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Sea power is a nation's ability to protect which of the following interests

1. Political
2. Economic
3. Military
4. All of the above
4. All of the above
What are the principle parts of sea power

1. Naval power, ocean science, ocean industry, and ocean commerce
2. Ocean science, ocean industry, ocean commerce, and AWS warfare
3. Ocean industry, ocean commerce,ocean science, and nuclear propulsion aircraft carriers
4. Naval power, ocean industry, ocean commerce and ballistic missiles
1. Naval power, ocean science, ocean industry, and ocean commerce
In peacetime, what does sea power encompass

1. Clash of fleets
2. Commercial rivalries
3. Diplomatic maneuvering
4. Both 2 and 3 above
2. Commercial rivalries
What person coined the phrase "sea power"

1. John Paul Jones
2. Secretary Alexander Hamilton
3. Admiral David Farragut
4. Captain Alfred Thayer Mahan
3. Captain Alfred Thayer Mahan
Which of the following is a requirement for a nation to have sea power

1. Serviceable coastline
2. Favorable climate
3. Abundant natural resources
4. Each of the above
4. Each of the above
Immediately after the Civil War,the primary role of the U.S. Navy was to defend the coast and as a commerce raider

1. True
2. False
1. True
During World War 2, fewer battles were fought between ships within sight of each other for which of the following reasons

1. There were fewer ships in sea battles
2. Submarines were usually used to fight battles
3. The effects of aircraft, aircraft carriers, and radar began to emerge
4. The convoy system kept enemy ships away from allied battle groups
3. The effects of aircraft, aircraft carriers and radar began to emerge
Today, sea power involves which of the following industries

1. Marine science
2. Maritime industry
3. Both 1 and 2 above
3. Both 1 and 2 above
The seas are our lifeline for survival. Which of the following factors make this a true statement

1. A barrier between nations
2. A broad highway for ships
3. A source for food, minerals, and metals
4. All of the above
4. All of the above
An economic advantage for a nation is to produce goods and services and to exchange them with other nations. Those that have failed in commerce have also failed in world powers

1. True
2. False
1. True
What is the determining factor in the United States that changed our point of view about raw materials

1. Population growth and advanced technology
2. Interrelationships between countries
3. Growing isolationist policy
4. Increased loss of farmland
1. Population growth and advanced technology
What amount of minerals does the United States produce

1. 4 minerals
2. 11 minerals
3. 33 minerals
4. 48 minerals
2. 11 minerals
The United States acknowledges freedom of the seas under what law or treaty

1. Federals law
1. Treaty of Versailles
3. International law
4. Treaty of Zurich
3. International law
Which of the following actions must our country take to protect our national security and sustain our economy

1. Import raw materials, manufacture goods. and export goods to world marketplace
2. Keep the sea lanes open
3. Both 1 and 2 above
3 Both 1 and 2 above
What states are outside the continental United States (CONUS)

1. New Mexico
2. Hawaii and Alaska
3. New Mexico and Guam
4. Alaska and Puerto Rico
2. Hawaii and Alaska
There are a total of how many overseas U.S. territories

1. Two
2. Three
3. Four
4. Five
3. Four
The primary functions of the Navy and Marine Corps forces is to seek and destroy enemy naval forces, suppress enemy sea commerce gain, maintain general naval supremacy, control vital sea areas, and protect sea lines of communication

1. True
2. False
1. True
When did the "tanker wars" occur in the Persian Gulf

1. 1986 to 1988
2. 1987 to 1989
3. 1988 to 1990
4. 1989 to 1991
2
2. 1987 to 1989
Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm is an example of what type of exercise

1. Army operation only
2. Air Force operation only
3. Joint amphibious operations
3. Joint amphibious operations
What is meant by the term "hi-low balanced mix"

1. Speeding up research and development of new weapons
2. Purchasing highly effective aircraft and ships and developing new classes of low-cost ships
3. Laying up of old ships to save money
4. Training personnel in high and low technology
2. Purchasing highly effective aircraft and ships and developing new classes of low-cost ships
A broad course of action designed to achieve national objectives

1. Naval Strategy
2. National Interests
3. National Strategy
4. National Objectives
3. National Strategy
Conditions that are to the advantage of our nation to pursue or protect

1. Naval strategy
2. National interest
3. National strategy
4. National objectives
2. National interest
Use of naval forces to achieve naval objectives

1. Naval strategy
2. National interest
3. National strategy
4. National objectives
1. Naval strategy
Which of the following objectives would fall under the term "national objective"

1. Political
2. Security
3. Economic
4. Each of the above
4. Each of the above
Sea control and power projection are the Navy's mission in support of

1. Naval strategy
2. National interests
3. National strategy
4. Naval objectives
3. National strategy
Which of the following functions allows the Navy to control the sea and project power

1. Strategic nuclear deterrence
2. Strong naval presence
3. Security of the sea lines of communications
4. Each of the above
4. Each of the above
On what date did Congress authorize the first six frigates of the Continental Navy

1. 27 Mar 1794
2. 4 Feb 1776
3. 29 Aug 1775
4. 19 Jul 1773
1. 27 Mar 1794
In what year did congress enact the Merchant Marine Act

1. 1916
2. 1926
3. 1936
4. 1946
3. 1936
During World War 2, the U.S. built and manned more than how many merchant ships

1. 3,000
2. 4,500
3. 6,000
4. 7,5000
3. 6,000
In wartime, the Merchant Marine is responsible for which of the following missions

1. Transporting essential materials and cargo
2. Resupplying allied military forces overseas
3. Providing underway replinishment to Navy ships at sea
4. All of the above
4. All of the above
In peacetime, which of the following military services is not controlled by the Department of Defense

1. U.S. Navy
2. U.S. Marine Corps
3. U.S. Coast Guard
4. U.S. Naval Reserve
3. U.S. Coast Guard
The U.S. Coast Guard was established as the United States Revenue Marine in what year

1. 1760
2. 1776
3. 1785
4. 1790
4. 1790
What is the traditional image of the U.S. Coast Guard

1. Watchful
2. Vigilant
3. Lifesaver
4. Benefactor
3. Lifesaver
Which of the following are modern-day Coast Guard duties

1. Enforcement of miaritime laws and treaties
2. Search and rescue operations
3. Enforcement of drug and contraband laws
4. Each of the above
4. Each of the above
of Staff
4. Secretaty of Defense
1. Chief of Naval Operations
Which of the following organizations was established by combining the sealift missions of the Naval and Army Transport services

1. Merchant Sea Transportation Services
2. Department of Transportation
3. Military Sealift Command
4. U.S. Coast Guard
3. Military Sealift Command
Military Sealift Command ships use which of the following titles

1. United States Naval Ships (USNS)
2. United States Charter Ships (USCS)
3. United States Coast Guard Ships (USCGS)
4. United States Transportation Service Ships (USTSS)
1. United States Naval Ships (USNS)
In peacetime, the Military Sealift Command ships nearly what percentage of all military cargo on privately owned U.S. flagships and other merchant marine vessels

1. 14%
2. 25%
3. 35%
4. 45%
2. 25%
What are the essential ingredients for U.S. sea power

1. Merchant Marine, Military Sealift Command, Coast Guard, and the Navy
2. Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and the Military Sealift Command
3. Merchant Marine, Coast Guard, Military Sealift Command, and the Marine Corps
4. Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and the Merchant Marine
1. Merchant Marine, Military Sealift Command, Coast Guard, and the Navy