1. Sea power is a nations ability to protect
which of the following interests?
4. All of the above
2. What are the principle parts of sea power?
1. Naval power, ocean science, ocean
industry, and ocean commerce
2. Ocean science, ocean industry, ocean
commerce, and ASW warfare
3. Ocean industry, ocean commerce, ocean
science, and nuclear propulsion aircraft
4. Naval power, ocean industry, ocean
commerce, and ballistic missiles
3. In peacetime, what does sea power
1. Clash of fleets
2. Commercial rivalries
3. Diplomatic maneuvering
4. Both 2 and 3 above
4. What person coined the phrase sea power?
1. Secretary Alexander Hamilton
2. John Paul Jones
3. Admiral David Farragut
4. Captain Alfred Thayer Mahan
5. Which of the following is a requirement for
a nation to have sea power?
1. Serviceable coastlines
2. Favorable climate
3. Abundant natural resources
4. Each of the above
6. Immediately after the Civil War, the primary
role of the U.S. Navy was to defend the coast
and as a commerce raider.
7. During World War II, fewer battles were
fought between ships within sight of each
other for which of the following reasons?
1. There were fewer ships in sea battles
2. Submarines were usually used to fight
3. The effects of aircraft, aircraft carriers,
and radar began to emerge
4. The convoy system kept enemy ships
away from allied battle groups
8. Today, sea power involves which of the
1. Marine science
2. Maritime industry
3. Both 1 and 2 above
9. The seas are our lifeline for survival. Which
of the following factors make this a true
1. A barrier between nations
2. A broad highway for ships
3. A source for food, minerals, and metals
4. All of the above
10. An economic advantage for a nation is to
produce goods and services and to exchange
them with other nations. Those that have failed
in commerce have also failed as world powers.
11. What is the determining factor in the United
States that changed our point of view about
1. Population growth and advanced
2. Interrelationships between countries
3. Growing isolationist policy
4. Increased loss of farmland
Textbook Assignment: Chapter 20 Sea Power, Chapter 21 Leadership and Supervision, and
Chapter 22 Security Requirements and International Agreements.