2006 IFC Level 3 Fire Inspector Fire Code Practice Exam (Nc)

70 Questions | Total Attempts: 840

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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. You do not have to enter your name to take the exam.


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  • 1. 
    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.
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      48

    • D. 

      72

  • 2. 
    Cellulose nitrate (pyroxylin) plastic shall not be stored within ___ feet of heat-producing appliances, steam pipes, radiators or chimneys.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      10

  • 3. 
    Materials that in themselves are normally stable but which can become unstable at elevated temperatures and pressure are defined as ____________ unstable (reactive) materials.
    • A. 

      Class A

    • B. 

      Class B

    • C. 

      Class 1

    • D. 

      Class 2

  • 4. 
    According to the Fire Code C-3 would be classified as a __________________ explosive.
    • A. 

      Division 1.1

    • B. 

      Division 1.2

    • C. 

      Division 1.4

    • D. 

      Division 1.6

  • 5. 
    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. 

      18 inches

    • B. 

      1 foot

    • C. 

      2 feet

    • D. 

      3 feet

  • 6. 
    How many exceptions to applicability are provided for in this code?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

  • 7. 
    In determining occupant loads, what would the maximum floor area allowance per occupant for an exercise room be?
    • A. 

      50 net

    • B. 

      50 gross

    • C. 

      200 gross

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Stationary cryogenic containers shall be separated from places of public assembly by a minimum distance of ______.
    • A. 

      10 ft

    • B. 

      25 ft

    • C. 

      30 ft

    • D. 

      50 ft

  • 9. 
    What is the appropriate occupancy classification for a car wash?
    • A. 

      Group B

    • B. 

      Group M

    • C. 

      Group S-1

    • D. 

      Group U

  • 10. 
    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. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Process structures used in organic coating manufacturing shall be provided with explosion control in areas subject to potential deflagration hazards as indicated in _____________.
    • A. 

      NFPA 10

    • B. 

      NFPA 24

    • C. 

      NFPA 35

    • D. 

      NFPA 96

  • 12. 
    A vertical assembly of materials designed to restrict the spread of fire in which openings are protected is defined as a ________________.
    • A. 

      Fire Wall

    • B. 

      Fire Point

    • C. 

      Rated Wall

    • D. 

      Fire Partition

  • 13. 
    Combustible waste, vegetation, and similar materials shall be kept a minimum of ______ from compressed gas containers, cylinders, tanks and systems.
    • A. 

      10 feet

    • B. 

      15 feet

    • C. 

      20 feet

    • D. 

      50 feet

  • 14. 
    Outdoor storage of 4,300 cubic feet of flammable gases would need to be separated from public ways by a minimum distance of ______.
    • A. 

      5 feet

    • B. 

      10 feet

    • C. 

      15 feet

    • D. 

      25 feet

  • 15. 
    A permit may be required to install stationary lead-acid battery systems having a liquid capacity or more than _____ gallons.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      40

    • D. 

      50

  • 16. 
    What is the required flame spread for a Class B interior finish?
    • A. 

      0-25

    • B. 

      26-75

    • C. 

      76-200

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    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. 

      20

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      50

  • 18. 
    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.
    • A. 

      Class 1

    • B. 

      Class 2

    • C. 

      Class 3

    • D. 

      Both B & C

  • 19. 
    Door handles, pulls, latches, locks and other operating devices shall be installed ____ inches minimum and 48 inches maximum above the finished floor.
    • A. 

      32

    • B. 

      34

    • C. 

      36

    • D. 

      42

  • 20. 
    The required frequency for fire and evacuation drills in a Group I occupancy is:
    • A. 

      Weekly on each shift

    • B. 

      Bi-monthly on each shift

    • C. 

      Monthly on each shift

    • D. 

      Quarterly on each shift

  • 21. 
    What is the maximum quantity of a highly toxic gas at a workstation in a semiconductor fabrication facility?
    • A. 

      2 cylinders

    • B. 

      3 cylinders

    • C. 

      5 cylinders

    • D. 

      None permitted

  • 22. 
    Ethylene generators used in fruit and crop ripening processes shall be used in rooms having a volume of not less than _______ cubic feet.
    • A. 

      500

    • B. 

      1,000

    • C. 

      2,000

    • D. 

      2,500

  • 23. 
    Outdoor storage piles of highly toxic and toxic solids and liquids shall be separated into piles not larger than _______ cubic feet.
    • A. 

      1,500

    • B. 

      1,750

    • C. 

      2,500

    • D. 

      5,000

  • 24. 
    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. 

      Class A

    • B. 

      Class B

    • C. 

      Class C

    • D. 

      No class

  • 25. 
    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. 

      50

    • B. 

      75

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      150