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2006 Ifc Level 3 Fire Inspector Fire Code Practice Exam (nc)

80 Questions  I  By NCFMA
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This exam is based upon the 2006 International Fire Code with North Carolina ammendments. It is designed to simulate the State Certification Exam for Fire Inspector Level 3.

Test is 80 questions are all multiple choice. You are allowed to use your Fire Code Book during the exam.

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1.  Stationary cryogenic containers shall be separated from places of public assembly by a minimum distance of ______.
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B.
C.
D.
2.  Class III liquid organic peroxides in storage and exceeding _______ may require a permit.
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B.
C.
D.
3.  In Assembly occupancies where bench seating is used, the number of persons shall be based on one person for each ______ of bench length.
A.
B.
C.
D.
4.  During aircraft-fueling operations, only the equipment actively involved in the fueling operation is allowed within ______ of the aircraft being fueled.
A.
B.
C.
D.
5.  A local explosives company has contacted you about the code requirements for the storage of dynamite, which is classified as a Division 1.1 explosive. The storage site has met all applicable zoning requirements. The company is proposing to store 84,000 pounds on site and the storage will be barricaded. Answer questions 69-71. If the storage would be split equally between the two separate explosive magazines, what would be the separation distance between the magazines to prevent being considered one magazine?
A.
B.
C.
D.
6.  Class II organic peroxides stored outdoors shall not exceed _____ feet in height.
7.  A manual fire alarm system shall be installed in Group M occupancies having an occupant load of 500 or more persons or more than _____ persons above or below the lowest level of exit discharge.
A.
B.
C.
D.
8.  R-4 Adult and Child day care facilities shall have ____ exits or the rooms where occupants receive care shall be located on the level of exit discharge and each of these rooms shall have an exit door directly to the exterior.
A.
B.
C.
D.
9.  The exit access travel distance for a Business occupancy without a sprinkler system shall not exceed _______ feet.
A.
B.
C.
D.
10.  Indoor explosive magazines are required to be painted ______.
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B.
C.
D.
11.  A tent with an occupant load of 750 persons would require how many exits from the tent?
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B.
C.
D.
12.  What is the required flame spread for a Class B interior finish?
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B.
C.
D.
13.  What edition of CGA P-18, Standard for Bulk Inert gas Systems at Consumer Sites is referenced by this code?
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B.
C.
D.
14.  Materials that react explosively with water without requiring heat or confinement is defined as a __________ water-reactive material.
A.
B.
C.
D.
15.  Outdoor storage of flammable solids shall not be located within ____ feet of a building, lot line, street, alley, public way or means of egress.
A.
B.
C.
D.
16.  An operational permit may be required to melt, cast, heat treat or grind more than ____ pounds of magnesium.
A.
B.
C.
D.
17.  Dead-end fire apparatus access roads in excess of _______ in length shall be provided with an approved area for turning around fire apparatus.
18.  Interlocks shall be provided for ________ industrial ovens so that conveyors or sources of flammable or combustible liquids shall shut down if either the exhaust or recirculation air supply fails.
A.
B.
C.
D.
19.  The area located around an explosive magazine shall be kept clear of brush, dried grass, leaves, trash, debris and similar materials for a distance of ______.
20.  Door handles, pulls, latches, locks and other operating devices shall be installed ____ inches minimum and 48 inches maximum above the finished floor.
A.
B.
C.
D.
21.  Cellulose nitrate (pyroxylin) plastic articles are allowed to be placed on tables not more than ___ feet wide and ___ feet long.
A.
B.
C.
D.
22.  Storage occupancies shall be inspected at least once every ________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
23.  What would be the calculated occupant load for a commercial kitchen that contained 6,000 square feet in area?
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B.
C.
D.
24.  The combined total quantity of liquids stored in a flammable/combustible liquid storage cabinet shall not exceed ____ gallons.
A.
B.
C.
D.
25.  A local explosives company has contacted you about the code requirements for the storage of dynamite, which is classified as a Division 1.1 explosive. The storage site has met all applicable zoning requirements. The company is proposing to store 84,000 pounds on site and the storage will be barricaded. Answer questions 69-71. What would be the required separation from the nearest inhabited building?
A.
B.
C.
D.
26.  What is the minimum required class for interior wall and ceiling finish in an exit access corridor of a sprinklered Group I-2 occupancy?
A.
B.
C.
D.
27.  Ozone gas generators shall be designed, fabricated, and tested in accordance with ___________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
28.  No more than _____ pound(s) of smokeless propellants, each in containers of 1 pound or less capacity shall be displayed in Group M occupancies.
A.
B.
C.
D.
29.  Hazard categories for explosive materials can be found in:
A.
B.
C.
D.
30.  Tire storage piles shall not be located beneath electrical power lines having a voltage in excess of _____ volts or that supply power to fire emergency systems.
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B.
C.
D.
31.  What is the maximum quantity per pile of Class 2 liquid oxidizers in a detached building and not used for retail sales?
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B.
C.
D.
32.  Outdoor storage of 4,300 cubic feet of flammable gases would need to be separated from public ways by a minimum distance of ______.
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B.
C.
D.
33.  Window wells used in conjunction with emergency escape and rescue openings shall provide a minimum accessible clear opening of ____ square feet, with a minimum dimension of 36 inches.
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B.
C.
D.
34.  Buildings _____ or more stories in height shall be provided with not less than one standpipe for use during construction.
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B.
C.
D.
35.  The code official and fire chief shall be notified in writing at least _____ hours before a structure is to be closed in connection with the utilization of any toxic or flammable fumigant.
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B.
C.
D.
36.  Storage of fine magnesium scrap in quantities greater than 1,000 cubic feet shall be separated from all buildings other than those used for magnesium scrap recovery operations by a distance of not less than _____ feet.
A.
B.
C.
D.
37.  65. Division 1.2 explosives may be stored in which of the following magazines: A. B. C. D.
A.
B.
C.
D.
38.  Ramps having a rise exceeding ______ shall be provided with handrails located on both sides.
A.
B.
C.
D.
39.  Doors shall swing in the direction of egress travel where serving an occupant load of ____ or more persons or a high-hazard occupancy.
A.
B.
C.
D.
40.  Outdoor storage of corrosive materials shall not be within ____ feet of buildings not associated with the manufacturing or distribution of such materials.
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B.
C.
D.
41.  Charcoal burners and other open-flame cooking devices shall not be operated on unsprinklered combustible balconies or within _____ feet of combustible construction.
A.
B.
C.
D.
42.  The required frequency for fire and evacuation drills in a Group I occupancy is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
43.  Activation of the fire alarm system in Group A occupancies with an occupant load of _______ or more shall initiate a signal using an emergency voice/alarm communications system in accordance with NFPA 72.
A.
B.
C.
D.
44.  When _________ water-reactive solids and liquids are stored in areas equipped with an automatic sprinkler system, the materials shall be stored in closed water-tight containers.
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B.
C.
D.
45.  Materials that in themselves are normally stable but which can become unstable at elevated temperatures and pressure are defined as ____________ unstable (reactive) materials.
A.
B.
C.
D.
46.  Aerosol products with a total chemical heat of combustion that is less than or equal to 8,600 Btu’s per pound is classified as a _________ product.
47.  A vertical assembly of materials designed to restrict the spread of fire in which openings are protected is defined as a ________________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
48.  A local explosives company has contacted you about the code requirements for the storage of dynamite, which is classified as a Division 1.1 explosive. The storage site has met all applicable zoning requirements. The company is proposing to store 84,000 pounds on site and the storage will be barricaded. Answer questions 69-71. In unsprinklered wholesale and retail sales areas of mercantile occupancies, how many gallons of Class II combustible liquids can be stored in a control area?
A.
B.
C.
D.
49.  Outdoor storage piles of highly toxic and toxic solids and liquids shall be separated into piles not larger than _______ cubic feet.
A.
B.
C.
D.
50.  Cellulose nitrate (pyroxylin) plastic shall not be stored within ___ feet of heat-producing appliances, steam pipes, radiators or chimneys.
A.
B.
C.
D.
51.  What is the required corridor fire-resistance rating for a unsprinklered mercantile occupancy with an occupant load greater than 30?
A.
B.
C.
D.
52.  Display fireworks that will be temporarily stored at the site during fireworks display shall be stored in ready boxes located upwind at least ______ from the mortar placement.
A.
B.
C.
D.
53.  Process structures used in organic coating manufacturing shall be provided with explosion control in areas subject to potential deflagration hazards as indicated in _____________.
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B.
C.
D.
54.  That portion of a means of egress system between the termination of an exit and a public way is defined as the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
55.  A local explosives company has contacted you about the code requirements for the storage of dynamite, which is classified as a Division 1.1 explosive. The storage site has met all applicable zoning requirements. The company is proposing to store 84,000 pounds on site and the storage will be barricaded. Answer questions 69-71. What would be required separation from a public highway with traffic volume less than 3,000 vehicles per day?
A.
B.
C.
D.
56.  During emergency evacuation drills in Group I-2 occupancies, the movement of patients to safe areas or to the exterior of the building is _____________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
57.  What is the maximum quantity of a highly toxic gas at a workstation in a semiconductor fabrication facility?
A.
B.
C.
D.
58.  The immediate area surrounding the fireworks mortars used for an outdoor fireworks display is defined at the _____________________.
59.  Sources of ignition shall not be located in rooms in which cellulose nitrate (pyroxylin) plastic in excess of ______ pounds is handled or stored.
A.
B.
C.
D.
60.  What is the appropriate occupancy classification for a car wash?
A.
B.
C.
D.
61.  A _____ foot clear space shall be maintained around the circumference of fire hydrants except as otherwise required or approved.
A.
B.
C.
D.
62.  Means of egress doors from premanufactured spray booths shall not be less than _______ in width by 80 inches in height.
63.  How many exceptions to applicability are provided for in this code?
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B.
C.
D.
64.  A minimum of one portable fire extinguisher with a minimum rating of ________ shall be located within 30 feet of travel distance from the organic coating area.
A.
B.
C.
D.
65.  A vessel containing more than 60 gallons is defined as a _______.
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B.
C.
D.
66.  What General Statute allows local governments to regulate activities and conditions that pose dangers of fire, explosion, or related hazards?
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B.
C.
D.
67.  A minimum of one access door shall be provided in each ______ lineal feet, or fraction thereof, of the exterior walls of high-piled combustible storage buildings which face required fire apparatus access roads.
A.
B.
C.
D.
68.  In determining occupant loads, what would the maximum floor area allowance per occupant for an exercise room be?
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B.
C.
D.
69.  Ethylene generators used in fruit and crop ripening processes shall be used in rooms having a volume of not less than _______ cubic feet.
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B.
C.
D.
70.  Fuel supplies for liquefied-petroleum gas-fired heaters at a construction site shall comply with ________ and the International Fuel Gas Code.
A.
B.
C.
D.
71.  A permit may be required to install stationary lead-acid battery systems having a liquid capacity or more than _____ gallons.
A.
B.
C.
D.
72.  Workstations where hazardous production materials (HPM) is used shall be provided with horizontal servicing clearance of not less than ______ for electrical equipment, gas cylinder connections and similar hazardous conditions.
A.
B.
C.
D.
73.  According to the Fire Code C-3 would be classified as a __________________ explosive.
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B.
C.
D.
74.  The emergency power source for means of egress illumination shall provide power for a duration of not less than __________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
75.  A minimum clearance of _____ shall be maintained between automatic sprinklers and the top of combustible fiber piles.
76.  Outdoor storage of Class 3 water-reactive solids and liquids shall not be within _____ feet of buildings.
A.
B.
C.
D.
77.  Indoor storage of pyrophoric solids and liquids shall be limited to a maximum area of ____ square feet per pile.
A.
B.
C.
D.
78.  20. Aboveground outside storage tanks exceeding an aggregate quantity of ______ gallons of corrosive liquids shall be provided with secondary containment. A. B. C. D.
79.  Temporary tents, air supported, air-inflated or tensioned membrane structures and canopies shall be used for a period of not more than _____ days within a 12 month period on a single premise.
A.
B.
C.
D.
80.  Combustible waste, vegetation, and similar materials shall be kept a minimum of ______ from compressed gas containers, cylinders, tanks and systems.
A.
B.
C.
D.
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