Ultimate Quiz On Fire Detection, Alarm, & Suppression Systems

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How well do you understand the detection of fire, fire alarms, and other fire-related things? Take this ultimate quiz on fire detection, alarm, & suppression systems and check your knowledge. When it comes to fire, everything related to safety comes into mind. This quiz is perfect for understanding fire safety measures. All the best for a perfect score on this safety quiz. Do share the quiz with others for fire safety.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Protected Premises Fire Alarm System is
    • A. 

      Most basic

    • B. 

      Designed to be initiated manually

    • C. 

      Both a & b

    • D. 

      Used at banks only

  • 2. 
         Automatic Alarm Systems
    • A. 

      Signals through dedicated wire pairs, leased telephone lines, fiber-optic cable, or wireless communications link

    • B. 

      Have a high degree of false alarms compared to other systems

    • C. 

      Can only be manually activated

    • D. 

      Both b & c

  • 3. 
          Basic types of automatic alarm-initiating devices include
    • A. 

      Heat detectors

    • B. 

      Rate-of-rise heat detectors

    • C. 

      Smoke detectors

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Two basic types of smoke detectors are
    • A. 

      Ionization & Rate-of-rise

    • B. 

      Ionization & Photoelectric

    • C. 

      Photoelectric & Rate-of-rise

    • D. 

      Rate-of-rise & Flame

  • 5. 
          Photoelectric smoke detectors are
    • A. 

      More sensitive to smoldering fires

    • B. 

      Less sensitive to smoldering fires

    • C. 

      Have the same reaction to smoldering fires

    • D. 

      More responsive to flaming fires

  • 6. 
          Ionization smoke detectors are
    • A. 

      More sensitive to smoldering fires

    • B. 

      Have the same reaction to smoldering fires as photoelectric detectors

    • C. 

      More responsive to flaming fires

    • D. 

      Have the same reaction to flaming fires as photoelectric detectors

  • 7. 
          The value of automatic sprinklers in providing safety to the occupants of a structure include
    • A. 

      Provides a better chance of survival for occupants on the upper floors

    • B. 

      Discharges water directly into the fire

    • C. 

      Products of combustion are limited

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
         Fire department connection is
    • A. 

      Usually a Siamese connection with two 2 ½” female connections with a clapper valve or one clapper large-diameter inlet

    • B. 

      Usually a Siamese with two 2 ½” male connections with a clapper valve or one clapper large-diameter inlet

    • C. 

      Located outside the building

    • D. 

      Both a & c

  • 9. 
         Water flow alarm
    • A. 

      Indicates a problem with the water flow to the sprinkler system

    • B. 

      Located outside the building, usually close to the sprinkler connection

    • C. 

      Indicates no water flow

    • D. 

      Located inside the building on the sprinkler valve head

  • 10. 
          The dry pipe sprinkler valve is equipped with an air pressure gauge above the clapper and a water pressure gauge below the clapper. The air pressure gauge will read.
    • A. 

      The same as the water pressure gauge

    • B. 

      Substantially lower than the water pressure gauge

    • C. 

      Substantially higher than the water pressure gauge

    • D. 

      None of the above

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