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Tuesday, October 26, 1999

Military Quiz 14 Answers

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Q1) What is the calibre of the M4A1 carbine used by the 75th Rangers Regiment?

5.56 mm x 45 mm.

Q2) Which of the main armament of these assault guns, SU-76, SU-85, SU-100, JSU-122, JSU-152, possesses the greatest penetrative characteristics?


Q3) What is the first production jet fighter to enter service with any air force?

Gloster Meteor.

Q4) Which states were involved in the Seven Years War?

Austria, Great Britain, Prussia, Russia, France, Austria.

Q5) What is the calibre of the main armament of the M108 self-propelled artillery?

105 mm.

Q6) In 48 B.C, Julius Caesar defeated Pompey in a battle at the north bank of the river Enipeus. Which battle was this? What was instrumental in Caesar's victory?

Battle of Pharsalus. Caesar deployed eight cohorts (six cohorts at full strength) of legionnaires from the elite 10th Legion at his right flank and when his cavalry was turned by Pompey's cavalry, his cohorts drove off Pompey's cavalry and provided to encircle Pompey's main force.

Q7) What is the name of the proposed class of battleships in the US Navy that would have eclipsed the USS Iowa class in size?

USS Montana.

Q8) Which theatre was the Vultee A-31 Vengence divebomber used during the Second World War?


Q9) What is the calibre of the FN Herstal M240G?

5.56 mm x 45 mm.

Q10) In two tremendous battles, the French smashed the Prussians in 1806. Napoleon was instrumental in the victory at Jena. What was the other battle?


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