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Sunday, October 24, 1999

Military Quiz 2

Constructed by Brian Yeoh and Chuang Shyue Chou

Q1) In which battlefield was the Panther first used in quantity?

Q2) Which French military engineer's forts were the most well known examples in siegecraft?

Q3) In which war were balloons used as a major means of communication for a besieged city?

Q4) What are the gladius, pilum and scutum?

Q5) Which blind king died at Crecy?

Q6) What was the major cause of aircraft loss in the Yom Kippur war?

Q7) Name the first modern NATO MICV specifically designed as such for that role. What is the modern equivalent term for the MICV?

Q8) Which countries adopted the Hetzer in the postwar period?

Q9) Name the Turkish leader who ordered the siege of Malta, the island fortress of the Knights Hospitaller in 1565. Who was the victor?

Q10) Who were the combatants in the Battle at Pavia in 1525? Who was the victor?

Q11) Name the three users (nations) of the Brewster B-239 and B-339.

Q12) Name the aircraft type that made the sole Iraqi air-to-air kill in the Gulf War. Name the victim too.

Q13) What is the main gun of the M1, Improved IPM1, M1A1, M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank? Give the calibre and designation of the gun.

Q14) Name three assault rifles known to be in used by the Malaysian armed forces.


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