General Orders For Sentries Quiz! Test

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Below is Trivia Quiz on General Orders for Sentries! These are orders that people in the navy are expected to know and are asked to recite them by their superiors until they know them by heart and follow them to the letter. Want to test out how ready you are for the next time you are asked to state them? Take this test and see if you remember them all.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many General Orders are there?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      15

  • 2. 
    The second general order requires you to walk your post:
    • A. 

      In a military manner observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing.

    • B. 

      With a positive attitude.

    • C. 

      Until the cows come home.

    • D. 

      In a military manner, keeping always on the alert and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing.

  • 3. 
    Which general order requires all sentries "to talk to no one except in the line of duty"?
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Third

    • C. 

      Fifth

    • D. 

      Seventh

  • 4. 
    The third general order requires sentries to _____________ all violations of orders they are instructed to enforce.
    • A. 

      Repeat

    • B. 

      Report

    • C. 

      Record

    • D. 

      Relay

  • 5. 
    The fourth general order says you must " ____________ all calls from posts more distant from the ____________ than my own."
    • A. 

      Report...guardhouse

    • B. 

      Repeat...white house

    • C. 

      Report...out house

    • D. 

      Repeat...guard house

  • 6. 
    To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder is the ____________ general order.
    • A. 

      Fourth

    • B. 

      Sixth

    • C. 

      Eighth

    • D. 

      Tenth

  • 7. 
    The sixth general order requires you to receive, obey and pass on all orders to whom?
    • A. 

      The sentry who relieves you

    • B. 

      The commanding officer

    • C. 

      Officer of the Day

    • D. 

      Officers and NCOs of the guard

  • 8. 
    According to the eleventh general order, what should sentries be at night?
    • A. 

      Especially alert

    • B. 

      Especially wishful

    • C. 

      Especially watchful

    • D. 

      Especially wonderful

  • 9. 
    What is the first general order?
    • A. 

      To take charge of the post and all military property on sight.

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      To walk this post in a military manner

    • D. 

      To hang around the post and look important

  • 10. 
    According to the fifth general order, you can quit your post only when _____________ 
    • A. 

      Promptly relieved

    • B. 

      Properly relieved

    • C. 

      Pleasantly surprised

    • D. 

      Properly released

  • 11. 
    The ninth general order requires you to ____________ the corporal of the guard in any case not covered by instructions.
    • A. 

      Alert

    • B. 

      Inform

    • C. 

      Call

    • D. 

      Contact

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