[FEMA Test Answers] IS-2600: National Protection Framework

Here are the answers to FEMA IS-2600: National Protection Framework

Course overview: This FEMA course was published on 3/27/2018 to introduce participants to the concepts and principles of the National Protection Framework.

The goal of this course is to familiarize participants with the National Protection Framework, which describes the way that the whole community safeguards against acts of terrorism, natural disasters, and other threats or hazards.

At the end of this course, the participants will be able to describe how the National Protection Framework is applied to help protect our Nation from acts of terrorism and other threats or hazards.

At the end of the lessons, participants will be able to describe:

  • The purpose, scope, organization, and underlying doctrine of the National Protection Framework.
  • The roles and responsibilities of Protection partners.
  • The core capabilities for Protection and actions required to deliver those capabilities.
  • The coordinating structures used to support Protection.

Primary audience: Government executives, private-sector and nongovernmental organization (NGO) leaders, and emergency management practitioners. This includes senior elected and appointed leaders, such as Federal department or agency heads, State Governors, mayors, tribal leaders, and city or county officials – those who have a responsibility to provide effective protection.

FEMA IS-2600 answers

Question 1. Which of the three cross-cutting core capabilities is described as a systematic process engaging the whole community as appropriate in the development of executable strategic, operational, and/or tactical-level approaches to meet defined objectives?
A. Public Information and Warning
B. Planning
C. Operational Coordination

Question 2. Which step in the Steady-State Protection Process has partners identify exactly what the community is trying to protect?
A. Identify Protection mission goals and objectives
B. Promote continuous adaptation and improvement
C. Evaluate and prioritize
D. Engage partners
E. Implement
F. Assess and analyze risk

Question 3. Which of the following is NOT a responsibility of local governments?
A. Address geographical protection issues that are unique to their jurisdictions
B. Ensure that their citizens receive timely information in a variety of formats
C. Promote the development of core capabilities to ensure the safety of the people in their jurisdictions
D. Coordinate with the Department of State and international governments

Question 4. The National Preparedness Goal sets the vision for preparedness nationwide and identifies the core capabilities necessary to achieve that vision across five mission areas.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE

Question 5. The National Incident Management System (NIMS) is an example of which type of coordinating structure?
A. Operational coordination
B. Partnership
C. Established systems and principles

Question 6. The National Protection Framework does not apply to individuals, since it is the senior leaders that are directly responsible for implementing core capabilities within the Protection mission.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE

Question 7. Which Protection core capability is described as the identification, discovery, or location of threats and/or hazards through active and passive surveillance and search procedures?
A. Interdiction and Disruption
B. Access Control and Identity Verification
C. Intelligence and Information Sharing
D. Screening, Search, and Detection

Question 8. Which coordinating structure includes fusion centers and task forces that work with one another to share information and align resources?
A. Operational coordination
B. Partnership
C. Established systems and principles

Question 9. Which Protection core capability is described as the delay, diversion, interception, halting, apprehension, or securing of threats and/or hazards?
A. Interdiction and Disruption
B. Access Control and Identity Verification
C. Intelligence and Information Sharing
D. Screening, Search, and Detection

Question 10. The Protection Federal Interagency Operational Plan (FIOP) will describe how Federal departments and agencies work together to deliver the Protection core capabilities.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE

Question 11. Federal departments and agencies cooperate with one another, and with local, state, tribal, territorial, and insular-Area governments; community members; and the private sector.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE

Question 12. The National Protection Framework provides guidance on how to:
A. Prevent, avoid, or stop an imminent threat to the homeland.
B. Save lives, protect property and the environment, and meet basic human needs after an incident has occurred.
C. Safeguard against acts of terrorism, natural disasters, and other threats or hazards.
D. Reduce the loss of life and property by lessening the impact of disasters.

Question 13. Which group typically develops and implements risk-based protective programs and resilience strategies for infrastructures?
A. Community organizations
B. Nongovernmental organizations
C. Individuals, families, and households
D. Private-sector entities

Question 14. Which of the three cross-cutting core capabilities is described as the delivery of coordinated, prompt, reliable, and actionable information to the whole community through the use of clear, consistent, accessible, and culturally and linguistically appropriate methods to effectively relay information regarding any threat or hazard, as well as the actions being taken and the assistance being made available, as appropriate?
A. Public Information and Warning
B. Planning
C. Operational Coordination

Question 15. State, tribal, territorial, and insular-area governments are responsible for public safety, and promote Protection plans and the development of core capabilities.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE

Question 16. Which step in the Steady-State Protection Process has partners determine a common risk picture?
A. Identify Protection mission goals and objectives
B. Promote continuous adaptation and improvement
C. Evaluate and prioritize
D. Engage partners
E. Implement
F. Assess and analyze risk

Question 17. The National Protection Framework focuses on the Protection core capabilities that are applicable during steady-state conditions, before or during an incident, and in response to elevated threat.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE

Question 18. Which step in the Steady-State Protection Process includes determining the size and scope of the local coordinating structure?
A. Identify Protection mission goals and objectives
B. Promote continuous adaptation and improvement
C. Evaluate and prioritize
D. Engage partners
E. Implement
F. Assess and analyze risk

Question 19. Which coordinating structure is the principal policy body for national security issues and advises and assists the President in integrating all aspects of national security policy?
A. National Operations and Coordination Center
B. National Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative
C. National Security Council
D. National Joint Terrorism Task Force

Question 20. Which coordinating structure allows for the exchange of expertise and information and provides a source of potential resources through mutual aid and assistance agreements?
A. Operational coordination
B. Partnership
C. Established systems and principles