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The department of defense is divided into different arms, and each of them has one goal, which is to protect the citizens and country they belong to no matter the threat. These arms have a hierarchy which one goes through to get to the top. Take this test and see if you know the U. S. Air Force, Navy, Army Officer Ranks.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who is the Commander of the Air University and the Commander of the Holm Center, respectively?

    • A.

      Brigadier General Watkins, Colonel Dunn

    • B.

      Lieutenant General Fadok, Brigadier General Watkins

    • C.

      Lieutenant General Fadok, General Rice

    • D.

      General Schwartz, Lieutenant General Fadok

    Correct Answer
    B. Lieutenant General Fadok, Brigadier General Watkins
    Explanation
    Lieutenant General Fadok is the Commander of the Air University and Brigadier General Watkins is the Commander of the Holm Center.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following is the 5th Article of the Code of Conduct?

    • A.

      If I become a prisoner of war, I will keep faith with my fellow prisoners. I will give no information, nor take part in any action which might be harmful to my comrades. If I am a senior, I will take command. If not, I will obey the lawful orders of those appointed over me and will back them up in every way.

    • B.

      When questioned, should I become a prisoner of war, I am required to give my name, rank, service number, and date of birth. I will evade answering further questions to the utmost of my ability. I will make no oral or written statements disloyal to my country and its allies or harmful to their cause.

    • C.

      I will never surrender of my own free will. If in command, I will never surrender the members of my command while they still have the means to resist.

    • D.

      If I am captured, I will continue to resist by all means available. I will make every effort to escape and aid others to escape. I will accept neither parole nor special favors from the enemy.

    Correct Answer
    B. When questioned, should I become a prisoner of war, I am required to give my name, rank, service number, and date of birth. I will evade answering further questions to the utmost of my ability. I will make no oral or written statements disloyal to my country and its allies or harmful to their cause.
    Explanation
    The given answer correctly identifies the 5th Article of the Code of Conduct, which states that when questioned as a prisoner of war, one is required to provide their name, rank, service number, and date of birth. They should evade answering further questions to the best of their ability and refrain from making any statements that are disloyal to their country and its allies or harmful to their cause.

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  • 3. 

    What is the AFROTC Honor Code?

  • 4. 

    Fill in the following blanks: In the Air Force, an O3 is a _____ and an E7 is a _____.

    Correct Answer
    Captain; Master Sergeant
    Explanation
    In the Air Force, the rank of O3 corresponds to the rank of Captain, while the rank of E7 corresponds to the rank of Master Sergeant.

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  • 5. 

    The officer ranks of the US Air Force are EQUIVALENT to the officer ranks of the US Army (excluding the rank of a 5-star general).

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The officer ranks of the US Air Force are equivalent to the officer ranks of the US Army, excluding the rank of a 5-star general. This means that the ranks in both branches of the military have the same level of authority and responsibility, with the exception of the highest rank. This allows for a standardized hierarchy and chain of command within the armed forces.

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  • 6. 

    The officer rank General of the Air Force is a 5-star rank and is only used in a time of war.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that the officer rank General of the Air Force is indeed a 5-star rank and is typically only used during times of war. This rank is the highest possible rank in the United States Air Force and is reserved for exceptional leaders who have demonstrated exemplary skills and leadership abilities. It is not a rank that is commonly used during peacetime, but rather during periods of conflict or when the military is actively engaged in warfare.

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  • 7. 

    If you happen to confront a member of the US Army, on which location of their combat uniform (their version of the ABU) can you find their rank?

    • A.

      Shoulders

    • B.

      Arms

    • C.

      Center of the chest

    • D.

      Trouser

    Correct Answer
    C. Center of the chest
    Explanation
    The Army combat uniform is called the ACU, or Army Combat Uniform. Their rank is actually in the center of their chest, officers and enlisted. Officers and enlisted will also display their rank insignia on their cover/cap.

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  • 8. 

    The Air Force was created in the year 1947 via the National Security Act.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Air Force was indeed created in the year 1947 through the National Security Act. This act reorganized and combined the existing Army Air Forces and the newly formed Department of Defense, resulting in the establishment of the United States Air Force as a separate branch of the military.

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