HazMat Exam Prep 5th Ed. Audit Quiz

Question 1 of 50

Which term is used for a substance or product that is included in any of the nine UN classifications of hazardous materials?
  Regulated material
  Toxic substance
  Dangerous good
  Controlled substance

Question 2 of 50

By definition, any device that is intended to cause injury or death to a significant number of people is a(n) __________.
  Incendiary device
  Mass casualty device
  Dangerous good
  Weapon of mass destruction

Question 3 of 50

In the US, which term is used for a substance that potentially poses an unreasonable risk to the safety of persons and/or the environment if not properly controlled?
  Regulated material
  Hazardous material
  Controlled substance
  Dangerous good

Question 4 of 50

What does the B in CBRNE stand for?
  Biological
  Bomb
  Bloodborne
  Blast

Question 5 of 50

What does the N in CBRNE stand for?
  NIMS
  Nerve
  Nuclear
  Nonintervention

Question 6 of 50

What does the C in CBRNE stand for?
  Communicable
  Caustic
  Chemical
  Contamination

Question 7 of 50

What does the E in CBRNE stand for?
  Evidence
  Explosive
  Etiological
  Evacuate

Question 8 of 50

Which term is used for a hazardous material aboard an aircraft?
  Dangerous good
  Other regulated material
  Hazardous shipment
  Regulated material

Question 9 of 50

What does the B in CBRNE stand for?
  Biological
  Blast
  Bomb
  Barrier

Question 10 of 50

Compared to other types of incidents to which first responders are commonly called, hazmat incidents are typically ___________.
  Shorter in duration
  False alarms
  More complicated
  Resolved prior to arrival

Question 11 of 50

Which threat to first responders exists on any potential hazmat call?
  Lack of appropriate PPE
  Inadequate resources in the initial response
  The presence of secondary devices
  Failure to detect the presence of hazardous materials

Question 12 of 50

Which commonly-used hazmat term means to cause to become less harsh, hostile, severe, intense or painful?
  Neutralize
  Mitigate
  Moderate
  Contain

Question 13 of 50

Which entity must adopt a consensus standard before it can be enforced as regulations or laws?
  The State Fire Marshal
  The authority having jurisdiction (AHJ)
  The local fire agency
  The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Question 14 of 50

Unless adopted by an authorized agency, NFPA standards are __________.
  Regulatory law
  Model codes
  Recommendations
  Administrative law

Question 15 of 50

NFPA standard _____ addresses competencies for responders to hazmat/WMD incidents.
  472
  1500
  1021
  1901

Question 16 of 50

What does the acronym HAZWOPER refer to?
  Federally mandated training for first responders to hazmat incidents in the US
  The UN hazmat classifications
  Approved actions for Operations level hazmat responders as defined by the NFPA
  An incident management model for hazmat incidents

Question 17 of 50

Which division of Canadian government regulates hazmat incident response and training?
  Environment Canada
  Public Works and Government Services Canada
  Ministry of Labor
  Industry Canada

Question 18 of 50

You are at a hazmat incident where there are contaminated victims. Which tactic is most appropriate for Awareness level personnel?
  Retrieve victims from the contaminated area
  Perform gross decontamination
  Control the source of the contamination
  Direct the victims to move to a safe area

Question 19 of 50

According to the NFPA, which is a mission-specific competency for Operations level responders?
  Identification of material
  Establishment of control zones and perimeters
  Response to illicit laboratory incidents
  Collection of data from reference sources

Question 20 of 50

The NFPA defines additional mission-specific competencies for which hazmat/WMD training level?
  Operations
  Commander
  Technician
  Specialist

Question 21 of 50

Core competencies of Operations level responders are best described as __________.
  Offensive
  Passive
  Defensive
  Noninterventional

Question 22 of 50

The HAZWOPER regulations are found in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title _____.
  40
  19
  45
  29

Question 23 of 50

Which hazmat training level consists primarily of recognizing that a problem exists and keeping yourself and others away from it?
  Awareness
  Technician
  Operations
  Specialist

Question 24 of 50

Which tasks are generally reserved for Technician level responders?
  Spill control
  Containment
  Offensive
  Defensive

Question 25 of 50

According to the NFPA, which position is responsible for overall management of a hazmat incident?
  Hazmat Officer
  Hazmat Incident Commander
  Hazmat Operations Specialist
  Hazmat Operations Section Chief

Question 26 of 50

Which position is likely to supervise the activities of Operations level responders performing Mission-Specific tasks?
  Hazmat Officer
  Specialist
  Technician
  Hazmat Group Supervisor

Question 27 of 50

What does the A in the APIE problem-solving process stand for?
  Analyze the incident
  Appropriate action
  Approach with caution
  Assess risk/benefit

Question 28 of 50

What does the I in the APIE problem-solving process stand for?
  Information
  Isolate
  Implement
  Identify

Question 29 of 50

What does the P in the APIE problem-solving process stand for?
  Perimeter
  PPE (personal protective equipment)
  Plan
  Perform

Question 30 of 50

What does the E in the APIE problem-solving process stand for?
  Evaluate
  Environment
  Exposure
  Evacuation

Question 31 of 50

Methods or rules established by an organization for dealing with routine functions are __________.
  Response objectives
  Operational protocols
  Standard operating procedures
  Tactical objectives

Question 32 of 50

Which activity is permissible for Awareness level responders?
  Isolate the hazardous area and deny entry
  Assist with decontamination of victims
  Conduct searches in the warm zone
  Take actions to protect environmental exposures

Question 33 of 50

Which activity is permissible for Awareness level responders?
  Assist with decontamination of victims
  Perform reconnaissance from the warm zone
  Conduct searches in the warm zone
  Securing a scene perimeter

Question 34 of 50

Which phrase best summarizes situational awareness?
  Keeping your focus
  Knowing and sticking to the plan
  Perceiving the surrounding environment
  Maintaining team integrity

Question 35 of 50

Which is a core competency for Operations level hazmat responders?
  Identify the potential hazards involved in an incident
  Product control
  Perform atmospheric monitoring
  Victim rescue and recovery

Question 36 of 50

OSHA permits trained and equipped Operations level personnel to perform offensive operations with which material?
  None of the above
  Oxidizers
  Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)
  Non-radioactive solid materials

Question 37 of 50

What is the term for long-term health effects resulting from exposure to a hazardous material?
  Environmental
  Chronic
  Vocational
  Continuous

Question 38 of 50

Contact with an irritant has caused a sudden episode of coughing, runny nose and tearing eyes. Which kind of health effect is this?
  Sudden
  Isolated
  Acute
  Transient

Question 39 of 50

Which is the term for a single exposure to a hazardous material within a short period of time?
  Chronic
  Somatic
  Severe
  Acute

Question 40 of 50

What is the term for long-term or recurring exposure to a hazardous material?
  Chronic
  Continuous
  Recurring
  Somatic

Question 41 of 50

Which is an example of a chronic health effect?
  Burns
  Vomiting
  Cancer
  Diarrhea

Question 42 of 50

Breathing suspended dust is an example of exposure by which route of entry?
  Respiration
  Absorption
  Perfusion
  Inhalation

Question 43 of 50

Which route of entry is through a puncture of the skin?
  Insertion
  Absorption
  Perfusion
  Injection

Question 44 of 50

Which route of entry is through contact with skin or mucous membranes?
  Absorption
  Retention
  Permeation
  Penetration

Question 45 of 50

Eating food that has been contaminated is an example of which route of entry?
  Absorption
  Consumption
  Ingestion
  Digestion

Question 46 of 50

Which route of entry includes breathing smoke or gas?
  Absorption
  Respiration
  Ventilation
  Inhalation

Question 47 of 50

There are _____ primary mechanisms of harm presented by hazardous materials.
  3
  4
  5
  6

Question 48 of 50

There are _____ primary routes by which hazardous substances enter the body.
  3
  4
  5
  2

Question 49 of 50

What does the T stand for in the acronym TRACEM?
  Temperature
  Time
  Toxic
  Thermal

Question 50 of 50

What does the A stand for in the acronym TRACEM?
  Acute
  Attack
  Acid
  Asphyxiation

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