IS-200 ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

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1. The Medical Unit is responsible for the development of the Medical Plan, obtaining medical aid, and:
A. Authorization prior to purchases of any medical supplies and services
B. Coordination with public health service to determine where critical resources are deployed
C. Provision of emergency services to injured victims at the accident scene
D. Transportation for injured and ill incident personnel
D. Transportation for injured and ill incident personnel
2. Resources within the Staging Areas:
A. Include those being made ready for demobilization and return to their jurisdictions
B. Are awaiting operational assignment
C. Include out-of-service resources that are being made ready for deployment
D. Are managed by the Logistics Section
B. Are awaiting operational assignment
3. Select the TRUE statement:
A. ICS recognizes that an Incident Commander may not be necessary if an Operations Section Chief is assigned
B. ICS positions may be combined in order to save on staffing or achieve a higher level of efficiency
C. ICS encourages the use of unique position titles in order to better meet the specific incident needs
D. ICS organizational structure should include only the functions and positions needed to achieve the incident objectives
D. ICS organizational structure should include only the functions and positions needed to achieve the incident objectives
4. ICS Form 201:
A. Lists all resources and organization assignments for the upcoming operations period
B. Allows a Single Resource Boss to track major activities during each operational period
C. Contains status information for briefing the incoming Incident Commander or team, or other resources
D. Is completed by the Safety Officer in order to address safety concerns and identify mitigation measures
C. Contains status information for briefing the incoming Incident Commander or team, or other resources
5. These levels of the ICS organization may have Deputy positions:
Branch
Incident Commander
__________
A. Section
B. Group
C. Division
D. Staging Area
A. Section
6. Branches within the ICS organization can be established:
A. Under the supervision of a Leader
B. Geographically or functionally
C. Within Groups to organize resources
D. Along agency jurisdictional lines
B. Geographically or functionally
7. The Operational Period Briefing:
A. Sets forth the specific tasks, reporting relationships, and expectations for support staff
B. Presents the Incident Action Plan (IAP) for the upcoming period to supervisory personnel
C. Provides an orientation to individual resources at the beginning of their assignments
D. Helps keep the public and media informed about the incident status and operational accomplishments
B. Presents the Incident Action Plan (IAP) for the upcoming period to supervisory personnel
8. _________________ means that each individual involved in incident operations will be assigned to only one supervisor.
A. Unified Command
B. Unity of Command
C. Supervisor Authority
D. Span of Control
B. Unity of Command
9. Who generally facilitates the Operational Period Briefing?
A. Planning Section Chief
B. Operations Section Chief
C. Logistics Section Chief
D. Public Information Officer
A. Planning Section Chief
10. Select the TRUE statement:
A. Informal communication is the preferred method for communicating resource needs
B. Formal communication requires the use of written reports to document all interactions
C. Formal communication is used in reporting progress of assigned tasks
D. Informal communication is prohibited within the Incident Command System
C. Formal communication is used in reporting progress of assigned tasks
11. Chris Smith is the Situation Unit Leader. No Planning Section Chief is assigned. Who does Chris Smith report to?
A. Incident Commander
B. Public Information Officer
C. No Direct Supervisor
D. Operations Section Chief
A. Incident Commander
12. Typing resources allows managers to make better resource ordering decisions by:
A. Providing detailed information about the best sources for procuring a needed resource
B. Indicating how the resource can be used when deployed at the incident site
C. Linking resources needed to execute typical response and recovery activities
D. Describing the size, capability, and staffing qualifications of a specific resource
D. Describing the size, capability, and staffing qualifications of a specific resource
13. Which is the top priority within the ICS common leadership responsibilities?
A. Ensuring safe work practices
B. Encouraging creativity and risk taking
C. Enhancing partnerships with Agency Representatives
D. Establishing agency policies for future incidents
A. Ensuring safe work practices
14. Which Section is responsible for handling claims related to property damage, injuries, or fatalities at the incident?
A. Planning Section
B. Operations Section
C. Finance/Administration Section
D. Logistics Section
C. Finance/Administration Section
15. Representatives from Assisting or Cooperating Agencies and Organizations coordinate through:
A. Logistics Section Chief
B. Operations Section Chief
C. Public Information Officer
D. Liaison Officer
D. Liaison Officer
16. Select the TRUE statement:
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 is accomplished by organizing resources into Teams, Divisions, Groups, Branches, or Sections
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 may be extended beyond 1:10 in order to ensure that more resources can be deployed on complex, large incidents
B. Span of control is accomplished by organizing resources into Teams, Divisions, Groups, Branches, or Sections
17. Which General Staff position conducts tactical operations, develops the tactical objectives and organization, and directs all tactical resources?
A. Planning Section Chief
B. Logistics Section Chief
C. Operations Section Chief
D. Finance/Administration Section Chief
C. Operations Section Chief
18. A delegation of authority:
A. Specifies the Incident Action Plan to be implemented by the Incident Commander
B. Relieves the granting authority of the ultimate responsibility for the incident
C. Is required even if the Incident Commander is acting within his or her existing authorities
D. May be needed when the incident scope is complex or beyond existing authorities
D. May be needed when the incident scope is complex or beyond existing authorities
19. When command is transferred, then all personnel with a need to know should be told:
A. The Incident Commander's cell phone number
B. The limits of the Incident Commander's scope of authority
C. The effective time and date of the transfer
D. The qualifications of the incoming Incident Commander
C. The effective time and date of the transfer
20. Who is responsible for determining the appropriate tactics for an incident?
A. The Deputy Incident Commander
B. The Operations Section
C. The Planning Section
D. The Safety Officer
B. The Operations Section
21. An individual assuming the role of the Deputy Incident Commander must:
A. Be equally capable of assuming the Incident Commander role
B. Have served as a Branch Director within the current organization
C. Have prior experience predicting workloads and potential staffing needs
D. Be a representative of the jurisdiction at the incident
A. Be equally capable of assuming the Incident Commander role
22. Select the TRUE statement:
A. Transfer of command procedures are implemented at the Emergency Operations Center before the Incident Commander arrives at the scene
B. Upon arriving at an incident the higher ranking person will either assume command, maintain command as is, or reassign command to a third party
C. A lower ranking but more qualified person may not be designated as the Incident Commander
D. When a new Incident Commander assumes command, the outgoing Incident Commander should be demobilized to avoid confusion
B. Upon arriving at an incident the higher ranking person will either assume command, maintain command as is, or reassign
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