What Rank in the Army Will You Reach?

MILITARY

Zoe Samuel

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

The ancient Greeks invented the boot camp. In ancient Sparta, young boys would spend day and night learning to survive hardship, torture, starvation, and of course, military discipline. This crucible turned children into fearless warriors capable of surviving ten to one odds. This system of training was resurrected by Niccolo Machiavelli when Florence faced French invaders, and it is still used today by militaries the world over to make soldiers of their people.

The United States military is designed to accept nearly anyone who wants to join it, however very few men or women ever reach the high ranks. The military is designed to test us, find our strengths, maximize our capabilities, and bring out the best in us. 

If you have leadership qualities, the military will enlarge them. If you have technical proficiency, the military will teach you to master its systems. If you have a way with words or are a poet with a camera, the United States military will find a place for you to use those skills to the benefit of the system.

How do you think you would fare in a system designed to push you until you fail? Would you rise to the occasion and become an inspiration to your fellow men, or would you be content to work as a grunt; a tiny cog in the massive military machine? What rank would you achieve?

When I say jump, what do you say?

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What have you named your weapon?

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What is the purpose of soldiers?

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How educated are you, recruit?

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How much PT does it take to get a complaint out of you, recruit?

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Are you special, recruit?

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If one of the men in your unit fails, what happens to your unit, recruit?

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If I pull the pin out of this grenade and throw it in your foxhole, what do you do, recruit?

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Who do you work for, recruit?

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What can an officer do to a soldier for breaches of military discipline, recruit?

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Which protocol of the Geneva Conventions is the most important?

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What do you plan to do after you leave the service, recruit?

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How long do you plan on being a soldier?

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Do you have any social skills, recruit?

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How disciplined are you, recruit?

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Why does the military have a civilian commander in chief?

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When your enemy offers you something, what do you do, recruit?

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What is the most important preparation for war, recruit?

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Is it better to outfight or outlast your enemy, recruit?

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What does an army march on?

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What can an army not function without?

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What is more valuable, territory taken, or intelligence on the enemy?

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What must break to break the enemy, recruit?

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What weapon would you want if backed into a corner, recruit?

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Could you handle being on a Red Team, recruit?

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Do you need a rest, recruit?

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What culture produced the finest warriors, recruit?

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Could the United States military win a war without guns?

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What is the greatest asset of the United States military?

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What fancy school did you attend, recruit?

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