Sunrotc_marine Corps History IV

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Marine Corps Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is on the events that take place around the Korean War.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During what engagement did the Marines drive the North Koreans back over 20 miles into their territory?
    • A. 

      Inchon

    • B. 

      Pusan Perimeter

    • C. 

      Seoul

    • D. 

      Chosin Resservoir

  • 2. 
    What operation was opposed by nearly all the high ranking officials in the Department of Defence?
    • A. 

      Inchon

    • B. 

      Chosin Resservoir

    • C. 

      Pusan Perimeter

    • D. 

      Seoul

  • 3. 
    What was the name of the capital of South Korea that was taken by the North Koreans?
    • A. 

      Pusan Perimeter

    • B. 

      Chosin Resservoir

    • C. 

      Seoul

    • D. 

      Inchon

  • 4. 
    In what battle where the Marines fighting in sub-zero degree weather and surrounded by seven Chinese divisions?
    • A. 

      Iwo Jima

    • B. 

      Hue City

    • C. 

      Inchon

    • D. 

      Chosin Resservoir

  • 5. 
    What was not a significant development of the Korean War?
    • A. 

      Gore-tex

    • B. 

      Flak Jackets

    • C. 

      Thermal Boots

    • D. 

      Verticle Envelopment

  • 6. 
    The mere offensive presence of the Marines deterred any  communist hostilities on what island?
    • A. 

      Wolmi-Do

    • B. 

      Tarawa

    • C. 

      Formosa

    • D. 

      Iwo Jima

  • 7. 
    Who was the first Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps?
    • A. 

      Sgt Maj Quick

    • B. 

      Sgt Maj Kent

    • C. 

      Sgt Maj Henderspn

    • D. 

      Sgt Maj Bestwick

  • 8. 
    Who received their fifth Navy Cross during the Koerean War?
    • A. 

      Dan Daily

    • B. 

      Lewis P. Puller

    • C. 

      Smedly Butler

    • D. 

      John Basilone

  • 9. 
    What is the name of the act that stated that the Marine Corps would never be smaller than three active duty divisions, air wings, and necessary service support.
    • A. 

      National Security Act of 1947

    • B. 

      Marine Act

    • C. 

      Smith-Puller Act

    • D. 

      Douglas-Mansfield Act

  • 10. 
    Who stated "We are not retreating, we are attacking in a different direction."
    • A. 

      Dan Daily

    • B. 

      Col. Chesty Puller

    • C. 

      General Smith

    • D. 

      Gen MacArthur

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