HAZMAT Operations Exam Practice Test!

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There are a lot of gasses and liquids that can be dangerous for humans, and to ensure that we do not fall into such dangers, there are people who are trained to handle them. How knowledgeable are you when it comes to hazmat operations and how to handle toxic gasses and liquids? Take up the test below and get to find out. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Cryogenic liquid tank car

    • B. 

      Pressure tank car

    • C. 

      High pressure cargo tank

    • D. 

      Non pressure liquid cargo tank

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Compressed gas tube trailer

    • B. 

      Cryogenic liquid cargo tank

    • C. 

      Cryogenic Liquid Tank Car

    • D. 

      Low pressure chemical tank

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Dry bulk cargo tank

    • B. 

      IM-101 portable tank

    • C. 

      Non pressure tank car without expansion dome

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    • Pressure: 25.4-100 psi.
    • HAZARD class: 3,4,5,6,8
    • Used to carry non-hazardous and hazardous materials/WMD.  Toxic, corrosive, alcohols, pesticides, insecticides, and flammable materials (food grade commodities, liquid fertilizers, resins, sodium cyanide, water treatment chemicals, and whiskey.
    • A. 

      IM-101 portable tank (international: IMO Type 1)

    • B. 

      IM-102 portable tank (international: IMO Type 1)

    • C. 

      Pressure intermodal tank

    • D. 

      Cargo tank

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT a type of fixed storage tank?
    • A. 

      Pressure

    • B. 

      Non-Pressure

    • C. 

      Cryogenic

    • D. 

      Tube

  • 6. 
    An Intermodal container is marked that same as a highway transport vehicle, but has a shippers ID number (3 letter abbreviation followed by the letter "U") and then numbers
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A booby trap is one way someone might try to incapacitate or delay an emergency responder
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A flammable liquid has a flash point lower than 141 deg (F)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Hazard Class 6 includes both Poisonous and Infectious Substance materials
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Hazard Class 7 is
    • A. 

      Radioactive Material

    • B. 

      ORM-D Material

    • C. 

      Elevated Temperature Material

    • D. 

      Flammable Solid Material

  • 11. 
    ORM-D material is one that presents a greater hazard than is classified by any other hazard class
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The following are ways a container can breach except
    • A. 

      Disintegration

    • B. 

      Run-away Crack

    • C. 

      Closure opening up

    • D. 

      Detonation

    • E. 

      Split/tear

    • F. 

      Puncture

  • 13. 
    A container can release it's contents (breach) by all of the following except
    • A. 

      Detonation (explosion of contents)

    • B. 

      Violent rupture (NOT an explosion)

    • C. 

      Oxidizing of hazardous materials

    • D. 

      Rapid relief (safety valve operation/failure)

    • E. 

      Spill or Leak

  • 14. 
    A material that can cause an exposed individual to have a seizure
    • A. 

      Convulsant

    • B. 

      Asphyxiant

    • C. 

      Allergen

    • D. 

      Carcinogen

  • 15. 
    A material that causes cancerous growths in living tissue is
    • A. 

      Convulsant

    • B. 

      Asphyxiant

    • C. 

      Allergen

    • D. 

      Carcinogen

  • 16. 
    A substance that can cause unconsciousness or death by suffocation
    • A. 

      Convulsant

    • B. 

      Asphyxiant

    • C. 

      Allergen

    • D. 

      Carcinogen

  • 17. 
    This type of chemical causes liver damage
    • A. 

      Hepatotoxin

    • B. 

      Nephrotoxin

    • C. 

      Neurotoxin

    • D. 

      Cutaneous

  • 18. 
    This type of chemical causes kidney damage
    • A. 

      Hepatotoxin

    • B. 

      Nephrotoxin

    • C. 

      Neurotoxin

    • D. 

      Cutaneous

  • 19. 
    This type of chemical causes damage to the nervous system
    • A. 

      Hepatotoxin

    • B. 

      Nephrotoxin

    • C. 

      Neurotoxin

    • D. 

      Cutaneous

  • 20. 
    This type of chemical causes damage to the dermal layer of the body
    • A. 

      Hepatotoxin

    • B. 

      Nephrotoxin

    • C. 

      Neurotoxin

    • D. 

      Cutaneous

  • 21. 
    A blood agent will decrease the function of the hemoglobin in the blood
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Cough, tightness in the chest, and shortness of breath are symptoms of
    • A. 

      Asphyxiant agent

    • B. 

      Pulmonary agent

    • C. 

      Blood agent

    • D. 

      Mutagen

  • 23. 
    What are the three basic principles that affect an exposure to external radiation
    • A. 

      Time

    • B. 

      Distance

    • C. 

      Season

    • D. 

      Shielding

  • 24. 
    CHEMTREC will not assist in determining the size of the endangered area of a hazardous materials/WMD incident
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Is contamination that is carried in waste runoff as a by-product of the decontamination process.
    • A. 

      Primary contact contamination

    • B. 

      Secondary contact contamination

    • C. 

      Residual contact contamination

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 26. 
    Which is NOT a type of fixed tank
    • A. 

      Above ground

    • B. 

      Under ground

    • C. 

      Inside of a building

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 27. 
    Container marking that is used for fixed facilities:
    • A. 

      NFPA Standard 704

    • B. 

      DOT placard

    • C. 

      Label

    • D. 

      Pre-emergency planning document

  • 28. 
    Container marking that is used for vehicles or containers:
    • A. 

      NFPA Standard 704

    • B. 

      DOT placard

    • C. 

      Label

    • D. 

      Pre-emergency planning document

  • 29. 
    Container marking that is used for individual packages:
    • A. 

      NFPA Standard 704

    • B. 

      DOT placard

    • C. 

      Label

    • D. 

      Pre-emergency planning document

  • 30. 
    Container marking that is used for tanks at fixed facilities:
    • A. 

      NFPA Standard 704

    • B. 

      DOT placard

    • C. 

      Label

    • D. 

      Pre-emergency planning document

  • 31. 
    A bill of lading is used for Highway transport and rail vehicles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    What indicates that a rail car is NOT owned by the railroad:
    • A. 

      "Z"

    • B. 

      "RR"

    • C. 

      "X"

    • D. 

      "TX"

  • 33. 
    Which of the following is NOT a signal word that is used on a pipeline marker?
    • A. 

      Caution

    • B. 

      Warning

    • C. 

      Danger

    • D. 

      Emergency

  • 34. 
    Check each surrounding condition that should be noted by responders when surveying hazardous materials incidents. (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Accessibility

    • B. 

      Weather Conditions

    • C. 

      Name of Person Who Reported the Incident

    • D. 

      Adjacent Land Use

    • E. 

      Land Use

  • 35. 
    A combustible liquid has a flash point above 200 deg (F).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    Hazard Class 5 is (check all that apply):
    • A. 

      Oxidizers

    • B. 

      Organic Peroxides

    • C. 

      Poisonous Materials

    • D. 

      Spontaneously Combustible Materials