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Chapter 35 - Terrorism Awareness
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Which of the following is an element of the definition of terrorism?
The event is undertaken to further political or social objectives.
What is the purpose of a secondary device?
Kill and injure emergency responders.
The food supply is an example of a(n) _____________ target.
What is the most commonly used improvised explosive device?
Which of the following is an example of a symbolic type of terrorist target?
What is the most common method of dispersing chemical agents?
Which type of radiation is the most harmful to the human body?
What is a primary objective in establishing a perimeter around a known or suspected terrorist incident scene?
Prevent people not initially involved from becoming victims.
A water supply system is which type of terrorist target?
What is the term for terrorism that targets computer systems or the internet?
Spiking trees and vandalizing research laboratories are examples of ___________ targets.
Which of the following is one of the FBI's two classifications for terrorism?
Under which circumstance is it sufficient to rely strictly on odor to determine the presence of a chemical agent?
There is no such circumstance.
The use of which terrorist method has increased dramatically in recent years?
When can the presence of chemical, biological, or radiological agents be ruled out?
When the area has been cleared by qualified personnel with detection equipment.
A dirty bomb spreads _________________ contamination.
How should fire fighters handle a potentially explosive device?
Do not handle or approach the device.
What does the "L" stand for in the acronym SLUDGEM?
What is the largest terrorist event in the history of the United States?
The World Trade Center attack in New York City.
Which acronym is used to remember the symptoms of nerve agent exposure?
The time span between the initial infection and the first onset of symptoms is the ___________ period.
What is the lead agency for crisis management during a terrorist incident?
Liquid nerve agents are most effective when they are ___________.
Which of the following is a common reaction to low-level radiation exposure?
Nausea and vomiting.
How is exposure affected by distance from a source of radiation?
As distance increases, exposure decreases.
What is the first priority following an explosion?
Which kind of agent is anthrax?
How can pipe bombs be modified to enhance their injurious effect?
Pack them with nails.
How infectious is smallpox?
Which of the following is a sign of cyanide gas poisoning?
Gasping for air.
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