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True/False Quiz

  1. Crisis management is a branch of step two on the decision tree.
      a. True
      b. False
  2. FEMA defines a disaster as an unforeseen and often sudden event that causes great damage, destructions and human suffering.
      a. True
      b. False
  3. A disaster becomes a public tragedy when it elicits a societal response and collective action.
      a. True
      b. False
  4. The response to a disaster usually requires only one level of response.
      a. True
      b. False
  5. The location of a disaster event does not affect the timeliness and sustainability of support
      a. True
      b. False
  6. By definition a disaster is measured on a scale calibrated to reflect massive destruction, multiple casualties, mutilated bodies and life-threatening situations.
      a. True
      b. False
  7. In the last ten years, 1/3rd of the earth"s populations have been affected by a disaster.
      a. True
      b. False
  8. First responder groups are composed of medics, policemen, and fire fighters.
      a. True
      b. False
  9. In addition to rescue, first responders locate bodies and process the remains in the recovery phase.
      a. True
      b. False
  10. Tertiary prevention refers to interventions in the recovery or aftermath of a disaster.
      a. True
      b. False
  11. According to Hobfoll"s theory of conservation of resources (COR) communities should be able to manage a disaster with local resources.
      a. True
      b. False
  12. Part of Hobfoll"s theory on conservation of resources deals with out-migration from areas of resource depletion and migratory influx to other areas
      a. True
      b. False
  13. Competing values and ideologies may result in a failure to offer humanitarian aid despite the need for it.
      a. True
      b. False
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