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?
  Regulated material
  Hazardous substance
  Dangerous good
  Controlled substance

Question 2 of 50

By definition, a device that is intended to cause harm to a significant number of people is a __________.
  Weapon of mass destruction
  Mass casualty device
  Dangerous good
  Incendiary 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 ___________.
  Resolved prior to arrival
  Shorter in duration
  More complicated
  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?
  Dangerous good
  Regulated material
  Hazardous material
  Controlled substance

Question 6 of 50

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

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)
  Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

Question 9 of 50

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

Question 10 of 50

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

Question 11 of 50

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

Question 12 of 50

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

Question 13 of 50

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

Question 14 of 50

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

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
  Direct the victims to move to a safe area
  Perform gross decontamination
  Control the source of the contamination

Question 16 of 50

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

Question 17 of 50

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

Question 18 of 50

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

Question 19 of 50

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

Question 20 of 50

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

Question 21 of 50

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

Question 23 of 50

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

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?
  Acute
  Severe
  Chronic
  Somatic

Question 26 of 50

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

Question 27 of 50

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

Question 28 of 50

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

Question 29 of 50

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

Question 30 of 50

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

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 __________.
  Covalence
  Polymerization
  Catalyzation
  Oxidation

Question 33 of 50

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

Question 34 of 50

What is a cryogen?
  Any substance that degrades human tissue on contact
  A gas converted to a liquid at a very low temperature
  A substance known to increase risk of cancer
  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?
  Corrosive
  Cryogen
  Toxin
  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 (0 deg C)
  (-32 deg F) -36 deg C

Question 37 of 50

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

Question 38 of 50

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

Question 39 of 50

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

Question 40 of 50

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

Question 41 of 50

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

Question 42 of 50

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

Question 43 of 50

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

Question 44 of 50

Which statement about radiation is correct?
  Non-ionizing radiation is harmless to living tissue
  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

Question 45 of 50

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

Question 46 of 50

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

Question 47 of 50

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

Question 48 of 50

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

Question 49 of 50

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

Question 50 of 50

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

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