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This exam will test your knowledge regarding Bomb Threats and Suspicious Packages as reviewed at your Quarterly Refresher Training.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    An individual phoning in a bomb threat may be calling to:

    • A.

      Provide a warning to minimize injury

    • B.

      Give vital information

    • C.

      Tell you why they have planted a bomb

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Correct Answer: All of the above

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  • 2. 

    If you receive a bomb threat by phone, your first step would be to

    • A.

      Call your supervisor

    • B.

      Access your Bomb Threat Checklist

    • C.

      Call 911

    • D.

      Evacuate the building to minimize physical injury

    Correct Answer
    B. Access your Bomb Threat Checklist
    Explanation
    You should immediately access your Bomb Threat Checklist to assist you in obtaining information from the caller.

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  • 3. 

    Conducting a detailed bomb search for a bomb may not be possible when you are dealing with a:

    • A.

      Specific threat

    • B.

      Non-specific threat

    • C.

      Suspicious Package

    Correct Answer
    B. Non-specific threat
    Explanation
    A non-specific threat does not provide much information and it may not be possible to conduct a detailed search. However, high traffic areas shoud be checked including main and elevator lobbies, main entrance, etc.

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  • 4. 

    When completing a Perspective Report regarding a bomb or suspicious package threat, the security officer creating the report must always call ESOC immediately after submitting your report.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Correct Answer: False. A call should be made to ESOC before you submit your Perspective Report so they can escaluate the incident to the security management team.

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  • 5. 

    If you find a suspicious object, which of these steps is not part of the standard procedure?

    • A.

      Move everyone away from the object

    • B.

      Do not touch the object

    • C.

      Isolate the object by closing doors and windows in the immediate area

    • D.

      Notify Facility Management including your Facility Incident Response Team

    Correct Answer
    C. Isolate the object by closing doors and windows in the immediate area
    Explanation
    You should open doors and windows in the area as this may allow the device to vent itself if it detonates.

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  • 6. 

    If you receive a bomb threat that can be classified as a Specific Threat, your search should be limited to a visual inspection of the area.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    True. If the caller provides information regarding the detonation time of the device and its location, you may be asked to conduct a visual inspection of the area, however, at no time is anyone to touch, move or attempt to deactivate a suspected bomb.

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  • 7. 

    In the event of a Bomb Threat or Suspicious Package discovery, your Post Orders and/or your Bomb Threat Emergency Procedures should provide specific information regarding your facility contacts?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    True. You should be able to quickly locate facility contact information for a Bomb Threat or Suspicious Package at your facility.

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  • 8. 

    If you receive a Bomb Threat while working on 2nd or 3rd shift, you should immediately take down as much informaiton from the caller as possible and then contact your IRT members for the affected faciltiy.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    True.

    Gather as much information from the caller as possible
    a. Caller ID
    b. Where is the bomb?
    c. What facility is the bomb at?
    d. When will the bomb explode?
    e. What kind of bomb is it?
    f. What does the bomb look like?
    g. Where is the bomb located now?
    h. Why did you place this call?
    i. Where are you calling from?
    j. What is your name?
    2. Call IRT point of contact for the facility affected
    a. Ask if IRT point of contact wants Police notified
    b. Document who was notified and direction given

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  • 9. 

    If you are asked to conduct a Bomb Search you should not,

    • A.

      Search common areas and equipment rooms

    • B.

      Search the stairwells

    • C.

      Check the outside of the perimeter first

    • D.

      Touch or move the suspected bomb

    Correct Answer
    D. Touch or move the suspected bomb
    Explanation
    Do not touch, move or attempt to deactivate a suspected bomb. It is imperative that you remember that you are only trying to locate the suspected bomb, only.

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  • 10. 

    If while on patrol you come across a suspicious package, your first step would be to contact facility management.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    False. You should first try to identify the owner of the suspicious package by asking employees or supervisors in the area. If you cannot determine ownership, the item will be treated as a suspicious package as outlined in you Post Orders.

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