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Quiz about The Soldiers Go Marching One By One

The Soldiers Go Marching One By One Quiz


Left, Right, Left, Right, Halt!! All right, maggot, this quiz will test your knowledge on various military schools across the United States. Now, drop and give me ten ... answers that is!

A photo quiz by RedHook13. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
RedHook13
Time
3 mins
Type
Photo Quiz
Quiz #
396,756
Updated
Dec 03 21
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Easy
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1. The United States Military Academy is one of the most recognized military schools in the country. In which state is it located? Hint

Pennsylvania
Massachusetts
Virginia
New York

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2. Which of the following cities is home to the United States Naval Academy? Hint

Norfolk, Virginia
Jacksonville, Florida
San Diego, California
Annapolis, Maryland

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3. What is the name of this military college, which is located in the state of South Carolina? Hint

The Citadel
The Barracks
The Garrison
The Fortress

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4. Each of these locations was involved with the American Revolution. Which of them is currently home to a prestigious military academy? Hint

Lexington, Massachusetts
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
Yorktown, Virginia
Princeton, New Jersey

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5. This building is located at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. What is it used for? Hint

Physical training
Cadet housing
Religious services
Administration offices

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6. This building is known as the National War College. It is part of which military school located in Washington, D.C.? Hint

Pentagon Military Academy
Andrew Jackson University
University of The State
National Defense University

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7. Less than an hour drive from Washington, D.C. is Marine Corps University in Virginia. It is located in a city that is also home to the FBI Academy. Which is it? Hint

Quantico
Roanoke
Williamsburg
Charlottesville

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8. Many public and private schools in the United States have programs that provide military training to students. This program is identified by what four initials? Hint

PSMP
ROTC
YMCA
JSOA

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9. In which city would you be able to find the New Mexico Military Institute? Perhaps America's future 'Space Force' soldiers will be trained there. Hint

Alamogordo
Roswell
Albuquerque
Las Cruces

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10. The ship in the photograph is known as the Eagle. It belongs to a military academy based in Connecticut. Which is it? Hint

Coast Guard Academy
Merchant Marine Academy
National Guard Academy
Foxwoods Military Academy


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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. The United States Military Academy is one of the most recognized military schools in the country. In which state is it located?

Answer: New York

The United States Military Academy is located in West Point, New York, approximately sixty miles north of New York City. It was established in 1802 by President Thomas Jefferson. Some notable alumni from the academy include former Presidents Ulysses S. Grant and Dwight D. Eisenhower, who also served as generals for the United States Army. "Duty, Honor, Country" serves as the motto for the United States Military Academy. Two of the three astronauts aboard the historic Apollo 11 mission to the moon (Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins) were also graduates of the United States Military Academy.
2. Which of the following cities is home to the United States Naval Academy?

Answer: Annapolis, Maryland

The United States Naval Academy was established in Annapolis, Maryland in 1845. Its motto is "Ex Scientia Tridens" which means "From Knowledge, Seapower" in Latin. Some notable alumni of the United States Naval Academy include former President Jimmy Carter, astronaut Alan Shepard (the first American in space) and former NBA superstar David Robinson.

The photograph shows an aerial view of the city of Annapolis, which is the capital of Maryland. The Maryland State House can be seen in the center of the photo with the Naval Academy in the upper left corner of the photograph.
3. What is the name of this military college, which is located in the state of South Carolina?

Answer: The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina (aka The Citadel) is located near the city of Charleston. It was established in 1842 as the South Carolina Military Academy and utilized structures that once housed an arsenal for the state of South Carolina. The school was given its current name as The Citadel in 1910.

The castle-like structure in the photograph is the Padgett Thomas Barracks, which features a red and white checkerboard courtyard. The motto of The Citadel is "Duty, Honor, Respect".
4. Each of these locations was involved with the American Revolution. Which of them is currently home to a prestigious military academy?

Answer: Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

Valley Forge, Pennsylvania was a significant location during the American Revolution. In December 1777, George Washington and his troops established a camp at Valley Forge where they had to struggle through a very difficult winter. In 1928, the Valley Forge Military Academy and College was established.

It accepts cadets from Grade 7 up to the junior college level. Their motto is "Courage, Honor, Conquer". Some notable alumni of the Valley Forge Military Academy include author J.D. Salinger, General Norman Schwarzkopf Jr. and NFL wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald.
5. This building is located at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. What is it used for?

Answer: Religious services

"Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in All We Do" is the motto of the United States Air Force Academy. The academy was established in 1954 and is located near the city of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Its iconic Cadet Chapel was completed in 1962.

It is a multi-denomination chapel that provides religious services for the cadets. At first, there was some controversy with the design of the chapel, but it has since become a national landmark. Captain Chelsey "Sully" Sullenberger, the pilot who became famous for landing U.S. Airways 1549 in the Hudson River graduated from the academy in 1973. Several NASA astronauts were graduates of the Air Force Academy as well.
6. This building is known as the National War College. It is part of which military school located in Washington, D.C.?

Answer: National Defense University

The National Defense University was established in 1976. It is comprised of several colleges such as the National War College, the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy and the College of Information and Cyberspace. The University is primarily located within the grounds of Fort Lesley J. McNair at the southern tip of Washington, D.C.

It is primarily a graduate level institution geared towards providing members of the military and government a means to obtain a higher education.

The building in the photograph is known as Roosevelt Hall, home of the National War College.
7. Less than an hour drive from Washington, D.C. is Marine Corps University in Virginia. It is located in a city that is also home to the FBI Academy. Which is it?

Answer: Quantico

The Marine Corps University was established in 1989 at the Marine Corps Base in Quantico, Virginia. The Marine Corps University offers graduate level education in various military related fields. Quantico is home to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) Academy, as seen in the television series "Criminal Minds".

The DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) also has an academy located at Quantico. The photograph provides a hint as the answer can be seen on the tail of the aircraft.
8. Many public and private schools in the United States have programs that provide military training to students. This program is identified by what four initials?

Answer: ROTC

ROTC stands for Reserve Officers' Training Corps. ROTC is a military program found in public and private schools across the United States. It is offered to both high school (JROTC) and college level students. The ROTC program was established in 1862 after the United States passed a law that required colleges that received a land grant from the government to establish an ROTC program. Students in ROTC programs will often gain an advantage in their pursuit of education. Students can receive scholarships, receive free room and board and even receive an allowance for books and supplies when enrolled in the program.

The historic photograph shows an ROTC regiment from Oregon State University engaged in a training exercise.
9. In which city would you be able to find the New Mexico Military Institute? Perhaps America's future 'Space Force' soldiers will be trained there.

Answer: Roswell

The New Mexico Military Institute, located in the city of Roswell, was established in 1891. It enrolls students from the high school level up to junior college level. In 2018, the United States government proposed the creation of the United States Space Force.

The city of Roswell, New Mexico became infamous after a UFO allegedly crashed there in 1947, which some people believe the government is covering up. Some notable alumni from the New Mexico Military Institute include actor Owen Wilson, NFL Hall-of-Famer Roger Staubach and former news anchor Sam Donaldson.

The school motto of The New Mexico Military Institute is "Duty, Honor and Achievement".
10. The ship in the photograph is known as the Eagle. It belongs to a military academy based in Connecticut. Which is it?

Answer: Coast Guard Academy

The United States Coast Guard Academy was established in 1876. It is located in the city of New London, Connecticut. The school's motto is "Scientiae Cedit Mare", which is Latin for "The Sea Yields to Knowledge". The ship in the photograph is known as the USCGC Eagle.

The ship was originally built by Nazi Germany in 1936 as a training ship known as the Horst Wessel. It was seized by the United States after the end of World War II. In 1946, the ship was recommissioned as the USCGC Eagle as a training ship for the United States Coast Guard Academy.
Source: Author RedHook13

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