Discipline In The Uniformed Public Services

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  • 1. 

    What is the meaning of "Laisez Faire"?

    • A.

      Lots of information

    • B.

      Leave well alone

    • C.

      Make a fuss

    Correct Answer
    B. Leave well alone
    Explanation
    The meaning of "Laisez Faire" is to leave well alone. This term is often used to describe a policy or approach of non-interference or non-intervention, especially in economic matters. It suggests allowing things to take their own course without unnecessary interference or regulation.

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  • 2. 

    What is does the term "Dictatorial" mean?

    • A.

      Everyone is asked their opinion

    • B.

      People are told what to do, often with threats.

    • C.

      The leader makes all the decisions

    Correct Answer
    B. People are told what to do, often with threats.
    Explanation
    The term "Dictatorial" means that people are told what to do, often with threats. This indicates a form of leadership where the leader exercises complete control and authority over others, imposing their decisions and commands forcefully. It suggests an autocratic and oppressive style of governance, where individual freedoms and opinions are disregarded, and obedience is enforced through intimidation or coercion.

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  • 3. 

    In the Police, what is the highest rank possible?

    • A.

      Chief Constable

    • B.

      Chief Inspector

    • C.

      Chief Superintendent

    Correct Answer
    A. Chief Constable
    Explanation
    The highest rank possible in the Police is Chief Constable.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these ranks is the highest in the Army

    • A.

      Corporal

    • B.

      Colonel

    • C.

      Brigadier

    Correct Answer
    C. Brigadier
    Explanation
    Brigadier is the highest rank in the Army among the options provided. While Corporal is the lowest enlisted rank and Colonel is a higher rank than Corporal, Brigadier outranks both of them. In many military organizations, Brigadier is equivalent to a one-star general and holds a higher command position.

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  • 5. 

    What is the correct title of the legislation that governs discipline in the Armed Forces?

    • A.

      Army, Navy and RAF rules book

    • B.

      The Armed Brigades regulations 2000

    • C.

      The Armed Forces Act 2000

    Correct Answer
    C. The Armed Forces Act 2000
    Explanation
    The correct title of the legislation that governs discipline in the Armed Forces is The Armed Forces Act 2000. This act is the primary legislation that sets out the framework for maintaining discipline and enforcing regulations within the armed forces. It covers various aspects such as the powers of commanding officers, disciplinary procedures, and the rights and responsibilities of service members.

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  • 6. 

    What does PACE stand for?

    • A.

      Police Crime and Civilian Examples

    • B.

      Private Crime and Criminality Evidence

    • C.

      Police and Criminal Evidence Act

    Correct Answer
    C. Police and Criminal Evidence Act
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Police and Criminal Evidence Act". The PACE Act is a legislation in the United Kingdom that sets out the powers and procedures for the investigation of crimes, the treatment of detainees, and the collection of evidence by the police. It aims to balance the rights of individuals with the need for effective law enforcement.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these is NOT a definition of Self Discipline?

    • A.

      Training and control of oneself and one's conduct, usually for personal improvement”

    • B.

      “is the ability to control yourself and to make yourself work hard or behave in a particular way

    • C.

      The act of bowing down to another persons will or order to act in a particular manner

    Correct Answer
    C. The act of bowing down to another persons will or order to act in a particular manner
    Explanation
    The given answer, "The act of bowing down to another person's will or order to act in a particular manner," is not a definition of self-discipline because it implies blindly following someone else's instructions without exercising personal control or improvement. Self-discipline involves training and controlling oneself for personal improvement and the ability to work hard or behave in a particular way.

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  • 8. 

    What was the name of the scientist you undertook the experiment with marshmallows?

    • A.

      Dr. Michael Waitrose

    • B.

      Dr. Mischel Walters

    • C.

      Dr. Walter Mischel

    Correct Answer
    C. Dr. Walter Mischel
    Explanation
    Dr. Walter Mischel is the correct answer because the question asks for the name of the scientist who undertook the experiment with marshmallows. Among the given options, only Dr. Walter Mischel's name matches this criteria.

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  • 9. 

    Unconscious Obedience is the act of doing something without thinking about it or the consequences?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Unconscious obedience refers to the act of performing a task or following instructions without consciously thinking about it or considering the potential outcomes. It implies that the individual is not actively aware of their actions or the potential consequences that may arise from them. Therefore, the given statement that unconscious obedience is the act of doing something without thinking about it or the consequences is correct.

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  • 10. 

    In the uniformed public services you MUST obey every order given to you by a senior officer

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    In the uniformed public services, it is not mandatory to obey every order given by a senior officer. While respect and obedience are important, there are certain circumstances where it is necessary to question or refuse an order if it goes against laws, regulations, or ethical principles. This ensures that individuals in the public services act in the best interest of the public and prioritize their safety and well-being. Therefore, blindly obeying every order without critical thinking or consideration can be detrimental and potentially lead to negative consequences.

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