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
  Dangerous good
  Controlled substance
  Toxic 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) __________.
  Dangerous good
  Incendiary device
  Mass casualty device
  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?
  Controlled substance
  Hazardous material
  Regulated material
  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?
  Nuclear
  Nonintervention
  NIMS
  Nerve

Question 6 of 50

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

Question 7 of 50

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

Question 8 of 50

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

Question 9 of 50

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

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
  Shorter in duration
  More complicated
  False alarms

Question 11 of 50

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

Question 12 of 50

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

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 __________.
  Administrative law
  Regulatory law
  Model codes
  Recommendations

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?
  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
  An incident management model for hazmat incidents

Question 17 of 50

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

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?
  Collection of data from reference sources
  Identification of material
  Response to illicit laboratory incidents
  Establishment of control zones and perimeters

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 __________.
  Passive
  Defensive
  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
  Operations
  Technician
  Awareness

Question 24 of 50

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

Question 25 of 50

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

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?
  Approach with caution
  Appropriate action
  Assess risk/benefit
  Analyze the incident

Question 28 of 50

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

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?
  Exposure
  Evaluate
  Evacuation
  Environment

Question 31 of 50

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

Question 32 of 50

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

Question 33 of 50

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

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?
  Identify the potential hazards involved in an incident
  Perform atmospheric monitoring
  Victim rescue and recovery
  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
  Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)
  Oxidizers
  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
  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?
  Transient
  Sudden
  Acute
  Isolated

Question 39 of 50

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

Question 40 of 50

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

Question 41 of 50

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

Question 42 of 50

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

Question 43 of 50

Which route of entry is through a puncture of the skin?
  Absorption
  Insertion
  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?
  Ingestion
  Absorption
  Digestion
  Consumption

Question 46 of 50

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

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.
  5
  2
  4
  3

Question 49 of 50

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

Question 50 of 50

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

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