Fire Inspection And Code Enforcement Book! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Fire Inspection And Code Enforcement Book! Trivia Questions Quiz

Below is a trivia questions quiz on Fire Inspection And Code Enforcement Book! For a better understanding of the guidelines and policies of Firefighting, which are there to assist, smoothen and ease of the operations, there’s Fire Inspection and Code Enforcement. There are law guidelines that are fundamental for safety and wellbeing in firefighting. Take this test and see if you understand the contents of the book!


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  • 1. 
    The IBC is a construction document.  The IFC and NFPA 1 are:
    • A. 

      Maintenance

    • B. 

      Recommendation documents

  • 2. 
    NFPA documents are:
    • A. 

      Statues

    • B. 

      Standards

  • 3. 
    The I in IFC stands for
    • A. 

      Institute

    • B. 

      International

  • 4. 
    Water flow testing of the water supply system in a community is usually done to determine the amount and _________ of the available water.
    • A. 

      Pressure

    • B. 

      Quality

  • 5. 
    A green color-coded fire hydrant, based upon NFPA recommendations, would be able to supply _________ gallons per minute.
    • A. 

      800

    • B. 

      1200

  • 6. 
    The smallest size pipes in a public water main system are typically referred to as
    • A. 

      Secondary feeders

    • B. 

      Distributors

  • 7. 
    A fire detection system that transmits an alarm signal to an off-site commercial alarm service has notified a ________ station.
    • A. 

      Central

    • B. 

      Remote

  • 8. 
    NFPA 10, which covers _________, was adopted by reference into the Wisconsin Administrative code.
    • A. 

      Sprinklers

    • B. 

      Extinguishers

  • 9. 
    Dry and wet chemical systems are most likely to be found protecting ________.
    • A. 

      Commercial kitchens

    • B. 

      Computer labs

  • 10. 
    Building standpipe hose is commonly found stored on ________
    • A. 

      Pin racks

    • B. 

      Pin reels

  • 11. 
    Fire inspectors should typically insure that stock is not stacked any closer to sprinkler heads than ________ inches.
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      24

  • 12. 
    Sectional water control valves for sprinkler systems that are often found on the outside of a building are called __________
    • A. 

      Outside stem and yoke valves

    • B. 

      Post indicator valves

  • 13. 
    A sprinkler system that is charged with air pressure above its water control valve is referred to as a ________ pipe system.
    • A. 

      Dry

    • B. 

      Wet

  • 14. 
    The inspector needs to evaluate the fire department's emergency ______ to get its vehicles up to the structure.
    • A. 

      Access

    • B. 

      Accessibility

  • 15. 
    Fire drills are _______ for all commercial structures within Wisconsin.
    • A. 

      Mandatory

    • B. 

      Suggested

  • 16. 
    Emergency planning for a structure is the direct responsibility of the__________
    • A. 

      Fire inspector

    • B. 

      Building owner

  • 17. 
    Exit doors, with some exceptions, shall open_____________
    • A. 

      Inward

    • B. 

      Outward

  • 18. 
    A standard exit door width shall not be less than _________
    • A. 

      32 inches

    • B. 

      42 inches

  • 19. 
    The portion of the means of egress that leads from the inside of a structure to the exit is called the exit __________.
    • A. 

      Access

    • B. 

      Discharge

  • 20. 
    The permitted occupancy in an elementary classroom which is 25-feet by 20-feet would be ________.
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      100

  • 21. 
    The square footage of a building, which is 55 feet wide, 150 feet in length, and 12 feet in height is _____ square feet.
    • A. 

      8,250

    • B. 

      99,000

  • 22. 
    The fire flow for a structure is 2,500 GPM.  The required fire flow for this structure if it were 30% involved would be ________ gpm.
    • A. 

      750

    • B. 

      7,500

  • 23. 
    An example of a FIRE REACTION activity would be to conduct ________.
    • A. 

      Fire drills

    • B. 

      Fire investigations

  • 24. 
    An example of an activity to prevent the SPREAD OF FIRE would be the use of a _____
    • A. 

      Fire safety presentation

    • B. 

      Fire door

  • 25. 
    An example of PREVENTING FIRES would include using _______.
    • A. 

      Fire extinguishers

    • B. 

      Fire inspections

  • 26. 
    The role an inspector plays when he/she acts as a FIRE CONSULTANT would include_____
    • A. 

      Determining fire hazards

    • B. 

      Responding to public inquiries

  • 27. 
    The role an inspector plays when he/she acts as a CODE ENFORCER includes _______
    • A. 

      Evaluating fire safety

    • B. 

      Writing citations

  • 28. 
    A fire inspector has many responsibilities.  An example of one of these responsibilities he/she has to the public would be _________
    • A. 

      Fire safety education

    • B. 

      Maintaining files and records

  • 29. 
    An example of an inspector using a more formal manner of interpersonal communication would be in his/her addressing ______
    • A. 

      A senior citizens group in a presentation

    • B. 

      The Chief at an officer's meeting

  • 30. 
    The type of written communication, which serves as a "historical" record of a structure in the community, is a ________
    • A. 

      Building record

    • B. 

      Building permit

  • 31. 
    The formal document, which details the results of a fire inspection along with recommendations for correction(s) is the ________
    • A. 

      Checklist

    • B. 

      Inspection report

  • 32. 
    Most fire inspection records and reports should be maintained for a period of:
    • A. 

      Seven

    • B. 

      Ten

  • 33. 
    Concerning public education it can be said that the fire educator's "target" audience should be
    • A. 

      All children

    • B. 

      All citizens

  • 34. 
    Year-round fire safety education typically receives ______ from the fire department itself.
    • A. 

      High priority

    • B. 

      Low priority

  • 35. 
    It was suggested in the course that a ______ should be the goal of the fire department for public education.
    • A. 

      Fire Prevention Week Campaign

    • B. 

      Seasonal campaign

  • 36. 
    An effective public education program on fire safety is designed to reduce the ______ in a city.
    • A. 

      Number of fires

    • B. 

      Number of firefighters

  • 37. 
    The view that fire inspections can result in a financial burden for a building owner is
    • A. 

      Inaccurate

    • B. 

      Accurate

  • 38. 
    The view that fire inspectors have quotas to fill in determining fire hazards in structures is:
    • A. 

      Accurate

    • B. 

      Inaccurate

  • 39. 
    A fire inspector encountering abusive behavior from a building owner should
    • A. 

      Report it to the chief

    • B. 

      Issue the owner a citation

  • 40. 
    The first procedural step in the inspection process is the ______________
    • A. 

      Approach

    • B. 

      Preparation

  • 41. 
    During a surprise inspection the inspector should enter the building using the
    • A. 

      Emergency exits

    • B. 

      Normal entrances

  • 42. 
    Fire inspections are generally conducted as "routine", "follow-up" or _______ inspections.
    • A. 

      Normal

    • B. 

      Complaint

  • 43. 
    Photography used during an inspection is permissible if approved by the_________
    • A. 

      Dept. of Commerce

    • B. 

      Owner

  • 44. 
    Copies of the final inspection report go automatically to the owner and to the______.
    • A. 

      Inspector's files

    • B. 

      Insurance company

  • 45. 
    During an inspection, the fire inspector should avoid
    • A. 

      Being led around

    • B. 

      Sealed off hazardous areas

  • 46. 
    The amount of time granted by a fire inspector to correct hazard violations is based upon
    • A. 

      Stated codes

    • B. 

      Inspector discretion

  • 47. 
    The fire inspector should verbally review the findings of the inspection with the owner/manager during the _______
    • A. 

      Closing review

    • B. 

      Follow up review

  • 48. 
    The Wisconsin state agency charged with the responsibility of fire safety and prevention is the __________
    • A. 

      Dept. of Commerce

    • B. 

      State Fire Marshal

  • 49. 
    State laws cannot conflict with
    • A. 

      State constitutions

    • B. 

      City charters

  • 50. 
    A local law approved by a city council and signed by the major is an example of a/an _______ law.
    • A. 

      Administrative

    • B. 

      Statutory

  • 51. 
    A local fire inspector receives his/her authority to inspect by having the power delegated from the ____________
    • A. 

      City attorney

    • B. 

      Fire Chief

  • 52. 
    In the landmark decision, "See vs. the City of Seattle" the United States Supreme Court issued a decision __________ fire inspections in portions of a business not accessible to the public.
    • A. 

      Banning

    • B. 

      Permitting

  • 53. 
    In the "See" case, the Supreme Court _______ establish guidelines for fire inspectors to follow in conducting an inspection.
    • A. 

      Did not

    • B. 

      Did

  • 54. 
    Determining the time, place, and manner of an inspection is a right of a fire inspector using his/her ______ powers.
    • A. 

      Ministerial

    • B. 

      Discretionary

  • 55. 
    A fire inspector ordering the evacuation of a building's occupants due to a gas leak would be using his/her ________ powers.
    • A. 

      Judicial

    • B. 

      Police

  • 56. 
    A "complaint" inspection is typically conducted as a/an _______ type of inspection.
    • A. 

      Unannounced

    • B. 

      Scheduled

  • 57. 
    State or local "immunity" laws have primarily protected public officials from
    • A. 

      Criminal

    • B. 

      Civil

  • 58. 
    Fire inspectors are liable for their careless omissions, which are referred to as
    • A. 

      Noncompliance

    • B. 

      Negligence

  • 59. 
    Fire inspectors are considered most vulnerable for failing to perform their _____ power.
    • A. 

      Discretionary

    • B. 

      Ministerial

  • 60. 
    Electrical wiring malfunction is an example of a ______ fire hazard.
    • A. 

      Special

    • B. 

      Common

  • 61. 
    The most common means of fire travel through a structure is by _________
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

  • 62. 
    A 10-story office building would be an example of a _____ hazard type of occupancy.
    • A. 

      Low

    • B. 

      High

  • 63. 
    A ______ is any material, condition, or act that contributes to the start or spread of a fire.
    • A. 

      Fire hazard

    • B. 

      Fire load

  • 64. 
    A _______ is an example of a load bearing building element.
    • A. 

      Ceiling

    • B. 

      Floor

  • 65. 
    A fire _____ extends from the foundation of the roof.
    • A. 

      Parapet

    • B. 

      Wall

  • 66. 
    Fire retardant shingles on a roof is classified as a _______ covering.
    • A. 

      Built-up

    • B. 

      Prepared

  • 67. 
    Devices placed inside air handling systems to prevent the extension of smoke and heat throughout a building are called ________
    • A. 

      Fire/smoke dampers

    • B. 

      Smoke/heat vents

  • 68. 
    The classification in NFPA 1 for the Mega Movie Theater would be ________
    • A. 

      Assembly

    • B. 

      Business

  • 69. 
    The classification in NFPA 1 for the Good Health Hospital would be _______
    • A. 

      Health Care

    • B. 

      Room Board

  • 70. 
    The classification in NFPA 1 for the Big Bird Day Care Center would be ________
    • A. 

      Day Care

    • B. 

      Babysitting

  • 71. 
    Occupancy load calculations for a building are needed in order to limit the
    • A. 

      Size of the room areas

    • B. 

      Number of people

  • 72. 
    In calculating occupancy load for a structure, most occupancy load factors are based upon  ________ floor area.
    • A. 

      Net

    • B. 

      Gross

  • 73. 
    A detention facility would use _______ floor area to determine occupancy load.
    • A. 

      Gross

    • B. 

      Net

  • 74. 
    The permitted occupancy in a large banquet hall which is 50-feet by 200-feet would be
    • A. 

      666

    • B. 

      1000