$15.50 Emergency Management - incident command
Need help with multiple choice questions for Incident Command Systems
Emergency Management Institute
people familiar with emergency response, firefighter, volunteer, first responder, or if you can just help in general, there is a book on the whole IS100 test, but it is fairly long. Some are common sense others are more difficult, any help would be appreciated.
>1. 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. Unified Command B. Mutual Command C. Multiple Command D. Area Command 2. The major activities of the Planning Section include: A. Compensating for injury or damage to property. B. Preparing and documenting Incident Action Plans. C. Providing technology to ensure efficient incident communications. D. Setting up and maintaining incident facilities. 3. 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. Planning Division B. Planning Section C. Tactics Section D. Operations Section 4. Interoperability means: A. A single plan is used to direct the tactical assignments with the Operations Section. B. Communication equipment, procedures, and systems can operate together during a response. C. Personnel from different jurisdictions can all perform the same tasks using the same protocols. D. Surrounding jurisdictions all purchase the same type of communications hardware and software. 5. The Incident Command System (ICS) is: A. Most applicable to the management of complex incidents that extend over many hours or days. B. A relatively new approach created based on the lessons learned from the 9/11 terrorist attacks. C. A military system used in domestic incidents to ensure command and control of Federal resources. D. A standardized approach to incident management that is applicable for use in all hazards. 6. Check-in, initial briefing, recordkeeping, and demobilization procedures are all necessary to ensure: A. Redundancy. B. Flexibility. C. Sustainability. D. Accountability. 7. A Deputy is the support position for all of the following positions, EXCEPT: A. Public Information Officer. B. Section Chief. C. Branch Director. D. Incident Commander. 8. Command is: A. Assumed by the individual who is the highest ranking person on the scene regardless of experience or training level. B. Based on the number of individuals or resources that one supervisor can manage effectively during an incident. C. The ability to control information exchange within and across organizations involved in an incident. D. Directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority. 9. After being deployed and arriving on scene at an incident, the first task for response personnel is to: A. Record and report resource allocation. B. Locate and assist response personnel. C. Search for potential incident survivors. D. Check in and receive an assignment. 10. Before leaving an incident assignment, you should do all of the following EXCEPT FOR: A. Return any incident-issued equipment or other nonexpendable supplies. B. Brief replacements, subordinates, and supervisor. C. Self-dispatch to another incident. D. Complete all tasks and required forms/reports. 11. The difference between a Strike Team and a Task Force is: A. Strike Teams have a lower span of control ratio when compared to Task Forces. B. Strike Teams have similar resources while Task Forces are comprised of mixed resources. C. Strike Teams report to an Officer while Task Forces report to a Leader. D. Strike Teams are in the Operations Section while Task Forces are in the Planning Section. 12. The Liaison Officer: A. Is the point of contact for other response organizations. B. Arranges for resources and needed services to support the incident objectives. C. Provides information to the public. D. Tracks resources and maintains incident documentation. 13. Which ICS function records time accounting and procures needed items? A. Finance/Administration B. Planning C. Operations D. Incident Command 14. Span of control refers to: A. The number of individuals or resources that one supervisor can manage effectively during an incident. B. An orderly line of authority that exists within the ranks of the incident management organization. C. The process of moving the responsibility for incident command from one Incident Commander to another. D. The act of directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority. 15. The Operations Section Chief: A. Sets up and maintains all incident facilities and food services. B. Directs tactical actions to achieve the incident objectives. C. Prepares and implements the Incident Communication Plan. D. Coordinates communication between all responding agencies. 16. If the Incident Commander designates personnel to provide public information, safety, and liaison services, the personnel are collectively referred to as the: A. Command Staff. B. Director Staff. C. Executive Staff. D. Incident Staff. 17. The ability to communicate within ICS is absolutely critical. To ensure efficient, clear communication, ICS requires the use of: A. Technical language. B. Common terminology. C. Radio codes. D. Agency-specific codes. 18. 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. Planning Section Chief B. Logistics Section Chief C. Operations Section Chief D. Finance/Administration Section Chief 19. At the incident scene, who handles media inquires? A. Public Information Officer B. Communications Officer C. External Affairs Specialist D. Media Relations Specialist 20. Which incident facility is the location where personnel and equipment are kept while waiting for tactical assignments? A. Staging Area B. Camp C. Incident Command Post D. Base 21. Who has overall responsibility for managing the on-scene incident? A. Operations Section Chief B. Emergency Operations Center Manager C. Incident Commander D. Agency Executive 22. Which of the following organizational entities within the Operations Section may be used to divide an incident geographically? A. Divisions B. Groups C. Regiments D. Units 23. In ICS, the members of the Command Staff assume the title of: A. Executive. B. Leader. C. Officer. D. Director. 24. TRUE OR FALSE: Someone who serves as a Director every day might not hold that title when deployed under an ICS structure. A. True B. False 25. You are a Group Supervisor working in a Branch within the Operations Section. Who is your immediate supervisor? A. Branch Director B. Branch Chief C. Branch Leader D. Branch Executive Officer