Maverick Academic Team 1

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Maverick Academic Team 1


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  • 1. 
    When U.S. forces place combat power where it cannot be ignored, lessening the likelihood that a potential enemy will become hostile, what element of national military strategy is being carried out?
    • A. 

      Deterrence and conflict prevention

    • B. 

      Fight and win

    • C. 

      Peacetime engagement

    • D. 

      Projection of power ashore

  • 2. 
    When U.S. forces maintain a permanent state of readiness for any and all forms of hostile actions, what element of national military strategy is being carried out?
    • A. 

      Deterrence and conflict prevention

    • B. 

      Fight and win

    • C. 

      Peacetime engagement

    • D. 

      Projection of power ashore

  • 3. 
    When the presence of U.S. forces around the world promotes economic and political stability, and the presence of Navy ships ensures security of the seas, what element of national military strategy is being carried out?
    • A. 

      Deterrence and conflict prevention

    • B. 

      Fight and win

    • C. 

      Peacetime engagement

    • D. 

      Projection of power ashore

  • 4. 
    The high visibility of our ships on the open seas around the world accomplishes what part of the Navy mission?
    • A. 

      Naval presence

    • B. 

      Projection of power ashore

    • C. 

      Strategic deterrence

    • D. 

      Sea Control

  • 5. 
    The ability to use the seas to take the fight into the borders of a potential enemy and keep the enemy away from U.S. shores is what part of the Navy mission?
    • A. 

      Naval presence

    • B. 

      Projection of power ashore

    • C. 

      Strategic deterrence

    • D. 

      Sea control

  • 6. 
    By convincing a potential enemy of the devastating consequences of attacking the U.S., the Navy is carrying out what part of its mission?
    • A. 

      Naval presence

    • B. 

      Projection of power ashore

    • C. 

      Strategic deterrence

    • D. 

      Sea control

  • 7. 
    Keeping the seas open for the U.S. and other friendly nations, as well as denying their use to a potential enemy, is what part of the Navy mission?
    • A. 

      Naval presence

    • B. 

      Projection of power ashore

    • C. 

      Strategic deterrence

    • D. 

      Sea Control

  • 8. 
    Help given to individuals in need with no military or political consideration is  what type of assistance?
    • A. 

      Humanitarian

    • B. 

      Stabilization

    • C. 

      Strategic

    • D. 

      Tactical

  • 9. 
    What term is used for the front of a ship?
    • A. 

      Bow

    • B. 

      Hull

    • C. 

      Keel

    • D. 

      Stern

  • 10. 
    What direction refers to the left side of the ship when you're facing forward?
    • A. 

      Inboard

    • B. 

      Outboard

    • C. 

      Port

    • D. 

      Starboard

  • 11. 
    What name is given to the widest part of a ship?
    • A. 

      Stern

    • B. 

      Hull

    • C. 

      Keel

    • D. 

      Beam

  • 12. 
    What name is given to the type of deck that extends from side to side and from bow to stern?
    • A. 

      Main deck

    • B. 

      Complete deck

    • C. 

      Weather deck

    • D. 

      Quarterdeck

  • 13. 
    What term is used for the weight of a ship?
    • A. 

      Volume

    • B. 

      Gross tonnage

    • C. 

      Freeboard

    • D. 

      Displacement

  • 14. 
    The term "knots" is used to describe what aspect of a ship?
    • A. 

      Armaments

    • B. 

      Displacement

    • C. 

      Speed

    • D. 

      Draft

  • 15. 
    What term refers to a ship's protective steel lining?
    • A. 

      Bulkheads

    • B. 

      Armaments

    • C. 

      Hull

    • D. 

      Armor

  • 16. 
    What designation is used for a guided-missile destroyer?
    • A. 

      CG

    • B. 

      CVN

    • C. 

      DDG

    • D. 

      DD

  • 17. 
    What designation is used for a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier?
    • A. 

      CG

    • B. 

      CV

    • C. 

      CVN

    • D. 

      DDG

  • 18. 
    Because they are the center of naval operating forces, in times of crisis the first question is "Where are the ________?"
    • A. 

      Cruisers

    • B. 

      Carriers

    • C. 

      Submarines

    • D. 

      Destroyers

  • 19. 
    What ships are known as the "greyhounds of the sea" and were built in the early 20th century to counter the threat of torpedo boats?
    • A. 

      Carriers

    • B. 

      Frigates

    • C. 

      Destroyers

    • D. 

      Cruisers

  • 20. 
    What is the name of the Navy's first nuclear submarine (SSN)?
    • A. 

      Seawolf

    • B. 

      Triton

    • C. 

      Nautilus

    • D. 

      Ohio

  • 21. 
    The nuclear-powered Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarines have what primary mission?
    • A. 

      Location and destruction of enemy submarines

    • B. 

      Deterrence of hostilities from any nation

    • C. 

      Escort support of surface-action groups

    • D. 

      Air, surface, and undersea reconnaissance

  • 22. 
    What is the mission of MCMs and MHCs?
    • A. 

      To clear mines from waterways

    • B. 

      To serve as command ships from amphibious assaults

    • C. 

      To refuel and resupply ships at sea

    • D. 

      To carry out undersea research

  • 23. 
    What designation is given to a fast combat support ship?
    • A. 

      AOE

    • B. 

      ARS

    • C. 

      LSD

    • D. 

      LCC

  • 24. 
    What term refers to the technique of using helicopters instead of landing vehicles to put troops on the beach?
    • A. 

      Vertical extraction

    • B. 

      Vertical envelopment

    • C. 

      Vertical replenishment

    • D. 

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  • 25. 
    Aboard Navy ships, what name is given to words or actions expressing consideration or respect?
    • A. 

      Ceremonies

    • B. 

      Customs

    • C. 

      Courtesies

    • D. 

      Salutes

  • 26. 
    When are morning colors performed?
    • A. 

      At dawn

    • B. 

      0600 hours

    • C. 

      0700 hours

    • D. 

      0800 hours

  • 27. 
    What term is given to time-honored behaviors that have become common practice aboard Navy ships?
    • A. 

      Customs

    • B. 

      Ceremonies

    • C. 

      Salutes

    • D. 

      Courtesies

  • 28. 
    Where on a ship does the national flag fly in port?
    • A. 

      At the bow

    • B. 

      From the quarterdeck

    • C. 

      Amidships

    • D. 

      At the stern

  • 29. 
    If you are boarding your ship while in uniform, what should you do first?
    • A. 

      Face the Officer of the Deck and salute

    • B. 

      Face aft to the flag if it's flying and salute

    • C. 

      Show your ID and request permission to come aboard

    • D. 

      Come to attention

  • 30. 
    If you are boarding your ship while in uniform, what is the last step of the courtesy?
    • A. 

      Face the Officer of the Deck and salute

    • B. 

      Face aft to the flag if it's flying and salute

    • C. 

      Show your ID and request permission to come aboard

    • D. 

      Come to attention