[20 Test Answers] FEMA IS-26: Guide to Points of Distribution

Here are the test answers to FEMA FEMA test answers to IS-26: Guide to Points of Distribution.

Course overview: This FEMA course was published on 8/11/2010 to support the Points of Distribution (POD) overview video and provide an in depth look into the planning, operations, and demobilization stages of a POD mission. The lessons detail the staffing and procedures any state will need to plan for, execute, and shut down POD operations.

The guide also includes key lessons such as safety, equipment, and resource accountability and informs the reader about the “Adopt a POD” program being used by the state of Washington.

FEMA IS-26 test answers

Question 1. PODs are generally open for 12 hours a day.
A. True✅
B. False

Question 2. A POD is divided into the supply line, the support line, and the vehicle line.
A. True✅
B. False

Question 3. What are the two teams the POD manager directs?
A. Loading Team and Traffic Control Team
B. Community Relations Team and Security Team
C. Loading Team and Support Team✅

Question 4. A Type III POD has only one vehicle lane.
A. True
B. False✅

Question 5. The Local Emergency Management Agency (LEMA) is the primary authority for the activation, operation, and demobilization of the PODs.
A. True✅
B. False

Question 6. POD signage differs for vehicle and pedestrian traffic.
A. True✅
B. False

Question 7. Once the local infrastructure is restored, the Local Emergency Management Agency (LEMA) will begin to close PODs.
A. True✅
B. False

Question 8. PODs supply the same quantity of supplies to each vehicle.
A. True✅
B. False

Question 9. Pallets of commodities should be separated at each loading point.
A. True✅
B. False

Question 10. Accept all volunteers who arrive at the POD site to assist you.
A. True
B. False✅

Question 11. The Adopt-a-POD program is for recruiting volunteers to staff PODs in the community.
A. True ✅
B. False

Question 12. Accounting for all personnel, equipment, and supplies at your POD is one of the POD manager’s primary responsibilities.
A. True✅
B. False

Question 13. The media should be encouraged to speak with everyone at the POD site.
A. True
B. False✅

Question 14. No earlier than 30 minutes before opening your POD:
A. Place your signage out✅
B. Notify the Local Emergency Management Agency of your POD operation.
C. Inspect all equipment on site.
D. Place pallets of commodities where the public can easily access them.

Question 15. Each person or vehicle typically receives enough supplies for a household of three.
A. True✅
B. False

Question 16. PODs accommodate drive-through traffic only.
A. True
B. False✅

Question 17. The POD Manager assigns positions.
A. True✅
B. False

Question 18. The POD kit contains:
A. Supplies for the site✅
B. Forms needed for site activation.
C. Supplies to distribute to the public.
D. POD site signage.

Question 19. The largest POD is a Type I.
A. True
B. False✅

Question 20. Staff operations such as restrooms, break areas, trash removal, staff feeding, and shift schedules are the responsibility of the:
A. Loading Team✅
B. Support Team
C. Site Security Officers
D. Loaders