Are You Fit for the Military?

Teresa McGlothlin

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About This Quiz

With standards as high as the military, you have to be made from special material to be a great fit. The military is hoping to enlist the best, the brightest and the most dedicated. The way you answer our questions will tell us if you are up to their snuff. Hopefully, you will not need to consider a drastic career change.

Signing up to protect and serve your country is not something to do on a whim. It's a huge commitment, and you are really signing your life away when you enlist. You shouldn't simply jump into the recruiter's office because you are having a moment of patriotic pride. You have to consider your lifestyle, your goals and your level of physical fitness. The military needs a balance of smart and tough, but are you smart enough and tough enough to fit the bill? 

Get into formation and stand at attention while you give away your level of military readiness. Whether you are thinking Marines or Navy, you will finally know if you can handle the military world. Are you as fit for service as you think you are? Or will you need to brush up on your ability to follow orders? 

How well would you do in basic training?

Have you taken any practice ASVAB tests?

Which MRE type would you like for dinner?

Which of your personality traits would make you a good fit for the Marines?

Do you stop to ask for directions when you are lost?

Do you swim like a fish or like a boulder?

What kind of driver are you during your commute?

What are your marksmanship skills like?

If you woke up in the desert, what would you do first?

What do you like to do around the campfire?

How long have you been out of high school?

Are you better with taking orders or giving orders?

How many pushups can you drop and do?

Would you rather drive a tank or a navigate a battleship?

If you had to sleep in a bunker, which item would you want to have on hand?

Which military movie would you watch again?

Do you always make your bed?

Which branch of the military do you admire the most?

Would you enjoy being a police officer?

What did you most want to be when you were a kid?

Could you handle being at sea for months at a time?

Do you carry a pocketknife?

Are you prepared for a power outage?

Which of these things do you fear the most?

Do you like hunting or fishing more?

What kind of boots do you wear most often?

What do you respect most about the Air Force?

Where do you keep your first aid kit?

Do you still sleep with a nightlight?

Which of these veterans would you like to have dinner with?

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