# Seaman Apprentice Promotion Test: Drill W/O ARMS

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Seaman Apprentice Promotion Test: Drill without Weapons

• 1.

### When you are given the command "At Ease", are you allowed to talk?

• A.

Yes

• B.

No

• C.

Depends on if Indoors or Outdoows

• D.

Depends on why given the command

B. No
Explanation
When given the command "At Ease", you are not allowed to talk. This command is commonly used in military settings to instruct soldiers to relax and stand in a more comfortable position, but it does not grant permission to engage in conversation.

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• 2.

### When Given the Command "Rest", are you allowed to talk?

• A.

No

• B.

Yes

• C.

Depends on when the command is given

B. Yes
Explanation
The command "Rest" typically implies a period of relaxation or inactivity, during which talking is generally allowed. Therefore, it can be inferred that when given the command "Rest," one is indeed allowed to talk.

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• 3.

### How many count movement is "About Face"?

• A.

1

• B.

2

• C.

3

• D.

4

B. 2
Explanation
"About Face" is a military command that instructs soldiers to turn around 180 degrees. This movement involves a single count, as the soldier turns their body to face the opposite direction. Therefore, the correct answer is 1.

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• 4.

### What are the different positions of rest?  (CHECK ALL THAT APPLY)

• A.

• B.

Rest

• C.

Dismissed

• D.

Fall Out

• E.

Fall In

• F.

• G.

At Ease

B. Rest
D. Fall Out
G. At Ease
Explanation
The different positions of rest include Parade Rest, Rest, Fall Out, and At Ease. Parade Rest is a position where the person stands with their feet shoulder-width apart, their hands clasped behind their back, and their head and eyes facing forward. Rest is a position where the person stands with their feet shoulder-width apart, their hands clasped in front or behind their back, and their head and eyes facing forward. Fall Out is a command given to dismiss individuals from formation. At Ease is a position where the person can relax but must remain standing.

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• 5.

### What is the normal cadence for "Quick Time"

• A.

120 Beats per minute

• B.

180 Beats per minute

• C.

90 Beats Per minute

• D.

100 Beats Per Minute

A. 120 Beats per minute
Explanation
The normal cadence for "Quick Time" is 120 beats per minute.

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• 6.

### When given the command "Forward, March" which foot do you step off with?

• A.

Right

• B.

Left

• C.

Left if at rest and right if marching

• D.

None of the above

B. Left
Explanation
When given the command "Forward, March," the correct foot to step off with is the left foot. This is because in military marching, the left foot is typically used as the starting foot.

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• 7.

### When you are given the command "Fall Out", the only command you may get following that is.......

• A.

Dismissed

• B.

Fall In

• C.

At Ease

• D.

What do you want for lunch

B. Fall In
Explanation
When given the command "Fall Out," the appropriate response would be "Fall In." This is because "Fall Out" is a command given to dismiss or release individuals from their current formation or duty. In response, the command "Fall In" is given to instruct the dismissed individuals to regroup or reassemble into their original formation or duty. Therefore, "Fall In" is the only logical command that can follow "Fall Out."

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• 8.

### You are outside on a bright Wednesday morning.   You are in uniform (because it's Wednesday) and you come across the Captain .   The Captain is only wearing his jeans and t -shirt.   Do you salute him?

• A.

Yes

• B.

No

• C.

Only if he talks to me

• D.

Only if he salutes first

A. Yes
Explanation
In military protocol, it is customary to salute a higher-ranking officer as a sign of respect. Regardless of the Captain's attire, as long as you are in uniform and he is a higher-ranking officer, it is appropriate to salute him.

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• 9.

### You are given the command "Left Face".  The proper foot pressure to execute this movement would be.....

• A.

Left Heel, Right Heel

• B.

Left Heel, Right Toe

• C.

Right Heel, Left Toe

• D.

B. Left Heel, Right Toe
Explanation
To execute the movement "Left Face," the proper foot pressure would be to apply pressure on the left heel and the right toe. This combination of foot pressure helps to shift the body weight towards the left side while maintaining balance and stability. Applying pressure on the left heel allows for a controlled pivot on the left foot, while the pressure on the right toe helps to provide support and stability for the movement.

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• 10.

### When given the command "Present Arms", what is the proper command that follows?

• A.

Order Arms

• B.

• C.

Right Face

• D.

Arms Down

A. Order Arms
Explanation
The proper command that follows "Present Arms" is "Order Arms". This command is given to instruct the individuals to return to the position of attention after presenting their arms.

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• 11.

### When given the command "Dress Right, Dress," which arm is raised up?

• A.

Left

• B.

Right

• C.

Both

• D.

None

A. Left
Explanation
When given the command "Dress Right, Dress," the left arm is raised up. This command is commonly used in military formations to ensure uniformity and alignment. The phrase "Dress Right" instructs individuals to align themselves with the person to their right, and "Dress" is the command to bring the left arm up to the side of the body. Therefore, the correct answer is Left.

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• 12.

### In formation, you align to the right.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
In formation, aligning to the right means that individuals or objects are positioned in a way that the right side of each person or object is in line with each other. This could be seen in various scenarios such as military formations, marching bands, or even group photographs. By aligning to the right, it creates a sense of uniformity and order within the formation, allowing for a visually pleasing and organized display. Therefore, the statement "In formation, you align to the right" is true.

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• 13.

### When given the command "Cover", you take off your cover.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The statement says that when given the command "Cover," you take off your cover. However, the correct answer is False, which means that the statement is incorrect. Therefore, the explanation is that the statement is false, and when given the command "Cover," you do not take off your cover.

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• 14.

### Which hand do you salute with?

• A.

Left Hand

• B.

Right Hand

• C.

Left Foot

• D.

Right foot

B. Right Hand
Explanation
The correct answer is right hand because saluting is a customary gesture in many military and civilian organizations, and it is typically done with the right hand. This tradition dates back to the medieval times when knights would raise their visors with their right hand as a sign of respect and trust. Saluting with the right hand has since become a symbol of respect and honor.

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• 15.

### On the command of parade rest you move your left foot.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
On the command of parade rest, it is correct to move your left foot. Parade rest is a position in which the individual stands with their feet shoulder-width apart, their left foot slightly in front of the right foot, and their hands clasped behind their back. When the command is given, the left foot is moved slightly to the left, maintaining the position and balance. Therefore, the answer "True" is correct.

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• 16.

### Which direction do the squad members head turn when given the command "Dress Right, Dress"?

• A.

Backward

• B.

Forward

• C.

Left

• D.

Right

D. Right
Explanation
When given the command "Dress Right, Dress," squad members turn their heads to the right. This command is used in military drills to ensure that all members of the squad align themselves properly in a straight line. By turning their heads to the right, each member can visually check the alignment of the person to their right and adjust their position accordingly.

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• 17.

### When giving commands, commanders face their instructor.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
When giving commands, commanders do not face their instructor. This is because commanders typically face their subordinates or the troops they are commanding in order to effectively communicate and ensure that their commands are heard and understood. Facing the instructor would be unnecessary and potentially confusing for the troops. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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• 18.

### A line of cadets placed side to side are what?

• A.

Piece

• B.

Rank

• C.

Rig

• D.

Pace

B. Rank
Explanation
The correct answer is "Rank." In a military context, a line of cadets placed side by side is referred to as a "rank." This term is commonly used to describe the formation of soldiers or cadets standing next to each other in a straight line.

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• 19.

### In cadet formations, what is the distance between ranks?

• A.

40 inches

• B.

30 inches

• C.

20 inches

• D.

10 inches

A. 40 inches
Explanation
In cadet formations, the distance between ranks is typically 40 inches. This distance allows for proper spacing and alignment between cadets, ensuring a neat and organized formation. It also allows for ease of movement and maneuverability within the formation.

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• 20.

### What is a file?

• A.

Line on which cadets are to form when in formation.

• B.

Line on which individuals or unit are to march on.

• C.

A individual, squad, section, platoon, company, or other unit that is part of a larger unit.

• D.

A single column of cadets one behind the other.

D. A single column of cadets one behind the other.

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