Exam 1 Study Guide Supplement

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  • 1. 
    The seven phase PSYOP process begins with planning and ends with:
    • A. 

      Analysis

    • B. 

      Development

    • C. 

      Design

    • D. 

      Evaluation

  • 2. 
    One of the five PSYOP planning requirements is to:
    • A. 

      Develop Supporting PSYOP Objectives

    • B. 

      Write the unit OPLAN

    • C. 

      Write the supported unit OPORD

    • D. 

      Write the POTF OPLAN to the information operation annex

  • 3. 
    What is the purpose of a PSYOP objective?
    • A. 

      To ensure understanding and continuity of the supported unit OPORD

    • B. 

      To ensure understanding and continuity of the TPT OPLAN

    • C. 

      To ensure understanding and continuity of the supported unit mission

    • D. 

      To state the desired behavior changes in selected target audiences

  • 4. 
    What provides the framework for the overall PSYOP plan?
    • A. 

      The target audience analysis process

    • B. 

      PSYOP objectives

    • C. 

      Supporting PSYOP objectives

    • D. 

      The product analysis worksheet

  • 5. 
    What focuses the PSYOP plan?
    • A. 

      Continuity of the PSYOP effort

    • B. 

      Coordination with the supported unit

    • C. 

      Supporting PSYOP objectives

    • D. 

      Linkup and briefing the supported unit on the PSYOP plan

  • 6. 
    One of the five basic questions that target audience analysis seeks to answer is:  
    • A. 

      What equipment is required to communicate with the target audience?

    • B. 

      What are the languages required to communicate with the target audience?

    • C. 

      What are the sub missions of the supported unit that will influence the target audience?

    • D. 

      What are the reasons for the TA’s current behavior?

  • 7. 
    Additional Supporting PSYOP objectives require approval from the:
    • A. 

      The Division Commander

    • B. 

      Appropriate level Headquarters that the PSYOP unit supports

    • C. 

      The Brigade Commander

    • D. 

      The Secretary of Defense

  • 8. 
    When does the target audience analysis process begin?
    • A. 

      Target audience analysis formally begins upon receipt of the Psychological Operations objectives

    • B. 

      When the planning process begins and the analysis team is formed

    • C. 

      After the evaluation process is complete

    • D. 

      When the target audience team is given a PSYOP plan and a potential target audience

  • 9. 
    One of the five steps in series development is:
    • A. 

      Conduct a target audience analysis

    • B. 

      Develop a potential series target audience list

    • C. 

      Write the supported unit Operational Order OPORD

    • D. 

      Conduct an internal series review board

  • 10. 
    What is the purpose of the series execution matrix?
    • A. 

      To confirm that each product is coordinated and synchronized

    • B. 

      To confirm that each product is approved by the supported unit

    • C. 

      To confirm that the target audience analysis is coordinated

    • D. 

      To confirm that each analysis phase is documented and synchronized

  • 11. 
    The design process is converting the product concept into:
    • A. 

      An approved product

    • B. 

      A media product

    • C. 

      A product series

    • D. 

      A prototype

  • 12. 
    Pre-test and posttest guidance cannot be completed until the:
    • A. 

      Product action worksheet is complete

    • B. 

      Product series is written

    • C. 

      Prototype design is complete

    • D. 

      Series execution matrix is written

  • 13. 
    The central document in the series approval package is the:
    • A. 

      Change to the PSYOP Appendix

    • B. 

      Change to the supported unit OPORD

    • C. 

      Series execution matrix

    • D. 

      PSYOP approval document

  • 14. 
    When does phase six of the PSYOP process begin?
    • A. 

      After the series execution matrix is written

    • B. 

      After the series and product approval are granted

    • C. 

      After the PSYOP Appendix is written

    • D. 

      After the PSYOP approval document is written

  • 15. 
    When are product prototypes translated?
    • A. 

      After the design process is completed

    • B. 

      After approval from the POTF

    • C. 

      After approval from the Combatant commander

    • D. 

      After approval from the supported unit

  • 16. 
    Packaging of products for distribution is determined by:
    • A. 

      How the products are transported to the theatre of operations

    • B. 

      The size of the products

    • C. 

      Dissemination means

    • D. 

      The quantity of the products

  • 17. 
    When does Phase 7 seven of the PSYOP process begin?
    • A. 

      Phase seven planning

    • B. 

      Phase one planning

    • C. 

      Phase three target audience analysis

    • D. 

      Phase five evaluation

  • 18. 
    A printed PSYOP message or a PSYOP-relevant symbol placed on a product (poster, leaflet, newspaper, soccer ball, key chain, etc.) accessible by the TA is:
    • A. 

      A Visual PSYOP product

    • B. 

      A free pass document

    • C. 

      A PSYOP argument

    • D. 

      A tool used to persuade the TA

  • 19. 
    E-mail PSYOP messages target:
    • A. 

      Mass audiences with a PSYOP message

    • B. 

      Individuals within foreign governmental and military hierarchies

    • C. 

      Disgruntled members of the TA

    • D. 

      Military organizations only

  • 20. 
    Newspapers are best used in:
    • A. 

      Areas that receive international radio or television news

    • B. 

      News and information denied areas

    • C. 

      Areas where the TA consider newspapers suspect due to government censorship

    • D. 

      Cooperation with in Country printed newspapers

  • 21. 
    Magazines retain and build on the credibility and resonance built up by the PSYOP newspaper. Magazines provide PSYOP personnel with:
    • A. 

      The ability to reach all TAs within the area of operation

    • B. 

      A means to reach sympathetic elements of the TA only

    • C. 

      The means to present longer, more scholarly articles supporting the PSYOP argument

    • D. 

      A means to sway the opinion of military organizations

  • 22. 
    Posters, handbills, and leaflets have no standard size, shape or format.  The major factors in selection of paper weights and sizes are:
    • A. 

      That the paper accommodates the message and is easy to distribute

    • B. 

      Message length, artwork required, dissemination means, press capabilities, and color

    • C. 

      Message length, artwork required, dissemination means, material available, and durability

    • D. 

      Message length, artwork required, dissemination means, press capabilities, and shape

  • 23. 
    Leaflets are used when the:
    • A. 

      Target audience is in a controlled area

    • B. 

      Target audience is in a denied area

    • C. 

      Handbills are not effective

    • D. 

      Loudspeaker messages are ineffective

  • 24. 
    Special situation leaflets are used when:
    • A. 

      Time is not an issue

    • B. 

      General messages are ineffective

    • C. 

      When prepackaged leaflets are inadequate to exploit a particular opportunity

    • D. 

      When prepackaged handbills are inadequate to exploit a particular opportunity

  • 25. 
    ________ is the first detail the target audience sees on a visual product.
    • A. 

      White space

    • B. 

      Suggestive eye direction

    • C. 

      Mechanical eye direction

    • D. 

      Color

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