Fire Inspection & Code Enforcement Chapts. 14&15

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  • 1. 
    Which is NOT a task usually performed by inspectors at facilities that contain hazardous materials?
    • A. 

      Enforce appropriate hazardous materials codes or ordinances

    • B. 

      Correctly recognize and interpret hazardous materials placards

    • C. 

      Effectively test hazardous materials sites for proper levels and applications

  • 2. 
    Which re:  the storage of hazardous materials is NOT accurate?
    • A. 

      Inspectors are not concerned with the storage of hazardous materials

    • B. 

      Medical facilities may store significant quantities of hazardous materials

    • C. 

      Residential occupancies are exempt from dangers created by hazardous materials

  • 3. 
    Which procedure should be followed to prevent flammable or combustible liquids from igniting?
    • A. 

      Store liquids in open containers

    • B. 

      Exclude any inert gas from the atmosphere

    • C. 

      Provide ventilation to prevent vapors from reaching their flammable ranges

  • 4. 
    What is the term for the minimum temperature at which a liquid fuel releases sufficient vapors to form an ignitable mixture with the air near the liquid's surface?
    • A. 

      Flash point

    • B. 

      Vapor density

    • C. 

      Lower flammable limit

  • 5. 
    Flammable liquids have a flash point:
    • A. 

      Below 100*F

    • B. 

      Above 100*F

    • C. 

      Above 212*F

  • 6. 
    Combustible liquids have a flash point:
    • A. 

      Below 100*F

    • B. 

      Above 100*F

    • C. 

      Above 212*F

  • 7. 
    Which materials exist as gases when pressurized within a container?
    • A. 

      Liquefied gases

    • B. 

      Cryogenic gases

    • C. 

      Compressed gases

  • 8. 
    Cryogenic liquids have a boiling point of:
    • A. 

      -130*F

    • B. 

      -100*F

    • C. 

      0*F

  • 9. 
    Which is a common cryogenic liquid?
    • A. 

      Argon

    • B. 

      Cyanide

    • C. 

      Benzene

  • 10. 
    Greatest hazard associated with cryogenic liquids?
    • A. 

      They are an asphyxiation hazard

    • B. 

      They are toxic if in contact with skin

    • C. 

      They can inflict severe burns due to extremely low temperatures

  • 11. 
    Which materials have the potential to self-heat when they come in contact with air?
    • A. 

      Flammable liquids

    • B. 

      Pryophoric materials

    • C. 

      Self-heating materials

  • 12. 
    Which term is defined as the concentration of a given toxic material that generally may be tolerated without ill effects?
    • A. 

      Threshold limit value (TLV)

    • B. 

      Upper flammable limit (UFL)

    • C. 

      Toxic inhalation hazard (TIH)

  • 13. 
    Which term refers to the effects caused by a single dose or exposure to a toxic material?
    • A. 

      Lethal dose

    • B. 

      Acute toxicity

    • C. 

      Lethal concentration

  • 14. 
    When exposed to heat, oxidizers:
    • A. 

      Multiply

    • B. 

      Decompose

    • C. 

      Release carbon dioxide

  • 15. 
    Type of ionizing radiation is fast moving charged electrons that have greater penetrating ability than alpha radiation?
    • A. 

      Beta

    • B. 

      X-ray

    • C. 

      Gamma

  • 16. 
    Department of Transportation DOT explosives classification includes explosives that have a projection hazard but not a mass explosion hazard?
    • A. 

      Division 1.2

    • B. 

      Division 1.2

    • C. 

      Division 1.3

  • 17. 
    Safety data sheets SDS's provide all EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Routes of exposure

    • B. 

      Hazardous ingredients

    • C. 

      Fire fighting measures

  • 18. 
    Which UN hazard class includes toxic and infectious substances?
    • A. 

      Class 4

    • B. 

      Class 5

    • C. 

      Class 6

  • 19. 
    UN identification numbers are found in the ______ bordered pages of the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG).
    • A. 

      Blue

    • B. 

      Yellow

    • C. 

      Green

  • 20. 
    DOT labels are:
    • A. 

      Triangular

    • B. 

      Rectangular

    • C. 

      Diamond shaped

  • 21. 
    Signal word for manufacturer's labels indicates moderate hazards that have significant health effects?
    • A. 

      Danger

    • B. 

      Poison

    • C. 

      Warning

  • 22. 
    Re:  military markings is MOST accurate?
    • A. 

      Military markings are uniform

    • B. 

      Military markings are required on all vehicles and facilities

    • C. 

      Some military markings may not be marked due to security reasons

  • 23. 
    NFPA 704 relates health ratings on a ______ background.
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Blue

    • C. 

      Yellow

  • 24. 
    Special hazards are located at the ____ position on NFPA 704 markings.
    • A. 

      Three o-clock

    • B. 

      Six o-clock

    • C. 

      Nine o-clock

  • 25. 
    Which guidebook developed for use by fire & emergency services personnel who may be the first to arrive at the scene of an incident involving hazardous materials?
    • A. 

      Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG)

    • B. 

      NOISH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

    • C. 

      Hazardous Materials Guide for First Responders

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