PERSEC Quiz

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SFPC SFPC Quiz on PERSEC Quiz, created by Casey Neville on 05/05/2022.
Casey Neville
Quiz by Casey Neville, updated 5 months ago
Casey Neville
Created by Casey Neville 5 months ago
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Question 1

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Character traits looked for in a government employee
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  • Spoils System
  • Loyal, trustworthy, reliable
  • Civil Service Act
  • Hatch Act of 1939

Question 2

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System that required allegiance to a political party and not the Constitution
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  • Spoils System
  • Loyal, trustworthy, reliable
  • Civil Service Act
  • Hatch Act of 1939

Question 3

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Employees appointed based on ability
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  • Spoils System
  • Loyal, trustworthy, reliable
  • Civil Service Act
  • Hatch Act of 1939

Question 4

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Protects federal employees from political coercion in the workplace
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  • Spoils System
  • Loyal, trustworthy, reliable
  • Civil Service Act
  • Hatch Act of 1939

Question 5

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Authorizes the continued evaluation of personnel who hold an active national security eligibility determination.
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  • E.O. 10865
  • Loyal, trustworthy, reliable
  • Civil Service Act
  • Hatch Act of 1939

Question 6

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Establishes adjudicative criteria for covered individuals who require eligibility for access to classified information or eligibility to hold a sensitive position.
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  • E.O. 10865
  • Loyal, trustworthy, reliable
  • Civil Service Act
  • Hatch Act of 1939

Question 7

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Maintains that DOD and Agency employees are reliable and trustworthy.
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  • E.O. 10865
  • Loyal, trustworthy, reliable
  • Civil Service Act
  • Hatch Act of 1939

Question 8

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Establishes the policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for the DOD Personnel Security Program.
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  • E.O. 10865
  • Loyal, trustworthy, reliable
  • Civil Service Act
  • Hatch Act of 1939

Question 9

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An assessment of a position’s potential impact on the national security
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  • Continuous Vetting
  • Reinvestigation
  • Adjudication
  • Investigation
  • Designation

Question 10

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A national security eligibility determination made by evaluating the information in the national security background investigation against national standards
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  • Continuous Vetting
  • Reinvestigation
  • Adjudication
  • Investigation
  • Designation

Question 11

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A part of the CV Program that happens at certain intervals based on position designation or access
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  • Continuous Vetting
  • Reinvestigation
  • Adjudication
  • Investigation
  • Designation

Question 12

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A report used to make a national security eligibility determination
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  • Continuous Vetting
  • Reinvestigation
  • Adjudication
  • Investigation
  • Designation

Question 13

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A process that monitors employees for new information or changes that could affect an individual’s national security eligibility
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  • Continuous Vetting
  • Reinvestigation
  • Adjudication
  • Investigation
  • Designation

Question 14

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Joe also has an individual on temporary assignment working in his office. He is a member of the Canadian Air Force. The officer has unusual expertise and knowledge for a position that a U.S. citizen does not have. To be eligible to do the job, the officer receives which of the following?
Answer
  • Access
  • National Security eligibility
  • Limited Access Authorization

Question 15

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Special access requirements are designed to provide an additional layer of security to some of our nation’s most valuable assets.
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  • True
  • False

Question 16

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The DOD CAF makes a determination to grant or deny national security eligibility.
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  • Step 1
  • Step 2
  • Step 3
  • Step 4

Question 17

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A security office initiates the investigation and forwards to an ISP to start the background investigation.
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  • Step 1
  • Step 2
  • Step 3
  • Step 4

Question 18

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The ISP forwards the investigation results to the DOD CAF.
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  • Step 1
  • Step 2
  • Step 3
  • Step 4

Question 19

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The DOD CAF reviews the information in the investigation and provides a determination using 13 national security adjudicative guidelines.
Answer
  • Step 1
  • Step 2
  • Step 3
  • Step 4

Question 20

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Which of the following may prevent an individual from receiving national security eligibility?
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  • You are not a U.S. Citizen
  • Your position is non-sensitive
  • You received an unfavorable adjudication determination
  • All of the above

Question 21

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Which level of investigation would someone need to receive eligibility to access Top Secret information?
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  • Tier 2
  • Tier 3
  • Tier 4
  • Tier 5

Question 22

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Which level investigation would a person need if their position only required eligibility for Confidential access?
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  • Tier 2
  • Tier 3
  • Tier 4
  • Tier 5

Question 23

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Facts: Jim Johnson, a newly assigned civilian employee, requires Top Secret eligibility. During his background investigation, an investigator interviewed Mr. Johnson and learned that when he was in college, Mr. Johnson was the secretary of the New Free America Liberation Coalition. This group’s goal is to overthrow the U.S. government and establish a worker state. This group seeks to achieve its goal through any means, including violence. While Mr. Johnson supported the concept of a worker state, he thought it would come about through the election process. When he learned the full extent of the group’s goals, he left the organization. The investigator confirmed this through interviews with developed or listed references. In addition, Mr. Johnson’s completed investigation contains a statement about his current intention to support the U.S. government. Which National Security Adjudicative Guideline would adjudicators use to determine Jim’s eligibility?
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  • Guideline A: Allegiance to the United States
  • Guideline E: Personal Conduct
  • Guideline K: Handling Protected Information
  • Guideline D: Sexual Behavior

Question 24

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Facts: John Lewis was born in the United States to British citizens who were legally residing and working in the United States at the time of his birth. He acquired British citizenship through his parents and has a current British passport. He is applying for a position in the U.S. government that requires Top Secret eligibility. As required, he disclosed his foreign citizenship and passport on his security form. He has never had access to classified information or held a national security sensitive position. During the interview portion of his investigation, Mr. Lewis disclosed that even though he was born in the United States, he holds British citizenship through his parents. He advised he only uses his U.S. passport when traveling to and from the United States. He also stated that he does not exercise any rights, privileges, or obligations associated with his foreign citizenship and does not hold any foreign financial or business interests. Which National Security Adjudicative Guideline would be a concern when adjudicators determine John’s eligibility?
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  • Guideline A: Allegiance to the United States
  • Guideline I: Psychological Conditions
  • Guideline C: Foreign Preference
  • Guideline J: Criminal Conduct

Question 25

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Facts: Annie Wheaton is a contract employee who requires Top Secret eligibility to perform on a DOD contract. During the interview portion of the investigation, Ms. Wheaton told the investigator that she enrolled in an alcohol treatment program five years ago, after suffering a blackout. She learned she has an alcohol use disorder. She was required to complete inpatient counseling and meet aftercare requirements. Ms. Wheaton completed the inpatient counseling and enrolled in Alcoholics Anonymous as an aftercare program. She acknowledged that she now controls her drinking and consume alcohol only on holidays and special occasions. Which National Security Adjudication Guidelines would adjudicators use to determine Annie’s eligibility?
Answer
  • Guideline C: Foreign Preference
  • Guideline G: Alcohol Consumption
  • Guideline I: Psychological Conditions
  • Guideline J: Criminal Conduct

Question 26

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The purpose of continuous vetting is to identify potential issues that could affect an individual’s national security eligibility.
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  • True
  • False

Question 27

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The continuous vetting process is the uninterrupted assessment of an individual for the retention of a job.
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  • True
  • False

Question 28

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Information about an individual who has national security eligibility is monitored continuously.
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  • True
  • False

Question 29

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Once a person receives national security eligibility, they are no longer subject to an investigation.
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  • True
  • False

Question 30

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Which of the following are Security Specialist duties?
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  • Set date to conduct an annual briefing
  • Evaluate Mr. Jones’ interim eligibility paperwork
  • Call the medical office to inquire about Ms. May’s medical records
  • Provide applicants with written explanation for negative determinations
  • Determine whether applicants are reliable enough to access classified information
  • Request a national security background investigation for new employee
  • Call Mr. Carpenter and assist him with his e-QIP

Question 31

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Which briefing informs personnel on how to protect classified information, how intelligence services may target personnel after they have left federal service, the legal requirements to protect classified information and criminal penalties for unauthorized disclosure of information, how to report problems, and the need for written approval from the agency before any disclosure.
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  • Initial briefing
  • Annual briefing
  • Insider threat briefing
  • Termination briefing

Question 32

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Individuals with national security eligibility must report which of the following situations? Select all that apply.
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  • Alcohol abuse
  • Illegal use or misuse of drugs or drug activity
  • Criminal conduct
  • The use of U.S. Government property or information systems
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