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The SEAL Team Six Quiz
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It's one of the most covert military teams in the world. Think you know SEAL Team Six? Take this quiz to find out.

Who oversees SEAL Team Six?

  • CIA
  • Joint Special Operations Command
  • FBI

True or false: SEAL Team Six is actually the United States Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DEVGRU).

  • true
  • false

SEAL Team Six members joined CIA operatives in what program in Iraq and Afghanistan?

  • Command Intelligence
  • Operation Omega
  • Omega Program

What branch of the military does the SEAL Team Six belong to?

  • Army
  • Navy
  • Air Force

What is the Army's counterpart to SEAL Team Six?

  • Green Berets
  • Delta Force
  • Rangers

When was SEAL Team Six created?

  • 1975
  • 1980
  • 1985

How many squadrons is SEAL Team Six divided into?

  • four
  • five
  • six

Which of the SEAL Team Six squadrons includes women in its ranks?

  • Red
  • Blue
  • Black

How many troops is each assault squadron divided into?

  • three
  • four
  • five

Members of SEAL Team Six are constantly training. What is a HALO skydive exercise?

  • high aptitude, low observatory
  • high altitude observatory
  • high altitude, low opening

What is the deadliest day in SEAL Team Six history?

  • Aug. 6, 2011
  • Nov. 23, 2008
  • Oct. 28, 2009

Does the White House or Department of Defense generally comment on missions of SEAL Team Six?

  • yes
  • no

Who was the first commanding officer of SEAL Team Six?

  • Richard Marcinko
  • John Weisman
  • Don Shipley

True or false: More members of the SEAL Team Six have died over the past 14 years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan than in all its previous history.

  • true
  • false

True or false: When SEAL Team Six was created, it was devoted exclusively to counterterrorism.

  • true
  • false

What country did the SEAL Team Six unit that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan parachute into to rescue Dane Poul Hagen Thisted and American Jessica Buchanan in 2012?

  • Somalia
  • Yemen
  • Pakistan

True or false: SEAL Team Six selects candidates exclusively from the Navy's SEAL team community.

  • true
  • false

Which is one of SEAL Team Six's best-known and most successful missions?

  • killing Osama bin Laden
  • finding Saddam Hussein
  • finding Abu Musab al-Zarqawi

What is one key difference between SEAL Team Six and the Army's Delta Force?

  • SEAL Team Six has maritime training.
  • Delta Force only recruits from within the Army.
  • Delta Force is allowed to comment to the media.

True or false: When SEAL Team Six is designated a Tier One National Asset Command, it is working directly for the president.

  • true
  • false

What was Operation Urgent Fury?

  • 1983 U.S.-led invasion of Grenada
  • 2009 SEAL Team Six rescue of Capt. Richard Phillips
  • 2009 Baraawe raid on al-Qaida allies in Somalia

What Hollywood movie is based on SEAL Team Six's killing of Osama bin Laden?

  • "SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden"
  • "The Hurt Locker"
  • "Zero Dark Thirty"

What medal did SEAL Team Six member Navy Senior Chief Edward C. Byers Jr. receive in 2016 for his actions while rescuing an American civilian who was held hostage in Afghanistan?

  • Bronze Star
  • Medal of Honor
  • Purple Heart

SEAL Team Six uses a range of specialized weapons. Which of these is NOT one members of the assault team carry?

  • HK 416
  • MK-11
  • Sig Sauer P226R

True or false: SEAL Team Six sometimes provides security for VIPs.

  • true
  • false

Snipers from SEAL Team Six helped rescued Capt. Richard Phillips when pirates from what country took him hostage on his cargo ship?

  • Somalia
  • Kenya
  • Nigeria

True or false: Capt. Phillips' U.S.-flagged cargo ship, the Maersk Alabama, was in the Red Sea when it was raided by Somali pirates.

  • true
  • false

Operators of SEAL Team Six have been participating in Operation Enduring Freedom since 2001 in what country?

  • Afghanistan
  • Iraq
  • Pakistan

True or false: SEAL Team Six operators fought in the Battle of Mogadishu.

  • true
  • false

True or false: SEAL Team Six is so elite and secretive that it has never been acknowledged by the military.

  • true
  • false