1w071n-02 CDC Volume 2

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  • 1. 
    One purpose of Meteorological and Oceanographic (METOC) doctrine is to
    • A. 

      Ensure coordination exists among weather products created at each level.

    • B. 

      Encourage each unit to create weather products independent of lateral commands.

    • C. 

      Provide exclusive guidance for METOC personnel at the operational and tactical echelons.

    • D. 

      Provide exclusive guidance for METOC personnel at the strategic and operational echelons.

  • 2. 
    The principles of Meteorological and Oceanographic (METOC) doctrine incorporate all facets of
    • A. 

      Air Force and Navy METOC programs.

    • B. 

      All service branches METOC programs.

    • C. 

      Air Force and Navy METOC, and space environment programs.

    • D. 

      All service branches METOC, and space environment programs.

  • 3. 
    All of the following are steps in the characterization process except
    • A. 

      Predict.

    • B. 

      Collect.

    • C. 

      Analyze.

    • D. 

      Integrate.

  • 4. 
    Who is responsible for making sure that the appropriate Meteorological and Oceanographic (METOC) support is provided to all subordinate joint forces and components for the entire range of military operations?
    • A. 

      The Joint METOC Officer (JMO).

    • B. 

      The Joint Task Force (JTF) commander.

    • C. 

      METOC forecast center (MFC) through the JMO.

    • D. 

      Joint METOC Coordination Organization (JMCO) through the JMO.

  • 5. 
    Who or what is the cornerstone of Meteorological and Oceanographic (METOC) support?
    • A. 

      The Joint METOC Officer (JMO).

    • B. 

      The Joint Task Force (JTF) commander.

    • C. 

      Joint METOC Coordination Cell (JMCC).

    • D. 

      Joint METOC Coordination Organization (JMCO).

  • 6. 
    The composition of the Joint Meteorological Coordination Cell (JMCC) staff should be tailored to
    • A. 

      Reflect all the operations involved in the joint mission.

    • B. 

      Reflect the percentages of the different services involved in the joint operation.

    • C. 

      Support the concept of operations of the joint mission and composition of assigned forces.

    • D. 

      Mirror the staff of the major services involved and operated by service-unique organizations.

  • 7. 
    Weather personnel must coordinate significant forecast deviations from the official forecast with the
    • A. 

      Joint Forces Commander (JFC).

    • B. 

      METOC Forecast Center (MFC).

    • C. 

      Joint Operations Area Forecast (JOAF).

    • D. 

      Joint METOC Coordination Cell (JMCC).

  • 8. 
    Which level in the Meteorological and Oceanographic (METOC) support force structure takes observations uses centrally prepared products to provide tailored mission support?
    • A. 

      Tactical operations.

    • B. 

      Component command.

    • C. 

      Intermediate command.

    • D. 

      Joint METOC Coordination Cell (JMCC).

  • 9. 
    All of the following are nontraditional sources of meteorological and oceanographic (METOC) data except
    • A. 

      Submarine forces.

    • B. 

      Space support teams.

    • C. 

      Air traffic control (ATC).

    • D. 

      Artillery meteorology (ARTYMET).

  • 10. 
    What can Special Operations Weather Team (SOWT) personnel provide for an operation?
    • A. 

      River assessments, avalanche assessments, and terrain reports only.

    • B. 

      River information, avalanche information, and upper air observations only.

    • C. 

      River assessments, avalanche information, terrain observations, and upper air reports.

    • D. 

      River information, avalanche assessments, terrain reports, and upper air observations.

  • 11. 
    A planning model that establishes procedures for analyzing and developing a mission describes
    • A. 

      Joint Planning Process (JPP).

    • B. 

      Joint Operational Mission Process (JOMP).

    • C. 

      Joint Operational Planning Process (JOPP).

    • D. 

      Joint Operational Planning and Execution System (JOPES).

  • 12. 
    The challenges of multinational operations include
    • A. 

      Tactics, techniques, and procedures.

    • B. 

      Language, directives, and communications.

    • C. 

      Language, equipment design, and communications.

    • D. 

      Language, techniques, data formats, and communications.

  • 13. 
    At the operational level, the Operational Weather Squadron (OWS) builds and maintains
    • A. 

      Regional weather databases.

    • B. 

      Analysis and forecast products.

    • C. 

      Worldwide meteorological databases.

    • D. 

      Worldwide meteorological and space environmental databases.

  • 14. 
    Weather supporting communications must be enacted as soon as possible to allow for
    • A. 

      Quality weather databases.

    • B. 

      Data collection and analysis.

    • C. 

      Detailed information to the warfighters.

    • D. 

      Quality tailored, battlespace weather information.

  • 15. 
    To be effective, Air Force Weather (AFW) personnel must
    • A. 

      Tailor weather products, tactics, techniques, and procedures.

    • B. 

      Train with all joint weather forces before a contingency.

    • C. 

      Think and train with Air Force doctrine in mind.

    • D. 

      Think and train from a joint perspective.

  • 16. 
    Which agency is the global weather center in the Air Force weather operations?
    • A. 

      Naval Oceanographic Office (NOO).

    • B. 

      Air Force Weather Agency (AFWA).

    • C. 

      2nd Weather Group.

    • D. 

      1st Weather Group.

  • 17. 
    What is the range in scale of the products that an Operational Weather Squadron (OWS) creates?
    • A. 

      Global to strategic levels.

    • B. 

      Strategic to tactical levels.

    • C. 

      Global to operational levels.

    • D. 

      Operational to tactical levels.

  • 18. 
    Which agency is responsible for characterizing the environment for the total force?
    • A. 

      Air Force Combat Weather Center (AFCWC).

    • B. 

      Air Force Weather Agency (AFWA).

    • C. 

      2nd Weather Group.

    • D. 

      1st Weather Group.

  • 19. 
    Which agency is responsible for providing reliable and timely global environmental intelligence products and services to the Joint Chiefs of Staff?
    • A. 

      2nd Weather Group.

    • B. 

      Air Force Directorate of Weather (AF/DOW).

    • C. 

      Air Force Weather Agency (AFWA).

    • D. 

      Air Force Combat Weather Center (AFCWC).

  • 20. 
    Which Air Force Weather Agency (AFWA) unit develops and produces special weather impact information?
    • A. 

      Air Force Weather Agency(AFWA)/operations directorate.

    • B. 

      Air Force Weather Technical Library (AFWTL).

    • C. 

      Air Force Combat Weather Center (AFCWC).

    • D. 

      14th Weather Squadron.

  • 21. 
    What is a specific duty of the Air Force Combat Weather Center (AFCWC)?
    • A. 

      Providing meteorological products to enhance the nation’s combat capability.

    • B. 

      Developing field techniques to improve the effectiveness of Air Force Weather.

    • C. 

      Deploying equipment and/or expertise to solve critical wartime shortfalls.

    • D. 

      Providing space weather modeling and simulation data.

  • 22. 
    Evaluating and exploiting new tactics and techniques to enhance the effectiveness of combat operations is a mission of the
    • A. 

      Air Force Directorate of Weather (AF/DOW).

    • B. 

      Air Force Weather Agency (AFWA).

    • C. 

      Air Force Combat Weather Center (AFCWC).

    • D. 

      14th Weather Squadron.

  • 23. 
    Which Total Force partner operates 33 weather flights?
    • A. 

      Air Force Reserve Command.

    • B. 

      Air National Guard.

    • C. 

      Civil Air Patrol.

    • D. 

      Coast Guard Reserve.

  • 24. 
    Which Total Force partner performs weather reconnaissance for the National Hurricane Center?
    • A. 

      Air Force Reserve Command.

    • B. 

      Coast Guard Reserve.

    • C. 

      Air National Guard.

    • D. 

      Civil Air Patrol.

  • 25. 
    Which United States Navy meteorological unit collects, interprets and applies global data and information for safety at sea, strategic and tactical warfare, and weapons system design, development and deployment?
    • A. 

      Naval Ice Center.

    • B. 

      Naval Oceanographic Office (NOO).

    • C. 

      Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (NMOC).

    • D. 

      Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center (FNMOC).

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