Quiz: Military General Orders

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 38

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General orders are the set of rules that guide sentry duty in the United States Armed Forces. They provide a set of guidelines to follow during specific responsibilities. General orders are essential to sentry duties for all branches of the military. Regarding this quiz, you must know all the orders you need to follow and to which numbers they correspond. This quiz will help you to learn why military orders are imperative to the Armed Forces.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Your 5th General Order is:
    • A. 

      To quit my post only when properly relieved.

    • B. 

      To take charge of this post and all Young Marine property in view.

    • C. 

      To salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased.

    • D. 

      To walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing.

  • 2. 
    Your 9th General Order is:
    • A. 

      To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the "guardhouse" than my own.

    • B. 

      To call the corporal of the guard in any case not covered by instruction.

    • C. 

      To recieve, obey and pass on to the Young Marine who relieves me, all orders from the Commanding Officer, Officer of the Day, and officers and NCOs of the guard only.

    • D. 

      To talk to no one except in the line of duty.

  • 3. 
    Your 1st. General Order is:
    • A. 

      To report all violations of orders I have been instructed to enforce.

    • B. 

      To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.

    • C. 

      To be especially watchful at night, and to question all pesons on or near my post and to report all personnel without proper authority.

    • D. 

      To take charge of this post and all Young Marine property in view.

  • 4. 
    Your 6th General Order is:
    • A. 

      To take charge of this post and all Young Marine property in view.

    • B. 

      To be especially watchful at night, and to question all pesons on or near my post and to report all personnel without proper authority.

    • C. 

      To quit my post only when properly relieved.

    • D. 

      To recieve, obey and pass on to the Young Marine who relieves me, all orders from the Commanding Officer, Officer of the Day, and officers and NCOs of the guard only.

  • 5. 
    Your 4th General Order is:
    • A. 

      To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the "guardhouse" than my own.

    • B. 

      To talk to no one except in the line of duty.

    • C. 

      To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.

    • D. 

      To quit my post only when properly relieved.

  • 6. 
    Your 7th General Order is:
    • A. 

      To salute all officers and colors and standards not cased.

    • B. 

      To call the corporal of the guard in any case not covered by instruction.

    • C. 

      To talk to no one except in the line of duty.

    • D. 

      To take charge of this post and all Young Marine property in view.

  • 7. 
    Your 2nd General Order is:
    • A. 

      To report all violations of orders I have been instructed to enforce.

    • B. 

      To be especially watchful at night, and to question all pesons on or near my post and to report all personnel without proper authority.

    • C. 

      To walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing.

    • D. 

      To quit my post only when properly relieved.

  • 8. 
    Your 11th General Order is:
    • A. 

      To recieve, obey and pass on to the Young Marine who relieves me, all orders from the Commanding Officer, Officer of the Day, and officers and NCOs of the guard only.

    • B. 

      To be especially watchful at night, and to question all pesons on or near my post and to report all personnel without proper authority.

    • C. 

      To talk to no one except in the line of duty.

    • D. 

      To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.

  • 9. 
    Your 10th General Order is:
    • A. 

      To take charge of this post and all Young Marine property in view.

    • B. 

      To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the "guardhouse" than my own.

    • C. 

      To salute all officers and colors and standards not cased.

    • D. 

      To quit my post only when properly relieved.

  • 10. 
    Your 3rd General Order is:
    • A. 

      To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the "guardhouse" than my own.

    • B. 

      To report all violations of orders I have been instructed to enforce.

    • C. 

      To talk to no one except in the line of duty.

    • D. 

      To quit my post only when properly relieved.

  • 11. 
    Your 8th General Order is:
    • A. 

      To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.

    • B. 

      To be especially watchful at night, and to question all pesons on or near my post and to report all personnel without proper authority.

    • C. 

      To take charge of this post and all Young Marine property in view.

    • D. 

      To salute all officers and colors and standards not cased.

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