FEMA IS-100.C: Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100 Answers

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FEMA IS-100.C: Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100 Answers

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Q1) Which member of the Command and Staff interfaces with other agencies to meet incident-related information requirements?

  • Liaison Officer
  • Safety Officer
  • Public Information Officer (Correct Answer)
  • Commander

Q2) Which ICS functional area establishes tactics and directs all operational resources to reach the incident objectives?

  • Planning
  • Operations (Correct Answer)
  • Logistics
  • Finance/Administration

Q3) The Whole Community approach refers to different organizations within the Federal Government.

  • True
  • False (Correct Answer)

Q4) The Incident Command System (ICS) is only applicable to large, complex incidents.

  • True
  • False (Correct Answer)

Q5) Selection of Incident Commanders is done by the:

  • Jurisdiction or organization with primary responsibility for the incident (Correct Answer)
  • Emergency Operations manager
  • Public Information Officer
  • Planning Officer

Q6) Which ICS functional area arranges for resources and needed services to support achievement of the incident objectives?

  • Planning
  • Operations
  • Logistics (Correct Answer)
  • Finance/Administration

Q7) Which ICS function is responsible for documentation for mutual aid agreements?

  • Planning
  • Incident Command
  • Operations
  • Finance/Administration (Correct Answer)

Q8) Which Section organizes, assigns, and supervises tactical response resources?

  • Planning
  • Operations (Correct Answer)
  • Logistics
  • Finance/Administration

Q9) One of the benefits of ICS is that it provides an orderly, systematic ___________ process.

  • Deployment
  • Safety
  • Recovery
  • Planning (Correct Answer)

Q10) If the Incident Commander designates personnel to provide public information, safety, and liaison services, the personnel are collectively referred to as the:

  • Director Staff
  • Incident Staff
  • Executive Staff
  • Command Staff (Correct Answer)

Q11) To avoid overburdening the incident command, resources should not self-dispatch (spontaneously deploy).

  • True (Correct Answer)
  • False

Q12) Which General Staff member is responsible for ensuring that assigned incident personnel are fed and have communications, medical support, and transportation as needed to meet the operational objective?

  • Logistics Section Chief (Correct Answer)
  • Safety Officer
  • Public Information Officer
  • Planning Section Chief

Q13) Which General Staff member directs all responses and tactical actions to achieve the incident objectives?

  • Planning Section Chief
  • Tactics Section Chief
  • Operations Section Chief (Correct Answer)
  • Operations Division Director

Q14) Which General Staff member prepares Incident Action Plans, manages information, and maintains situational awareness for the incident?

  • Planning Section Chief (Correct Answer)
  • Operations Section Chief
  • Logistics Section Chief
  • Finance/Administration Section Chief

Q15) The Incident Command System (ICS) can be used to manage any type of incident, including planned events.

  • True (Correct Answer)
  • False

Q16) The Liaison Officer:

  • Arranges for resources and needed services to support the incident objectives.
  • Tracks resources and maintains incident documentation.
  • Provides information to the public.
  • Is the point of contact for other response organizations. (Correct Answer)

Q17) Qualification, Certification, and Credentialing Personnel are part of which NIMS Management Characteristic?

  • Accountability
  • Comprehensive Resource Management (Correct Answer)
  • Incident Facilities and Locations
  • Information and Intelligence Management

Q18) Which NIMS Management Characteristic is necessary for achieving situational awareness and facilitating information sharing?

  • Accountability
  • Comprehensive Resource Management
  • Chain of Command and Unity of Command
  • Integrated Communications (Correct Answer)

Q19) When command is transferred, the process should include a(n):

  • Award Ceremony
  • Briefing (Correct Answer)
  • Detailed Lesson Learned Report
  • Intelligence Report

Q20) An Incident Action Plan is captured and communicates overall operational and support activities for an incident.

  • True (Correct Answer)
  • False

Q21) Which position is always staffed in ICS applications?

  • Public Information Officer
  • Incident Commander (Correct Answer)
  • Operations Section Chief
  • Safety Officer

Q22) To ensure efficient, clear, communication, the National Incident Management System Characteristics recommend the use of:

  • Common terminology (Correct Answer)
  • Agency-specific codes
  • Technical language
  • Acronyms

Q23) Within the National Incident Management System Characteristics, the concept of common terminology covers all of the following EXCEPT:

  • Organizational Functions
  • Technical Specifications (Correct Answer)
  • Resource Descriptions
  • Incident Facilities

Q24) At the incident scene, who handles media inquiries?

  • Media Relations Specialist
  • Public Information Officer (Correct Answer)
  • Liaison Officer
  • Communications Officer

Q25) The Incident Command System (ICS) is:

  • A relatively new approach created based on the lessons learned from the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
  • A standardized approach to incident management that is applicable for use in all hazards. (Correct Answer)
  • A military system used in domestic incidents to ensure command and control of Federal resources.
  • Most applicable to the management of complex incidents that extend over many hours or days.

Q26) Which ICS functional area tracks resources, collects and analyzes information, and maintains documentation?

  • Planning (Correct Answer)
  • Operations
  • Logistics
  • Finance/Administration

Q27) Who designates the Incident Commander and the process for transferring command?

  • The Section Chiefs
  • The Incident Commander for previous operational period
  • The jurisdiction or organization with primary responsibility for the incident (Correct Answer)
  • The Command Staff

Q28) Which NIMS Management Characteristic may include gathering, analyzing, and assessing weather service data from technical specialists?

  • Integrated Communications
  • Information and Intelligence Management (Correct Answer)
  • Incident Facilities and Locations
  • Management by Objectives

Q29) Which NIMS Management Characteristic refers to personnel requested through appropriate authorities and established resource management systems?

  • Dispatch/ Deployment (Correct Answer)
  • Incident Facilities and Locations
  • Management by Objectives
  • Manageable Span of Control

Q30) The Incident Commander or Unified Commander establishes incident objectives that include:

  • Identifying strategies, tactics, tasks, and activities to achieve the objectives. (Correct Answer)
  • Selecting personnel to serve on the Incident Management Team.
  • Delegating functional responsibilities and specifying resource types.
  • Establishing a manageable span of control.

Q31) Which of the following are typical incident facilities?

  • Point-of-distribution sites
  • Camps
  • Incident Command Post
  • All of the Above (Correct Answer)

Q32) Check-in, Incident Action Planning, Personal Responsibility, and Resource Tracking are all necessary to ensure:

  • Flexibility
  • Accountability (Correct Answer)
  • Sustainability
  • Redundancy

Q33) Which General Staff member negotiates and monitors contracts, maintains documentation for reimbursement, and oversees timekeeping for incident personnel?

  • Logistics Section Chief
  • Operations Section Chief
  • Planning Section Chief
  • Finance/Administration Section Chief (Correct Answer)

Q34) Establishment of the ICS modular organization is the responsibility of the:

  • Operations Section
  • Incident Commander (Correct Answer)
  • Local Authorities
  • Logistics Section

Q35) When partners representing multiple jurisdictions or agencies work together to establish the incident objectives, what type of Command is being used?

  • Mutual Command
  • Area Command
  • Unified Command (Correct Answer)
  • Multiple Command

Q36) Acquiring, Storing, and Inventorying Resources are part of which NIMS Management Characteristic?

  • Accountability
  • Incident Facilities and Locations
  • Comprehensive Resource Management (Correct Answer)
  • Unified Command

Q37) Who has overall responsibility for managing the on-scene incident?

  • Emergency Operations Center director
  • Agency Executive
  • Incident Commander (Correct Answer)
  • Operations Section Chief

Q38) In a Unified Command, members representing multiple jurisdictions and agencies work together to establish:

  • Situational Awareness
  • Incident Objectives (Correct Answer)
  • Resource Allocations
  • Shared Agency Authority

Q39) Command is:

  • Based on the number of individuals or resources that one supervisor can manage effectively during an incident.
  • Directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority. (Correct Answer)
  • The ability to control information exchange within and across organizations involved in an incident.
  • Assumed by the individual who is the highest-ranking person on the scene regardless of experience or training level.

Q40) Which ICS functional area monitors costs related to the incident and provides accounting, procurement, time recording, and cost analysis?

  • Command
  • Operations
  • Logistics
  • Finance/Administration (Correct Answer)

Q41) Manageable Span of Control refers to:

  • An orderly line of authority that exists within the ranks of the incident management organization.
  • The act of directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority.
  • The process of moving the responsibility for incident command from one Incident Commander to another.
  • The number of individuals or resources that one supervisor can effectively manage during an incident. (Correct Answer)

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