Defending the New Nation:
Who was the last active Continental Navy officer and the first U.S. Navy
Why were the border lakes between the U.S. and Canada of strategic importance
during the War of 1812?
The Americans planned
The process of command control includes which of the following?
Directing the use of forces.
Planning the use of forces.
All of the answers are correct
U.S. forces, including U.S. Naval forces are _ .
Never placed under the OPCON o
Criminal laws pertaining to former Department of Defense employees seeking
post-government employment can be found in _.
the Uniform Code of Military Justice
Department of Defense Joint Ethics Regulations
United States Code, Title 18
DOD Directive 5500.7R
Select True or False: The Joint Force Land Component Commander has the
ability to exercise command and control over all land forces, and may be an
allied or coalition commander.
Which of the following is NOT true regarding the U.S. Army Reserve
The movement of the Palestinian refugees into the West Bank, Jordan, and the
Gaza Strip, in 1947-1948, was a result of the
imminent partition plan
violence perpetrated by Jewish settlers against Palestinians
violence perpetrated by the Palestinians aga
In 1978, Argentina considered a war against _.
Since its independence, Argentina has been a major rival of _.
The Southern Cone of Latin America includes the following countries, except
The United States maintained a large standing force after World War II because
the perceived threat of the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact
the proven ineffectiveness of the reserves and national guard forces during
All of the answers
Which submarine class(es) is/are capable of conducting long range strikes using
the Tomahawk missile?
SSN-688 Los Angeles class
All of the answers are correct
SSN-21 Seawolf class
Select True or False: Because a Carrier Strike Group is the m
What characteristic of U.S. Air Force operations gives air and space platforms a
unique vantage point over the territory of potential adversaries?
Economy of force
The _s primary mission is to provide theater ground an
Theory of War
Select True or False: The nine principles of war guide commanders at the strategic, operational, and tactical levels, and are the enduring bedrock of U.S. military doctrine.
_ is generally a weakness that, if exploited, will do the most
Roles, Missions, and Functions of the Department of the Navy
The use of naval special warfare forces is an example of which function of the Department of the Navy (DON)?
Fleet combat support
Maritime power projection
Introduction to Sensors
The space occupied by one cycle of a wave at any given instant is a _.
Select True or False: Sensor platforms must be manned in order to accomplish their mission.
The EM spectrum is organized by _.
All responses ar
For national security purposes, the area known as Latin America encompasses the _.
Western Hemisphere south of the United States, including islands of the Caribbean
_ has/have impacted the nations of Latin America.
All the answers are c
Ethics for the Professional
A key component of professional responsibility is _.
All the answers are correct
What differentiates a mercenary from a military professional?
The military professional exhibits a mora
Defending the New Nation
What were two of the greatest contributions Thomas Truxton made to the Navy?
Produced the most notable victories during the Quasi-War with France and promoted professional
standards and training.
How did the French Navy contribute
The Fleet Response Plan is often referred to as what?
Fleet Readiness Plan
Status of Readiness and Training Plan
Sea Basing Program
Fleet Rapid Response Plan
The flexible deployment concept allows units that have attained high readiness to
embark on deplo
To free men for the fighting fleets, the Navy established the WAVES, which
consisted of _.
officers and enlisted
What was the name of a group of German U-boats operating together to attack
In the years before the Civil War, U.S. Squadrons established a regular presence
the Mediterranean, off Africa and South America, in the Middle East, and in
the Mediterranean, off Africa and South America, in the Pacific, and in Asia
Traditionally, awards are handed out in what manner?
All khakis are given their awards last
From most junior award to most senior
From most senior award to most junior
Sailors are called out from their positions in the division one at a time to
Advocates for a Navy in 1775, led by John Adams, proposed that a Navy was
necessary for what purpose(s)?
To help obtain arms and other stores from neutral countries.
To address a British threat to destroy American ports.
All the answers are correct.
In the latter years of the Cold War, the Navy Department developed the
_ which became a subset of national strategy.
Blue Water Control Strategy
Why is the North Vietnamese naval attack on the US
Which of the following was NOT instituted to improve conditions of service for
Increased pay and benefits.
Reformed rating and promotion system.
Sent Sailors to college.
Recruited better-educated people
As a result of the Washington Naval Treaty
Select True or False: Despite the efforts of the coalition and the Iraqi
government, participation in the Iraqi national elections in 2005 were poorly
Name two admirals who led U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/U.S. 5 th Fleet
Which of the following best characterizes the Navy between 1866 and 1880?
Weak and unable to recruit people because of foreign pressures.
Strong and increasing in size, utilizing the most modern technology.
Decreasing in size and deteriorating, with old a
What two naval vessel types did the Japanese NOT destroy during the Pearl
Submarines and cruisers
Cruisers and aircraft carriers
Cruisers and destroyers
Submarines and aircraft carriers
August 1942 marked the start of a bloody six-month str
Which ship was damaged by an Iranian mine and was the catalyst for launching
Operation Praying Mantis?
USS Samuel B. Roberts
From which African nation did American forces withdraw when the UN-sponsored
The Air Force rank associated with its highest enlisted pay grade is that of
Chief Master Sergeant
Senior Master Sergeant
What Army rank is associated with the E-6 pay grade?