Fire Alarm Control Panel Peripherals Quiz

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Do you know how a fire alarm works? What do you know about the fire alarm control panel? Can you pass this fire alarm control panel peripherals quiz? The panel in fire alarm receives information from devices that are designed to detect and report fires, reads their operational integrity, and gives for automatic control of equipment and transmission of information necessary to get the facility for fire based on a predetermined sequence ready. Let's go now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A fire alarm control panel must be mounted at a location closest to the door where the firefighters will enter. This location is usually identified when submitting plans for approval by the authority having jurisdiction (AHJ).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Duct detectors that were installed by the HVAC company are not compatible with an addressable fire alarm control panel and must be replaced.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    When mounting smoke detectors on a wall, the sensing device has to be between four and 12 inches down from the ceiling. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    NFPA 70 is the National Fire Alarm Code. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    _____________ is the maximum number of water flow switches permitted to be connected to a single ___________initiating device circuit. 
    • A. 

      One, addressable

    • B. 

      Two, conventional

    • C. 

      Three, addressable

    • D. 

      Four, addressable

    • E. 

      Five, conventional

  • 6. 
    What is the maximum number of supervisory devices permitted to be connected to a single initiating device circuit? 
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      40

  • 7. 
    In new one- and two-family dwellings smoke detectors are required to be installed _______________.
    • A. 

      In all sleeping rooms

    • B. 

      Outside of each separate sleeping area

    • C. 

      On each level of the dwelling

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Smoke detectors are marked with a color code indicating their temperature classification.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Comparing addressable and conventional systems, which of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      Addressable systems and conventional systems both report specific device activation location information to the monitoring station.

    • B. 

      Conventional systems use less wire than an addressable system.

    • C. 

      There are fewer connections for field wiring in an addressable panel than in a conventional panel.

    • D. 

      Addressable systems allow pulling stations to be placed farther apart than when installed on a conventional system.

  • 10. 
    Initiating devices do not necessarily have to be installed independently of the circuit conductors. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Any standard smoke detector is permitted to be installed in a return air plenum. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is an example of a smoke detector? 
    • A. 

      Multi-criteria

    • B. 

      Ionization

    • C. 

      Photoelectric

    • D. 

      Any of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Which of the following devices must be tested for functionality on an annual basis? 
    • A. 

      Smoke detectors

    • B. 

      Control panels

    • C. 

      Heat detectors

    • D. 

      Pull stations

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    When the height of a ceiling is 15-25 feet, which of the following spacing reduction factors must be used to properly locate smoke detectors?
    • A. 

      0.91

    • B. 

      0.84

    • C. 

      0.77

    • D. 

      No reduction for smoke detectors

  • 15. 
    Fire alarm control panels must be painted red for ease of identification as a fire alarm device.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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