1w071n-02 CDC Volume 1

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Current 7-level CDCs as of 16 JAN 2013


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During military planning, the strategic level is
    • A. 

      The only level of the military echelon that uses strategy planning.

    • B. 

      The lowest level of decision making when planning for contingencies.

    • C. 

      The highest level of decision making when planning for contingencies.

    • D. 

      The second largest group of military strategists within the war planning echelon.

  • 2. 
    Joint operations planning is primarily the responsibility of the
    • A. 

      Commander in chief (CINC).

    • B. 

      Deployed forces commander.

    • C. 

      Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).

    • D. 

      Ranking group-level expeditionary commander.

  • 3. 
    Crisis action planning differs from deliberate planning in that it’s based on
    • A. 

      Input from the staff weather officer (SWO).

    • B. 

      The inputs of weather and intelligence personnel.

    • C. 

      Current and past events, without regard to data sensitivity.

    • D. 

      Current events and conducted in time-sensitive situations and emergencies.

  • 4. 
    For what does deliberate planning help to prepare?
    • A. 

      All types of natural disasters that accurate forecasts can prevent.

    • B. 

      The types of contingencies that are recognized as long term threats.

    • C. 

      The most likely contingencies that may occur in the near term future.

    • D. 

      Weather related products that could prevent lost operating hours during deployments.

  • 5. 
    What type of planning is aimed at assembling and organizing national resources to support national objectives during a time of war or for operations other than war?
    • A. 

      Deliberate Planning.

    • B. 

      Mobilization Planning.

    • C. 

      Crisis Action Planning.

    • D. 

      Joint Operations Planning.

  • 6. 
    Commanders use the joint intelligence preparation of the battlefield (JIPB) process to support all of the following except
    • A. 

      Targeting.

    • B. 

      Special operations.

    • C. 

      Natural disaster relief.

    • D. 

      Counter air operations.

  • 7. 
    To what level(s) does the joint intelligence preparation of the battlefield (JIPB) process apply?
    • A. 

      Tactical.

    • B. 

      Strategic and Operational.

    • C. 

      Operational and Tactical.

    • D. 

      Operational, Strategic, and Tactical.

  • 8. 
    What is the last major step in the joint intelligence preparation of the battlefield (JIPB) process?
    • A. 

      Define the battle space environment.

    • B. 

      Describe the battle space effects.

    • C. 

      Determine the adversary potential course of actions (COA).

    • D. 

      Determine the current adversary situation.

  • 9. 
    What is targeting, with respect to the air tasking cycle?
    • A. 

      Identifying those persons or objects needing removal.

    • B. 

      The process of eliminating targets from controlled operational air space.

    • C. 

      The process of engaging all unfriendly targets within the area of operations.

    • D. 

      The process of selecting targets and measuring the results or response of the target selection.

  • 10. 
    Over what period of time does the Notational Air Tasking Cycle take place?
    • A. 

      About 30 days.

    • B. 

      30 to 72 hours.

    • C. 

      One to two weeks.

    • D. 

      Seven duty days.

  • 11. 
    What must be completed before moving into Phase Three of the Notational Air Tasking Cycle?
    • A. 

      Target development phase.

    • B. 

      Target engagement phase.

    • C. 

      Target recognition phase.

    • D. 

      Target elimination phase.

  • 12. 
    Effects at the strategic level of war include
    • A. 

      Destruction of all enemy assets.

    • B. 

      Control of all weather reporting sites.

    • C. 

      Infiltration of the enemy’s intelligence branch.

    • D. 

      Destruction or disruption of the enemy’s center of gravity (COG).

  • 13. 
    At what level of warfare are individual battles or engagements fought?
    • A. 

      Tactical.

    • B. 

      Global.

    • C. 

      Strategic.

    • D. 

      Operational.

  • 14. 
    At what level of war are campaigns and major operations planned, conducted, and sustained?
    • A. 

      At what level of war are campaigns and major operations planned, conducted, and sustained?

    • B. 

      Global.

    • C. 

      Strategic.

    • D. 

      Operational.

  • 15. 
    Planning at the operational level of war determines all of the following except
    • A. 

      What we will attack.

    • B. 

      Exactly when we will attack.

    • C. 

      In what order we will attack.

    • D. 

      For what duration we will attack.

  • 16. 
    The Army’s primary mission is to organize, train, and equip forces to
    • A. 

      Conduct prompt operations.

    • B. 

      Add support to units calling air strikes.

    • C. 

      Conduct prompt operations in foreign lands.

    • D. 

      Prompt and sustained land combat operations.

  • 17. 
    What is the Army’s largest major command?
    • A. 

      US Army Pacific.

    • B. 

      US Army in Europe.

    • C. 

      US Army Forces Command.

    • D. 

      US Army South.

  • 18. 
    What is the US Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) mission?
    • A. 

      To deploy and sustain air forces capable of responding rapidly to crises worldwide.

    • B. 

      To enhance combat ready forces capable of responding rapidly to crises worldwide.

    • C. 

      To train, mobilize, deploy and sustain air forces capable of responding rapidly to crises worldwide.

    • D. 

      To train, mobilize, deploy and sustain combat ready forces capable of responding rapidly to crises worldwide.

  • 19. 
    What rank of Army officer normally commands divisions?
    • A. 

      Major generals.

    • B. 

      Brigadier generals.

    • C. 

      Colonels and above.

    • D. 

      Colonels or brigadier generals.

  • 20. 
    In what environment(s) does the US seek to achieve its strategic objectives?
    • A. 

      War.

    • B. 

      Conflict.

    • C. 

      War and conflict.

    • D. 

      Peacetime, conflict, and war.

  • 21. 
    How does the Army classify its activities during conflict?
    • A. 

      War.

    • B. 

      Peacetime battle.

    • C. 

      Real world exercise.

    • D. 

      Military operations other than war.

  • 22. 
    What does the US attempt to do during peacetime?
    • A. 

      To influence world events by introducing actions that might unsettle nations.

    • B. 

      To influence world events through actions that break apart unfriendly nations.

    • C. 

      To influence world events through those actions that rarely occurs between nations.

    • D. 

      To influence world events through those actions that routinely occurs between nations.

  • 23. 
    According to the US Army, what is war?
    • A. 

      The use of ground troops in operations.

    • B. 

      The use of ground troops in operations in hostile areas.

    • C. 

      The use of force in combat operations against an armed enemy.

    • D. 

      The use of force in combat operations against an enemy, armed or otherwise.

  • 24. 
    In what terms do commanders consider the battlefield?
    • A. 

      The time necessary to defeat the enemy force.

    • B. 

      The space necessary to complete the assigned mission.

    • C. 

      The space necessary to defeat the enemy force or to complete the assigned mission.

    • D. 

      The time and space necessary to defeat the enemy force or to complete the assigned mission.

  • 25. 
    Once deployed, a tactical unit works within the
    • A. 

      Area of Interest (AI).

    • B. 

      Area of Operations (AO).

    • C. 

      Area of Responsibility (AOR).

    • D. 

      Area of Tactical Responsibility (ATR).

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