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
  Regulated material
  Hazardous substance
  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
  Mass casualty device
  Weapon of mass destruction
  Incendiary device

Question 3 of 50

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

Question 4 of 50

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

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?
  Controlled substance
  Dangerous good
  Regulated material
  Hazardous material

Question 6 of 50

Which factor presents the greatest hazard to first responders on any potential haz mat call?
  Lack of appropriate PPE
  Inadequate resources in the initial response
  The presence of secondary devices
  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?
  Environmental Protection Agency
  Department of Agriculture
  Bureau of Environmental Law
  Department of Transportation

Question 8 of 50

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

Question 9 of 50

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

Question 10 of 50

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

Question 11 of 50

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

Question 12 of 50

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

Question 13 of 50

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

Question 14 of 50

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

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?
  Perform gross decontamination
  Remove the victims from the contaminated area
  Control the source of the contamination
  Direct the victims to move to a safe area

Question 16 of 50

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

Question 17 of 50

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

Question 18 of 50

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

Question 19 of 50

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

Question 20 of 50

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

Question 21 of 50

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

Question 22 of 50

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

Question 23 of 50

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

Question 24 of 50

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

Question 25 of 50

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

Question 26 of 50

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

Question 27 of 50

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

Question 28 of 50

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

Question 29 of 50

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

Question 30 of 50

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

Question 31 of 50

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

Question 32 of 50

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

Question 33 of 50

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

Question 34 of 50

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

Question 35 of 50

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

Question 36 of 50

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

Question 37 of 50

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

Question 38 of 50

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

Question 39 of 50

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

Question 40 of 50

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

Question 41 of 50

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

Question 42 of 50

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

Question 43 of 50

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

Question 44 of 50

Which statement about radiation is correct?
  Ionizing radiation adds electrons to unstable atoms
  Ionizing radiation is more dangerous than non-ionizing radiation
  Non-ionizing radiation causes chemical changes at the atomic level
  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?
  Redness
  Blisters
  Weeping
  Lack of pain

Question 47 of 50

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

Question 48 of 50

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

Question 49 of 50

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

Question 50 of 50

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

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