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Which of the following characteristics define a custom?
1. An act that is continued consistently over
a long period of time
2. A well-defined and uniformly followed act
3. A generally accepted act not opposed to
a statute, lawful regulation, or order
4. All of the above
4. All of the above
Of the following salutes, which one is the most common?
1. Gun
2. Hand
3. Rifle
4. Ruffles and flourishes
2. Hand
When in uniform, Navy personnel are
required to salute when which of the
following situations occurs?
1. Meeting officers
2. Hearing the national anthem
3. Approaching the national ensign
4. Each of the above
4. Each of the above
In a normal situation, how many paces from the person being saluted should the hand salute be rendered?
1. Two
2. Four
3. Six
4. Eight
3. Six
You may salute with your left hand when
which of the following situations occurs?
1. When in civilian dress
2. When in uniform but uncovered
3. When in complete uniform and
your right hand is injured
4. Each of the above
and a senior officer approaches
3. When in complete uniform and
your right hand is injured
Salutes are rendered to all officers of the U.S. and foreign armed services. Officers belonging to which of the following organizations are
also entitled to salutes?
1. Local police departments
2. National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration
3. Public Health Service
4. Both 2 and 3 above
4. Both 2 and 3 above
When going aboard ship that’s flying the national ensign, you must stop on the upper platform on the accommodation ladder or the
shipboard end of the brow and take which of the following actions first?
1. Face the national ensign and salute
2. Face the brow of the ship and salute
3. Face the officer of the deck and salute
4. Face the petty officer of the watch and
salute
1. Face the national ensign and salute
While standing a sentry box, you are
approached by an officer. What type
of rifle salute should you render?
1. Present arms
2. At order arms
3. At shoulder arms
1. Present arms
You are not required to salute in which
of the following situations?
1. When standing and talking with an officer
and a senior officer approaches
2. When guarding prisoners and an officer passes within saluting distance
3. When standing at a bus stop and a car passes carrying officers
4. When walking and passing an officer
going in the same direction
2. When guarding prisoners and an officer passes within saluting distance
The term honors is defined by which of the following statements?
1. Formal acts performed on public occasions
2. Hand salutes rendered to high-ranking officials
3. Forms of recognition and respect from one person to another
4. Salutes rendered by a ship, unit, post,station, or an individual to high-ranking individuals, other ships, or nations
4. Salutes rendered by a ship, unit, post,station, or an individual to high-ranking individuals, other ships, or nations
Passing honors for ships are exchanged when ships pass within what distance?
1. 200 yards
2. 400 yards
3. 600 yards
4. 800 yards
3. 600 yards
Passing honors for boats are exchanged
when boats pass within what distance?
1. 200 yards
2. 400 yards
3. 600 yards
4. 800 yards
2. 400 yards
Your ship is about to render honors to another ship passing close aboard to starboard. In what order are the appropriate whistle signals
given?
1. One blast, one blast, two blasts, three blasts
2. One blast, one blast, three blasts, one blast
3. Two blasts, two blasts, two blasts, three blasts
4. Two blasts, two blasts, three blasts, three blasts
1. One blast, one blast, two blasts, three blasts
A crew is paraded at quarters on which of the following occasions?
1. When the ship is entering a U.S. port for an operational visit
2. When the ship is returning from an
extended deployment
3. When the ship is entering home port from a local operation
4. Each of the above
2. When the ship is returning from an
extended deployment
Gun salutes are normally fired at what time interval?
1. 5 seconds
2. 10 seconds
3. 15 seconds
4. 20 seconds
1. 5 seconds
On which of the following special occasions is a 21-gun salute fired at 1-minute intervals?
1. Memorial Day
2. President’s Day
3. Independence Day
4. Each of the above
4. Each of the above
Which of the following phrases defines
the term ceremony?
1. A regular, expected action
2. A way of acting
3. A formal act performed on a public
occasion
4. Each of the above
3. A formal act performed on a public
occasion
Aboard ship, how many minutes before
morning and evening colors is the PREP
pennant hoisted?
1. 1 minute
2. 3 minutes
3. 5 minutes
4. 7 minutes
3. 5 minutes
On Navy ships not under way, where is
the union jack displayed?
1. The highest possible point
2. The flagstaff on the stern
3. The jack staff on the bow
4. The gaff
3. The jack staff on the bow
A commissioning or command pennant is
half-masted only under which, if any, of the following conditions?
1. When passing Washington’s tomb
between sunrise and sunset
2. When passing the Arizona Memorial
3. When the commanding officer or unit
commander dies
4. None of the above
3. When the commanding officer or unit
commander dies
Which of the following naval customs is
observed in the U.S. Navy by ships that are under way?
1. Only the union jack is flown
2. The national ensign is flown day and night
3. Morning and evening colors are held each day
4. Both the national ensign and the union
jack are flown
2. The national ensign is flown day and night
The national ensign is hoisted and lowered
in which of the following ways?
1. Hoisted ceremoniously, lowered
ceremoniously
2. Hoisted ceremoniously, lowered smartly
3. Hoisted smartly, lowered smartly
4. Hoisted smartly, lowered ceremoniously
4. Hoisted smartly, lowered ceremoniously
If you are in uniform and covered, how do you render honors when the national anthem is played indoors but the flag is not displayed?
1. Face the music and uncover
2. Stand at attention while facing the music
3. Hand salute at attention while facing the music
4. Face the music and hold your hat next to your left shoulder
3. Hand salute at attention while facing the music
When the national anthem is being played,Sailors in a boat must adhere to which of the following rules?
1. All persons remain seated or standing and salute
2. Only the coxswain salutes; all others remain seated but uncovered
3. All persons standing salute; all others remain seated at attention
4. Only the boat officer (or, if absent, the coxswain) salutes; all others remain seated at attention
4. Only the boat officer (or, if absent, the coxswain) salutes; all others remain seated at attention
What march does the Navy band play to honor the President of the United States?
1. “Hail, Columbia!”
2. “Admiral’s March”
3. “Hail to the Chief”
4. “Stars and Stripes Forever”
3. “Hail to the Chief"
Upon entering an area where Christian divine services are being held, you, as messenger of the watch, should take which of the following actions?
1. Uncover only
2. Remove you duty belt only
3. Remove you duty belt and uncover
4. Request permission from the chaplain
to enter
1. Uncover only
An enlisted person and two officers are about to board a boat. Which of the following procedures should the enlisted person follow
in entering the boat?
1. Board first and sit aft
2. Make way for the officers to board, then board and sit in the stern of the boat
3. Make way for the officers to board, then board and sit in the bow of the boat
4. Board first and sit forward, leaving room aft for the officers
4. Board first and sit forward, leaving room aft for the officers
Honors
• Honors are salutes rendered to individuals of merit, to high ranking individuals, to ships, and to nations.
• Types of honors:
1. Passing Honors-ship to ship
2. Ship Honors- to officials or officers as they board and depart a Navy ship.
3. Gun Salutes- are rendered to high-ranking individuals, to nations, and to celebrate national holidays.
Signals for actions for passing honors are
-One blast: attention to starboard
-Two blasts: attention to port
-One blast: hand salute
-Two blasts: end salute
-Three blasts: carry on
• Side honors consist of parading side boys. Side boys can be paraded between
0800 and sunset, except on Sunday. Normally, side boys will not be called away during meal hours, general drills, and all hands evolutions. The number of side boys will vary from two to eight (always and even number) depending on the rank of the individual being saluted.
•Rifle Salutes: There are three rifle salutes
1. Present Arms
2. At Order Arms
3. At Right Shoulder Arms
• Juniors always enter a car How
When walking, Juniors always walk How
• Juniors always enter a car first (seated leftmost) and exit last. When walking, Juniors always walk on left side of Seniors.
• The basic rule of etiquette for entering airplanes, boats, and vehicles is
Seniors in last and out first. In general, Seniors on a boat take the seats farthest aft.
A ruler of a country recognized by the United States rates which of the following gun salutes?
a. 5
b. 17
c. 21
c. 21
Hoisting and lowering the national flag at 0800 and sunset are known
morning colors and
evening colors.