FMF Pqs Section 103 - Mission And Organization

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FMF Pqs Section 103 - Mission And Organization

This quiz contains general knowledge and advancement related questions from the Enlisted FMF PQS manual, Section 103 - Mission and Organization Fundamentals. Only a random 25 of the questions show up on each quiz, so be sure to hit refresh to get new questions in a new order. Thanks for using us to help you study for your qualification and good luck!(Note: Last update / review: 9 Sep 2015)


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  • 1. 
    The seven elements of the Marine Corps mission are:     Provide Fleet Marine Forces with combined arms and supporting air components for service with the United States Fleet in the seizure or defense of advanced naval bases and for the conduct of such land operations as may be essential to the execution of a naval campaign.     Provide detachments and organizations for service on armed vessels of the Navy and security detachments for the protection of naval property at naval stations and bases.     Develop, in coordination with the Army, Navy, and Air Force, the doctrine, tactics, techniques, and equipment employed by landing forces in amphibious operations.     Provide Marine forces for airborne operations, in coordination with the Army, Navy, and Air Force, according to the doctrine established by the Joint Chiefs of Staff.     Develop, in coordination with the Army, Navy, and Air Force, the doctrine, tactics, techniques, and equipment employed by landing forces in airborne operations.     Expand peacetime components to meet wartime needs according to the joint mobilization plans.     Perform such other duties as the President may direct.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Fill in the blank:__________(1 word) Fleet Marine Forces with combined arms and supporting air components for service with the United States Fleet in the seizure or defense of advanced naval bases and for the conduct of such land operations as may be essential to the execution of a naval campaign.
  • 3. 
    Fill in the blank:Provide Fleet Marine Forces with combined arms and __________ __________ __________(3 words) for service with the United States Fleet in the seizure or defense of advanced naval bases and for the conduct of such land operations as may be essential to the execution of a naval campaign.
  • 4. 
    Fill in the blank: __________(1 word) detachments and organizations for service on armed vessels of the Navy and security detachments for the protection of naval property at naval stations and bases.
  • 5. 
    Fill in the blank: Provide detachments and organizations for service on armed vessels of the Navy and security detachments for the protection of naval property at __________ __________ __________ __________(4 words).
  • 6. 
    Fill in the blank:__________(1 word), in coordination with the Army, Navy, and Air Force, the doctrine, tactics, techniques, and equipment employed by landing forces in amphibious operations.
  • 7. 
    Fill in the blank:__________(1 word) Marine forces for airborne operations, in coordination with the Army, Navy, and Air Force, according to the doctrine established by the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
  • 8. 
    Fill in the blank:Provide Marine forces for airborne operations, in coordination with the Army, Navy, and Air Force, according to the doctrine established by the __________ __________ __________(4 words).
  • 9. 
    Fill in the blank:__________(1 word) peacetime components to meet wartime needs according to the joint mobilization plans.
  • 10. 
    Fill in the blank:Expand peacetime components to meet __________ _________(2 words) according to the joint mobilization plans.
  • 11. 
    Fill in the blank:__________(1 word) such other duties as the President may direct.
  • 12. 
    Fill in the blank:Perform such other duties as the __________(1 word) may direct.
  • 13. 
    The Service Chain of Command begins with the President, through the Secretary of Defense and continues though the Secretary of the Navy and the Commandant of the Marine Corps.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The Service Chain of Command begins with the President, through he Secretary of Defense, directly to commanders of combatant commands for missions and forces assigned to their commands.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The Operational Chain of Command begins with the President, through the Secretary of Defense and continues through the Secretary of the Navy and the Commandant of the Marine Corps.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The Operational Chain of Command runs from the President, through the Secretary of Defense, directly to commanders of combatant commands for missions and forces assigned to their commands.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is NOT part of the Service Chain of Command?
    • A. 

      President

    • B. 

      Vice-President

    • C. 

      Secretary of Defense

    • D. 

      Commandant of the Marine Corps

    • E. 

      All of the above are included in the Service Chain of Command

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is NOT part of the Service Chain of Command?
    • A. 

      President

    • B. 

      Secretary of Defense

    • C. 

      Secretary of the Navy

    • D. 

      Commandant of the Marine Corps

    • E. 

      All of the above are included in the Service Chain of Command

  • 19. 
    The Secretary of Defense is part of which chain of command?
    • A. 

      Service Chain of Command

    • B. 

      Operational Chain of Command

    • C. 

      Both

  • 20. 
    The President is part of which chain of command?
    • A. 

      Service Chain of Command

    • B. 

      Operational Chain of Command

    • C. 

      Both

  • 21. 
    Which chain of command bypasses the Secretary of the Navy and Commandant of the Marine Corps and goes straight to operational commanders of combatant commands?
    • A. 

      Service Chain of Command

    • B. 

      Operational Chain of Command

  • 22. 
    Which of the following Marine Corps operating forces is organized as a MAGTF and is either employed as part of a naval expeditionary force or separately as part of larger joint or combined forces?
    • A. 

      Marine Corps forces (MARFOR)

    • B. 

      Marine Corps security forces (MCSF)

    • C. 

      Marine security guard detachments

  • 23. 
    Which of the following Marine Corps operating forces provides security at naval installations?
    • A. 

      Marine Corps forces (MARFOR)

    • B. 

      Marine Corps security forces (MCSF)

    • C. 

      Marine security guard detachments

  • 24. 
    Approximately how many Marines are assigned to protect key naval installations and facilities worldwide as part of the Marine Corps security forces (MCSF)?
    • A. 

      3,400

    • B. 

      34,000

    • C. 

      6,200

    • D. 

      62,000

  • 25. 
    Which of the Marine Corps operating forces provide security at Marine barracks in the United States and abroad, as well as Marine detachments afloat?
    • A. 

      Marine Corps forces (MARFOR)

    • B. 

      Marine Corps security forces (MCSF)

    • C. 

      Marine security guard detachments