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?
  Toxic substance
  Regulated material
  Controlled substance
  Dangerous good

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
  Weapon of mass destruction
  Dangerous good

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
  Blast
  Bomb
  Bloodborne

Question 5 of 50

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

Question 6 of 50

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

Question 7 of 50

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

Question 8 of 50

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

Question 9 of 50

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

Question 10 of 50

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

Question 11 of 50

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

Question 12 of 50

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

Question 13 of 50

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

Question 14 of 50

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

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

Question 17 of 50

Which division of Canadian government regulates hazmat incident response and training?
  Ministry of Labor
  Public Works and Government Services Canada
  Environment Canada
  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?
  Direct the victims to move to a safe area
  Perform gross decontamination
  Control the source of the contamination
  Retrieve victims from the contaminated 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
  Collection of data from reference sources
  Response to illicit laboratory incidents

Question 20 of 50

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

Question 21 of 50

Core competencies of Operations level responders are best described as __________.
  Defensive
  Passive
  Offensive
  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?
  Specialist
  Technician
  Operations
  Awareness

Question 24 of 50

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

Question 25 of 50

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

Question 26 of 50

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

Question 27 of 50

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

Question 28 of 50

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

Question 29 of 50

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

Question 30 of 50

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

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
  Conduct searches in the warm zone
  Assist with decontamination of victims
  Take actions to protect environmental exposures

Question 33 of 50

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

Question 34 of 50

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

Question 35 of 50

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

Question 36 of 50

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

Question 37 of 50

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

Question 39 of 50

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

Question 40 of 50

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

Question 41 of 50

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

Question 42 of 50

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

Question 43 of 50

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

Question 44 of 50

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

Question 45 of 50

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

Question 46 of 50

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

Question 47 of 50

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

Question 48 of 50

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

Question 49 of 50

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

Question 50 of 50

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

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