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which of the following is NOT a DoD military department?
1. army
2. coast guard
3. navy
4. air force
2. coast guard
by law, what person heads the department of the Navy?
secretary of the navy
title 10 of the U.S. Code states that which of the following actions is/are part of the Navy's mission?
1. oversee construction, outfitting, and repair of naval ships, equipment, and facilities
2. station troops in forward positions
3. commands U.S. forces in CONUS
4. commander and chief of all sea commands
3. commands U.S. forces in CONUS
what are the three principle components of the DoN?
the navy department executive offices, the operating forces including the Marine Corps, and the shore establishment
the operating forces are under the command of the:
chief of naval operations
what is the purpose of the Shore Establishment?
to provide support to the operating forces
aboard ship, what publication contains information about the ship's organization?
Standard Organization and Regulations of the U.S. Navy, and Shipboard Organization and Regulations Manual
a ready source of information about the duties, responsibilities, and authority of personnel assigned to a ship is stated in which of the following documents?
Ship's Organization and Regulations Manual
what are the two elements of a ship's organization?
1. battle organization and damage control organization
2. battle organization and administrative organization
3. administrative organization and training organization
4. administrative organization and damage control organization
2. battle organization and administrative organization
each ship is organized into what minimum number of departments?
five
which of the following is a responsibility of the operations department?
1. piloting the ship
2. forecasting the weather
3. conducting and analyzing intelligence information
4. both 2 and 3 above
3. conducting and analyzing intelligence information
the damage control assistant is a member of what department on a ship?
1. deck
2. supply
3. operations
4. engineering
4. engineering
if a ship doesn't have a deck department, what department is responsible for inspection and maintenance of survival equipment?
1. supply
2. weapons
3. navigation
4. engineering
2. weapons
which of the following officers is ultimately responsible for the safe navigation of the ship?
1. navigator
2. operations officer
3. executive officer
4. commanding officer
4. commanding officer
when a ship is abandoned, custom and regulation require which of the following actions by the commanding officer?
1. to be the first person to leave the ship
2. to be the last person to leave the ship
3. to exert every effort to destroy the ship before it sinks
4. to inform all personnel that they are on their own
2. to be the last person to leave the ship
what is the function of the command master chief?
1. to take charge of and be responsible for the training of enlisted personnel
2. to assign enlisted personnel to their duties according to their qualification
3. to relieve the commanding officer of the responsibility for the welfare and morale of enlisted personnel
4. to transmit ideas and recommendations directly to the commanding officer
2. to assign enlisted personnel to their duties according to their qualification
of the following duties, which is NOT one of the executive officer's?
1. assignment of personnel
2. coordination of ship's drills
3. assignment of punishment to offenders
4. coordination of policing and inspection of the ship
1. assignment of personnel
if the executive officer becomes incapacitated, what person normally takes over his/her duties?
1. the next senior line officer assigned to the ship
2. an officer appointed by the ship's captain
3. the next senior staff officer on board
4. the first lieutenant
2. an officer appointed by the ship's captain
for what reason do commanding officers and executive officers usually have separate battle stations aboard ship?
1. to decrease the likelihood of their being disabled at the same time
2. to maintain a high degree of control over personnel
3. to provide maximum coordination of operations throughout the ship
4. to divide the areas of responsibility between the executive officer and the commanding officer
1. to decrease the likelihood of their being disable at the same time
the department head is responsible for which of the following functions within a department?
1. general condition of equipment
2. administrative matters
3. operational readiness of the department
4. all of the above
4. all of the above
the division officer has the responsibility of carrying out which of the following duties?
1. making frequent inspections of division spaces, equipment, personnel, and supplies
2. maintaining copies of division orders and bill and displaying them conspicuously
3. training division personnel and preparing them for battle
4. each of the above
4. each of the above
most of the jobs that are done by the XO's assistants aboard ship are the responsibility of what department in an aircraft squadron?
1. administrative department
2. maintenance department
3. operations department
4. safety department
3. operations department
which of the following is a responsibility of the operations department of an aircraft squadron?
1. overall maintenance of the ship's aircraft
2. operational readiness and tactical efficiency
3. squadron safety program
4. all of the above
4. all of the above
you need help in solving a work-related problem. which of the following personnel should contact first?
1. your supervisor
2. your department head
3. your division officer
4. your executive officer
1. your supervisor
what is the term for general boat handling?
boat seamanship
what is the term for the general work on the ship's deck and the equipment used?
deck seamanship
what is the term for anchoring, mooring, cargo handling, and towing are examples of this type of seamanship?
deck seamanship
what is the term for care and use of line?
marlinespike seamanship
it is important for you to know shipboard equipment terminology for which of the following reasons?
1. equipment changes all the time
2 you will have to inventory the equipment once each month
3. you will probably assist the deck force in various seamanship evolutions
4. there are different names for the same equipment
3. you will probably assist the deck force in various seamanship evolutions
what is ground tackle?
1. equipment bolted to the deck
2. equipment used to anchor and moor with anchors
3. equipment electrically connected to ground
4. equipment used to refuel the ship
2. equipment used to anchor and moor with anchors
which of the following is/are the most commonly used anchors aboard Navy ships?
1. lightweight
2. stockless
3. both 1 and 2 above
4. locking pin
3. both 1 and 2 above
how long is a standard shot of anchor chain?
1. 15 fathoms
2. 20 fathoms
3. 25 fathoms
4. 30 fathoms
1. 15 fathoms
what device is used to secure shots of anchor together?
1. link pins
2. bending shackles
3. detachable links
4. securing shackles
3. detachable links
what types of anchor windlasses are used for lifting the ship's anchor?
1. vertical shaft type only
2. horizontal shaft type only
3. vertical shaft and horizontal shaft types
4. lateral shaft type
3. vertical shaft and horizontal shaft types
what device engages the chain links when hauling anchors on board ship?
1. wildcat
2. capstain
3. gypsy heads
4. bending shackles
1. wildcat
which of the following platforms is/are used in the construction of an accomodation ladder?
1. middle platform
2. upper platform
3. lower platform
4. both 2 and 3 above
4. both 2 and 3 above
what is the navy term for gangplank?
1. brow
2. ramp
3. platform
4. accomadation ladder
1. brow
what lines are used to prevent the ship from drifting forward or aft?
1. the bowline and the forward spring lines
2. the stern line and after spring lines
3. the forward and after spring lines
4. the bow and stern lines
3. the forward and after spring lines
what means are used to protect the sides of a ship when it is alongside a pier?
1. doubled lines
2. camels only
3. fenders only
4. camels and fenders
4. camels and fenders
what is the main purpose for deck fittings aboard ship?
1. to secure mooring lines
2. to connect electrical power
3. to replace stanchions
4. to secure the anchor
1. to secure mooring lines
which of the following is NOT a deck fitting found aboard ships?
1. bitts
2. cleats
3. bollards
4. pad eyes
4 pad eyes
which of the following is the purpose of boat booms when ships are at anchor or moored to a buoy?
1. to raise and lower supplies
2. to moor their boats well clear of the side
3. both 1 and 2 above
4. to raise and lower personnel
2. to moor their boats well clear of the side
which of the following is/are types of boats used by the navy?
1. service craft
2. combatant craft
3. boats in general
4. all of the above
4. all of the above
a boat is defined as a non-commisioned waterborne vessel that isn't designated as a service craft. according to this definition, which of the following are types of boats?
1. personnel boats
2. motor whaleboats
3. utility boats
4. all of the above
4. all of the above
which of the following is a type of service craft?
1. riverine craft
2. patrol craft
3. ship's boats
4. harbor tugs
4. harbor tugs
which of the following is a type of combatant craft?
1. patrol craft
2. ship's boats
3. ferry boats
1. patrol craft
nylon line is about how many times stronger than manila line of the same size?
1. 1 1/2
2. 2 1/2
3. 3 1/2
4. 4 1/2
2. 2 1/2
how is line termed small stuff identified?
1. by the length of the line
2. by the number of threads in the line
3. by the number of strands in the line
4. by the number of cables twisted together
2. by the number of threads in the line
under safe working condition, nylon line will stretch what maximum fraction of its length?
1. 1/4
2. 1/3
3. 1/2
4. 2/3
3. 1/2
nylon line will stretch what maximum percentage of its length before it will break?
1. 20%
2. 33%
3. 50%
4. 66%
3. 50%
the square knot is also known as a
1. granny knot
2. seaman's knot
3. reef knot
4. top knot
3. reef knot
the bowline can be used for which of the following purposes?
1. to form and eye
2. to bend two lines together
3. to secure a line to a pad eye
4. each of the above
4. each of the above
the main value of the becket bend is that it can be used to bend together two lines of different sizes.
1. true
2. false
1. true
what type of hitch will hold as long as there's a strain on it?
1. two half hitches
2. two underhanded loops
3. round and turn and two half hitches
4. clove hitch
4. clove hitch
which of the follwing actions would you perform to "coil down" a line?
1. lay line in successive circles with the bitter end in the center
2. lay line in circles, one on top of the other
3. lay line in long, flat bights
4. lay line out in full
1. lay line in successive circles with the bitter end in the center
when making an eye splice, you should unlay what number of line strands?
1. 2 to 4
2. 4 to 6
3. 6 to 8
4. 8 to 10
4. 8 to 10
which of the following procedures is used to prevent the strands of synthetic line from frazzling after a splice has been made?
1. they are whipped
2. they are melted together
3. they are cut off even with the standing part
4. each of the above
2. they are melted together
which of the following is the purpose of using a short splice?
1. to temporarily join two lines together
2. to permanently join two lines together
3. to form an eye
4. each of the above
2. to permanently join two lines together.
A ship maintains a watch for which of the following reasons?
1. communications
2. security
3. safety
4. all of the above
4. all of the above
A ship's plan for action is contained in what type of bill?
1. battle bill
2. admin bill
3. organization bill
4. watch, quarter, and station bill
1. battle bill
Qualified personnel are assigned to stations by which of the following persons?
1. division officer and division chief
2. leading petty officer
3. leading chief petty officer
4. executive officer
1. division officer and division chief
If you are scheduled to stand the second dog watch, you should report at which of the following times?
1. 1745
2. 1750
3. 1755
4. 1800
1. 1745
if you are told to report to your duty station at 0745, you should arrive at what time?
1. 6:45 am
2. 7:45 am
3. 6:45 pm
4. 7:45 pm
2. 7:45 am
what watch are you standing between 2000 and 2400 hours?
1. midwatch
2. forenoon watch
3. first dog watch
4. evening watch
4. evening watch
Watches are split into port and starboard for what reason?
1. for convenience
2. for security
3. to rotate personnel
4. to allow extra liberty
2. for security
What type of watch do most sailors stand?
1. phone
2. security
3. admin
4. division
2. security
Which of the following is a type of a security watch?
1. sentry duty
2. barracks watch
3. fire watch
4. each of the above
4. each of the above
Which of the following is a type of a security watch?
1. sentry duty
2. barracks watch
3. fire watch
4. each of the above
4. each of the above
Which of the following is a key assignment for officers in the watch organization?
1. CDO
2. OOD
3. JOOD
4. each of the above
4. each of the above
Which of the following is a duty of the QMOW?
1. to maintain the ship's deck log
2. to make sure all bells are correctly answered
3. to stand watch in the bridge and deliver messages
4. to line up and operate the steering engines
1. to maintain the ship's deck log
What person makes sure all deck watch stations are manned with qualified personnel and all watch standers from previous watches are relieved?
1. BMOW
2. QMOW
3. JOOW
4. JOOD
1. BMOW
Where is the fog lookout watch usually stood?
1. helm
2. aftermast
3. in the bow where approaching ships can be heard
4. CIC
3. in the bow where approaching ships can be heard
For what reason does the fog lookout watch normally consist of two Sailors?
1. in case there is a man overboard
2. to allow the lookout to work without having his/her hearing impaired by wearing sound-powered phones
3. the two-man security rule
4. to verify visual and sound contact
2. to allow the lookout to work without having his/her hearing impaired by wearing the sound powered phones
What type of watch is set when positive steering control must be maintained?
1. helmsman
2. lee helmsman
3. after steering
4. QMOW
1. helmsman
what is the purpose of the security watch?
1. to minimize damage to equipment
2. to control contact with the CIC
3. to increase the physical security of the ship
3. to increase the physical security of the ship
Which of the following is a duty of security watches and patrols?
1. to be alert for fire hazards
2. to check the security of weapons magazines
3. to inspect damage control closures
4. each of the above
4. each of the above
you are a member of a security patrol, and you detect a fire hazard that affects the safety of the ship. what action should you take?
1. note it on the security log
2. inform your LCPO
3. investigate it
4. report it to the OOD immediately
4. report it to the OOD immediately
what is the purpose of a shipboard fire watch?
1. to immediately extinguish fires caused by welding for burning operations
2. to make sure the welder strikes the welding surface
3. to relay messages from the work site
4. to make sure there is a controlled burn of material at the work site
1. to immediately extinguish fires caused by welding or burning operations
when standing a barracks security watch, you have which of the following responsibilities?
1. knowing and carrying out provisions of the fire bill
2. knowing and carrying out provisions of the emergency bill
3. knowing barracks regulations
4. all of the above
4. all of the above
when standing a barracks security watch, which of the following is the first action to take if there is a fire?
1. report the fire
2. spread the alarm
3. close doors and windows
4. fight the fire, if possible, if you have the proper equipment
4. fight the fire if possible, if you have the proper equipment
sentries are governed by what two types of orders?
1. understood and general
2. special and verbal
3. general and special
4. general and verbal
3. general and special
you are required to know the general orders of a sentry. how many general orders are there?
1. 11
2. 14
3. 16
4. 18
1. 11
when aboard ship, you should refer to what publication for the procedures s used to relieve an armed watch?
1. when relieved, unload the pistol in a safe area
2. don't surrender the pistol to an unauthorized person
3. keep the pistol (which is loaded with one round in the chamber) in its holster unless you have to use it
4. each of the above
4. each of the above
under which of the following conditions can deadly force be used?
1. to prevent the escape of a murderer
2. to prevent sabotage
3. to protect your life
4. each of the above
4. each of the above
why is a lookout posted?
1. to prevent blind spots caused by metal objects
2. to search for objects radar can't detect
3. to detect objects low in the water
4. to search for air attacks
2. to search for objects radar can't detect
the peacetime lookout organization has how many sailors in each watch station?
1. one
2. two
3. three
4. four
3. three
which of the following is/are types of bearings?
1. relative only
2. true only
3. magnetic only
4. relative, true, and magnetic
4. relative, true, and magnetic
which of the following is Navy phraseology for reporting a bearing of 038 degrees?
1. O, three, eight
2. O, three, ate
3. zero, tree, ate
4. zero, tree, eight
4. zero, tree, eight
lookouts report what type of bearing?
1. magnetic
2. relative
3. true
2. relative
which of the following statements describes a target angle?
1. the magnetic north pole is used as the reference point
2. true north is used as the reference point
3. an object in the sky
4. the relative bearing of your ship from another ship
4. the relative bearing of your ship from another ship
a position can never be more than what number of degrees?
1. 0
2. 45
3. 90
4. 180
3. 90
how are position angles reported?
1. three digits, spoken digit by digit
2. two digits, spoken digit by digit
3. three digits, spoken as a whole
4. two digits, spoken as a whole
1. three digits spoken digit by digit
how should you report objects that are low in the water?
1. by feet above the surface
2. by the object's approximate distance
3. in feet from the ship
4. from the object to the horizon
2. by the object's approximate distance
ranges are reported in what unit of measurement?
1. feet
2. yards
3. rods
4. miles
2. yards
when using binoculars, what adjustments should you make?
1. one for focus
2. two for focus and one for proper distance between the lenses
3. one for proper distance between the lenses
4. two for eyepiece and lens
2. two for focus and one for proper distance between the lenses
when should you use binoculars?
1. in foggy and rainy conditions
2. when identifying objects at night
3. when scanning sectors in the daytime
4. both 2 and 3 above
2. when identifying objects at night
how long does is take for you to reach your best night vision?
1. 10 minutes
2. 15 minutes
3. 25 minutes
4. 30 minutes
4. 30 minutes
what is meant by the term "dark adaptation"?
1. the improvement of vision in dim light
2. the inability to see in bright light
3. the red light requirement
4. shadows that can't be seen clearly
1. the improvement of vision in dim light
when should you use "off-center vision"?
1. below decks
2. when wearing glasses
3. when it's dark
4. in broad daylight
3. when its dark
what information is contained in an initial report?
1. the object only
2. the object's bearing from the ship only
3. the object and its bearing from the ship
4. what the object might be
3. the object and its bearing from the ship
to report serial number 23NCI16 over the sound-powered telephone circuit, you would report the serial number in what way?
1. too, three, november, charlie, india, wun, six
2. too, tree, november, charlie, india, wun, six
3. two, tree, november, charlie, india, wun, six
4. two, tree, november, charlie, india, wun, sics
2. too, tree, november, charlie, india, wun, six
it's important for you to remember that the mouthpiece and earpiece of sound-powered telephones are interchangeable for which of teh following reasons?
1. two people can talk at once
2. they can be interchanged if a piece breaks
3. undesirable noises can be fed into the system
4. both 2 and 3 above
3. undesirable noises can be fed into the system
the headset of sound-powered telephones is picked up as a unit for which of the following reasons?
1. to make sure you have all the parts
2. to avoid breaking them
3. both 1 and 2 above
4. in case the earpiece is missing
2. to avoid breaking them
when using the mouthpiece of a sound-powered phone set to report contacts, how far from your mouth should you position the mouthpiece?
1. 1/2 to 1 inch
2. 1 to 2 inches
3. 2 to 3 inches
4. 3 to 4 inches
1. 1/2 to 1 inch
why should you unplug a phone's headset when it's not in use?
1. to keep the user costs down
2. earpieces will pick up noise and transmit it over the circuit
3. carbon will build up at the connectors
4. calls from other circuits won't go through
2. earpieces will pick up noise and transmit it over the circuit
aboard ship, there are how many categories of shipboard sound-powered phone circuits?
1. one
2. two
3. three
4. four
3. three
what category of shipboard telephone circuits is designed to maintain vital communications and are preceded by the letter X?
1. primary system
2. auxiliary system
3. supplementary system
4. command circuit
2. auxiliary system
which of the following sound-powered phone circuits is used as the CO's battle circuit?
1. JA
2. JC
3. JL
4. 1JV
1. JA
to keep the meaning of a message intact when standing duty as a telephone talker, what action should you take?
1. speak loudly
2. repeat the message word for word
3. paraphrase what you hear
4. speak rapidly to transmit the message quickly
2. repeat the message word for word
which of the following statements is a rule for circuit discipline?
1. transmit only official messages
2. keep the button in the OFF position when not transmitting
3. use only standard words and phrases
4. all of the above
4. all of the above
the IVCS has which of the following components?
1. terminals
2. accessories
3. ICSC's
4. all of the above
4. all of the above
within the IVCS, what is the purpose of the ICSC's?
1. to perform switching actions
2. to keep lines clear
3. to give multi-access to lines
4. to ensure automatic cutoff for security purposes
1. to perform switching actions
which of the following shipboard announcing systems is called the general announcing system?
1. 1MC
2. 2MC
3. 3MC
4. 4MC
1. 1MC
which of the following shipboard announcing systems is used for intership communications?
1. 5MC
2. 6MC
3. 7MC
4. 8MC
2. 6MC
which of the following shipboard announcing systems is used for hangar deck damage control?
1. 39MC
2. 51MC
3. 53MC
4. 58MC
4. 58MC
which of the following persons is authorized to pass calls over the 1MC?
1. OOD
2. XO
3. CO
4. each of the above
4. each of the above
what is the purpose of the 20MC announcing system?
1. radio room announcing system
2. flag officer's command announcing system
3. combat information announcing system
4. captain's command announcing system
3. combat information announcing system
which of the following types of flags and pennants is/are used by the navy?
1. substitute flags
2. numeral pennants
3. international alphabet flags
4. all of the above
4. all of the above
aboard ship, a man overboard is indicated by what emergency/warning flag?
1. code alfa
2. oscar
3. november charlie
4. bravo
2. oscar
what administrative flag is used to recall all personnel to the ship?
1. hotel
2. juliett
3. romeo
4. papa
4. papa
what administrative flag is flown in port to indicate the ship has ready duty?
1. hotel
2. india
3. romeo
4. quebec
3. romeo
when under way, the national ensign is normally flown from what location?
1. the gaff
2. the aftermast
3. the flagstaff
3. the jackstaff
1. the gaff
which of the following statements defines the term "colors"?
1. colors give recognition of codes
2. colors consist of our national ensign along with the union jack
3. colors are the lights on the flagstaff
4. colors are the flags of foreign ships
2. colors consist of our national ensign along with the union jack
when a naval ship is in port or at anchor, the union jack is flown from what location?
1. the gaff
2. the jackstaff
3. the aftermast
4. the flagstaff
2. the jackstaff
the U.S. Navy flag is flown in which of the following situations?
1. at official ceremonies or official public gatherings when the navy is officially a participant
2. in parades
3. in official navy occasions
4. each of the above
4. each of the above
which of the following flags are half-masted at the death of the CO?
1. national ensign
2. union jack
3. commission pennant
4. each of the above
3. commission pennant
on small ships, personnel from what watch are responsible for hoisting and hauling down absentee pennants?
1. security watch
2. quarterdeck watch
3. roving watch
4. DC central watch
2. quarterdeck watch
on large ships, what person is responsible for making sure that special flags or pennants are displayed to indicate changing events aboard ship?
1. boatswain's mate
2. quarterdeck watch
3. duty signalman
4. topside watch
3. duty signalman
where is a list of special flags and pennants normally posted as a ready reference for watch standers?
1. combat information center (CIC)
2. after deck
3. quarterdeck area
4. half deck
3. quarterdeck area
an officer in command entitled to a personal flag is embarked in a boat on an official mission. where should the pennant be flown?
1. amid ship
2. in the bow
3. in the stern
4. yardarm, port
2. in the bow
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
of the following salutes, which one is the most common?
1. gun
2. hand
3. rifle
4. ruffles and flourishes
2. hand
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
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
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 brwo 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 apporached 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 teh 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
2. when guarding prisoners and an officer passes within saluting distance
the term "honors" is defined by which of te 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
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 operations
4. each of the above
2. when the ship is returning from an extended deployment
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 wich 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 occasioni
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 brow
4. the gaff
3. the jack staff on the brow
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
3. when the commanding officer or unit commander dies
the national ensign is hoisted and lowered in which of the following ways?
1. hoisted ceremoniously, lowered ceremoniously
2. hoisted ceremoniously, lowered smartly
3. hoisted smartly, lowered smartly
4. hoisted smartly, lowered ceremoniously
4. hoisted smartly, lowered ceremoniously
if you are in uniform and covered, how do you render honors whe the nationial anthem is played indoors but the flag is not displayed?
1. face the music and uncover
2. stand at attention while facing the music
3. hand salute at attention while facing the music
4. face the music and hold your hat next to your left shoulder
3. hand salute at attention while facing the music
when the national anthem is being played, sailors in a boat must adhere to which of the following rules?
1. all persons remain seated or standing and salute
2. only the coxswain salutes; all others remain seated but uncovered
3. all persons standing salute; all others remain seated at attention
4. only the boat officer (or, if absent, the coxswain) salutes; all others remain seated at attention
4. only the boat officer (or, if absent, the coxswain) salutes; all others remain seated at attention
what march does the navy band play to honor the president of the united states?
1. "hail, columbia!"
2. "admiral's march"
3. "hail to the chief"
4. "stars and stripes forever"
3. "hail to the chief"
upon entering an area where christian divine services are being held, you, as messenger of the watch, should take which of the following actions?
1. uncover only
2. remove your duty belt only
3. remove your duty belt and uncover
4. request permission from the chaplain to enter
1. uncover only
an enlisted person and two officers are about to board a boat. which of the following procedures should the enlisted person follow in entering the boat?
1. board first and sit aft
2. make way for the officers to board, then board and sit in the stern of the boat
3. make way for the officers to board, then board and sit in the bow of the boat
4. board first and sit forward, leaving room aft for the officers
3. make way for the officers to board, then board and sit in the bow of the boat
the neckerchief is made from which of the following materials?
1. black silk
2. black acetate
3. both 1 and 2 above
4. black cotton
3. both 1 and 2 above
what kind of knot is used to tie a necker chief?
1. granny knot
2. square knot
3. sheep shank
4. bowline
2. squareknot
what material is used to make government-issue dress blue jumpers and trousers?
1. navy twill
2. wool serge
3. nylon
4. rayon
2. wool serge
what material is used to make government-issue dress white jumpers and trousers?
1. navy twill
2. wool serge
3. nylon
4. rayon
1. navy twill
which of the following uniforms is/are considered working uniforms?
1. dungarees
2. winter blues
3. both 1 and 2 above
4. navy twill
3. both 1 and 2 above
when large medals are prescribed for wear with the dress blue uniform, the uniform is known as
1. mess dress
2. full dress
3. field dress
4. service dress
2. full dress
which of the following uniforms is/are considered the working uniforms for female sailors?
1. belted blue slacks and blue winter shirt
2. belted blue skirt and blue winter shirt
3. dungarees
4. each of the above
4. each of the above
enlisted sailors, E-6 and below, are authorized to wear a command or Navy ball caps with what type of uniform?
1. dungaree
2. navy twill
3. wool serge
1. dungaree
where can you find information on what is the prescribed uniform of the day?
1. plan of the day (POD) only
2. plan of the week (POW) only
3. POD or POW
4. pass down log
3. POD or POW
division officers are required to inspect the uniforms of nonrated personnel at regular intervals for what reason?
1. as a part of PQS
2. to justify clothing allowance
3. to see if enlisted personnel know what uniforms are prescribed
4. to make sure that each person has the prescribed uniform
4. to make sure that each person has the prescribed uniform
which of the following information is marked on uniforms?
1. name
2. social security number
3. both 1 and 2 above
4. rank
3. both 1 and 2 above
the transfer or exchange of enlisted personnel uniform items must be authorized by which of the following persons?
1. chief master-at-arms
2. division officer
3. executive officer
4. commanding officer
4. commanding officer
military personnel may wear authorized military uniform articles of clothing with civilian clothing including shoes, gloves and the knit watch cap.
1. true
2. false
1. true
occupational groups are identified by what means?
1. a group mark, which is worn on all uniforms
2. a rate mark, which is worn on the left sleeve of jumpers and white summer shirts
3. a group mark, which is worn on the left sleeve of jumpers and white summer shirts
4. a rate mark, which is worn on all uniforms
3. a group mark, which is worn on the left sleeve of jumpers and white summer shirts
what is a striker mark?
1. a specialty designator for seamen only
2. a rating badge for emergencies
3. a specialty makr of a particular rating, worn by personnel in paygrades E-1, E-2, and E-3 who have qualified for the rating
4. a specific date for the air community
3. a specialty mark of a particular rating, worn by personnel E-1, E-2, and E-3 who have qualified for the rating
how many years of service must a person complete to be eligible to wear one service stripe?
1. 5
2. 2
3. 3
4. 4
4. 4
how many years of a continuous good conduct are required before a person becomes eligible to wear gold service stripes?
1. 12
2. 10
3. 8
4. 6
1. 12
how can you determine whether an officer is a line officer or staff corps officer?
1. by title on the name tag
2. a star is worn on the sleeve or shoulder board of the line officer
3. by the collar devices
4. a designator stripe for the rank
2. a star is worn on the sleeve or shoulder board of the line officer
what insignia is worn by officers and enlisted personnel who have qualified in all phases of surface warfare?
1. surface warfare
2. submarine warfare
3. aviation warfare
4. special warfare
1. surface warfare
what insignia is worn by personnel who have qualified to serve in submarines?
1. surface warfare
2. submarine warfare
3. aviation warfare
4. special warfare
2. submarine warfare
what insignia is worn by personnel qualified to serve in flight?
1. surface warfare
2. submarine warfare
3. aviation warfare
4. special warfare
3. aviation warfare
there are how any broad categories of awards?
1. four
2. five
3. six
4. seven
4. seven
in what year was the Purple Heart founded by President Washington?
1. 1776
2. 1780
3. 1782
4. 1786
3. 1782
which of the following is an example of a campaign or a service award?
1. medical scientific societies
2. silver life saving medal
3. good conduct medal
4. navy "E"
3. good conduct medal
what is the maximum number of ribbons that may be worn in each row?
1. five
2. two
3. three
4. four
3. three
what means of identification must you carry with you at all times?
1. driver's license
2. armed forces identification card
3. liberty card
4. copy of present set of orders
2. armed forces identification card
under which of the following circumstances may you surrender (give up) your ID card?
1. to show a change in rank
2. to correct an error
3. to effect a name change
4. each of the above
4. each of the above
which of the following is the purpose of the armed forces ID card under article 17 of the Geneva Convention?
1. as a means of identification and casualty reporting
2. as a means of grave registration for members who die in a combat zone
3. both 1 and 2 above
4. as a means of identification for POW's
4. as a means of identification for POW's
while on active duty, you must wear your ID tags under which of the following conditions?
1. in time of war
2. when engaged in flight operations
3. when prescribed by the CNO
4. all of the above
4. all of the above
what type of information is found on ID tags?
1. last name, first name, and middle initial
2. SSN, blood type, and Rh factor
3. religious preference
4. all of the above
4. all of the above
according to grooming standards for men, how many rings per hand may be worn?
1. one
2. two
3. three
4. as many as they wish
1. one
according to grooming standards for women, what is the maximum length of fingernails (as measured from the tip of the finger)?
1. 1 inch
2. 1/2 inch
3. 3/4 inch
4. 1/4 inch
4. 1/4 inch
enlisted women, E-6 and below, are authorized to wear ball-type earrings of what (a) size and (b) what color?
1. (a) 6mm (b) gold
2. (a) 6mm (b) silver
3. (a) 5mm (b) gold
4. (a) 5mm (b) silver
2. (a) 6mm (b) silver
when personnel are in ranks, the chest of one person and the back of the person ahead should be what distance apart?
1. 20 inches
2. 30 inches
3. 40 inches
4. 50 inches
3. 40 inches
a pace consists of a full step of what length for (a) men and (b) women?
1. (a) 18 inches (b) 16 inches
2. (a) 24 inches (b) 18 inches
3. (a) 30 inches (b) 24 inches
4. (a) 36 inches (b) 30 inches
3. (a) 30 inches (b) 24 inches
which of the following drill positions is the basic military position?
1. rest
2. at ease
3. attention
4. parade rest
3. attention
talk is permitted when you are in which of the following formation positions?
1. rest
2. parade rest
3. at ease
1. rest
how many movements are used to perform the ABOUT FACE command?
1. five
2. two
3. three
4. four
2. two
when executing the command FALL IN, the squad forms in lineon which of the following persons?
1. instructor
2. squad leader
3. standard bearer
4. company commander
2. squad leader
personnel in formation align themselves with which of the following persons?
1. guide
2. leader
3. each other
4. formation director
3. each other
after the command DRESS RIGHT DRESS, a formation returns to the attention position on which of the following commands?
1. cover
2. extend
3. attention
4. ready, on the word FRONT
4. ready, on the word FRONT
when the command CLOSE RANKS is given to members in formation, the fourth rank moves how many paces forward?
1. one
2. two
3. three
4. four
3. three