BRC 104 Patrol 2 (232-248) Weapons Of Mass Destruction (WMD)

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This quiz covers all material for the Weapons of Mass Destruction sections (PGS 232-248). It consists of 25 questions. 80% is a passing score. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An officer should obtain as much information as possible from dispatch about the bomb. If information from dispatch is not sufficient, how can the officer find out more information?
    • A. 

      By trying to find the person who planted the bomb

    • B. 

      By using the Emergency Resources Guidebook

    • C. 

      By talking to the complainant

    • D. 

      By picking up the bomb and examining it.

  • 2. 
    Most bomb threats are made via....
    • A. 

      Telephone

    • B. 

      E-mail

    • C. 

      Postal mail

    • D. 

      Walk-in

  • 3. 
    A common policy or rule is to be out of the suspected building _____ before the alleged time of detonation and not return until ______ after the alleged time of detonation
    • A. 

      15 minutes/30 minutes

    • B. 

      30 minutes/45 minutes

    • C. 

      30 minutes/30 minutes

    • D. 

      1 hour/1hour

  • 4. 
    If an officer decides to turn his/her radio off, he/she should ask to be contacted....
    • A. 

      Via email

    • B. 

      Via cell phone

    • C. 

      Via messenger

    • D. 

      Via land line phone

  • 5. 
    _____ will be the main issue in determining whether to search or evacuate
    • A. 

      Size of the building

    • B. 

      # of people

    • C. 

      # of officers available

    • D. 

      Credibility of the threat

  • 6. 
    In a bomb threat situation, the advisability of a search depends on different factors. Which of these is NOT a factor?
    • A. 

      Obtaining permission to search

    • B. 

      Level of risk for searchers

    • C. 

      Possibility of threats in addition to the bomb

    • D. 

      Agency policy

    • E. 

      All of the above are factors for determining a search

  • 7. 
    If a bomb is set to go off in a public place, the officer......
    • A. 

      Does not need permission to search

    • B. 

      Does need permission to search

    • C. 

      Must get a search warrant

    • D. 

      Must defer authority to the bomb squad

  • 8. 
    In this type of search, members of management conduct a search without the knowledge or assistance of employees.
    • A. 

      Overt

    • B. 

      Covert

    • C. 

      Cooperative

    • D. 

      Mandatory

  • 9. 
    The fastest type of search is the ______ search
    • A. 

      Overt

    • B. 

      Covert

    • C. 

      Quadrant

    • D. 

      Floor-to-floor

  • 10. 
    When searching a building for an explosive device, the search must be conducted......
    • A. 

      From bottom to top

    • B. 

      From top to bottom

    • C. 

      From the centermost point of the building and fan outwards

    • D. 

      From the outskirts of the building and merge inwards

  • 11. 
    Protruding wires, poorly typed addresses, and "PERSONAL" markings are all characteristics of.....
    • A. 

      A mail bomb

    • B. 

      A vehicle bomb

    • C. 

      A bomb with an external triggering device

    • D. 

      A suspicious bomb

  • 12. 
    When a bomb is found, the next step is to.....
    • A. 

      Immediately begin disarming it

    • B. 

      Transport the device to a safe area

    • C. 

      Alert everyone in the building to evacuate

    • D. 

      Calmly depart the area and begin a mandatory evacuation

  • 13. 
    A device whose main purpose is to detonate after the initial explosion to kill Law Enforcement Officers, EMT's, and Firefighters is known as a....
    • A. 

      External Triggering Device

    • B. 

      Bogey

    • C. 

      Secondary Device

    • D. 

      Shrapnel

  • 14. 
    There are two types of evacuations when deal with a bomb. They are.....
    • A. 

      Primary and Secondary evacuations

    • B. 

      Partial and Total evacuations

    • C. 

      Sectional and Complete evacuations

    • D. 

      Overt and Covert evacuations

  • 15. 
    After an evacuation is complete, the only people allowed back in are....
    • A. 

      The owner of the establishment and a police officer

    • B. 

      The owner of the establishment, a police officer, and 2 firefighters

    • C. 

      Only law enforcement officers

    • D. 

      Nobody

  • 16. 
    True or False: The penalty for making a "hoax" Weapon of Mass Destruction is higher than making an actual Weapon of Mass Destruction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    BNICE is a term used to describe....
    • A. 

      Points to hit when deciding on an evacuation

    • B. 

      Possible hazards associated with WMDs

    • C. 

      Different types of WMDs

    • D. 

      Different steps used in disarming a WMD

  • 18. 
    Unusual numbers of sick or dying people, an unusually high prevalence of respiratory disease, unexplained damage to crops and agricultural products, and casualty distribution aligned with wind direction are all signs of a.....
    • A. 

      Nuclear WMD

    • B. 

      Incendiary WMD

    • C. 

      Chemical WMD

    • D. 

      Biological WMD

    • E. 

      Explosive WMD

  • 19. 
    _____ is a highly toxic poison found in the seeds of the castor bean plant. Symptoms of ingestion are vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and severe dehydration.
    • A. 

      Anthrax

    • B. 

      Anhydous Ammonia

    • C. 

      Ricin

    • D. 

      Ammonium Nitrate

  • 20. 
    ______ is the single most poisonous substance known. It is inhaled. Onsets of infection occur within 12-80 hours.
    • A. 

      Botulinum

    • B. 

      Ricin

    • C. 

      Anhydrous Ammonia

    • D. 

      Anthrax

  • 21. 
    These types of devices have 3 MAJOR COMPONENTS.1. Ignition Source2. Combustible Filler Material3. Housing/Container
    • A. 

      Biological WMD

    • B. 

      Nuclear WMD

    • C. 

      Incendiary WMD

    • D. 

      Chemical WMD

    • E. 

      Explosive WMD

  • 22. 
    An area that is uphill/upwind/upstream from the contaminated area and is secure to set up a treatment facility to aid the contaminated and uncontaminated victims is known as the....
    • A. 

      Safe Evacuation Zone

    • B. 

      Rescue Point

    • C. 

      Aid to Victim Zone

    • D. 

      Victim Collection Point