Which Military School is This?

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About This Quiz

Throughout the United States, and the globe, there are some pretty amazing military schools. In this quiz, we'll test your knowledge of America's finest, as well as some schools abroad. These are the campuses where greatness is cultivated. Ready for a little military school trivia?

How many military schools are in the U.S.?

There are 66 outstanding military schools in the United States. Most of these are for high school-aged kids. The colleges are the most prestigious.

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Where is the USMA?

The USMA is the United States Military Academy. It's located in West Point, NY, and is one of the most prestigious in the world.

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Where is the USNA?

The United States Naval Academy is located in Annapolis, Maryland. It educates officers for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.

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Where is the Royal Air Force College?

The Royal Air Force College Cranwell is located in Sleaford, United Kingdom. It was established during WWI as a naval aviation training center.

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Where do the French armed forces train?

The Special Military School of Saint-Cyr is located in Coetquidan, France. The Academy was founded in 1803 by Napoleon.

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What is the famous military academy in Greece?

The Hellenic Military Academy goes back centuries. The school accepts students from anywhere in the world.

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What military school caters to all 5 branches of the​ military?

Valley Forge caters to all branches of the military. It has a small student body of only 600.

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What Academy is located in Kings Point, New York?

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy is located in Kings Point, New York. It only has 900 undergraduate students.

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What school is located in New London, CT?

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is located in New London, CT. It is the smallest of the five federal service academies.

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What is the Military College of South Carolina?

The Citadel is known as the Military College of South Carolina. It is located in Charleston, and was established in 1842.

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Where was the birth of the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program?

Norwich University is credited with the birth of the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program. It was established in 1819.

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Where is the U.S. Air Force Academy?

The U.S. Air Force Academy is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It is the youngest of the five federal service academies.

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Which of these is a military college?

Most people don't realize it, but Texas A&M us a military college! It's located in College Station, Texas.

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Who has the school motto, “Duty, Honor, Country?"

The U.S. Military Academy, otherwise known as West Point, has the motto. It was established in 1802.

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From what school have 50 astronauts graduated?

50 astronauts have graduated from Annapolis. So have numerous scholars and fine soldiers.

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Where did Gen. George S. Patton go to school?

Famous U.S. Gen. George Patton went to West Point. So did Dwight D. Eisenhower!

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Military school is all about ______.

Military schools are all about discipline. They are meant to instill knowledge, leadership, and pedigree.

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Military schools focus on ______.

Military schools are unique in that they focus on both academics and military training. The goal is to develop a well-rounded individual who can serve his/her country.

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What is the oldest United States Service Academy?

The USMA, or West Point, is the oldest military service academy in the country. It was founded in 1802.

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Are all military schools private?

Not all military schools are private, although most are. Today, there are some public military schools that are co-educational.

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Which military school requires a nomination from a U.S. congressman?

Entrance into West Point isn't taken lightly. It requires a nomination from a U.S. congressman.

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What school boasts of 74 recipients of the Medal of Honor?

74 graduates of West Point have received the Medal of Honor. It also boasts of a number of famous generals.

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Which school is on the former grounds of Fort Severn?

Annapolis is situated on the former grounds of Fort Severn. The school's campus is a national landmark.

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How many Medal of Honor recipients went to Annapolis?

73 Medal of Honor recipients went to Annapolis. That is 10 less than West Point!

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Where is China's answer to West Point?

Beijing is home to China's answer to West Point. It is called PLA National Defense University.

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What Russian Academy requires previous military experience?

The General Staff Academy is Russia's greatest military school. It requires previous experience in the military before attending.

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Is there a powerful military school in Japan?

Japan's great military school is called The National Defense Academy of Japan. It is located in Yokosuka, Japan.

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Does the U.S. military have its own medical school?

The U.S. military indeed has its own medical school. It's called the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and it does not charge tuition.

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You can become _____ upon graduating from a service academy.

You can become an officer if you graduate from a U.S. military service academy. All of them are quite prestigious. To be fair, the other two options aren't out of reach, either!

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How many U.S. service academies are there?

There are 5 U.S. military service academies. There is one for each major branch of the military.

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Must you serve in the military after graduating from a major academy?

You are required to serve after attending a service academy. That being said, tuition is free!

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To enter a service academy, you must have a nomination from _______.

You must have a nomination from one of the above. They can be difficult to get!

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Where did NFL player Larry Fitzgerald go to school?

NFL player Larry Fitzgerald went to Valley Forge Military Academy and College. It's a very select school with a keen focus on academics.

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Which school believes in "Deeds not Words?"

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy's motto is "deeds not words". We can all learn a lesson from that!

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Who believes that “the sea yields knowledge?"

It's the U.S. Coast Guard Academy's motto that the "sea yields knowledge." We hope that it does, because these brave men and women sure spend a lot of time there.

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