[16 Test Answers] FEMA IS-66: Preparing the Nation for Space Weather Events

Here are the test answers to FEMA IS-66: Preparing the Nation for Space Weather Events.

Overview: The FEMA IS-66 course was published on 9/19/2022 and covers the lessons necessary for a greater understanding of space weather and its impacts, strengthen understanding of space weather events; the potential impacts from those events; and the roles of the Federal Government as well as the local and jurisdictional Emergency Manager in preparing for and mitigating such impacts.

FEMA IS-66 test answers

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Question 1. The most visible attribute of a geomagnetic storm is the
A. interference with HF radio systems
B. sunspots
C. Aurora✅
D. color of the moon.

Question 2. Technologies and infrastructure supporting communication networks are at what risk of experiencing degradation from a space weather event?
A. Moderate risk✅
B. Highest risk
C. Lowest risk
D. not at risk at all

Question 3. Planners should consider how they would operate in an environment without power for up to
A. 5 days
B. one week✅
C. 3 days
D. two weeks

Question 4. Forecasters use these to predict space weather on time scales ranging from hours to weeks.
A. pie charts
B. numerical models✅
C. line graphs
D. books about the moon’s gravity

Question 5. SWPC relies on space-based observations and
A. reports from commercial airline pilots
B. satelllite uplink signals
C. ground-based observations✅
D. shifts on the surface of the moon

Question 6. Public health and safety can be affected by space weather due to potential
A. radiation spikes✅
B. water waste
C. long-term power outages
D. contaminants in the food supply

Question 7. Which are explosive outbursts of plasma from the Sun’s outer atmosphere?
A. Coronal Mass Ejections✅
B. Solar Flares
C. Solar Particle Events
D. Radio Blackouts

Question 8. Communications at what frequency can be affected by space weather?
A. Low frequency
B. Ultra-High frequency
C. High Frequency only✅
D. All.

Question 9. SPWC notification products include watches, warnings, alerts and
A. Advisories✅
B. Summaries
C. Cautions
D. Notes

Question 10. Space weather is a consequence of the behavior of
A. the Moon
B. Earth’s satellites
C. the Sun✅
D. how fast the Earth rotates

Question 11. Forecasters use solar images to analyze active
A. particulate matter strengthening
B. growth and decay
C. Solar regions✅
D. thunderstorms

Question 12. Solar radiation storms occur when large quantities of accelerated particles impact the Earth. These particles are
A. Nuerons and protons✅
B. Protons and electrons
C. Space dust
D. Near-Earth Satellites

Question 13. North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) is the electric reliability organization for
A. Mexico
B. North America
C. Canada✅
D. Austrailia

Question 14. Which is not a part of a “PACE” plan?
A. Alternative
B. Coordination✅
C. Primary
D. Emergency

Question 15. Approximately every 11 years, the Sun’s magnetic field
A. disappears
B. strengthens
C. flips✅
D. devolves

Question 16. In 2018, this organization was named a global space weather center for the International Civil Aviation Organization.
B. Naval Air Station Lemoore, CA
C. Space Weather Prediction Center✅
D. Fort Bragg