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1

When was the first time Congress passed legislation to purchase and arm naval vessels?

A. 10 May 1774
B. 4 July 1776
C. 13 October 1775
D. 10 November 1775

C. 13 October 1775

2

Almost every U.S. Sailor has experienced some type of major deployment.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

A. TRUE

3

Which, if any, of the following factors defines naval presence?

A. A major deployment
B. Having a naval force in a specific location
C. Deploying to a hostile area to confront adversaries
D. None of the above

B. Having a naval force in a specific location

4

Deployments place naval forces in position for which of the following purposes?

A. To provide protection and support to Allied Forces in time of war
B. To stop the advance of the enemy as soon as possible
C. To engage the enemy promptly at the start of hostilities
D. All of the above

D. All of the above

5

What is the maximum time U.S. naval forces can sustain operations in a crisis area?

A. 30 days
B. 6 months
C. 1 year
D. Indefinitely

D. Indefinitely

6

What requirement must U.S. naval forces reflect to be effective in a presence role?

A. Friendliness toward the host country and its allies
B. Ready combat capability to respond to any threat
C. Current U.S. policy
D. Current technology

B. Ready combat capability to respond to any threat

7

Which of the following responsibilities belongs to the Navy during wartime?

A. Functioning in a hostile environment
B. Power projection
C. Sea Control
D. All of the above

D. All of the above

8

Sea control means having simultaneous control over the world's international waters.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

B. FALSE

9

What basic military function provides U.S. forces with the ability to conduct sustained operations abroad?

A. Acquiring large amounts of the enemy's territory
B. Large numbers of ground forces
C. Naval presence
D. Sea control

D. Sea control

10

Denying the enemy the ability to advance close enough to use weapons is called

A. Intermediate hostile interdiction
B. Power projection
C. Naval presence
D. Sea control

B. Power projection

11

An essential element of power projection is identified by which of the following requirements?

A. Amphibious ships
B. Counter insurgency warfare
C. Intermediate hostile interdiction
D. Forward deployed propositioning of ships

A. Amphibious ships

12

The use of fleet ballistic missile submarines to provide a nuclear strike is an example of sea control.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

B. FALSE

13

The unrestricted global mobility of naval forces is based on which of the following items?

A. Treaties
B. Tradition
C. International Agreement
D. Difficulty of detection

B. Tradition

14

The Soviets restrict their naval power projection to the waters around the Soviet Union and the East Coast of the United States.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

A. TRUE

15

The German navy has upgraded NATO's air defense through the purchase of which of the following aircraft?

A. F-14D
B. F-104
C. F/A-18
D. Tornado

D. Tornado

16

Who is responsible for NATO's offensive and defensive capability in the Norwegian and Mediterranean Seas?

A. CINCLANT
B. CINCMED
C. SACLANT
D. SACPAC

C. SACLANT

17

Which of the following areas of responsibility belongs to NATO?

A. Northwestern TVD
B. Western TVD
C. AFCENT
D. All of the above

C. AFCENT

18

Which of the following areas of responsibility is a Soviet theater of operation?

A. Northwestern TVD
B. Southern TVD
C. Western TVD
D. Each of the above

D. Each of the above

19

What are the Soviets conducting a long-range strategic nuclear modernization program?

A. To prove they are the world leaders in arms technology and to provide third world countries with new weapons
B. To replace every out-of-date nuclear warhead with a newer more efficient warhead
C. To comply with expected future strategic arms reduction treaty constraints
D. To reduce the chance of accidental war

C. To comply with expected future strategic arms reduction treaty constraints

20

Which of the following choke points is NOT applicable to Soviet ships deploying from Severodvinsk?

A. Danish Straits
B. Barents Straits
C. Turkish Straits
D. Iceland-England Gap

C. Turkish Straits

21

The Soviet Black Sea Fleet could be contained by sinking a ship in which of the following choke points?

A. Danish Straits
B. Barents Straits
C. Turkish Straits
D. Greenland-Iceland Gap

C. Turkish Straits

22

Which of the following cities is the home port of the Soviet Black Sea Fleet?

A. Severodvinsk
B. Sevastopol
C. Tripoli
D. Ur

B. Sevastopol

23

What is the primary mission of the Soviet Navy?

A. World-wide power projection
B. To provide security for Soviet shipping
C. To provide security for third-world allies
D. To provide support for Soviet land-based forces

D. To provide support for Soviet land-based forces

24

The bulk of Soviet naval air power is derived by which of the following methods of providing air power?

A. Land-based aircraft
B. Aircraft carriers
C. Helo carriers
D. Destroyers

A. Land-based aircraft

25

Which of the following Soviet fleets contain aircraft carriers?

A. Pacific Ocean Fleet
B. Black Sea Fleet
C. Caspian Fleet
D. Baltic Fleet

A. Pacific Ocean Fleet

26

Which of the following Soviet fleets does NOT contain fleet ballistic missile submarines?

A. Pacific Ocean Fleet
B. Black Sea Fleet
C. Northern Fleet
D. Baltic Fleet

B. Black Sea Fleet

27

Approximately 10 percent of the world's sea trade passes through the Suez Canal at which of the following points?

A. Hormuz
B. Hormel
C. Abul Nabul
D. Babel Mandeb

D. Babel Mandeb

28

Persian Gulf states are building overland oil-pipe routes to lessen the importance of the Israeli controlled Suez Canal.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

B. FALSE

29

USCENTCOM naval force in the Middle East and Southwest Asia are under which of the following commands?

A. Commander, Sixth Fleet
B. Commander, Seventh Fleet
C. Commander, Middle East Forces
D. Supreme Allied Commander NATO

C. Commander, Middle East Forces

30

Which, if any, of the following statements describes why Africa is strategically important to western nations?

A. It is very suitable for weapons testing because large areas of land are uninhabited
B. It has port facilities suitable for naval bases
C. It has a wealth of natural resources
D. None of the above

C. It has a wealth of natural resources