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IPER Essential Records (ER) Pre-Test

True or false? Typically, ten percent of government records are essential. *

True or false? A record that would require massive resources to reconstruct is an essential record. *

If you print a personal copy of your office calendar, is that personal copy an essential record? *

Fill in the blank. Your agency's essential functions, stakeholders, records, statutes, regulations and standards are all examples of information needed to determine _________. (Select one) *

Of the following stakeholders, who can help identify essential records? (Select one) *

Which of the following is LEAST likely to be an essential business function during an emergency? (Select one) *

Step 2 of the process to identify essential records requires you to analyze the business functions identified in Step 1. Which of the questions noted below should you ask during this analysis? (Select one) *

True or false? Risk assessment is used to evaluate the probability of a risk and the impact the occurrence of that risk would have on your records and information. *

Which of the techniques listed below helps you identify risks? (Select one) *

Which of the choices listed below best describes the brainstorming technique of risk identification? (Select one) *

Which process involves evaluating the probability and the impact of identified risks? (Select one) *

Transferring records to an authorized records storage facility is an example of what strategy for handling risk? (Select one) *

True or false? When we talk about safeguarding essential records, typically we are talking about safeguarding copies of the records, as well as the actual records themselves. *

What protection strategy involves the duplication and distribution of essential record copies that are created specifically for protection purposes? (Select one) *

True or false? Records that are necessary to resume or continue operations are needed immediately (within the first 0-12 hours) after an emergency. *

Records that would be needed to continue essential functions if normal agency records were unavailable for a prolonged period due to a catastrophic event are classified as what priority level? (Select one) *

Personnel records and time and attendance records are examples of records classified as what priority level? (Select one) *

True of false? The backup tapes routinely created by computer systems are an adequate means of keeping copies of essential records. *

True of false? Agencies must develop and document procedures for the use of essential records during an emergency. *

True of false? Priority levels are a component of the Essential Records Template? *

True of false? Essential records are those records that support your essential functions. *

You have determined that your system documentation and manuals are essential records, and that you would need these records immediately if an emergency occurred. At what priority level should these records be classified? (Select one) *

You've identified your essential records; what's your next step? (Select one) *

Which of the following is NOT a risk that is related to records management? (Select one) *

After analyzing the risks to your agency's essential records and identifying which risks require action, you must rank these risks to prioritize your planning and protection efforts. Which of the following is NOT a factor when ranking the risks? (Select one) *

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