4b051 Bioenvironmental Engineering Journeyman CDC Ure Questions Vol. 3

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  • 1. 
    Anthrax is an example of which biohazardous agent?
    • A. 

      Fungi.

    • B. 

      Prions.

    • C. 

      Bacteria.

    • D. 

      Arboviruses.

  • 2. 
    A period that can last for days, weeks, or months, when a biological threat can be transmitted from person to person is known as
    • A. 

      Resistance.

    • B. 

      Contagiousness.

    • C. 

      Incubation period.

    • D. 

      Communicability period.

  • 3. 
     Which microorganism is totally dependent on its hosts for replication?
    • A. 

      Virus.

    • B. 

      Bacteria.

    • C. 

      Eukaryotes.

    • D. 

      Prokaryotes.

  • 4. 
     Which is an inefficient delivery system for biological warfare agents?
    • A. 

      Boats.

    • B. 

      Aircraft.

    • C. 

      Truck equipped with sprayers.

    • D. 

      Conventional explosive munitions.

  • 5. 
    Which type of control typically attacks the chain of infection at the means of transmission or susceptible host?
    • A. 

      Engineering.

    • B. 

      Administrative.

    • C. 

      Shelter in place.

    • D. 

      Collective protection.

  • 6. 
     In a biologically contaminated environment, which biological health threat control would enable personnel to work or gain rest and relief without wearing individual protective equipment?
    • A. 

      Administrative.

    • B. 

      Shelter-in-place.

    • C. 

      Collective protective system.

    • D. 

      Ventilated biological cabinets.

  • 7. 
    What is the goal of biological control measures?
    • A. 

      Change personnel behaviors.

    • B. 

      Break the chain of infection.

    • C. 

      Eliminate the chain of infection.

    • D. 

      Implement the use of personal protective equipment.

  • 8. 
    Which is an example of an engineering control?
    • A. 

      Chemoprophylaxis.

    • B. 

      Isolation/quarantine.

    • C. 

      Use of standard precautions.

    • D. 

      Disinfection of drinking water.

  • 9. 
    What is the gaseous form of a substance that is a liquid or solid at normal room temperature and pressure?
    • A. 

      Fume.

    • B. 

      Vapor.

    • C. 

      Aerosol.

    • D. 

      Pure gas.

  • 10. 
    All are reasons why solubility is important in understanding the potential hazard of a solvent except that it affects the
    • A. 

      Absorption of the substance into the body.

    • B. 

      Storage of the substance in various tissues.

    • C. 

      Target organs and the rate at which they are damaged.

    • D. 

      Distribution of the substance throughout the body.

  • 11. 
    If you wanted to know the signs and symptoms of exposure to a chemical product, what part of the material safety data sheet (MSDS) would you review?
    • A. 

      Hazards Identification.

    • B. 

      Physical and Chemical Properties.

    • C. 

      Composition/Information on Ingredients.

    • D. 

      Exposure Controls and Personal Protection.

  • 12. 
    If a material safety data sheet (MSDS) is not provided with the initial shipment of a hazardous material, who must request it?
    • A. 

      Public Health.

    • B. 

      Ground Safety.

    • C. 

      Workplace using the product.

    • D. 

      Bioenvironmental Engineering.

  • 13. 
    What document would specifically address actions that must be taken for regulated chemicals considered very hazardous?
    • A. 

      Substance specific standard.

    • B. 

      Hazard Communication standard.

    • C. 

      Workplace hazardous chemical inventory.

    • D. 

      Hazardous material vulnerability assessment.

  • 14. 
    In which publication will you find a majority of substance specific standards that you will deal with?
    • A. 

      AFOSH Standard 91-68, Chemical Safety.

    • B. 

      29 CFR 1910.1200, Hazard Communication.

    • C. 

      OSHA’s Construction Standard (1926 series).

    • D. 

      OSHA General Industry Standard (1910 series).

  • 15. 
    What did Congress enact in response to concerns regarding the environmental and safety hazards posed by the storage and handling of toxic chemicals?
    • A. 

      State Emergency Response Commission.

    • B. 

      Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act.

    • C. 

      Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act.

    • D. 

      Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act.

  • 16. 
    All of the following characteristics make toxic industrial chemicals and toxic industrial materials attractive improvised weapons except which one?
    • A. 

      Very large quantities.

    • B. 

      Modes of transportation.

    • C. 

      Inability to safeguard against.

    • D. 

      Potential to cause illness/injury.

  • 17. 
    If a toxic industrial chemicals and toxic industrial materials vulnerability assessment final report identifies and associates a vulnerability to a specific US military site, it must receive what classification?
    • A. 

      TOP SECRET.

    • B. 

      CONFIDENTIAL or SECRET.

    • C. 

      FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY.

    • D. 

      UNCLASSIFIED.

  • 18. 
    When identifying toxic industrial chemicals and toxic industrial materials in the vicinity of an installation, you should evaluate facilities within
    • A. 

      5 miles of the installation.

    • B. 

      10 miles of the installation.

    • C. 

      15 miles of the installation.

    • D. 

      20 miles of the installation.

  • 19. 
    What method of dermal monitoring can include collecting and analyzing the clothing worn by the worker?
    • A. 

      Direct.

    • B. 

      Indirect.

    • C. 

      Chemical.

    • D. 

      Screening.

  • 20. 
    Chlorine has a vapor density of 2.47. When identifying inhalation hazards, you would use this vapor density to infer that high concentrations of chlorine would
    • A. 

      Evaporate slowly.

    • B. 

      Evaporate quickly.

    • C. 

      Rise into the air.

    • D. 

      Sink to the ground.

  • 21. 
    Which control removes the hazard from the work area?
    • A. 

      Substitution.

    • B. 

      Administrative.

    • C. 

      Worker rotation.

    • D. 

      Personal protective equipment.

  • 22. 
    Air monitoring devices are a form of what kind of control?
    • A. 

      Engineering.

    • B. 

      Ventilation.

    • C. 

      Administrative.

    • D. 

      Personal protective equipment.

  • 23. 
    Your sampling determines workers are exposed to hazardous chemicals which exceed allowable exposure limits. If stated in the relevant standard, what should be established?
    • A. 

      Regulated area.

    • B. 

      Restricted area.

    • C. 

      Remediation area.

    • D. 

      Requirements area.

  • 24. 
    What is one of the main components you must include in the Hazard Communications (HAZCOM) Program?
    • A. 

      A point of contact for HAZMAT (hazardous material.

    • B. 

      An inventory of hazardous chemical.

    • C. 

      A listing of controls for each hazard.

    • D. 

      A tracking system for hazardous materials.

  • 25. 
    Which is an important aspect of the employee hazard communication (HAZCOM) program?
    • A. 

      Employees are aware of their shop category.

    • B. 

      Employees know how to request hazardous chemicals.

    • C. 

      Chemical inventories are kept accurate and complete.

    • D. 

      Employees know how to use chemical hazard information.

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