Quiz On Burn Plan For Prescribed Burning! Trivia Questions

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Quiz On Burn Plan For Prescribed Burning! Trivia Questions

The trivia questions quiz below is on burn plan for prescribed burning! When it comes to prescribed burning it is important to have a laid down plan for each situation as they are not all the same. Do you know how to create a plan and how to ensure that it is efficient? Do take up the quiz below and get to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    We prepare a Prescribed Burning Management Plan for each prescribed burn because it is
    • A. 

      Necessary to keep all aspects of the burn organized

    • B. 

      Required by Insurance Companies

    • C. 

      Required by the Texas Prescribed Burn State law

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Which factors can cause prescribed fires to escape?
    • A. 

      Inadequate fuel breaks

    • B. 

      Improper weather conditions

    • C. 

      Untrained and/or too few personnel

    • D. 

      Unpredicted weather conditions

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Firebreaks may include the following:
    • A. 

      Trails

    • B. 

      Bare ground

    • C. 

      Preburned lines

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which fire-type has the fastest rate of spread?
    • A. 

      Flank fire

    • B. 

      Back fire

    • C. 

      Head fire

    • D. 

      Camp fire

  • 5. 
    Many factors limit the widespread use of prescribed fire including:
    • A. 

      Fear

    • B. 

      Smoke management

    • C. 

      Grazing management

    • D. 

      Fuel management

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Which agency is responsible for regulating outdoor burning in Texas?
    • A. 

      Texas Department of Agriculture-Texas Prescribed Burn Board

    • B. 

      Texas Forest Service

    • C. 

      Natural Resources Conservation Service

    • D. 

      Texas Commission for Environmental Quality

  • 7. 
    Why are bunch grasses affected by fire more than rhizomatous grasses?
    • A. 

      Season of growth

    • B. 

      Bunch grasses create a bunch of flames

    • C. 

      Amount of dead growth close to location of meristems

    • D. 

      They are not affected by fire more than rhizomatous grasses

  • 8. 
    What kind of clothing should not be worn for prescribed fire?
    • A. 

      Cotton shirts and pants

    • B. 

      Nylon jackets and pants

    • C. 

      Nomex or other arimid fibers

  • 9. 
    Relative humidity will roughly halve with each 20 degrees F rise in air temperature and double with each ______ drop in temperature.
    • A. 

      20 degree F

    • B. 

      30 degree F

    • C. 

      40 degree F

  • 10. 
    At what air temperature do firebrands ability to travel downwind increase exponentially?
    • A. 

      50-60 degrees F

    • B. 

      60-70 degrees F

    • C. 

      Greater than 70 degrees F

  • 11. 
    What element is most affected by a prescribed burn?
    • A. 

      Carbon

    • B. 

      Calcium

    • C. 

      Phosphorous

    • D. 

      Potassium

    • E. 

      Water

  • 12. 
    When managing for Bobwhite Quail, which habitat elements are affected by fire?
    • A. 

      Food production

    • B. 

      Food availability

    • C. 

      Nesting cover

    • D. 

      Brood rearing habitat

    • E. 

      Protective cover

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    The minimum wind speed for safe prescribed burning is:
    • A. 

      1-2 mph

    • B. 

      5-6 mph

    • C. 

      10 mph

    • D. 

      15+ mph

  • 14. 
    Without special prescriptions and authorization, prescribed burning should not be attempted when air temperatures are greather than:
    • A. 

      80 degrees F

    • B. 

      70 degrees F

    • C. 

      60 degrees F

    • D. 

      90 degrees F

  • 15. 
    Fires spread more rapidly when moving up slope than when moving on level ground or down slope because:
    • A. 

      Fuels are pre-heated

    • B. 

      Winds blow stronger up slope

    • C. 

      Winds always move up slope

  • 16. 
    Prescribed fire is a useful tool for
    • A. 

      Managing wildland fuels in the wildland/urban interface

    • B. 

      Improving forage quality for grazing and browsing animals

    • C. 

      Reducing tick and other parasite problems

    • D. 

      Managing habitat for many wildlife species

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    The rate of nutrient cycling after a wildfire or prescribed fire.
    • A. 

      Increases

    • B. 

      Decreases

    • C. 

      Stays the same

  • 18. 
    What is a sling psychometric used to measure?
    • A. 

      Relative humidity

    • B. 

      Wind speed

    • C. 

      Fuel moisture

    • D. 

      Air temperature

    • E. 

      A and d

    • F. 

      C and d

  • 19. 
    Fine fuel moisture is also referred to as
    • A. 

      1-hour time lag fuel

    • B. 

      10-hour time lag fuel

    • C. 

      100-hour time lag fuel

  • 20. 
    What controls fire behavior?
    • A. 

      Rate of spread and flame length

    • B. 

      The fire boss

    • C. 

      Wind speed, air temperature, and relative humidity

  • 21. 
    As it relates to soil health a prescribed fire, compared to a wildfire, is intended to
    • A. 

      Armor the soil

    • B. 

      Minimize disturbance

    • C. 

      Properly integrate livestock

    • D. 

      Prescribed fire has nothing to do with soil health

  • 22. 
    When air temperature and dew point are the same, the relative humidity is
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      100%

  • 23. 
    Who can write a prescribed burn plan?
    • A. 

      Anyone that is a NRCS employee

    • B. 

      NRCS employee with 16 hours of classroom training

    • C. 

      NRCS employee with 8 hours of classroom training

    • D. 

      A and c

  • 24. 
    Who can be the fire boss on a prescribed burn?
    • A. 

      Landowner

    • B. 

      NRCS employee serving as the landowner's designee

    • C. 

      NRCS employee with class of burn authority for the prescribed burn

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      A and c

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    To reduce the risk of spot fires, what should be the lowest relative humidity you burn with?
    • A. 

      60%

    • B. 

      40%

    • C. 

      30%

    • D. 

      10%

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