[25 Test Answers] FEMA IS-843A: NEMIS HMGP System, Project Eligibility Determination

Here are the FEMA test answers to IS-843.A: NEMIS HMGP System: Project Eligibility Determination.

Overview: The FEMA IS-843.A course was published on 1/10/2018 to provide NEMIS HMGP users with basic information about the HMGP application process.

Primary audience: The IS-843.A course is for the whole community.

FEMA IS-843.A test answers

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Question 1. After projects are submitted for Federal eligibility, any changes made to the project are verified in order to: 
A. delegate authority.
B. track sub-recipients.
C. pass validation.
D. track recipients.✅

Question 2. Who should be contacted if users cannot find the latest version of the NEMIS HMGP User Manual? 
A. the Preliminary Damage Assessment POC
B. The Declaration POC
C. The Emergency Support POC
D. The Mitigation POC✅

Question 3. Which documentation review step examines the potential impacts that the proposed action will have on the human and natural environment? 
A. The Eligibility Review
B. The Environmental Officer Review
C. The Environmental Laws/EOs Review
D. The NEPA Documentation Review✅

Question 4. Which functionality allows NEMIS HMGP users to track tasks? 
A. Generate work packets✅
B. Add comments
C. Edit text
D. Attach documents

Question 5. To make sure you have the latest copy of the User Manual, you should search the FEMA website using the following search term: 
A. HMA User Manual
B. HMGP Lifecycle
C. NEMIS HMGP User Manual✅
D. Mitigation

Question 6. The HMGP module provides a way for users to administer Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) grants. 

Question 7. When executing the project approval decision concurrence, the Hazard Mitigation Officer (HMO) can recommend to: 
A. Approve or Deny only
B. Approve, Deny, or Withdraw✅
C. Approve, Void, or Withdraw
D. Approve, Deny, or Rework

Question 8. The National Emergency Management Information System (NEMIS) is a database system used to track disaster data for FEMA and recipient emergency management offices. 

Question 9. When is the Laws/EOs Review process considered complete? 
A. When the user has completed adding any additional Laws/EOs to the list
B. When more than half of the Laws/EOs on the list have a status of “Completed” or “Not Applicable”
C. When all Laws/EOs with “Not Applicable” status are deleted from the list
D. When each Law/EO on the list has a status of “Completed” or “Not Applicable”✅

Question 10. Who are the primary users of the NEMIS HMGP system? 
A. Preparedness staff
B. eGrants staff
C. Response staff
D. Mitigation staff✅

Question 11. How often is the NEMIS HMGP User Manual updated? 
A. Infrequently
B. Annually
C. Weekly
D. Regularly✅

Question 12. Work packets follow the workflow sequence of the HMGP Eligibility Determination process. The flow of the work packets can be: 
A. in a single-point sequence.
B. forward only.
C. reverse only.
D. bidirectional.✅

Question 13. Which module of NEMIS is the HMGP system? 
A. Preliminary Damage Assessment
B. Mitigation✅
C. Emergency Support
D. Declaration

Question 14. Where can users view the project’s application status? 
A. The Packet Workflow section✅
B. The Environmental Review section
C. The Cost Review section
D. The Amendment Info section

Question 15. Which Group ID must users be logged in with to execute the Application Completeness Review? 

Question 16. At any point during the Eligibility Determination process, the project application can be withdrawn or voided. 

Question 17. What is the Super Circular (2 CFR Part 200)? 
A. It describes the procedures states should follow when appealing federal awards decisions.
B. It provides eight separate sets of guidance for award management.
C. It provides flexibility to agencies to follow their own award management procedures.
D. It sets standard requirements for federal award management.✅

Question 18. Eligibility Determinations are performed by: 
A. FEMA mitigation staff.
B. the subrecipient.
C. state mitigation staff.
D. the recipient.✅

Question 19. For disasters with a declaration on or after October 30, 2012, which tab must be completed prior to final project approval? 
A. The Amendment Info tab
B. The Environmental Review tab✅
C. The Cost Review tab
D. The Application Detail tab

Question 20. NEMIS supports emergency management at a disaster site by integrating mitigation and planning operations with: 
A. Emergency response operations✅
B. Predisaster mitigation grants
C. Floodplain management grants
D. FEMA programs and disaster assistance

Question 21. Users logged in with the MA Group ID can send the project application back for: 
A. Laws/EOs Review
B. Applicant Information Review
C. Preliminary Damage Assessment Review
D. Cost Review✅

Question 22. Where can users search for the latest version of the HMA Unified Guidance? 
A. On their local library’s website
B. In the NEMIS HMGP Help Menu✅
C. On the super circular website
D. In their favorite search engine

Question 23. When a work packet task is completed, which are the next steps the system takes? 
A. The work packet status changes to CONTINUE and the work packet is moved forward.✅
B. The work packet status changes to DELETED and the work packet is deleted.
C. The work packet status changes to NEXT TASK and the work packet for the previous task is deleted.
D. The work packet status changes to COMPLETE and the work packet for the next task is created.

Question 24. Which square color represents workflow tasks that are ready for your current Group ID to execute? 
A. Squares with crisscrossed lines
B. Yellow squares
C. Blue, solid squares
D. Green, solid squares✅

Question 25. Terminology changes in the Super Circular updates (Title 2, CFR, Part 200) include: 
A. Petitioner instead of Grantee
B. Recipient instead of Grantee✅
C. Appellant instead of Claimant
D. Subapplicant instead of Grantee

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