HazMat Exam Prep 5th Ed. Audit Quiz

Question 1 of 50

Which term is used for a substance or product that is included in any of the nine UN classifications of hazardous materials?
  Toxic substance
  Regulated material
  Controlled substance
  Dangerous good

Question 2 of 50

By definition, any device that is intended to cause injury or death to a significant number of people is a(n) __________.
  Weapon of mass destruction
  Mass casualty device
  Dangerous good
  Incendiary device

Question 3 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 if not properly controlled?
  Hazardous material
  Dangerous good
  Controlled substance
  Regulated material

Question 4 of 50

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

Question 5 of 50

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

Question 6 of 50

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

Question 7 of 50

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

Question 8 of 50

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

Question 9 of 50

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

Question 10 of 50

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

Question 11 of 50

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

Question 12 of 50

Which commonly-used hazmat term means to cause to become less harsh, hostile, severe, intense or painful?
  Mitigate
  Moderate
  Neutralize
  Contain

Question 13 of 50

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

Question 14 of 50

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

Question 15 of 50

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

Question 16 of 50

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

Question 17 of 50

Which division of Canadian government regulates hazmat incident response and training?
  Industry Canada
  Environment Canada
  Public Works and Government Services Canada
  Ministry of Labor

Question 18 of 50

You are at a hazmat incident where there are contaminated victims. Which tactic is most appropriate for Awareness level personnel?
  Control the source of the contamination
  Direct the victims to move to a safe area
  Retrieve victims from the contaminated area
  Perform gross decontamination

Question 19 of 50

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

Question 20 of 50

The NFPA defines additional mission-specific competencies for which hazmat/WMD training level?
  Specialist
  Operations
  Commander
  Technician

Question 21 of 50

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

Question 22 of 50

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

Question 23 of 50

Which hazmat training level consists primarily of recognizing that a problem exists and keeping yourself and others away from it?
  Operations
  Technician
  Awareness
  Specialist

Question 24 of 50

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

Question 25 of 50

According to the NFPA, which position is responsible for overall management of a hazmat incident?
  Hazmat Operations Specialist
  Hazmat Incident Commander
  Hazmat Officer
  Hazmat Operations Section Chief

Question 26 of 50

Which position is likely to supervise the activities of Operations level responders performing Mission-Specific tasks?
  Technician
  Hazmat Group Supervisor
  Hazmat Officer
  Specialist

Question 27 of 50

What does the A in the APIE problem-solving process stand for?
  Analyze the incident
  Assess risk/benefit
  Approach with caution
  Appropriate action

Question 28 of 50

What does the I in the APIE problem-solving process stand for?
  Isolate
  Information
  Implement
  Identify

Question 29 of 50

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

Question 30 of 50

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

Question 31 of 50

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

Question 32 of 50

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

Question 33 of 50

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

Question 34 of 50

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

Question 35 of 50

Which is a core competency for Operations level hazmat responders?
  Product control
  Perform atmospheric monitoring
  Identify the potential hazards involved in an incident
  Victim rescue and recovery

Question 36 of 50

OSHA permits trained and equipped Operations level personnel to perform offensive operations with which material?
  Oxidizers
  Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)
  Non-radioactive solid materials
  None of the above

Question 37 of 50

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

Question 38 of 50

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

Question 39 of 50

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

Question 40 of 50

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

Question 41 of 50

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

Question 42 of 50

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

Question 43 of 50

Which route of entry is through a puncture of the skin?
  Injection
  Insertion
  Absorption
  Perfusion

Question 44 of 50

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

Question 45 of 50

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

Question 46 of 50

Which route of entry includes breathing smoke or gas?
  Respiration
  Inhalation
  Absorption
  Ventilation

Question 47 of 50

There are _____ primary mechanisms of harm presented by hazardous materials.
  5
  6
  3
  4

Question 48 of 50

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

Question 49 of 50

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

Question 50 of 50

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

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