Fleet Marine Force FMF - Practice Test

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Fleet Marine Force FMF - Practice Test

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  • 1. 
    What is ORM?
    • A. 

      Is a decision making tool used by people at all levels to increase our ability to make informed decisions and minimize risks to acceptable levels.

    • B. 

      Is a decision making tool used by commanders to increase their ability to make informed decisions and minimize risks to acceptable levels.

    • C. 

      Is a decision making tool used by people at all levels to increase our ability to make informed decisions and eliminate risks completely.

  • 2. 
    Are technical bulletins containing information about materials, such as composition, chemical, and physical characteristics, health and safety hazards, and precautions for safe handling and use.
    • A. 

      MSDS

    • B. 

      Hazardous Waste

    • C. 

      Hazardous Material

    • D. 

      Chemical Items Declaration

  • 3. 
    The first Marine landing took place during the Revolutionary War. Marines invaded New Providence Island in the Bahamas and seized guns and supplies. The uniform of the day had a stiff leather stock that was worn around the neck, thus the nickname "Leatherneck" became. What year did all of this take place?
    • A. 

      1775

    • B. 

      1805

    • C. 

      1776

    • D. 

      1774

  • 4. 
    Marines stormed the Barbary pirates' stronghold at Burma on the "Shores of Tripoli." Marines raised the "Stars and Stripes" for the first time in the Eastern Hemisphere. What year did all of this take place?
    • A. 

      1776

    • B. 

      1775

    • C. 

      1905

    • D. 

      1805

  • 5. 
    Under who's command did the Marines storm the United States aresenal at Harper's Ferry to put down an attempted slave revolt lead by abolitionist John Brown?
    • A. 

      Captain Samuel Nicholas, U.S. Marine Corps

    • B. 

      Colonel Robert E. Lee, U.S. Army

    • C. 

      Brigadier General Jacob Zeilin, U.S. Marine Corps

    • D. 

      Major Alfred Cunningham, U.S. Marine Corps

  • 6. 
    In 1913 the Marine Corps established its aviation unit. Who was the first pilot?
    • A. 

      Major Alfred A. Cunningham

    • B. 

      Major Gregory R. Boyington

    • C. 

      Colonel Robert E. Lee

    • D. 

      Captain Samuel Nicholas

  • 7. 
    The French Fourragere was awarded to Marines who participated in eight distinct operations in France in what year?
    • A. 

      1917

    • B. 

      1933

    • C. 

      1913

    • D. 

      1900

  • 8. 
    In what year did Marines land in the Dominican Republic to evacuate and protect U.S. citizens?
    • A. 

      1965

    • B. 

      1982

    • C. 

      1991

    • D. 

      1917

  • 9. 
    Marines deployed to where in 1982 as part of a multinational peacekeeping force in an effort to restore peace and order to this war-torn country.
    • A. 

      Kuwait

    • B. 

      Hue City

    • C. 

      Nicaragua

    • D. 

      Lebanon

  • 10. 
    On what date did a suicide truck bomb attack the HQs building killing 241 Americans and wounding 70 others and what date did the last unit withdraw from Lebanon?
    • A. 

      23 October 1983; June 1984

    • B. 

      23 October 1983; July 1984

    • C. 

      25 October 1983; July 1984

    • D. 

      25 October 1983; June 1984

  • 11. 
    What date did 1st MARDIV land on the beaches of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands and launched the first United States land offensive of WWII?
    • A. 

      7 August 1942

    • B. 

      7 August 1943

    • C. 

      23 July 1942

    • D. 

      10 Dec 1945

  • 12. 
    During the Battle of Guadalcanal, amphibious landings followed on the remaining Solomon Islands. What were the names?
    • A. 

      Bougainville

    • B. 

      Choiseul (Feint)

    • C. 

      New Georgia

    • D. 

      Tarawa Atoll

    • E. 

      Betio Island

    • F. 

      Iwo Jima

  • 13. 
    This battle took place because of the need for airfields by the Air Force and advanced bases for the Navy.
    • A. 

      The Battle of Mariana Islands

    • B. 

      The Battle of Iwo Jima

    • C. 

      The Battle of Guadalcanal

    • D. 

      The Battle of Chosin Reservior

  • 14. 
    Led a combined invasion force of Marines and soldiers that totaled over 136,000. It was the greatest number of troops up to that time to operate in the field under Marine command.
    • A. 

      Brigadier General Jacob Zeilin

    • B. 

      Major Gregory R. Boyington

    • C. 

      Colonel Robert E. Lee

    • D. 

      Lieutenant General Holland M. Smith

  • 15. 
    The Battle of Iwo Jima took place on what date?
    • A. 

      13 Aug 1918

    • B. 

      10 November 1775

    • C. 

      7 August 1942

    • D. 

      19 February 1945

  • 16. 
    How many casualties were there at the Battle of Iwo Jima?
    • A. 

      23,300

    • B. 

      24,000

    • C. 

      24,500

    • D. 

      22,000

  • 17. 
    During the Battle of Chosin Reservior, how many enemy divisions did the Marines smash on their march from Chosin Reservior?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      9

  • 18. 
    Brevet Brigadier General who became Commandant in 1820 and held his command for 39 years until his death in 1859.
    • A. 

      Archibald Henderson

    • B. 

      Jacob Zeilin

    • C. 

      John Quick

    • D. 

      Louis B. Puller

  • 19. 
    Remembered for his performance at Cuzco Well, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba where he won the Medal of Honor for semaphoring an emergency lift of the naval bombardment while under Spanish and American shellfire.
    • A. 

      Sergeant Major John Quick

    • B. 

      Sergeant Major Dan Daly

    • C. 

      Lieutenant General Chest B. Puller

    • D. 

      Corporal Ira Hayes

  • 20. 
    Is recognized for earning two Medal of Honors: 1 Chinese Boxer Rebellion and 2 First Caco War in Haiti.
    • A. 

      John Quick

    • B. 

      Dan Daly

    • C. 

      John Bradley

    • D. 

      Ira Hayes

  • 21. 
    On what date did Opha Mae Johnson become the first enlisted women in the Marine Corps?
    • A. 

      23 May 1920

    • B. 

      13 January 1920

    • C. 

      15 August 1918

    • D. 

      13 August 1918

  • 22. 
    Salute the OD and request "Permission to go ashore." Go to the brow, turn aft, and salute the National Ensign.
    • A. 

      Departing a naval ship between 0800 and sunset

    • B. 

      Board and depart a naval ship between sunset and 0800

    • C. 

      Departing a naval ship between 0500 and sunset

    • D. 

      Departing a naval ship between 0500 and sunset

  • 23. 
    Salute the OD and request "Permission to go ashore." Go to the brow, turn aft, and salute the National Ensign. Follow the above procedures but do not turn aft and do not salute the National Ensign.
    • A. 

      Board and depart a naval ship between sunset and 0800

    • B. 

      Departing a naval ship between 0800 and sunset

    • C. 

      Departing a naval ship between 0500 and sunset

    • D. 

      Departing a naval ship between 0500 and sunset

  • 24. 
    The Marine Corps security forces (MCSC) have approximately how many Marines who protect key naval installations and facilities worldwide?
    • A. 

      3,600

    • B. 

      3,400

    • C. 

      3,200

    • D. 

      1,200

  • 25. 
    Is the Marine Corps principle organization for the conduct of all missions across the range of military operations.
    • A. 

      MEF

    • B. 

      MAGTF

    • C. 

      MEU

    • D. 

      MEB