How Strong Is Your U.S. Army Knowledge?

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How Strong is Your U. S. Army Knowledge? Our special forces are our pride, our protector, the elite community of the nation, anything we say in their respect is always less. They are the dead-end that a foreign enemy would not ever want to meet. Today, we are mainly going to focus on our Army. So, here is this short but fantastic quiz you are going to have a face-off with. Let's see how much do you know about our Army!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was the name of the modern mobile artillery system the Army had considered to replace its aging howitzer?

    • A.

      The Peacemaker

    • B.

      The Crusader

    • C.

      Stryker

    • D.

      M60 MAS

    Correct Answer
    B. The Crusader
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Crusader. The question asks for the name of the modern mobile artillery system that the Army had considered to replace its aging howitzer. Out of the given options, The Crusader is the only one that fits this description. The Peacemaker and Stryker are not artillery systems, and M60 MAS is not mentioned as a replacement for the aging howitzer. Therefore, The Crusader is the correct answer.

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  • 2. 

    The most highly decorated Army combat unit is the:  

    • A.

      34th Infantry Division

    • B.

      442nd Regimental Combat Team

    • C.

      82nd Airborne Division

    • D.

      1st Division

    Correct Answer
    B. 442nd Regimental Combat Team
    Explanation
    The 442nd Regimental Combat Team is the most highly decorated Army combat unit because of its exceptional performance and bravery during World War II. Composed mostly of Japanese-American soldiers, the 442nd RCT fought in Europe and became known for their incredible combat record. Despite facing discrimination and prejudice, they displayed remarkable courage and heroism, earning numerous awards and distinctions, including over 18,000 individual decorations for valor. Their actions and sacrifices have made the 442nd RCT a symbol of resilience and patriotism.

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  • 3. 

    After 40 years of service, the iconic Army Jeep was replaced by what vehicle?  

    • A.

      Stryker

    • B.

      Humvee

    • C.

      HEMTT

    • D.

      M1 Abrams

    Correct Answer
    B. Humvee
    Explanation
    After 40 years of service, the iconic Army Jeep was replaced by the Humvee. The Humvee, also known as the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV), was introduced as a successor to the Army Jeep due to its improved capabilities and versatility. It provided better off-road performance, increased payload capacity, and enhanced protection for the soldiers. The Humvee became the new standard vehicle for the United States Army and played a crucial role in various military operations worldwide.

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  • 4. 

    What is the highest military award a Soldier can receive?  

    • A.

      Silver Star

    • B.

      Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

    • C.

      Distinguished Service Cross

    • D.

      Medal of Honor

    Correct Answer
    D. Medal of Honor
    Explanation
    The Medal of Honor is the highest military award a Soldier can receive. It is awarded for acts of valor and bravery above and beyond the call of duty. This prestigious award is given to individuals who have displayed exceptional courage and selflessness in the face of adversity, often risking their own lives to save others. Recipients of the Medal of Honor are recognized as true heroes and their actions serve as an inspiration to others in the military and beyond.

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  • 5. 

    How many years did the Civil War last?                

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Five

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    D. Four
    Explanation
    The Civil War lasted for four years.

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  • 6. 

    Who was the last U.S. Army five-star general?

    • A.

      General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower

    • B.

      General of the Army David Petraeus

    • C.

      General of the Army Omar N. Bradley

    • D.

      General of the Army Douglas MacArthur

    Correct Answer
    C. General of the Army Omar N. Bradley
    Explanation
    General of the Army Omar N. Bradley was the last U.S. Army five-star general. He served as a senior officer during World War II and played a crucial role in the planning and execution of the D-Day invasion in Normandy. After the war, Bradley served as the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and was instrumental in shaping the post-war military structure. His leadership and strategic abilities earned him the rank of five-star general, making him the last person to hold this prestigious position in the U.S. Army.

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  • 7. 

    When was the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) dissolved, allowing women to serve in the regular Army?

    • A.

      2001

    • B.

      1978

    • C.

      1945

    • D.

      1992

    Correct Answer
    B. 1978
    Explanation
    In 1978, the Women's Army Corps (WAC) was dissolved, which allowed women to serve in the regular Army. This decision marked a significant milestone in gender equality within the military, as it opened up opportunities for women to have equal access to military service and career advancement. Prior to this, women were only able to serve in auxiliary roles within the military, but the dissolution of the WAC removed this barrier and paved the way for women to serve on an equal footing with men in the regular Army.

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  • 8. 

    The Army expression “HOOAH!” could be translated to mean what?

    • A.

      Yes Sir!

    • B.

      Dismissed!

    • C.

      Attention!

    • D.

      At Ease!

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes Sir!
    Explanation
    The Army expression "HOOAH!" is a motivational and enthusiastic response that signifies agreement, understanding, or affirmation. It is commonly used to show support, enthusiasm, and a can-do attitude. "Yes Sir!" is the closest translation to convey the same meaning and level of respect and obedience to a superior officer.

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  • 9. 

    When was the U.S. Army officially formed?

    • A.

      July 4, 1812

    • B.

      June 14, 1776

    • C.

      June 14, 1775

    • D.

      July 4, 1776

    Correct Answer
    C. June 14, 1775
    Explanation
    The U.S. Army was officially formed on June 14, 1775. This date marks the establishment of the Continental Army by the Second Continental Congress. The formation of the army was a response to the growing tensions and conflicts with Britain leading up to the American Revolutionary War. The Continental Army played a crucial role in the fight for independence and eventually evolved into the modern U.S. Army.

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  • 10. 

    Who was the first Soldier to be awarded the Medal of Honor during Operation Iraqi Freedom?

    • A.

      Pvt. 1st Class Jessica Lynch

    • B.

      Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith

    • C.

      Spc. Ross A. McGinnis

    • D.

      Pvt. James Ryan

    Correct Answer
    B. Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith
    Explanation
    Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith was the first soldier to be awarded the Medal of Honor during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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  • 11. 

    Do you have to be a U.S. citizen to join the U.S. Army?                               

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    No, you do not have to be a U.S. citizen to join the U.S. Army. Non-U.S. citizens can join the Army as long as they meet certain requirements, such as having a valid visa and legal residency in the United States. They may also need to meet additional criteria, such as passing a background check and demonstrating proficiency in English. Non-citizens can also apply for citizenship through military service.

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  • 12. 

    Sgt. Alvin York earned the military’s highest honor for his valor during World War II when he shot and captured hundreds of German enemies.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Sgt. Alvin York actually earned the military's highest honor, the Medal of Honor, for his actions during World War I, not World War II. During the Meuse-Argonne Offensive in 1918, York single-handedly captured 132 German soldiers and killed 28 others. His heroic actions earned him widespread recognition and the Medal of Honor. Therefore, the statement that he earned the military's highest honor for his valor during World War II is false.

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