Naval Terms And Acronyms! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Naval Terms And Acronyms! Trivia Questions Quiz

Being a part of the Navy looks like a very interesting way to serve your country and protect them from any type of threat that comes from the seas or oceans. What degree of knowledge do you have when it comes to some of the basic naval terms and acronyms? The quiz below is perfect for testing that out. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does Adrift mean?
    • A. 

      A racing move used in Fast and Furious.

    • B. 

      Loose from moorings and out of control.

    • C. 

      A unit of length equal to 6 feet used for measuring the depth of water.

  • 2. 
    What does Aft-end mean?
    • A. 

      Your butt.

    • B. 

      Wall.

    • C. 

      Near or toward the stern of the vessel.

  • 3. 
    What do all hands mean?
    • A. 

      A group of people at a party with their hands in the air.

    • B. 

      All officers on a ship.

    • C. 

      The entire ship's company both officer and enlisted.

  • 4. 
    What does Allotment mean?
    • A. 

      A lot of ointment.

    • B. 

      An amount of money a member has designated to be withheld from pay.

    • C. 

      All the equipment used in mooring or anchoring a ship.

  • 5. 
    What does Aye-Aye mean?
    • A. 

      Reply to an order or command meaning "I understand and will comply".

    • B. 

      I think I am a pirate.

    • C. 

      Wall.

  • 6. 
    What does Barracks mean?
    • A. 

      Jail.

    • B. 

      Building where sailors live.

    • C. 

      Another word for Korea.

  • 7. 
    What does below mean?
    • A. 

      Sea level.

    • B. 

      The bottom of a boat.

    • C. 

      Downstairs.

  • 8. 
    What does Brightwork mean?
    • A. 

      Brass or shiny metal kept polished rather than painted.

    • B. 

      Things that are shiny.

    • C. 

      The topside of a ship during the day.

  • 9. 
    What does Bulkhead mean?
    • A. 

      Drill Sergeants.

    • B. 

      Anyone in the Army.

    • C. 

      Wall.

  • 10. 
    What is a Bunk or Rack?
    • A. 

      A "bunk" or "rack" on the head to imply hitting or being hit by someone.

    • B. 

      A bed.

    • C. 

      A gift you give someone at Christmas time.

  • 11. 
    What is Buoy?
    • A. 

      A boy if you say it with a southern accent.

    • B. 

      Those things with the light and the bell on it.

    • C. 

      An anchored float used as an aid to navigation.

  • 12. 
    What does Carry on mean?
    • A. 

      To carry a certain object to a different location.

    • B. 

      An order to resume work or duties.

    • C. 

      An order not to resume work or duties.

  • 13. 
    What does cast off mean?
    • A. 

      To throw your fishing line into the river to begin fishing.

    • B. 

      To throw off; to let go; to unfurl

    • C. 

      To jump off the ship.

  • 14. 
    What is a Chain locker?
    • A. 

      Compartment in which anchor chain is stowed.

    • B. 

      Compartment where jewelry is kept.

    • C. 

      A ship named after the chain gang.

  • 15. 
    What is a Chit, Chit book?
    • A. 

      A name for a squirrel during reading time.

    • B. 

      Something your teeth do when its cold.

    • C. 

      Coupon or receipt book.

  • 16. 
    What does Chow hall mean?
    • A. 

      Place to eat.

    • B. 

      Saying buy to your friend Hall.

    • C. 

      The hall that people fought the great beast Chow in 1933.

  • 17. 
    What are Colors?
    • A. 

      A ceremony in which everyone wears a different color.

    • B. 

      The raising or lowering of a national flag.

    • C. 

      The different colors of the flag.

  • 18. 
    What is the deck?
    • A. 

      A deck of cards.

    • B. 

      The layout of a ship or building.

    • C. 

      The floor.

  • 19. 
    What does Deep six mean?
    • A. 

      Davy Jone's Locker.

    • B. 

      Putting 3 peoples feet in a hot tub without sitting in it.

    • C. 

      To dispose of by throwing over the side.

  • 20. 
    What is an Ensign?
    • A. 

      National Flag; O-1

    • B. 

      An Officer's signature.

  • 21. 
    What does it mean to Fast?
    • A. 

      Eat something quickly.

    • B. 

      Snugly secure.

    • C. 

      Run like Micheal Jordan.

  • 22. 
    What does fathom mean?
    • A. 

      Near or toward the stern of the vessel.

    • B. 

      Bed.

    • C. 

      A unit of length equal to 6 feet used for measuring the depth of water.

  • 23. 
    True or False. A field day is a day for fun activities in which you are allowed to drink soda and sugar food.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    What is the first lieutenant?
    • A. 

      An officer responsible to the XO for the deck department.

    • B. 

      An Officer rank 7.

  • 25. 
    A Flag Officer is any ___________ officer in pay grade ___ or above. Place a comma between answers.
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