Fire Extinguisher Safety Trivia Exam: Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    An example of two "Class B" fuels would be:
    • A. 

      Brass and aluminum.

    • B. 

      Cardboard and newspapers.

    • C. 

      Grease and paint thinner.

    • D. 

      A toaster and a circuit breaker.

  • 2. 
    An APW (water extinguisher) is safety is on an electrical fire?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Carbon dioxide fire extinguishers are designed for which types of fuels?
    • A. 

      Class B and C.

    • B. 

      Classes A, B and C.

    • C. 

      Class A and C.

    • D. 

      Class D and A.

  • 4. 
    Which type of fire extinguisher has a large black plastic horn on the end of a flexible hose or short rigid pipe?
    • A. 

      Air pressurized water. (APW)

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide. (CO2)

    • C. 

      Dry chemical. (ABC)

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 5. 
    As a general rule, you should not attempt to fight a fire that is spreading rapidly?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    ABC type dry chemical fire extinguishers extinguish the fire by cooling it down?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A class C fire extinguisher is designed to be used on the following fires:
    • A. 

      Wood and paper.

    • B. 

      Magnesium or potassium.

    • C. 

      Toasters and circuit breakers.

    • D. 

      Vehicle engine fires.

  • 8. 
    Applying water rapidly to a flammable liquid fire will cause it to do what?
    • A. 

      Go out.

    • B. 

      Knock the flames down enough that you can escape.

    • C. 

      Cause the fire to flare up uncontrollably.

    • D. 

      Cause the flames to change colors.

  • 9. 
    You should always keep an exit or other means of escape at your back when fighting a fire.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The three elements of the fire triangle are:
    • A. 

      Oxygen, water and fuel.

    • B. 

      Oxygen, fuel and a heat or ignition source.

    • C. 

      Fuel, a catalyzer, and oxygen.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 11. 
    Describe what the acronym "PASS" means
    • A. 

      Pull, aim, squirt, squeeze.

    • B. 

      Pull, arm, squeeze, sweep

    • C. 

      Pull, aim, squeeze, sweep.

    • D. 

      Pull, arm, sweep, swoosh.

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