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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

    Correct Answer
    C. 100
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 100. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) guidelines, a Type III construction operating building should be located at least 100 feet away from a DIV 1.4 Explosive. This distance is necessary to ensure the safety of the building and its occupants in case of an explosion or fire.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. 3 years
    Explanation
    Records for fire protection systems test should be kept on-premises for a minimum of 3 years. This is necessary to ensure that there is a documented history of the testing and maintenance of the fire protection systems. These records can be used for reference, auditing, and compliance purposes. Keeping the records for a minimum of 3 years allows for easy access and retrieval of information when needed.

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  • 3. 

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

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    D. 4
    Explanation
    Address numbers for buildings are typically required to be a minimum of 4 inches high. This standard size ensures that the numbers are visible and easily readable from a distance, which is important for emergency responders and postal services, among others. However, local building codes and regulations may have specific requirements for address number size, so it's essential to check with the local authorities for precise guidelines in a particular area.

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  • 4. 

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

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      6

    Correct Answer
    B. 3
    Explanation
    A clear space of not less than 3 feet shall be maintained around fire hydrants. This is important to ensure that the hydrants are easily accessible and visible in case of emergencies. Having a clear space around the hydrants allows firefighters to quickly connect hoses and operate the hydrants without any obstructions. It also helps prevent vehicles or other objects from blocking the hydrants, which could delay firefighting efforts.

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  • 5. 

    NFPA _____ governs maintenance standards for fire alarms.

    • A.

      25

    • B.

      13

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      72

    Correct Answer
    D. 72
    Explanation
    NFPA 72 is the National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, which governs maintenance standards for fire alarms. This code provides guidelines for the inspection, testing, and maintenance of fire alarm systems to ensure their proper functioning and reliability. It covers various aspects such as alarm notification appliances, control units, initiating devices, and emergency communication systems. Following NFPA 72 helps to ensure that fire alarm systems are regularly maintained, reducing the risk of false alarms and ensuring that they will effectively detect and alert occupants in the event of a fire.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. Panic Hardware
    Explanation
    Panic hardware is a door-latching assembly that includes a device designed to release the latch when a force is applied in the direction of egress travel. This type of hardware is commonly used in emergency exit doors to ensure quick and easy evacuation during a panic situation. It allows people to easily exit a building by simply pushing on the door, without the need for turning a knob or operating a latch mechanism.

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  • 7. 

    The design and construction of spray booths shall be in accordance with NFPA:

    • A.

      72

    • B.

      70

    • C.

      33

    • D.

      13

    Correct Answer
    C. 33
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 33. The design and construction of spray booths should be in accordance with NFPA 33. This standard provides guidelines for the design, installation, operation, and maintenance of spray booths used for application of flammable or combustible materials. It covers various aspects such as ventilation, electrical equipment, fire protection systems, and safety precautions to minimize the risk of fire and explosion hazards. Compliance with NFPA 33 ensures the safety of personnel working in spray booths and helps prevent accidents and property damage.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. 6 months
    Explanation
    A wet chemical fire suppression system should be inspected every 6 months for proper operation. This regular inspection is necessary to ensure that the system is functioning correctly and can effectively suppress fires. By inspecting the system every 6 months, any potential issues or malfunctions can be identified and addressed promptly, reducing the risk of fire damage and ensuring the safety of the premises and its occupants.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. 180 days
    Explanation
    An Operational permit may be extended by a Fire Official for a maximum of 180 days. This allows for a significant extension period, providing ample time for necessary adjustments or improvements to be made before the permit expires. This extended duration ensures that businesses or organizations have enough time to comply with fire safety regulations and rectify any issues that may have been identified during inspections.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Water supply
    Explanation
    When combustible materials arrive on a construction site, a water supply should be provided by permanent or temporary means. This is necessary to ensure that there is a readily available source of water in case of a fire or any other emergency situation involving combustible materials. Having a water supply on site can help to quickly extinguish fires and prevent them from spreading, minimizing potential damage and ensuring the safety of workers and the site.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. Horn/Strobes
    Explanation
    Horn/Strobes are not fire alarm initiating devices because they do not directly detect or sense fires. Manual pull stations, smoke detectors, and water flow devices are all examples of fire alarm initiating devices because they are designed to detect the presence of fire or smoke and initiate an alarm. Horn/Strobes, on the other hand, are notification appliances that produce audible and visual signals to alert occupants of a building when a fire alarm has been initiated by one of the other devices.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. 18 inches
    Explanation
    For areas with fixed seating without dividing arms, the occupant load should be based on one person for every 18 inches of seating length. This means that for every 18 inches of seating space, there should be one person accounted for in the occupant load calculation. This ensures that there is enough seating available for the expected number of occupants in the area.

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  • 13. 

    Examples of fumigants are all except:

    • A.

      Hydrogen cyanide

    • B.

      Carbon disulfide

    • C.

      Verminium bromide

    • D.

      Methyl bromide

    Correct Answer
    C. Verminium bromide
    Explanation
    Verminium bromide is not an example of a fumigant. Fumigants are substances that are used to kill pests, such as insects or rodents, by releasing toxic gases or vapors. Examples of fumigants include hydrogen cyanide, carbon disulfide, and methyl bromide. However, verminium bromide is not a known fumigant.

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  • 14. 

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

    • A.

      Storage

    • B.

      Mercantile

    • C.

      Sales

    • D.

      Mixed

    Correct Answer
    B. Mercantile
    Explanation
    A "Big Box" type occupancy such as a Walmart is classified as a Mercantile type occupancy. This classification is appropriate because Walmart is a large retail store that sells a wide range of products to the public. The term "mercantile" refers to the buying and selling of goods, which aligns with the nature of a Walmart store.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Exit Access
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Exit Access. According to the code's definition, the portion of a means of egress system that leads from any occupied point in a building or structure to an exit is referred to as the exit access. This includes corridors, aisles, ramps, and other means of travel that occupants use to reach an exit during an emergency.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. 2lbs
    Explanation
    In a sprinklered building, the maximum allowable quantity of a DOT Class 1.2 explosive per control area stored in a cabinet is 2 lbs. This means that any quantity of a Class 1.2 explosive exceeding 2 lbs would be considered unsafe and not compliant with regulations. The sprinkler system is designed to mitigate the risk of fire, but there are still limitations on the quantity of explosives that can be stored to ensure safety.

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  • 17. 

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

    • A.

      I

    • B.

      IA

    • C.

      IB

    • D.

      II

    Correct Answer
    B. IA
    Explanation
    Class IA flammable liquids are extremely flammable and have a very low flash point. They can easily ignite and spread fire rapidly. Therefore, using these liquids to clean aircraft parts would pose a significant safety risk. It is important to use non-flammable or less flammable substances for cleaning purposes to ensure the safety of the aircraft and personnel.

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  • 18. 

    The commodity class for baled rags is listed as:

    • A.

      Class I

    • B.

      Class II

    • C.

      Class III

    • D.

      Class IV

    Correct Answer
    C. Class III
    Explanation
    Class III commodities include wood, paper, natural fiber cloth, and Group C plastics or items made from these materials, and they may or may not have pallets. These products can have small quantities of Group A or B plastics, like metal bicycles that have plastic components such as handles, pedals, seats, and tires.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. 3
    Explanation
    Spray booths need to have a clear space of at least 3 feet on all sides. This is important for safety reasons, as it allows for proper ventilation and prevents any potential hazards or accidents. Having enough space around the spray booth ensures that there is enough room for operators to work safely and for any equipment or materials to be stored properly.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. 0.3
    Explanation
    1005.1

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. 100 feet
    Explanation
    During construction and demolition operations, it is crucial to provide vehicle access for fire fighting. This is necessary for the fire department to connect their equipment to the water supply in order to combat any potential fires. To ensure sufficient access, the distance to the temporary or permanent fire department connections should be within 100 feet. This allows for efficient and effective fire fighting operations, reducing the risk of extensive damage or loss of life in case of an emergency.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. 9
    Explanation
    A Limited Spray Space is an area in which operations for touch-up or spot painting of a surface area of 9 square feet or less are conducted. This means that any touch-up or spot painting done in this area will be limited to a small surface area of 9 square feet or less.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. 24 inches
    Explanation
    The occupant load of seating booths is determined by the length of the booth seat measured at the backrest. Each person is allocated a certain amount of space, and in this case, it is one person for every 24 inches of booth seat length. This means that for every 24 inches of seating space, one person can be accommodated.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. 48
    Explanation
    The code official must be notified at least 24 hours before a structure is closed in connection with utilizing a flammable or toxic fumigant. This is necessary to ensure that proper precautions can be taken to protect the safety of individuals and prevent any potential hazards associated with the use of fumigants.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. 50
    Explanation
    Doors shall swing in the direction of egress travel where serving an occupant load of 50 or more persons or a high hazard occupancy. This means that if a building has 50 or more people or is used for a high hazard activity, the doors should swing in the direction of the exit to ensure a smooth and efficient evacuation in case of an emergency.

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  • 26. 

    How many gallons of a flammable cryogenic fluid can be stored outside a building before a permit is required?

    • A.

      1 gal.

    • B.

      60 gal.

    • C.

      100 gal.

    • D.

      500 gal.

    Correct Answer
    B. 60 gal.
    Explanation
    A permit is required to store 60 gallons of a flammable cryogenic fluid outside a building. This suggests that storing any amount less than 60 gallons does not require a permit.

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  • 27. 

    Storage, Use and handling of Flammable Cryogenic Fluids such as Hydrogen shall be in accordance with NFPA _____.

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      33

    • C.

      55

    • D.

      70

    Correct Answer
    C. 55
    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is 55. The storage, use, and handling of flammable cryogenic fluids such as hydrogen should be in accordance with NFPA 55. NFPA 55 provides guidelines and safety requirements for the storage and handling of compressed gases and cryogenic fluids. It covers various aspects such as storage containers, ventilation, fire protection, and emergency procedures to ensure the safe handling of flammable cryogenic fluids.

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  • 28. 

    How far must an unbarricaded magazine store 305,000 lbs of explosives be from a public highway?

    • A.

      2000 feet

    • B.

      300 yards

    • C.

      4000 feet

    • D.

      Not Allowed

    Correct Answer
    D. Not Allowed
    Explanation
    The amount of explosives and the distance requirements can vary depending on local regulations and safety standards. In general, the storage of explosives in an unbarricaded magazine should be located a safe distance from public highways to minimize potential risks. The specific distance required could depend on local, state, or federal regulations. It's essential to consult with local authorities or follow established safety guidelines to determine the exact distance necessary for storing 305,000 lbs of explosives safely near a public highway.

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  • 29. 

    The average Ambient Sound Level for occupancy must be measured over a _____ hour time period.

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      24

    • C.

      36

    • D.

      48

    Correct Answer
    B. 24
    Explanation
    The average Ambient Sound Level for occupancy must be measured over a 24-hour time period. This is because a 24-hour time period provides a comprehensive and accurate representation of the sound levels experienced throughout the day. It takes into account the variations in sound levels that may occur during different times, such as peak hours and quieter periods, ensuring a more reliable measurement of the overall ambient sound level.

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  • 30. 

    In regards to Dry Cleaning, which of the following definitions best describes a Class II solvent?

    • A.

      Liquid having a flash point below 100 degrees Fahrenheit

    • B.

      Liquid having a flash point at or above 100 and below 140 degrees Fahrenheit

    • C.

      Liquid having a flash point above 140 but below 200 degrees Fahrenheit

    • D.

      Liquid having a flash point above 200 degrees Fahrenheit

    Correct Answer
    B. Liquid having a flash point at or above 100 and below 140 degrees Fahrenheit
    Explanation
    Class II solvents, in the context of dry cleaning, refer to liquids with specific flash point ranges. These solvents have a flash point at or above 100 degrees Fahrenheit but below 140 degrees Fahrenheit. They are commonly used in dry cleaning processes due to their properties and effectiveness in removing stains from fabrics.

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  • 31. 

    Ventilation for spraying applications of glass fibre reinforced plastic shall maintain flammable vapours in the resin application area to less than _____ of the LFL

    • A.

      25 %

    • B.

      30 %

    • C.

      40 %

    • D.

      50 %

    Correct Answer
    A. 25 %
    Explanation
    1509.6

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  • 32. 

    An operational permit may be required for the storage of lumber exceeding _____ board feet.

    • A.

      10,000

    • B.

      100,000

    • C.

      1,000,000

    • D.

      10,001

    Correct Answer
    B. 100,000
    Explanation
    105.6.25

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  • 33. 

    13R type sprinkler systems are allowed in Group R2 buildings up to and including _____ stories in height.

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    C. 4
    Explanation
    Group R2 buildings are residential occupancies that include multi-family dwellings such as apartments and townhouses. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 13 standard for the installation of sprinkler systems, 13R type sprinkler systems are allowed in Group R2 buildings up to and including 4 stories in height. This means that buildings with 4 or fewer stories can use the 13R type sprinkler system for fire protection.

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  • 34. 

    A clear space of at least _____ feet shall be maintained between aircraft fuel-system vent openings and any part of an aircraft fueling vehicle.

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    B. 10
    Explanation
    A clear space of at least 10 feet shall be maintained between aircraft fuel-system vent openings and any part of an aircraft fueling vehicle. This distance is necessary to ensure safety during fueling operations and prevent any potential hazards or accidents that could occur if the fueling vehicle is too close to the fuel-system vent openings. It allows for sufficient space for maneuvering and reduces the risk of fuel spills or ignition sources near the vent openings.

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  • 35. 

    During construction and demolition operations Class I and II liquids shall be kept in __________  safety containers.

    • A.

      Metal

    • B.

      Approved

    • C.

      Closed

    • D.

      Self-Closing

    Correct Answer
    B. Approved
    Explanation
    During construction and demolition operations, it is necessary to store Class I and II liquids in safety containers that have been approved for this purpose. This ensures that the containers meet the required safety standards and can effectively contain and prevent any leakage or spillage of these hazardous liquids. Using approved safety containers is crucial to minimize the risk of accidents, protect the environment, and comply with safety regulations.

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  • 36. 

    How many members are on the North Carolina Building Code Council?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      17

    • D.

      20

    Correct Answer
    C. 17
    Explanation
    The North Carolina Building Code Council consists of 17 members.

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  • 37. 

    What amount of a Highly Toxic compressed gas requires a permit?

    • A.

      200 cubic feet

    • B.

      500 cubic feet

    • C.

      600 cubic feet

    • D.

      Any amount

    Correct Answer
    D. Any amount
    Explanation
    Any amount of a Highly Toxic compressed gas requires a permit. This means that regardless of the quantity, whether it is 200 cubic feet, 500 cubic feet, or 600 cubic feet, a permit is necessary. Highly Toxic compressed gases are substances that pose significant health hazards and can cause severe harm or even death if mishandled or released into the environment. Therefore, to ensure proper control and safety measures, a permit is required for any amount of this type of gas.

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  • 38. 

    The commodity class for foam-backed rugs is listed as:

    • A.

      Class I

    • B.

      Class II

    • C.

      Class III

    • D.

      Class IV

    Correct Answer
    C. Class III
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Class III. The commodity class for foam-backed rugs is classified as Class III. Class III commodities are commodities of wood, paper, natural fiber cloth, or Group C plastics or products thereof, with or without pallets.

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  • 39. 

    A class I solvent used for dry cleaning has a flashpoint below _______.

    • A.

      100 degrees F

    • B.

      150 degrees F

    • C.

      100 degrees C

    • D.

      150 degrees C

    Correct Answer
    A. 100 degrees F
    Explanation
    The flashpoint of a solvent refers to the minimum temperature at which it can ignite when exposed to an open flame or spark. In this case, the class I solvent used for dry cleaning has a flashpoint below 100 degrees F. This means that the solvent is highly volatile and can easily catch fire at temperatures below 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

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  • 40. 

    During construction and demolition operations fuel supplies for LP gas fired heaters shall comply with __________ and the International Fuel Gas Code. Chapter 12 Chapter 27 Chapter 38 Chapter 58

    • A.

      Chapter 12

    • B.

      Chapter 27

    • C.

      Chapter 38

    • D.

      Chapter 58

    Correct Answer
    C. Chapter 38
    Explanation
    During construction and demolition operations, the fuel supplies for LP gas fired heaters must comply with Chapter 38 and the International Fuel Gas Code. This chapter likely contains specific regulations and guidelines for the safe installation and use of LP gas heaters in construction and demolition sites. It is important to adhere to these regulations to ensure the safety of workers and prevent any potential accidents or hazards related to the use of LP gas heaters.

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  • 41. 

    What is the minimum number of fire extinguishers to be provided inside dry cleaning rooms containing a Type II system?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
    Explanation
    In dry cleaning rooms containing a Type II system, it is necessary to have at least two fire extinguishers. This is because Type II systems are designed to suppress fires involving flammable liquids. These types of fires can spread quickly and can be difficult to control, so having multiple fire extinguishers ensures that there are enough resources to effectively extinguish the fire and prevent it from spreading further.

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  • 42. 

    In the storage of Combustible Fibers ______ clearance is required between sprinkler heads and the top of piles.

    • A.

      12 inches

    • B.

      18 inches

    • C.

      24 inches

    • D.

      36 inches

    Correct Answer
    D. 36 inches
    Explanation
    In the storage of combustible fibers, a clearance of 36 inches is required between sprinkler heads and the top of piles. This is necessary to ensure that the sprinkler system can effectively reach and extinguish any potential fires that may occur within the piles of combustible fibers. A larger clearance is needed in this case due to the higher risk of fire and the need for adequate space for the sprinkler system to operate efficiently.

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  • 43. 

    An operational permit may be required to handle an aggregate quantity of Level 2 and 3 aerosols in excess of _____ lbs. Net weight.

    • A.

      200

    • B.

      300

    • C.

      400

    • D.

      500

    Correct Answer
    D. 500
    Explanation
    An operational permit may be required to handle an aggregate quantity of Level 2 and 3 aerosols in excess of 500 lbs. Net weight. This means that if the total weight of Level 2 and 3 aerosols being handled exceeds 500 lbs, an operational permit is necessary. The permit is likely required due to the potential hazards associated with handling large quantities of aerosols, such as flammability or toxicity risks.

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  • 44. 

    Class ____ solvents used for dry cleaning are classified as nonflammable.

    • A.

      I

    • B.

      II

    • C.

      III

    • D.

      IV

    Correct Answer
    D. IV
    Explanation
    Solvents used for dry cleaning need to be nonflammable in order to ensure safety during the cleaning process. Option IV is the correct answer because it states that the solvents used for dry cleaning are classified as nonflammable. This means that these solvents do not easily catch fire or support combustion, making them suitable for use in dry cleaning machines without posing a fire hazard.

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  • 45. 

    Asphalt and tar kettles at construction sites shall be in accordance with Section _____ of the fire code.

    • A.

      301

    • B.

      302

    • C.

      303

    • D.

      305

    Correct Answer
    C. 303
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 303 because Section 303 of the fire code specifies the regulations and requirements for asphalt and tar kettles at construction sites. This section ensures that proper safety measures are in place to prevent fires and accidents related to the use of these kettles. By following the guidelines outlined in Section 303, construction sites can minimize the risk of fire hazards and ensure the safety of workers and the surrounding environment.

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  • 46. 

    Dry chemical fire extinguishing systems shall be installed, maintained and periodically inspected and tested in accordance with NFPA  _____.

    • A.

      17

    • B.

      17A

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      13

    Correct Answer
    A. 17
    Explanation
    Dry chemical fire extinguishing systems should be installed, maintained, and periodically inspected and tested in accordance with NFPA 17. This standard provides guidelines for the design, installation, and maintenance of dry chemical fire extinguishing systems. It covers the selection and placement of extinguishing agents, as well as the necessary equipment and procedures for testing and inspection. Following NFPA 17 ensures that the systems are properly installed and maintained, allowing them to effectively suppress fires and protect lives and property.

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  • 47. 

    Portable fire extinguishers in the vicinity of dips tanks shall be suitable for flammable and combustible liquids as specified for __________ occupancies.

    • A.

      Extra Hazard

    • B.

      High

    • C.

      Extra (high) Hazard

    • D.

      Ordinary

    Correct Answer
    C. Extra (high) Hazard
    Explanation
    1505.4.2

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  • 48. 

    The storage and handling of Ammonium Nitrate shall comply with the following: 

    • A.

      NFPA 400

    • B.

      Chapter 63

    • C.

      NFPA 1127

    • D.

      Both A & B

    Correct Answer
    D. Both A & B
    Explanation
    The storage and handling of Ammonium Nitrate shall comply with Both A & B: NFPA 400 and Chapter 63. This ensures that the potentially hazardous material is managed according to established safety standards to prevent accidents and ensure public safety.

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  • 49. 

    During construction and demolition operations the use of temporary heating devices shall be supervised and maintained only by __________ personnel.

    • A.

      Qualified

    • B.

      Fire trained

    • C.

      Competent

    • D.

      Trained

    Correct Answer
    C. Competent
    Explanation
    During construction and demolition operations, it is essential to ensure that temporary heating devices are supervised and maintained properly. This requires individuals who have the necessary knowledge, skills, and experience to handle such equipment safely and effectively. The term "competent" implies that the personnel in charge of these heating devices are capable and qualified to fulfill their responsibilities. They have the required expertise and understanding to ensure the devices are used correctly, minimizing the risk of accidents or hazards. Therefore, "competent" personnel are the appropriate choice for supervising and maintaining temporary heating devices during construction and demolition operations.

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  • 50. 

    Temporary wiring for electrical power and lighting used in connection with the construction, alteration or demolition of buildings and structures shall comply with _________.

    • A.

      NFPA 70

    • B.

      NFPA 72

    • C.

      NFPA 101

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. NFPA 70
    Explanation
    Temporary wiring for electrical power and lighting used in connection with the construction, alteration, or demolition of buildings and structures must comply with NFPA 70. NFPA 70, also known as the National Electrical Code (NEC), provides safety standards for electrical installations to protect people and property from electrical hazards. It establishes requirements for temporary wiring to ensure that it is installed and used safely during construction activities. Compliance with NFPA 70 helps to prevent electrical accidents and promotes the safe use of temporary electrical systems on construction sites.

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