How Deep Is Your U.S. Navy Knowledge?

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How Deep Is Your U.S. Navy Knowledge?
The US Navy has undergone many changes throughout its history. It's come a long way from small vessels to become one of the largest fleets in the world. What do you know about US ships? Let's test your knowledge!

How long can a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier go without refueling?

Five Years

Twenty Years

Fifteen Years

Six Months

Admiral of the Navy is the highest rank, equal to a six-star admiral. Congress has awarded the rank of Admiral of the Navy only once. Which legendary Navy hero received this prestigious rank?

Richard E. Byrd

John Paul Jones

George Dewey

Chester Nimitz

Tom Clancy's thriller "The Hunt for Red October" starring Sean Connery featured which U.S. nuclear-powered submarine?

USS Jefferson City

USS Dallas

USS Norfolk

USS Memphis

In 1794, the U.S. Navy constructed the first six frigates including the USS Constitution, Old Ironsides. Five others are no more, USS Constellation, USS President, USS Chesapeake, and USS United States. Can you name the other?

USS Bonhomme Richard

USS Benjamin Franklin

USS Congress

USS Yorktown

When a sailor receives a BCD, known as a Big Chicken Dinner, he or she is getting what?

Boondocks, Cover, and Dungarees

Base Cleanup Duty

A sailor's final ceremonial meal prior to leaving active duty.

Bad Conduct Discharge

Reef Points serves as the official handbook of U.S. Navy officers. What is the basic handbook for Navy enlisted personnel?

A Sailor's History of the US Navy

Six Frigates

The Bluejacket's Manual

The Caine Mutiny

In what year did the U.S. Naval Academy first accept female midshipman?

1976

1922

1967

1954

What Navy officer famously shouted “Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition!” during the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941?

Lieutenant John F. Kennedy

Lieutenant Howell Maurice Forgy

Captain John Paul Jones

Commodore George Dewey

What US Navy Academy graduate and Heisman Trophy winner served a tour in Vietnam and led his NFL team to five Super Bowls, winning two of them?

Roger Staubach

Fran Tarkenton

Joe Montana

Terry Bradshaw

What three-time Grammy-winning recording artist served three years in the United States Navy as an Aviation Storekeeper?

Elvis Presley

LL Cool J

Frank Sinatra

MC Hammer

Six U.S. Presidents have served in the United States Navy, all during WW II, including Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, George H. W. Bush, Gerald Ford, and John F. Kennedy. Who's the other?

William Jefferson Clinton

Lyndon B. Johnson

Donald Trump

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Although not yet officially adopted, what song has served as the U.S. Navy's fight song since 1906?

In The Navy

Anchors Aweigh

On Navy Wings of Gold

Sail On

Which pioneering computer programmer, often credited with the creation of the COBOL programming language, retired from rear admiral in the U.S. Navy in 1986 after over 42 years of naval service?

Ada Lovelace

Mae Jemison

Grace Hopper

Alene Duerk

What U.S. Navy ship delivered the parts for the first nuclear weapon used in combat, nicknamed Little Boy, only to fall victim to Japanese Imperial Navy torpedoes just a month later?

USS Indianapolis

USS Carl Vinson

USS Bonhomme Richard

USS Kitty Hawk

What former slave, conscripted into the Confederate Army, hijacked the Confederate transport ship CSS Planter and surrendered it to Union Forces?

Solomon Northup

Elijah P. Lovejoy

Robert Smalls

Frederick Douglass

Junior Assistant

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Senior Assistant

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Ship's Captain

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How long can a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier go without refueling?
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Admiral of the Navy is the highest rank, equal to a six-star admiral. Congress has awarded the rank of Admiral of the Navy only once. Which legendary Navy hero received this prestigious rank?
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Tom Clancy's thriller "The Hunt for Red October" starring Sean Connery featured which U.S. nuclear-powered submarine?
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In 1794, the U.S. Navy constructed the first six frigates including the USS Constitution, Old Ironsides. Five others are no more, USS Constellation, USS President, USS Chesapeake, and USS United States. Can you name the other?
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When a sailor receives a BCD, known as a Big Chicken Dinner, he or she is getting what?
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Reef Points serves as the official handbook of U.S. Navy officers. What is the basic handbook for Navy enlisted personnel?
6 / 15
In what year did the U.S. Naval Academy first accept female midshipman?
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What Navy officer famously shouted “Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition!” during the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941?
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What US Navy Academy graduate and Heisman Trophy winner served a tour in Vietnam and led his NFL team to five Super Bowls, winning two of them?
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What three-time Grammy-winning recording artist served three years in the United States Navy as an Aviation Storekeeper?
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Six U.S. Presidents have served in the United States Navy, all during WW II, including Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, George H. W. Bush, Gerald Ford, and John F. Kennedy. Who's the other?
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Although not yet officially adopted, what song has served as the U.S. Navy's fight song since 1906?
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Which pioneering computer programmer, often credited with the creation of the COBOL programming language, retired from rear admiral in the U.S. Navy in 1986 after over 42 years of naval service?
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What U.S. Navy ship delivered the parts for the first nuclear weapon used in combat, nicknamed Little Boy, only to fall victim to Japanese Imperial Navy torpedoes just a month later?
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What former slave, conscripted into the Confederate Army, hijacked the Confederate transport ship CSS Planter and surrendered it to Union Forces?
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