Test Your Sprinkler Monitoring Skills

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Test Your Sprinkler Monitoring Skills

See how well you know the rules regulating sprinkler system monitoring.


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  • 1. 
    Waterflow alarm devices shall be installed so that any flow of water from ______ sprinkler head(s) of ______ size(s) installed on the system will result in an audible alarm.
    • A. 

      2 / largest

    • B. 

      2 / any

    • C. 

      1 / smallest

    • D. 

      All / all

  • 2. 
    An audible alarm shall sound on the premises within ______ after water flows.
    • A. 

      30 seconds

    • B. 

      90 seconds

    • C. 

      3 minutues

    • D. 

      5 minutes

  • 3. 
    What does the alarm apparatus for a wet pipe system consist of?
    • A. 

      Listed alarm check valve with the necessary attachments required to give an alarm

    • B. 

      Clapper valve installed in the direction of water flow with weatherproof connectors

    • C. 

      Outdoor water motor gong

    • D. 

      Pressure gauge and check valve

  • 4. 
    The alarm apparatus for deluge and pre-action systems shall consist of alarms actuated ______ the detection system and the flow of water.
    • A. 

      Immediately by

    • B. 

      Within 5 minutes of

    • C. 

      Independently of

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Electrically operated alarm attachments forming part of an auxiliary, central station, local protective, proprietary or remote station signaling system shall be installed in accordance with  
    • A. 

      NFPA 13

    • B. 

      NFPA 10

    • C. 

      NFPA 70

    • D. 

      NFPA 72

  • 6. 
    Sprinkler waterflow alarm systems that are not part of a required protective signaling system shall not be required to be supervised and shall be installed in accordance with ______ . 
    • A. 

      NFPA 13

    • B. 

      NFPA 10

    • C. 

      NFPA 70

    • D. 

      NFPA 72

  • 7. 
    Outdoor electric alarm devices shall be ______.
    • A. 

      Prohibited

    • B. 

      Listed for outdoor use

    • C. 

      Weather resistant

    • D. 

      Of the low voltage type only

  • 8. 
    A wet pipe system shall not be permitted to supply an auxiliary dry pipe system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The color classification for a sprinkler head of the “extra high” temperature range shall be ______ 
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Yellow

    • C. 

      Purple

    • D. 

      Black

  • 10. 
    Sprinkler heads may be painted provided they use specially designed lead-based paint.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    If pressure or waterflow switches are used to shut down elevator power, the use of devices with time-delay capability shall be permitted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    When a heat detector is used to power elevator shutdown, it is recommended that there can be a delay, and that delay should be approximately the time it takes for the elevator car to travel from the top of the hoistway to the lowest recall level.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Elevator electrical equipment shall be Type ______ as specified in NEMA 250.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      7

  • 14. 
    Activation of the initiating device shall occur within ______ seconds of waterflow at the alarm-initiating device. 
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      90

    • D. 

      210

  • 15. 
    The required response criterion in question 14, between initial flow of water and the electronic signal to the fire alarm control panel ______ polling delays introduced by the fire alarm control unit.
    • A. 

      Does include

    • B. 

      Does not include

    • C. 

      Limits

    • D. 

      Prohibits