JROTC General Questions
LET 1 QUESTIONS
1. Q. What is the mission of JROTC?
A. The mission of JROTC is to motivate young people to be better citizens.
2. Q. What is the key to success in the JROTC Program?
A. The key to success in JROTC is teamwork.
3. Q. What name is given to the first 10 Constitutional Amendments?
A. The first 10 constitutional amendments are called the Bill of Rights4. Q. What type of uniform is normally worn during ceremonies, social functions, & formal inspections?
A. The Class A Uniform is normally worn.
5. Q. How should the JROTC uniform be worn?
A. The JROTC uniform should be worn with pride.
6. Q. Who is the Commander-in-Chief of the entire Armed Forces?
A. The President of the United States of America is the Commander-in-Chief.7. Q. What are the two major categories of rank and grade for cadet & military personnel?
A. The two major categories of rank and grade are officers and enlisted personnel.
8. Q. What is the rank of a cadet with two silver disks on each shoulder?
A. The rank of this cadet is that of a Cadet First Lieutenant.
9. Q. What rank is a cadet with a diamond in the center of his/ her chevrons?
A. The rank of this cadet is that of a Cadet First Sergeant.
10. Q. What title is given to the cadet leader in charge of a Company?
A. The cadet leader in charge of a Company is called the Company Commander.
11. Q. When you salute during the playing of the “Star Spangled Banner” who are you saluting?
A. I am saluting the nation.
12. Q. Being a good follower is an important part of what concept?
A. Being a good follower is an important part of being a good leader
13. What does the position of honor dictate?
A. The position of honor dictates that those of a lower rank walk or sit to the left of those with higher rank.14. Q. How old should you be to enroll in JROTC?
A. The minimum age to enroll in JROTC is 14 Years 01d.
15. Q. How do you show respect for the National Anthem when out doors in uniform?
A. You show respect by Standing at the Position of Attention and render a hand salute to the U.S. Flag.
16. Q. You normally fall-in and start drill from what position?
A. From the Position of Attention.17. Q. During Drill, what is the length of a normal step?
A. A normal step is 30 inches in length.
18. Q. When talking to an officer, how should you address him/ her to show proper military courtesy?
A. You do so by addressing them as Sir or MA’AM.
19. Q. What is meant when the U.S. Flag is positioned at half-staff?
A. That is a sign of mourning.
20. Q. The command “Halt” can be given on what foot?
A. The command “Halt” can be given as either foot strikes the ground.21. Q. How many steps per minutes are required for double time?
A. Double time requires 180 steps per minute.22. Q. What is the proper length of a half step; a full step?
A. A half step requires 15-inch steps and a fall step re quires 30-inch steps.
23. Q. What is the rank of a cadet with one (1) silver discs on each shoulder?
A. The rank of this cadet is that of a Second Lieutenant.
24. Q. What does the term First Aid means?
A. The term First Aid is defined as treatment given to a victim before professional medical help arrives.
25. Q. What is likely to happen to a person with a severe in jury?
A. A person with a severe injury is likely to go into shock.
26 Q. What is artificial respiration used for?
A. Artificial respiration is used to restore breathing.
27. Q. Blood that is bright red in color and shooting out in spurts is an indication of what type of bleeding?
A. This is an indication of Arterial Bleeding.
28. Q. What are the five (5) basic map colors?
A. The five basic colors are: Red, Blue, Green, Brown, and Black.
29. Q. What does the color Red represent on the map?
A. The color Red represents Roads and Classification of roads.
30. Q. What does the color Brown represent on the map?
A. The color Brown represents contour evaluation and relief.
31. Q. What does the color Black represent on the map?
A. The color Black represents Man-made objects.
32. Q. What does the color Green represent on the map?
A. The color Green represents Vegetation.
33. Q. What does the color Blue represent on the map?
A. The color Blue represents Water.
34. Q. What are the three firing positions in marksmanship?
A. The three firing positions are Prone, Kneeling, & Standing
35. Q. What is the definition of Citizen.
A. A citizen is a person who is born in a country or who chooses to become a member of a country according to its laws.
36. Q. What are the three most commonly displayed flags at state and federal buildings and military installations?
A. Garrison, Post and Storm flags.
37. Q. What does each of the white stars represent on the United States Flag?
A. Each star represents on state in the nation
38. Q. What is the name given to the type of flags flown in bad weather?
A. The name of the flag flown in bad weather is the storm flag
39. Q. What is the name given to the U.S. National Anthem?
A. The National Anthem is the “Star-Spangled Banner”
40. Q. What is a career considered to be?
A. A career is an occupation41. Q. What are the three career paths that the military offers?
A. Non-commissioned Officer, Warrant Officer, and Commissioned Officer.
42. Q. How many types of goals are there?
A. Short-term, Mid-term, and Long-term
43. Q. What is the name given to the act of deliberately misleading consumers about a product?
A. It is called “Deceptive Advertising”
44. Q. Tell three of the seven communication skills listed below
A. Read, Listen, Think, Study, Write, Remember, Speak
45. Q. What is the beginning of all communication skills?
A. The beginning of all communication skills is “Thinking”
46. Q. What is one of the most effective ways to express ideas?
A. Verbal communication
47. Q. Name the three parts of a speech?
A. Introduction, Body and Conclusion
48. Q. Name the four behaviors you now have and you may want to develop in order to successfully reach your goals?
A. The four are Planner, Builder, Relater, and Adventurer
49. Q. What is the name given to the four behaviors you now have and you may want to develop in order to successfully reach your goals?
A. Winning Colors
50. Q. What is the name given to the Left Brain?
A. The Academic Brain
51. Q. What is the name given to the Right Brain?
A. The Artistic Brain
52. Q. Name the five different types of conflict:
A. Frustration, Anger, Sexual Harassment, Being Harassed, Unfair situations
53. Q. What is Leadership?
A. Leadership is the ability to influence, lead, or guide others so as to accomplish a mission in the manner desired by providing purpose, direction, and motivation
54. Q. How many types of courage are there?
A. Two: Moral and Physical courage
55. Q. How many leadership traits are identify by the military?
A. There 14 Leadership Traits
56. Q. What is teamwork?
A. Teamwork is the effort of a group to accomplish a task or mission
57. Q. What are the two parts of an Oral Drill Command?
A. The Preparatory Command and The Command of Execution
58. Q. What is the command given for marching in place?
A. The command is “ Mark Time March”
59. Q. What are the names of the two types of squad formations?
A. Line formation and Column formation
60. Q. What is the Heimlich Maneuver used for?
A. It is used to clear a blocked airway passage.
61. Q. List the seven life-saving steps
A. The seven life saving steps are:
1. Check for consciousness 5. Check for fractures
2. Check for Breathing and Pulse 6. Check for burns
3. Check for bleeding 7. Check for head injuries
4. Check for shock
62. Q. What are the two common types of fractures?
A. Simple and Compound/Closed and Open fractures
63. Q. What is the most common injury caused by exposure to the cold?
64. Q. What does CPR stand for?
A. CPR stands for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
65. Q. Name the most commonly abused drugs
A. Alcohol, Marijuana, Cocaine, Amphetamines (Speed), Methamphetamines, Barbiturates, Heroin, LSD, PCP, Mescaline, Inhalants, Ecstasy, and Rohypnol
66. Q. What is a Map?
A. A map is a line drawing to scale, of a portion of the earth surface, as seen from above
67. Q. What are the most common types of maps?
A. City or State road maps, Geographic maps/Atlases, and topographic maps
68. Q. What are bar scales?
A. Bar scales are special rulers used to measure ground distance on a map
69. Q. What rule is followed when reading a grid coordinate on a map?
A. Read Right and Up
70. Q. Identify the units that are used to measure distance on a Map
A. Miles, Meters, and Yards
71. Q. Name two of the five terrain features shown on a map.
A. Hill, Saddle, Valley, Ridge, and Depressions
72. Q. Identify the directions used on a topographic map.
A. They are: True North, Grid North, And Magnetic North
73. Q. Name the three most common reasons why nations go to war.
A. Self-defense, independence, economic reasons
74. Q. What was the most important reason the U.S. had for fighting World War I and II?
A. To stop the spread of military aggression
75. Q. What was the most important reason for the Civil War?
76. Q. What is called “The Supreme Law of the United States?
A. The supreme law of the U.S. is the Constitution
77. Q. What organizational structure does the first three articles of the constitution establish?
A. They spell out the duties of the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branches.
78. Q. What is the First Amendment of the Constitution About?
A. The first Amendment refers to the freedom of Religion
79. Q. What protection does the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution provide?
A. Protection against “self-incrimination”
80. Q. What does precision and timing of drill promote?
A. Skill, teamwork and discipline.
LET 2 QUESTIONS
1. Q. What are the three characteristics of effective writing?
A. Three characteristics of effective writing are, it must be simple, readable, and understandable.
2. Q. List the three parts of a research paper?
A. A research paper contains an introduction, body, and conclusion.
3. Q. List the three types of teaching methods?
A. The three types of teaching methods are lecture, conference, and demonstration.
4. Q. What is teamwork?
A. Teamwork is working together to complete assigned tasks on time and with good results.
5. Q. What are the two parts of an oral drill command?
A. The two parts of an oral command are the preparatory and command of execution.
6. Q. What is the Heimlich Maneuver used for?
A. The Heimlich Maneuver is used to clear a blocked airway
7. Q. List the seven life-saving steps.
A. The seven life-saving steps are:
1. Check for consciousness 5. Check for fractures
2. Check the Breathing and Pulse 6. Check for burns
3. Check for Bleeding 7. Check for head injuries
4. Check for shock8. Q. What are the two common types of fractures?
A. The two common types of fractures are simple and compound or closed and open fractures.9. Q. What is the most common injury caused by exposure to the cold?
A. Frostbite is one of the most common injury caused by expo sure to cold.
10. Q. What does CPR stand for?
A. CPR stands for Cardiopulmonary resuscitation.11. Q. Identify the units that are used to measure distance on a map?
A. Map distance can be measure in miles, meters, and yards.
12. Q. Name two of the five terrain features shown on a map.
A. The terrain features shown on a map are: Hill, Saddle, Valley, Ridge, and Depression.
13. Q. Identify the directions used on a topographic map.
A. The base directions used on a topographic map are: True North, Grid North, and Magnetic North.
14. Q. What instrument is used to measure a grid azimuth?
A. A protractor is used to measure an azimuth on a map.
15. Q. What instrument is used to measure a magnetic azimuth?
A. The compass is normally used to measure a magnetic azimuth.
16. Q. You may talk while you are in what drill position?
A. The rest position.
17. Q. What is the correct name for the JROTC torch?
A. The Corps Insignia.
18. Q. What do the colors in the United States Flag mean?
A. White - purity; Red — hardiness & valor; Blue — vigilance, perseverance & justice
19. Q. What is the name of the military organization used to make up a platoon?
A. The squad.
20. Q. Define leadership.
A. The ability to influence and direct others to accomplish an assign mission.
21. Q. What is a map?
A. A lined drawing made to scale of the earths Surface as seen from above.
22. Q. What is the rule for reading a set of coordinates?
A. Read to the right and up.
23. Q. Who was the Commanding General of the Continental Army?
A. General George Washington.
24. Q. What command is given to stop a marching unit?
A. The command is HALT!
LET 3 QUESTIONS
1. Q. If you had a question on drill and ceremony, what book would you use to find the answer?
A. The Army Field Manual 22-5 - Drill and Ceremony.
2. Q. What does the term first aid mean?
A. The term first aid is defined as the first treatment given to a victim before professional help arrives.
3. Q. What is the position of the head when executing the command, Eyes Right?
A. All cadets must turn their head to the right except those on the right - they look to the front.
4. Q. What is an azimuth?
A. An azimuth is a horizontal clockwise angle measured from a known reference point.
5. Q. What instrument is used to read a grid azimuth on a map?
A. A protractor.
6. Q. The difference between a back azimuth and a forward azimuth is how many degrees?
A. 180 degrees.
7. Q. How many North’s are indicated on a military map?
A. Three (3). They are True North, Grid North, and Magnetic North.
8. Q. How many degrees are there in a circle?
A. There are 360 degrees in a circle.
9. Q. If you should enlist in the Armed Forces, can you receive advance rank?
A. Yes. A LET II can enter as a E-2 A LET III can enter as an E-3
10. Q. What agency is available to your Governor in case of disaster or civil disturbance?
A. The Army National Guard
11. Q. A good training aid should?
A. Interest student, develop understanding, and save time
5. What is the Heimlich Maneuver used for?
A: To clear a blocked airway.
6. What do the letters “CPR” stand for and what is it used for?
A: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and it is used to restore a Heartbeat and restore breathing to a patient.
7. What is First Aid?
A: The assistance someone provides to an injured person until rained medical personnel arrive.
8. What is mouth-to-mouth resuscitation used for?
A: To restore breathing
9. What are the seven life-saving steps?
1. Check for consciousness 5. Check for fractures
2. Check for Breathing & Pulse 6. Check for burns
3. Check bleeding 7. Check for head injuries
4. Check for shock
10. What are the five basic colors found on a military map and what do they represent?’
Brown Contour, Elevation and Relief
Black Manmade Objects
Red Other Manmade Objects and Densely Populated areas
10. What instrument would you use to determine a magnetic azimuth in a field environment?
11. What instrument is used to determine grid azimuth on a map?
12. What are the five major terrain features?
A. Hilltop, Ridgeline, Saddle, Valley, Depression
13. How many North’s are found on a military map and what are they called?
A. Three, True North, Magnetic North and Grid North
Drill and Ceremony:
14. How many inches in a normal step in marching?
A: 30 inches
15. Which foot can you give the command halt on?
A: Either foot
16. What position are you allowed to speak while in formation?
A: The position of “REST”
17. All stationary commands are given from which position?
A: The position of “Attention” -
18. What is the rate of march for “Quick Time”?
A: 120 steps per minute
19. What is the rate of march for “Double Time”?
A: 180 steps per minuteU.S. Military History:
20. Who were the primary antagonists during World War I (who did the U.S. and its allies fight)?
A: Germany and Austria-Hungary
22. Who were the primary antagonists during World War II (who did the U.S. and its allies fight)?
A: Germany, Italy and Japan
23. What happened on 7 December 1941 in Hawaii?
A: The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor
24. Who was the Commander of the Revolutionary Army?
A: George Washington
25. What war accounted for the most American casualties?
A: The U.S. Civil War
26. What war was fought during the 1960’s and 1970’s?
A: The Vietnam War
27. What country did the U.S. and its allies fight in the Gulf War?
A: IraqCitizenship and the Constitution:
28. What are the first 10 Amendments to the U.S. Constitution known as?
A: The Bill of Rights
29. Which amendment grants the “Freedom of Speech”?
A: The First Amendment
30. What age is an U.S. Citizen first allowed to vote?
A: 18 years old
31. What are the two primary political parties?
A: The Republican Party and the Democratic Party