1.
The National SAR Committee (NSARC) sponsors and oversees the:
A.
U.S. National Search and Rescue Plan (NSP).
B.
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
C.
International Maritime Organization (IMO).
D.
National Association for Search and Rescue (NASAR).


2.
The federal SAR coordinator for all inland SAR is the:
A.
U.S. Navy.
B.
U.S. Army.
C.
U.S. Air Force.
D.
FBI.


3.
The U.S. National Search and Rescue Plan (NSP) was developed to:
A.
provide guidance to agencies for coordinating civil SAR services to meet domestic and international commitments.
B.
provide the international SAR community with an approach to organizing operations.
C.
provide an effective, integrated, worldwide system that makes and keeps SAR services available wherever people travel.
D.
assist countries in meeting their SAR obligations.


4.
The National Search and Rescue Supplement (NSS) is a supplement to the:
A.
NIMS.
B.
Federal Response Plan.
C.
Homeland Security Directive HSPD-5.
D.
IAMSAR (International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue) Manual.


5.
Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs) are designed for:
A.
land-based applications.
B.
use by individuals.
C.
aviation use.
D.
maritime applications.


6.
Cospas-Sarsat is:
A.
an international search and rescue system that uses satellites to detect and locate emergency beacons.
B.
a document describing five stages of a SAR operation.
C.
responsible for promoting efficient organization of SAR services within a SAR region.
D.
establishing guidelines for U.S. land SAR operations.


7.
Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs) are designed for:
A.
aviation use.
B.
maritime applications.
C.
FEMA
D.
use by individuals.


8.
Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs) are designed for:
A.
use by individuals.
B.
maritime applications.
C.
land-based applications.
D.
aviation use.


9.
A Local User Terminal (LUT):
A.
is the mechanism by which an individual transmits his or her location.
B.
is a mobile unit carried by individuals.
C.
is the ground station that processes the signal from an emergency beacon.
D.
transmits an alert message to the appropriate RCC.


10.
The Mission Control Center (MCC):
A.
is the ground station that receives an emergency beacon.
B.
transmits an alert message to the appropriate Regional Control Center (RCC).
C.
operates exclusively on 800.5 MHz.
D.
coordinates international response to emergency beacons.


11.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is charged with:
A.
oversight of the Cospas-Sarsat system.
B.
development of a National Response Plan (NRP).
C.
coordination of community emergency management.
D.
oversight of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).


12.
Outside of National Parks, domestic land SAR services are often performed by:
A.
U.S. Air Force.
B.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
C.
state and local authorities or SAR units.
D.
U.S. Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC).


13.
The operational capabilities of a FEMA Urban SAR Task Force include:
A.
physical and technical search and rescue operations in damaged collapsed structures.
B.
oversight of the U.S. Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC).
C.
first response to an ELT beacon.
D.
oversight of the National Response Plan (NSP).


14.
FEMA US&R teams generally perform:
A.
hazardous materials surveys and evaluations.
B.
wilderness searches for lost hikers.
C.
avalanche rescues.
D.
urban searches for Alzheimer patient walk-aways.


15.
According to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, one of the criteria that should be met before an AMBER Alert is activated is:
A.
the child has been missing for 24 hours.
B.
law enforcement believes the child in danger of serious bodily harm or death.
C.
the child is 10 years of age or younger.
D.
the child has been missing for 48 hours.


16.
According to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, one of the criteria that should be met before an AMBER Alert is activated is:
A.
the child has been missing for 12 hours.
B.
law enforcement confirms a child has been abducted.
C.
the child is 9 years of age or younger.
D.
the child has been missing for 36 hours.


17.
According to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, one of the criteria that should be met before an AMBER Alert is activated is:
A.
there is enough descriptive information available to believe and immediate broadcast alert will help.
B.
the child has been missing for 15 hours.
C.
the child is 9 years of age or younger.
D.
the child has been missing for 48 hours.


18.
According to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, if you believe your child is missing you should:
A.
print flyers and place them around the neighborhood.
B.
call law enforcement immediately.
C.
report the incident to the AFRCC.
D.
contact local SAR resources.



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