Fire Inspection & Code Enforcement Chapt. 10

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Fire Inspection & Code Enforcement Chapt. 10 - Quiz

Quiz questions for Chapt 10.


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  • 1. 
    What must occur for a special-agent fire-extinguishing system to be considered successful?
    • A. 

      It must completely extinguish the fire

    • B. 

      It must cause little or no damage to building contents

    • C. 

      It must contain or control the fire until the fire department arrives

  • 2. 
    Classification of fire that involves flammable and combustible liquids such as gasoline, oil, lacquer, paint, mineral spirits, and alcohol is:
    • A. 

      Class A

    • B. 

      Class B

    • C. 

      Class C

  • 3. 
    A dry-chemical fire extinguishing system is NOT likely to be used in:
    • A. 

      Art galleries

    • B. 

      Computer rooms

    • C. 

      Flammable liquid storage rooms

  • 4. 
    What methods of application of dry-chemical extinguishing systems discharges agent onto a specific surface such as the cooking area in a restaurant kitchen?
    • A. 

      Combination system

    • B. 

      Fixed system: total flooding

    • C. 

      Fixed system: local application

  • 5. 
    What method of application of dry-chemical extinguishing systems relies on trained personnel to apply the dry chemical from hose stations?
    • A. 

      Handheld hoseline

    • B. 

      Combination system

    • C. 

      Fixed system: total flooding

  • 6. 
    Characteristic of dry-chemical agents?
    • A. 

      They leave no residue

    • B. 

      They leave a residue that creates a cleanup problem

    • C. 

      The agent creates an asphyxiation and freezing hazard

  • 7. 
    Dry-chemical extinguishing agent is also known as Purple K is
    • A. 

      Sodium bicarbonate

    • B. 

      Potassium bicarbonate

    • C. 

      Potassium phosphate

  • 8. 
    Which combustible metal extinguishing agents designed to extinguish Class D fires involving aluminum, magnesium, sodium, and potassium?
    • A. 

      Dry powders

    • B. 

      Halon agents

    • C. 

      Dry chemicals

  • 9. 
    Dry-chemical extinguishing agent that is also known as multipurpose dry-chemical and is effective on Class A,B,&C fires is:
    • A. 

      Sodium bicarbonate

    • B. 

      Potassium bicarbonate

    • C. 

      Monoammonium phosphate

  • 10. 
    MOST accurate about dry-chemical extinguishing systems:
    • A. 

      Detailed maintenance is the responsibility of the fire department

    • B. 

      Nozzles for all dry-chemical extinguishing systems are standardized

    • C. 

      Containers must be located as close to the discharge point as possible

  • 11. 
    When inspecting a dry-chemical system, how often should the pressure gauges be checked to ensure that they read within their operable ranges?
    • A. 

      Weekly

    • B. 

      Monthly

    • C. 

      Annually

  • 12. 
    A wet-chemical fire extinguishing system is MOST likely to be used in:
    • A. 

      Boats & vehicles

    • B. 

      Flammable liquid storage rooms

    • C. 

      Commercial cooking hoods, plenums, ducts, & associated cooking appliances

  • 13. 
    A clean-agent fire-extinguishing system is MOST likely to be used in:
    • A. 

      Dip tanks

    • B. 

      Telecommunications facilities

    • C. 

      Flammable liquid storage rooms

  • 14. 
    MOST accurate about clean-agent fire extinguishing systems:
    • A. 

      They leave no residue

    • B. 

      They leave a residue that creates a cleanup problem

    • C. 

      The agent may act as a conductor of electrical energy

  • 15. 
    Clean storage containers must meet US Dept. of Transportation DOT and Transport Cananda TC requirements and be hydrostatically tested:
    • A. 

      Every year

    • B. 

      Every three years

    • C. 

      Every five years

  • 16. 
    A carbon dioxide fire extinguishing system is MOST likely to be used in:
    • A. 

      Art galleries

    • B. 

      Telecommunication facilities

    • C. 

      Refineries/chemical plants

  • 17. 
    MOST serious problem with carbon dioxide fire extinguishing systems is:
    • A. 

      Personnel safety

    • B. 

      Delayed activation time

    • C. 

      Equipment and property damage

  • 18. 
    Means of actuation for a carbon dioxide fire extinguishing system causes the system to discharge immediately and without any advance warning to individuals in the area?
    • A. 

      Automatic operation

    • B. 

      Normal manual operation

    • C. 

      Emergency manual operation

  • 19. 
    Methods of foam extinguishment prevent air and flammable vapors from combining?
    • A. 

      Cooling

    • B. 

      Separating

    • C. 

      Smothering

  • 20. 
    Which type of foam fire extinguishing systems is designed for local application or total flooding in commercial and industrial applications?
    • A. 

      Foam-water

    • B. 

      High expansion

    • C. 

      Semifixed Type A

  • 21. 
    Which foam fire extinguishing systems is basically a deluge sprinkler system with foam introduced into it?
    • A. 

      Foam water

    • B. 

      High expansion

    • C. 

      Semifixed type A

  • 22. 
    Homogeneous mixture of foam concentrate and water before the introduction of air is known as:
    • A. 

      Primary foam

    • B. 

      Foam solution

    • C. 

      Foam concentrate

  • 23. 
    Class B low expansion foams in use today are designed to be used at 1%, 3% or ____ concentrations?
    • A. 

      6%

    • B. 

      8%

    • C. 

      10%

  • 24. 
    High expansion foams generally have expansion ratios of:
    • A. 

      20:1 to 200:1

    • B. 

      50:1 to 400:1

    • C. 

      200:1 to 1,000:1

  • 25. 
    Which foam concentrate types consists of a fluorinated surfactant added to detergent foam which causes water to drain from the foam blanket and float on top of hydrocarbon fuel spills?
    • A. 

      Fluoroprotein foam

    • B. 

      Aqueous film forming foam

    • C. 

      High expansion foam

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