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. 
    To compute the days for determining statute of limitations on a HHG claim,
    • 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

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