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?
  Controlled substance
  Toxic substance
  Regulated material
  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?
  Dangerous good
  Controlled substance
  Hazardous material
  Regulated material

Question 4 of 50

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

Question 5 of 50

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

Question 6 of 50

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

Question 7 of 50

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

Question 8 of 50

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

Question 9 of 50

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

Question 10 of 50

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

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?
  Moderate
  Contain
  Mitigate
  Neutralize

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

Question 14 of 50

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

Question 15 of 50

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

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
  Federally mandated training for first responders to hazmat incidents in the US
  The UN hazmat classifications

Question 17 of 50

Which division of Canadian government regulates hazmat incident response and training?
  Industry Canada
  Ministry of Labor
  Environment 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?
  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?
  Response to illicit laboratory incidents
  Collection of data from reference sources
  Establishment of control zones and perimeters
  Identification of material

Question 20 of 50

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

Question 21 of 50

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

Question 22 of 50

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

Question 23 of 50

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

Question 24 of 50

Which tasks are generally reserved for Technician level responders?
  Containment
  Offensive
  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 Operations Specialist
  Hazmat Incident Commander
  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 Group Supervisor
  Hazmat Officer
  Technician
  Specialist

Question 27 of 50

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

Question 28 of 50

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

Question 29 of 50

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

Question 30 of 50

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

Question 31 of 50

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

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?
  Assist with decontamination of victims
  Conduct searches in the warm zone
  Perform reconnaissance from the warm zone
  Securing a scene perimeter

Question 34 of 50

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

Question 35 of 50

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

Question 36 of 50

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

Question 37 of 50

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

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?
  Isolated
  Transient
  Acute
  Sudden

Question 39 of 50

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

Question 40 of 50

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

Question 41 of 50

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

Question 42 of 50

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

Question 43 of 50

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

Question 44 of 50

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

Question 45 of 50

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

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.
  6
  3
  4
  5

Question 48 of 50

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

Question 49 of 50

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

Question 50 of 50

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

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