6c051 - Volume 4

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Having a good contractor in the air force ensures that any contract prepared or entered into is beneficial to them. The contractor and prepares and negotiates bids. Are you well qualified for that job as a contractor in the air force? Take the quiz below and let the results show you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which system is used to report contract actions?
    • A. 

      Wide Area Workflow (WAWF).

    • B. 

      Central Contractor Registration (CCR).

    • C. 

      Federal Procurement Data System-Next Generation (FPDS-NG).

    • D. 

      Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS).

  • 2. 
    Which has responsibility for the accuracy and the submission of individual contract action reports?
    • A. 

      Head of the Contracting Activity (HCA).

    • B. 

      Plans and programs flight.

    • C. 

      Contracting officer.

    • D. 

      Contract specialist.

  • 3. 
    Which contract action is not reportable?
    • A. 

      Modifications.

    • B. 

      Blanket purchase agreement (BPA) calls.

    • C. 

      Purchases made at AbilityOne service stores.

    • D. 

      Government purchase card (GPC) purchases exceeding $25,000.

  • 4. 
    After execution by all parties, copies of contracts or modifications must be distributed within
    • A. 

      3 days.

    • B. 

      7 days.

    • C. 

      10 days.

    • D. 

      14 days.

  • 5. 
    In-process inspection of commercial items by the government
    • A. 

      Is forbidden

    • B. 

      Is required above the simplified acquisition threshold (SAT)

    • C. 

      Must be conducted in a manner consistent with commercial practice.

    • D. 

      Must be conducted according to the contractor’s quality assurance plan

  • 6. 
    Acceptance may not take place
    • A. 

      After delivery

    • B. 

      Before delivery

    • C. 

      At the time of delivery.

    • D. 

      After payment is made.

  • 7. 
    Acceptance of noncomplex commercial items is prescribed in
    • A. 

      52.212–1, Instructions to Offerors—Commercial Items.

    • B. 

      52.212–2, Evaluation—Commercial Items.

    • C. 

      52.212–4, Contract Terms and Conditions—Commercial Items.

    • D. 

      52.212–5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders—Commercial Items.

  • 8. 
    Ordinarily, what option is given to the contractor because of a notice of rejection for nonconformance?
    • A. 

      Subtract cost of nonconforming supplies from invoice.

    • B. 

      Request government return of nonconforming supplies to vendor.

    • C. 

      Correct or replace any nonconforming supplies at a discount to the government.

    • D. 

      Correct or replace any nonconforming supplies at no additional cost to the government.

  • 9. 
    When delivery is late on a commodities contract, the government may take any of the actions except
    • A. 

      Invoke liquidated damages in the agreed amount until delivery is made or the delivery schedule is renegotiated (if liquidated damages are included in the contract).

    • B. 

      Enter into negotiations with the contractor to extend the delivery date, provided the government receives appropriate consideration for doing so.

    • C. 

      Terminate the contract for default in accordance with Part 49 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).

    • D. 

      Terminate the contract for default in accordance with Part 12 of the FAR.

  • 10. 
    Which Web-based system provides for electronic invoicing, receipt, and acceptance?
    • A. 

      MyInvoice.

    • B. 

      DFAS Vendor Pay.

    • C. 

      Wide Area Workflow (WAWF).

    • D. 

      Automated Business Services System (ABSS).

  • 11. 
    To adhere to prompt payment guidelines, payment is due within how many days after government acceptance of supplies?
    • A. 

      7 days.

    • B. 

      10 days.

    • C. 

      30 days.

    • D. 

      45 days

  • 12. 
    Records of contractor performance are managed in the
    • A. 

      Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database.

    • B. 

      Contractor Performance Evaluation System (CPES).

    • C. 

      Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS).

    • D. 

      Federal Procurement Data System-Next Generation (FPDS-NG).

  • 13. 
    Which types of copies of contractual instruments can become part of the official contract file?
    • A. 

      Original, authenticated copies, or conformed copies.

    • B. 

      Original, authenticated copies, and registered copies.

    • C. 

      Original, authenticated copies, and certified copies.

    • D. 

      Original, certified copies, and conformed copies.

  • 14. 
    Which action must be taken prior to providing a contractor with preliminary notice of the government’s intent to exercise an option?
    • A. 

      Validate the requirement.

    • B. 

      Ensure funds are available.

    • C. 

      Make a determination of price fair and reasonableness.

    • D. 

      Synopsize the government’s intent to exercise the option.

  • 15. 
    Unless otherwise specified, the government typically must provide how many days notice of its intent to exercise an option period?
    • A. 

      7.

    • B. 

      30.

    • C. 

      45.

    • D. 

      60.

  • 16. 
    What option does the government have if it fails to provide the necessary notifications required by the contract and still desires to exercise an option period?
    • A. 

      Exercise the government’s unilateral right to the option.

    • B. 

      Terminate the contract and resolicit as a new requirement.

    • C. 

      Issue a bilateral modification and obtain contractor concurrence.

    • D. 

      Issue a change order directing the contractor to continue performance under the current contract

  • 17. 
    Which is not required to be accomplished by the contracting officer (CO) to exercise an option?
    • A. 

      Ensure funds are available.

    • B. 

      Satisfy competition requirements.

    • C. 

      Check the Excluded Parties List System.

    • D. 

      Obtain Representations and Certifications.

  • 18. 
    The authority to make changes to an existing contract is not extended to
    • A. 

      Modifications executed by contracting officers in accordance with contract scope

    • B. 

      Contract changes made by a contracting officer at the request of the contractor.

    • C. 

      Qualified contracting officer representatives to make constructive changes to contracts.

    • D. 

      Modifications to contracts within the limitations specified on the contracting officer’s warrant.

  • 19. 
    A modification in which all adjustments regarding cost, time, scope, and other consideration have been decided and required no further modification to complete contract change is known as
    • A. 

      A change order.

    • B. 

      A unilateral modification

    • C. 

      An administrative change

    • D. 

      A definitized modification

  • 20. 
    What modification authority must be cited when making administrative changes to a contract using the SF 30?
    • A. 

      52.212–4, Contract Terms and Conditions—Commercial Items.

    • B. 

      52.243–4, Changes.

    • C. 

      52.243–7, Notification of Changes

    • D. 

      No further authority must be cited.

  • 21. 
    What modification authority must be used when no specific clause can be cited?
    • A. 

      Administrative.

    • B. 

      Changes clause.

    • C. 

      Mutual Agreement of the Parties.

    • D. 

      Other than Full and Open Competition.

  • 22. 
    Unilateral modifications may be used for all except
    • A. 

      Issue change orders.

    • B. 

      Issue termination notices.

    • C. 

      Make administrative changes.

    • D. 

      Make changes authorized by the Changes clause.

  • 23. 
    When you are processing administrative changes, all may be processed as administrative changes except
    • A. 

      Correcting a fund cite.

    • B. 

      Updating the payment office.

    • C. 

      Correcting errors in unit price.

    • D. 

      Correcting price extension errors.

  • 24. 
    When you are processing an administrative change, which is required?
    • A. 

      Verify funds are available.

    • B. 

      Obtain contractor signature.

    • C. 

      Check block 13B of the SF 30.

    • D. 

      Cite the appropriate modification authority.

  • 25. 
    A change order
    • A. 

      May be issued unilaterally.

    • B. 

      Must be signed by the contractor.

    • C. 

      Cites 52.212–4 as the authority.

    • D. 

      Are used to make changes outside the scope of contracts.

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