NCOA Dl - Test 1 - Course Foundation

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  • 1. 
    Chapter 1 Course Introduction - This document contains a great deal of expectations and serves as a foundational document for all EPME curricula.  The statement above BEST identifies _________.
    • A. 

      Air Force Core Values

    • B. 

      The Enlisted Force Structure

    • C. 

      Institutional Competencies Development and Management

  • 2. 
    Chapter 1 Course Introduction - TSgt Browning just passed her final NCO DLC summative evaluation. She decides to review her test results and thinks about how she is going to use this to improve herself. She also thinks about how she can use the information she learned in her work center. TSgt Browning’s actions BEST illustrates ___________________.
    • A. 

      Lifelong learning

    • B. 

      Testing

    • C. 

      Taking notes

  • 3. 
    Chapter 1 Course Introduction - While preparing for his first NCO DLC summative evaluation TSgt Henderson set up his goals in order of importance. When it was time to study, he didn’t put it off to a later time or day. Throughout his preparation he maintained his drive to pass the evaluation. After testing, he was informed that he passed with a 90%. The scenario above BEST illustrates _________________ and their impact on NCO effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Benefits of time management

    • B. 

      Self-discipline

    • C. 

      Studying

  • 4. 
    Chapter 1 Course Introduction - While preparing to promotion test, TSgt Miller puts the material into his own words. He thinks about the best way for him to understand and retain the information. The scenario above BEST identifies _________________.
    • A. 

      Interpretation

    • B. 

      Translation

    • C. 

      Knowledge

  • 5. 
    Chapter 1 Course Introduction - Once you know what the concept is, you have to figure out whether the behavior was right or wrong. The statement above BEST identifies the ________ step of the EPME Structured Thinking Process.
    • A. 

      Differentiate

    • B. 

      Determine

    • C. 

      Identify

  • 6. 
    Chapter 1 Course Introduction - TSgt Shelby listens as the NCOA instructor says, “At the end of this course, you’ll be expected to demonstrate you have reached the planned outcome by studying the knowledge, skill, or attitude for each lesson.” The instructor’s comment BEST identify ________.
    • A. 

      Affective objective

    • B. 

      Terminal cognitive objective

    • C. 

      Terminal samples of behavior

  • 7. 
    Chapter 1 Course Introduction - While attending the NCO ILE TSgt Weber scheduled milestones and ensured she had the time to complete them. She stayed motivated while staying away from things that could prevent him from meeting his milestones and didn’t put things off until the last minute. Weber completed the course and was a distinguished graduate. TSgt Weber’s actions BEST illustrate ________ and its impact on NCO effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Time management

    • B. 

      Keys to successful learning

    • C. 

      Teaching methods and evaluation

  • 8. 
    Chapter 1 Course Introduction - On graduation day, during a discussion with a fellow instructor concerning student performance, TSgt Bright says, “TSgt Shelby worked hard, completed all assignments, always participated in class, and did a great job with her speaking assignments. She took good notes, which she generously shared the flight and she organized several study sessions which probably helped her and her peers score well on the final exam.” The other instructor says, “It sounds like you may have more than one distinguished graduate on your hands.” TSgt Shelby’s use/misuse of ____________ will MOST likely ___________ her effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Keys to successful learning; enhance

    • B. 

      Keys to successful learning; degrade

    • C. 

      Time management; enhance

    • D. 

      Time management; degrade

  • 9. 
    Chapter 1 Course Introduction - While speaking to his ALS class, SSgt Baldwin says, “This doesn’t count toward course completion; however, you should prepare as if it did. It is a way for you to measure how well you understand the material prior to taking the final.” SSgt Baldwin’s comments BEST identify ________.
    • A. 

      Progress check

    • B. 

      Formative Exercise

    • C. 

      Summative evaluation

  • 10. 
    Chapter 1 Course Introduction - TSgt Irwin is a member of Security Forces and is married with two children. She just received her course materials. While reviewing the material, she begins to wonder how she will get it done with her work schedule and getting everything done at home. She spoke with her husband about helping out around the house and with the kids while she was doing her course work. This allowed her to complete the course within the allotted time. TSgt Irwin’s actions BEST illustrates __________ and its impact on her effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Self-discipline

    • B. 

      Procrastination

    • C. 

      Dealing with distractions

  • 11. 
    Chapter 1 Course Introduction - Course Introduction – While speaking with a fellow instructor concerning student performance, TSgt Ford says, “TSgt Lacey worked hard during the class, she didn’t let anything interfere with homework, participated in class, and did a great job with her speaking assignments. She took good notes, shared with the flight and organized study sessions. Her leadership probably helped her and her peers score well on the final exam. She will most likely use the information she learned once she returns to her home station.” TSgt Lacey’s effective/ineffective use of ____________ will MOST LIKELY ___________ her effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Time management; enhance

    • B. 

      Time management; degrade

    • C. 

      Keys to successful learning; enhance

    • D. 

      Keys to successful learning; degrade

  • 12. 
    Chapter 2 Airmanship - TSgt Birmingham and SSgt Peters are deployed. They work every day because of a shortfall in manning. After SSgt Peters discloses that he’s having a hard time, TSgt Birmingham tells him, “Some days we work up to 16 hours straight. This is frustrating; but, I remember our team and the oath I took when I re-enlisted. I can’t let you all down. I keep reminding myself that I know everything there is to know about our job. Most importantly, our duties affect mission results and provide much needed ground support to those in harm’s way.” SSgt Peters replies, “Thanks, ma’am. I will keep that in mind the next time I’m overwhelmed.” TSgt Birmingham’s comments BEST illustrate her understanding of _______ and its impact on subordinate effectiveness.
    • A. 

      The Profession of Arms

    • B. 

      The Oath of Enlistment

    • C. 

      Airmanship

  • 13. 
    Chapter 2 Airmanship - TSgt Keffer, is discussing Airmanship with his flight after they arrived for advanced echelon (ADVON) duty. He says, “This is your capacity to overcome and develop during hard-times and mental strain. There is constant uncertainty about what outcomes will occur. To combat this, lean on each other, the Chaplain, and other base services like the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation center.” TSgt Johnson says, “To piggyback, this deployment is going to be hard due to the unfavorable conditions. At times, you’ll be inconvenienced, which could lead to resentment. Trust each other and we’ll get through it together.” TSgt Keffer’s comments BEST identify _____ .
    • A. 

      Courage

    • B. 

      Resiliency

    • C. 

      Hardiness of Spirit

  • 14. 
    Chapter 2 Airmanship - During an NCOIC meeting, TSgt Izar discusses an idea to reduce the level of armor on the section’s HUMVEE’s. TSgt Nelson cuts Izar off and says, “That’s a horrible suggestion, I was shot at twice last week! I know this is your first deployment…” TSgt Richardson interjects, “Nelson, don’t discount Izar’s idea before hearing her out. We’re a team and are owed the courtesy of being not only heard, but listened to. Her idea would increase the fuel efficiency and not put strain on the engine, which will reduce breakdowns.” TSgt Izar states, “Yesterday, I learned about a new type of armor that is lighter and cost efficient, but is stronger than what we have now.” Because TSgt Richardson ________ she will MOST LIKELY _____ NCO effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Understands respect in the POA; increase

    • B. 

      Misunderstands respect in the POA; decreases

    • C. 

      Understands Excellence in All We Do; increase

    • D. 

      Misunderstands Excellence in All We Do; decrease

  • 15. 
    Chapter 2 Airmanship - TSgt Goodgame is giving the pre-deployment brief when he says, “This is the resolve to get yourself through tough times. Your willpower and ability to remain focused during adversities is crucial for yourself and your team. If you find yourself or others losing direction, there are multiple resources to get you back on track.” SSgt Rosemond follows up with, “As professionals getting ready to deploy, you’re putting the service before yourself. But make sure that you’re taking care of your family as well.” This scenario BEST identifies _____________
    • A. 

      The Profession of Arms

    • B. 

      The Core Values

    • C. 

      Warrior Ethos

  • 16. 
    Chapter 2 Airmanship - SSgt Gagnon is a supply management supervisor who wants to be the best she can be as an Airman and a professional. She values training and enhancement opportunities and makes an effort to acquire higher education. She also wants to ensure the growth of her Airmen, so she makes time to sit down with each one of them to provide clear guidance and expectations. She does not hesitate to correct substandard behaviors or recognize Airmen who exceed the standards. The result of Gagnon’s actions has played an instrumental part in her work center receiving top Group level awards. This scenario BEST illustrates___________ and its impact of mission effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Service before Self

    • B. 

      Progressive Professionalism (P2)

    • C. 

      Warrior Ethos

  • 17. 
    Chapter 2 Airmanship - TSgt Oddo is the NCOIC of night shift in the maintenance section. He was chosen because of his extensive knowledge and experience, as well as his ability to influence others. He continually emphasizes the importance of upholding standards and ensuring the job gets done right. He is well liked by all the Airmen, and they all look up to him. One evening, SrA Abella approached him and informed him that he couldn’t finish a job because the only torque wrench they have is overdue for calibration. Oddo thought about it for a little while and instructed Abella to use it anyway. He justified it by saying that it’s just one day overdue, what could possibly be off in one day. The actions of TSgt Oddo ________________ and will MOST LIKELY result in _______________________.
    • A. 

      Summarizes Direction, Discipline, and Recognition; decreased mission effectiveness

    • B. 

      Supports Resiliency; increasing his subordinate's effectiveness

    • C. 

      Violates the AF Core Values; decreased mission effectiveness

    • D. 

      Infringes Moral Courage; decreased NCO effectiveness

  • 18. 
    Chapter 2 Airmanship - TSgt McKinney notices there are too many discrepancies and her section is not taking the upcoming base inspection seriously. She briefs, “You’ve shown poor performance and your work is below standards, you’ve not been candid in your work and you haven’t been holding each other responsible for completing tasks on time. It’s disappointing you haven’t taken any ownership and pride in this organization to get us to pass this base wide inspection.” TSgt McKinney’s comments BEST identifies _____ and its impact on mission effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Direction, discipline, and recognition

    • B. 

      Integrity First

    • C. 

      Respect

  • 19. 
    Chapter 2 Airmanship - TSgt Ohler is SSgt Robertson’s mentor. SSgt Robertson says, “A1C Rivera isn’t a very hard worker. When I have a task, I complete it immediately. He takes his time and gets the work done no earlier than the deadline.” TSgt Ohler replies, “What is the quality of his work?” Robertson says, “It’s great, I never have to go back to him for corrections.” TSgt Ohler replies, “Rivera may not work to your expectations, but he is more than capable of completing whatever you ask of him. Sit down with him and get to know him better, ask about his ideas and concerns. Include him in the process of the tasks you give him.” This scenario BEST illustrates TSgt Ohler’s understanding of ___________ and its impact on the subordinate.
    • A. 

      Respect

    • B. 

      Hardiness of Spirit

    • C. 

      Excellence in All We Do

  • 20. 
    Chapter 2 Airmanship - You’re stationed at a high ops tempo location. You find out your squadron is notified of a real-world support mission that requires you and your section to work even longer hours with no days off. As you prepare yourself mentally for this overwhelming challenge, you remember you’ve done this before. This is about mission accomplishment and effectively getting the job done. Your priority is to focus on keeping your team motivated to help move forward during this demanding time. Your use/misuse of ________ will MOST LIKELY _____ mission effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Profession of Arms; increase

    • B. 

      Profession of Arms; decrease

    • C. 

      Moral Courage; increase

    • D. 

      Moral Courage; decrease

  • 21. 
    Chapter 3 Critical Thinking - During a discussion with his new boss, TSgt Prescott says, “At my old job I was criticized for always looking at issues as totally accurate or totally incorrect, but this new job requires me to think in terms of amounts of confidence.” TSgt Prescott’s comments BEST identify the _______________ characteristic of a critical thinker.
    • A. 

      Open mindedness

    • B. 

      Intellectual humility

    • C. 

      Free thinking

  • 22. 
    Chapter 3 Critical thinking - While mentoring a new employee, TSgt Baker says, “We have a lot of people in our section so we must keep our own prejudices at bay when looking at all of the concerns that come up. I’ve often had to look at circumstances with exact precision that even resulted in me giving some of our assets back to the wing. I didn’t really want to do that, but it was the right thing to do.” TSgt Baker’s comments BEST illustrate the use of the ____________standard.
    • A. 

      Relevance

    • B. 

      Clarity

    • C. 

      Fairness

  • 23. 
    Chapter 3 Critical Thinking - TSgt Willis has been in personnel for 10 years now. He knows his job well. Some of his subordinates are suggesting innovative ways of changing his processes. He believes he has the right processes in place; however he is willing to listen and explore their inputs. TSgt Willis BEST illustrates the _______________ characteristic of a critical thinker.
    • A. 

      Open mindedness

    • B. 

      Intellectual humility

    • C. 

      Free thinking

  • 24. 
    Chapter 3 Critical Thinking - TSgt Jones says, “Well, we received 100 complaints in the last 30 days. Our focus is on wait times. Out of the 100, 70 of the complaints are focused on long wait times, averaging 45 minutes to an hour and a half. Ten complaints are about the courtesy of our civilian technicians. The other 20 are about the cleanliness of our area. According to our metrics, the wait time goal is 30 minutes or less.” TSgt Jones’ comments BEST identify the lack of use of the ____________standard.
    • A. 

      Relevance

    • B. 

      Clarity

    • C. 

      Fairness

  • 25. 
    Chapter 3 Critical Thinking - TSgt Lenz is being pressured by the other section NCOICs to follow their way of processing different kinds of information that flows from one section to the other sections. He thinks he has a better way of doing things but does not want to upset the other NCOICs. After considerable thought, he musters the nerve to at least momentarily abandon his “adherence” to their processes and do an inquiry of all of the processes currently in place. Because TSgt Lenz _______________ characteristic of a critical thinker, his actions will MOST LIKELY ________________ mission effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Misunderstands the intellectual humility; hinder

    • B. 

      Understands the intellectual humility; enhance

    • C. 

      Misunderstands the free thinking; hinder

    • D. 

      Understands the free thinking; enhance

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