SERE 100.2 Complete Questions and Answers

This Article will provide you the complete questions and answers for SERE 100.2

SERE 100.2 (IF you pass the pretest you don't take the rest of the course)

What pre-deployment document requires you to provide, four personal authentication statements, full front and right side photographs, and fingerprints?

-DD Form 1833 Isolated Personnel Report (ISOPREP)


What are de-escalation strategies personnel can use to discourage captor violence.

-Be conscious of your body language
-maintain a low profile


Which evasion aids can assist you with making contact with the local population? (Select all that apply)

- Pointee-Talkee
- Cultural Smart Cards

What are some techniques you can use to help cope with the psychological effects of captivity? (Select all that apply)

-Have faith that the U.S. government will support your family
-Reaffirm your will to live and focus on positive reasons to return home
-Keep your mind active by recalling fond memories or designing a house

 What are some methods to purify water?

-Boiling vigorously for at least one minute
-Chemically treating water with chlorine or iodine
-Purifying with a commercial micro filter

You should limit your communication with the captor to which of the following?

-Address health and welfare concerns
-Provide the innocent circumstances leading to capture
-Identify yourself
-Ask to be returned to U.S. control

The Evasion Plan of Action (EPA) provides recovery forces the following information should you become isolated.

-Your evasion intentions and key recovery information
-Ensure you detail the factors concerning the methods and procedures you intend to use to communicate with recovery forces
-It helps them to anticipate your actions and intentions should you become isolated

The Code of Conduct is your moral guide from isolation to captivity resolution.


One way to gain acceptance from the local population after making contact is to discuss the similarities between your religions. This helps to show you are peaceful and mean no harm.


Upon your release, a DoD Public Affairs Officer (PAO) will be available to help you. Their goal is to_______________________________________.

-help you regain control over your life
-coordinate your interactions with the media

The Code of Conduct is a ____________ for military members when isolated or held against their will by entities hostile to the U.S.

-moral guide

To which article of the Code of Conduct does the following statement refer? If captured I will continue to resist by all means available. I will make every effort to escape and aid others to escape. I will accept neither parole nor special favors from the enemy.

-Article III

Resistance is a BATTLE OF WITS with your captor.


An effective memory tool that can assist you with using situational awareness during an isolating event is the acronym PAID-E, which stands for perceive, ______________, interpret, decide, and execute.


Which of the following are criteria for selecting a shelter site?

-The area is large enough for you and your equipment
-Provides natural protection from environment, hazards, and threats
-Sufficient materials are available for constructing a shelter

The three basic food sources during isolation are packed rations, animals and insects, and plants.


Identify elements of Article II of the Code of Conduct.

-During military operations outside declared hostilities you may delay contact with local authorities
-Military members are never authorized to surrender

During a hole-up what is your primary concern?


Which evasion aids can assist you with making contact with the local population?

Cultural Smart Cards

Limiting the amount of personal information available to others includes reducing your ______________ footprint, and personal information items not required for your operational mission such as credit cards and other identifiable items in your wallet or purse.

-social media

Identify some posture and resistance constants of an effective resistance posture.

-Bounce back
-Control emotions

The two types of reporting isolating events are observer-reported and media reporting.


Which of the following are used to control bleeding?

-Use a tourniquet
-Elevate and immobilize
-Apply direct pressure

The weakened state of the captives' ____________reduces their capacity to collectively resist adversary exploitation efforts. Acceptance of special favors also provides an opening for an adversary's future exploitation efforts against you.


As part of your resistance posture you should portray ______ at all times.


Actions to take when capture is imminent include.

-Leave evidence of presence at capture point
-Try to retain your personal cell phone
-Sanitize personal or sensitive materials

What evasion aid is tailored to cover an individual operational area, combining standard navigation charts and maps with evasion and survival information?

-Evasion chart

When are personnel ALWAYS authorized to escape?

-When in physical or mortal danger

You should attempt to provide proof of life during any audio or video recording or written documents?


Unlike a wartime situation, where the senior ranking member takes command of all prisoners, in a hostage situation, the most capable member must take command to ensure survivability.


What should you do during USG negotiations for your release?

-Have faith in the USG
-Remain professional and avoid exploitation
-Maintain your honor and communicate your innocence

When providing proof of life what information should you include?

-A verifiable date
-You and your fellow captives' identities
-Your health and welfare

Tactical hand-held radio transceivers, cell phones, satellite phones, and personal locator beacons (PLBs) are devices you could use for electronic communication.


Should your captors provide an opportunity to communicate using written, oral, or video means, you should:

-Provide proof of life

Selecting a signaling site and putting your signal in a suitable location is critical. A signaling site is defined as any site, based on your situation that enhances signaling efforts and the likelihood for the signal to be detected by friendly forces. What is a signaling site criterion?

-Site hidden from potential enemy observation and ground fire
-Recovery possible from/near site
-Sufficient materials for signal construction

During a direct action recovery, you should pick up a weapon and assist the recovery team.


Continuously learning about your captivity environment and the captor is known as ___________________.

-situational awareness

Leaving evidence of your presence supports U.S. Government effort to locate, identify and recover you.


In the event of isolation during operations other than war, the reasons to delay contact with legitimate authorities include.

-Gain situational awareness
-Contact friendly forces

Identify steps in building a fire.

-Carefully place small, dry kindling over the burning tinder
-Prepare adequate amounts of tinder, kindling, and fuel
-Use a platform

What are some de-escalation strategies personnel can use to discourage captor violence? (Select all that apply)

-Maintain a low profile

-Be conscious of your body language

To which article of the Code of Conduct does the following statement refer? When questioned, should I become a prisoner of war, I am required to give name, rank, service number and date of birth. I will evade answering further questions to the utmost of my ability. I will make no oral or written statements disloyal to my country and its allies or harmful to their cause.

-Article V

What are the goals of using a disguise?

-Prevent recognition
-Pass initial scrutiny

Addition SERE 100.2 for non-military sources

Which Principle of Behavior expects you to resist adversary exploitation despite the pervasive physical and environmental control retained by the captor? [Remediation Accessed :N]
Principle I
Principle II
Principle III (correct)
Principle IV

Identify some posture and resistance constants of an effective resistance posture. (Select all that apply) [Remediation Accessed :N]
Bounce back (correct)
Stall (correct)
Control emotions (correct)
Respond quickly

When questioned, should I become a prisoner of war, the Geneva Conventions, requires, but does not prohibit, you from identifying yourself to your captors. Which Principle of Behavior does the statement above refer? [Remediation Accessed :N]
Principle I
Principle II
Principle III (correct)
Principle IV

Which Principle of Behavior articulates: If held in captivity you should communicate and organize with the community of fellow United States Government and allied captives and avoid actions that may harm them. [Remediation Accessed :N]
Principle I
Principle II (correct)
Principle III
Principle IV