Map & Geography Trivia (3P071 Volume 3)

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3P071 Quizzes & Trivia

Volume 3 


Questions and Answers
  • 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 the 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. 

      Vertical/near vertical 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. 
    What are the 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.

  • 9. 
    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

  • 10. 
    In land navigation, which north is your starting point or baseline.
    • A. 

      Geographic.

    • B. 

      Magnetic.

    • C. 

      Polar.

    • D. 

      True.

  • 11. 
    What is an azimuth?
    • A. 

      A vertical 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 vertical angle measured counterclockwise from magnetic north or grid north.

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Subtract the 3.5 degrees from your azimuth.

    • B. 

      Add the 3.5-degree grid magnet angle to the azimuth.

    • C. 

      Subtract 3.5 degrees from your back azimuth.

    • D. 

      Subtract the 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 specified zone?
    • A. 

      Zone.

    • B. 

      Route.

    • C. 

      Area.

    • D. 

      Silent.