Petty Officer Third Class Test

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  • 1. 

    PORT

    Correct Answer
    LEFT SIDE
    Explanation
    Based on the given information, "PORT" and "LEFT SIDE", it can be inferred that the correct answer is "LEFT SIDE" because "PORT" is a term commonly used to refer to the left side of a ship or aircraft.

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  • 2. 

    STARBOARD

    Correct Answer
    RIGHT SIDE
    Explanation
    Starboard is a nautical term that refers to the right side of a ship or aircraft when facing forward. It is derived from the Old English word "steorbord," meaning the side on which the steering paddle or rudder was located. Therefore, the correct answer "right side" aligns with the definition of starboard as the right-hand side of a vessel or aircraft.

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  • 3. 

    BULKHEADS

    Correct Answer
    WALLS
    Explanation
    Bulkheads are partitions or walls that are used to separate different compartments or sections within a structure, such as a ship or a building. Therefore, the correct answer "Walls" is appropriate as it is a general term that encompasses bulkheads as well.

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  • 4. 

    THE FLOOR OF THE SHIP

    Correct Answer
    DECK
    Explanation
    The floor of a ship is commonly referred to as the deck. The deck is the horizontal surface that covers the hull of the ship and provides a platform for people to stand on. It is typically made of wood or metal and is divided into different levels, such as the main deck, upper deck, and lower deck. The deck is an essential part of the ship's structure and is used for various purposes, including navigation, storage, and accommodation for the crew and passengers.

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  • 5. 

    FATHER OF THE NAVY

    • A.

      ADMIRAL RICKOVER

    • B.

      ADMIRAL DENTON

    • C.

      JOHN PAUL JONES

    Correct Answer
    C. JOHN PAUL JONES
    Explanation
    John Paul Jones is often referred to as the "Father of the Navy" because of his significant contributions to the establishment and development of the United States Navy during the American Revolutionary War. He is known for his leadership and bravery in naval battles, including the famous victory against the British ship HMS Serapis. Jones's accomplishments and dedication to the Navy have made him a symbol of naval excellence and innovation, earning him the title of the "Father of the Navy."

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  • 6. 

    FATHER OF THE NUCLEAR NAYV

    • A.

      ADMIRAL WRIGHT

    • B.

      ADMIRAL RICKOVER

    • C.

      JOHNPAUL JONES

    Correct Answer
    B. ADMIRAL RICKOVER
    Explanation
    Admiral Rickover is known as the "Father of the Nuclear Navy" because he played a crucial role in the development and implementation of nuclear power in the United States Navy. He was a key figure in the creation of the world's first nuclear-powered submarine, the USS Nautilus, and subsequently led the nuclear navy program for many years. Rickover's efforts revolutionized naval warfare by providing a more efficient and powerful propulsion system, significantly extending the range and capabilities of naval vessels. His contributions to the nuclear navy earned him the title of the "Father of the Nuclear Navy."

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  • 7. 

    MEANING BEHIND THE NAVY COLORS EAGLE: GLOBE: ANCHOR: SHIP AT SEA: SHIP:

    Correct Answer
    MARITIME TRADITION,NATIONAL DEFFENSE,NAVAL SERVICE,USS CONSTITUTION
    Explanation
    The navy colors of Eagle, Globe, Anchor, Ship at Sea, and Ship represent various aspects of maritime tradition, national defense, and the naval service. These symbols are associated with the USS Constitution, a historic naval vessel. The Eagle represents national pride and strength, the Globe represents the global reach and influence of the navy, the Anchor represents stability and steadfastness, the Ship at Sea represents the navy's presence and capabilities on the open ocean, and the Ship represents the overall naval service and its mission. These symbols reflect the values and significance of the navy in protecting the nation's interests at sea.

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  • 8. 

    MEANING OF THE BLOOD STRIPE

    Correct Answer
    IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO DIED AT CHAPULTAPAC MEXICO
  • 9. 

    BIRTHDAY OF THE MARINE CORP

    • A.

      10-NOV-1775

    • B.

      4-JULY-1775

    • C.

      13-OCT-1775

    Correct Answer
    A. 10-NOV-1775
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 10-NOV-1775. This date represents the birthday of the Marine Corps. It was on November 10, 1775, that the Continental Congress authorized the creation of two battalions of Marines, making it the official birthdate of the Marine Corps. The Marines have since played a crucial role in defending the United States and its interests, both domestically and internationally.

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  • 10. 

    BIRTHDAY OF THE NAVY

    • A.

      10-NOV-1775

    • B.

      4-JULY-1775

    • C.

      13-OCT-1775

    Correct Answer
    C. 13-OCT-1775
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 13-OCT-1775. This is the date that is widely recognized as the birthdate of the United States Navy. On October 13, 1775, the Continental Congress authorized the acquisition of two vessels to be used in the formation of a naval fleet. This marked the beginning of the Navy's establishment and its role in protecting American interests at sea. The other dates mentioned, 10-NOV-1775 and 4-JULY-1775, are not historically significant in relation to the birth of the Navy.

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  • 11. 

    ORGIN OF THE NICKNAME DEVIL DOG

    Correct Answer
    GIVEN BY THE GERMANS IN WW1
    Explanation
    During World War 1, the Germans referred to the United States Marines as "Teufel Hunden," which translates to "Devil Dogs." This nickname was given to them due to their fierce fighting spirit and tenacity on the battlefield. The Marines' relentless and aggressive tactics earned them this fearsome reputation among their enemies. The Germans recognized the Marines' bravery and resilience, and thus bestowed upon them the nickname "Devil Dogs."

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  • 12. 

    ORGIN OF THE NICKNAME LEATHER NECK

    Correct Answer
    MARINES USE TO WEAR HIGH LEATHER COLLARS TO PREVENT SWORD SLASHES
    Explanation
    The nickname "Leather Neck" originated from the fact that Marines used to wear high leather collars as a protective measure against sword slashes. The leather collars provided a barrier that helped prevent injuries from sword attacks, hence earning them the nickname "Leather Necks".

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  • 13. 

    1ST COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS

    • A.

      CAPTAIN SAMUEL NICHOLS

    • B.

      GENERAL AMOS

    • C.

      ARCHIBALD HENDERSON

    Correct Answer
    A. CAPTAIN SAMUEL NICHOLS
  • 14. 

    NAVY RANKS E-1: E-2: E-3: E-4: E-5: E-6: E-7: E-8: E-9:

    Correct Answer
    SEAMAN RECRUIT SEAMAN APPRENTICE SEAMAN PETTY OFFICER 3RD CLASS PETTY OFFICER 2ND CLASS PETTY OFFICER 1ST CLASS CHIEF PETTY OFFICER SENIOR CHIEF PETTY OFFICER MASTER CHIEF PETTY OFFICER
    Explanation
    The given answer lists the ranks in the correct order of increasing seniority in the Navy. Starting from the lowest rank, Seaman Recruit, the ranks progress to Seaman Apprentice, Seaman, Petty Officer 3rd Class, Petty Officer 2nd Class, Petty Officer 1st Class, Chief Petty Officer, Senior Chief Petty Officer, and finally Master Chief Petty Officer, which is the highest rank in the enlisted ranks.

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  • 15. 

    MARINE CORP RANKS  0-1: 0-2: 0-3: 0-4: 0-5: 0-6: 0-7: 0-8: 0-9: 0-10:

    Correct Answer
    2ND LIEUTENANT 1ST LIEUTENANT CAPTAIN MAJOR LIEUTENANT COLONEL COLONEL BRIGADIER GENERAL MAJOR GENERAL LIEUTENANT GENERAL GENERAL
    Explanation
    The given answer lists the ranks in the correct order of increasing seniority in the Marine Corps. Starting from the lowest rank of 2nd Lieutenant, the ranks progress in order to 1st Lieutenant, Captain, Major, Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel, Brigadier General, Major General, Lieutenant General, and finally General.

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  • 16. 

    CURRENT NAVY SEAL ADOPTED

    Correct Answer
    1959
  • 17. 

    NICKAME OF THE USS CONSTITUTION

    • A.

      OLD IRONSIDES

    • B.

      OLD FAITHFUL

    • C.

      USS FAITHFUL

    Correct Answer
    A. OLD IRONSIDES
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "OLD IRONSIDES" because it is the well-known nickname of the USS Constitution, a historic warship of the United States Navy. The nickname "OLD IRONSIDES" was given to the ship due to its strong and durable wooden hull that withstood cannon fire during the War of 1812. The nickname has since become synonymous with the ship and is widely recognized in American history.

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  • 18. 

    OLDEST COMMISSIONED SHIP IN THE NAVY

    • A.

      USS GEORGE WASHINGTON

    • B.

      USS CONSTITUTION

    • C.

      USS BEN FRANKLIN

    Correct Answer
    B. USS CONSTITUTION
    Explanation
    The USS Constitution is the oldest commissioned ship in the Navy. It was launched in 1797 and is still in active service today. The ship played a significant role in the War of 1812 and is known for its victories against British warships. The USS Constitution is a symbol of American naval history and is currently docked in Boston, where it serves as a museum and a training ship for Navy sailors.

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  • 19. 

    2ND GENERAL ORDER

    Correct Answer
    WALK MY POST IN A MILITARY MANNER KEEPING ALWAYS ON THE ALERT OBSERVING EVERYTHING THAT TAKES PLACE WITHIN SIGHT OR HEARING
    Explanation
    The given answer is the correct statement of the 2nd General Order. It emphasizes the duty of a military personnel to walk their assigned post in a military manner, staying alert at all times and carefully observing everything that occurs within their line of sight or hearing. This order highlights the importance of maintaining vigilance and being aware of any potential threats or suspicious activities.

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  • 20. 

    6TH GENERAL ORDER

    Correct Answer
    RECEIVE,OBEY,AND PASS ON TO THE SENTRY WHO RELIEVES ME ALL ORDERS FROM THE COMMANDING OFFICE, COMMAND DUTY OFFICER,OFFICER OF THE DAY,OFFICER OF THE DECK AND ALL OFFICERS AND PETTY OFFICERS OF THE WATCH ONLY
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the entire text of the 6th General Order.

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  • 21. 

    11TH THE GENERAL ORDER

    Correct Answer
    BE ESPICIALLY WATCHFUL AT NIGHT AND DURING THE TIME FOR CHALLENGING CHALLENG ALL PERSONS ON OR NEAR MY POST AND TO ALLOW NO ONE TO PASS WITHOUT PROPER AUTHORITY
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a statement taken from the 11th general order, which outlines the duties of a security guard or watchman. This particular order emphasizes the importance of being vigilant at night and during the time when challenging individuals. It instructs the guard to challenge all persons on or near their post and not allow anyone to pass without proper authority. This order highlights the need for strict security measures and the responsibility of the guard to maintain the safety and integrity of their assigned area.

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  • 22. 

    NATIONAL COLORS RED: BLUE: WHITE: 13: 50:

    Correct Answer
    BLOODSHED IN DEFENSE OF OUR NATION PURITY OR OUR NATION PRIDE IN OUR NATION 13 COLONIES FIFTY STATES
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "BLOODSHED IN DEFENSE OF OUR NATION." The colors red, white, and blue are commonly associated with patriotism and national pride. Red can symbolize bloodshed and sacrifice, often representing the defense of a nation. Blue can represent purity and loyalty, while white can symbolize innocence and peace. The numbers 13 and 50 refer to the original 13 colonies and the 50 states of the United States, respectively. Overall, the answer suggests that the national colors represent the values and history of the nation, including the sacrifices made in its defense.

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  • 23. 

    THE THREE CORE VALUES

    Correct Answer
    HONOR,COURAGE,COMMITMENT
    Explanation
    The answer "HONOR, COURAGE, COMMITMENT" is the correct answer because these three values are often considered the core values of various organizations, including the military. Honor represents integrity, honesty, and ethical behavior. Courage signifies the ability to face challenges and overcome fear. Commitment reflects dedication, loyalty, and perseverance towards a goal or cause. These values are highly regarded and emphasized in order to promote a strong sense of character, responsibility, and teamwork within the organization.

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  • 24. 

    ONLY MARINE TO RECIEVE TWO MEDALS OF HONOR

    Correct Answer
    LEWIS B."CHESTY"PULLER
    Explanation
    Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller is the only marine to receive two Medals of Honor. This means that he has been recognized and awarded for exceptional acts of bravery and heroism on two separate occasions. It is a significant achievement because the Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States government. Puller's double recognition highlights his extraordinary courage and dedication to serving his country, making him a highly respected and revered figure in the military community.

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  • 25. 

    FIRST NUCLEAR SUBMARINE

    Correct Answer
    USS NAUTALIS
    Explanation
    The correct answer is USS NAUTILUS. The USS Nautilus was the first nuclear-powered submarine in the world. It was launched in 1954 and played a significant role in the Cold War. Its nuclear propulsion allowed it to stay submerged for longer periods compared to conventional submarines. The USS Nautilus was a game-changer in naval warfare, demonstrating the potential of nuclear energy for military applications and paving the way for future nuclear-powered submarines.

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