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Unformatted text preview: FORMULATION EXAM: Big A Overview Here is your test result.The dots represent the choices you have made. The highlighted questions are the questions you have missed. Remediation Accessed shows whether you accessed those links.'N' represents links not visited and 'Y' represents visited links. Back to Status page contains 28 Questions 1) OMB Circulars No. A-11 provides instruction on: [Identify how OMB Circulars (No. A-11 and A-123) provide instruction on the preparation and submission of the budget estimates.] Preparation and submission of the budget estimates Direction on improving the Federal programs The need for integrated and coordinated internal control assessments that synchronize all private sector internal control-related activities Auditing of agency or departmental operations to determine whether federal funds are being spent efficiently and effectively 2) What is the purpose of the Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) process? [Identify the purpose of the Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) process.] Allocates resources to capabilities deemed necessary to accomplish the Department's missions Manages the development and procurement of DoD weapons systems Assesses joint warfighting capabilities and control the requirements generation process Manages development for current DoD acquisition programs 3) Guidance on improving the accountability and effectiveness of Federal programs and operations by establishing, assessing, correcting, and reporting on internal control is found in: [Identify how OMB Circulars (No. A-11 and A123) provide instruction on Management's Responsibility for Internal Control of budget preparation and submission processes.] OMB Circular A123 OBM Circular A11 DoD Directive 7045.14 GAO Report 4) A function JCIDS process is to: [Identify the purpose of the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (CJCSI 3170.01) in acquisition.] Support the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the JROC in identifying and assessing joint military capability needs Provide private sector weapon system Capabilities Based Assessments Writing the DoD Strategic Planning Guidance Manage all aspects of the Defense Acquisition System (DAS) 5) The Defense Acquisition System (DAS) translates the user needs into a weapon system or automated information system. [Identify the intent of the "Defense Acquisition System Directive" (DoDI 5000.01).] True Fals e 6) Resources must be budgeted and obtained to execute ________that support analysis, design, development, test, production, sustainment, etc.: [Identify the JCIDS implications for financial management.] Contract s Obligation s Expenditur es The Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution Process (PPBE) 7) _________is a step in the requirements generation process. [Identify the key steps in the requirements generation process.] [Remediation Accessed :N] 1.2 Develop the Initial Capabilities Document (ICD) Write and Document Budget Exhibits to Congress Gather and Develop Information on Cyber Security Develop Capabilities Document for private sector investment 8) The principle product of the JCIDS process that partially or wholly mitigates one or more identified capability requirements and associated capability gaps with non-material capability solutions is: [Identify the principle products of the JCIDS process.] Joint Doctrine, Organization, Training, Material Leadership, Personnel, Facilities, and Policy (DOTMLPF-P) Change Recommendation (DCR) Defense Urgent Operational Need (DUON) Doctrine Capabilities Development Document (DCDD) Development and Capabilities Production Document (D&CPD) 9) _________ include the warfighter or their users/representatives such as Combatant Commands (CCMDs), Military Services and Defense Agencies. [Identify the key players in the JCIDS process.] Sponsor s The Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC) Sponsors Policy Makers Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff 10) The following provides guidance for identifying warfighting capabilities: [Recognize how the JCIDS process relates to the Defense Acquisition System and the PPBE decision support process.] All of the answers are correct Strategic Guidance Threat Assessments Feedback from the field 11) The product support package includes the: [Identify the DAS implications for financial management.] [Remediation Accessed :N] 1.3 All of the answers are correct Array of product support functions required to deploy the system Array of product support functions required to maintain the system Effective strategies for managing system costs including all functions related to weapon systems readiness 12) A goal of the DAS is to _________ that meet the requirements of the DoD user community. [Identify the key players of the Defense Acquisition System (DAS).] develop programs finance programs develop requirements for programs assess programs 13) During this Acquisition Phase conducts, potential solutions for a needed capability are outlined in the Initial Capabilities Document (ICD): [Identify the objectives of each Acquisition Phase.] Material Solution Analysis Material Deployment Decision Engineering & Manufacturing Development Production & Deployment 14) Which appropriation category is used to incur costs in the Materiel Solution Analysis, Technology Maturation & Risk Reduction, and the Engineering & Manufacturing Development, phases of the Defense Acquisition System (DAS)? [Recognize the relationship between the acquisition phases and appropriations.] RDT& E Procureme nt MILCO N O& M 15) A successful Acquisition Strategy achieves which of the following? [Recognize how the financial manager supports development of the Acquisition Strategy.] [Remediation Accessed :N] 1.3 All of the answer choices are correct Places a capable and supportable system in the hands of the user Provides the system when and where it is needed Provides the system at a price that is affordable 16) Which of the following IS NOT a characteristic of APB Cost Parameters: [Identify the cost, schedule, and performance elements of the Acquisition Program Baseline (APB).] Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) Total Ownership Cost (TOC) Direct Costs Indirect Costs 17) Performance requirements are listed as _________ and linked to the program goals. [Recognize how APB objectives and thresholds are established and tracked.] Key Performance Parameters (KPP) and Key System Attributes (KSA) Threshold s Objective s The Acquisition Program Baseline (APB) 18) An APB breach of performance or schedule is defined as failure to meet ________________of the specified parameter. [Recognize the criteria for reporting APB breaches.] the threshold value the objective value Key Performance Parameter (KPP) Key System Attribute (KSA) 19) Acquisition programs must balance all of the following EXCEPT: [Recognize risk (cost/schedule/performance) in the context of System Acquisition Management.] Technolog y Cos t Schedul e Performanc e 20) The purpose of the _________ is to reduce technology, engineering, integration, and life cycle cost risk. [Identify the decision support cycles of the Defense Acquisition System.] Technology Maturation & Risk Reduction phase (TMRR) Engineering & Manufacturing Development phase (EMD) Production & Deployment phase (PD) Operations & Support phase (O&S) 21) DAS milestone A is the entry point into the _________. The activities of the phase are funded with resources from the _______ appropriation. The JCIDs document that coincides with milestone A is the _____. [Identify the relationship of the DAS to the JCIDS and PPBE decision support process.] The Technology Maturity & Risk Reduction phase (TMRR); RDT&E; draft CDD Engineering & Manufacturing Development phase (EMD); Procurement; CDD Production & Deployment (PD); O&M; CPD Material Solution Analysis; RDT&E; ICD 22) Within DoD, the process used to acquire quality products is called ________. [Recognize the elements of System Acquisition Management.] Systems Acquisition Management The PPBE process The Defense Acquisition System (DAS) Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) 23) The "time now" line indicates which of the following: [Recognize how the DoD PPBE system functions as DoD's budget and resource allocation planning tool.] PPBE activities occurring at that time The current fiscal cycle PPBE Phase only Planning Phase activities only Programming Phase activities only 24) _________ is the process that matches available dollars against a prioritized list of requirements to develop a five-year resource proposal called a Program Objective Memorandum (POM). [Recognize the phases of the PPBE process] Programmin g Planning Phase Budgeting Phase Execution Phase 25) PPBE is DoD's central process for: [Identify how the elements of the PPBE process relate to one another.] All of the answer choices are correct Strategic planning Program development Resource determination 26) PPBE is a(n) ______driven system while DAS is a(n) ________driven system. [Identify the relationship of the PPBE process to the JCIDS and DAS.] Calendar, Event Events, Calendar Milestone, Requirements Events, Capabilities 27) ____________ is comprised of authoritative data interfaces and tables used to display the _________budget submission. [Identify how the budget formulation systems integrate the budget execution systems of the Key Service Players (Navy, Army and Air Force).] Automated Budget Interactive Data Environment System (ABIDES); Air Force Program Budget Information System (PBIS); Air Force Program Budget Information System (PBIS); Navy Program Optimization and Budget Execution (PROBE) System; Army Resource Management Tool (RMT); Army 28) The Air Force uses Automated Budget Interactive Data Environment System (ABIDES) to do which of the following activities to support the budget activities: [Recognize how the budget system supports the PPBES (Budget Estimate Submission and President's Budget Request).] All answer choices are correct Ensure budget accuracy Determine resource trends Convey to senior leaders the consequences of proposed resource allocation choices ...
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  • Spring '18
  • Mr. J. Paul
  • Joint Capabilities Integration Development System, Defense Acquisition, Joint Requirements Oversight Council, Defense Acquisition System, PPBE

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