Ultimate Trivia Questions On US Coast Guard! Quiz

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This quiz has the Ultimate Trivia Questions on US Coast Guard! The coast guard is part of the military that is tasked with ensuring safe and lawful business takes place at the coast and also performs rescue missions in severe conditions. Take the quiz and show what you know about the operations and those in charge when it comes to this branch of the military.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who has the responsibility for the safe operation and navigation of a Coast Guard Small Boat?
    • A. 

      Engineer

    • B. 

      Coxswain

    • C. 

      Boat Crewman

    • D. 

      Senior Officer Aboard

  • 2. 
    Which person from the Work-Life staff is the spouse of an active duty member?
    • A. 

      Family Advocacy Representative

    • B. 

      Health Promotions Manager

    • C. 

      Ombudsman

    • D. 

      Employee Assistance Coordinator

  • 3. 
    In radio communications, the Coast Guard uses different radio frequencies.  The one used for marine assistance request broadcasts (MARBs)is?
    • A. 

      Channel 16

    • B. 

      Channel 22

    • C. 

      Channel 81

    • D. 

      AM & FM

  • 4. 
    When someone falls overboard, what flag is flown from a vessel?
    • A. 

      BRAVO

    • B. 

      OSCAR

    • C. 

      PAPA

    • D. 

      SOPA

  • 5. 
    Which of the following gifts can you not accept from a prohibited source?
    • A. 

      A get well card

    • B. 

      A $10.00 plaque

    • C. 

      A soft drink

    • D. 

      A $60.00 computer book

  • 6. 
    How many days do active-duty members have to appeal Enlisted Performance Evaluations?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      45

  • 7. 
    In Operational Risk Management, the GAR model is used.  What do the letters GAR stand for?
    • A. 

      Great, Awesome, Respect

    • B. 

      Green, Amber, Red

    • C. 

      Get, Away, Run

    • D. 

      Gem, Amethyst, Ruby

  • 8. 
    The THIRD SUB pennant is flown by itself on a vessel to designate that the commanding officer is absent from his or her vessel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The SPE model in Operational Risk Management assesses risks for specific hazards within Coast Guard operations.  What does SPE mean?
    • A. 

      Severity, Probability, Exposure

    • B. 

      Special, Problematic, External

    • C. 

      Social, Public, External

    • D. 

      Severity, Public, Exposure

  • 10. 
    What event was the catalyst for the forming of the International Ice Patrol?
    • A. 

      The Andrea Doria/Stockholm collission

    • B. 

      The sinking of the Bismarck

    • C. 

      The sinking of the Titanic

    • D. 

      The sinking of the Nantucket

  • 11. 
    This type of dress uniform is worn to compensate for climate variations?
    • A. 

      Operational Dress Uniform

    • B. 

      Service Dress Blue Bravo

    • C. 

      Tropical Blue

    • D. 

      Physical Fitness Gear

  • 12. 
    When working with or around the line, you may wear rings on your fingers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The acronym P.A.S.S. is a simple way of remembering the steps for using a Portable Fire Extinguisher.  P.A.S.S. means:
    • A. 

      Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep

    • B. 

      Push, Aim, Swap, Sweep

    • C. 

      Pull, Aim, Sweep, Stop

    • D. 

      Push, Aim, Squeeze, Stop

  • 14. 
    Basic Allowance for Housing is based on pay grade, dependency status, and location.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Of the following statements, which is true of Herpes II (Genital Herpes)?
    • A. 

      Use of condoms with every sexual partner will help prevent exposure

    • B. 

      It is spread by casual contact

    • C. 

      A mother with Herpes II cannot give it to her baby during birth

    • D. 

      It can be cured

  • 16. 
    Choose the term NOT related to the fire tetrahedron.
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Fuel

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Smoke

  • 17. 
    The transfer of heat through a solid object is known as ___________________.
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

    • D. 

      Evaporation

  • 18. 
    What are the two threat alerts under the National Terrorism Advisory System?
    • A. 

      Sunset, Imminent

    • B. 

      Urgent, Potential

    • C. 

      Imminent, Elevated

    • D. 

      Updated, Blanket

  • 19. 
    Personal Financial mismanagement may affect your eligibility for which of the following?
    • A. 

      Security clearance

    • B. 

      Advancement

    • C. 

      Transfer

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    What is the only method of birth control that provides 100 percent protection from unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases?
    • A. 

      Condoms

    • B. 

      Birth control pills

    • C. 

      Spermicides

    • D. 

      Abstinence

  • 21. 
    What are the five types of followers?
    • A. 

      Sheep, "yes" people, alienated, survivors, and effective followers

    • B. 

      Dog, sheep, effective, free thinking, and alienated followers

    • C. 

      Sheep, "yes" people, survivors, intellectuals, and dog followers

    • D. 

      Committed, survivors, "yes" people, sheep, and ineffective followers

  • 22. 
    The ___________________ is a device that shows you the intended rudder angle.
    • A. 

      Rudder Angle Indicator

    • B. 

      Compass

    • C. 

      Helm Angle Indicator

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    The proper way to give helm commands and the appropriate responses are Repeat(Respond), Execute, Advise, and _______________________.
    • A. 

      10-4

    • B. 

      Acknowledge

    • C. 

      What?

    • D. 

      Roger?

  • 24. 
    What drill would help you prepare for saving your shipmate if he fell off the ship?
    • A. 

      Abandon Ship

    • B. 

      General Quarters

    • C. 

      Man Overboard

    • D. 

      Fire

  • 25. 
    A signaling device not affected by fog or reduced visibility is the ________________.
    • A. 

      Signal mirror

    • B. 

      MK-124

    • C. 

      Personal Marker Light

    • D. 

      Whistle

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