The Use & Capabilities of U.S. Military Power


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What are the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines categorized as?

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1. Which one of the following is NOT a weapon of mass destruction?

2. Based on the assumption that Saddam Hussein's regime possessed WMDs, the U.S.-led attack on Iraq is one of the most common examples of _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the U.S. military as a tool in international relations. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include strategic doctrines and weapons of mass destruction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Force category of the Army, Navy, Marines, and Air Force
  • Types of weapons of mass destruction
  • Nuclear strategies
  • Doctrines of military intervention

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the U.S. military as a foreign policy tool
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the protection of national interests
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the doctrines of military strategy

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson on The Use & Capabilities of U.S. Military Power. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the types of military force available to the United States
  • Understand the importance of protecting national interests
  • Recognize the different goals military force may achieve