Which Branch of the Military Would You Join Based on Your Particular Set of Skills?

MILITARY

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By: Teresa McGlothlin

5 Min Quiz

Being bilingual is a great military skill. Can you speak more than one language?

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Which part of the ASVAB would be easiest for you to ace?

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Are you diplomatic enough to avoid getting involved in office gossip?

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Can you reach into your wallet and pull out your CPR certification card?

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How often do you head to the range to sharpen your marksmanship skills?

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Your computer has been updating for over 24 hours. Do you panic?

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Could you run at least 12 minutes with a 35-pound rucksack on your back?

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How long would it take you to disassemble and reassemble an M4?

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Are you mechanically inclined to change the spark plugs in your Jeep?

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Is there anything in your background that might stop you from getting security clearance?

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If you have to deliver a speech to your platoon, could you handle it?

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Could you swim well enough to retrieve a buoy 500 feet from shore?

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How would you remember everything you're told in a meeting or a lecture?

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Are you good at managing your time or do you procrastinate?

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Do you tend to use creativity or logic to solve tough problems?

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What would your current boss have to say about your interpersonal skills?

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You'll need to type at least 35 words per minute to write military reports. Can you do that?

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You're lost on the hiking trail. How do you find your way back?

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What is the first thing you would do if you experienced a flat tire in rush-hour traffic?

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Your team is running low on motivation. What do you do to help?

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Do you have enough self-discipline to make your bed every morning?

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When you're under extreme stress, do you always manage to stay calm?

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Which one of these skills would you put at the top of your resumé?

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Do you hold a degree, or are you planning to attend college?

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When you're in a position of leadership, what are you like?

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Would you say that you're handy enough to build your own bunker?

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If you were stuck in a snowstorm, what would you use to build a shelter?

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You're given an order you don't want to follow. Do you?

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Could you handle working outside all year 'round? Even in the winter?

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In your opinion, what's the best thing you bring to the job table?

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About This Quiz

Protecting and serving your country is an honorable thing to do! No matter which branch you choose, you'll make a difference in your life and to the world. Before you commit to such a huge responsibility, it's a good idea to make sure you are making the right choice. You might be thinking of the Marines, but are you more qualified for the Air Force?

Every branch of the military has its own set of requirements and assessments. The Navy needs a different skill set than the Army, but where do your skills fit in? Throughout this quiz, your abilities will be put to the test. You'll be asked to think on your feet, describe your job experiences and 'fess up to your physical condition. When you cross the finish line, your scores will be compared to the needs each military branch likes to see. 

Will you be a candidate for the uniform you've always dreamed of wearing, or will your skills point you in a new direction? After you lay out your skills and your qualifications, it will be easy to place in you the branch where you would succeed. Let's go a little deeper than the ASVAB and find out where you really belong! 


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