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1

What is normally used for the notification process in a
chemical plant?

On-site public address system

2

What is the highest strategic priority for any IC?

Life safety

3

What is the biggest problem the IC manages by addressing site management?

People

4

Locations within what distance of the incident will be
rapidly overtaken by the hazmat?

1000 feet (304 m)

5

Who can be used to secure the perimeter inside the plant when operating on a private facility?

On-site security force

6

What should be the minimum number of alerting methods that should used during a full-scale evacuation?

two

7

Who is normally responsible for performing door-to-door
alerting?

Law enforcement

8

Within what amount of time must the EAS be available to
the President of the United States using normal activation procedures?

10 minutes

9

How many buildings are affected during a limited-scale
evacuation?

One or two

10

How many times more expensive is a full-scale evacuation than sheltering-in-place for the manufacturing sector?

Fifteen

11

How often will the vehicle have to stop to broadcast the
evacuation message when using a public address system on an emergency vehicle?

1000 feet (304 m)

12

1000 feet (304 m)

0.5 air exchanges per hour

13

In which situation is sheltering most effective?

Fast-moving toxic vapor cloud

14

How many people are estimated to have evacuated Manhattan
Island on 9/11?

300,000 to 1 million

15

Which of the following is NOT an appropriate action when protecting-in-place?

Turn HVAC systems to recycle

16

What should always be tested for when a sick building is
suspected?

Carbon monoxide

17

What creates concern when a person has been evacuated?

Lack of information

18

What will continue to arise when the IC launches into
tactical operations without first addressing basic site
management tasks?

Safety issues

19

What should be the first point of control when confronted
with an incident inside a structure?

Points of entry

20

What is the isolation perimeter between?

General public and cold zone

21

At which location are people a majority of the time on an
average day?

Home

22

Which of the following is NOT what you would expect when you encounter sick building syndrome?

Many people throughout the building with symptoms

23

How much breathing air is typically in the cylinders of
the Emergency Breathing Apparatus?

5 to 10 minutes

24

What unit should assume command initially at the hazmat
incident?

First arriving

25

What is the minimum number of people that each member is being observed by in the Hot Zone?

one

26

What is the only practical and cost-effective way of
moving large numbers of people with critical
transportation needs?

Commercial motor coaches

27

What may be the most prudent course of action for
short-term releases?

Protect-in-place

28

Which statement about the command functions during the establishment of command by the first-arriving officer is NOT correct?

Select a movable location for the ICP

29

What zone should the emergency responders supporting the tactical hazmat response operation be located?

Warm and cold

30

Where is the most ideal way to approach the hazmat
incident scene?

Uphill and upwind