FIRE 3303 : Introduction To Fire Prevention! Trivia Questions Quiz

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This trivia questions quiz is on Fire 3303: Introduction to Fire Prevention! It is perfect for seeing just how much you know about fires and how to ensure you are safe from any dangers that are accompanied with fires. Do give it a try and see if you should up your fire prevention techniques to be safe. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which factor complicates the use of a combustible gas indicator?
    • A. 

      Flammable limits for a specific gas can vary significantly.

    • B. 

      Readings must be corrected for altitude.

    • C. 

      The instrument is calibrated for only one specific gas.

    • D. 

      The instrument can sense only one specific gas.

  • 2. 
    Situational awareness begins with:
    • A. 

      Maintaining a manageable span of control.

    • B. 

      Knowing your objective and your tactics.

    • C. 

      Establishing a clear chain of command

    • D. 

      Obtaining information about the situation.

  • 3. 
    What is the most commonly encountered source of carbon monoxide?
    • A. 

      Decomposing organic materials

    • B. 

      Combustion

    • C. 

      Hydrocarbon liquid vapors

    • D. 

      Endothermic chemical reactions

  • 4. 
    Ambient air at sea level contains _____% oxygen.
    • A. 

      20.9

    • B. 

      23.5

    • C. 

      18

    • D. 

      19.5

  • 5. 
    Which of the following pH levels is acidic?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      10

  • 6. 
    What does pH measure?
    • A. 

      The relative strength of an oxidizer

    • B. 

      The tendency of a material to react with other materials

    • C. 

      The relative volatility of a material

    • D. 

      The concentration of hydrogen ions

  • 7. 
    What is a neutral pH?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      1

  • 8. 
    An oxygen-deficient atmosphere is defined as an oxygen concentration below _____%.
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      23.5

    • C. 

      19.5

    • D. 

      20.9

  • 9. 
    What is used to measure the pH of corrosive liquids and gases?
    • A. 

      Chemical test strips

    • B. 

      Litmus paper

    • C. 

      Colorimetric tube

    • D. 

      Reagent strips

  • 10. 
    When performing atmospheric monitoring of a building, where should you start?
    • A. 

      At the highest part of the building

    • B. 

      At the lowest part of the building

    • C. 

      Around the outside of the building

    • D. 

      At the point of entry

  • 11. 
    What is the primary toxic effect of carbon monoxide?
    • A. 

      Interferes with the blood's ability to carry oxygen

    • B. 

      Inhibits cellular metabolism and reproduction

    • C. 

      Is directly toxic to liver and kidney tissue

    • D. 

      Disrupts transmission of nervous system impulses

  • 12. 
    What is the term for a quick field test to ensure that a gas detector will detect the gases it is intended to?
    • A. 

      Fresh-air setup

    • B. 

      Calibration

    • C. 

      Bump test

    • D. 

      Quick check

  • 13. 
    Which of the following pH levels is the most corrosive?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      5

  • 14. 
    A __________ is clipped to a front shirt pocket and measures exposure to a specific contaminant.
    • A. 

      Chemical test strip

    • B. 

      Specialized detection device

    • C. 

      Specific sampling card

    • D. 

      Personal dosimeter

  • 15. 
    Which of the following detection devices is dipped into an unknown liquid, allowing the chemical to come into contact with several small “windows,” each with specific reagents designed to identify the presence of different chemical classifications?
    • A. 

      Broad-spectrum sampling paper

    • B. 

      General assay kit

    • C. 

      Litmus paper

    • D. 

      Chemical test strip

  • 16. 
    Most combustible-gas indicators begin to alarm when the concentration of combustible gas reaches what level?
    • A. 

      100% of the lower explosive limit (LEL)/lower flammable limit (LFL)

    • B. 

      10% of the upper explosive limit (LEL)/upper flammable limit (LFL)

    • C. 

      10% of the LEL/LFL

    • D. 

      100% of the UEL/UFL

  • 17. 
    Which item is required to zero a gas detector?
    • A. 

      Calibration gas

    • B. 

      Clean atmosphere

    • C. 

      Bump gas

    • D. 

      Zeroing gas

  • 18. 
    The reagent in __________ will undergo a particular color change when exposed to the contaminant it is designed to detect.
    • A. 

      A Fourier transform infrared spectroscope

    • B. 

      Gas chromatography

    • C. 

      A mass spectrometer

    • D. 

      A colorimetric tube

  • 19. 
    Which procedure ensures that a particular instrument will detect the gas or vapor it is intended to detect at a certain level?  
    • A. 

      Fresh-air setup

    • B. 

      Standardization

    • C. 

      Calibration

    • D. 

      Bump test

  • 20. 
    Which type of gas detector uses a hand-powered bellows pump to draw a sample?
    • A. 

      Combustible gas indicator

    • B. 

      Colorimetric tube

    • C. 

      Vapor ionization detector

    • D. 

      Multi-gas monitor

  • 21. 
    What is the minimum concentration of atmospheric oxygen necessary for a combustible gas indicator to function properly?
    • A. 

      17%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      15%

    • D. 

      19.5%

  • 22. 
    A __________ is a versatile detection device typically equipped with a combination of toxic gas sensors and the ability to detect flammable gases and vapors.
    • A. 

      Colorimetric tube

    • B. 

      Multi-gas meter

    • C. 

      Combustible gas indicator

    • D. 

      Vapor ionization detector

  • 23. 
    What is the minimum concentration of carbon monoxide at which all emergency personnel should wear self-contained breathing apparatus?
    • A. 

      35 parts per million (ppm)

    • B. 

      475 ppm

    • C. 

      Option 2000 ppm

    • D. 

      1000 ppm

  • 24. 
    The time it takes for a gas detector to draw in an air sample, process the sample, and give a reading is the __________ time.
    • A. 

      Reaction

    • B. 

      Processing

    • C. 

      Detection

    • D. 

      Lag

  • 25. 
    Which instrument uses a tiny hydrogen flame to break down a sample gas into electrically charged particles to determine the concentration of each component of the gaseous mixture?
    • A. 

      Flame ionization detector

    • B. 

      Gas chromatography

    • C. 

      Raman spectroscopy

    • D. 

      Transform infrared spectroscopy

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