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Fire Inspector I Practice Test

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Practice test for Fire Inspector I.   (based on 2009 IFC)

  
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1.  Classify the following based on occupancy:  Hotels (transient)
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2.  Where connected to a fuel-oil piping system, the maximum amount of fuel oil storage allowed outside above ground without additional protection shall be _____ gallons.
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3.  Classify the following based on occupancy:  Child care facilities that provide supervision and personal care on less than a 24 hour basis for more than 5 children 2 1/2 years of age or less.
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4.  Swinging fire doors shall close from the _________ position and latch automatically.
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5.  Classify the following based on occupancy:  Sales room
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6.  Combustible storage shall be kept a minimum of ___ feet from battery chargers.
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7.  An operational permit is required to operate an air-supported temporary membrane structure or a tent having an area in excess of _____ square feet.
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8.  An operational permit is required to manufacture, store or handle an aggregate quantity of __________ aerosol products in excess of 500 pounds net weight.
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9.  Artwork and teaching materials shall be limited on walls of corridors to not more than ___ percent of the wall area.
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10.  In a Group I-2 nursing home, the peak rate of heat release for a single upholstered furniture item shall not exceed _____ kW.
11.  A working space of not more than ___ inches in width, ___ inches in depth and ___ inches in height shall be provided in front of electrical service equipment.
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12.  Dumpsters and containers with an individual capacity of 1.5 cubic yards or more shall not be stored in buildings or placed within ___ feet of combustible walls, openings or combustible eave lines.
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13.  An operational permit is required for the storage and handling of combustible fibers in quantities greater than __________.
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14.  An approved fire safety and evacuation plan shall be prepared and maintained for Group M buildings having an occupant load of _____ or more persons or more than _____ persons above or below the lowest level of exit discharge.(check all that apply)
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15.  Asphalt (tar) kettles shall be equipped with _______________.
16.  Hand-held portable fire extinguishers having a gross weight exceeding ___ pounds shall be installed so that their tops are not more than ___ feet above the floor.
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17.  Underground buildings shall be equipped throughout with a _______ automatic wet or manual wet standpipe system.
18.  Fire alarm, sprinkler and standpipe systems shall be maintained in an operable condition at all times in vacant premises.
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19.  Extension cords and flexible cords shall not be a substitute for ______________.
20.  Classify the following based on occupancy:  Funeral parlor
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21.  Candles and open flames are allowed to be used on or near decorative vegetation while immediately supervised.
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22.  Covered mall buildings exceeding __________ square feet shall be provided with standby power systems which are capable of operating the emergency voice/alarm communication.
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23.  Official records shall be retained for not less than 3 years.
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24.  A manual actuation device shall be located at or near a means of egress from the cooking area a minimum of ___ feet and a maximum of ___ feet from the kitchen exhaust system.
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25.  Horizontal and vertical sliding and rolling fire doors shall be inspected and tested __________ to confirm proper operation and full closure.
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26.  Classify the following based on occupancy:  Hotels (nontransient)
27.  Manual fire alarm boxes may be any color, approved by the fire code official, that contrasts the color of the location in which they are installed.
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28.  Turnstiles more than ___ inches high shall meet the requirements for revolving doors.
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29.  Extension cords shall be plugged directly into an approved receptacle, power tap or multiplug adapter and, except for approved mutliplug extension cords, shall serve _________.
30.  Combustible trim, excluding handrails and guardrails, shall not exceed ___ percent of the specific wall or ceiling areas to which it is attached.
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31.  An operational permit is not required to melt, cast, heat treat or grind less than 10 pounds of magnesium.
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32.  Outside storage of combustible materials shall not be located within ___ feet of a property line.
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33.  The first emergency evacuation drill of each school year shall be conducted within _____ days of the beginning of classes
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34.  Permit amounts for cryogenic fluids are found in which table?
35.  An operational permit is required  to use a building or portion thereof as a high-piled storage area exceeding _____ square feet.
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36.  Vehicle impact protection guard posts shall be set with the top of the posts not less than ___ feet above ground.
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37.  An operational permit is required for the storage, use or handling at NTP of _____ of compressed corrosive gas.
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38.  Manual fire alarm boxes shall be located not more than ___ feet from the entrance to each exit.
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39.  The height of manual fire alarm boxes shall be a minimum of ___ inches and a maximum of ___ inches measured vertically, from the floor level to the activating handle or lever of the box.
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40.  Bulk storage of tires is defined as: storage of tires where the area available for storage exceeds _________ cubic feet.
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41.  A permit is required to install stationary storage battery systems having a liquid capacity of more than ____ gallons.
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42.  Stairways shall have a minimum headroom clearance of ___ inches measured vertically from a line connecting the edge of the nosings.
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43.  Commercial cooking systems for low-volume cooking operations such as places of worship, seasonal businesses and senior centers shall be inspected ________.
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44.  Temporary wiring for electrical power and lighting installations is allowed for a period not to exceed ___ days.
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45.  Combustible material shall not be stored in ________________.  (check all that apply)
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46.  Fire apparatus access roads shall have an unobstructed width of not less than ___ feet and an unobstructed vertical clearance of not less than ___ feet ___ inches.
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47.  Permit amounts for hazardous materials are found in which table?
48.  Where there is a conflict between a general requirement and a specific requirement, the __________  shall be applicable.
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49.  BONUS QUESTIONS:When the Boogie man goes to sleep each night he checks under his bed for _________.Superman wears _________ pajamas._________ played Russian roulette with a fully loaded gun and won._________ destroyed the periodic table, because_________ only recognizes the element of surprise.
50.  The minimum required distance from a structure for open burning shall not be less than ___ feet where the pile size is ___ feet or less in diameter and ___ feet or less in height.
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51.  High-rise buildings require emergency evacuation drills ________ and shall include ________.
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52.  The maximum travel distance to a fire extinguisher in a Class A, extra (high) hazard occupancy is ___ feet.
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53.  A ___ foot clear space shall be maintained around the circumference of fire hydrants except as otherwise required or approved.
54.  Portable outdoor fireplaces shall not be operated within ___ feet of a structure or combustible material.
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55.  With regards to premises identification, address numbers shall be a minimum of ___ inches high with a minimum stroke of ___ inch(es).
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56.  Portable fire extinguishers shall be located in ______________ where they will be readily accessible and immediately available for use.
57.  Hand-held portable fire extinguishers having a gross weight not exceeding ___ pounds shall be installed so that their tops are not more than ___ feet above the floor.
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58.  Classify the following based on occupancy:  Fences more than 6 feet high.
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59.  A portable fire extinguisher shall be installed within ___ feet of commercial cooking equipment.
60.  The minimum corridor width shall be not less than 44 inches.
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61.  Combustible waste material creating a fire hazard shall not be allowed to accumulate in buildings or structures or upon premises.
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