How Much Do You Know About Smoke Detectors And Fire Alarm? Trivia Quiz

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How Much Do You Know About Smoke Detectors And Fire Alarm? People have been known to install fire alarms and smoke detectors so that they can detect fires when they start and make it easier to stop or contain them. Take this test and see if you know the procedures of getting these devices, how they work and their benefits.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Smoke detectors may not be more than _________ feet from any point on the ceiling.
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      21

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      900 square feet

  • 2. 
    What is the maximum spacing permitted for smoke detectors in a 10-ft. wide hallway in a hotel?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      21

    • C. 

      41

    • D. 

      One must be in front of each guest room door.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following will recall an elevator?
    • A. 

      Hallway smoke detector

    • B. 

      Elevator machine room heat detector

    • C. 

      Manual pull station

    • D. 

      Smoke detectors directly in front of the elevator

  • 4. 
    ________ detect a smoldering fire the best.
    • A. 

      Line type detectors

    • B. 

      Ionization smoke detectors

    • C. 

      Photoelectric smoke detectors

    • D. 

      Duct smoke detectors

  • 5. 
    Duct smoke detectors are listed as an open area device.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Pull stations do not have any specific height requirements.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    _________ detect a flaming fire best.
    • A. 

      Carbon monoxide detectors

    • B. 

      Ionization smoke detectors

    • C. 

      Photoelectric smoke detectors

    • D. 

      Duct smoke detectors

  • 8. 
    Fire Alarm control panels must always be painted red
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Relays (different manufacturers have different names for this) that perform or control an emergency device must be located within _________ ft. of that device.
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      21

  • 10. 
    Which NFPA code applies to fire alarms?
    • A. 

      101

    • B. 

      72

    • C. 

      70

    • D. 

      90a

  • 11. 
    Voltage drop calculations must be performed on which type of circuit?
    • A. 

      Initiation

    • B. 

      Notification

    • C. 

      MNS

    • D. 

      AC

  • 12. 
    On a ceiling that is 15 ft. high, in a room that is 20 ft. wide by 20 ft. long, the listed spacing for a smoke detector must be reduced by _______ percent.
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      21

    • D. 

      7

  • 13. 
    The type of cable that can be used in a space used for environmental air is _______.
    • A. 

      CM

    • B. 

      FPLP

    • C. 

      FPLE

    • D. 

      THHN

  • 14. 
    The NFPA Standard for carbon monoxide detectors is 72.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    To achieve the amperage necessary for fire alarm backup, batteries have to be wired in parallel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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