Hm Book Ch 1: Heritage Of The Hospital Corpsman

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of the following is the key to service with distinction?

    • A.

      Honor and courage

    • B.

      Customer service

    • C.

      Honor, courage, and commitment

    • D.

      Professional ethics

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Professional ethics
    Explanation
    HM Manual page 1-1

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  • 2. 

    Professional ethics is the key to service with distinction.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    HM Manual page 1-1

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  • 3. 

    Honor, courage, and commitment are the key to service with distinction.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    HM Manual page 1-1

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  • 4. 

    Who was John Wall?

    • A.

      The Navy's first Loblolly Boy

    • B.

      The Navy's first Surgeon General

    • C.

      The Navy's first Medical Officer

    • D.

      The first medical patient to be treated onboard a Naval vessel

    Correct Answer
    A. The Navy's first Loblolly Boy
    Explanation
    HM Manual page 1-1

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  • 5. 

    The importance of having medical care onboard naval vessels was officially recognized by Congress when they mandated that newly commissioned sailing warships all contain a "cockpit" or sickbay.  In what year did they pass this mandate?

    • A.

      1776

    • B.

      1799

    • C.

      1801

    • D.

      1812

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. 1799
    Explanation
    HM Manual page 1-1

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  • 6. 

    On April 3rd, 1828, Congress mandated that the newly commissioned sailing warships contain a "cockpit," or sickbay, where injured men could be brought and cared for by "Surgeons" and "Surgeon's Mates."

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    HM Manual page 1-1

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  • 7. 

    Who was Robert Stanley?

    • A.

      Navy's first Lobloly Boy

    • B.

      First Sailor to wear the rank of "Hospitalman"

    • C.

      First Hospital Corpsman to be awarded the Medal of Honor

    • D.

      Surgeon General of the Navy. Established the Hospital Corps School for Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES)

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. First Hospital Corpsman to be awarded the Medal of Honor
    Explanation
    HM Manual page 1-2

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  • 8. 

    Hospital Apprentice Robert Stanley became the first Corpsman to be awarded the Medal of Honor.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    HM Manual page 1-2

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  • 9. 

    Hospitalman Apprentice Steven L. Price became the first Corpsman to be awarded the Medal of Honor.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    HM Manual page 1-2

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  • 10. 

    In what year did the Hospital Corps go through major structural changes that laid the foundation for the current system of rank structure used today?

    • A.

      1888

    • B.

      1900

    • C.

      1910

    • D.

      1916

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. 1916
    Explanation
    HM Manual page 1-2

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  • 11. 

    In what year did the Hospital Corps go through major structural changes that laid the foundation for the current system of rank structure used today?

    • A.

      1826

    • B.

      1888

    • C.

      1900

    • D.

      1912

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. None of the above
    Explanation
    HM Manual page 1-2

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  • 12. 

    Where was the first Hospital Corps School for Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES) located?

    • A.

      San Diego, CA

    • B.

      Bethesda, MD

    • C.

      Pearl Harbor, HI

    • D.

      Orlando, FL

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Bethesda, MD
    Explanation
    HM Manual page 1-2

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  • 13. 

    Women were first brought into the Hospital Corps during World War II.  On January 12th, 1944, the first Hospital Corps School for Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES) was commissioned at the US Naval Hospital, National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    HM Manual page 1-2

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  • 14. 

    Which of the following Sailors was the Navy's first Loblolly Boy?

    • A.

      Christopher J. Tilley

    • B.

      Joseph Anderson

    • C.

      John Wall

    • D.

      John Domyn

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. John Wall
    Explanation
    HM Manual page 1-1

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  • 15. 

    "Brown Water Navy" Corpsmen serve with what type of unit?

    • A.

      Coastal patrol craft

    • B.

      Riverine units

    • C.

      Fleet Marine Force

    • D.

      Sewer and sanitation facilities

    Correct Answer
    B. Riverine units
    Explanation
    HM Manual page 1-3

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  • 16. 

    When were Shock Trauma Platoons first used by Navy Medicine?

    • A.

      Vietnam War

    • B.

      Iraq War

    • C.

      Afghanistan War

    • D.

      Korean War

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Iraq War
    Explanation
    HM Manual page 1-4

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    • D.

      Any of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Any of the above
    Explanation
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    You're enjoying this quiz and its probably doing a good job of helping you study and getting you advanced to the next rank.  Which of the following is a good way to support this project and keep the site running? (Select all that apply)

    • A.

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    • C.

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      Using the links we have to Amazon.com to purchase your MP3 music and movies

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Donating $1, $5, $10, or $25 using the PayPal link above (you can use a credit card)
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    C. Forwarding the website to your friends and co-workers
    D. Using the links we have to Amazon.com to purchase your MP3 music and movies
    Explanation
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    • C.

      Hitting the "refresh" button on your browser when the quiz is complete to load up a new set of questions (many of which you haven't yet seen) in a random order

    • D.

      Any of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Any of the above
    Explanation
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  • 20. 

    During which of the following military operations did the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force drive over 300 miles into enemy territory, the deepest penetrating ground operation in Marine Corps history?

    • A.

      Vietnam War

    • B.

      Iraqi War

    • C.

      Afghanistan War

    • D.

      Korean War

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Iraqi War
    Explanation
    HM Manual page 1-4

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  • 21. 

    While visiting wounded Marines at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Chief Warrant Officer Four Brain Dix, the Director of the Marine Corps' Drum and Bugle Corps, met HM3 Joe Worley.  Badly wounded by a rocket propelled grenade and six bullet wounds during the battle of Fallujah, "Doc" Worley stunned the Marine Officer when he recalled that harrowing day that proved so costly to him and his platoon.  Thus inspired by the heroic actions of all Hospital Corpsmen which were so exemplified by HM3 Worley, CWO4 Dix composed a military march entitled appropriately "Corpsman Up!" to honor all the Hospital Corpsmen past and present.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    HM Manual 1-5

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  • 22. 

    Soft power was first articulated as a possible military policy in 1911 by President Theodore Roosevelt.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    HM Manual page 1-6

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  • 23. 

    Which of the following is the best definition of "Soft Power"?

    • A.

      Maintaining a strong nuclear arsenal to use as a deterrent against attacks on the US

    • B.

      Bolstering the defenses of European, Asian, and Middle East nations in an effort to reduce the local power and influence of certain nations

    • C.

      The doctrine of using goodwill and cooperation to influence nations and the peoples of the world.

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. The doctrine of using goodwill and cooperation to influence nations and the peoples of the world.
    Explanation
    HM Manual page 1-6

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  • 24. 

    Using the links we have to Amazon.com to the right of this quiz is an excellent idea when purchasing your music for the following three reasons: 1 - It's cheaper than iTunes and the songs you purchase will always be DRM-Free (You can play them on any computer, any mp3 player, etc.) 2 - It's very simple to use and all the songs you purchase get automatically added to your iTunes or Windows Media Player file. 3 - You help support the site.  Every song you purchase contributes 10 cents towards the monthly operating cost of battalionaidstation.com

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Using the links to Amazon.com for purchasing music is a good idea because it offers cheaper prices compared to iTunes and the songs purchased are DRM-Free, allowing them to be played on any device. Additionally, it is a simple process as the purchased songs are automatically added to the user's iTunes or Windows Media Player file. Furthermore, by purchasing songs through Amazon.com, the user helps support the site as each purchase contributes 10 cents towards the monthly operating cost of battalionaidstation.com. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 25. 

    Which of the following is NOT an example of "Soft Power"?

    • A.

      Providing medical assistance to nations afflicted by natural disasters

    • B.

      Deploying medical and dental teams to nations suffering in poverty

    • C.

      Creating public health offices in impoverished nations

    • D.

      All of the above are examples of "Soft Power"

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above are examples of "Soft Power"
    Explanation
    HM Manual page 1-6

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  • 26. 

    Which war marked the first time that Hospital Corpsmen wearing dental rating badges served in combat?

    • A.

      World War II

    • B.

      Korean War

    • C.

      Vietnam War

    • D.

      Spanish-American War

    Correct Answer
    B. Korean War
    Explanation
    HM Manual page 1-7

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  • 27. 

    Most of the Navy's medical enlisted training will be relocated to which city to allow for joint-service training along with the Army and Air Force?

    • A.

      San Antonio, TX

    • B.

      Dallas, TX

    • C.

      Houston, TX

    • D.

      Uvalde, TX

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. San Antonio, TX
    Explanation
    HM Manual page 1-8

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  • 28. 

    Almost 75% of all Department of the Navy Medals of Honor have been earned by Hospital Corpsmen.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    HM Manual page 1-8

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  • 29. 

    Honor, Courage, and Commitment are the keys to service with distinction.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    HM Manual 14295B page 1-1

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  • 30. 

    On March 2nd, 1799, Congress mandated that the newly commissioned sailing warships that comprised the first US naval fleet contain a "cockpit" or sick bay, where sick and injured men could be brought and cared for by "Surgeons" and "Surgeon's Mates."

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    HM Manual 14295B page 1-1

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  • 31. 

    The frist Navy physicians were ably assisted by the forerunners of today's Hospital Corpsmen, called "Loblolly Boys."  Where does the name "Loblolly Boy" originate from?

    • A.

      From "lobbing off" of injured limbs during surgery

    • B.

      The "Loblolly" was the sleeping quarters for higher paid Sailors such as cooks and medics

    • C.

      From serving the daily ration of porridge or "loblolly" to the ill and injured

    • D.

      "Loblolly" is the term used to refer to the medicinal whiskey used as anesthetic

    Correct Answer
    C. From serving the daily ration of porridge or "loblolly" to the ill and injured
    Explanation
    HM Manual 14295B page 1-1

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  • 32. 

    What was the term "cockpit" used to describe in relation to early Naval medicine?

    • A.

      Name of the first Navy medical rating

    • B.

      Original name given to sick bay

    • C.

      Original name given to the operating room

    • D.

      Name of the tub or basin in which amputated body parts were placed

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Original name given to sick bay
    Explanation
    HM Manual 14295B page 1-1

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  • 33. 

    In 1916, on the eve of America's involvement in World War I, the Hospital Corps saw major structural changes; it could be argued that these set the foundation for the current system of rank structure used today.  As part of this revision, the rates would be: Hospital Apprentice, Hospital Second Class, Hospital First Class, Pharmacist Mates Third, Second, and First; and Chief Pharmacist Mate.  All would wear a red cross on their sleeve.  By adding an improved rank structure, the Hospital Corps allowed for a massive expansion of personnel which was needed for the war in France and for the occupation of Haiti (1915-1934).

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    HM Manual 14295B page 1-2

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  • 34. 

    In what year did the Hospital Corps undergo major structural changes that set the foundation for the current system of rank structure used today?

    • A.

      1868

    • B.

      1882

    • C.

      1900

    • D.

      1916

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. 1916
    Explanation
    HM Manual 14295B page 1-2

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  • 35. 

    In what year did the Hospital Corps undergo major structural changes that set the foundation for the current system of rank structure used today?

    • A.

      1858

    • B.

      1888

    • C.

      1908

    • D.

      1968

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. None of the above
    Explanation
    HM Manual 14295B page 1-2

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  • 36. 

    Which of the following events happened in 1916?

    • A.

      The Hospital Corps underwent structural changes that set the foundation for the current system of rank structure used today

    • B.

      Congress mandated that newly commissioned sailing warships contain a "cockpit" or sick bay

    • C.

      The first Hospital Corps for Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES) as commissioned at the US Naval Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland

    • D.

      The Corpsman pledge was written by Senior Chief Corpsman Shayla Robinson

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. The Hospital Corps underwent structural changes that set the foundation for the current system of rank structure used today
    Explanation
    HM Manual 14295B page 1-2

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  • 37. 

    Which of the following is the best reason to bookmark our site / add it to your computer's favorites?

    • A.

      Repeat visits to our site help generate revenue that we use to keep the site up and running

    • B.

      Ease of finding it for yourself in the future when you need to look up an instruction or start studying for your next Corpsman exam

    • C.

      Using the link to our site to access our links to Amazon.com Making your online purchases through our links to Amazon is often the cheapest way to make your purchases, plus a portion of Amazon's profits gets sent back to our site to help keep us up and running

    • D.

      All of the above

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The best reason to bookmark the site or add it to your computer's favorites is that it offers multiple benefits. Firstly, repeat visits to the site help generate revenue, which is crucial for keeping the site operational. Secondly, bookmarking the site allows for ease of finding it in the future, whether for looking up instructions or studying for exams. Lastly, the site provides links to Amazon.com, and making purchases through these links not only offers cost savings but also contributes a portion of Amazon's profits back to the site. Therefore, all of the given reasons make bookmarking the site a favorable choice.

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  • 38. 

    When was the Hospital Corps School for Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES) commissioned?

    • A.

      12 January 1944

    • B.

      17 August 1878

    • C.

      16 September 1980

    • D.

      22 July 1916

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. 12 January 1944
    Explanation
    HM Manual 14295B page 1-2

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  • 39. 

    The Honorable James Forrestal was serving in what position when he publicly thanked the Hospital Corps for its service and contributions during World War II?

    • A.

      Secretary of the Navy

    • B.

      Secretary of Defense

    • C.

      Secretary of State

    • D.

      National Security Advisor

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Secretary of the Navy
    Explanation
    HM Manual 14295B page 1-2

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  • 40. 

    Which of the following men said the following about the Hospital Corps? "Out of every 100 men of the United States Navy and Marine Corps who were wounded in World War II, 97 recovered.  That is a record not equaled anywhere, anytime.  Every individual who was thus saved from death owes an everlasting debt to the Navy's Hospital Corps.  The Navy is indebted to the Hospital Corps.  The entire nation is its debtor for thousands of citizens are living normal, constructive, happy and productive lives who, but for the skill and toil of the Hospital Corps, might be dead or disheartened by crippling invalidism.  So, to the 200,000 men and women of the Hospital Corps, I say on behalf of the United States Navy: Well done.  Well done, indeed!"

    • A.

      James Forrestal

    • B.

      Barack H. Obama

    • C.

      Lance Price

    • D.

      Chris Tilley

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. James Forrestal
    Explanation
    HM Manual 14295B page 1-2

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  • 41. 

    In what year did the Hospital Corps' rating insignia change from a red cross to the caduceus?

    • A.

      1948

    • B.

      1954

    • C.

      1961

    • D.

      1966

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. 1948
    Explanation
    HM Manual 14295B page 1-2

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  • 42. 

    In 1948 the rating insignia of the Hospital Corps was changed from a gold oak leaf to the caduceus.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    HM Manual 14295B page 1-2

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  • 43. 

    In what years was the Marine Corps involved in the Korean War?

    • A.

      1918 - 1943

    • B.

      1938 - 1941

    • C.

      1950 - 1953

    • D.

      1961 - 1966

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. 1950 - 1953
    Explanation
    HM Manual 14295B page 1-3

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  • 44. 

    How many Corpsmen were killed when the Marine Barracks in Beirut, Lebanon were bombed and destroyed by Muslim terrorists?

    • A.

      None

    • B.

      Three

    • C.

      Six

    • D.

      Fifteen

    Correct Answer
    D. Fifteen
    Explanation
    HM Manual 14925B page 1-3

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  • 45. 

    Al Qaida, the terrorist organization behind the September 11 attacks, allied itself with which fundametalist Islamic movement?

    • A.

      Al Jazeera

    • B.

      Taliban

    • C.

      Sunni Triangle

    • D.

      Osama bin Laden

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Taliban
    Explanation
    HM Manual 14295B page 1-3

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  • 46. 

    The Iraqi conflict gave Navy Medicine an opportunity to utilize which newly developed medical concept?

    • A.

      Blood Volume Expanders (BVE)

    • B.

      Shock Trauma Platoons (STP)

    • C.

      Fleet and Field Hospitals

    • D.

      Advanced Trauma Life Support

    Correct Answer
    B. Shock Trauma Platoons (STP)
    Explanation
    HM Manual 14295B page 1-4

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  • 47. 

    The Iraqi conflict gave Navy Medicine an opportunity to utilize which newly developed medical concept?

    • A.

      3M

    • B.

      STP

    • C.

      MCT

    • D.

      MCMAP

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. STP
    Explanation
    HM Manual 14295B page 1-4

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  • 48. 

    Shock Trauma Platoons were first used during which conflict?

    • A.

      Iraq

    • B.

      Afghanistan

    • C.

      Korea

    • D.

      Vietnam

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Iraq
    Explanation
    HM Manual 14295B page 1-4

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  • 49. 

    The Tomahawk missile that opened the Iraqi conflict was launced from the USS CHEYENNE, a submarine.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    HM Manual 14295B page 1-5

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  • 50. 

    As America moves into the new century, more focus is placed on "Soft Power," i.e., the doctrine of using goodwill and cooperation to influence nations and peoples of the world.  In an article entitled "International Neighborliness" published in Outlook magazine in January 1911, former President Theodore Roosevelt forecasted a global climate where fellow nations would band together to help those who have been struck by "terrible and overwhelming disaster."

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    HM Manual 14295B page 1-6

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