Hazardous Materials: Overview

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  1. Approximately how many chemicals are registered for commercial use in the United States?
    80,000
  2. Hazardous waste can be a mixture of several chemicals. What is it called?
    A. Slurry
    B. Compound
    C. Solution
    D. Hybrid substance
    D. Hybrid substance
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. What level of hazardous materials training enables fire fighters to recognize a potential hazardous materials incident, isolate and deny entry to other responders and the public, evacuate persons in danger, and take defensive action such as shutting off valves and protecting drains without
    having contact with the product?
    Operations level
  4. The hazardous materials officer levels assume this minimum level of hazardous materials training.
    Operations level
  5. In general, which type of incident moves faster, a structure fire or a hazardous materials situation?
    A structure fire
  6. In reality, when does the response to a hazardous materials incident begin?
    A. Not until everyone is assembled onsite and the planning and evaluation process has been completed
    B. Not until the first hazardous materials-trained person arrives on the scene
    C.When the first call is received by the communications center or other agency of
    notification
    D. With training, learning about the regulations and agencies involved, and finding out about potential hazards in the jurisdiction
    D. With training, learning about the regulations and agencies involved, and finding out about potential hazards in the jurisdiction
  7. Incident planning should focus on both the real threats that exist in the department’s community and:
    A. the real threats that exist in adjacent communities the department might assist.
    B. model threats, which exercise all the available resources in a standard set of
    C. threats that are not real today, but may become real as technology changes.
    circumstances.
    D. random threats; always expect the unexpected, especially with the terrorism concerns of the new millennium.
    A. the real threats that exist in adjacent communities the department might assist.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. The DOT definition of hazardous materials specifies that the material in question poses an unreasonable hazard to certain named entities under one
    condition. What is the condition?
    A. It is impinged upon or threatened by fire.
    B. It is chemically reactive with air.
    C. It is toxic.
    D. It is not properly controlled.
    D. It is not properly controlled.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. The bulk of the new chemicals introduced each year fall into one of three categories, two of which are industrial chemicals and household cleaners. What is the third?
    A. Lawn care products
    B. Medicines
    C. Military products
    D. Fire suppression agents
    A. Lawn care products
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Who or what is the liaison between local and state levels of authority?
    State emergency response commission
  11. What federal agency regulates and governs issues related to hazardous materials in the environment?
    EPA
  12. The hazard class associated with an orange DOT placard is:
    Explosive
  13. In the NFPA 704 system, the diamond-shaped symbol used for reactivity is colored:
    Yellow
  14. Identify which of the following is not a correct FRA action:
    A)Establish Command
    B)Assess vulnerable population
    C)Isolate the hazard
    D)Begin offensive tactics to handle incident
    D)Begin offensive tactics to handle incident
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. The NFPA 704 diamond has four sections which are blue, red, yellow and white for marking buildings containing hazardous material. They represent:
    • Health
    • Flammability
    • Reactivity
    • SpecialHazard
  16. If using water to extinguish a fire involving pesticides or a poison incident, responders must consider:
    run-offcontamination
  17. What is the title of the “shipping paper” used in highway transportation?
    Bill of Lading / Freight Bill
  18. What is the title of the “shipping paper” used in rail transportation?
    Consist and/ or Waybill
  19. Using your senses of sight, sound, and odor, which is an indication that a hazardous material might be involved?
    A)The wind changed direction
    B)You smell oil
    C)Steam is coming from a radiator
    D)A victim collapsed in a confined space
    D)A victim collapsed in a confined space
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. You are dispatched to an unknown powder, possibly Anthrax, at a Post Office. This is a ______ incident:
    A) Biological
    B) Chemical
    C) Radiological
    A) Biological
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. Which shipping paper entry listed below signals the presence of a hazard material?
    A) (COD)
    B)(TIH) Toxic Inhalation hazard
    C)Ship To:
    D)Freight Charges Terms
    B)(TIH) Toxic Inhalation hazard
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. On a shipping paper (PG) I, indicates the?
    a)Medium Danger of packing group
    b)Minor Danger of packing group
    c)First Package to be delivered
    d) Great Danger of packing group
    • d) Great Danger of packing group

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