National Incident Management System (Nims) Quiz 1

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National Incident Management System (Nims) Quiz 1

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  • 1. 
    National Incident Management System is defined as
    • A. 

      Comprehensive national approach to incident management that is applicable at all levels.

    • B. 

      Comprehensive national approach to all levels of fire ground operations

    • C. 

      Comprehensive national approach to incident management that is applicable at all jurisdiction levels and across all functional disciplines

    • D. 

      National approach for federal funding at local incidents

  • 2. 
    NIMS components include
    • A. 

      Command & management

    • B. 

      Federal funding

    • C. 

      Communications & information management

    • D. 

      Both a & c

  • 3. 
    Effective incident management begins with a host of preparedness activities. These activities are conducted on a “steady-state” basis, well in advance of any potential incident. Preparedness involves a combination of:
    • A. 

      Planning, training, and exercises

    • B. 

      Personnel qualification and certification standards

    • C. 

      Equipment acquisition and certification standards

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    NIMS requires that responses to all domestic incidents utilize a common management system. This system is called the:
    • A. 

      Incident Center System

    • B. 

      Incidental Command System

    • C. 

      Incident Command System

    • D. 

      Incident Commandant System

  • 5. 
    ICS has several features that make it well suited to managing incidents. These features include:
    • A. 

      Federal funding

    • B. 

      Manageable span of control

    • C. 

      Radios

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    In some situations, NIMS recommends variations in incident management. The two most common variations involve the use of:
    • A. 

      Unified Command & Area Command

    • B. 

      United Command & Area Command

    • C. 

      Unified Command & Regional Command

    • D. 

      Unified Command & Incident Command

  • 7. 
    An Area Command is an organization established to:
    • A. 

      Oversee the management of multiple incidents that are each being managed by an ICS organization

    • B. 

      Oversee the management of large incidents that cross jurisdictional boundaries

    • C. 

      Both a & b

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The Area Commander has responsibilities that include
    • A. 

      Setting overall strategy and priorities

    • B. 

      Ensuring that objectives are met

    • C. 

      Ensuring that strategies are followed

    • D. 

      All of the above