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What date commemorates the birthday of the United
States Navy
1.5 Sep 1774
2.13 Oct 1775
3.4 Jul 1776
4.14 Feb 1778
2. 13 Oct 1775
The Second Continental Congress approved the purchase of how many vessels
1.eight
2.six
3.four
4.two
4.two
Which of the following were naval vessels in the 19th century
1.Frigates
2.Sloops of war
3.Ships of the line
4.All of the above
4. All of the above
What category of ship carried the largest number of guns
1.Ships of the line
2.Sloops of war
3.Schooners
4.Frigates
1. Ships of the line
What type of ships did privateers typically sail
1.Ships of the line
2.Sloops of war
3.Schooners
4.Frigates
3. Schooners
What ship was the first warfare submarine
1.Turtle
2.Hornet
3.Alfred
4.Wasp
1. Turtle
Which of the following ships has the distinction of being the U.S. Navy's first flagship
1.Providence
2.Hornet
3.Alfred
4.Wasp
3. Alfred
What country was th first to recognize the "Stars and Stripes"
1. Germany
2. France
3. Spain
4.Portugal
2.France
John Paul Jones is often referred to as the "father of our highest naval traditions" because of the example he set as an officer during the Revolutionary War. He is also famous because of which of the following accomplishments
1.His appointment as the first U.S.Navy Admiral
2.His selection as the first commander in chief
3.His victory over the HMS Serapis
4. His capture of the HMS Nancy
3. His victory over the capture HMS Serapis
At various times during the Revolutionary War, the U.S.Navy had 56 vessels. What was the peak number of vessels that were operating at any one time
1. 45
2. 32
3. 27
4. 15
3. 27
Approximately how many ships did the British lose to privateers
1. 1,000
2. 1,500
3. 2,000
4. 2,500
3. 2,000
What is the oldest U.S. Navy ship still in commission
1.Lexington
2.Constitution
3.Constellation
4.Bonhomme Richard
2. Constitution
Who was president when the U.S. Navy Department was established
1.George Washington
2.Thomas Jefferson
3.James Madison
4.John Adams
4. John Adams
When did the expression "Millions for defense, but not one cent for tribute" originate
1.During the Revolutionary
2.During the "Quasi" War
3.During the War of 1812
4.During the Barbary States War
2. During the "Quasi" War
Who led the naval forces into Tripoli Harbor and destroyed the captured US Frigate USS Philadelphia
1.Stephen Decatur
2.James Lawrence
3.Thomas Truxtun
4.Edward Preple
1. Stephen Decatur
The War of 1812 was caused, in part by the efforts to accomplish which of the following goals

1. Establishing a naval base in the Mediterranean
2. Paying ransom payments to the Barbary States
3. Stopping forced service of American seamen in the British Navy
4. Forcing France to establish trade relations with the United States
3. Stopping forced service of American seamen in the British navy
During the War of 1812, what ship earned the nickname"Old Ironsides"

1. Chesapeake
2. Constitution
3. Constellation
4. Enterprise
2. Constitution
On which of the following Great Lakes did Captain Oliver Hazard Perry defeat a British squadron, cutting British supply lines

1. Lake Superior
2. Lake Michigan
3. Lake Huron
4. Lake Erie
4. Lake Erie
What ship was one of the first ships-of-the-line

1. Constitution
2. Enterprise
3. Philaedlphia
4. North Carolina
4. North Carolina
The first half of the 19th century saw a development that was to change navies all over the world. What was that development

1. Task forces
2. Steam power
3. Steel hulls
4. Practical submarines
2. Steam power
In 1843, what invention incorporated in the USS Princeton paved the way for progress in the development of propulsion systems

1. The screw propeller
2. The diesel engine
3. The coal-fired boiler
4.The stern paddle wheel
1. The screw propellor
In 1854, Commodore Perry signed a treaty that opened up what market to American trade

1. China
2. Japan
3. Russia
4. India
2. Japan
Although neither side could claim victory, the battle between the USS Monitor and the Virginia(Merrimack) was important for which of the following reasons

1. Steam engines were used in battle for the first time
2. The Dahlgren gun was used
3. The battle began the era of the ironclads
4. The Union and Confederate navies fought each other
3. The battle began the era of the ironclads
The first true submarine attack was conducted against what Union ship

1. USS New Ironsides
2. USS Housatonic
3. USS Hunley
4. USS Custis
2. USS Housatonic
During what Civil War battle was the order "Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead! given

1. Vicksburg
2. Mobile Bay
3. New Orleans
4. Kings Bay
2. Mobile Bay
What person defined sea power , showed the importance of knowing naval needs, and advocated a large, powerful Navy

1. Commodore Perry
2. Admiral Farragut
3. Andre Foote
4. Alfred Mahan
4. Alfred Mahan
What ship has been labeled as the first modern cruiser in the U.S. Fleet

1. USS Boston
2. USS Altanta
3. USS Newark
4. USS Chicago
3.USS Newark
"Remember the Maine", referring to the USS Maine, was the battle cry for which of the following wars

1. The Quasi
2. The Civil War
3. The Spanish-American
4. World War 1
3. The Spanish-American War
In What year did the Navy accept its first operational submarine

1. 1895
2. 1898
3. 1900
4. 1902
3. 1900
Construction of our first destroyer began in what year

1. 1895
2. 1899
3. 1902
4. 1905
2. 1899
The War of 1812 was caused, in part by the efforts to accomplish which of the following goals

1. Establishing a naval base in the Mediterranean
2. Paying ransom payments to the Barbary States
3. Stopping forced service of American seamen in the British Navy
4. Forcing France to establish trade relations with the United States
3. Stopping forced service of American seamen in the British navy
During the War of 1812, what ship earned the nickname"Old Ironsides"

1. Chesapeake
2. Constitution
3. Constellation
4. Enterprise
2. Constitution
On which of the following Great Lakes did Captain Oliver Hazard Perry defeat a British squadron, cutting British supply lines

1. Lake Superior
2. Lake Michigan
3. Lake Huron
4. Lake Erie
4. Lake Erie
What ship was one of the first ships-of-the-line

1. Constitution
2. Enterprise
3. Philaedlphia
4. North Carolina
4. North Carolina
The first half of the 19th century saw a development that was to change navies all over the world. What was that development

1. Task forces
2. Steam power
3. Steel hulls
4. Practical submarines
2. Steam power
In 1843, what invention incorporated in the USS Princeton paved the way for progress in the development of propulsion systems

1. The screw propeller
2. The diesel engine
3. The coal-fired boiler
4.The stern paddle wheel
4. The srew propellor
In 1854, Commodore Perry signed a treaty that opened up what market to American trade

1. China
2. Japan
3. Russia
4. India
2. Japan
Although neither side could claim victory, the battle between the USS Monitor and the Virginia(Merrimack) was important for which of the following reasons

1. Steam engines were used in battle for the first time
2. The Dahlgren gun was used
3. The battle began the era of the ironclads
4. The Union and Confederate navies fought each other
3. The battle began the era of the ironclads
The first true submarine attack was conducted against what Union ship

1. USS New Ironsides
2. USS Housatonic
3. USS Hunley
4. USS Custis
2. USS Housatonic
During what Civil War battle was the order "Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead! given

1. Vicksburg
2. Mobile Bay
3. New Orleans
4. Kings Bay
2. Mobile Bay
What person defined sea power , showed the importance of knowing naval needs, and advocated a large, powerful Navy

1. Commodore Perry
2. Admiral Farragut
3. Andre Foote
4. Alfred Mahan
4. Alfred Mahan
What ship has been labeled as the first modern cruiser in the U.S. Fleet

1. USS Boston
2. USS Altanta
3. USS Newark
4. USS Chicago
3.USS Newark
"Remember the Maine", referring to the USS Maine, was the battle cry for which of the following wars

1. The Quasi
2. The Civil War
3. The Spanish-American
4. World War 1
3. The Spanish-American War
In What year did the Navy accept its first operational submarine

1. 1895
2. 1898
3. 1900
4. 1902
3. 1900
Construction of our first destroyer began in what year

1. 1895
2. 1899
3. 1902
4. 1905
2. 1899
What ship was considered our first "first-class"battleship

1. USS Indiana
2. USS New York
3. USS Texas
4. USS California
1. USS Indiana
Who was the Navy's first aviator

1. Lt. Ellyson
2. Lt. Towers
3. Lt. Corry
4. CAPT Chambers
1. Lt. Ellyson
Destroyers were first used effectively for antisubmarine warfare during what war

1. Civil War
2. Spanish-American War
3. World War 1
4. World War 2
3. World War 1
In what war did women first serve as members of the Navy

1. Civil War
2. Spanish-American War
3. World War 1
4. World War 2
3. World War 1
In what capacity did women first serve as members of the Navy

1. Nurse
2. Yeoman
3. Radio operator
2. Yeoman
What was the first aircraft carrier designed from the keel up

1. USS Ranger
2. USS Hornet
3. USS Yorktown
4. USS Enterprise
1. USS Ranger
What ship was considered our first "first-class"battleship

1. USS Indiana
2. USS New York
3. USS Texas
4. USS California
1. USS Indiana
Who was the Navy's first aviator

1. Lt. Ellyson
2. Lt. Towers
3. Lt. Corry
4. CAPT Chambers
1. Lt. Ellyson
Destroyers were first used effectively for antisubmarine warfare during what war

1. Civil War
2. Spanish-American War
3. World War 1
4. World War 2
3. World War 1
In what war did women first serve as members of the Navy

1. Civil War
2. Spanish-American War
3. World War 1
4. World War 2
3. World War 1
In what capacity did women first serve as members of the Navy

1. Nurse
2. Yeoman
3. Radio operator
2. Yeoman
What was the first aircraft carrier designed from the keel up

1. USS Ranger
2. USS Hornet
3. USS Yorktown
4. USS Enterprise
1. USS Ranger
What was the first naval battle of World War 2 in which two opposing fleets didn't see each other during combat

1. The Battle of Midway
2. The Battle of Okinawa
3. The Battle of Guadalcanal
4. The Battle of the Coral Sea
4. The Battle of the Coral Sea
What was the decisve battle of World War 2 that became the turning point of the war in the Pacific

1. The Battle of Midway
2. The Battle of Okinawa
3. The Battle of Guadalcanal
4. The Battle of the Coral Sea
1. The Battle of Midway
During World War 2, the Japanese loss/losses of what island heralded the end of the war in the Pacific

1. Philippines
2. Solomons
3. Guadalcanal
4. Iwo Jima
4. Iwo Jima
During World War 2, the Navy was heavily involved in which of the following Atlantic (European) actions

1. Invasion of Normandy
2. The capture of Navaronne
3. The Battle of Britain
4. The fall of Berlin
1. The invasion of Normandy
Which of the following were types of ships built during World War 2

1. Net tenders
2. Mine sweepers
3. Repair ships
4. All of the above
4. All of the above
Which of the following combat systems came into full use during World War 2

1. Radar
2. Sonar
3. Both 1 and 2 above
4. SATNAV
3. Both 1 and 2 above
During World War 2 WAVES were eligible for how many ratings

1. 28
2. 30
3. 34
4. 40
3. 34
In what year was the Women's Armed Services Intergration Act passed

1. 1942
2. 1945
3. 1948
4. 1951
3. 1948
The first extensive use of jet aircraft and helicoptors occurred during what war

1. World War 1
2. World War 2
3. The Korean Conflict
4. The Vietnam Police Action
3. The Korean Conflict
The first U.S. Navy nuclear-powered vessel was what type of ship

1. Carrier
2. Submarine
3. Merchant ship
4. Guided-missile cruiser
2. Submarine
In what year did the USS Nautilus make its history-making transpolar voyage

1. 1952
2. 1955
3. 1958
4. 1961
3. 1958
In what year were the first nuclear-powered surface ships launched
1. 1952
2. 1955
3. 1958
4. 1961
4. 1961
In what year was the first American placed in orbit

1. 1952
2. 1955
3. 1958
4. 1961
3. 1958
America's first suborbital flight was made by what Navy Officer

1. Commander Conrad
2. Commander Gordon
3. Commander Shepard Jr.
4. Commander Kerwin
3. Commander Shepard Jr.
Which of the following warfare tactics was used during the Vietman Police Action

1. Gunfire support
2. Riverine operations
3. Coastal interdiction
4. Each of the above
4. Each of the above
Which of the following ships was the world's first nuclear-powered carrier

1. USS Nimitz
2. USS Carl Vinson
3. USS Enterprise
4. USS Abraham Lincoln
3. USS Enterprise
What moon mission was completely manned by Navy personnel

1. Apollo 5
2. Apollo 7
3. Apollo 11
4. Apollo 12
4. Apollo 12
In what year was the Alvin, a deep diving vehicle, was tested at 6,000-foot depths

1. 1961
2. 1965
3. 1969
4. 1971
2. 1965
In what year was the first nuclear-powered, deep-submergance research and ocean-engineering wehicle launched

1. 1961
2. 1965
3. 1969
4. 1971
3. 1969
Whch of the following is/are principle development(s) of the Trident system

1. A nuclear-powered fleet ballistic missile submarine
2. A strategic weapons system
3. An intergrated logistics support system
4. All of the above
4. All of the above
Which of the following are the most recent additions to the surface fleet

1. Ticonderoga-class cruisers
2. Arleigh Burke-class destroyers
3. Both 1 and 2 above
4. LHA's
3. Both 1 and 2 above
The Navy helped move approximately how many pounds of equipment and supplies during Dessert Shield/Desert Storm

1. 12.4 billion pounds
2. 15.8 billion pounds
3. 18.3 billion pounds
4. 21.6 billion pounds
3. 18.3 billion pounds