ICS-100B

The major activities of the Planning Section include:
A. Compensating for injury or damage to property.
B. Setting up and maintaining incident facilities.
C. Preparing and documenting Incident Action Plans.
D. Providing technology to ensure efficient incident communications.
C. Preparing and documenting Incident Action Plans.
You are working in a complex incident. There are multiple Incident Commanders representing multiple jurisdictions working together to establish incident objectives. What type of ICS structure is being used?
A. Unified Command
B. Area Command
C. Mutual Command
D. Multiple Command
A. Unified Command
The ability to communicate within ICS is absolutely critical. To ensure efficient, clear communication, ICS requires the use of:
A. Technical language.
B. Agency-specific codes.
C. Common terminology.
D. Radio codes.
C. Common terminology.
After being deployed and arriving on scene at an incident, the first task for response personnel is to:
A. Record and report resource allocation.
B. Check in and receive an assignment.
C. Locate and assist response personnel.
D. Search for potential incident survivors.
B. Check in and receive an assignment.
The difference between a Strike Team and a Task Force is:
A. Strike Teams have a lower span of control ratio when compared to Task Forces.
B. Strike Teams are in the Operations Section while Task Forces are in the Planning Section.
C. Strike Teams have similar resources while Task Forces are comprised of mixed resources.
D. Strike Teams report to an Officer while Task Forces report to a Leader.
C. Strike Teams have similar resources while Task Forces are comprised of mixed resources.
The Liaison Officer:
A. Is the point of contact for other response organizations.
B. Tracks resources and maintains incident documentation.
C. Arranges for resources and needed services to support the incident objectives.
D. Provides information to the public.
A. Is the point of contact for other response organizations.
A Deputy is the support position for all of the following positions, EXCEPT:
A. Public Information Officer.
B. Incident Commander.
C. Section Chief.
D. Branch Director.
A. Public Information Officer.
Span of control refers to:
A. The number of individuals or resources that one supervisor can manage effectively during an incident.
B. The act of directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority.
C. An orderly line of authority that exists within the ranks of the incident management organization.
D. The process of moving the responsibility for incident command from one Incident Commander to another.
A. The number of individuals or resources that one supervisor can manage effectively during an incident.
At the incident scene, who handles media inquires?
A. Public Information Officer
B. Media Relations Specialist
C. Communications Officer
D. External Affairs Specialist
A. Public Information Officer
Which Section Chief is responsible for ensuring that assigned incident personnel are fed and have communications, medical support, and transportation as needed to meet the operational objectives?
A. Planning Section Chief
B. Finance/Administration Section Chief
C. Logistics Section Chief
D. Operations Section Chief
C. Logistics Section Chief
Who has overall responsibility for managing the on-scene incident?
A. Operations Section Chief
B. Agency Executive
C. Emergency Operations Center Manager
D. Incident Commander
D. Incident Commander
If the Incident Commander designates personnel to provide public information, safety, and liaison services, the personnel are collectively referred to as the:
A. Command Staff.
B. Incident Staff.
C. Director Staff.
D. Executive Staff.
A. Command Staff.
The Operations Section Chief:
A. Sets up and maintains all incident facilities and food services.
B. Coordinates communication between all responding agencies.
C. Directs tactical actions to achieve the incident objectives.
D. Prepares and implements the Incident Communication Plan.
C. Directs tactical actions to achieve the incident objectives.
Check-in, initial briefing, recordkeeping, and demobilization procedures are all necessary to ensure:
A. Redundancy.
B. Accountability.
C. Flexibility.
D. Sustainability.
B. Accountability.
The Incident Command System (ICS) is:
A. Most applicable to the management of complex incidents that extend over many hours or days.
B. A standardized approach to incident management that is applicable for use in all hazards.
C. A relatively new approach created based on the lessons learned from the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
D. A military system used in domestic incidents to ensure command and control of Federal resources.
B. A standardized approach to incident management that is applicable for use in all hazards.
You are a Group Supervisor working in a Branch within the Operations Section. Who is your immediate supervisor?
A. Branch Director
B. Branch Executive Officer
C. Branch Chief
D. Branch Leader
A. Branch Director
Interoperability means:
A. A single plan is used to direct the tactical assignments with the Operations Section.
B. Surrounding jurisdictions all purchase the same type of communications hardware and software.
C. Communication equipment, procedures, and systems can operate together during a response.
D. Personnel from different jurisdictions can all perform the same tasks using the same protocols.
C. Communication equipment, procedures, and systems can operate together during a response.
Command is:
A. Assumed by the individual who is the highest ranking person on the scene regardless of experience or training level.
B. Directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority.
C. Based on the number of individuals or resources that one supervisor can manage effectively during an incident.
D. The ability to control information exchange within and across organizations involved in an incident.
D. The ability to control information exchange within and across organizations involved in an incident.
Before leaving an incident assignment, you should do all of the following EXCEPT FOR:
A. Return any incident-issued equipment or other nonexpendable supplies.
B. Complete all tasks and required forms/reports.
C. Brief replacements, subordinates, and supervisor.
D. Self-dispatch to another incident.
D. Self-dispatch to another incident.
TRUE OR FALSE: Someone who serves as a Director every day might not hold that title when deployed under an ICS structure.
A. True
B. False
A. True
Which incident facility is the location where personnel and equipment are kept while waiting for tactical assignments?
A. Staging Area
B. Base
C. Camp
D. Incident Command Post
A. Staging Area
Which of the following organizational entities within the Operations Section may be used to divide an incident geographically?
A. Divisions
B. Units
C. Groups
D. Regiments
A. Divisions
Which ICS function records time accounting and procures needed items?
A. Finance/Administration
B. Incident Command
C. Planning
D. Operations
A. Finance/Administration
You are implementing tactical activities to achieve the incident objectives. What is the correct title of the ICS organizational element to which you are assigned?
A. Planning Division
B. Operations Section
C. Planning Section
D. Tactics Section
B. Operations Section
In ICS, the members of the Command Staff assume the title of:
A. Executive.
B. Director.
C. Leader.
D. Officer.
D. Officer.