Fire Inspection 1 Study Guide I

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  • 1. 
    Shows the layout of individual floors & the roof
    • A. 

      Elevation drawing

    • B. 

      Floor plan

    • C. 

      Site plan

  • 2. 
    The part of the business letter that includes the name, title & address of the person receiving the letter
    • A. 

      Inside address

    • B. 

      Heading

    • C. 

      Signature

  • 3. 
    Shows the number of floors in a building and the grade around the building
    • A. 

      Floor plan

    • B. 

      Elevation drawing

    • C. 

      Detailed plan

  • 4. 
    Indicates how a building is situated with respect to other buildings & streets in the area
    • A. 

      Floor plan

    • B. 

      Plot plan

    • C. 

      Elevation drawing

  • 5. 
    The part of the business letter that contains the return address
    • A. 

      Heading

    • B. 

      Inside address

    • C. 

      Salutation

  • 6. 
    Heating that occurs when electrical current flow is interruped
    • A. 

      Heat from arcing

    • B. 

      Resistance heating

    • C. 

      Fission

  • 7. 
    "Matter in motion" caused by the movement of molecules
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Electricity

    • C. 

      Current

  • 8. 
    The maximum heat that can be produced if all the combustibles in a given area burn
    • A. 

      Draft curtains

    • B. 

      Fission

    • C. 

      Fire load

  • 9. 
    Illustrates the flaming mode of combustion
    • A. 

      Heat from arcing

    • B. 

      Fire load

    • C. 

      Fire tetrahedron

  • 10. 
    Technique in which an absorbent material is saturated with a fire-retardant agent
    • A. 

      Heat from arcing

    • B. 

      Impregnation

    • C. 

      Fire load

  • 11. 
    Structural element designed to limit the mushrooming effect of heat & smoke in large open areas of buildings
    • A. 

      Draft curtains

    • B. 

      Fire load

    • C. 

      Impregnation

  • 12. 
    Any solid, liquid, or gas that can combine with oxygen in the chemical reaction known as oxidation
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Fuel

    • C. 

      Oxygen

  • 13. 
    Heat generated by passing an electrical current through a conductor
    • A. 

      Heat from arcing

    • B. 

      Conduit

    • C. 

      Resistance heating

  • 14. 
    Energy generated when atom split apart
    • A. 

      Fire load

    • B. 

      Impregnation

    • C. 

      Fission

  • 15. 
    Illustrates the smoldering mode of combustion
    • A. 

      Impregnation

    • B. 

      Fire triangle

    • C. 

      Fuel

  • 16. 
    The normal oxygen content in air is ____ percent.
    • A. 

      78

    • B. 

      21

    • C. 

      57

  • 17. 
    What element normally comprises more than 75 percent of air?
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Hydrogen

    • C. 

      Nitrogen

  • 18. 
    What is another name for steady-state fires?
    • A. 

      Reignition fires

    • B. 

      Free-burning fires

    • C. 

      Constant-rate fires

  • 19. 
    What element in the flaming mode of combustion is not present in the smoldering mode?
    • A. 

      Hydrogen

    • B. 

      Chemical chain reaction

    • C. 

      Reignition

  • 20. 
    How do halon and halon replacement agents extinguish a fire?
    • A. 

      Interrupt the chemical chain reaction

    • B. 

      Eliminate oxygen

    • C. 

      Convert free oxygen to water

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is NOT a general category of heat energy?
    • A. 

      Chemical

    • B. 

      Nuclear

    • C. 

      Operational

  • 22. 
    What type of heat energy goes a compost pile release?
    • A. 

      Combustion

    • B. 

      Decomposition

    • C. 

      Spontaneous

  • 23. 
    What type of heat energy is released when an acid dissolved in water causes an explosion?
    • A. 

      Combustion

    • B. 

      Decomposition

    • C. 

      Solution

  • 24. 
    What type of electrical heat do microwave use?
    • A. 

      Resistance

    • B. 

      Dielectric

    • C. 

      Friction

  • 25. 
    What type of electrical heat occurs when flammable liquids are transferred between two containers that are not properly electrically bonded together?
    • A. 

      Resistance

    • B. 

      Friction

    • C. 

      Static

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