NCO DLC: Operational Airman Exam Quiz!

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NCO DLC: Operational Airman Exam Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You must “pull your own weight,” and at times you may have to deny some personal preferences for the good of your group, section, and unit.
    • A. 

      Group Discipline

    • B. 

      Unit Discipline

    • C. 

      Self-Discipline

    • D. 

      Preventive Discipline

  • 2. 
    Airmens willingness to do good of the unit, it demands habitual but reasoned obedience that preserves intiative and functions even in the absence of the commander.
    • A. 

      Unit Discipline

    • B. 

      Group Discipline

    • C. 

      Military Discipline

    • D. 

      Task Discipline

  • 3. 
    Requires a strong sense of responsibility in performing your job to the best of your abilities, volunteering for the tough jobs, and working overtime, if necessary, to accomplish your mission as it relates to the Air Force mission.
    • A. 

      Task Discipline

    • B. 

      Preventive Discipline

    • C. 

      Self-Discipline

    • D. 

      Adverse Administration and Punitive Actions Discipline

  • 4. 
    Processes/actions designed to keep someone from doing something undesirable.
    • A. 

      Preventive Discipline

    • B. 

      Self-Discipline

    • C. 

      Military Discipline

    • D. 

      Group Discipline

  • 5. 
    A willing and instinctive sense of responsibility that leads you to do whatever needs to be done; far above your acceptance of imposed discipline
    • A. 

      Self-Discipline

    • B. 

      Group Discipline

    • C. 

      Task Discipline

    • D. 

      Military Discipline

  • 6. 
    These are quality force management tools available to supervisors, superiors, and commanders.
    • A. 

      Adverse Administration and Punitive Actions Discipline

    • B. 

      Task Discipline

    • C. 

      Unit Discipline

    • D. 

      Military Discipline

  • 7. 
    Founded upon respect for and loyalty to properly constituted authority; it’s that mental attitude and state of training which renders obedience instinctive under all conditions.
    • A. 

      Military Discipline

    • B. 

      Adverse Administration and Punitive Actions Discipline

    • C. 

      Group Discipline

    • D. 

      Task Discipline

  • 8. 
    TSgt Jumbo receives a phone call from an Airman who has been accused of being AWOL and is now being charged 10 days of “bad time.” Jumbo investigates the situation, finds out A1C Zon failed to process the leave form. Jumbo discovers several other members in the organization with the same problem. TSgt Jumbo has already given A1C Zon verbal counseling for neglecting paperwork. While discussing with his commander, Jumbo says, “I recommend an administrative demotion, Zon can’t follow simple orders.” TSgt Jumbo’s ______ will MOST likely ______ his effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Inappropriate use of punishment; decrease

    • B. 

      Appropriate use of punishment; increase

    • C. 

      Inappropriate use of correction; decrease

    • D. 

      Appropriate use of correction; increase

  • 9. 
    During a conversation with his fellow Flight Chiefs, TSgt Gomez says, “This can either be paper or electronic and is maintained outside of the organization. It can only be implemented at the commander’s level and houses an Airman’s past written counseling forms, legal, and non-judicial occurrences. This is outside of the supervisor’s control.” TSgt Gomez’s comments BEST identify _____.
    • A. 

      UIFs

    • B. 

      Article 15s

    • C. 

      Control Rosters

  • 10. 
    During a conversation with his subordinates, TSgt Niland states “The Area Defense Counsel is sometimes a tenant unit on military installations.” His subordinates thanked him for the information because they were in dire need of assistance. TSgt Niland’s ______ will MOST likely ______ his subordinate’s effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Misunderstanding of fair and impartial trial; decrease

    • B. 

      Understanding of fair and impartial trial; increase

    • C. 

      Misunderstanding of representation of counsel; decrease

    • D. 

      Understanding of representation of counsel; increase

  • 11. 
    During a first sergeants symposium the briefer MSgt Hackett says, “…is used when a manager is conscious of a problem a member in their organization is facing that requires more assistance from an outside agency.” MSgt Hackett’s comments BEST identify _____.
    • A. 

      Informal counseling

    • B. 

      Formal counseling

    • C. 

      Referral counseling

  • 12. 
    TSgt Smith is preparing to conduct a performance counseling session with A1C Green for being late to roll call. Previously, Smith had verbally counseled him twice for similar behavior. When Green arrived, he sat him down, told him how valuable he was to the squadron, and appreciated his work. However, he told him that being late to roll call is unacceptable, gave him a stern warning, and dismissed him. A week later, Green arrived late for roll call again and missed the mission briefing. Smith’s actions concerning A1C Green BEST illustrate ineffective use of ________________ and its negative impact on his effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Punishment

    • B. 

      Imposed discipline

    • C. 

      Progressive discipline

  • 13. 
    TSgt Marble, the base dining facility NCOIC, believes that the dining facility personnel are here to support and provide a good quality of life for Airmen. She expects the dining facility to operate in a flexible, efficient, and customer oriented way. TSgt Marble met with her dining facility Airmen and like a good supervisor, established rapport with them. She did not discuss much of her expectations because she thought doing the right thing and maintaining standards are common knowledge in the Air Force. They are drilled into Airmen Basic Military Training and Technical school. TSgt Marble’s use of _______________ will MOST likely result in _______________.
    • A. 

      Task discipline; inappropriate performance by her Airmen

    • B. 

      Task discipline; appropriate performance by her Airmen

    • C. 

      Prevention; inappropriate performance by her Airmen

    • D. 

      Prevention; appropriate performance by her Airmen

  • 14. 
    After attending a Cross Cultural Awareness class, TSgt Trickle says, “I learned that people in certain cultures pay more attention to the message’s framework and the spoken and nonverbal cues than people from other cultures.” TSgt Trickle’s comments BEST identify ________________.
    • A. 

      Low context

    • B. 

      High context

    • C. 

      Worldviews

  • 15. 
    TSgt Jonson is about to deploy for the first time. Not wanting to make the same cultural mistakes others in his unit have made while deployed, he memorized the Air Force Cultural and Language Center’s field guide on Afghanistan’s culture. He also visits a local Afghan community in the States to practice what he has learned and establishes a great working relationship with the Afghan community. TSgt Jonson’s actions BEST illustrate ___________ knowledge of 3C education and training and its impact on his effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Culture-specific competence

    • B. 

      Culture-general competence

    • C. 

      Cross culture skills

  • 16. 
    TSgt Knight briefs her newly arrived team, “If this is your first deployment, I want you to be aware of your actions. This relates to the faith or notion that your community or ethnic set is greater than another’s. It can make you think that you are right while others are wrong. It’s important to open your mind, be tolerant, and understand that every culture is different, especially when deployed.” TSgt Knights’s comments BEST identify _____.
    • A. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • B. 

      Universalism

    • C. 

      Relativism

  • 17. 
    SSgt Fullerton eagerly asks TSgt Tate about his upcoming deployment and the challenges he’s going to face. Tate sits down with Fullerton and goes over the cultural dynamics of the location. She goes on to say, “I have gathered all the notes and reports we have been collecting on the area. There’s a lot of great information on our interactions with the village elders along with how to effectively work with the locals. I also have manuals for you to study on the area.” After their conversation, SSgt Fullerton leaves excited and ready for the challenge. TSgt Tate’s comments BEST illustrate the ________________ part of the 3C model and its impact on mission effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Communication

    • B. 

      Motivation

    • C. 

      Learning approaches

  • 18. 
    SSgt Ayo asks her supervisor TSgt Vann, “Why do the women here in Iraq dress like that? They all wear the same color…black! I’m so glad our culture isn’t so restrictive.” TSgt Vann responds, “Their culture doesn’t support a lot of freedom of expression. We shouldn’t judge their culture just because it’s not like ours in the U.S.” Because TSgt Vann _____domain of culture, his comments will MOST likely _____ subordinate effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Understands the Sex and Gender; enhance

    • B. 

      Misunderstands the Sex and Gender; hinder

    • C. 

      Understands the Aesthetics and Recreation; enhance

    • D. 

      Misunderstands the Aesthetics and Recreation; hinder

  • 19. 
    While conducting an in-brief, TSgt Williams says, “For this intelligence unit to be successful, we must inspire certain onlookers whenever or wherever they present themselves. We must stay abreast of global current events and be able to speak on them when called upon. It begins with a united and synchronized message that is presented consistently to key audiences to achieve strategic, operational, and tactical effects.” This scenario BEST identifies __________________________ strategic communication.
    • A. 

      Examples of

    • B. 

      The purpose of

    • C. 

      Your role in

  • 20. 
    TSgt Langrud was selected to address the media regarding the Air Force’Ss Self Aid and Buddy Care Training Program. He has been instructing the hands-on skill verification portion of the training for the last three years. TSgt Langrud says, “Before the interview, I rehearsed so that I could provide correct and current information about our unit’s activities. I almost got caught off guard with one question but ended up providing an answer that sustains confidence for our unit.” This scenario BEST illustrates the goal of _______________________.
    • A. 

      Engagement

    • B. 

      Perception

    • C. 

      Telling the Air Force Story

  • 21. 
    While at a local pizzeria, SSgt Pym and TSgt Van Dyne heard what appeared to be a bomb explode across the street. A reporter bursts through the door with an over the shoulder cameraman and asks, “Do you think it’s a terrorist bombing like the Boston Marathon?” They respond, “It probably is. Get out of our way so that we can go and help.” This scenario BEST illustrates the ____________ interview.
    • A. 

      Face-to-face

    • B. 

      On-scene

    • C. 

      Remote

  • 22. 
    TSgt Pratt is a very well respected leader. He often talks with his subordinates about the use and misuse of social media to ensure they are doing the right things. During one of his roll calls, he says, “You are responsible for what you post online. It is important that you only discuss things you know to be true and remember not to share sensitive information. ” TSgt Pratt’s use/misuse of __________ will MOST likely____________ mission effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Social media guidelines; enhance

    • B. 

      Social media guidelines; hinder

    • C. 

      Social media; enhance

    • D. 

      Social media; hinder

  • 23. 
    During his briefing at the Newcomers Orientation, TSgt Mullins says, “This is a sociable measureable act and open-source material that can be composed, understood, or patched together by an adversary to develop perilous information. This scenario BEST identifies ____________________________ .
    • A. 

      OPSEC

    • B. 

      An OPSEC indicator

    • C. 

      The purpose of OPSEC

  • 24. 
    TSgt Johnson, NCOIC of Public Affairs, says, “Some of the things you should consider is to not give confidential data, security, and be mindful of the appearance you convey.” This scenario BEST identifies some of the _____________________.
    • A. 

      Interview techniques

    • B. 

      Social media guidelines

    • C. 

      OPSEC concerns

  • 25. 
    During an interview, SSgt Clark says, “Yes we had several Airmen die in combat today; however, they died defending the values of this great nation that we live in…the United States of America! TSgt Clark’s use/misuse of the _____________ interview technique will MOST LIKELY ____________ NCO effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Bridging; enhance

    • B. 

      Bridging; hinder

    • C. 

      Hooking; enhance

    • D. 

      Hooking; hinder