Dhsnjrotc Ns-2 Rise To World Power Status

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  • 1. 
    1.      What three nations caused problems for the U.S. Navy between 1871 and 1875?    
    • A. 

      France, Spain and Korea

    • B. 

      England, Spain and China

    • C. 

      China, Korea and France

    • D. 

      Spain, China and Korea

  • 2. 
    1.      What are the objectives of the U.S. Naval Institute?    
    • A. 

      To provide advanced professional training that pertains to the U. S. Navy and the navies of the world

    • B. 

      To provide advanced professional training pertaining to the U.S. Navy

    • C. 

      To provide scientific knowledge about the world's maritime industry

    • D. 

      To provide training that pertains to world navies

  • 3. 
    1.      Admiral David Dixon Porter, USN, was instrumental in putting together a brilliant staff and establishing an athletic program.  He also organized the engineering and physics departments at which of the following institutions in 1865?      
    • A. 

      U.S. Naval War College

    • B. 

      U.S. Naval Institute

    • C. 

      Harvard University

    • D. 

      U.S. Naval Academy

  • 4. 
    1.      In 1875, a professional association began publishing a leading journal entitled the Proceedings.  It criticized the conditions of the fleet, pointing out both the commercial benefits and naval requirements for a strong American maritime force.  This journ    
    • A. 

      U.S. Naval War College

    • B. 

      U.S. Naval Academy

    • C. 

      U.S. Naval Institute

    • D. 

      U.S. Air Force Academy

  • 5. 
    1.      America realized that in order to develop a strong, first-class Navy it had to build and control its ship building projects    
    • A. 

      In selective foreign ports

    • B. 

      In centrally located shipyards

    • C. 

      In shipyards throughout America

    • D. 

      In shipyards in New York

  • 6. 
    1.      The book, The Influence Of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783, was written by   .
    • A. 

      Commodore Stephen Luce, USN

    • B. 

      Admiral David Porter, USN

    • C. 

      Captain Alfred Thayer Mahan, USN

    • D. 

      Admiral David G. Farragut, USN

  • 7. 
    1.      In 1886, Captain Alfred Mahan, USN, was appointed president of the    
    • A. 

      U.S. Naval Institute

    • B. 

      U.S. Naval War College

    • C. 

      U.S. Naval Academy

    • D. 

      U.S. Coast Guard Academy

  • 8. 
    1.      Who has sometimes been called "the real father of all modern navies"?    
    • A. 

      Commodore Stephen Luce, USN

    • B. 

      Admiral David Porter, USN

    • C. 

      Captain John Paul Jones, USN

    • D. 

      Captain Alfred Mahan, USN

  • 9. 
    1.      The Assistant Secretary of the Navy credited with building up the U.S. fleet in the late 1800s was      
    • A. 

      David Porter

    • B. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • C. 

      John Long

    • D. 

      David Farragut

  • 10. 
    1.      Alfred Mahan predicted that America would win its 1898 war in the Caribbean within three months.  Other European countries believed that the United States would be defeated in this war by    
    • A. 

      Cuba

    • B. 

      Mexico

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Spain

  • 11. 
    1.      The battleship USS Oregon was ordered from the Seattle, Washington, area by    
    • A. 

      Admiral Sampson, USN

    • B. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Admiral Porter, USN

    • D. 

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

  • 12. 
    1.      What admiral did the Spanish government order to sail to the Caribbean to defend Cuba and destroy the American fleet in that region?    
    • A. 

      Cervera

    • B. 

      Sampson

    • C. 

      Porter

    • D. 

      Cadiz

  • 13. 
    1.      __________________ in American newspapers, including publication of a letter by the Spanish Ambassador calling President McKinley "weak" whipped up American support for the Spanish-American war.    
    • A. 

      "Yellow Journalism"

    • B. 

      "U.S. Military Prepares For War" essays

    • C. 

      "How America Is Preparing For War" essays

    • D. 

      "Ill Treatment Of Cubans By The Spanish Government" essays

  • 14. 
    1.      The imminent cause of the war with Spain was the explosion that destroyed the American vessel    
    • A. 

      USS Oregon

    • B. 

      USS Massachusetts

    • C. 

      USS Indiana

    • D. 

      USS Maine

  • 15. 
    1.      Theodore Roosevelt led his regiment of cavalrymen into battle in 1898 in Cuba. These men were known as the    
    • A. 

      Fifth Cavalrymen

    • B. 

      Rough Riders

    • C. 

      San Juan Warriors

    • D. 

      Santiago Fighters

  • 16. 
    1.      Battles of the Spanish-American War of 1898 spanned from the Caribbean to    
    • A. 

      The Philippines.

    • B. 

      Spain.

    • C. 

      Japan.

    • D. 

      Korea.

  • 17. 
    1.      The naval officer who led the American Attack Squadron to its great victory over the Spanish Navy in the Philippines in 1898 was    
    • A. 

      Admiral Charles Gridley, USN.

    • B. 

      Rear Admiral William Sampson, USN.

    • C. 

      Admiral David G. Farragut, USN.

    • D. 

      Commodore George Dewey, USN.

  • 18. 
    1.      The United States acquired which of the following territories as the result of the peace treaty ending the Spanish-American War?    
    • A. 

      Philippines, Hawaii and Guam

    • B. 

      Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines

    • C. 

      Guam, Cuba and Puerto Rico

    • D. 

      Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Guam

  • 19. 
    1.      Sea power has a profound effect upon a nation's    
    • A. 

      National security.

    • B. 

      Commercial prosperity.

    • C. 

      Social welfare.

    • D. 

      All the above are correct.

  • 20. 
    1.      What was the name of Commodore Dewey's flagship during the Battle of Manila Bay in May 1898?    
    • A. 

      USS Indiana

    • B. 

      USS Olympia

    • C. 

      USS Maine

    • D. 

      USS Oregon

  • 21. 
    1.      On April 19, 1898, the United States Congress passed four resolutions concerning Cuba.  Which of the following statements is NOT one of the resolutions?    
    • A. 

      Cuba was declared free and independent.

    • B. 

      Withdrawal of all Spanish forces was demanded.

    • C. 

      The president was directed to use American forces to force these resolutions.

    • D. 

      The United States declared that it would annex Cuba.

  • 22. 
    1.      When the USS Maine was sunk by an explosion of unknown origin, it was in what harbor?    
    • A. 

      Manila Bay, Philippines

    • B. 

      San Juan, Puerto Rico

    • C. 

      Havana, Cuba

    • D. 

      Bremerton, Washington

  • 23. 
    1.      What country launched the prototype of a modern battleship in 1873?    
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      France

  • 24. 
    1.      What shortcut eliminates some 8,100 miles of the otherwise 13,000 mile trip via sea routes from New York around the southern tip of South America to Los Angeles?    
    • A. 

      Go east around South Africa

    • B. 

      Go north across the Arctic Ocean

    • C. 

      Go across the Isthmus of Panama

    • D. 

      Go via the Intercontinental Waterway System

  • 25. 
    1.      The USS Maine was sent to Cuba    
    • A. 

      To protect American citizens in Havana.

    • B. 

      To protect American business interests in Havana.

    • C. 

      Because of the Spanish-Cuban unrest.

    • D. 

      All of the above

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