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Sunday, October 24, 1999

Military Quiz 3 Answers

Constructed by Chuang Shyue Chou

Q1) Name the battle in which Scipio Africanus defeated Hannibal.

Battle of Zama.

Q2) Who did Julius Caesar defeat at Alesia? Name the leader and formation.

Vercingetorix, chief of the Arverni. A Belga-Gaul tribe.

Q3) Name the escort carrier sank by the Yamato at the Battle of Leyte Gulf.

USS Gambier Bay.

Q4) Which battle was Gustavus Aldophus, the Lion of the North, killed?

Battle of Lutzen.

Q5) The Mi-24 gunship shot down a jet fighter. What was the type? What were the nationalities of the combatants?

An Iraqi Mi-24 shot an Iranian F-4 Phantom down in the Iran-Iraq War.

Q6) What is a Walther 2000?

A sniper rifle. Bullpup configuration.

Q7) How many Tiger IIs with Porsche turrets were made?


Q8) Which war did the New Model Army fought in?

The English Civil War.

Q9) What is the calibre of the P90.

5.7 mm x 28 mm.

Q10) What were Alexander the Great's heavy cavalry force known as?

Companion Cavalry. (Companion infantry exists too but they weren't as instrumental or decision in battles like their cavalry counterpart.)

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