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1

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

Oct 13 1775

2

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

Having a naval force in a
specific location

3

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

1. To provide protection and
support to Allied Forces in
time of war
2. To stop the advance of the
enemy as soon as possible
3. To engage the enemy promptly at
the start of hostilities

4

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

Ready combat capability to
respond to any threat

5

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

1. Functioning in a hostile
environment
2. Power projection
3. Sea control

6

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

false

7

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

Sea control

8

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

sea control

9

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

Amphibious ships

10

The use of fleet ballistic missile
submarines to provide a nuclear
strike is an example of sea
c o n t r o l .

false

11

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

tradition

12

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

true

13

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

F-104

14

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

SACLANT

15

Which of the following areas of
responsibility belongs to NATO?

AFCENT

16

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

1. Northwestern TVD
2. Southern TVD
3. Western TVD

17

Why are the Soviets conducting a
long–range strategic nuclear
modernization program?

To comply with expected future
strategic arms reduction treaty
constraints

18

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

Turkish Straits

19

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

Turkish Straits

20

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

Sevastopol

21

What is the primary mission of the
Soviet navy?

To provide support for Soviet
land–based forces

22

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

Land–based aircraft

23

Which of the following Soviet
fleets contain aircraft carriers?

Pacific ocean fleet

24

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

Black Sea Fleet

25

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

Babel Mandeb

26

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

false

27

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

Commander Sixth Fleet

28

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

1. It is very suitable for weapons
testing because large areas of
land are uninhabited
2. It has port facilities suitable
for naval bases
3. It has a wealth of natural
resources

29

Operation El Dorado involved which
of the following countries?

United States and Libya

30

The U.S. could lose Philippine
bases for which of the following
reasons?

The leases must be periodically
renegotiated with the
Philippine government