Fire Inspection & Code Enforcement Study Quiz 10

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Study Guide Quiz Questions for fire inspections & code enforcement


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  • 1. 
    __________ are a way of staying aware of changes in use or hazardous conditions.
    • A. 

      Surveys

    • B. 

      Permits

    • C. 

      Self inspections

    • D. 

      Fire reports

  • 2. 
    On a site plan, the north directional symbol USUALLY points toward the:
    • A. 

      Magnetic north pole

    • B. 

      Right side of the page

    • C. 

      Top of the page

    • D. 

      True north pole

  • 3. 
    There are four main views of working drawings.  They include ALL of the following EXCEPT the _____ view.
    • A. 

      Sectional

    • B. 

      Utility

    • C. 

      Elevation

    • D. 

      Detailed

    • E. 

      Plan

  • 4. 
    When investigating a complaint, a fire inspector should:
    • A. 

      Never give the owner advance notice of the investigation

    • B. 

      Explain the purpose of the investigation to the owner

    • C. 

      Take appropriate departmental action to correct the violations

  • 5. 
    When an individual building or business owner feels that the local jurisdiction has made an improper code interpretation or decision, the individual may request a:
    • A. 

      Hearing in district court or civil court, depending on the degree of hardship

    • B. 

      Hearing by the civilian review board

    • C. 

      Review by the Board of Appeals

    • D. 

      More favorable ruling by the building inspector

  • 6. 
    Prior to a court case, an inspector should do all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Reinspect the facility the day before the trial

    • B. 

      Go over his/her testimony with the prosecutor before entering the courtroom

    • C. 

      Appear in proper uniform or be neatly dressed

    • D. 

      Volunteer information to make responses as detailed and complete as possible

  • 7. 
    Which of the following IS NOT suggested for courtroom procedure or behavior?
    • A. 

      Never become argumentative on the witness stand

    • B. 

      Make sure that all physical evidence, exhibits, photographs, notes, and reference materials are brought to court

    • C. 

      Attempt to answer a question you do not know

    • D. 

      Remain impartial - do not give the impression that you have a personal dislike for the defendant

  • 8. 
    According to NFPA 101, Life Safety Code, a building that provides sleeping facilities for 4 or more residents and is occupied by persons who are generally prevented from protecting themselves because of security measures not under their control, is classified as a/an:
    • A. 

      Residential occupancy

    • B. 

      Occupancy of unusual structure

    • C. 

      Industrial occupancy

    • D. 

      Detention and correctional occupancy

  • 9. 
    According to NFPA 101, Life Safety Code, buildings used as a store, market, and other rooms, buildings, or structures used to display and sell merchandise are classified as a/an:
    • A. 

      Mercantile occupancy

    • B. 

      Business occupancy

    • C. 

      Storage occupancy

    • D. 

      Place of assembly

    • E. 

      Occupancy of unusual structures

  • 10. 
    Fire drills in educational occupancies SHOULD NOT BE conducted:
    • A. 

      During classroom changes, since the students are already in the hallways

    • B. 

      During assembly programs, since the students are all in one place making for easy evacuation

    • C. 

      During lunch time

    • D. 

      At the start of each day

  • 11. 
    The purpose of school fire exit drills is to:
    • A. 

      Increase speek in evacuating all children

    • B. 

      Instill discipline and order

    • C. 

      Ensure that all exits are being used and are not locked

    • D. 

      Ensure orderly exit of all personnel under controlled supervision

  • 12. 
    A sketch depicting the general arrangement of the property in reference to streets, adjacent properties, and other important features is known as a:
    • A. 

      Plot plan

    • B. 

      Sectional view

    • C. 

      Floor plan

    • D. 

      Blue print

  • 13. 
    Which item WOULD NOT be considered during a field observation of a site for emergency access?
    • A. 

      Fire department access roadways which are wide enough to permit fire apparatus to operate and to pass

    • B. 

      Verification of code compliance for the storage, handling, and use of hazardous materials

    • C. 

      Physical, topographical, or architectural obstructions

    • D. 

      Adequate turning radius

    • E. 

      Whether access roads are within minimum building access distance requirements

  • 14. 
    The temperature at which a liquid fuel, once ignited, will continue to burn is known as:
    • A. 

      Fire point

    • B. 

      Vapor temperature

    • C. 

      Boiling point

    • D. 

      Flash point

  • 15. 
    When a fuel gives of enough vapors so that it can be ignited and burn momentarily, it has reached its:
    • A. 

      Fire point

    • B. 

      Upper flammable limit

    • C. 

      Vapor density

    • D. 

      Flash point

  • 16. 
    Class B fires involve fuels such as:
    • A. 

      Greases or flammable/combustible liquids

    • B. 

      Energized electrical equipment

    • C. 

      Combustible metals

    • D. 

      Ordinary combustibles

  • 17. 
    When referring to the L.E.L. of a flammable or combustible liquid, what does the L.E.L. mean?
    • A. 

      Lowest Efficiency Level

    • B. 

      Life Span Equivalency Label

    • C. 

      Lower Explosive Limit

    • D. 

      Lowest Evaporation Limit

  • 18. 
    The upper and lower concentrations of a vapor that will produce a flame at a given pressure and temperature are called:
    • A. 

      Flash points

    • B. 

      Vapor densities

    • C. 

      Flammable and explosive limits

    • D. 

      Burning points

  • 19. 
    The percentage of a flammable substance in air that will burn when in contact with an ignition source BEST defines:
    • A. 

      Ignition temperature

    • B. 

      Boiling point

    • C. 

      Flammable/explosive limit

    • D. 

      Flash point

  • 20. 
    Vapor density is used to evaluate the relative weights of _______ in much the same way as specific gravity is used to evaluate _______.
    • A. 

      Solids, liquids

    • B. 

      Air, solids

    • C. 

      Gases, liquids

    • D. 

      Liquids, air

  • 21. 
    Choose the BEST answer regarding the difference between compressed and liquefied gases at normal temperatures.  Within a pressurized container:
    • A. 

      Compressed gases are in both a liquid and gaseous state

    • B. 

      Compressed gases are only in a gaseous state

    • C. 

      Liquefied gases are only in a liquid state

    • D. 

      Liquiefied gases are in a gaseous state only

  • 22. 
    In a closed area, gases with vapor density of less than one will:
    • A. 

      Rise and not concentrate near the ceiling

    • B. 

      Rise and concentrate near the ceiling

    • C. 

      Settle and not concentrate at the floor

    • D. 

      Settle and concentrate at the floor

  • 23. 
    Vapor density is defined as the weight of ______ as compared to the weight of an equal volume of ______.
    • A. 

      Gas, air

    • B. 

      Air, gas

    • C. 

      Liquid, air

    • D. 

      Air, liquid

  • 24. 
    On above-ground inside storage tanks for flammable or combustible liquid storage tanks, automatic closing, heat-actuated valves are required on:
    • A. 

      All piping connections

    • B. 

      Piping connections above the liquid level

    • C. 

      None of the piping connections

    • D. 

      All piping connections below the liquid level

  • 25. 
    Inside storage tanks containing Class I, II, or III-A liquids must have vent pipes which terminate:
    • A. 

      Outside the building

    • B. 

      At least 12 feet above tank

    • C. 

      At least 5 feet above tank

    • D. 

      At least 3 feet above fill pipe

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