Current Events PopQuiz

In honor of students returning to school it’s…

The Boot Girls
Current Events POP Quiz!

Answer the questions below to the best of your ability. This is an “open book” test in that you can get your answers by going to The Boot Campaign official web site or simply by reading each question in it’s entirety! Extra credit will be awarded to anyone wearing their BOOTS while taking this quiz (JK)!

1. What important and large event is scheduled to take place on the Mall in      Washington, D.C. this Saturday 8/28?
A. Everyone brings their Lazy-Boy and resumes their position for football season.
B. School Starts – yeah! duh! it’s a Saturday!
C. Restoring Honor Rally

2. Who is a keynote speaker for the Restoring Honor Rally?

A. Abraham Lincoln – it is after all at his memorial, and he did actually come alive and talk in the movie Night At The Museum II – The Smithsonian.
B. Nancy Pelosi & Dick Cheney (HA! you knew politics would be on a quiz!)
C. Marcus Luttrell – Afghan War Hero, Hero to the BOOT Girls & Author of Lone Survivor

3. What is the recommended dress code for this rally?
A. BOOTS from the
B. A parka and mucklucks (we just like saying those!)
C. No, really,

4. What currency will be used?
A. Um, it’s FREE!
B. Marbles (because we’ve all lost a few at some point!)
C. A thousand trillion bazillion, wait, wha?

5. What if I can’t go to D.C., what do I do?
A. Wear your BOOTS anyway
B. Order your BOOTS if you don’t have any
C. If you live in Houston, TX email Boot Girl Leighann (click here for email) to be one of 15 – 25 Boot Reps wearing their BOOTS in the audience at the Sept 8th taping of Great Day Houston! with Deborah Duncan.
D. Any of the above

6. Is this a partisan or bi-partisan event?

A. No
B. It’s an American citizen event
C. Pick B – it really has nuthin’ to do with politics

7. Will Marcus Luttrell make us get wet & sandy?
A. No, he did that already FOR you countless times!
B. ONLY if you’re in training at Coronado (you know who you are!)
C. It’s D.C. on the Mall – you may get some grass stains but not wet & sandy
D. All of the above

8. What does “wet & sandy” mean anyway?
A. A military training exercise whereby the recruit in full battle gear, all the way down to their BOOTS, is ordered into the ocean and then must roll in sand before performing exhaustive physical training courses including a 2 mile run to the chow hall.
B. IDK, Orphan Annie’s dog Sandy getting a bath?
C. Yeah, what letter “A” said.

9. After we get our BOOTS what do we do?
A. Put them ON!
B. Take a photo and post on The Boot Campaign Facebook Page!
C. Tell us your story – what wearing your BOOTS taught you (this is a quiz and it’s in honor of students; so there is a lesson!)
D. All of the above and then some!

10. What are The BOOT Girls’ favorite mottos?
A. Get Your Boots ON!
B. When They Come Back, We Give Back
C. A & B

Congratulations! You are finished with your first BOOT Girl Current Event Pop Quiz! Pat yourself on the back and say thank you to a soldier this week, preferably while wearing your BOOTS!


About BootCampaign

The Boot Campaign is a grassroots initiative started by five women from Texas known as the Boot Girls. The Boot Campaign is a new way Americans can show their support for our active duty service members and veterans. This grassroots campaign has captured the attention of American celebrities and civilians – from professional athletes, politicians, country music stars and more – and is quickly gaining momentum. Money raised will support troops and veterans through the work of the Lone Survivor Foundation and other charities.
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