FEMA IS 60.B: The Homeland Security Geospatial Concept-of-Operations (GeoCONOPS) for Planners and Decision Makers Answers


1. Is this statement true or false? The GeoCONOPS' alignment with federal doctrine causes duplication of effort in the geospatial community.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


2. Is this statement true or false? The GeoCONOPS aims to reduce redundancy and ensure efficient access to geospatial information for incident management.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


3. The GeoCONOPS has been adopted into federal doctrine through its inclusion in which document?
 A. National Preparedness Goal (PPD-8)
 B. Incident Command System (ICS)
 C. Federal Interagency Operational Plan


4. Is this statement true or false? The GeoCONOPS is a product of the entire geospatial community for all hazards and all threats.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


5. How does the GeoCONOPS' alignment to federal doctrine benefit the geospatial community?
 A. Broadens access and visibility of the GeoCONOPS effort by other missions using geospatial information for decision support
 B. Allows situational awareness for understanding location, context, and inter-dependencies necessary for effective integration and information sharing
 C. Provides the necessary overlapping information to tie together all federal doctrine
 D. Both A & B
 E. Both B & C


6. Which of the following does the GeoCONOPS reference to prepare for specific types of incidents that pose the greatest risk to the nation's security?
 A. GeoPlatform
 B. Geospatial Information Infrastructure
 C. National Preparedness Planning
 D. All of the above


7. The GeoCONOPS supports which of the following Homeland Security Missions?
 A. Prevent terrorism, enhance security, and ensure resilience to disasters
 B. Secure and manage our borders
 C. Enforce and administer immigration laws
 D. Safeguard and secure cyberspace
 E. All of the above


8. In addition to its inclusion in the PPD-8, the GeoCONOPS has been carefully aligned to which federal doctrine?
 A. Emergency Support Function (ESF)
 B. National Incident Management Systems (NIMS)
 C. Incident Command System (ICS)
 D. National Response Framework (NRF)
 E. All of the above


9. Is this statement true or false? The GeoCONOPS provides a common framework toward achieving national preparedness through networking.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


10. How does the GeoCONOPS help the geospatial community?
 A. It provides a source for trusted geospatial data
 B. It provides a source for geospatial best practices
 C. It provides sources for geospatial capabilities and tradecraft
 D. It provides identification of missions and stakeholders
 E. All of the above


11. Is this statement true or false? The GeoCONOPS supports Homeland security and national preparedness missions with coordination mechanisims to facilitate geospatial information sharing.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


12. Which entity guides the development of the GeoCONOPS?
 A. The GeoCONOPS Management Team
 B. The Geospatial Interagency Oversight Team
 C. The Federal Doctrine Oversight Agency
 D. The Geospatial Professional Association


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