Training Quiz On Fire Extinguisher Types And Use! Trivia

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Fire Extinguisher Quizzes & Trivia

Below is a training quiz on fire extinguisher types and use! Fires get started by different agents and this is one of the reasons why there are different types of fire extinguishers as what puts out one fire may do nothing for another type. For your safety, take up this quiz and see if you know which extinguisher to go for and why. All the best and keep safe!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the below are not ordinary combustibles?
    • A. 

      Wood

    • B. 

      Cloth

    • C. 

      Paper

    • D. 

      Gasoline

  • 2. 
    A class B extinguisher works by blanketing the fuel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A class C extinguisher can only be used on an electrical fire.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    An extinguisher with the 4A rating can possibly extinguish a fire twice as big as a 2A rated extinguisher.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The duration of discharge on a typical portable extinguisher is-
    • A. 

      1 minute

    • B. 

      2 minutes

    • C. 

      5 to 30 seconds

    • D. 

      15 to 45 seconds

  • 6. 
    Common types of fire extinguishers are-
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Dry chemical

    • C. 

      CO2

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    A 10 pound dry chemical extinguisher will typically discharge in how long?
    • A. 

      30 seconds

    • B. 

      10-15 seconds

    • C. 

      8-10 seconds

    • D. 

      30-45 seconds

  • 8. 
    In case of a burning odor or smoke you should call 911 first.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Should you decide to fight a fire with a portable fire extinguisher make sure that you have your back to a clear exit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The P.A.S.S. method should be utilized when operating a portable fire extinguisher.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False