The authors of Introduction to Homeland Security: Policy, Organization, and Administration dedicated the book to _______________________.
A. America's first responders
C. James Lee Witt, whose leadership and experience provided a beacon for others to follow
What was the significance of Shays’ Rebellion in regards to national security?
A. It showed the large expenses associated
B. It showed the need for a federal mechanism to handle disturbances
C. It spurred the development of a central intelligence agency
D. It promoted states’ rights
True or False? The U.S. Constitution contains a clause that guarantees federal resources for natural disaster recovery assistance to the states.
The Federal Response Plan (FRP) did what for FEMA?
A. Defined federal agencies' response to state/local governments during disasters.
B. Lead to poor FEMA response to Hurricane Hugo, and Loma Prieta earthquake.
C. Freed the agency from its local responsibilities.
D. All of the Above
The Gilmore Commission recommended which of the following?
A. Creation of the Department of Homeland Security
B. Creation of the Transportation Security Administration
C. Decentralization of federal emergency response
D. Creation of a fusion center to collect and analyze intelligence on terrorism
Which President created the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)?
A. Jimmy Carter
B. George H.W. Bush
C. Bill Clinton
D. Ronald Reagan
What event caused the Department of Homeland Security to focus on natural disasters, as well as terrorism?
A. Hurricane Beth
B. Hurricane Sandy
C. Hurricane Katrina
D. Hurricane Irene
True or False? The National Homeland Security Agency Act became law in 2001.
The Hart-Rudman Task Force on Homeland Security took place during which President's administration?
A. George W. Bush
B. Bill Clinton
C. Ronald Reagan
D. Barack Obama
Which Commission recommended the creation of a Homeland Security Agency?
A. Hart-Rudman Commission
B. Gilmore Commission
C. National Defense Commission
D. Post-9/11 Commission
Which document describes homeland security as an effort to ensure a homeland that is safe, secure, and resilient against terrorism and other hazards?
A. 2007 National Strategy for Homeland Security
B. 2010 National Security Strategy
C. 2012 Strategic Plan
D. 2011 National Strategy for Counterterrorism
How many existing agencies were folded into the Department of Homeland Security?
What position did Dr. Condoleezza Rice hold at the time of the attacks of 9-11?
A. CIA Director
B. National Security Advisor
C. FBI Director
D. Chief of Staff
What allowed the USA PATRIOT Act to pass easily, even though many where concerned its provisions did too much to invade civil liberties?
A. Pressure from special interest groups
B. Pressure from the United Nations
C. Strong public support
D. Massive public demonstrations in support
Which scholar created the five stages of the “issue attention cycle?”
A. John W. Kingdon
B. Anthony Downs
C. Tom Daschle
D. Andrew Card
True or False? Senators Joseph Lieberman and Arlen Spector introduced the Department of National Homeland Security Act of 2001 into the Senate.
In its 2011 reauthorization, the USA PATRIOT ACT was extended until what year?
Which power did the USA PATRIOT Act grant to U.S. law enforcement agencies in an effort to fight terrorism?
A. Roving wire-taps
B. Immigrant detention
C. Consolidated appeals
D. All of the above
Which Homeland Security Presidential Directive effectively created the National Incident Management System (NIMS)?
True or False? The 2005 reauthorization of the Patriot Act made 14 of the original provisions permanent.
True or False? Presidential executive orders are checked by Congress through their budget authority.
United States citizens are granted their civil rights through what?
A. The Constitution
B. The Bill of Rights
C. The first 10 Amendments of the Constitution
D. All of the Above
True or False? According to the U.S. Constitution, during times of legitimate emergency, law enforcement officials are allowed more intrusions into people's behavior.
After his arrest, how long was Jose Padilla kept from contact with an attorney, his family, or any nonmilitary personnel?
A. Two years
B. Eighteen months
C. Eight months
D. Six months
True or False? Roving wiretaps are wiretaps that are legally authorized beyond a single computer or telephone, effectively “roving” wherever the target goes.
The requirement that phone companies and Internet service providers turn over customer records to law enforcement, without customer notice, has been seen by Patriot Act opponents as violating which Constitutional Amendment?
True or False? President Bush created the Office of Homeland Security through executive order.
Once the Department of Homeland Security was established, who was its first Secretary?
A. Michael Chertoff
B. Bernard Kerick
C. Janet Napolitano
D. Tom Ridge
Which of the following federal agencies was not folded into the DHS?
A. Office of Domestic Preparedness
B. Nuclear Incident Response Team
C. Federal Protective Service
D. Internal Revenue Service
Which department accounts for the largest percentage of DHS's annual budget?
B. U.S. Secret Service
D. Customs and Border Protection
True or False? The U.S. Coast guard is one of two armed forces of the U.S. within DHS.
Which is not a step in the intelligence cycle?
A. Planning and Direction
Which agency's director coordinates the activities of the 17 different intelligence agencies?
A. Central Intelligence Agency
B. Office of the Director of National Intelligence
C. National Security Agency
D. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Which is not a member agency of the U.S. Intelligence Community?
A. Drug Enforcement Administration
B. Department of Energy
C. National Reconnaissance Office
D. National Intelligence Bureau
True or False? The Department of Justice is responsible for most federal law enforcement activities.
True or False? Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) is collected by the entire intelligence community, rather than one specific agency.
At what point would federal resources be used to respond to an incident, according to the National Response Plan?
A. Upon state or local request
B. After a minimum of seven days
D. After a minimum of 10 days
True or False? An event like the Super Bowl or Olympics will be designated as a National Special Security Event (NSSE) under the National Response Framework.
In terms of homeland security, the American Red Cross is an example of what?
A. Interagency Incident Management Group
B. Non-Governmental Organization
C. Emergency Operations Center
D. Defense Support of Civil Authorities
Which homeland security document was published first?
A. National Response Plan
B. National Response Framework
C. National Strategic Plan
D. National Strategy for Homeland Security
True or False? The 9/11 Commission report included 41 recommendations.
• Identify and describe the five steps of the Intelligence Cycle?
• Name four new powers granted to U.S. law enforcement through the passing of the Patriot Act.
• Are you willing to sacrifice your civil liberties in the name of homeland security?
o State your position
o Specify which civil liberty or liberties you are referring to
o Explain why you feel this way
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