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1

What TC covers drill and ceremonies

TC (training circular) 3-12.5

2

What are the three marching steps used in drill?

15 in step, 30 in step, 30 in step double time

3

What are two prescribed formations for platoon?

line and column

4

What are the 4 rest positions that can be given at the halt?

parade rest, stand at ease, at ease, rest

5

What is the primary value of ceremonies?

to render honors, preserve tradition, and to stimulate esprit de corps

6

What is a rank?

a line

7

What foot is your leading foot?

your left foot

8

what is the only command given from inspection arms

ready, port, arms

9

What is an element?

An individual, squad, section, platoon, company or larger unit forming part of the next higher nit

10

When marching, who is the only person in a platoon that is never out of step?

The platoon guide

11

What is a file?

a column

12

If you were marching a squad, when would you give the command "squad halt"?

When either foot strikes the ground

13

While passing the colors or while the colors are passing you, when is the hand salute rendered?

Six paces before and six paces after

14

How many steps per minute is quick time?

120 steps per minute

15

How many steps per minute is double time?

180 steps per minute

16

What command is given to reverse the direction of a march?

rear march

17

From what position are all stationary movements given?

Position of attention

18

On what foot would you give the command "mark time march"

On either foot

19

What is cover

aligning yourself directly behind the man to your immediate front

20

How do you measure a "step"

heel to heel

21

What is depth?

The space from front to rear of a formation

22

What is the interval between the preparatory command and the command of execution?

1 step

23

What are the two parts of most drill command?

preparatory command and command of execution

24

What are the 5 types of commands in a drill?

two part, combined, supplementing, directive, mass

25

What position is the unit guidon once a preparatory command is given?

The raised vertical position

26

What are some examples of a combined command?

At ease, fall in, rest

27

What command is given to revoke a preparatory command?

As you were

28

What is a guidon

a swallow-tailed flag carried by companies

29

When executing a rear march, on which foot do you pivot?

Both feet

30

What are the three methods used to teach drill?

step by step, by the numbers, talk-through method

31

What 4 movements in marching require a 15-inch step?

half step, left step, right step, backward march

32

What is the blue book

the manual that preceded fm 3-21.5 used to train the colonial army