6c051 CDC Volume 1 Final Exam

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6c051 CDC Volume 1 Final Exam

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A CO appointment must be reviewed at least...
    • A. 

      Annually

    • B. 

      Every two years

    • C. 

      Every five years

    • D. 

      When requested by the appointing authority

  • 2. 
    A government action may be protest by...
    • A. 

      The next low bidder.

    • B. 

      An interested party.

    • C. 

      All responsible bidders.

    • D. 

      The next low small business bidder.

  • 3. 
    An offeror's withdrawal of an offer before acceptance is called a...
    • A. 

      Cancellation.

    • B. 

      Termination.

    • C. 

      Revocation.

    • D. 

      Breach of contract.

  • 4. 
    As a general rule, a contract that violates a statute is...
    • A. 

      Lawful if not challenged within 120 days.

    • B. 

      Lawful only to the party who made the offer.

    • C. 

      Unlawful and void and will not be enforced.

    • D. 

      Unlawful but may be enforced under some situations.

  • 5. 
    Cases filed under the doctrine of estoppel are generally decided on the issue of...
    • A. 

      Whether the government acted in the public's interest.

    • B. 

      Whether the contractor acted reasonably and innocently.

    • C. 

      Who would otherwise have had authority to release the information.

    • D. 

      Whether the contractor would have otherwise benefited from the action.

  • 6. 
    Contractor Claims must be submitted to the CO for a decision within...
    • A. 

      30 days after accrual of the claim.

    • B. 

      180 days after accrual of the claim.

    • C. 

      Two years after accrual of the claim.

    • D. 

      Six years after accrual of the claim.

  • 7. 
    DFARS is updated...
    • A. 

      Daily.

    • B. 

      Monthly.

    • C. 

      Quarterly.

    • D. 

      Annually.

  • 8. 
    FAR is issued under the joint authority of the...
    • A. 

      Administrator of General Services, the Secretary of Defense, and the administrator of the NASA.

    • B. 

      Administrator of General Services, the National Security Council, and the Administrator of NASA.

    • C. 

      Administrator of General Services, the National Security Council, and the Secretary of Defense.

    • D. 

      Secretary of Defense, the Administrator of NASA, and the National Security Council.

  • 9. 
    How long after the contracting officer's final decision does the contractor have to appeal to ASBCA?
    • A. 

      90 days from the receipt of the contracting officer's decision.

    • B. 

      180 days from the receipt of the contracting officer's decision.

    • C. 

      Six months from the date of the contracting officer's decision.

    • D. 

      12 months from the date of the contracting officer's decision.

  • 10. 
    How many days does an interested party have to protest after the basis of a protest is known, or should have been known?
    • A. 

      No later than 10 days.

    • B. 

      No later than 30 days.

    • C. 

      Within one year.

    • D. 

      Up to six years.

  • 11. 
    How many days does GAO have to issue its recommendation on a protest.
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      45

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      200

  • 12. 
    If the contracting officer decides the contractor should be compensated for a claim, when is the amount paid to the contractor?
    • A. 

      With final contract payment.

    • B. 

      With the next scheduled contract payment.

    • C. 

      As soon as possible after resolution of any appeal.

    • D. 

      As soon as possible without waiting for any appeal.

  • 13. 
    In determining the action to take in a specific case requiring a contract adjustment, the Comptroller General Decisions are referred to and used as..
    • A. 

      The supplementing regulation.

    • B. 

      The negotiating authority.

    • C. 

      Rulings.

    • D. 

      Precedents.

  • 14. 
    NAFs are generated through...
    • A. 

      Appropriations Act.

    • B. 

      Taxpayer dollars.

    • C. 

      Enabling and Procedural Acts.

    • D. 

      Morale, Welfare, and Recreational facilities.

  • 15. 
    O&M funds are categorized as what type of appropriation?
    • A. 

      No-year.

    • B. 

      Annual.

    • C. 

      Continuing.

    • D. 

      Multiple year.

  • 16. 
    Once an agency is notified by telephone that a protest has been filed, the agency (under most circumstances) has how many days to submit a complete report to GAO.
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      45

    • D. 

      60

  • 17. 
    The aggregate of commercial advance payments cannot exceed what mount of the contract price?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      15%

    • C. 

      20%

    • D. 

      25%

  • 18. 
    The elements of equitable estoppel include all of the following except the...
    • A. 

      Government knew or should have known the true facts.

    • B. 

      Contractor did no know and should not have known the true facts.

    • C. 

      Government intended that the contractor rely on the acts of the government.

    • D. 

      Contractor did not reasonably and innocently rely on the acts of the government.

  • 19. 
    Two techniques of ADR are...
    • A. 

      Mitigation and controversy hearings.

    • B. 

      Mediation and controversy hearings.

    • C. 

      Mitigation and arbitration.

    • D. 

      Mediation and arbitration.

  • 20. 
    Under the clean hands doctrine, an individual may enforce an illegal contract when...
    • A. 

      The agreement concerns minor crimes.

    • B. 

      Only a portion of the contract was illegal.

    • C. 

      The agreement was made to restrain trade.

    • D. 

      The innocent party to the contract is in the class of persons for whom the law is designed to protect.

  • 21. 
    Upon learning of an appeal to ASBCA, the contracting officer must comply with Rule 4 of the ASBCA rules found in...
    • A. 

      AFFARS Appendix AA.

    • B. 

      DFARS Appendix A.

    • C. 

      AFFARS Appendix CC.

    • D. 

      AFFARS Appendix C.

  • 22. 
    What act is violated when an organization obligates more funds than are available?
    • A. 

      Procurement Act.

    • B. 

      Anti-Deficiency Act.

    • C. 

      Misappropriations Act.

    • D. 

      Continuing Appropriations Act.

  • 23. 
    What action may be taken for a nonratifiable commitment?
    • A. 

      Process of claim under the Disputes Act.

    • B. 

      Request of a no-cost settlement from the contractor.

    • C. 

      Charge to the individual who committed the unauthorized commitment.

    • D. 

      Resolution by the GAO claim procedures.

  • 24. 
    What action may the contractor take when a dispute cannot be resolved by mutual agreement o the contracting parties.
    • A. 

      Submit a claim under the Default clause.

    • B. 

      Submit a claim under the Disputes clause.

    • C. 

      File a claim with the United States Court o Federal Appeals

    • D. 

      File a claim with ASBCA

  • 25. 
    What agency's objective is to provide aid and counseling to small businesses?
    • A. 

      Department of Labor

    • B. 

      General Services Administration

    • C. 

      Small Business Administration

    • D. 

      Committee for Purchase from the Blind

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