Which Military School is This?

By: Annette
Estimated Completion Time
3 min
Which Military School is This?
Image: YouTube

About This Quiz

Throughout the United States, and the globe, there are some pretty amazing military schools. In this quiz, we'll test your knowledge of America's finest, as well as some schools abroad. These are the campuses where greatness is cultivated. Ready for a little military school trivia?
How many military schools are in the U.S.?
5
17
66
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

There are 66 outstanding military schools in the United States. Most of these are for high school-aged kids. The colleges are the most prestigious.

Advertisement

Where is the USMA?
Annapolis
West Point
New London
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

The USMA is the United States Military Academy. It's located in West Point, NY, and is one of the most prestigious in the world.

Advertisement

Where is the USNA?
Annapolis
Washington, D.C.
Texas
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

The United States Naval Academy is located in Annapolis, Maryland. It educates officers for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.

Advertisement

Where is the Royal Air Force College?
Texas
Australia
United Kingdom
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

The Royal Air Force College Cranwell is located in Sleaford, United Kingdom. It was established during WWI as a naval aviation training center.

Advertisement

Where do the French armed forces train?
Paris
Lyon
Coetquidan
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

The Special Military School of Saint-Cyr is located in Coetquidan, France. The Academy was founded in 1803 by Napoleon.

Advertisement

What is the famous military academy in Greece?
Hellenic Military Academy
The Parthenon Academy
The Sophocles Academy
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

The Hellenic Military Academy goes back centuries. The school accepts students from anywhere in the world.

Advertisement

What military school caters to all 5 branches of the​ military?
The Citadel
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Valley Forge Military Academy
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Valley Forge caters to all branches of the military. It has a small student body of only 600.

Advertisement

What Academy is located in Kings Point, New York?
U.S. Navy Academy
U.S. Coast Guard Academy
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy is located in Kings Point, New York. It only has 900 undergraduate students.

Advertisement

What school is located in New London, CT?
U.S. Coast Guard Academy
U.S. Air Force Academy
The Citadel
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is located in New London, CT. It is the smallest of the five federal service academies.

Advertisement

What is the Military College of South Carolina?
U.S. Air Force Academy
Norwich University
The Citadel
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

The Citadel is known as the Military College of South Carolina. It is located in Charleston, and was established in 1842.

Advertisement

Where was the birth of the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program?
Norwich University
West Point
Valley Forge
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Norwich University is credited with the birth of the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program. It was established in 1819.

Advertisement

Where is the U.S. Air Force Academy?
Texas
Colorado
New York
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

The U.S. Air Force Academy is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It is the youngest of the five federal service academies.

Advertisement

Which of these is a military college?
Harvard
Yale
Texas A&M
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Most people don't realize it, but Texas A&M us a military college! It's located in College Station, Texas.

Advertisement

Who has the school motto, “Duty, Honor, Country?"
U.S. Naval Academy
U.S. Military Academy
The Citadel
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

The U.S. Military Academy, otherwise known as West Point, has the motto. It was established in 1802.

Advertisement

From what school have 50 astronauts graduated?
Annapolis
West Point
U.S. Air Force Academy
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

50 astronauts have graduated from Annapolis. So have numerous scholars and fine soldiers.

Advertisement

Where did Gen. George S. Patton go to school?
West Point
Annapolis
Valley Forge
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Famous U.S. Gen. George Patton went to West Point. So did Dwight D. Eisenhower!

Advertisement

Military school is all about ______.
Firing a weapon
The liberal arts
Discipline
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Military schools are all about discipline. They are meant to instill knowledge, leadership, and pedigree.

Advertisement

Military schools focus on ______.
Academics
Military training
Both
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Military schools are unique in that they focus on both academics and military training. The goal is to develop a well-rounded individual who can serve his/her country.

Advertisement

What is the oldest United States Service Academy?
United States Military Academy
United States Naval Academy
United States Air Force Academy
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

The USMA, or West Point, is the oldest military service academy in the country. It was founded in 1802.

Advertisement

Are all military schools private?
No
Yes
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Not all military schools are private, although most are. Today, there are some public military schools that are co-educational.

Advertisement

Which military school requires a nomination from a U.S. congressman?
The Citadel
Valley Forge
West Point
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Entrance into West Point isn't taken lightly. It requires a nomination from a U.S. congressman.

Advertisement

What school boasts of 74 recipients of the Medal of Honor?
Coast Guard Academy
West Point
Texas A&M
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

74 graduates of West Point have received the Medal of Honor. It also boasts of a number of famous generals.

Advertisement

Which school is on the former grounds of Fort Severn?
Annapolis
Air Force Academy
Coast Guard Academy
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Annapolis is situated on the former grounds of Fort Severn. The school's campus is a national landmark.

Advertisement

How many Medal of Honor recipients went to Annapolis?
6
29
73
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

73 Medal of Honor recipients went to Annapolis. That is 10 less than West Point!

Advertisement

Where is China's answer to West Point?
Beijing
Shanghai
Tianjin
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Beijing is home to China's answer to West Point. It is called PLA National Defense University.

Advertisement

What Russian Academy requires previous military experience?
General Staff Academy
Royal Artillery Association
The Kremlin College
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

The General Staff Academy is Russia's greatest military school. It requires previous experience in the military before attending.

Advertisement

Is there a powerful military school in Japan?
No
Yes
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

Japan's great military school is called The National Defense Academy of Japan. It is located in Yokosuka, Japan.

Advertisement

Does the U.S. military have its own medical school?
Yes
No
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

The U.S. military indeed has its own medical school. It's called the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and it does not charge tuition.

Advertisement

You can become _____ upon graduating from a service academy.
A president
A congressman
An officer
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

You can become an officer if you graduate from a U.S. military service academy. All of them are quite prestigious. To be fair, the other two options aren't out of reach, either!

Advertisement

How many U.S. service academies are there?
3
4
5
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

There are 5 U.S. military service academies. There is one for each major branch of the military.

Advertisement

Must you serve in the military after graduating from a major academy?
Yes
No
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

You are required to serve after attending a service academy. That being said, tuition is free!

Advertisement

To enter a service academy, you must have a nomination from _______.
A U.S. senator
A U.S. Representative
The Vice President
Any of these
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

You must have a nomination from one of the above. They can be difficult to get!

Advertisement

Where did NFL player Larry Fitzgerald go to school?
Valley Forge
West Point
Yale
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

NFL player Larry Fitzgerald went to Valley Forge Military Academy and College. It's a very select school with a keen focus on academics.

Advertisement

Which school believes in "Deeds not Words?"
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
The Citadel
U.S. Naval Academy
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy's motto is "deeds not words". We can all learn a lesson from that!

Advertisement

Who believes that “the sea yields knowledge?"
West Point
Annapolis
U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

It's the U.S. Coast Guard Academy's motto that the "sea yields knowledge." We hope that it does, because these brave men and women sure spend a lot of time there.

Advertisement

You Got:
/35
YouTube