Uotc: Forward Observer Course - Exam Theory

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 83

Course Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz asses your theoretical knowledge gained in Part I and II of the UOTC Forward Observer Course

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the Duties of the Forward Observer?
    • A. 

      Detect and Locate Suitable targets

    • B. 

      Call for Fire

    • C. 

      Adjust fire

    • D. 

      Send Fire Commands to the Firing Unit

    • E. 

      Relay the results of the Fire Mission

  • 2. 
    The target is 2400 meters away from you. What is the OT-Factor?
  • 3. 
    What is the second transmission in the Call For Fire?
  • 4. 
    What is the distance for Danger Close?
  • 5. 
    What is HE QUICK?
    • A. 

      Very fast travelling High Explosive Rounds.

    • B. 

      It means the HE rounds must be loaded quickly.

    • C. 

      HE rounds with a fuze that triggers on impact.

  • 6. 
    What does the Observer do with the MTO?
    • A. 

      He does not need to worry about the MTO.

    • B. 

      He reads back the MTO verbatim and notes all relevant information.

  • 7. 
    The adjust round impacts 40 mils right of the target, the OT-Distance is 1500 meters. What is your resulting shift in meters? LEFT ____, OVER
  • 8. 
    What do you use Target Reference Points (TRPs) for?
  • 9. 
    What types of target (shapes) do we use?
    • A. 

      Point Targets

    • B. 

      Circular Targets

    • C. 

      Linear Targets

    • D. 

      Triangular Targets

    • E. 

      Rectangular Targets

  • 10. 
    The FDC will always execute the Call For Fire exactly as it is requested by the FO.
    • A. 


    • B. 


  • 11. 
    How do you announce a shift (adjustment) along the vertical axis (altitude/HOB)?
    • A. 

      ADD / DROP

    • B. 

      UP / DOWN

    • C. 


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