Fire Emergency Procedures Trivia Quiz!

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Fire Emergency Procedures Trivia Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is among the suggested guidelines for ignition control in a jail?
    • A. 

      Do not allow inmates to have cigarette lighters in their possession.

    • B. 

      If possible, do not allow inmates to have matches in their possession.

    • C. 

      Limit the use of electrical extension cords, and routinely check such cords for possible damages.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      A and C only.

  • 2. 
    As an element of fuel control, it is recommended that officers do not allow inmates to have ____________ in their possession.
    • A. 

      Spray cans of any type.

    • B. 

      Excessive amounts of books or magazines.

    • C. 

      Games or Puzzles.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    A possible problem in regard to fire detection equipment, such as smoke detectors and sprinklers, is that:
    • A. 

      Inmates may tamper with or vandalize the equipment.

    • B. 

      They are usually unreliable.

    • C. 

      They cost a lot of money.

    • D. 

      They require a lot of maintenance.

  • 4. 
    The steps for activating a portable fire extinguisher are represented by the acronym P-A-S-S, which of the following represents what P-A-S-S stands for?
    • A. 

      Protect/Analyze/Spray/Subject

    • B. 

      Pull/Aim/Squeeze/Sweep

    • C. 

      Pressure/Activate/Sort out/Saturate

    • D. 

      Push/Air/Significant/Sweep

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is the main danger in any jail fire?
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Flames

    • C. 

      Smoke

    • D. 

      Visibility

  • 6. 
    An important general guideline, about the use of self-contained breathing apparatus is:
    • A. 

      If at all possible, don't use SCBA when you are over-exerted or after-exposure to gases.

    • B. 

      When using SCBA, work at a rate that will prevent over-exertion and unnecessary air use while in Contaminated areas. Do not run.

    • C. 

      Work in pairs with another officer ("Buddy" system.)

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      B and C only.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are key guidelines about unlocking doors during a search and rescue operation?
    • A. 

      Be familiar with the manual override unlocking system.

    • B. 

      Do not carry keys to doors and gates during search and rescue operations.

    • C. 

      Carry your keys attached to you somehow.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and C only

  • 8. 
    Which of the following are issues that jail staff need to know about the jail's plan for evacuation of inmates in a fire situation?
    • A. 

      Evacuation routes

    • B. 

      Security procedures to be followed during an evacuation.

    • C. 

      Authority for ordering an evacuation.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 9. 
    In the event of a riot or other major disturbance emergency, the emergency response plan must contain information on:  
    • A. 

      Use of force options that are authorized.

    • B. 

      How inmates will be punished

    • C. 

      The etiology of all such incidents.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and C only

  • 10. 
    A critical issue to be addressed in any jail's plan on the way to handle disturbance emergencies is:
    • A. 

      What follow-through measures will be taken after the incident is over

    • B. 

      How will it be determined who is to blame for the disturbance situation.

    • C. 

      Whose responsibility is it to initiate critical incident stress debriefing

    • D. 

      D. What types of natural disasters are most common and need to be planned for.

  • 11. 
    Inmates may tamper with electrical outlets as a form of ignition.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Officers should know where shut off valves are located and who is authorized to shut off the sprinkler system.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The three key methods of suppression are sprinkler systems, fire hoses, and portable extinguishers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Most portable fire extinguisher in jails, are likely to be ABC extinguishers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Some key guidelines for use of portable fire extinguishers include:
    • A. 

      Know the location of all fire extinguishers in your jail.

    • B. 

      Carry the extinguisher to the fire in an upright position.

    • C. 

      Do not activate the extinguisher until you are close enough to the fire to be within the reach of the stream of the extinguishing agent.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      A and C only.

  • 16. 
    Some guidelines for inspections of portable fire extinguishers are:
    • A. 

      Lock-pin and seal are in place.

    • B. 

      Extinguisher is full, according to the gauge.

    • C. 

      Hose is free of cracks.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Option 5

  • 17. 
    The main reason that smoke is such a major potential danger in jail fires is because it reduces visibility and the exposure to smoke through inhalation can result in death or short-term and long-term health problems.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Some basic guidelines for searching for inmates in a smoke-filled area during a serious fire emergency are?
    • A. 

      Be systematic.

    • B. 

      If an inmate is unconscious, he will usually be on the floor or on a bunk.

    • C. 

      Start in one corner and proceed systematically around the area.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    List one of the 3 types of emergencies that may occur.
  • 20. 
    The issues that should be address in a jail's emergency response plan in regard to natural disasters include:
    • A. 

      Evacuation of inmates.

    • B. 

      Power

    • C. 

      Food.

    • D. 

      All of the above

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