The Art Of Reading Smoke

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The Art Of Reading Smoke Quizzes & Trivia

DBFR Company Level Training - April 30th - May 2nd


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An essential concept of reading smoke is?
    • A. 

      Smoke is fuel

    • B. 

      Fuels have changed

    • C. 

      Smoke will ignite with proper temperature and air mixture

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Reading smoke is an absolute science.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Reading smoke is best performed _______.
    • A. 

      Outside

    • B. 

      Inside

    • C. 

      Both inside and outside

  • 4. 
    You can also read smoke by observing the flames.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Volume, velocity, density, and color best describe the  __________.
  • 6. 
    You can read smoke using only 1 of the attributes. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which attribute best helps us locate the seat of the fire?
    • A. 

      Density

    • B. 

      Color

    • C. 

      Velocity

    • D. 

      Volume

  • 8. 
    The number 1 warning sign of flashover is ______ smoke.
  • 9. 
    Quality of burning, severity of event, and continuity of fuels can all be determined by the smokes _______.
    • A. 

      Volume

    • B. 

      Density

    • C. 

      Velocity

    • D. 

      Color

  • 10. 
    Smoke color is indicative of the type of fuel burning.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The darker the smoke, the _____ the smoke.
    • A. 

      Colder

    • B. 

      Hottter

    • C. 

      Thicker

    • D. 

      Cleaner

  • 12. 
    The transition from a contents fire to a structure fire is best noticed by observing ______ smoke.
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Grey

    • C. 

      Brown

    • D. 

      Black

  • 13. 
    What can influence the four attributes of reading smoke?
    • A. 

      Building size

    • B. 

      Number of vent points

    • C. 

      Outside weather

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Forms of fuel in smoke are (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Particulates

    • B. 

      Liquids

    • C. 

      Aerosols

    • D. 

      Gases

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