Command Post CDC Vol. 2.

70 Questions | Total Attempts: 203

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  • 1. 
    The authority a military commander lawfully exercises over subordinates by virtue of rank or assignment is
    • A. 

      Control

    • B. 

      Direction

    • C. 

      Command

    • D. 

      Jurisdiction

  • 2. 
    The authority a commander exercises over part of the activities of subordinates or other organizations is
    • A. 

      Control.

    • B. 

      Direction

    • C. 

      Command

    • D. 

      Jurisdiction

  • 3. 
    What resource provides the commander of an Air Force installation (home station or expeditionary) with a command and control (C2) structure to monitor, assess, plan, and execute the full range of installation activities?
    • A. 

      Emergency operations center (EOC).

    • B. 

      Contingency response wing (CRW)

    • C. 

      Contigency response group (CRG)

    • D. 

      Installation control center

  • 4. 
    The operational chain of command runs from the president, through the
    • A. 

      Secretary of Defense (SecDef), to the commanders of combatant commands.

    • B. 

      Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS), to the commanders of the combatant commands.

    • C. 

      SecDef, to the secretaries of the military departments, to the service components.

    • D. 

      CJCS, to the secretaries of the military departments, to the service components.

  • 5. 
    The administrative chain of command runs from the president, through the 
    • A. 

      Secretary of Defense (SecDef), to the commanders of combatant commands.

    • B. 

      Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS), to the commanders of the combatant commands.

    • C. 

      SecDef, to the secretaries of the military departments, to the service components.

    • D. 

      CJCS, to the secretaries of the military departments, to the service components/forces of Combatant commands.

  • 6. 
    The principal military advisor to the president and Secretary of Defense (SecDef) is the
    • A. 

      National Security Council

    • B. 

      Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

    • C. 

      Secretaries of the military departments.

    • D. 

      Commander of the combatant commands.

  • 7. 
    A unified command is composed of significant forces from
    • A. 

      One military department under a single commander.

    • B. 

      One military department under multiple commanders.

    • C. 

      Two or more military departments under a single commander.

    • D. 

      Two or more military departments under multiple commanders.

  • 8. 
    The levels in which joint forces are established are unified commands, subordinate unified command, and
    • A. 

      Combatant command

    • B. 

      Combined command

    • C. 

      Major command

    • D. 

      Joint task forces.

  • 9. 
    How are joint forces established?
    • A. 

      On a functional or command basis.

    • B. 

      On a geographic or command basis.

    • C. 

      On a geographic or functional basis.

    • D. 

      On a geographic, functional, or limited basis.

  • 10. 
    Which treaty was originally proposed to reduce fears of a surprise attack and attempt to control nuclear weapons?
    • A. 

      Chemical Weapons Convention.

    • B. 

      Conventional Forces in Europe.

    • C. 

      Strategic Arms Reduction.

    • D. 

      Open Skies.

  • 11. 
    Which major command researches, develops, tests, acquires and supports every Air Forces weapons system?
    • A. 

      Air Combat Command

    • B. 

      Air Mobility Command

    • C. 

      Air Force Material Command

    • D. 

      Air Force Special Operations Command

  • 12. 
    Which type of wing performs a support function rather than an operational mission?
    • A. 

      Space

    • B. 

      Air Base

    • C. 

      Specialized

    • D. 

      Operational

  • 13. 
    The president of the United States' 1979 executive order merged many of the separate disaster related responsibilities into the
    • A. 

      National Incident Management System (NIMS)

    • B. 

      Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

    • C. 

      Homeland Security Presidential Directives (HSPD)

    • D. 

      National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)

  • 14. 
    What Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD) describes the way federal departments and agencies will prepare for an emergency?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      9

  • 15. 
    Within the National Incident Management System, which key organizational system defines the operating characteristics and structure of incident management?
    • A. 

      Public informations systems.

    • B. 

      Incident command system (ICS)

    • C. 

      Multi-agency coordination systems

    • D. 

      Air Force incident management system

  • 16. 
    What plan is an all-discipline, all-hazard plan for the management of domestic incidents?
    • A. 

      National Response Plan

    • B. 

      Emergency Management Plan

    • C. 

      USAF War and Mobilization

    • D. 

      National Oil and Hazardous Substance Pollution Contingency Plan

  • 17. 
    What Act authorizes the president to issue a major disaster declaration to speed a wide range of federal aid to states overwhelmed by hurricanes or other catastrophes?
    • A. 

      Powell Act

    • B. 

      Stafford Act

    • C. 

      National Response Act of 2002

    • D. 

      Homeland Security Ac of 2002

  • 18. 
    Which plan or system has the Air Force's department-specific implementation of National Incident Management System (NIMS)?
    • A. 

      Air National Response Plan

    • B. 

      Air Force Management System

    • C. 

      Air Force Incident Management System

    • D. 

      Air Force National Incident Management System

  • 19. 
    Which department is responsible for minimizing the damage and assist in the recovery from terrorist attacks, natural disasters, and other emergencies?
    • A. 

      Department of State

    • B. 

      Department of Justice

    • C. 

      Department of Homeland Security

    • D. 

      Federal Emergency Management Agency

  • 20. 
    What agency has the primary mision to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the nation from natural disaster, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters?
    • A. 

      Department of State

    • B. 

      Department of Justice

    • C. 

      Department of Homeland Security

    • D. 

      Federal Emergency Management Agency

  • 21. 
    What agency has the responsibility of coordinating international activities related to chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear incidents and events that pose transborder threats?
    • A. 

      Department of State

    • B. 

      Department of Justice

    • C. 

      Department of Homeland Security

    • D. 

      Federal Emergency Management Agency

  • 22. 
    Within the National Response Plan, the commander of state military forces is the
    • A. 

      President

    • B. 

      Governor

    • C. 

      State emergency manager

    • D. 

      Emergency preparedness liaison officer

  • 23. 
    What organization is the primary installation level emergency response and provides immediate response to support the local authorities?
    • A. 

      Installation disaster response force (DRF).

    • B. 

      Installation control center (ICC).

    • C. 

      The local command post.

    • D. 

      The fire department.

  • 24. 
    What agency provides expertise to the emergency operations center (EOC) or the incident commander and leverages unit resources to respond to an incident?
    • A. 

      Installation disaster response force (DRF).

    • B. 

      Emergency operations center (EOC).

    • C. 

      The local command post (CP).

    • D. 

      Unit control center (UCC).

  • 25. 
    Which base support agency/group provides the key function that includes analyzing threats and providing recommendations to the commander concerning potential force protection (FPCON) changes?
    • A. 

      Emergency management working group (EMWG)

    • B. 

      Force protection working group (FPWG)

    • C. 

      Threat working group (TWG)

    • D. 

      Command support staff

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