Disasters, both man-made and natural, have __________through the years.

A.             Increased

B.             Decreased

C.             Plateaud

D.             Disappeared


Which are examples of a human-made disaster? Select all that apply.

A.             Fire

B.             Tsunami

C.             Biological terrorism

D.             Radiological incidents

E.              Communicable disease epidemic


Which statement about the National Incident and Management System (NIMS) is most correct?

A.             NIMS enables government agencies and community politicians to communicate effectively in the face of disaster.

B.             NIMS allows the private sector to receive compensatory funding after disaster strikes their community.

C.             NIMS provides a way for governmental and nongovernmental agencies and the private sector to work together in the face of disaster.

D.             NIMS is voted into power by voters and is led by Congress to offer assistance to those disaster victims in need.


Which statement about the American Red Cross (ARC) is most correct?

A.             The ARC is a government agency.

B.             The ARC is chartered by Congress.

C.             The ARC conducts disaster research.

D.             The ARC sells supplies to disaster victims.


Which categorizes patients on the basis of potential for survival?

A.            Imminence

B.            Triage

C.            Prevention

D.             Mitigation



______________ refers to actions that reduce loss of life by lessening the impact of disasters.

A.             Mitigation

B.             Triage

C.             Preparedness

D.             Response


What do government entities focus on during a disaster? Select all that apply.

A.             Preparedness

B.             Education

C.             Recovery

D.             Research

E.              Response


Which of the following is an example of disaster preparedness?

A.             Rebuilding roads and bridges

B.             Coordinating community training

C.             Opening shelters and medical tents

D.             Cleaning up debris and downed power lines