Leatherneck Magazine Corps Quiz - December 1959

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 58

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. In order to simplify definitions regarding saluting, one of the following is not considered to be out-of-doors:
    • A. 

      Drill hall

    • B. 

      Recreation rooms

    • C. 

      Covered walks

  • 2. 
    2. When a Marine is underarms, he remains covered except when__________.
    • A. 

      At meals

    • B. 

      In the barracks

    • C. 

      In the exchange

  • 3. 
    3. When carrying the service rifle at sling arms, the appropriate salute is:
    • A. 

      Present arms

    • B. 

      Come to order arms and rifle salute

    • C. 

      Hand salute

  • 4. 
    4. An enlisted man, passing an officer going in the same direction, salutes and says__________.
    • A. 

      By your leave, sir."

    • B. 

      "Excuse me, sir."

    • C. 

      "May I pass, sir?"

  • 5. 
    5. During the play of the National Anthem, all motor vehicles within sight or hearing are brought to a stop while the__________.
    • A. 

      Passengers and driver disembark and salute

    • B. 

      Passengers and driver remain seated at attention

    • C. 

      Driver disembarks and salutes

  • 6. 
    6. Colors are saluted within__________paces from the point of nearest approach.
    • A. 

      Ten

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Eight

  • 7. 
    7. The flag flown are Marine Corps ports and stations is of three standards sizes:
    • A. 

      36x 20 feet; 18 x 10 feet; and 9 feet, 9 inches by 5 feet, 5 inches

    • B. 

      38 x 18 feet; 20 x 10 feet; and 10 x 5 feet

    • C. 

      38 x 20 feet; 19 x 10 feet; and 9 feet, 6 inches by 5 feet.

  • 8. 
    8. If the flag is to be half-masted it is done in the following manner:
    • A. 

      Raised to half-mast

    • B. 

      Raised to the lowest peak and lowered while the music is still playing.

    • C. 

      Raised to the peak of the staff and kept at the peak until the last note of music has sounded, then lowered to half mast.

  • 9. 
    9. At posts and stations of the Marine Corps, the National Flag is __________.
    • A. 

      Raise at 0800 and lowered at sunset

    • B. 

      Raised at sunrise and lowered at sunset

    • C. 

      Raised at sunrise and lowered at 1700

  • 10. 
    10. When a Marine says he "two-blocked" the colors he means __________.
    • A. 

      He raised two flags at the peak of the staff

    • B. 

      He hoisted and raised the flag to the peak of the staff

    • C. 

      He raised one flag while lowering another

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