Trivia Quiz: How Well Do You Know About Firefighters Safety And Techniques?

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Trivia Quiz: How Well Do You Know About Firefighters Safety And Techniques?

How Well Do You Know About Firefighters Safety And Techniques? In Firefighting, there are many approaches in which fire can be stopped and also controlled and this depends with the type of equipment used to suppress the fire and the minimize damage or harm. Different fires can also be extinguished in different ways in firefighting. Take the trivia quiz below and see how safe you are.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is one of the most common types of injury on the Fire ground?
    • A. 

      Hearing

    • B. 

      Eye

    • C. 

      Cuts and bruises

    • D. 

      Burns

  • 2. 
    What percentage do safety eyeglasses (ANSI Standard Z87.1 type) protect your eyes from?
    • A. 

      75

    • B. 

      85

    • C. 

      95

    • D. 

      100

  • 3. 
    What is the maximum noise level that should not be exceeded if not wearing hearing protection?
    • A. 

      80dB

    • B. 

      90dB

    • C. 

      100dB

    • D. 

      110dB

  • 4. 
    What are the three Components of the turnout Jacket?  Which is not one.
    • A. 

      Outer Shell

    • B. 

      Moisture barrier

    • C. 

      Flame retardent layer

    • D. 

      Thermal barrier

  • 5. 
    When dealing with Structural protection Equipment we use 1500 standards is the same NFPA Number used for Wildland protective clothing?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    When using Station or work uniforms what is the Temp that the garment will not ignite, melt, drip, or separate at, and will last 5 minutes?
    • A. 

      200F

    • B. 

      300F

    • C. 

      400F

    • D. 

      500F

  • 7. 
    What are the four common respiratory hazards associated with fires and other emergencies, pick the one that is not?
    • A. 

      Low visibility

    • B. 

      Oxygen deficiency

    • C. 

      Elevated temperatures

    • D. 

      Smoke

    • E. 

      Toxic atmosheres (with and without fire)

  • 8. 
    What is the oxygen concentrations need to be below to be an Oxygen-deficient atmosphere?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      19.5

    • C. 

      18

    • D. 

      10

  • 9. 
    Inhaling heated gases can cause _____, which can cause death from asphyxiation.
    • A. 

      Asthma

    • B. 

      Coup

    • C. 

      Pulmonary Edema

    • D. 

      COPD

  • 10. 
    Carboxyhemoglobin (COHb) is haemoglobin saturated with carbon monoxide therefore unable to absorb needed Waste from the cells.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Concentrations of Carbon monoxide in the air above ____ of one per cent can be dangerous?
    • A. 

      0.04

    • B. 

      0.05

    • C. 

      0.10

    • D. 

      0.64

  • 12. 
    A living Microorganisms, like germs that can cause human disease; a biologically hazardous material is a
    • A. 

      Saponification

    • B. 

      A Plume

    • C. 

      Etiologic Agent

    • D. 

      Oxyhemglobin

  • 13. 
    When dealing with air management what are the three basic elements,  Pick the one that is not one.
    • A. 

      Know your point of no return (beyond 50 percent of the air supply of the team member with the lowest gauge reading)

    • B. 

      The type of building your unit is in

    • C. 

      Know how much air you have (at all times)

    • D. 

      Make a conscious decision to stay or leave when your air is down to 50 perscent

  • 14. 
    What is Not part of the open-circuit Self-contained breathing apparatus?
    • A. 

      Harness Assembly

    • B. 

      Air cylinder assembly

    • C. 

      PASS

    • D. 

      Regulator

    • E. 

      Facepiece

  • 15. 
    When checking the remote gauge compared to the bottle what is the max they can be different?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      75

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      125

  • 16. 
    When check SCBA how much of the bottle needs to be at?
    • A. 

      100%

    • B. 

      95%

    • C. 

      90%

    • D. 

      85%

  • 17. 
    When you're in an IDHL atmosphere, firefighters must work in teams of two or more.  Team members must remain in physical, voice, or visual contact with each other while in the hazardous area.  A radio Contact can be sufficient for voice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What are the four ways that an extinguishers use to put on fires?  Pick the one that is not one.
    • A. 

      Smothering

    • B. 

      Defuse electrical curent

    • C. 

      Cooling

    • D. 

      Chaining breaking

    • E. 

      Saponification

  • 19. 
    To prevent the disturbance of the foam blanket when applying the foam, it should not be applied directly onto the fuel; instead, it should be allowed to either gently rain down onto the fuel surface deflect of an object.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The term Clean Agent Extinguisher is the New ______, this newer extinguisher use "clean agents" that discharge as a rapidly evaporating liquid that leaves no residue. 
    • A. 

      Carbon Dioxide

    • B. 

      Soda-acid

    • C. 

      Halon 1211

    • D. 

      Chlorobromomethane

  • 21. 
    You have placed a Foam blanket down on fire and another fire starts and you grab your next extinguisher and its a dry chemical that should work just fine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    There is no single agent that will control or extinguish fires of all combustible metals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    When you find the right type of extinguisher for burning metal and it's a powder that needs to be spread on it what is the correct depth?
    • A. 

      1-2 inches

    • B. 

      2-4 inches

    • C. 

      6-8 inches

  • 24. 
    Who rates Portable Fire Extinguishers?
    • A. 

      OSHA

    • B. 

      ANSI

    • C. 

      UL

    • D. 

      NFPA

  • 25. 
    If you Grab a class 3-A extinguisher how many cribs can be burnt out?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      6