Army Ranks Trivia Quiz

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Army Ranks Trivia Quiz

The military has its own hierarchical relationships, which generally define authority, responsibilities and much other dominance in a military hierarchy. In the US, they are made up of 13 ranks, which are normally defined by your level of education or your hard work in the army. So, do you know all the US army ranks? If yes, take our quiz now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    From what century does the use of Private as an official rank dates to? 
    • A. 

      The 18th Century

    • B. 

      The 20th Century

    • C. 

      The 19th Century

    • D. 

      The 21st Century

  • 2. 
    When are Private(E-1) promoted to Private 2nd class?
    • A. 

      After completing 16 months of service

    • B. 

      After completing 9 months of service

    • C. 

      After completing 6 months of service.

    • D. 

      After completing 3 months of service

  • 3. 
    What is the lowest army rank?
    • A. 

      Army Specialist (E-4)

    • B. 

      Private (PVT)

    • C. 

      Sergeant (E-5)

    • D. 

      Coporal (E-4)

  • 4. 
    What's the abbreviation for basic combat training?
    • A. 

      BCT

    • B. 

      PCT

    • C. 

      ABT

    • D. 

      EBT

  • 5. 
    What's the abbreviation for private first class?
    • A. 

      PRC

    • B. 

      PCT

    • C. 

      PFC

    • D. 

      PVC

  • 6. 
    What does PFC represent for a junior enlisted soldier?
    • A. 

      It's when a journeyman becomes an apprentice

    • B. 

      It's when a soldier begins the transition from an apprentice to a journeyman

    • C. 

      It's when an apprentice goes to secret missions

    • D. 

      It's when an apprentice gets his hair shaved off his head

  • 7. 
    What does an army specialist do?
    • A. 

      He focuses on the new recruits

    • B. 

      He focuses on personnel leadership

    • C. 

      He focuses on army protocol

    • D. 

      He focuses on technical expertise but have less personnel leadership.

  • 8. 
    When was the rank of corporal established?
    • A. 

      1750

    • B. 

      1775

    • C. 

      1805

    • D. 

      1906

  • 9. 
    What's the role of a corporal?
    • A. 

      To lead teams

    • B. 

      To recruit people

    • C. 

      To dismiss people

    • D. 

      To discipline people

  • 10. 
    What's the role of a staff sergeant?
    • A. 

      He is responsible for overseeing the staff

    • B. 

      He is responsible for setting up the rules

    • C. 

      He is responsible for the individual training, personal appearance and the cleanliness of their soldiers

    • D. 

      He is responsible for choosing missions for the lower rank soldiers