Marine Corps Trivia

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Marine Corps Trivia - Quiz

Quiz for all members of the Parris Island yukuboard.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was the Marine Corps Founded?
    • A. 

      1772

    • B. 

      1773

    • C. 

      1774

    • D. 

      1775

    • E. 

      1776

  • 2. 
    Where was the Marine Corps Founded?
    • A. 

      A bar in PA

    • B. 

      A barn in NY

    • C. 

      A government bldg in Washington DC

    • D. 

      Hospital in VA

  • 3. 
    Bonus from above.....what was the name of the place that the Marine Corps was created?
  • 4. 
    True or False - A Lance Corporal is authorized to carry an NCO sword.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Where is VMFA-115?
    • A. 

      MCAS Miramar, CA

    • B. 

      MCAS New River, NC

    • C. 

      MCAS Beaufort, SC

    • D. 

      NAS Atlanta, GA

    • E. 

      NAS Pensacola, FL

  • 6. 
    What does Semper Fidelis mean?
    • A. 

      Always Faithful

    • B. 

      Always Ready

    • C. 

      Always Prepared

    • D. 

      Always Tough

  • 7. 
    Which of the following actors is a Marine?
    • A. 

      Jerry Seinfeld

    • B. 

      Tom Hanks

    • C. 

      Adam Sandler

    • D. 

      Drew Carey

  • 8. 
    Which of the following actresses is a Marine?
    • A. 

      Bea Authur

    • B. 

      Drew Barrymoore

    • C. 

      Mary Tyler Moore

    • D. 

      Amanda Bynes

  • 9. 
    "Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world. The Marines don't have that problem." Who said it?
    • A. 

      Thomas Edison

    • B. 

      Mamie Eisenhower

    • C. 

      Ronald Reagan

    • D. 

      George H.W. Bush

    • E. 

      George W. Bush

  • 10. 
    LtCol Pete Ponte is the Commanding Officer of what squadron?
    • A. 

      VMFAT-101

    • B. 

      VMFA-115

    • C. 

      VMFA-332

    • D. 

      VMFA-251

    • E. 

      VMFA(AW) - 533

  • 11. 
    Which of the following Marines is now an astronaut?
    • A. 

      Charles Bolden

    • B. 

      Gregg Brinnegar

    • C. 

      Matt Verrette

    • D. 

      Gerry Knobloch

    • E. 

      Kevin Risden

  • 12. 
    Who was the first African American Marine officer?
    • A. 

      Smedley Butler

    • B. 

      Van Johnson

    • C. 

      John A. Lejeune

    • D. 

      Frederick C. Branch

  • 13. 
    Who was the first Marine to chair the Joints Chiefs of Staff?
    • A. 

      Victor Krulak

    • B. 

      Peter Pace

    • C. 

      B.B. Bizzell

    • D. 

      Ira Hayes

  • 14. 
    Who was "the grand old man of the Marine Corps?"
    • A. 

      John A. Lejeune

    • B. 

      John F. Mackie

    • C. 

      Lou Diamond

    • D. 

      Archibald Henderson

  • 15. 
    What does OCONUS stand for?
    • A. 

      Outdoor Cannon Over Naval Uni-Submarine

    • B. 

      Outside Continental United States

    • C. 

      Officers Contingent On Naming Uni-Submarine

  • 16. 
    Who said "The Marines have a propaganda machine equal to that of Stalin."?
    • A. 

      Pres. Harry Truman

    • B. 

      Pres. Barack Obama

    • C. 

      Pres. George H.W. Bush (older Bush)

    • D. 

      Pres. John F. Kennedy

    • E. 

      Pres. Richard Nixon

  • 17. 
    2) How many E-9 ranks are there in the Marine Corps?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      3

    • E. 

      15

  • 18. 
    How many belt loops are on the dress blues trousers?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

  • 19. 
    What do the # of belt loops represent?
  • 20. 
    What medal/ribbon is called the "good cookie"?
    • A. 

      Medal of Honor

    • B. 

      Good Conduct Medal

    • C. 

      War on Terrorism Medal

  • 21. 
    What General got 5 Navy Crosses awarded to him?
  • 22. 
    What does J stand for in the "military" (phonetic alphabet)
    • A. 

      Juliet

    • B. 

      Jones

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      Jeep

    • E. 

      Juice

  • 23. 
    What conflict inspired the Marine Corps to write the Small Wars Manual?
    • A. 

      VietNam War

    • B. 

      Operation Desert Storm

    • C. 

      War of 1812

    • D. 

      The Banana Wars

    • E. 

      Civil War

  • 24. 
    What does VMFA stand for?
    • A. 

      Fixed Wing Marine Fighter Attack

    • B. 

      Vehicle for Marine Fighter Attack

    • C. 

      VietNam Mothers & Fathers of America

    • D. 

      Veteran Marines for America

  • 25. 
    What MOS is 6317?
    • A. 

      Aircraft Maint Support Equip Hydraulic/Pneumatic/Struct

    • B. 

      Aircraft Communications/Navigation/Weapon Systems Technician, F/A-18

    • C. 

      Aircraft Electrical Systems Technician, F/A-18

    • D. 

      Aircraft Maint Support Equip Electr /Refrig Mech

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