EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

HS140. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS (HS140) > TAKE ASSESSMENT: MIDTERM EXAM

Take Assessment: Midterm Exam

Name Midterm Exam

Instructions Always pick the single best answer. Blank answers will be scored as incorrect.

Multiple Attempts This Test allows 2 attempts. This is attempt number 1.

Force Completion This Test can be saved and resumed later.

Question Completion Status:

Question 1 2 points Save When emergency management team members are committed to the success of vulnerability reduction motivation is high.

True

False

Question 2 2 points Save In toxic chemical and gas threats, it can be difficult to obtain precise information, even the type of material may be uncertain.

True

False

Question 3 2 points Save Emergency planners assemble strategies for reducing vulnerabilities that can be implemented for all types of hazards.

True

False

Question 4 2 points Save Dense building materials like concrete, brick, and stone provide little or no shielding from gamma radiation.

True

False

Question 5 2 points Save EOP’s can be activated and terminated by any level of staff member.

True

False

Page 1 of 9Take Assessment: Midterm Exam

6/9/2015http://coursesite.umtweb.edu/webapps/assessment/take/launch.jsp?course_assessment_id=_…

 

 

Question 6 2 points Save The first step in the planning process is:

Revising or evaluating the plan

Examining hazard vulnerability

Establishing task assignments

Assigning roles and responsibilities

Question 7 2 points Save When a disaster or event is detected, what phase of emergency management begins?

Mitigation

Preparedness

Response

Recovery

Question 8 2 points Save Looting is very common and appears less often in conflict based situations.

True

False

Question 9 2 points Save Short-term stress reactions do not interfere with victim’s ability to act responsibly.

True

False

Question 10 2 points Save A facility’s emergency assessment:

Gauges the consequences of the threat’s immediate impact

Projects the prospect for long-term damage

Determines the economic viability of the business

Makes recommendations on who in the business should be in charge of emergency plans

Question 11 2 points Save CVAT is the following, except:

Narrowly based

Labor intensive

Less precise than HAZUS-MH

Low cost useful product for small communities.

Page 2 of 9Take Assessment: Midterm Exam

6/9/2015http://coursesite.umtweb.edu/webapps/assessment/take/launch.jsp?course_assessment_id=_…

 

 

Question 12 2 points Save Writing the emergency operations plan requires a systematic approach.

True

False

Question 13 2 points Save Types of emergency planning exercises include the following, except:

Tabletop exercise.

Partial-scale exercise

Functional exercise

Full-scale exercise

Question 14 2 points Save In toxic chemical and gas threats to determine the proper protective action emergency managers must know the following, except

Rate and duration of release

Degree of cloud cover

Data for a plume dispersion model

Structure’s air exchange rates

Question 15 2 points Save The altruistic and supportive behaviors extended by victims and nonvictims toward people affected by a disaster is referred to as:

Therapeutic community

Convergence

Survivor syndrome

Support group

Question 16 2 points Save For special facilities residents, shelter in-place should be followed if the protection is roughly equal to evacuation.

True

False

Question 17 2 points Save Public safety needs and lobbying from interest groups may influence hazard policies.

True

False

Page 3 of 9Take Assessment: Midterm Exam

6/9/2015http://coursesite.umtweb.edu/webapps/assessment/take/launch.jsp?course_assessment_id=_…

 

 

Question 18 2 points Save Only one specific authority should be involved in making the decision about protective action recommendations (PARs).

True

False

Question 19 2 points Save The elevation in readiness conditions are triggered by specific events.

True

False

Question 20 2 points Save In emergency planning, local governments usually take the lead in developing plans.

True

False

Question 21 2 points Save LEMAs can be held liable by the public and courts if they fail to plan for known hazards and are judged to have managed incompetently.

True

False

Question 22 2 points Save During an evacuation, tourist in hotels and resorts:

are on their own

should stay where they are

will receive help from the tourist facility staff

have to wait for state or federal government to provide them with transportation

Question 23 2 points Save Emergency planners can control the size, budget, and staffing of the LEMA.

True

False

Question 24 2 points Save In cases of terrorism, you should ensure that responders have personal protective equipment and adopt special tactics to protect their lives.

True

False

Page 4 of 9Take Assessment: Midterm Exam

6/9/2015http://coursesite.umtweb.edu/webapps/assessment/take/launch.jsp?course_assessment_id=_…

 

 

Question 25 2 points Save Publicity associated with the exercise informs the public about potential threats and may increase compliance during a disaster.

True

False

Question 26 2 points Save Which of the following is not a common protective action recommendation?

Evacuation

In-place protection

Expedient respiratory protection

Deep underground retreat

Question 27 2 points Save The following is true of evacuations:

Evacuations are an ineffective method of protection.

Most people do not have their own transportation and are left stranded.

Attempts to control the timing of returns usually fail.

Most families are not together in night evacuations.

Question 28 2 points Save Budget constraints may lead to a multi-year timeframe for improvement.

True

False

Question 29 2 points Save This standard can be used to assess and improve existing programs:

NIMS

NFPA 1600

EOP

NFPA 1200

Question 30 2 points Save A formal process provides value in the following ways, except

Defines vulnerability

Ensures funding for resources

Increases back-up safety systems

Ensures training and exercises

Page 5 of 9Take Assessment: Midterm Exam

6/9/2015http://coursesite.umtweb.edu/webapps/assessment/take/launch.jsp?course_assessment_id=_…

 

 

Question 31 2 points Save Prior to disaster’s impacts, the warning message should:

Identify threats and characteristics.

Not explain human consequences out of fear of panic.

Excite citizens into action.

Be brief and not go into detail.

Question 32 2 points Save One of the advantages of developing a plan locally is:

It can identify needs for federal assistance

It federalizes the management

Usually helps to form federal policies

Is always adopted by state agencies

Question 33 2 points Save Temporary shelter achieves food and sleeping provisions and allows victims to reestablish household routines in nonpreferred locations or structures.

True

False

Question 34 2 points Save When people evacuate who are not targeted by the warning it is called an evacuation ghost.

True

False

Question 35 2 points Save A response blueprint with details on vulnerability, resources, and appropriate actions is:

Jurisdictional Emergency Operations Plan

Basic Plan

Functional annex

Hazard annex

Question 36 2 points Save Compliance with warnings is more likely with the following, except

Urgent threats

Familiar threats

Communication from higher credibility agencies

Appropriately structured messages.

Page 6 of 9Take Assessment: Midterm Exam

6/9/2015http://coursesite.umtweb.edu/webapps/assessment/take/launch.jsp?course_assessment_id=_…

 

 

Question 37 2 points Save Risk reduction analysis is the actions needed to decrease the levels of danger and the resources needed for effective action.

True

False

Question 38 2 points Save In an evacuation, children must be reunited with their families. To achieve this, the following methods are used except for:

Sending children to the parents’ work location

Evacuating schools to reception centers outside of hazard area

Returning children to supervised locations close to their homes

Returning children directly to their homes

Question 39 2 points Save Gaseous releases can only be controlled by ventilation.

True

False

Question 40 2 points Save Disaster subculture are protective behaviors used to deal with new disasters.

True

False

Question 41 2 points Save It is a stubborn disaster myth that panic flight is a major problem.

True

False

Question 42 2 points Save Disasters are predictable events that regularly occur.

True

False

Question 43 2 points Save Stress effects are more likely to arise among people who have:

Never been through a disaster before.

Been through disasters before.

Page 7 of 9Take Assessment: Midterm Exam

6/9/2015http://coursesite.umtweb.edu/webapps/assessment/take/launch.jsp?course_assessment_id=_…

 

 

Evacuated with family safely.

Relatives, neighbors, or friends who have been killed.

Question 44 2 points Save The LEMA’s primary characteristics are the following, except:

Serves as a center for emergency management activities

Directly involved in developing local policies

During response they focus on collection of information and resources

After a disaster, they take a lead role in recovery planning

Question 45 2 points Save It is not the job of emergency planners to interpret and implement hazard policy.

True

False

Question 46 2 points Save Management structure defines the authority and reporting relationships among organizations.

True

False

Question 47 2 points Save Adequacy of in-place protection depends on balancing the structure’s protective features and the kinds of agent-generated demands.

True

False

Question 48 2 points Save Recovery initiation helps to provide a transition between response and recovery.

True

False

Question 49 2 points Save Strategic choice is a selection of goals, organization, and measures to ensure emergency planning success for the community.

True

False

Question 50 2 points Save

Page 8 of 9Take Assessment: Midterm Exam

6/9/2015http://coursesite.umtweb.edu/webapps/assessment/take/launch.jsp?course_assessment_id=_…

 

 

The functional and hazard-specific annexes serve to customize the plan.

True

False

Page 9 of 9Take Assessment: Midterm Exam

6/9/2015http://coursesite.umtweb.edu/webapps/assessment/take/launch.jsp?course_assessment_id=_…

"Get 15% discount on your first 3 orders with us"
Use the following coupon
"FIRST15"

Order Now