HazMat Exam Prep 6th Ed. Audit Quiz

Question 1 of 50

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

Question 2 of 50

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

Question 3 of 50

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

Question 4 of 50

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

Question 5 of 50

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

Question 6 of 50

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

Question 7 of 50

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

Question 8 of 50

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

Question 9 of 50

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

Question 10 of 50

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

Question 11 of 50

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

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?
  Federally mandated training for first responders to hazmat incidents in the US
  An incident management model for hazmat incidents
  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
  Severe
  Chronic
  Acute

Question 15 of 50

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

Question 16 of 50

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

Question 17 of 50

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

Question 18 of 50

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

Question 19 of 50

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

Question 20 of 50

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

Question 21 of 50

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

Question 22 of 50

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

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.
  Incubation
  Latency
  Dormancy
  Prodromal

Question 24 of 50

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

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
  Cancer
  Drug abuse
  Heart disease

Question 26 of 50

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

Question 27 of 50

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

Question 28 of 50

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

Question 29 of 50

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

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
  Indirect contamination
  Surface contamination
  Exposure

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 Resources Canada
  Canadian Material Safety Commission
  Health Canada
  National Energy Board

Question 33 of 50

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

Question 34 of 50

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

Question 35 of 50

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

Question 36 of 50

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

Question 37 of 50

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

Question 38 of 50

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

Question 39 of 50

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

Question 40 of 50

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

Question 41 of 50

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

Question 42 of 50

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

Question 43 of 50

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

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?
  Isolated
  Transient
  Sudden
  Acute

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 Transportation
  Environmental Protection Agency
  Department of the Interior
  Department of Agriculture

Question 47 of 50

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

Question 48 of 50

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

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 _____.
  19
  45
  29
  40

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