Basic Fire Prevention Quiz Test

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Fire can cause a lot of damage if left to run loose especially inside a lab full of dangerous flammable fluids and gasses. Take up this basic fire prevention quiz UMC lab and get to see how prepared you are to be a member of the team and ensuring safety. Stay safe!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Fire results from combining fuel, oxygen and heat or an ignition source
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Examples of fuel are:
    • A. 

      Paper, wood, and flammable liquids

    • B. 

      Electricity

    • C. 

      Chemical reactions

  • 3. 
    To find out if a substance is flammable, check :
    • A. 

      Where it is stored

    • B. 

      What it is used for

    • C. 

      The label and material safety data sheet (MSDS)

  • 4. 
    Flammable liquids should be stored in:
    • A. 

      Approved closed plastic containers

    • B. 

      Approved airtight closed metal containers

    • C. 

      Containers with spouts

  • 5. 
    An empty container is safe to use, no matter what it once held.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The most common source of workplace fires is:
    • A. 

      Flammable liquids

    • B. 

      Chemicals

    • C. 

      Electricity

  • 7. 
    Smoking only in permitted areas is a fire prevention precaution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    If a cord or wire has frayed or worn insulation, you should:
    • A. 

      Replace it

    • B. 

      Put tape around it

    • C. 

      Ignore it

  • 9. 
    One way to prevent machine bearings from running too hot is to keep them lubricated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Space heaters should be used:
    • A. 

      Whenever work area temperatures fall below 68 degrees

    • B. 

      Only when necessary and in well-ventilated areas

    • C. 

      Only in areas that don't contain chemicals

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