Is Your Personality More Army or Marines?

By: Teresa McGlothlin

Is Your Personality More Army or Marines?
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About This Quiz

Whether you are deciding what to do with the rest of your life or you are simply wondering where you would belong in the military, this is the perfect chance for you to find out. Every branch of the military requires a special sort of personality, and after we examine yours, we'll know if you are more Army or more Marines. All you have to do is be all you can be and tell us about yourself. 

Serving in the military is an enormous responsibility, and each new recruit must undergo a battery of physical and mental aptitude tests. Before you start putting yourself through the rigors down at the local recruiting office, we think it's a good idea to know where you stand before diving in. Answering our questions is a great place to start! 

As we head through the ranks of this quiz, you'll need to choose the most precise answer to our questions. Make sure to look directly through your sights, and answer as honestly as you can. Once we see what your personality is made from, we'll compare you to the traits found in both the Army and the Marines. Then, we'll let you know where you belong! Which one will it be? 

What are you like behind the wheel?
I'm really cautious and in control.
Just get out of my way!
I'm a rather courteous driver.
It depends where I'm going.

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How would your friends describe your sense of humor?
Silly
Sarcastic
Dirty
Dry

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How often do you make your bed?
I never make it.
I make it when I have company.
I make it every day.
I make it when I'm cleaning.

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Are you a true people person?
I like some people.
I love all people.
I'm a better solo artist.
I like kids more than big people.

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What are your marksmanship skills like?
I could use some more time at the range.
I'm a great shot.
I've never tried.
I can hold my own.

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If you woke up in the wilderness alone, what is the first thing you would do?
I would test for echoes.
I would seek shelter.
I would check for phone service.
I would build a signal fire.

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Which country's military base would you prefer to visit?
Germany
Japan
England
France

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What sort of student were you in school?
Rebellious
Intelligent
Popular
Nerdy

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Do you drive a truck?
I don't drive.
I drive an SUV.
I drive a car.
I drive a truck.

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Which first responder job would you like to try?
EMT
Firefighter
911 dispatcher
Police officer

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How would you do in basic training?
I would barely make it.
I would fly through it.
I would struggle, but I would do it.
I guess I'll find out.

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What kind of leader would you be?
Strict
Just
Bossy
Chill

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Which handmade weapon would you choose for an apocalypse?
Slingshot
Blowgun
Shiv
Potato launcher

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How would you build a fire without matches?
I would use a magnifying glass.
I would use a lighter.
I would rub two sticks together.
I would use a battery and a candy wrapper.

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Which rank do you think you could earn?
Commander in Chief
Major
Admiral
Master Sergeant

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Are you in good shape?
I could go a few more laps.
I'm in great shape.
I could walk a mile.
I could pass a physical.

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What % patriotic are you?
80%
99.98%
75%
100%

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Which famous veteran do you know most about?
Ice-T
Mr. T.
Morgan Freeman
John McCain

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Are you easy to anger?
I never get angry.
I get angry about certain things.
I am a hothead.
It takes a lot to push my buttons.

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Do you have a competitive streak?
I'm competitive with myself.
I'm extremely competitive.
I'm not at all competitive.
It depends on the prize.

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Which military vehicle would you like to take for a joy ride?
Fighter jet
Tank
Submarine
Hummer

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Who is your favorite character from "M*A*S*H*?"
Sherman T. Potter
Hotlips Houlihan
Hawkeye Pierce
Radar O'Reilly

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Which former US president do you admire most?
George W. Bush
Theodore Roosevelt
George Washington
Jimmy Carter

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Which military nickname is more your style?
Scout
Beaver
Ace
Boomhauer

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What do you enjoy doing around the campfire?
I like making S'mores.
Drying out is the best part.
I like to tell ghost stories.
I like to cook my catch.

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Have you ever been hunting?
It's not my thing.
I'm a frequent hunter.
I've been once or twice.
I would love to go.

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Can you read a map?
I let Siri handle that stuff.
I prefer using maps.
I should learn.
I tend to rely on GPS.

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Which military film would you watch again?
"Top Gun"
"Saving Private Ryan"
"A Few Good Men"
"G.I. Jane"

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What are you most afraid of?
Heights
Snakes
Clowns
Failure

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Which kind of smart do you think you are?
Book smart
Street smart
Emotionally smart
Financially smart

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