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FEMA IS 815: ABCs of Temporary Emergency Power Answers



1. "Has your facility undergone any upgrades that may impact the total electrical load the facility has now, comparfed with the electrical load in place when the generator was installed?" is one question a facility owner should ask with respect to his or her facility.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


2. A public facility is owned and operated by a for-profit corporation.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


3. Generator installations steps should only be followed if FEMA is installing the generator.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


4. Which of the following are the basic temporary emergency power priority levels established by government entities?
 A. Life saving
 B. Life sustaining
 C. Infrastructure restoration
 D. All of the above


5. A generator that has an output of 60 kW can only be used on a facility that has a maximum electrical load of 60 kW.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


6. Operating the engine on a generator unit will fully test all generator components.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


7. As part of the installation process, the Facility POC should turn off all internal facility circuit breakers prior to the generator being started.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


8. When considered in context of an individual facility, the term "microgrid" can refer to the entire facility's electrical system.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


9. The lack of facility assessment data prior to an event impacts the timing and delivery of services.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


10. Which of the following are the basic temporary emergency power priority levels established by government entities?
 A. Life sustaining
 B. Live saving
 C. Retail sales
 D. Both A & B


11. The city office building is considered a public facility.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


12. The Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) process may be used to assist a local emergency manager in locating a generator for use.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


13. The National Electric Code (NEC), also known as NFPA 70, has been adopted in all 50 states as the benchmark for safe electrical design, installation, and inspection to protect people and property from electrical hazards.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


14. All commercial and industrial facilities in the United States have the same internal electrical systems.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


15. When is the provision of Temporary Emergency Power critical?
 A. The commercial power grid has been impacted by a localized or widespread event.
 B. Facilities normally serviced by the grid do not have electrical power, yet ther community requires these facilities to provide response and initial recovery support.
 C. A traffic accident has impacted the local power grid.
 D. Both A & B


16. The county sherriff's office is considered a public facility.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


17. Which of the following are the basic temporary emergency power priority levels established by government entities?
 A. Infrastructure restoration
 B. Life sustaining
 C. Tourist attractions
 D. Both A & B


18. Which of the following are questions on the checklist for fueling a generator?
 A. Is the correct fuel available?
 B. Are there fuel spill containment plans and materials available?
 C. Was pre-staging environmental sampling conducted prior to any fueling operations commencing?
 D. All of the above


19. Only FEMA-supplied generators may be installed during an event under the a Stafford Act Presidential Disaster Declaration.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


20. To ensure safe operating conditions, the generator will need to be shut off in order to be refueled.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


21. If the generator is installed by USACE, the USACE contractor is responsible for refueling the generator. The facility POC does not have to assume this requirement.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


22. A facility's generator assessment will only report the size of the generator that is required to provide temporary emergency power to the facility.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


23. The geographic impact area of the event compared to the location of the generator staging area is an important factor when managing expectations.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


24. When is the provision of Temporary Emergency Power critical?
 A. The commercial power grid has been impacted by a localized or widespread event.
 B. The power utility provides a long term time period until widespread power may be restored.
 C. Facilities normally serviced by the grid do not have electrical power, yet ther community requires these facilities to provide response and initial recovery support.
 D. All of the above


25. A facility's generator assessment should include the materials required to connect the generator to the facility's electrical system.
 A. TRUE
 B. FALSE


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