NJROTC 2012 State Qualifier Practice Test Two

50 Questions | Total Attempts: 32

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  • 1. 
    A concentration of mass so great and dense that no light can escape its gravitational pull is known as a
    • A. 

      A. Spiral galaxy

    • B. 

      B. Nebula

    • C. 

      C. Nova

    • D. 

      D. Black hole

  • 2. 
    Allied assistance to Soviet forces during World War II went through the port of
    • A. 

      A. Kiska.

    • B. 

      B. Murmansk.

    • C. 

      C. Moresby.

    • D. 

      D. Rabaul.

  • 3. 
    What form of communication uses hand flags for short-distance communications between ships?
    • A. 

      A. Nancy

    • B. 

      B. Flashing light

    • C. 

      C. Flaghoist

    • D. 

      D. Semaphore

  • 4. 
    The forces that were protecting Charleston during the Civil War used a kind of war vessel made from old gunboats cut close to the water line and covered with iron plating. They were armed with a charge of gunpowder attached to the end of a long spar that protruded from the bow of the
    • A. 

      A. Davids

    • B. 

      B. CSS Hunley

    • C. 

      C. CSS Virginia

    • D. 

      D. USS Monitor

  • 5. 
    What two countries continue to engage in whaling in the Antarctic Seas?
    • A. 

      A) Brazil and Argentina

    • B. 

      B) Sweden and Norway

    • C. 

      C) New Zealand and Australia

    • D. 

      D) Iceland and Japan

  • 6. 
    Which of the following served as Secretary of State during the Kennedy administration?
    • A. 

      A) Dean Rusk

    • B. 

      B) George Anderson

    • C. 

      C) Robert Kennedy

    • D. 

      D) Robert McNamara

  • 7. 
    What is the collar insignia of a Navy Commander?
    • A. 

      A) Acorn

    • B. 

      B) Silver Oak leaf

    • C. 

      C) Two silver bars

    • D. 

      D) Silver eagle

  • 8. 
    Drill teaches self-discipline because it
    • A. 

      A) requires the unit to act as one person.

    • B. 

      B) is demanding and punishing.

    • C. 

      C) good conduct.

    • D. 

      D) allows you freedom to go your own way.

  • 9. 
    The Physical Fitness Test has all of the following benefits except which one?
    • A. 

      A) The PFT helps you understand and appreciate physical fitness.

    • B. 

      B) The PFT boosts your self-confidence through your improved health and appearance.

    • C. 

      C) The PFT fosters competition as you compare yourself to others and endeavor to surpass them.

    • D. 

      D) The PFT gives you a method for achieving personal satisfaction through striving and achieving.

  • 10. 
    What was the first meteorological instrument?
    • A. 

      A) Thermometer

    • B. 

      B) Wind-measuring device

    • C. 

      C) Barometer

    • D. 

      D) Hygrometer

  • 11. 
    The core of the Earth is made up of
    • A. 

      A) Copper and cobalt.

    • B. 

      B) Zinc and silver.

    • C. 

      C) Gold and platinum.

    • D. 

      D) Iron and nickel.

  • 12. 
    Instead of meeting General Burgoyne in Albany in 1777, General Howe made an ill-advised decision to capture which city?
    • A. 

      A) New York City

    • B. 

      B) Savannah

    • C. 

      C) Philadelphia

    • D. 

      D) Boston

  • 13. 
    Which of the three standard missile versions is the Navy's primary surface-to-air defense weapon that is 15 1/2 feet long, weighs 1,500 pounds, and has a range in excess of 90 miles and a ceiling greater than 80,000 feet.
    • A. 

      A) Standard-3 ER

    • B. 

      B) Standard-2 MR

    • C. 

      C) Standard-4 MR

    • D. 

      D) Standard-2 ER

  • 14. 
    __________ buoys are similar to a bell buoy in shape but they carry a whistle sounded by the sea's motion or horn that is sounded at regular intervals by mechanical or electrical means.
    • A. 

      A) Lighted

    • B. 

      B) Gong

    • C. 

      C) Whistle or horn

    • D. 

      D) Combination

  • 15. 
    Who was given the opportunity to conduct the first daylight landing in the Mediterranean during WWII?
    • A. 

      A) General McAuliffe

    • B. 

      B) General Bailey

    • C. 

      C) General Eisenhower

    • D. 

      d) Admiral Hewitt

  • 16. 
    Most people desire to learn
    • A. 

      A) new skills and more challenging work.

    • B. 

      B) more about their basic needs.

    • C. 

      C) about others' personal business.

    • D. 

      D) All of the answers are correct.

  • 17. 
    What fixed-wing aircraft role is designed to detect, jam, and destroy enemy radars to protect strike groups?
    • A. 

      A) Patrol

    • B. 

      B) Electronic warfare

    • C. 

      C) Reconnaissance

    • D. 

      D) Airborne early-warning

  • 18. 
    Where did England defeat the combined fleets of Spain and France to become ruler of the Atlantic Ocean in 1805?
    • A. 

      A) The Strait of Gibralter

    • B. 

      B) The English Channel

    • C. 

      C) Trafalgar

    • D. 

      D) Off the coast of Brazil

  • 19. 
    Who attempted to break the British blockade of the Delaware River at Philadelphia with floating kegs filled with gunpowder and equipped with contact-firing devices?
    • A. 

      A) Admiral David Farragut

    • B. 

      B) Admiral Franklin Buchanan

    • C. 

      C) Robert Fulton

    • D. 

      D) David Bushnell

  • 20. 
    The command "Carry SWORD" can only be given when halted at
    • A. 

      A) Ease.

    • B. 

      B) Order Sword or Present Sword.

    • C. 

      C) Parade rest.

    • D. 

      D) Eyes Right or Eyes Left.

  • 21. 
    What legal term is applied to countries engaged in a lawful war?
    • A. 

      A) Aggressive

    • B. 

      B) Confrontational

    • C. 

      C) Belligerent

    • D. 

      D) Cantankerous

  • 22. 
    The Navy's __________ is a self-contained unit designed to protect the wearer in place lacking oxygen or containing harmful smoke, gases, vapors, or dust.
    • A. 

      A) Oxygen breathing apparatus

    • B. 

      B) Proximity firefighting suit

    • C. 

      C) Anti-flash goggles

    • D. 

      D) Gas mask

  • 23. 
    Who is the dictatorial leader of the North African Country of Libya?
    • A. 

      A) Muhammad Duman

    • B. 

      B) Tariq Khalid Al-Fulan

    • C. 

      C) Muammar Qaddafi

    • D. 

      D) Abu Kareem Muhammad

  • 24. 
    The speed of sound waves traveling through the water is affected by all of the following except:
    • A. 

      A) Pressure

    • B. 

      B) Temperature

    • C. 

      C) Salinity

    • D. 

      D) Clarity

  • 25. 
    In the Navy, when you are given authority, the two burdens that come with it are
    • A. 

      A) Power and obedience.

    • B. 

      B) Enforcement and tradition.

    • C. 

      C) Excitement and performance.

    • D. 

      D) Responsibility and accountability.

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