2016-E1E: Volunteer examiner program: definitions; qualifications; preparation and administration of exams; accreditation; question pools; documentation requirements
What is the minimum number of qualified VEs required to administer an Element 4 amateur operator license examination?
Where are the questions for all written U.S. amateur license examinations listed?
In a question pool maintained by all the VECs
In FCC Part 97
In a question pool maintained by the FCC
In the appropriate FCC Report and Order
What is a Volunteer Examiner Coordinator?
An organization that has entered into an agreement with the FCC to coordinate amateur operator license examinations
A person who has volunteered to administer amateur operator license examinations
A person who has volunteered to prepare amateur operator license examinations
The person who has entered into an agreement with the FCC to be the VE session manager
Which of the following best describes the Volunteer Examiner accreditation process?
The procedure by which a VEC confirms that the VE applicant meets FCC requirements to serve as an examiner
Each General, Advanced and Amateur Extra Class operator is automatically accredited as a VE when the license is granted
The amateur operator applying must pass a VE examination administered by the FCC Enforcement Bureau
The prospective VE obtains accreditation from the FCC
What is the minimum passing score on amateur operator license examinations?
Minimum passing score of 74%
Minimum passing score of 70%
Minimum passing score of 80%
Minimum passing score of 77%
Who is responsible for the proper conduct and necessary supervision during an amateur operator license examination session?
Each administering VE
The VEC coordinating the session
The VE session manager
What should a VE do if a candidate fails to comply with the examiner's instructions during an amateur operator license examination?
Immediately terminate the candidate’s examination
Warn the candidate that continued failure to comply will result in termination of the examination
Allow the candidate to complete the examination, but invalidate the results
Immediately terminate everyone’s examination and close the session
To which of the following examinees may a VE not administer an examination?
Relatives of the VE as listed in the FCC rules
Employees of the VE
Friends of the VE
All of these choices are correct
What may be the penalty for a VE who fraudulently administers or certifies an examination?
Revocation of the VE's amateur station license grant and the suspension of the VE's amateur operator license grant
A fine of up to $1000 per occurrence
A sentence of up to one year in prison
All of these choices are correct
What must the administering VEs do after the administration of a successful examination for an amateur operator license?
They must submit the application document to the coordinating VEC according to the coordinating VEC instructions
They must collect and send the documents to the NCVEC for grading
They must collect and submit the documents to the coordinating VEC for grading
They must collect and send the documents to the FCC according to instructions
What must the VE team do if an examinee scores a passing grade on all examination elements needed for an upgrade or new license?
Three VEs must certify that the examinee is qualified for the license grant and that they have complied with the administering VE requirements
Photocopy all examination documents and forward them to the FCC for processing
Issue the examinee the new or upgrade license
All these choices are correct
What must the VE team do with the application form if the examinee does not pass the exam?
Return the application document to the examinee
Maintain the application form with the VEC's records
Send the application form to the FCC and inform the FCC of the grade
Destroy the application form
Which of these choices is an acceptable method for monitoring the applicants if a VEC opts to conduct an exam session remotely?
Use a real-time video link and the Internet to connect the exam session to the observing VEs
Record the exam session on video tape for later review by the VE team
The exam proctor observes the applicants and reports any violations
Have each applicant sign an affidavit stating that all session rules were followed
For which types of out-of-pocket expenses do the Part 97 rules state that VEs and VECs may be reimbursed?
Preparing, processing, administering and coordinating an examination for an amateur radio license
Teaching an amateur operator license examination preparation course
No expenses are authorized for reimbursement
Providing amateur operator license examination preparation training materials
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