2009 Ifc Code Sample Test

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1.  What are the two types of Permits
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2.  An operational permit is required for storage, use or handling at normal temperature and pressure (NTP) of compressed gses in excess of ______NTP for a CORROSIVE gas
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3.  An operational permit is required to store, handle , or use Class I liquids in excess of __ gal inside a building or in excess of __gallons outside of a building
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4.  An operational permit is required to store, handle, or use a Water reactive, class 2 liquid in excess of ______gallons
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5.  An operational permit is required to operate an air supported temporary membrane structure or tent having an area in excess of ____square feet.
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6.  Signs, tags or seals shall not be mutilated, destroyed ot tampered without authorization from the
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7.  Classify the following occupancy by Group and Division from Chapter 2, DEFINITIONS, of the 2009 International Fire CodeNine Story Office Building
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8.  An operational permit is required to store, handle, or use Class II or Class IIIa liquids in excess of ___ gal inside a structure, or __ gal outside a structure
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9.  Classify the following occupancy by Group and Division from Chapter 2, DEFINITIONS, of the 2009 International Fire CodeBowling Alley
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10.  Classify the following Occupancy......Motor Vehicle Garage
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11.  Classify the following occupancyAircraft repair hanger
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12.  Classify the following occupancies.....Fences over 6 ft tall
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13.  A recreational fire is an outdoor fire burning materials other than rubbish where the fuel being burned is NOT contained in an incinerator, outdoor fireplace, portable outdoor fireplace, BBQ grill, that has a total fuel area of ___ feet or less in Diameter and ____ feet  or less in height for pleasure, religious, ceremonial, cooking, warmth, or similar purposes
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14.  T or FA Bonfire shall not be conducted within 25 feet of a structure ot combustible material unless the fire is contained in a barbecue pit.
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15.  T or FFueled equipment such as moped can be stored, operated, or repaired within a building
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16.  Storage of combustible materials in buildings shall be ORDERLY.  Also, Storage shall be maintained ____ feet or more below the ceiling in non-sprinklered areas of the building or a minimum of ____ inches below the sprinkler head deflectors in sprinklered areas of the building
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17.  Charcoal burners and other open-flame cooking devices shall not be operated on combustible balconies or within ____ feet of combustible construction.
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18.  T or FThe fire code official may approve hand-held candles for religious ceremonies.  They may be passed from peron to person while lighted
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19.  Classify the following occupancy by Group and Division from Chapter @, Definitions, of the 2009 International Fire Code.Colleges or University
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20.  A forklift, tractor, platform, lift truck ot motorized hand truck powered by an electrical motor or internal combustion engine that DO NOT include farm vehicles or automotive vehicles for highway use are called _________________
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21.  T or FFire alarm, sprinkler and standpipe systems shall be maintained in an operable condition at all times in VACANT PREMISES
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22.  True or FalseCombustible waste material shall not be allowed to accumulate in buildings or structures, or upon premises.
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23.  Guard Posts used as Vehicle Impact Protection devices must be constructed of steel and not less than ____ inches in diameter and concrete filled.
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24.  T or FA "B" occupancy is required to have a Fire and Evacuation Drill anually and the employees must participate
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25.  T or FMaterial Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for all hazardous materials shall be wither readily available on the premises as a paper copy, ot where approved, shall be permitted to be readily retrievable by electronic access
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26.  In chapter 4, EMERGENCY PLANNING and PREPAREDNESS,  Which code reference refers to Covered Mall Buildings
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27.  Approved Fire Apparatus Roads  shall extend to within  _______ feet of all portions of the facility and and all portions of the exterior walls of the first story of the building as measured by an approved route around the exterior of the building or facility.
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28.  Fire apparatus access roads shall have an unobstructed width of not less than ____feet, exclusive of shoulders, except for security gates, and an unobstructive vertical clearance of ____ feet ___ inches.
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29.  The Fire Code official may require a hydrant to provided if a portion of a facility or building is more than ____ feet from the nearest hydrant
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30.  A fire command center shall be a minimum of ____ sq ft in area with a minimum dimension of _____ feet.
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31.  Where connected to a fuel-oil piping system, the maximum amount of fuel oil storage alllowed outside above ground without additional protection shall be ______gallons
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32.  Yes or NoPortable unvented fuel-fired equipment is allowed in a gymnasium
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33.  Portable outside gas fired heating appliances shall be located at least ___ feet from buildings
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34.  A tip-over switch on a portable outdoor gas fired heating appliance will automatically shut off the gas if the appliance is tilted more than ____ degrees from vertical
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35.  What is the maximum size gas container that can be used withh portable outdoor gas fired heating appliances?
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36.  A working area of not les than ___ inches wide, ____ inches deep, and ______ inches in height shall be provided in front of electrical service equipment
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37.  Temporary wiring for electrical power and lighting installations is allowed for a period not to exceed ___ days
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38.  T or FSmoke detection is required for Lithium-ion recumbinant batteries
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39.  How often do cooking operations utilizing solid-fuel burning cooking appliances need to be inspected?
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40.  T or FSwinging fire doors shall close from full-open position and latch automatically
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41.  How often shall horizontal and vertical sliding and rolling fire doors be inspected to confirm proper operation and full closure
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42.  What is important to remember about Section 704:  Floor openings and shafts?
43.  What table in chapter 8 will guide the reader to the requirements per occupancy in regard to INTERIOR WALL and CEILING finishes
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44.  What do the letters mean on table 803.3?
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45.  What shall be the maximum peak rate of heat release  for a single upholstered furniture item in an unsprinklered nursing home.
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46.  What class is required on interior wall and ceiling finish on a three story Type H occupancy with sprinklers?
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47.  T or FClass A materials provide the most protection against flame spread, but none of the classes address the amount of smoke produced
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48.  What is the maximum thickness of interior trim  to be used interior wall and ceiling trim in new and existing buildings?
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49.  T or FCandles and open flames shall not be used on or near decorative vegetation
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50.  In what section of the code would one find additional required fire suppression systems for the storage of smokeless  propellant?
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51.  In an educational occupacy, what is the maximum percentage of wall area on corridors that artwork and teaching material may be displayed.
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52.  When would a night club be required to have a sprinkler
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53.  T or FAutomatic sprinkler system is required throughout buildings with H-5 occupancies
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54.  Buildings and structures where the area for the storage of tires exceeds ________ cubic feet shall be equipped throughout with an automatic sprinkler system
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55.  Woodworking operations with fire areas in excess of ______ sq feet are required to have an automatic sprinkler system
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56.  What is the minimum dimension of opening that shall be accessible to the fire department from the exterior and shall not be obstructed in a manner that fire fighting ot rescue cannot be accomplished from the exterior?
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57.  An automatic sprinkler shall be installed throughout buildings with a floor level having an occupamcy load of 30 or more that is located ___ feet or more above the lowest level of fire department vehicle access.
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58.  Automatic sprinklers shall be installed in or under covered kiosks, displays, booths, concessions stands or equipment that exceeds ___ feet in width
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59.  Portable fire extinguishers shall be provided within ____feet travel distance of commercial-type cooking equipment.
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60.  Cooking equipment involving solid fuels or animal oils or fats shall be protected by a class ___ extinguisher.
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61.  Class III standpipes shall be installed throughout buildings where the floor level of the highest story is located more than ____ feet above the lowest level of the fire department vehicle access....
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62.  What is the maximum travel distance to an extinguisher for dip tank operations?
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63.  The clearance between the floor and the bottom of installed hand-held portable fire extinguishers shall not be less than ____ inches
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64.  High Rise building is defined in Section 907  as "buildings with a floor used for human occupancy located more than ___ feet above the lowest level of fire department vehicle access...
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65.  An R-1 accommodation with 60 sleeping units requires ___ sleeping accomodations with visible alarms
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