Only GI’s Will Pass This Tricky World War II Slang Quiz!

Only GI's and history buffs will be able to pass this tricky World War II slang quiz! Do you think you can decipher these 12 World War II slang terms? Take this quiz and find out!
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If someone were an "admiral of the swiss Navy" then they were...
Very self important
High up in rank
A blowhard
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If someone was "armed to the teeth" then they were...
Well equipped with firearms
Totally unprepared
A new soldier
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What was an "armored cow?"
A cow used as a decoy in battle
Canned milk
A tank
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If someone were carrying an "army banjo" then they had a....
Banjo
Shovel
Ration kit
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To "beat your gums" was to....
Bite your tongue
Use chewing tobacco
Talk a lot about something
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If someone had a "brush" then they had what?
A comb
A mustache
A broom
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If someone were "completely cheesed" then they were....
Stressed out
Bored
Drunk
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If someone were described as a "dead battery" then they were what?
Untrained
Killed in action
A pessimist
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What was a "Dear John" letter?
A letter from one's sweetheart informing them it was over.
A letter from the government.
Any letter from back home.
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Who was known as a "devil beater?"
The army captain
The chaplain
The medic
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If something was "duck soup" then it was....
A difficult task
An easy task
Busy work
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What was a "GI Joe?"
A nurse
A soldier
A medic
Result
This quiz revealed that you're not keen on the slang of World War II just yet! You might know a bit about the slang and language used during this era in history, but not enough to truly understand the life of these GIs. Worry not, in taking this quiz, you expanded your horizons and learned something new!

C+, World War II Slang Average

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This quiz revealed that you are a World War II slang ace! It's obvious that you have a keen interest in World War II and the day to day life of the brave GIs who helped win the war. You're a history buff with a true knack for language. Try being more impressive, we dare you!

B+, World War II Slang Ace

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This quiz revealed that you have a stellar command over World War II slang! You seem to be quite interested in the language and history of the World War II era! From common slang terms used by GIs in war, to terms used back home in the states, you know it all! Any World War II veteran would be proud of this quiz performance!

A+, World War II Slang Command

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1
If someone were an "admiral of the swiss Navy" then they were...
Very self important
High up in rank
A blowhard
2
If someone was "armed to the teeth" then they were...
Well equipped with firearms
Totally unprepared
A new soldier
3
What was an "armored cow?"
A cow used as a decoy in battle
Canned milk
A tank
4
If someone were carrying an "army banjo" then they had a....
Banjo
Shovel
Ration kit
5
To "beat your gums" was to....
Bite your tongue
Use chewing tobacco
Talk a lot about something
6
If someone had a "brush" then they had what?
A comb
A mustache
A broom
7
If someone were "completely cheesed" then they were....
Stressed out
Bored
Drunk
8
If someone were described as a "dead battery" then they were what?
Untrained
Killed in action
A pessimist
9
What was a "Dear John" letter?
A letter from one's sweetheart informing them it was over.
A letter from the government.
Any letter from back home.
10
Who was known as a "devil beater?"
The army captain
The chaplain
The medic
11
If something was "duck soup" then it was....
A difficult task
An easy task
Busy work
12
What was a "GI Joe?"
A nurse
A soldier
A medic