Marine Corps Rank Structure

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Marine Corps Rank Structure - Quiz

This quiz is intended to help poolees with their enlisted rank structure.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    • A.

      E-9 Master Gunnery Sergeant

    • B.

      E-8 Master Sergeant

    • C.

      E-9 Sergeant Major

    • D.

      E-9 First Sergeant

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    C. E-9 Sergeant Major
  • 2. 

    An E-7 in the Marine Corps is a Master Gunnery Sergeant and he wears....

    Correct Answer
    Three stripes up, Three stripes down, Diamond in the center, Two stripes up, Three stripes down, Double guns in the middle, Three stripes up, four stripes down, Three stripes up, two stripes down, Cross rifles in the center
    Explanation
    A Master Gunnery Sergeant wears Three stripes up, two stripes down.

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  • 3. 

    What ranks share an E-8?

    • A.

      Sergeant Major

    • B.

      First Sergeant

    • C.

      Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps

    • D.

      Master Gunnery Sergeant

    • E.

      Master Sergeant

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. First Sergeant
    E. Master Sergeant
    Explanation
    The ranks that share an E-8 are First Sergeant and Master Sergeant. Both of these ranks are at the same pay grade, which is E-8. They are both senior enlisted ranks in the military, with First Sergeant typically being a leadership position within a company or unit, and Master Sergeant being a more general rank that can be found in various military branches.

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  • 4. 

    What is this rank and paygrade?

    • A.

      LCpl E-3

    • B.

      LCpl E-5

    • C.

      Cpl E-3

    • D.

      Sergeant E-3

    • E.

      LCpl E-4

    Correct Answer
    A. LCpl E-3
    Explanation
    The correct answer is LCpl E-3. In the military, LCpl stands for Lance Corporal, which is a rank. E-3 refers to the paygrade, which indicates the level of pay and responsibility. Therefore, LCpl E-3 represents a Lance Corporal at the paygrade E-3.

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  • 5. 

    Explain what an E-6 is.

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