Your Taste in Trucks Will Tell Us Which Branch of the Military You're Meant For

Zoe Samuel

What brand are you most loyal to?

How big of a bed do you want in your pickup?

What kind of engine do you prefer for your pickups?

How big of a cab do you want for your pickup?

How much ground clearance is acceptable to you?

How used would your used truck be?

How much do you mind broken suspension?

How much do you mind a leaky truck bed?

How much do you mind wooden steering?

How much do you mind anemic acceleration?

How much do you mind a spartan interior?

How much do you mind a noisy cabin?

How much do you mind hard seating?

How important is the latest safety tech?

How important are the looks of your truck?

What bumper sticker would you have?

How likely are you to attach a spotlight to the truck?

How likely are you to attach a trailer hitch to the truck?

How likely are you to outfit the truck with a gun rack?

How likely are you to put a go bag in the glove box?

How important is a navigation system to you?

How likely are you to add a backup camera to a used truck?

How likely are you to do a full engine rebuild on a used truck?

How likely are you to repaint your used truck?

What are the odds that you'll spring for a new truck?

What are the odds that you'll keep your truck until it's dead?

How likely are you to loan your truck to friends?

What would it take for you to give up your truck?

How would you repaint your truck?

What do you see yourself using your truck for?

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About This Quiz

If two things symbolize all that is loud, proud, and powerful about America, they are the US military and the truck. The military is quintessentially American; it's big, it doesn't apologize for taking a controversial position globally, and it's actually not nearly as bad as its worst detractors make out. 

It's a glorious mess that is somehow incredibly effective despite wasteful spending, governments who come and go, and a changing geopolitical landscape, has managed to keep the trade routes of the world open and major conflicts confined away from the civilian centers of American life.

Likewise, the truck is the quintessential American vehicle. You can kit one out, head into the back of beyond, and not look back for weeks or even months. You can carry everything you need with you, and these days with the advent of electrical trucks and solar panels, you barely even need to stop for gas anymore!

How you feel about a truck is a lot like how you feel about the military. Do you think it should be snazzy, streamlined, and slick, or very traditional? Do you prefer it when it's loud and in your face? Do you think it should shove everyone else around, or drive softly and carry a proverbial big stick? Let's find out - and we'll use your answers to point you toward the right branch of the military!

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