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  1. ASSIGNMENT 5
    Textbook Assignment: Chapter 8 �Ship/Aircraft Characteristics� and chapter 9 �Customs and Courtesies.�
  2. 1. Which of the following structural components
    is the backbone of a ship?
    1. Stringer
    2. Prow
    3. Stem
    4. Keel
    4. Keel
  3. 2. Which of the following structural components
    divides the interior of a ship into
    compartments?
    1. Longitudinals
    2. Bulkheads
    3. Strakes
    4. Gunwales
    2. Bulkheads
  4. 3. Which of the following structural components
    form the ship�s hull?
    1. Longitudinals
    2. Bulkheads
    3. Strakes
    4. Gunwales
    3. Strakes
  5. 4. The vertical distance from the bottom of the keel
    to the waterline of the ship is identified by what
    nautical term?
    1. Freeboard
    2. Strake
    3. Draft
    4. Void
    3. Draft
  6. 5. Which of the following structural components
    support decks?
    1. Athwartships deck beams
    2. Fore-and-aft deck girders
    3. Stanchions
    4. All of the above
    4. All of the above
  7. 6. The freeing ports that let water run off during
    heavy weather are identified by which of the
    following terms?
    1. Companionways
    2. Bulwarks
    3. Scuppers
    4. Flats
    2. Bulwarks
  8. 7. Which of the following terms defines the
    first complete deck below the main deck?
    1. First deck
    2. Second deck
    3. Third deck
    4. Fourth deck
    2. Second deck
  9. 8. The device that bears up tight on wedges and
    holds watertight doors closed is identified
    by which of the following terms?
    1. Dogs
    2. Scuttle
    3. Coamings
    4. Belaying pins
    1. Dogs
  10. 9. Which of the following terms defines the
    horizontal openings for access through decks?
    1. Hatches
    2. Doors
    3. Manholes
    4. Scuttles
    1. Hatches
  11. 10. Which of the following terms defines the
    solid part of a ship above the main deck?
    1. Superstructure
    2. Upper deck
    3. Forecastle
    1. Superstructure
  12. 11. Which of the following is a type of mast?
    1. Mizzenmast
    2. Mainmast
    3. Foremast
    4. All of the above
    4. All of the above
  13. 12. What is the purpose of running rigging?
    1. For stays and shroud support
    2. To support stacks
    3. To hoist, lower, or control booms or boats
    4. To support the mast
    3. To hoist, lower, or control booms or boats
  14. 13. Commissioned ships of the U.S. Navy fly a
    commission pennant that is secured to what
    point?
    1. The forecastle
    2. Aft of the fantail
    3. To a pigstick and hoisted to a truck
    4. Level adjacent to the bridge
    3. To a pigstick and hoisted to a truck
  15. 14. What term identifies the port and starboard
    halves of a yard?
    1. Yardarms
    2. Pigstick
    3. Gaff
    4. Peak
    1. Yardarms
  16. 15. The national ensign is flown from what part of a
    ship when it is anchored or moored?
    1. Jackstaff
    2. Flagstaff
    3. Pigstick
    4. Peak
    2. Flagstaff
  17. 16. What is the additional ship control space used
    by the squadron commander or admiral
    called?
    1. Signal bridge
    2. Main control
    3. Flag bridge
    4. Bridge wind
    3. Flag bridge
  18. 17. In what part of a ship is main control normally
    located?
    1. Chart hours
    2. Secondary conn
    3. Combat information center
    4. Boiler or machinery spaces
    • 4. Boiler or machinery spaces

    • 18. Ships of the U.S. Navy are divided into how
    • many categories?
    • 1. One
    • 2. Two
    • 3. Three
    • 4. Four
    • 4. Four
  19. 19. How many types of ships are included in the
    warship category?
    1. Five
    2. Six
    3. Seven
    4. Eight
    2. Six
  20. 20. What type of ship is the center of a modern
    naval task force or task group?
    1. Aircraft carrier
    2. Destroyer
    3. Cruiser
    4. Submarine
    1. Aircraft carrier
  21. 21. Approximately how many aircraft are
    embarked on Nimitz class CVs?
    1. 70
    2. 75
    3. 80
    4. 85
    4. 85
  22. 22. What class of cruiser is designated as battle
    force capable?
    1. Ticonderoga
    2. Spruance
    3. Arleigh Burke
    1. Ticonderoga
  23. 23. Which of the following is a principle mission
    of a destroyer?
    1. Operate offensively against submarines
    and surface ships
    2. Operate defensively against submarines
    and surface ships
    3. Both 1 and 2 above
    4. Operate short-range attack against all
    aircraft
    3. Both 1 and 2 above
  24. 24. What class destroyer represents a return to
    all-steel construction?
    1. Kidd class
    2. Spruance class
    3. Arleigh Burke class
    3. Arleigh Burke class
  25. 25. Which of the following is the mission of
    frigates?
    1. Protective screens
    2. Open ocean escort and patrol
    3. Defensive operations against surface ships
    4. Offensive operations against subsurface
    ships
    2. Open ocean escort and patrol
  26. 26. What class of submarines has the quietest
    operation?
    1. Sturgeon
    2. Ohio
    3. Seawolf
    3. Seawolf
  27. 27. The Ohio class ballistic submarine has how
    many Trident missile tubes?
    1. 16
    2. 20
    3. 24
    4. 26
    3. 24
  28. 28. The LHA carries what means of defense
    against surface and air attack?
    1. 5-inch guns only
    2. Mk 38 machine guns only
    3. 5-inch guns and Mk 38 machine guns
    3. 5-inch guns and Mk 38 machine guns
  29. 29. How many troops can be embarked in,
    transported by, and landed by the Wasp class
    LHDs?
    1. 1,500
    2. 2,000
    3. 2,500
    4. 3,000
    2. 2,000
  30. 30. What is the purpose of dock landing ships?
    1. To transport amphibious craft only
    2. To transport vehicles only
    3. To transport troops only
    4. To transport a variety of amphibious craft
    and vehicles with embarked crews and
    troops
    • 4. To transport a variety of amphibious craft
    • and vehicles with embarked crews and
    • troops
  31. 31. Which of the following means is/are used by
    Avenger class MCMs to find, classify, and
    destroy moored and bottom mines?
    1. Sonar and video systems
    2. Cable cutters
    3. A mine-detonating device
    4. Each of the above
    4. Each of the above
  32. IN ANSWERING QUESTIONS 32 THROUGH 34,
    SELECT THE TYPE OF AUXILIARY SHIP
    DEFINED BY THE QUESTION.
  33. 32. An ammunition supply ship.
    1. AOE
    2. ASR
    3. AE
    4. AO
    4. AE
  34. 33. Supply dry and refrigerated stores.
    1. AOE
    2. ASR
    3. AE
    4. AO
    1. AOE
  35. 34. Combat support ship
    1. AOE
    2. ASR
    3. AE
    4. AO


    1. AOE


    • 35. Which of the following terms applies to the
    • transfer of fuel, munitions, supplies, and
    • personnel from one vessel to another while
    • ships are under way?
    • 1. Vertical replenishment
    • 2. Horizontal replenishment
    • 3. Replenishment at sea
    • 4. Replenishment while under way
    • 3. Replenishment at sea
  36. 36. A separation of what approximate distance is
    maintained between the replenishment ship
    and the ship it�s replenishing?
    1. 50 feet
    2. 75 feet
    3. 100 feet
    4. 125 feet
    3. 100 feet
  37. 37. The AOE is designed to operate at what
    approximate distance between itself and the
    ship it�s replenishing?
    1. 150 feet
    2. 175 feet
    3. 200 feet
    4. 225 feet
    3. 200 feet
  38. 38. Most fleet tugs are operated by which of the
    following organizations?
    1. U.S. Navy
    2. U.S. Coast Guard
    3. Army Corps of Engineers
    4. Military Sealift Command
    4. Military Sealift Command
  39. 39. Combatant craft usually operate in what areas?
    1. In open waters
    2. In coastal waters
    3. In intercontinental waters
    4. In the deep sea
    2. In coastal waters
  40. 40. Support craft designations start with what
    letter?
    1. S
    2. T
    3. Y
    4. Z
    3. Y
  41. 41. Fixed-wing aircraft are divided into how many
    basic parts?
    1. One
    2. Two
    3. Three
    4. Four
    3. Three
  42. 42. What is the primary lifting device of an
    aircraft?
    1. Tail
    2. Wings
    3. Ailerons
    4. Fuselage
    2. Wings
  43. 43. What are the three main parts of a helicopter?
    1. Tail, rotors, and empennage
    2. Tail, rotors, and fuselage
    3. Main rotor, fuselage, and tail rotor
    4. Main rotor, empennage, and tail rotor
    3. Main rotor, fuselage, and tail rotor
  44. 44. Attack class planes are used in which of the
    following roles?
    1. Nuclear strikes
    2. Ground support
    3. Low-level bombing
    4. Each of the above
    4. Each of the above
  45. 45. What class of aircraft is generally used to gain
    air superiority?
    1. Attack
    2. Fighter
    3. Patrol
    4. Warning
    2. Fighter
  46. 46. The E-2C Hawkeye belongs to what class of
    aircraft?
    1. Patrol
    2. Warning
    3. Antisubmarine
    4. Fighter
    4. Fighter
  47. 47. The S-3 Viking belongs to what class of
    aircraft?
    1. Patrol
    2. Warning
    3. Antisubmarine
    4. Fighter
    3. Antisubmarine
  48. 48. What helicopter is designated for ASW use?
    1. Ch-46 Sea Knight
    2. SH-2 Seasprite
    3. SH-60B Seahawk
    3. SH-60B Seahawk
  49. 49. What helicopter operates and tows mine
    countermeasures devices?
    1. CH-46 Sea Knight
    2. SH-60B Seahawk
    3. CH-53D Sea Stallion
    3. CH-53D Sea Stallion

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