Overview: The FEMA IS-844.A course was published on 1/10/2018 to provide a way to administer Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) information and grant applications.
Primary audience: The IS-844.A course is for the whole community to do the following: create and manage project amendments; create and submit allocations, obligations, deobligations and deallocations.
FEMA IS-844.A test answers
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Question 1. Which pair of fields cannot be changed in an amendment?
A. Subrecipient/Project Cost
B. Project Type/Benefit Cost
C. Subrecipient/Project Type
D. Project Type/Project Scope✅
Question 2. Who are the primary users of the NEMIS HMGP system?
A. Response staff
B. eGrants staff
C. Mitigation staff✅
D. Preparedness staff
Question 3. How often is the NEMIS HMGP User Manual updated?
Question 4. NEMIS supports emergency management at a disaster site by integrating mitigation and planning operations with:
A. Floodplain management grants
B. Predisaster mitigation grants
C. FEMA programs and disaster assistance✅
D. Emergency response operations
Question 5. Which task in the obligation process is performed outside of NEMIS HMGP?
A. Verify Obligation
B. Submit Obligation to SOA Financial Services✅
C. Create Obligation and Submit to HMO
D. Notify Recipient of Obligation
Question 6. What is the Super Circular (2 CFR Part 200)?
A. It provides flexibility to agencies to follow their own award management procedures.
B. It provides eight separate sets of guidance for award management.
C. It sets standard requirements for federal award management.✅
D. It describes the procedures states should follow when appealing federal awards decisions.
Question 7. To make sure you have the latest copy of the User Manual, you should search the FEMA website using the following search term:
A. NEMIS HMGP User Manual✅
B. HMGP Lifecycle
D. HMA User Manual
Question 8. Terminology changes in the Super Circular updates (Title 2, CFR, Part 200) include:
A. Appellant instead of Claimant
B. Recipient instead of Grantee✅
C. Subapplicant instead of Grantee
D. Petitioner instead of Grantee
Question 9. Which functionality allows NEMIS HMGP users to track tasks?
A. Edit text
B. Add comments
C. Attach documents
D. Generate work packets✅
Question 10. Which statement describes how allocations are managed in the NEMIS HMGP?
A. Funds may be allocated before the project application is submitted.
B. Multiple allocations may be processed at the same time.
C. Allocations may be batched across multiple projects.
D. Allocations may include only one project at a time.✅
Question 11. Which statement describes how the deobligation and deallocation processes differ from the obligation and allocation processes?
A. The user enters the word VOID in place of each dollar amount.
B. The user enters zero (0) for each dollar amount.
C. The user enters a minus sign (“-“) before each dollar amount.✅
D. The user deletes the obligation and allocation entries from NEMIS HMGP.
Question 12. The National Emergency Management Information System (NEMIS) is a database system used to track disaster data for FEMA and recipient emergency management offices.
Question 13. Which reason best describes why it is necessary to determine an application’s status before creating an amendment?
A. To ensure the project application has been posted to the financial system.
B. To ensure a new application is necessary to replace the old application.
C. To ensure an amendment is necessary to make changes to an application.✅
D. To ensure the amendment status matches the application status.
Question 14. Which application status prevents users from amending the application?
Question 15. Which amendment number must be selected to ensure future amendments are sequential?
A. The second-highest number
B. The lowest number
C. The highest number✅
D. The second-lowest number
Question 16. Where can users search for the latest version of the HMA Unified Guidance?
A. On the dhs.gov website✅
B. In the NEMIS HMGP Help Menu
C. In their favorite search engine
D. On their local library’s website
Question 17. For security purposes, the same user may not perform both the MA and HMO tasks.
Question 18. Which module of NEMIS is the HMGP system?
A. Emergency Support
D. Preliminary Damage Assessment
Question 19. Who should be contacted if users cannot find the latest version of the NEMIS HMGP User Manual?
A. The Emergency Support POC
B. The Declaration POC
C. The Mitigation POC✅
D. The Preliminary Damage Assessment POC
Question 20. The HMGP module provides a way for users to administer Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) grants.