Army Promotion Board Questions

WHAT ARMY REGULATION COVERS UNIFORM AND APPEARANCE?AR-670-1
WHAT AR COVERS ASAP?AR-600-85
WHAT AR COVERS ARMY WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM?AR-600-9
WHAT AR COVERS ARMY COMMAND POLICY?AR-600-20
WHAT AR COVERS MILITARY AWARDS?AR-600-8-22
WHAT AR COVERS ENLISTED PROMOTIONS AND REDUCTIONS?AR-600-8-19
WHAT AR COVERS MILITARY LEAVE AND PASSES?AR 600-8-10
WHAT AR COVERS FLAGS (SUSPENSION OF FAVORABLE PERSONNEL ACTION)?AR 600-8-2
WHAT AR COVERS ARMY CASUALTY PROGRAM?AR 600-8-1
WHAT AR COVERS NCOERS?AR 623-3
WHAT AR COVERS AER(ARMY EMERGENCY RELIEF) LOANS?AR 930-4
WHAT AR COVERS REDCROSS?AR 930-5
WHAT AR COVERS ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE?AR 608-1
WHAT AR COVERS ACES (ARMY CONTINUING EDUCATION SYSTEM)?AR 621-5
WHAT AR COVERS THE BOSS PROGRAM?AR 215-1
WHAT FM COVERS DRILL AND CERMONY?FM 3-21.5
WHAT FM COVERS PT (PHYSICAL TRAINING)?FM 21-20
WHAT TC COVERS PRT (PHYSICAL READINESS TRAINING)?TC 3-22.20
WHAT AR COVERS THE ARMY PHYSICAL FITNESS PROGRAM?AR 350-1 CHAPTER 1 SECTION 4
WHAT AR COVERS MILITARY CUSTOMS AND COURTESY?AR 600-25
WHAT FM COVERS LEADERSHIP?FM 6-22
WHAT FM COVERS COUNSELING?FM 6-22 APPENDIX B
WHAT AR COVERS MILITARY JUSTICE?AR 27-10
WHAT FM COVERS MAP READING AND LAND NAVIGATION?FM 3-25.26
WHAT AR COVERS ARMY TRAINING and LEADER DEVELOPMENT?AR 350-1
WHAT IS THE NORMAL TIS (TIME IN SERVICE) AND TIG (TIME IN GRADE) FOR PROMOTION TO SPC?TIS: 24 MONTHS
TIG: 4 MONTHS
WHA IS THE NORMAL TIS AND TIG FOR PROMOTION TO PFC?TIS: 12 MONTHS
TIG: 4 MONTHS
WHAT ARE THREE WAYS A SOLDIER MAYBE REDUCED FOR MISCONDUCT?1. ARTICLE 15
2. COURT MARTIAL
3. CONVICTION BY CIVIL COURT
WHAT ARE FIVE REASON A SOLIDR BE ADMINISTRATIVELY REDUCED?1. WRONG ENLISTMENT GRADE
2. MISCONDUCT
3. INEFFICIENCY
4. APPROVED FOR DISCHARGE FROM SERVICE UNDER OTHER THAN HONORABLE CONDITIONS.
5. FAILURE TO COMPLETE TRAINING SUCH AS OCS, OR FLIGHT SCHOOL FOR EXAMPLE.
WHA IS THE PURPOSE OF THE SECONDARY ZONE?SECONDARY ZONE PROVIDES INCENTIVES TO THOSE WHO STRIVE FOR EXCELLENCE AND WHOSE ACCOMPLISHMENTS DEMONSTRATED CAPACITY FOR LEADERSHIP, AND MARKED POTENTIAL PROMOTION AHEAD OF THEIR PEERS.
WHAT IS DONE FOR SOLDIERS E-4 AND BELOW WHO MEET PROMOTION ELIGIBILITY WITHOUT WAIVERS, BUT ARE NOT RECOMMENDED FOR PROMOTION?SOLDIER IS COUNSELED, COUNSELING NEEDS TO BE FOCUSED ON AREAS WHERE THE SOLDIER NEEDS TO IMPROVE
WHAT ARE FIVE WAYS A SOLDIER CAN BE IDENTIFIED AS HAVING A SUBSTANCE ABUSE ISSUE?1. VOLUNTARY
2. COMMANDER/ SUPERVISOR
3. BIOCHEMICAL (DRUG TEST)
4. MEDICAL IDENTIFICATION
5. INVESTIGATION OR APPREHENSION
WHAT DOES ASAP STAND FOR?ARMY SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROGRAM
CAN SOLDIER ENROLLED IN ASAP REENLIST?NO!
WILL SOLDIERS WHO ARE COMMAND REFERRED TO ASAP BE FLAGGED?YES UNDR AR 600-8-2 (FLAGS)
WHAT IS GENERAL ORDER NUMBER ONE?I WILL GUARD EVERYTHING WITHIN THE LIMITS OF MY POST AND QUIT MY POST ONLY WHEN PROPERLY RELIEVED.
WHAT IS GENERAL ORDER NUMBER THREE?I WILL REPORT VIOLATIONS OF MY SPECIAL ORDRS, EMERGENCIES, AND ANYTHING NOT COVERED IN MY INSTRUCTIONS TO THE COMMANDER OF THE RELIEF.
ALL ASAP REFERRALS ARE ACCOMPLISHED BY USING WHAT FORM?DA-8003
WHAT IS GENERAL ORDER NUMBER TWO?I WILL OBEY MY SPECIAL ORDERS AND PERFORM ALL MY DUTIES IN A MILITARY MANNER.
IF CIRCUMSTANCE PREVENT THE WEIGHING OF SOLDIERS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE APFT, WHEN CAN THEY WEIGHTED?WITHIN 30 DAYS OF APFT
WHAT IS A TAPE TEST?METHOD OF DETERMINING THE AMOUNT OF BODY FAT ON A SOLDIER.
HOW OFTEN SHOULD A SOLDIER BE WEIGHTED?EVERY SIX MONTHS OR AFTER EVERY APFT
CAN A SOLDIER WHO HAS BEEN FLAGGED OFR BEING OVERWEIGHT OR AN APFT FAILURE RECEIVE AN AWARD?A SOLDIER BEING FLAGGED FOR WEIGHT CANNOT RECEIVE AN AWARD, BUT A SOLDIER BEING FLAGGED FOR APFT CAN RECEIVE AN AWARD.
WHAT IS A DA 3355?PROMOTION POINT WORKSHEET
WHAT ARE THE THREE TYPES OF PROMOTION POINT WORKSHEETS?1. INTIAL
2. REEVALUATION
3. RECOMPUTATION
WHAT ARE TWO TYPES OF PROMOTION POINT REEVALUATIONS?1. ADMINISTRATIVE
2. TOTAL
WHAT IS THE TIS AND TIG REQUIREMENTS FOR PROMOTION TO SGT?PRIMARY ZONE
TIS: 36 MONTHS TIG: 8 MONTHS
SECONDARY ZONE
TIS: 18 MONTHS TIG: 4 MONTHS
WHAT ARE THE THREE LEVELS OF PROMOTION?1. UNIT LEVEL
2. SEMI-CENTRALIZED
3. DA CENTRALIZED
WHAT FM COVERS TRAINING THE FORCE?FM 7-0
Define Leadership.Leadership is influencing people by providing purpose, direction, and motivation while operating to accomplish the mission and improving the organization.
What is purpose?Purpose gives subordinates the reason to act in order to achieve a desired outcome.
What is direction?Providing clear direction involves communicating how to accomplish a mission: prioritizing tasks, assigning responsibility for completion, and ensuring subordinates understand the standard.
What is motivation?Motivation supplies the will to do what is necessary to accomplish a mission.
What are the three principal ways that leaders can develop others through which they provide knowledge and feedback?1. Counseling
2. Coaching
3. Mentoring
What are the three levels of leadership?1. Direct – Direct leadership is face-to-face, first-line leadership.
2. Organizational – Organizational leaders influence several hundred to several thousand people. They do this
indirectly, generally through more levels of subordinates than do direct leaders.
3. Strategic – Strategic leaders include military and DA civilian leaders at the major command through Department
of Defense levels. Strategic leaders are responsible for large organizations and influence several thousand to
hundreds of thousands of people.
What are the Army Values?Loyalty
Duty
Respect
Selfless Service
Honor
Integrity
Personal Courage
What is counseling?Counseling is the process used by leaders to review with a subordinate the subordinate’s demonstrated performance and potential.
What are the three major categories of developmental counseling?1. Event counseling
2. Performance counseling
3. Professional growth counseling
What are the three phases of physical conditioning?1. Preparatory
2. Conditioning
3. Maintenance
What is a MFT?Master Fitness Trainer
What is Da Form 3349?Physical profile form
What is the objective of physical fitness training?To enhance soldiers’ abilities to meet the physical demands of war.
What are the three periods of a normal daily exercise routine?1. Warm-up
2. Conditioning
3. Cool-down
What are the commands to get a unit from a normal line formation into an extended rectangular formation?1. Extend to the left, march
2. Arms downward, move
3. Left, Face
4. Extend to the left, march
5. Arms downward, move
6. Right, face
7. From front to rear, count off
8. Even numbers to the left, uncover
Soldiers 55 years of age or older have the option of taking the 3 event APFT or what?The alternate APFT. An alternate APFT is defined as push-ups, sit-ups and an alternate aerobic event (2.5-mile walk, 800-yard swim, or 6.2-mile bicycle ride).
What is the DA form 705?Physical Readiness Test Scorecard
Name the two physical fitness formations?1. Extended Rectangular
2. Circular
What are some techniques leaders may use during the directive approach to counseling?1. Corrective Training
2. Commanding
What are the three approaches to counseling?1. Directive
2. Non-directive
3. Combined
What are some examples of Event counseling?1. Instances of superior or substandard performance.
2. Reception and Integration Counseling.
3. Crisis Counseling
4. Referral Counseling
5. Promotion Counseling
6. Separation Counseling
Leaders should seek to develop and improve what three leader counseling skills?1. Active Listening
2. Responding
3. Questioning
What form is used for counseling?DA Form 4856 E
Is it a requirement that a leader counsel his/her subordinates?Yes. A leader who neglects to counsel his subordinates is negligent in his performance of duty