Chapter 39: Chapter Test

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Concerning the threat of nuclear devices used in terrorist? attacks, which of the following is MOST likely to be used in such an? attack?
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Sabotage of facilities for nuclear research
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Dangerous organisms that can grow in a variety of environments and are capable of producing toxic substances are known? as:
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bacteria.
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You are on the scene of a probable terrorist attack with several other? agencies, both local and federal. In order to operate in an efficient? manner, all agencies should follow? the:
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Incident Command System.
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Three methods for minimizing exposure to harmful incidents? are:
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?time, distance, and shielding.
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Biological warfare is MOST effective when the agent can gain access through which of the following? routes?
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Respiratory tract
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Which of the following chemical agents prohibits the use of oxygen in the? cells?
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Cyanide
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Which of the following does NOT have an impact on the behavior of a chemical in a? mass-casualty incident?
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Whether it was an intentional or accidental exposure
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A terrorist incident may have features in common with which of the following types of? incidents?
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All of the above
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Dangerous organisms that grow inside of living cells and reproduce are known? as:
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viruses
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Which of the following is NOT generally recognized as a form of terrorist? incident?
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Harassment
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Someone who has more hair than average on his body is at a higher risk than someone with less hair to be exposed to a toxin by which of the following? routes?
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Absorption
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Standard management of a chemical burn caused by a terrorist incident? includes:
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irrigating vigorously with cool water.
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The formula dose multiplied by time represents which of the? following?
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Exposure
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Which of the following types of radiation emits the most powerful? rays?
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Gamma
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Primary injuries from a blast? include:
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lung injuries.
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Terrorist incidents typically involve all of the following agents except?:
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allergens.
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Which of the following is NOT a consideration in the general protection against agents used in terrorist? attacks?
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Immunization
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Tertiary injuries from a blast? include:
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extremity fractures.
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Which of the following is NOT traditionally a responsibility of an EMT on the scene of a hazardous materials incident caused by? terrorism?
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Containment and control
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Which two types of terrorism does the Federal Bureau of Investigation define as occurring in the United? States?
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Domestic and international
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A type of harm that you may be exposed to as an EMT responding to a terrorist incident that is characterized by a resulting? post-traumatic stress disorder? (PSTD) is typically called? a(n):
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psychological harm.
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Which of the following is a type of chemical? weapon?
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Vesicants
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The best way for a terrorist to weaponize and disseminate a chemical nerve agent exposing a large number of people would be? to:
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steal a truck that sprays for mosquitos and aerosolize the nerve agent into a crowded subdivision.
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You are on an ambulance responding to a? mass-casualty incident at a shopping mall on a warm Saturday afternoon. En? route, you listen to the incident commander broadcast information to dispatch and all inbound units about 20 patients complaining of respiratory difficulty and a burning sensation in their eyes. Your suspicions of a potential terrorist incident are the result? of:
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the type of event.
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An oxygen level of? ________ is required for normal breathing.
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?19.5%
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Two elements that differentiate a hazardous materials incident from a terrorist incident? are:
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crime scene considerations and targeting responders.
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Which of the following methods of decontamination is NOT usually a prehospital activity during a terrorism? incident?
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Neutralization
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The current trend in international terrorism is that it tends to be motivated by which of the? following?
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Religion
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The extent of radiation depends on which of the following? factors?
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All of the above
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Which of the following may be a clue that an incident is the result of terrorist? violence?
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All of the above
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The type of radiation that requires lead shielding for your protection? is:
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gamma
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Secondary injuries from a blast most likely? include:
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impaled objects
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Which of the following BEST defines domestic terrorism??
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Small group of people directing violent acts at the population or government without foreign influence
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Which of the following features increases the appeal of an infectious agent for use in terrorist? attacks?
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High infectivity
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You arrive on the scene of an unknown emergency. As you scan the surrounding? area, you notice a large number of people wearing unique armbands and shouting? anti-government comments though you are not aware of any public gathering scheduled for today. Your suspicions of a potential terrorist incident are the result? of:
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?on-scene warning signs.
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Which of the following animals is the direct source of exposure of the bacterium that causes the plague to? humans?
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Fleas
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An outbreak of which of the following illnesses would be LEAST likely to occur? naturally?
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Anthrax
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Anthrax can infect an individual through which of the following routes of? exposure?
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All of the above
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Which of the following is a consideration when responding to a terrorist? incident?
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All of the above

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