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1. Which is the top priority within the ICS common leadership responsibilities? A. Establishing agency policies for future incidents B. Ensuring safe work practices C. Enhancing partnerships with Agency Representatives D. Encouraging creativity and risk taking 2. These levels of the ICS organization may have Deputy positions: •Branch •Incident Commander •__________ A. Staging Area B. Section C. Division D. Group 3. Who generally facilitates the Operational Period Briefing? A. Public Information Officer B. Planning Section Chief C. Logistics Section Chief D. Operations Section
Chief 4. Chris Smith is the Situation Unit Leader. No Planning Section Chief is assigned. Who does Chris Smith report to? A. Operations Section Chief B. Incident Commander C. No Direct Supervisor D. Public Information Officer 5. Representatives from Assisting or Cooperating Agencies and Organizations coordinate through: A. Liaison Officer B. Logistics Section Chief C. Public Information Officer D. Operations Section Chief 6. When command is transferred, then all personnel with a need to know should be told: A. The qualifications of the incoming Incident Commander B. The Incident Commander's cell phone number C. The effective time and date of the transfer D. The limits of the Incident Commander's scope of authority 7. _________________ means that each individual involved in incident operations will be assigned to only one supervisor. A. Span of Control B. Unified Command C. Supervisor Authority D. Unity of Command 8. Typing resources allows managers to make better resource ordering decisions by: A. Describing the size, capability, and staffing qualifications of a specific resource B. Providing detailed information about the best sources for procuring a needed resource C. Linking resources needed to execute typical response and recovery activities D. Indicating how the resource can be used when deployed at the incident site 9. Branches within the ICS organization can be established: A. Along agency jurisdictional lines B. Under the supervision of a Leader C. Within Groups to organize resources D. Geographically or functionally 10. The Medical Unit is responsible for the development of the Medical Plan, obtaining medical aid, and: A. Transportation for injured and ill incident personnel B. Authorization prior to purchases of any medical supplies and services C. Provision of emergency services to injured victims at the accident scene D. Coordination with public health service to determine where critical resources are deployed 11. The Operational Period Briefing: A. Helps keep the public and media informed about the incident status and operational accomplishments B. Sets forth the specific tasks, reporting relationships, and expectations for support staff C. Provides an orientation to individual resources at the beginning of their assignments D. Presents the Incident Action Plan (IAP) for the upcoming period to supervisory personnel 12. An individual assuming the role of the Deputy Incident Commander must: A. Be a representative of the jurisdiction at the incident B. Be equally capable of assuming the Incident Commander role C. Have prior experience predicting workloads and potential staffing needs D. Have served as a Branch Director within the current organization 13. A delegation of authority: A. May be needed when the incident scope is complex or beyond existing authorities B. Specifies the Incident Action Plan to be implemented by the Incident Commander C. Is required even if the Incident Commander is acting within his or her existing authorities D. Relieves the granting authority of the ultimate responsibility for the incident 14. Who is responsible for determining the appropriate tactics for an incident? A. The Safety Officer B. The Deputy Incident Commander C. The Planning Section D. The Operations Section 15. Select the TRUE statement: A. ICS organizational structure should include only the functions and positions needed to achieve the incident objectives B. ICS recognizes that an Incident Commander may not be necessary if an Operations Section Chief is assigned C. ICS encourages the use of unique position titles in order to better meet the specific incident needs D. ICS positions may be combined in order to save on staffing or achieve a higher level of efficiency 16. Select the TRUE statement: A. 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 less of a factor of concern for incidents that are resolved within the initial operational period 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 17. The information and intelligence function may be organized in one of the following ways:•Within the Command Staff •As a Unit Within the Planning Section •As a Branch Within the Operations Section •____________________________________ A. At a separate Incident Command Post B. Outside the command structure for security reasons C. As a separate General Staff Section D. Under the Communications Unit within Logistics 18. Which General Staff position conducts tactical operations, develops the tactical objectives and organization, and directs all tactical resources? A. Finance/Administration Section Chief B. Planning Section Chief C. Operations Section Chief D. Logistics Section Chief 19. Which Section is responsible for handling claims related to property damage, injuries, or fatalities at the incident? A. Logistics Section B. Planning Section C. Finance/Administration Section D. Operations Section 20. Select the TRUE statement: A. When a new Incident Commander assumes command, the outgoing Incident Commander should be demobilized to avoid confusion B. Transfer of command procedures are implemented at the Emergency Operations Center before the Incident Commander arrives at the scene C. A lower ranking but more qualified person may not be designated as the Incident Commander D. Upon arriving at an incident the higher ranking person will either assume command, maintain command as is, or reassign command to a third party 21. Select the TRUE statement: A. Informal communication is prohibited within the Incident Command System B. Informal communication is the preferred method for communicating resource needs C. Formal communication is used in reporting progress of assigned tasks D. Formal communication requires the use of written reports to document all interactions 22. ICS Form 201: A. Is completed by the Safety Officer in order to address safety concerns and identify mitigation measures B. Lists all resources and organization assignments for the upcoming operations period C. Contains status information for briefing the incoming Incident Commander or team, or other resources D. Allows a Single Resource Boss to track major activities during each operational period 23. Resources within the Staging Areas: A. Are managed by the Logistics Section B. Include those being made ready for demobilization and return to their jurisdictions C. Include out-of-service resources that are being made ready for deployment D. Are awaiting operational assignment
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