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  • 1. 
    Analysts can avoid poor thinkning by
  • 2. 
    What has an equal effect on our conclusions as on the data and assumptions that go into our analysis?
  • 3. 
    Critical thinking facilitates _____________ through______________.
  • 4. 
    What defines critical thinknig as a process by which the analyst improves the quality of their thinking by applying the scientific elements of reasoning and logic to gather, evaluate, and use information effectively?
  • 5. 
    What uses reasoning to arrive at logical conclusions?
  • 6. 
    What is a declarative statement that has yet to be established as true?
  • 7. 
    What is an unconscious belief that conditions, governs, and compels our behavior?
  • 8. 
    What enables us to repeat an action we've taken before without going through all the mental steps of the original act?
  • 9. 
    What are the four types of biases exist?
  • 10. 
    What bias occurs when you attribute your intentions, actions, or reactions to another person or thing without considering their unique cultural background?
  • 11. 
    What bias occurs when analysis is affected by the specific goal or preconceived ideas of an organization?
  • 12. 
    What are useful to see patterns in behavior?
  • 13. 
    What occurs when you let your personal experiences affect your analysis?
  • 14. 
    What is an unconscious belief which influences the act of knowing or making a judgment call?
  • 15. 
    The sum of all biases makes up our ______________.
  • 16. 
    What are patterns of expectations that influence one to think in certain ways?
  • 17. 
    What are large mental short cuts?
  • 18. 
    What is a form of patterning by perceiving a similarity between events or things because of superficial features?
  • 19. 
    What is to caluclate or think by forming a new statement based on statements already known or discovered, or to infer based on evidence?
  • 20. 
    What are 3 types of reasoning?
  • 21. 
    What concludes something is true based on a general rule?
  • 22. 
    What concludes something is true through logical conclusions based on facts?
  • 23. 
    What concludes something is true by testing hypotheses with evidence?
  • 24. 
    What is a systematic application of reason to a particular branch of knowledge, in this case, the study of reasoning?
  • 25. 
    What is a particular mode of reasoning to conclude something is either valid or faulty?
  • 26. 
    How many elements of reasoning are there?
  • 27. 
    What are the 8 elements of reasoning?
  • 28. 
    What initiates reasoning?
  • 29. 
    What are the 3 types of questions?
  • 30. 
    What type of question usually has one answer and requires little to no reasoning?
  • 31. 
    What type of question has more than one answer involving the target's point of view? i.e. Yes or no, and these are the reasons.
  • 32. 
    What type of question is answered by interpreting facts and observations and most common in intelligence analysis?
  • 33. 
    _____________ is a mental point of view of a particular subject or its parts.
  • 34. 
    What is the goal in all reasoning and should be to discover what is true?
  • 35. 
    What are unstated reasons or theories, which are essential in arriving at a conclusion?
  • 36. 
    An ______________ is an intellectual act by which we conclude somethign is true based on something else being true, or seeming to be true.
  • 37. 
    What are the logical relationship between two propositions in which, if the first is true the second is true?
  • 38. 
    ____________ are clusters of ideas that are the result of abstract thinking.
  • 39. 
    ___________ refers to how broad or narrow of a perspective the analyst may have when solving a problem.
  • 40. 
    The analyst must ensure all questions and hypotheses are stated with ________________.
  • 41. 
    What refers to how deep or shallow the analysis is?
  • 42. 
    ______________ in your thought process and conclusion is the level of detail within your hypothesis.
  • 43. 
    What weighs the relevance of the information as it applies to the decision maker's circumstances?
  • 44. 
    Conclusions must be _______________.
  • 45. 
    What was created as a result of the National Security Act of 1947?
  • 46. 
    Who are the four members of the NSC?
  • 47. 
    Who are the two advisors of the NSC?
  • 48. 
    The _______________ is a partnership of executive branch agencies and organizations that work separately and together to execute intelligence activities necessary for conduct of foreign relations and protection of the national security of the US. Primarily collection of information needed by the President.
  • 49. 
    Who is appointed by the President with Senate approval, and serves as the head of the IC?
  • 50. 
    What was created with the signing of the NSA of 1947, an independent agency responsible to the President through the DNI and executes policy through the conduct of covert actions?
  • 51. 
    What is a major producer and manager of foreign military intelligence for the DOD and who's mission is to provide timely, objective military intelligenc to warfighters, defense policy makers, and force planners? They also submit, validate, and manage all IMINT, SIGINT, MASINT, and HUMINT requirements directed against foreign areas.
  • 52. 
    ______________ is the IC's executive agent for all SIGINT activities and its headquarters are at Fort Meade, Maryland.
  • 53. 
    How many primary cryptologic centers are there?
  • 54. 
    _____________ was established to promote a full aprtnership between NSA and the cryptologic elements of the Armed Forces.
  • 55. 
    What are NSA's two core missions?
  • 56. 
    What are the US military's service SIGINT activities that are subordinate to DIRNSA/chief Cryptologic Support System?
  • 57. 
    The Army's ______________ assists with the coordination between Army tactical units and NSA/CSS concerning SIGINT matters for Army resources and assets.
  • 58. 
    The Navy's __________ provides guidance to cryptologic activities tasked by both the navy and NSA/CSS.
  • 59. 
    The Air Force's ______________ assists with the coordination of Air Force cryptologic activities, NSA/CSS, and Air Force or theater commanders on SIGINT matters.
  • 60. 
    Who's mission is to support national security objectives by providing geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) in all its forms from any source to ensure the knowledge foundation for planning, decision, and action?
  • 61. 
    Who's mission is to enable US global information superiority in peacetime as well as during hostilities? They are responsible for unique and innovative technology, large-scale systems, engineering, development and acquisition, and operation of space reconnaissance systems.
  • 62. 
    ______________ is the focal point for the functional management of all Air Force intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities and reports to internal and external consumers and Joint Staff
  • 63. 
    What is the field operating agency that reports to A2 and is located on Security Hill, Lackland AFB, TX? It organizes, trains, equips, and presents assigned forces and capabilities to conduct ISR utilizing assets ranging from worldwide grount sites to manned and unmanned airborne platforms.
  • 64. 
    What is the lead DOD production center for global maritime intelligence?
  • 65. 
    Who's mission is to provide trained, deployable SIGINT trained Marines and IA to support Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF), Naval, and national intelligence missions
  • 66. 
    ____________ is the lead in maritime homeland security initiatives.
  • 67. 
    List the four primary cryptologic centers
  • 68. 
    __________ is the federal department charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government relating directly to national security and the military and both a consumer and producer of intelligence.
  • 69. 
    Who's primary responsibility is to ensure the readiness of their respective military services? They are the most senior US military officer and is the primary military advisor. Does not exercise military command over any combatant forces and is second highest deliberating body for military policy.
  • 70. 
    What is the highest deliberating body for military policy?
  • 71. 
    Who's job is to reduce US vulnerability to terrorism and to detect, prevent, and respond to terrorist attacks?
  • 72. 
    ____________oversees and protects vital national security capabilities ranging from nuclear weapons to energy research and development projects.
  • 73. 
    How many major commands (MAJCOM) are there?
  • 74. 
    What are the 10 MAJCOMS?
  • 75. 
    What isa major command that is organized on a functional basis and represents a major AF subdivision having a specific portion fo the AF mission?
  • 76. 
    What title outlines the role of the armed forces providing the legal basis for the roles, missions, and organizations of each of the services as well as the DOD?
  • 77. 
    What title outlines the role of the US National Guard including the activation of guard and reserve units?
  • 78. 
    What title outlines the role of war and national defense?
  • 79. 
    What is an alliance of forces from two or more nations?
  • 80. 
    Who are often the predominant and most capable force within a coalition?
  • 81. 
    What is traditionally considered to be one of the most important and sensitive forms of intelligence?