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Marine Corps Base Quantico: Quiz


Question 1: The area was originally inhabited by the Patowomacks (________) in the 16th century.
First NationsOjibweAlgonquinOntario

Question 2: The FBI Academy, the principal research and training facility of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the principal training facility for the ________ (DEA), are also located on the base.
Drug Enforcement AdministrationUnited States Attorney GeneralUnited States AttorneyUnited States Marshals Service

Question 3: Thousands of Marines were trained here during ________.
Caucasus CampaignArmenian GenocideWestern Front (World War I)World War I

Question 4: The first Marine Aircraft Wing was developed at Quantico, as well as the Corps' first helicopter squadron, Marine Helicopter Squadron One (________), the first helicopter squadron to provide rapid transportation for Presidents of the United States ("Marine One").
United States Marine Corps AviationUnited States Marine CorpsHMX-1VMM-161

Question 5: Additionally, the area was a bustling stopping point on the north-south routes between New York and ________.
FloridaNorth CarolinaNew JerseyMassachusetts

Question 6: This enabled them to make full use of several points where their ________ could reach anything on the water, thus deterring Union use of the water highway.
Military historySiegeArtilleryNaval warfare

Question 7: While battles took place in Manassas, Virginia and ________, the gun positions around Quantico were used until the end of the war.
Fredericksburg, VirginiaWilliamsburg, VirginiaRoanoke, VirginiaRichmond, Virginia

Question 8: Around the same time, Major General George Barnett, then ________, sent a board to find possible sites for a new Marine Corps base in the Washington, D.C., vicinity.
Commandant of the Marine CorpsUnited States Marine CorpsUniforms of the United States Marine CorpsHistory of the United States Marine Corps

Question 9: (The original stands at the north end of ________.)
Ball's Bluff Battlefield and National CemeteryGeorge Washington Memorial ParkwayArlington National CemeteryArlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial

Question 10: Marine Corps Base Quantico and the ________ surround the town of Quantico.
Jennings Randolph LakePotomac RiverMonocacy RiverAnacostia River


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