Trivia Quiz On Form 5266 : Disaster Operations Controls!

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Disaster Quizzes & Trivia

This exercise will test your understanding of the Form 5266 Course. Please feel free to use the course on CrossNet as you go through this exercise. Please select the best answer. Although this exercise is mainly to help you assess your understanding of the course, this is a graded test. If you get 27 or more out of the 36 questions correct (75%), you will receive a certificate for this course. You will not get a certificate until you get 27 or more correct answers. You can take this exercise as many times as necessary to receive a certificate, however, please be honest with yourself by being sure that you actually understand the why the correct answer is indeed the correct answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who may be asked to contribute data to Form 5266 on relief operations?
    • A. 

      Any member of almost any activity may be asked to contribute data.

    • B. 

      Only the Financial and Statistical Information (FSI) Management Activity may be asked to contribute data.

    • C. 

      Only Operations Management may be asked to contribute data.

    • D. 

      Only Finance may be asked to contribute data.

  • 2. 
    The Group ultimately responsible for ensuring the Form 5266 is completed accurately and in a timely manner is:
    • A. 

      Mass Care

    • B. 

      Staff Services

    • C. 

      Operations Management

    • D. 

      Information and Planning

  • 3. 
    The main purpose of Form 5266 is:
    • A. 

      To provide National Headquarters with information about the operation

    • B. 

      To help the leadership on the scene of the operation make good decisions.

    • C. 

      To track how much money is being spent on a relief operation

    • D. 

      To have an official record of Red Cross activities on a relief operation

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not true:
    • A. 

      Form 5266 is the official record of Red Cross activities during a relief operation.

    • B. 

      Form 5266 is Red Cross’ official record of the cost of an operation after the operation is over.

    • C. 

      Form 5266 is the official record of Red Cross activities on an operation after the operation is over.

    • D. 

      Form 5266 is the Red Cross’ official record of dollar commitments while the operation is still active.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is true?  The Form 5266:
    • A. 

      Projects future activity or expenditures;

    • B. 

      Captures only what has happened on the relief operation;

    • C. 

      Captures past and future activity

  • 6. 
    A Form 5266 MUST be completed for:
    • A. 

      All multi-family fires

    • B. 

      All Level II and above operations

    • C. 

      All level III and above operations

    • D. 

      Only if reimbursement from National Headquarters will be requested

  • 7. 
    True or False, each chapter should submit their own separate Form 5266 on a multiple chapter operation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The first Form 5266 must be submitted:
    • A. 

      Within 24-48 hours of the onset of a Level II disaster

    • B. 

      If requested by the Disaster Operations Center (DOC)

    • C. 

      If shelters are opened

    • D. 

      If cases are opened

  • 9. 
    Daily Forms 5266 should be submitted:
    • A. 

      Until 3 weeks after the onset of the disaster

    • B. 

      Until there is minimal activity on the operation

    • C. 

      Until 90% of financial commitments have been made

    • D. 

      Both a and b

  • 10. 
    True or False: Form 5266 is due to National Headquarters by 5 PM local time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which of the following statement(s) is/are most accurate:
    • A. 

      Almost all Form 5266 statistics that reflect service to clients are broken up by county

    • B. 

      Staff and vehicles are broken up by county on Form 5266

    • C. 

      Staff and vehicles are not broken up by county on Form 5266

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      A and C

  • 12. 
    True or False: Simultaneous entry of data into DSARS by multiple staff is possible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Almost every line on Form 5266 has a Period column which:
    • A. 

      Details the data for the last 48 hour period

    • B. 

      Details the data for the last 24 hour period

    • C. 

      Details the data since the beginning of the relief operation

    • D. 

      Details the data for that reporting period

  • 14. 
    Almost every line on a Form 5266 has a To Date column which:
    • A. 

      Details the data for the last 48 hour period

    • B. 

      Details the data for the last 24 hour period

    • C. 

      Details the data since the beginning of the relief operation

    • D. 

      Details the data for that reporting period

  • 15. 
    If an operation used one mobile feeding vehicle yesterday and then used the same mobile feeding vehicle today and this is the only mobile feeding vehicle used on the operation so far, how many “Vehicles Providing Mobile Feeding” should show up on today’s Form 5266 in the To Date column?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

  • 16. 
    When should a dollar figure be recorded in the commitments section of Form 5266? 
    • A. 

      Only when a bill or receipt has been received from a vendor.

    • B. 

      When the operation agrees to receive a service or an item that it will need to pay for at some point in the future.

    • C. 

      Only when the Red Cross actually makes the payment to the vendor.

  • 17. 
    An operation that is doing daily Form 5266s agrees to buy $5000 worth of food from a caterer.  Should the operation input the $5000 in Form 5266 that day? 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No, the operation should wait till it receives a bill from the caterer.

  • 18. 
    Stars are used next to the To Date column on Form 5266 to indicate:
    • A. 

      Items of interest to the DOC

    • B. 

      No change to the previous day’s data

    • C. 

      As a reminder for the next day’s Form 5266

    • D. 

      A number on a previous Form 5266 was inaccurate and an adjustment has been made on the current 5266

  • 19. 
    True or False.  No negative numbers should be used on the Form 5266.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    If a Service Associate serves clean-up kits directly to a client:
    • A. 

      The Service Associate should count the number of clean-up kits she serves

    • B. 

      The Service Associate should not count the number items she serves because only Supervisors and above count items served

  • 21. 
    If a mobile feeding vehicle drops food off at a shelter and then this food is served to clients by Red Cross staff at the shelter, who should collect the data on the number of meals served?
    • A. 

      The team of Red Cross workers at the shelter

    • B. 

      The team on the mobile feeding vehicle that dropped off the food

  • 22. 
    If Jane counts the number of clean-up kits she distributed directly to clients at a service delivery site, to whom should Jane report this data?
    • A. 

      To the Bulk Distribution lead at the headquarters for the operation.

    • B. 

      To the Activity Lead for Bulk Distribution at the Disaster Operations Center.

    • C. 

      To the person(s) appointed to collect Form 5266 data for that site

  • 23. 
    Who must review the Form 5266 before the submit button is pressed in DSARS: 
    • A. 

      Operations Management or their designee

    • B. 

      The Information and Planning Chief

    • C. 

      The Financial and Statistical Information Manager.

  • 24. 
    Statistics from Form 5266 shared outside the American Red Cross should not include:
    • A. 

      Information on the number of meals served

    • B. 

      The number of shelters that have been opened

    • C. 

      The number of fixed feeding sites

    • D. 

      Financial information from the Form 5266

  • 25. 
    Information from Form 5266:
    • A. 

      Must only be released outside of the Red Cross by the Government Operations, Community Partnerships, Fund Raising, or Public Affairs activities

    • B. 

      Should never be shared with audiences external to the American Red Cross

    • C. 

      Can only be shared with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Salvation Army and Volunteer Agencies Active in Disaster (VOAD)

    • D. 

      Can be shared outside the Red Cross by the activity that “owns” the information (i.e. Mass Care can share Mass Care information outside the Red Cross).

  • 26. 
    The remainder of the questions will test your ability to read a Form 5266 which is at https://neighborhoods.redcross.org/response/fsi/Shared%20Documents/Form%205266%20Test/5266%20Quiz.pdf (you will need your CrossNet login and password):  What chapter and county are included in this 5266? (hint, you will need to click on the blue arrow at the top of the page.)    
    • A. 

      Chapter: Central Maryland Chapter. County: Howard

    • B. 

      Chapter Western Potomac. County: Garrett

    • C. 

      Chapter: Lower Shore Chapter. County: Worcester

    • D. 

      Chapter: American Red Cross of Southern Maryland. County: Charles

  • 27. 
    (Continue to use this link for this question and all remaining questions: https://neighborhoods.redcross.org/response/fsi/Shared%20Documents/Form%205266%20Test/5266%20Quiz.pdf)  True or false. You are able to tell from these pages of Form 5266 that the operation has been active for 2 days. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    (Continue to use this link for this question and all remaining questions: https://neighborhoods.redcross.org/response/fsi/Shared%20Documents/Form%205266%20Test/5266%20Quiz.pdf)  True or false.  The reporting period for these pages of Form 5266 is 8/02/2010
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    (Continue to use this link for this question and all remaining questions: https://neighborhoods.redcross.org/response/fsi/Shared%20Documents/Form%205266%20Test/5266%20Quiz.pdf)  On the "Consolidated" pages of this Form 5266, the number of “Shelter Overnight Stays” since the beginning of the operation is:
    • A. 

      19

    • B. 

      23

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      38

  • 30. 
    (Continue to use this link for this question and all remaining questions: https://neighborhoods.redcross.org/response/fsi/Shared%20Documents/Form%205266%20Test/5266%20Quiz.pdf)  On the "Consolidated" pages of this Form 5266, the number of “Clean-up Kits Distributed” in this reporting period is approximately:
    • A. 

      39

    • B. 

      34

    • C. 

      42

    • D. 

      27

  • 31. 
    (Continue to use this link for this question and all remaining questions: https://neighborhoods.redcross.org/response/fsi/Shared%20Documents/Form%205266%20Test/5266%20Quiz.pdf) On the "Consolidated" Pages of this Form 5266, the star next to the To Date column of the “Persons Given Training Line” means:
    • A. 

      The operation is unsure of the number in the period column

    • B. 

      The operation is unsure of the number in the To Date column

    • C. 

      The operation is indicating that the To Date number on a previous Form 5266 was inaccurate and is being corrected on this Form 5266.

    • D. 

      The operation is proud of the number of people they have trained

  • 32. 
    (Continue to use this link for this question and all remaining questions: https://neighborhoods.redcross.org/response/fsi/Shared%20Documents/Form%205266%20Test/5266%20Quiz.pdf)  On the "Consolidated" pages of this Form 5266, how much money has the Red Cross committed since the beginning of the operation to spend on Mass Care staff?
    • A. 

      $839

    • B. 

      $1998

    • C. 

      $2491

    • D. 

      $4489

  • 33. 
    (Continue to use this link for this question and all remaining questions: https://neighborhoods.redcross.org/response/fsi/Shared%20Documents/Form%205266%20Test/5266%20Quiz.pdf) On the "Consolidated" pages of this Form 5266, how much money has the Red Cross committed since the beginning of the operation to spend on the Client Casework activity? 
    • A. 

      $2800

    • B. 

      $2852

    • C. 

      $2801

    • D. 

      $4171

  • 34. 
    (Continue to use this link for this question and all remaining questions: https://neighborhoods.redcross.org/response/fsi/Shared%20Documents/Form%205266%20Test/5266%20Quiz.pdf) On the "Consolidated" pages of this Form 5266, what is the total $ amount that has been committed towards Logistics and Technology costs since the beginning of the operation?
    • A. 

      $3146

    • B. 

      $71

    • C. 

      $2354

    • D. 

      $10990

  • 35. 
    (Continue to use this link for this question and all remaining questions: https://neighborhoods.redcross.org/response/fsi/Shared%20Documents/Form%205266%20Test/5266%20Quiz.pdf)  True or false.  On the "Consolidated" pages of this Form 5266, you can assume that the amount of dollars committed towards direct service to clients since the beginning of the relief operation is $2852.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False