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Please read each question and select your answer from the choices provided. You must complete all of the questions in order to view your results. At the end of each exam, you have the option to e-mail your results to your instructor.


1:  What does the E stand for in EPA?
A: Elective
B: Educational
C: Enforcement
D: Environmental

2:  What is one organization that produces consensus-based standards that address hazardous materials?
A: USAMRID
B: NFPA
C: USFA
D: FSTC

3:  Which government agency enforces and publishes laws and regulations that govern the transportation of goods by highways, rail, air, and in some cases, marine transport?
A: DOT
B: OSHA
C: BATF
D: CERCLA

4:  What does the S stand for in SARA?
A: Superfund
B: Scientific
C: Special
D: Salvage

5:  What is one warning regarding hazardous materials operations?
A: Don?t do it if you haven?t done it before.
B: Act fast, think faster.
C: At hazardous materials incidents, don?t rely on the command structure.
D: Don?t do it if you?re not trained to do it.

6:  What does the S stand for in OSHA?
A: Safety
B: Shipping
C: Standard
D: State

7:  What government agency regulates and governs issues relating to hazardous materials in the environment?
A: DOT
B: USFA
C: IFSAC
D: EPA

8:  What does the first S stand for in MSDS?
A: Select
B: Safety
C: Symptoms
D: Standard

9:  What is the goal of the fire fighter at a hazardous materials incident?
A: To follow orders competently when in agreement with them
B: To favorably change the outcome of the incident
C: To think and act as the incident commander would
D: To prevent it from becoming worse, nothing more

10:  In general, which type of incident is more complicated ? a structure fire or a hazardous materials situation?
A: A structure fire
B: A hazardous materials situation
C: A structure fire, by far
D: They are about equally complicated

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