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Boonie hat: Quiz


Question 1: There have been evidence that the ________ had been using wide-brimmed boonie hats, or also known as bush hats, during the First and Second World War.
Australian Defence ForceAustralian ArmyRoyal Australian NavyRoyal Australian Air Force

Question 2: This 'foliage ring' is meant to hold additional vegetation as ________.
Military camouflageCrypsisCamouflageConvergent evolution

Question 3: The bush hat gained popularity during the ________, where protection from the searing heat of the Malayan tropical conditions, and also the heavy rain that occurs regularly throughout Malaya proved to be necessary.
Malayan EmergencyCommunist Insurgency WarNorth BorneoMalaysia

Question 4: The boonie hat was introduced to the United States armed forces during the Vietnam War, when United States Army Green Berets began wearing them in the field, along with Australian and ________ units.
Vietnam Air ForceArmy of the Republic of VietnamCao Van Vien1960 South Vietnamese coup attempt

Question 5: In 1967, the US Army began issuing boonie hats, as the "Hat, Jungle, with Insect Net", made of ________ and wind-resistant poplin, in olive drab, tigerstripe, and ERDL pattern.

Question 6: However, the headgear was not very common among Australian troops, who mainly used the ________ issued to nearly all Australian troops in the field.
Royal Australian EngineersBritish EmpireAustralian ArmySlouch hat

Question 7: They are made in various patterns, in cotton ripstop or ________ blend cloth.

Question 8: [2] It was meant to supplement and replace the patrol and baseball caps that had been in service since ________.
Soviet occupationsCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarWorld War II


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