Toughest IFC Fire Inspector Exam: Quiz!

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Toughest IFC Fire Inspector Exam: Quiz!

This State Certification Quiz Exam is for Fire Inspector Level 2. The International Fire Code (IFC) is designed to recognize hazards related to fire, explosion, or hazardous materials. This quiz is based upon the International Fire Code with North Carolina amendments. There is a list of 100 questions with multiple-choice options. Read the questions carefully and answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You have 75 lbs of a DIV 1.4 Explosive. How far must it be located from a Type III construction operating building?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      75

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      125

  • 2. 
    Records for fire protection systems test shall be maintained on-premises for a minimum of  _____.
    • A. 

      6 months

    • B. 

      1 year

    • C. 

      3 years

    • D. 

      For the life of the building

  • 3. 
    Address numbers for buildings shall be a minimum _____ inches high.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 4. 
    A clear space of not less than _____ feet shall be maintained around fire hydrants.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

  • 5. 
    NFPA _____ governs maintenance standards for fire alarms.
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      72

  • 6. 
    According to the code’s definition:  _____________ is a door-latching assembly incorporating a device that releases the latch upon the application of a force in the direction of egress travel.
    • A. 

      Exit Hardware

    • B. 

      Fire Exit Hardware

    • C. 

      Panic Hardware

    • D. 

      Fire Door Hardware

  • 7. 
    The design and construction of spray booths shall be in accordance with NFPA:
    • A. 

      72

    • B. 

      70

    • C. 

      33

    • D. 

      13

  • 8. 
    A wet chemical fire suppression system shall be inspected every _____ for proper operation.
    • A. 

      Year

    • B. 

      2 years

    • C. 

      6 months

    • D. 

      3 months

  • 9. 
    What is the maximum amount of days that an Operational permit may be extended by a Fire Official?
    • A. 

      30 days

    • B. 

      60 days

    • C. 

      120 days

    • D. 

      180 days

  • 10. 
    When combustible materials arrive on a construction site ____________ shall be provided by permanent or temporary means.
    • A. 

      Water supply

    • B. 

      Access roads

    • C. 

      Emergency lighting

    • D. 

      Fire department connections

  • 11. 
    All of the following are fire alarm initiating devices except:
    • A. 

      Manual pull stations

    • B. 

      Smoke detectors

    • C. 

      Water flow devices

    • D. 

      Horn/Strobes

  • 12. 
    For areas having fixed seating without dividing arms, the occupant load shall not be less than the number of seats based on one person for each __________ of seating length.
    • A. 

      12 inches

    • B. 

      16 inches

    • C. 

      18 inches

    • D. 

      18 feet

  • 13. 
    Examples of fumigants are all except:
    • A. 

      Hydrogen cyanide

    • B. 

      Carbon disulfide

    • C. 

      Verminium bromide

    • D. 

      Methyl bromide

  • 14. 
    A “Big Box” type occupancy such as a Walmart is classified as a _____ type occupancy.
    • A. 

      Storage

    • B. 

      Mercantile

    • C. 

      Sales

    • D. 

      Mixed

  • 15. 
    According to the code’s definition: That portion of a means of egress system that leads from any occupied point in a building or structure to an exit is a(n).
    • A. 

      Exit Access

    • B. 

      Exit Discharge

    • C. 

      Exit

    • D. 

      Exit Enclosure

  • 16. 
    The maximum allowable quantity of a DOT Class 1.2 explosive per control area in a sprinklered building stored in a cabinet is :
    • A. 

      1 lb.

    • B. 

      2lbs

    • C. 

      3 lbs

    • D. 

      4 lbs

  • 17. 
    Class _____ flammable liquids shall not be used to clean aircraft parts.
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      IA

    • C. 

      IB

    • D. 

      II

  • 18. 
    The commodity class for baled rags is listed as:
    • A. 

      Class I

    • B. 

      Class II

    • C. 

      Class III

    • D. 

      Class IV

  • 19. 
    Spray booths shall be installed such that a clear space of not less than ____ feet shall be maintained on all sides of the spray booth.
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      15

  • 20. 
    The stairwell of a sprinklered mercantile building shall have an egress width of _____ per occupant served.
    • A. 

      0.2

    • B. 

      0.3

    • C. 

      .04

    • D. 

      0.5

  • 21. 
    Vehicle access for fire fighting during construction and demolition operations shall be provided to within __________ of temporary or permanent fire department connections.
    • A. 

      25 feet

    • B. 

      50 feet

    • C. 

      75 feet

    • D. 

      100 feet

  • 22. 
    A Limited Spray Space is an area in which operations for touch-up or spot painting of a surface area of ___ square feet or less are conducted.
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      10

  • 23. 
    The occupant load of seating booths shall be based on one person for each __________ of booth seat length measured at the backrest of the seating booth.
    • A. 

      12 inches

    • B. 

      16 inches

    • C. 

      18 inches

    • D. 

      24 inches

  • 24. 
    The code official shall be notified at least _____ hours before a structure is to be closed in connection with utilizing a flammable or toxic fumigant.
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      48

    • D. 

      72

  • 25. 
    Doors shall swing in the direction of egress travel where serving an occupant load of _____ or more persons or a high hazard occupancy.
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      200

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