Young Marine Final Exam

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Young Marine Final Exam - Quiz


This is your final test! It covers everything you have learned so far. Rank structure is half of your final test so I suggest you study this week.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What are the Marine Corps official colors?

    • A.

      Green and white

    • B.

      Red, white and blue

    • C.

      Scarlet and gold

    • D.

      Red and yellow

    Correct Answer
    C. Scarlet and gold
    Explanation
    The Marine Corps official colors are scarlet and gold. These colors are significant to the Marine Corps because scarlet represents courage and valor, while gold symbolizes achievement and excellence. These colors are used in various aspects of Marine Corps traditions and ceremonies, such as the dress uniforms and flags. The scarlet and gold colors reflect the values and ideals of the Marine Corps and represent the bravery and dedication of its members.

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  • 2. 

    Who was the first Commandant of the Marine Corps?

    • A.

      Col Chesty Puller

    • B.

      Gen Charles Krulak

    • C.

      Gen L. Shepherd

    • D.

      Capt Samuel Nicholas

    Correct Answer
    D. Capt Samuel Nicholas
    Explanation
    Capt Samuel Nicholas was the first Commandant of the Marine Corps. He was appointed by the Continental Congress in 1775 and played a crucial role in establishing the Marine Corps as a permanent military force. Nicholas led the Marines during the American Revolutionary War and was responsible for organizing and training the early Marine units. His leadership and dedication laid the foundation for the Marine Corps as we know it today.

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  • 3. 

    Leatherneck is a

    • A.

      Tough Marine

    • B.

      Sword Marine's carry

    • C.

      Leather belt Marine's wore

    • D.

      Leather collar Marine's wore

    Correct Answer
    D. Leather collar Marine's wore
    Explanation
    Marines used to wear leather collars as part of their uniform. The leather collar served multiple purposes such as protecting the neck from injury and providing support for the headgear. It was a common practice for Marines to wear leather collars as a part of their attire.

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  • 4. 

    What are the three parts of the Marine Corps Emblem?

    Correct Answer
    Eagle, Globe, Anchor
    Explanation
    The Marine Corps Emblem consists of three parts: an eagle, a globe, and an anchor. The eagle represents the United States, symbolizing the Marine Corps' commitment to defending the country. The globe represents the worldwide presence of the Marine Corps, signifying their readiness to be deployed anywhere in the world. The anchor represents the Marine Corps' naval tradition, as it is a branch of the United States Navy. Together, these three elements form a powerful symbol of the Marine Corps' values and mission.

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  • 5. 

    Why do Young Marines salute?

    • A.

      To show recogintion

    • B.

      To show friendship

    • C.

      To show military courtesy

    • D.

      To show privilege

    Correct Answer
    C. To show military courtesy
    Explanation
    Young Marines salute to show military courtesy. Saluting is a form of respect and recognition within the military. It is a way for Young Marines to acknowledge and show respect to higher-ranking officers or officials. Saluting is a long-standing tradition that demonstrates discipline, professionalism, and adherence to military customs and traditions. By saluting, Young Marines show their understanding of the hierarchical structure and chain of command within the military organization.

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  • 6. 

    What is normal interval during PT?

    • A.

      Double arm

    • B.

      Single arm

    • C.

      Open

    • D.

      Close

    Correct Answer
    A. Double arm
    Explanation
    The normal interval during PT refers to the position in which both arms are used simultaneously. This means that both arms are actively engaged in the exercise or movement being performed. This is in contrast to single arm exercises, where only one arm is used at a time. The double arm interval allows for balanced and coordinated movement, providing optimal strength and stability.

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  • 7. 

    How many inches are your step during half step march?

    • A.

      300

    • B.

      20

    • C.

      30

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    D. 15
    Explanation
    During a half step march, each step covers a distance of 15 inches.

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  • 8. 

    Young Marines are stopped and at attention.  They get the command FORWARD, MARCH.  On Forward, each Marine shifts his weight to his right leg.  On “MARCH”, the Young Marine takes a 30-inch step to the front with his left foot and begins to swing his arms in an arc.  The Young Marines continue to march taking 30-inch steps at 120 steps per minute.  What movement are the Young Marines doing?

    • A.

      Quick time march

    • B.

      Double time march

    • C.

      Column right

    • D.

      Face to the right

    Correct Answer
    A. Quick time march
    Explanation
    The Young Marines are performing a quick time march. This is indicated by the command "Forward, March" and the description of each Marine shifting their weight to their right leg and taking a 30-inch step with their left foot. The mention of swinging their arms in an arc also aligns with the movements of a quick time march.

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  • 9. 

    At what position do you fall in?

    • A.

      Parade rest

    • B.

      Rest

    • C.

      Ready position

    • D.

      Attention

    Correct Answer
    D. Attention
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Attention" because "Attention" is the position where you stand upright, with your feet together and your arms straight down at your sides. It is the position of highest alertness and readiness in military drill and is often used as a starting point for other movements or commands.

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  • 10. 

    Does Semper Fidelis mean "Always Faithful"?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Semper Fidelis is a Latin phrase that translates to "Always Faithful" in English. This phrase is commonly associated with the United States Marine Corps and represents their core value of loyalty and commitment to their country and fellow Marines. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 11. 

    Where do you mark your cover?

    • A.

      On the tag

    • B.

      On the top

    • C.

      Inside the sweatband

    • D.

      On the brim

    Correct Answer
    C. Inside the sweatband
    Explanation
    When marking a cover, you typically mark it inside the sweatband. The sweatband is the inner part of the cover that touches your forehead. Marking it here ensures that the mark is not visible from the outside and does not affect the appearance of the cover. Additionally, marking inside the sweatband helps to prevent the mark from smudging or fading over time.

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  • 12. 

    Who sponsors the Young Marines?

    Correct Answer
    The Marine Corps League
    Explanation
    The Marine Corps League sponsors the Young Marines.

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  • 13. 

    What is a bulkhead?

    Correct Answer
    Wall
    Explanation
    A bulkhead is a term used to describe a wall or partition that separates different sections or compartments within a larger structure or vehicle. It is commonly used in ships, aircraft, and buildings to create separate areas for various purposes. The purpose of a bulkhead is to provide structural support, enhance safety, and prevent the spread of fire or water in case of emergencies.

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  • 14. 

    What is field day?

    Correct Answer
    Clean up time
  • 15. 

    Is pogey bait fruit?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The question asks if pogey bait is fruit. Pogey bait refers to snacks or treats, typically candy or junk food, that is often consumed by military personnel. It does not specifically refer to fruit. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 16. 

    Where was the first Young Marine unit located?

    • A.

      Camp Pendleton, CA

    • B.

      Waterbury, CT

    • C.

      Camp Lejune, NC

    • D.

      Parris Island, SC

    Correct Answer
    B. Waterbury, CT
    Explanation
    The first Young Marine unit was located in Waterbury, CT.

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  • 17. 

    What is the birthday of the Marine Corps?

    • A.

      4 July 1775

    • B.

      1 April 1997

    • C.

      10 November 1775

    • D.

      7 May 2011

    Correct Answer
    C. 10 November 1775
    Explanation
    The birthday of the Marine Corps is on 10 November 1775. This date marks the establishment of the Continental Marines, the predecessor to the United States Marine Corps. On this day, the Second Continental Congress authorized the raising of two battalions of Marines to serve as naval infantry. Since then, November 10th has been celebrated as the Marine Corps' birthday, commemorating the rich history and tradition of the Marine Corps.

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  • 18. 

    Where is the birthplace of the Marine Corps?

    • A.

      Tun Tavern Philadelphia, PA

    • B.

      O'Malley's Tavern Washington DC

    • C.

      Mr. Gann's home town in Missouri

    • D.

      Marine Depot Parris Island, SC

    Correct Answer
    A. Tun Tavern Philadelphia, PA
    Explanation
    Tun Tavern in Philadelphia, PA is considered the birthplace of the Marine Corps. It was here that the Continental Congress authorized the creation of two battalions of Marines in 1775. The tavern served as a gathering place for the early Marines and played a significant role in the formation and early history of the Marine Corps.

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  • 19. 

    Who do you call Sir or Ma'am?

    • A.

      Your parents

    • B.

      Senior citizens

    • C.

      Mr. Gann, Mrs. Gann, Ms. Gavin, Mr. Chado

    • D.

      Adults

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above" because all the options mentioned - parents, senior citizens, specific individuals (Mr. Gann, Mrs. Gann, Ms. Gavin, Mr. Chado), and adults in general - can be addressed as Sir or Ma'am as a sign of respect.

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  • 20. 

    One purpose of drill is to

    • A.

      Have fun

    • B.

      Sing songs

    • C.

      Instill discipline

    • D.

      Teach health

    Correct Answer
    C. Instill discipline
    Explanation
    Drill is a structured and repetitive activity that helps in instilling discipline. Through drill, individuals learn to follow instructions, maintain uniformity, and develop a sense of teamwork and obedience. The repetitive nature of drill helps in creating a habit of discipline, which can be applied in various aspects of life. It teaches individuals to be punctual, focused, and respectful towards authority. Overall, drill plays a significant role in instilling discipline among individuals.

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