11. Who are the top leaders of the military branches?

a. The Army is commanded by a four-star general, known as the Army Chief of Staff.

b. The top military member in the Air Force is the Air Force Chief of Staff.

c. The Navy is commanded by a four-star admiral, called the Chief of Naval Operations.

d. The Marines are commanded by a 4-star general called the Commandant of the Marine Corps.

e. All of the above


12. Arlington National Cemetery is:

a. The final resting place of more than 400,000 military veterans

b. The location of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, which is guarded 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

c. A cemetery that holds up to 30 funerals a day

d. All of the above


13. The US Draft:

a. Is also called Conscription in the United States.

b. Has been employed by the federal government of the United States.

in six conflicts: the American Revolutionary War, the American Civil War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.

c. Required People ages18 through 25 to register with the Selective Service System.

d. Ended in 1973.

e. All of the above


14. How long does basic training last?

a. Navy – 7 weeks

b. Air Force – 8 weeks

c. Army – 9 weeks

d. Marine Corps – 12 weeks

e. All of the above


15. Where are the US Federal Services Academies?

a. US Military Academy (West Point, New York)

b. US Naval Military Academy (Annapolis, Maryland)

c. US Air Force Academy (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

d. US Coast Guard Academy (New London, Connecticut)

e. US Merchant Marine Academy (Kings Point, New York)

f. All of the above.


16. Commissioned Officers:

a. Are the top brass. Their primary function is to provide overall management and leadership in their area of responsibility.

b. Are commanding officers

c. Must have a 4-year college degree

d. All of the above


17. Army Warrant Officers:

a. Are highly-trained specialists

b. Comprise less than 3% of the total Army

c. Have immense responsibility

d. All of the above














US Military Ranks


Marine Corps Ranks:


Private

Private First Class

Lance Corporal

Corporal

Sergeant

Staff Sergeant

Gunnery Sergeant

Master Sergeant

First Sergeant

Master Gunnery Sergeant

Sergeant Major

Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps

Warrant Officer 1

Chief Warrant Officer 2

Chief Warrant Officer 3

Chief Warrant Officer 4

Chief Warrant Officer 5

Second Lieutenant

First Lieutenant

Captain

Major

Lieutenant Colonel

Colonel

Brigadier General

Major General

Lieutenant General

General


Army Ranks:


Private

Private First Class

Specialist

Corporal

Sergeant

Staff Sergeant

Sergeant First Class

Master Sergeant

First Sergeant

Sergeant Major

Command Sergeant major

Sergeant Major of the Army


Air Force Ranks:

Airman Basic

Airman

Airman First Class

Senior Airman

Staff Sergeant

Technical Sergeant

Master Sergeant

Senior Master Sergeant

Chief Master Sergeant

Command Chief Master Sergeant

Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force

Second Lieutenant

First Lieutenant

Captain

Major

Lieutenant Colonel

Colonel

Brigadier General

Major General

Lieutenant General

General

General of the Air Force


American Special Operations Forces:


Army Green Berets

Army Night Stalkers

Army Rangers

Navy Seals

Navy Seals Missions

Navy SWCCs

Marine MARSOC Marine RECON

Marine RECON missions

Air Force Special Tactics

Delta Force


0 views0 comments