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  • 1. 
    What information on a map is much like the instruction book that comes with a piece of equipment?
    • A. 

      Topographical

    • B. 

      Geographical

    • C. 

      Marginal

    • D. 

      Index

  • 2. 
    Which color, found on a map, represents man-made features?
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      Green

    • C. 

      Orange

    • D. 

      Black

  • 3. 
    On a map, what is represented by a solid blue line with a thin black line as a bank?
    • A. 

      A river

    • B. 

      A lake

    • C. 

      A stream

    • D. 

      A dry pond

  • 4. 
    If a map shows contour lines on the opposite side of a hill so close that they almost appear as a single line, these lines denote a
    • A. 

      Small ridge or plateau

    • B. 

      Verticle/near verticle cliff

    • C. 

      Small hill with a gentle slope

    • D. 

      Depression in the terrain

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not one of the three types of contour lines shown on a Defense Mapping Agency map?
    • A. 

      Supplementary

    • B. 

      Intermediate

    • C. 

      Secondary

    • D. 

      Index

  • 6. 
    Which major terrain feature is a dip or low point between two areas of higher ground?
    • A. 

      Depression

    • B. 

      Ridge

    • C. 

      Valley

    • D. 

      Saddle

  • 7. 
    A short, continuous sloping line of higher ground, normally jutting out from the side of a ridge is called a
    • A. 

      Spur

    • B. 

      Hill

    • C. 

      Cliff

    • D. 

      Slope

  • 8. 
    Plotting a six-digit grid coordinate will get you within how many meters of the point you wish to identify?
    • A. 

      1,000

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      1

  • 9. 
    In land navgtion, which north is your starting point or baseline?
    • A. 

      Geographic

    • B. 

      Magnetic

    • C. 

      Polar

    • D. 

      True

  • 10. 
    What is an azimuth?
    • A. 

      A verticle angle measured clockwise from true north, magnetic north, or grid north

    • B. 

      A horizontal angle measured counterclockwise from true north, magnetic north

    • C. 

      A horizontal angle measured clockwise from true north, magnetic north, or grid north

    • D. 

      A verticle angle measured counterclockwise from magnetic north of grid north

  • 11. 
    What are two other grid systems that are used as the basis for the Military Grid Reference System?
    • A. 

      The universal traveling map and the universal plotting scheme

    • B. 

      The universal transverse mercator and the universal polar stereographic

    • C. 

      The unit transverse mercator and the unit polar stereographic

    • D. 

      The universal transit mercator and the universal polarity stereographic

  • 12. 
    How do you convert a grid azimuth to a magnetic azimuth?
    • A. 

      Subtract the 3.5 degrees from your azimuth

    • B. 

      Add the 3.5-degrees grid magnet angle to the azimuth

    • C. 

      Subtract 3.5 degrees from your back azimuth

    • D. 

      Subtract 5.5 degrees from your azimuth

  • 13. 
    What is the most important thing to look for when inspecting your lensatic compass?
    • A. 

      There is no dirt in the dial

    • B. 

      The numbers are easy to read

    • C. 

      The arrows can be seen at night

    • D. 

      The dial or arrow moves freely

  • 14. 
    Which method of movement gives you the lowest silhouette?
    • A. 

      High crawl

    • B. 

      Low crawl

    • C. 

      Rush

    • D. 

      Roll

  • 15. 
    Which movement technique requires a great deal of patience?
    • A. 

      Low crawl

    • B. 

      Moving at night

    • C. 

      Moving with stealth

    • D. 

      Moving with precision

  • 16. 
    When writing paragraph 2 - mission in the operations order, how often do you state the mission?
    • A. 

      One time

    • B. 

      Two times

    • C. 

      Three times

    • D. 

      Four times

  • 17. 
    In paragraph 3 - execution of the operations order, how should you write the concept of operations?
    • A. 

      Detailed and understandable and describe how the unit will finish its mission

    • B. 

      Concise and understandable and describe, in general terms, how the unit will accomplish its mission

    • C. 

      Concise describe, in general terms, how the unit will accomplish its mission from start to finish

    • D. 

      Concise and understandable and describe, in general terms, how the unit will accomplish its mission from the start to finish

  • 18. 
    In which paragraph of the operations order is the mechanics of the operations addressed in detail?
    • A. 

      Execution

    • B. 

      Maneuver

    • C. 

      Offensive

    • D. 

      Defensive

  • 19. 
    Which paragraph in the operations order addresses service and support, as needed, to clarify the service and support concept?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 20. 
    Why would a leader issue a fragmentary order?
    • A. 

      To change an existing order

    • B. 

      To order a fragmentary grenade

    • C. 

      To advise personnel of a fragile operation

    • D. 

      To indicate a change in the command structure of the unit

  • 21. 
    Which presentation shows the control measures and key terrain in relation to each other as well as a large rough drawing of the objective areas?
    • A. 

      Rough draft

    • B. 

      Concept sketch

    • C. 

      Operations overlay

    • D. 

      Terrain Scale model

  • 22. 
    Which element or team of the combat patrol provides direct fire support and may control indirect fires for the squad or flight?
    • A. 

      Assault

    • B. 

      Support

    • C. 

      Breach

    • D. 

      Demolition

  • 23. 
    Attacks on a position or installation followed by a plan withdrawal, defines
    • A. 

      An ambush

    • B. 

      An assault

    • C. 

      A hasty

    • D. 

      A raid

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is not a type of reconnaissance patrol?
    • A. 

      Area

    • B. 

      Silent

    • C. 

      Zone

    • D. 

      Route

  • 25. 
    Which type of reconnaissance patrol is performed to obtain information on enemy, terrain, and routes within a specialized zone?
    • A. 

      Zone

    • B. 

      Route

    • C. 

      Area

    • D. 

      Silent