NCDCC Fire Safety Proficiency Badge Written Assessment Test

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NCDCC Fire Safety Proficiency Badge Written Assessment Test

Enter your own full name as name to participate in this quizAnswer all the questions. Read the following questions and choose the most appropriate answer represented by A, B, C or D. (1 mark per question). (Passing Mark => 15/30, 50%)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    QFire is a process of combustion accompanied by the rapid release of heat and _______ in varying intensities.
    • A. 

      Light

    • B. 

      Energy

    • C. 

      Destruction

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Fire is caused by a combination of _______________.
    • A. 

      Fuel, paper and gas

    • B. 

      Earth, water and heat

    • C. 

      Fuel, oxygen and heat

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    What is the possible fuel that causes Class A fire?
    • A. 

      Energized electrical equipment.

    • B. 

      Flammable/combustible liquids and gases.

    • C. 

      Combustible metals such as magnesium.

    • D. 

      Ordinary combustible materials such as wood, paper and cloth.

  • 4. 
    UThe stage of fire when the fire is fully developed and burning near its maximum intensity is known as ________.
    • A. 

      Initial stage

    • B. 

      Decay

    • C. 

      Flashover

    • D. 

      Full development

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not an example of fire alarm and detector system?
    • A. 

      Heat detector

    • B. 

      Alarm sounder

    • C. 

      Fire extinguishers

    • D. 

      Ionisation smoke detector

  • 6. 
    Manual call points are required to be located at a height of _____.
    • A. 

      1.0 m

    • B. 

      1.4 m

    • C. 

      2.0 m

    • D. 

      2.4 m

  • 7. 
    A hose reel has a _____ meters long tubing fitted with a shut-off nozzle.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      40

  • 8. 
    Automatic water sprinklers are designed to safeguard ______________ .
    • A. 

      Loss of life and property

    • B. 

      Interruption to business

    • C. 

      Excessive water damage compared to hose

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following correctly lists out the parts of a fire extinguisher?
    • A. 

      Nozzle, safety pin, pressure gauge

    • B. 

      Safety pin, discharge lever, discharge horn

    • C. 

      Safety pin, discharge horn, cylinder

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    What is/are the common type(s) of fire extinguisher used?
    • A. 

      Carbon Dioxide Extinguisher

    • B. 

      Dry Powder Extinguisher

    • C. 

      Water-based Extinguisher

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    The best form of protection against fire is _________.
    • A. 

      Cure

    • B. 

      Hose reel

    • C. 

      Prevention

    • D. 

      Fire extinguisher

  • 12. 
    Which of the following lists the components of the fire triangle correctly?
    • A. 

      Heat, fuel, fire.

    • B. 

      Heat, fuel, spark.

    • C. 

      Oxygen, hot, fuel.

    • D. 

      Oxygen, heat, fuel

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is a Class C fire?
    • A. 

      Forest fire.

    • B. 

      Oil tanker fire.

    • C. 

      Rubbish chute fire.

    • D. 

      Electrical mains fire.

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is not a type of portable fire extinguisher?
    • A. 

      Water-based.

    • B. 

      Foam.

    • C. 

      Carbon monoxide.

    • D. 

      Dry chemical powder.

  • 15. 
    The fire extinguisher is designed to put out ____________ effectively?
    • A. 

      Small fire.

    • B. 

      Explosion.

    • C. 

      Industrial fire.

    • D. 

      Large bush fire.

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is not the correct safety procedure when using fire extinguishers?
    • A. 

      Switch off all electrical supply.

    • B. 

      Stand facing the wind direction.

    • C. 

      Stay out of the thick smoke area.

    • D. 

      Keep a safe distance when attacking the fire.

  • 17. 
    The water-based fire extinguisher should not be used for ____________.
    • A. 

      Electrical fires

    • B. 

      Fires caused by flammable liquids

    • C. 

      Fires caused by electrical equipment

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    What do you do when you are trapped in fire? Arrange the following steps in choronogical order.
    • A. 

      Do not panic. Cover gap below door to prevent entry of smoke. Jump out of the building if smoke gets in.

    • B. 

      Do not panic. Do not jump out of the building. Move into unaffected room. Cover gap below door to prevent entry of smoke. Hide quietly in the room.

    • C. 

      Do not panic. Dash through the fire. Move into unaffected room. Cover gap below door to prevent entry of smoke. Signal for help. Do not jump out of the building.

    • D. 

      Do not panic. Do not dash through the fire. Move into unaffected room. Cover gap below door to prevent entry of smoke. Signal for help. Do not jump out of the building.

  • 19. 
    What do you do when your clothes catch fire?
    • A. 

      Drop onto the floor.

    • B. 

      Come to a stop immediately.

    • C. 

      Roll your body across the floor.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is a type of sprinkler system?I.    Deluge.II.   Dry pipe.III.  Wet pipe.IV. Pre-action.
    • A. 

      I & II.

    • B. 

      II & III.

    • C. 

      I, II & III.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is a common type of the fire protection/detection system?I.    Call points.II.   Alarm sounders.III.  Sprinkler systems.IV.  Motion detectors.
    • A. 

      I & II.

    • B. 

      II & III.

    • C. 

      I, II & III.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 22. 
    Whare are the safety precautions when using a fire extinguisher?I.   Do not use water-based extinguisher for liquid and electrical fire.II.  Stand facing the wind direction.III. Stay out of thick smoke areas.IV. Keep as near to the fire as possible.
    • A. 

      I & II.

    • B. 

      I & III.

    • C. 

      II & III.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 23. 
    Hose reel is suitable for extinguishing ________ fires.
    • A. 

      Class A

    • B. 

      Class B

    • C. 

      Class C

    • D. 

      Class D

  • 24. 
    The following part of a water-based extinguisher is a ____________.
    • A. 

      Nozzle

    • B. 

      Flexible tube

    • C. 

      Discharge horn

    • D. 

      Pressure gauge

  • 25. 
    What is the colour of a CO2 extinguisher?
    • A. 

      Red.

    • B. 

      Blue.

    • C. 

      Black.

    • D. 

      Green.