Demo Test


Under Australian Legislation (LAW) the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) have defined Employee Groupings.

Group “B” Employee (this is YOU) is defined as “Staff of Freight Forwarder involved in processing cargo, mail or stores (other than dangerous goods)”.

Question 1 of 40

A critical function of the Group B employee (YOU) is that you are able to distinguish and classify as to whether goods are dangerous goods or not

Question 2 of 40

Certain words are used within the regulations to assist us to better understand the legal requirements. What do the words “SHOULD” and “MAY” mean when they are used in the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR)?

Question 3 of 40

There are a number of different Civil Authorities controlling the transport of dangerous goods. Which organisation is responsible for the policing and surveillance of the movement of dangerous goods by air transport within Australia?


Question 4 of 40

The purpose of an operators Dangerous Goods Manual is to assist awareness and implement quality work practice to ensure the safe transportation of various goods, which have the potential of risk to an aircraft and persons.

Question 5 of 40

IATA General Philosophy states that Dangerous Goods can be transported safely by air  provided certain principles are strictly followed.

Under IATA General Philosophy, what is the essential component that makes an article or substance of dangerous goods safe to be transported by air?

Question 6 of 40

Under IATA General Philosophy, what must the shipper do to ensure that all in the transportation chain know what dangerous goods they are transporting, how to properly load and handle them and what to do if an incident or accident occurs either in-flight or on the ground?

Question 7 of 40

There are a number of exceptions to the application of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations.

Do the regulations apply to dangerous goods carried on an aircraft where the dangerous goods are to provide medical aid to a patient during flight?

Question 8 of 40

As a safety mechanism, to ensure the contents of each item of cargo is known, there is a requirement for a Dangerous goods statement known as a “Statement of Contents” (SOC).

Which part of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations requires a person who consigns cargo for air transport to provide a statement that the cargo does not contain dangerous goods, or describes the contents of the cargo?

Question 9 of 40

Is this a true or false statement?

The Shipper/consignor must apply the regulations ensuring all requirements are met to then present the consignment for transport.

The responsibilities of the shipper are to IDENTIFY. CLASSIFY, PACK, MARK, LABEL and DOCUMENT the dangerous goods consignment

Question 10 of 40

Is this a true or false statement?

When transporting dangerous goods, the Operator/airline must comply with certain requirements. Some of the responsibilities of the operator are ACCEPTANCE, STORAGE, LOADING, PROVISION OF INFORMATION, INSPECTION.

Question 11 of 40

Training is a vital requirement to assist in providing a high level of safety and compliance.

State the period of validity of your qualification on successful completion of this course.

Question 12 of 40

It is important to report dangerous goods incidents so that an investigation by the relevant authorities can establish the cause and take corrective action.

What is the time period allowed for a dangerous goods accident or incident report to be provided to CASA ?

Question 13 of 40

Starting on Page 21 of your workbook there is information about “Hidden Dangerous Goods”. Experience has shown that when shippers offer packages containing certain commodities, they must be asked to check their consignments to ensure there are no dangerous goods. There is a listing of CAPITALIZED words in alphabetical order providing examples of the things that may contain dangerous goods.

What are the “Hidden Dangerous Goods” that could be found in a consignment of SWIMMING POOL CHEMICALS?

Question 14 of 40

There are 16 Sections to a Safety Data Sheet (SDS).

Section 2 of the SDS provides Hazard information. From the SDS in your workbook.

What is the meaning of the GHS Hazard statement of H319?



Question 15 of 40

There are 16 Sections to a SDS. Section 14 provides Transport information. From the SDS in your workbook is the following information correct?

Proper Shipping Name ETHANOL

UN Number UN 1170

Class 3

Packing Group II

Question 16 of 40

As a passenger in an aircraft, are you permitted to have Disabling devices such as mace, pepper spray etc. in your baggage or on your person?

Question 17 of 40

Dangerous goods are forbidden in the mail, (Auspost) with some exceptions. Are Infectious Substances assigned to Category B UN 3373 permitted in the post for air transport?

Question 18 of 40

Section 5 of the SDS describes the Fire Fighting requirements.

If there is a fire involving methylated spirit, can you use a dry chemical powder extinguisher to extinguish the fire?

Question 19 of 40

The definition of a United Nations (UN) Number is a four digit number assigned by the United Nations to identify a substance or a particular group of substances.

Question 20 of 40

Who first identifies the consignment as potentially dangerous?

Question 21 of 40

A Class relates to the type of hazard presented by a particular substance or article, What does a Packing Group (PG) relate to?

Question 22 of 40

What do the following Packing Groups mean?


Packing Group I                          

 Packing Group II             

 Packing Group III              

Question 23 of 40

By referring to Classification in your workbook, what is the risk to occupants (persons) in an incident involving a toxic gas?

Question 24 of 40

What is the UN Number for Aerosols?

Question 25 of 40

When a Class/division 4.3 Substances which in contact with water., such as Calcium Carbide gets wet with water, What dangerous by product will be emitted due to the chemical reaction?

Question 26 of 40

Describe each of the Hazard Divisions associated with Class 6 substances

Question 27 of 40

The likely hazard associated with a leaking package of a Class 8 Corrosive substance would be causes severe damage by chemical action when in contact with living tissue or can materially damage other freight or the means of transport.

True of False?

Question 28 of 40

By referring to the classification section of your workbook, list the following into the appropriate classes: Always include subdivision if applicable.

Kerosene Class 

Swimming Pool Chlorine (Calcium Chlorate)             Class/division    

Hydrochloric Acid Class

Pesticide Class/division

Magnesium Class/division

Aerosol Cans Class   

Question 29 of 40

“During the course of transport, packages bearing the package orientation label “THIS WAY UP” must be ?”

Question 30 of 40

Is a package displaying the Cargo Aircraft Only label permitted on a passenger aircraft?

Question 31 of 40

The Proper Shipping Name (PSN) for Compressed air (Air, compressed) and is in the second column of the blue page.(Workbook page 64) It will then reference you to the  United Nations (UN) Number to the left in the first column.

State the UN Number for Air, compressed.

Question 32 of 40

Column D, the fourth column of the blue pages (Workbook page 64) will specify the hazard label and in some cases the handling label to be applied to the package.

What Hazard and Handling labels are required to be placed on a package containing UN 1003 Air, refrigerated liquid?

Question 33 of 40

Two packages are required to be transported on the same aircraft. One package has a Class 3 label, the other has a Class 5.1 label. Using the Segregation of Packages Table (Workbook page 78) Can these two packages be placed next to each other?

Question 34 of 40

During an inspection of a consignment, you notice that a dangerous goods package has sustained some damage. State the requirements for the damaged package.

Question 35 of 40

If dry ice is stowed in an enclosed area such as a courier van for more than 10 minutes, What should you do to allow adequate ventilation?

Question 36 of 40

When referencing a Safety Data Sheet (SDS), (Workbook pages 30 – 35) What Section of the SDS will provide thorough information for:

First Aid measures

Handling and storage

Exposure controls and personal protection

Transport information

Question 37 of 40

Some goods may react violently with other goods due to being incompatible. When referencing in the workbook the Safety Data Sheet (SDS), what substance/agent is incompatible with methylated spirit?

Question 38 of 40

When referencing a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for Methylated spirit, state the Flash point.

Question 39 of 40

At approximately page 84 of your workbook, you will find FIRE MANAGEMENT.

On discovery of a fire, your immediate action should be:

complete the words for these 3 actions. You must write each word as it appears in your workbook.

Question 40 of 40