Lesson 9 Test Yourself
1. True or false? In setting up an Operations-based exercise, planners must consider the assembly area, response route, response operations area, parking, registration, observer/media accommodations, and a possible Simulation Cell (SIMCELL) facility.
2. True or false? Types of situations such as communication outages, equipment failures, and logistical limitations put stress on everyone and add little value to an exercise.
3. Which exercise is NOT an operations-based exercise?
B. ____Full Scale exercise
C. ____Functional exercise
4. How is an operations-based exercise different from a discussion-based exercise?
A. ____An operations-based exercise is multi-organizational and multi-jurisdictional.
B. ____There is no difference in how the exercise works. Only the number of participants increases in an operations-based exercise.
C. ____In an operations-based exercise, participants must resolve a scenario by actually acting out their responses, as opposed to talking about how they would respond.
D. ____An operations-based exercise is informal, designed to orient participants to new or updated plans, policies, or procedures.
E. ____An operations-based exercise is an activity where key staff members are gathered together to discuss various simulated emergency situations.
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