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Fire Extinguisher Safety Quiz


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  • 1. 

    The three elements of the fire triangle are:

    • A.

      Water, a heat source, and fuel

    • B.

      Oxygen, water, and fuel

    • C.

      Oxygen, fuel, and a heat source

    Correct Answer
    C. Oxygen, fuel, and a heat source
    Explanation
    Oxygen, heat, and fuel are frequently referred to as the "fire triangle." Add in the fourth element, the chemical reaction, and you actually have a fire "tetrahedron." The important thing to remember is: take any of these four things away, and you will not have a fire or the fire will be extinguished.

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  • 2. 

    An "A" class fire is fueled by:

    • A.

      Wood, paper, cloth, trash, plastics

    • B.

      Flammable liquids: gasoline, oil, grease, acetone

    • C.

      Electrical: energized electrical equipment

    Correct Answer
    A. Wood, paper, cloth, trash, plastics
    Explanation
    An "A" class fire is fueled by combustible materials such as wood, paper, cloth, trash, and plastics. These materials are commonly found in homes, offices, and other environments. When ignited, they can sustain and spread the fire rapidly. Flammable liquids like gasoline, oil, grease, and acetone are categorized separately as Class B fires. Electrical fires, on the other hand, involve energized electrical equipment and are classified as Class C fires.

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  • 3. 

    A "B" class fire is fueled by:

    • A.

      Wood, paper, cloth, trash, plastics

    • B.

      Flammable liquids: gasoline, oil, grease, acetone

    • C.

      Electrical: energized electrical equipment

    Correct Answer
    B. Flammable liquids: gasoline, oil, grease, acetone
    Explanation
    A "B" class fire is fueled by flammable liquids such as gasoline, oil, grease, and acetone. This means that if a fire is classified as a "B" class fire, it is likely that the source of the fire is one of these flammable liquids. Wood, paper, cloth, trash, plastics, and energized electrical equipment are not the primary fuel sources for a "B" class fire.

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  • 4. 

    A "C" class fire is fueled by:

    • A.

      Wood, paper, cloth, trash, plastics

    • B.

      Flammable liquids: gasoline, oil, grease, acetone

    • C.

      Electrical: energized electrical equipment

    Correct Answer
    C. Electrical: energized electrical equipment
    Explanation
    A "C" class fire is fueled by energized electrical equipment. This means that the fire is caused by electrical sources such as wires, cables, and appliances that are currently carrying electricity. These fires can be extremely dangerous as they can spread quickly and cause electrocution hazards. It is important to use appropriate fire extinguishers and techniques when dealing with this type of fire to ensure safety.

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  • 5. 

    What type of fire extinguishers does forage have?

    Correct Answer
    ABC
    Explanation
    Forage has ABC fire extinguishers. ABC fire extinguishers are multipurpose extinguishers that can be used to extinguish fires involving ordinary combustibles (Class A), flammable liquids and gases (Class B), and electrical fires (Class C). These extinguishers are versatile and suitable for a wide range of fire hazards, making them a common choice for general fire protection.

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  • 6. 

    How many fire extinguishers are in our department?

    Correct Answer
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  • 7. 

    Where are the fire extinguishers?

    Correct Answer
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  • 8. 

    What does PASS stand for?

    Correct Answer
    Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep
    Explanation
    PASS stands for Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep. This acronym is commonly used to remember the steps for operating a fire extinguisher. "Pull" refers to pulling the pin to unlock the extinguisher. "Aim" means aiming the nozzle or hose at the base of the fire. "Squeeze" indicates squeezing the handle to release the extinguishing agent. Finally, "Sweep" means sweeping the nozzle or hose from side to side to extinguish the fire completely.

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  • 9. 

    Name some safety measures we must take before and during the use of a fire extinguishers.

    Correct Answer
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