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The Airport Watch program serves as a centralized reporting system for

All of the above

Concerning security for flight schools and facilities that rent aircraft, federal law requires

security awareness training for appropriate staff on a current and recurring annual basis

Which of the following is TRUE regarding the security threat of General Aviation aircraft?

A Boeing 767...

Which non-government organization represents business aviation and the interests of companies that own or operate General Aviation aircraft to conduct business?

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)

What is the name of the airspace is surrounding North America that serves as a continental defense boundary?


Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs) are often established for

President, Vice-President or VIP movement areas

What area(s) of the United States is protected by a special Special Flight Rules Area (SFRA) and an associated smaller Flight Restricted Zone (FRZ) that prohibits pilots from entering these areas without authorization?

The region surrounding Washington D.C.

The Twelve-Five Standard Security Program (TFSSP):

Requires operators of aircraft weighing more than 12,500 pounds to follow airline-style security.

Which of the following currently provides the MOST effective security aspect of general aviation airports?

Pilots of a General Aviation aircraft almost always know every individual passenger

Which of the following is NOT true concerning all border crossing flights, either into or out of the United States?

They will not be intercepted by military fighters if they follow all the border crossing rules.

Which of the following is the only federal entity with both law enforcement and defense authority?

U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)

Which of the following is NOT true concerning efforts to ensure that GA pilots are not a security threat?

U.S. citizens seeking flight training at U.S. flight schools must provide the TSA with a complete set of fingerprints.

The General Aviation security screening and credentialing programs include all of the following EXCEPT:

registration of all pilots with the Department of Homeland Security

In their strategic goal of RESPONSE, The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is expected to lead, manage and coordinate the national response to:

all of the above

Which of the following is TRUE about Transportation Security Officers (TSOs)?

TSOs can and do join unions.

In 2004, the GAO changed its name from the General Accounting Office to the Government Accountability Office. One effect of this change was:

The scope of GAO was expanded to federal government activity worldwide.

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports directly to:

The Congress of the United States

Which of the following is NOT part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)?

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

The administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reports directly to:

The secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Which organization provides the unifying core for the vast national network of organizations and institutions involved in efforts to secure our nation?

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

The mission to provide Congress with timely information that is objective, fact-based, nonpartisan, non-ideological, fair, and balanced belongs to:

The Government Accountability Office (GAO)

The TSA statement, "We are a people who conduct ourselves in an honest, trustworthy and ethical manner at all times" reflects the TSA core value of:


Which of the following is compatible with the GAO's Strategic Plan for FY 2007-2012?

Advise Congress on changing security threats and the challenges of global interdependence

Which of the following is NOT part of the mission of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)?

Impose sanctions on hostile countries

Which of the following is NOT part of the work assigned to Government Accountability Office (GAO)?

to investigate illegal smuggling of guns and ammunition out of the country

Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) are the frontline of defense. To protect America from harm, they are encouraged to use:


Which of the following is NOT an agenda of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)?

Develop programs to control aircraft noise and environmental hazards

Which of the following is a GAO recommendation regarding security risk?

Choices must be made about protection priorities and resources

Which of the following is a GAO assumption about global terrorism?

Anti-terrorist tactics should hinge more on intelligence and diplomatic efforts.

Which of the following is TRUE about first responders to a terrorist attack?

State and local govts are responsible for training.

The GAO asserts that the vast majority of terrorist targets are those owned by the private sector - critical infrastructure such as water and power sources and information systems. What does the GAO suggest about protection of these assets?

Government incentives should support private sector protection of critical infrastructure it owns.

There are multiple security layers onboard aircraft. Which of the following is TRUE about these onboard security systems?

Pilots who undergo special training are authorized to carry firearms the cockpit.

TSA has intelligence layers that prevent anybody known to U.S. intelligence or law enforcement agencies that are a threat to aviation from getting close to an airplane. Which of the following is TRUE of these intelligence layers?

U.S. government agencies work with others around the globe to identify and disrupt terrorist activities at their source.

TSA has multiple layers of security used by Transpiration Security Officers (TSOs) at security checkpoints. Which of the following is TRUE about these security systems?

Bomb Appraisal Officers (BAO) receive advanced training on explosives and improvised bombs to resolve alarms beyond the TSO capability.

Some layers of security occur before a passenger even shows up at a TSA checkpoint. Which of the following is TRUE about these security systems?

TSA crews can stop individuals with hostile intent or those conducting surveillance even if they are not carrying a prohibited item.

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