Asymmetric Warfare: Definition, Tactics & Examples


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Asymmetrical warfare is defined as an armed conflict between:

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. Which of these would be an example of asymmetrical warfare?

2. Guerilla tactics are generally designed to do what?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

This helpful quiz and worksheet will assess how much you know about asymmetric warfare. The quiz requires you to be familiar with a great risk of guerilla tactics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • Definition of asymmetric warfare
  • Classic example of asymmetrical warfare
  • Goal of guerilla tactics
  • Significant risk of guerilla tactics
  • Asymmetric warfare tactic that reshaped ideas concerning security and warfare

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about asymmetric warfare
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the goal of guerilla tactics and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an asymmetric warfare tactic that changed ideas about security and warfare

Additional Learning

Learn even more about this subject with the lesson titled Asymmetric Warfare: Definition, Tactics & Examples. Here's a quick glance at topics in the lesson:

  • What Henry Kissinger said about warfare tactics
  • Challenges faced by large armies during guerilla warfare
  • Vietnamese insurgents waging war against the French
  • Ireland's fight for its independence