Fire Inspection & Code Enforcement Chapt. 13

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Fire Inspection & Code Enforcement Chapt. 13

Fire is one of the things that can reduce a whole structure to a pile of dirt. This is therefore the reason as to why buildings need to follow a specific code on fire safety and get fire inspections on a regular. After finishing chapter 13, on fire inspection and code enforcement, the quiz below will help you review it all. Try it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which roadway designs should inspectors check while conducting a fire & life safety inspection?
    • A. 

      Narrow widths

    • B. 

      Trees obstructing access

    • C. 

      Proximity to fences or gates

  • 2. 
    Which is a road or passageway that is required to ensure a means of access and parking for fire apparatus or other emergency vehicles?
    • A. 

      Fire lane

    • B. 

      Fire pathway

    • C. 

      Fire apparatus access road

  • 3. 
    Which can include any street or highway that provides access for emergency vehicles?
    • A. 

      Fire pathway

    • B. 

      Fire turnaround

    • C. 

      Fire apparatus access road

  • 4. 
    Most codes require that all fire lanes & apparatus access roads extend to within ____ ft of all portions of a building.
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      125

    • C. 

      150

  • 5. 
    Vertical clearance over a fire lane or apparatus access road must be a min. of ____ ft.
    • A. 

      10.5

    • B. 

      13.5

    • C. 

      18.5

  • 6. 
    When inspecting or designating a fire lane or fire apparatus access road, an inspector must calculate the weight requirement of the _____ apparatus that will respond to the incident.
    • A. 

      Tallest

    • B. 

      Lightest

    • C. 

      Heaviest

  • 7. 
    Generally, an angle of approach of _____ degrees is necessary between the fire lane and the public street.
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      8

  • 8. 
    Dead-end fire lanes & access roads are those that extend farther than ____ ft from a public street or road.
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      125

    • C. 

      150

  • 9. 
    Type of turnaround is a short section of roadway that lies perpendicular to the end of a dead end street with equal sections on each side of the dead end?
    • A. 

      T or Y

    • B. 

      Alley dock

    • C. 

      Hammerhead

  • 10. 
    Type of turnaround is a street closed at one end designed to the min. dimensions as required by the municipality?
    • A. 

      T or Y

    • B. 

      Cul de sac

    • C. 

      Hammerhead

  • 11. 
    Type of turnaround is a configuration that allows a vehicle in back into a space and turn around.
    • A. 

      T or Y

    • B. 

      Alley dock

    • C. 

      Cul de sac

  • 12. 
    Who must mark & maintain turnarounds?
    • A. 

      Fire department

    • B. 

      Street department

    • C. 

      Property owner/occupant

  • 13. 
    Who establishes the requirements for marking fire lanes and fire apparatus access roads?
    • A. 

      Local jurisdiction

    • B. 

      State government

    • C. 

      Property owner/occupant

  • 14. 
    Curbs marked as fire lanes are generally painted
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Blue

    • C. 

      Yellow

  • 15. 
    Re:  inspections at construction sites is LEAST accurate?
    • A. 

      Permits are not required for smaller construction projects

    • B. 

      Inspectors must monitor work sites & ensure that emergency apparatus access is maintained at buildings under construction

    • C. 

      Fire protection systems are often turned off or removed at buildings under construction

  • 16. 
    Which is NOT a requirement of NFPA 241 at construction sites?
    • A. 

      Lock boxes

    • B. 

      Foam fire fighting systems

    • C. 

      Portable fire extinguishing equipment

  • 17. 
    Which conditions should exist at construction and demolition sites?
    • A. 

      No flammable liquids stored on site

    • B. 

      Trash and debris picked up on a weekly basis

    • C. 

      All fire-protection systems operational and accessible

  • 18. 
    Which is an example of an exterior barrier?
    • A. 

      Lock boxes

    • B. 

      Security bars on doors

    • C. 

      Overhead obstructions

  • 19. 
    Who should specify driveway & entrance requirements into a facility or site from a public street?
    • A. 

      Local government

    • B. 

      Property owner/occupant

    • C. 

      Authority having jurisdiction

  • 20. 
    On private property, who is responsible for keeping exterior exit doors and pathways free of snow & ice?
    • A. 

      Owner/occupant

    • B. 

      Law enforcement

    • C. 

      Street department

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