Fire Inspector Trivia Quiz On Chemical Reactions!

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  • 1. 
    Chemical reactions that absorb energy as they occur are called:
    • A. 

      Exothermic

    • B. 

      Endothermic

    • C. 

      Self-sustained

    • D. 

      Thermodynamic

  • 2. 
    Chemical reactions that give off energy as they occur are called:
    • A. 

      Exothermic

    • B. 

      Endothermic

    • C. 

      Self-sustained

    • D. 

      Thermodynamic

  • 3. 
    What is a chemical chain reaction that releases energy in the form of heat and light?
    • A. 

      Ignition

    • B. 

      Fire

    • C. 

      Tetrahedron

    • D. 

      Auto-ignition

  • 4. 
    What is the term used to define a chemical chain reaction involving combination of oxygen with other materials?
    • A. 

      Oxidation

    • B. 

      Combustion

    • C. 

      Convection

    • D. 

      Radiation

  • 5. 
    In the flamming mode of combustion, what type of fuel is required?
    • A. 

      Solid

    • B. 

      Gaseous

    • C. 

      Atomized

    • D. 

      Finely divided

  • 6. 
    What type of combustion is best described as solid fuel that is porous and charring on the surface?
    • A. 

      Incipient

    • B. 

      Smoldering

    • C. 

      Free burning

    • D. 

      Endothermic

  • 7. 
    The two key factors influencing the combustion process are the physical state of the fuel and its distribution or orientation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The three physical state of matter are solid, liquid and 
  • 9. 
    What are the components of the fire tetrahedron?
    • A. 

      Heat, oxygen, fuel,self-sustained heating.

    • B. 

      Heat, fuel, self-sustained reaction, vapor

    • C. 

      Heat, fuel, oxygen, self-sustained chemical chain reaction

    • D. 

      Heat, fuel, oxygen

  • 10. 
    Temperature at which a liquid releases sufficient vapors to ignite but not sustain combustion is called its:
    • A. 

      Vapor pressure

    • B. 

      Flash point

    • C. 

      Surface to mass ration

    • D. 

      Boiling point

  • 11. 
    Liquids having a flash point that is greater 100 degrees F is called:
    • A. 

      Flammable liquid

    • B. 

      Combustible liquid

  • 12. 
    Liquids having a flash point that is less than 100 degrees F is called:
    • A. 

      Flammable liquid

    • B. 

      Combustible liquid

  • 13. 
    In which state must fuel be for flaming combustion to occur
    • A. 

      Gaseous

    • B. 

      Fine Divided

    • C. 

      Heated

    • D. 

      Oxidized

  • 14. 
    The chemical decomposition of a substance through the action of heat is called
    • A. 

      Reduction

    • B. 

      Oxidation

    • C. 

      Pyrolysis

    • D. 

      Chemical Chain Reaction

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