CDC 6C051B : Trivia Questions Quiz On Contracting Journeyman!

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CDC 6C051B : Trivia Questions Quiz On Contracting Journeyman!

The air force gets under contract with companies or people that have met specific rules and followed lined up procedures. In this trivia quiz on CDC 6C051B on Contracting Journeyman, you will be expected to check what the rules entail. Do give it a try and see if you understood the course as should have been — all the best in your revision.


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  • 1. 
    Inspections performed by the government to determine whether a contractor has fulfilled contract obligations pertaining to quality and quantity are included under what aspect of general contract administration?
    • A. 

      Contract quality requirements.

    • B. 

      Quality assurance evaluator program.

    • C. 

      Government contract quality control.

    • D. 

      Government contract quality assurance.

  • 2. 
    The Air Force provides GFP to a contractor when necessary to achieve significant economy,
    • A. 

      Standardization, or replace obsolete equipment.

    • B. 

      Specialization, or replace obsolete equipment.

    • C. 

      Standardization, or expedited production.

    • D. 

      Specialization, or expedited production.

  • 3. 
    What part of the FAR determines whether to include contract financing through progress payments?
    • A. 

      Part 30.

    • B. 

      Part 31.

    • C. 

      Part 32.

    • D. 

      Part 33.

  • 4. 
    When delivery is late on a commodities contract that exceeds the SAT, the government may take any of the following actions except to
    • 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 FAR.

    • D. 

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

  • 5. 
    In a commodity contract that has Variations in Quantity clause, the variations that are allowed by the government are those
    • A. 

      Known to be acceptable to the contractor.

    • B. 

      That meet customary commercial standards.

    • C. 

      Caused beyond the reasonable control of the contractor.

    • D. 

      Caused by loading, shipping, packing, or allowances within manufacturing processes.

  • 6. 
    What delineates the rights and obligations of the contractor and the government for defective items and services and fosters quality performance?
    • A. 

      Warranty.

    • B. 

      New Materials clause.

    • C. 

      Manufacturer’s guarantee.

    • D. 

      Evaluation - Commercial Items clause.

  • 7. 
    If an item is customarily warranted in trade practice, the cost of the item when purchased for the government
    • A. 

      Should be the same whether or not a warranty is included.

    • B. 

      Should be less because the government does not require a warranty.

    • C. 

      Will be less because commercial warranties are discounted to the government.

    • D. 

      Will be slightly higher because of the higher standard of performance required by the government.

  • 8. 
    What document is used to guide discussions during a contract post-award conference?
    • A. 

      Contracting Officer’s Guide.

    • B. 

      Contract Administrator’s Guide.

    • C. 

      DD Form 1484, Post Award Conference Record.

    • D. 

      DD Form 1484, Contract Administrator Checklist.

  • 9. 
    Which contracting party is responsible for quality control?
    • A. 

      Contractor.

    • B. 

      Contracting officer.

    • C. 

      Contract administrator.

    • D. 

      Functional director.

  • 10. 
    When bonds are required on a construction contract, the contractor’s notice to proceed is issued after the
    • A. 

      Award but prior to receipt of bonds.

    • B. 

      Contracting officer has received all executed bonds.

    • C. 

      Award but prior to contacting surety for proof of issuance of bonds.

    • D. 

      Contracting officer has received notification from the contractor that bonds have been secured.

  • 11. 
     (407) What requires that all work under a construction contract be performed in a skillful and workman like manner?
    • A. 

      Davis-Bacon Act.

    • B. 

      Service Contract Act.

    • C. 

      Material and Workmanship clause.

    • D. 

      Apprentices and Trainees standards.

  • 12. 
    A progress schedule is required when the performance period exceeds how many days?
    • A. 

      30 days.

    • B. 

      45 days.

    • C. 

      60 days.

    • D. 

      90 days.

  • 13. 
     (407) Which clause protects the government from latent defects in construction?
    • A. 

      Inspection and Warranty.

    • B. 

      Inspection of Construction.

    • C. 

      Use and Protection Prior to Completion.

    • D. 

      Specifications and Drawings for Construction.

  • 14. 
     (408) What type of modification is used when affecting the substantive rights of either party and sufficient time exists for negotiations?
    • A. 

      Bilateral.

    • B. 

      Unilateral.

    • C. 

      Undefinitized.

    • D. 

      Administrative.

  • 15. 
    (409) Changes authorized in fixed-price contracts for supplies include each of the following except
    • A. 

      Place of delivery.

    • B. 

      Methods of shipment or packing.

    • C. 

      Drawings, designs, or specifications.

    • D. 

      Directed acceleration in performance of work.

  • 16. 
    (409) A release of claims is required from contractors after the equitable adjustment has been agreed upon to
    • A. 

      Prevent on-going negotiation requests from subcontractors.

    • B. 

      Prevent unauthorized personnel from representing the contractor in negotiations.

    • C. 

      Help contractors understand all legal ramifications of the supplemental agreement.

    • D. 

      Help avoid controversy over supplemental agreements resulting from unilateral modifications.

  • 17. 
    (409) What actions may the contractor take if an equitable adjustment agreement could not be reached and no release of claims was signed?
    • A. 

      Nullify the contracting officer’s final decision under the Disputes clause.

    • B. 

      Nullify the contracting officer’s final decision under the Changes clause.

    • C. 

      Dispute the contracting officer’s final decision under the Disputes clause.

    • D. 

      Dispute the contracting officer’s final decision under the Changes clause.

  • 18. 
    (410) The contracting officer shall effect a no-cost settlement instead of issuing a termination notice when
    • A. 

      Government property was not furnished.

    • B. 

      It is known that the contractor will accept one.

    • C. 

      There are no outstanding payments, debts due the government, or other contractual obligations.

    • D. 

      All of the above requirements have been met.

  • 19. 
    (410) A notice for termination can be rescinded if it is determined that the items had been completed or shipped before the contractor’s receipt of notice by  
    • A. 

      Modification of the notice.

    • B. 

      Amendment of the notice.

    • C. 

      Converting the termination notice to a cure notice.

    • D. 

      Converting the termination notice to a show cause notice.

  • 20. 
    (410) How may a termination for convenience of a fixed-price contract be settled?
    • A. 

      Inventory basis or total-cost basis.

    • B. 

      Inventory basis or adjusted-cost basis.

    • C. 

      Total-price basis or total-cost basis.

    • D. 

      Total-price basis or adjusted-cost basis.

  • 21. 
     (410) The total-cost basis settlement may be used for terminations for convenience when preapproved by the
    • A. 

      Contracting officer and a variable-rate is used.

    • B. 

      Terminating contracting officer and a fixed-rate is used.

    • C. 

      Terminating contracting officer and a variable-rate is used.

    • D. 

      Terminating contracting officer and use of inventory basis is not practicable.

  • 22. 
     (411) The government may exercise its right to terminate for default by terminating
    • A. 

      The entire contract for default.

    • B. 

      The contract for default either completely or partially.

    • C. 

      For default after the contractor fails to make the required delivery time.

    • D. 

      Only those portions of the contract for which the requirement no longer exists.

  • 23. 
    (411) If a contractor’s failure to perform is due to actions of a subcontractor, will the contractor remain liable for excess costs of repurchase?
    • A. 

      Yes, if the subcontractor’s failure was beyond his control.

    • B. 

      No. Prime contractors are protected from liability by the Subcontract Protection clause.

    • C. 

      No. Contractor can only be held accountable for costs as defined in the contract; the subcontractor will be charged any excess costs.

    • D. 

      Yes, if supplies or services were available from other sources and sufficient time remained for the contractor to meet the required delivery schedule.

  • 24. 
    (412) What action does the contracting officer take if a claim exceeding $100,000 is submitted without certification?
    • A. 

      Notify the contractor of the failure to certify the claim and withhold final decision.

    • B. 

      Notify the contractor of the failure to certify the claim and proceed with final decision.

    • C. 

      Submit the claim for certification to the head of the contracting activity and proceed with final decision. decision. Submit the claim for certification to the head of the contracting activity and proceed with final decision

    • D. 

      Submit the claim for certification to the head of the contracting activity and withhold final decision until certified.

  • 25. 
    (412) When a contractor is paid for a claim, interest will be paid from the date
    • A. 

      Of the last payment to the contractor through the date the claim is paid.

    • B. 

      The contracting officer received the claim through the date the claim is paid.

    • C. 

      Of the last payment to the contractor through the date of the contracting officer’s final decision.

    • D. 

      The contracting officer received the claim through the date of the contracting officer’s final decision.

  • 26. 
    (413) Who is responsible for reviewing the contracting officer’s final decision on claims exceeding $100,000 prior to sending the decision to the contractor?
    • A. 

      Functional area chief.

    • B. 

      US Court of Federal Claims.

    • C. 

      Air Force Material Command Law Center.

    • D. 

      Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals.

  • 27. 
     (413) If the contracting officer decides the contractor should be compensated for a claim, when should the amount be paid to the contractor?
    • A. 

      As soon as possible after resolution of any appeal.

    • B. 

      As soon as possible without waiting for any appeal.

    • C. 

      Payment will be made along with final contract payment.

    • D. 

      Payment will be made along with the next scheduled contract payment.

  • 28. 
     (413) How long after the contracting officer’s final decision does the contractor have to appeal to the US Court of Federal Claims?
    • A. 

      90 days from the date of the contracting officer’s decision.

    • B. 

      180 days from the date of the contracting officer’s decision.

    • C. 

      6 months from the receipt of the contracting officer’s decision.

    • D. 

      12 months from the receipt of the contracting officer’s decision.

  • 29. 
     (413) Upon learning of an appeal to the ASBCA, the contracting officer must comply with Rule 4 of the ASBCA rules found in
    • A. 

      DFARS, Appendix C.

    • B. 

      AFFARS, Appendix CC.

    • C. 

      DFARS, Appendix A.

    • D. 

      AFFARS, Appendix AA.

  • 30. 
     (414) Three types of ADRs encountered in the local contracting office are
    • A. 

      Mitigation, arbitration, and controversy hearings.

    • B. 

      Mediation, binding arbitration, and controversy hearings.

    • C. 

      Mitigation, binding arbitration, and nonbinding arbitration.

    • D. 

      Mediation, binding arbitration, and nonbinding arbitration.

  • 31. 
    (414) When may the government make consent to arbitration a condition of entering into a contract?
    • A. 

      Only when the contractor is agreeable to such terms.

    • B. 

      When it is determined to be in the best interest of the government.

    • C. 

      The government may not make consent to arbitration a condition of entering into a contract.

    • D. 

      When it is determined that inclusion of such terms will create an inexpensive and expedition resolution to any resulting issues in controversy.

  • 32. 
     (414) How many days after the close of an arbitration hearing does the arbitrator have to make the award?
    • A. 

      30 days.

    • B. 

      60 days.

    • C. 

      90 days.

    • D. 

      There is no exact time requirement in an alternative dispute resolution arbitration.

  • 33. 
    (415) How would you close a contract if the contractor becomes bankrupt?
    • A. 

      Get approval from your immediate supervisor.

    • B. 

      Coordinate with the Officer of General Counsel.

    • C. 

      Get approval from your small business specialist.

    • D. 

      Coordinate with your quality assurance specialist.

  • 34. 
    (416) The Buy American Act applies to what kind of contracts?
    • A. 

      Supply contracts that exceed the micropurchase threshold.

    • B. 

      Construction contracts under the micropurchase threshold.

    • C. 

      All contracts that furnish supplies under the micropurchase threshold.

    • D. 

      Service contracts without furnishing supplies that exceed the micropurchase threshold.

  • 35. 
    (416) Exceptions are allowed under the Buy American Act for articles, materials, and supplies purchased
    • A. 

      For use in the United States.

    • B. 

      Specifically for commissary resale.

    • C. 

      At a reasonable price from a domestic source.

    • D. 

      When the contracting officer determines that domestic preference would be in the public’s interest.

  • 36. 
    (416) What action should the CO take if contract award is made on the nonqualifying country offer and the duty is exempted by the Duty-Free clause?
    • A. 

      Award the contract at the offered price plus the amount of duty.

    • B. 

      Award the contract at the offered price minus the amount of duty.

    • C. 

      Withhold award of the contract until certificate of exemption is received.

    • D. 

      Withhold award of the contract until additional funds for duty are verified.

  • 37. 
    (417) What Air Force publication establishes duties and identifies the functions of the servicing contracting office?
    • A. 

      AFI 64–301, Nonappropriated Fund Contracting.

    • B. 

      AFI 63–301, Nonappropriated Fund Acquisitions.

    • C. 

      AFMAN 64–302, Nonappropriated Fund Contracting.

    • D. 

      AFMAN 63–302, Nonappropriated Fund Acquisitions.

  • 38. 
    (417) What Air Force publication governs the procedures for the NAF contracting office?
    • A. 

      AFI 64–301, Nonappropriated Fund Contracting.

    • B. 

      AFI 63–301, Nonappropriated Fund Acquisitions.

    • C. 

      AFMAN 64–302, Nonappropriated Fund Contracting.

    • D. 

      AFMAN 63–302, Nonappropriated Fund Acquisitions.

  • 39. 
    (418) The government policy requiring contractors to apprise their employees of any hazards to which they may be exposed during contract performance mirrors the
    • A. 

      Base Safety Program.

    • B. 

      Hazardous Materials clause requirements.

    • C. 

      Pollution Control and Clean Air and Water Acts.

    • D. 

      OSHA requirements.

  • 40. 
    (418) What document must contractors and vendors submit when they supply hazardous materials to the government?
    • A. 

      MSDS.

    • B. 

      Proof of liability for potential hazards.

    • C. 

      Material Shipping Document Sheet.

    • D. 

      EPA notification.

  • 41. 
     (419) Contracts for professional services of an architectural or engineering nature that must be performed or approved by a person licensed, registered, or certified to provide such services are known as
    • A. 

      Value engineering contracts.

    • B. 

      Professional services contracts.

    • C. 

      Architect-engineer services contracts.

    • D. 

      Engineering design services contracts.

  • 42. 
    (419) What course of action may the CO take when a mutually satisfactory contract cannot be negotiated with the selected firm?
    • A. 

      Initiate negotiations with the next firm on the final selection list.

    • B. 

      Initiate negotiations with the contractor submitting the next lowest bid.

    • C. 

      Meet with the customer to determine if adjustments can be made in the government’s requirement. Meet with the customer to determine if adjustments can be made in the government’s requirement.

    • D. 

      Meet with the contractors who have submitted bids to determine if adjustments should be made in the government’s requirement.

  • 43. 
    (420) The final decision for contractor selection for acquisitions identified under the 8(a) program will be made by the
    • A. 

      Contracting officer.

    • B. 

      Small business specialist.

    • C. 

      SBA.

    • D. 

      HCA.

  • 44. 
     (420) Who serves as the 8(a) representative for the contracting office?
    • A. 

      Local representative of the SBA.

    • B. 

      Small business specialist assigned to the individual contracting activity.

    • C. 

      Local representative of the Office of Procurement, Title 5 USC Section 8(a).

    • D. 

      Small business specialist assigned to the local SBA.

  • 45. 
    (420) In accordance with FAR Part 19, who must approve and sign an 8(a) contract before award can be made by the contracting officer?
    • A. 

      Local representative of the SBA.

    • B. 

      Small business specialist assigned to the local SBA.

    • C. 

      Small business specialist assigned to the individual contracting activity.

    • D. 

      Local representative of the Office of Procurement, Title 5 USC Section 8(a).

  • 46. 
    (421) The SABER program is best suited for what types of requirements?
    • A. 

      Complex, construction, and repair projects that require minor design.

    • B. 

      Noncomplex, minor construction, and repair projects that require no design.

    • C. 

      Noncomplex, minor construction, and maintenance and repair projects that require minor design.

    • D. 

      Complex, minor construction, and maintenance and repair projects that require extensive design.

  • 47. 
    (421) The value limitation of NPIs on an individual SABER delivery order cannot exceed
    • A. 

      10% of the total value of the delivery order.

    • B. 

      20% of the total value of the delivery order.

    • C. 

      10% of the total value of the unit price guides listing.

    • D. 

      20% of the total value of the unit price guides listing.

  • 48. 
    (422) What term is defined in the AFFARS as an emergency involving military forces caused by natural disasters, terrorists, subversives, or required military operations?
    • A. 

      Contingency.

    • B. 

      National distress.

    • C. 

      National emergency.

    • D. 

      International plan of action.

  • 49. 
     (422) Who maintains functional control over CCO deployed with a unit?
    • A. 

      Host nation commander.

    • B. 

      Receiving (unified) command.

    • C. 

      Squadron commander at home station.

    • D. 

      MAJCOM commander of the home station.

  • 50. 
    (422) What determines the appropriate certification level and training that contracting personnel should have prior to selection as a CCO?
    • A. 

      The individual’s rank.

    • B. 

      The particular tasking.

    • C. 

      Squadron commander’s discretion.

    • D. 

      Individual’s education level held.

  • 51. 
    (423) Contracting activities should consider establishing solicitation mailing lists in which of the following situations?
    • A. 

      The requirements are nonrecurring.

    • B. 

      The requirements can be obtained through simplified acquisition procedures.

    • C. 

      Telegraphic and/or facsimile receipt of bids are authorized by the contracting officer.

    • D. 

      Electronic commerce methods transmit solicitations or presolicitation notices automatically to all interested sources participating in electronic contracting with the purchasing activity.

  • 52. 
    (424) Which phase is not one of the four phases of a deployment?
    • A. 

      Bed-down.

    • B. 

      Sustainment.

    • C. 

      Initial deployment.

    • D. 

      Termination/redeployment.

  • 53. 
    (424) Responsiveness to basic life support requirements (i.e. food services, potable water, etc.) is the main focus of what deployment phase?
    • A. 

      Bed-down.

    • B. 

      Sustainment.

    • C. 

      Initial deployment.

    • D. 

      Termination/redeployment.

  • 54. 
    (424) Who determines the priority of purchase requests in a contingency?
    • A. 

      CCO.

    • B. 

      QAP.

    • C. 

      Deployed commander.

    • D. 

      Functional commander.

  • 55. 
    (424) What security classification should be marked on travel and billeting arrangements?
    • A. 

      Secret.

    • B. 

      Sensitive.

    • C. 

      Classified.

    • D. 

      For Official Use Only.

  • 56. 
    (424) What document is typically used to fund a contingency operation?
    • A. 

      AF Form 9, Request for Purchase.

    • B. 

      AF IMT 616, Fund Cite Authorization.

    • C. 

      SF 44, Purchase Order-Invoice Voucher.

    • D. 

      DD Form 1348–6, DOD Single Line Item Requisition System Document.

  • 57. 
    (424) What phase of contingency is characterized by firming up of host nation support for beddown and termination or transfer of contracts to the host nation?
    • A. 

      Build-up.

    • B. 

      Sustainment.

    • C. 

      Initial deployment.

    • D. 

      Termination/redeployment.

  • 58. 
    (425) What skill level identifies a contracting superintendent?
    • A. 

      6C031.

    • B. 

      6C051.

    • C. 

      6C071.

    • D. 

      6C091.

  • 59. 
    (425) How many months does a student normally have to complete the mandatory Contracting Career Development Course?
    • A. 

      6 months.

    • B. 

      12 months.

    • C. 

      18 months.

    • D. 

      24 months.

  • 60. 
    (426) Which code classifies types of products or services by industry type?
    • A. 

      CCR.

    • B. 

      TPIN.

    • C. 

      DUNS.

    • D. 

      NAICS.

  • 61. 
    (427) What are the typical savings of the public-private competition?
    • A. 

      01 – 10 percent.

    • B. 

      10 – 20 percent.

    • C. 

      20 – 30 percent.

    • D. 

      30 – 40 percent.

  • 62. 
    (427) What are the two types of competitions authorized in the OMB Circular A–76?
    • A. 

      Basic and simplified.

    • B. 

      Basic and streamlined.

    • C. 

      Standard and simplified.

    • D. 

      Standard and streamlined.

  • 63. 
    (428) Which Act permits a federal agency to order supplies and services from another agency as prescribed by FAR Part 17?
    • A. 

      Economy Act.

    • B. 

      Paperwork Reduction Act.

    • C. 

      Regulatory Flexibility Act.

    • D. 

      Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act.

  • 64. 
    (429) Which type of contract action report is used to report government–wide purchase card transactions?
    • A. 

      Single.

    • B. 

      Express.

    • C. 

      Multiple.

    • D. 

      Bilateral.

  • 65. 
    (429) Which government requirement can be violated when the wrong “color of money” is used?
    • A. 

      Procurement Act.

    • B. 

      Anti-Deficiency Act.

    • C. 

      Bona-fide Needs Rule.

    • D. 

      Misappropriations Act.