[10 Test Answers] FEMA IS-107: Travel Rules and Regulations

2023 Update. Here are the answers to FEMA IS-107: FEMA Travel Rules and Regulations course.

Overview: The new FEMA IS-107 course was published on 1/6/2023 to gain an understanding of Federal travel rules and regulations. This course presents an overview of FEMA rules and regulations on employee travel, including eligible and non-eligible expenses.

FEMA IS-107 is designed to prepare personnel with information on FEMA Travel Rules and Regulations that are required to be followed when working for FEMA. These regulations help facilitate travel, ensure accountability, and meet the unique needs of the disaster workforce while they serve our Nation.

FEMA IS-107 test answers

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Question 1. Select the FALSE statement about local travel:
A. It prohibits overnight lodging.
B. It allows travel to an alternate location to conduct official business.
C. It may be orally authorized.
D. It entitles employees to a per diem allowance.✅

Question 2. Lodging rate increases from 151% to 300% above the approved per diem may be authorized only by the ____________.
A. Deputy FEMA Administrator
B. Chief Financial Officer✅
C. Federal Coordinating Officer
D. Direct Supervisor

Question 3. When traveling on official business, the FEMA Travel Management Center:
A. Issues emergency tickets without an approved travel authorization.
B. Can act as an alternative to a private travel agency for other travel needs.
C. Is available for inquiries from 8 am to 8 pm each day.
D. Makes reservations for lodging, rental car, and common carrier.✅

Question 4. Which of the following expenses are eligible for travel reimbursement?
A. Medicine purchased for a travel-related illness.
B. Purchase of maps or other travel information
C. Transportation to and from airports
D. Hotel or airport luggage porter tips✅

Question 5. YES or NO. Do you need to submit a receipt for a lunch costing $14.50?
A. NO✅

Question 6. Which of the following expenses is non-reimbursable?
A. Laundry, in contiguous USA
B. Laundry, in foreign locations✅
C. Baggage fees
D. Official phone calls (with documentation)

Question 7. Select the FALSE statement about travel allowances:
A. Travel allowances ensure that all Federal employees are treated with fairness in lodging, meals, and incidental expenses.
B. Travel allowances are provided for upgraded accommodations for Federal employees that must travel frequently for the Government.✅
C. Travel allowances ensure that the “essential needs” of Federal employees are met while on official travel for the Government.
D. Travel allowances are provided for Federal employees each time that they travel on official business for the Government.

Question 8. You should file a travel voucher within __________.
A. 5 days of the end of the trip✅
B. 7 days of the end of the trip
C. 2 days of the end of the trip
D. 14 days of the end of the trip

Question 9. Which of the following types of travel authorizations permits an individual or group to travel for any official purpose without further authorization?
A. Unlimited Travel Authorization
B. Invitation Travel Authorization
C. Combined Travel Authorization
D. Blanket Travel Authorization✅

Question 10. Select the TRUE statement about the use of a privately owned vehicle (POV):
A. Usage of a POV must be pre-approved.✅
B. The POV reimbursement amount will typically exceed the cost of common carrier travel.
C. In an emergency, the Federal Government can mandate POV usage.
D. A cost comparison is a strictly optional element of determining POV usage.

Other recurring FEMA courses

These courses currently have a “calendar-year” extension to allow FEMA staff to retake the course as a recurring requirement.