CDC 6C051B Vol I

80 Questions | Total Attempts: 102

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  • 1. 
    (001) A written acquisition plan must be reviewed and revised  
    • A. 

      Quarterly.

    • B. 

      As required.

    • C. 

      Semi-annually.

    • D. 

      No less than annually.

  • 2. 
    (001) Unless waived, an acquisition strategy panel is normally appropriate for  
    • A. 

      Complex requirements.

    • B. 

      Weapons and aerospace program acquisitions.

    • C. 

      All acquisitions performed in a foreign country

    • D. 

      Acquisitions that have a written acquisition plan.

  • 3. 
    (001) Who delegates responsibility to the Acquisition Strategy Panel chairperson? 
    • A. 

      SAF/AQ.

    • B. 

      MAJCOM LG.

    • C. 

      Wing Commander

    • D. 

      Numbered Air Force Commander.

  • 4. 
    (002) Who is responsible for all actions regarding government furnished property provided to contractors? 
    • A. 

      Program manager

    • B. 

      Financial manager

    • C. 

      Property administrator

    • D. 

      Contracting officer representative

  • 5. 
    (003) Contract files are generally considered 
    • A. 

      Classified material

    • B. 

      For official use only

    • C. 

      Open for public viewing

    • D. 

      Open to any government personnel

  • 6. 
    (003) The purpose of a presolicitation notice is to  
    • A. 

      Eliminate unqualified bidders

    • B. 

      Identify or develop interested sources

    • C. 

      Provide additional bidding time for complex requirements

    • D. 

      Elicit assistance in developing the government requirements

  • 7. 
    (003) An economic order quantity is best defined as the 
    • A. 

      Maximum order quantity allowed against a GSA contract

    • B. 

      Largest prepackaged size available in the commercial market place

    • C. 

      Quantity that represents the best balance of acquisition and storage costs

    • D. 

      Quantity required to order before receiving the greatest purchase discount

  • 8. 
    (004) If the requirement document does not describe a commercial item, the next step you should take is to  
    • A. 

      Conduct market research

    • B. 

      Return the requirement documents

    • C. 

      Contact the using activity to discuss the requirement

    • D. 

      Issue a presolicitation notice to identify commercial sources

  • 9. 
    (004) If you complete extensive market research without finding a suitable commercial item that will meet the need, you should 
    • A. 

      Review the delivery schedule to ensure it is not unnecessarily short or difficult to meet.

    • B. 

      Consolidate your package using normal government procedures since it is not feasible to use commercial procedures

    • C. 

      Provide offerors of commercial and nondevelopmental items an opportunity to compete in any acquisition to fill such requirements

    • D. 

      Have requirement documents reviewed by the Civil Engineering Squadron to ensure the description uses recognized standards promulgated by governments

  • 10. 
    (004) You may include restrictive provisions or inclusions into specifications only 
    • A. 

      When the contracting officer includes a justification and approval within the file

    • B. 

      To the extent necessary to satisfy the minimum needs of the agency or as authorized by law

    • C. 

      When the requirements are already set forth in the DOD Index of Specifications and Standards (DODISS)

    • D. 

      When the requirements are already set forth in the General Services Administration Index of Federal Specifications

  • 11. 
    (004) What limits competition and increases overall price when describing requirements? 
    • A. 

      Listing non-essential characteristics

    • B. 

      Conducting excessive market research

    • C. 

      Limiting the requirement to small businesses

    • D. 

      Allowing offerors to supply modified commercial items

  • 12. 
    (004) Which of the following data is not required when describing the requirement? 
    • A. 

      Performance required

    • B. 

      How the functions are to be performed

    • C. 

      Terms that enable and encourage offerors to supply commercial items, or modified commercial items

    • D. 

      Requiring prime contractors and subcontractors at all tiers to incorporate commercial items or nondevelopmental items as components of items supplied to the agency.

  • 13. 
    (004) To determine how well the documents within the Defense Standardization Program Policies and Procedures reflect their needs, you communicate with customers 
    • A. 

      As part of your market research.

    • B. 

      During the annual program evaluation

    • C. 

      When recommended by industry sources

    • D. 

      When the Government can perform the function in-house

  • 14. 
    (005) When reviewing construction specifications, you should ensure that the 
    • A. 

      Requested performance dates are realistic

    • B. 

      “brand name” description elements do not describe the characteristics of the brand name item.

    • C. 

      Specifications are clear, free of conflicting requirements, and free of unnecessarily restrictive provisions or conditions

    • D. 

      Specifications protect the government’s interest by including liquidated damages when the government estimate is above the simplified acquisition threshold

  • 15. 
     (005) Before accepting a proposed progress schedule from the Civil Engineering Squadron, you must consider
    • A. 

      Job site safety

    • B. 

      Contract administration costs

    • C. 

      Effects of natural phenomena

    • D. 

      The availability of materials and equipment

  • 16. 
     (006) The responsibility for informing contractors of the name, duties, and limitations for all quality assurance personnel assigned to a contract rests with the
    • A. 

      Contracting Officer

    • B. 

      Quality Assurance Program Coordinator

    • C. 

      Functional Commanders/Functional Directors

    • D. 

      Contracting Squadron commanders and Chiefs of Air Force Contracting Offices

  • 17. 
    (006) Customer-focused multifunctional teams are established to plan and manage service contracts 
    • A. 

      After award only

    • B. 

      Prior to award only

    • C. 

      For complex services only

    • D. 

      Throughout the life of a contract

  • 18. 
    (006) When developing statements of work, use methods that are open, flexible and geared to 
    • A. 

      Military processes

    • B. 

      Commercial practices

    • C. 

      Government processes

    • D. 

      Military specifications

  • 19. 
     (007) The Davis-Bacon Act applies to which of the following contracts?
    • A. 

      Supply contract of $2,500

    • B. 

      Service contract of $2,000.

    • C. 

      Construction contract of $1,000

    • D. 

      Construction contract of $2,500.

  • 20. 
    (008) The Buy American Act restrictions do not apply when the 
    • A. 

      Cost would be reasonable

    • B. 

      Cost would be unreasonable

    • C. 

      Item is for use within the continental US

    • D. 

      Service is performed within the continental US

  • 21. 
    (008) Which law applies to commercial acquisitions? 
    • A. 

      Contingent Fees

    • B. 

      Truth in Negotiations Act

    • C. 

      Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988

    • D. 

      Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act

  • 22. 
     (009) Agencies may exclude particular sources from a contract action if the agency head determines that to do so would
    • A. 

      Satisfy a critical need for proper hazardous waste disposal

    • B. 

      Prevent the release of sensitive information to unauthorized sources.

    • C. 

      Be in the interest of national defense in maintaining an essential source

    • D. 

      Ensure the continuous availability of a reliable source of supplies or services

  • 23. 
    (009) As a contracting officer, you are authorized to set-aside solicitations to allow only small businesses to compete when  
    • A. 

      You have approved a justification for exclusion of sources

    • B. 

      It is authorized pursuant to section 8(a) of the Small Business Act

    • C. 

      Your agency head approves the determination and finding you issued

    • D. 

      The set-aside fulfills the statutory requirements relating to small business concerns

  • 24. 
    (009) Which statutory authority allows you to prepare the required justification and approval after contract award?  
    • A. 

      National Security, 10 USC 2304(c)(6).

    • B. 

      International Agreement, 10 USC 2304 (c)(4).

    • C. 

      Unusual or Compelling Urgency, 10 USC 2304(c)(2).

    • D. 

      Authorized or Required by Statute, 10 USC 2304(c)(5).

  • 25. 
     (009) Which statutory authority permits contracting without providing for full-and-open competition?  
    • A. 

      Public Interest

    • B. 

      Federal Disaster Response

    • C. 

      International Security Matters

    • D. 

      United Nations Trade Sanctions

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