FEMA Test Answers
A. Partners to have complementary strengths.
B. The partnership to have a common mission.
C. The partnership to receive federal funding.
D. The partnership to enhance or fill a gap in emergency management.
A. Prevent the duplication of response and recovery efforts through information sharing.
B. Replace public emergency management services in rural areas.
C. Relieve FEMA of duties to help the private sector recover after disasters.
D. Raise and donate money for public emergency management services.
A. The representative should facilitate emergency communications between the public and private sectors.
B. The representative should advocate for private sector and constituent interests in the EOC.
C. The representative should be able to promise any resources from private sector partners to emergency response efforts.
D. The representative should relay information from other members of the partnership to the EOC.
A. Rule stating that the partnership is not liable for any damage to resources during a hurricane.
B. Conditions that trigger the use of shared resources during an incident.
C. Information about who ‘owns’ or will provide shared resources.
D. Guidance for what resources are available during preparedness, response or recovery.
A. Preventing private sector organizations from using public sector resources.
B. Identifying resource sharing opportunities during the establishment of a partnership.
C. Requiring all partners to commit physical resources to the partnership.
D. Relying on public sector organizations to provide most resources.
A. Be separate from any information sharing network inorder to prevent improper dissemination of information.
B. Limit requests to paying members of partnerships.
C. Prevent public organizations from accessing private resources unless they are responding to an incident.
D. Be established before an incident.
A. The improper dissemination of information is a legitimate public safety and security concern for all partners.
B. Partners should never share sensitive information within a partnership in order to safeguard against improper dissemination.
C. Only private sector organizations worry about improper dissemination of information because they worry about trade secrets.
D. Private sector organizations should not share information with each other, only with the public sector.
A. They agree with the common mission of the partnership.
B. They are interested in sharing the benefits of the new partnership.
C. They have needs or capabilities to bring to the partnership.
D. All of the above.
A. They should use an email listserv to share that information with all partners.
B. They should create a secure information-sharing network which encrypts all data and limits access to that data.
C. They should post it to their websites to allow anyone to plan an evacuation route.
D. They should send the information as hard copies to all partners.
A. Situational reporting is used by partnerships to communicate updates to the general public.
B. Direct communication should not be used at all during emergencies because it is inefficient.
C. Incident alerts should include detailed, actionable information which can be used to inform partners’ responses.
D. All public-private partnerships should use the Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN) for emergency communications.
A. The partnership should put one individual in charge of promising and deploying resources.
B. The partnership should get rid of those partners who did not provide resources as promised.
C. The partnership should revisit the value proposition to make sure partners still have the same capabilities.
D. The partnership should leave all emergency response efforts up to the public sector.
A. Support any aspect of the emergency management system.
B. Be supplied for a cost.
C. Be a service.
D. All of the above.
A. Identifying training and resource needs.
B. Requiring partners to sign contracts ensuring they will contribute to the partnership.
C. Sharing best practices.
D. Recognizing partner contributions.
A. The partnership does not have a visionary leader.
B. The partnership has not supported the response to any incidents.
C. Partners do not share physical resources.
D. The partners do not communicate regularly.
A. Identify likely partners.
B. Define the purpose and objectives of partnership.
C. Discuss value of partnership with likely partners.
D. Create a resource-sharing inventory.
A. Revisiting the value proposition will determine which partners need to leave the partnership.
B. Inevitably, partners will find the partnership less valuable over time, so the value proposition should be reevaluated.
C. The value proposition of the partnership may change over time, and revisiting that value proposition ensures that the partnership still makes the best use of partnership capabilities.
D. It is not important to revisit the value proposition.