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  1. 1. TRUE OR FALSE: Someone who serves as a Director every day might not hold that title when deployed under an ICS structure. A. True
  2.  
  3.  B. False
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  5.  2. Which Section Chief is responsible for ensuring that assigned incident personnel are fed and have communications, medical support, and transportation as needed to meet the operational objectives? A. Operations Section Chief
  6.  
  7.  B. Finance/Administration Section Chief
  8.  
  9.  C. Planning Section Chief
  10.  
  11.  D. Logistics Section Chief
  12.  
  13.  3. Which incident facility is the location where personnel and equipment are kept while waiting for tactical assignments? A. Incident Command Post
  14.  
  15.  B. Base
  16.  
  17.  C. Staging Area
  18.  
  19.  D. Camp
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  21.  4. The difference between a Strike Team and a Task Force is: A. Strike Teams report to an Officer while Task Forces report to a Leader.
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  23.  B. Strike Teams are in the Operations Section while Task Forces are in the Planning Section.
  24.  
  25.  C. Strike Teams have a lower span of control ratio when compared to Task Forces.
  26.  
  27.  D. Strike Teams have similar resources while Task Forces are comprised of mixed resources.
  28.  
  29.  5. Interoperability means: A. Personnel from different jurisdictions can all perform the same tasks using the same protocols.
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  31.  B. Surrounding jurisdictions all purchase the same type of communications hardware and software.
  32.  
  33.  C. A single plan is used to direct the tactical assignments with the Operations Section.
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  35.  D. Communication equipment, procedures, and systems can operate together during a response.
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  37.  6. Which ICS function records time accounting and procures needed items? A. Operations
  38.  
  39.  B. Incident Command
  40.  
  41.  C. Finance/Administration
  42.  
  43.  D. Planning
  44.  
  45.  7. At the incident scene, who handles media inquires? A. External Affairs Specialist
  46.  
  47.  B. Media Relations Specialist
  48.  
  49.  C. Public Information Officer
  50.  
  51.  D. Communications Officer
  52.  
  53.  8. You are implementing tactical activities to achieve the incident objectives. What is the correct title of the ICS organizational element to which you are assigned? A. Tactics Section
  54.  
  55.  B. Operations Section
  56.  
  57.  C. Planning Division
  58.  
  59.  D. Planning Section
  60.  
  61.  9. After being deployed and arriving on scene at an incident, the first task for response personnel is to: A. Search for potential incident survivors.
  62.  
  63.  B. Check in and receive an assignment.
  64.  
  65.  C. Record and report resource allocation.
  66.  
  67.  D. Locate and assist response personnel.
  68.  
  69.  10. The Incident Command System (ICS) is: A. A military system used in domestic incidents to ensure command and control of Federal resources.
  70.  
  71.  B. A standardized approach to incident management that is applicable for use in all hazards.
  72.  
  73.  C. Most applicable to the management of complex incidents that extend over many hours or days.
  74.  
  75.  D. A relatively new approach created based on the lessons learned from the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
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  77.  11. Check-in, initial briefing, recordkeeping, and demobilization procedures are all necessary to ensure: A. Sustainability.
  78.  
  79.  B. Accountability.
  80.  
  81.  C. Redundancy.
  82.  
  83.  D. Flexibility.
  84.  
  85.  12. The Operations Section Chief: A. Prepares and implements the Incident Communication Plan.
  86.  
  87.  B. Coordinates communication between all responding agencies.
  88.  
  89.  C. Sets up and maintains all incident facilities and food services.
  90.  
  91.  D. Directs tactical actions to achieve the incident objectives.
  92.  
  93.  13. Which of the following organizational entities within the Operations Section may be used to divide an incident geographically? A. Regiments
  94.  
  95.  B. Units
  96.  
  97.  C. Divisions
  98.  
  99.  D. Groups
  100.  
  101.  14. You are a Group Supervisor working in a Branch within the Operations Section. Who is your immediate supervisor? A. Branch Leader
  102.  
  103.  B. Branch Executive Officer
  104.  
  105.  C. Branch Director
  106.  
  107.  D. Branch Chief
  108.  
  109.  15. Command is: A. The ability to control information exchange within and across organizations involved in an incident.
  110.  
  111.  B. Directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority.
  112.  
  113.  C. Assumed by the individual who is the highest ranking person on the scene regardless of experience or training level.
  114.  
  115.  D. Based on the number of individuals or resources that one supervisor can manage effectively during an incident.
  116.  
  117.  16. Span of control refers to: A. The process of moving the responsibility for incident command from one Incident Commander to another.
  118.  
  119.  B. The act of directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority.
  120.  
  121.  C. The number of individuals or resources that one supervisor can manage effectively during an incident.
  122.  
  123.  D. An orderly line of authority that exists within the ranks of the incident management organization.
  124.  
  125.  17. A Deputy is the support position for all of the following positions, EXCEPT: A. Branch Director.
  126.  
  127.  B. Incident Commander.
  128.  
  129.  C. Public Information Officer.
  130.  
  131.  D. Section Chief.
  132.  
  133.  18. The Liaison Officer: A. Provides information to the public.
  134.  
  135.  B. Tracks resources and maintains incident documentation.
  136.  
  137.  C. Is the point of contact for other response organizations.
  138.  
  139.  D. Arranges for resources and needed services to support the incident objectives.
  140.  
  141.  19. The ability to communicate within ICS is absolutely critical. To ensure efficient, clear communication, ICS requires the use of: A. Radio codes.
  142.  
  143.  B. Agency-specific codes.
  144.  
  145.  C. Technical language.
  146.  
  147.  D. Common terminology.
  148.  
  149.  20. Before leaving an incident assignment, you should do all of the following EXCEPT FOR: A. Self-dispatch to another incident.
  150.  
  151.  B. Complete all tasks and required forms/reports.
  152.  
  153.  C. Return any incident-issued equipment or other nonexpendable supplies.
  154.  
  155.  D. Brief replacements, subordinates, and supervisor.
  156.  
  157.  21. If the Incident Commander designates personnel to provide public information, safety, and liaison services, the personnel are collectively referred to as the: A. Executive Staff.
  158.  
  159.  B. Incident Staff.
  160.  
  161.  C. Command Staff.
  162.  
  163.  D. Director Staff.
  164.  
  165.  22. Who has overall responsibility for managing the on-scene incident? A. Incident Commander
  166.  
  167.  B. Agency Executive
  168.  
  169.  C. Operations Section Chief
  170.  
  171.  D. Emergency Operations Center Manager
  172.  
  173.  23. You are working in a complex incident. There are multiple Incident Commanders representing multiple jurisdictions working together to establish incident objectives. What type of ICS structure is being used? A. Multiple Command
  174.  
  175.  B. Area Command
  176.  
  177.  C. Unified Command
  178.  
  179.  D. Mutual Command
  180.  
  181.  24. In ICS, the members of the Command Staff assume the title of: A. Officer.
  182.  
  183.  B. Director.
  184.  
  185.  C. Executive.
  186.  
  187.  D. Leader.
  188.  
  189.  25. The major activities of the Planning Section include: A. Providing technology to ensure efficient incident communications.
  190.  
  191.  B. Setting up and maintaining incident facilities.
  192.  
  193.  C. Compensating for injury or damage to property.
  194.  
  195.  D. Preparing and documenting Incident Action Plans.
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  197.  Answers in order from top to bottom:
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  199.  Questions are scrambled so plan accordingly. It is not always in this order. Look at the question and match it to the answer put here to yours.
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  201.  TRUE, LOGISTIC SECTIONS CHIEF, STAGING AREA, Strike teams have similar resources, communication procedures are similar, FINANCE RECORDS TIME , Public information officer = media inquiries, operations section, check and receive assignment, a standardized approach, accountability, directs tactical actions , groups, branch director, ability to control, number of individuals one supervisor, incident commander, point of contact to other agencies, common terminology, self dispatch, incident staff , operations section chief, unified command, leader . preparing and documenting action plans (see less)