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  • 1. 

    What is the birthday fo the United States Marine Corps?

    • A.

      July 4th, 1776

    • B.

      November 10, 1777

    • C.

      June 6, 1944

    • D.

      November 10, 1775

    Correct Answer
    D. November 10, 1775
    Explanation
    The correct answer is November 10, 1775. This is the birthday of the United States Marine Corps. It was on this day that the Continental Congress authorized the formation of two battalions of Marines to serve as landing forces for the recently formed Continental Navy. Since then, November 10th has been celebrated as the Marine Corps' birthday, marking the beginning of the proud and distinguished history of the Marines.

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  • 2. 

    Where was the Marine Corps Born?

    • A.

      Appomattox Court House

    • B.

      The White House

    • C.

      Tun Tavern

    • D.

      Parris Island

    Correct Answer
    C. Tun Tavern
    Explanation
    Tun Tavern is the birthplace of the Marine Corps. It was a popular meeting place for sailors and marines in Philadelphia during the American Revolutionary War. On November 10, 1775, the Continental Congress met at Tun Tavern and authorized the creation of two battalions of marines. This marked the official establishment of the United States Marine Corps.

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  • 3. 

    "Semper Fidelis" Means What?

    • A.

      "Always Faithful"

    • B.

      "Faithful Forever"

    • C.

      "Always Vigilant"

    • D.

      "Almost Faithful"

    Correct Answer
    A. "Always Faithful"
    Explanation
    "Semper Fidelis" is a Latin phrase that translates to "Always Faithful" in English. This phrase is commonly associated with the United States Marine Corps and represents their core values of loyalty, commitment, and dedication. It signifies the unwavering loyalty and devotion of Marines to their country, their fellow Marines, and the mission at hand. The phrase encapsulates the essence of the Marine Corps' ethos and serves as a reminder of the commitment to duty and honor that every Marine upholds.

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  • 4. 

    The Red "Blood Stripe" on NCO's trousers symbolizes the blood shed on what battle?

    • A.

      Tarawa

    • B.

      Chapultepec

    • C.

      Bunker Hill

    • D.

      Guadacanal

    Correct Answer
    B. Chapultepec
    Explanation
    The Red "Blood Stripe" on NCO's trousers symbolizes the blood shed on the battle of Chapultepec. This battle took place during the Mexican-American War in 1847. The blood stripe is a tradition in the United States Marine Corps, where non-commissioned officers wear a red stripe on their dress trousers to honor the Marines who fought and died at Chapultepec. The battle was a significant victory for the United States and played a crucial role in the capture of Mexico City.

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  • 5. 

    What is the Marine Corps Symbol?

    • A.

      Eagle, Map, and Anchor

    • B.

      Eagle, Globe, and Anchor

    • C.

      English Bull Dog

    • D.

      "USMC" Letters

    Correct Answer
    B. Eagle, Globe, and Anchor
    Explanation
    The Marine Corps Symbol is the Eagle, Globe, and Anchor. This symbol represents the values and ideals of the United States Marine Corps. The eagle represents the nation, the globe signifies the worldwide presence of the Marines, and the anchor represents the Marine Corps' naval traditions and its role as a force in readiness. This symbol is widely recognized as a symbol of the Marine Corps and is proudly displayed by Marines and Marine Corps units.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these Marines were awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor twice?

    • A.

      Smedley Butler

    • B.

      Chesty Puller

    • C.

      Joshua Barker

    • D.

      Carlos Hathcock

    Correct Answer
    A. Smedley Butler
    Explanation
    Smedley Butler is the correct answer because he is the only Marine who has been awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor twice.

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  • 7. 

    What is the USMC 10th General Order?

    • A.

      To give alarm in case of fire or disorder.

    • B.

      To receive, obey and pass on to the sentry who relieves me all orders from the commanding officer, officer of the day, and officers and noncommissioned officers of the guard only.

    • C.

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

    • D.

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

    Correct Answer
    D. To salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased.
    Explanation
    The USMC 10th General Order states that the individual should salute all officers and all colors and standards that are not cased. This means that when encountering an officer or a flag that is not covered, the individual is required to give a salute as a sign of respect. This order emphasizes the importance of showing respect and honoring higher-ranking officers and the national flag.

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  • 8. 

    1st General Order

    • A.

      To quit my post only when properly relieved.

    • B.

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

    • C.

      To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.

    • D.

      To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.

    Correct Answer
    B. To take charge of this post and all government property in view.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "To take charge of this post and all government property in view." According to the 1st General Order, one of the responsibilities is to assume control over the assigned post and any government property that is within sight. This means that the individual is accountable for the security and management of the designated area and any official assets present.

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  • 9. 

    2nd General Order

    • A.

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

    • B.

      To quit my post only when properly relieved.

    • C.

      To be especially watchful at night, and during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post and to allow no one to pass without proper authority.

    • D.

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

    Correct Answer
    A. To walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing.
    Explanation
    The given answer is the correct answer because it accurately describes the first general order, which is to walk the post in a military manner and remain vigilant, observing everything within sight or hearing. This general order emphasizes the importance of maintaining a high level of alertness and awareness while on duty.

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  • 10. 

    3rd General Order

    • A.

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

    • B.

      To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.

    • C.

      To quit my post only when properly relieved.

    • D.

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

    Correct Answer
    B. To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce." This is the correct answer because it is stated in the 3rd General Order that one of the responsibilities of walking a post in a military manner is to report all violations of orders that they are instructed to enforce. This shows the importance of maintaining discipline and following orders in the military.

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  • 11. 

    5th general Order

    • A.

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

    • B.

      To receive, obey and pass on to the sentry who relieves me all orders from the commanding officer, officer of the day, and officers and noncommissioned officers of the guard only.

    • C.

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

    • D.

      To quit my post only when properly relieved.

    Correct Answer
    D. To quit my post only when properly relieved.
    Explanation
    This answer is correct because it accurately identifies one of the duties outlined in the 5th general order, which is to only leave one's post when properly relieved. This duty ensures that there is always someone present at the post, maintaining security and fulfilling their responsibilities. It is important for a guard to wait for the next person to arrive and take over before leaving to avoid any gaps in protection.

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  • 12. 

    6th General Order

    • A.

      To receive, obey and pass on to the sentry who relieves me all orders from the commanding officer, officer of the day, and officers and noncommissioned officers of the guard only.

    • B.

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

    • C.

      To be especially watchful at night, and during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post and to allow no one to pass without proper authority.

    • D.

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

    Correct Answer
    A. To receive, obey and pass on to the sentry who relieves me all orders from the commanding officer, officer of the day, and officers and noncommissioned officers of the guard only.
    Explanation
    The answer is the first sentence of the 6th General Order, which states that the sentry must receive, obey, and pass on all orders from specific individuals, including the commanding officer and officers of the guard. This means that the sentry is responsible for following and relaying orders from these individuals to the sentry who will relieve them.

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  • 13. 

    4th General Order

    • A.

      To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.

    • B.

      To quit my post only when properly relieved.

    • C.

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

    • D.

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

    Correct Answer
    C. To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guardhouse than my own.
    Explanation
    The 4th General Order states that the guard is responsible for repeating all calls from posts that are further away from the guardhouse than their own. This means that if there are any important messages or alarms coming from posts that are farther away, the guard must relay that information to ensure that it reaches the appropriate authorities. This duty helps to maintain effective communication and ensure that all relevant information is shared and acted upon promptly.

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  • 14. 

    7th General Order

    • A.

      To receive, obey and pass on to the sentry who relieves me all orders from the commanding officer, officer of the day, and officers and noncommissioned officers of the guard only.

    • B.

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

    • C.

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

    • D.

      To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.

    Correct Answer
    B. To talk to no one except in the line of duty.
    Explanation
    This answer is correct because the 7th General Order states that the sentry should only talk to someone if it is related to their duties. They are not supposed to engage in casual conversations or socialize while on duty. This ensures that the sentry remains focused and attentive to their responsibilities and does not get distracted from their primary duty of guarding the area.

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  • 15. 

    8th General Order

    • A.

      To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.

    • B.

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

    • C.

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

    • D.

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

    Correct Answer
    A. To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder." This is because the 8th General Order states that one of the duties is to alert others in the event of a fire or disorder.

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  • 16. 

    11th General Order

    • A.

      To receive, obey and pass on to the sentry who relieves me all orders from the commanding officer, officer of the day, and officers and noncommissioned officers of the guard only.

    • B.

      To be especially watchful at night, and during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons after they have conducted business past my post.

    • C.

      To use no force, and show no force, in the execution of my duties

    • D.

      To be especially watchful at night, and during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post and to allow no one to pass without proper authority.

    Correct Answer
    D. To be especially watchful at night, and during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post and to allow no one to pass without proper authority.
    Explanation
    The given answer is correct because it accurately reflects the instructions stated in the 11th General Order. According to the order, the sentry is required to be vigilant at night and during the challenging period, and challenge anyone who approaches their post. They are also instructed to allow no one to pass without proper authority. This emphasizes the importance of security and ensuring that only authorized individuals are permitted to pass the post.

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  • 17. 

    9th General Order

    • A.

      To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.

    • B.

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

    • C.

      To quit my post only when properly relieved.

    • D.

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

    Correct Answer
    D. To call the corporal of the guard in any case not covered by instructions.
    Explanation
    The 9th General Order states that one of the duties is to call the corporal of the guard in any case not covered by instructions. This means that if there is a situation or scenario that is not addressed or specified in the instructions given, the person should immediately inform the corporal of the guard. This duty ensures that any unforeseen circumstances or emergencies are reported to the appropriate authority for further action or guidance.

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  • 18. 

    Which of these is a USMC Leadership Principle?

    • A.

      Judgement

    • B.

      Keep your Marines informed

    • C.

      Never Obey orders without using proper judgment.

    • D.

      Honor

    Correct Answer
    B. Keep your Marines informed
    Explanation
    Keeping Marines informed is a USMC Leadership Principle because it emphasizes the importance of communication and transparency within the Marine Corps. By keeping Marines informed, leaders can ensure that everyone is aware of important information, updates, and changes, enabling them to make informed decisions and perform their duties effectively. This principle promotes trust, accountability, and unity within the Marine Corps, ultimately contributing to mission success.

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  • 19. 

    Which of these is a USMC Leadership Priciple?

    • A.

      Seek responsibility and take responsibility for your actions.

    • B.

      Know yourself and motivate your Marines constantly.

    • C.

      Initiative

    • D.

      Train your Marine as an individual

    Correct Answer
    A. Seek responsibility and take responsibility for your actions.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Seek responsibility and take responsibility for your actions." This is a USMC Leadership Principle because it emphasizes the importance of being accountable for one's actions and taking ownership of responsibilities. It highlights the value of being proactive and taking initiative in order to achieve success. By seeking responsibility and taking responsibility for their actions, leaders in the USMC can inspire and motivate their team members to do the same, ultimately fostering a culture of accountability and personal growth.

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  • 20. 

    Which of these is a Leadership Trait?

    • A.

      Endurance

    • B.

      Commitment

    • C.

      Be technically and tactically proficient

    • D.

      Honor

    Correct Answer
    A. Endurance
    Explanation
    Endurance is considered a leadership trait because it refers to the ability to persevere and remain resilient in the face of challenges and obstacles. Leaders with endurance are able to maintain their focus and determination, even when faced with adversity or setbacks. This trait is important in leadership as it allows individuals to lead by example and inspire others to stay motivated and overcome difficulties.

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  • 21. 

    Which of these is a Leadership Priciple?

    • A.

      Develop a sense of responsibilty amongst your subordinates.

    • B.

      Leadership.

    • C.

      Keep your Marines from being too informed.

    • D.

      Addaptability.

    Correct Answer
    A. Develop a sense of responsibilty amongst your subordinates.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Develop a sense of responsibility amongst your subordinates." This is a leadership principle because it emphasizes the importance of empowering and guiding your team members to take ownership of their work and responsibilities. By fostering a culture of accountability and trust, leaders can create a motivated and engaged workforce that is committed to achieving goals and delivering results. This principle highlights the role of leaders in developing and nurturing the potential of their subordinates, ultimately leading to a more effective and successful organization.

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  • 22. 

    Which of these IS NOT a Leadership Priciple?

    • A.

      Know yourself and seek self-improvement.

    • B.

      Be technically and tactically proficient.

    • C.

      Develop a sense of responsibility amongst your superiors.

    • D.

      Make sound and timely decisions.

    Correct Answer
    C. Develop a sense of responsibility amongst your superiors.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Develop a sense of responsibility amongst your superiors." This is not a leadership principle because leadership principles typically focus on the individual's own actions and responsibilities, rather than trying to influence or develop a sense of responsibility in others, especially superiors. Leadership principles usually emphasize personal growth, decision-making, self-improvement, and proficiency in technical and tactical skills.

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  • 23. 

    Which of these is a Leadership Principle?

    • A.

      Let them set the example.

    • B.

      Keep your Marines from being too informed.

    • C.

      Train your Marine as an individual.

    • D.

      Employ your command in accordance with its capabilities.

    Correct Answer
    D. Employ your command in accordance with its capabilities.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Employ your command in accordance with its capabilities." This statement reflects a leadership principle as it emphasizes the importance of utilizing the skills and abilities of one's team members effectively. It suggests that a leader should understand the strengths and limitations of their command and make decisions and assignments accordingly, optimizing the performance and success of the team.

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  • 24. 

    "Be Technically and Tactically Proficient" is a

    • A.

      General Order

    • B.

      Leadership Trait

    • C.

      Leadership Principle

    • D.

      Leadership Command

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Leadership Principle
    Explanation
    "Be Technically and Tactically Proficient" is a leadership principle because it emphasizes the importance of leaders having a strong understanding and proficiency in the technical and tactical aspects of their role. This principle suggests that leaders should possess the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively lead and make informed decisions in their specific field or area of expertise. By being technically and tactically proficient, leaders can inspire confidence in their team, effectively solve problems, and ensure the successful execution of tasks and missions.

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  • 25. 

    "Know yourself and look out for your welfare" is a

    • A.

      General Order

    • B.

      Leadership Trait

    • C.

      Leadership Principle

    • D.

      Leadership Command

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. None of the above
    Explanation
    The given statement, "Know yourself and look out for your welfare," does not fit into any of the categories mentioned - General Order, Leadership Trait, Leadership Principle, or Leadership Command. It seems to be more of a personal advice or a general life principle rather than a specific directive or characteristic related to leadership. Therefore, the correct answer is "none of the above."

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  • 26. 

    Who was the 1st Commandant of the Marine Corps?

    • A.

      Chesty Puller

    • B.

      Samuel Nichols

    • C.

      John A. Lejeune

    • D.

      James T. Conway

    Correct Answer
    B. Samuel Nichols
    Explanation
    Samuel Nichols is the correct answer because he was the first Commandant of the Marine Corps. He served as the Commandant from 1775 to 1783, during the American Revolutionary War. Nichols played a crucial role in establishing and organizing the Marine Corps, and he laid the foundation for the future success of the Corps. His leadership and contributions to the early development of the Marine Corps make him the rightful first Commandant.

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  • 27. 

    Who was the 1st Commissioned officer of the Marine Corps?

    • A.

      Samuel Nichols

    • B.

      Presley O'Bannon

    • C.

      John Lejeune

    • D.

      Archibald Henderson

    Correct Answer
    A. Samuel Nichols
    Explanation
    Samuel Nichols is the correct answer because he was the first commissioned officer of the Marine Corps. He was appointed by the Continental Congress in 1775, making him the first official officer in the newly formed Marine Corps. Nichols played a crucial role in organizing and leading the Marines during the American Revolutionary War. This appointment marked the beginning of the long and distinguished history of the Marine Corps.

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  • 28. 

    How many Marines fought off the 4000 Ottoman soldiers at the Battle of Tripoli ( aka, battle of the Derne)?

    • A.

      500

    • B.

      1000

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      227

    Correct Answer
    C. 8
  • 29. 

    Out of over 5000 enlisted Imperial Japanese Marines stationed at Tarawa Island, how many were left alive after the 3 day battle with the 2nd battalion 6th United States Marines in November of 1943?

    • A.

      1523

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      123

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    B. 7
    Explanation
    During the 3-day battle between the Imperial Japanese Marines and the 2nd battalion 6th United States Marines in November of 1943, only 7 enlisted Imperial Japanese Marines were left alive.

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  • 30. 

    ___ Marines recieved the Medal of Honor during the Viet Nam war.

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      57

    • D.

      48

    Correct Answer
    C. 57
    Explanation
    During the Vietnam War, a total of 57 Marines received the Medal of Honor. This prestigious award is given to members of the United States Armed Forces who have displayed exceptional courage and bravery in combat. These 57 Marines demonstrated extraordinary acts of valor and selflessness, going above and beyond the call of duty to protect and serve their country. Their actions during the Vietnam War were recognized and honored with the Medal of Honor, making them true heroes.

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  • 31. 

    Who is the Current Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps?

    • A.

      Carlton W. Kent

    • B.

      James F. Amos

    • C.

      James T. Conway

    • D.

      Alfred M. Gray, Jr.

    Correct Answer
    A. Carlton W. Kent
    Explanation
    Carlton W. Kent is the correct answer because he is the current Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps.

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  • 32. 

    What is the nickname the United States Marine Corps earned at the battle of Belleau Wood?

    • A.

      Jar Head

    • B.

      Teufelshunden (Devil Dog)

    • C.

      Leatherneck

    • D.

      Gyrene

    Correct Answer
    B. Teufelshunden (Devil Dog)
    Explanation
    During the battle of Belleau Wood, the United States Marine Corps earned the nickname "Teufelshunden" which means "Devil Dog" in German. This nickname was given to them by the German soldiers themselves due to the Marines' fierce and relentless fighting style. The Marines' bravery and tenacity in the battle left a lasting impression on their enemies, leading to the adoption of this nickname.

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  • 33. 

    What is the nickname of the statue at Parris Island errected in the honor of recruits who died during WWI?

    • A.

      Iwo Jima Memorial

    • B.

      Iron Mike

    • C.

      General Sherman

    • D.

      Mustard Mel

    Correct Answer
    B. Iron Mike
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Iron Mike. The nickname "Iron Mike" refers to the statue at Parris Island that was erected in honor of recruits who died during World War I. The statue depicts a Marine Corps drill instructor, symbolizing the strength and discipline of the recruits. The nickname "Iron Mike" reflects the toughness and resilience of these fallen soldiers.

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  • 34. 

    How much of the United States Military Budget is spent on the United States Marine Corps every year? (roughley)

    • A.

      12%

    • B.

      26%

    • C.

      4%

    • D.

      6%

    Correct Answer
    D. 6%
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 6%. This means that approximately 6% of the United States Military Budget is allocated to the United States Marine Corps each year.

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  • 35. 

    The current Marine Corps Emblem was adopted in what year?

    • A.

      1868

    • B.

      1966

    • C.

      1778

    • D.

      1903

    Correct Answer
    B. 1966
    Explanation
    The current Marine Corps Emblem was adopted in 1966. This means that the emblem was officially chosen and implemented by the Marine Corps as their official symbol in that year.

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  • 36. 

    What battle was the Officers Mameluke sword adopted from?

    • A.

      Battle of Montezuma

    • B.

      Battle of Chapultepec

    • C.

      Battle of Tripoli

    • D.

      Battle of Midway

    Correct Answer
    C. Battle of Tripoli
    Explanation
    The Officers Mameluke sword was adopted from the Battle of Tripoli. This battle took place during the First Barbary War in 1805 when American forces, led by Lieutenant Presley O'Bannon, captured the city of Derna in Tripoli (now in modern-day Libya). As a sign of respect and gratitude for O'Bannon's leadership, the ruler of Tripoli presented him with a Mameluke sword. This sword design became popular among American officers and was later officially adopted by the U.S. Marine Corps as a symbol of their historic victory in Tripoli.

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  • 37. 

    How many years did the "Old Man of the Marine Corps" Archibald Henderson Serve in the United States Marine Corps?

    • A.

      48

    • B.

      53

    • C.

      47

    • D.

      59

    Correct Answer
    B. 53
    Explanation
    Archibald Henderson, also known as the "Old Man of the Marine Corps," served in the United States Marine Corps for 53 years. This indicates that he had a long and distinguished career in the military, demonstrating his dedication and commitment to serving his country.

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  • 38. 

    What Marine hero was most recently awarded the Medal of Honor (as of 20100428)?

    • A.

      Paul R. Smith

    • B.

      Jason L. Dunham

    • C.

      Michael a. Monsoor

    • D.

      Patrick Tillman

    Correct Answer
    B. Jason L. Dunham
    Explanation
    Jason L. Dunham is the correct answer because he was the most recent Marine hero to be awarded the Medal of Honor as of 20100428.

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  • 39. 

    How many Marines rose the American Flag over Mount Surabachi?

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    B. 5
    Explanation
    one was a navy corpsman

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  • 40. 

    Out of the estimated 18,000 Japanese Royal Marines fortified on Iwo Jima, how many were alive after the battle?

    • A.

      1203

    • B.

      9536

    • C.

      216

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    C. 216
    Explanation
    The answer is 216 because out of the estimated 18,000 Japanese Royal Marines who were fortified on Iwo Jima, only 216 were alive after the battle.

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  • 41. 

    Marine Force Reconnaissance (USMC Recon) was 1st used to prepare for what operation?

    • A.

      Battle of Fort Sumter (Civil War)

    • B.

      Normandy Invasion (WWII)

    • C.

      Battle of the Marne (WWI)

    • D.

      Battle of Bunker Hill (Revolutionary War)

    Correct Answer
    B. Normandy Invasion (WWII)
    Explanation
    Marine Force Reconnaissance (USMC Recon) was first used to prepare for the Normandy Invasion during World War II. This operation, also known as D-Day, was a crucial turning point in the war and involved the Allied forces launching a massive amphibious assault on the beaches of Normandy, France. The USMC Recon played a vital role in gathering intelligence, conducting reconnaissance missions, and providing valuable information to the Allied commanders, helping to ensure the success of the invasion.

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  • 42. 

    From the Halls of Montezuma,To the Hills of Tripoli,We fight our countries battles,

    Correct Answer
    from sea to shining sea, in the air, on land, and sea, in the air on land and sea, in the air and land and sea
    Explanation
    The given answer is a repetition of the phrase "from sea to shining sea" followed by different combinations of "in the air," "on land," and "and sea." This repetition emphasizes the extent and breadth of the battles fought by the speaker's country. It suggests that the country's military engagements cover all possible domains, including the sea, air, and land. The repetition also adds a rhythmic and poetic quality to the statement, making it more memorable and impactful.

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  • 43. 

    Who is given credit for this quote?

    • A.

      John Lejeune

    • B.

      Chesty Puller

    • C.

      George Patton

    • D.

      William Wallis

    Correct Answer
    B. Chesty Puller
    Explanation
    Chesty Puller is given credit for this quote.

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  • 44. 

    What is a memorization tool to help memorize the 14 leadership traits?

    • A.

      JJ DID TIE BUCKLE

    • B.

      LMAO JK TTYL

    • C.

      USAFAUXCAPSOCOM

    • D.

      MAGTF MARSOC SOCOM

    Correct Answer
    A. JJ DID TIE BUCKLE
    Explanation
    The answer "JJ DID TIE BUCKLE" is a mnemonic or memorization tool to help remember the 14 leadership traits. Each letter in the phrase represents the first letter of each trait: Justice, Judgment, Dependability, Initiative, Decisiveness, Tact, Integrity, Endurance, Bearing, Unselfishness, Courage, Knowledge, Loyalty, and Enthusiasm. By using this phrase, individuals can easily recall and remember the 14 leadership traits in the correct order.

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  • 45. 

    Where do all Marines go after MCRD?

    • A.

      MOS School

    • B.

      School of Infantry

    • C.

      EOD School

    • D.

      Chaplain School

    Correct Answer
    B. School of Infantry
    Explanation
    After completing their training at MCRD (Marine Corps Recruit Depot), all Marines go to the School of Infantry. This is where they receive further specialized training in their specific Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) and develop the necessary skills for combat. The School of Infantry ensures that Marines are equipped with the knowledge and expertise required to excel in their roles and contribute effectively to the Marine Corps' mission.

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