Po1 Promotion Test: Inspections

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NJROTC Cadet promotion test for promotion to the rank of PO1


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Personell Inspections give those hard working cadets the opportunity to demonstrate.......        

    • A.

      Self Discipline

    • B.

      Attention to Detail

    • C.

      Pride in their unit

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Personnel inspections give cadets the opportunity to demonstrate self-discipline, attention to detail, and pride in their unit. During these inspections, cadets are expected to present themselves in a disciplined manner, paying attention to every detail of their appearance and following the regulations of their unit. By doing so, they show their commitment to self-discipline and their unit, as well as their attention to detail. This also reflects their pride in their unit, as they strive to present themselves in the best possible way. Therefore, all of the given options are correct.

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  • 2. 

      What is the command given by the company commander that directs his Platoon Commanders to get their platoons ready for inspection?        

    • A.

      Prepare for inspection

    • B.

      Open Ranks March

    • C.

      Form for inspection

    • D.

      Report

    Correct Answer
    A. Prepare for inspection
    Explanation
    The command given by the company commander that directs his Platoon Commanders to get their platoons ready for inspection is "Prepare for inspection".

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  • 3. 

    When executing Open Ranks March, the cadets will take the required number of steps and then immediately execute a Dress-Right-Dress        

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    When executing Open Ranks March, the cadets will take the required number of steps and then immediately execute a Dress-Right-Dress. This means that after taking the steps, the cadets will align themselves in a straight line and then adjust their positions to ensure that they are evenly spaced and aligned with the person next to them. This is done to maintain a uniform and coordinated appearance during the march. Therefore, the statement "True" is correct.

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  • 4. 

    Once the platoon commander aligns each rank he/she marches to a position ____ paces beyond the first rank, faces _____ and commands Ready- Front - Cover          

    • A.

      6; right

    • B.

      4; left

    • C.

      3; left

    • D.

      3; right

    Correct Answer
    C. 3; left
    Explanation
    After aligning each rank, the platoon commander marches to a position 3 paces beyond the first rank. Then, the commander faces left and commands "Ready-Front-Cover".

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  • 5. 

      When moving through the inspection with the inspecting officer, the Platoon Commander will be to the inspecting officer's Left Side so as not to interfere with his movement through the inspection.      

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The explanation for the correct answer, which is False, is that the Platoon Commander will actually be on the inspecting officer's right side, not the left side. This is to ensure that the Platoon Commander can properly observe and guide the platoon during the inspection, while also allowing the inspecting officer to move freely without interference.

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  • 6. 

    If the ranks not being inspected are given At-Ease, who's responsibility is it to call them to attention before the inspecting officer gets to their squad?        

    • A.

      Mustering Petty Officer (MPO)

    • B.

      Squad Leader

    • C.

      Platoon Commander

    • D.

      Guide

    Correct Answer
    C. Platoon Commander
    Explanation
    The responsibility to call the ranks not being inspected to attention before the inspecting officer gets to their squad lies with the Platoon Commander.

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  • 7. 

    Since this is a UNIFORM inspection, all inspecting officers are required to inspect the same way.        

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement is false because a UNIFORM inspection does not necessarily mean that all inspecting officers are required to inspect the same way. The term "uniform" in this context refers to the standardized procedures and guidelines that need to be followed during the inspection, not the specific actions or methods used by the inspecting officers. Each officer may have their own approach or techniques within the framework of the uniform inspection guidelines. Therefore, the statement is incorrect.

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  • 8. 

    What is considered to be the basic unit for inspection?        

    • A.

      The individual cadet

    • B.

      The Squad

    • C.

      The Platoon

    • D.

      The Company

    Correct Answer
    C. The Platoon
    Explanation
    The platoon is considered to be the basic unit for inspection. This is because a platoon typically consists of a smaller number of individuals compared to a company, making it easier to inspect and ensure that all members are meeting the required standards. Additionally, the platoon structure allows for better organization and coordination during inspections.

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  • 9. 

    When executing Open - Ranks - March, all squads will execute the Dress Right Dress at the same time (ensuring all arms come up at the same time).         

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    When executing Open - Ranks - March, all squads will not execute the Dress Right Dress at the same time.

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  • 10. 

    The platoon commander will move to a position ahead of the inspecting officer as he inspects. If armed with a sword, the platoon commander will execute which command?    

    • A.

      Extend sword

    • B.

      Return Sword

    • C.

      Order Arms

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Order Arms
    Explanation
    The platoon commander will execute the command "Order Arms" if armed with a sword. This command is given to the soldiers to bring their weapons to the order position, which is a resting position with the rifle or sword held vertically in front of the body.

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  • 11. 

    As the inspecting officer approaches the platoon, the platoon commander turns his head and gives the command of _________.    

    Correct Answer
    Attention
    attention
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Attention, attention." When the inspecting officer approaches the platoon, the platoon commander turns his head and gives the command of "Attention" to alert the platoon to stand at attention and show respect to the inspecting officer. The repetition of "attention" emphasizes the importance of the command and ensures that all members of the platoon hear and respond appropriately.

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  • 12. 

    Upon the arrival of the inspecting officer, the platoon commander salutes and reports "First platoon is standing by for your inspection, Sir." If the platoon commander is armed he will go to return sword after _________________. (4 words)    

    Correct Answer
    Saluting and Being Inspected
    Saluting And Being Inspected
    Explanation
    Capitalize the first letter of each word in this answer

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  • 13. 

    The inspecting officer, at his discretion, may direct the platoon commander to put the ranks not being inspected at ease.    

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The inspecting officer has the authority to decide whether or not to direct the platoon commander to put the ranks that are not being inspected at ease. This means that the officer can choose to allow those ranks to relax and stand at ease while the inspection is taking place.

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  • 14. 

    If the inspecting officer has put each rank that isn't being inspected at ease, which position must all ranks be called to after inspection is completed?    

    • A.

      Dress Right, dress

    • B.

      Parade rest

    • C.

      Attention

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Attention
    Explanation
    After the inspecting officer has put each rank that isn't being inspected at ease, all ranks must be called to the position of attention after the inspection is completed. This is the correct answer because "Attention" is the proper position for all ranks to be in when receiving commands or standing at attention. The other options, such as "Dress Right, dress" and "Parade rest," are specific commands that are given in certain situations but are not the correct position for all ranks after an inspection.

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  • 15. 

    The platoon commander will move to a position behind the inspecting officer as he inspects.    

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The platoon commander will not move to a position behind the inspecting officer as he inspects.

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  • 16. 

    After inspecting the front of the first rank, the inspecting officer inspects who after wards?    

    • A.

      The rear of the rank just inspected

    • B.

      The very last rank in the platoon

    • C.

      The Platoon Commander

    • D.

      The Chief of that platoon

    Correct Answer
    A. The rear of the rank just inspected
    Explanation
    After inspecting the front of the first rank, the inspecting officer would naturally proceed to inspect the rest of the rank. Therefore, it makes sense for the inspecting officer to inspect the rear of the rank just inspected. This ensures that all members of the rank are inspected thoroughly and no one is left out.

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  • 17. 

    At the start of the inspection, the platoon commander proceeds to a position Five paces in front of and one pace to the side of the first rank, commands ATTENTION, then faces left,  takes one step forward, then faces right.    

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. According to the explanation, at the start of the inspection, the platoon commander proceeds to a position five paces in front of and one pace to the side of the first rank. Then, the commander commands ATTENTION and faces left. After that, the commander takes one step forward and faces right.

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  • 18. 

    The naval science instructors and school officials can learn the condition of many aspects of the training, morale and leadership that exists in their unit by the appearance of the cadets.(3 words)    

    Correct Answer
    training morale and leadership
    Training Morale Leadership
    Training, Morale, Leadership
    Explanation
    all lower cased no commas

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  • 19. 

    When inspecting cadet hair, what are the items normally checked by the inspecting officer?    

    • A.

      Overall "look" of the hair

    • B.

      If it meets requirements of 3 inch height

    • C.

      If it meets requirements of 2 inch height

    • D.

      (Males) hair is neatly cut

    • E.

      (Females) hair is neatly tied back in any color tie you are able to find

    • F.

      (Females) Hair does not meet the top of your collar

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Overall "look" of the hair
    C. If it meets requirements of 2 inch height
    D. (Males) hair is neatly cut
    F. (Females) Hair does not meet the top of your collar
    Explanation
    The inspecting officer normally checks the overall "look" of the hair, ensuring that it meets the requirements of a 2 inch height. For males, the officer also checks if the hair is neatly cut. For females, the officer checks if the hair does not meet the top of the collar.

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  • 20. 

    Check the things that are to be considered during inspection.    

    • A.

      Are all insignia and devices positioned correctly?

    • B.

      Is the cadet's face and hair clean and groomed properly?

    • C.

      How the platoon commander has presented the platoon will affect the grading of the other cadets

    • D.

      Is the cadet wearing unauthorized jewelry?

    • E.

      Are the shoes shined and in good repair?

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Are all insignia and devices positioned correctly?
    B. Is the cadet's face and hair clean and groomed properly?
    D. Is the cadet wearing unauthorized jewelry?
    E. Are the shoes shined and in good repair?
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes all the factors that should be considered during an inspection. These factors include the positioning of insignia and devices, the cleanliness and grooming of the cadet's face and hair, the presence of unauthorized jewelry, and the condition of the cadet's shoes. These are all important aspects that contribute to the overall appearance and professionalism of the cadet.

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  • 21. 

    A unit composed of a battalion may be inspected "__ _______" for special occasions.(2 words)    

    Correct Answer(s)
    en masse
    En Masse
    Explanation
    The phrase "en masse" means all together or in a mass. When a unit composed of a battalion is inspected "en masse," it means that all the members of the battalion are inspected together, as a whole group. This type of inspection is typically done for special occasions or events.

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  • 22. 

    The first platoon commander aligns each rank by sighting down the rank and directing individuals to move if not in line. After verifying the alignment, the platoon commander marches to a position three paces beyond the front rank, faces left and commands _________ _______; COVER. The platoon leader then takes one pace forward and faces front. It is in this position that the platoon commander receives the inspecting officer.    

    Correct Answer(s)
    READY FRONT
    ready front
    Explanation
    The whole answer must be in all capitals as shown Ex. JOHN DOE

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  • 23. 

    Upon arrival of the inspecting officer, the platoon commander salutes and reports ______.    

    • A.

      Ready for inspection, Sir.

    • B.

      First platoon (Drill Team, etc.) is standing by for your inspection, Sir.

    • C.

      First platoon (Drill team, etc.) is ready for inspection.

    • D.

      First platoon (Drill team, etc.) is ready for inspection, Sir.

    Correct Answer
    B. First platoon (Drill Team, etc.) is standing by for your inspection, Sir.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "First platoon (Drill Team, etc.) is standing by for your inspection, Sir." This response indicates that the platoon is prepared and waiting for the inspecting officer to begin the inspection. The use of "standing by" implies readiness and willingness to proceed with the inspection. The inclusion of "Sir" shows respect and acknowledges the authority of the inspecting officer.

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  • 24. 

    The inspecting officer is aloud to make any necessary comments after inspection to the platoon commander.  

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because the inspecting officer has the authority to provide feedback or make necessary comments after inspecting the platoon. This allows the officer to communicate any observations, suggestions, or concerns to the platoon commander, which can help improve the overall performance and readiness of the platoon.

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  • 25. 

    What is one o the most important thing tha\e inspecting officer will see and start off with when inspecting a cadet?  

    • A.

      The way the cadet stands

    • B.

      The overall look of the cadet

    • C.

      cadets shoes are shined

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. The overall look of the cadet
    Explanation
    The overall look of the cadet is one of the most important things that the inspecting officer will see and start off with when inspecting a cadet. This includes factors such as the cadet's uniform, grooming, posture, and general appearance. It gives the inspecting officer an initial impression of the cadet's attention to detail and adherence to standards.

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  • 26. 

    What does the first squad do when the platoon commander of a three squad platoon gives the command “Open Ranks, MARCH”?  

    • A.

      Take one step forward and go back to attention

    • B.

      Take two steps forward and do an immediate dress right, dress

    • C.

      Stay in one place and all other squads back up

    • D.

      Take one steps forward and do an immediate dress right, dress

    Correct Answer
    B. Take two steps forward and do an immediate dress right, dress
    Explanation
    When the platoon commander gives the command "Open Ranks, MARCH", the first squad takes two steps forward and immediately performs a dress right, dress. This means that they align themselves with the squad on their right, ensuring that they are in a straight line and maintaining proper spacing between each member of the squad.

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  • 27. 

    What does “En masse” mean?  

    • A.

      To do one quick movement

    • B.

      As a whole

    • C.

      Standing in a unit

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. As a whole
    Explanation
    "En masse" is a French phrase that translates to "as a whole" in English. It refers to a situation or action where a group of people or things are collectively or simultaneously involved. It suggests a unified or coordinated approach, emphasizing the collective nature of the action or movement.

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  • 28. 

    ___________ is a checking or testing of an individual against established standards.  

    Correct Answer
    Inspection
    inspection
    Explanation
    Inspection is the process of checking or testing an individual against established standards. It involves a thorough examination or review of something to determine its quality, accuracy, or compliance with specific criteria. Inspection is commonly used in various industries and sectors to ensure that products, processes, or services meet the required standards and specifications. It helps in identifying any deviations or defects and allows for corrective actions to be taken to maintain quality and efficiency.

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  • 29. 

    What can the platoon commander order the platoon to do after it has closed ranks?  

    • A.

      At ease

    • B.

      Rest

    • C.

      Parade rest

    • D.

      Route step , March

    • E.

      Dress right ,dress

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. At ease
    C. Parade rest
    Explanation
    After closing ranks, the platoon commander can order the platoon to be "At ease" or "Parade rest". "At ease" is a command given to allow the soldiers to relax and move about within certain limits, while still maintaining their positions. "Parade rest" is a command given to have the soldiers stand with their feet shoulder-width apart and their hands clasped behind their backs, while still maintaining their positions.

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  • 30. 

    After verifying alignment, the platoon commander marches to a position _____ pace(s) beyond the front rank, faces left and commands “Ready FRONT, COVER”.  

    Correct Answer(s)
    3
    Three
    three
    Explanation
    The platoon commander marches to a position three paces beyond the front rank, faces left, and commands "Ready FRONT, COVER".

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