Security Basic Knowledge

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Security Basic Knowledge - Quiz

Test your knowledge and see if you have the skills and general knowledge to know all the basics about security.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    THE SECURITY OFFICER MOTTO IS

    • A.

      Check all weapons at the counter

    • B.

      Detect, deter, observe and report

    • C.

      Eat to live don't live to eat

    • D.

      Look, listen and run

    Correct Answer
    B. Detect, deter, observe and report
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "detect, deter, observe and report." This motto emphasizes the primary responsibilities of a security officer. They are trained to detect any potential threats or suspicious activities, deter any illegal or harmful actions, observe their surroundings carefully to ensure safety, and report any incidents or findings to the appropriate authorities. This motto highlights the proactive and vigilant approach that security officers should adopt in order to maintain a secure environment.

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  • 2. 

    WHAT DOES ACCESS CONTROL INVOLVED?

    • A.

      Frisking all who enter and making sure they exit out the same door they came in

    • B.

      Keeping the gates closed, the doors barred and taping shut the windows

    • C.

      Checking passes, securing entries, observing, conducting visitor check-ins

    • D.

      Asking all who enter for the password and arresting those who don't know it

    Correct Answer
    C. Checking passes, securing entries, observing, conducting visitor check-ins
    Explanation
    Access control involves checking passes, securing entries, observing, and conducting visitor check-ins. This means that access control is the process of verifying the identities of individuals entering a certain area, ensuring that they have the necessary authorization or passes, and monitoring their activities while inside. It also includes securing entry points to prevent unauthorized access and conducting visitor check-ins to keep track of who is entering and exiting the area.

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  • 3. 

    WHAT IS PIGGYBACKING?

    • A.

      Taking a fun ride on someone's shoulders at breaktime

    • B.

      When a person holds a door open for another that they perceive to have authorized access

    • C.

      Scanning thru porcine stock trucks loaded with piggies

    • D.

      Getting 2 paychecks at once

    Correct Answer
    B. When a person holds a door open for another that they perceive to have authorized access
  • 4. 

    WHAT IS TAILGATING?

    • A.

      Having lunch break on the back of a truck

    • B.

      A very rude and dangerous car habit

    • C.

      Placing yellow plastic streamers to mark a closed loading dock

    • D.

      When a unauthorized person slips through a door after an authorized person

    Correct Answer
    D. When a unauthorized person slips through a door after an authorized person
    Explanation
    Tailgating refers to the act of an unauthorized person slipping through a door after an authorized person. This behavior is considered rude and dangerous as it compromises security measures and allows unauthorized access to restricted areas. It is important to prevent tailgating in order to maintain safety and protect sensitive information or resources.

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  • 5. 

    WHEN CALLING 999 YOU SHOULD?

    • A.

      Talk as loud and fast as you can

    • B.

      Get to the point, speak clearly and calmly, answer questions, following instructions

    • C.

      Ask for the emergency extension and then hang up and dial 999 again

    • D.

      Get emotional so they know to hurry

    Correct Answer
    B. Get to the point, speak clearly and calmly, answer questions, following instructions
    Explanation
    When calling 999, it is important to get to the point and speak clearly and calmly. This allows the emergency operator to understand the situation quickly and accurately. Answering questions and following instructions further assists the operator in providing the appropriate help. Speaking loudly and fast or getting emotional may hinder effective communication and delay the response time. Asking for the emergency extension and hanging up to dial 999 again is unnecessary and may waste valuable time.

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  • 6. 

    WHAT IS A PROPRIETARY AGREEMENT?

    • A.

      A promise not to disclose or profit from company confidential information

    • B.

      An agreement an employee signs to show he or she understands the payday policies

    • C.

      A contract where you are agreeing to park your vehicle in the proper areas

    • D.

      To agree to properly display your badge and show your guard licence upon request

    Correct Answer
    A. A promise not to disclose or profit from company confidential information
    Explanation
    A proprietary agreement is a promise made by an individual to not disclose or profit from any confidential information belonging to a company. This agreement serves to protect the company's trade secrets, intellectual property, and other sensitive information from being shared or used for personal gain. By signing this agreement, the individual agrees to maintain the confidentiality of the company's proprietary information and to refrain from using it for their own benefit or disclosing it to others without proper authorization.

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  • 7. 

    WHICH IS TRUE?

    • A.

      A licensed security guard is just like a police officer

    • B.

      Do not write down anything because a good guard should be able to remember everything

    • C.

      Foot patrol can be a large part of a security officers duties

    • D.

      Maintaining a high visibility presence does not deter illegal activity

    Correct Answer
    C. Foot patrol can be a large part of a security officers duties
    Explanation
    Foot patrol can be a large part of a security officer's duties. This means that security officers often have the responsibility of patrolling an area on foot to ensure the safety and security of the premises. This can involve walking around the property, inspecting for any suspicious activities, and deterring potential threats. It is an important aspect of their job as it allows them to actively monitor the surroundings and respond quickly to any security breaches or emergencies.

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  • 8. 

    WHAT DOES SIA STAND FOR?

    • A.

      Security international Authority

    • B.

      Security Industry Association

    • C.

      Security Integration Architecture

    • D.

      Security Industry Authority

    Correct Answer
    D. Security Industry Authority
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Security Industry Authority. SIA is the acronym for Security Industry Authority, which is a regulatory body in the United Kingdom responsible for regulating the private security industry. They aim to improve standards and professionalism within the industry, ensuring that individuals working in security roles are properly trained and licensed.

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  • 9. 

    WHAT DOES CCTV STAND FOR?

    • A.

      China Central Television

    • B.

      Closed Circuit Television

    • C.

      Campzone Community TeleVision

    • D.

      Closed channel Television

    Correct Answer
    B. Closed Circuit Television
    Explanation
    CCTV stands for Closed Circuit Television. Closed circuit refers to a system in which the video surveillance is transmitted to a limited number of monitors or screens, rather than being broadcasted publicly. This term is commonly used to refer to video surveillance systems that are used for security and monitoring purposes in various settings such as homes, businesses, and public areas.

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  • 10. 

    THE ROLE OF A SECURITY OFFICER IS TO

    • A.

      Protect property but not people or information

    • B.

      Provide protection to people, property and information.

    • C.

      Protect people and property but not information.

    • D.

      Enforce rules, regulations and laws that are designed to protect people and property

    Correct Answer
    B. Provide protection to people, property and information.
    Explanation
    The role of a security officer is to provide protection to people, property, and information. This includes ensuring the safety and well-being of individuals, safeguarding physical assets and premises, as well as maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of sensitive information. Security officers are responsible for enforcing rules, regulations, and laws that are designed to protect people and property, making sure that all security measures are in place to mitigate risks and prevent any potential threats or incidents.

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