HazMat Exam Prep 4th Ed. Audit Quiz

Question 1 of 50

In Canada, which term is used for a substance that is included in any of the nine UN classifications of hazardous materials?
  Controlled substance
  Hazardous substance
  Regulated material
  Dangerous good

Question 2 of 50

By definition, a device that is intended to cause harm to a significant number of people is a __________.
  Dangerous good
  Incendiary device
  Weapon of mass destruction
  Mass casualty device

Question 3 of 50

A vehicle transporting hazardous materials has collided with another vehicle. This is referred to as a haz mat __________.
  Incident
  Release
  Accident
  Threat

Question 4 of 50

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

Question 5 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?
  Regulated material
  Controlled substance
  Dangerous good
  Hazardous material

Question 6 of 50

Which factor presents the greatest hazard to first responders on any potential haz mat call?
  The presence of secondary devices
  Inadequate resources in the initial response
  Lack of appropriate PPE
  Failure to realize that haz mats are involved

Question 7 of 50

Which US agency is primarily responsible to create and enforce laws designed to protect air, water and soil from contamination?
  Department of Transportation
  Environmental Protection Agency
  Bureau of Environmental Law
  Department of Agriculture

Question 8 of 50

Which federal agency develops and enforces regulations designed to ensure safety in the workplace?
  United States Labor Administration (USLA)
  American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
  National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
  Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Question 9 of 50

What does the acronym HAZWOPER refer to?
  Federal regulations for haz mat responder operations
  The UN haz mat classifications
  Approved actions for Operations-Level haz mat responders
  Operational priorities in a haz mat incident

Question 10 of 50

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

Question 11 of 50

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

Question 12 of 50

Which unit of Canadian government governs dangerous goods response and training?
  Ministry of Labor
  Industry Canada
  Environment Canada
  Public Works and Government Services Canada

Question 13 of 50

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

Question 14 of 50

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

Question 15 of 50

You are at a haz mat incident where there are contaminated victims. Which tactic is most appropriate for Awareness-Level personnel?
  Remove the victims from the contaminated area
  Control the source of the contamination
  Direct the victims to move to a safe area
  Perform gross decontamination

Question 16 of 50

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

Question 17 of 50

According to the NFPA, which is a mission-specific competency for Operations-Level responders?
  Establishment of control zones and perimeters
  Response to illicit laboratory incidents
  Collection of data from reference sources
  Identification of material

Question 18 of 50

The NFPA defines optional mission-specific competencies for which level haz mat/WMD responder?
  Specialist
  Operations
  Commander
  Technician

Question 19 of 50

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

Question 20 of 50

OSHA permits Operations-Level personnel to perform offensive operations with which material?
  Oxidizers
  None of these materials
  Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)
  Non-radioactive solid materials

Question 21 of 50

Which is a core competency for Operations-Level haz mat responders?
  Perform atmospheric monitoring
  Assess the nature and extent of an incident
  Victim rescue and recovery
  Product control

Question 22 of 50

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

Question 23 of 50

Contact with an irritant has caused coughing, runny nose and tearing eyes. What kind of health effect is this?
  Isolated
  Sudden
  Transient
  Acute

Question 24 of 50

Taking actions to reduce or eliminate risk and harm caused by hazards to life and property is __________.
  Palliation
  Containment
  Mitigation
  Minimization

Question 25 of 50

What is the term for a single exposure to a hazardous material?
  Acute
  Chronic
  Somatic
  Severe

Question 26 of 50

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

Question 27 of 50

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

Question 28 of 50

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

Question 29 of 50

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

Question 30 of 50

What does the M stand for in the acronym TRACEM?
  Mechanical
  Mucous
  Material
  Mitigate

Question 31 of 50

What does the C stand for in the acronym TRACEM?
  Caustic
  Cryogen
  Corrosive
  Chemical

Question 32 of 50

The combination of oxygen with another substance is __________.
  Oxidation
  Catalyzation
  Covalence
  Polymerization

Question 33 of 50

What is the term for two or more molecules chemically combining to form larger molecules?
  Formation reaction
  Covalence
  Composition reaction
  Polymerization

Question 34 of 50

What is a cryogen?
  A substance known to increase risk of cancer
  Any substance that degrades human tissue on contact
  A substance that stimulates the combustion of organic and/or inorganic matter
  A gas converted to a liquid at a very low temperature

Question 35 of 50

What is the term for a material that causes destruction of skin tissue upon contact?
  Toxin
  Corrosive
  Cryogen
  Caustic

Question 36 of 50

A liquefied gas is one that, under storing pressure, is partially liquid at _____.
  0 deg F (-18 deg C)
  70 deg F (21 deg C)
  (-32 deg F) -36 deg C
  32 deg F (0 deg C)

Question 37 of 50

A cryogen is a gas that turns into a liquid at _____.
  (-130 deg F) -90?C
  (-32 deg F) -36?C
  0 deg F (-18 deg C)
  (-70 deg F) -18 deg C

Question 38 of 50

A cryogen or liquefied gas will __________ when released from its container.
  Condense
  Vaporize
  Ignite
  Evaporate

Question 39 of 50

Which one is a cryogen material?
  Propane
  Carbon dioxide
  Liquefied natural gas (LNG)
  Butane

Question 40 of 50

Which one is a liquefied gas?
  Liquid helium
  Nitrogen
  Liquid oxygen
  Propane

Question 41 of 50

Hypothermia is defined as a core temperature of _____ or less.
  93 deg F (34 deg C)
  97 deg F (36 deg C)
  92 deg F (33 deg C)
  95 deg F (35 deg C)

Question 42 of 50

Black skin tissue is most likely to result from which cold injury?
  Hypothermia
  Frost nip
  Superficial frostbite
  Deep frostbite

Question 43 of 50

What is the DOT terminology for materials that are transported at extremely high temperatures?
  Thermal hazard materials
  Exothermic materials
  Elevated temperature materials
  Molten solids

Question 44 of 50

Which statement about radiation is correct?
  Ionizing radiation adds electrons to unstable atoms
  Non-ionizing radiation causes chemical changes at the atomic level
  Ionizing radiation is more dangerous than non-ionizing radiation
  Non-ionizing radiation is harmless to living tissue

Question 45 of 50

Which is a type of ionizing radiation?
  Ultraviolet light
  X ray
  Radio waves
  Microwaves

Question 46 of 50

Which is a sign or symptom of a first degree burn?
  Blisters
  Lack of pain
  Redness
  Weeping

Question 47 of 50

Which is a sign or symptom of a third degree burn?
  Dry, leathery skin
  Blisters
  Swelling
  Pain

Question 48 of 50

Which form of radiation is stopped by skin?
  Gamma
  Alpha
  X-ray
  Neutron

Question 49 of 50

Which type of radiation is emitted as photons?
  Neutron
  Beta
  Gamma
  Alpha

Question 50 of 50

What is the lightest material that will provide effective shielding from beta radiation?
  Lead
  Concrete
  Clothing
  A sheet of paper

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