HazMat Exam Prep 5th Ed. Audit Quiz

Question 1 of 50

In the US, who regulates pipelines carrying hazardous materials at the federal level?
  Department of Energy
  Environmental Protection Agency
  Interstate Commerce Commission
  Department of Transportation

Question 2 of 50

The EPA legislation regarding environmental protection is found in Title _____ of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).

Question 3 of 50

Which Mexican agency is responsible for hazmat transportation safety?
  Ministry of Land Transportation Safety
  Ministry of Environmental Protection
  Ministry of Communications and Transportation
  Ministry of Interstate Commerce

Question 4 of 50

Which unit of Canadian government is responsible for dangerous goods transportation safety?
  Environment Canada
  Transport Canada
  Transboundary Movement Division
  Canadian National Energy Board

Question 5 of 50

In Canada, which of these agencies is responsible for managing risks to public health and the environment from toxic substances?
  Canadian Material Safety Commission
  Environment Canada
  Transport Canada
  Canadian National Energy Board

Question 6 of 50

In Canada, which agency is responsible for the regulation of hazardous waste transport?
  Transboundary Movement Division
  Transport Canada
  Environment Canada
  Canadian National Energy Board

Question 7 of 50

In Canada, who regulates pipelines transporting chemicals?
  Environment Canada
  Transport Canada
  Transboundary Movement Division
  Canadian National Energy Board

Question 8 of 50

The majority of hazmat transportation incidents occur in which mode of transport?

Question 9 of 50

One of the substances most commonly involved in hazmat incidents is __________.
  Sulfur dioxide
  Anhydrous ammonia
  Nitrogen oxide

Question 10 of 50

All of the following items are required information on a Globally Harmonized System (GHS) safety data sheet (SDS) EXCEPT ONE. CHOOSE THE EXCEPTION.
  Ecological information
  Accidental release measures
  Handling and storage
  UN registry number

Question 11 of 50

For which situation is the Emergency Response Guide (ERG) best suited?
  Highway and railroad transportation incidents
  Releases in urban areas
  Accidents involving any mode of hazmat transport
  Spills in fixed facilities

Question 12 of 50

Which information does the ERG provide to hazmat responders?
  Decontamination and environmental remediation procedures
  Detailed information on material properties
  Protective actions to take in the initial response phase
  Mitigation and recovery procedures

Question 13 of 50

Which is the primary benefit of an active Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)?
  Access to federal funding for clean-up of abandoned toxic dump sites
  Collaboration between private and public sectors in preparing for hazmat incidents
  An all-hazard, multi-disciplined approach to large-scale incidents
  Incorporation of federal assets in the initial response

Question 14 of 50

Which hazmat response electronic resource provides a wide range of information such as product identification, characteristics of chemicals and compounds, health hazards, and containment advice?
  ERG (digital version)
  Hazmat Toolkit

Question 15 of 50

Olfactory fatigue results in __________.
  Inability to detect odors
  Slurred speech
  Confusion and disorientation
  Difficulty swallowing

Question 16 of 50

When is it appropriate to rely on senses to detect the presence of a hazardous material?
  It is never appropriate
  The quantity involved is small
  The material is one that can be detected by odor or sight
  The specific material has been identified

Question 17 of 50

Which is a sign that a material is undergoing a physical action?
  Unexpected deterioration of equipment
  Bubbling or spattering of unheated liquids
  Self-ignition or smoking of material
  Wavy vapors visible over a volatile liquid

Question 18 of 50

Which is a sign that a material is undergoing a chemical reaction?
  Frost forming on leaky valve
  Venting from pressure-relief valve
  Extraordinary fire conditions
  Change from a solid to a liquid or a liquid to a gas

Question 19 of 50

Which is a function of an isolation perimeter?
  Prevent spread of material from inside the perimeter to outside the perimeter
  Mark the transition from the cold zone into the warm zone
  Prevent access by unauthorized persons into the emergency scene
  Mark the transition from the warm zone into the hot zone

Question 20 of 50

Which rescue tactic is most appropriate for Awareness level personnel at a terrorist incident?
  Decontamination of victims
  Removal of the victims from the contaminated area
  Directing victims to move to a safe area
  Controlling the source of the contamination

Question 21 of 50

Which effect of an explosion is the most destructive?
  Thermal pulse effect
  Blast pressure wave
  Seismic effect
  Shrapnel fragmentation

Question 22 of 50

Which is the best description of the behavior of a material that reaches the self-accelerating decomposition temperature?
  It will boil
  It will produce a strong base
  It will readily ignite if provided with an outside ignition source
  It will undergo a violent chemical reaction

Question 23 of 50

Which characterizes an isotope?
  A nucleon
  An unusual number of neutrons
  Prolonged half-life
  Non-ionizing radiation

Question 24 of 50

Which is the term for the strength of a radioactive source?
  Ionization rate
  Effective dose

Question 25 of 50

What is an "ORM"?
  Other Regulated Material
  Oxidizing or Reducing Material
  Oxidizer or Reactive Material
  Ordnance, Registered Military

Question 26 of 50

What is an "MOT"?
  Mode Of Transmission
  Material Of Trade
  Material, Other Toxic
  Miscellaneous Other Toxic

Question 27 of 50

Where in the ERG can you find national emergency response center contact information?
  Outside back cover
  White sections in front and back of book
  At the beginning of the green-bordered section
  At the beginning of each section

Question 28 of 50

Which is the Canadian hazmat emergency response center?

Question 29 of 50

Which is one of the primary Mexican hazmat response assistance centers?

Question 30 of 50

Which type of radioactive material container is built to the most stringent standards?

Question 31 of 50

Which is the primary purpose of a pipeline pig?
  Act as a mobile flow control valve
  Relieve excessive pressure
  Detect a leak
  Separate different products within the same pipe

Question 32 of 50

The hazard level on a pipeline marker is indicated by __________.
  Signal word

Question 33 of 50

Which is the maximum liquid capacity of an intermediate bulk container?
  528 gallons (2000 L)
  793 gallons (3000 L)
  1056 gallons (4000 L)
  265 gallons (1000 L)

Question 34 of 50

A bulk sack or bag is an example of a(n) __________.
  Flexible intermediate bulk container
  Unit loading device
  Intermodal soft container
  Bulk containers

Question 35 of 50

Which is an intermediate bulk container?

Question 36 of 50

A 55 gallon (208 L) drum of petroleum is classified as __________.
  Intermediate bulk

Question 37 of 50

Which item is the most common content of a carboy?
  Corrosive liquid
  Flammable or combustible gas

Question 38 of 50

Which does a Dewar flask most commonly contain?
  Liquefied gas
  Flammable or combustible liquid

Question 39 of 50

Which is an example of an action option?
  Spill control/confinement
  Leak control/containment
  Secondary search

Question 40 of 50

Which statement about emergency decontamination is the most correct?
  Its use should be reserved for personnel experiencing symptoms of exposure
  Is an accelerated trip through the decon corridor
  It may be necessary for either victims or rescuers
  It is the first stage of a formal decon process

Question 41 of 50

At a terrorist/criminal incident, special emphasis needs to be placed on _________.
  Modified operational tactics
  Broad application of strategic priorities
  Manageable span of control
  Preservation of evidence

Question 42 of 50

Which type of evidence should be deposited at an evidence collection point?
  Transient physical evidence
  All potential evidence
  Any evidence that has been moved from its original location
  Evidence gathered during doffing/decon

Question 43 of 50

Which is an indicator of the need to withdraw?
  Heat illness among technician personnel
  Appearance of delayed symptoms among exposed members of the public
  Lack of progress over the course of one operational period
  Container relief device activation

Question 44 of 50

The goal of __________ is returning the affected area to a safe condition.
  On-scene recovery

Question 45 of 50

Which action occurs during the recovery phase of a hazmat incident?
  Confinement of contaminated material to the smallest area possible
  Environmental remediation and cleanup
  Compilation the after-action analysis
  Analysis of the material for environmental impact

Question 46 of 50

Which phase of a hazmat incident includes critique and analysis?

Question 47 of 50

Which statement best summarizes the goal of a postincident analysis (PIA)?
  Evaluate operational data and make recommendations for improvements
  Establish proximate cause of the incident
  Review the event with all on-scene responders prior to demobilization
  Identify behavior that contributed to an accident or injury

Question 48 of 50

Which statement about a postincident critique is most correct?
  It is required by OSHA
  It is a written, detailed account of the actions taken and their outcomes
  It forms the basis of the postincident analysis (PIA)
  It is a formal, written report

Question 49 of 50

A postincident analysis (PIA) typically occurs within _____ of the incident.
  One month
  72 hours
  One week
  Two weeks

Question 50 of 50

Which action should be taken first when dealing with a radiological incident?
  Establish and enforce scene control zones
  Prepare for decontamination of victims
  Cover the material with appropriate shielding
  Contain the material