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
  Dangerous good
  Controlled substance
  Regulated material

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) __________.
  Weapon of mass destruction
  Incendiary device
  Dangerous good
  Mass casualty device

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
  Controlled substance
  Hazardous material
  Dangerous good

Question 4 of 50

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

Question 5 of 50

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

Question 6 of 50

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

Question 7 of 50

What does the E in CBRNE stand for?
  Explosive
  Evidence
  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
  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
  Resolved prior to arrival
  Shorter in duration

Question 11 of 50

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

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 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  The State Fire Marshal
  The authority having jurisdiction (AHJ)
  The local fire agency

Question 14 of 50

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

Question 15 of 50

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

Question 16 of 50

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

Question 17 of 50

Which division of Canadian government regulates hazmat incident response and training?
  Environment Canada
  Ministry of Labor
  Industry Canada
  Public Works and Government Services 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?
  Perform gross decontamination
  Retrieve victims from the contaminated area
  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?
  Collection of data from reference sources
  Establishment of control zones and perimeters
  Response to illicit laboratory incidents
  Identification of material

Question 20 of 50

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

Question 21 of 50

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

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
  Operations
  Technician
  Awareness

Question 24 of 50

Which tasks are generally reserved for Technician level responders?
  Offensive
  Containment
  Spill control
  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
  Technician
  Specialist
  Hazmat Group Supervisor

Question 27 of 50

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

Question 28 of 50

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

Question 29 of 50

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

Question 30 of 50

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

Question 31 of 50

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

Question 32 of 50

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

Question 33 of 50

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

Question 34 of 50

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

Question 35 of 50

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

Question 36 of 50

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

Question 37 of 50

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

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
  Acute
  Isolated
  Sudden

Question 39 of 50

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

Question 40 of 50

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

Question 41 of 50

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

Question 42 of 50

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

Question 45 of 50

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

Question 46 of 50

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

Question 47 of 50

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

Question 48 of 50

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

Question 49 of 50

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

Question 50 of 50

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

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