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  • 1. 
    What was the primary duty of the "sergeants" serving in King Gustavus 1 Army?
    • A. 

      Maintain discipline amoung the troops

    • B. 

      To help the troops

    • C. 

      To oversee the troops

    • D. 

      Get along wioth the troops

  • 2. 
    Describe the professional airman
    • A. 

      Dresses nice

    • B. 

      Is not experienced hin his or her AF specialty.

    • C. 

      Understands, & adheres to the tradition of the profession of arms.

    • D. 

      The professional airman is one who is not only experiences the and proficient in his or her AF specialty, but also knows, understands, & adheres to the tradition of the profession of arms.

  • 3. 
    Briefly Explain how practicing effective interpersonal communication skills will promote mission accomplishement.
    • A. 

      By creating a situational climate where conflict gets resolved, mission takings are most effectively accomplished and worker needs are met as the mission is accomplished.

    • B. 

      By creating a hostal climate where conflict gets is not resolved, mission takings are most effectively accomplished and worker needs are met as the mission is not accomplished.

    • C. 

      By creating a situational climate where conflict gets resolved, mission takings are not effectively accomplished and worker needs are met as the mission is accomplished.

    • D. 

      By creating a situational climate where conflict gets resolved, mission takings are not effectively accomplished and worker needs are met as the mission is not accomplished.

  • 4. 
    How will practing effective interpersoanl communication skills promote a cooperative work center climate?
    • A. 

      It will discourage workers to not share ideas on how to improve mission effectiveness. Encourageing feedback from subordinates establishes a supportive climate and helps the leaders make decisions with workers concerns in mind.

    • B. 

      It will encourage workers to share ideas on how to not improve mission effectiveness. Discourageing feedback from subordinates establishes a supportive climate and helps the leaders make decisions with workers concerns in mind.

    • C. 

      It will encourage workers to share ideas on how to improve mission effectiveness. Encourageing feedback from subordinates establishes a non-supportive climate and helps the leaders not make decisions with workers concerns in mind.

    • D. 

      It will encourage workers to share ideas on how to improve mission effectiveness. Encourageing feedback from subordinates establishes a supportive climate and helps the leaders make decisions with workers concerns in mind.

  • 5. 
    List the physical behavors important to effective presentations?
    • A. 

      Eye movement, body contact, and gestures

    • B. 

      Eye contact, body movement, and gestures

    • C. 

      Eye contact, body movement, and sign language

    • D. 

      Eye movement, body contact, and sign language.

  • 6. 
    Which of the presentations methods described in this section is the best suited for the situation described above?
    • A. 

      Due to short notice, limitations regarding preparation & subject matter expertise, the impromptu method is the best presentation method in this situation.

    • B. 

      Due to short notice, limitations regarding preparation & subject matter expertise, the last minute method is the best presentation method in this situation.

    • C. 

      Due to extensive notice, limitations regarding preparation & subject matter expertise, the impromptu method is the best presentation method in this situation.

    • D. 

      Due to short notice, limitations regarding what to do & subject matter expertise, the impromptu method is the best presentation method in this situation.

  • 7. 
    What are the advantages and disavantages of the manuscript method of presentation?
    • A. 

      Advantages-there is not enough of time to prepare text, edit it, and rehearse it in anticipation of delivery. Disvanatages-there is a warning of being too tied to the text during the reading of the script, resulting in reduced eye contact with the audience and lack of spontaneity.

    • B. 

      Advantages-there is often plenty of time to prepare text, edit it, and rehearse it in anticipation of delivery. Disvanatages-there is a danger of being too tied to the text during the reading of the script, resulting in reduced eye contact with the audience and lack of spontaneity.

    • C. 

      Advantages-there is often plenty of time to prepare text, practice it, and rehearse it in anticipation of delivery. Disvanatages-there is a danger of being too tied to the text during the reading of the script, resulting in good eye contact with the audience and lack of spontaneity.

    • D. 

      Advantages-there is often plenty of time to prepare text, edit it, and memorize it in anticipation of delivery. Disvanatages-there is a danger of being too tied to the text during the reading of the script, resulting in reduced eye contact with the audience and lack of spontaneity.

  • 8. 
    What are the 3 most common general purposes in effective communication?
    • A. 

      Inform everyone, direct, and persuade

    • B. 

      Inform, be bossy, and persuade

    • C. 

      Inform, direct, and lie

    • D. 

      Inform, direct, and persuade

  • 9. 
    How does the general purpose differ from the specific objective of your communication?
    • A. 

      The main purpose is what you, as a sender, want to do with the communication; the specific topic is what you want the audience to do as a result of the communication.

    • B. 

      The general purpose is what they, the audience, want to do with the communication; the specific objective is what they want the person to so as a result of the communication.

    • C. 

      The general purpose is what you, as a sender, want to do with the communication; the specific objective is what you want the audience to do as a result of the communication.

    • D. 

      The overall purpose is what you, as a sender, want to do with the communication; the non-specific objective is what you want the audience to so as a result of the speech.

  • 10. 
    Explain each of the two audiences involved in effective communication.
    • A. 

      1. The sending audience is the group or the individaul represented during the communication. 2. The receiveing audience is the group your message is intended for.

    • B. 

      1. The sending audience are teh people or the individaul represented during the communication. 2. The receiveing audience isDoctrine is a the group your message is intended for.

    • C. 

      1. The sending audience is the group or the individaul represented during the communication. 2. The receiveing audience is the group your message is not intended for.

    • D. 

      1. The receiving audience is the group or the individaul represented during the communication. 2. The sending audience is the group your message is intended for.

  • 11. 
    What is AFDD 1?
    • A. 

      The Air Force Basic Doctrine, AFDD 1, address the capabilites of using Air Force assets in all levels of war, strategic, operational, and tactical, to accomplish the mission assigned by the National Command Authorities.

    • B. 

      The Air Force Basic Doctrine, AFDD 1, address the capabilites of using Air Force assets in all levels of war, strategic, non operational, and tactical, to accomplish the mission assigned by the National Command Authorities.

    • C. 

      The Air Force Basic Doctrine, AFDD 1, address the capabilites of using Russian assets in all levels of war, strategic, operational, and tactical, to accomplish the mission assigned by the National Command Authorities.

    • D. 

      The Air Force Basic Doctrine, AFDD 1, address the capabilites of using Air Force assets in all levels of war, strategic, operational, and tactical, to accomplish the war assigned by the National Command Authorities.

  • 12. 
    Who does the Air Force Doctrine Doument apply to?
    • A. 

      The Air Force Doctrine Document applies to all active duty, Air National Guard, and Air Force Reserve, and civilian Air Force personnal.

    • B. 

      The Air Force Doctrine Document applies to all active duty, Air National Guard, and Army Reserves, and civilian Air Force personnal.

    • C. 

      The Air Force Doctrine Document applies to all active duty, Air National Guard, and Russian Army, and civilian Air Force personnal.

    • D. 

      The Air Force Doctrine Document applies to all retired , Air National Guard, and Air Force Reserve, and civilian Air Force personnal.

  • 13. 
    What is the defination of doctrine?
    • A. 

      Doctrine is a statement of non-officall sanctioned beliefs and war fighting principles that describes and guides the proper use if air and space forces in military operations. It is what we have to come to understand about war, based on our experience to date.

    • B. 

      Doctrine is a statement of offically sanctioned beliefs and war fighting principles that describes and guides the proper use if air and space forces in military operations. It is what we have to come to understand about peace, based on our experience to date.

    • C. 

      Doctrine is a statement of offically sanctioned beliefs and war fighting principles that describes and guides the proper use if air and space forces in military operations. It is what we have to come to understand about war, based on our experience to date.

    • D. 

      Doctrine is a statement of offically sanctioned beliefs and war fighting principles that describes and guides the proper use if air and space forces in daily operations. It is what we have to come to understand about war, based on our experience to date.

  • 14. 
    Define strategy?
    • A. 

      The art and science of developing and using political, economic, psychological, and military forces as neccessary during crisis and war, to afford the minimumize support to policies, in order to increase probabilites and favorable consqences of victory and to lesson the chance of defeat.

    • B. 

      The art and science of developing and using political, economic, psychological, and military forces as neccessary during peace and war, to afford the maximum support to policies, in order to increase probabilites and favorable consqences of victory and to lesson the chance of defeat.

    • C. 

      The art and science of developing and using tacital, economic, psychological, and military forces as neccessary during peace and war, to afford the maximum support to policies, in order to increase probabilites and favorable consqences of victory and to lesson the chance of defeat.

    • D. 

      The art and science of developing and using political, economic, psychological, and military forces as neccessary during peace and war, to afford the maximum support to policies, in order to decrease probabilites and favorable consqences of victory and to lesson the chance of defeat.

  • 15. 
    What is the difference between doctine and strategy?
    • A. 

      Military doctrine describes how a job should be done to accomplish military goals; strategy defines how it will be done to accomplish national political objectives. Strategy orginaltes in policy and addresses broad objectives and the plans for achieving them. Doctine evolves from military theory and experience and addresses how best to use military power.

    • B. 

      Military doctrine describes how a job should be done to accomplish military goals; strategy defines how it will be done to accomplish national political objectives. Strategy orginaltes in policy and addresses broad objectives and the plans for achieving them. Doctine evolves from presidentail theory and experience and addresses how best to use military power.

    • C. 

      Military doctrine describes how a job should be done to accomplish military goals; strategy defines how it will be done to accomplish national political objectives. Strategy orginaltes in policy and addresses broad objectives and the plans for achieving them. Doctine evolves from military theory and experience and addresses how best to use just the army's power.

    • D. 

      Military doctrine describes how a job should be done to accomplish the president's goals; strategy defines how it will be done to accomplish national political objectives. Strategy orginaltes in policy and addresses broad objectives and the plans for achieving them. Doctine evolves from military theory and experience and addresses how best to use military power.

  • 16. 
    What are the 3 fundamental truths about the nature of war?
    • A. 

      Military doctrine describes how a job should be done to not accomplish military goals; strategy defines how it will be done to accomplish national political objectives. Strategy orginaltes in policy and addresses broad objectives and the plans for achieving them. Doctine evolves from military theory and experience and addresses how best to use military power.

    • B. 

      Military doctrine describes how a job should be done to accomplish military goals; strategy defines how it will be done to accomplish national political objectives. Strategy orginaltes in policy and addresses broad objectives and the plans for achieving them. Doctine evolves from the army's theory and experience and addresses how best to use military power.

    • C. 

      Military doctrine describes how a job should be done to accomplish military goals; strategy defines how it will be done to accomplish national political objectives. Strategy orginaltes in policy and addresses broad objectives and the plans for achieving them. Doctine evolves from military theory and experience and addresses how best to use Russian power.

    • D. 

      War is an instrument of national policy. War is a complex and chaotic human endeavor. War is a clash of opposing wills.

  • 17. 
    Describe the employment of air and space power?
    • A. 

      The US Air Force employs air and space globally through basic functions to achieve strategic operations, and tatical level objectves in war and military operations other than war.

    • B. 

      The US Air Force employs ground and space globally through basic functions to achieve strategic operations, and basic level objectves in war and military operations other than war.

    • C. 

      The US Air Force employs air and space globally through basic functions to achieve strategic operations, and tatical level objectves in war and military operations other than at peace time.

    • D. 

      The US Air Force employs air and space globally through basic functions to not achieve strategic operations, and tatical level objectves in war and military operations other than war.

  • 18. 
    Why was the position of Command Cheif Master Sergeant (previously Senior Enlisted Advisor) created?
    • A. 

      The CCM duties include ensuring that the officer members know the commanders policies, advising the commander on problems concerning morale of the enlisted force and the evaluation the quality of NCO leadership, management and supervisory training.

    • B. 

      The CCM duties include ensuring that the enlisted members know the commanders policies, advising the commander on problems concerning morale of the officerforce and the evaluation the quality of NCO leadership, management and supervisory training.

    • C. 

      The CCM duties include ensuring that the enlisted members know the commanders policies, advising the commander on problems concerning morale of the officer & enlisted force and the evaluation the quality of NCO leadership, management and supervisory training.

    • D. 

      The CCM duties include ensuring that the enlisted members know the commanders policies, advising the commander on problems concerning morale of the enlisted force and the evaluation the quality of NCO leadership, management and supervisory training.

  • 19. 
    What are the general areas of responsibilty of a First Sergeant?
    • A. 

      The first sergeants duties are separated into 1 areas: promoting health.

    • B. 

      The first sergeants duties are separated into 5 areas: promoting health, morale and welfare; maintaining discipline and standards; preparing and representing squardron training and inforamtion programs; supervising care & up keep of squardron dormitores; monitoring officers.

    • C. 

      The first sergeants duties are separated into 5 areas: promoting bod lifestyles, morale and welfare; maintaining discipline and standards; preparing and representing squardron training and inforamtion programs; supervising care & up keep of squardron dormitores; monitoring unit administration.

    • D. 

      The first sergeants duties are separated into 5 areas: promoting health, morale and welfare; maintaining discipline and standards; preparing and representing squardron training and inforamtion programs; supervising care & up keep of squardron dormitores; monitoring unit administration.

  • 20. 
    What are the responsibilites of the Cheif Master Sergeant of the Air Force?
    • A. 

      The CMSAF is a representative of the officer force when and where this is appropriate and will serve as a sounding board for ideas and proposals affecting airman matters. He or she will advise and assist the Cheif of Staff and the Secretary of the Air Force in matters concerning enlisted members of the Air Force.

    • B. 

      The CMSAF is a representative of the airman force when and where this is appropriate and will serve as a sounding board for ideas and proposals affecting airman matters. He or she will advise and assist the Cheif of Staff and the Secretary of the Air Force in matters concerning enlisted members of the Air Force.

    • C. 

      The CMSAF is a representative of the airman force when and where this is appropriate and will serve as a sounding board for ideas and proposals affecting airman matters. He or she will advise and assist the Cheif of Staff and the Secretary of the Air Force in matters concerning officer members of the Air Force.

    • D. 

      The CMSAF is a representative of the airman force when and where this is appropriate and will serve as a sounding board for ideas and proposals affecting airman matters. He or she will advise and assist the Cheif of Staff and the Secretary of the Air Force in matters concerning enlisted& officer members of the Air Force.

  • 21. 
    Who was Corporal Vernon L. Burge?
    • A. 

      First enlisted man to loose his life in an air accident.

    • B. 

      First black and fighter pilot.

    • C. 

      First enlisted pilot.

    • D. 

      First enlisted member and lowest ranking airman in history to earn the Congressional Medal of Honor

  • 22. 
    Whos was Corporal Frank S. Scott?
    • A. 

      First enlisted man to loose his life in an air accident.

    • B. 

      First enlisted member and lowest ranking airman in history to earn the Congressional Medal of Honor

    • C. 

      First enlisted pilot.

    • D. 

      First officer pilot

  • 23. 
    Who is CMSGT Grace Petersson?
    • A. 

      First woman to be promoted to the highest NCO.

    • B. 

      First woman officer.

    • C. 

      First woman airman.

    • D. 

      First woman to be a general.

  • 24. 
    Who was A1C John Levitow?
    • A. 

      The first US Air Force officer member and lowest ranking airman in history to earn the Congressional Medal of Honor.

    • B. 

      The first US Air Force enlisted member and lowest ranking airman in history to earn the Congressional Medal of Honor.

    • C. 

      The first US Air Force NCO member and lowest ranking airman in history to earn the Congressional Medal of Honor.

    • D. 

      The first US Air Force General member and lowest ranking airman in history to earn the Congressional Medal of Honor.

  • 25. 
    Who was Private Frederick Libby?
    • A. 

      First Enlisted Ace, shot down 24 planes in WWII.

    • B. 

      First Enlisted Ace, shot down 12 planes in WWI.

    • C. 

      First Officer in WWI, shot down 24 planes.

    • D. 

      First Enlisted Ace, shot down 24 planes in WWI.

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