HAZMAT Awareness Practice Test

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HAZMAT Awareness Practice Test - Quiz

Hey, check out this 'Hazmat awareness practice test' that we've created here below. If you are preparing for the compliant awareness level certification exam, then this quiz will be perfect for you. Here, you'll get to test your understanding about this topic. So, give this quiz a try and see how you perform. If your end score is more than 70%, it means that you've passed this test. Let's get started then. Wishing you best of luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The NFPA Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents is:
    • A. 

      NFPA 1472

    • B. 

      NFPA 472

    • C. 

      NFPA 471

    • D. 

      NFPA 1471

  • 2. 
    The terms Hazardous Materials and Dangerous Goods can be considered one in the same.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What resources can you use to find the names associated with the UN numbers in transportation ?
    • A. 

      Emergency Response Guide

    • B. 

      MSDS

    • C. 

      NFPA 704 symbol

    • D. 

      Ingredients list

  • 4. 
      Hazardous materials cannot be found in residential buildings
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 5. 
    The two types of potential hazards found in each guide of the Emergency Response Guidebook are:
    • A. 

      Reactivity & explosion

    • B. 

      Spill & leak

    • C. 

      Health and fire/explosion

    • D. 

      Airborne contamination potential & reactivity to light

  • 6. 
     Where would you find the NFPA 704 placard
    • A. 

      Rail cars

    • B. 

      Fixed facilities

    • C. 

      Radiation shipments

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 7. 
    The NFPA 704 symbol consists of the colours
    • A. 

      Red, blue, yellow, white

    • B. 

      Red, green, yellow, blue

    • C. 

      Orange, blue, white, green

    • D. 

      Black, red, white, yellow

  • 8. 
     On the NFPA 704 symbol the colour blue indicates
    • A. 

      Flammability

    • B. 

      Health

    • C. 

      Special hazards

    • D. 

      Reactivity

  • 9. 
    On the NFPA 704 symbol the number 3 in the red, blue or yellow section would indicate
    • A. 

      Serious type hazard

    • B. 

      Severe type hazard

    • C. 

      Immediate hazard

    • D. 

      No hazard

  • 10. 
     MSDS sheets have 9 sections in Canada and 16 in the United States
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
     A dangerous cargo manifest can be found with the
    • A. 

      Owner of Building

    • B. 

      Owner of Vehicle

    • C. 

      Truck Driver

    • D. 

      Pilot

  • 12. 
    What are other clues that may indicate hazardous materials
    • A. 

      Sight

    • B. 

      Sound

    • C. 

      Odours

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
     Using your senses to determine hazardous materials is the initial method when arriving on scene as they are always accurate and last a long time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Possible locations for criminal or terrorist targets  
    • A. 

      industrial areas

    • B. 

      Rail yards

    • C. 

      Public places of assembly

    • D. 

      Option all the above

  • 15. 
    One of the roles of the first responder at the awareness level during a Haz Mat incident is to:
    • A. 

      Plug the leak

    • B. 

      Operate remote shut off

    • C. 

      Isolate the area

    • D. 

      Dike the spill

  • 16. 
    During a fire inspection, you extinguishing a small fire in an unoccupied house you discover the presence of chemicals and lab equipment.  According to statistics, the most likely illegal activity occurring is:
    • A. 

      Bomb making

    • B. 

      Warfare agent research

    • C. 

      Terrorism agent production

    • D. 

      Drug making

  • 17. 
    The adjacent Placard affixed to the tractor trailer indicates that Gasoline is being hauled.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The adjacent symbol is the universal symbol for Radioactivity
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A type of gas that can be extremely toxic and is considered by the DOT to be a hazardous material is a(n):
    • A. 

      Poison gas

    • B. 

      Pressurized gas

    • C. 

      Inorganic gas

    • D. 

      Inert gas

  • 20. 
    The adjacent NFPA Hazard Symbol is considered a Hazardous Material by the attached NFPA  Label.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The DOT Hazard Class 2 includes:
    • A. 

      Non-flammable, non toxic gasses

    • B. 

      Flammable solids

    • C. 

      Poison liquids

    • D. 

      Corrosive poisons

  • 22. 
    The adjacent symbols represents Organic Peroxides
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The steps that are taken to preserve the health and safety of emergency responders and the public during an incident involving releases of hazardous materials are called protective actions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The adjacent symbols represents Corrosive & Flammable Liquid cargo aboard tanker
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The number 1 in the yellow quadrant of the NFPA 704 System indicates a low reactivity hazard
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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