The Ultimate
The Art of War
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 13

Which is not one of the five constant factors that has to be determined in the art of war?

  • The General
  • Heaven
  • Earth
  • The Moral Law

Question 2 of 13

A leader leads not by force but by what?

  • Example
  • Words
  • Strength
  • Courage

Question 3 of 13

The highest form of generalship is what?

  • To balk the enemy's plans
  • Prevent the junction of the enemy's forces
  • Attack the enemy's army in the field
  • Besiege walled cities

Question 4 of 13

Which is not a way a ruler can bring misfortune to his army?

  • By governing so he is aware of the conditions in the army
  • Hobbling the army
  • By governing an army the way he does his kingdom
  • Employing the officers of the army without discrimination

Question 5 of 13

Which is an essential for victory?

  • Knowing when to fight and when to not fight
  • Knowing how to handle the superior but not inferior forces
  • Knowing how to handle the inferior but not superior forces
  • Allowing the sovereign to interfere in military aspects

Question 6 of 13

What is the policy for spies?

  • Use your spies whenever possible
  • Do not use spies
  • Use spies but put them to death after their purpose
  • Always kill enemy spies instead of coverting them

Question 7 of 13

Which is not one of the five ways to attack with fire?

  • Burn the land
  • Hurl fire amongst the enemy
  • Burn stores
  • Burn baggage trains

Question 8 of 13

When fighting in your own territory it is known as?

  • Dispersive ground
  • Facile ground
  • Contentious ground
  • Serious ground

Question 9 of 13

Where should you camp?

  • High places, facing the sun
  • High places, facing away from the sun
  • Valleys, facing the sun
  • Valleys, facing away from the sun

Question 10 of 13

What should you do when crossing a river?

  • Cross and get far away from it
  • Cross and stay nearby to attack your enemy
  • Move up stream
  • Stay in the salt marshes for coverage from your enemy

Question 11 of 13

Which is not a way to measure in terms of the five things?

  • Safety
  • Weather
  • Lay of the land
  • Leadership

Question 12 of 13

Which is not a characteristic of leadership?

  • Organization
  • Intelligence
  • Trustworthiness
  • Courage

Question 13 of 13

What is all warfare is based on?

  • Deception
  • Anger
  • Arrogance
  • Tactics

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