Quiz On Burn Plan For Prescribed Burning! Trivia Questions

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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.


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  • 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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