Please login or register to submit a question.

Flashcards › Geneva Convention

Total Questions:

  1. What documents must POWs be allowed to keep upon capture ?
  2. What publication governs the rights and obligations for POWs under the Geneva Convention ?
  3. How many nations were initially represented at the first drafting of the Geneva Convention ?
  4. There are four (4) international agreements that were written at the same time dealing with the treatment of POWs. What are they known as ?
  5. True or False. The United States was the country where the Geneva Convention was written.
  6. When did the Geneva Convention come into force for the United States ?
  7. What is the maximum non-judicial punishment that may be imposed upon a POW for minor offenses ?
  8. If no POW of commissioned officer rank is present in a prisoner group, how often and by what means do prisoners choose their spokesman or representative ?
  9. How many articles govern the Geneva Convention in relation to the treatment of POWs ?
  10. Name three (3) types of work that junior enlisted prisoners may be forced to perform as described in the Geneva Convention.
  11. If captured, who are the only personnel that are not considered POWs ?
  12. What is a capture card and what is it used for ?
  13. On what date, along with three (3) other international agreements were the Geneva Convention written ?
  14. As a POW, what is the only information you are required to give ?
  15. As POWs, what types of work may noncommissioned officers be required to perform ?
  16. What does the Geneva Convention recognize as the main duty of a POW ?
  17. What disciplinary action will be enforced if a member of the U.S. Armed Forces deliberately violates the Geneva Convention ?
  18. In 1785, a treaty was drafted with the Kingdom of Prussia and is considered the first agreement concerning wartime. Who was it drafted by and for what reason ?
  19. Under the Geneva Convention, who is the only one that may determine whether a person is entitled to be a POW or not ?
  20. True or False. POWs are required to salute the enemy camp commander if he is not an officer.

A product of