Fire Science And Fire Behavior

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Fire Science And Fire Behavior - Quiz

This quiz is 10 questions testing your knowledge of fire science and behavior


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What describes a process or reaction that releases energy usually in the form of heat, but also in the form of light (e.g. a spark, flame, or explosion), electricity (e.g. a battery), or sound?
    • A. 

      Endothermic

    • B. 

      Flash point

    • C. 

      Exothermic

    • D. 

      Ectothermic

    • E. 

      Fire triangle

  • 2. 
    An addition to the fire triangle. It adds the requirement for the presence of the chemical reaction which is the process of fire.
    • A. 

      fire tetrahedron

    • B. 

      exothermic reaction

    • C. 

      Combustion

    • D. 

      Exothermic

    • E. 

      Endothermic

  • 3. 
    The sequence of exothermic chemical reactions between a fuel and an oxidant accompanied by the production of heat and conversion of chemical species.
    • A. 

      Oxidizer

    • B. 

      Chain reaction

    • C. 

      Combustion

    • D. 

      Radiation

    • E. 

      Conduction

  • 4. 
    Describes a process or reaction that absorbs energy in the form of heat
    • A. 

      Exothermic

    • B. 

      Endothermic

    • C. 

      Ecothermic

    • D. 

      enthalpy

    • E. 

      convection

  • 5. 
    The process of energy transfer from one body or system due to thermal contact, which in turn is defined as an energy transfer to a body in any other way than due to work performed on the body
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Conduction

    • D. 

      Radiation

    • E. 

      Heat

  • 6. 
    What is the percent of oxygen that sustaines life here on earth
    • A. 

      35%

    • B. 

      21%

    • C. 

      18%

    • D. 

      14%

    • E. 

      7%

  • 7. 
    Heat that is tranfered by the movement of molecules within fluids (i.e. liquids, gases and rheids).
    • A. 

      Radiant

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Conduction

    • D. 

      Combustion

    • E. 

      Oxidation

  • 8. 
     heat emitted from the surface of an object which is due to the object's temperature is what type of heat?
    • A. 

      Thermal

    • B. 

      Radiant

    • C. 

      Convection

    • D. 

      Conduction

    • E. 

      Combustion

  • 9. 
    The chemical decomposition of condensed substances by heating, that occurs spontaneously at high enough temperatures
    • A. 

      Combustion

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Gas pressure

    • D. 

      Pyrolysis

    • E. 

      Oxidation

  • 10. 
    Is a traditional unit of energy. It is approximately the amount of energy needed to heat one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit.
    • A. 

      BTU

    • B. 

      International System of Units (SI)

    • C. 

      Mass

    • D. 

      Ectoplasma

    • E. 

      Weight

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