Quiz: The U.S. Special Forces Quiz
The U.S. Special Forces Quiz
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About This Quiz

The United States trains thousands of service members who perform covert or special missions of critical importance. How much do you know about U.S. Special Forces and their operations?

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The 75th Ranger Regiment is an elite raiding force from which branch of the military?
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What was a precipitating event for the creation of the Special Operations Command (SOCOM), which oversees all special forces?
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What was the first joint operation that SOCOM helped to coordinate?
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SOCCENT is the operations command in charge of special operations in which geographical area?
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SOCOM commanded Operation Provide Relief, in which teams helped move food to citizens in which war-torn country?
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"Of Their Own Accord" is the motto of which special forces unit?
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Members of which special forces unit are often referred to as "operators?"
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Navy SEALS endure some of the hardest training in special forces. About what percentage of soldiers drop from the training course?
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Special forces often engage in JCET training, which stands for what?
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The special forces group called Green Berets is a branch of which part of the military?
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Which special forces team captured Abu Anas al-Libi in Libya in 2013?
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Since the start of the war on terror, the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) has mostly been deployed where?
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The Night Stalkers are known primarily for which skill set?
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Under which branch of military does the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment exist?
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"The Activity" is a nickname for a special forces unit that primarily focuses on which efforts?
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In March 2014, what did Navy SEALs seize from Libyan hijackers?
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Which special forces teams train in a course called "Operation Guile Strike?"
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To how many countries did special operations forces deploy in 2014?
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Which special forces group has been referred to as Gray Fox, Torn Victor, Centra Spike and other code names?
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What is one of the primary purposes of Combat Controllers during a battle?
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Force RECON, which assists with reconnaissance for some special forces operations, is organized into which branch of the military?
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In 2014, special operations forces were leading about how many missions in Afghanistan every month?
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Which special forces group members are often called "Raiders?"
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The "Raiders" name honors special forces teams from which conflict?
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Special Operations Weather Technicians are part of which military branch?
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Where did the Marine Corps special forces first deploy?
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Where is the Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat Course?
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"Eyes Forward" is the motto of which special operations group?
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Which special forces unit wears tan berets?
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