Women In The Military

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Women In The Military

To recognize Women's History Month in March, test your knowledge of women in the military by taking this short quiz. Some of the answers might surprise you!Entering your name is not required. Just hit "Start Quiz" to begin!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What percentage of the U.S. forces deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan have been women?
    • A. 

      5%

    • B. 

      9%

    • C. 

      11%

    • D. 

      15%

  • 2. 
    Which one of these military roles can women not hold in the Army?
    • A. 

      Helicopter Pilot

    • B. 

      Truck Driver

    • C. 

      Medic

    • D. 

      Tank Gunner

  • 3. 
    When was the Women's Armed Services Integration Act, which first allowed women to serve in the regular active duty and reserve forces of the military, signed into law?
    • A. 

      1948

    • B. 

      1943

    • C. 

      1978

    • D. 

      1967

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      1.2 million

    • B. 

      700,000

    • C. 

      4.5 million

    • D. 

      1.8 million

  • 5. 
    The VA has estimated the number of women veterans using VA health care will likely double in the next two to four years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    After they leave the military, women veterans earn more than male veterans.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    There are approximately 2,000 homeless female veterans in the United States.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False