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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. Modular Organization B. Management by Objectives C. Formal Communication D. Comprehensive Resource Management
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User: 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. Modular Organization B. Management by Objectives C. Formal Communication D. Comprehensive Resource Management

Weegy: When the supervisor-to-subordinate ratio exceeds manageable span of control, additional Teams, Divisions, Groups, Branches, or Sections can be established. Modular Organization is the NIMS management characteristic describe.
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User: 7. The Incident Command System (ICS) is: A. A relatively new approach created based on the lessons learned from Hurricane Harvey disaster operations. B. Most applicable to the management of complex incidents that extend over many hours or days. C. A military system used in domestic incidents to ensure command and control of Federal resources. D. A standardized management tool for meeting the demands of small or large emergency or nonemergency situations.

Weegy: The Incident Command System (ICS) is: A standardized management tool for meeting the demands of small or large emergency or nonemergency situations.
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User: An important feature of Emergency Operation Plans is that they ________________________________. A. may be used in place of the National Incident Management System. B. are specifically tailored to recovery and contingency plans. C. provide a uniform response to all hazards that a community may face. D. are available electronically and may be updated throughout the incident.

Weegy: An important feature of Emergency Operation Plans is that they provide a uniform response to all hazards that a community may face.
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User: 9. Which ICS Supervisory Position title is used at the Division/Group organizational level? A. Chief B. Supervisor C. Leader D. Officer

Weegy: "Supervisor" is the ICS title for individuals responsible for a Division or Group.
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User: When a more qualified person arrives on scene, which statement best describes what happens? A. 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. B. The Emergency Operations Center Director must order a Transfer of Command. C. The more qualified person becomes the new Incident Commander at the beginning of the next operational period. D. The more qualified person automatically becomes the new Incident Commander and assumes command. The outgoing Incident Commander demobilizes to avoid confusion.

Weegy: When a more qualified person arrives on scene, 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.
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User: Which statement best describes ICS Form 201? A. It allows a Single Resource Unit Leader to track major activities during each operational period. B. Lists all resources and organization assignments for the upcoming operations period C. It contains status information for briefing the incoming Incident Commander or other incoming resources. D. It is completed by the Safety Officer in order to address safety concerns and identify mitigation measures.

Weegy: ICS Form 201: Contains status information for briefing the incoming Incident Commander or team, or other resources.
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User: When command is transferred, then all personnel involved in the incident should be told: A. The limits of the Incident Commander’s scope of authority B. The Incident Commander’s cell phone number C. The effective time and date of the transfer D. The qualifications of the incoming Incident Commander 13. Which NIMS Management Characteristic includes developing and issuing assignments, plans, procedures, and protocols to accomplish tasks? A. Management by Objectives B. Comprehensive Resource Management C. Manageable Span of Control D. Modular Organization 14. Which of the following demonstrates a leader's commitment to duty? A. Developing subordinates for the future. B. Stepping out of a tactical role to assume a leadership role when needed. C. Ensuring tasks are understood. D. All of the above. 15. Which of these is NOT a tool that you would need at the incident? A. Agency Procedures Manual B. Exercise Plan C. Maps of the affected area D. Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) 16. A right or obligation to act on behalf of a department, agency, or jurisdiction is defined as? A. Response Operation B. Authority C. Contingency Plan D. Recovery Operation 17. Which Incident Type do these characteristics describe: some or all of the Command and General Staff are activated as well as Division or Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader positions, the incident extends into multiple operational periods, and a written IAP is required? A. Type 3 B. Type 5 C. Type 4 D. Type 2 18. An Incident Commander's scope of authority is derived from existing laws, agency policies, and/or ______. A. Outgoing Incident Commander B. IMT Position Description C. Incident Action Plan D. Delegation of Authority 19. Which Command Staff member approves the Incident Action Plan and all requests pertaining to the ordering and releasing of incident resources? A. Safety Officer B. Liaison Officer C. Public Information Officer D. Incident Commander 20. Which Incident Type requires one or two single resources with up to six personnel? A. Type 3 B. Type 5 C. Type 4 D. Type 2 21. Who generally facilitates the Operational Period Brief? A. Operations Section Chief B. Planning Section Chief C. Logistics Section Chief D. Public Information Officer 22. Which General Staff member directs management of all incident-related operational activities to achieve the incident objectives? A. Planning Section Chief B. Planning Division Director C. Tactics Section Chief D. Operations Section Chief 23. Which Incident Type requires regional or national resources with up to 200 personnel per operational period? A. Type 2 B. Type 5 C. Type 4 D. Type 1 24. Which factor does not impact the complexity of an incident? A. Political sensitivity, external influences, and media relations B. Cost considerations of responding agencies C. Potential hazardous materials D. Community and responder safety 25. Predicting the resource needs of an incident to determine the appropriate management structure is referred to as (a): A. Incident Action Planning B. Logistical Analysis C. Pre-incident Operations Plan D. Complexity Analysis

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When command is transferred, then all personnel with a need to know should be told the effective time and date of the transfer.
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Management by Objectives includes developing and issuing assignments, plans, procedures, and protocols to accomplish tasks.
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Stepping out of a tactical role to assume a leadership role when needed, and Ensuring tasks are understood, demonstrates a leader’s commitment to duty.
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Exercise Plan is NOT a tool that you would need at the incident.
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A right or obligation to act on behalf of a department, agency, or jurisdiction is defined as: Authority.
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Type 3 - Incident Type is described by these characteristics: some or all of the Command and General Staff are activated as well as Division or Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader positions, the incident extends into multiple operational periods, and a written IAP is required.
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An Incident Commander's scope of authority is derived from existing laws, agency policies, and procedures, and/or Through a delegation of authority from the agency administrator or elected official.

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The Incident Commander approves the incident action plan and all requests pertaining to the ordering and releasing of incident resources.
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Incident Type 5 requires one or two single resources with up to six personnel.

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Planning Section Chief generally facilitates the Operational Period Brief.
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Operations Section Chief directs management of all incident-related operational activities to achieve the incident objectives.

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Incident Type 2 requires regional or national resources with up to 200 personnel per operational period.
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Cost considerations of responding agencies does not impact the complexity of an incident.
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Predicting the resource needs of an incident to determine the appropriate management structure is referred to as Logistical Analysis.
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The Incident Command System (ICS) and NIMS are the same, and these terms can be used interchangeably.
Weegy: The Incident Command System (ICS) and NIMS are the same, and these terms can be used interchangeably. FALSE. User: ICS could be used to manage a large sporting event or a visit from a foreign dignitary. Weegy: ICS could be used to manage a large sporting event or a visit from a foreign dignitary. TRUE. User: ICS is a standardized, on-scene, widely applicable approach to incident management. Weegy: ICS is a standardized, on-scene, widely applicable approach to incident management. TRUE. User: Statement: "This is Unit 1, we have a 10-37, Code 2." Does this statement comply with the NIMS Management Characteristic of common terminology? Weegy: "This is Unit 1, we have a 10-37, Code 2." This statement does NOT comply with the NIMS feature of common terminology and clear text. User: Which of these is NOT a characteristic of an Incident Action Plan (IAP)? Weegy: It focuses on previous operational periods in order to provide lessons learned; is NOT a characteristic of an Incident Action Plan (IAP). User: Span of control refers to the fact that a supervisor can effectively manage an unlimited amount of resources. 2. In part, comprehensive resource management describes standard mechanisms used to identify requirements and acquire, mobilize, track, and demobilize resources. 3. Integrated communications are necessary to achieve situational awareness. (More)
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Span of control refers to the fact that a supervisor can effectively manage an unlimited amount of resources. FALSE.

In part, comprehensive resource management describes standard mechanisms used to identify requirements and acquire, mobilize, track, and demobilize resources. TRUE.

Integrated communications are necessary to achieve situational awareness. TRUE.

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To promote accountability, which document outlines the method for coordinating response operations?
Weegy: To promote accountability, the Incident Action Plan outlines the method for coordinating response operations. (More)
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12. When command is transferred, then all personnel involved in the incident should be told: A. The limits of the Incident Commander’s scope of authority B. The Incident Commander’s cell phone number C. The effective time and date of the transfer D. The qualifications of the incoming Incident Commander
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When command is transferred, then all personnel involved in the incident should be told: the effective time and date of the transfer.

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A right or obligation to act on behalf of a department, agency, or jurisdiction is defined as? A. Response Operation B. Authority C. Contingency Plan D. Recovery Operation
Weegy: A right or obligation to act on behalf of a department, agency, or jurisdiction is defined as Authority. User: Which Incident Type do these characteristics describe: some or all of the Command and General Staff are activated as well as Division or Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader positions, the incident extends into multiple operational periods, and a written IAP is required? A. Type 3 B. Type 5 C. Type 4 D. Type 2 Weegy: Type 3 - Incident Type is described by some or all of the Command and General Staff are activated as well as Division or Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader positions, the incident extends into multiple operational periods, [ and a written IAP is required. ] User: An Incident Commander's scope of authority is derived from existing laws, agency policies, and/or ______. A. Outgoing Incident Commander B. IMT Position Description C. Incident Action Plan D. Delegation of Authority Weegy: An Incident Commander's scope of authority is derived from existing laws, agency policies, and/or Delegation of Authority. User: Which Command Staff member approves the Incident Action Plan and all requests pertaining to the ordering and releasing of incident resources? A. Safety Officer B. Liaison Officer C. Public Information Officer D. Incident Commander Weegy: Incident Commander is the Command Staff member that approves the Incident Action Plan and all requests pertaining to the ordering and releasing of incident resources. User: Which Incident Type requires one or two single resources with up to six personnel? A. Type 3 B. Type 5 C. Type 4 D. Type 2 (More)
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Incident Type 5 requires one or two single resources with up to six personnel.
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To promote accountability, which document outlines the method for coordinating response operations?
Weegy: To promote accountability, Incident Action Plan outlines the method for coordinating response operations. User: Which General Staff member negotiates and monitors contracts, maintains documentation for reimbursement, and oversees timekeeping for incident personnel? Weegy: The Finance/Administration Section is the General Staff member that negotiates and monitors contracts, maintains documentation for reimbursement, and oversees timekeeping for incident personnel. User: Which one of the following activities is not an example of incident coordination? Weegy: Directing, ordering, or controlling is not an example of incident coordination. User: When partners representing multiple jurisdictions or agencies work together to establish the incident objectives, what type of Command is being used? (More)
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When partners representing multiple jurisdictions or agencies work together to establish the incident objectives, Unified Command is being used.


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