Quiz: Only 1 in 50 Americans Can Ace This Marines Test. Can You?

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Do you have what it takes to be part of the elite force of the Marines?

Quiz about the history and workings of the US Marines. Including questions about tradition, lingo, and recruitment!

 Feb 24, 2017
1 of 16Pick the correct answer!
The Marines were formed in what year?
February 23, 1812
November 10, 1775
December 7, 1941
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As of 2016, the number of active duty Marines is…
182,000
352,000
681,000
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What does the Marine motto, “ Semper Fidelis” mean?
Always Faithful
First to Fight
We Believe
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In the Marine Hymn, “the Shores of Tripoli” are in…
the Barbary Coast, Libya
Southern California
the northern coast of Cuba
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Where does the term "jarhead" come from?
It references their "high-and-tight" haircuts
Jars containing dirt from various countries the Marines have been to
The style of hat Marines wear
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Who said, “The deadliest weapon in the world is a Marine and his rifle"?
General John “Black Jack” Pershing
President Jimmy Carter
General Colin Powell
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The U.S. Marine insignia includes…
a rifle, a canon, and a horse.
crossed bayonets, a helmet, and a ship.
an eagle, a globe, and an anchor.
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Which military department under the Department of Defense are the Marines?
Department of the Navy
Department of the Air Force
Department of the Army
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True or False - You must have a high school diploma to enlist in the Marines.
False
True
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How long is Recruit Training?
10 weeks
12 weeks
15 weeks
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Photo Overlay: What is the Marine Band nicknamed?
The Old Guard
The Marine Band
The Band of the Coldstream
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Which is NOT a Marine Corps Value?
Pride
Honor
Courage
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What does "oohrah" mean?
To make fun of
To approve
To charge
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True or false - The Marine Corps is part of the Department of the Air Force
False
True
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What colors are on the Marines flag?
Blue, Silver
Green, blue
Scarlet, Gold
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Which is NOT a nickname of the Marine Corps?
Teufel Hünde
Devil Dogs
Old Ironsides
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