The following items will test your grasp of the material covered in this
lesson. There is only one correct answer for each item. When you complete
the exercise, check your answer with the answer key that follows. If you
answer any item incorrectly, study again that part of the lesson which
contains the portion involved.
You are a squad leader in an MP unit. Your unit is part of a theater of
operations engaged in combat.
You have been directed to conduct a hasty
You have available all proper
equipment to complete your mission.
In giving you the mission orders, the operations officer states that
guerrillas have been active in the area, particularly in an area from about
7 kilometers to 14 kilometers out, and contact is expected. You are told
you will have three teams to conduct the mission.
Based on this
information, which is the correct course of action?
avoid the area from 7 to 14 km out.
use bounding overwatch from 6 to 15 km out.
ensure that you locate and engage the enemy.
operate largely off the highway from 7 to 14 km out.
Your mission orders state that the route has been used in the past by
host nation forces.
Most of the civilians in the area are considered as
being friendly. The route contains no urban areas. It was a major highway
before the current combat operations began.
Prior to departure, which of
the following actions should you take?
Assume that information provided by civilians will be accurate.
Plan that bridges along the route will be fully marked and
When you are 4.5 km out, you arrive at the first bridge. The bridge
has a military load classification of 120. From engineer reports, you know
the depth in the main channel is 8 meters. The banks on both sides of the
rive slope to the water gently. The river bottom is a mixture of mud and
gravel. What type of bypass would you indicate for this bridge?
No bypass is required for a class 120 bridge.