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FEMA ICS 200
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1. When a more qualified person arrives on scene, which statement best describes what happens?
A. The Emergency Operations Center Director must order a Transfer of Command.
B. The more qualified person automatically becomes the new Incident Commander and assumes command. The outgoing Incident Commander demobilizes to avoid confusion.
C. The more qualified person becomes the new Incident Commander at the beginning of the next operational period.
D. The more qualified person has options based on agency guidelines; these can include assuming command, maintaining command as is, or requesting a more qualified Incident Commander.
2. An Incident Commander's scope of authority comes from the Incident Action Plan.
3. The Incident Command System (ICS) is:
A. Most applicable to the management of complex incidents that extend over many hours or days.
B. A standardized management tool for meeting the demands of small or large emergency or nonemergency situations.
C. A military system used in domestic incidents to ensure command and control of Federal resources.
D. A relatively new approach created based on the lessons learned from Hurricane Harvey disaster operations.
4. Which Incident Type is limited to one operational period, does not require a written Incident Action Plan, involves Command and General Staff only if needed, and requires several single resources?
A. Type 5
B. Type 2
C. Type 4
D. Type 3
5. Which NIMS Management Characteristic includes developing and issuing assignments, plans, procedures, and protocols to accomplish tasks?
A. Comprehensive Resource Management
B. Modular Organization
C. Manageable Span of Control
D. Management by Objectives
6. Which type of briefing is delivered to individual resources or crews who are assigned to operational tasks and/or work at or near the incident site?
A. Operational Period Briefing
B. Field-level briefing
C. Section-level briefing
D. Staff-level briefing
7. Which statement best describes ICS Form 201?
A. Lists all resources and organization assignments for the upcoming operations period
B. It is completed by the Safety Officer in order to address safety concerns and identify mitigation measures.
C. It contains status information for briefing the incoming Incident Commander or other incoming resources.
D. It allows a Single Resource Unit Leader to track major activities during each operational period.
8. Which of the following best describes the Operational Period Briefing?
A. Sets forth the specific tasks, reporting relationships, and expectations for support staff
B. Helps keep the public and media informed about the incident status and operational accomplishments
C. Presents the Incident Action Plan (IAP) for the upcoming period to supervisory personnel
D. Provides an orientation to individual resources at the beginning of their assignments
9. Which of these is NOT a tool that you would need at the incident?
A. Exercise Plan
B. Emergency Operations Plan (EOP)
C. Maps of the affected area
D. Agency Procedures Manual
10. Which major NIMS Component describes systems and methods that help to ensure that incident personnel and other decision makers have the means and information they need to make and communicate decisions?
A. Resource Management
B. Communications and Information Management
C. Command and Coordination
11. An Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) from the affected jurisdiction is considered an ICS Tool.
12. Which statement below correctly describes how to manage span of control using the modular concept?
A. Span of control is less of a factor of concern for incidents that are resolved within the initial operational period
B. Span of control may be extended beyond 1:10 in order to ensure that more resources can be deployed on complex, large incidents
C. Span of control should be established without consideration of factors such as the type of incident, nature of the task, hazards, and safety factors
D. Span of control is accomplished by organizing resources into Teams, Divisions, Groups, Branches, or Sections
13. When the supervisor-to-subordinate ratio exceeds manageable span of control, additional Teams, Divisions, Groups, Branches, or Sections can be established. Which NIMS Management characteristic does this describe?
A. Management by Objectives
B. Comprehensive Resource Management
C. Formal Communication
D. Modular Organization
14. Using specific position titles in ICS helps to describe the responsibilities of the position.
15. Which Incident Type requires regional or national resources, all Command and General Staff positions are activated, branches are activated, personnel may exceed 500 per operational period, and a disaster declaration may occur?
A. Type 4
B. Type 1
C. Type 3
D. Type 2
17. Which statement accurately describes one reason a delegation of authority may be needed?
A. To specify the Incident Action Plan to be implemented by the Incident Commander
B. To relieve the granting authority of the ultimate responsibility for the incident
C. If the Incident Commander is acting within his or her existing authorities
D. When the incident scope is complex or beyond existing authorities
18. Which ICS Supervisory Position title is used at the Division/Group organizational level?
19. An Incident Commander's scope of authority is derived from existing laws, agency policies, and/or ______.
A. IMT Position Description
B. Delegation of Authority
C. Incident Action Plan
D. Outgoing Incident Commander
20. Which Command Staff member approves the Incident Action Plan and all requests pertaining to the ordering and releasing of incident resources?
A. Liaison Officer
B. Incident Commander
C. Public Information Officer
D. Safety Officer
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