[26 Test Answers] FEMA IS-284A: Using the Substantial Damage Estimator 3.0 Tool

Here are the FEMA test answers to IS-284.A: Using the Substantial Damage Estimator 3.0 Tool.

Overview: FEMA IS-284.A course was published on 3/17/2020 to enable learners to successfully use the Substantial Damage Estimator 3.0 tool. Successful use is defined as accurately populating the electronic forms within the tool; saving individual-structure and community-wide data; running all reports available in the tool; and importing and exporting data to other formats, such as Excel. Learners must download, install and use the SDE 3.0 Software to complete the course.

Primary audience: FEMA IS-284.A course is intended for Federal, state, and local staff that will use the SDE 3.0 tool to comply with floodplain management regulations and/or to identify opportunities for flood hazard mitigation.

FEMA IS-284.A test answers

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Question 1. Which primary report type provides summary information on an entire community? 
A. Detailed Report
B. Summary Report
C. Structure and Percent Damage Report
D. Community Report

Question 2. Which report type can be generated for a group of either residential or non-residential structures, but not both? 
A. Detailed Report
B. Summary Report
C. Structure and Percent Damage Report
D. Community Report

Question 3. Which primary report type provides a one-page summary of each structure in the database? 
A. Detailed Report
B. Summary Report
C. Structure and Percent Damage Report
D. Community Report

Question 4. Which tab in the Assessment editor provides results of the Substantial Damage determination? 
A. Output Summary
B. Element Percentages
C. Structure/Damage/NFIP Info
D. Address

Question 5. Which is a resource for technical assistance with the SDE Tool? 
A. The training coordinator of your FEMA regional office
B. The Hazard Mitigation Floodplain Management division at FEMA HQ
C. The JFO Coordinator of your regional JFO
D. The Mitigation Division Director of your FEMA regional office

Question 6. Which is a reason to save enterprise import mappings? 
A. It updates property records.
B. It helps users sort and filter relevant data.
C. It modifies imported records.
D. It speeds up future imports of data with the same formatting.

Question 7. Which tool function allows the user to edit more than one assessment data field or record at a time? 
A. View/Search
B. User Manual
C. Export to Excel
D. Bulk Editor

Question 8. Which function allows users to generate an Excel spreadsheet of filtered data? 
A. Add New Property
B. Import/Export Functions
C. Enter Default Data
D. Bulk Editor

Question 9. Where can SDE Tool users find best practices for using the SDE Tool? 
A. At the end of the SDE User Manual
B. Bundled with the SDE Tool
C. On the FEMA intranet
D. On the FEMA website

Question 10. Which report type provides a five-page summary of all data entered into the SDE database for an individual structure? 
A. Detailed Report
B. Summary Report
C. Structure and Percent Damage Report
D. Community Report

Question 11. Which function allows the user to update a specified value in a single field with a new value? 
A. Add New Property
B. Bulk Editor
C. View/Search
D. Search and Replace

Question 12. How may users filter data before exporting to Excel? 
A. Find the desired data with Search and Replace.
B. Generate a summary report of the data.
C. Use View/Search to export individual records.
D. Use the filtering options in the column headers

Question 13. What must be present in the database before adding a new assessment? 
A. Saved enterprise import mappings
B. A database name
C. Default data
D. A property record

Question 14. Which primary report type provides structure and damage information on properties in a community? 
A. Detailed Report
B. Summary Report
C. Structure and Percent Damage Report
D. Community Report

Question 15. Which is a common data entry error that should be included in a basic Quality Assurance review? 
A. Incorrect file save location
B. Missing photo
C. Missing owner phone number
D. Incorrect NFIP Community ID

Question 16. Where can SDE Tool users find more information about Quality Assurance reviews for SDE data? 
A. Substantial Damage Estimator User Manual
B. Substantial Damage Estimator Letter of Introduction
C. Substantial Damage Estimator Photo Log
D. Substantial Damage Estimator Best Practices

Question 17. Which function allows users to filter, find, and review all records or assessments in the tool? 
A. Add New Property
B. User Manual
C. Bulk Editor
D. View/Search All Records

Question 18. Which is a field for which default data can be entered? 
A. Percent Damage
B. Structure Owner
C. Square Footage
D. NFIP Community ID

Question 19. How may users filter records before exporting SDE data? 
A. Generate a summary report of the data.
B. Use View/Search to export individual records.
C. Use the filtering options in the column headers.
D. Use the filter options in the dropdown menus on the export screen.

Question 20. When importing SDE data into the tool, which option opens the Import SDE Data window? 
A. Select View Reports, then select SDE Data.
B. Select View Reports, then select Summary Report.
C. Select Import/Export Functions, then select Enterprise Import.
D. Select Import/Export Functions, then select Import SDE Data.

Question 21. From where can a Detailed Report be generated? 
A. Individual structure assessment record
B. View/Search All Records
C. SDE Main Toolbar
D. SDE Main Menu

Question 22. After adding a property to the database, which is the next step in creating a new residential or non-residential assessment? 
A. Reviewing the property for errors.
B. Generating a summary report of the property.
C. Exporting the property to Excel.
D. Searching for the property in the database.

Question 23. Which function allows the user to add a residential assessment to an existing property? 
A. Add New Residential Assessment
B. Web Resources
C. Bulk Editor
D. View/Search All Records

Question 24. Which reports should be shared with the respective structure owners or their representatives? 
A. Detailed Report and Structure and Percent Damaged Report
B. Summary Report and Detailed Report
C. Structure and Percent Damage Report
D. Community Report and Summary Report

Question 25. Which statement describes a difference between records and assessments? 
A. Records can be modified after entry.
B. Records can be used for Substantial Damage determinations.
C. Records contain field-collected data.
D. Records are partial assessments.

Question 26. When importing non-SDE data into the tool, which step ensures the tool can identify a relationship between import file data fields and SDE Tool data fields? 
A. Editing default data
B. Viewing the data report
C. Graphing the data
D. Mapping the data