Fire Safety: What Do You Know About Fire Hazards? Trivia Quiz

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Fire Safety: What Do You Know About Fire Hazards? Trivia Quiz

What Do You Know About Fire Hazards? There are a lot of things around us that can catch or start a fire and it is important to be on point and prevent a fire when you can. Do you think you have what it takes to tackle the quiz based on what you know on fire hazards and how to spot them? How about you give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Electrical fires most often start from which of these reasons?
    • A. 

      Overloading Circuits, Smoking, Poor Maintainance

    • B. 

      Poor Maintainance, Running Cords Under Rugs, Smoking

    • C. 

      Overloading Circuits, Cooking, Poor Maintainance

    • D. 

      Overloading Circuits, Running Cords Under Rugs, Poor Maintainance

  • 2. 
    In approximately what amount of time can a small fire become a raging horror?
    • A. 

      Two Minutes

    • B. 

      30 Seconds

    • C. 

      Five Minutes

    • D. 

      One Minute

  • 3. 
    If you encounter smoke in your home, the best thing you should do is what?
    • A. 

      Jump Up And Run Out The Door

    • B. 

      Hold Your Breath As Long As You Can, In Intervals

    • C. 

      Drop To The Floor, To Get Under The Smoke

    • D. 

      Hide In Your Bed, Covers Over Your Head

  • 4. 
    How is the practice of plugging a portable generator into a wall outlet called?
    • A. 

      Backfeeding

    • B. 

      Backhandling

    • C. 

      Backpedaling

    • D. 

      Backdrafting

  • 5. 
    What is the best and safest product to use in your fireplace to start a fire?
    • A. 

      Trash

    • B. 

      Newspaper

    • C. 

      Seasoned Hardwood Logs

    • D. 

      Cardboard Boxes

  • 6. 
    Ceiling mounted smoke alarms should be mounted how many inches from a wall?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      8

  • 7. 
    Smoke alarms should be replaced how often?
    • A. 

      12 Years

    • B. 

      5 Years

    • C. 

      10 Years

    • D. 

      4 Years

  • 8. 
    Fire ranks where in cause of death in the home?
    • A. 

      5th Highest

    • B. 

      3rd Highest

    • C. 

      6th Highest

    • D. 

      2nd Highest

  • 9. 
    When is Fire Prevention week usually held in the United States?
    • A. 

      3rd Week In October

    • B. 

      1st Week in October

    • C. 

      1st Week In September

    • D. 

      2nd Week In October

  • 10. 
    Remembering When, is a program through NFPA for what group?
    • A. 

      Young Children

    • B. 

      Older Adults

    • C. 

      Single Parents

    • D. 

      Teenagers

  • 11. 
    Clothes dryers accounted for the largest share of appliance and tool fires between what years?
    • A. 

      2000-2002

    • B. 

      1994-1998

    • C. 

      1999-2003

    • D. 

      2000-2003

  • 12. 
    In 1999, fireworks in the U.S. accounted for how many deaths?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      12

  • 13. 
    According to 2002 statistics, of the over one million firefighters in the US, how many were career firemen (non-volunteer)?
    • A. 

      609000

    • B. 

      291650

    • C. 

      500002

    • D. 

      123033

  • 14. 
    Code Red Rover is a website used to help children learn about fire safety and other safety issues. What organization supports this site?
    • A. 

      Home Safety Council

    • B. 

      Us Fire Administration

    • C. 

      Federal Emergency Management Agency

    • D. 

      National Fire Prevention

  • 15. 
    Through the Home Safety Council, a fireman could lend his help with what program?
    • A. 

      Firemen's Alert

    • B. 

      Lowe's Heroes

    • C. 

      Help For Kids

    • D. 

      Expert Network

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