Test Your Knowledge About Fire Hazards! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Test Your Knowledge About Fire Hazards! Trivia Questions Quiz

Test your knowledge on Fire Hazards by taking the quiz below. Fire safety is a guideline and more of practices whose intention is to minimize the destruction caused by fire. Therefore, knowledge on the fire hazards is of importance because it’s intended to prevent ignition of an uncontrolled fire, and those that are used to limit the development and effects of a fire after it starts.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Mrs Lim was frying fish in the kitchen when the phone in the hall rang. What should she do?
    • A. 

      Rush out to answer the call immediately.

    • B. 

      Turn off the stove before going to answer the phone.

    • C. 

      Turn down the fire before going to answer the phone.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the safest type of clothing to wear when cooking at a stove?
    • A. 

      T-shirts and shorts.

    • B. 

      A raincoat made of plastic material.

    • C. 

      Blouse with long, wide sleeves and a long, swishing skirt.

  • 3. 
    If you see a young child playing with matches, what should you do?
    • A. 

      Join him

    • B. 

      Explain to him the danger of playing with fire, then walk away.

    • C. 

      Explain to him the danger of playing with fire, and then persuade him to part with the matches.

  • 4. 
    After a barbecue, I should:
    • A. 

      Throw the smoldering charcoal and embers into the nearby dustbin.

    • B. 

      Leave the charcoal and embers burning on the pit.

    • C. 

      Throw some water over the smoldering charcoal and embers to extinguish them.

  • 5. 
    Unused items outside homes are a potential fire hazard.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    It is dangerous to keep paper towels and cooking oil near the stove.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    It is safe for children to play with sparklers without adult supervision.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    At a public place, it is ok to remove the fire extinguisher from the wall since there are other fire extinguishers on other floors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The building management of public places should not lock up the exit doors when the building is occupied or being used.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Smoke detectors are useful because:
    • A. 

      They beautify the room.

    • B. 

      They give early warning of any fire.

    • C. 

      They keep the room warm.

  • 11. 
    An electrical socket in my house is overlooked with too many appliances. I should:
    • A. 

      Leave it as it is and stay away from it.

    • B. 

      Remove some applicances from the socket as it looks unsightly.

    • C. 

      Remove some applicances from the socket as overloading it might cause a fire.

  • 12. 
    Your three year-old brother is playing in the house and you see some matches and lighters lying about. You should:
    • A. 

      Give him the matches and lighters to play with.

    • B. 

      Keep the matches and lighters in a safe place, away from his reach, and educate him on the dangers and hazards of fire.

    • C. 

      Do nothing.

  • 13. 
    The outer covering of an electrical wire is torn, and there are open cracks in the plug. I should:
    • A. 

      Leave it as it is and do not touch it.

    • B. 

      Attempt to repair it by myself.

    • C. 

      Send it to a licensed technician for repair.

  • 14. 
    It is safe to smoke in a flammable environment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Where should lit candles, oil lamps and joss sticks be placed?
    • A. 

      On top of a piece of paper so that the altar table will not get dirty.

    • B. 

      On a non-flammable surface, and away from flammable objects. Ensure that it is not too close to the edge of the table so that it will not topple.

    • C. 

      They can be placed anywhere on the table.

  • 16. 
    Electrical applicances and switches should be in "ON" position when not in use.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False