The whole point of the exercise was to test the recruit?s character. Miranda wanted to test to see if the recruits would be there for each other in a moment of need. Simon was the first to out 3 other recruits and fail this exercise horribly. For this, Miranda gave him his first strike and and in this game, two strikes and you?re out. Watch this scene from "Cover," Quantico season 1 episode 3, and don't miss Quantico SUNDAYS 10|9c on ABC.