. A protest may be a written objection to which of the following? Da. the cancellation of a solicitationb. the termination or cancellation of an award of a contractc. the award of a new contractd. all of the above2. Whicha.b.c.d.of the following are types of alternative dispute resolution (ADR)? Carbitration, fact-finding, partneringmediation, researching, discoveryarbitration, mediation, jury selectionnone of the above3. An equitable adjustment has __________.Ca. a quantumb. a purposec. an entitlementd. both A and C4. In a solicitation for the production of survival rafts, the navy provided detailed designspecifications for the process by which the contractor was to bond the rubber seams.During testing, the seams separated at lower pressure levels than the contractspecified. The navy is considering terminating the contract for default. What is themost likely outcome if the contractor challenges this action? Ca. The contractor will prevail because the navy expressly warranted that the raftwould meet all performance specifications.b. The navy will prevail because the contractor bears the ultimate responsibilityfor any item it delivers.c. The contractor will prevail if it can show that it followed the navy'smanufacturing process precisely.d. The navy will prevail because the contractor was an experiencedmanufacturer.5. Whicha.b.c.act gives an interested party judicial challenge in federal court? BAppropriations ActAdministrative Procedure ActCompetition in Contracting Act07/10/20161 d. Small Business Act6. Which act allows the government to recognize the assignment of contracts assecurity for loans needed for defense contract performance? Aa. Assignment of Claims Actb. Authorization Actc. Appropriations Actd. none of the above7. Which of the following can be participants in a protest?a. defendant, plaintiff, judgeb. contracting officer, interested party, Government Accountability Office (GAO),federal courtsc. contracting officer, plaintiff, GAOd. none of the above8. Which of the following represents one of the most common methods of determininghow much one should pay for an equitable adjustment?a. actual costb. assumptionc. comparatived. both B and C9. __________ is/are reasonable grounds for an improper agency evaluation protest.a. relaxation of the announced award criteria by the procuring agencyb. imposition of additional unannounced criteriac. both A and Bd. none of the above10. A solicitation defect may include which of the following?a. denial of permission to the incumbent contractor to compete on the contractb. ambiguity in the requirements being solicitedc. requests for more contractor support than previously obtainedd. none of the abovePart II: Fill-in-the-Blank (2 points each)11.