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Military Veterans: Something in Common

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1. How did Ronnie Walter Cunningham (born March 16, 1932) distinguish himself beyond being a member of the US Marine Corps?
    Apollo 7 astronaut
    Recorded the first compact disk
    Invented the induction cooktop
    Editor of the "Des Moines Register"


2. Which US President served for seven years as a naval submarine officer?
    George W. Bush
    Jimmy Carter
    Harry S. Truman
    Dwight D. Eisenhower


3. There are many Veterans homes and hospitals in the US. Which one was built with a view of Puget Sound?
    Oregon
    Washington
    Idaho
    New York


4. What military event was commemorated by Tchaikovsky's 1812 overture?
    The Battle of Borodino
    The Battle of the Bulge
    The Battle of Oltenitza
    The Battle of Petersburg


5. Which member of the intelligence-based society Mensa served as commander of a US military campaign?
    Norman Schwarzkopf
    George W. Bush
    George Washington
    Colin Powell


6. San Jose State University in California was originally established as a military training center.
    True
    False


7. Military Judge Advocates need a legal education. Which law school is located in San Francisco?
    Boalt Hall
    Hastings College of the Law
    Gould School of Law
    William Boyd School of Law


8. Many colleges and universities have Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs to prepare students to be military leaders. This includes an Air Force ROTC program at Northern Colorado University. Where is it located?
    Arvada, Colorado
    Greeley, Colorado
    Eaton, Colorado
    Loveland, Colorado


9. All military recruits need to undergo strict medical examinations. What chronic medical problem would be discovered from from disruptions in the Islets of Langerhans?
    Diabetes
    AIDS
    Asthma
    ALS


10. Soldiers always find a way to celebrate holidays even under battlefield conditions. Which of the following is a used as a holiday greeting, with roots in the New Testament and English folksongs?
    Don't Worry Be Happy
    Good Fences Make Good Neighbors
    Good Health Peace Love Joy
    Remember the Maine


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Compiled Jun 28 12