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Although the prospect of bioterrorism has raised legitimate concern about the potential

abuse of published information, research in the very same fields will be crucial to society in meeting the challenges of defense.

True

False



The process of human drug and vaccine development typically takes a decade, which is too long to combat an emerging threat that may occur without warning and spread rapidly.

True

False



Within the Incident Command System structure, in which section would subject matter experts that can provide information and technical assistance be assigned as needed?


a.

Operations Section


b.

Planning Section


c.

Logistics Section


d.

Administrative/Finance Section



The health of a population, which can be affected by human behavior, disease, and natural and manmade threats, directly impacts the security of a nation.

True

False



Which of the following is essential to public health preparedness, but it starts with detection of an unusual event by an astute clinical or a capable laboratory, wherever the incident or event emerges?


a.

Clinical care


b.

Disease surveillance


c.

Outbreak containment


d.

Emergency management



Chronic diseases emerge from every corner of the world, and because of rapid transportation networks, can spread from international airports around the world in 24 to 48 hours.

True

False



A multi-sectoral approach is needed to effectively address health security and build the capacities to prevent, detect, and respond to biological threats around the world.

True

False



The public health response to chemical incidents or events will depend on the incident/event itself, its origin, and the location.

True

False


Which of the following is the optimum number of persons working for one supervisor under the Incident Command System?


a.

Three direct reports per supervisor


b.

Five direct reports per supervisor


c.

Seven direct reports per supervisor


d.

Nine direct reports per supervisor



NBIC, is the National Bio-surveillance Integration Center, a center hosted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) designed to integrate and analyze data from human health, animal, plant, food, and environmental monitoring systems to create a single picture of bio-related activities.

True

False



The National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center focuses on activities that support threat characterization and bio-forensic analysis to support attribution assessments of bio-crimes and bioterrorism.

True

False



Which of the following contains a long list of questions that can be consulted during the review of the plan for certain criteria such as adequacy, feasibility, acceptability and compliance?


a.

Community Preparedness Guide 101 (CPG 101)


b.

National Incident Management System


c.

National Response Plan


d.

National Preparedness Goal

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Question 29


What type of biological agent has been altered to circumvent medical countermeasures (includes agents that are resistant to antibiotics)?


a.

Traditional agents


b.

Enhanced agents


c.

Emerging agents


d.

Advanced agents



The Incident Command System can be used in any type of incident or event including a natural disaster, a terrorist attack, a disease outbreak, or a pre-planned event.

True

False

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