What Heroic Act Would You Be Promoted for in the Military?

By: Teresa M.
Estimated Completion Time
4 min
What Heroic Act Would You Be Promoted for in the Military?
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About This Quiz

Some folks crumble under pressure, but not you. You have a heart of gold and nerves of steel! You possess the kind of internal fortitude other people could only dream of having inside them. You would never leave a man behind, and you would protect a stranger's child with your whole life! This quiz wants to know what makes you tick, and how you respond under duress.

When something shocking happens, are you the type to stand there with your mouth open for a few minutes? Or are you the type that springs into action without thinking and regardless of your own personal safety? The way you would respond to a few scenarios will also help us decide why the military would promote you based on your heroic acts. In fact, we want to know exactly which act of bravery you would be known for committing. 

Whether you saved the platoon's food from floating away or you freed a hostage from an enemy camp, we are looking forward to hearing your story. We're already impressed with the way you've stepped up to take the quiz. We know you will use our answer for the betterment of your world! Thank you. 

Are you afraid of heights?
I'm a little afraid of heights.
I'm terrified of heights.
I'm not afraid of heights.
I don't like it, but it doesn't bother me.

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Are you a good swimmer?
I'm an excellent swimmer.
I swim like a rock.
I can swim enough to save myself.
I'm okay at swimming.

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What frightens you the most?
Spiders
Snakes
Mice
My in-laws

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Are you in good physical condition?
I'm in great shape.
I could be in better shape.
I think I could pass a military physical.
I am trying to get in better shape.

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Are you a good team player?
I'm better working alone.
I'm a great team player.
I'm more of a leader.
It depends on the situation.

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Which branch of the military would you most like to join?
Army
Navy
Air Force
Marines

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Do you carry a first aid kit in your car?
I carry a full rescue kit in my car.
I do carry a first aid kit.
No, but that's a good idea.
I have a few first aid kit items in my car.

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How would you say you react to emergencies?
I'm calm and collected.
I freak at first, but spring into action.
I spring into action without thinking.
It depends on the type of emergency.

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Which weapon would you choose to fight through a hoard of zombies?
Flame thrower
Machine gun
Machete
Rocket launcher

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What do you do when you get lost?
I ask for directions.
I locate my position using the sun.
I call someone.
I keep going until I figure it out.

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How much do you enjoy camping?
A lot
A little
I wish I could camp every day.
I don't like camping at all.

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What is your strongest personality trait?
Helpfulness
Friendliness
Intelligence
Compassion

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Which statement do you believe to be truest?
Courage is feeling fear, but doing the job anyway.
I've never been afraid of anyone.
Life is exciting on the edge.
Being afraid of things limits our possibilities.

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Are you more spiritual or religious?
I'm far more religious.
I'm a little of both.
I'm more of a pragmatist.
I'm more spiritual.

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Do you anger easily?
I cannot stand seeing someone mistreat a child.
I am fairly laid back.
I am not easily angered.
I am a road rager sometimes.

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How would your best friend describe your job?
Boring
Important
Tedious
Easy

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Do you think you are impulsive?
I'm rarely impulsive.
I prefer to be more calculated.
I am impulsive sometimes.
Sometimes, a situation calls for it.

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What kind of movies do you like most?
Horror
Action/Adventure
Documentaries
Rom-Coms

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Which military movie do you like most?
"A Few Good Men"
"Saving Private Ryan"
"Full Metal Jacket"
"Platoon"

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Do you spend a lot of time outdoors?
I spend too much time indoors.
I work outdoors.
I get fresh air every day.
I get outside every chance I get.

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Are you a morning person?
I'm an early morning person.
I'm a night owl.
I'm more of a noon person.
It depends on the day of the week.

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Do you make your bed every morning?
Not every morning, but most mornings.
I never make my bed.
I make it every day.
I make it before I get in it at night.

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When's the last time you polished a pair of shoes?
Last week
Last year
The last time I went somewhere fancy
I have no idea how to polish shoes.

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Do you always fold and put away your laundry?
I fold it and put it away immediately.
I put it away on top of the dryer.
No, it lives at the end of my bed.
I don't do my own laundry.

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Do you ever challenge authority?
No
If something feels wrong, I will challenge it.
I always ask questions.
It's smart to know the other side.

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Who would you trust most with a secret?
My mom
My sibling
My best friend
My coworker

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Which area of your life would you like to improve?
Housing
Finances
Career
Health

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What percentage smart do you think you are?
50%
75%
100%
90%

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Are you good at taking orders?
I take them on the chin.
It depends who is giving the orders.
I don't like taking orders.
Sometimes, you just have to take orders and like it.

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Do you think you are a good shot?
I don't own a gun.
I'm a really good shot.
I'm a decent shot.
I haven't fired a weapon lately.

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