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!

 Aug 29, 2017
1 of 10Pick the correct answer!
The Marines were formed in what year?
November 10, 1775
December 7, 1941
February 23, 1812
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As of 2016, the number of active duty Marines is…
681,000
352,000
182,000
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What does the Marine motto, “ Semper Fidelis” mean?
First to Fight
Always Faithful
We Believe
4 of 10Pick the correct answer!
In the Marine Hymn, “the Shores of Tripoli” are in…
the Barbary Coast, Libya
Southern California
the northern coast of Cuba
5 of 10Pick the correct answer!
Where does the term "jarhead" come from?
Jars containing dirt from various countries the Marines have been to
It references their "high-and-tight" haircuts
The style of hat Marines wear
6 of 10Pick the correct answer!
Who said, “The deadliest weapon in the world is a Marine and his rifle"?
President Jimmy Carter
General John “Black Jack” Pershing
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.
8 of 10Pick the correct answer!
Which military department under the Department of Defense are the Marines?
Department of the Army
Department of the Air Force
Department of the Navy
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True or False - You must have a high school diploma to enlist in the Marines.
False
True
10 of 10Pick the correct answer!
How long is Recruit Training?
12 weeks
15 weeks
10 weeks
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