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In a normal situation, how many paces from the person being saluted should the hand salute be rendered?
Six
Salutes are rendered to all officers of the U.S. and foreign armed services. Officers belonging to which organiztions are also entitled to salutes?
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administion; Public Health Service
Which of the following charateristics define a custom?
a. An act that is continued consistently over a long period of time.
b. A well-defined and uniformly followed act
c. A generally accepted act not opposed to a statute, lawful regulation, or order.
d. All of the above
d. All of the above
The term "honors" is defined by
Salutes rendered by a ship, unit, post, station, or an individual to high-randing individuals, other ships, or nations
Which salute is the most common?
Hand
Whin in uniform, Navy personnel are required to salute when which of the following situations occurs?
a. Meeting officers
b. Hearing the national anthem
c. Approaching the national ensign
d. All of the above
d. All of the above
Passing honors for ships are exchanged when ships pass within what distance?
600 yards
You may salute with your left hand when which of the following situations occurs?
When in complete uniform and your right hand is injured
Passing honors for boats are exchnged when boats pass within what distance?
400 yards
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 action first?
Face the national ensign and salute
Which standing a sentry box, you are approached by an officer. What type of rifle salute should you render?
Present arms
Your ship is about to render honors to another ship passing close aboard to starboard. In what order are the appropriate whistle signals given?
One blast, one blast, two blasts, three blasts
You are not requireed to salute in which of the following situations?
a. When standing and talking with an officer and a senior officer approaches
b. When guarding prisoners and an officer passes within saluting distance
c. When standing at a bus stop and a car passes carrying offciers
d. When walking and passing an officer going in the same direction
b. Whant guarding prisoners and an officer passes within saluting distance
Gun salutes are normally fired at what time interval?
5 seconds
Define the term "ceremony"?
A formal act performed on a public occasion
A crew is paraded at quarters on which of the following occasions?
a. When the ship is entering a U.S. port for an operational visit
b. When the ship is returning from an extended deployment
c. When the ship is entering home port from a local operations
d. Each of the above
b. When the ship is returing from an extended deployment
On which of the following special occasions is a 21-gun salute fired at 1-minute intervals?
a. Memorial Day
b. President's Day
c. Independence Day
d. Each of the above
d. Each of the above
Aboard ship, how many minutes before morning and evening colors is the PREP pennant hoisted?
5 minutes
On Navy ships not under way, where is the union jack displayed?
The Jack staff on the bow
A commissioning or command pennant is half-masted on unders which, if any, of the following condtions?
a. When passing Washington's tomb between sunrise and sunset
b. When passing the Arizona Memorial
c. When the commanding officer or unit commander dies
d. None of the above
c. 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?
a. Only the union jack is flown
b. The national ensign is flown day and night
c. Morning and evening colors are held each day
d. Both the national ensign and the union jack are flown
b. The national ensign is flown day and night
When the national anthem is being played, Sailors in a boat must adhere to which of the following rules?
a. All persons remain seated or standing and salute
b. Only the coxswain salutes; all others remain seated but uncovered
c. All persons standing salute; all others remain seated at attention
d. Only the boat officer (or, if absent, the coxswain) salutes; all others reamin seated at attention
d. Only the boat officer (or, if absent, the coxswain) salutes; all others remain seated at attention
The national ensign is hoisted and lowered in which of the following ways?
a. Hoisted ceremoniously, lowered cermoniously
b. Hoisted ceremoniously, lowered smartly
c. Hoisted smartly, lower smartly
d. Hoisted smartly, lowered ceremoniously
a. Hoisted ceremoniously, 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?
Stand at attention which facing the music
What march does the Navy band play to honor the President of the United States?
"Hail to the Chief"
An enlisted person and two officers are about to board a boat. Which of the following precedures should the enlisted person follow in entering the boat?
a. Board first and sit aft
b. Make way for the officers to board, then board and sit in the stern of the boat
c. Make way for the officers to board, then board and sit in the bow of the boat
d. Board first and sit forward, leaving room aft for the officers
d. Board first and sit forward, leaving room aft for the officers
Upon entering an area when Christiian divine services are being held, you, as messenger of the watch, should take what actions?
Uncover