Fire Inspector 1 Study Guide III

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�Fire Inspector I study guide III


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  • 1. 
    Ramp with a maximum slope of 1:10
    • A. 

      Life Safety Code - Class A ramp

    • B. 

      Life Safety Code - Class B ramp

    • C. 

      Occupant load

  • 2. 
    Ramp with a maximum slope of 1:8
    • A. 

      Life Safety Code - Class B ramp

    • B. 

      Life Safety Code - Class A ramp

    • C. 

      Phase I evacuation

  • 3. 
    Total  number of persons that may occupy a building or portion thereof at any one time
    • A. 

      Occupant load

    • B. 

      Public way

    • C. 

      Egress

  • 4. 
    Evacuation of an entire floor of a health care facility, as wells as zones on the floor above the fire floor
    • A. 

      Phase III evacuation

    • B. 

      Phase I evacuation

    • C. 

      Phase II evacuation

  • 5. 
    Evacuation of an entire zone of a health care facility
    • A. 

      Phase I evacuation

    • B. 

      Phase II evacuation

    • C. 

      Phase III evacuation

  • 6. 
    Driveways and entrances should facilitate easy access for the largest fire apparatus expected to respond to an occupancy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    In some cases a fire inspector might be powerless to prevent the use of items that hinder firefighter's access to a structure's interior.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The Standard Building Code specifies that a public way should have a width and height of at least 12 feet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In general, doors should open in the direction of travel away from the exit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Panic hardware is required for all exit doors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The NFPA Life Safety Code is the only model code that divides ramps into two classes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Exit access corridors have stricter requirements than exit passageways.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    In limited cases, the model building codes allow escalators to serve as part of a means of egress in existing buildings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Fire escape ladders and slides are allowed only when approved by the AHJ.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Exit drills at educational facilities should emphasize discipline rather than speed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Fire evacuation plans at correctional facilities must provide a nonelectrical means for releasing prisoners from their cells.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Inspection personnel may use hotel or motel employees as "fire wardens" to direct emergency evacuations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Because occupants in hotesl and motels are temporary, fire drills at these structures are futile.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The Life Safe Code is _____
    • A. 

      NFPA 101

    • B. 

      NFPA 1000

    • C. 

      ICBA 1 A

  • 20. 
    When is access close to a building particularly important?
    • A. 

      When the nearest hydrant is more than 100 yards from the building

    • B. 

      When the building contains no hazardous materials

    • C. 

      When aerial apparatus may be needed to ladder the building

  • 21. 
    Why is it important to note when a driveway or parking lot will not support the weight of a fully loaded apparatus?
    • A. 

      The apparatus will not be able to access the building

    • B. 

      The owner can be ordered to replace the pavement

    • C. 

      Drivers can take appropriate steps when positioning apparatus that require stabilizers

  • 22. 
    How can personnel get a general idea of a driveway's construction if the owner does not know and construction plans are not available?
    • A. 

      Inspect the entire surface

    • B. 

      Consult codes current when the driveway was constructed

    • C. 

      Observe the driveway's edge

  • 23. 
    How should a jurisdiction deal with overhead obstructions?
    • A. 

      Inform driver/operators of their locations

    • B. 

      Require corrections

    • C. 

      Make corrections

  • 24. 
    Who ordinarily has the authority to enfore fire lane parking laws?
    • A. 

      Property owners & police

    • B. 

      Property owners & fire marshals

    • C. 

      Police & fire marshals

  • 25. 
    What should fire inspectors do when they find permanent changes in access to a structure's interior?
    • A. 

      Notify appropriate police department personnel

    • B. 

      Notify appropriate fire department personnel

    • C. 

      Notify appropriate building department personnel

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