Petty Officer Exam

19 Questions | Total Attempts: 63

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Petty Officer Quizzes & Trivia

3rd class exam for all sailors in the USN


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of following terms is interchangeable with fundementals of leadership?
    • A. 

      Total quality leadership

    • B. 

      Motivational theory

    • C. 

      Basic principals of leadership

    • D. 

      Principles of supervision

  • 2. 
    The publications that govern the rules and regulations of a petty officers actions are
    • A. 

      U.S Navy Regulations and Manual for court martials only

    • B. 

      U.S Navy Regulations and Standard Organization and Regulation of the U.S Navy only

    • C. 

      U.S Navy Regulations, Manual for Courts-Martial, and Standard Organization and Regulations of the U.S Navy

    • D. 

      Military Requirments for Petty Officer Third Class

  • 3. 
    An effective leader should recognize that people as individuals have different values and beliefs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which of the following traits is/are common to all successful leaders?
    • A. 

      Initiative

    • B. 

      Dedication

    • C. 

      Accountability

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Human behavior is the result of attempts to satisfy certain
    • A. 

      Whims

    • B. 

      Ideas

    • C. 

      Wants

    • D. 

      Needs

  • 6. 
    Human behavior is classified into which of the following number of levels or groups?
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 7. 
    What level of human behavior is most important?
    • A. 

      Esteem

    • B. 

      Saftey-Security

    • C. 

      Survival

    • D. 

      Self-actualization

  • 8. 
    Which of the following statements explains the relationship between followership and leadership?
    • A. 

      Skills used are opposites

    • B. 

      Skills used are not opposite

    • C. 

      Skills used are unrelated

    • D. 

      The roles are performed speratley

  • 9. 
    When you realize you have made a wrong decision, admit your mistake, accept the responsiblilty, and..
    • A. 

      Criticize others for the mistake

    • B. 

      Don't let subordinates know of your mistake

    • C. 

      Take steps to avoid repeating the error

    • D. 

      Do nothing else

  • 10. 
    You will be responsible providing training to lower personnel for which of the following reasons?
    • A. 

      They may be inexperienced

    • B. 

      They may be poorly trained

    • C. 

      Advancement enhancement

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Not understanding the technical language of your rate results in which of the following problems?
    • A. 

      Poor communication

    • B. 

      Failure to advance in rate

    • C. 

      Misinterpertation of official publications

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    When dealing with people, you can NOT change which of the following human traits?
    • A. 

      Wants

    • B. 

      Thought processes

    • C. 

      Skills

    • D. 

      Emotional makeup

  • 13. 
    An effective leader uses personality and skill to motivate and influence people to do a job
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    When you break a job down into tasks, you are performing what phase of supervision?
    • A. 

      Directing

    • B. 

      Planning and Organizing

    • C. 

      Rewarding and disciplining

    • D. 

      Setting goals

  • 15. 
    What series of OPNAV instructions provide detailed instructions on a wide range of safety concerns?
    • A. 

      4400

    • B. 

      5100

    • C. 

      6100

    • D. 

      11200

  • 16. 
    In order to judge the progress of a job, which of the following basic questions must you answer before you being to job?
    • A. 

      Who and what

    • B. 

      When and where

    • C. 

      How

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    When reporting status to a superior there are four "B's" to remeber: Be on time, Be accurate, Be breif and Be...
    • A. 

      Gone

    • B. 

      Courteous

    • C. 

      Formal

    • D. 

      Forceful

  • 18. 
    Nominating a subordinate for Sailor of the month is an example of what type of feedback?
    • A. 

      Positive

    • B. 

      Constructive

    • C. 

      Good

    • D. 

      Praise

  • 19. 
    A good rule of thumb to follow when giving feedback is to correct?
    • A. 

      Openly and Directly

    • B. 

      In public and praise in private

    • C. 

      In private and praise in public

    • D. 

      When you and the other person have time