Texas Psb Pre-exam Practice Test.

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  • 1. 
    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. 

      Answer A and B

  • 2. 
    An applicant for a license to engage in the business of a security services contractor or the applicant's manager must have, before the date of the application.
    • A. 

      Have been living in the State of Texas for more then 5 years.

    • B. 

      Have been known to enjoy working in the alarm industry.

    • C. 

      Have two consecutive years experience in each security services field for which the person applies as an employee, manager, or owner.

    • D. 

      Have five consecutive years experience in each security services field for which the person applies as an employee, manager, or owner.

  • 3. 
    Public Information - 1702.085 Confidentially of Records Is the Name, Phone number, Address & Drivers License number of an applicant, or a License Holder considered public information?
    • A. 

      Yes, this information is public information!

    • B. 

      No, it's confidential information under Government code chapter 552

    • C. 

      Yes, this information can be found on the PSB website.

    • D. 

      No, it's confidential information under the Texas privacy act chapter 629 of Government code.

  • 4. 
    1702.102 In the state of Texas unless a person holds a license as a security services contractor, a person may NOT;
    • A. 

      Offer to sell & Install a security camera system

    • B. 

      Offer to sell & Install a burglar alarm system

    • C. 

      Act as an alarm company

    • D. 

      All of the above, A, B & C

  • 5. 
    1702.102 Unless the person holds a license as a security services contractor, a person may NOT:
    • A. 

      Act as an alarm systems company, armored car company, courier company, guard company, guard dog company, locksmith company, or private security consultant company

    • B. 

      Engage in business activity for which a license is required under chapter 1702 Texas Occupation Code

    • C. 

      Offer to sell & install a security camera system

    • D. 

      All of the above A, B & C

  • 6. 
    A person that holds a "Security Sales Person" license can also install camera and alarm system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      It depends on their age

    • D. 

      It depends on the experience level

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    Fees submitted to the Private Security Board are refundable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      True if there is a really good reason

    • D. 

      True if the person or company knows someone on the board really well.

  • 9. 
    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

  • 10. 
    Why is it important to read all mail from the Private Security Board immediately?
    • 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. 

      B & C but not A

  • 11. 
    Licensed companies must keep the following information on file for two years from the last date of employment of all employees licensed by the Private Security Board.
    • A. 

      Full name, date of employment, position, address, social security number, one color photograph & date and place of birth.

    • B. 

      Full name, date of employment, position, address, social security number, one color photograph

    • C. 

      Full name, date of employment, position, address, social security number

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Why does the Private Security Board regulate the security services industry?
    • A. 

      They are buds with the big companies and regulation limits competition from the little guys

    • B. 

      Regulation brings in a lot of money for the State through fines and fees

    • C. 

      Regulation protects the public from shady operators in the security industry

    • D. 

      B & C but not A

  • 13. 
    What year did the Private Security Board start regulating the security industry?
    • A. 

      1998

    • B. 

      2001

    • C. 

      2005

    • D. 

      2008

  • 14. 
    Is operating without a license a crime that is punishable by law with fines and possible jail time for violators?
    • A. 

      No, getting licensed is not a matter of law, is a voluntary program

    • B. 

      No, the PSB and only impose fines, not jail sentences.

    • C. 

      Yes, it's a crime and there can be fees and jail time involved.

    • D. 

      Yes and NO, it depends on the situation.

  • 15. 
    Rule - 35.43 - Class B If a person was dishonorably discharged from the United States Armed Services based on a criminal charge equivalent to a class B misdemeanor they can NOT be licensed by the Private Security Board for how long?
    • A. 

      5 Years

    • B. 

      10 Years

    • C. 

      It's up to the board to decide, there is no time factor.

    • D. 

      They are not limited and may get a license if they apply.

  • 16. 
    Can a registered sex offender get a license to work in the security industry
    • A. 

      No, they are a total public danger

    • B. 

      Yes, this is not a disqualifying offense.

    • C. 

      It's possible if the Private Security Board determines it's OK.

    • D. 

      Yes, if they can show that they don't like sex anymore.

  • 17. 
    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

  • 18. 
    Can someone that holds a seller certificate install an alarm system?
    • A. 

      No, they can only sell equipment

    • B. 

      Yes, they have a certificate to sell so they can install too

    • C. 

      Yes, but only if they think no one will find out.

    • D. 

      None if the above

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is true about displaying a license number on company vehicles
    • A. 

      All vehicles owned by a company must display a license number

    • B. 

      Any vehicle with the company name on it must display the license number.

    • C. 

      It's not required to have your license number to be displayed on any vehicles.

    • D. 

      The license number only has to be displayed if a VAN is being used

  • 20. 
    Rule - 35.43 - Class A - If a person was dishonorably discharged from the United States Armed Services based on a criminal charge equivalent to a class A misdemeanor they can NOT be licensed by the Private Security Board for how long?
    • A. 

      5 years

    • B. 

      10 years

    • C. 

      15 years

    • D. 

      It's up to the board to decide, there is no time factor.

  • 21. 
    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.

  • 22. 
    Do all managers and supervisors have to take a written exam administered by the Private Security Board?
    • A. 

      Yes, as stated in rule 35.61

    • B. 

      Yes, as required in code 1702.326

    • C. 

      No, Only Managers have to take a exam

    • D. 

      No, Only the company owner has to take an exam

  • 23. 
    Rule 35.61 How many days does the recipient of a summery suspension notice for a Class B misdemeanor offense or equivalent have to request a "Stay Of Suspension"?
    • A. 

      10 working days

    • B. 

      5 working days

    • C. 

      3 working days

    • D. 

      Once a suspension has been issued it is irreversible.

  • 24. 
    If you have a Class A or a Class B license and you upgrade to a Class C license do you have to pay the difference between the cost of these licenses?
    • A. 

      Yes, you have to pay the difference in addition to the regular assignment fee.

    • B. 

      No, as long as you are already licensed there is no charge to upgrade.

    • C. 

      Yes, but only if you have had your license for less then 5 years.

    • D. 

      Yes, but only if you have had your license for less then 10 years.

  • 25. 
    35.71 How many days does a licensed company have to notify the Private Security Board if the Qualified Manager's employment is terminated?
    • A. 

      60 days - You need time to find a new manager.

    • B. 

      90 days - You need even more time to find a manager.

    • C. 

      14 Days

    • D. 

      Your not required to notify the board if the Qualified Manager leaves the company.