Questions On Fire Fighter: Test Your Knowledge! Trivia Quiz

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Firefighters are known to curb fires and dress heavily, but did you know that besides fighting fires, they also treat sick or injured people, report to car accidents, and extricate people from damaged motor vehicles. They are highly trained in their line of work particular to stop the spread of fire. There’s is more of firefighting. Take the test below to test your knowledge on Fire Fighter.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which heat detectors can be the slowest to acitvate?
    • A. 

      Ionization heat detectors

    • B. 

      Rate-of-Rise heat detectors

    • C. 

      Photoelectric heat detectors

    • D. 

      Fixed-temperature heat detectos

  • 2. 
    Which heat detectors operate on the assumption that the temperature in a room will increase faster from a fire than from normal atmospheric heating?
    • A. 

      Ionization heat detectors

    • B. 

      Rate-of-Rise heat detectors

    • C. 

      Photoelectric Heat Detectors

    • D. 

      Fixed-temperature heat Detectors

  • 3. 
    Which Heat detectors are relatively inexpensive?
    • A. 

      Ionization heat detectors

    • B. 

      Rate-of-Rise heat detectors

    • C. 

      Photoelectric Heat Detectors

    • D. 

      Fixed-temperature heat Detectors

  • 4. 
    Which heat detectors are reliable and not subject to false activations?
    • A. 

      Ionization heat detectors

    • B. 

      Rate-of-Rise heat detectors

    • C. 

      Photoelectric Heat Detectors

    • D. 

      Fixed-temperature heat Detectors

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a disadvantage of fixed-temperature heat detectors?
    • A. 

      They often activate too quickly

    • B. 

      They are spaced very far apart

    • C. 

      They are the most expensive to maintain and operate

    • D. 

      They activate only after the fire has been burning for quite some time

  • 6. 
    Fixed-temperature heat detectors are installed on the ____ of a room
    • A. 

      Floor

    • B. 

      Ceiling

    • C. 

      Middle

    • D. 

      Lower half

  • 7. 
    Fixed-temperature heat detectors reated at _______ * F (*C) are common for living spaces.
    • A. 

      165 (76)

    • B. 

      200 (94)

    • C. 

      225 (107)

    • D. 

      275 (135)

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the ways by which a fixed-temperature heat detector activates?
    • A. 

      Melting of heated material

    • B. 

      Explosion of heated material

    • C. 

      Expansion of heated material

    • D. 

      Changes in resistance of heated material

  • 9. 
    Which fixed-temperature heat detector holds a spring-operated contact inside the detector in the open position?
    • A. 

      Fusible Device

    • B. 

      Frangible Bulb

    • C. 

      Photoelectic detector

    • D. 

      Continuous line detector

  • 10. 
    Which fixed-temperature heat detector is a glass vial that contains a liquid with a small air bubble?
    • A. 

      Fusible device

    • B. 

      Frangible bulb

    • C. 

      Photoelectic detector

    • D. 

      Continuous line detector

  • 11. 
    Which fixed-temperature heat detector detects heat over a linear area parallel to the detector?
    • A. 

      Fusible device

    • B. 

      Frangible bulb

    • C. 

      Photoelectic detector

    • D. 

      Continuous line detector

  • 12. 
    Rate-of-rise heat detectors are designed to initiate a signal when the rise in termpaerature exceeds ___ *F (*C) in one minute.
    • A. 

      8 to 12 (-13 to -11)

    • B. 

      12 to 15 (-11 to -9)

    • C. 

      15 to 20 (-9 to -7)

    • D. 

      20 to 24 (-7 to -4)

  • 13. 
    Which rate-of-rise heat detector is the most common type?
    • A. 

      Thermoelectic Detector

    • B. 

      Rate-compensated detector

    • C. 

      Pneumatic rate-of-rise line detector

    • D. 

      Pneumatic rate-of-rise spot detector

  • 14. 
    Which rate-of-rise heat detector consists of a system of tubing arranged over a wide area of coverage?
    • A. 

      Thermoelectic Detector

    • B. 

      Rate-compensated detector

    • C. 

      Pneumatic rate-of-rise line detector

    • D. 

      Pneumatic rate-of-rise spot detector

  • 15. 
    Which rate-of-rise heat detector is designed for use in areas normally subject to regular temperature changes that are slower than those under fire conditions?
    • A. 

      Thermoelectic Detector

    • B. 

      Rate-compensated detector

    • C. 

      Pneumatic rate-of-rise line detector

    • D. 

      Pneumatic rate-of-rise spot detector

  • 16. 
    Which rate-of-rise heat detector operates on the principle that when two wires of dissimilar metals are twisted together and heated at one end, and electrical current is generated at the other end?
    • A. 

      Thermoelectic Detector

    • B. 

      Rate-compensated detector

    • C. 

      Pneumatic rate-of-rise line detector

    • D. 

      Pneumatic rate-of-rise spot detector

  • 17. 
    Which of the following differences between a smoke detector and a smoke alarm is MOST accurate?
    • A. 

      Smoke alarms detect light; smoke detectors detect smoke

    • B. 

      Smoke detectors monitor the levels of CO and CO2 in the air; smoke alarms only detect smoke

    • C. 

      Smoke alarms detect smoke and other products of combustion; smoke detectors detect only flames

    • D. 

      Smoke detectors detect smoke and transmit a signal to an alarm; smoke alarms detect smoke and sound an alarm

  • 18. 
    Which smoke detectors use a photoelectric cell coupled with a tiny light source?
    • A. 

      Flame detectors

    • B. 

      Fire-gas detectors

    • C. 

      Ionization smoke detectors

    • D. 

      Photoelectric smoke detectors

  • 19. 
    Which smoke detectors detect minute particles and aerosols produced during combustion?
    • A. 

      Flame detectors

    • B. 

      Fire-gas detectors

    • C. 

      Ionization smoke detectors

    • D. 

      Photoelectric smoke detectors

  • 20. 
    Which type of photoelectric smoke detector uses a beam of light that focuses across the area being monitored and onto a photoelectric cell?
    • A. 

      Ray application

    • B. 

      Beam application

    • C. 

      Refractory application

    • D. 

      Ionization application

  • 21. 
    Which type of photoelectric smoke detector uses a light beam that passes through a small chamber at a point away from the light source?
    • A. 

      Ray application

    • B. 

      Beam application

    • C. 

      Refractory application

    • D. 

      Ionization application

  • 22. 
    Ionization smoke detectors use a radioactive material called ____ to ionize air molecules as they enter a chamber within the detector.
    • A. 

      Cesium

    • B. 

      Cadmium

    • C. 

      Americium

    • D. 

      Technietium

  • 23. 
    Ionization smoke detectors generally respond faster to ___ fires.
    • A. 

      Slow

    • B. 

      Flaming

    • C. 

      Smoldering

    • D. 

      Dwindling

  • 24. 
    Batteries in smoke alarms should be changed at least ___ a year.
    • A. 

      Once

    • B. 

      Twice

    • C. 

      Three times

    • D. 

      Four times

  • 25. 
    Which type of smoke alarms are usually more reliable?
    • A. 

      Ionized

    • B. 

      Lithium-powered

    • C. 

      Battery-operated

    • D. 

      Household current

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