The following items will test your knowledge of the material covered in this lesson. There is only one correct
answer for each item. When you complete the exercise, check your answers with the answer key at the end of
this subcourse. If you answer any items incorrectly, go back to the part of the lesson that contains the
information involved and study again.
1. What is considered the best method for computing petroleum requirements?
A. Historical data method.
B. Equipment consumption method.
C. Gallons per person per day method.
D. Fuel consumption unit method.
2. What is essential for correct calculations using the historical data method for computing petroleum
A. FM 101-10-1/2, table 2-12.
B. STANAG 2115.
C. Record keeping for actual consumption during major training exercises, tactical marches, etc.
D. FM 10-13, table 3-2.
3. What factors does the fuel consumption of unit method for computing petroleum requirements consider?
A. Troop strength and theater consumption.
B. Equipment and geographical area.
C. Same vehicles, same distances, and similar resupply source.
D. Climate, combat, and terrain.
4. What is considered the least desirable or accurate method of computing petroleum requirements?
A. Equipment consumption method.
B. Combat profile method.
C. Historical data method.
D. Gallons per person per day method.
5. Which of the following is true of the equipment consumption method of computing petroleum requirements?
A. This method tracks combat vehicles only.
B. This method may be used at all levels.
C. This method is a standard used by NATO.
D. This method is primarily used for early planning stages and for funding.