Dhsnjrotc Ns-3 Quiz (1)

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Duluth High School NJROTC Academic Team NS-3 Naval Knowledge Quiz (1).


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What percentage of tin does the U.S. import?
    • A. 

      77

    • B. 

      80

    • C. 

      90

    • D. 

      99

  • 2. 
    How many "strategic resources" are there that the United States cannot do without?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      40

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      80

  • 3. 
    1.      The main advantage(s) that naval forces have over land forces is ___________   a)     b)      c)      d)  
    • A. 

      Geographic mobility

    • B. 

      Tactical mobility

    • C. 

      Sustainability

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What percentage of chromite does the U.S. import?
    • A. 

      90%

    • B. 

      70%

    • C. 

      55%

    • D. 

      30%

  • 5. 
     Throughout history, whenever powerful nations lose control of the seas, they _________  
    • A. 

      Develop a more powerful land force.

    • B. 

      Have fallen

    • C. 

      Steal naval technology from other nations

    • D. 

      Rebuild their naval fleets

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are major political developments in the world since World War II?
    • A. 

      Rapid increase in the number of new nations since World War II

    • B. 

      Soviet and now Russian long-range program to improve its sea power.

    • C. 

      Large number of commitments the United States has in more places, with more nations, involving more people than any nation in history.

    • D. 

      Both A and C

  • 7. 
    The two major technological developments since World War II are
    • A. 

      increased inland reach of sea power and nuclear power.

    • B. 

      Nuclear power and exploitation of the continental shelf.

    • C. 

      exploitation of the continental shelf for minerals and increased inland reach of sea power.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 8. 
    The development of long-range ballistic missiles that can be launched from nuclear-powered submarines is an example of
    • A. 

      Vertical envelopment.

    • B. 

      inland reach.

    • C. 

      oceanographic research.

    • D. 

      Balance of power.

  • 9. 
    The ocean area which has become a naval operating area only since the advent of the nuclear submarine is the
    • A. 

      Indian Ocean.

    • B. 

      Atlantic Ocean.

    • C. 

      Arctic Ocean.

    • D. 

      Pacific Ocean.

  • 10. 
    An international agreement at the 1958 Geneva Conference on the Seas gave littoral nations exclusive rights to
    • A. 

      expand their merchant fleets.

    • B. 

      develop the resources in the continental shelf adjacent to their own shores.

    • C. 

      engage in oceanographic research.

    • D. 

      Refine fresh water for their cities where there isn't enough natural fresh water available.

  • 11. 
    Insofar as natural resources are concerned, the United States
    • A. 

      Is completely self-sufficient.

    • B. 

      Must impart a small quantity of materials.

    • C. 

      must import only oil.

    • D. 

      Must import significant quantities of oil and other strategic materials.

  • 12. 
    The Afro-Asian Ocean is especially important today because its sea lanes
    • A. 

      Can be interdicted by enemy submarines.

    • B. 

      Carry the bulk of the foreign oil from the Middle East.

    • C. 

      Are vulnerable to unfriendly nations in southern Africa.

    • D. 

      are connected to the Mediterranean by the Suez Canal.

  • 13. 
     The concept that a strong merchant marine is a vital element of sea power was part of which of the following strategists doctrine?
    • A. 

      Nicolo Machiavelli

    • B. 

      Karl von Clausewitz

    • C. 

      Alexander de Seversky

    • D. 

      Alfred Thayer Mahan

  • 14. 
     The concept of inland reach includes all of the following, except
    • A. 

      Aircraft launched from aircraft carriers

    • B. 

      Intelligence gathering by space based sensors

    • C. 

      Cruise missiles launched from surface and sub-surface combatants

    • D. 

      vertical envelopment

  • 15. 
     A littoral nation is a nation that
    • A. 

      Obtains its natural resources from the sea.

    • B. 

      Relies primarily on naval forces for its defense.

    • C. 

      Has ready access to the seas.

    • D. 

      Is surrounded by land and fresh water coastline only.

  • 16. 
    The essential ingredient to sustaining life, political independence, and economic prosperity is
    • A. 

      Ocean research.

    • B. 

      A strong naval air power.

    • C. 

      An endless supply of raw materials.

    • D. 

      Sea power.

  • 17. 
     What are the four main ocean areas that are of prime importance to the United States?
    • A. 

      Atlantic, Pacific, Arctic, Afro-Asian.

    • B. 

      Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Mediterranean.

    • C. 

      Atllantic, Pacific, European, Asian.

    • D. 

      North Atlantic, South Atlantic, North Pacific, South Pacific.

  • 18. 
    The Pacific Ocean extends from the Bering Strait to the
    • A. 

      Suez Canal.

    • B. 

      Strait of Malacca.

    • C. 

      Strait of Gibraltar.

    • D. 

      Cape of Good Hope.

  • 19. 
     With regards to sea power, tactical mobility can be defined as the ability to   a)      b)      c)     
    • A. 

      Turn and accelerate rapidly in the water.

    • B. 

      Project power inland with naval gunfire and aviation assets.

    • C. 

      easily replenish fuel, stores, and ammunition at sea.

    • D. 

      Move naval forces quickly and disperse whenever and however necessary.

  • 20. 
    An international agreement at the 1958 Geneva Conference on the Seas gave littoral nations exclusive rights to
    • A. 

      Expand their merchant fleets.

    • B. 

      Develop the resources in the continental shelf adjacent to their own shores.

    • C. 

      Engage in oceanographic research.

    • D. 

      Refine fresh water for their cities where there isn't enough natural fresh water available.

  • 21. 
    An international agreement at the 1958 Geneva Conference on the Seas gave littoral nations exclusive rights to
    • A. 

      Expand their merchant fleets.

    • B. 

      Develop the resources in the continental shelf adjacent to their own shores.

    • C. 

      engage in oceanographic research.

    • D. 

      Refine fresh water for their cities where there isn't enough natural fresh water available.

  • 22. 
    Aquaculture is defined as
    • A. 

      the science of mapping the oceans' floors.

    • B. 

      The study of the culture of seafaring nations.

    • C. 

      The science of farming the sea.

    • D. 

      The science of water and its properties.

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