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When communicating with a disaster survivor whose English proficiency is limited




1. When communicating with a disaster survivor whose English proficiency is limited, it helps to repeat information loudly and slowly. A. True;B. False;2. To comply with the Freedom of Information Act, you are required to disclose the names of disaster survivors when requested. A. True;B. False;3. Upon arrival at the assigned incident facility, your first priority should be to: A. Obtain any needed equipment from the Logistics Section.;B. Complete the check-in process.;C. Contact your family to let them know you?ve arrived safely.;D. Talk with the Incident Commander to find out how you can help.;4. Though the Joint Field Office (JFO) uses an Incident Command System structure, the JFO does not manage on-scene operations. Instead, the JFO focuses on providing support to on-scene efforts and conducting broader support operations that may extend beyond the incident site. A. True;B. False;5. Where in your assigned incident facility would you go to obtain current incident status information? A. Planning Section;B. Logistics Section;C. Operations Section;D. Finance and Administration Section;6. A basic premise of both the National incident Management System (NIMS) and the National Response Framework (NRF) is that: A. Government officials should strive to manage incident response without involving others.;B. Federal assistance is designed to supplant rather than supplement State and local resources.;C. The use of standardized processes, such as the Incident Command System, is limited to large, complex disasters.;D. Incidents should be managed at the lowest jurisdictional level possible.;7. FEMA?s policy of nondiscrimination can be summarized as providing all disaster survivors with the same amount of financial assistance. A. True;B. False;8. You see an unknown individual approaching your workstation without a badge. When asked, the individual is unable to show you proper identification and becomes irate. You should: A. Assume that someone else will deal with the issue.;B. Tell the individual to leave the facility immediately.;C. Ask the individual to show you his or her driver?s license.;D. Report the situation to the Security Manager.;9. You may use your Government Credit Card for purchasing nonreimbursable personal items during a deployment. A. True;B. False;10. All of the following are useful for remaining calm and making effective decisions in the stressful, fast-paced environment of incident facilities, EXCEPT FOR: A. Caffeine and other energy supplements;B. Input from supervisors and coworkers;C. Persistence through adverse conditions;D. A sense of optimism and humor;11. Where in your assigned incident facility would you go to check in, resolve personnel issues, or receive training? A. Planning Section;B. Logistics Section;C. Operations Section;D. Finance and Administration Section;12. It is unnecessary to notify Deployment Unit if the only change in your status is the hotel where you are staying. A. True;B. False;13. One core ethical concept is that you need to act impartially and not give preferential treatment to any private organization or individual. A. True;B. False;14. When receiving equipment, you should examine and inventory each item to make sure it is all in your possession and in working order. A. True;B. False;15. Why would a community member go to a Disaster Recovery Center? A. To get medical treatment following a major disaster.;B. To be able to get shelter prior to the landfall of a hurricane.;C. To get information about disaster assistance programs.;D. To receive training to be part of a Federal response team.;16. Who within the field-level facility responds to accidents, illnesses, injuries, and other incident emergencies? A. Chief of Staff;B. Safety Officer;C. Security Manager;D. Human Resources Specialist;17. When should you submit travel vouchers? A. Within 5 days of your deployment;B. Within 2 weeks of your deployment;C. Before you deploy;D. Within 6 weeks of demobilization;18. Under the Stafford Act declaration process, who requests Federal assistance? A. Local emergency manager;B. Mayor of the jurisdiction;C. FEMA Administrator;D. Governor of the State;19. You may be monetarily liable if you neglect to return all issued equipment at check-out to the Logistics Section Accountable Property Specialist. A. True;B. False;20. Emergency Support Functions (ESFs) deliver a broad range of technical support and other services at the national, regional, and field levels. A. True;B. False;21. There are instances when it is advisable for you to travel to the incident site as soon as possible, whether or not you?ve been deployed. A. True;B. False;22. Even given the critical nature of response work, overtime hours need to be authorized in advance. A. True;B. False;23. After establishing communications with the affected State emergency management agency, the Regional Response Coordination Center (RRCC): A. Assumes command of the incident scene operations.;B. Develops initial Federal objectives and deploys resources.;C. Reports on the overall national emergency management priorities and actions.;D. Works with local jurisdictions to identify financial needs for recovery.


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