NJROTC 2012 State Qualifier Practice Test Ten

50 Questions | Total Attempts: 57

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  • 1. 
    Among the several aspects of national power necessary to produce favorable international political settlements, military power is
    • A. 

      A) more important than any other element

    • B. 

      B) increasingly an instrument of negotiation between the major nations; it is crucial as well as complementary to all other elements

    • C. 

      C) fundamentally the only way to counter the domestic matters around the world

    • D. 

      D) All of the above statements are correct

  • 2. 
    The high-speed electronic message processor that sends and receives printed radio messages is called:
    • A. 

      A) Facsimile

    • B. 

      B) Wireless

    • C. 

      C) Telegraph

    • D. 

      D) Radio Teletype (RATT)

  • 3. 
    Why is The Art of War so important?
    • A. 

      A) It was the first to propose the concept of "total war"

    • B. 

      B) It help create the strategies used exclusively by armies in Europe

    • C. 

      C) It is as applicable today as it was when it was written

    • D. 

      D) It defined the role of sea power to a country

  • 4. 
    Before the Union forces left Norfolk, Virginia, early in the war, they were ordered to destroy many of their own vessels to keep them from being captured and used later by the Confederates.  One of the vessels that was sunk was raised by the Confederacy was the
    • A. 

      A) CSS Virginia

    • B. 

      B) USS Virginia

    • C. 

      C) CSS Columbia

    • D. 

      D) CSS Norfolk

  • 5. 
    Great circle lines which are usually drawn on maps, charts, and globes as common reference lines are called
    • A. 

      A) parallels of latitude

    • B. 

      B) meridians and the equator

    • C. 

      C) latitude and longitude lines

    • D. 

      D) course lines and longitude lines

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT a true statement.
    • A. 

      A) It is conceivable that it may someday be possible to mine the Moon's mineral wealth

    • B. 

      B) Astronomical laboratories and observatories on the Moon would be able to probe greater distances into space than would astronomical laboratories and observatories on the Earth

    • C. 

      C) The mapping and study of our own Earth and its atmosphere from Moon and space satellites would lend more accuracy to our current geographical and meteorological information

    • D. 

      D) Modern maps of the Earth were more complete than maps of the lunar surface prior to the Apollo expeditions

  • 7. 
    The series of circles drawn at uniform intervals are called
    • A. 

      A) pole circles

    • B. 

      B) concentric circles

    • C. 

      C) plot circles

    • D. 

      D) bearing circles

  • 8. 
    Along with the United Nations, which of the following helped establish the Republic of Korea (ROK)?
    • A. 

      A) China

    • B. 

      B) Great Britain

    • C. 

      C) United States

    • D. 

      D) Canada

  • 9. 
    By the year 2000 The number of Navy ships and personal had fallen to around
    • A. 

      A) 800 ships and 700,000 people

    • B. 

      B) 700 ships and 600,000 people

    • C. 

      C) 500 ships and 500,000 people

    • D. 

      D) 300 ships and 370,000 people

  • 10. 
    Under international law, the doctrine of asylum
    • A. 

      A) allows political refugees complete safety aboard a merchant ship visiting in a foreign port

    • B. 

      B) allows political refugees complete safety aboard a warship visiting in a foreign port

    • C. 

      C) allows officers and men ashore in conformance with any Status of Forces Agreement existing between the United States and a host country

    • D. 

      D) requires a visiting warship to carry out harbor regulations concerning health and quarantine restrictions

  • 11. 
    Coring tubes are used to
    • A. 

      A) collect water samples

    • B. 

      B) collect ocean bottom sediments at different depth

    • C. 

      C) collect gold from the bottom of the ocean

    • D. 

      D) collect sands from the continental shelf and slope

  • 12. 
    In the civilian community, what type of laws are designed to protect society from acts of its irresponsible citizens, without infringing upon their individual rights under the constitution?
    • A. 

      A) Civil Law

    • B. 

      B) Common Law

    • C. 

      C) Constitutional Law

    • D. 

      D) Criminal Law

  • 13. 
    Headquarters for the ABDA Defense Command were in
    • A. 

      A) Timor

    • B. 

      B) Darwin

    • C. 

      C) Midway

    • D. 

      D) Java

  • 14. 
    The main function of naval telecommunications is __________________________.
    • A. 

      A) to meet the communication needs of the operating forces

    • B. 

      B) to allow administration of the naval establishment

    • C. 

      C) to enhance the morale of Naval personnel during extended periods of deployment

    • D. 

      D) to provide news organizations worldwide with the status of operational forces

  • 15. 
    Pairs of stars are called binaries or double stars. Larger groups of stars that are close together are referred to as
    • A. 

      A) star groups

    • B. 

      B) constellations

    • C. 

      C) star lights

    • D. 

      D) star clusters

  • 16. 
    The United States, Canada, and its West European allies agreed in 1949 to create the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). In 1955 which country was permitted to join NATO?
    • A. 

      A) Greece

    • B. 

      B) Turkey

    • C. 

      C) Portugal

    • D. 

      D) The Federal Republic of Germany

  • 17. 
    Selected articles, planned events and important notes are published daily and posted throughout the command.  What is the name of this Navy publication?
    • A. 

      A) Manual of Regulations

    • B. 

      B) Command newletter

    • C. 

      C) The Navy News Journal

    • D. 

      D) Plan of the Day

  • 18. 
    Which planet was selected as the name for the "newest" planet because it was the Roman god of darkness and the underworld?
    • A. 

      A) Mars

    • B. 

      B) Saturn

    • C. 

      C) Pluto

    • D. 

      D) Jupiter

  • 19. 
    In reference to the Cuban missile crisis, who was reported to have said, "We're eyeball to eyeball, and I think the other fellow just blinked?"
    • A. 

      A) John Kennedy

    • B. 

      B) Dean Rusk

    • C. 

      C) George Anderson

    • D. 

      D) Arleigh Burke

  • 20. 
    What was the first meteorological instrument?
    • A. 

      A) Barometer

    • B. 

      B) Hygrometer

    • C. 

      C) Thermometer

    • D. 

      D) Wind-measuring device

  • 21. 
    When excessive weight is added high on a ship it tends to become ________________.
    • A. 

      A) Unstable

    • B. 

      B) Stable

    • C. 

      C) Buoyant

    • D. 

      D) Ballasted

  • 22. 
    Who made changes in the Navy such as liberal hair styles, beards, and civilian clothes on liberty, through a series of directives in the early 1970s?
    • A. 

      A) James Forrestal

    • B. 

      B) Elmo Zumwalt

    • C. 

      C) Robert McNamara

    • D. 

      D) Richard Nixon

  • 23. 
    Why are astronomical photographs taken on sensitive photographic glass plates instead of on film?
    • A. 

      A) Glass plates do not curl and can be stored and handled with greater ease

    • B. 

      B) Glass plates are less expensive than film

    • C. 

      C) Film is less likely to take accurate pictures

    • D. 

      D) Over time, pictures taken on film tend to fade and are no longer useful

  • 24. 
    In 1921 a business recession affected
    • A. 

      A) the small nations of the world

    • B. 

      B) only the United States

    • C. 

      C) portions of Russia and Poland

    • D. 

      D) the U.S. and all other major industrial nations

  • 25. 
    Time measured by the sun -- that is, calculated from the apparent motion of the sun around the earth -- is called
    • A. 

      A) zone time

    • B. 

      B) local mean time

    • C. 

      C) solar time

    • D. 

      D) GMT

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