Fire Inspector I Quiz II

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Fire Inspector I Quiz II

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  • 1. 
    Fire inspectors ________ be concerned with occupancy's weed control efforts during an in inspection.
    • A. 

      Should

    • B. 

      Should not

  • 2. 
    An example of a waste material that should be segregated from other waste is _______
    • A. 

      Aerosol cans

    • B. 

      Shredded paper

  • 3. 
    Electrical fires are the result of improperly maintained equipment, operator carelessness, improper installation, and ______
    • A. 

      Employer carelessness

    • B. 

      Improper use of equipment

  • 4. 
    Temporary wiring is ____
    • A. 

      Never permitted

    • B. 

      Permitted during construction

  • 5. 
    To minimize the hazard of static electricity, proper grounding and ______ is recommended.
    • A. 

      Bonding

    • B. 

      Dehumidification

  • 6. 
    Improper maintenance and improper clearance from combustibles are the leading cause of fires in _______
    • A. 

      Furnaces & boilers

    • B. 

      Furnaces & wood stoves

  • 7. 
    A church is what occupancy classification in the IBC?
    • A. 

      A1

    • B. 

      A3

  • 8. 
    A restaurant is what occupancy classification in the IBC?
    • A. 

      A1

    • B. 

      A2

  • 9. 
    Fire inspectors should check for ______ when inspecting designated & nondesignated areas for smoking.
    • A. 

      Proper disposal

    • B. 

      Proper signage

  • 10. 
    Two main hazards associated with air conditioning systems involve either the electrical equipment or ______
    • A. 

      Improper clearances

    • B. 

      The refrigerant used

  • 11. 
    Flammable gas cylinders should be stored-chained _____ with valve caps in place.
    • A. 

      Horizontal

    • B. 

      Upright

  • 12. 
    Under federal law, commercial & industrial occupancies are required to send ____ forms to the fire department indicating the presence of hazardous materials stored in their structures.
    • A. 

      Material hazardous safety sheets

    • B. 

      Material safety data sheets

  • 13. 
    Based upon the lesson _____ is a common hazard for most occupancies.
    • A. 

      Blocked exits

    • B. 

      Insufficient exits

  • 14. 
    According to the Dept. of Transportation's hazardous materials classification system, both Class 2 (compressed gases) & Class ______ have three divisions.
    • A. 

      4 (flammable solids)

    • B. 

      6 (poisons)

  • 15. 
    Radioactive substances are classified as Class ____ according to the D.o.T's classification system.
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      8

  • 16. 
    The Hazardous Materials Identification System labeling is similar to the NFPA's 704 System except that it is usually a ______ in shape.
    • A. 

      Rectangle

    • B. 

      Circle

  • 17. 
    The three areas that are designated by both the Hazardous Materials Identification System HMIS & 704 system are health, flammability, and ___________
    • A. 

      Radioactivity

    • B. 

      Reactivity

  • 18. 
    Dynamite is an example of a _____ explosive.
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Secondary

  • 19. 
    Pyrotechnics are typically classified into two categories, ____ based upon size & explosive potential.
    • A. 

      Commercial & small use

    • B. 

      Common & special

  • 20. 
    The federal agency that regulates the pyrotechnics industry is the _____
    • A. 

      ATF

    • B. 

      NTSB

  • 21. 
    The type of explosive packaged in plastic tubes is ____
    • A. 

      Water gels

    • B. 

      ANFO

  • 22. 
    What chapter of NFPA fire prevention code addresses the storage of fire works
    • A. 

      14

    • B. 

      16

  • 23. 
    An example of a toxic compressed gas is _______
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Chlorine

  • 24. 
    An example of a liquefied compressed gas is _______
    • A. 

      Propane

    • B. 

      Acetylene

  • 25. 
    What chapter of NFPA 1 Fire Prevention Code addresses flammable liquids ______
    • A. 

      17

    • B. 

      9

  • 26. 
    The chemical property that distinguishes a flammable liquid from a combustible liquid is its
    • A. 

      Flashpoint

    • B. 

      Ignition temperature

  • 27. 
    Toluene is classified as a _____ liquid.
    • A. 

      Combustible

    • B. 

      Flammable

  • 28. 
    What COMM chapter regulates flammable/combustible liquids
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      24

  • 29. 
    The statement that, "flammable solids can only be extinguished with class D dry compounds" is
    • A. 

      Accurate

    • B. 

      Inaccurate

  • 30. 
    Grinding, buffing, and polishing metallic flammable solids create a ____ condition that having a solid piece.
    • A. 

      Less hazardous

    • B. 

      More hazardous

  • 31. 
    Oxidizers are considered to be as dangerous as ____ in an emergency situation.
    • A. 

      Flammable liquids

    • B. 

      Explosives

  • 32. 
    An example of an oxidizer is ____
    • A. 

      Ammonium perchlorate

    • B. 

      Sodium hydroxide

  • 33. 
    An example of a nerve poison is
    • A. 

      Hydrogen cyanide

    • B. 

      Parathion

  • 34. 
    In addition to their toxic effects, many poisons are also _____
    • A. 

      Explosive

    • B. 

      Flammable

  • 35. 
    An example of an etiologic agent is
    • A. 

      Asbestos

    • B. 

      Anthrax

  • 36. 
    The use of radioactive materials is _____ in the United States
    • A. 

      Highly regulated

    • B. 

      Poorly regulated

  • 37. 
    High level radioactive materials (Type III) are required to be packaged in Type ____ containers for transportation.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

  • 38. 
    Organic acids are ______
    • A. 

      Flammable

    • B. 

      Non-flammable

  • 39. 
    Most acids are also ____
    • A. 

      Irritants

    • B. 

      Toxic

  • 40. 
    ______ is a designation for other regulated hazardous materials that consist of many consumer commodities.
    • A. 

      ORM-D

    • B. 

      ORM-O

  • 41. 
    Model codes ____ have legal and regulatory status
    • A. 

      Do

    • B. 

      Do not

  • 42. 
    An example of a model code organization is the ___
    • A. 

      Compressed Gas Association

    • B. 

      International Conference of Building Officials