Airman Leadership School CDC

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Airman Leadership School Quizzes & Trivia

Airman Leadership School CDCQuestions and answers taken from ALS CDC books.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When are values formed?
    • A. 

      After they hatch.

    • B. 

      When the doctor clears them.

    • C. 

      Values are formed whenever we accept an idea, perceive a relationsihp, or take a principle for granted.

    • D. 

      Before expiration date.

  • 2. 
    What is the key to dependent care arrangement?
    • A. 

      Believing in the shwartz.

    • B. 

      Advanced Planning.

    • C. 

      Having good luck.

    • D. 

      Winning a coin flip.

  • 3. 
    Why do we not need to include cholesterol in our diet?
    • A. 

      Sticks of butter are overrated.

    • B. 

      Only pigs eat bacon.

    • C. 

      Liver doesn't taste good with onions.

    • D. 

      Your body naturally produces all it needs.

  • 4. 
    What was significant about the Korean Conflict WRT POWS?
    • A. 

      They were confined to a luxurious resort.

    • B. 

      There was evidence of captors trying to indoctrinate prisoners into the enemys way of thinking and believing.

    • C. 

      5-course meals were provided for breakfast/lunch/dinner.

    • D. 

      They were provided means of communication.

  • 5. 
    What are some disadvantages of having a checking account?
    • A. 

      Infinite amounts of Monopoly money aren't included.

    • B. 

      Bill Gates is not responsible for overdraft protection.

    • C. 

      Warren Buffet isn't the bank's personal finance consultant.

    • D. 

      If not properly maintained and checks are written on insufficient funds, checks can bounce resulting in overdraft charges.

  • 6. 
    What are values?
    • A. 

      Beliefs about what does or does not constitute a worthwhile goal.

    • B. 

      $50 for an acre of oceanfront property in Colorado.

    • C. 

      Investing with Bernie Madoff.

    • D. 

      South Carolina Governor's view on faithfullness.

  • 7. 
    What major command does the AF Reserve fall under?
    • A. 

      Air Force Reserve Command

    • B. 

      Air Force Reserve Company

    • C. 

      Air Force Reserve Corporation

    • D. 

      Air Force Reserve Commonwealth

  • 8. 
    What is the mission of EAF?
    • A. 

      Eat And Feed is to win as many pie-eating contests as possible.

    • B. 

      Earn And Finance is to mass more wealth then anyone in the world.

    • C. 

      Elite Antelope Fighters is to defend all Antelopes from Cheetahs.

    • D. 

      Expeditionary Aerospace Force is to organize, train, equip, deploy and sustain itself in the dynamic 21st century global security environment.

  • 9. 
    What will happen if you die and don't have a will?
    • A. 

      Your long lost cousin Billy-Bob will claim everything you owned.

    • B. 

      Your estate will go into probate and will take a long time to resolve.

    • C. 

      Your pet rock will feel abandoned and leave for the gravel pit.

    • D. 

      Your "ex" you "married" in Las Vegas will magically reappear.

  • 10. 
    List 2 examples of the military acting as an expeditionary force before we introduced EAF:
    • A. 

      During the pursuit of Pancho Villa in Mexico in 1916, WWI, WWII, during the 50's, 60's against communist forces in North Vietnam.

    • B. 

      During the pursuit of Napoleon Bonaparte through the Amazon rainforest and against communist forces in England.

    • C. 

      During the pursuit of Osama bin Laden through the Sahara desert and against communist forces in South Africa.

    • D. 

      During the pursuit of Adolf Hitler through the Himalayan mountains and against communist forces in Mexico.

  • 11. 
    Describe the professional airman:
    • A. 

      One who is not only experienced and proficient in the AF specialty but knows, understands and adheres to the traditions of the profession of arms.

    • B. 

      One who comes to work an hour late.

    • C. 

      One who takes a smoke break once an hour.

    • D. 

      One who always has to be reminded about routine duties.

  • 12. 
    What is the AF policy on your meeting responsibilities to dependents and the AF?
    • A. 

      The AFI stating that it's ok to have dependents fend for themselves.

    • B. 

      The AFI stating that dependents might as well be your luggage.

    • C. 

      The AFI stating that it is illegal to have dependents.

    • D. 

      The AFI stating that all AF members must make and maintain dependent care arrangements, allowing them to be globally available at all times.

  • 13. 
    What kinds of jewelry are authorized for wear with the uniform?
    • A. 

      No more than 3 rings, a watch, and a conservative bracelet. Necklaces may be worn, but may not be exposed at the neckline.

    • B. 

      Distinct 24" gold and platinum chains.

    • C. 

      2 watches--one for the local time zone and one for zulu time zone.

    • D. 

      Your 6 NBA championship rings from when you were the Bulls waterboy/girl.

  • 14. 
    Why is communication so important in a POW camp?
    • A. 

      It keeps everyone from forgetting their ABC's.

    • B. 

      It keeps everyone's morale high by singing "99 bottles of beer".

    • C. 

      It allows for vital information to be passed among POWs and facilitates the accountability process. Communication enables the do's and dont's of prisoner life to be passed to the new prisoners.

    • D. 

      It keeps everyone on the guard's good side to get their goolash hot.

  • 15. 
    How does a member's responsibility to care for dependents relate to his or her responsibility to be available worldwide?
    • A. 

      It has nothing at all to do with each other.

    • B. 

      His/her willingness to show the dependent the rest of the world.

    • C. 

      Reputation with dependents goes a long way with your new unit.

    • D. 

      A member's responsibility to care for dependents does not relieve him or her from the responsibility to be available for worldwide deployment.

  • 16. 
    What is the relationship between the privilege of RHIP and responsibility?
    • A. 

      Greater responsibility and authority to carry out that responsibility. Privileges are often a form of partial compensation for the additional responsibility of rank.

    • B. 

      It's your responsibility to show off RHIP as much as possible.

    • C. 

      It is irresponsible to display any form of RHIP.

    • D. 

      RHIP and responsibility are equal to each other.

  • 17. 
    How does the AF achieve the characteristics of responsiveness and flexibility with reference to its personnel?
    • A. 

      Position an airman at stand-by with each and every aircraft on base.

    • B. 

      Keep at least 2-3 aircraft circling 24/7 in case of emergency.

    • C. 

      Rotate airmen between bases at least every 6 months.

    • D. 

      Personnel readiness helps the military member ensure they're able to be in the right place, at the right time and ready to perform their jobs.

  • 18. 
    What factors have been shown to play a part in a POW's struggle to survive with honor in captivity?
    • A. 

      Similar religious beliefs as the enemy.

    • B. 

      Strong religious beliefs, American values, faith in country and the American people, a sound body, good communication among POW's within camps, and open and honest sharing of feelings, fears, and dreams among the captives.

    • C. 

      Independent and selfish attitude among POW's.

    • D. 

      All hope in America shown lost.

  • 19. 
    Define group dynamics:
    • A. 

      The similar behavior shown among individuals in a group.

    • B. 

      The backing of one member of a group over others.

    • C. 

      The difference one person's behavior can have on other individuals within the group.

    • D. 

      Agreement on differences based on "pick-a-number" mentality.

  • 20. 
    What management skill should be regarded as a supplement to job competence and the other basic skills?
    • A. 

      Political skills.

    • B. 

      Athletic skills.

    • C. 

      Artistic skills.

    • D. 

      Ale-drinking skills.

  • 21. 
    List 2 examples of a goal:
    • A. 

      Winning Tour de France then curing cancer just before podium.

    • B. 

      Attaining a degree, a promotion leading to more responsibility, or winning an award for airman or NCO of the quarter.

    • C. 

      Pitching perfect game then receiving Nobel Peace Prize for dry humor.

    • D. 

      Scoring winning TD then stumbling upon cure for AIDS in end zone.

  • 22. 
    Who is Cpl Eugene Ballard?
    • A. 

      Spider-man prior to radioactive spider bite.

    • B. 

      Hulk prior to stubbing toe and getting angry.

    • C. 

      Wolverine prior to shooting steak knives out knuckles.

    • D. 

      1st Black Fighter Pilot.

  • 23. 
    (pg. 2) Define hazing:
    • A. 

      To harass or persecute with meaningless, difficult, or demeaning tasks; an anauthorized assumption of authority over another resulting in cruelty or humiliation.

    • B. 

      To set a layer pollution over a city.

    • C. 

      To partially remove a memory that was once easily remembered.

    • D. 

      German word describing the sound of a car on the autobahn.

  • 24. 
    Human behavior revolves around motives according to Maslow's Hierarchy. List these motives with an example of each motive:
    • A. 

      Anxious -- person works to keep self occupied.

    • B. 

      Lazy -- person avoids work, repeatedly needs to be instructed.

    • C. 

      Security -- person volunteers all the time because of wanting to get ahead. Social -- person plays sports for the company of others. Recognition -- person who does special task only when there is something in it for them.

    • D. 

      Sloppy -- person works at fast pace, finished product is afterthought.

  • 25. 
    Explain the general concept of how compliance with directives of dress and personal appearance can positively influence public confidence in the military:
    • A. 

      The public will still base view off of military tv shows/movies.

    • B. 

      The public will assess our competence based on our appearance.

    • C. 

      The public will take same position as tv news pundits.

    • D. 

      The public will turn against military idea and wish U.S. was pacifist.