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Q.1) The Defense Transportation System (DTS)

The Defense Transportation System simply utilizes the Air Force and Navy to provide for the Army.

A. True (Your Answer)

B. False (Answer)

Explanation The DTS is an integral part of the total US transportation system and involves procedures, resources, andinterrelationships of a number of DOD, federal, commercial, and non-US activities that support DODtransportation needs.


Q.2) What historical development forced armies to maintain repair depots and mobile repair battalions to ensure functionality while on the march? (Choose the best answer.)

A. The Egyptian Chariot (Answer)

B. Napoleon's Musketmen (Your Answer)

C. Persian War Elephants

D. Yo Momma's Pie


Q.3) Just In Case to Just In Time

The Just In Time model of support is superior to the Just In Case model because it does not waste supplies.

A. True

B. False (Your Answer)

C. Neither. Both are needed in any real-time operation. (Answer)


Q.4) Airlift Operations

Planning airlift operations is a simple process involving only a few independent functions.

A. True (Your Answer)

B. False (Answer)

Explanation Planning airlift operations is a complicated process involving numerous interdependent functions.



Attainability is the minimum amount of supplies needed to commence operations.

A. True (Answer)

B. False (Your Answer)

Explanation This is to reduce the need to store up vast amount of supplies that may not be used.


Q.6) Which of the following characters are being Logistitions? (Choose the best answer.)

A. Mary is creating a rulebook for CAP's style of Ultimate Frisbee. (Your Answer)

B. John is doing is Calculus homework.

C. Charlie is marching Cadets to where they have been told to go.

D. Linda is overseeing the implementation of her plan to supply water to Cadets after they have marched all day. (Answer)

E. Timothy is preparing a briefing to his staff about logistics.

Explanation While all are almost accurate, Linda is doing both planning and executing her plans.



Simplicity reflects the need to make detailed orders understood by everyone in the chain of command.

A. True

B. False (Your Answer)

Explanation Simplicity reflects the need to reduce complexity and often fosters efficiency in both the planning and execution of national and theater logistic operations.


Q.8) Echelons of Care

Which Echelon of Care is rendered at the unit level and includes self aid and buddy aid, examination, and emergency lifesaving measures such as maintenance of airway, control of bleeding, prevention and control of shock, and prevention of further injury by trained personnel.

A. Echelon I. (Answer)

B. Echelon II.

C. Echelon III. (Your Answer)

D. Echelon IV.

E. Echelon V.


Q.9) Article: From Just In Case to Just In Time

A resource dependency analysis begins by doing what?

A. Identifying an organizations needed resources and then tracing them to their sources. (Your Answer)

B. Evaluates the environmental actors that support or interfere with the organizations resource exchanges.

C. Seeks to manage (or avoid) its dependency on the resources.

D. Asks for help.


Q.10) Logistic Functions

Which of the following is NOT one of the six broad functional areas of Logistics?

A. Transportation (Your Answer)

B. Supply Systems

C. Health Services

D. Public Affairs (Answer)


Q.11) Logistic Considerations

Integration of the operation and logistic planners efforts is necessary throughout the planning and execution phases.

A. True (Answer)

B. False (Your Answer)


Q.12) Considerations for Transportation Planning and Capability

Jimmy has been tasked to move 171 Doolies and water to support them 20 miles north. He is analyzing how many CAP vans he can use as well as the amount of needed drivers. Which of the 8 Considerations for Transportation Planning is he analyzing?

A. Priorities established for the movement (Your Answer)

B. Duration of the movement and time available for planning the movement

C. Availability and characteristics of movement resources, both military and civilian (Answer)

D. Amount and availability of forces and material to be moved

Explanation Notice he is just looking at the resources that he can use to move the Cadets and not how many Cadets need to be moved, the time requirements, or the priorities.


Q.13) The _________ army were the first to introduce a large-scale navy used primarily in support of ground operations.

A. Persian (Answer)

B. Egyptian (Your Answer)

C. Greek

D. British


Q.14) Logistic Planning

Joint logistics is a simple, independent concept that works alone to apply leverage (plus or minus) to a combatant commanders combat power.

A. True (Your Answer)

B. False (Answer)

Explanation Joint logistics is a complex, interdependent concept that can apply leverage (plus or minus) to a combatantcommanders combat power.



Plans must be flexible in order to ensure the successful delivery of required equipment and supplies.

A. True (Answer)

B. False (Your Answer)


Q.16) Mobilization

What are the two processes implied by definition of mobilization?

A. Increased Readiness (Your Answer)

B. Deployment of forces to a combat zone

C. Transportation of goods to the front lines

D. Economy meeting the needs to sustain operations (Missed)


Q.17) Article: Devising Operational Logistics Doctrine

The key point behind evaluating Logistics doctrine is what?

A. There must be changes in the definitions of the logistics characteristics, and logisticians must use those changes to leverage the technology of the information age. (Your Answer)

B. The principles embodied in doctrine are sound.

C. Operational logistics in the next century will offer challenging opportunities.


Q.18) Logistic 3

To have control over the strategic, operational, and tactical levels of war, one must also have control over logistics.

A. True (Answer)

B. False (Your Answer)


Q.19) Logistic Planning Considerations

It is critical that planners identify key issues unique to a specific joint operation plan they must support.

A. True (Your Answer)

B. False



Responsiveness is the right support in the right quantity in the right place at the right time.

A. True (Your Answer)

B. False



Linda has been doing this for days. She keeps instructing her staff to make sure the volleyball gear is setup and taken down every hour on the hour alternatively. By the sixth day she realizes that everyone is so tired and is making mistakes Which of the seven principles of logistics did she most likely not properly execute?

A. Flexibility (Your Answer)

B. Simplicity

C. Sustainability (Answer)

D. Economy


Q.22) Combatant Commanders Logistic Concept

Commanders must ensure that their operational and logistic capabilities align with their operations.

A. True (Your Answer)

B. False


Q.23) Article: Commercial application of military logistics principles

Which factor inhibits logistics engineering by limiting the flow of information between departments or facilities. (Choose the best answer.)

A. Division of responsibility (Answer)

B. Lack of training in logistics engineering (Your Answer)

C. Fast-moving programs

D. Lack of resources


Q.24) Airlift Operations

A Medivac chopper is an example of what category of airlift?

A. Strategic or intertheater airlift forces (Your Answer)

B. Theater, or intratheater, airlift forces

C. Organic airlift forces (Answer)

D. Tactical airlift forces

Explanation Organic airlift forces primarily provide specialized lift to specific users.


Q.25) Patient Evacuation

This mission is executed by the Air Mobility Command.

A. True (Your Answer)

B. False



Joe has spelled out every detail for his staff to follow down to exactly how to march. He is therefore disappointed when his staff fails to deliver water on time. Which of the seven principles of logistics did he most likely not properly execute?

A. Economy (Your Answer)

B. Attainability

C. Simplicity (Answer)

D. Flexibility


Q.27) What is logistics? (Choose the most complete definition.)

A. The system of creating plans for an organization. (Your Answer)

B. The study of Logarithms within Calculus.

C. Managing the flow and storage of goods from their point of originto the point of consumption. (Answer)

D. The implementation of policies and procedures.

Explanation Notice that Logistics is both an active and passive art.