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US Army Ranks Quiz

Name the ranks of enlisted troops and officers in the United States Army.
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First submittedMarch 30, 2011
Last updatedJune 12, 2019
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Pay Grade
Rank
E-1/E-2
Private
E-3
Private First Class
E-4
Specialist
Corporal
E-5
Sergeant
E-6
Staff Sergeant
E-7
Sergeant First Class
E-8
Master Sergeant
First Sergeant
E-9
Sergeant Major
Command Sergeant Major
Sergeant Major of the Army
Pay Grade
Rank
O-1
Second Lieutenant
O-2
First Lieutenant
O-3
Captain
O-4
Major
O-5
Lieutenant Colonel
O-6
Colonel
O-7
Brigadier General
O-8
Major General
O-9
Lieutenant General
O-10
General
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level 36
Mar 30, 2011
nice got it all with about a minute to go
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level 54
Apr 21, 2012
What about Warrant Officer ranks?
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level 14
Sep 18, 2013
I'm assuming it's due to how obvious they are. If anyone can't get WO ranks right, something is wrong with them.
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level 38
Dec 2, 2016
I didn't know what they were and looked them and and laughed out loud.
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level 27
Aug 12, 2019
Not sure why you'd laugh about WO ranks. They are the pilots of the Army. My former brother-in-law flew choppers in both Gulf Wars and transported wounded to MASH units. Not exactly sure why that is laughable.
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level 69
Aug 12, 2019
Yes, what about Warrant Officers and Spec 5 and Spec 6 (and maybe Spec 7)?
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level 53
Aug 13, 2019
SPEC 5, 6, and 7 are no longer used in the Army. In fact, SPEC 4 is now just called Specialist.
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level 21
Sep 2, 2012
make one for navy
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level 29
Nov 15, 2012
You might want to add in General of the Army. It IS only used in wartime, but still it is a rank regardless.
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level 29
Nov 15, 2012
Also, there are Warrant Officers, W-1 through W-5.
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level 14
Sep 18, 2013
22/22. Best time so far was finishing with 2:58 remaining.
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level 23
Sep 21, 2013
kept spelling lieutenant or sergeant wrong D:
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level 43
Nov 11, 2013
I did pretty well for a pacifist.
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level 75
Nov 11, 2013
What about Corporal Captain? As in Corporal Captain Radar O'Reilly?
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level 46
Aug 12, 2019
Not a real army rank.
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level 32
Nov 11, 2013
Can't pat myself on the back. I was in the Army...
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level 55
May 26, 2014
I'll pat you on the back.
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level 33
Dec 2, 2016
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level 27
Aug 12, 2019
Same. That being said, my earlier years in the Army I might of failed. It took me a while to learn how to spell Sergeant and Lieutenant.
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level 33
Dec 14, 2013
15/20 - not bad for a Brit.
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level 25
Aug 13, 2019
4/22 - pretty bad for a Brit.
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level 62
Apr 2, 2016
14/22 Not bad for a space alien with no concept of war or rank.
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level 52
Jun 15, 2016
2:00 minutes left, and I'm AF!
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level 61
Dec 2, 2016
Who else knew some of these from playing Stratego?
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level 76
Dec 2, 2016
I think I got to something 1st class in the Boy Scouts.
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level 52
Dec 10, 2016
2 minutes left, and I'm AF.
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level 45
May 12, 2018
Done with 1:19 remainnig. 7 ranks with the word sergeant. Nice one!
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level 30
Aug 19, 2018
British Royal Air force, But I smashed this. Too many war films!
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level 68
Dec 3, 2018
17/22. Not bad for a figment of your imagination.
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level 76
Aug 12, 2019
This reminds me of the menu at Taco Bell. So many of the same ingredients just shuffled around in slightly different order or arrangement.
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level 67
Aug 12, 2019
Ha, totally :) Maybe some crossover quiz potential...
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level 65
Aug 12, 2019
I did poorly, the only reason I got five is because I watch MASH reruns.
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level 56
Aug 12, 2019
Thank you COD!
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level 59
Aug 12, 2019
Major Major Major Major Drum Major, Minor Major, Sergeant Major, or C Sharp Major
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level 56
Aug 13, 2019
Only got 10/22, missed many that I knew/heard of before. Typed 'Lieutenant' many times but didn't work...
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level 48
Aug 14, 2019
I got 5, I'll consider that a win for a Canadian who has 0 ties to the military...Kept thinking I was spelling Lieutenant wrong but it turns out they are never just called Lieutenants...who knew?!