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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
2. Of the following salutes, which one is the
most common?

1. Gun
2. Hand
3. Rifle
4. Ruffles and flourishes
2. Hand
3. 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
4. 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
5. 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
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
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
4. Each of the above
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
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
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

3. Morning and evening colors are held each
day
4. Both the national ensign and the union
jack are flown
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