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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?

  1. Starboard
  2. Stern
  3. Port
  4. Aft

 

Q2: What is the term for the Chief Petty Officer’s quarters on board a ship?

  1. Wardroom
  2. CIC
  3. Goat Locker
  4. Maneuvering

 

Q3: Where is the aircraft carrier USS Bush homeported?

  1. San Diego, CA
  2. Norfolk, VA
  3. Whidbey Island, WA

 

Q4: What was the total tonnage sunk by U.S. submarines in WWII?

  1. 30,000 tons
  2. 300,000 tons
  3. 540,192 tons

 

Q5: Which president served in the U.S. Navy?

  1. George H.W. Bush
  2. Jimmy Carter
  3. John F. Kennedy
  4. All of the above

 

Q6: What was the world’s first nuclear-powered submarine?

  1. USS Nautilus
  2. USS Constitution
  3. USS Sturgeon

 

Q7: Who was the first female chief petty officer?

  1. Demi Moore
  2. Loretta Perfectus Walsh
  3. Grace Hopper

 

Q8: What ship has the longest known at sea Navy deployment?

  1. USS Constitution
  2. USS Arleigh Burke
  3. USS Nimitz

 

Q9: Who inspired the term “cup of Joe”?

  1. Josephus Daniels
  2. Joe DiMaggio
  3. Joe Lewis

 

Q10: What are the Navy core values?

  1. Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty
  2. Integrity First, Service Before Self and Excellence in all we do
  3. Honor, Courage, Commitment

 

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!

 

 

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A MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier. (source)

 

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Homecoming at Naval Station Norfolk, VA. (source)

 

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Sailors prepare to position aircraft while conducting flight operations on a flight deck of a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier. (source)

 

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An F/A-18E Super Hornet launches from the flight deck of the U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier. (source)

 

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Visit board search and seizure (VBSS) team members conduct training in a rigid hull inflatable boat (RHIB). (source)

 

 

Related links:

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

U.S. Navy Birthday message

 

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