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?
  Dangerous good
  Controlled substance
  Hazardous substance
  Regulated material

Question 2 of 50

By definition, a device that is intended to cause harm to a significant number of people is a __________.
  Mass casualty device
  Dangerous good
  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 __________.
  Release
  Threat
  Accident
  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
  False alarms
  Shorter in duration
  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?
  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?
  Failure to realize that haz mats are involved
  Inadequate resources in the initial response
  Lack of appropriate PPE
  The presence of secondary devices

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 Agriculture
  Environmental Protection Agency
  Department of Transportation
  Bureau of Environmental Law

Question 8 of 50

Which federal agency develops and enforces regulations designed to ensure safety in the workplace?
  United States Labor Administration (USLA)
  National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
  American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
  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
  Operational priorities in a haz mat incident
  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 __________.
  Recommendations
  Regulatory law
  Administrative law
  Model codes

Question 12 of 50

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

Question 13 of 50

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

Question 14 of 50

Methods or rules established by an organization for dealing with routine functions are __________.
  Policies
  Tactical objectives
  Operational protocols
  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?
  Direct the victims to move to a safe area
  Control the source of the contamination
  Perform gross decontamination
  Remove the victims from the contaminated area

Question 16 of 50

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

Question 17 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
  Identification of material
  Establishment of control zones and perimeters

Question 18 of 50

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

Question 19 of 50

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

Question 20 of 50

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

Question 21 of 50

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

Question 22 of 50

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

Question 23 of 50

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

Question 24 of 50

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

Question 25 of 50

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

Question 26 of 50

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

Question 27 of 50

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

Question 28 of 50

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

Question 29 of 50

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

Question 30 of 50

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

Question 31 of 50

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

Question 32 of 50

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

Question 33 of 50

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

Question 34 of 50

What is a cryogen?
  A substance that stimulates the combustion of organic and/or inorganic matter
  Any substance that degrades human tissue on contact
  A substance known to increase risk of cancer
  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?
  Corrosive
  Toxin
  Caustic
  Cryogen

Question 36 of 50

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

Question 37 of 50

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

Question 38 of 50

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

Question 39 of 50

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

Question 40 of 50

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

Question 41 of 50

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

Question 42 of 50

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

Question 43 of 50

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

Question 44 of 50

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

Question 45 of 50

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

Question 46 of 50

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

Question 47 of 50

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

Question 48 of 50

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

Question 49 of 50

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

Question 50 of 50

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

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