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1. Atropine sulfate and 2-pam chloride are used to treat nerve agent intoxicated patients.

    True
    False
2. All of the nerve agents evaporate at about the same rate as water except for VX.
    True
    False
3. A classic sign of nerve agent exposure is pinpoint pupils.
    True
    False
4. Alpha radiation is an external hazard.
    True
    False
5. The three common types of radiation are alpha, beta, and gamma.
    True
    False
6. Just because people might be exposed to radiation, does not necessarily mean that they are contaminated.
    True
    False
7. Exposure to vapors of a blister/lewisite mixture will result in signs/symptoms within seconds.
    True
    False
8. Suitable respiratory protection is the single most important item of personal protection against exposure to a chemical or biological agent.
    True
    False
9. Medical latex gloves, and firefighter’s fire fighting gloves are suitable protection against exposure to chemical agents.
    True
    False
10. The 2000 Emergency Response Guide (ERG) contains information about chemical weapons.
    True
    False
11. Pneumonic plague and smallpox are contagious diseases.
    True
    False
12. A firefighter’s personal protective equipment gives enough protection to allow rescuers to quickly rescue known live victims from a chemically contaminated building.
    True
    False
13. Decontamination is more important than treating life-threatening injuries.
    True
    False
14. Locating personnel and equipment upwind from a suspected chemical or biological release is more important than being only uphill from the release.
    True
    False
15. The use of explosives is likely to continue to be a terrorist’s choice of weapons.
    True
    False
16. While undergoing decontamination, emergency responders should remove their gloves last.
    True
    False
17. A water-sodium hypochlorite (0.5%) solution is recommended for use in a decontamination shower system, provided the people are showered for at least 5 minutes.
    True
    False
18. The deadly bacteria anthrax is not contagious and will not penetrate intact skin.
    True
    False
19. The first “chemical detectors” on the scene of a chemical agent release are the first-arriving emergency responders.
    True
    False
20. At the scene of a suspected terrorist attack, first responders should be alert for secondary devices.
    True
    False
21. When sheltering in place after a chemical release, one should seek shelter in a basement or other underground structure.
    True
    False
22. A terrorist attack involving the release of a chemical agent is likely to result in mass casualties.
    True
    False
23. The Mark I kit contains two auto-injectors for the treatment of nerve agent intoxication.
    True
    False
24. Sarin is about 200 times more toxic by inhalation than chlorine.
    True
    False
25. Decontamination management will likely be a major concern at a chemical agent attack.
    True
    False