Do You Know The National Guard Of The United States?

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Do You Know The National Guard Of The United States? - Quiz

The National Guard has been around for a very long time and they have been playing crucial roles in security and safety. How well do you know them? Or maybe perhaps you're even one of them. If the latter applies to you, we are still beating you at your own game.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where did the national guard originate?

    • A. 

      Carlifornia

    • B. 

      Newyork

    • C. 

      Massachusets

    • D. 

      New Orleans

    Correct Answer
    C. Massachusets
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Massachusetts. The National Guard originated in Massachusetts during the colonial period. In 1636, the Massachusetts Bay Colony established the first militia, which eventually evolved into what is now known as the National Guard. The National Guard has since expanded to include units in all 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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  • 2. 

    Is the US Army older than the US national guard?

    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Undetermined

    • D. 

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    The US Army is not older than the US National Guard. The US Army was established on June 14, 1775, while the US National Guard was established on December 13, 1636, making it older than the US Army. Therefore, the correct answer is "No."

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  • 3. 

    How many branches of service makes up the national guard?

    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2 because the National Guard is made up of two branches of service: the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard. These branches serve as reserve components of their respective services and can be called upon by the state or federal government in times of need.

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  • 4. 

    When was the Air National Guard created?

    • A. 

      1865

    • B. 

      1897

    • C. 

      1932

    • D. 

      1947

    Correct Answer
    D. 1947
    Explanation
    In 1947, the Air National Guard was created. This was the year when the National Security Act was passed, which established the separate Air Force as an independent branch of the military. As a result, the Air National Guard was formed as a reserve component of the newly created Air Force. Prior to this, the National Guard had existed since 1636, but it was not until 1947 that the Air National Guard specifically came into existence.

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  • 5. 

    Who was the mastermind behind behind the name "Nationa Guard"?

    • A. 

      Hillary Clinton

    • B. 

      King Henry VIII

    • C. 

      George Bush

    • D. 

      Maquis de Lafayette

    Correct Answer
    D. Maquis de Lafayette
    Explanation
    Maquis de Lafayette was the mastermind behind the name "National Guard". He was a French military officer and key figure in both the American and French Revolutions. Lafayette played a crucial role in establishing the National Guard, a French military force made up of citizen-soldiers, during the French Revolution. He believed in the importance of a citizen army to protect the nation and maintain order. His involvement and leadership in the formation of the National Guard earned him the recognition as the mastermind behind its name.

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  • 6. 

    What is the highest ranking position in any State National Guard?

    • A. 

      Adjunct General

    • B. 

      Sergeant

    • C. 

      Major 

    • D. 

      Corporal

    Correct Answer
    A. Adjunct General
    Explanation
    The highest ranking position in any State National Guard is the Adjunct General. This individual is responsible for the overall command and leadership of the State National Guard, overseeing its operations, training, and readiness. They are typically appointed by the Governor of the state and serve as a key advisor on matters related to the National Guard. The Adjunct General holds a senior leadership role and is responsible for ensuring the Guard's effectiveness in both state and federal missions.

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  • 7. 

    Aside the federal government, which of these can also call the National Guard into Duty?

    • A. 

      Local Government

    • B. 

      The Civilians

    • C. 

      The Monarchs

    • D. 

      State Government

    Correct Answer
    D. State Government
    Explanation
    The state government can call the National Guard into duty, in addition to the federal government. The National Guard is a reserve military force that can be activated by the state government to assist in various situations, such as natural disasters or civil unrest. This allows the state government to have control over the deployment of the National Guard within its own jurisdiction, providing a local response to emergencies when needed.

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  • 8. 

    The national guard guard has participated in every major war since when?

    • A. 

      1543

    • B. 

      1621

    • C. 

      1637

    • D. 

      1704

    Correct Answer
    C. 1637
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1637. The National Guard has participated in every major war since 1637. This means that the National Guard has been involved in military conflicts and operations for over 380 years. It showcases the long and storied history of the National Guard's service to the country, highlighting its continuous presence and contribution in major wars throughout the centuries.

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  • 9. 

    How many guard members fought in the World war 2?

    • A. 

      5,000

    • B. 

      50,000

    • C. 

      100,000

    • D. 

      300,000

    Correct Answer
    D. 300,000
    Explanation
    During World War 2, a significant number of guard members were involved in the conflict. The answer of 300,000 suggests that this was the approximate number of guard members who fought in the war. This indicates that a substantial force of guard members played a crucial role in the war effort, highlighting their significant contribution to the overall military strength and operations during that time.

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  • 10. 

    How many US presidents have served (as at 2017) in the Guard in its mordern formation?

    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      None

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
    Explanation
    Two US presidents have served in the Guard in its modern formation.

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