It’s U.S. Navy birthday week. While we can’t pass out birthday cake, we can share some fun some historical and pop culture trivia questions to test your knowledge of the U.S. Navy. As a bonus, check out some impressive training and operational photos near the bottom of this post.
Q1: What is the left side of the ship known as?
Q2: What is the term for the Chief Petty Officer’s quarters on board a ship?
Q3: Where is the aircraft carrier USS Bush homeported?
Q4: What was the total tonnage sunk by U.S. submarines in WWII?
Q5: Which president served in the U.S. Navy?
Q6: What was the world’s first nuclear-powered submarine?
Q7: Who was the first female chief petty officer?
Q8: What ship has the longest known at sea Navy deployment?
Q9: Who inspired the term “cup of Joe”?
Q10: What are the Navy core values?
How well do you know the U.S. Navy? Share your answers in the comments.
Look for the answers to be updated on Thursday, October 14th. Happy Birthday, Navy!
A MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier. (source)
Homecoming at Naval Station Norfolk, VA. (source)
Sailors prepare to position aircraft while conducting flight operations on a flight deck of a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier. (source)
An F/A-18E Super Hornet launches from the flight deck of the U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier. (source)
Visit board search and seizure (VBSS) team members conduct training in a rigid hull inflatable boat (RHIB). (source)
A Cup of Joe – Mighty history from We Are the Mighty
First woman Chief Petty Officer in the U.S. Navy – from the United States Navy Memorial
The longest deployment story from WTKR
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