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  • 1. 
    When are values formed?
    • A. 

      After they hatch.

    • B. 

      When the doctor clears them.

    • C. 

      Values are formed whenever we accept an idea, perceive a relationsihp, or take a principle for granted.

    • D. 

      Before expiration date.


  • 2. 
    What is the key to dependent care arrangement?
    • A. 

      Believing in the shwartz.

    • B. 

      Advanced Planning.

    • C. 

      Having good luck.

    • D. 

      Winning a coin flip.


  • 3. 
    Why do we not need to include cholesterol in our diet?
    • A. 

      Sticks of butter are overrated.

    • B. 

      Only pigs eat bacon.

    • C. 

      Liver doesn't taste good with onions.

    • D. 

      Your body naturally produces all it needs.


  • 4. 
    What was significant about the Korean Conflict WRT POWS?
    • A. 

      They were confined to a luxurious resort.

    • B. 

      There was evidence of captors trying to indoctrinate prisoners into the enemys way of thinking and believing.

    • C. 

      5-course meals were provided for breakfast/lunch/dinner.

    • D. 

      They were provided means of communication.


  • 5. 
    What are some disadvantages of having a checking account?
    • A. 

      Infinite amounts of Monopoly money aren't included.

    • B. 

      Bill Gates is not responsible for overdraft protection.

    • C. 

      Warren Buffet isn't the bank's personal finance consultant.

    • D. 

      If not properly maintained and checks are written on insufficient funds, checks can bounce resulting in overdraft charges.


  • 6. 
    What are values?
    • A. 

      Beliefs about what does or does not constitute a worthwhile goal.

    • B. 

      $50 for an acre of oceanfront property in Colorado.

    • C. 

      Investing with Bernie Madoff.

    • D. 

      South Carolina Governor's view on faithfullness.


  • 7. 
    Describe offensive counter air:
    • A. 

      Nauseous smell in kitchen from expired food.

    • B. 

      Passing game of football-playing ants in the kitchen.

    • C. 

      Is the most effective and efficient method of achieving the apporpriate degree of air superiority. It consists of operations to destroy, neutralize, disrupt, or limit enemy air and missile powerage close to the source as possible and at a spefific place and time.

    • D. 

      Results of husband "winging it" in an attempt at making own dinner.


  • 8. 
    What major command does the AF Reserve fall under?
    • A. 

      Air Force Reserve Command

    • B. 

      Air Force Reserve Company

    • C. 

      Air Force Reserve Corporation

    • D. 

      Air Force Reserve Commonwealth


  • 9. 
    What is the mission of EAF?
    • A. 

      Eat And Feed is to win as many pie-eating contests as possible.

    • B. 

      Earn And Finance is to mass more wealth then anyone in the world.

    • C. 

      Elite Antelope Fighters is to defend all Antelopes from Cheetahs.

    • D. 

      Expeditionary Aerospace Force is to organize, train, equip, deploy and sustain itself in the dynamic 21st century global security environment.


  • 10. 
    What will happen if you die and don't have a will?
    • A. 

      Your long lost cousin Billy-Bob will claim everything you owned.

    • B. 

      Your estate will go into probate and will take a long time to resolve.

    • C. 

      Your pet rock will feel abandoned and leave for the gravel pit.

    • D. 

      Your "ex" you "married" in Las Vegas will magically reappear.


  • 11. 
    List 2 examples of the military acting as an expeditionary force before we introduced EAF:
    • A. 

      During the pursuit of Pancho Villa in Mexico in 1916, WWI, WWII, during the 50's, 60's against communist forces in North Vietnam.

    • B. 

      During the pursuit of Napoleon Bonaparte through the Amazon rainforest and against communist forces in England.

    • C. 

      During the pursuit of Osama bin Laden through the Sahara desert and against communist forces in South Africa.

    • D. 

      During the pursuit of Adolf Hitler through the Himalayan mountains and against communist forces in Mexico.


  • 12. 
    Describe the professional airman:
    • A. 

      One who is not only experienced and proficient in the AF specialty but knows, understands and adheres to the traditions of the profession of arms.

    • B. 

      One who comes to work an hour late.

    • C. 

      One who takes a smoke break once an hour.

    • D. 

      One who always has to be reminded about routine duties.


  • 13. 
    What is the AF policy on your meeting responsibilities to dependents and the AF?
    • A. 

      The AFI stating that it's ok to have dependents fend for themselves.

    • B. 

      The AFI stating that dependents might as well be your luggage.

    • C. 

      The AFI stating that it is illegal to have dependents.

    • D. 

      The AFI stating that all AF members must make and maintain dependent care arrangements, allowing them to be globally available at all times.


  • 14. 
    What kinds of jewelry are authorized for wear with the uniform?
    • A. 

      No more than 3 rings, a watch, and a conservative bracelet. Necklaces may be worn, but may not be exposed at the neckline.

    • B. 

      Distinct 24" gold and platinum chains.

    • C. 

      2 watches--one for the local time zone and one for zulu time zone.

    • D. 

      Your 6 NBA championship rings from when you were the Bulls waterboy/girl.


  • 15. 
    Why is communication so important in a POW camp?
    • A. 

      It keeps everyone from forgetting their ABC's.

    • B. 

      It keeps everyone's morale high by singing "99 bottles of beer".

    • C. 

      It allows for vital information to be passed among POWs and facilitates the accountability process. Communication enables the do's and dont's of prisoner life to be passed to the new prisoners.

    • D. 

      It keeps everyone on the guard's good side to get their goolash hot.


  • 16. 
    How does a member's responsibility to care for dependents relate to his or her responsibility to be available worldwide?
    • A. 

      It has nothing at all to do with each other.

    • B. 

      His/her willingness to show the dependent the rest of the world.

    • C. 

      Reputation with dependents goes a long way with your new unit.

    • D. 

      A member's responsibility to care for dependents does not relieve him or her from the responsibility to be available for worldwide deployment.


  • 17. 
    What is the relationship between the privilege of RHIP and responsibility?
    • A. 

      Greater responsibility and authority to carry out that responsibility. Privileges are often a form of partial compensation for the additional responsibility of rank.

    • B. 

      It's your responsibility to show off RHIP as much as possible.

    • C. 

      It is irresponsible to display any form of RHIP.

    • D. 

      RHIP and responsibility are equal to each other.


  • 18. 
    How does the AF achieve the characteristics of responsiveness and flexibility with reference to its personnel?
    • A. 

      Position an airman at stand-by with each and every aircraft on base.

    • B. 

      Keep at least 2-3 aircraft circling 24/7 in case of emergency.

    • C. 

      Rotate airmen between bases at least every 6 months.

    • D. 

      Personnel readiness helps the military member ensure they're able to be in the right place, at the right time and ready to perform their jobs.


  • 19. 
    What factors have been shown to play a part in a POW's struggle to survive with honor in captivity?
    • A. 

      Similar religious beliefs as the enemy.

    • B. 

      Strong religious beliefs, American values, faith in country and the American people, a sound body, good communication among POW's within camps, and open and honest sharing of feelings, fears, and dreams among the captives.

    • C. 

      Independent and selfish attitude among POW's.

    • D. 

      All hope in America shown lost.


  • 20. 
    Define group dynamics:
    • A. 

      The similar behavior shown among individuals in a group.

    • B. 

      The backing of one member of a group over others.

    • C. 

      The difference one person's behavior can have on other individuals within the group.

    • D. 

      Agreement on differences based on "pick-a-number" mentality.


  • 21. 
    What management skill should be regarded as a supplement to job competence and the other basic skills?
    • A. 

      Political skills.

    • B. 

      Athletic skills.

    • C. 

      Artistic skills.

    • D. 

      Ale-drinking skills.


  • 22. 
    List 2 examples of a goal:
    • A. 

      Winning Tour de France then curing cancer just before podium.

    • B. 

      Attaining a degree, a promotion leading to more responsibility, or winning an award for airman or NCO of the quarter.

    • C. 

      Pitching perfect game then receiving Nobel Peace Prize for dry humor.

    • D. 

      Scoring winning TD then stumbling upon cure for AIDS in end zone.


  • 23. 
    Who is Cpl Eugene Ballard?
    • A. 

      Spider-man prior to radioactive spider bite.

    • B. 

      Hulk prior to stubbing toe and getting angry.

    • C. 

      Wolverine prior to shooting steak knives out knuckles.

    • D. 

      1st Black Fighter Pilot.


  • 24. 
    (pg. 2) Define hazing:
    • A. 

      To harass or persecute with meaningless, difficult, or demeaning tasks; an anauthorized assumption of authority over another resulting in cruelty or humiliation.

    • B. 

      To set a layer pollution over a city.

    • C. 

      To partially remove a memory that was once easily remembered.

    • D. 

      German word describing the sound of a car on the autobahn.


  • 25. 
    Human behavior revolves around motives according to Maslow's Hierarchy. List these motives with an example of each motive:
    • A. 

      Anxious -- person works to keep self occupied.

    • B. 

      Lazy -- person avoids work, repeatedly needs to be instructed.

    • C. 

      Security -- person volunteers all the time because of wanting to get ahead. Social -- person plays sports for the company of others. Recognition -- person who does special task only when there is something in it for them.

    • D. 

      Sloppy -- person works at fast pace, finished product is afterthought.


  • 26. 
    Explain the general concept of how compliance with directives of dress and personal appearance can positively influence public confidence in the military:
    • A. 

      The public will still base view off of military tv shows/movies.

    • B. 

      The public will assess our competence based on our appearance.

    • C. 

      The public will take same position as tv news pundits.

    • D. 

      The public will turn against military idea and wish U.S. was pacifist.


  • 27. 
    Identify and describe the core competencies at the heart of AF strategic perspectives:
    • A. 

      The core competencies are Air and Space attack.

    • B. 

      The core competencies are rapid global engagement.

    • C. 

      The core competencies are Air and Space superiority, precision engagement, information superiority, global attack, rapid global mobility, agile combat support.

    • D. 

      The core competencies are information engagement.


  • 28. 
    To become an effective leader, what 2 fundamental concepts must you always consider?
    • A. 

      The longer hours and more responsibility.

    • B. 

      The number of personnel put under you and their personalities.

    • C. 

      The higher expectations expected of you and your expected effort.

    • D. 

      The mission and the people.


  • 29. 
    What is the result of a leader providing a positive influence for followers?
    • A. 

      It is easier for the leader to train subordinates on both the standards of dress and appearance and the importance of maintaining those standards.

    • B. 

      The followers would do whatever asked in awe of his/her stripes.

    • C. 

      The followers would ignore leader and do what they wanted.

    • D. 

      The followers would get the wrong idea, act on their interpretation.


  • 30. 
    Who does the AF doctrine apply to?
    • A. 

      It applies to all AF dependents.

    • B. 

      It only applies to AF spouses.

    • C. 

      It applies to all active duty ANG, AFR, and civilian AF personnel.

    • D. 

      It applies only to retirees.


  • 31. 
    What is the proper behavior when you are indoors and the National Anthem or Colors are played?
    • A. 

      Sing and dance to the music.

    • B. 

      Face the flag or music. Go to attention. Do not salute unless under arms. When in civilian clothes, place hand over heart.

    • C. 

      Ignore the music and keep doing what you were doing.

    • D. 

      Go to attention, salute, and sing.


  • 32. 
    What are the responsibilities of the Chief Master Sergeant of the AF?
    • A. 

      Have one-on-one talks with all airmen.

    • B. 

      Ensure the AF has the fastest most accurate jet in the world.

    • C. 

      Go to as many sporting events as possible.

    • D. 

      He is a representative of the airman force, and will serve as a sounding board for ideas and proposals affecting airmen matters.s


  • 33. 
    Explain how drill enhances teamwork?
    • A. 

      If done right it looks cool which would encourage others.

    • B. 

      Everyone must work together to accomplish the mission. Participating as a member of a efficiently organized and operationg group stimulates esprit de corps, high morale and enthusiastic teamwork.

    • C. 

      If one person of the team is missing it could cause injury.

    • D. 

      More then one person always helps with weapon drills.


  • 34. 
    What precautions should you take when you purchase ribbons and mounting devices?
    • A. 

      Specified size and quality standards. Ribbons do not have a visible, protective coating applied.

    • B. 

      Crooked mounting devices are fine, just make sure correct ribbons.

    • C. 

      Incorrect ribbons are good, they could help at boards.

    • D. 

      If it seems too expensive, just buy cheaper instead.


  • 35. 
    What type of behavior might a predominately analytical person exhibit?
    • A. 

      Dedicated at work but frequently forgetful.

    • B. 

      Careless work ethic with no worries about finished product.

    • C. 

      Quick to decide without looking at all options.

    • D. 

      They would display characteristics of being slow and meticulous in decision making to be sure they have all the facts and have analyzed all the possibilities, as well as being a person who uses checklists to ensure they have not forgotten anything.


  • 36. 
    How does relaxaton of dress and personal apperance standards impact the morale in an organization?
    • A. 

      Raises morale by making uniform more comfortable then before.

    • B. 

      Less stressful from having to pick clothes to wear for the day.

    • C. 

      Relaxation of the enforcement of standards makes it difficult to take pride in the unit. Diminished pride and esprit de corps lead to lower morale and eventually unit effectiveness.

    • D. 

      Uncontrolled beards are the next big thing.


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