Bst Practice Quiz Questions

45 Questions
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This is a practice test for people taking the BC BST test, the questions are in no order as to the material learned.

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  • 1. 
    What should an SP do to ensure his/her safety
    • A. 

      Continually assess the situation

    • B. 

      Be Mindful of their location relative to that of the subjects

    • C. 

      Assume a safe interview stance in every encounter

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Having the ability to decide if something you do is or is not against the law

    • B. 

      Ensuring that a uniform is worn in the proper manner, given the client's need

    • C. 

      Knowing the difference between good and bad, right and wrong and recognizing moral duties and obligations

    • D. 

      Knowing the proper way to interpret company and client policies and procedures

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    The goal of crime scene protection is
    • A. 

      To establish a perimeter

    • B. 

      To preserve the scene left by the suspect

    • C. 

      To seize the evidence

    • D. 

      To ensure that no one enters a scene

    • E. 

      To complete the chain of evidence

  • 4. 
    What does the term "Law" mean
    • A. 

      A body of rules which regulates members of society

    • B. 

      Legal rules that society follows

    • C. 

      Everyone is innocent until proven guilty

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    When would you ignore a subject
    • A. 

      When he/she is speaking with you

    • B. 

      When a person protest in length

    • C. 

      When they are yelling at you

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    A professional is
    • A. 

      Someone who demonstrates proficiency in a wide ranging body of knowledge

    • B. 

      Someone who is paid for his/her work

    • C. 

      A person who wears a uniform

    • D. 

      Someone who has admission standards or need to be licensed

    • E. 

      A & D

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are fundamental freedoms guaranteed under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
    • A. 

      Freedom of conscience and religion

    • B. 

      Freedom of consent

    • C. 

      Freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression

    • D. 

      A & C

    • E. 

      B & C

  • 8. 
    What are common elements of customer service
    • A. 

      Be well groomed and neatly attired

    • B. 

      Be courteous

    • C. 

      Be solution-oriented

    • D. 

      Be friendly and helpful

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Criminal deals with crimes and civil deals with individuals

    • B. 

      Criminal deals with criminal offenses and civil regulates relationships between individuals and groups

    • C. 

      Criminal deals with individuals and civil deals with crimes

    • D. 

      Criminal regulates relationship between individuals or groups and civil deals with acts that violate federal law

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    True or falsefor a security guard, "ethics and professionalism" are not required
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Treating everyone equally is
    • A. 

      A necessary evil

    • B. 

      A dispute

    • C. 

      Important in gaining respect in a disagreement

    • D. 

      Not as important as taking sides in a dispute

    • E. 

      A way of disregarding people's feelings when making a decision

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Do it quickly so they can get back to work

    • B. 

      SP do not have the power of arrest

    • C. 

      Release the person before Police arrive

    • D. 

      Read the Charter warning to the arrested person

    • E. 

      Handcuff and make a public example

  • 13. 
    When at a crime scene, a security guard should avoid
    • A. 

      Using a radio

    • B. 

      Checking people for injuries

    • C. 

      Contaminating the area

    • D. 

      Contacting a supervisor or Police

    • E. 

      Talking to anyone in the scene

  • 14. 
    Security guard duties can be generally categorized as being either_____ or ______
    • A. 

      Site and mobile

    • B. 

      Static or fixed

    • C. 

      In-house or mobile

    • D. 

      Fixed or patrol

    • E. 

      Static or patrol

  • 15. 
    Which Act governs the actions of aggressive panhandlers
    • A. 

      Residential Tenancy Act

    • B. 

      Youth Criminal Justice Act

    • C. 

      Security Service Acts

    • D. 

      Human Rights Acts

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    National use of force model
    • A. 

      Describes the range of force that may be used in response to potentially violent situations

    • B. 

      Does not apply to contract security

    • C. 

      Describes a process of continuous assessment

    • D. 

      A & C

    • E. 

      A & B

  • 17. 
    Most encounters that SP's face can be resolved by
    • A. 

      Violence

    • B. 

      Calling for backup

    • C. 

      Walking away from the scene

    • D. 

      Communicating

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    Ideally, what should a SP record in their notebook during their shift
    • A. 

      Duration of shift

    • B. 

      Practice writing skills

    • C. 

      Document the facts

    • D. 

      Names and phone number of people you meet

    • E. 

      What ever you are thinking about

  • 19. 
    Entries in notebooks should be kept in ___________ order
    • A. 

      Alphabetical

    • B. 

      Biblical

    • C. 

      Chronological

    • D. 

      Dictation

    • E. 

      Error free

  • 20. 
    True or FalseThe key objective of writing reports is to practice your writing skills
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    True or FalseNotebooks should be in a style of book that allows pages to be easily removed
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Does not matter as long as the SP can read it

    • B. 

      Filled out in a professional manner

    • C. 

      Filled out in pencil so corrections can be made, if any

    • D. 

      In short hand to get as much information in as little of space as possible

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    Can a SP's notebook be used as evidence in court, as it is not the final report
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 24. 
    Which response options from the National Force Model are used in Tactical Communication
    • A. 

      Presence

    • B. 

      Physical Control

    • C. 

      Communication

    • D. 

      A & B

    • E. 

      A & C

  • 25. 
    The phrase " escalate your response" is best defined as
    • A. 

      Speaking louder when giving commands to older people

    • B. 

      Speaking louder when other people are not understanding what you are saying

    • C. 

      Getting ready to fight the person

    • D. 

      Calling your supervisor or Police

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1.5

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1.5

    • E. 

      3

  • 27. 
    The position 2.5 is known as
    • A. 

      Entertainer position

    • B. 

      Escort position

    • C. 

      Enforcer position

    • D. 

      Ethical position

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 28. 
    Ethics can be defined as knowing the difference between ______ and ______ recognizing one's moral duties and obligations
    • A. 

      Good and Bad

    • B. 

      Right and Wrong

    • C. 

      Good and Evil

    • D. 

      A & B

    • E. 

      A & C

  • 29. 
    A stereotype is an internalized image of belief about a person of group which may be
    • A. 

      Positive and Negative

    • B. 

      Used as evidence

    • C. 

      Based on race, creed, sexual orientation or colour

    • D. 

      A & C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 30. 
    Private security is divided into two types
    • A. 

      Contract and In-House

    • B. 

      Public and Proprietary

    • C. 

      Site and Patrol

    • D. 

      Uniformed and undercover

    • E. 

      Police and Peace officers

  • 31. 
    Security guards protect their clients from two categories of hazards
    • A. 

      Threats to people and threats to property

    • B. 

      Indictable and summery convictions

    • C. 

      Environmental and man made

    • D. 

      Fatal and non-fatal

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 32. 
    Controlling the movement of people, products and vehicles into, out of and within and area
    • A. 

      Is never part of a security guards duties

    • B. 

      Is the only thing a security guard does

    • C. 

      Can only be done by the Police

    • D. 

      May be a part of the security guards duties

    • E. 

      Only to be done by a security guard supervisor

  • 33. 
    When is a security guard expected to project an image of professionalism
    • A. 

      When in front of the client

    • B. 

      At all times

    • C. 

      When in front of a supervisor or at the office

    • D. 

      When dealing with Police

    • E. 

      It is not required

  • 34. 
    Notebooks should be
    • A. 

      On your persons at all times

    • B. 

      Kept in a secure place and only used if needed

    • C. 

      With your supervisor

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 35. 
    Abbreviations used in a report should be acceptable to
    • A. 

      The Courts

    • B. 

      Company management

    • C. 

      The Police

    • D. 

      Does not matter as it is confidential and only you need to read it

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 36. 
    Two major reports are
    • A. 

      Specific and vague

    • B. 

      Written and oral

    • C. 

      Administrative and operational

    • D. 

      Client generated and security company generated

    • E. 

      Narrative and 1st person

  • 37. 
    Choose the Wrong AnswerThe Criminal Code lists 3 situations in which the use of force is allowed
    • A. 

      Preventing an assault

    • B. 

      Responding to an assault

    • C. 

      Preventing an offense

    • D. 

      A & C

    • E. 

      Any time you like as you are in a position of power

  • 38. 
    • A. 

      Private property act / Liquor act / Safe streets act

    • B. 

      Liquor act / Trespass act / Private property act

    • C. 

      Trespass act / Safe streets act / Liquor act

    • D. 

      Safe streets act / Trespass act / Private property act

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 39. 
    • A. 

      Joy Riding

    • B. 

      Murder

    • C. 

      Arson

    • D. 

      Robbery

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 40. 
    Choose Correct AnswerA summery offense is
    • A. 

      Murder

    • B. 

      Robbery

    • C. 

      Arson

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 41. 
    Section 1 is
    • A. 

      Fundamental Freedoms

    • B. 

      Search and seizure

    • C. 

      Guarantee of rights and freedoms

    • D. 

      Life, Liberty and Security

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 42. 
    Section 7 is
    • A. 

      Fundamental Freedoms

    • B. 

      Search and seizure

    • C. 

      Guarantee of rights and freedoms

    • D. 

      Life, Liberty and Security

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 43. 
    Section 9 Arbitrary Detention
    • A. 

      Everyone has the right to be arbitrarily detained or imprisoned

    • B. 

      Everyone has the right not to be arbitrarily detained or imprisoned

    • C. 

      Being held with good reason

    • D. 

      Being held without reason

    • E. 

      A & C

  • 44. 
    Select Wrong AnswerSection 10 Rights on arrest states:Everyone has the right on arrest or detention to
    • A. 

      Be informed promptly of the reasons therefor

    • B. 

      Retain and instruct counsel without delay and be informed of that right

    • C. 

      Have the validity of the detention determined by way of habeas corpus and to be released if the detention is not lawful

    • D. 

      B & C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 45. 
    True or FalseA SP has the right to use weapon's if needed
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False