CDC 6C051B : Contracting Journeyman! Hardest Trivia Questions Quiz

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CDC 6C051B : Contracting Journeyman! Hardest Trivia Questions Quiz

Are you looking for the CDC 6C051B: Contracting Journeyman quiz that will solve all the problems when it comes to an understanding this course? Well, the quiz below is the first of many that you can take up and be a little closer to passing your upcoming finals. Do feel free to take it as many times as you deem fit.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    (004) To determine how well the documents within the Defense Standardization Program Policies and Procedures reflect their needs, you communicate with customers 
    • A. 

      As part of your market research.

    • B. 

      During the annual program evaluation

    • C. 

      When recommended by industry sources

    • D. 

      When the Government can perform the function in-house

  • 2. 
    (005) When reviewing construction specifications, you should ensure that the 
    • A. 

      Requested performance dates are realistic

    • B. 

      “brand name” description elements do not describe the characteristics of the brand name item.

    • C. 

      Specifications are clear, free of conflicting requirements, and free of unnecessarily restrictive provisions or conditions

    • D. 

      Specifications protect the government’s interest by including liquidated damages when the government estimate is above the simplified acquisition threshold

  • 3. 
     (005) Before accepting a proposed progress schedule from the Civil Engineering Squadron, you must consider
    • A. 

      Job site safety

    • B. 

      Contract administration costs

    • C. 

      Effects of natural phenomena

    • D. 

      The availability of materials and equipment

  • 4. 
     (006) The responsibility for informing contractors of the name, duties, and limitations for all quality assurance personnel assigned to a contract rests with the
    • A. 

      Contracting Officer

    • B. 

      Quality Assurance Program Coordinator

    • C. 

      Functional Commanders/Functional Directors

    • D. 

      Contracting Squadron commanders and Chiefs of Air Force Contracting Offices

  • 5. 
    (006) Customer-focused multifunctional teams are established to plan and manage service contracts 
    • A. 

      After award only

    • B. 

      Prior to award only

    • C. 

      For complex services only

    • D. 

      Throughout the life of a contract

  • 6. 
    (006) When developing statements of work, use methods that are open, flexible and geared to 
    • A. 

      Military processes

    • B. 

      Commercial practices

    • C. 

      Government processes

    • D. 

      Military specifications

  • 7. 
     (007) The Davis-Bacon Act applies to which of the following contracts?
    • A. 

      Supply contract of $2,500

    • B. 

      Service contract of $2,000.

    • C. 

      Construction contract of $1,000

    • D. 

      Construction contract of $2,500.

  • 8. 
    (008) The Buy American Act restrictions do not apply when the 
    • A. 

      Cost would be reasonable

    • B. 

      Cost would be unreasonable

    • C. 

      Item is for use within the continental US

    • D. 

      Service is performed within the continental US

  • 9. 
    (008) Which law applies to commercial acquisitions? 
    • A. 

      Contingent Fees

    • B. 

      Truth in Negotiations Act

    • C. 

      Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988

    • D. 

      Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act

  • 10. 
     (009) Agencies may exclude particular sources from a contract action if the agency head determines that to do so would
    • A. 

      Satisfy a critical need for proper hazardous waste disposal

    • B. 

      Prevent the release of sensitive information to unauthorized sources.

    • C. 

      Be in the interest of national defense in maintaining an essential source

    • D. 

      Ensure the continuous availability of a reliable source of supplies or services

  • 11. 
    (009) As a contracting officer, you are authorized to set-aside solicitations to allow only small businesses to compete when  
    • A. 

      You have approved a justification for exclusion of sources

    • B. 

      It is authorized pursuant to section 8(a) of the Small Business Act

    • C. 

      Your agency head approves the determination and finding you issued

    • D. 

      The set-aside fulfills the statutory requirements relating to small business concerns

  • 12. 
    (009) Which statutory authority allows you to prepare the required justification and approval after contract award?  
    • A. 

      National Security, 10 USC 2304(c)(6).

    • B. 

      International Agreement, 10 USC 2304 (c)(4).

    • C. 

      Unusual or Compelling Urgency, 10 USC 2304(c)(2).

    • D. 

      Authorized or Required by Statute, 10 USC 2304(c)(5).

  • 13. 
     (009) Which statutory authority permits contracting without providing for full-and-open competition?  
    • A. 

      Public Interest

    • B. 

      Federal Disaster Response

    • C. 

      International Security Matters

    • D. 

      United Nations Trade Sanctions

  • 14. 
    (010) The “findings” in determination and findings means that 
    • A. 

      It is required by statute or regulation

    • B. 

      A special form of written approval by an authorized official

    • C. 

      Conclusions or decisions supported by statute or regulation

    • D. 

      A statement of fact or rationale essential to support the determination

  • 15. 
    (010) A determination and finding does not include 
    • A. 

      A description of action being approved

    • B. 

      Identification of the contracting activity

    • C. 

      A specific contract type and contract amount

    • D. 

      Citing of the appropriate statute and or regulation.

  • 16. 
     (010) The contracting officer’s determination for competition is supported by a determination and finding and  
    • A. 

      A Justification and Approval

    • B. 

      The Competition Advocate’s Approval.

    • C. 

      A Component or Command Policy Letter

    • D. 

      The Staff Judge Advocate’s Determination of Legal Sufficiency

  • 17. 
    (011) Designating a competition advocate for each contracting activity is a requirement of the 
    • A. 

      Small Business Act

    • B. 

      Regulatory Flexibility Act.

    • C. 

      National Defense Authorization Act

    • D. 

      Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act

  • 18. 
    (011) Competition Advocates are responsible for 
    • A. 

      Assisting in the review of contract actions

    • B. 

      Promoting the acquisition of commercial items.

    • C. 

      Ensuring that requirements are clearly stated in terms of function.

    • D. 

      Challenging barriers to the contracting activity’s small business goals.

  • 19. 
    (012) The contractor has the least incentive to control costs in a 
    • A. 

      Firm-fixed-price contract

    • B. 

      Cost-plus-fixed-fee contract

    • C. 

      Cost-plus-percentage-of-cost contract

    • D. 

      Fixed-price with economic price adjustment contract

  • 20. 
    (013) When acquiring commercial items the contracting officer uses a 
    • A. 

      Firm-fixed-price or fixed-price incentive contract

    • B. 

      Firm-fixed-price or fixed-price with economic price adjustment contract

    • C. 

      Fixed-price with economic price adjustment or cost-plus-fixed-fee contract

    • D. 

      Fixed-price incentive or fixed-price with economic price adjustment contract

  • 21. 
    (013) Which contract type may be used when it is impossible to negotiate a fair and reasonable firm-fixed-price after the initial contract performance period? 
    • A. 

      Firm-fixed-price

    • B. 

      Fixed price with economic price adjustment

    • C. 

      Fixed-price with prospective price redetermination

    • D. 

      Fixed-ceiling-price with retroactive price redetermination

  • 22. 
    (013) When a contractor receives no fee and is reimbursed only for an agreed upon portion of his or her allowable costs, the contractor is operating under which type of cost-reimbursement contract? 
    • A. 

      Cost.

    • B. 

      Cost-sharing

    • C. 

      Cost-plus-award-fee

    • D. 

      Cost-plus-incentive-fee

  • 23. 
    (014) Incentive contracts are appropriate when the
    • A. 

      Contractor requests it.

    • B. 

      Contractor refuses a fixed-price contract

    • C. 

      Firm-fixed-price contract is not appropriate

    • D. 

      Government cannot otherwise provide an accurate estimate

  • 24. 
    (014) What factor ensures the proper treatment of the target profit or fee on a cost-incentive contract?  
    • A. 

      If actual cost is below the target, the result is the target profit or fee

    • B. 

      . If actual cost exceeds the target, the result is an upward adjustment of the target profit or fee.

    • C. 

      If actual cost exceeds the target, the result is a downward adjustment of the target profit or fee

    • D. 

      If actual cost is below the target, the result is a downward adjustment of the target profit or fee

  • 25. 
    (014) What three types of predetermined, formula-type incentives may be used? 
    • A. 

      Cost, price, and performance

    • B. 

      Cost, delivery, and performance

    • C. 

      Price, performance, and delivery

    • D. 

      Cost, performance, and financial capability

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