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F60 Fire Guard Practice Test - Quiz

Welcome to theF60 fireguard Practice test! How well do you protect and ensure that you have to take the right precautions to guard yourself, others, and property against fire? Just take this quiz and you will learn many things through this quiz. All the best as you attempt the test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    According to the FDNY regulations, an F-60 Certificate of Fitness holder must be present to perform fire watch during hot work operations at the following locations:

    • A.

      Construction sites

    • B.

      Rooftop operations and in conjunction with the torch-applied roof systems operation

    • C.

      In any building or structure, when the torch operation is conducted by a person holding an FDNY permit for torch operation.

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    According to FDNY regulations, an F-60 Certificate of Fitness holder must be present to perform fire watch during hot work operations at construction sites, rooftop operations (especially in conjunction with torch-applied roof systems operation), and in any building or structure where the torch operation is conducted by a person holding an FDNY permit for torch operation. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above."

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  • 2. 

    When the construction, alteration or demolition site is completely enclosed by a substantial fence, the area limitations shall be increased by 50 percent to, therefore, require one fire guard per:

    • A.

      15,000 square feet when fronting one street

    • B.

      30,000 square feet when fronting two streets

    • C.

      10,000 square feet when fronting one street and 20,000 when fronting two streets

    • D.

      Answer a and b are correct

    Correct Answer
    D. Answer a and b are correct
    Explanation
    When the construction, alteration or demolition site is completely enclosed by a substantial fence, the area limitations are increased by 50 percent. This means that the square footage required for one fire guard is increased. Answer a states that when the site fronts one street, the requirement is 15,000 square feet. Answer b states that when the site fronts two streets, the requirement is 30,000 square feet. Both of these answers are correct because they reflect the increased area limitations due to the substantial fence.

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  • 3. 

    If ownership provides its own 24-hour security or concierge:

    • A.

      A contracting company has to provide an after-hours fireguard.

    • B.

      A contracting company does not have to provide an after-hours fire guard or watch person.

    • C.

      A contracting company has to provide an after-hours watch person.

    • D.

      A contracting company provides a fireguard who is not FDNY F60 certified.

    Correct Answer
    B. A contracting company does not have to provide an after-hours fire guard or watch person.
    Explanation
    If ownership provides its own 24-hour security or concierge, it means that the property already has security measures in place. Therefore, a contracting company does not need to provide an after-hours fire guard or watch person as the property is already being secured by the ownership's security team.

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  • 4. 

    Permits issued by the FDNY are required to conduct the following hot work:

    • A.

      Storing, using, or handling oxygen and a flammable gas

    • B.

      Storing, using, or handling any flammable gas (e.g., LPG or CNG or acetylene) in excess of 400 SCF

    • C.

      Both answers a and b are correct

    • D.

      Both answers a and b are incorrect

    Correct Answer
    C. Both answers a and b are correct
    Explanation
    Permits issued by the FDNY are required for conducting hot work when storing, using, or handling oxygen and a flammable gas, as well as when storing, using, or handling any flammable gas in excess of 400 SCF. Both of these conditions are mentioned in answers a and b, making them both correct.

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  • 5. 

    Portable LPG containers that are more than 16.4 oz must not be stored, handled, or used indoors in the following occupancies:

    • A.

      Residential

    • B.

      Educational and institutional

    • C.

      Factory and industrial

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Portable LPG containers that are more than 16.4 oz must not be stored, handled, or used indoors in residential, educational and institutional, and factory and industrial occupancies. This means that regardless of the type of occupancy, it is unsafe to store, handle, or use these containers indoors.

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  • 6. 

    According to the Building code, Portable LPG containers that are more than ______________  must not be stored, handled, or used indoors in certain occupancies.

    • A.

      19.2 oz

    • B.

      42.3 oz

    • C.

      16.4 oz

    • D.

      67.8 oz

    Correct Answer
    C. 16.4 oz
    Explanation
    According to the Building code, Portable LPG containers that are more than 16.4 oz must not be stored, handled, or used indoors in certain occupancies.

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  • 7. 

    A site-specific permit is always only a permanent permit:

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A site-specific permit is not always a permanent permit. It is a permit that is specific to a particular site or location, but it does not necessarily mean that it is permanent. Site-specific permits can be temporary or limited in duration, depending on the specific circumstances and requirements of the permit. Therefore, the statement that a site-specific permit is always only a permanent permit is false.

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  • 8. 

    Every permanent site-specific permit or renewal shall require an inspection and shall expire after twelve months.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Every permanent site-specific permit or renewal requires an inspection and expires after twelve months. This means that the statement is true.

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  • 9. 

    A temporary site-specific permit may be valid from one day to 12 months depends on the construction /operation need.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A temporary site-specific permit can have varying durations depending on the construction or operation needs. It can be valid for as short as one day or as long as 12 months. This means that the statement is true.

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  • 10. 

    In a city-wide permit, all gas containers must be removed from the site:

    • A.

      At the end of the week

    • B.

      At the end of each workday

    • C.

      At the end of the year

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. At the end of each workday
    Explanation
    In a city-wide permit, all gas containers must be removed from the site at the end of each workday. This means that every day, at the end of the workday, all gas containers must be taken away from the site. This is a safety measure to prevent any accidents or mishaps that could occur if the gas containers were left on the site overnight or over an extended period of time. By removing the gas containers daily, the risk of any potential hazards is minimized.

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  • 11. 

    All permits are:

    • A.

      Transferable, and any change in occupancy, operation, tenancy, or ownership requires that a new permit be issued.

    • B.

      Not transferable, and any change in occupancy, operation, tenancy, or ownership does not require that a new permit be issued.

    • C.

      Not transferable, and any change in occupancy, operation, tenancy, or ownership requires that a new permit be issued.

    • D.

      Transferable, and any change in occupancy, operation, tenancy, or ownership does not require that a new permit be issued.

    Correct Answer
    C. Not transferable, and any change in occupancy, operation, tenancy, or ownership requires that a new permit be issued.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Not transferable, and any change in occupancy, operation, tenancy, or ownership requires that a new permit be issued." This means that permits cannot be transferred to another person or entity, and if there is any change in the occupancy, operation, tenancy, or ownership of the property, a new permit must be obtained.

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  • 12. 

    Permits shall be readily available on the premises for inspection by Fire Department representatives.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Permits being readily available on the premises for inspection by Fire Department representatives is a necessary requirement for ensuring compliance with fire safety regulations. By having permits easily accessible, the Fire Department can quickly verify that the necessary permits have been obtained for activities or equipment that may pose a fire hazard. This helps to ensure that the premises are in compliance with fire safety standards and that proper safety measures are being followed.

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  • 13. 

    Copies of hot work permits are:

    • A.

      To be filed away and does not need to be onsite

    • B.

      To be kept at the fireguard's home

    • C.

      Not necessary and serve no purpose

    • D.

      To be kept and filed onsite

    Correct Answer
    D. To be kept and filed onsite
    Explanation
    Copies of hot work permits need to be kept and filed onsite. This is important because hot work permits serve as a record of authorization for performing hot work activities, such as welding or cutting, in a specific location. Keeping and filing copies onsite ensures that they are easily accessible for inspection and reference by relevant personnel, such as fireguards or safety officers. It also helps in maintaining a comprehensive record of hot work activities conducted on the site, which can be useful for future reference or investigations.

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  • 14. 

    On construction sites and torch-applied roof systems, an additional fire guard is required when:

    • A.

      The operation is too small

    • B.

      The operation is not observable by a single individual

    • C.

      The operation is too big

    • D.

      The operation is of a high priority only

    Correct Answer
    B. The operation is not observable by a single individual
    Explanation
    When the operation is not observable by a single individual, an additional fire guard is required. This means that there should be someone present who can monitor and supervise the operation to ensure that any potential fire hazards are detected and addressed promptly. This is important for ensuring the safety of the construction site and preventing any fire-related accidents or incidents.

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  • 15. 

    F-60 is a certificate for:

    • A.

      Fire Guard for torch operations only.

    • B.

      Fire Guard for Field Construction sites only.

    • C.

      Both Fire Guard for Field Construction sites and Fire Guard for torch operations

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Both Fire Guard for Field Construction sites and Fire Guard for torch operations
    Explanation
    The correct answer is both Fire Guard for Field Construction sites and Fire Guard for torch operations. This means that the F-60 certificate is applicable for both situations, indicating that individuals with this certificate are qualified to serve as fire guards for both field construction sites and torch operations.

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  • 16. 

    All fire guards and watchperson should complete  ______________________ 

    • A.

      OSHA 80 hour training.

    • B.

      OSHA 10 hour training.

    • C.

      No additional training.

    • D.

      Fireguards 180 hour training.

    Correct Answer
    B. OSHA 10 hour training.
    Explanation
    All fire guards and watchpersons should complete OSHA 10 hour training because it provides them with the necessary knowledge and skills to identify and prevent workplace hazards, including fire hazards. This training covers topics such as fire safety, emergency response, hazard communication, and personal protective equipment. By completing this training, fire guards and watchpersons can effectively contribute to maintaining a safe working environment and responding appropriately in case of a fire emergency.

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  • 17. 

    The responsible person must ensure that:

    • A.

      The hot work is performed in compliance with the terms and conditions of the permit

    • B.

      The hot work is not performed in compliance with the terms and conditions of the permit

    • C.

      There's no need for compliance

    Correct Answer
    A. The hot work is performed in compliance with the terms and conditions of the permit
    Explanation
    The responsible person must ensure that the hot work is performed in compliance with the terms and conditions of the permit. This means that they are responsible for making sure that all the requirements and guidelines outlined in the permit are followed during the hot work process. This is important to ensure safety and prevent any potential hazards or accidents that could occur during the hot work.

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  • 18. 

    Partitions segregating hot work areas from other areas of the building must be of noncombustible or fire-resistive construction.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because partitions that separate hot work areas from other areas of a building need to be made of noncombustible or fire-resistive materials. This is important to prevent the spread of fire in case of accidents or mishaps during hot work activities. Using noncombustible or fire-resistive construction materials ensures that the partitions can withstand high temperatures and do not contribute to the fire's fuel load.

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  • 19. 

    Fixed hot work areas must NOT have floors with non-combustible surfaces, and the partitions must be securely connected to the floor such that no gap exists between the floor and the partition.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Fixed hot work areas must have floors with non-combustible surfaces, and the partitions must be securely connected to the floor such that no gap exists between the floor and the partition.

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  • 20. 

    Fixed hot work areas must be _______________ from any combustible material and combustible waste.

    • A.

      Kept 35 feet away

    • B.

      Kept 80 feet away

    • C.

      Kept 15 feet away

    Correct Answer
    A. Kept 35 feet away
    Explanation
    Hot work areas involve activities such as welding, cutting, and brazing that generate sparks, flames, or heat. To ensure safety, these areas must be kept a certain distance away from any combustible material or waste to prevent the risk of fire or explosion. The correct answer, "kept 35 feet away," indicates that a distance of 35 feet is required to maintain a safe separation between the hot work area and any potential sources of ignition.

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  • 21. 

    What is an example of combustible material?

    • A.

      Paper and wood shavings

    • B.

      Metal and Glass

    • C.

      Straw and fabric

    • D.

      Both a and c

    Correct Answer
    D. Both a and c
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "both a and c." Paper and wood shavings, as well as straw and fabric, are examples of combustible materials. Combustible materials are substances that can easily catch fire and burn when exposed to heat or flame. These materials have a low ignition temperature and can sustain a fire.

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  • 22. 

    Combustibles, openings, or cracks in walls, floors, ducts, or shafts within 35 feet of the hot work area must be tightly covered to prevent the passage of sparks to adjacent combustible areas, or shielded by metal or fire-retardant guards, or provided with curtains to prevent the passage of sparks or slag.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Combustibles, openings, or cracks near a hot work area can pose a fire hazard if sparks or slag are able to pass through and ignite adjacent combustible areas. To prevent this, it is important to tightly cover these combustibles, openings, or cracks within a 35-foot radius of the hot work area. This can be done by using metal or fire-retardant guards, or by providing curtains that can prevent the passage of sparks or slag. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 23. 

    Ducts and conveyor systems that might carry sparks to distant combustibles must be:

    • A.

      Shielded, shut down, or both

    • B.

      Left open and uncovered

    • C.

      Left turned on and unattended

    Correct Answer
    A. Shielded, shut down, or both
    Explanation
    Ducts and conveyor systems that might carry sparks to distant combustibles must be shielded, shut down, or both. This is because sparks can ignite nearby combustible materials and cause a fire. By shielding the ducts and conveyor systems, the sparks are prevented from reaching the combustibles. Shutting down the systems also eliminates the risk of sparks being generated and transported. Using both measures together provides an extra layer of protection against potential fires. Leaving the systems open and uncovered or turned on and unattended would increase the risk of fire hazards.

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  • 24. 

    Under no circumstances should hot work be done within ___________ of flammable or explosive materials.

    • A.

      100 feet

    • B.

      35 feet

    • C.

      25 feet

    • D.

      60 feet

    Correct Answer
    B. 35 feet
    Explanation
    Hot work, such as welding or cutting, produces sparks and heat that can ignite flammable or explosive materials. To prevent accidents, it is crucial to maintain a safe distance between the hot work and these materials. The correct answer of 35 feet indicates that hot work should not be done within this distance of flammable or explosive materials.

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  • 25. 

    Gasoline and propane are:

    • A.

      Nonflammable materials

    • B.

      Flammable materials

    • C.

      Safe to use around hot work operation sites

    • D.

      Should always be kept at a hot work operations site

    Correct Answer
    B. Flammable materials
    Explanation
    Gasoline and propane are considered flammable materials because they have low flash points and can easily ignite when exposed to a spark or flame. They are commonly used as fuels due to their ability to burn and release energy. However, their flammability also poses a potential hazard, as they can cause fires and explosions if not handled and stored properly. Therefore, it is important to take necessary precautions and follow safety guidelines when working with gasoline and propane.

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  • 26. 

    FDNY certified fire guards (F-60 C of F holders) must be present to perform fire watch during the hot work operations for the torch operations at the following locations:

    • A.

      On any rooftop or in connection with any torch-applied roof system operation.

    • B.

      Construction sites

    • C.

      In any building or structure, when the torch operation is conducted by a person holding an FDNY permit for torch operation.

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    FDNY certified fire guards (F-60 C of F holders) are required to be present during hot work operations for torch operations in various locations. This includes rooftops or torch-applied roof system operations, construction sites, and any building or structure where the torch operation is conducted by an individual with an FDNY permit. Therefore, the correct answer is "all of the above" as it encompasses all the mentioned locations where fire guards must be present for fire watch during torch operations.

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  • 27. 

    It is not usually the flame that causes a fire. Instead, it is the:

    • A.

      Thousands of pieces of papers that are generated when using the torch.

    • B.

      Irresponsibility of the fire guard that causes the fire.

    • C.

      Thousands of sparks and pieces of hot metal that are generated when using the torch.

    Correct Answer
    C. Thousands of sparks and pieces of hot metal that are generated when using the torch.
    Explanation
    When using a torch, thousands of sparks and pieces of hot metal are generated. These sparks and hot metal can easily ignite flammable materials around them, causing a fire. The flame itself is not usually the direct cause of the fire, but rather the sparks and hot metal that it produces. Therefore, it is important to be cautious when using a torch to prevent any potential fires from occurring.

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  • 28. 

    For all hot work, the inspection must be conducted:

    • A.

      45 minutes after completion of torch operations.

    • B.

      30 minutes after completion of torch operations.

    • C.

      2 hours after completion of torch operations.

    • D.

      10 minutes after completion of torch operations.

    Correct Answer
    B. 30 minutes after completion of torch operations.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 30 minutes after completion of torch operations. This time frame allows for sufficient cooling of the hot work area and equipment, reducing the risk of fire or other hazards. Waiting for 30 minutes ensures that any smoldering or residual heat is extinguished before conducting the inspection. Conducting the inspection too soon could lead to overlooking potential dangers, while waiting too long may allow hazards to go unnoticed or worsen. Therefore, 30 minutes strikes a balance between safety and efficiency in conducting the inspection.

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  • 29. 

    Automatic sprinkler protection shall be shut off while hot work is performed.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because automatic sprinkler protection should not be shut off while hot work is performed. The sprinkler system is an important safety measure to prevent fires, and shutting it off during hot work increases the risk of fire. Instead, proper precautions should be taken to ensure that the hot work is conducted safely, such as using fire-resistant barriers and having a fire watch present.

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  • 30. 

    Cutting and welding may cause sprinkler heads to accidentally open if the temperature rises near the sprinkler heads.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Cutting and welding involve the use of heat, and if the temperature rises near the sprinkler heads, it can cause them to accidentally open. This is because sprinkler heads are designed to activate when they sense a certain level of heat. Therefore, it is true that cutting and welding can potentially cause sprinkler heads to open accidentally if the temperature rises near them.

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  • 31. 

    All compressed gases are not potential hazards because of the pressure within the container, their flammability, and/or their toxicity.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement is false because all compressed gases have the potential to be hazards due to the pressure within the container, their flammability, and/or their toxicity. The pressure within a compressed gas container can cause explosions or leaks if not handled properly. Additionally, some compressed gases are highly flammable and can ignite easily, while others may be toxic and pose health risks if inhaled or exposed to. Therefore, it is important to handle all compressed gases with caution and follow proper safety protocols.

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  • 32. 

    Empty gas containers must be handled in the same manner as full ones.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Empty gas containers must be handled in the same manner as full ones. This means that even though the containers are empty, they should still be treated with caution and handled carefully. This is because empty gas containers can still contain residual gas or fumes that can be flammable or hazardous. Therefore, it is important to follow the same safety protocols and procedures when handling empty gas containers as when handling full ones.

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  • 33. 

    The fire guards must be familiar with:

    • A.

      The location of fire extinguishers and emergency exits

    • B.

      The use of the fire extinguisher and related fire fighting equipment required to be on the site

    • C.

      With the location and use of nearest street fire alarm boxes, and other acceptable means of transmitting an alarm of fire

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The fire guards must be familiar with all of the mentioned information because it is crucial for their role in fire safety. Knowing the location of fire extinguishers and emergency exits allows them to quickly respond to a fire incident and guide others to safety. Understanding how to use fire extinguishers and related equipment is essential for effectively extinguishing fires. Being aware of the location and use of street fire alarm boxes and other means of transmitting an alarm of fire enables them to promptly alert authorities and initiate emergency response procedures.

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  • 34. 

    The fire extinguishers are required to be inspected __________________

    • A.

      Yearly

    • B.

      Twice a year

    • C.

      Every week

    • D.

      Monthly

    Correct Answer
    D. Monthly
    Explanation
    Fire extinguishers are required to be inspected monthly to ensure their proper functioning and readiness in case of a fire emergency. Monthly inspections allow for any potential issues or damages to be identified and addressed promptly, reducing the risk of malfunction during an actual fire. Regular inspections also help in complying with safety regulations and maintaining a safe environment.

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  • 35. 

    The trained Certificate of Fitness holders should only consider extinguishing fires when they are limited in size and spread such that they can readily be extinguished using a portable fire extinguisher.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because trained Certificate of Fitness holders should only attempt to extinguish fires that are small and contained enough to be put out with a portable fire extinguisher. This implies that they have the necessary knowledge and skills to assess the size and spread of a fire and determine if it is within their capabilities to handle. It is important for safety reasons that individuals with this certification do not attempt to extinguish fires that are too large or dangerous, as they may put themselves and others at risk.

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  • 36. 

    If a fire occurs, the fireguard must call 911 immediately and should then notify the Construction Site Fire Safety Manager.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    If a fire occurs, it is important for the fireguard to call 911 immediately because they are trained to handle emergencies and can provide the necessary assistance. Additionally, notifying the Construction Site Fire Safety Manager is crucial as they are responsible for overseeing fire safety protocols and can take appropriate measures to contain the fire and ensure the safety of everyone on the construction site. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 37. 

    Fire guards should enter in the log/report ______________________________________.

    • A.

      The condition of all fire suppression at the site

    • B.

      The condition of all firefighting equipment at the site

    • C.

      The condition of the standpipe and/or sprinkler and presence of fire extinguishers on each floor

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Fire guards should enter in the log/report the condition of all fire suppression at the site, the condition of all firefighting equipment at the site, and the condition of the standpipe and/or sprinkler and presence of fire extinguishers on each floor. This ensures that a comprehensive record is maintained regarding the state of all fire safety measures in the facility, allowing for proper maintenance and prompt action in case of emergencies.

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  • 38. 

    All logs/reports must be present for FDNY inspection at the site and contain the results of inspections, any deficiencies discovered, and the name of the fireguard who conducted the inspections.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    All logs/reports must be present for FDNY inspection at the site and contain the results of inspections, any deficiencies discovered, and the name of the fireguard who conducted the inspections. This means that it is necessary for all logs/reports to be available during the FDNY inspection and they should include the inspection results, any identified deficiencies, and the name of the fireguard responsible for conducting the inspections. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 39. 

    All fire extinguishers must be installed so that the top of the extinguisher is not more than 5 ft above the floor and the clearance between the bottom of the extinguisher and the floor is not less than 4 in.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement is true because it follows the guidelines for the proper installation of fire extinguishers. The top of the extinguisher should not be more than 5 ft above the floor to ensure that it is easily accessible in case of a fire emergency. Additionally, there should be a clearance of at least 4 inches between the bottom of the extinguisher and the floor to prevent any obstruction or difficulty in grabbing the extinguisher. These installation requirements are important for the effective use of fire extinguishers in emergencies.

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  • 40. 

    Portable fire extinguishers are important in preventing a small fire from growing into a catastrophic fire, and they are intended to fight large or spreading fires as well.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Portable fire extinguishers are important in preventing a small fire from growing into a catastrophic fire, but they are not intended to fight large or spreading fires. They are designed to be used on small, contained fires and may not be effective in controlling larger fires. Therefore, the statement is false.

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  • 41. 

    The Certificate of Fitness holder does not need to be familiar with the use of portable fire extinguishers.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because the Certificate of Fitness holder needs to be familiar with the use of portable fire extinguishers. This is important because in case of a fire emergency, the Certificate of Fitness holder may be required to operate a portable fire extinguisher to control or extinguish the fire. Therefore, being familiar with the use of portable fire extinguishers is a necessary skill for a Certificate of Fitness holder.

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  • 42. 

    When it comes to using a fire-extinguisher just remember the acronym P.A.S.S. to help make sure you use it properly. P.A.S.S. stands for:

    • A.

      Pull, Activate, Squeeze, Silently.

    • B.

      Push, Activate, Squeeze, Sweep.

    • C.

      Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep.

    • D.

      Push, Aim, Stand, Sweep.

    Correct Answer
    C. Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep." This acronym, P.A.S.S., helps to remember the steps to properly use a fire-extinguisher. First, you need to pull the pin to break the seal. Then, aim the nozzle at the base of the fire. Squeeze the handle to release the extinguishing agent, and sweep the nozzle from side to side to cover the entire area of the fire.

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  • 43. 

    In case of any fire, the flame must be approached from an upwind direction. This will prevent the Certificate of Fitness holder from being burned by the flames. Never approach a fire from a downwind direction.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Approaching a fire from an upwind direction is the correct approach because it helps to prevent the flames from being blown towards the individual. By approaching from the upwind direction, the Certificate of Fitness holder can avoid being burned by the flames and potentially reduce the risk of injury. Approaching a fire from a downwind direction can be dangerous as it increases the chances of the flames being blown towards the person, putting them at a higher risk of burns or other injuries.

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  • 44. 

    A fire guard (F-60 Certificate of Fitness holder) is required at sites when construction, alteration, or demolition exceeds:

    • A.

      10,000 square feet when fronting one street

    • B.

      20,000 square feet when fronting two streets

    • C.

      Whenever the building exceeds 75 feet in height

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    A fire guard is required at construction, alteration, or demolition sites when any of the following conditions are met: the site exceeds 10,000 square feet when fronting one street, exceeds 20,000 square feet when fronting two streets, or the building being worked on exceeds 75 feet in height. Therefore, all of the above conditions must be met for a fire guard to be required at a site.

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  • 45. 

    A city-wide permit is valid up to:

    • A.

      10 days

    • B.

      1 day

    • C.

      30 days

    • D.

      One year

    Correct Answer
    C. 30 days
    Explanation
    A city-wide permit is valid for a period of 30 days. This means that once the permit is obtained, it allows the holder to engage in certain activities or use certain facilities within the city for a duration of 30 days. This time frame provides a reasonable amount of flexibility and allows individuals or organizations to carry out their intended activities within the city for a substantial period without the need for frequent renewals or extensions of the permit.

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  • 46. 

    A hot work permit is required at all times for any:

    • A.

      Torch cutting

    • B.

      Welding, brazing/soldering

    • C.

      Spark production

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    A hot work permit is required at all times for torch cutting, welding, brazing/soldering, and spark production. This is because these activities involve the use of open flames, high temperatures, and the potential for sparks or hot metal fragments to be produced. Without a hot work permit, there is an increased risk of fire, explosions, and other accidents. Therefore, to ensure the safety of workers and the surrounding environment, it is necessary to obtain a hot work permit before engaging in any of these activities.

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  • 47. 

    The responsible person must ensure that:

    • A.

      He has inspected the hot work site prior to issuing the hot work authorization (hot work program permit) to ensure that it is a fire-safe area

    • B.

      He is periodically monitoring the work as it is being performed to ensure there are no fire safety hazards

    • C.

      The hot work is performed in compliance with the terms and conditions of the permit

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The responsible person must ensure that they have inspected the hot work site prior to issuing the hot work authorization to ensure it is a fire-safe area. They must also periodically monitor the work as it is being performed to ensure there are no fire safety hazards. Additionally, they must ensure that the hot work is performed in compliance with the terms and conditions of the permit. Therefore, all of the above statements are correct and the responsible person must ensure all of these actions are taken.

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  • 48. 

    A pre-hot work check must be conducted at least once per day and must verify the following:

    • A.

      Equipment

    • B.

      Requirements within 35 feet of work area

    • C.

      Fire watch/ hot work area monitoring

    • D.

      Permit and Certificate of Fitness

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    A pre-hot work check must be conducted at least once per day to ensure safety measures are in place before any hot work activities are carried out. This check is necessary to verify the condition and availability of equipment required for hot work, ensure that all requirements within a 35 feet radius of the work area are met, confirm the presence of a fire watch or hot work area monitoring, and check the validity of the permit and Certificate of Fitness. Therefore, all of the above options need to be verified during the pre-hot work check.

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  • 49. 

    A hot work permit is required at all times for:

    • A.

      Any welding

    • B.

      Brazing/soldering

    • C.

      Torch cutting, and spark production

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    A hot work permit is required at all times for any welding, brazing/soldering, torch cutting, and spark production. This means that regardless of the specific type of hot work being performed, whether it is welding, brazing/soldering, torch cutting, or any activity that produces sparks, a hot work permit is necessary. This is to ensure safety measures are in place to prevent accidents and potential fire hazards associated with these activities.

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  • 50. 

    A minimum 2-A:20-B:C rating fire extinguisher must be readily accessible within 30 feet of the hot work location and the fireguard.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A minimum 2-A:20-B:C rating fire extinguisher must be readily accessible within 30 feet of the hot work location and the fireguard. This means that it is necessary to have a fire extinguisher with a specific rating (2-A:20-B:C) available within a certain distance (30 feet) of the hot work location and the fireguard. This ensures that there is a suitable fire extinguisher nearby in case of an emergency during hot work operations.

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