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  1. ASSIGNMENT 4
    Textbook Assignment: Chapter 6 �Naval Organization� and chapter 7 �Basic Seamanship.�
  2. 1. Which of the following is NOT a DoD
    military department?
    1. Army
    2. Coast Guard
    3. Navy
    4. Air Force
    2. Coast Guard
  3. 2. By law, what person heads the Department of
    the Navy (DoN)?
    1. Secretary of Defense
    2. Joint Chief of Staff
    3. Secretary of the Navy
    3. Secretary of the Navy
  4. 3. Title 10 of the U.S. Code states that which of
    the following actions is/are part of the Navy�s
    mission?
    1. Oversee construction, outfitting, and repair
    of naval ships, equipment, and facilities
    2. Station troops in forward positions
    3. Commands U.S. forces in CONUS
    4. Commander and chief of all sea commands
    • 1. Oversee construction, outfitting, and repair
    • of naval ships, equipment, and facilities
  5. 4. What are the three principal components of
    the DoN?
    1. The Navy Department executive offices,
    the operating forces including the Marine
    Corps, and the Shore Establishment
    2. The Navy Department executive offices,
    the operating forces excluding the Marine
    Corps, and the Shore Establishment
    3. The Navy Department excluding the
    executive offices, the operating forces
    excluding the Marine Corps, and the Shore
    Establishment
    4. The Navy Department excluding the
    executive offices, the operating forces
    including the Marine Corps, and the fleet
    commands
    • 1. The Navy Department executive offices,
    • the operating forces including the Marine
    • Corps, and the Shore Establishment
  6. 5. The operating forces are under the command
    of the
    1. Secretary of Defense
    2. Secretary of the Navy
    3. Chief of Naval Operations
    4. Chief of Naval Personnel
    3. Chief of Naval Operations
  7. 6. What is the purpose of the Shore
    Establishment?
    1. A last line of defense
    2. To provide support to the operating forces
    3. To provide a supply line
    4. To support the front line
    2. To provide support to the operating forces
  8. 7. Aboard ship, what publication contains
    information about the ship�s organization?
    1. Standard Organization and Regulations
    of the U.S. Navy only
    2. Shipboard Organization and Regulations
    Manual only
    3. Standard Organization and Regulations of
    the U.S. Navy and Shipboard Organization
    and Regulations Manual
    4. Uniform Code of Military Justice
    • Shipboard Organization and Regulations
    • Manual only
  9. 8. A ready source of information about the
    duties, responsibilities, and authority of
    personnel assigned to a ship is stated in
    which of the following documents?
    1. United States Navy Regulations
    2. Watch, Quarter, and Station Bill
    3. Standard Organization and Regulations
    Manual
    4. Ship�s Organization and Regulations
    Manual
    • 4. Ship�s Organization and Regulations
    • Manual
  10. 9. What are the two elements of a ship�s
    organization?
    1. Battle organization and damage control
    organization
    2. Battle organization and administrative
    organization
    3. Administrative organization and training
    organization
    4. Administrative organization and damage
    control organization
    • 2. Battle organization and administrative
    • organization
  11. 10. Each ship is organized into what minimum
    number of departments?
    1. Five
    2. Two
    3. Three
    4. Four
    1. Five
  12. 11. Which of the following is a responsibility
    of the operations department?
    1. Piloting the ship
    2. Forecasting weather
    3. Conducting and analyzing intelligence
    information
    4. Both 2 and 3 above
    4. Both 2 and 3 above
  13. 12. The damage control assistant is a member
    of what department on a ship?
    1. Deck
    2. Supply
    3. Operations
    4. Engineering
    4. Engineering
  14. 13. If a ship doesn�t have a deck department, what
    department is responsible for inspection and
    maintenance of survival equipment?
    1. Supply
    2. Weapons
    3. Navigation
    4. Engineering
    2. Weapons
  15. 14. Which of the following officers is ultimately
    responsible for the safe navigation of the ship?
    1. Navigator
    2. Operations officer
    3. Executive officer
    4. Commanding officer
    4. Commanding Officer
  16. 15. When a ship is abandoned, custom and
    regulation require which of the following
    actions by the commanding officer?
    1. To be the first person to leave the ship
    2. To be the last person to leave the ship
    3. To exert every effort to destroy the ship
    before it sinks
    4. To inform all personnel that they are
    on their own
    1. To be the first person to leave the ship
  17. 16. What is the function of the command master
    chief?
    1. To take charge of and be responsible for
    the training of enlisted personnel
    2. To assign enlisted personnel to their duties
    according to their qualification
    3. To relieve the commanding officer of the
    responsibility for the welfare and morale
    of enlisted personnel
    4. To transmit ideas and recommendations
    directly to the commanding officer
    • To transmit ideas and recommendations
    • directly to the commanding officer
  18. 17. Of the following duties, which is NOT one
    of the executive officer�s?
    1. Assignment of personnel
    2. Coordination of ship�s drills
    3. Assignment of punishment to offenders
    4. Coordination of policing and inspection
    of the ship
    1. Assignment of personnel
  19. 18. If the executive officer becomes incapacitated,
    what person normally takes over his/her
    duties?
    1. The next senior line officer assigned to
    the ship
    2. An officer appointed by the ship�s captain
    3. The next senior staff officer on board
    4. The first lieutenant
    • 1. The next senior line officer assigned to
    • the ship
  20. 19. For what reason do commanding officers and
    executive officers usually have separate battle
    stations aboard ship?
    1. To decrease the likelihood of their being
    disabled at the same time
    2. To maintain a high degree of control over
    personnel
    3. To provide maximum coordination of
    operations throughout the ship
    4. To divide the areas of responsibility
    between the executive officer and the
    commanding officer
    • 1. To decrease the likelihood of their being
    • disabled at the same time
  21. 20. The department head is responsible for
    which of the following functions within
    a department?
    1. General condition of equipment
    2. Administrative matters
    3. Operational readiness of the department
    4. All of the above
    4. All of the above
  22. 21. The division officer has the responsibility of
    carrying out which of the following duties?
    1. Making frequent inspections of division
    spaces, equipment, personnel, and supplies
    2. Maintaining copies of division orders and
    bills and displaying them conspicuously
    3. Training division personnel and preparing
    them for battle
    4. Each of the above
    4. Each of the above

    • 22. Most of the jobs that are done by the XO�s
    • assistants aboard ship are the responsibility
    • of what department in an aircraft squadron?
    • 1. Administrative department
    • 2. Maintenance department
    • 3. Operations department
    • 4. Safety department
    • 1. Administrative department
  23. 23. Which of the following is a responsibility
    of the operations department of an aircraft
    squadron?
    1. Overall maintenance of the ship�s aircraft
    2. Operational readiness and tactical
    efficiency
    3. Squadron safety program
    4. All of the above
    • 2. Operational readiness and tactical
    • efficiency
  24. 24. Which of the following is the definition of
    the term job accountability?
    1. Taking command under duress
    2. Accepting credit for your job
    3. Answering to seniors in the chain of
    command for the way you do your job
    4. Answering only for personal mistakes
    • 3. Answering to seniors in the chain of
    • command for the way you do your job
  25. 25. What is meant by effective communications
    in the chain of command?
    1. The ability to speak clearly
    2. The use of proper terminology
    3. The proper use of reports, messages,
    and other types of correspondence
    4. The action of seniors informing juniors
    about matters that affect the juniors, and
    the action of juniors informing seniors of
    existing problems
    • 4. The action of seniors informing juniors
    • about matters that affect the juniors, and
    • the action of juniors informing seniors of
    • existing problems
  26. 26. You need help in solving a work-related
    problem. Which of the following personnel
    should contact first?
    1. Your supervisor
    2. Your department head
    3. Your division officer
    4. Your executive officer
    1. Your supervisor
  27. IN ANSWERING QUESTIONS 27 THROUGH 30,
    REFER TO FIGURE A AND SELECT THE TERM
    USED TO DEFINE THE QUESTION.

    A. DECK SEAMANSHIP
    B. BOAT SEAMANSHIP
    C. MARLINESPIKE SEAMANSHIP
  28. 27. General boat handling.
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    2. B Boat Seamanship
  29. 28. The general work on the ship�s deck and
    the equipment used.
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    1. A Deck Seamanship
  30. 29. Anchoring, mooring, cargo handling,
    and towing are examples of this type
    of seamanship.
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    1. A Deck Seamanship
  31. 30. Care and use of line.
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    3. C Marlinespike Seamanship
  32. 31 It is important for you to know shipboard
    equipment terminology for which of the
    following reasons?
    1. Equipment changes all the time
    2. You will have to inventory the equipment
    once each month
    3. You will probably assist the deck force
    in various seamanship evolutions
    4. There are different names for the same
    equipment
    • 3. You will probably assist the deck force
    • in various seamanship evolutions
  33. 32. What is ground tackle?
    1. Equipment bolted to the deck
    2. Equipment used to anchor and moor
    with anchors
    3. Equipment electrically connected to
    ground
    4. Equipment used to refuel the ship
    • 2. Equipment used to anchor and moor
    • with anchors
  34. 33. Which of the following is/are the most
    commonly used anchors aboard Navy ships?
    1. Lightweight
    2. Stockless
    3. Both 1 and 2 above
    4. Locking pin
    3. Both 1 and 2 above
  35. 34. How long is a standard shot of anchor chain?
    1. 15 fathoms
    2. 20 fathoms
    3. 25 fathoms
    4. 30 fathoms
    1. 15 fathoms
  36. 35. What device is used to secure shots of anchor
    chain together?
    1. Link pins
    2. Bending shackles
    3. Detachable links
    4. Securing shackles
    3. Detachable links
  37. 36. What types of anchor windlasses are used
    for lifting the ship�s anchor?
    1. Vertical shaft type only
    2. Horizontal shaft type only
    3. Vertical shaft and horizontal shaft types
    4. Lateral shaft type
    3. Vertical shaft and horizontal shaft types
  38. 37. What device engages the chain links when
    hauling anchors on board ship?
    1. Wildcat
    2. Capstan
    3. Gypsy heads
    4. Bending shackles
    1. Wildcat
  39. 38. Which of the following platforms is/are used
    in the construction of an accommodation
    ladder?
    1. Middle platform
    2. Upper platform
    3. Lower platform
    4. Both 2 and 3 above
    4. Both 2 and 3 above
  40. 39. What is the Navy term for gangplank?
    1. Brow
    2. Ramp
    3. Platform
    4. Accommodation ladder
    1. Brow
  41. 40. What lines are used to prevent the ship from
    drifting forward or aft?
    1. The bowline and the forward spring lines
    2. The stern line and after spring lines
    3. The forward and after spring lines
    4. The bow and stern lines
    3. The forward and after spring lines
  42. 41. What means are used to protect the sides
    of a ship when it is alongside a pier?
    1. Doubled lines
    2. Camels only
    3. Fenders only
    4. Camels and fenders
    4. Camels and fenders
  43. 42. What is the main purpose for deck fittings
    aboard ship?
    1. To secure mooring lines
    2. To connect electrical power
    3. To replace stanchions
    4. To secure the anchor
    1. To secure mooring lines
  44. 43. Which of the following is NOT a deck fitting
    found aboard ships?
    1. Bitts
    2. Cleats
    3. Bollards
    4. Pad eyes
    4. Pad eyes
  45. 44. Which of the following is the purpose of boat
    booms when ships are at anchor or moored to
    a buoy?
    1. To raise and lower supplies
    2. To moor their boats well clear of the side
    3. Both 1 and 2 above
    4. To raise and lower personnel
    2. To moor their boats well clear of the side
  46. 45. Which of the following is/are types of boats
    used by the Navy?
    1. Service craft
    2. Combatant craft
    3. Boats in general
    4. All of the above
    4. All of the above
  47. 46. A boat is defined as a non-commissioned
    waterborne vessel that isn�t designated as a
    service craft. According to this definition,
    which of the following are types of boats?
    1. Personnel boats
    2. Motor whaleboats
    3. Utility boats
    4. All of the above
    4. All of the above
  48. 47. Which of the following is a type of service
    craft?
    1. Riverine craft
    2. Patrol craft
    3. Ship�s boats
    4. Harbor tugs
    4. Harbor tugs
  49. 48. Which of the following is a type of combatant
    craft?
    1. Patrol craft
    2. Ship�s boats
    3. Ferryboats
    1. Patrol craft
  50. IN ANSWERING QUESTIONS 49 THROUGH 53,
    REFER TO FIGURE B AND SELECT THE TERM
    DESCRIBED BY THE QUESTION.
    A. AFTER END
    B. AMIDSHIP
    C. FORWARD END
    D. OUTBOARD
    E. STARBOARD
    F. PORT
  51. 49. When facing forward of the boat, your
    right-hand side is in this direction.
    1. C
    2. D
    3. E
    4. F
    3. E starboard
  52. 50. The stern of the boat.
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. D
    C. Forward end
  53. 51. The area furthermost from the boat�s
    centerline.
    1. B
    2. C
    3. D
    4. E
    3. D outboard
  54. 52. When facing forward of the boat, your
    left-hand side is facing this direction.
    1. A
    2. B
    3. E
    4. F
    4. F port
  55. 53. The bow of the boat.
    1. B
    2. C
    3. D
    4. F
    2. C forward end
  56. 54. Nylon line is about how many times stronger
    than manila line of the same size?
    1. 1 1/2
    2. 2 1/2
    3. 3 1/2
    4. 4 1/2
    2. 2 1/2
  57. 55. How is line termed small stuff identified?
    1. By the length of the line
    2. By the number of threads in the line
    3. By the number of strands in the line
    4. By the number of cables twisted together
    2. By the number of threads in the line
  58. 56. Under safe working conditions, nylon line will
    stretch what maximum fraction of its length?
    1. 1/4
    2. 1/3
    3. 1/2
    4. 2/3
    3. 1/3
  59. 57. Nylon line will stretch what maximum
    percentage of its length before it will break?
    1. 20%
    2. 33%
    3. 50%
    4. 66%
    3. 50%
  60. 58. A wire rope designated as 5 by 12 has (a) what
    number of strands and (b) what number of
    wires per strand?
    1. (a) 5 (b) 12
    2. (a) 12 (b) 12
    3. (a) 12 (b) 5
    4. (a) 5 (b) 5
    1. (a) 5 (b) 12
  61. 59. The most secure line whipping is made with
    which of the following pieces of equipment?
    1. Small needle and palm
    2. Wire cutters
    3. Hammer
    4. Pliers
    1. Small needle and palm
  62. IN ANSWERING QUESTIONS 60 AND 61, REFER
    TO FIGURE C AND SELECT THE TERM
    DESCRIBED BY THE QUESTION.
    A. KNOTS
    B. HITCHES
    C. BENDS
  63. 60. Used to bend a line to or around an object.
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    2. B hitches
  64. 61. Used to form eyes or to secure a cord or line
    around an object.
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    1. A knots
  65. 62. The square knot is also known as a
    1. granny knot
    2. seaman�s knot
    3. reef knot
    4. top knot
    3. reef knot
  66. 63. The bowline can be used for which of the
    following purposes?
    1. To form an eye
    2. To bend two lines together
    3. To secure a line to a pad eye
    4. Each of the above
    4. Each of the above
  67. 64. The main value of the becket bend is that it
    can be used to bend together two lines of
    different sizes.
    1. True
    2. False
    1. True
  68. 65. If there is a great strain on a line, what type
    of bend should be used?
    1. Becket bend
    2. Double becket bend
    3. Bowline
    4. Double bowline
    2. Double becket bend
  69. 66. What type of hitch will hold as long as
    there�s a strain on it?
    1. Two half hitches
    2. Two underhanded loops
    3. Round and turn and two half hitches
    4. Clove hitch
    4. Clove hitch
  70. 67. Which of the following actions would you
    perform to �coil down� a line?
    1. Lay line in successive circles with the
    bitter end in the center
    2. Lay line in circles, one on top of the other
    3. Lay line in long, flat bights
    4. Lay line out in full
    2. Lay line in circles, one on top of the other
  71. 68. Which of the following actions would you
    take to �flemish down� a line?
    1. Lay line in successive circles with the
    bitter end in the center
    2. Lay line in circles, one on top of the other
    3. Lay line in long, flat bights
    4. Lay line out in full
    • 1. Lay line in successive circles with the
    • bitter end in the center
  72. 69. When making an eye splice, you should unlay
    what number of line strands?
    1. 2 to 4
    2. 4 to 6
    3. 6 to 8
    4. 8 to 10
    4. 8 to 10
  73. 70. Which of the following procedures is used to
    prevent the strands of synthetic line from
    frazzling after a splice has been made?
    1. They are whipped
    2. They are melted together
    3. They are cut off even with the standing
    part
    4. Each of the above
    2. They are melted together
  74. 71. Which of the following is the purpose of using
    a short splice?
    1. To temporarily join two lines together
    2. To permanently join two lines together
    3. To form an eye
    4. Each of the above
    2. To permanently join two lines together

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