Future Soldier Quiz IV

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  • 1. 

    WHO WAS THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN GENERAL OFFICER IN THE REGULAR ARMY AND IN THE U.S. ARMED FORCES?

    • A.

      MacArthur, Arthur, JR.

    • B.

      Benjamin O. Davis, Sr.,

    • C.

      John F. Mackie

    Correct Answer
    B. Benjamin O. Davis, Sr.,
    Explanation
    He was promoted to first lieutenant on March 30, 1905; to captain on December 24, 1915; to major (temporary) on August 5, 1917; and to lieutenant colonel (temporary) on May 1, 1918. He reverted to his permanent rank of captain on October 14, 1919, and was promoted to lieutenant colonel on July 1, 1920; to colonel on February 18, 1930; to brigadier general (temporary) on October 25, 1940. He was retired on July 31, 1941, and recalled to active duty with the rank of brigadier general the following day. http://www.history.army.mil/html/topics/afam/davis.html

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  • 2. 

    Five African American nurses served under the direction of Catholic nuns aboard the Navy hospital ship Red Rover. Four of their names have been recorded. Name the four nurses.

    • A.

      Alice Kennedy

    • B.

      Ann McKinney

    • C.

      Sarah Kinno

    • D.

      Ellen Campbell

    • E.

      Betsy Young

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Alice Kennedy
    C. Sarah Kinno
    D. Ellen Campbell
    E. Betsy Young
    Explanation
    Five black nurses served under the direction of Catholic nuns aboard the Navy hospital ship Red Rover. Four of their names—Alice Kennedy, Sarah Kinno, Ellen Campbell and Betsy Young—have been recorded. http://www.womensmemorial.org/Education/BBH1998.html

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  • 3. 

    African American graduate nurses received direct contracts from the Surgeon General for service in the Spanish-American War.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Tuskegee Institute records reveal five nursing graduates served in Army camps. http://www.womensmemorial.org/Education/BBH1998.html

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  • 4. 

    The President, in the name of Congress, has awarded more than _______ Medals of Honor to our nation's bravest Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen since the decoration's creation in 1861.

    • A.

      4,000

    • B.

      3,400

    • C.

      4,500

    Correct Answer
    B. 3,400
    Explanation
    The President, in the name of Congress, has awarded more than 3,400 Medals of Honor to our nation's bravest Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen since the decoration's creation in 1861. http://www.history.army.mil/moh.html

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  • 5. 

    88 Medal of Honors have been awarded to 87 different African American recipients.  Who is one of nineteen men, and the only African American, to have been awarded two Medals of Honor.

    • A.

      Kenneth P Hill

    • B.

      Robert Augustus Sweeney

    • C.

      Thomas H.D. Folsom

    Correct Answer
    B. Robert Augustus Sweeney
    Explanation
    http://www.history.army.mil/html/topics/afam/index.html

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  • 6. 

    How many U.S. Army five-star generals have there been?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      There is no such thing

    • C.

      5

    Correct Answer
    C. 5
    Explanation
    http://www.history.army.mil/html/faq/5star.html

    General of the Army George C. Marshall: December 16, 1944

    General of the Army Douglas MacArthur: December 18, 1944

    General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower: December 20, 1944

    General of the Army Henry H. Arnold: December 21, 1944
    (Redesignated General of the Air Force pursuant to Public Law 58, 81st Congress, approved May 7, 1949)

    General of the Army Omar N. Bradley: September 20, 1950

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  • 7. 

    The Army was founded on 14 June of what year?

    • A.

      1775

    • B.

      1776

    • C.

      1675

    Correct Answer
    A. 1775
    Explanation
    The U.S. Army was founded on June 14, 1775, when the Continental Congress authorized enlistment of riflemen to serve the United Colonies for one year. http://www.history.army.mil/html/faq/branches.html

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  • 8. 

    Who is the only Black Medal of Honor recipient for WWI?

    • A.

      Sgt Maurice Powell

    • B.

      Cpt James Allen

    • C.

      Cpl. Freddie Stowers

    Correct Answer
    C. Cpl. Freddie Stowers
    Explanation
    http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=19447

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  • 9. 

    There were 6 Battle locations in the War of 1812. They consisted of McHenry, Bladensburg, Lundy's Lane, Chippewa, Canada and ____________.

    • A.

      Brandenburg, KY

    • B.

      New Orleans

    • C.

      Columbus, Ohio

    Correct Answer
    B. New Orleans
    Explanation
    http://www.history.army.mil/reference/18cmp.htm

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  • 10. 

    What kind of Battalion did Elvis serve in?

    • A.

      Infantry Battalion

    • B.

      Tank Battalion

    • C.

      Artillery Battalion

    Correct Answer
    B. Tank Battalion
    Explanation
    http://www.history.army.mil/html/faq/elvis.html

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