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The __________is a standardized, on-scene, all-hazard incident management concept. It allows its users to adopt an integrated organizational structure to match the complexities and demands of single or multiple incidents without being hindered by jurisdictional boundaries.

Critical Incident System

Unusual Occurrences System

Incident Command System

Operations Section System

Incident Command System

2

The above has considerable ______ flexibility. It can grow or shrink to meet different needs. This flexibility makes it a very cost effective and efficient management approach for both small and large situations.

a. internal
b. systematically
c. external
d. outward

a. internal

3

The Incident Commander has overall responsibility for managing the incident by; all are correct except which one:

a. objectives
b. safety conditions
c. planning strategies
d. implementing tactics

b. safety conditions

4

Initially, assigning tactical resources and overseeing operations will be under the direct supervision of the ________.

a. Unusual Occurrence Commander

b. Critical Incident Commander

c. Incident Commander

d. Tactical Commander

c. Incident Commander

5

In addition to having overall responsibility for managing the entire incident, the Incident Commander is specifically responsible for; all are correct except which one:

a. Ensuring incident safety

b. Determining the type of police response needed

c. Providing information services to internal and external stakeholders

d. Establishing and maintaining liaison with other agencies participating in the incident.

b. Determining the type of police response needed

6

In Incident Command System, these personnel make up the Command Staff and consist of the following except which one:

a. Public Information Officer
b. Safety Officer
c. Liaison Officer
d. Operations Officer

d. Operations Officer

7

The people who perform the other four management functions are designated as the General Staff. The General Staff is made up of four Sections; all are correct except:

a. Operations
b. Liaison
c. Planning
d. Logistics
e. Finance/Administration.

b. Liaison

8

The ______ Section Chief is normally the person with the greatest technical and tactical expertise in dealing with the problem at hand.

Operations

Liaison

Planning

Logistics

Finance/Administration

Operations

9

This _______ function is where the tactical fieldwork is done. Therefore, most incident resources are assigned to this Section. Often the most hazardous activities are carried out there.

Operations

Liaison

Planning

Logistics

Finance/Administration

Operations

10

_______are used to divide an incident geographically.

Groups

Divisions

Branches

Logistics

Divisions

11

______are used to describe functional areas of operation.

Groups

Divisions

Branches

Logistics

Groups

12

_______ are used when the number of Divisions or Groups exceeds the span of control and can be either geographical or functional.

Group

Divisions

Branches

Logistics

Branches

13

The most common way to identify ______ is by using alphabet characters (A, B, C, etc.). Other identifiers may be used as long as Division identifiers are known by assigned responders.

a. Group
b. Divisions
c. Branches
d. Logistics

b. Divisions

14

Groups are used to describe functional areas of operation. The person in charge of each Group is designated as a ________.

Director

Incident Commander

Supervisor

Section Chief

Supervisor

15

If the number of Divisions or Groups exceeds the span of control, it may be necessary to establish another level of organization within the Operations Section, called _______.

Task Forces

Strike Teams

Branches

Resources

Branches

16

The Operations Section usually develops from _______. The organization will expand to include needed levels of supervision as more and more resources are deployed.

the top down

outward

the bottom up

inward

the bottom up

17

________are a combination of mixed resources with common communications operating under the direct supervision of a Leader. They can be versatile combinations of resources and their use is encouraged. The combining of resources into these allows for several resource elements to be managed under one individual’s supervision, thus lessening the span of control of the Supervisor.

Strike Teams

Single Resources

Task Forces

Investigation Teams

Task Forces

18

_______are a set number of resources of the same kind and type with common communications operating under the direct supervision of a Team Leader. They are highly effective management units. The foreknowledge that all elements have the same capability and the knowledge of how many will be applied allows for better planning, ordering, utilization and management.

Strike Teams

Single Resources

Task Forces

Investigation Teams

Strike Teams

19

________ may be individuals, a piece of equipment and its personnel complement, or a crew or team of individuals with an identified supervisor that can be used at an incident.

Strike Teams

Single Resources

Task Forces

Investigation Teams

Single Resources

20

At some point, the Operations Section and the rest of the Incident Command System organization will contract. The decision to contract will be based on the achievement of ______ objectives.

staging

secondary

tactical

control

tactical

21

_________ planning begins upon activation of the first personnel and continues until the lncident Command System organization ceases operation.

Documentation

Demobilization

Situation

Resources

Demobilization

22

_______ conducts all check-in activities, and maintains the status of all incident resources.

Situation Unit

Resources Unit

Documentation Unit

Demobilization Unit

Resources Unit

23

________ collects and analyzes information on the current situation, prepares situation displays and situation summaries, and develops maps and projections.

Situation Unit

Resources Unit

Documentation Unit

Demobilization Unit

Situation Unit

24

________ provides duplication services, including the written Incident Action Plan. Maintains and archives all incident-related documentation.

Situation Unit

Resources Unit

Documentation Unit

Demobilization Unit

Documentation Unit

25

________ assists in ensuring that resources are released from the incident in an orderly, safe, and cost-effective manner.

Situation Unit

Resources Unit

Documentation Unit

Demobilization Unit

Demobilization Unit

26

The ______ plays a significant role in preparing the written Incident Action Plan.

Situation Unit

Resources Unit

Documentation Unit

Demobilization Unit

Resources Unit

27

If no Logistics Section is established, the Incident Commander will perform all logistical functions; all except which one:

a. The size of the incident

b. complexity of support needs

c. providing communication planning and transportation

d. the incident length

c. providing communication planning and transportation

28

A critical part of an effective multi-agency incident management system is for all communications to be in plain _______.

agency-specific codes

jargon

English

Radio codes

English

29

The Incident Command System organizational structure is _____. When needed, separate functional elements can be established and subdivided to enhance internal organizational management and external coordination. As the Incident Command System organizational structure expands, the number of management positions also expands to adequately address the requirements of the incident.

flexible

internal

top-down

bottom-up

flexible

30

The Incident Command System organizational structure develops in a _____, modular fashion that is based on the size and complexity of the incident, as well as the specifics of the hazard environment created by the incident. As incident complexity increases, the organization expands from these as functional responsibilities are delegated.

flexible

internal

top-down

bottom-up

top-down