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6. Which of the following statements is FALSE? A. NIMS specifies how resources will be allocated among jurisdictions. B. NIMS is based on best practices collected from all levels of responders. C. NIMS integrates best practices into a comprehensive, standardized framework. D. NIMS is applicable across the full spectrum of potential incidents, regardless of cause, size, location, or complexity.
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User: 6. Which of the following statements is FALSE? A. NIMS specifies how resources will be allocated among jurisdictions. B. NIMS is based on best practices collected from all levels of responders. C. NIMS integrates best practices into a comprehensive, standardized framework. D. NIMS is applicable across the full spectrum of potential incidents, regardless of cause, size, location, or complexity.

Weegy: C. NIMS is based on best practices collected from all levels of responders: a statement that is false.
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User: 7. Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5 (HSPD-5) requires all Federal departments and agencies to: A. Implement NIMS as the doctrine for how best to organize and manage all routine, day-to-day department/agency operations. B. Establish a panel that will evaluate activities at the State, tribal, and local levels to ensure compliance with NIMS. C. Make adoption of NIMS by State, tribal, and local organizations a condition for Federal preparedness assistance (through grants, contracts, and other activities). D. Create NIMS strike teams that can manage incident operations if a local government fails to comply with NIMS.

Weegy: Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5 requires all Federal departments to A. Implement NIMS as the doctrine for how best to organize and manage all routine, day-to-day department/agency operations
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User: Which position is responsible for the direct management of all incident-related tactical activities? A. Planning Section Chief B. Finance/Administration Section Chief C. Logistics Section Chief D. Operations Section Chief

Weegy: Operations Section Chief is responsible for the direct management of all incident-related tactical activities.




User: Which entity provides a structure for developing and delivering incident-related coordinated messages by developing, recommending, and executing public information plans and strategies? A. Joint Information Center B. Joint Information Base C. Joint Information System D. Joint Information Operation

Weegy: b. Joint Information System (We hope weegy was able to help you today! Have a great one! :)
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User: HSPD-5 required the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a mechanism for ensuring the ongoing management and maintenance of NIMS. The Secretary established the National Integration Center (NIC) to perform all of the following functions EXCEPT: A. Developing assessment criteria for the various components of NIMS, as well as compliance requirements and timelines. B. Inventorying and tracking all national resources and assets available for deployment in incidents managed using NIMS. C. Promoting compatibility between national-level standards for NIMS and those developed by other public, private, and professional groups. D. Facilitating the establishment and maintenance of a documentation and database system related to qualification, certification, and credentialing of emergency management/response personnel and organizations.

Weegy: HSPD-5 required the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a mechanism for ensuring the ongoing management and maintenance of NIMS. [ The Secretary established the National Integration Center (NIC) to perform all of the following functions EXCEPT: Inventorying and tracking all national resources and assets available for deployment in incidents managed using NIMS. ]
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User: 11. Select the statement below that best describes one benefit of NIMS. A. Development of comprehensive strategies for addressing the management of international events. B. Establishment of standardized organizational structures that improve integration among jurisdictions and disciplines. C. Funding for additional staff and other resources to address operations that are not NIMS compliant. D. Creation of a comprehensive tactical plan for operational incident management that can be used for every incident.

Weegy: b. Funding for additional staff and other resources to address operations that are not NIMS compliant.
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User: 12. This structure is the physical location at which the coordination of information and resources to support incident management (on-scene operations) activities normally takes place. A. Strategic Operations Center B. Incident Command Post C. Emergency Operations Center D. Joint Command Post

Weegy: A. Emergency Operations Center is the physical location at which the coordination of information and resources to support incident management (on-scene operations) activities normally takes place.




User: 13. Who is the individual responsible for all incident activities, including the development of strategies and tactics and the ordering and release of resources? A. Agency Executive or Senior Official B. Incident Commander C. Operations Section Chief D. Emergency Operations Center Manager

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Incident Commander (IC) is the individual responsible for all incident activities, including the development of strategies and tactics and the ordering and release of resources.
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6. The Incident Command System (ICS) is: A. A relatively new approach created based on the lessons learned from the 9/11 terrorist attacks. B. A standardized approach to incident management that is applicable for use in all hazards. C. Most applicable to the management of complex incidents that extend over many hours or days. D. A military system used in domestic incidents to ensure command and control of Federal resources.
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The Incident Command System (ICS) is: A standardized approach to incident management that is applicable for use in all hazards.
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11. The difference between a Strike Team and a Task Force is:
Weegy: The difference between a Strike Team and a Task Force is: Strike Teams have similar resources while Task Forces are comprised of mixed resources. User: 12. Before leaving an incident assignment, you should do all of the following EXCEPT FOR: A. Brief replacements, subordinates, and supervisor. B. Complete all tasks and required forms/reports. C. Return any incident-issued equipment or other nonexpendable supplies. D. Self-dispatch to another incident. Weegy: Before leaving an incident assignment, you should do all of the following EXCEPT FOR: Self-dispatch to another incident. User: 13. Span of control refers to: A. An orderly line of authority that exists within the ranks of the incident management organization. B. The act of directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority. C. The number of individuals or resources that one supervisor can manage effectively during an incident. D. The process of moving the responsibility for incident command from one Incident Commander to another. (More)
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Span of control refers to the number of individuals or resources that one supervisor can manage effectively during an incident.
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13. Span of control refers to:
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The concept of "span of control," also known as management ratio, refers to the number of subordinates controlled directly by a superior.
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the statement below that best describes one benefit of NIMS. A. Creation of a comprehensive tactical plan for operational incident management that can be used for every incident. B. Establishment of standardized organizational structures that improve integration among jurisdictions and disciplines. C. Development of comprehensive strategies for addressing the management of international events. D. Funding for additional staff and other resources to address operations that are not NIMS ...
Weegy: Establishment of standardized organizational structures that improve integration among jurisdictions and disciplines, best describes one benefit of NIMS. Answer is letter A. User: 4. This structure is the physical location at which the coordination of information and resources to support incident management (on-scene operations) activities normally takes place. A. Joint Command Post B. Incident Command Post C. Strategic Operations Center D. Emergency Operations Center Weegy: A. Emergency Operations Center is the physical location at which the coordination of information and resources to support incident management (on-scene operations) activities normally takes place. User: 5. Interoperability: A. Requires nongovernmental and private-sector organizations to purchase standardized communication equipment. B. Primarily involves creating automated systems that allow for the sharing of sensitive incident information. C. Involves oversight by the Federal Communications Commission for assigning emergency frequencies. D. Is the ability of emergency management/response personnel to interact and work well together. Weegy: Interoperability: B. Is the ability of emergency management/response personnel to interact and work well together. User: 6. In an Incident Command System organization, the term 'General Staff' refers to: A. Any combination of personnel resources assembled to support a specific mission or operational need with common communications and a designated leader. B. Generalists who are assigned to support Section Chiefs with functions such as administrative matters and documentation of incident events. C. Incident management personnel organized according to function (i.e., Operations Section Chief, Planning Section Chief, Logistics Section Chief, and Finance/Administration Section Chief) and who report directly to the Incident Commander. D. A person assigned by a cooperating agency or nongovernmental/private organization who ... (More)
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Area Command has line authority to oversee the management of multiple incidents being handled by separate Incident Command organizations.
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Weegy: Interoperability describes the extent to which systems and devices can exchange data, and interpret that shared data. User: 6. The Operations Section Chief: A. Directs tactical actions to achieve the incident objectives. B. Coordinates communication between all responding agencies. C. Prepares and implements the Incident Communication Plan. D. Sets up and maintains all incident facilities and food services. (More)
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The Operations Section Chief: Directs tactical actions to achieve the incident objectives.
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