FEMA IS-64.A Answers

We thoroughly check each answer to a question to provide you with the most correct answers. Found a mistake? Tell us about it through the REPORT button at the bottom of the page. Ctrl+F (Cmd+F) will help you a lot when searching through such a large set of questions.

This course teaches learners how to use the DHS Common Operating Picture (COP) application, which is used to support DHS missions. The course covers accessing the application, navigating its interface and data display, using incident tools, and visualizing data.

Learners will also learn how to use the application to aid decision-making during disaster response and recovery, modify information in the application, and contribute to it during suspicious incidents.

IS-64.A: DHS Common Operating Picture Application

QuestionAnswer
How can an analyst use the DHS COP to relay information from social media outlets to key decision makers?By uploading information from the NOC Media Monitoring Center to the DHS COP Application
“What are the four status types for incidents in the DHS COP application?”Monitored, Published, Unpublished, Closed
What are the names of the two tools available in the DHS COP application to help you find a location on a map?Find Location and Address from Point
Once you have your HSIN account, what is your next step toward getting your COP account?Send an email request to the NOC
Which statements are true regarding measuring distances on a map in the DHS COP application?All of the above
To access the DHS COP application, what must you do first?Request a HSIN account
How can an analyst use the DHS COP tools as more information becomes available regarding a suspicious incident?Both A and B are correct
In the DHS COP interface, which tool allows you to manage images?Incident tools
Is this statement true or false? Data layers may include specific damage locations to infrastructure, locations of power and water supplies, locations of nearby medical facilities, first responders, and police departments.TRUE
The DHS COP application provides access-based controls dependent upon what?Your mission role
Is this statement true or false? The DHS COP application provides data to help decision makers determine how and when to deploy resources that are needed to support the initial response to a disaster.TRUE
“When creating an incident map, the Map Toolbar is hidden by default.How do you open the Map Toolbar in the Create Incident Map window?”Select the arrow on the top left side of the map
“You need to update an incident report. What are your first two steps?”Right-click on the incident, then select Update Incident
Why would a publisher need to add a new incident to the DHS COP application?Both A and B are correct
Which statement(s) is true regarding the DHS COP Mobile Application?Both A and B
Which response phase(s) does the DHS COP application support in the aftermath of a disaster?Recovery phase
The DHS COP application’s information sharing capability supports which types of lifesaving missions?All of the above
What does the DHS COP application help government and private sector leaders accomplish during a disaster?All of the above
What does the DHS COP application provide?Actionable information sharing, enhanced contextual understanding, and geospatial awareness
In the DHS COP interface, which tool allows you to sort incidents by Title, Phase, NOC number, or Active days?Incident List
What are the first steps you must take before using the Query tool?You must upload the map layer to the incident that you wish to query
How does the DHS COP application help the geospatial community?Facilitates timely decision support prior to or in the aftermath of a disaster
“You need to create a new incident. What are your first two steps?”Select the incident Tools menu, then select Create Incident
“Which statements are true regarding the Directions feature in the DHS COP application?”All of the above
In the DHS COP interface, which tool allows you to upload a Senior Leader Brief associated with a specific incident?Reporting tools
“If you want to draw a line or polygon on a map, what is your first step?”Select the Draw icon on the Map Toolbar
After an analyst uploads a new image, what must he or she do to associate that image to a specific incident?Add the image to the associated Incident Report
What steps can you follow to add an image to an incident?Both A and C
When sorting the incident list, if you select the “Title” button one time, the incident list appears in an ascending alphabeticalorder. What happens if you select the “Title” button again?The incident list will sort in descending alphabetical order
Which of the following options best describe the capabilities of the DHS COP application?Both A and B
The Save Map View and Load Map View features allow you to do what in the DHS COP application?Streamline your workflow
How do you request an HSIN account?Both A and B are correct
What can decision makers gain by viewing the DHS COP application?All of the above
If you want to add text to a map, what is your first step?Select the Draw icon on the Map Toolbar
You need to read the Senior Leadership Brief for an incident. You have opened the Overview window. What is your next step?Select the Description tab
In the DHS COP interface, which tool allows you to turn map layers on and off?Map toolbar
How can a publisher upload a new image to an existing Incident Report?By selecting “Manage Images,” “Add Image,” and then “Save Changes.”
How do the COP map visualization tools help emergency response personnel?Both A and B are correct

Sources

  1. IS-64.A: DHS Common Operating Picture Application

Was this helpful?