5j0x1 Volume 4 Paralegal

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  • 1. 
    What agency is responsible for processing claims under MPCECA?
    • A. 

      AFCSC

    • B. 

      TCFSC

    • C. 

      AFLOA/JACC

    • D. 

      Base installation

  • 2. 
    If a person submits a claim to replace damaged uniform and clothing items without any negligence on their part,
    • A. 

      The issuing unit is recponsible for replacement in accordance with AFI 51-501

    • B. 

      The total active federal military service requirements listed in AFI 36-3014 will apply

    • C. 

      Consult with the staff judge advocate on the unit's responsibilities listed in AFI 51-502

    • D. 

      The claim can be researched by first reviewing the guidance found in AFMAN 23-110

  • 3. 
    Who is responsible for monitoring tort litigation for and against the United States arising out of Air Force activities?
    • A. 

      Chief, AFLOA/JACC

    • B. 

      Chief, Air AFCSC

    • C. 

      Chief, TCFSC

    • D. 

      TJAG

  • 4. 
    Who may be appointed as a claims officer?
    • A. 

      Air Force attorneys only

    • B. 

      Air Force or civilian attorneys

    • C. 

      Air Force attorneys or 7-level paralegals

    • D. 

      7-level paralegals only

  • 5. 
    Claims arising from natural disasters generally fall under what claims act?
    • A. 

      MCA

    • B. 

      FTCA

    • C. 

      AFACA

    • D. 

      MPCECA

  • 6. 
    Who is responsible for providing senior emergency management subject matter expertise to the ICC?
    • A. 

      Emergency Operations Center Manager

    • B. 

      Emergency Operations Center Director

    • C. 

      Incident Commander

    • D. 

      First Responders

  • 7. 
    What information is shown on the face of a photograph for a claims investigation?
    • A. 

      Do not mark the face of the photograph

    • B. 

      Date and time photograph was taken

    • C. 

      Name and grade of photographer

    • D. 

      Claim number

  • 8. 
    Under what circumstances would you obtain medical reports from private source when charged a fee to obtain them?
    • A. 

      When given premission from the base SJA

    • B. 

      When given premission from AFLOA/JACC

    • C. 

      When the interests of the claimant would best be served

    • D. 

      When the interests of the United States would best be served

  • 9. 
    When a claim is filed within your office, when may you accept a gift or financial reward from the claim?
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      When given permission from the base SJA

    • C. 

      When given permission from AFLOA/JACC

    • D. 

      In accordance with DOD 5500.07-R

  • 10. 
    After an incident occurs, what should you do when it appears likely the Air Force may incur substantial liability or that a claim may be filed?
    • A. 

      Open a claim in the AFCIMS

    • B. 

      Notify TJAG

    • C. 

      Collect and preserve evidence

    • D. 

      Notify the TCFSC

  • 11. 
    Within what maximum time period must the base SJA submit a written report to the supervisory GCM, MAJCOM, and JACC for a serious or unusual incident involving claims?
    • A. 

      12 hours

    • B. 

      24 hours

    • C. 

      48 hours

    • D. 

      72 hours

  • 12. 
    Which person is not proper claimant under AFI 51-502, chapter 2?
    • A. 

      An Air Force Academy cadet

    • B. 

      A CAP cadet

    • C. 

      Civilian employee at Laughlin AFB, TX

    • D. 

      DODDS school teacher at Maxwell AFB, AL

  • 13. 
    Which incident is not payable under AFI 51-502, chapter 2?
    • A. 

      A POV is vandalized on base

    • B. 

      HHG is lost in shipment

    • C. 

      Secured bicycle stolen at government quarters

    • D. 

      Government-issued duffel bag lost by a civilian airline while on leave

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Include both the date of incident and the date claim is filed

    • B. 

      Exclude both the date of inicident and the date of claim is filed

    • C. 

      Exclude the date of incident and include the date claim is filed

    • D. 

      Include the date of incident and exclude the date claim is filed

  • 15. 
    In accordance with the Air Force Claims Service Center Action Officer Handbook, how many base installation responsibilities do overseas bases have when assisting claimants with their claims?
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Seven

    • D. 

      Eight

  • 16. 
    What is the first thing a paralegal should do when accepting a DD Form 1840R?
    • A. 

      Determine the form was turned in within 75 days of delivery

    • B. 

      Contact the AFCSC for guidance

    • C. 

      Verify both the carrier and the claimant signed and dated the form

    • D. 

      Verify the number of shipments and corresponding GBL

  • 17. 
    If mold or mildew damage is listed, what must you do before authorizing the claimant to dispose of the item?
    • A. 

      Contact the carrier to request disposal

    • B. 

      Contact AFCSC to request disposal

    • C. 

      Contact AFLOA/JACC to request disposal

    • D. 

      Give the claimant a signed memorandum authorizing disposal

  • 18. 
    Upon request from AFCSC to perform a claims inspection, how many calendar days do you have to complete the inspection and send the inspection report to the AFCSC?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      30

  • 19. 
    A settlement authority may completely deny a claim when
    • A. 

      Fraud was intended

    • B. 

      Fraud was inadvertent

    • C. 

      The settlement authority suspects fraud

    • D. 

      The entire claim is substantially tainted by fraud

  • 20. 
    If a civilian employee is injured incident to his or her government employment, his or her exclusive remedy lies under
    • A. 

      FTCA

    • B. 

      FMCRA

    • C. 

      FECA

    • D. 

      MPCECA

  • 21. 
    If a claimant choose to hire an attorney to handle their claim, the attorney fee limit for administrative settlements under FTCA is not to exceed what percentage of the settlement?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      40

    • D. 

      50

  • 22. 
    If a claim under the FTCA cannot be settled at the base office level, you must send the claim to the next higher settlement authority within what maximum number of days after receipt?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      90

    • D. 

      120

  • 23. 
    Which activity is considered a non-combat activity under MCA, chapter 3, AFI 51-501?
    • A. 

      Use of MWR facilities

    • B. 

      Use of military balloons

    • C. 

      Driving a rental car while TDY

    • D. 

      Driving a government owned vehicle

  • 24. 
    What maximum amount may base-level claims offices in Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam settle tort claims for?
    • A. 

      $5,000

    • B. 

      $10,000

    • C. 

      $20,000

    • D. 

      $25,000

  • 25. 
    After receiving a claim involving AAFES, what should a paralegal do first?
    • A. 

      Forward a copy of the claim to NAFI

    • B. 

      Prepare an AAFES settlement agreement form

    • C. 

      Forward the claims file to AAFES for payment

    • D. 

      Forward the original claim to AFLOA/JACC

  • 26. 
    After settling an MCA small claim for $2,200, and receiving a signed settlement agreement, send the settlement agreement along with the voucher to
    • A. 

      The DFAS voucher box

    • B. 

      Your local DFAS office

    • C. 

      The TCFSC voucher box

    • D. 

      The AFCSC voucher box

  • 27. 
    After recommending denial of an appeal under MCA, you must
    • A. 

      Forward the file to AFCSC

    • B. 

      Forward the file to AFLOA/JACL

    • C. 

      Forward the file to AFLOA/JACC

    • D. 

      Do nothing; final denial procedures end at base level

  • 28. 
    What do you do with your inverstigation file once AFLO/JACC has resolved the claim?
    • A. 

      Destory it

    • B. 

      Keep your copy for two years

    • C. 

      Forward it to AFCSC to be archived

    • D. 

      Forward it to TCFSC to be kept with the original file

  • 29. 
    If you receive an FOIA or PA request for a claim adjudicated by AFLOA/JACC, you must immediately
    • A. 

      Process the request

    • B. 

      Forward the request to the NAF SJA

    • C. 

      Forward the request to AFLOA/JACC

    • D. 

      Forward the request to the MAJCOM SJA

  • 30. 
    What is the maximum amount per claim TJAG may make advance payments?
    • A. 

      $100,000

    • B. 

      $125,000

    • C. 

      $150,000

    • D. 

      $200,000

  • 31. 
    What action must take place in order to toll the statute of limitations for a pro-government claim?
    • A. 

      Collection action must be complete, or suit filed in State Court

    • B. 

      Collection action must be complete, or suit filed in Counrty Court

    • C. 

      Collection action must be complete, or suit filed in Supreme Court

    • D. 

      Collection action must be complete, or suit filed in Federal District Court

  • 32. 
    Whom must you receive authorization from before attempting to assert a claim for monies to be recovered from a foreign government?
    • A. 

      DOJ

    • B. 

      TJAG

    • C. 

      AFLOA/CC

    • D. 

      AFLOA/JACC

  • 33. 
    When the litigation of a G-claim is complete, who must you send the final report to?
    • A. 

      TJAG

    • B. 

      NAF SJA

    • C. 

      AFLOA/JACC

    • D. 

      MAJCOM SJA

  • 34. 
    When asserting a claim, if a tortfeasor fails to respond to two demand letters, what should SJA do next?
    • A. 

      File suit in Federal District Court

    • B. 

      Forward the file to the US Attorney

    • C. 

      Contact DOJ

    • D. 

      Forward the file to AFLOA/JACC

  • 35. 
    If a claim is filed for the willful damage or wrongful taking of property caused by Air Force military personnel as a result of riotous, violent, or disorderly conduct, it is a(n)
    • A. 

      CAP claim

    • B. 

      Anti-government claim

    • C. 

      Article 139 claim

    • D. 

      Air National Guard claim

  • 36. 
    Once the appointing commander takes action to have an award amount deducted from the offender's pay for a claim under Article 139, what appellate rights does an offender or claimant have?
    • A. 

      The award is not subject to appeal by the offender or claimant

    • B. 

      Appeals are forwarded to AFLOA/JACC for disposition

    • C. 

      The offender has 60 days to appeal

    • D. 

      The claimant has 60 days to appeal

  • 37. 
    A successor in command could reconsider a claim under Article 139, when the
    • A. 

      Offender requests reconsideration

    • B. 

      Claimant requests reconsideration

    • C. 

      Offender has paid the complete debt

    • D. 

      Commander discovers new evidence

  • 38. 
    What agency is considered an NAFI?
    • A. 

      Commissary

    • B. 

      Golf facilities

    • C. 

      American Red Cross

    • D. 

      Air Force Air Society

  • 39. 
    When there is doubt as to wether an NAFI claim should be paid from appropriated or nonappropriated funds, how should an advance payment be made to prevent a hardship on a claimant?
    • A. 

      Approve the claim, but defer the payment

    • B. 

      Defer the entire claim until the correct funding source is determined

    • C. 

      Initially pay from appropriated funds and determine the correct funding source later

    • D. 

      Initially pay from nonappropriated funds and determine the correct funding source later

  • 40. 
    To process a payment for an NAFI claim over $500, send the claim to
    • A. 

      AFCSC

    • B. 

      TCFSC

    • C. 

      NAFI

    • D. 

      AFSVA/SVXBC

  • 41. 
    If a claimant submits a claim under UGPCA, the maximum award he or she can receive is
    • A. 

      $500

    • B. 

      $1,000

    • C. 

      $1,500

    • D. 

      $2,000

  • 42. 
    Concerning admiralty claims, what action should be taken by the contracted marine surveyor once a survey is complete?
    • A. 

      Request a copy of the claim from the claims office

    • B. 

      Send a written survey report to the Department of the Navy

    • C. 

      Send a written survey report to the commercial marine vessel owner

    • D. 

      Send a written survey report to the legal office investigating the claim and the Aviation and Admiralty Law Branch (JACC)

  • 43. 
    Who has the authority to settle an Air Force Admiralty claim in the amount of $50,000 for salvage services the Air Force performs?
    • A. 

      TJAG

    • B. 

      DJAG

    • C. 

      SecAF

    • D. 

      Director, Aviation and Admiralty Law Branch (AFLOA/JACC)

  • 44. 
    Tort claims resulting from activities of ANG technicians (32 U.S.C. 709) are settled under FTCA because ANG
    • A. 

      Technicians are considered on active duty

    • B. 

      Technicians are considered federal employees

    • C. 

      Technicians' activities are considered "incident to service"

    • D. 

      Technicians are acting within the scope of their employment

  • 45. 
    Under NGCA, when may a claimant amend his or her claim?
    • A. 

      Any time prior to final action

    • B. 

      30 days after initial filing of the claim

    • C. 

      60 days after initial filing of the claim

    • D. 

      120 days after initial filing of the claim

  • 46. 
    When the original settlement authority denies an appeal under NGCA, what document must accompany the claims file to AFLOA/JACC?
    • A. 

      An AF Form 959

    • B. 

      A statement from the claimant

    • C. 

      A statement from the claimant's commander

    • D. 

      A summary adjudication memo or seven-point memorandum

  • 47. 
    When CAP personnel suffer injury or death incident to active service involving an Air Force-assigned mission, under what claims act is the claim settled?
    • A. 

      MCA, chapter 3, AFI 51-501

    • B. 

      FTCA, chapter 2, AFI 51-501

    • C. 

      FECA

    • D. 

      None, CAP personnel are barred from claiming because of the "incident to service" rule

  • 48. 
    What statement  correctly describes the types of claims payable under AFI 51-501, chapter 5, CAP claims?
    • A. 

      Claims for only personal injury or death caused by a CAP member performing an Air Force-assigned mission

    • B. 

      Claims for personal injury, death, or property damage caused by a CAP member while on an Air Force installation

    • C. 

      Claims for only personal injury or property damage caused by a CAP member performing an Air Force-assigned mission

    • D. 

      Claims for personal injury, death, or property damage caused by a CAP member performing an Air Force-assigned mission

  • 49. 
    When settling claims under the terms of an international agreement overseas, you must have the specific approval of
    • A. 

      DOD

    • B. 

      TJAG

    • C. 

      SecAF

    • D. 

      AFLOA/JACC

  • 50. 
    What is the statute of limitations for claims under FCA?
    • A. 

      Two years

    • B. 

      Three years

    • C. 

      Four years

    • D. 

      Six years

  • 51. 
    If a claim is settled under FCA for more than $100,00, where must it be reported to for payment?
    • A. 

      DOJ

    • B. 

      AFCSC

    • C. 

      AFLOA/JACC

    • D. 

      Department of the Treasury

  • 52. 
    If an installation SJA, in USAFE or PACAF, wants to pay a medical malpractice claim within his or her settlement authority, what agency/person must he or she obtain approval?
    • A. 

      TJAG

    • B. 

      AFLOA/JACC

    • C. 

      MAJCOM SJA

    • D. 

      Regional MLC

  • 53. 
    After an FTCA claim is approved for $59,000, which of the following forms is used for payment?
    • A. 

      DD Form 1131

    • B. 

      SF 1034

    • C. 

      SF 1199A

    • D. 

      FMS Forms 195, 196, and 197a and SF Form 95