HAZMAT Big Test 1

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HAZMAT Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What would be a typical pressure reading, in psi, on a standard oxygen cylinder used in the medical field?
    • A. 

      20,000

    • B. 

      2,000

    • C. 

      200

    • D. 

      20

  • 2. 
    Which term refers to all of the information that is gathered and used by an investigator to determine the cause of an incident?
    • A. 

      Evidence

    • B. 

      Cause

    • C. 

      Proof

    • D. 

      Documentation

  • 3. 
    Packing radioactive material around an explosive device creates what is known as a ______ bomb
    • A. 

      Rad

    • B. 

      Truck

    • C. 

      Dirty

    • D. 

      Neutron

  • 4. 
    Which has investigative authority for any intentional release or attack involving hazardous materials or a WMD?
    • A. 

      Environmental Protection Agency

    • B. 

      Departement of Defense

    • C. 

      Department of Homeland Security

    • D. 

      Federal Bureau of Investigation

  • 5. 
    Rusting is an example of what type of change?
    • A. 

      Chemical

    • B. 

      Physical

    • C. 

      Mechanical

    • D. 

      Combustive

  • 6. 
    To whom do individuals on the command staff directly report?
    • A. 

      The staging manager

    • B. 

      The operations section chief

    • C. 

      The planning director

    • D. 

      The Incident Commander

  • 7. 
    What is the DOT hazard class for explosives?
    • A. 

      Class 1

    • B. 

      Class 2

    • C. 

      Class 3

    • D. 

      Class 4

  • 8. 
    The DOT defines a hazardous materials as one that poses an unreasonable risk when:
    • A. 

      It is being transported

    • B. 

      It is not properly contained or stored.

    • C. 

      It is used in a reasonable, controlled manner

    • D. 

      It is exposed to common environmental conditions

  • 9. 
    Which level of  protective equipment permits the use of an air-purifying respirator?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 10. 
    Standard firefighting turnouts provide some protection against which forms of radiation?
    • A. 

      Alpha only

    • B. 

      Alpha and beta

    • C. 

      Gamma Only

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Are intermodal tanks shipping or storage vehicles?
    • A. 

      Neither

    • B. 

      Shipping

    • C. 

      Storage

    • D. 

      Both

  • 12. 
    _______ is to liquids as vapor density is to gases.
    • A. 

      Specific gravity

    • B. 

      Volatility

    • C. 

      Viscosity

    • D. 

      Molecular weight

  • 13. 
    Which is a type of radiation?
    • A. 

      Omega

    • B. 

      Delta

    • C. 

      Alpha

    • D. 

      Theta

  • 14. 
    Which method of decontamination consists primarily of removing all PPE and placing it directly into bags for disposal?
    • A. 

      Gross

    • B. 

      Dry

    • C. 

      Secondary

    • D. 

      Informal

  • 15. 
    Which function should occur in the warm zone?
    • A. 

      Command post

    • B. 

      Decontamination Corridor

    • C. 

      Triage area

    • D. 

      Staging area

  • 16. 
    A Level B protective ensemble consists of:
    • A. 

      Full turnouts with SCBA

    • B. 

      Liquid splash protection and SCBA

    • C. 

      Ordinary work uniform and an APR or PAPR

    • D. 

      Vapor protection

  • 17. 
    You have responded to a hazardous materials incident involving a substance that has been positively identified. It is determined that an air-purifying respirator is effective with this substance and that it does not present a hazard to exposed skin. What is the miniimum level of PPE for this situation?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 18. 
    Ambient air at sea level contains ________% oxygen.
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      19.5

    • C. 

      20.9

    • D. 

      23.5

  • 19. 
    What do large, above-ground, horizontal storage tanks typically hold?
    • A. 

      Nonflammable liquids

    • B. 

      Silica or aluminum grains

    • C. 

      Flammable or combustible liquids

    • D. 

      Liquid foodstuffs, such as milk or juice

  • 20. 
    What federal agency regulates and governs issues related to hazardous materials in the environment?
    • A. 

      OSHA

    • B. 

      DOA

    • C. 

      DOE

    • D. 

      EPA

  • 21. 
    When doffing the Level C chemical-protective clothing ensemble, what is the last piece of equipment removed?
    • A. 

      Suit

    • B. 

      Respirator

    • C. 

      Gloves

    • D. 

      Boots

  • 22. 
    What is the major difference between emergency decontamination and gross decontamination?
    • A. 

      Gross is performed by decontaminatino personnel; emergency is performed by oneself.

    • B. 

      The location where the decontamination procedure is performed

    • C. 

      The duration of the decontamination procedure

    • D. 

      Gross is for responders; emergency is for victims of the incident

  • 23. 
    Pipeline warning signs include a warning symbol, the pipeline owner's name, and a/an:
    • A. 

      UN ID number

    • B. 

      Emergency contact number

    • C. 

      ERG guide member

    • D. 

      Hazard statement

  • 24. 
    Once you have determined that a substance is leaking from a container, what should you do next?
    • A. 

      Isolate the material

    • B. 

      Identify the material

    • C. 

      Contain the spill

    • D. 

      Consult the ERG

  • 25. 
    What type of radiation packaging provides the least protection?
    • A. 

      Type A

    • B. 

      Type B

    • C. 

      Type C

    • D. 

      Type D