Quiz: Fundamentals Of Logistics

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Quiz: Fundamentals Of Logistics

Welcome to the fundamentals of logistics quiz. Logistics in the sense of business is a detailed management and implementation of a complex operation. Or a more general definition would be that it's a commercial activity of transporting goods to customers. Here you will be asked over 27 questions of the topic, so, read attentively and answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      The system of creating plans for an organization.

    • B. 

      The study of Logarithms within Calculus.

    • C. 

      Managing the flow and storage of goods from their point of origin to the point of consumption.

    • D. 

      The implementation of policies and procedures.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Mary is creating a rulebook for CAP's style of Ultimate Frisbee.

    • B. 

      John is doing is Calculus homework.

    • C. 

      Charlie is marching Cadets to where they have been told to go.

    • D. 

      Linda is overseeing the implementation of her plan to supply water to Cadets after they have marched all day.

    • E. 

      Timothy is preparing a briefing to his staff about logistics.

  • 3. 
    What historical development forced armies to maintain repair depots and mobile repair battalions to ensure functionality while on the march? (Choose the best answer.)
    • A. 

      The Egyptian Chariot

    • B. 

      Napoleon's Musketmen

    • C. 

      Persian War Elephants

    • D. 

      Yo Momma's Pie

  • 4. 
    Responsiveness is the right support in the right quantity in the right place at the right time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Plans must be flexible in order to ensure the successful delivery of required equipment and supplies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Attainability is the minimum amount of supplies needed to commence operations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Economy

    • B. 

      Attainability

    • C. 

      Simplicity

    • D. 

      Flexibility

  • 9. 
    Linda has been doing this for days. She keeps instructing her staff to make sure the volleyball gear is setup and taken down every hour on the hour alternatively. By the sixth day she realizes that everyone is so tired and is making mistakes Which of the seven principles of logistics did she most likely not properly execute?
    • A. 

      Flexibility

    • B. 

      Simplicity

    • C. 

      Sustainability

    • D. 

      Economy

  • 10. 
    Logistic FunctionsWhich of the following is NOT one of the six broad functional areas of Logistics?
    • A. 

      Transportation

    • B. 

      Supply Systems

    • C. 

      Health Services

    • D. 

      Public Affairs

  • 11. 
    Logistic 3To have control over the strategic, operational, and tactical levels of war, one must also have control over logistics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Combatant Commander’s Logistic ConceptCommanders must ensure that their operational and logistic capabilities align with their operations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Logistic ConsiderationsIntegration of the operation and logistic planners’ efforts is necessary throughout the planning and execution phases.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Logistic Planning Joint logistics is a simple, independent concept that works alone to apply leverage (plus or minus) to a combatant commander’s combat power.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Logistic Planning Considerations It is critical that planners identify key issues unique to a specific joint operation plan they must support.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    MobilizationWhat are the two processes implied by definition of mobilization?
    • A. 

      Increased Readiness

    • B. 

      Deployment of forces to a combat zone

    • C. 

      Transportation of goods to the front lines

    • D. 

      Economy meeting the needs to sustain operations

  • 17. 
    The Defense Transportation System (DTS)The Defense Transportation System simply utilizes the Air Force and Navy to provide for the Army.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Considerations for Transportation Planning and CapabilityJimmy has been tasked to move 171 Doolies and water to support them 20 miles north. He is analyzing how many CAP vans he can use as well as the amount of needed drivers. Which of the 8 Considerations for Transportation Planning is he analyzing?
    • A. 

      Priorities established for the movement

    • B. 

      Duration of the movement and time available for planning the movement

    • C. 

      Availability and characteristics of movement resources, both military and civilian

    • D. 

      Amount and availability of forces and material to be moved

  • 19. 
    Airlift OperationsA Medivac chopper is an example of what category of airlift?
    • A. 

      Strategic or intertheater airlift forces

    • B. 

      Theater, or intratheater, airlift forces

    • C. 

      Organic airlift forces

    • D. 

      Tactical airlift forces

  • 20. 
    Airlift OperationsPlanning airlift operations is a simple process involving only a few independent functions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Echelons of CareWhich Echelon of Care is rendered at the unit level and includes self aid and buddy aid, examination, and emergency lifesaving measures such as maintenance of airway, control of bleeding, prevention and control of shock, and prevention of further injury by trained personnel.
    • A. 

      Echelon I.

    • B. 

      Echelon II.

    • C. 

      Echelon III.

    • D. 

      Echelon IV.

    • E. 

      Echelon V.

  • 22. 
    Patient Evacuation This mission is executed by the Air Mobility Command.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Just In Case to Just In TimeThe Just In Time model of support is superior to the Just In Case model because it does not waste supplies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Neither. Both are needed in any real-time operation.

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Identifying an organization’s needed resources and then tracing them to their sources.

    • B. 

      Evaluates the environmental actors that support or interfere with the organization’s resource exchanges.

    • C. 

      Seeks to manage (or avoid) its dependency on the resources.

    • D. 

      Asks for help.

  • 25. 
    Article: “Commercial application of military logistics principles”Which factor inhibits logistics engineering by limiting the flow of information between departments or facilities. (Choose the best answer.)
    • A. 

      Division of responsibility

    • B. 

      Lack of training in logistics engineering

    • C. 

      Fast-moving programs

    • D. 

      Lack of resources