Fire Extinguisher Quiz 2009

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 688

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Fire Extinguisher Quiz 2009 for UMC Pathology Department


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Fire extinguishers can be used on any fire, no matter the size.          
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A 3-A extinguisher can handle a fire three times larger than a 2-A.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Class A extinguishers are used on fires involving:
    • A. 

      Electricity

    • B. 

      Gases and flammable liquids

    • C. 

      Paper, trash, or other ordinary combustibles

  • 4. 
    Class B extinguishers are used on fires involving:
    • A. 

      Paper, trash, or other ordinary combustibles

    • B. 

      Gases and flammable and combustible liquids

    • C. 

      Electricity

  • 5. 
    Class B extinguisher numbers refer to the:
    • A. 

      Number of different types of fires it can handle

    • B. 

      Number of times the extinguisher can be used before it has to be recharged

    • C. 

      Square feet of fire it can handle

  • 6. 
    Class C extinguishers are used on fires involving:
    • A. 

      Gases and flammable and combustible liquids

    • B. 

      Paper, trash, or other ordinary combustibles

    • C. 

      Electricity

  • 7. 
    Never use water on an electrical fire because it:
    • A. 

      Will make the fire spread

    • B. 

      Will cause electrical power to go off

    • C. 

      Conducts electricity and can cause dangerous shock

  • 8. 
    Class D extinguishers are used on fires involving:
    • A. 

      Combustible metals

    • B. 

      Electricity

    • C. 

      Flammable liquids and gases

  • 9. 
    When you use a fire extinguisher, you first pull the pin and stand about:
    • A. 

      1 foot from the fire.

    • B. 

      8 feet from the fire

    • C. 

      20 feet from the fire

  • 10. 
    Before you squeeze a fire extinguisher's trigger, aim at:
    • A. 

      The highest point in the fire.

    • B. 

      The area that surrounds the fire

    • C. 

      The base of the fire