HAZMAT Tech 1 Part 2

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HAZMAT is a word coined from the word hazardous material. A hazardous material is any item or agent, which has the potential to cause harm to humans, animals, or the environment, either by it or through interaction with other factors. How informed are you about these chemicals? Take the simple test and find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    DNA Fluoroscopy identifies specific DNA sequences which enables it to detect and identify different _______ agents
  • 2. 
    Tank car with closures that are typically out of sight under the single protective housing on top of the tanks. Transports flammable, non-flammable, and poisonous gases.
    • A. 

      Cryogenic Tank Cars

    • B. 

      Pressure Tank Cars

    • C. 

      Pneumatically Unloaded Hopper Cars

    • D. 

      Non-Pressure Tank Cars

  • 3. 
    IMO - 102 (IMO Type 2) Portable Tanks are built to withstand working pressures of 25.4-100 psi
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which is an IMO Type 7 Tank?
    • A. 

      Pressure Intermodal Tank

    • B. 

      Cryogenic Intermodal Tank

    • C. 

      Tube Module

    • D. 

      High Pressure Cargo Tank

  • 5. 
    Which is an IMO Type 5 Tank?
    • A. 

      Pressure Intermodal Tank

    • B. 

      Non Pressure Tank

    • C. 

      Cryogenic Intermodal Tank

    • D. 

      Compressed Gas Trailer Tank

  • 6. 
    The roof of this tank actually floats on liquid surface
    • A. 

      Open Floating Roof Tank with Geodesic Dome

    • B. 

      Open Floating Roof Tank

    • C. 

      Covered Floating Roof Tank

    • D. 

      Horizontal Tank

  • 7. 
    Any tank with more than 10% of it's body below the surface is considered an _______ tank
  • 8. 
    The measure of thickness of a liquid, determines how easily it flows. During an incident, this will affect the flow away from a leaking container, expanding the endangered area.
    • A. 

      Volatility

    • B. 

      Viscosity

    • C. 

      Slurry

    • D. 

      Specific Gravity

  • 9. 
    Materials that have at least one multiple bond between two carbon atoms somewhere in the molecule, which causes them to be more hazardous.
    • A. 

      Unsaturated Hydrocarbons

    • B. 

      Saturated Hydrocarbons

    • C. 

      Aromatic Hydrocarbons

    • D. 

      Riot Control Agents

  • 10. 
    The ease with which a liquid or solid can pass into the vapor state is known as it's _______
  • 11. 
    Any process where relatively small molecules called monomers, combine chemically to produce a very large chainlike or network molecule is called ______
  • 12. 
    Spontaneous emission of ionizing radiation as a consequence of a nuclear reaction, or directly from the breakdown of an unstable nucleus us known as
    • A. 

      Polymerization

    • B. 

      Radiation

    • C. 

      Gamma Rays

    • D. 

      Oxidation Potential

  • 13. 
    A chemicals ability to remain in the environment is known as
  • 14. 
    Materials that decompose spontaneously, polymerize, or otherwise self-react are considered _____
  • 15. 
    These cause respiratory distress and copious tearing that incapacitate a victim.
    • A. 

      Irritants

    • B. 

      Neurotoxins

    • C. 

      Hepatoxins

    • D. 

      Nephrotoxins

  • 16. 
    The minimum temperature at which a material gives off vapor in sufficient concentrations to form an ignitable mixture with air and will not continue to burn.
    • A. 

      Flashpoint

    • B. 

      Fire point

    • C. 

      Critical Temperature

    • D. 

      Critical Pressure

  • 17. 
    These sensors translate the changes in the concentration of gaseous chemical species into electrical signals
    • A. 

      Gamma Spectrometer

    • B. 

      Metal Oxide Sensor

    • C. 

      Photoionization Detectors

    • D. 

      PH Meters

  • 18. 
    The latency between exposure to a pathogen and the onset of its symptoms is known as the ________
  • 19. 
    Virulence refers to
    • A. 

      How ill someone may become

    • B. 

      The toxic level of a material

    • C. 

      The acidity of a material

    • D. 

      The ability to go from solid to gas without first becoming a liquid

  • 20. 
    Instantly detects common chemical agents in the atmosphere or surface liquid
    • A. 

      PH Paper

    • B. 

      Test Strips

    • C. 

      Reagents

    • D. 

      Oxygen Meter

  • 21. 
    Ion Mobility Spectroscopy cannot result in false-positives
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The measurement "rem" stands for ______
  • 23. 
    The separation of a substance into two or more simpler substances, due to heat or a chemical process is known as
  • 24. 
    A phenomenon that occurs during the rapid release of a liquefied gas that causes it to temporarily remain in a liquid state through rapid cooling.
    • A. 

      Auto-refrigeration

    • B. 

      Slurry

    • C. 

      Volatility

    • D. 

      Polymerization

  • 25. 
    Positively charged particle emitted by some radioactive materials and is not considered dangerous unless ingested. Can travel a distance of 3 inches.
    • A. 

      Beta Particle

    • B. 

      Neutron Particle

    • C. 

      Alpha Particle

    • D. 

      Gamma Particle

  • 26. 
    Substances composed of matter that is not animal or vegetable, not having the organized structure of living things, is considered
  • 27. 
    The concentration of a solution. The degree of ionization of an acid or base in water.
    • A. 

      Concentration

    • B. 

      Strength

    • C. 

      PH Meter

    • D. 

      Virulence

  • 28. 
    Causes the death of 50% of a group of test animals exposed to it by any route other than inhalation.
    • A. 

      LD50

    • B. 

      LC50

    • C. 

      Dose

    • D. 

      Concentration

  • 29. 
    The characteristic form of a material at AMBIENT TEMPERATURE.
  • 30. 
    Substances that interfere with the central nervous system are known as_____
  • 31. 
    Extremely toxic agents with symptoms that appear in minutes, hours or days are known as_______
  • 32. 
    The maximum concentration to which a healthy adult can be exposed without risk of injury, and the exposure to higher concentrations should not occur
    • A. 

      Threshold Limit Value Ceiling

    • B. 

      Radiation Absorbed Dose

    • C. 

      LD50

    • D. 

      LC50

  • 33. 
    Materials that contain the benzene "ring". It's greatest hazard is toxicity.
    • A. 

      Aromatic Hydrocarbons

    • B. 

      Saturated Hydrocarbons

    • C. 

      Unsaturated Hydrocarbons

    • D. 

      Vesicants

  • 34. 
    The ability of a substance to change from the solid to the vapor phase without passing through the liquid phase
  • 35. 
    The mixture in which all f the ingredients are completely dissolved is known as the
    • A. 

      Solubility

    • B. 

      Solution

    • C. 

      Slurry

    • D. 

      Physical State

  • 36. 
    Uses water in the most efficient way. Extinguishes through cooling, interting and radiant heat blocking.
    • A. 

      Water Mist System

    • B. 

      Aqueous Film Forming Foam

    • C. 

      Product Control Valves

    • D. 

      Halon System

  • 37. 
    The temperature at which a solid becomes a liquid is known as its
  • 38. 
    The sensitivity of a material to water without the addition of heat or confinement
    • A. 

      Solubility

    • B. 

      Water Reactivity

    • C. 

      Vapor Pressure

    • D. 

      Strength

  • 39. 
    The Label for packages that have been emptied of their contents, but may still contain amounts of radioactive contamination. Less than 0.5 mrem/hour on the outside.
  • 40. 
    Regulatory limits set by OSHA on the amount or concentration of a substance in the AIR during a 8 hour work day, and a 40 hour work week, to which nearly all WORKERS may be repeatedly exposed, day after day, without adverse effects.
    • A. 

      Permissible Exposure Limit

    • B. 

      Radiation Absorbed Dose

    • C. 

      Threshold Limit Value Ceiling

    • D. 

      Critical Pressure

  • 41. 
    Transports corrosive liquids and high density liquids, such as nitric and sulfuric acid. Designed with a circular cross section, and external reinforcing ribs which are often visible. Carries 5000-6000 gallons
    • A. 

      Pressure Tank

    • B. 

      Corrosive Liquid Cargo Tank

    • C. 

      Non-pressure Liquid Cargo Tank

    • D. 

      High Pressure Cargo Tank

  • 42. 
    These measure the acidity or alkalinity of a corrosive material.
  • 43. 
    Able to detect the presence of blister and nerve agents at the same time.
    • A. 

      Surface Acoustical Wave

    • B. 

      Raman Spectroscopy

    • C. 

      Wet Chemistry

    • D. 

      DNA Fluoroscopy

  • 44. 
    A deformation of the container metal that is made from the impact of relatively blunt metal
  • 45. 
    This type of tank car damage found on a pressurized container is considered critical damage
    • A. 

      Dent

    • B. 

      Bulge

    • C. 

      Crack

    • D. 

      Deformation

  • 46. 
    ______ _______ minimizes the hazard to uninvolved tanks, not over 150 ft in diameter
  • 47. 
    The biological reaction caused by the dose in the body. The degree of harm is directly related to the dose (time and amount) and it's impact on bodily functions.
  • 48. 
    Needs to be operable in order to keep the tank from Imploding
    • A. 

      Pressure Relief Device

    • B. 

      Vacuum Relief Devices

    • C. 

      Carbon Dioxide System

    • D. 

      Product Control Valves

  • 49. 
    What is a technician level responder required to do? (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Evaluate Progress

    • B. 

      Terminate the Incident

    • C. 

      Plan the response

    • D. 

      Implement the planned response

    • E. 

      Analyze the incident

    • F. 

      Write policies for OSHA & NFPA regulations

  • 50. 
    When this temperature is reached by some portion of the mass of the ORGANIC PEROXIDE, irreversible decomosition will begin.
    • A. 

      Critical Temperature

    • B. 

      Self Accelerating Decomposition Temperature

    • C. 

      Boiling Point

    • D. 

      Freezing point