How Well Do You Know Army Slang?

Army slang doesn't always come easy to civilians. Do you think you can pass this quiz filled with army slang? Let's find out!
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What is an "army brat?"
The child of a soldier
A spoiled officer
A dishonest infantryman
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What does PT stand for?
Pilot trainee
Personal time off
Physical training
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What is an MRE?
Meals, ready to eat
Makeshift Regiment Energy
Manage Resource Estimate
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What is a "bird?"
A helicopter
A drone
A spy
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What is the slang term "gun" used to describe?
A military issued rifle
A mortar or artillery piece
A military issued pistol
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What is an "IED?"
An improvised explosive device
An armored vehicle
Intelligence Exercise Deployment
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What does the slang term "kinetic" stand for?
A high energy recruit
An unruly situation
Violent
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What is the slang term "oxygen thief" used to describe?
The enemy
A useless soldier
A hospital corpsman
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What is known as "pink mist?"
A chemical attack
Flavored drinks
The distinct effect of certain gunshot wounds
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What does the slang term "fast mover" describe?
A jet fighter
A sniper
A helicopter drop
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What does the slang term "football bat" mean?
A person who does things in a particularly weird way
Slang for people who work at the Pentagon
A naval punishment tactic
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"The hawk" is a term for what kind of weather?
Warm weather
Hot weather
Cold weather
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, army slang certainly isn’t your strong point. While you may know a few of the basic army slang terms. You’re far from an expert just yet. Fret not, at least you learned something new along the way. There’s no failure in that.

C+, Army Slang Slow

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are army slang savvy? Were you raised as an army brat? No? Well perhaps you’re a military buff? Whatever the reason for your epic slang knowledge, it’s serving you well in life!

B+, Army Slang Savvy

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a true military buff with a love of army slang and lingo. You’ve spent a good deal of time studying how men and women in the army interact and communicate on a daily basis. In this case, your passion has served you quite well!

A+, Army Slang Serious

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1
What is an "army brat?"
The child of a soldier
A spoiled officer
A dishonest infantryman
2
What does PT stand for?
Pilot trainee
Personal time off
Physical training
3
What is an MRE?
Meals, ready to eat
Makeshift Regiment Energy
Manage Resource Estimate
4
What is a "bird?"
A helicopter
A drone
A spy
5
What is the slang term "gun" used to describe?
A military issued rifle
A mortar or artillery piece
A military issued pistol
6
What is an "IED?"
An improvised explosive device
An armored vehicle
Intelligence Exercise Deployment
7
What does the slang term "kinetic" stand for?
A high energy recruit
An unruly situation
Violent
8
What is the slang term "oxygen thief" used to describe?
The enemy
A useless soldier
A hospital corpsman
9
What is known as "pink mist?"
A chemical attack
Flavored drinks
The distinct effect of certain gunshot wounds
10
What does the slang term "fast mover" describe?
A jet fighter
A sniper
A helicopter drop
11
What does the slang term "football bat" mean?
A person who does things in a particularly weird way
Slang for people who work at the Pentagon
A naval punishment tactic
12
"The hawk" is a term for what kind of weather?
Warm weather
Hot weather
Cold weather