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1. Manageable Span of Control refers to:
 → the number of individuals or resources that one supervisor can effectively manage during an incident.

2. Establishment of the ICS modular organization is the responsibility of the:
 → Incident commander

3. Which general staff member directs all responses and tactical actions to achieve the incident objectives?
 → Operations section chief

4. Who designates the Incident Commander and the process for transferring command?
 → The jurisdiction or organization with primary responsibility for the incident

5. When command is transferred, the process should include a(n):
 → Briefing

6. Which NIMS management characteristic is necessary for achieving situational awareness and facilitating information sharing?
 → Integrated communications

7. Which ICS functional area establishes tactics and directs all operational resources to reach the incident objectives?
 → Operations

8. Which ICS function is responsible for documentation for mutual aid agreements?
 → Finance/administration

9. Which ICS functional area tracks resources, collects and analyzes information, and maintains documentation?
 → Planning

10. One of the benefits of ICS is that it provides an orderly, systematic ________ process.
 → Planning

11. Which of the following are typical incident facilities?
 → All of the above

12. Who has overall responsibility for managing the on-scene incident?
→ Incident commander

13. Which member of the command and staff interfaces with other agencies to meet incident-related information requirements?
 → Public information officer

14. The Liaison officer:
→ is the point of contact for other response organizations.

15. Which position is always staffed in ICS applications?
 → Incident commander

16. At the incident scene, who handles media inquiries?
→ Public information officer

17. Qualification, certification, and credentialing personnel are part of which NIMS management characteristic?
 → Comprehensive resource management

18. Which NIMS management characteristic refers to personnel requested through appropriate authorities and established resource management systems?
 → Dispatch/deployment

19. Which NIMS management characteristic may include gathering, analyzing, and assessing weather service data from technical specialists?
 → Information and intelligence management

20. Which general staff member prepares incident action plans, manages information, and maintains situational awareness for the incident?
→ Planning section chief

21. Check-in, incident action planning, personal responsibility, and resource tracking are all necessary to ensure:
 → Accountability

22. Which section organizes, assigns, and supervises tactical response resources?
 → Operations

23. Within the National Incident Management System characteristics, the concept of common terminology covers all of the following except:
 → Technical specifications

24. Acquiring, storing, and inventorying resources are part of which NIMS management characteristic?
 → Comprehensive resource management

25. The incident command system (ICS) is:
 → A standardized approach to incident management that is applicable for use in all hazards.

26. The incident commander or unified commander establishes incident objectives that include:
 → Identifying strategies, tactics, tasks, and activities to achieve the objectives.

27. Which ICS functional area arranges for resources and needed services to support achievement of the incident objectives?
 → Logistics

28. To ensure efficient, clear, communication, the National Incident Management System characteristics recommend the use of:
 → Common terminology

29. Selection of incident commanders is done by the:
 → Jurisdiction or organization with primary responsibility for the incident

30. Which ICS functional area monitors costs related to the incident and provides accounting, procurement, time recording, and cost analysis?
 → Finance/administration

31. In a unified command, members representing multiple jurisdictions and agencies work together to establish:
 → Incident objectives

32. Which general staff member negotiates and monitors contracts, maintains documentation for reimbursement, and oversees timekeeping for incident personnel?
 → Finance/administration section chief

33. Which general staff member is responsible for ensuring that assigned incident personnel are fed and have communications, medical support, and transportation as needed to meet the operational objective?
 → Logistics section chief

34. If the incident commander designates personnel to provide public information, safety, and liaison services, the personnel are collectively referred to as the:
 → Command staff

35. When partners representing multiple jurisdictions or agencies work together to establish the incident objectives, what type of command is being used?
 → Unified command

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