Air Force Chain Of Command Pretest Quiz

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It is important to know what your duty is as a member of the air force but equally as important to know how the chain of command flows. Are you aware who your officers are and their duty? Take up the quiz below and see that you don’t get tongue-tied.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    President/Commander In Chief

    • A.

      Barack L. Obama

    • B.

      Barack M. Obama

    • C.

      Barack H. Obama

    • D.

      Barack A. Obama

    Correct Answer
    C. Barack H. Obama
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Barack H. Obama. This is because "H." is the middle initial of Barack Obama. Middle initials are commonly used to distinguish individuals with the same name, and in this case, it helps identify the correct person who served as the President/Commander in Chief.

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  • 2. 

    Secretary of Defense

    • A.

      Robert M. Gates

    • B.

      Robert N. Gates

    • C.

      Robert L. Gates

    • D.

      Robert D. Gates

    Correct Answer
    A. Robert M. Gates
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Robert M. Gates. This is because the question is asking for the Secretary of Defense, and Robert M. Gates is the only option that matches that title. The other options have different middle initials, making them incorrect.

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  • 3. 

    Secretary of the Air Force

    • A.

      Michael V. Donley

    • B.

      Michael B. Donley

    • C.

      Michael E. Donley

    • D.

      Michael T. Donley

    Correct Answer
    B. Michael B. Donley
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Michael B. Donley. This is the correct answer because the question asks for the Secretary of the Air Force, and Michael B. Donley served as the Secretary of the Air Force from 2008 to 2013.

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  • 4. 

    Chief of Staff, USAF

    • A.

      General William M. Fraser III

    • B.

      Maj General Floyd Carpenter

    • C.

      Lt. General Frank G. Klotz

    • D.

      General Norton A. Schwartz

    Correct Answer
    D. General Norton A. Schwartz
    Explanation
    General Norton A. Schwartz is the correct answer because he served as the Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force (USAF). This can be inferred from the given options where the names mentioned are all military personnel, and General Schwartz is the only one who held the position of Chief of Staff.

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  • 5. 

    Commander, ACC

    • A.

      General Norton Schwartz

    • B.

      Maj. General Floyd Carpenter

    • C.

      Lt. General Frank G. Klotz

    • D.

      General William M. Fraser III

    Correct Answer
    D. General William M. Fraser III
    Explanation
    The given list consists of military officers. General William M. Fraser III is the correct answer because he is the only one with the rank of General. The others have different ranks such as Commander, Major General, and Lieutenant General.

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  • 6. 

    Commander, AFGSC

    • A.

      Maj. General David E. Clary

    • B.

      Lt. General Frank G. Klotz

    • C.

      Maj. General James M. Kowalski

    • D.

      Maj. General Floyd Carpenter

    Correct Answer
    B. Lt. General Frank G. Klotz
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Lt. General Frank G. Klotz. The given information lists four names, all of which have a military rank of Major General except for Lt. General Frank G. Klotz. Therefore, Lt. General Frank G. Klotz is the correct answer as he holds a higher rank than the others mentioned.

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  • 7. 

    Commander, 8th Air Force

    • A.

      Maj. General Floyd Carpenter

    • B.

      Col. Richard M. Clark

    • C.

      Maj. General James M. Kowalski

    • D.

      Maj. General David E. Clary

    Correct Answer
    A. Maj. General Floyd Carpenter
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Maj. General Floyd Carpenter.

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  • 8. 

    Commander, 2nd Bomb Wing

    • A.

      Colonel Steven Basham

    • B.

      Colonel Tim Fay

    • C.

      Lt. Colonel Steven Basham

    • D.

      Lt. Colonel Tim Fay

    Correct Answer
    B. Colonel Tim Fay
    Explanation
    The given answer, Colonel Tim Fay, is correct because the question asks for the commander of the 2nd Bomb Wing. Among the options provided, Colonel Tim Fay is the only one with the rank of Colonel, which is typically the rank held by a commander. The other options include a Lt. Colonel, which is a lower rank and would not typically be the commander of a wing. Therefore, Colonel Tim Fay is the most suitable choice for the commander of the 2nd Bomb Wing.

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  • 9. 

    Vice President

    • A.

      Chales Johnson

    • B.

      Gerald Hounchell

    • C.

      Rob Huber

    • D.

      Joe Biden

    Correct Answer
    D. Joe Biden
    Explanation
    Joe Biden is the correct answer because the question asks for the Vice President, and out of the given options, Joe Biden is the only one who has served as Vice President. Chales Johnson, Gerald Hounchell, and Rob Huber are not known to have held the position of Vice President.

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  • 10. 

    Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff

    • A.

      CMSAF James A. Roy

    • B.

      CMSgt. Brian Hornback

    • C.

      Navy Adm. Michael G. Mullen

    • D.

      CMSgt. Joe Ann Pace

    Correct Answer
    C. Navy Adm. Michael G. Mullen
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Navy Adm. Michael G. Mullen. This is because the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is a position held by a four-star officer in the United States Armed Forces, and Navy Admiral Michael G. Mullen served as the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from October 1, 2007, to September 30, 2011.

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  • 11. 

    Vice Commander, ACC

    • A.

      Maj. General Floyd Carpenter

    • B.

      Maj. General David E. Clary

    • C.

      Lt. General Frank G. Klotz

    • D.

      Maj. General James M. Kowalski

    Correct Answer
    B. Maj. General David E. Clary
    Explanation
    The given list consists of four names, all of which have military ranks and titles. The correct answer, Major General David E. Clary, is the only option that matches the given format. The other names include a Vice Commander and two Lieutenant Generals, which do not align with the rank of Major General. Therefore, Major General David E. Clary is the correct answer.

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  • 12. 

    Vice Commander, AFGSC

    • A.

      Col. Richard M. Clark

    • B.

      Maj. General James M. Kowalski

    • C.

      General Norton A. Schwartz

    • D.

      Maj. General David E. Clary

    Correct Answer
    B. Maj. General James M. Kowalski
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Maj. General James M. Kowalski. This is because the question is asking for the Vice Commander of AFGSC (Air Force Global Strike Command), and out of the given options, Maj. General James M. Kowalski is the only one who holds the rank of Major General. The other options include a Colonel (Col. Richard M. Clark), a General (General Norton A. Schwartz), and another Major General (Maj. General David E. Clary). Therefore, the correct answer is Maj. General James M. Kowalski.

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  • 13. 

    Vice Commander, 8th Air Force

    • A.

      Colonel Richard M. Clark

    • B.

      Colonel Gerald Hounchell

    • C.

      Colonel Gregory C. Smith

    • D.

      Colonel Charles Johnson

    Correct Answer
    A. Colonel Richard M. Clark
    Explanation
    The given answer, Colonel Richard M. Clark, is the correct answer because he is listed as the Vice Commander of the 8th Air Force. The other individuals listed are not mentioned in relation to this specific position, making them incorrect choices.

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  • 14. 

    Vice Commander, 2nd Bomb Wing

    • A.

      Colonel Gregory C. Smith

    • B.

      Colonel Thomas Grace

    • C.

      Colonel Gerald Hounchell

    • D.

      Colonel Rob Huber

    Correct Answer
    C. Colonel Gerald Hounchell
    Explanation
    The given list consists of four names, all of which are colonels. The question asks for the Vice Commander of the 2nd Bomb Wing. Among the four options, Colonel Gerald Hounchell is the only one who holds the position of Vice Commander.

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  • 15. 

    Commander, 2nd Operations Group

    • A.

      Colonel Gerald Hounchell

    • B.

      Colonel Richard M. Clark

    • C.

      Colonel Thomas Grace

    • D.

      Colonel Gregory C. Smith

    Correct Answer
    D. Colonel Gregory C. Smith
    Explanation
    The given list consists of names of individuals who hold the rank of Colonel and are associated with the 2nd Operations Group. Among these names, Colonel Gregory C. Smith is the correct answer.

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  • 16. 

    Commander, 2nd Maintenance Group

    • A.

      Colonel Gregory C. Smith

    • B.

      Colonel Richard M. Clark

    • C.

      Colonel Charles Johnson

    • D.

      Colonel Rob Huber

    Correct Answer
    C. Colonel Charles Johnson
    Explanation
    The given list consists of the names of commanders in the 2nd Maintenance Group. Among the options provided, Colonel Charles Johnson is the correct answer because he is listed as one of the commanders in the group.

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  • 17. 

    Commander, 2nd Mission Support Group

    • A.

      Colonel Thomas Grace

    • B.

      Colonel Gerald Hounchell

    • C.

      Colonel Rob Huber

    • D.

      Colonel Charles Johnson

    Correct Answer
    C. Colonel Rob Huber
    Explanation
    The given list consists of the names of commanders in the 2nd Mission Support Group. Among the listed names, Colonel Rob Huber is the correct answer because he is mentioned in the list.

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  • 18. 

    Commander, 2nd Medical Group

    • A.

      Colonel Rob Huber

    • B.

      Colonel Charles Johnson

    • C.

      Colonel Gregory C. Smith

    • D.

      Colonel Thomas Grace

    Correct Answer
    D. Colonel Thomas Grace
    Explanation
    Colonel Thomas Grace is the correct answer because he is listed among the other colonels in the given information. The question asks for the correct answer, and since Colonel Thomas Grace is the only colonel mentioned, he must be the correct choice.

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  • 19. 

    Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force

    • A.

      CMSAF James A. Roy

    • B.

      CMSgt. Joe Ann Pace

    • C.

      CMSgt. Jack Johnson

    • D.

      CMSgt. Brian Hornback

    Correct Answer
    A. CMSAF James A. Roy
    Explanation
    The correct answer is CMSAF James A. Roy because he holds the highest enlisted rank in the United States Air Force, which is Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF). This position is responsible for advising the Air Force Chief of Staff on matters concerning the enlisted force and representing the interests of enlisted personnel. CMSAF James A. Roy is a specific individual who has held this position, making him the correct answer.

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  • 20. 

    Command Chief Master Sergeant, ACC

    • A.

      CMSgt. Brian Hornback

    • B.

      CMSgt. Stephen Sullens

    • C.

      CMSgt. Joe Ann Pace

    • D.

      CMSgt. Jack Johnson

    Correct Answer
    B. CMSgt. Stephen Sullens
    Explanation
    The given list consists of names of Command Chief Master Sergeants in the ACC. Out of the four names mentioned, CMSgt. Stephen Sullens is the correct answer to the question.

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  • 21. 

    Command Chief Master Sergeant, AFGSC

    • A.

      CMSgt. Brian Hornback

    • B.

      CMSgt. Stephen Sullens

    • C.

      CMSgt. Joe Ann Pace

    • D.

      CMSgt. Jack Johnson

    Correct Answer
    D. CMSgt. Jack Johnson
  • 22. 

    Command Chief Master Sergeant, 8th Air Force

    • A.

      CMSgt. Jack Johnson

    • B.

      CMSgt. Brian Hornback

    • C.

      CMSgt. Stephen Sullens

    • D.

      CMSgt. Joe Ann Pace

    Correct Answer
    B. CMSgt. Brian Hornback
    Explanation
    The given list consists of four names, each followed by the title "Command Chief Master Sergeant, 8th Air Force." The correct answer is CMSgt. Brian Hornback because it is the only name listed that matches the given title. The other names listed do not match the given title and therefore are not the correct answer.

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  • 23. 

    Command Chief Master Sergeant, 2nd Bomb Wing

    • A.

      CMSgt. Joe Ann Pace

    • B.

      CMSgt. Jack Johnson

    • C.

      CMSgt. Brian Hornback

    • D.

      CMSgt. Stephen Sullens

    Correct Answer
    A. CMSgt. Joe Ann Pace
    Explanation
    The given answer, CMSgt. Joe Ann Pace, is the correct answer because it is the only name listed in the options. The other names mentioned are CMSgt. Jack Johnson, CMSgt. Brian Hornback, and CMSgt. Stephen Sullens, but they are not the correct answer according to the given options.

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