US Army Ranks Quiz

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Army Ranks are a long list of hierarchy gotten by stages in the completion of a particular rank. Some even get lucky, they bypass so many ranks due to their achievements and outstanding charisma. They must have spent a particular time in the Military to be given a promotion. Think you know the list of US army ranking? Take this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is Sergeant 1st class?

    • A.

      E-7

    • B.

      E-8

    • C.

      E-9

    • D.

      E-10

    Correct Answer
    A. E-7
    Explanation
    Sergeant 1st class is a military rank in the United States Army, denoted by the abbreviation E-7. This rank is typically achieved after several years of service and demonstrates a higher level of leadership and responsibility within the enlisted ranks. Sergeants 1st class are often tasked with leading and supervising a team of soldiers, providing guidance and support in both training and combat situations.

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  • 2. 

    What is E-9

    • A.

      Private (no insignia)

    • B.

      Private

    • C.

      Major General

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. None of the above
  • 3. 

    Which is Master Sergeant and first Sergeant?

    • A.

      E-9

    • B.

      E-8 and E-9

    • C.

      E-7 

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. E-8 and E-9
    Explanation
    The correct answer is E-8 and E-9. In the military, the rank of Master Sergeant and First Sergeant is designated as E-9. This rank is the highest enlisted rank in the U.S. Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps. Master Sergeants typically serve as senior non-commissioned officers, while First Sergeants hold a leadership position within a company or unit. Therefore, both Master Sergeant and First Sergeant fall under the E-9 rank.

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  • 4. 

    Who is the warrant officer?

    • A.

      E-8

    • B.

      W-1

    • C.

      E-8 

    • D.

      W-5

    Correct Answer
    B. W-1
    Explanation
    The warrant officer is identified as W-1.

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  • 5. 

    Who is the staff sergeant?

    • A.

      W-3

    • B.

      E-10

    • C.

      E-5

    • D.

      E-6

    Correct Answer
    D. E-6
    Explanation
    The staff sergeant is identified by the rank E-6.

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  • 6. 

    What's the code for Private?

    • A.

      E-1

    • B.

      E-6

    • C.

      E-10

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. E-1
    Explanation
    The code for Private is E-5.

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  • 7. 

    What ranking is E-1?

    • A.

      Major General

    • B.

      Staff Sergeant

    • C.

      Sergeant

    • D.

      Private(no insignia)

    Correct Answer
    D. Private(no insignia)
    Explanation
    E-1 is the lowest rank in the enlisted military hierarchy. In this ranking system, the higher the number, the higher the rank. Major General is a high-ranking officer, while Staff Sergeant and Sergeant are non-commissioned officers. Therefore, the correct answer is Private (no insignia), which indicates the lowest enlisted rank.

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  • 8. 

    What hierarchy of rank is the Sergeant?

    • A.

      W-5

    • B.

      E-5

    • C.

      E-4

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. E-5
    Explanation
    The correct answer is E-5. In the military, the rank of Sergeant is typically denoted by the letter E followed by a number. E-5 is the rank of Sergeant, indicating a higher level of authority and responsibility compared to lower ranks such as E-4. Therefore, the correct answer is E-5.

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  • 9. 

    Which country owns this ranking?

    • A.

      Britain

    • B.

      Australia

    • C.

      Portland 

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. None of the above
    Explanation
    The question asks which country owns the ranking, but none of the given options (Britain, Australia, Portland) are countries. Therefore, the correct answer is "None of the above" as none of the options are the correct country that owns the ranking.

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  • 10. 

    Who is the private 1st class?

    • A.

      E-4

    • B.

      E-3

    • C.

      W-7

    • D.

      A and B

    Correct Answer
    B. E-3
    Explanation
    The correct answer is E-3. In the military, the rank of private 1st class is denoted by the pay grade E-3. This rank is above the rank of private (E-2) and below the rank of specialist or corporal (E-4). So, the private 1st class would hold the rank of E-3.

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