Fire Prevention And Control

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Fire Prevention And Control - Quiz

This quiz contains a sample of questions from the Health and Safety test relating to fire prevention and control


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
      How does this type of extinguisher put out fires?
    • A. 

      It gets rid of the heat

    • B. 

      It keeps out oxygen

    • C. 

      It removes the fuel

    • D. 

      It makes the fire wet

  • 2. 
    This fire extinguisher contains:
    • A. 

      Foam

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Dry powder

  • 3. 
    This extinguisher must not be used on:
    • A. 

      Electrical fires

    • B. 

      Wood fires

    • C. 

      Burning oil

    • D. 

      Burning petrol

  • 4. 
    When using a carbon dioxide fire extinguisher, the nozzle gets:
    • A. 

      Very heavy

    • B. 

      Very hot

    • C. 

      Warm

    • D. 

      Very cold

  • 5. 
    All fires need heat, fuel and: 
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Argon

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Nitrogen

  • 6. 
    A large fire has been reported.  You have not been trained to use fire extinguishers.  You should:
    • A. 

      Put away all your tools and then go to the assembly point

    • B. 

      Report to the site office and then go home

    • C. 

      Go straight to the assembly point

    • D. 

      Leave work for the day

  • 7. 
    This type of fire extinguisher puts out a fire by:
    • A. 

      Starving the fire of oxygen

    • B. 

      Cooling the burning material

    • C. 

      Increase the oxygen supply

    • D. 

      Diluting the oxygen with another gas

  • 8. 
    You will need to work in a corridor that is a fire escape route.  You must see that:
    • A. 

      Your tools and equipment do not block the route

    • B. 

      All doors into the corridor are locked

    • C. 

      You only use spark-proof tools

    • D. 

      You remove all fire escape signs before you start

  • 9. 
    This fire extinguisher contains:
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Foam

    • C. 

      Dry powder

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide

  • 10. 
    A hot works permit lets you:
    • A. 

      Work in hot weather

    • B. 

      Carry out work that needs warm protective clothing

    • C. 

      Carry out work that could start a fire

    • D. 

      Light a bonfire

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