Incident Report Writing Test Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    Occasionally RAs may encounter incidents where it is important and necessary to document, regardless of the circumstances. Each of the following types of incidents must always be documented regardless of circumstance:
    • Assaults and Altercations
    • Mental Health Issues
    • Suicide Gestures
    • Weapons
    Which of the types of incidents below also must always be documented regardless of circumstance?
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Marijuana or Other Illegal Drugs

    • C. 

      Fire Alarms

    • D. 

      Medical Emergencies

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    How should incident reports be written?
    • A. 

      First person (e.g. As I approached Bowen Hall 201, I...)

    • B. 

      Second person (e.g. As you approached Bowen Hall 201, you...)

    • C. 

      Third person (e.g. As Resident Assistant Matthew West approached Bowen Hall 201, RA West...)

  • 3. 
    Should incident reports be written in past, present, or future tense?
    • A. 

      Past (e.g. Resident Andy Mineo appeared intoxicated because his language was slurred and his breath smelled of alcohol.)

    • B. 

      Present (e.g. Resident Andy Mineo is intoxicated because his language is slurred and his breath smells of alcohol.)

    • C. 

      Future (e.g. Resident Andy Mineo will be intoxicated because he is going to drink alcohol.)

  • 4. 
    RAs should include their opinion in incident reports to provide more perspective with the facts given.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following first sentences of an incident report is most correct?
    • A. 

      At 11:55 PM on Friday, Resident Assistants Colton Dixon and David Crowder heard glass bottles clinking as they approached Dellinger Hall 268.

    • B. 

      At 10:05 PM, Wednesday, August 19, 2015, Resident Assistants Colton Dixon and David Crowder heard glass bottles clinking as they approached Dellinger Hall 268.

    • C. 

      At 10:45 PM, Saturday, August 22, 2015, Resident Assistants Colton Dixon and David Crowder heard glass bottles clinking as they approached room 268.

    • D. 

      On Wednesday, August 19, 2015, Resident Assistants Colton Dixon and David Crowder heard glass bottles clinking as they approached Dellinger 268.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following sentences is most correct in an incident report when individuals are being referenced for the first time?
    • A. 

      When RA Kari Jobe knocked on the door to Trout Hall 305, Jamie and Laura answered the door.

    • B. 

      When Resident Assistant Kari knocked on the door to Trout Hall 305, Residents Jamie and Laura answered the door.

    • C. 

      When Resident Assistant Kari Jobe knocked on the door to Trout Hall 305, Residents Jamie Grace and Laura Story answered the door.

    • D. 

      When Kari Jobe knocked on the door to Trout Hall 305, Jamie Grace and Laura Story answered the door.

  • 7. 
    Incident reports should be submitted within 24 hours of the incident unless otherwise specified by the Area Coordinator.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Anytime a university police officer responds to a situation in the residence halls, an incident report should be submitted, even if no policy violation was found (e.g. called for suspected marijuana or a fire alarm).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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