The Basic Military Requirements Pre-qualification Exam

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The Basic Military Requirements Pre-qualification Exam - Quiz

This examination provides you a tool to verify that a cadet has the prerequisite knowledge obtained from their review of Chapters 1, 5, 6, 9, and 10 of the Basic Military Requirements (NAVEDTRA 14325) in accordance with the Training and Operations Manual, Chapter 4, Section 0405.8. So, go ahead and give this test. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The purpose of the chain of command is to:

    • A.

      Ensure efficiency

    • B.

      Define Responsibilities and Accountability

    • C.

      Provide Direction

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The purpose of the chain of command is to ensure efficiency by establishing a clear hierarchy and structure within an organization. It defines responsibilities and accountability by assigning specific tasks and roles to individuals at different levels. Additionally, the chain of command provides direction by outlining the flow of communication and decision-making. Therefore, all of the given options are correct as they accurately describe the purpose of the chain of command.

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  • 2. 

    The top position in the immediate chain of command is:

    • A.

      Commander In Chief

    • B.

      President

    • C.

      Commanding Officer

    • D.

      Executive Director

    Correct Answer
    C. Commanding Officer
    Explanation
    The top position in the immediate chain of command is the Commanding Officer. This individual holds the highest level of authority within a specific unit or organization and is responsible for making decisions and giving orders to subordinates. They are typically in charge of overseeing operations, ensuring the mission is accomplished, and maintaining discipline within the unit. The Commander in Chief refers to the highest-ranking officer in the military or the head of state, while the President and Executive Director may hold leadership positions in different contexts but are not necessarily part of the immediate chain of command.

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  • 3. 

    How many stripes are worn by a Seaman Recruit (E-1)?

    • A.

      One (1)

    • B.

      None (0)

    • C.

      Two (2)

    • D.

      One (1), but only on the dress uniform

    Correct Answer
    B. None (0)
    Explanation
    A Seaman Recruit (E-1) does not wear any stripes. In the United States Navy, the rank of Seaman Recruit is the lowest enlisted rank and does not have any stripes on their uniform.

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  • 4. 

    Service strips are diagonal strips worn on the lower left sleeve of the Navy enlisted service dress uniform to indicate years of service.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Service strips are indeed diagonal strips worn on the lower left sleeve of the Navy enlisted service dress uniform to indicate years of service. This is a common practice in the Navy and is used to recognize and honor the years of service of the enlisted personnel.

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  • 5. 

    The collar insignia of a Navy Captain can be described as:

    • A.

      Two parallel gold bars

    • B.

      A silver eagle

    • C.

      Two parallel silver bars

    • D.

      A gold oak leaf

    Correct Answer
    B. A silver eagle
    Explanation
    The collar insignia of a Navy Captain is described as a silver eagle. This signifies the rank of a Captain in the Navy. The silver eagle is a prominent symbol used to distinguish the rank and authority of a Navy Captain.

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  • 6. 

    Morning and evening colors is the ceremonial hoisting and lowering of the National Ensign at:

    • A.

      Sunrise and sunset

    • B.

      Sunrise and 2000hrs

    • C.

      0800hrs and sunset

    • D.

      0730hrs and sunset

    Correct Answer
    C. 0800hrs and sunset
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 0800hrs and sunset. Morning and evening colors refer to the ceremonial act of raising and lowering the National Ensign, which is the flag of a country. In this case, the National Ensign is hoisted at 0800hrs (8:00 AM) in the morning and lowered at sunset in the evening. This practice is typically followed by military and naval forces as a sign of respect and patriotism.

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  • 7. 

    If you are standing in a military formation during morning or evening colors, the entire formation faces the National Ensign and salutes.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    During morning or evening colors, when standing in a military formation, only the person in charge of the formation faces the National Ensign and salutes. The rest of the formation remains at attention and does not salute. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 8. 

    If you are in uniform and meet a superior officer while walking you must:

    • A.

      Stop walking, face the officer, salute, and say nothing.

    • B.

      Stop walking, face the officer, salute, and say "By your leave, Sir/Ma'am"

    • C.

      Keeping walking, salute when about 6 paces away, and greet them with the appropriate greeting for the time of day, such as; "Good Morning Sir".

    • D.

      Turn and walk the other way so as to avoid having to salute.

    Correct Answer
    C. Keeping walking, salute when about 6 paces away, and greet them with the appropriate greeting for the time of day, such as; "Good Morning Sir".
    Explanation
    When in uniform and meeting a superior officer while walking, it is expected to maintain a respectful attitude and show proper military courtesy. The correct answer suggests that one should continue walking but salute when about 6 paces away from the officer. Additionally, it is important to greet the officer with the appropriate greeting for the time of day, such as "Good Morning Sir." This demonstrates professionalism and respect towards the superior officer.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the  Core Values gives moral and mental strength to do what is right, even in the face of personal and professional adversity?

    • A.

      Honor

    • B.

      Courage

    • C.

      Commitment

    • D.

      Patriotism

    Correct Answer
    B. Courage
    Explanation
    Courage is the core value that gives moral and mental strength to do what is right, even in the face of personal and professional adversity. It is the ability to face difficult situations, make tough decisions, and take risks for the greater good. Courage enables individuals to stand up for their beliefs, overcome fear, and persevere in challenging circumstances. It is a necessary quality to uphold one's integrity and act with honor and commitment, even when faced with adversity.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the Core Values defines that we are accountable for our personal and professional behavior?

    • A.

      Honor

    • B.

      Courage

    • C.

      Commitment

    • D.

      Pride

    Correct Answer
    A. Honor
    Explanation
    Honor is the core value that defines that we are accountable for our personal and professional behavior. Honor encompasses integrity, honesty, and ethical behavior, both in our personal lives and in our professional roles. It means taking responsibility for our actions, being trustworthy, and upholding high moral standards. By embodying honor, we demonstrate our commitment to being accountable for our behavior and maintaining the integrity of ourselves and our work.

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  • 11. 

    Which of the Core Values defines that the day to day duty of every Navy man and woman is to work together as a team to improve the quality of our work., our people, and ourselves?

    • A.

      Honor

    • B.

      Courage

    • C.

      Commitment

    • D.

      Service

    Correct Answer
    C. Commitment
    Explanation
    Commitment is the correct answer because it emphasizes the importance of working together as a team to improve the quality of work, the people involved, and oneself. This core value highlights the dedication and loyalty required to fulfill responsibilities and achieve common goals within the Navy. It signifies the unwavering determination to uphold high standards and continuously strive for improvement in all aspects of service.

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  • 12. 

    The purpose of the Code of Conduct is to:

    • A.

      Guide the actions of members of the military who are captured by enemy forces during time of war and peace.

    • B.

      Create the Navy's system of Core Values

    • C.

      Define rules and regulations for sailors with regards to their conduct on liberty

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Guide the actions of members of the military who are captured by enemy forces during time of war and peace.
    Explanation
    The purpose of the Code of Conduct is to guide the actions of members of the military who are captured by enemy forces during time of war and peace. This code provides a set of principles and guidelines for military personnel to follow if they become prisoners of war, ensuring that they uphold their honor and integrity even in the most challenging circumstances. It outlines their responsibilities, rights, and obligations while in captivity, emphasizing the importance of resisting enemy attempts to exploit or manipulate them. The Code of Conduct serves as a moral compass, helping military members maintain their commitment to their country and fellow soldiers, even in the face of adversity.

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  • 13. 

    When poor decisions have been made, Core Values teaches us to:

    • A.

      Take responsibility and learn from our mistakes and move on.

    • B.

      Leave the important decisions to those who make them best.

    • C.

      Take your time in making decisions, regardless of deadlines.

    • D.

      Remain committed to the decision no mater how right or wrong it was.

    Correct Answer
    A. Take responsibility and learn from our mistakes and move on.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Take responsibility and learn from our mistakes and move on." This is because core values teach us to acknowledge our poor decisions, take ownership of them, and use them as opportunities for growth and learning. By doing so, we can learn from our mistakes, make better decisions in the future, and continue moving forward.

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  • 14. 

    Which of following is an element of effective naval leadership?

    • A.

      Adhere to moral principles

    • B.

      Set a good example

    • C.

      Develop and administrative ability

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    An effective naval leader should adhere to moral principles, as this ensures ethical decision-making and promotes trust and respect within the team. Setting a good example is crucial in leadership, as it inspires and motivates subordinates to follow suit. Developing administrative ability is essential for effective planning, organizing, and executing tasks, ensuring smooth operations and efficient use of resources. Therefore, all three elements - adhering to moral principles, setting a good example, and developing administrative ability - are essential for effective naval leadership.

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  • 15. 

    What ship earned the nickname "Old Ironsides" during the War of 1812 because British artillery shells bounced off its sides?

    • A.

      USS Bon Homme Richard

    • B.

      USS United States

    • C.

      USS Monitor

    • D.

      USS Constitution

    Correct Answer
    D. USS Constitution
    Explanation
    During the War of 1812, the USS Constitution earned the nickname "Old Ironsides" because British artillery shells bounced off its sides. This suggests that the ship was incredibly strong and durable, as it was able to withstand direct hits from enemy shells without sustaining significant damage. The nickname "Old Ironsides" reflects the ship's reputation for being virtually impenetrable and highlights its importance and resilience during the war.

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  • 16. 

    Who was the first person to hold the rank of Admiral in the US Navy?

    • A.

      David Farragut

    • B.

      George Washington

    • C.

      Oliver Hazard Perry

    • D.

      John Paul Jones

    Correct Answer
    A. David Farragut
    Explanation
    David Farragut was the first person to hold the rank of Admiral in the US Navy. He achieved this rank in 1866, making him the highest-ranking officer in the Navy at that time. Farragut had a distinguished career in the Navy, serving in various conflicts including the War of 1812 and the American Civil War. He is best known for his famous quote, "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!" which he uttered during the Battle of Mobile Bay in 1864. This quote exemplifies his fearless and determined leadership, which ultimately led to his promotion to the rank of Admiral.

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  • 17. 

    What is the three letter designation for all United States warships?

    • A.

      USN

    • B.

      USS

    • C.

      CSS

    • D.

      USA

    Correct Answer
    B. USS
    Explanation
    The three letter designation for all United States warships is USS. This stands for United States Ship and is used to identify naval vessels in the United States Navy.

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  • 18. 

    What is the primary mission of the Guided Missile Frigates (FFG)?

    • A.

      Serves as screening and protection of fast carrier task forces against surface, air, and submarine attacks.

    • B.

      Primarily used for anti-submarine warfare

    • C.

      Carry, launch; retrieve, and handle combat aircraft quickly and effectively

    • D.

      Reconnaissance patrol supports special operation teams

    Correct Answer
    B. Primarily used for anti-submarine warfare
    Explanation
    The primary mission of the Guided Missile Frigates (FFG) is to be primarily used for anti-submarine warfare. This means that their main purpose is to detect, track, and engage enemy submarines in order to protect friendly naval forces and maintain control of the seas. While they may also have secondary capabilities such as surface and air defense, their main focus is on countering the submarine threat.

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  • 19. 

    Which of the following is a carrier-based, all-weather, early warning and fighter control aircraft?

    • A.

      S-3B Viking

    • B.

      F/A-18 Hornet

    • C.

      EA-6B Prowler

    • D.

      E-2C Hawkeye

    Correct Answer
    D. E-2C Hawkeye
    Explanation
    The E-2C Hawkeye is a carrier-based aircraft that is used for early warning and fighter control. It is equipped with radar systems that enable it to detect and track incoming threats, providing crucial information to other aircraft and ground control. The Hawkeye is designed to operate in all weather conditions, making it a reliable asset for naval operations. Its role as an early warning and fighter control aircraft highlights its importance in ensuring the safety and effectiveness of carrier-based operations.

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  • 20. 

    Which of the following is a single seat carrier-based fighter and attack aircraft?

    • A.

      S-3B Viking

    • B.

      F/A-18C Hornet

    • C.

      EA-6B Prowler

    • D.

      E-2C Hawkeye

    Correct Answer
    B. F/A-18C Hornet
    Explanation
    The F/A-18C Hornet is a single seat carrier-based fighter and attack aircraft. It is designed to operate from aircraft carriers and has the capability to engage in both air-to-air and air-to-ground combat. The S-3B Viking, EA-6B Prowler, and E-2C Hawkeye are all different types of aircraft with different roles and capabilities, and are not specifically designed as single seat carrier-based fighter and attack aircraft.

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  • 21. 

    In an underway watch, who is in charge of the ship and is responsible to the CO for the safe andproper operation of the ship?

    • A.

      Officer of the Deck

    • B.

      Command Duty Officer

    • C.

      Quartermaster of the Watch

    • D.

      Quarterdeck Watch

    Correct Answer
    A. Officer of the Deck
    Explanation
    The Officer of the Deck is in charge of the ship and is responsible to the CO (Commanding Officer) for the safe and proper operation of the ship during an underway watch. This individual is responsible for making decisions regarding navigation, maneuvering, and the safety of the ship and its crew. They work closely with the CO and other watchstanders to ensure the ship operates smoothly and efficiently.

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  • 22. 

    Who is responsible for the operation or the propulsion and auxiliary machinery?

    • A.

      Junior Officer of the Watch (JOOW)

    • B.

      Command Duty Officer (CDO)

    • C.

      Engineering Officer of the Watch (EOOW)

    • D.

      Damage Control Watch Officer (DCWO)

    Correct Answer
    C. Engineering Officer of the Watch (EOOW)
    Explanation
    The Engineering Officer of the Watch (EOOW) is responsible for the operation and propulsion of the machinery on board a ship. They oversee the maintenance and operation of the ship's engines, boilers, and other auxiliary machinery. The EOOW ensures that the machinery is running smoothly and efficiently, and they are responsible for making any necessary adjustments or repairs. They work closely with the rest of the engineering team to ensure the safe and effective operation of the ship's machinery systems.

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  • 23. 

    What prohibited activity designated solely to harass or annoy any individual is called:

    • A.

      Larceny

    • B.

      Hazing

    • C.

      Embezzlement

    • D.

      Fraternization

    Correct Answer
    B. Hazing
    Explanation
    Hazing is the correct answer because it refers to a prohibited activity that is specifically intended to harass or annoy an individual. It often involves initiation rituals or tasks that are humiliating, degrading, or dangerous, and is commonly associated with certain groups or organizations such as fraternities, sororities, or sports teams. Hazing is considered a form of bullying and can have serious physical and psychological consequences for the individuals involved.

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  • 24. 

    An unlawful withholding of funds or property lawfuIly in one's possession or an unauthorizedconversion of such funds or property to one's personal use is known as

    • A.

      Larceny

    • B.

      Hazing

    • C.

      Embezzlement

    • D.

      Fraternization

    Correct Answer
    C. Embezzlement
    Explanation
    Embezzlement refers to the act of unlawfully withholding funds or property that one is lawfully in possession of, or the unauthorized conversion of such funds or property for personal use. It involves the misappropriation or theft of assets entrusted to someone's care, often by a person in a position of trust or responsibility. Unlike larceny, which involves the outright stealing of someone else's property, embezzlement occurs when the perpetrator has legal access to the funds or property but misuses it for personal gain. Hazing, fraternization, and larceny are unrelated to the specific act described in the question.

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  • 25. 

    What action is a symbol of respect and a sign of comradeship among service personnel.

    • A.

      Marching

    • B.

      Saluting

    • C.

      Colors

    • D.

      Uniform Inspection

    Correct Answer
    B. Saluting
    Explanation
    Saluting is a symbol of respect and a sign of comradeship among service personnel. It is a formal gesture where a person raises their hand, palm facing forward, towards their forehead or hat. This action is commonly used to greet and show respect to higher-ranking officers or to acknowledge the national flag. Saluting is an important part of military etiquette and demonstrates unity and discipline within the armed forces.

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