Marine Corps Knowledge Test
Includes US Marine Corps Rank Structure, General Orders, Leadership Traits, and Basic Marine Corps Knowledge.
Terms in this set (66)
What is the following rank: E-1
Private (No Insignia)
What is the following rank: E-2
Private First Class
What is the following rank: E-3
What rank has: Two Stripes and Crossed Rifles (Include Pay Grade)
What rank has: Three Stripes and Crossed Rifles (Include Pay Grade)
What is the following rank: E-6
What rank has: Three Stripes, Two Rockers and Crossed Rifles? (Include Pay Grade)
Gunnery Sergeant (E-7)
What rank has: Three Stripes, Three Rockers and Crossed Rifles? (Include Pay Grade)
Master Sergeant (E-8)
What rank has: Three Stripes, Three rockers and a diamond? (Include Pay Grade)
First Sergeant (E-8)
What rank has: Three Stripes, Four Rockers, and a bomb (Include Pay Grade)
Master Gunnery Sergeant (E-9)
What rank has: Three Stripes, Four Rockers and a star? (Include Pay Grade)
Sergeant Major (E-9)
Single Gold Bar (Include Pay Grade)
Second Lieutenant (O-1)
Singles Silver Bar (Include Pay Grade)
First Lieutenant (O-2)
Two Connected Silver Bars (Include Pay Grade)
Single Gold Oak Leaf (Include Pay Grade)
Single Silver Oak Leaf (Include Pay Grade)
Lieutenant Colonel (O-5)
Silver Eagle (Include Pay Grade)
Single Star (Include Pay Grade)
Brigadier General (O-7)
Two Silver Stars (Include Pay Grade)
Major General (O-8)
Three Silver Stars (Include Pay Grade)
Lieutenant General (O-9)
Four Silver Stars (Include Pay Grade)
Golden Bar with Two Scarlet Blocks (Include Pay Grade)
Warrant Officer (W-1)
Golden Bar with Three Scarlet Blocks (Include Pay Grade)
Chief Warrant Officer (W-2)
Silver Bar with Two Scarlet Blocks (Include Pay Grade)
Chief Warrant Officer (W-3)
Silver Bar with Three Scarlet Blocks (Include Pay Grade)
Chief Warrant Officer (W-4)
Silver Bar with Single Stripe
Chief Warrant Officer (W-5)
1st General Order
Take Charge of this post and all government property in view
2nd General Order
To walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing
3rd General Order
To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce
4th General Order
To repeat all calls from post more distant from the guardhouse than my own
5th General Order
To quit my post only when properly relieved
6th General Order
To receive, obey and pass on to the sentry who relieves me, all orders from the Commanding Officer, Officer of the Day, and officers and noncommissioned officers of the guard only
7th General Order
To talk to no one except in the line of duty
8th General Order
To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder
9th General Order
To call the Corporal of the Guard in any case not covered by instructions
10th General Order
To salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased
11th General Order
To be especially watchful at night and during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post and to allow no one to pass without proper authority
Leadership Traits (J.J. DID TIE BUCKLE)
Judgement, Justice, Decisiveness, Initiative, Dependability, Tact, Integrity, Endurance, Bearing, Unselfishness, Courage, Knowledge, Loyalty, Enthusiasm
Marine Corps Birthday (Date, Month, Year Format)
10 November 1775
Marine Corps Motto and Meaning
Semper Fidelis- "Always Faithful"
Marine Corps Colors
Scarlet and Gold
Marine Corps Core Values
Honor, Courage, Commitment
Marine Corps Official Emblem
Eagle, Globe, and Anchor
What is significant about the Eagle, Globe, and Anchor (EGA)?
The Eagle represents the Nation, The Globe represents Worldwide Service, and The Anchor represents Naval Tradition
Who and When was the EGA (Eagle, Globe and Anchor) adopted?
Brigadier General Jacob Zeilin in 1868
Who was the 1st Commandant of the Marine Corps?
Captain Samuel Nicholas
What is the Birthplace of the Marine Corps?
Who commanded the assault and capture of the fortress at Derna, Tripoli in 1805?
Lt Presley O'Bannon
What is the name of the Marine Corps Officer Sword?
What is Significant about the Mameluke Sword?
It was originally given to Lieutenant Presley O'Bannon in 1805 by a Mameluke chieftain in North Africa
Who and When was the NCO/ SNCO Sword adopted?
Colonel John Harris in 1859
Why did he Colonel John Harris adopted the NCO/ SNCO Sword?
It recognized the NCO's and SNCO's leadership in combat.
What is the Marine Corps Purpose
Make Marines, Win Our Nations Battles and Develop Quality Citizens
What is the meaning of Ductus Exemplo
"Lead by Example"
Who was the Grand Old Man of the Marine Corps?
Who was the first female Marine?
Opha Mae Johnson
Where was the first Marine assault during World War II?
What was the nickname given to Marines by the Germans during the Battle of Belleau Wood in WWI?
Who was the only Marine to win five Navy Crosses?
Lieutenant General Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller
What is the significance of the blood stripe worn by Marine NCOs and Officers?
Signifies the blood shed by Marines at the battle of Chapultepec.
Who said, "Uncommon valor was a common virtue"?
Admiral Chester Nimitz
What are the five elements of the five paragraph order? (Hint: S-M-E-A-C:)
Situation, Mission, Execution, Administration and Logistics, Command and Signal
When did the Marine Corps Become a Department of the Navy
Established in 1834 and later amended in 1982
When did the Marines occupy the halls of Montezuma?
1847 during the Mexican american war.
Who was the First Marine Aviator
Major Alfred A. Cunningham
What is the longest war in marine corps history?