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14. In connection with corporate kidnappings by terrorist, the decision as to whether ransom is to be paid should be made by:

a. Local police
b. Spouse or blood relative of victim
c. City government
d. Highest corporate level
d. Highest corporate level
15. Which of the following should not be applicable to the development of an effective emergency disaster plan:

a. Plan should be written
b. It should involve the minimum number of people possible in the preparation of the plan
c. It should contain an inventory of available resources
d. It should list preventative measures
b. It should involve the minimum number of people possible in the preparation of the plan
16. Earthquake emergency plans should stress safest place during a quake is:

a. Within work area under pre-selected cover

b. At work in open spaces away from building

c. At home

d. In a building made of concrete
a.Within work area under pre-selected cover
17. In a strike, the refusal by management to allow members of the bargaining unit on the premises is called:
a. A lockout

b. Shutout

c. Lock in

d. Permissive picketing
a. A lockout
18. At the time of a strike, if no guard force is available, the following action should be taken:

a.Immediately hire one
b. Mobilize supervisory personnel into a patrol group
c. Have police come on property to act as security force
d. Have maintenance employees trained to act as guards
b. Mobilize supervisory personnel into a patrol group
19. In a labor dispute which of the following measures is not advisable:

a. Change all perimeter gate padlocks
b. Issue special passes to non-striking employees
c. Notify employees who go to work to keep windows rolled up
d. Armed guards
d. Armed guards
20. Usually the most difficult part of an Executive Protection Plan is:

a. To secure trained personnel

b. To initiate liaison with Federal Agencies

c. To initiate liaison with local authorities

d. To convince the executive being protected on the need for such protection
d. To convince the executive being protected on the need for such protection
21. Which of the following is not recommended action with regard to survival of earthquakes:

a. If outside, immediately go inside

b. Keep calm

c. Douse all fires

d. Keep away from utility wires
a. If outside, immediately go inside
22. Of all reported bomb threats, it is estimated that the percentage of real threats is:

a. 2-5%

b. 7-10%

c. 15%

d. Less than 1%
a. 2-5%
23. A full evacuation of a building should be ordered upon receipt of a bomb threat when:

a. The caller is credible and refuses to name a specific bomb location
b. Any threat is received
c. Threat is received during working hours
d. The caller has a foreign accent
a. The caller is credible and refuses to name a specific bomb location
24. You are charged with the responsibility for formulating a disaster plan to handle emergencies which arise as a result of earthquakes. Which of the following warnings to be issued to employees as to their actions during the shaking should not be included in the plan?

a. If employees are outside, proceed to the nearest building and head for the basement
b. If employees are indoors at the time of the shaking, they should stay there
c. If inside, take cover under sturdy furniture
d. If inside, stay near center of building
a. If employees are outside, proceed to the nearest building and head for the basement
25. Earthquakes constitute a definite concern to the emergency management responsibilities of security managers in certain areas of the country. Accordingly, it is incumbent upon our security professionals to have a clear understanding of the basic facts concerning earthquakes. Which of the following is an incorrect statement?

a. Earthquakes are unpredictable and strike without warning
b. Earthquakes may last from a few seconds to as much as 5 minutes
c. The actual movement of the ground in an earthquake is usually the direct cause of injury or death
c. The actual movement of the ground in an earthquake is usually the direct cause of injury or death (Falling materials is cause)
26. Potential disasters caused by man should be included when developing a firm’s emergency plan. One of the most common man-made disasters is the plant fire. Which of the following is considered to be the most important aspect of plans coping with major plant fires?

a. To make certain that the plant’s fire-fighting equipment is adequate and in good operating condition
b. To make certain plant personnel are well- trained in fire-fighting techniques
c. To make certain that mutual assistance agreements have been developed with local governments, other plants and nearby installations
c. To make certain that mutual assistance agreements have been developed with local governments, other plants and nearby installations
27. Compared with other plant emergencies, bomb threats present a highly complex problem for plant management and emergency service personnel. Which of the following actions should not be in the bomb threat emergency plan as it is incorrect?

a. Planning to meet the threat should include contact with nearby military explosive ordnance disposal detachment (EODD)
b. Prior planning should include contact with the local police department
c. Training programs for plant specialists in handling improvised explosive devices should be utilized when available from the military EODD
d. The Chief of Police must make the decision whether or not to evacuate building after a bomb threat has been received
d. The Chief of Police must make the decision whether or not to evacuate building after a bomb threat has been received
28. The continuity of business and industrial leadership and direction are essential parts of all industrial emergency plans. The following specific measures should be included in the development of a plan for continuity of leadership except:

a. Assure a functioning board of directors
b. Establish lines of succession for key officers and operating personnel
c. Establish an alternate company headquarters
d. Provide for special stockholder’s meeting immediately after attack to provide for methods of operation
d. Provide for special stockholder’s meeting immediately after attack to provide for methods of operation
29. In reviewing the emergency plans of the XYZ Corporation, the legal counsel of the firm notes that there is a definite possibility that a quorum of the board of directors cannot be readily assembled which will not allow action in accordance with law. Which of the following methods generally would not be acceptable to remedy this legal problem?

a.Reduce the quorum number if allowed by the state
b.Summary filling of board vacancies if allowed by the state
c.Establishment of an emergency management committee, if allowed by the state
d.Utilizing chain of command, execute proper power of attorney papers for the top 3 officials so the most senior could execute legal affairs if board not functioning
d.Utilizing chain of command, execute proper power of attorney papers for the top 3 officials so the most senior could execute legal affairs if board not functioning
30.In devising plans to protect vital records during an emergency, a prime decision to make would be the identification of vital records. Whether such records are vital depends, to a large extent, upon the type of business conducted. However, as a general rule, all of the following would be considered vital to any corporate organization except:

a.The incorporation papers
b.Personal identification fingerprints of employees
c.The by-laws of the corporation
d.The stock record books
e.B of Dir minutes and certain corporate fin records
b.Personal identification fingerprints of employees
31.Which of the following statements is incorrect in selecting records to be included in a vital records program:

a.Management should protect vital records by systematically determining what information is vital
b.The vital records protection program is an administrative device for preserving existing records
c.If a particular record does not contain vital information, it has no place in the company’s vital records protection program - even though having other value to the company
d.Decision making in determining individual vital records should be rapid. A record either contains vital information or it does not
b.The vital records protection program is an administrative device for preserving existing records
32.Effective protection of this vital information in a data environment is complicated for a number of reasons. Which of the following is incorrect in this regard:

a. A nuclear detonation produces an electro-magnetic pulse (EMP) which could cause considerable damage. However well tested EMP protective devices are available
b.Formerly dispersed information is consolidated, which intensifies its exposure to possible destruction or compromise
c.The data processing medium is extremely vulnerable to a wide variety of perils such as fire, water, dirt and hazardous chemical gases
d.Both the computer and the area in which it is located must be protected along with the vital information
a.A nuclear detonation produces an electro-magnetic pulse(EMP) which could cause considerable damage. However well tested EMP protective devices are available
33.The president of the ZYX Company expresses concern relative to the company’s ability to act in time of emergency to protect life and property. He instructs that you undertake the necessary action to establish the desired emergency capability within the facility. Which of the following should be the first step in initiating this action?

a.Contact established guard companies to make bids to oversee the operations
b.An emergency coordinator should be appointed at the corporate level
c.Make a physical survey of the plant
d.Form a committee of key executives to operate out of the command center
b.An emergency coordinator should be appointed at the corporate level
34.In establishing a disaster plan, provision should be incorporated which would permit you to be prepared for a variety of emergency situations.Which of the following probably would not have a key role in such plans?

a.Employee welfare service

b.Rescue teams

c.The recreational coordinator

d.Radiological Defense Service
c.The recreational coordinator
35.Perhaps one of the most difficult tasks in planning for disasters and emergencies is the actual formulation of a basic disaster plan. Which of the following is an incorrect procedure in developing such a plan?

a.The basic plan should provide for coordination of government and company actions before and during a disaster
b.A glossary of terms used should be included
c.There should be a listing of types of emergencies limited to those experienced by the company in the past
d.The plan should utilize appendices as needed such as maps, call-up lists and mutual aid agreements
c.There should be a listing of types of emergencies limited to those experienced by the company in the past
36.While protection of people is the first priority in emergency planning, shutdown procedures must be thorough and done by those who are trained to do so. Your disaster plans should have such shutdown procedures assigned to:

a.The security force
b.The plant manager
c.Employees on each shift who handle these procedures on a regular basis
d.The fire brigade
c.Employees on each shift who handle these procedures on a regular basis
37.In order to adequately plan for emergencies, the security manager must make certain that this corporation has access to all necessary resources that will save lives, minimize damages, and insure the continued operation of rapid restoration of damaged member plants. Most plants assure access to such resources by:

a.Providing for a budget which will supply all the resources needed to cope with a major emergency
b.Establishing appropriate liaison with the police, fire, rescue and medical forces of the community to provide services as needed
c.Relying upon their own self-help organization and equipment and joining hands with other plants in the community for mutual aid
c.Relying upon their own self-help organization and equipment and joining hands with other plants in the community for mutual aid
38.In forming an industrial mutual aid association, a number of definitive plans must be made. Which of the following is not true and should not be relied upon in formulating these plans?

a.Each member firm must be willing to defray Industrial Mutual Aid Association expenses
b.Capital outlay and operating costs are usually modest
c.The basic operating element of a mutual aid association is an operating board
d.Any industrial mutual aid association should be established in advance of emergencies
b.Capital outlay and operating costs are usually modest
39.A key role in any emergency will be played by the plant manager or in his place, such authorized official as emergency coordinator or security chief. Which of the following should not be done personally by this official:

a.Take personal charge off all operations at the disaster scene
b.Activate the plant center
c.Alert and inform head of local government emergency coordinator
d.Brief plant control center staff on the emergency
a.Take personal charge off all operations at the disaster scene
40.The keys to the success of any emergency organization and plan are training and testing. In designing effective testing procedures, the following are all valid observations except:

a.Records should be maintained so deficiencies can be corrected following the test
b.The testing exercise should be as realistic as possible
c.Plenty of advance notice should be given so all possible preparations can be made
d.One of the best times to test the plant emergency plan is in coordination with your local government periodic test exercises
c.Plenty of advance notice should be given so all possible preparations can be made