Examining The Requirements Of NFPA 1: Fire Code

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The purpose of the fire code is to prescribe ______ requirements necessary to establish a reasonable level of fire and life safety and property protection from the hazards created by fire, explosion and dangerous conditions.
    • A. 

      Minimum

    • B. 

      Acceptable

    • C. 

      Maximum

    • D. 

      Recommended

  • 2. 
    An asterisk (*) following the number or letter designating a paragraph indicates ______.
    • A. 

      A new section of the code has been added in this location

    • B. 

      That explanatory material on the paragraph can be found in Annex A

    • C. 

      A change from the previous edition of the code

    • D. 

      Non-mandatory material that is only for informational or explanatory

  • 3. 
    A vertical rule beside the paragraph, table or figure indicates ______.
    • A. 

      A new section of the code has been added in this location

    • B. 

      That explanatory material on the paragraph can be found in Annex A

    • C. 

      A change from the previous edition of the code.

    • D. 

      Non-mandatory material that is only for informational or explanatory purposes

  • 4. 
    Detection, alarm and communications systems are addressed in chapter  ______ of NFPA 1.
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      26

    • D. 

      27

  • 5. 
    NFPA 1 requires carbon monoxide detection and warning equipment to be provided in accordance with NFPA  ______ .
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      72

    • C. 

      720

    • D. 

      174

  • 6. 
    Manual fire alarm boxes shall be mounted on both sides of grouped openings over ______ feet in width.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      40

  • 7. 
    When automatic fire detection or waterflow detection devices are used to initiate the fire alarm system, no less than one fire alarm box shall be provided. The manual fire alarm box shall be located ______. 
    • A. 

      Within reach of handicapped people

    • B. 

      At a constantly attended location

    • C. 

      Near the primary exit egress

    • D. 

      Where required by the AHJ

  • 8. 
    Areas not subject to occupancy by persons who are hearing impaired must still comply with the provisions for visible signals
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    When a(n) ______ fire alarm system is out of service for more than four hours in a 24-hour period, the AHJ shall be notified.
    • A. 

      Automatic

    • B. 

      Monitored

    • C. 

      Required

    • D. 

      Manual

  • 10. 
    In areas that are not continuously occupied, and unless otherwise permitted, automatic smoke detection shall be installed to provide notification of the fire at three locations. List them.
  • 11. 
    Visible signals are required to be installed in all elevator cars.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The general evacuation signal shall operate ______.
    • A. 

      On every activation

    • B. 

      Throughout the entire building

    • C. 

      Only when the system is not monitored

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Emergency forces notification shall be provided in Class A mercantile occupancies, malls and bulk merchandising retail buildings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Storage occupancies limited to low hazard contents shall not be required to have a fire alarm system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A fire alarm system shall be provided in all business occupancies where one of the following exists: ______ or more stories in height, subject to ______ or more occupants above or below the level of exit discharge, the occupancy is subject to ______ or more total occupants.
    • A. 

      2 – 100 – 50

    • B. 

      3 – 50 – 300

    • C. 

      4 – 25 – 100

    • D. 

      3 – 50 – 100

  • 16. 
    There are several issues with the installation shown in this photo. Can you determine the “code” violation?
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