Uscg Nautical Terminology And Military Terms

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  • 1. 
    A building where military personnel live are
    • A. 

      Barracks

    • B. 

      Swabs

    • C. 

      Segways

    • D. 

      Portals

  • 2. 
    Belay/Avast means to
    • A. 

      Go

    • B. 

      Stop

    • C. 

      Salute

  • 3. 
    Downstairs
    • A. 

      Below

    • B. 

      Geronimo

    • C. 

      Deck

  • 4. 
    The bulkhead is the_______ The cabin is the _______ A compartment is a_______ The deck is the_______
    • A. 

      Bathroom, house of all CG members, room, floor

    • B. 

      Bathroom, house of all CG members, locker, upper command room

    • C. 

      Wall, Commanding Officer's living quarters, room, floor

  • 5. 
    "Eyes on the boat" means
    • A. 

      Watch you designated boat while on watch

    • B. 

      To look straight ahead at the position of attention

    • C. 

      Eyes on your company's goal

  • 6. 
    Foward mean
    • A. 

      Towards the boat

    • B. 

      Backwards

    • C. 

      March faster

  • 7. 
    The Galley is the
    • A. 

      Bathroom

    • B. 

      Cafeteria bathroom

    • C. 

      Kitchen

  • 8. 
    A Hatch is
    • A. 

      Tool used for fixing ships

    • B. 

      Bathroom key

    • C. 

      A square/rectangular opening in a deck

  • 9. 
    The head is the
    • A. 

      Bathroom

    • B. 

      Hall

    • C. 

      The seating area

  • 10. 
    Heading is
    • A. 

      The direction a company marches at any given time

    • B. 

      The direction a ship points at any given time

    • C. 

      The direction a company's colors points at any given time

  • 11. 
    INBOARD is
    • A. 

      Towards the ship's center line

    • B. 

      Towards the ship's rear line

    • C. 

      Towards the ship's entire line

  • 12. 
    The ladder is the
    • A. 

      Elevator

    • B. 

      Stairs

    • C. 

      Rope

  • 13. 
    The messdeck is
    • A. 

      The compartment where officers work

    • B. 

      The compartment where enlisted personnel eat

    • C. 

      The compartment where the President of the U.S.A. eats and works

  • 14. 
    Muster is the
    • A. 

      Gathering of all company colors

    • B. 

      Disbursement of the crew for chow

    • C. 

      Assembly of the crew for accountability

  • 15. 
    OOD is the
    • A. 

      Officer of the Day/Deck

    • B. 

      Operational Outward Deck

    • C. 

      Operational Officer Deck

  • 16. 
    OUTBOARD is
    • A. 

      Out/away from the ship's center line

    • B. 

      Out/away from the ship's entire line

    • C. 

      Out/away from the ship's rear line

  • 17. 
    The ceiling is reffered to as the
  • 18. 
    The comparment designated for traffic, (the hallway) is the
    • A. 

      Deck hall

    • B. 

      Tunnel

    • C. 

      Passageway

  • 19. 
    Port is the _____ side of the vessel
    • A. 

      Left

    • B. 

      Right

    • C. 

      Back

  • 20. 
    A rack is one's
    • A. 

      Room

    • B. 

      Bed

    • C. 

      Locker

  • 21. 
    A scuttle butt is a
    • A. 

      Drinking fountain

    • B. 

      Rumor

    • C. 

      Missile

    • D. 

      Certified SB scud missile

    • E. 

      Mop

  • 22. 
    secure means to
    • A. 

      Fasten

    • B. 

      Lock up, finish up

    • C. 

      Violate

    • D. 

      To mop

  • 23. 
    The starboard is ____ side of a vessel when looking ____
    • A. 

      Left, backwards

    • B. 

      Right, forward

    • C. 

      Left, forward

    • D. 

      Right, left

  • 24. 
    Swab is
    • A. 

      To mop/ a mop

    • B. 

      Cotton tube

    • C. 

      Missile/ to shoot the missile itself

  • 25. 
    Underway is
    • A. 

      When a vessel is maneuvering

    • B. 

      When a vessel is not tied to a pier or anchor

    • C. 

      When a vessel sinks