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FEMA IS 75: Military Resources in Emergency Management Answers

1. The National Guard Weapons of Mass Destruction – Civil Support Teams (CSTs) are frequently called out to investigate suspicious substances that are discovered in the course of other organizations’ routine activities such as during a response by the police law enforcement or in mail handling by the Post Office.
A. True
B. False

2. The United States military, more formally known as United States Armed Forces, consists of how many services?
A. three
B. four
C. five
D. six

3. Usually, the commitment of Federal military forces for civil support operations follows a Presidential disaster declaration under which Act?
A. Posse Comitatus
B. Economy
C. Insurrection
D. Stafford

4. This auxiliary to the Air Force is a volunteer civilian organization that performs search and rescue, courier service, and disaster relief operations.
A. U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
B. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
C. Military Auxiliary Radio System
D. Civil Air Patrol

5. This Title 10 Active Duty officer is assigned to each FEMA region and is generally involved in DoD’s response to Defense Support to Civilian Authorities (DSCA).
A. Defense Coordinating Officer
B. State Coordinating Officer
C. Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer
D. Federal Coordinating Officer

6. These voluntary forces are typically trained in specialized disciplines such as law, communication, search and rescue, or medicine.
A. Military defense forces
B. Field defense forces
C. State defense forces
D. Support defense forces

7. Which military service is unique for its maritime law enforcement authority?
A. Army
B. Navy
C. Coast Guard
D. Air Force

8. What is the best practice for planning for military resources?
A. obtaining all information relating to ESF activities relating to a disaster
B. researching online sources and databases for information
C. establishing and developing relationships with military officials
D. selecting the appropriate planning tools and methods

9. What is the first line of military response to most incidents?
A. The National Guard
B. U.S. Army
C. State Defense Forces
D. U.S. Marine Corps

10. What is the rule-of-thumb time limit for Department of Defense immediate response authority operations?
A. 12 hours
B. 24 hours
C. 36 hours
D. 72 hours

11. What military resource is involved in many of the public works related to the nation’s waterways and coastal areas including dams, levees, and waterway dredging?
A. U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
B. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
C. Military Auxiliary Radio System
D. Civil Air Patrol

12. Tribal governments can elect to go to the state for disaster assistance or deal directly with the Federal government.
A. True
B. False

13. What triggers long-term Federal recovery programs and response assets?
A. Emergency Management Assistance Compact
B. Emergency Declaration
C. Pre-scripted Mission Assignment
D. Presidential Major Disaster Declaration

14. Law enforcement activities are authorized under Immediate Response Authority (IRA).
A. True
B. False

15. Incidents typically begin and end locally and are managed on a daily basis at the lowest possible geographical, organizational, and jurisdictional level.
A. True
B. False

16. Which Act prohibits Title 10 forces from conducting law enforcement activities?
A. Posse Comitatus
B. Economy
C. Insurrection
D. Stafford

17. During a Federal response, the Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO) only works with the DoD.
A. True
B. False

18. This is a non-binding, collaborative arrangement among its members that provides a legal framework for states to assist one another in managing a disaster or an emergency that has been declared by the governor of the impacted state.
A. Immediate Response Authority
B. Memorandum of Agreement
C. Emergency Management Assistance Compact
D. DoD Instruction 6055.06

19. Mostly found within the Army, this category of military resources can be associated with transport and engineering.
A. communications
B. heavy equipment
C. airlift

20. Which military component belongs to the various states on a day-to-day basis?
A. National Guard
B. Active Duty
C. Reserve

Find answers to the next exam here: FEMA IS-100.C: Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100 Answers