[26 Test Answers] FEMA IS-1174: Facility Security Committees

Here are the test answers to FEMA IS-1174: Facility Security Committees.

Overview: FEMA IS-1174 course was published on 8/21/2017 and is the fifth course in the Interagency Security Committee (ISC) web-based training series. The purpose of the series is to provide Federal facility security professionals, engineers, building owners, construction contractors, architects, and the general public with basic information pertaining to the ISC and its facility security standards, processes, and practices.

The purpose of this FEMA IS-1174 is to provide Federal personnel with an overview of Facility Security Committees (FSCs), including their members, their roles and responsibilities, and policies and procedures for FSC operations and decision-making.

FEMA IS-1174 test answers

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1. On what basis is the FSC chairperson is determined?
A. The FSC member who represents the federal government is selected chairperson by default
B. The FSC chair is elected through a majority vote.
C. The FSC chairperson is the senior representative of the primary tenant.
D. The FSC chair represents the smallest tenant in the building.

2. Which of the following describes the FSC Decision Process?
A. starts with briefings by the security organization, then Tenant organizations obtain funding, resulting in three decision points.
B. provides a systematic process for addressing discussion and decision items (with or without impacts by funding) on the agenda
C. can be initiated when the discussions become unproductive, one or more FSC members have funding issues, and/or one or more higher headquarters become uncooperative
D. assists the FSC in handling these tough decisions and situations.
E. Both C and D

3. TRUE OR FALSE: Members of the Facility Security Committee must complete the ISC’s online courses.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE

4. Your FSC can have many members, but all FSCs have which set of five key categories of members?
A. Chairperson, Deputy, Contracting Officer, Facility Security Manager, and Tenant
B. Chairperson, Tenant Representatives, Security Organization, Owning/Leasing Authority, and Other Supporting Personnel
C. Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Security Officer, Chief Operating Officer
D. Chairperson, Co-Chair, Security Manager, Tenant representatives, and Other Administrative Personnel

5. The member that identifies and assesses risks and provides a written plan of proposed countermeasures with cost estimates and written operating procedures to FSC is:
A. Chairperson
B. Tenant Representative
C. Owning/Leasing Authority
D. Security Organization

6. TRUE OR FALSE: The Facility Security Committee has oversight on: new construction, modernization, lease solicitation, tenant and mission changes, and campuses.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE

7. What happens if funding becomes an unresolvable issue by the Facility Security Committee?
A. The Security Organization is responsible for funding.
B. The Decision Process is activated.
C. The FSC must go through mediation.
D. The FSC is dissolved.

8. Which of the following describes the FSC Funding Process?
A. starts with briefings by the security organization, then Tenant organizations obtain funding, resulting in three decision points.
B. provides a systematic process for addressing discussion and decision items (with or without impacts by funding) on the agenda
C. can be initiated when the discussions become unproductive, one or more FSC members have funding issues, and/or one or more higher headquarters become uncooperative
D. assists the FSC in handling these tough decisions and situations.
E. Both C and D

9. Which of the following describes the FSC Business Process?
A. starts with briefings by the security organization, then Tenant organizations obtain funding, resulting in three decision points.
B. provides a systematic process for addressing discussion and decision items (with or without impacts by funding) on the agenda
C. can be initiated when the discussions become unproductive, one or more FSC members have funding issues, and/or one or more higher headquarters become uncooperative
D. assists the FSC in handling these tough decisions and situations.
E. Both C and D

10. Which of the following statements about FSC voting is true?
A. Each tenant member gets one vote, but it is weighted by how much square footage they occupy.
B. The importance of the agency is a factor in the weighting.
C. A quorum of 70% of weighted votes is required.
D. The agency with the highest ranking civilian gets more votes.

11. Which of the following statements about FSC voting are true?
A. The amount of square footage is a factor in the weighting of each vote and each member gets one weighted vote.
B. A quorum of 50% of weighted votes is required and the majority of the weighted votes wins the vote.
C. All tenants are responsible for funding their pro-rated share even if they voted against the countermeasure implemented.
D. The vote and decision must be documented in the minutes including the chosen risk management strategy.
E. All of the above

12. TRUE OR FALSE: An FSC for a facility is created when the facility has two or more Federal tenants with funding authority.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE

13. Responsibilities of all members of the FSC include:
A. Scheduling meetings
B. Performing detailed FSL assessments
C. Facilitating vendor access
D. Take appropriate training courses
E. All of the above

14. Which Appendix provides information on Facility Security Committees?
A. Appendix C
B. Appendix A
C. Appendix D
D. Appendix B

15. Which document would assist Facility Security Committees with creating a facility security plan?
A. Facility Security Plan: An ISC Guide
B. Security Specialist Competencies: An ISC Guide
C. Planning and Response to an Active Shooter: An ISC Policy and Best Practices Guide
D. Occupant Emergency Programs: An ISC Guide

16. TRUE OR FALSE: The acceptance of risk is an allowable outcome of applying this risk management process.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE

17. The Decision Process can take time to resolve issues concerning a given countermeasure. What options does the FSC have during that time to mitigate the threat?
A. Adopt interim countermeasures to be put into place.
B. Accept Risk
C. All of the Above
D. None of the Above

18. TRUE OR FALSE: If a countermeasure is approved, all tenants must pay their share of the prorated cost even if they voted against it.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE

19. TRUE OR FALSE: Risk acceptance does not require any documentation
A. TRUE
B. FALSE

20. SELECT ALL THAT APPLY: The Facility Security Committee:
A. Only meets when a new budget is approved.
B. Is responsible for addressing facility-specific security issues.
C. Approves security measures and practices.
D. Does not get to vote on security issues.
E. Both A and D
F. Both B and C

21. TRUE OR FALSE: All Facility Security Committee votes must be documented in the meeting minutes.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE

22. TRUE OR FALSE: The FSC is not liable for risks accepted in the event of an incident.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE

23. Select the statement that is true concerning risk acceptance
A. Risk acceptance is an allowable outcome of the Risk Management Process. All decisions to accept risk must be fully documented.
B. Risk acceptance is never an acceptable outcome of the Risk Management Process.
C. Documentation of risk acceptance is optional.
D. The Risk Management Process does not mention risk acceptance.

24. Which of the following statements is true:
A. The ISC provides an unclassified web page and an FOUO web page – each of which gives users access to a number of standards, reports, and useful documents.
B. ISC never interacts with the FSCs and FSC documentation is only available to tenants
C. All ISC resources are non-FOUO and accessible through DHS.GOV, therefore training records on FSC members are not kept.
D. The FSC only allows new members once a year and all FSC members are required to take the 3-day course.

25. TRUE OR FALSE: In the Business Process, if an agenda item does not need funding, the tenant representatives must vote immediately on the item even if they feel the need to consult higher authorities.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE

26. Who is responsible for publishing Facility Security Committee meeting agendas?
A. Headquarters personnel.
B. Security Organization.
C. FSC Chairperson.
D. All tenants.

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