ICS 100.b Incident Command System

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Q. You are a group supervisor working in a Branch within Operations Section. Who is your immediate supervisor?

A. Branch Director

Q. After being deployed and arriving on scene at an incident, the first task for response personal is to:

A. Check in and receive assignment

Q. Which incident facility is the location where personnel and equipment are kept while waiting for tactical assignments?

A. Staging Area

Q. Before leaving an incident assignment, you should do all of the following except for:

A. Self-dispatch to another incident

Q. At the incident scene, who handles media inquiries?

A. Public Information Officer

Q. You are implementing tactical activities to achieve the incident objective. What is the correct title of the ICS organizational element to which you are assigned?

A. Planning Section

Q.In ICS, the members of the command staff assume the title of?

A. Officer

Q. The operations Section Chief:

A. Directs tactical actions to achieve the incident objectives

Q. Span of Control refers to:

A. The number of individuals or resources that one supervisor can manage effectively during an incident.

Q. Which of the following organizational entities within the Operations Section may be used to divide an incident geographically?

A. Division

Q. Interoperability means:

A. Communication equipment, procedures, and systems can operate together during a response.

Q. The major activities of the planning section include:

A. Preparing and documenting Incident Action Plans

Q. Who has overall responsibility for managing the on-scene incident?

A. Incident Commander

Q. Check-in, initial briefing, record keeping, and demobilization procedures are all necessary to ensure:

A. Accountability

Q. Which ICS function records time accounting and procures needed items?

A. Finance/Administration

Q. You are working in a complex incident. There are multiple Incident Commanders representing multiple jurisdictions working together to establish incident objectives. What type of ICS structure is being used?

A. Unified Command

Q. If the Incident Commander designates personnel to provide public information, safety, and liaison services, the personnel are collectively referred to as the?

A. Command Staff

Q. The Liaison Officer:

A. Is the point of contact for other response organizations

Q. True or False: Someone who serves as a Director every day might or might not have that title when deployed under an ICS structure?

A. True

Q. Command is:

A. Directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory regulatory, or delegated authority.

Q. The ability to communicate within ICS is absolutely critical. To ensure efficient, clear communication, ICS requires the use of:

A. Common terminology

Q. The Incident Command System (ICS) is:

A. A standardized approach to incident management that is applicable for use in all hazards.

Q. The difference between a Strike Team and a Task Force is:

A. Strike Teams have similar resources while Task Forces are comprised of mixed resources.

Q. Which Section Chief is responsible for ensuring that assigned incident personnel are fed and have communications, medical support, and transportation as needed to meet the operational objectives?

A. Logistics Section Chief

Q. A Deputy is the support position for all the following positions, EXCEPT:

A. Public Information Officery

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