Military Rank Quiz

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Military Rank Quiz

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Sample Question

Which two ranks are equal?  (choose 2)

Navy - Lieutenant

Air Force - Captain

Marine - First Lieutenant

Army - Second Lieutenant

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  • 1. 
    Match the following:
    • A. 1 Silver Bar - Navy
    • A.
    • B. 1 Silver Bar - Air Force
    • B.
    • C. 1 Gold Bar - Marine Corp
    • C.
    • D. 2 Silver Bars - Navy
    • D.
  • 2. 
    Match the following Navy ranks on sleeve or shoulder of uniform:
    • A. 2 medium gold stripes and 1 narrow stipe on sleeve
    • A.
    • B. 1 wide gold stripe on sleeve
    • B.
    • C. 3 medium gold stripes on sleeve
    • C.
    • D. 2 medium gold stripes on sleeve
    • D.
    • E. 4 medium gold stripes on sleeve
    • E.
  • 3. 
    Which two ranks are equal?  (choose 2)
    • A. 

      Navy - Lieutenant

    • B. 

      Air Force - Captain

    • C. 

      Marine - First Lieutenant

    • D. 

      Army - Second Lieutenant

  • 4. 
    Which two ranks are equal?  (choose 2)
    • A. 

      Army - Major

    • B. 

      Air Force - Captain

    • C. 

      Navy - Lieutenant Commander

    • D. 

      Navy - Commander

  • 5. 
    Which two ranks are equal?  (choose 2)
    • A. 

      Army - Colonel

    • B. 

      Air Force - Captain

    • C. 

      Navy - Captain

    • D. 

      Navy - Commander

  • 6. 
    Which two ranks are equal?  (choose 2)
    • A. 

      Army - Colonel

    • B. 

      Air Force - Lieutenant Colonel

    • C. 

      Navy - Lieutenant Commander

    • D. 

      Navy - Commander

  • 7. 
    Arrange the following in order of rank, from lowest (01) to highest (04):
    • A. Army - Second Lieutenant
    • A.
    • B. Navy - Lieutenant Commander
    • B.
    • C. Marine - First Lieutenant
    • C.
    • D. Army - Captain
    • D.
  • 8. 
    Arrange the following in order of rank, from lowest (03) to highest (06):
    • A. Marine - Major
    • A.
    • B. Army - Colonel
    • B.
    • C. Navy - Commander
    • C.
    • D. Army - Captain
    • D.
  • 9. 
    The following are all Navy/Coast Guard ranks.  Arrange in order of rank, from lowest (01) to highest (06):
    • A. Lieutenant
    • A.
    • B. Lieutenant Commander
    • B.
    • C. Captain
    • C.
    • D. Ensign
    • D.
    • E. Lieutenant Junior Grade
    • E.
    • F. Commander
    • F.
  • 10. 
    The following are all Army ranks.  Arrange in order of rank, from lowest (01) to highest (06):
    • A. Colonel
    • A.
    • B. Lieutenant Colonel
    • B.
    • C. Second Lieutenant
    • C.
    • D. Captain
    • D.
    • E. Major
    • E.
    • F. First Lieutenant
    • F.
  • 11. 
    This is a Navy Rank.  What rank is it?
    • A. 

      Ensign

    • B. 

      Lieutenant

    • C. 

      Lieutenant Commander

    • D. 

      Second Lieutenant

  • 12. 
    Which is the higher rank
    • A. 

      Navy - Gold Oak Leaf

    • B. 

      Air Force - Silver Oak Leaf

    • C. 

      Army - Gold Bar

    • D. 

      Navy - Two Gold Stripes on sleeve

  • 13. 
    An Air Force Colonel is what rank?
    • A. 

      03

    • B. 

      06

    • C. 

      05

    • D. 

      07

  • 14. 
    What is the rank of an Army officer with a silver oak leaf?
    • A. 

      Colonel

    • B. 

      Major

    • C. 

      Lieutenant Colonel

    • D. 

      Captain

  • 15. 
    What is the rank of a Naval officer with a gold oak leaf?
    • A. 

      Major

    • B. 

      Commander

    • C. 

      Lieutenant Commander

    • D. 

      Captain

  • 16. 
    What is the rank of a Marine officer with one silver bar?
    • A. 

      Lieutenant

    • B. 

      Ensign

    • C. 

      First Lieutenant

    • D. 

      Captain

  • 17. 
    How do you address an officer when you are not sure of their rank?
    • A. 

      Captain

    • B. 

      Mr. / Ms.

    • C. 

      Sir / Ma'am

    • D. 

      General

  • 18. 
    When writing, how do you refer to a Lieutenant Colonel?
    • A. 

      LtCol

    • B. 

      Col

    • C. 

      LCDR

    • D. 

      CDR

  • 19. 
    A "full" Colonel may be referred to as a "_____" Colonel because of the insignia they wear, but you would never address the Colonel this way.
    • A. 

      Fledged

    • B. 

      Commissioned

    • C. 

      Bird

    • D. 

      Lieutenant

  • 20. 
    A gold bar refers to:  (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Air Force - Second Lieutenant

    • B. 

      Navy - Ensign

    • C. 

      Marine - First Lieutenant

    • D. 

      Army - Major

  • 21. 
    What rank is this?
    • A. 

      Lieutenant Colonel

    • B. 

      Colonel

    • C. 

      Major

    • D. 

      General

  • 22. 
    What rank is this?
    • A. 

      Lieutenant Colonel

    • B. 

      Colonel

    • C. 

      Major

    • D. 

      General

  • 23. 
    What rank is this?
    • A. 

      Colonel

    • B. 

      Major

    • C. 

      General

    • D. 

      Lieutenant Colonel

  • 24. 
    What rank is this?
    • A. 

      Lieutenant

    • B. 

      Lieutenant Commander

    • C. 

      Commander

    • D. 

      Captain

  • 25. 
    What rank is this?
    • A. 

      Lieutenant

    • B. 

      Lieutenant Commander

    • C. 

      Commander

    • D. 

      Captain

  • 26. 
    What rank is this?
    • A. 

      Lieutenant

    • B. 

      Lieutenant Commander

    • C. 

      Commander

    • D. 

      Captain

  • 27. 
    What rank is this?
    • A. 

      Lieutenant

    • B. 

      Lieutenant Commander

    • C. 

      Commander

    • D. 

      Rear Admiral

  • 28. 
    What rank is this on this uniform?
    • A. 

      Ensign

    • B. 

      Second Lieutenant

    • C. 

      First Lieutenant

    • D. 

      Major

  • 29. 
    This is a Navy rank.What rank is it?
    • A. 

      Lieutenant Junior Grade

    • B. 

      Captain

    • C. 

      Lieutenant

    • D. 

      First Lieutenant

  • 30. 
    This is a Navy rank.What rank is it?
    • A. 

      Lieutenant

    • B. 

      Second Lieutenant

    • C. 

      First Lieutenant

    • D. 

      Lieutenant Commander

  • 31. 
    This is a Navy rank.What rank is it?
    • A. 

      Commander

    • B. 

      Captain

    • C. 

      Lieutenant Colonel

    • D. 

      Lieutenant Commander

  • 32. 
    This is a Navy rank.What rank is it?
    • A. 

      Commander

    • B. 

      Captain

    • C. 

      Lieutenant Colonel

    • D. 

      Lieutenant Commander

  • 33. 
    What rank is this on this uniform?
    • A. 

      Second Lieutenant

    • B. 

      First Lieutenant

    • C. 

      Lieutenant

    • D. 

      Major

  • 34. 
    What rank is this?
    • A. 

      Second Lieutenant

    • B. 

      First Lieutenant

    • C. 

      Lieutenant

    • D. 

      Major

  • 35. 
    What rank is this?
    • A. 

      Second Lieutenant

    • B. 

      First Lieutenant

    • C. 

      Lieutenant

    • D. 

      Captain

  • 36. 
    What rank is this?
    • A. 

      Major

    • B. 

      Colonel

    • C. 

      Lieutenant Colonel

    • D. 

      Brigadier General

  • 37. 
    What rank is this?
    • A. 

      Major

    • B. 

      Colonel

    • C. 

      Lieutenant Colonel

    • D. 

      Brigadier General

  • 38. 
    What rank is this?
    • A. 

      Major

    • B. 

      Colonel

    • C. 

      Lieutenant Colonel

    • D. 

      Brigadier General