Young Marine Basic Practice Test! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 

    The t-shirts permitted to be worn at a young marine event are:

    • A.

      Olive colored t-shirt

    • B.

      Red nationals t-shirt

    • C.

      Tan unit t-shirt

    • D.

      Plain white t-shirt

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Red nationals t-shirt
    C. Tan unit t-shirt
    D. Plain white t-shirt
    Explanation
    The t-shirts permitted to be worn at a young marine event are the red nationals t-shirt, tan unit t-shirt, and plain white t-shirt. These specific t-shirts are allowed because they are likely the designated uniforms for the event. Wearing the olive colored t-shirt may not be permitted because it is not listed as an option.

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  • 2. 

    The chevrons are placed _____ inch from the edge of the collar.

    • A.

      1/4

    • B.

      1/3

    • C.

      1/2

    Correct Answer
    C. 1/2
    Explanation
    The chevrons are placed 1/2 inch from the edge of the collar.

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  • 3. 

    White socks can be worn with the camouflage uniform.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. White socks should not be worn with the camouflage uniform as they would stand out and be easily visible, which goes against the purpose of camouflage. Camouflage uniforms are designed to help blend in with the surroundings and white socks would be a noticeable contrast. It is recommended to wear socks that match the color of the uniform or are in a similar shade to maintain the camouflage effect.

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  • 4. 

    Responsibilities for your uniform:

    • A.

      Don't leave your uniform unattended

    • B.

      Mark your name on everything

    • C.

      Replace damaged or poor fitting uniforms.

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The responsibilities for your uniform include not leaving it unattended, marking your name on everything, and replacing damaged or poor fitting uniforms. Therefore, the correct answer is "all of the above."

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  • 5. 

    Length on the hair cannot exceed 3 inches on the top.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement states that the length of the hair on the top cannot exceed 3 inches. This means that any hair length above 3 inches is not allowed. Therefore, the correct answer is True, indicating that the statement is accurate.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following are acceptable grooming standards?

    • A.

      Beards are permitted

    • B.

      Mustaches hairs less than 1/2 an inch inlength

    • C.

      Sideburns extending below the orifice of the ear

    • D.

      Side burns length less than 1/8 of an inch

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Mustaches hairs less than 1/2 an inch inlength
    D. Side burns length less than 1/8 of an inch
    Explanation
    The acceptable grooming standards mentioned in the answer are mustache hairs less than 1/2 an inch in length and sideburns length less than 1/8 of an inch. This means that individuals can have mustaches as long as the hair does not exceed half an inch, and sideburns can be worn as long as they are shorter than 1/8 of an inch.

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  • 7. 

    Hair cannot touch the collar.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Hair cannot touch the collar" is false. There is no rule or restriction that prohibits hair from touching the collar. It is a personal choice and preference whether someone wants their hair to touch the collar or not. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 8. 

    Females can wear cosmetics so long as the match the complexion of the skin.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that females are allowed to wear cosmetics as long as they choose shades that complement their skin complexion. This suggests that there is no restriction on wearing makeup, but it should be applied in a way that enhances and blends with the natural skin tone.

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  • 9. 

    The jewelry permitted are:

    • A.

      Watches

    • B.

      Medical items

    • C.

      Religious medallions

    • D.

      Hoop earings

    • E.

      Stud earings for males

    • F.

      Stud earings for females

    • G.

      Multiple earings

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Watches
    B. Medical items
    C. Religious medallions
    F. Stud earings for females
    Explanation
    The jewelry permitted in this context includes watches, medical items, religious medallions, and stud earrings for females.

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  • 10. 

    Which are incorrect? 1. From this day forward, I sincerely promise that I will set an example 2. For all other youth to follow and I shall never do anything that will bring disgrace or dishonor 3. Upon my God, my country, its flag, my parents, myself, or the Young Marines. 4. These I will honor and respect in a manner that will reflect credit upon them and myself 5 Semper Fidelis

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      1,2,3

    • C.

      1,2,4,5

    • D.

      1,3,5

    Correct Answer
    D. 1,3,5
    Explanation
    The incorrect statements are 1, 3, and 5. Statement 1 is incorrect because it promises to set an example for all other youth to follow, which is not possible for one person to do. Statement 3 is incorrect because it includes "Upon my God," which is not a grammatically correct phrase. Statement 5 is incorrect because it is not a complete sentence and does not make sense in the context of the other statements.

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  • 11. 

    The way to address a lance corporal by rank is:

    • A.

      Lance Corporal, first name

    • B.

      Lance corporal, last name

    • C.

      Young marine lance corporal

    Correct Answer
    C. Young marine lance corporal
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "young marine lance corporal" because it is the appropriate way to address a lance corporal in the Young Marines program. The term "young marine" is used to distinguish members of the Young Marines organization from regular military personnel. By using this title along with the rank of lance corporal, it shows respect and recognition of their position within the Young Marines program.

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  • 12. 

    If the national colors are passing 6 paces away, the recruit/ young marine first

    • A.

      Renders a hand salute

    • B.

      Place right hand over the heart

    • C.

      Stand at attention

    Correct Answer
    C. Stand at attention
    Explanation
    When the national colors are passing 6 paces away, the appropriate action for the recruit/young marine is to stand at attention. This means they should stand up straight, with their feet together and their arms at their sides. This shows respect and attention towards the national colors as they pass by.

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  • 13. 

    When is a young marine birthday?

    • A.

      October 15, 1967

    • B.

      November 17, 1965

    • C.

      October 17, 1965

    Correct Answer
    C. October 17, 1965
  • 14. 

    Membership was extended to females in 1979.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement says that membership was extended to females in 1979, but the correct answer is False. This implies that the statement is incorrect and membership was not extended to females in 1979.

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  • 15. 

    The USMC supported the Young marines since:

    • A.

      June of 1993

    • B.

      July of 1993

    • C.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. July of 1993
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "July of 1993." This means that the USMC started supporting the Young Marines program in July of 1993.

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  • 16. 

    The young marine values are:

    • A.

      Leadership, teamwork, commitment

    • B.

      Honor, teamwork, discipline

    • C.

      Leadership, teamwork, discipline

    • D.

      Honor, courage, commitment

    Correct Answer
    C. Leadership, teamwork, discipline
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "leadership, teamwork, discipline". This answer aligns with the values typically associated with the marine corps. Leadership is an important quality for marines as they are expected to take charge and make decisions. Teamwork is essential for marines to work together effectively and accomplish their missions. Discipline is crucial in the marine corps as it ensures adherence to rules and regulations, as well as the ability to stay focused and maintain high standards.

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  • 17. 

    The four types of awards are personal, achievement, qualification, and service.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because it states that there are four types of awards: personal, achievement, qualification, and service. This implies that these are the only types of awards that exist, and there are no other types mentioned. Therefore, the answer is true.

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  • 18. 

    In military jargon, galley means:

    • A.

      Gutter

    • B.

      Punishment

    • C.

      Kitchen

    Correct Answer
    C. Kitchen
    Explanation
    In military jargon, the term "galley" refers to a kitchen. This is where meals are prepared and cooked for the soldiers. The use of the term "galley" in this context is derived from naval terminology, where the galley is the area on a ship where food is prepared. Therefore, in military jargon, galley specifically refers to the kitchen area where food is prepared for the military personnel.

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  • 19. 

    In jargon terms, scuttlebutt meand

    • A.

      Snacks

    • B.

      Gossip

    • C.

      Working hard

    Correct Answer
    B. Gossip
    Explanation
    In jargon terms, "scuttlebutt" refers to gossip. It is a term commonly used in informal conversations or workplace settings to describe rumors or casual conversations about other people's personal lives or affairs. It is often associated with sharing and spreading information that may or may not be true. Therefore, the correct answer is "gossip."

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  • 20. 

    Stow means to pick up all equiptment.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is incorrect. The word "stow" does not mean to pick up all equipment. Instead, it means to store or pack away items in a neat and organized manner.

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  • 21. 

    In jargon, swab is a:

    • A.

      Q-tip

    • B.

      Bandaid

    • C.

      A mop

    Correct Answer
    C. A mop
    Explanation
    In jargon, the term "swab" is commonly used to refer to a mop. A mop is a cleaning tool that typically consists of a long handle with a bundle of absorbent material, such as cotton or sponge, attached to one end. It is used to clean floors or other surfaces by absorbing liquid and dirt. The other options, Q-tip and bandaid, do not fit the definition of a swab in jargon.

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