Trivia Quiz: What Do You Know About Nuclear Weapons Personnel Reliability Program?

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What Do You Know About Nuclear Weapons Personnel Reliability Program? Nuclear weapons can clear the population in a given area once unleashed, and due to this risk, it is important to ensure that the codes that free of these weapons are given to trustworthy people who will not share them. Take the quiz and see if you understood what the program was aimed at teaching you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The US needs nuclear capability to:
    • A. 

      Develop nuclear technology

    • B. 

      Divert resources from other less important missions

    • C. 

      Preserve peace and deter aggression

    • D. 

      Restructure the national debt

  • 2. 
    The US nuclear capability is important because:
    • A. 

      It secures our freedom and way of life

    • B. 

      It preserves peace and deters aggression

    • C. 

      It is the only US in kind response to an attack from weapons of mass destruction

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    The Air Force nuclear surety program;
    • A. 

      Incorporates maximum nuclear surety, consistant with operational requirements, from development to dismantlement

    • B. 

      Ensures proper reporting of SHARP STEEL reports

    • C. 

      Guarantees a lone individual can gain access to SGR IV material

    • D. 

      Ignores the need for security

  • 4. 
    The DoD Nuclear Weapons Safety System Standards require positive measures to:
    • A. 

      Prevent unauthorized nuclear yield

    • B. 

      Prevent delebriate weapons incidents

    • C. 

      Prevent inadvertant weapons incidents

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Nuclear weapons are designed inherently safe to:
    • A. 

      Save the taxpayer money

    • B. 

      Allow for easier maintenance

    • C. 

      Prevent unauthorized nuclear yields

    • D. 

      Disguise the weapons so they are harder to detect

  • 6. 
    Your role in nuclear surety is essential and you must:
    • A. 

      Comply with DoD and AF guidance to prevent mishaps

    • B. 

      Fully analyze cautions and warnings to know when you can skip steps in DoD and AF guidance

    • C. 

      Refuse to participate in the AF Nuclear Weapons Surety Program

    • D. 

      Create and add your own steps to DoD and AF guidance

  • 7. 
    What term best describes an accidental detonation that does not create the risk of war?
    • A. 

      NUCFLASH

    • B. 

      EMPTY QUIVER

    • C. 

      MANHATTAN PROJECT

    • D. 

      BROKEN ARROW

  • 8. 
    An incident where a nuclear weapon is lost, stolen, seized or destroyed is classified as a:
    • A. 

      HELPING HAND

    • B. 

      DULL SWORD

    • C. 

      NUCFLASH

    • D. 

      EMPTY QUIVER

  • 9. 
    Surety of nuclear weapons is critical to the defense and overall safety of the US and its allies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Who has the responsibility to the US and the AF to strictly adhere to guidelines for securing and safeguarding nuclear weapons or systems and Command and Control (C2) facilities?
    • A. 

      Department of State

    • B. 

      Commanders

    • C. 

      Citizens at large

    • D. 

      Diplomatic Corps

  • 11. 
    Which is not a requirement to be part of a two-person concept team?
    • A. 

      PRP certified

    • B. 

      Know the nuclear surety task requirements

    • C. 

      Level 1 in APDP

    • D. 

      Successfully completed Nuclear Surety Training

  • 12. 
    How many Sole Vouching Authorities (SVA) are allowed per no-lone zone?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 13. 
    The maximum time a person can be suspended from PRP is 120 days
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which of the following assigned duties require a Controlled Position under PRP?
    • A. 

      Access to, but no technical knowledge of, nuclear weapons

    • B. 

      Control of access into areas containing nuclear weapons

    • C. 

      Armed and assigned duties to protect and/or guard nuclear weapons

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Secretary of Defense approved procedural safeguards, which govern operations with nuclear weapons, or nuclear weapons systems are known as:
    • A. 

      Nuclear Weapons System Safety Rules (WSSR)

    • B. 

      Nuclear Mishap and Hazard Reporting

    • C. 

      Nuclear Mishap Prevention Responsibilities

    • D. 

      Personnel Reliability Program

  • 16. 
    Weapons System Safety Rules (WSSRs) only apply during peacetime operations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The only source document for verifying certification status of nuclear certified equipment is:
    • A. 

      The equipment specific TO

    • B. 

      The -16 TO

    • C. 

      The Master Nuclear Cerification List (MNCL)

    • D. 

      Equipment manual from the manufacturer

  • 18. 
    Which of the following can be used with nuclear weapons:
    • A. 

      All transportation equipment used for conventional weapons

    • B. 

      Only items listed in the Master Nuclear Certification List (MNCL) as nuclear certified

    • C. 

      Handling equipment described in any AF technical order

    • D. 

      Any equipment described in your supervisor's notes

  • 19. 
    Who has the authority to order the use of nuclear weapons?
    • A. 

      AFGSC/CC

    • B. 

      Chairmanf Joint Chiefs of Staff

    • C. 

      Secretary of the Air Force

    • D. 

      President of the United States

  • 20. 
    If you must break the two-person concept rules during an emergency and violate the No-Lone-Zone to save lives or secure nuclear weapon components, you must still report a No-Lone Zone violation:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The US needs nuclear capability to:
    • A. 

      Provide and in-kind reponse to an attack from weapons of mass destruction

    • B. 

      Advance nuclear science

    • C. 

      Support militray exercises involving nuclear weapons

    • D. 

      Produce fuel for nuclear reactors

  • 22. 
    The US needs a nuclear capability to:
    • A. 

      Train our military forces

    • B. 

      Secure our freedoms and way of life

    • C. 

      Balance the national debt budget

    • D. 

      Practice nuclear accident response

  • 23. 
    Unauthorized modifications to nuclear certified equipment can void nuclear certification.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Who is responsible for compliance with guidelines and directives associated with Nuclear Mishap Prevention?
    • A. 

      Unit Commanders

    • B. 

      Wing Weapons Safety Managers

    • C. 

      Unit Safety Representatives

    • D. 

      Personnel at all leves

  • 25. 
    Possible adverse impacts from a nuclear mishap are:
    • A. 

      Tremendous loss of life and property

    • B. 

      Grave consequences

    • C. 

      None

    • D. 

      Both A and B

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