NIMS ICS IS-201 Answers

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This web-based training course on the National Incident Management System (NIMS) Incident Command System (ICS) provides training on using ICS forms.

The course objectives include understanding the goals and objectives of the course, identifying and describing the standard ICS forms used to support the development of an Incident Action Plan (IAP), and identifying and describing the sources of information used to develop information needed for key elements of the IAP.

The target audience for this course is emergency management and response personnel who may be called upon to function in a Command, General Staff, or Unit Leader position during a significant incident or event.

FEMA IS-201: Forms Used for the Development of the Incident Action Plan Answers

The ICS-205 is prepared by the ____________and given to the Planning Section Chief for inclusion in the IAP.Logistics Section Chief
Which standard ICS form details the specific actions the Divisions or Groups will be taking in support of the overall incident objectives?ICS-204: Assignment List
The purpose of the Incident Action Plan Safety Analysis (ICS-215A) is to aid the Safety Officer in completing an operational risk assessment to prioritize hazard, safety, and health issues, and to develop appropriate mitigations.True
Which planning phase involves determining the tactical direction and the specific resources, reserves, and support requirements for implementing the selected strategies and tactics for the operational period?Develop the Plan
The planning process may begin with which of the following?All of the above
Which form provides the Planning Section documentation on resources released from the incident?ICS-221: Demobilization Check-Out
Which of the following is NOT one of the purposes of the Incident Check-In List (ICS-211)?Facilitates the oral briefing in the transfer of command process
The Incident Action Plan Safety Analysis (ICS-215A) is typically prepared by the Planning Section Chief during the incident action planning cycle.False
_ is the release and return of resources that are no longer required, and is a planned process.Demobilization
Which form can assist the Time Unit, Cost Unit, and Compensation and Claims Unit in providing accurate reports to other agencies after the incident to document reimbursement claims?ICS-214: Activity Log
The ________________provides ICS personnel with information on the units that are currently activated and the names of personnel staffing each position/unit.ICS-204: Assignment List
The _____________describes the basic incident strategy, incident objectives, command emphasis/priorities, and safety considerations for the next operational period.ICS-202: Incident Objectives
The General Message (ICS-213) is used to record incoming messages that cannot be transmitted orally or when a hard-copy delivery is required.True
Which form records details of notable activities at any ICS level, including single resources, equipment, and task forces?ICS-214: Activity Log
An Incident Action Plan (IAP) may include the identification of operational resources and assignments.True
Which form is used to convey statements for safety message(s), priorities, and key command emphasis, decisions, or directions?ICS-208: Safety Message/Plan
Which form can be used to provide the initial Incident Commander and general staff with basic incident information and resource allocation?ICS-214: Activity Log
The Operational Planning Worksheet (ICS-215) communicates the decisions made by the Operations Section Chief during the Tactics Meeting concerning needs for the next operational period and _.Resource assignments
Which planning phase includes gathering, recording, analyzing, and displaying situation, resource, and incident-potential information?Analyze the Situation, Including Future Developments
When the Branch, Division, or Group work assignments and accompanying resource allocations are agreed upon, the ICS-215 is distributed and used by the Planning Section to assist in the preparation of which form?ICS-204: Assignment List


  1. IS-201: Forms Used for the Development of the Incident Action Plan

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