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Question 1/10

1.Which British king renamed The Duke of York and Albany’s Maritime Regiment of Foot the Royal Marines in 1802?

A

Charles II

B

William IV

C

George III

Question 2/10

2.Which is of the following ranks is most senior in the Royal Marines?

A

Major General

B

Lieutenant

C

Lance Corporal

Question 3/10

3.How many weeks of intensive training does it take to become a Royal Marines Commando?

A

23 weeks

B

32 weeks

C

66 weeks

Question 4/10

4.What creature dominates the crest of the Royal Marines?

A

Bear

B

Lion

C

Shark

Question 5/10

5.Which British overseas territory is featured as an inscription on the crest of the Royal Marines?

A

Gibraltar

B

Bermuda

C

Montserrat

Question 6/10

6.Which senior public figure is commander-in-chief of the British Armed Forces and overall head of the Royal Marines?

A

The Prime Minister

B

The Queen

C

The Archbishop of Canterbury

Question 7/10

7.In which British county is the principal training facility of the Royal Marines located?

A

Essex

B

Buckinghamshire

C

Devon

Question 8/10

8.What colour beret is worn by Royal Marines?

A

Green

B

Orange

C

Purple

Question 9/10

9.Which British politician served in the Royal Marines?

A

Paddy Ashdown

B

David Cameron

C

Tony Blair

Question 10/10

10.What is the English translation of the Royal Marines’ Latin motto ‘Per Mare, Per Terram’?

A

By Sea, By Land

B

With Force, With Honour

C

In Trust, In Dignity

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