3s051b Practice Test Set 2

178 Questions | Total Attempts: 213

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CDCs Quizzes & Trivia

This is the Q & A for the second half of CDCs 3SO51 Vol. 1


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When is an A1c considered fully qualified for promotion to SRA?
    • A. 

      Recommended by the commander only.

    • B. 

      20 mo TIG and 24 TIS.

    • C. 

      28 months TIG only.

    • D. 

      20 mo TIG, 36 mo TIS, and recommended by the commander

  • 2. 
    When are individuals considered for BTZ promotion to SRA?
    • A. 

      Six months prior to the Airman's best qualified date.

    • B. 

      Six months prior to the Airman's fully qualified date.

    • C. 

      The month prior to the month in which they will be eligible for BTZ promotion

    • D. 

      The month prior to the quarter in which they will be eligible for BTZ promotion

  • 3. 
    What is the PES code for an Airman with an Article 15 suspended reduction that prevents the airman from being promoted until the PES code is changed to a date on or after the PES date in the MilPDS?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 4. 
    When an airman will not be allowed to assume the next higher grade, the commander's written notice must include the reasons for the nonrecommendation, inclusive dates of the nonrecommendation action, and
    • A. 

      The Airman's acknowledgment.

    • B. 

      The promotion eligibility status code.

    • C. 

      The Airman's time in grade and time in service.

    • D. 

      A statement indicating that the status is withheld.

  • 5. 
    In the WAPS what two weighted factors account for 44 percent of the total point value?
    • A. 

      PFE and EPRS

    • B. 

      SKT and PFE

    • C. 

      .PFE and time in grade

    • D. 

      SKT and decorations.

  • 6. 
    In the WAPS, time in grade is computed at the rate of
    • A. 

      one-fourth point per month in grade up to 10 years

    • B. 

      One-fourth point per month in grade up to 20 years

    • C. 

      .one-half point per month in grade up to 10 years

    • D. 

      One-half point per month in grade up to 20 years

  • 7. 
    What is the EPR conversion factor?
    • A. 

      27

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      9

  • 8. 
    A TSgt is eligible for promotion to MSgt after becoming a 7 level,
    • A. 

      23 mo TIG and 7 yr TAFMS

    • B. 

      23 mo TIG and 8 yr TAFMS

    • C. 

      24 mo TIG and 7 yr TAFMS

    • D. 

      24 mo TIG and 8 yr TAFMS

  • 9. 
    What is the minimum total points a record can be assessed if all three panel members in a central CMSgt promotion evaluation board score the record as 18?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      270

    • D. 

      450

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not considered as a "whole person" factor in the senior NCO promotion process?
    • A. 

      Education

    • B. 

      Leadership

    • C. 

      Marital status

    • D. 

      Performance

  • 11. 
    Under the STEP program, no Airman may be promoted more than once during any 12-month period under any combination of promotion programs except
    • A. 

      SrA

    • B. 

      SSgts

    • C. 

      TSgts

    • D. 

      MSgts

  • 12. 
    In which situation does a member remain eligible for promotion consideration and selection but, if selected, is prevented from assuming the higher grade?
    • A. 

      Receives a letter of reprimand

    • B. 

      Possesses an UIF

    • C. 

      Awaiting a decision on an application as a CO

    • D. 

      Is in Phase II of the WBFMP

  • 13. 
    A promotion is withheld when an Airman's name is removed from a promotion selection list and the Airman is?
    • A. 

      .in Phase II of the WBFMP

    • B. 

      In the probation period of the WBFMP

    • C. 

      Serving in the grade of CMSgt and has not completed the Senior NCO academy.

    • D. 

      Serving in the grade of TSgt and has not completed the command NCO academy

  • 14. 
    Which officer grouping is not considered a competitive promotion category?
    • A. 

      Chaplains

    • B. 

      Rated Officer Corps

    • C. 

      Biomedical Science Corps

    • D. 

      LAF

  • 15. 
    Based on their current grade and date of rank, what are the three promotion zones that active duty officers fall into?
    • A. 

      Below, in, and above.

    • B. 

      Under, on, and beyond

    • C. 

      Advanced, intermediate, and regular

    • D. 

      Lower level, middle level, and upper level.

  • 16. 
    When a promotion board is considering active duty officers for promotion to colonel, the board president must be in the grade of
    • A. 

      General

    • B. 

      Lietenant general

    • C. 

      Major general

    • D. 

      Brigadier general

  • 17. 
    What constitutes a significant difference in the scores given to a particular record by a promotion board?
    • A. 

      Difference of more than 1.5 points between any two scores on a record.

    • B. 

      Difference of more than 1.5 points between all of the scores on a record.

    • C. 

      Board is unable to resolve differences in scoring a particular record after lengthy discussion.

    • D. 

      Difference in scoring a particular record is resolved after lengthy discussion and changing of votes.

  • 18. 
    What constitutes a significant difference in the scores given to a particular record by a promotion board?
    • A. 

      Difference of more than 1.5 points between any two scores on a record.

    • B. 

      Difference of more than 1 points between all of the scores on a record.

    • C. 

      Board is unable to resolve differences in scoring a particular record after lengthy discussion.

    • D. 

      Difference in scoring a particular record is resolved after lengthy discussion and changing of votes.

  • 19. 
    The MPF Eligible for Promotion Testing Roster is manually posted throughout the duration of a promotion cycle to
    • A. 

      Serve as a suspense control document in scheduling promotion testing

    • B. 

      Provide a current reference in determining a member's promotion status

    • C. 

      Preclude scheduling military couples for promotion testing on different dates.

    • D. 

      Serve as a suspense control document in determining "no shows" for promotion testing.

  • 20. 
    When career enhancement or the CSS schedules personnel for WAPS testing, they do so by annotating the
    • A. 

      MPF Selectee Data Verification List.

    • B. 

      Unit Eligiblee for Promotion Testing Roster.

    • C. 

      MPF Eligible for Promotion Testing Roster

    • D. 

      Airman Promotion DVR.

  • 21. 
    Which phase of the promotion process begins when promotion selections are actually made at Headquarters AFPC?
    • A. 

      Initial

    • B. 

      Preselect

    • C. 

      Postselect

    • D. 

      File build

  • 22. 
    Monthhly increment products are produced automatically upon receipt of the monthly promotion increment transactions that flow from AFPC before the promotion effective date and on or about the
    • A. 

      1st of the month

    • B. 

      5th of the month

    • C. 

      10th of the month

    • D. 

      15th of the month

  • 23. 
    Approved board results for the officer promotion program are confirmed in the system via transactions from
    • A. 

      Headquarters USAF to AFPC and MAJCOMs

    • B. 

      Headquarters USAF to MAJCOMs and MPFs

    • C. 

      AFPC to servicing MPFs and MAJCOMs

    • D. 

      AFPC to the secretary of the Air Force and MAJCOMs

  • 24. 
    Which brief is a one-page, computer-generated extract of selected data from the Headquarters Air Force (HAF) MPF that is used by all officer selection boards?
    • A. 

      OPB

    • B. 

      Officer ISB

    • C. 

      OSB

    • D. 

      Officer PSB

  • 25. 
    When a promotion board is to convene within 14 days, how does the MPF notify Headquarters AFPC of erroneous data on an OPB?
    • A. 

      By message

    • B. 

      By telephone

    • C. 

      In a memorandum sent via Federal Express.

    • D. 

      Via a MilPDS update.

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