Royal Navy And Royal Marine Ranks

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  • 1. 

    What is the equivalent of Midshipman?

    • A.

      Sergeant

    • B.

      Captain

    • C.

      Second Lieutenant

    • D.

      Leading Hand

    Correct Answer
    C. Second Lieutenant
    Explanation
    A Midshipman is a rank in the British Royal Navy and the United States Navy, equivalent to a Second Lieutenant in the Army or Air Force. They are officers in training and hold a rank below that of a Lieutenant. Therefore, the correct answer is Second Lieutenant.

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  • 2. 

    What is the equivalent of the Royal Marine Lieutenant?

    • A.

      Sub-Lieutenant

    • B.

      Lieutenant Commander

    • C.

      Second Lieutenant

    • D.

      Captain

    Correct Answer
    A. Sub-Lieutenant
    Explanation
    The equivalent rank to a Royal Marine Lieutenant is a Sub-Lieutenant. In the Royal Navy and Royal Marines, a Sub-Lieutenant is the junior commissioned officer rank, below the rank of Lieutenant. This rank is equivalent to a Second Lieutenant in the British Army and a Pilot Officer in the Royal Air Force.

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  • 3. 

    What is the equivalent of the Royal Navy Lieutenant?

    • A.

      Lieutenant

    • B.

      Commander

    • C.

      Major

    • D.

      Captain

    Correct Answer
    D. Captain
    Explanation
    The equivalent of the Royal Navy Lieutenant is Captain. In the Royal Navy, the rank of Lieutenant is equivalent to the rank of Captain in other branches of the military. This means that a Royal Navy Lieutenant holds the same level of authority and responsibility as a Captain in other military forces. Therefore, Captain is the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    What is the equivalent of a Major?

    • A.

      Captain

    • B.

      Commodore

    • C.

      Lieutenant Commander

    • D.

      Lieutenant

    Correct Answer
    C. Lieutenant Commander
    Explanation
    A Lieutenant Commander is the equivalent rank to a Major. In military hierarchies, different branches and countries may use different titles for the same rank. In this case, a Lieutenant Commander holds a higher rank than a Lieutenant but lower than a Commander. Similarly, a Major is a rank that is higher than a Captain but lower than a Lieutenant Colonel. Therefore, a Lieutenant Commander is the correct answer as it is the equivalent rank to a Major.

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  • 5. 

    What is the equivalent of Commander?

    • A.

      Major

    • B.

      Lieutenant Colonel

    • C.

      Brigadier

    • D.

      Lieutenant

    Correct Answer
    B. Lieutenant Colonel
    Explanation
    Lieutenant Colonel is the equivalent rank to Commander. In military hierarchies, the rank of Commander is typically used in the Navy, while Lieutenant Colonel is used in the Army or Air Force. Both ranks hold a similar level of authority and responsibility within their respective branches.

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  • 6. 

    What is the equivalent of Colonel?

    • A.

      Lieutenant Commander

    • B.

      Commander

    • C.

      Commodore

    • D.

      Captain

    Correct Answer
    D. Captain
    Explanation
    The equivalent rank of Colonel is Captain. In military hierarchy, Colonel is a senior officer rank, typically above Lieutenant Colonel and below Brigadier General. Similarly, Captain is also a senior officer rank, usually above Lieutenant and below Major. Both Colonel and Captain hold significant responsibilities and command units within the military. Therefore, Captain is the correct answer as it is the equivalent rank to Colonel.

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  • 7. 

    What is the equivalent of a Commodore?

    • A.

      Brigadier

    • B.

      Lieutenant Colonel

    • C.

      Captain

    • D.

      Colonel

    Correct Answer
    A. Brigadier
    Explanation
    The equivalent rank to a Commodore is a Brigadier. In military organizations, different ranks have equivalent positions across different branches or countries. A Commodore is a naval rank, typically equivalent to an Army or Air Force Brigadier General. Therefore, the correct answer is Brigadier.

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  • 8. 

    What is the equivalent of Rear Admiral?

    • A.

      Captain

    • B.

      Colonel

    • C.

      Major General

    • D.

      Major

    Correct Answer
    C. Major General
    Explanation
    Rear Admiral is a naval rank equivalent to Major General in the army. Both ranks are two-star ranks and are considered equivalent in terms of seniority and authority. They typically oversee a group of subordinate officers and are responsible for the strategic planning and execution of military operations. Therefore, Major General is the correct answer as it holds the same rank and level of responsibility as Rear Admiral.

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  • 9. 

    What is the equivalent of Able Hand?

    • A.

      Lance Corporal

    • B.

      Marine

    • C.

      Corporal

    • D.

      There is no equivalent

    Correct Answer
    B. Marine
    Explanation
    The term "Able Hand" is often used to refer to a person who is skilled, capable, and reliable. Among the given options, the term "Marine" best aligns with these qualities. Marines are known for their discipline, training, and ability to handle tough situations. Therefore, "Marine" can be considered as the equivalent of "Able Hand".

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  • 10. 

    What is the equivalent of Lance Corporal?

    • A.

      Leading Hand

    • B.

      There is none

    • C.

      Petty officer

    • D.

      Able hand

    Correct Answer
    B. There is none
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "There is none" because Lance Corporal is a military rank that does not have an equivalent rank in other organizations or professions. It is a rank typically found in the army and marine corps, ranking above a private first class and below a corporal. In other organizations, such as the navy or air force, different rank structures are used, so there is no direct equivalent to Lance Corporal.

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  • 11. 

    What is the equivalent of Leading hand?

    • A.

      Lance Corporal

    • B.

      Corporal

    • C.

      Sergeant

    • D.

      There is none

    Correct Answer
    B. Corporal
    Explanation
    A leading hand is a term used in certain industries, such as construction or manufacturing, to refer to a skilled worker who has some supervisory responsibilities. In the military, the equivalent rank to a leading hand would be a Corporal. A Corporal is a non-commissioned officer who holds a higher rank than a Lance Corporal and is responsible for leading a small unit or team. Therefore, in this context, the correct answer is Corporal.

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  • 12. 

    What is the equivalent of Petty Officer?

    • A.

      Colour Sergeant

    • B.

      Staff Sergeant

    • C.

      Corporal

    • D.

      Sergeant

    Correct Answer
    D. Sergeant
    Explanation
    The equivalent of Petty Officer is Sergeant.

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  • 13. 

    What is the equivalent of Colour Sergeant?

    • A.

      Warrant Officer 1

    • B.

      Warrant Officer 2

    • C.

      Chief Petty Officer

    • D.

      Petty Officer

    Correct Answer
    C. Chief Petty Officer
    Explanation
    The equivalent rank to Colour Sergeant is Chief Petty Officer. In military organizations, the rank of Colour Sergeant is typically found in the British Army and is the highest non-commissioned officer rank in a company-sized unit. Similarly, Chief Petty Officer is a senior non-commissioned officer rank in the Royal Navy and other navies. Both ranks hold a high level of responsibility and leadership within their respective branches.

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