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FEMA IS-632.A: Introduction to Debris Operations Answers

    1. A Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) estimates the: A. Federal cost share.
    2. Quantity and mix of debris.
    3. Applicant’s cost share.
    4. Recovery time.
    5. _______________ make(s) it difficult to estimate the amount of debris to be removed following a disaster. A. Multiple types of debris
    6. Aerial photography
    7. Debris estimating formulas
    8. Number of survivors
    9. An eligible applicant for Public Assistance is a: A. Individual property owner.
    10. Federal agency.
    11. State agency.
    12. Private business.
    13. Federal aid for debris removal operations is authorized through the: A. State.
    14. 44 CFR.
    15. EO 11990.
    16. Stafford Act.
    17. Consultation with the State Historic Preservation Officer during demolition is necessary to ensure compliance with: A. Endangered Species Act.
    18. Stafford Act.
    19. Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
    20. National Historic Preservation Act.
    21. A temporary location where debris can be hauled and segregated for recycling or reduction is a: A. Landfill
    22. Floodplain
    23. Debris Management Site (DMS)
    24. Recycling center
    25. It is FEMA’s responsibility to monitor contractors and to ensure compliance with contracts and environmental requirements. A. True
    26. False
    27. A lump-sum contract for debris removal is appropriate when: A. Right of way clearance is critical.
    28. The scope of work is well-defined.
    29. Contract monitoring is not available.
    30. Negotiating a non-competitive contract.
    31. Which statement is correct concerning debris removal from private property? A. Always eligible
    32. Requires Right-of-Entry Agreement and Hold-Harmless Agreement
    33. Reimbursement direct to private owner
    34. Solely at discretion of local government
    35. Incineration can reduce vegetative debris up to 95 percent. A. True
    36. False
    37. The Federal share of eligible costs incurred as a direct result of a declared disaster is no less than: A. 25%.
    38. 50%.
    39. 75%.
    40. 100%.
    41. Debris removal operations account for approximately _____ percent of disaster recovery costs. A. 10%
    42. 17%
    43. 27%
    44. 49%
    45. Debris work needs to be in the public interest to qualify for Public Assistance. A. True
    46. False
    47. A debris management team should only include personnel from the jurisdiction impacted by the debris removal process. A. True
    48. False
    49. Which activity in the contracting process could be provided by FEMA staff? A. Determination of contract type
    50. Contract review and approval
    51. Technical assistance to ensure compliance with Federal laws
    52. Timeframe for contract activation and completion
    53. Public Assistance grants are awarded based on the eligibility of the applicant, facility, work, and: A. Cost.
    54. Contractor.
    55. Force account labor.
    56. Past experiences.