Sfas Land Navigation & Map Reading Test

21 Questions

Settings
Please wait...
Sfas Land Navigation & Map Reading Test

If you cant pass this, you have not come prepared.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      The method of locating one's position on a map by determining the grid azimuth to at least two well-defined locations that can be pinpointed on the map.

    • B. 

      The location of an unknown point by successively occupying at least two or more known positions on the ground and then map sighting on the unknown location

    • C. 

      Where two or more roads converge

    • D. 

      Finding the location of an unknown point by intersecting a major terrain feature with line shot on an azimuth from your location, then estimating distance.

  • 2. 
    What is MGRS?
    • A. 

      Military Grid Referencing Standard

    • B. 

      Military Grid Reference System

    • C. 

      Mil-Map Grid Referencing System

    • D. 

      Map Grid Reference Sheet

  • 3. 
    How many mils are on a compass?
    • A. 

      360 Mils

    • B. 

      6400 Mils

    • C. 

      3600 Mils

    • D. 

      1 Million Mils

  • 4. 
    How many Norths are there on a map?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 5. 
    What Major Terrain Feature is depicted by the yellow?
    • A. 

      Ridge

    • B. 

      Mountains

    • C. 

      Hills

    • D. 

      Potholes

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Any and all vegetation would be indicated by green.

    • B. 

      Where the clean energy is being produced.

    • C. 

      INDFOR/GREENFOR (Such as ANA/ANP Forces)

    • D. 

      Vegetation with military significance, such as woods, orchards, and vineyards

  • 7. 
    Assuming you are on an azimuth of 90 Degrees, what would your back azimuth be?
    • A. 

      100 Degreees

    • B. 

      81 Degrees

    • C. 

      360 Degrees

    • D. 

      270 Degrees

  • 8. 
    The United States utilizes UTM
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Where would you find the Legend on a map?
    • A. 

      Lower Left Margin

    • B. 

      Lower Right Margin

    • C. 

      Top of Map

    • D. 

      Upper Right Margin

  • 10. 
    Linear features such as roads or highways, railroads, power transmission lines, ridgelines, or streams that run roughly parallel to your direction of travel are commonly know as what?
    • A. 

      Nav Guide

    • B. 

      Direct Navigation Aide

    • C. 

      Handrail

    • D. 

      Referencing features

  • 11. 
    UTM stands for Universal _________ Mercator
  • 12. 
    What minor terrain feature is highlighted by the yellow?
    • A. 

      Draw

    • B. 

      Spur

    • C. 

      Cliff

    • D. 

      Hill

  • 13. 
    #1 on the left is a map representation of what letter graphic on the right?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 14. 
    #2 on the left is a map representation of what letter graphic on the right?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 15. 
    #3 on the left is a map representation of what letter graphic on the right?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 16. 
    #4 on the left is a map representation of what letter graphic on the right?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 17. 
  • 18. 
    With the protractor’s edge aligned with the map GRID line and the center of the protractor aligned with your location; what azimuth in DEGREES do you travel to reach the lake? (write the number only)
  • 19. 
  • 20. 
    There are _________ Mils in One Degree.