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1

Which responsibilities and decisions are shared when a unified command structure is called for?

Command

2

What is the average duration of an incident?

Most of the time it can be less than two hours or longer than 24 hours. Most people refer to the average duration of an operation As 12 hours

3

Which ICS form contains the specific unit tactical assignments?

204

4

Which I CS form clearly states the measurable objectives to be achieved in the specific time interval?

202

5

Which ICS form list descriptions of the ICS table of organization including the units in agencies involved

203

6

Which I CS form includes the radio communications plan

205

7

Which I CS form includes the medical plan

206

8

When did the government mandate the use of ICS as a component of NIMS?

2004

9

In layman's book fire fighting tactics, what are facts?

Things that are true

10

In layman's book fire fighting tactics what are probabilities

Things that are likely to happen

11

In layman's book fire fighting tactics what is owning the situation

Officers knowledge about the situation

12

In layman's book fire fighting tactics what is the decision

Initial use of resources followed by supplemental resource needs

13

In layman's book fire fighting tactics what is the plan of operation

Information compiled into an incident action plan

14

What is a group?

Organizational level equal to a division having responsibility for a specified functional assignment at an incident such as ventilation, salvage, and water supply

15

What identifies incident priorities and objectives

Incident action plan

16

What are temporary locations that helicopters can land, refuel, and reload at an incident scene

Hellispot

17

What does the number of units dispatched give the company officer an idea of

The size or complexity of the incident

18

Where is the IAP maintained

Incident command post

19

Which organizational level has responsibility over a major functional area of incident management such as operations

Section

20

What makes up the command staff

Public information officer, safety officer, and liaison who advises the IC

21

When dealing with resource types, a type one resource is more capable than?

2,3,4, or 5

22

What does it mean if a resource is in transit?

Identifies resources that are in route to the incident but have not checked in yet

23

What does it mean if a resource is assigned?

That resource is performing an active assignment

24

What does it mean if a resource is available?

They are ready for assignment and are probably in staging

25

What does it mean if a resource is out of service

Not ready for an assignment or unable to respond

26

What are the four tasks involved in resource management

Establishing systems for describing, inventorying and requesting resources, activate systems before and during incidents, dispatch resources before and during incidents, Deactivate or recall resources during or after incidents

27

What is an area to house acquit meant in personnel support functions?

Incident base

28

What is a location remote from the incident in which a sensual auxiliary support functions such as food, sleeping, and sanitation are performed

Camps

29

Successfully gaining and maintaining control of an incident scene is critically important to what?

The successful outcome of an emergency scene

30

What is the basis for safe and efficient incident scene management

The ICS system

31

What is the act of directing, ordering, and controlling resources by virtue of explicit legal, agency, or delegated authority

Command

32

What are the five sections in the NIMS ICS system

Operations, planning, logistics, administration/finance, and possibly information/intelligence if they are not operating under the planning section

33

What organizational level has a functional/geographic responsibility for major segments of incident operations and usually is represented by Roman numerals

Branch

34

What organizational level has responsibility for ops within a defined geographic area

Division

35

What is the organizational level equal to a division that has a responsibility for a functional assignment

Group

36

What are some examples of groups

Fire attack, ventilation, water supply

37

What is the organizational level within the sections that fulfill specific support functions such as resources, documentation, and demobilization

Unit

38

Units generally run under what section?

Planning

39

All personnel and major items of equipment available for assignment to incident tasks are called what

Resources

40

What is an example of a type one resource

Large structural firefighting apparatus

41

What is an example of a type 2 resource

Smaller off Road engine with a 500 GPM pump

42

What is an example of a type III resource

Smaller four-wheel-drive engine with a 120 GPM pump

43

What is an example of a type 4 resource

Brush truck

44

What is an example of a type five resource

Kabota

45

Any combination of resources assembled for a specific mission or operational assignment is called what

Task force

46

A set number of resources of the same kind and type that have an established minimum number of personnel are cold what

Strike team

47

What is the main difference between a strike team and a task force

Strike team is remain together through the entire incident and task forces are made up of multiple resources while strike teams are all the same resource

48

Who is responsible for the management of all incident operations primarily formulating the IAP and coordinating and directing all incident resources to implement the plan

Incident commander

49

What is an individual responsible for command of a division or group within the app section

Supervisor

50

On an incident scene who makes up command

IC and command staff

51

What section is responsible for collecting, evaluating, and dissemination of operational info and preparation and documentation of the IEP

Planning section

52

What document composes resources, situation, demobilization, and documentation of units

Incident action plan

53

What section is responsible for providing facilities, services, and material support for the incident including food, ground support, communications, facilities, and medical units

Logistics

54

What section is responsible for financial reimbursement and administrative services to support management activities including the compensation for claims

Finance/administration

55

What section is responsible for managing internal information, intelligence, and operational security requirements

Information/intelligence

56

In regards to radio communications what is the most important channel on an incident scene

Safety channel

57

When is a unified command structure needed?

When an incident involves or threatens to involve more than one jurisdiction

58

What is the written or unwritten plan for the safe and efficient disposition of an emergency incident

Incident action plan

59

What are the three components to the incident action plan

Strategic goals, tactical objectives, and support requirements

60

When are written incident action plans required

Anytime an incident involves multi agency or multi jurisdictional units

61

What elements should be documented in the written IAP?

Incident objective, organization assignment list, assignment list, radio communications plan, medical plan, and operational planning worksheet

62

What are three situations where span of control can be larger than normal?

Subordinates are within the site of the supervisor, subordinates are performing the same task, or subordinates have higher skills than normal

63

What is the location from where all incident tactical operations are directed?

Command post

64

What location houses equipment and personnel support functions?

Incident base

65

What location stores food, sleeping quarters, and sanitation

Camp

66

What location is where resources are held in reserve awaiting operational assignment

Staging

67

In a wildland assignment, staging unit should be no further away then?

Three minutes

68

Where is staging on high-rise assignments?

Two floors below the fire floor

69

What are the four terms used to report the status of resources

In transit, assigned, available, and out of service

70

What are the three incident priorities

Life safety, incident stabilization, And property conservation

71

Which of the incident priorities involves the decisions, resources, and activities required to control an incident

Incident stabilization

72

Which of the three incident priorities is the result of incident stabilization

Property conservation

73

What is the ongoing process of evaluating an emergency situation to determine the following facts: what happened, what is happening, what is going to happen, and what resources are needed to resolve the situation

Scene size up

74

What is the lead/reflex time

Amount of time needed to request and obtain additional resources

75

All hazards are influenced in someway by what three factors

Fuel weather and topography

76

According to Lehman what is the initial use of resources followed by supplemental resource needs

Decision