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IPER Essential Records (ER) Post-Test

True or false? Typically, less than five percent of government records are essential records. *

True or false? A record that is necessary to resume or continue operations is an essential record. *

Is an agency's Continuity of Operations (COOP) Plan an essential record? *

To identify your essential records, it's important to know your agency's essential functions. Which of the following will be most valuable with respect to identifying your agency's essential functions? (Select one) *

True or false? To identify essential records, you should talk to the people on whom you depend to provide services. *

True or false? Essential functions enable governments to exercise civil authority during an emergency. *

In order to identify essential business functions, there are several questions you may ask. Which one of the questions noted below would be helpful in determining essential business functions? (Select one) *

A longtime agency employee who is known for keeping information in his head and not documenting anything is retiring soon. This presents what type of risk? (Select one) *

True or false? One benefit of the brainstorming technique for identifying risk is that it stimulates thinking outside the box. *

What are the three categories of emergency-related risks that records managers may encounter? (Select one) *

True or false? Risk analysis evaluates the probability and the impact of identified risks. *

You have records stored in a high-humidity basement where mold is likely to grow. Which of the following is NOT a good example of a mitigation strategy for handling this risk? (Select one) *

True or false? One of the most effective ways you can protect the information contained in your agency's essential records is by making copies of those records. *

What protection strategy is used to duplicate data at one or more sites, such as a primary processing site and an alternative site, so that the information is accessible continuously or very quickly in the event that the primary site becomes unavailable? (Select one) *

True or false? You will need all essential records immediately (within the first 0-12 hours) after an emergency. *

Records that are needed 12-72 hours after an incident are classified as what priority level? (Select one) *

Building blueprints and telephone trees are classified as what priority level? (Select one) *

Which of the choices listed below is an advantage associated with using computer tape back-ups to create and maintain essential record copies? (Select one) *

What information should you include when developing and documenting procedures for the use of essential records during an emergency? (Select one) *

Which of the following is a component of the Essential Records Template? (Select one) *

True or false? To identify your essential records, you must perform a Business Impact Analysis. *

You have determined that your list of contact information for recovery vendors is an essential record and that you would need this record immediately if an emergency occurred. At what priority level should this record be classified? (Select one) *

True or false? You've identified your essential records and performed a risk assessment and risk analysis; your next step should be to identify your business functions. *

True or false? Environmental conditions causing deterioration to the physical media on which records are stored is a records management related risk. *

After analyzing the risks to your agency's essential records and identifying which risks require action, you must prioritize these risks. Which of the choices listed below is a factor when prioritizing the risks? (Select one) *

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