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Marine Corps Knowledge

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Marine Corps Knowledge

Marine Corps Knowledge quiz

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  • 1. 
    What is the birthday fo the United States Marine Corps?
    • A. 

      July 4th, 1776

    • B. 

      November 10, 1777

    • C. 

      June 6, 1944

    • D. 

      November 10, 1775

  • 2. 
    Where was the Marine Corps Born?
    • A. 

      Appomattox Court House

    • B. 

      The White House

    • C. 

      Tun Tavern

    • D. 

      Parris Island

  • 3. 
    "Semper Fidelis" Means What?
    • A. 

      "Always Faithful"

    • B. 

      "Faithful Forever"

    • C. 

      "Always Vigilant"

    • D. 

      "Almost Faithful"

  • 4. 
    The Red "Blood Stripe" on NCO's trousers symbolizes the blood shed on what battle?
    • A. 

      Tarawa

    • B. 

      Chapultepec

    • C. 

      Bunker Hill

    • D. 

      Guadacanal

  • 5. 
    What is the Marine Corps Symbol?
    • A. 

      Eagle, Map, and Anchor

    • B. 

      Eagle, Globe, and Anchor

    • C. 

      English Bull Dog

    • D. 

      "USMC" Letters

  • 6. 
    Which of these Marines were awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor twice?
    • A. 

      Smedley Butler

    • B. 

      Chesty Puller

    • C. 

      Joshua Barker

    • D. 

      Carlos Hathcock

  • 7. 
    What is the USMC 10th General Order?
    • A. 

      To give alarm in case of fire or disorder.

    • B. 

      To receive, obey and pass on to the sentry who relieves me all orders from the commanding officer, officer of the day, and officers and noncommissioned officers of the guard only.

    • C. 

      To talk to no one except in the line of duty.

    • D. 

      To salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased.

  • 8. 
    1st General Order
    • A. 

      To quit my post only when properly relieved.

    • B. 

      To take charge of this post and all government property in view.

    • C. 

      To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.

    • D. 

      To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.

  • 9. 
    2nd General Order
    • A. 

      To walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing.

    • B. 

      To quit my post only when properly relieved.

    • C. 

      To be especially watchful at night, and during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post and to allow no one to pass without proper authority.

    • D. 

      To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guardhouse than my own.

  • 10. 
    3rd General Order
    • A. 

      To walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing.

    • B. 

      To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.

    • C. 

      To quit my post only when properly relieved.

    • D. 

      To call the corporal of the guard in any case not covered by instructions.

  • 11. 
    5th general Order
    • A. 

      To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guardhouse than my own.

    • B. 

      To receive, obey and pass on to the sentry who relieves me all orders from the commanding officer, officer of the day, and officers and noncommissioned officers of the guard only.

    • C. 

      To salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased.

    • D. 

      To quit my post only when properly relieved.

  • 12. 
    6th General Order
    • A. 

      To receive, obey and pass on to the sentry who relieves me all orders from the commanding officer, officer of the day, and officers and noncommissioned officers of the guard only.

    • B. 

      To salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased.

    • C. 

      To be especially watchful at night, and during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post and to allow no one to pass without proper authority.

    • D. 

      To walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing.

  • 13. 
    4th General Order
    • A. 

      To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.

    • B. 

      To quit my post only when properly relieved.

    • C. 

      To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guardhouse than my own.

    • D. 

      To call the corporal of the guard in any case not covered by instructions.

  • 14. 
    7th General Order
    • A. 

      To receive, obey and pass on to the sentry who relieves me all orders from the commanding officer, officer of the day, and officers and noncommissioned officers of the guard only.

    • B. 

      To talk to no one except in the line of duty.

    • C. 

      To call the corporal of the guard in any case not covered by instructions.

    • D. 

      To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.

  • 15. 
    8th General Order
    • A. 

      To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.

    • B. 

      To talk to no one except in the line of duty.

    • C. 

      To salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased.

    • D. 

      To call the corporal of the guard in any case not covered by instructions.

  • 16. 
    11th General Order
    • A. 

      To receive, obey and pass on to the sentry who relieves me all orders from the commanding officer, officer of the day, and officers and noncommissioned officers of the guard only.

    • B. 

      To be especially watchful at night, and during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons after they have conducted business past my post.

    • C. 

      To use no force, and show no force, in the execution of my duties

    • D. 

      To be especially watchful at night, and during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post and to allow no one to pass without proper authority.

  • 17. 
    9th General Order
    • A. 

      To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.

    • B. 

      To salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased.

    • C. 

      To quit my post only when properly relieved.

    • D. 

      To call the corporal of the guard in any case not covered by instructions.

  • 18. 
    Which of these is a USMC Leadership Principle?
    • A. 

      Judgement

    • B. 

      Keep your Marines informed

    • C. 

      Never Obey orders without using proper judgment.

    • D. 

      Honor

  • 19. 
    Which of these is a USMC Leadership Priciple?
    • A. 

      Seek responsibility and take responsibility for your actions.

    • B. 

      Know yourself and motivate your Marines constantly.

    • C. 

      Initiative

    • D. 

      Train your Marine as an individual

  • 20. 
    Which of these is a Leadership Trait?
    • A. 

      Endurance

    • B. 

      Commitment

    • C. 

      Be technically and tactically proficient

    • D. 

      Honor

  • 21. 
    Which of these is a Leadership Priciple?
    • A. 

      Develop a sense of responsibilty amongst your subordinates.

    • B. 

      Leadership.

    • C. 

      Keep your Marines from being too informed.

    • D. 

      Addaptability.

  • 22. 
    Which of these IS NOT a Leadership Priciple?
    • A. 

      Know yourself and seek self-improvement.

    • B. 

      Be technically and tactically proficient.

    • C. 

      Develop a sense of responsibility amongst your superiors.

    • D. 

      Make sound and timely decisions.

  • 23. 
    Which of these is a Leadership Principle?
    • A. 

      Let them set the example.

    • B. 

      Keep your Marines from being too informed.

    • C. 

      Train your Marine as an individual.

    • D. 

      Employ your command in accordance with its capabilities.

  • 24. 
    "Be Technically and Tactically Proficient" is a
    • A. 

      General Order

    • B. 

      Leadership Trait

    • C. 

      Leadership Principle

    • D. 

      Leadership Command

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    "Know yourself and look out for your welfare" is a
    • A. 

      General Order

    • B. 

      Leadership Trait

    • C. 

      Leadership Principle

    • D. 

      Leadership Command

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 26. 
    Who was the 1st Commandant of the Marine Corps?
    • A. 

      Chesty Puller

    • B. 

      Samuel Nichols

    • C. 

      John A. Lejeune

    • D. 

      James T. Conway

  • 27. 
    Who was the 1st Commissioned officer of the Marine Corps?
    • A. 

      Samuel Nichols

    • B. 

      Presley O'Bannon

    • C. 

      John Lejeune

    • D. 

      Archibald Henderson

  • 28. 
    How many Marines fought off the 4000 Ottoman soldiers at the Battle of Tripoli ( aka, battle of the Derne)?
    • A. 

      500

    • B. 

      1000

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      227

  • 29. 
    Out of over 5000 enlisted Imperial Japanese Marines stationed at Tarawa Island, how many were left alive after the 3 day battle with the 2nd battalion 6th United States Marines in November of 1943?
    • A. 

      1523

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      123

    • D. 

      None

  • 30. 
    ___ Marines recieved the Medal of Honor during the Viet Nam war.
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      57

    • D. 

      48

  • 31. 
    Who is the Current Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps?
    • A. 

      Carlton W. Kent

    • B. 

      James F. Amos

    • C. 

      James T. Conway

    • D. 

      Alfred M. Gray, Jr.

  • 32. 
    What is the nickname the United States Marine Corps earned at the battle of Belleau Wood?
    • A. 

      Jar Head

    • B. 

      Teufelshunden (Devil Dog)

    • C. 

      Leatherneck

    • D. 

      Gyrene

  • 33. 
    What is the nickname of the statue at Parris Island errected in the honor of recruits who died during WWI?
    • A. 

      Iwo Jima Memorial

    • B. 

      Iron Mike

    • C. 

      General Sherman

    • D. 

      Mustard Mel

  • 34. 
    How much of the United States Military Budget is spent on the United States Marine Corps every year? (roughley)
    • A. 

      12%

    • B. 

      26%

    • C. 

      4%

    • D. 

      6%

  • 35. 
    The current Marine Corps Emblem was adopted in what year?
    • A. 

      1868

    • B. 

      1966

    • C. 

      1778

    • D. 

      1903

  • 36. 
    What battle was the Officers Mameluke sword adopted from?
    • A. 

      Battle of Montezuma

    • B. 

      Battle of Chapultepec

    • C. 

      Battle of Tripoli

    • D. 

      Battle of Midway

  • 37. 
    How many years did the "Old Man of the Marine Corps" Archibald Henderson Serve in the United States Marine Corps?
    • A. 

      48

    • B. 

      53

    • C. 

      47

    • D. 

      59

  • 38. 
    What Marine hero was most recently awarded the Medal of Honor (as of 20100428)?
    • A. 

      Paul R. Smith

    • B. 

      Jason L. Dunham

    • C. 

      Michael a. Monsoor

    • D. 

      Patrick Tillman

  • 39. 
    How many Marines rose the American Flag over Mount Surabachi?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      3

  • 40. 
    Out of the estimated 18,000 Japanese Royal Marines fortified on Iwo Jima, how many were alive after the battle?
    • A. 

      1203

    • B. 

      9536

    • C. 

      216

    • D. 

      None

  • 41. 
    Marine Force Reconnaissance (USMC Recon) was 1st used to prepare for what operation?
    • A. 

      Battle of Fort Sumter (Civil War)

    • B. 

      Normandy Invasion (WWII)

    • C. 

      Battle of the Marne (WWI)

    • D. 

      Battle of Bunker Hill (Revolutionary War)

  • 42. 
    From the Halls of Montezuma,To the Hills of Tripoli,We fight our countries battles,
  • 43. 
    Who is given credit for this quote?
    • A. 

      John Lejeune

    • B. 

      Chesty Puller

    • C. 

      George Patton

    • D. 

      William Wallis

  • 44. 
    What is a memorization tool to help memorize the 14 leadership traits?
    • A. 

      JJ DID TIE BUCKLE

    • B. 

      LMAO JK TTYL

    • C. 

      USAFAUXCAPSOCOM

    • D. 

      MAGTF MARSOC SOCOM

  • 45. 
    Where do all Marines go after MCRD?
    • A. 

      MOS School

    • B. 

      School of Infantry

    • C. 

      EOD School

    • D. 

      Chaplain School

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