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Completed on Saturday, July 7, 2018, 1:17 PM
Time taken 33 mins 39 secs
Points 11.00/20.00
Grade 55.00 out of 100.00

Question 1
Which substance is considered a neurotoxin?
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Select one:
of 1.00

A. Asbestos

B. Benzene 
C. Organophosphate

D. Radon

Your answer is incorrect.

The correct answer is: Organophosphate

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Question 2
The limit of quantitation (LOQ) for acetone is 5 µg.  The molecular weight of acetone is 58.1
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g/mol.  An industrial hygienist will conduct personal sampling over an 8-hour shift with a pump
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�ow rate of 100 ml/min.  What is the LOQ for this sampling project?
of 1.00

Select one:

A. 0.044 ppm

B. 4.4 ppm 
C. 14 ppm

D. 48 ppm

Your answer is incorrect.


The correct answer is: 0.044 ppm

Question 3
Which of the following actions is a clear violation of the ABIH Code of Ethics?
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0.00 points out Select one:


of 1.00
A. A certi�ed industrial hygienist granted an interview to a local television reporter about
respiratory protection in the workplace.

B. A certi�ed industrial hygienist provided a 6-hour HAZWOPER training course for a client,
and he signed certi�cates indicating the training lasted 8 hours.

C. A candidate for the industrial hygiene certi�cation estimated the IH percentage of his
work activities without a formal log recording his daily activities.

D. A certi�ed industrial hygienist increased the risk of an accident to the general population
by texting while driving a motor vehicle on public roads. 

Your answer is incorrect.

The correct answer is: A certi�ed industrial hygienist provided a 6-hour HAZWOPER training course
for a client, and he signed certi�cates indicating the training lasted 8 hours.

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Question 4
Calculate the upper 95 percent con�dence limit for the mean of the following data sample.
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2          8          6          12        36        14        10        5
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of 1.00
Select one:

A. 11.60

B. 16.55

C. 17.75

D. 18.93 

Your answer is incorrect.

The correct answer is: 17.75

Question 5
For which of the substances below would a lab use a gas chromatograph to analyze air samples?
Correct

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Select one:
of 1.00

A. Acetone 

B. Asbestos

C. Lead

D. Particulate Matter

Your answer is correct.

The correct answer is: Acetone

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Question 6
The half-value layer of lead for cobalt-60 is 12.5 mm.  What is the percentage reduction of radiation
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for cobalt-60 for a 50 mm lead shield?
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of 1.00
Select one:

A. 6.25%

B. 93.75% 

C. 98.50%

D. 99.99%

Your answer is correct.

The correct answer is: 93.75%

Question 7
Which ergonomic illness might be diagnosed with Finklestein’s test?
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of 1.00
Select one:

A. Raynaud’s Syndrome

B. Medial Epicondylitis

C. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 


D. DeQuervain’s Syndrome

Your answer is incorrect.

The correct answer is: DeQuervain’s Syndrome

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Question 8
Calculate the ACGIH noise dose for an employee exposed to 88 dBA for 2.5 hours and 82 dBA for
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5.5 hours.
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of 1.00
Select one:

A. 50%

B. 75%

C. 90%

D. 97% 

Your answer is correct.

The correct answer is: 97%

Question 9
An industrial hygienist measured the velocity pressure in a duct to be 1.4 inches of water.  What
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was the air velocity?
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of 1.00

Select one:

A. 4010 fpm

B. 4740 fpm 

C. 5650 fpm

D. 7850 fpm

Your answer is correct.


The correct answer is: 4740 fpm

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Question 10
Research results about exposure to paraquat and the development of Parkinson’s Disease was
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published in a peer reviewed epidemiology journal.  The authors reported an odds ratio of 2.27,
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95% CI: 0.91, 5.70.  What does this mean?
of 1.00

Select one:

A. People exposed to paraquat are more than twice as likely to develop Parkinson's Disease
as the rest of the population.

B. People not exposed to paraquat are more than twice as likely to develop Parkinson’s
Disease as the rest of the population.

C. The odds of developing Parkinson’s are 227% greater if a person is exposed to paraquat.

D. The results are inconclusive about the relationship between paraquat exposure and
development of Parkinson's Disease. 

Your answer is correct.

The correct answer is: The results are inconclusive about the relationship between paraquat
exposure and development of Parkinson's Disease.

Question 11
Which technology is used to remove solids from waste water?
Incorrect

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Select one:
of 1.00

A. Clari�er

B. Ozone treatment

C. pH adjustment

D. Under�ow dam 

Your answer is incorrect.

The correct answer is: Clari�er

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Question 12
Select the best risk management tool for workers in extreme heat environments.
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Select one:
of 1.00

A. Provide plenty of drinking water.

B. Remove workers from the extreme heat. 

C. Implement work-rest regimen.

D. Issue cooling vests to workers.

Your answer is correct.

The correct answer is: Remove workers from the extreme heat.

Question 13
What is the assigned protection factor for a half-face respirator?
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Select one:
of 1.00

A. 10 

B. 50

C. 100

D. 1,000

Your answer is correct.

The correct answer is: 10

Question 14
Which health hazard below is most likely to be found at an electroplating facility?
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Select one:
of 1.00

A. Exposure to extreme cold temperatures

B. Exposure to cyanide salt solutions

C. Exposure to heavy metal dusts 


D. Exposure to volatile organic compounds

Your answer is incorrect.

The correct answer is: Exposure to cyanide salt solutions

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Question 15
Which substance below can cause muscle tremors through airborne exposure?
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Select one:
of 1.00

A. Organophosphates

B. Asbestos 
C. Bauxite

D. Coal dust

Your answer is incorrect.

The correct answer is: Organophosphates

Question 16
Calculate the air�ow in a 15-inch square duct when the air velocity is 2,000 fpm.
Incorrect

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Select one:
of 1.00

A. 780 cfm

B. 1500 cfm 
C. 3,000 cfm

D. 3,120 cfm

Your answer is incorrect.

The correct answer is: 3,120 cfm

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Question 17
A shoe manufacturer uses an adhesive to attach the heel to the upper part of the shoe.  The
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adhesive contains a toxic volatile organic compound with a high vapor pressure.  Choose the best
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solution to manage the employee health risk.
of 1.00

Select one:

A. Require employees to wear respiratory protection.

B. Train employees on procedures to minimize exposures such as keeping the lid on the
adhesive container.

C. Install local exhaust ventilation at each work station.

D. Substitute a slightly more expensive, non-toxic adhesive. 

Your answer is correct.

The correct answer is: Substitute a slightly more expensive, non-toxic adhesive.

Question 18
Will a PID detect dust?
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Select one:
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A. No.  A PID does not detect dust particles.

B. A PID will detect dust if it has a settling velocity of less than 0.5 fpm. 

C. A PID will detect dust particles smaller than 1 micron.

D. Yes.  A PID will detect dust particles.

Your answer is correct.


The correct answers are: No.  A PID does not detect dust particles., A PID will detect dust if it has a
settling velocity of less than 0.5 fpm.

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Question 19
Which category below includes aspergillus?
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Select one:
of 1.00

A. Bacteria

B. Fungi 

C. Viruses

D. Prions

Your answer is correct.

The correct answer is: Fungi

Question 20
Which standard is most appropriate for evaluating health risk exposures to formaldehyde in a
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personal residence?
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of 1.00
Select one:

A. ACGIH TLV

B. OSHA PEL

C. EPA Indoor Air Quality Guidelines 

D. ANSI Standard

Your answer is correct.

The correct answer is: EPA Indoor Air Quality Guidelines

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