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FEMA IS-633: Debris Management Plan Development Answers

    1. Understanding the local land use and _______________ provides information on the types of debris that will be generated and the type of handling that will be necessary to manage the debris. A. Geography
    2. Housing
    3. Government
    4. Floodplains
    5. This type of debris may be contaminated with pollutants from flooded sewage treatment plants, pesticides, herbicides, and other chemicals: A. Animal carcasses
    6. Household hazardous waste
    7. Sandbags
    8. Construction and demolition
    9. Jurisdictions may find it necessary to contract for debris management services if operational needs exceed their _______________account resources. A. Budget
    10. External
    11. Force
    12. Assistance
    13. This debris management plan element describes general terrain, land use, and accessibility for areas most likely to be impacted: A. Incident and assumptions
    14. Force account or contract resources and procurement
    15. Monitoring debris operations
    16. Debris collection and removal
    17. This functional area may be responsible for evaluating building condemnation processes. A. Operations
    18. Contracting/Procurement
    19. Debris Project Manager
    20. Legal
    21. Debris monitor training requirements are optional and therefore not necessary for a debris monitoring contract: A. TRUE
    22. FALSE
    23. Examples of areas to evaluate debris collection efficiency are: A. Location and number of collection routes, frequency of collection, and planned completion date.
    24. Location and number of collection routes, frequency of recycling, and planned completion date.
    25. Location and number of heavy debris equipment, frequency of collection, and planned completion date.
    26. Location and number of heavy equipment, frequency of collection, and planned starting date.
    27. This debris management plan element describes where debris will be segregated, reduced, and possibly recycled: A. Temporary debris management sites
    28. Debris collection and removal
    29. Monitoring debris operations
    30. Debris removal from private property
    31. The debris management plan should list the types of materials that be recycled or reused but not the specific markets or buyers for such materials: A. TRUE
    32. FALSE
    33. Which of the following are potential plan development resources for a local jurisdiction: A. Federal entities such as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
    34. Other local jurisdictions
    35. State agencies
    36. All of the above
    37. White goods debris is best described as: A. Refrigerators, stoves, clothes washers, and freezers
    38. Paints, solvents, oils, and gasoline
    39. Whole trees, tree branches, and leafy material
    40. Damaged building materials and contents
    41. The quantity and type of debris generated is a function of multiple factors, including: A. Average cost of housing in the affected area
    42. Land use and terrain types in the affected area
    43. Availability of disaster management team members for assignment
    44. The local budget for debris operations
    45. An effective public information campaign is critical to the success of any debris collection method that involves public cooperation. A. TRUE
    46. FALSE
    47. Common areas of concern for some debris monitoring contracts include accurate documentation on quantities and types of debris. A. TRUE
    48. FALSE
    49. Examples of specific debris management topics covered by public information include segregation of debris types and debris drop-off locations: A. TRUE
    50. FALSE
    51. The _______________ should determine the conditions under which private structures can be condemned and demolished. A. Emergency Manager
    52. Voluntary Agency assisting in recovery
    53. Jurisdiction
    54. Mayor
    55. Debris on private property does not typically present an immediate health and safety threat to the general public. A. TRUE
    56. FALSE
    57. The specific monitoring procedures necessary for contracted services are dependent on the type of contract involved. A. TRUE
    58. FALSE
    59. Debris removal from private property is generally the responsibility of: A. Volunteer groups
    60. The jurisdiction
    61. The State
    62. The property owner
    63. For federal funding considerations, this type of contract may be used only after a determination that no other contract type is suitable: A. Time and materials contract
    64. Piggyback contracting
    65. Cost plus percentage of cost contract
    66. Contracts with debarred contractors
    67. This debris site environmental consideration includes taking soil, water, and air samples throughout operations: A. Baseline data collection
    68. Periodic environmental sampling
    69. Reporting
    70. Site closure
    71. A _______________ contract is for work within a prescribed boundary with a clearly defined scope and a total price. A. Lump sum
    72. Unit price
    73. Cost plus fixed fee
    74. Time and materials
    75. Debris management-related activities cannot be accomplished through contracted services. A. TRUE
    76. FALSE
    77. A _______________ contract is where the contractor bills the jurisdiction for labor, equipment, materials, and overhead. A. Lump sum
    78. Unit price
    79. Cost plus fixed fee
    80. Time and materials
    81. Monitoring of contracted services involves comprehensive observation of contractor activities to ensure that contractors perform work efficiently and in accordance with the terms of the contract. A. TRUE
    82. FALSE
    83. A debris management plan is a written document that establishes procedures and guidelines for managing disaster debris in a coordinated, environmentally-responsible, and __________________ manner: A. error-free
    84. cost-free
    85. Federally-approved
    86. cost-effective
    87. A gated community is an example of private property: A. TRUE
    88. FALSE
    89. Debris is typically mixed and widely scattered as a result of this type of disaster event: A. Earthquake
    90. Tornado
    91. Wildfire
    92. Flash flood
    93. The management of debris after collection includes options for reduction, recycling, disposal, and the use of temporary debris management sites. A. TRUE
    94. FALSE
    95. Which is a true statement about the elements of a debris management plan: A. A jurisdiction may add elements it determines to be necessary
    96. The order of the elements may not be changed
    97. Private property debris removal should not be included in the plan
    98. The elements are a federal requirement
    99. Which of the following is characteristic of a temporary debris management site: A. Allows the jurisdiction to stage debris
    100. Identified prior to the disaster
    101. Permitted site
    102. All of the above
    103. This debris site environmental consideration includes documenting equipment maintenance: A. Baseline data collection
    104. Periodic environmental sampling
    105. Reporting
    106. Site closure
    107. Debris management plans must be tailored to the specific needs of the Federal Government. A. TRUE
    108. FALSE
    109. Some debris management-related activities such as debris clearance, collection, reduction, and recycling can be accomplished through _______________services. A. contracted
    110. volunteer
    111. human
    112. social
    113. For federal funding considerations, FEMA does not favor this type of contracting: A. Time and materials contract
    114. Piggyback contracting
    115. Cost plus percentage of cost contract
    116. Contracts with debarred contractors
    117. A benefit of having a health and safety strategy is that it identifies potential hazards during debris collection and at debris management sites. A. TRUE
    118. FALSE
    119. A jurisdiction’s debris management team should only include personnel within the jurisdiction. A. TRUE
    120. FALSE
    121. This debris site environmental consideration includes restoring to a suitable state: A. Baseline data collection
    122. Periodic environmental sampling
    123. Reporting
    124. Site closure
    125. The public information _______________ includes the types of information to be distributed, the procedures for distributing information, procedures for updating or correcting information, and a method for allowing the public to express concerns or questions. A. Policy
    126. Announcement
    127. Strategy
    128. Ordinance
    129. When anticipating the use of mutual aid to address resource needs for the design disaster event, a jurisdiction should: A. Assume that neighboring jurisdictions will always be able to fulfill the need.
    130. Assume that neighboring jurisdictions may be affected by the same disaster and unable to fulfill the need.
    131. Assume that the Federal Government will be able to fulfill the need by a disaster declaration.
    132. Assume that mutual aid is not a possible source of resources.
    133. An example of a health and safety hazard during debris operations is _______________ loads while hauling debris: A. Unprocessed
    134. Uncovered
    135. Recycled
    136. Monitored
    137. The three phases of the debris management plan development process are: A. Plan Development Initialization, Plan Development Resources, and Plan Submittal.
    138. Plan Development Initialization, Plan Documentation, and Plan Publication and Maintenance.
    139. Plan Development Resources, and Plan Selection, and Plan Publication and Maintenance.
    140. Plan Development Initialization, Plan Development, and Publication and Maintenance.
    141. This law requires safe disposal of waste materials and promotes the recycling of waste materials: A. Endangered Species Act
    142. Coastal Barrier Resources Act
    143. Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
    144. National Historic Preservation Act
    145. Sources of information for the development of the debris management plan should be restricted to people within the jurisdiction. A. TRUE
    146. FALSE
    147. A benefit of having a public health and safety strategy is that it can address debris management operations undertaken in proximity to the public. A. TRUE
    148. FALSE
    149. Which of the following tasks is completed in Plan Development: A. Establish methods for communication.
    150. Form a plan development team.
    151. Collect, analyze, and organize information, and write the plan.
    152. Confirm the plan development budget.
    153. A debris management plan should not include private property issues because these issues are outside the control of the jurisdiction: A. TRUE
    154. FALSE
    155. In order to avoid potential conflict of interest, staff involved in the development of a debris management plan should not be involved in debris management after a disaster. A. TRUE
    156. FALSE
    157. The removal and disposal of vessels and boats is the owners’ responsibility and needs no governing authority involvement. A. TRUE
    158. FALSE
    159. A _______________ contract is a lump sum, unit price, or time and materials contract with a fixed contractor fee added into the price. A. Lump sum
    160. Unit price
    161. Cost plus fixed fee
    162. Time and materials
    163. Which of the tasks listed best describes the responsibiity of the debris management team Planning/Engineering area? A. Assessing available landfill space
    164. Primary decision making
    165. Develop staff schedules and strategies
    166. Track expenses
    167. Information disseminated to the public includes infrequent but consistent messages about debris operations. A. TRUE
    168. FALSE
    169. The public information strategy should provide a method for allowing the public to express their concerns. A. TRUE
    170. FALSE
    171. The public information strategy should only include the types of information that needs to be distributed: A. TRUE
    172. FALSE
    173. Which of the following is a task of the Plan Publication and Maintenance phase of the Plan Development Process: A. Incorporating the plan into preparedness training and exercises.
    174. Establishing the plan development schedule.
    175. Identifying internal/external technical resources.
    176. Identifying existing planning and procedural documentation.
    177. This law includes requirements regarding discharges of pollutants into the waters of the United States: A. Endangered Species Act
    178. Coastal Barrier Resources Act
    179. Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
    180. Clean Water Act
    181. Types of private property include residential, commercial, gated communities, marinas, mobile home parks, and _______________. A. Community parks
    182. City halls
    183. Public schools
    184. Marinas
    185. For federal funding considerations, 2 CFR Part 200 prohibits the use of this type of contract: A. Time and materials contract
    186. Piggyback contracting
    187. Cost plus percentage of cost contract
    188. Contracts with debarred contractors