[16 Test Answers] FEMA IS-772: Individual Assistance Preliminary Damage Assessment Orientation

Here are the FEMA test answers to IS-772.A: Individual Assistance Preliminary Damage Assessment Orientation.

Overview: The FEMA IS-772.A course was published on 8/12/2021 to provide an overview of the process for completing an Individual Assistance (IA) Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) and better prepare students if called upon to participate in a joint IA PDA.

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FEMA IS-772.A test answers

Question 1. Who receives the Governor/Tribal Chief Executive’s Disaster Declaration Request? 
A. The mayor
B. The FEMA Regional Administrator
C. FEMA Administrator
D. The PDA Team Leader

Question 2. Which law defines the overall assistance the Federal government can provide in response to a major disaster? 
A. The Federal Property and Administrative Services Act,
B. Homeland Security Act
C. The Code of Federal Regulations
D. The Robert T. Stafford Act

Question 3. Affected, minor, major, and destroyed are choices in which data field within Survey123? 
A. Building type
B. Damage level
C. Address
D. Degrees of damage

Question 4. Structural roof components include ______? 
A. Framing and sheathing
B. Sheathing
C. Trusses and sheathing
D. Framing, trusses, and sheathing

Question 5. Structural wall components include ______? 
A. Top plate
B. Framing and sheathing
C. Sheathing
D. Framing

Question 6. The FEMA Program Office reviews the RVAR and submits a recommendation to the _____. 
A. The PDA Team Leader
B. The FEMA Regional Administrator
C. FEMA Administrator
D. The Governor or Tribal Chief Executive

Question 7. Who makes the disaster recommendation to the President? 
A. FEMA Administrator
B. The Governor or Tribal Chief Executive
C. The PDA Team Leader
D. The FEMA Regional Administrator

Question 8. Information collected during an IA PDA is used for all of the following purposes except: 
A. Keep news and media informed
B. Develop initial estimates for IA program staff and resources that may be needed
C. Provide a basis for the recommendation for declaration.
D. Determining the degree of damage caused by an event

Question 9. Historically, what is the typical manner for recording Damage Assessment information during an IA PDA? 
A. Paper forms
B. Tape recorder
C. Pencil and notepads
D. Digital tablets

Question 10. Which of the following is not a traditional method of conducting a damage assessment? 
A. Door-to-door
B. Flyover
C. Reverse Call-Out
D. Windshield Survey

Question 11. The SBA team member is responsible for collecting information regarding all of the following except: 
A. Degree of damage
B. Economic impact on the small business community
C. Emergency Response
D. Number of damaged homes
E. Number and type of damaged businesses

Question 12. Who is responsible for reviewing the Declaration Request and submitting the RVAR to FEMA Headquarters? 
A. The mayor
B. The PDA Team Leader
C. The Governor or Tribal Chief Executive
D. The FEMA Regional Administrator

Question 13. The Robert T. Stafford Act defines which of the following? 
A. A fixed cap in the amount of funding the Federal government can provide in response to a major disaster?
B. The assistance foreign governments can provide in response to a major disaster declaration.
C. The overall assistance the Federal government can provide in response to a major disaster?
D. The overall assistance the State can provide in response to a major disaster?

Question 14. Which of the following governs emergency management activities to ensure uniform application in carrying out the intent of the Stafford Act? 
A. Title 44 Code of Federal Regulations
B. The FEMA Preliminary Damage Assessment Guide
C. The Public Assistance Guide
D. Individual Assistance Program policies

Question 15. Post-briefing activities include all of the following except: 
A. Report findings to local stakeholders
B. Call the local newspaper and give them a statement
C. Obtain additional information that will help describe the overall impact on the community
D. Compare assessment damage recorded and obtain mutual agreement with core team members

Question 16. Which of the following are the typical members of a Joint IA PDA Team? 
A. State/Tribal, Local, and SBA
B. FEMA IA PDA Specialist, State/Tribal, Local, and SBA
C. State/Tribal, Local, and SBA
D. FEMA IA PDA Specialist, State and Local