IS271Final - FINAL EXAMINATION Anticipating Hazardous Weather and Community Risk(IS271 The following final examination is designed to find out how

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FINAL EXAMINATION Anticipating Hazardous Weather and Community Risk (IS271) The following final examination is designed to find out how much you have learned from this course about weather, weather hazards, and community risk. Anyone with a postal ZIP Code for the U.S. or its territories can have their exam graded and receive a certificate of completion from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Independent Study program. After completing the course, print this page with the final exam questions, and then go to: http://training.fema.gov, click on FEMA Independent Study and follow the links to the course Completing and submitting the electronic answer sheet with the required information will enroll you in the course and make you eligible for a certificate, if you score 75% or higher. To have your exam graded and to receive a certificate, you must complete the requested information, including your postal ZIP Code, and achieve a passing grade. Privacy Act Statement (Public Law 93 579) FINAL EXAM Anticipating Hazardous Weather and Community Risk (IS271) The final examination consists of 50 questions (ignore spaces on the answer sheet higher than 50) and should take no more than 60 minutes to complete. Carefully read each question and all the possible answers before marking your responses on the electronic answer sheet. If you prefer to submit your answers in writing, print the completed electronic answer sheet and exit without submitting electronically, and place your answewrs on an opscan answer sheet. Mail your opscan to: Independent Study Program 16825 South Seton Ave. Emmitsburg, MD 21727. We recommend you also print a copy of the electronic answer sheet for your records before submitting. There is only one correct response for each test item. You may refer to the course materials to help you answer the questions. 1. The NWS recommends that emergency managers have more than one means of receiving Watches and Warnings a. True b. False
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2.NOAAWeatherRadio(withSAME): a. Can be heard everywhere in the country b. Costs more than EMWIN c. Provides the same information as EMWIN d. Can monitor for watches/warnings in your area and sound an alert 3. Which of the following represents a variable environmental factor? a. Soil saturation b. Soil type c. Locations of mountains or hills d. Locations of dams 4. The FEMA program that helps build disaster resistant communities is: a. StormReady b. Project Impact c. SkyWarn d. Safety First 5. A telephone alert system: a. Calls 911 for you when the smoke alarm goes off b. Forwards calls from your dispatch center to your EOC c. Pages you when a warning is issued for your area d. Calls residents in a certain region and delivers a message 6. EMWIN provides: a. A local radio channel for law enforcement communication b. Weather information from the NWS for emergency managers c. Two-way communication with the NWS via satellite d. A way to warn citizens via the telephone system 7. An example of an indirect weather observation system is:
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course EPT 180 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at Forsyth Technical Community College.

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IS271Final - FINAL EXAMINATION Anticipating Hazardous Weather and Community Risk(IS271 The following final examination is designed to find out how

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