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.


Questions and Answers
  • 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.