HAZMAT Ch 2

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 86

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HAZMAT Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the specific gravity of water?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      0

  • 2. 
    What is an etiological agent?
    • A. 

      A biohazard agent causing illness or death

    • B. 

      A substance that gives off radiation

    • C. 

      A dangerous material registered with the EPA

    • D. 

      A substance that can cause harm to humans

  • 3. 
    What is secondary contamination?
    • A. 

      Contamination with a Class II substance or radioactivity

    • B. 

      Contamination with small amounts that do not cause harm

    • C. 

      Contact with another benign substance

    • D. 

      A contaminated person or object contaminating someone else, such as a rescuer

  • 4. 
    What is it called when there is too much fuel in a fuel/air mixture?
    • A. 

      Too lean

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Too rich

    • D. 

      Saturated

  • 5. 
    When the letters LD or LC are followed by a number, what does that number indicate?
    • A. 

      The average short-term exposure limit

    • B. 

      The percentage of test subjects that will die when exposed to a specified amount

    • C. 

      The lethal amount for all subjets of a specific test group

    • D. 

      The average permissible exposure limit

  • 6. 
    What is the process by which chemicals enter the body through the gastrointestinal tract?
    • A. 

      Absorption

    • B. 

      Ingestion

    • C. 

      Injection

    • D. 

      Inhalation

  • 7. 
    What is the process by which toxic substances are brought into the body throught the respiratory system?
    • A. 

      Absorption

    • B. 

      Ingestion

    • C. 

      Injection

    • D. 

      Inhalation

  • 8. 
    What is one toxic chemical found in most smoke caused by fire?
    • A. 

      Sodium

    • B. 

      Xenon

    • C. 

      Cyanide

    • D. 

      Acetic Acid

  • 9. 
    What will happen if water is applied to sulfuric acid?
    • A. 

      Popping and Spattering

    • B. 

      Production of chlorine gas

    • C. 

      They will seperate

    • D. 

      Intense burning

  • 10. 
    What is the approximate flash point of diesel fuel?
    • A. 

      120* F

    • B. 

      240* F

    • C. 

      360* F

    • D. 

      485* F