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An element that enables a sea dependent nation to project its political, economic, and military
strengths seaward is known as
1. sea power
2. naval power
3. global strategy
4. national strategy
1. sea power
The true strength of sea power can only be measured in terms of a nation’s ability to use the sea to further its
1. national objectives
2. naval power
3. aggression
4. population
1. national objectives
It is more feasible to send naval forces, in comparison to other military forces, into crisis areas for which of the following reasons?
1. The cost is low
2. naval forces can stay on
station indefinitely
3. Naval forces leave behind no
physical reminders of their
presence
4. All of the above
4. All of the above
To continue to exist as we know it
today, the United States must have
a policy that recognizes its
1. economy
2. naval strengths
3. national security
4. worldwide commitments
4. worldwide commitments
What are the three fundamental
pillars on which United States
military strategy rests?
1. Maritime superiority,
deterrence, and alliance
2. solidarity Control of the seas,
deterrence, and forward defense
3. Deterrence, forward defense,
and alliance solidarity
4. Forward defense, control of the
seas, and alliance solidarity
4. Deterrence, forward defense,
and alliance solidarity
Which of the following responses
could the United States take in the
event of aggression by a potential
enemy?
1. Meet force with force
2. Control the duration of the
fighting
3. Increase the intensity of the conflict
4. Each of the above
4. Each of the above
The Navy has the ability to outlast any aggressor with
1. a great number of personnel and
materials
2. secure sea-lanes
3. a large fleet
4. flexibility
2. secure sea-lanes
In time of emergency the Navy must be able to venture into harm’s way.

True
False
True
Which of the following is NOT a component of the TRIAD of strategic nuclear forces?
1. Intercontinental ballistic
missiles
2. Sea-launched ballistic missiles
3. Aircraft carrier battle groups
4. Long-range bombers
3. Aircraft carrier battle groups
What is the most flexible element
of the TRIAD?
1. Intercontinental ballistic
missles
2. Sea-launched ballistic missiles
3. Long-range bombers
4. Cruise missiles
1. Intercontinental ballistic
missles
What is the sole mission and
fundamental reason for the
existence of the fleet ballistic missile submarine?
1. To deter war
2. To seek out and destroy enemy
submarines
3. To provide a backup for the
Strategic Air Command
4. To provide the United States
with a first strike capability
1. To deter war
The TRIAD has been developed and maintained for which of the following purposes?
1. To deter nuclear attack
2. To provide a first strike
capability
3. To maintain nuclear equality
with the U.S.S.R.
4. To act as an instrument of
political leverage or coercion
1. To deter nuclear attack
Ships of the Second Fleet patrol some of the world’s most important trade routes. In what area of the world does the Second Fleet
normally patrol?
1. Mediterranean Sea
2. Western Atlantic
3. Eastern Atlantic
4. Eastern Pacific
2. Western Atlantic
Which of the following fleets would you find in the Western Pacific and Indian Ocean regions?
1. First
2. Second
3. Third
4. Seventh
4. Seventh
Which of the following terms
describes an attack that is
intended to inflict damage to,
seize, or destroy an objective?
1. Strike
2. Threat
3. Assault
4. Aggression
1. Strike
Which of the following
characteristics of a strike force is one of its greatest assets?
1. Size
2. Mobility
3. Strength
4. Weaponry
2. Mobility
Which of the following types of task forces is/are organized primarily for strike force operations?
1. Carrier
2. Surface
3. Submarine
4. All of the above
4. All of the above
The primary mission of our
submarine force is to destroy which of the following types of enemy ships?
1. Submarines
2. Destroyers
3. Carriers
4. Cargo
1. Submarines
The first fleet ballistic missile submarine was launched in what year?
1. 1955
2. 1959
3. 1960
4. 1961
2. 1959
When the term “TRIDENT” is used, It understood to mean Which of the following elements?
1. The base
2. The missile
3. The submarine
4. All of the above
4. All of the above
Trident I missiles have a multiple warhead capability and a maximum range of how many nautical miles?
1. 1,200
2. 2,500
3. 3,500
4. 4,000
4. 4,000
The destruction or neutralization of enemy targets ashore through the
use of conventional or nuclear
weapons is what type of warfare?
1. Antiair
2. Antisubmarine
3. Antisurface ship
4. Strike
4. Strike
The destruction or neutralization of enemy surface combatants and merchant ships is what type of warfare?
1. Antisubmarine
2. Antisurface ship
3. Intelligence
4. Special
2. Antisurface ship
Naval operations generally accepted as being nonconventional in nature, is what type of warfare?
1. Antiair
2. Antisubmarine
3. Strike
4. Special
4. Special
This type of warfare prevents the effective use of cargo-carrying vessels by the enemy.
1. Antiair
2. Antisubmarine
3. Antisurface ship
4. Strike
3. Antisurface ship
Correctly interpreted, this type of warfare permits military decisions to be based on of the enemy’s
capabilities .
1. Antisubmarine
2. Antisurfaceship
3. Strike
4. Intelligence
4. Intelligence
Which of the following types ofwarfare assists in detecting and targeting hostile forces and making
it more difficult for the enemy to detect and target friendly forces?
1. Special
2. Electronic
3. Intelligence
4. Ocean surveillance
2. Electronic
Antiship missiles can be launched several hundred miles from the target. From which of the following platforms can they be
launched?
1. Aircraft
2. Submarines
3. Surface ships
4. Each of the above
4. Each of the above
The Aegis installed weapons system is on which of the following platforms?
1. F-14 aircraft
2. Submarines
3. Cruisers
4. All of the above
3. Cruisers
Which of the following is
Capable of simultaneously tracking 24 hostile air targets and launching 6 missiles against 6
different targets.
1. Phalanx
2. Phoenix air to air
3. RGM-34A
4. MK-46
2. Phoenix air to air
Which of the following Has a very small cross section and
flies at low altitude; radar
detection is difficult.
1. Phoenix
2. RGM-34A B
3. MK-46
4. Tomahawk
4. Tomahawk
Which of the following Fires 20-mm, high-density
penetrating projectiles at 3,000 rounds per minute.
1. Phalanx
2. RGM-34A B
3. Phoenix
4. Tomahawk
1. Phalanx
Which of the following Has a 500-lb high-explosive warhead
And a contact fuse?
1. Phalanx
2. Phoenix
3. Harpoon antiship cruise missle
4. Tomahawk
3. Harpoon antiship cruise missle
Which of the following provides defense against close-in, sea-skimming cruise missiles.
1. Harpoon
2. Phoenix
3. Phalanx
4. Torpedo
3. Phalanx
If your ship is assigned to the Second Fleet, it would probably conduct refresher training at which
of the following locations?
1. Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
2. San Diego, CA
3. Bremerton, WA
4. Norfolk, VA
1. Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Routine drills are based on ship’s bills and stem from basic bills outlined in which of the following publications?
1. U.S. Navy Regulations
2. Refresher Team Training Manual
3. Standard Organization and
Regulations of the U.S. Navy
4. all of the above
3. Standard Organization and
Regulations of the U.S. Navy
What inspection is conducted to test the operational ability of the crew and ship in wartime conditions?
1. Administrative Inspection
2. Propulsion Examining Board
3. Operational Readiness
Inspection
4. Board of Inspection and Survey
3. Operational Readiness
Inspection
What inspection is scheduled by higher authority, without the knowledge of the commanding officer, to determine if the ship
is fit for continued naval service?
1. INSURV
2. PEB
3. ORI
4. PMS
1. INSURV
Through the various treaties with other countries in the world, what portion of the land area are we committed to defend?
1. 25 percent
2. 50 percent
3. 75 percent
2. 50 percent
Our naval forces conduct various exercises with allied forces for which of the following reasons?
1. To prepare for deployment
2. To professionally operate as one unit
3. To develop better foreign
relations
4. To allow less units to deploy
overseas
2. To professionally operate as one unit