Texas Private Security Manager Exam Practice Test

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Texas Private Security Manager Exam Practice Test - Quiz


Are you preparing for Texas private security manager exam? We suggest you revise your knowledge once with this practice test quiz that is given below. The Private security manager is a very stable and reputed job in Texas. Every year, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) regulates the private security profession in Texas. If you're appearing for the exam this time, then this quiz will be very helpful for you. Give it a try and see how much score you can make.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Choose the correct options. An applicant for a license must be at least 18 years old and must NOT

    • A.

      Have been convicted in any jurisdiction of two or more felony offenses, unless full pardons have been granted for all convictions for reasons relating to wrongful convictions

    • B.

      Have been dishonorably discharged from the United States armed services, discharged from the United States armed services under other conditions determined by the board to be prohibitive, or dismissed from the United States armed services if a commissioned officer in the United States armed services

    • C.

      Have a speeding ticket in the last two years

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Have been convicted in any jurisdiction of two or more felony offenses, unless full pardons have been granted for all convictions for reasons relating to wrongful convictions
    B. Have been dishonorably discharged from the United States armed services, discharged from the United States armed services under other conditions determined by the board to be prohibitive, or dismissed from the United States armed services if a commissioned officer in the United States armed services
    Explanation
    An applicant for a license must be at least 18 years old and must NOT have been convicted in any jurisdiction of two or more felony offenses, unless full pardons have been granted for all convictions for reasons relating to wrongful convictions.  Also, an applicant mush NOT been dishonorably discharged from the United States armed services, discharged from the United States armed services under other conditions determined by the board to be prohibitive, or dismissed from the United States armed services if a commissioned officer in the United States armed services. On the other hand, having a speeding ticket in the last two years is typically not a disqualifying factor for obtaining a license. However, specific requirements may vary depending on the type of license and the jurisdiction. Always check with the relevant licensing authority to get the most accurate information.

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  • 2. 

    Once an Owner or Qualified manager for a company follows the proper procedures to terminate a License or Branch Office License they can come back later and have that license reinstated. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    • C.

      Only after 1 year has passed

    • D.

      Only if they do it before 1 year has passed

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    An Owner or Qualified manager for a company cannot have a terminated license reinstated later, regardless of the procedures followed or the time that has passed.

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  • 3. 

    State true or false. The fees submitted to the Private Security Board are refundable.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The fees submitted to the Private Security Board are not refundable.

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  • 4. 

    When a qualified manager or supervisor of a license has terminated his position, and the board has been timely notified of the termination in writing within 14 days of the termination, the business may continue to operate for how many days?

    • A.

      30 days

    • B.

      60 days

    • C.

      90 days

    • D.

      Six months

    Correct Answer
    B. 60 days
    Explanation
    When a qualified manager or supervisor of a license has terminated his position, and the board has been timely notified of the termination in writing within 14 days of the termination, the business may continue to operate for 60 days. This allows the business to have a reasonable amount of time to find a replacement manager or supervisor and ensure that operations can continue smoothly.

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  • 5. 

    It is important to read all mail from the Private Security Board immediately because 

    • A.

      It's not important because the board sends a lot of junk mail

    • B.

      Because much of the notices the you may receive are very time sensitive.

    • C.

      The board uses mail to communicate important information to license holders

    • D.

      Both B & C

    Correct Answer
    D. Both B & C
    Explanation
    The correct answer is both B & C. It is important to read all mail from the Private Security Board immediately because much of the notices that you may receive are very time sensitive. Additionally, the board uses mail to communicate important information to license holders.

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  • 6. 

    The Private Security Board start regulating the security industry in the year ______. 

    • A.

      1998

    • B.

      2001

    • C.

      2005

    • D.

      2008

    Correct Answer
    C. 2005
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2005. In this year, the Private Security Board began its regulation of the security industry. This implies that prior to 2005, there may have been little to no oversight or regulation of the industry.

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  • 7. 

    Once a licensee had been issued a pocket card by the board the card is good for:

    • A.

      1 year

    • B.

      2 years

    • C.

      3 years

    • D.

      4 years

    Correct Answer
    B. 2 years
    Explanation
    Once a licensee has been issued a pocket card by the board, the card is valid for a period of 2 years. This means that the licensee can use the card as proof of their license for a duration of 2 years from the date of issuance. After 2 years, the licensee will need to renew their license and obtain a new pocket card.

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  • 8. 

    We know that all licensed companies must have a "Qualified Manager".  Can a company have more than one manager?

    • A.

      Yes, the company needs to have one manager per branch office.

    • B.

      Yes, as many as the owner thinks he needs.

    • C.

      No, A license holders company must be under the control of one manager.

    • D.

      Yes, the State Of Texas requires one manager for record keeping and one manager for outside operations.

    Correct Answer
    C. No, A license holders company must be under the control of one manager.
    Explanation
    A license holder's company must be under the control of one manager. This means that the company cannot have multiple managers. The requirement is for a single manager to be responsible for overseeing and controlling the operations of the company.

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  • 9. 

    If you hold any registration or License will your license be suspended if you are arrested for convicted of a DWI?

    • A.

      No, DWI is not a valid reason under the boards rules to suspend your license.

    • B.

      No, as long as you were not speeding when you got pulled over.

    • C.

      Yes, but only if your license is a Motorcycle Escort license.

    • D.

      Yes, your license will be suspended right away.

    Correct Answer
    D. Yes, your license will be suspended right away.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that your license will be suspended right away if you are arrested or convicted of a DWI. This is because driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is considered a serious offense and poses a risk to public safety. As a result, most jurisdictions have laws in place that allow for immediate suspension of a driver's license upon a DWI arrest or conviction. This is done to deter individuals from driving while impaired and to protect other drivers on the road.

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  • 10. 

    Choose the number of days any License holder or registrant has to notify the board of a change of address.

    • A.

      14 days

    • B.

      29 days

    • C.

      60 days

    • D.

      90 days

    Correct Answer
    A. 14 days
    Explanation
    License holders or registrants are required to promptly notify the board of any change in their address. The correct answer is 14 days, which means that license holders have a two-week window to inform the board of their new address. This timeframe ensures that the board can update their records and maintain accurate contact information for license holders. Failing to notify the board within the specified time may result in penalties or other consequences.

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  • 11. 

    A licensed company is required to keep records on an employee for a period of ________. 

    • A.

      One year after termination

    • B.

      One year from the date of employment

    • C.

      Three years from the date of employment

    • D.

      Two years from the date of employment

    Correct Answer
    D. Two years from the date of employment
    Explanation
    A licensed company is required to keep records on an employee for a period of two years from the date of employment. This means that the company must maintain all relevant employee records, such as employment contracts, payroll information, and performance evaluations, for a minimum of two years after the employee's start date. This requirement ensures that the company has access to necessary information in case of any legal or administrative issues that may arise during the employment period.

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  • 12. 

    All records are required to be kept under the provisions of the Act and the rules shall be made available for inspection by bureau staff when __________. 

    • A.

      24 hours a day

    • B.

      From 8:00 am to 5 pm

    • C.

      From 7:00 am to 3:30 pm

    • D.

      During normal business hours

    Correct Answer
    D. During normal business hours
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "during normal business hours". This means that the records must be available for inspection by bureau staff during the typical working hours of a business, which usually range from around 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. This ensures that the records can be accessed by authorized personnel when needed for review or investigation purposes.

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  • 13. 

    Choose the action that might be taken by the Private Security Board take if you fail to notify them within 14 days of the termination of the license holder's qualified manager. 

    • A.

      They will send a notice to you to remind you that you need to get a new manager right away.

    • B.

      They may suspend or revoke the license holder's license.

    • C.

      The license holder will be fined 1,000.00 dollars and spend 5 days in jail.

    • D.

      The license holder will be fined 1,000.00 dollars.

    Correct Answer
    B. They may suspend or revoke the license holder's license.
    Explanation
    If you fail to notify the Private Security Board within 14 days of the termination of the license holder's qualified manager, they may take action to suspend or revoke the license holder's license.

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  • 14. 

    Once a license holders license has been revoked can they have it reinstated?

    • A.

      According to 1702.369 a revoked license may not be reinstated unless 5 years has passed.

    • B.

      According to 1702.369 a revoked license may not be reinstated unless 10 years has passed.

    • C.

      According to 1702.369 a revoked license may not be reinstated

    • D.

      According to 1702.369 a revoked license may not be reinstated unless the Licensee is on the board.

    Correct Answer
    C. According to 1702.369 a revoked license may not be reinstated
  • 15. 

    If an unlicensed person or someone who does not have a license pending commits a violation of the Private Security Act 1702 how much penalty amount would they be charged? 

    • A.

      $5,000.00

    • B.

      $10,000.00

    • C.

      $15,000.00

    • D.

      $20,000.00

    Correct Answer
    B. $10,000.00
    Explanation
    An unlicensed person or someone without a pending license who violates the Private Security Act 1702 would be charged a penalty amount of $10,000.00.

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  • 16. 

    A licensee shall, either orally or in writing, notify all consumers or recipients of services of their license number and the name, mailing address, and telephone number of the Private Security Bureau for the purpose of directing complaints. True or False?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A licensee is required to inform consumers or recipients of services about their license number and provide the contact details of the Private Security Bureau for the purpose of addressing complaints. This notification can be done either orally or in writing. Therefore, the statement is true.

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