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This quiz has been designed to simulate the State Certification Exam for Fire Inspector Level 1 and based upon the International Fire Code with North Carolina amendments. The International Fire Code (IFC) is designed to recognize hazards related to fire, explosion or using hazardous materials. There is a list of 93 questions with multiple choice options. Read the questions carefully and answer. So, let's try out the quiz. Good Luck!


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  • 1. 
    Portable electric heaters, of all types, are __________ in any daycare.
    • A. 

      Prohibited

    • B. 

      Permitted

    • C. 

      Allowed if approved by AHJ

    • D. 

      Limited to 10,000 BTU’s

  • 2. 
    An outdoor fire, for ceremonial purpose having a fuel diameter area of 3 feet or less and a height of 2 feet or less, is a/an _______________.
    • A. 

      Bonfire

    • B. 

      Recreational Fire

    • C. 

      Open Burn

    • D. 

      Rubbish Fire

  • 3. 
    Commercial cooking equipment using animal or vegetable oils shall be protected with a _______ rated portable fire extinguisher.
    • A. 

      ABC

    • B. 

      BC

    • C. 

      Class K

    • D. 

      Purple K

  • 4. 
    A code official may extend any permit for a period not to exceed ______ days.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      90

    • D. 

      180

  • 5. 
    Unvented, portable fuel-fired heating equipment is prohibited in ___ occupancies.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      E, I

    • C. 

      R1, R2, R3, R4

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    An enclosed or separated space within a building, where hazardous chemical storage does not exceed maximum allowable quantities is a ____________.
    • A. 

      Control Area

    • B. 

      Chemical Storage Room

    • C. 

      Cut-off Room

    • D. 

      Magazine

  • 7. 
    Which ASTM Standard would apply to surface burning characteristics for building materials?
    • A. 

      B 42-98

    • B. 

      D 86-89

    • C. 

      E 84-07

    • D. 

      E 1537-99

  • 8. 
    In a lumber production facility, portable fire extinguishers shall be placed so that travel distance to machinery producing wood shavings doesn’t exceed ____ feet.
    • A. 

      35

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      75

    • D. 

      100

  • 9. 
    A device, which has the appearance of life safety or fire protection equipment, but does not perform that function, shall be ___________.
    • A. 

      Prohibited

    • B. 

      Labeled

    • C. 

      Tagged out of service

    • D. 

      Painted red

  • 10. 
    The area within ____ feet of an above ground flammable liquid tank vent, shall be classified as a Class 1, Group D, Division 1, Electrical Equipment Location.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      10

  • 11. 
    In Group E occupancies, artwork on corridor walls shall be limited to ____% of the wall area.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      50

  • 12. 
    Where _______, unattended self-service station is permitted.
    • A. 

      Required

    • B. 

      Outside Cities

    • C. 

      Approved

    • D. 

      Requested

  • 13. 
    The fire code requirement, for Liquefied Petroleum Gases (LPG) tank installation inspections, is the responsibility of _______________.
    • A. 

      The Code Official

    • B. 

      OSHA

    • C. 

      NC Department of Labor

    • D. 

      NC Department of Agriculture

  • 14. 
    Aisles in high piled storage facilities, which have no sprinkler system, shall be _____inches in width.
    • A. 

      36

    • B. 

      44

    • C. 

      72

    • D. 

      96

  • 15. 
    A restaurant, which seats 80 people, is classified as a(an) __________occupancy.
    • A. 

      A-1

    • B. 

      A-2

    • C. 

      B

    • D. 

      E

  • 16. 
    In Group I-1 Occupancies, staff training procedures, are to be reviewed every ________months.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      12

  • 17. 
    Required fire walls, fire barriers and fire partitions shall be ___________ to prevent the passage of fire.
    • A. 

      Labeled

    • B. 

      Printed

    • C. 

      Maintained

    • D. 

      Approved

  • 18. 
    Unless by exception, exit signs in corridors shall be placed so there is no more than ____ feet to the nearest sign.
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      150

    • C. 

      200

    • D. 

      250

  • 19. 
    Which of the following structures is/are exempt from the requirements of this code?
    • A. 

      One & two family residential

    • B. 

      Barns on farms outside municipalities

    • C. 

      Utility poles

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    Acme Print Shop has a two (2) remote, 36” exit doors. The building has a gross floor area of 6,000 square feet and is unsprinklered. Answer the following questions: What is the occupancy classification?
    • A. 

      A-3

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      E

    • D. 

      F

  • 21. 
    Acme Print Shop has a two (2) remote, 36” exit doors. The building has a gross floor area of 6,000 square feet and is unsprinklered. Answer the following questions: What is the required gross floor area per occupant in square feet?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      100

  • 22. 
    Acme Print Shop has a two (2) remote, 36” exit doors. The building has a gross floor area of 6,000 square feet and is unsprinklered. Answer the following questions: How many occupants would the egress width of 36” per door allow?
    • A. 

      72

    • B. 

      144

    • C. 

      180

    • D. 

      360

  • 23. 
    Acme Print Shop has a two (2) remote, 36” exit doors. The building has a gross floor area of 6,000 square feet and is unsprinklered. Answer the following questions: What is the maximum travel distance to an exit?
    • A. 

      50 Feet

    • B. 

      100 Feet

    • C. 

      200 Feet

    • D. 

      250 Feet

  • 24. 
    Acme Print Shop has a two (2) remote, 36” exit doors. The building has a gross floor area of 6,000 square feet and is unsprinklered. Answer the following questions: If this building had an egress stair, how much egress width per person is required?
    • A. 

      .2

    • B. 

      .3

    • C. 

      .7

    • D. 

      .15

  • 25. 
    At what amount does the storage, use or handling (at normal temperature and pressure) of Corrosive gases require an operational permit?
    • A. 

      5 cubic feet

    • B. 

      100 cubic feet

    • C. 

      200 cubic feet

    • D. 

      Any amount