Learning Objectives: Indicate the various methods of
purchase and the forms that should be used: identify the
person(s) responsible for the establishment and operation
of an imprest fund.
3-68. To purchase materials under emergency conditions, the
supply officer may be authorized to purchase material
up to what maximum amount?
3-69. What type of fund is the imprest fund?
3-70. Before the commanding officer of a ship may
authorize an imprest fund, written approval must be
obtained from which of the following individuals or
1. Fleet commander
2. Type commander
3. Comptroller of the Navy
4. Naval Supply Systems Command
3-71. Before the value of an authorized imprest fund may
exceed $ 1,000, approval must be obtained from which
of the following authorities?
The type commander only
The type commander and NAVSUP
The commanding officer
HOW often should a review of the imprest fund be
made to determine if the fund is still required?
Which of the following personnel may be designated
as the imprest fund cashier?
1. An SK3 in the supply office
2. A PN in the personnel office
3. An ENS in the operations office
4. A LT in the engineering office
3-74. Money to establish an imprest fund is advanced by
1. Disbursing officer of the ship
2. Supply officer of the ship
3. Squadron commander
4. Type commander
3-75. Imprest funds may be used for which of the following
Purchase of money orders
Cashing checks or money orders
Cash payment upon delivery for supplies available
Payment of transportation charges to common