time your office has dealt with this contractor and the local Pre-Award Survey Manager has no available information on him. You don’t really have time to request a pre-award survey on him. What should you do? [Identify the procedures to determine contractor responsibility.] Provide the contractor with a list of questions which he can respond to which you could use for determining responsibility. Forget about responsibility and award the contract to the technically acceptable lowest bid contractor. Determine him to be non-responsible and award to the next contractor in line for award. Ask your division chief to waive the requirements of FAR 9.1, Responsible Prospective Contractor. 6) A receipt of a Certificate of Competency has no bearing on the need for or entitlement to contract financing. [Identify the criteria for providing contract financing.] False True 7) For the XYZ Program, you need to acquire non-commercial items, and it looks like contractor financing is justified. Which are the types of contract financing that are applicable in non- commercial acquisitions? [Identify the types of contract financing applicable in non-commercial acquisitions.] Page 2 of 4 DAU 10/4/2017
Performance-based payments, progress payments based on costs, progress payments based on percentage or stage of completion, loan guarantees, and advance payments Performance-based payments, progress payments based on costs, invoice/delivery payments, payments for partial deliveries, and advance payments Performance-based payments, loan guarantees, payments for partial deliveries, lease and rental payments, and advance payments Performance-based payments, payments for partial deliveries, advance payments, loan guarantees, and progress payments 8) According to Dr. Ashton Carter, (then Under Secretary of AT&L) in his September 2010 Memorandum for Acquisition Professionals, what should be the basis of negotiations for all fixed price contracts that provide contract financing? [Identify the conditions for using performance-based payments and progress payments.]
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