IFC Fire Inspector Exam: Hardest Quiz!

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IFC Fire Inspector Exam: Hardest Quiz!

This State Certification Exam for Fire Inspector Level 1 is based upon the International Fire Code with North Carolina amendments. The International Fire Code quiz(IFC) is designed to recognize hazards related to fire, explosion, or hazardous materials. There is a list of 93 questions with multiple-choice options. Read the questions carefully and answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 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 are 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

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