HazMat Exam Prep 6th Ed. Audit Quiz

Question 1 of 50

What does the N in the acronym CBRNE stand for?
  Nerve
  Nonintervention
  NIMS
  Nuclear

Question 2 of 50

Which is a procedure developed by executive departments and agencies for the implementation, compliance, and/or enforcement of a law?
  Mandate
  Standard operating guideline
  Regulation
  Policy

Question 3 of 50

Which phrase best listed here summarizes situational awareness?
  Maintaining team integrity
  Keeping your focus
  Perceiving the surrounding environment
  Knowing and sticking to the plan

Question 4 of 50

After fire suppression operations, when should decontamination of responders begin?
  Prior to leaving the scene of the fire
  Prior to doffing PPE
  Immediately upon returning to quarters
  After returning equipment and apparatus to response-readiness

Question 5 of 50

There are _____ primary routes by which hazardous substances enter the body.
  2
  5
  3
  4

Question 6 of 50

Which route of entry is through contact with skin or mucous membranes?
  Retention
  Permeation
  Penetration
  Absorption

Question 7 of 50

Which activity is permissible for Awareness Level responders?
  Keep others out of the hazardous area
  Assist with decontamination of victims
  Take actions to protect environmental exposures
  Conduct searches in the warm zone

Question 8 of 50

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

Question 9 of 50

Compliance with which is voluntary?
  Code
  None of the above
  Ordinance
  Standard

Question 10 of 50

What does the P stand for in the acronym TRACEM-P?
  Physical
  Physiological
  Poison
  Psychological

Question 11 of 50

Eating food that has been contaminated is an example of which route of entry?
  Digestion
  Consumption
  Ingestion
  Absorption

Question 12 of 50

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

Question 13 of 50

What does the acronym HAZWOPER refer to?
  An incident management model for hazmat incidents
  Federally mandated training for first responders to hazmat incidents in the US
  Approved actions for Operations Level responders as defined by the NFPA
  The UN hazmat classifications

Question 14 of 50

Which is the term for effects from an exposure to a hazardous material appearing within a short period of time?
  Somatic
  Chronic
  Severe
  Acute

Question 15 of 50

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

Question 16 of 50

Which threat to first responders exists on any potential hazmat call?
  Lack of appropriate PPE
  Failure to detect the presence of hazardous materials
  The presence of secondary devices
  Inadequate resources in the initial response

Question 17 of 50

What does the E in the APIE-T problem-solving process stand for?
  Environment
  Evaluate
  Exposure
  Evacuation

Question 18 of 50

Contamination is the transfer of __________ amount of a hazardous material to people, equipment, or the environment.
  A detectable
  An unacceptable
  A harmful
  Any

Question 19 of 50

Which task is appropriate for Operations Level responders without mission-specific training?
  Victim rescue and recovery
  Identify the response options
  Product control
  Perform atmospheric monitoring

Question 20 of 50

What does the I in the acronym B-NICE stand for?
  Incendiary
  Illegal
  Intentional
  Ionizing

Question 21 of 50

What is the term for a material known to cause cancer?
  Teratogen
  Carcinogen
  Tollinogen
  Philogen

Question 22 of 50

Which group gathers and distributes information about hazardous materials to the local community?
  State Emergency Response Commission (SERC)
  Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)
  Local authority having jurisdiction (AHJ)
  State Department of the Environment (or equivalent)

Question 23 of 50

The period of time between exposure to a cancer-causing substance and the actual development of cancer is known as the __________ period.
  Dormancy
  Latency
  Prodromal
  Incubation

Question 24 of 50

Which activity is permissible for Awareness Level responders?
  Perform reconnaissance from the warm zone
  Assist with decontamination of victims
  Securing a scene perimeter
  Conduct searches in the warm zone

Question 25 of 50

According to the Center for Fire, Rescue, and EMS Health Research, which is the leading cause of death for firefighters?
  Trauma
  Heart disease
  Drug abuse
  Cancer

Question 26 of 50

The guiding legislation for the EPA is found in Title _____ of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).
  29
  19
  40
  45

Question 27 of 50

Which term is used for a hazardous material aboard an aircraft?
  Regulated material
  Other regulated material
  Hazardous shipment
  Dangerous good

Question 28 of 50

Which task is appropriate for Operations Level responders without mission-specific training?
  Control leaking product
  Perform victim recovery
  Perform emergency decontamination
  Perform atmospheric monitoring

Question 29 of 50

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

Question 30 of 50

In the US, which term is used for a substance that potentially poses an unreasonable risk to health, safety, property and/or the environment if not properly controlled?
  Hazardous material
  Dangerous good
  Regulated material
  Controlled substance

Question 31 of 50

What is another term for cross contamination?
  Secondary contamination
  Exposure
  Surface contamination
  Indirect contamination

Question 32 of 50

In Canada, which is one of the four main agencies involved in the regulation of danger goods at the national level?
  National Energy Board
  Health Canada
  Canadian Material Safety Commission
  National Resources Canada

Question 33 of 50

Which task is appropriate for Operations Level responders without mission-specific training?
  Perform atmospheric monitoring
  Perform victim recovery
  Control leaking product
  Identify and preserve evidence

Question 34 of 50

Which hazmat training level consists primarily of recognizing that a problem exists, making notifications and securing the scene?
  Operations
  Technician
  Awareness
  Specialist

Question 35 of 50

Which item is a mission-specific competency for Operations Level responders?
  Establishment of control zones and perimeters
  Identification of material
  Collection of data from reference sources
  Performance of technical decontamination

Question 36 of 50

Which legislative act established the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)?
  Hazardous Materials Transportation Act (HMTA)
  Resource Recovery Act
  National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
  Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

Question 37 of 50

Which tasks are generally reserved for Technician Level responders?
  Offensive
  Defensive
  Containment
  Spill control

Question 38 of 50

Which federal agency regulates the transportation of hazardous materials in the US?
  Environmental Protection Agency
  National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  Department of Transportation
  Federal Emergency Management Agency

Question 39 of 50

Carbon monoxide is a __________.
  Cardiac irritant
  Chemical asphyxiant
  Neurotoxin
  Simple asphyxiant

Question 40 of 50

What does the E in the acronym CBRNE stand for?
  Explosive
  Etiological
  Evacuate
  Evidence

Question 41 of 50

Breathing suspended dust is an example of exposure by which route of entry?
  Perfusion
  Absorption
  Ingestion
  Inhalation

Question 42 of 50

In Mexico, which is the main agency involved in regulation of hazmat transportation safety?
  Ministry of Land Transportation Safety
  Ministry of Interstate Commerce
  Ministry of Communications and Transportation
  Ministry of Environmental Protection

Question 43 of 50

What does the P in the APIE-T problem-solving process stand for?
  Perimeter
  PPE (personal protective equipment)
  Plan
  Perform

Question 44 of 50

Within minutes of contact with an irritant, a victim experiences coughing, runny nose and tearing eyes. Which kind of health effect is this?
  Acute
  Transient
  Isolated
  Sudden

Question 45 of 50

What does the B in the acronym CBRNE stand for?
  Blast
  Bloodborne
  Bomb
  Biological

Question 46 of 50

Which federal agency is responsible for environmental protection?
  Department of Agriculture
  Environmental Protection Agency
  Department of Transportation
  Department of the Interior

Question 47 of 50

Which entity creates consensus-based standards?
  Environmental Protection Agency
  Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  The authority having jurisdiction
  National Fire Protection Association

Question 48 of 50

What does the C in the acronym CBRNE stand for?
  Chemical
  Contamination
  Communicable
  Caustic

Question 49 of 50

Which federal agency is responsible for worker safety?
  Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  United States Labor Administration (USLA)
  National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
  American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

Question 50 of 50

The HAZWOPER regulations are found in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title _____.
  29
  19
  45
  40

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