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  • 1. 

    In what year did 80% of the United States budget go towards the war effort?

    • A.

      1942

    • B.

      1776

    • C.

      1963

    • D.

      1994

    Correct Answer
    A. 1942
    Explanation
    In 1942, 80% of the United States budget went towards the war effort. This was during World War II when the United States was heavily involved in the war and allocated a significant portion of its budget towards military activities, including funding for troops, weapons, and other war-related expenses.

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  • 2. 

    Which choice is most related to "army sergeant"?

    • A.

      Putter

    • B.

      Crib

    • C.

      Flour

    • D.

      Stripes

    Correct Answer
    D. Stripes
    Explanation
    An army sergeant is a military rank that is typically associated with wearing stripes on their uniform. Stripes are a symbol of authority and rank within the military hierarchy. Therefore, the choice "stripes" is most related to an army sergeant.

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  • 3. 

    What is the highest award for valor in action against an enemy force for an individual serving in the U.S. Armed forces?

    • A.

      Medal Of Honor

    • B.

      Bronze Star

    • C.

      Silver Star

    • D.

      Purple Heart

    Correct Answer
    A. Medal Of Honor
    Explanation
    The highest award for valor in action against an enemy force for an individual serving in the U.S. Armed forces is the Medal of Honor. This prestigious award is presented to members of the military who have displayed extraordinary bravery and selflessness in combat. It is reserved for those who have demonstrated exceptional courage and risked their lives above and beyond the call of duty. The Medal of Honor is a symbol of the highest level of honor and recognition for the sacrifices made by these brave men and women.

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  • 4. 

    What rank is prescribed as five silver stars set in a circle with the coat of arms of the U.S.?

    • A.

      Brigadier General

    • B.

      Lieutenant General

    • C.

      Colonel

    • D.

      General Of The Army

    Correct Answer
    D. General Of The Army
    Explanation
    The rank prescribed as five silver stars set in a circle with the coat of arms of the U.S. is General Of The Army.

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  • 5. 

    What Army Corp do future Army lawyers join?

    • A.

      Judge Attorney General?S Corps (Jag)

    • B.

      Judge Adversary General?S Corps (Jag)

    • C.

      Judgement Advocates Game?S Corps (Jag)

    • D.

      Judge Advocate General?S Corps (Jag)

    Correct Answer
    D. Judge Advocate General?S Corps (Jag)
    Explanation
    Future Army lawyers join the Judge Advocate General's Corps (JAG). The JAG Corps is responsible for providing legal services to the Army, including advising commanders on legal matters, prosecuting and defending military personnel in courts-martial, and providing legal assistance to soldiers and their families. The JAG Corps plays a crucial role in ensuring the legality and effectiveness of military operations and upholding the principles of justice within the Army.

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  • 6. 

    What are the smallest groupings in the U.S. Army structure called?

    • A.

      Brigade

    • B.

      Platoon

    • C.

      Company

    • D.

      Squad

    Correct Answer
    D. Squad
    Explanation
    The smallest groupings in the U.S. Army structure are called squads. A squad typically consists of around 9 to 13 soldiers and is led by a squad leader. Squads are responsible for carrying out specific tasks and missions within a larger unit, such as providing fire support, conducting reconnaissance, or carrying out small-scale operations. They are the building blocks of larger units like companies, platoons, and brigades, and play a crucial role in the overall effectiveness and success of the U.S. Army.

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  • 7. 

    Which branch of the U.S. Army flies combat missions and provides combat service support?

    • A.

      Cavalry

    • B.

      Aviation

    • C.

      Infantry

    • D.

      Field Artillery

    Correct Answer
    B. Aviation
    Explanation
    Aviation is the correct answer because it is the branch of the U.S. Army that is responsible for flying combat missions and providing combat service support. This branch includes helicopter pilots and crew members who conduct missions such as reconnaissance, air assault, and medical evacuation. They also provide transportation and logistical support to ground forces, making them an essential component of the Army's combat operations.

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  • 8. 

    Who acts as the link between the civilian secretary of the U.S. Army and army components?

    • A.

      Chief Of Staff Of The Army

    • B.

      Major General

    • C.

      Forscom Commander

    • D.

      Securtity Advisor

    Correct Answer
    A. Chief Of Staff Of The Army
    Explanation
    The Chief of Staff of the Army acts as the link between the civilian secretary of the U.S. Army and army components. This role involves coordinating and communicating the priorities and directives from the civilian leadership to the various army units and ensuring that the army's policies and actions align with the overall strategic goals of the organization. The Chief of Staff of the Army also provides advice and recommendations to the civilian secretary based on their knowledge and expertise in military operations and strategy.

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  • 9. 

    What U.S. state is Fort Bragg located in?

    • A.

      New Jersey

    • B.

      Texas

    • C.

      Florida

    • D.

      North Carolina

    Correct Answer
    D. North Carolina
    Explanation
    Fort Bragg is located in North Carolina. This is the correct answer because Fort Bragg is a major U.S. Army installation and it is indeed situated in North Carolina.

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  • 10. 

    What division is housed at Fort Bragg?

    • A.

      100th Infantry Division

    • B.

      25th Infantry Division

    • C.

      2nd Infantry Division

    • D.

      82nd Airborne Division

    Correct Answer
    D. 82nd Airborne Division
    Explanation
    The 82nd Airborne Division is housed at Fort Bragg. Fort Bragg is a major United States Army installation located in North Carolina. The 82nd Airborne Division is an airborne infantry division that specializes in parachute assault operations. Being housed at Fort Bragg allows the division to have access to the necessary facilities and resources for training and operations.

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  • 11. 

    Why were 6,000 10th Mountain Division soldiers deployed to Florida in 1992?

    • A.

      To Stop Cuban Immigrants From Coming

    • B.

      To Protect The Visiting President

    • C.

      To Help With Riots

    • D.

      Hurricane Andrew Disaster Relief

    Correct Answer
    D. Hurricane Andrew Disaster Relief
    Explanation
    In 1992, 6,000 10th Mountain Division soldiers were deployed to Florida to provide assistance and relief efforts after Hurricane Andrew struck the region. The hurricane caused widespread destruction and devastation, leaving many people without homes, power, and essential supplies. The soldiers were sent to help with search and rescue operations, provide medical aid, distribute food and water, and restore basic infrastructure. Their deployment was aimed at providing support to the affected communities and helping them recover from the disaster.

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  • 12. 

    What was the first SAW (Squad Automatic Weapon) or light machine gun to see service with U.S. troops?

    • A.

      Browning M2

    • B.

      30-.06

    • C.

      0.5

    • D.

      M1918a2 Browning

    Correct Answer
    D. M1918a2 Browning
    Explanation
    The M1918a2 Browning was the first SAW or light machine gun to see service with U.S. troops. The Browning M2 is a heavy machine gun, not a light machine gun or SAW. The 30-.06 and 0.5 are not relevant options for this question.

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  • 13. 

    What weapon did Japan use against the U.S. mainland during WWII?

    • A.

      Poisoning Of Food On The West Coast

    • B.

      Special Railroad Track Explosives

    • C.

      Explosive Paper Balloons

    • D.

      Germ Warfare In Beer In New York City

    Correct Answer
    C. Explosive Paper Balloons
    Explanation
    During WWII, Japan used explosive paper balloons as a weapon against the U.S. mainland. These balloons were launched from Japan and carried incendiary and high-explosive bombs. The balloons were designed to be carried by the jet stream winds and reach the U.S. mainland. Although they were not very effective in causing damage, they did manage to cause some casualties and start a few small fires. This unconventional tactic was part of Japan's efforts to strike back at the U.S. and create fear among the American population.

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  • 14. 

    What was the Red Ball Express in WWII?

    • A.

      U.S. Army Truck Transport System

    • B.

      Daily Bombing Runs By The Japanese At Guadalcanal

    • C.

      The Continuous Attacks By The British On Hamburg

    • D.

      Nickname For Patton's Tank Forces

    Correct Answer
    A. U.S. Army Truck Transport System
    Explanation
    The Red Ball Express was a U.S. Army Truck Transport System during World War II. It was established to provide logistical support to the Allied forces by transporting supplies, ammunition, and equipment to the front lines. The system operated around the clock, with trucks driving non-stop to ensure a steady flow of resources to the troops. The Red Ball Express played a crucial role in the success of the Allied forces by keeping them well-equipped and supplied during the intense fighting of the war.

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  • 15. 

    What President spent his entire career as a soldier before being elected President in 1849?

    • A.

      William Henry Harrison

    • B.

      Dwight Eisenhower

    • C.

      Zachary Taylor

    • D.

      George Washington

    Correct Answer
    C. Zachary Taylor
    Explanation
    Zachary Taylor is the correct answer because he spent his entire career as a soldier before being elected President in 1849. He served in the military for over 40 years, starting as a lieutenant and rising through the ranks to become a major general. Taylor gained recognition for his leadership during the Mexican-American War and became known as "Old Rough and Ready." His military background and reputation as a war hero played a significant role in his successful presidential campaign.

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