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FEMA Test Answers
FEMA Test Answers
FEMA IS-632.A: Introduction to Debris Operations Answers
A Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) estimates the:
A. Federal cost share.
Quantity and mix of debris.
Applicant’s cost share.
_______________ make(s) it difficult to estimate the amount of debris to be removed following a disaster.
A. Multiple types of debris
Debris estimating formulas
Number of survivors
An eligible applicant for Public Assistance is a:
A. Individual property owner.
Federal aid for debris removal operations is authorized through the:
Consultation with the State Historic Preservation Officer during demolition is necessary to ensure compliance with:
A. Endangered Species Act.
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
National Historic Preservation Act.
A temporary location where debris can be hauled and segregated for recycling or reduction is a:
Debris Management Site (DMS)
It is FEMA’s responsibility to monitor contractors and to ensure compliance with contracts and environmental requirements.
A lump-sum contract for debris removal is appropriate when:
A. Right of way clearance is critical.
The scope of work is well-defined.
Contract monitoring is not available.
Negotiating a non-competitive contract.
Which statement is correct concerning debris removal from private property?
A. Always eligible
Requires Right-of-Entry Agreement and Hold-Harmless Agreement
Reimbursement direct to private owner
Solely at discretion of local government
Incineration can reduce vegetative debris up to 95 percent.
The Federal share of eligible costs incurred as a direct result of a declared disaster is no less than:
Debris removal operations account for approximately _____ percent of disaster recovery costs.
Debris work needs to be in the public interest to qualify for Public Assistance.
A debris management team should only include personnel from the jurisdiction impacted by the debris removal process.
Which activity in the contracting process could be provided by FEMA staff?
A. Determination of contract type
Contract review and approval
Technical assistance to ensure compliance with Federal laws
Timeframe for contract activation and completion
Public Assistance grants are awarded based on the eligibility of the applicant, facility, work, and:
Force account labor.