Trivia Quiz On Smart Company Officer And Training!

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A Company Officer is hired by the CEO of an organization who is responsible for managing the day to day business activities. Such an officer have the actual or apparent authority to contract or otherwise act on behalf of the corporation or business. So let's try out this interesting quiz and see where do you stand as an employee or officer. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Large Jobs divided into smaller tasks for individuals assignment.
    • A. 

      Scalar Structure

    • B. 

      Division of labor

    • C. 

      Decision-making authority

    • D. 

      Unity of command

    • E. 

      Span of control

  • 2. 
    Chain of authority or as having an uninterrupted series of steps.
    • A. 

      Scalar Structure

    • B. 

      Division of labor

    • C. 

      Decision-making authority

    • D. 

      Unity of command

    • E. 

      Span of control

  • 3. 
    Each subordinate must have only one supervisor.
    • A. 

      Scalar Structure

    • B. 

      Division of labor

    • C. 

      Decision-making authority

    • D. 

      Unity of command

    • E. 

      Span of control

  • 4. 
    True or False 1 Centralized authority- Decision are allowed to be made at a lower level. 2 Decentralized authority- Decisions are made by one person at the top of the structure.
    • A. 

      Both true

    • B. 

      Both false

    • C. 

      1 true, 2 false

    • D. 

      1 false, 2 true

  • 5. 
    True or False With the decentralization of authority, the possibility of a duplication of effort exists.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A type of breach of command principle occurs when a subordinate sidesteps the immediate supervisor and takes the problem directly to an officer higher in the chain of command.  This is Called?
    • A. 

      Going around

    • B. 

      End run

    • C. 

      Rise above

    • D. 

      Unit of command

  • 7. 
    To reduce the likelihood of being sidestepped in the chain of command, officers should do the following, pick the one that does not apply.
    • A. 

      Be available to listen to their subordinates's problems

    • B. 

      Listen to problems sincerely, and give them full consideration

    • C. 

      Take action and let employees know that something is being done.

    • D. 

      Allow the employee's work out little things that don't effect the company officer.

    • E. 

      Take a problem to the next level in the chain of command when it cannot be solved at the officer's level of authority.

  • 8. 
    The Variables that affect span of control in any given situation are as a fellow, except one
    • A. 

      Ability and experience of the supervisor

    • B. 

      Ability and experience of the subordinates

    • C. 

      Ability and experience of the Chief

    • D. 

      Nature of the task

    • E. 

      Consequences of a mistake

  • 9. 
    In the fire and emergency services, division of labor is important for the following reason, Three items, pick the one that does not belong.
    • A. 

      Proximity of subordinates to the supervisor and each other

    • B. 

      Assigns responsibility

    • C. 

      Prevents duplication of efforts

    • D. 

      Makes specific, clear-cut assignments

  • 10. 
    To accomplish the work assignment within a fire and emergency services organization, the assignments are divided into groups that may be based on the following elements: Type of task Geographical Area Time of year or season Available Resources Skills specialization. What is this Principle called?
    • A. 

      Unity of command

    • B. 

      Freelancing

    • C. 

      Chain of command

    • D. 

      Span of control

    • E. 

      Division of labor

  • 11. 
    ______ is a written agreement that obligates participants to provide personnel, equipment, and apparatus when requested by any of the participants, also is the result of a reciprocal agreement between two or more fire and emergency services organizations.
    • A. 

      Mutual aid agreement

    • B. 

      Automatic aid

    • C. 

      Outside aid

    • D. 

      Industrial fire brigades

  • 12. 
    _____ is similar to Mutual aid except for that payment rather than reciprocal aid is made by one jurisdiction to the other.
    • A. 

      Mutual aid agreement

    • B. 

      Automatic aid

    • C. 

      Outside aid

    • D. 

      Industrial fire brigades

  • 13. 
    _______ occurs whenever certain predetermined conditions occur.
    • A. 

      Mutual aid agreement

    • B. 

      Automatic aid

    • C. 

      Outside aid

    • D. 

      Industrial fire brigades

  • 14. 
    Fire and emergency services training consists of two levels or types, pick the two
    • A. 

      Mulitiply company

    • B. 

      Hands on

    • C. 

      Formal courses

    • D. 

      Continuing education

    • E. 

      Live fire

  • 15. 
    Per IFSTA what are the four steps for instruction, pick the one that is not one. 
    • A. 

      Determine type of services, skills, or task that must be performed

    • B. 

      Preparation

    • C. 

      Presentation

    • D. 

      Application

    • E. 

      Evaluation

  • 16. 
    Company-level training may consist of types of training methods. 4 types pick the one that is not one.
    • A. 

      Presentations

    • B. 

      Application

    • C. 

      Discussion

    • D. 

      Demonstrations

    • E. 

      Practical

  • 17. 
    True or False 1 Simple evolutions consist of a small number of students performing a single task that requires only a few skills. 2 Complex evolutions consist involve multiple units, agencies, or jurisdictions in scenarios that require high levels of cooperation and coordination.
    • A. 

      Both true

    • B. 

      Both false

    • C. 

      1 true, 2 false

    • D. 

      1 false, 2 true