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Why was the law of Armed Conflict Developed?
To protect innocent victims of war--particularly civilians, prisoners of war, the wounded, sicj and shipwrecked.
Upon release from captivity, under what body of law can a military member be prosecuted for misconduct committed while in captivity?
Uniform Code of Military Justice
What is a combatant?
One who is authorized by government authority or the LOAC to engage in hostilities.
How are captured Chaplains and medical personnel categorized--if recognized as such?
Retained Personel
What four categories address the fundamental rights and obligations of POWs under the Geneva Convention?
General Protection, food, shelter and medical.
Captivity situational awareness is defined as:
The adaptive ability to understand yourself, the captor and the environment so that decision can be made regarding future actions correspoding to the Code of Conduct.
Which of the following items is true?
Situational awareness must be constantly changing and updated in order to be effective.
What type of captivity environment ar eyou if, your physically attacked and though the guard is reprimanded it happens again the next day with no help.
Constrained
Your interogator seems sympathetic with you but takes no action and the attacks continue. What should you do?
Escape as soon as possible.
With regards to signing the document, you should:
Continue to refuse to sign the document.
What are some of the barriers to situational awareness?
Complacency, Stress/Panic
In combatting barriers to situational awareness, the ability to try another action after a failure and never giving up is an example of
Bounce Back
What is a Captives most important tool?
Psychological Composure
What best describes captivity shock?
Disorientation or mental fog.
once you have been exploited, the captor will maintain the eploitation process through:
Anxiety, concessions, hostillities, and false hope.
One of the captor's goals in the exploitation process is to move the captive beyond the point of optimal stress and into:
a loss of composure
What is considered the most important coping technique?
Develop personel conviction of purpose.
Of the seven enemies of survival, what is the normal reaction to an abnormal situation?
Fear
Which coping method best descirbes Bounce Back?
Move of from the mistakes made by you and your fellow prisoners.
The captor's attempt to make you feel safer under their control and reduce your motivation to escape is know as?
Captivity Dependency
What is the best method for treating burns and lacerations when there is dead tissue in the affected area?
Remove and dead tissue as neccesary and cover with a clean bandage.
What is the first line of treatment for a fracture, sprain, strain or dislocation?
Imobolize the area with a splint or traction immediately.
What is the most dangerous result of a bad case of diarrhea or dysentery?
Dehydration
Which symptoms are caused by lice?
Intense itching and irritation to hairy parts of the body.
What is one of the best treatments for constipation?
Increase fluid intake.
Which of the following ingredients is found in tea, coffee and chocolate?
caffine
Applied topically ______ can shrink or contract mucous membranes and other soft tissues.
Tea
What is a potent dental pain reliever?
Oil of Clove
What is the thick, bitter liquid called, that is derived from soaking the bark or leaves of many plants (especially oaks)?
Tannin
Which method will remove dead tissue from poorly healing wounds?
Using maggots
How is exploitation in captivity defined?
Propaganga against your country.
The final degrasation of a captive.
The user of cpatives to advance a cpators cause.
In what circumstances may a captive accommodate a captor's requirements to perform labor?
The labor is appropriate to the captive's rank, skills, and capabillities.
The end result is much better conditions for the captive.
The captive has no choice but to perform labor under any circumstance.
The captive has no choice but to perform labor under any circumstance.
Which of the following is a short-term objective of idoctrination?
To help the captive understand the captor's point of view and cultural backround.
To break down the captive's belief.
To administratively prepare captive for living in captivity.
To break down the captive's belief.
What is propaganda?

An outdated form of exploitation that has rarely been used since the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Never conducted by hostage-takers in an unconstrained environment.
Doctrines, ideas, arguments, facts, or allegations spread by deliberate effort using any medium.
What would be a good response to intdoctrination?
Paying close attention to the information captors are passing to you.
Not getting involved in what the captors are sayting.
Undermining the indoctrination by joking around, commenting on the speaker, and asking a lot of questions.
Not getting involved in what the captors are sayting.
One of the captives in your group appears to be getting extra food, warmer clothing and other special privleges.
You should:
No longer trust him. He has gone over to the enemy.
Communicate with the rest of the group and plan to punish the captive under the UCMJ.
Keep faith with the captive and attempt to communicate with both him and the SRO about the situation.
Keep faith with the captive and attempt to communicate with both him and the SRO about the situation.
Which of the following are methods of coercive manipulation?
Torture, Monopoly of time, threats.
Torture, Isolation, Threats.
Torture, Reprisals, Threats.
Torture, Isolation, Threats.
What is the greatest pressure from coercive manipulation?
The captor skillfully applies totrture.
The captor uses force and itimidation in combination with two or more methods.
The captor maintains steady coercive pressure on the captive with no relief or break.
The captor uses force and itimidation in combination with two or more methods.
Captives are most likely to recieve physical abuse when being interogated.
By professional interrogators.
Upon arrival in a long-term holding facility.
During tactical interrogations or by untrained personnel.
During tactical interrogations or by untrained personnel.
What is a limitation of an interrogator in a constrained environment?
They usually have a poor education and little or no training.
Tehy are young and inexperienced.
They have a very short period of time to gain any useful information.
They have a very short period of time to gain any useful information.
What phase of interogation are you at when the captor is analyzing your backround and experience.
Selection
Research
Initial Stage
Research
The interrogator will use the phases of interogation to:
Gain information on the captive and plan future exploitation.
Process the captive for indoctrination.
Ensure the captive is indoctrinated into the captivity routine.
Gain information on the captive and plan future exploitation.
A threat of death or extreme physical punishment is an example of what method of interogation?
Shock and surprise
Fear and Despair
Threat and Resuce
Fear and Despair
Which of the following is true concerning the "frindly" interrogation approach?
The captor pretends to be someone other than an interogator.
Its purpose is to make you see things the captor's way.
It may be the hardest method for the captive to resist.
It may be the hardest method for the captive to resist.
One of the rules to follow when dealing with a non-interrogator is:
You can relax with them, they are there to help you.
Don't say anything you would not say to an interrogator.
Don't trust them and refuse anything they offer you.
Don't say anything you would not say to an interrogator.
Why is escape no recommended during Operations other than War?
It could negatvively impact your legal position and claims of innocence.
What is a consideration in planning an escape.
To determine which escape aids and tools are needed.
What is the USG policy for release of captives?
Go to great lengths to secure the release of all personnel held captive.
Except in unique hostage situations, individual captives will not
Negotiate for their release.
With whome should captives first speak before accepting release from constrained captivity environment?
Senior Ranking Officer
What would be an advantage of press/media involvement during a captivity situation.
Keeping world attention on the captive.
Maintaining pressure on the captor.
What is one of the more impportant thigs a captive can do during the negotation process
Not cooperate with any of the captors demands.
Which of the following best describes the purpose of reintegration?
Critical straightfoward task that allows DOD to gather information while protecting the health and well-being of returned isolated personnel.