Army Study Guide - Chain Of Command

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  • 1. 
    When was the NCO support channel formally recognized?
    • A. 

      20 December 1976

    • B. 

      06 December 1977

    • C. 

      25 May 1966

    • D. 

      01 January 1956

  • 2. 
    What is Sergeant's Business?
    • A. 

      To Train and Lead Soldiers

    • B. 

      To maintain discipline

    • C. 

      To babysit soldiers

    • D. 

      To manage soliders time

  • 3. 
    What is a Sergeant?
    • A. 

      A Leader

    • B. 

      A Follower

    • C. 

      A Friend

    • D. 

      A Principal

  • 4. 
    The succession of commanders superior to subordinates through which command is exercised is the Chain of Command.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    How does the Chain of Command support the NCO support channel?
    • A. 

      By legally punishing those who challenge a sergeant's authority

    • B. 

      By sending them to classes

    • C. 

      By assigning more responsibility to the soldiers

    • D. 

      By mass punishment

  • 6. 
    Define Responsibility.
    • A. 

      Being accountable for what you do

    • B. 

      Signing for equipment

    • C. 

      Delegating workload

    • D. 

      A legal or moral obligation to do what should be done without being told to do it

  • 7. 
    Define Duty.
    • A. 

      Being accountable for what you do

    • B. 

      Signing for equipment

    • C. 

      Delegating workload

    • D. 

      A legal or moral obligation to do what should be done without being told to do it

  • 8. 
    What is the role of the CSM?
    • A. 

      Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Battalion Commander

    • B. 

      Senior Enlisted in charge of only the company 1SG

    • C. 

      Battalion's Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Post CSM

    • D. 

      Battalion's Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Brigade CSM

  • 9. 
    How does a Commander exercise command?
    • A. 

      Through subordinate commanders

    • B. 

      During Physical Training

    • C. 

      During Field Exercises

    • D. 

      Through orders

  • 10. 
    When was the position of Sergeant Major of the Army established?
    • A. 

      4 July 1966

    • B. 

      17 June 1865

    • C. 

      5 June 1914

    • D. 

      12 December 1971

  • 11. 
    The CSM is in the Chain of Command.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What are the two key elements of Command?
    • A. 

      Authority

    • B. 

      Duty

    • C. 

      Responsibility

    • D. 

      Training

  • 13. 
    What is the NCO support channel?
    • A. 

      The channel of communication that reinforces the Chain of Command

    • B. 

      The channel of communication that reports to the commander

    • C. 

      The channel of communication that trains soldiers

  • 14. 
    What must a Sergeant have in order to accomplish Sergeant's Business? The ________, __________, and ___________ to train soldiers for combat and lead them into combat.
    • A. 

      Skill

    • B. 

      Ability

    • C. 

      Leadership

    • D. 

      Trust

  • 15. 
    Who is the only memeber of both your chain of command and your NCO support channel?
    • A. 

      Your first line supervisor

    • B. 

      Your Command Sergeant Major

    • C. 

      Your Company First Sergeant

    • D. 

      Your Company Commander

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