Active Shooter Quiz

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Are you into shooting? For your practice on the same, we have made this active shooter quiz. In shooting, there are various rules, tactics, and codes that need to be followed. Shooting may seem a simple and exciting task. But only a real active shooter knows what one has to go through to be a real shooter. Here are some questions for you that will not only test your knowledge about the active shooter but give you some more knowledge. Best of luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The primary mission of the first responder (contact team) at the scene of an active shooter is:
    • A. 

      Containment

    • B. 

      The Three C’s

    • C. 

      Render Aid

    • D. 

      Confront and Neutralize

  • 2. 
    An Active Shooter is defined as:
    • A. 

      Any person who is actively using deadly physical force on another.

    • B. 

      Any armed person who has used deadly physical force on another person and continues to do so while having unrestricted access to additional victims.

    • C. 

      Any armed suspect with access to victims and may harm them.

    • D. 

      Any armed person who has used deadly physical force on other persons and who is in a large infrastructure with additional victims.

  • 3. 
    Immediate Action Rapid Deployment is in direct response to the following, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Public expectation.

    • B. 

      The need to advance towards an armed intruder in order to minimize loss of life.

    • C. 

      Advances in training and equipment for first responders.

    • D. 

      The tactics of the armed, suicidal, homicidal, terror-driven suspect in society today.

  • 4. 
    Injured persons, located by a rescue team in active shooter event, should be:
    • A. 

      Moved out of the involved building for medical assistance.

    • B. 

      Moved out of the immediate field of fire.

    • C. 

      Maintained in place with medical aid brought to them.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 5. 
    The acronym best describing Active Shooter tactics is ____________.
    • A. 

      LIER Locate Isolate Evacuate Resolve

    • B. 

      LNC Locate Neutralize Contain

    • C. 

      CEN Contain Evacuate Negotiate

    • D. 

      D. ASS Assess Strategize Strike

  • 6. 
    Which formation provides 360-degree coverage, protection of the point officer's flank, and improved fields of fire for the contact team?
    • A. 

      Linear formation

    • B. 

      T formation

    • C. 

      Y formation

    • D. 

      Diamond formation

  • 7. 
    When you encounter injured or scared victims as a “Contact Team,” you will need to:
    • A. 

      Transition to a rescue team.

    • B. 

      Bypass wounded or innocent.

    • C. 

      Direct them out the way you came in or shelter in place.

    • D. 

      Escort them with you.

    • E. 

      Both B and C.

  • 8. 
    __________ is the primary factor when faced with an Active Shooter.
    • A. 

      Superior firepower

    • B. 

      Ballistic protection

    • C. 

      Rapid deployment

    • D. 

      Confirmed intelligence

  • 9. 
    An active shooter incident timeline is described as:
    • A. 

      The period of time it takes for the first responder to arrive on-scene.

    • B. 

      The period of time it takes victims to escape the violence.

    • C. 

      The period of time from the suspect’s first violent action until his action is stopped or he/she transitions to another activity.

    • D. 

      The period of time it takes for the suspect to be stopped.

  • 10. 
    The following are traits of an Active Shooter EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Most situations are spontaneous, with no planning by the suspect.

    • B. 

      Active shooters are often better armed than the police.

    • C. 

      Active shooters tend to target places where victims are massed.

    • D. 

      May employ some type of diversion.

  • 11. 
    Contact teams should only be comprised of:
    • A. 

      Tactical personnel

    • B. 

      Hostage negotiators

    • C. 

      May be a mix of patrol, SWAT, or investigative assets.

    • D. 

      Rifle-trained patrol officers

  • 12. 
    Contact team formations work best with at least 4 officers but can work with as little as ___ or as much as ____.
    • A. 

      1 and 3

    • B. 

      3 and 5

    • C. 

      2 and 6

    • D. 

      1 and 7

  • 13. 
    At a minimum, first responder equipment needs to include ________.
    • A. 

      A patrol rifle

    • B. 

      Ballistic shield

    • C. 

      Basic duty belt

    • D. 

      Ballistic helmet

  • 14. 
    First, responding officers become the __________________ until relieved by a Supervisor in an Active shooter incident.
    • A. 

      SWAT commander

    • B. 

      Hostage negotiator

    • C. 

      Operations chief

    • D. 

      Incident commander

  • 15. 
    The advantage provided to the police through the use of the urban rifle is:
    • A. 

      Increased accuracy.

    • B. 

      A decrease in the number of rounds fired by police.

    • C. 

      The reactionary gap is increased, creating an opportunity for better decision-making.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 16. 
    Active shooter environments usually involve the following environments EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Schools

    • B. 

      Malls

    • C. 

      The suspect’s home

    • D. 

      Businesses

  • 17. 
    Generally, entry into an active shooter location should be done ___________________.
    • A. 

      At the closest point of stimulus to facilitate contact

    • B. 

      From the roof or upper floor to gain high ground

    • C. 

      At any entry point other than the main entrance, if at all possible

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    Active Shooters are bent on __________  in most cases.
    • A. 

      Escape and evasion

    • B. 

      Using hostages for demands

    • C. 

      Killing as many people as quickly as possible

    • D. 

      Barricading police entry

  • 19. 
    Immediate response in an Active Shooter incident is a necessary tactic because of the following reasons EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      A traditional “slow things down” police tactic creates a time delay that works in favor of the Active Shooter’s planned actions of increasing a higher casualty count.

    • B. 

      Any time delay in establishing close physical contact with a suicidal/homicidal suspect can result in granting them additional time to locate and isolate victims while arranging the crime scene in a manner that maximizes death and carnage.

    • C. 

      Studies have indicated that the military tactic of speed, aggression, and surprise gives a higher probability of success in Active shooter incidents.

    • D. 

      The inherent reluctance of law enforcement to accept any casualties to police personnel during rescue operations actually creates a defensive delay in response while other less "hazardous" options are considered.

  • 20. 
    A three-officer tactical room entry offers:
    • A. 

      A rapid way to clear multiple threat areas in a room.

    • B. 

      More guns in the fight.

    • C. 

      An overwhelming force for the suspect.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 21. 
    A suspect cornered without victims,  a contact team unable to gain entry or a suspect that stops shooting and makes verbal demands may be defined as a ____________.
    • A. 

      Terrorist

    • B. 

      Barricaded suspect

    • C. 

      Victory

    • D. 

      A bad day

  • 22. 
    Entry and clearing techniques during active shooter response should be ______________.
    • A. 

      Slow and deliberate

    • B. 

      Rabid, coordinated, and aggressive

    • C. 

      Surprising and scary

    • D. 

      The lead officer's call

  • 23. 
    The following are Active shooter contact teams, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Linear

    • B. 

      Y

    • C. 

      Wedge

    • D. 

      T

    • E. 

      Diamond

  • 24. 
    Pre-planning with school officials, fire personnel and other law enforcement agencies in the area are:
    • A. 

      An over-reaction.

    • B. 

      A a problem. It can create paranoia.

    • C. 

      Not possible unless large commitments of money and resources are allocated.

    • D. 

      Essential for success.

  • 25. 
    A rescue team should be prepared to:
    • A. 

      Move victims out of harm's way.

    • B. 

      Become a contact team.

    • C. 

      Create a casualty collection stronghold.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

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