FIRE 3303 : What Do You Know About Fire Prevention? Trivia Questions Quiz

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Below is a Fire 3303 trivia quiz to help you see What You Know about Fire Prevention? There are different ways in which you can ensure you are safe in case of a fire starting up around you, but before you get to that point, you should ensure that you take up all measures to prevent the event from occurring. Do give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How does a spill boom control a hazardous material?
    • A. 

      It forms a barrier to the movement of the material.

    • B. 

      It absorbs the material.

    • C. 

      It covers the material.

    • D. 

      It reduces agitation of liquid within the boom perimeter.

  • 2. 
    What type of dam should be constructed for a material that has a specific gravity greater than 1?
    • A. 

      Gravity

    • B. 

      Scherring

    • C. 

      Separation

    • D. 

      Overflow

  • 3. 
    Which item will be needed to build a dam in a flowing stream that is contaminated with a hazardous liquid?
    • A. 

      PVC pipe

    • B. 

      Rebar

    • C. 

      Plastic sheeting

    • D. 

      Rip-rap

  • 4. 
    A firefighter is directing a foam stream over an aboveground open-top storage tank, letting the foam gently fall onto the surface of the liquid in the tank. Which foam application method does this describe?
    • A. 

      Bounce-off method

    • B. 

      Aerial method

    • C. 

      Roll-in method

    • D. 

      Rain-down method

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a concern with using dilution at a hazardous materials spill?
    • A. 

      Once water is added, it cannot be removed.

    • B. 

      Chemical treatments may not be effective on diluted solution of the product.

    • C. 

      Once water is added, the identity of the hazardous material may be masked.

    • D. 

      The diluted product may overwhelm containment measures.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is an identifying characteristic of a cargo tank truck designed to carry liquids at atmospheric pressure?
    • A. 

      Top-mounted loading control valves

    • B. 

      Oval/elliptical cross-sectional tank shape

    • C. 

      External ring stiffeners

    • D. 

      Circumferential rollover protection

  • 7. 
    Which issue requires particular attention when considering attempting dispersal of flammable vapors?
    • A. 

      Personnel may be directly exposed to the material.

    • B. 

      Water fog will react to many flammable liquids.

    • C. 

      Dispersal may cause the vapors to ignite.

    • D. 

      Turbulence created by the dispersal may increase vapor production.

  • 8. 
    What is the technique of redirecting the flow of a liquid away from an area?
    • A. 

      Diversion

    • B. 

      Diking

    • C. 

      Detainment

    • D. 

      Damming

  • 9. 
    Which foam application method is the least effective when burning fuel is producing a strong thermal column?
    • A. 

      Rain-down method

    • B. 

      Bounce-off method

    • C. 

      Subsurface injection method

    • D. 

      Roll-in method

  • 10. 
    Which statement about fluoro protein foam is correct?
    • A. 

      It has poor vapor-suppressing performance.

    • B. 

      It is effective on Class B fires.

    • C. 

      It is effective as a Class A wetting agent.

    • D. 

      It is not available in a polar solvent-resistant formula.

  • 11. 
    Why should foam be applied so that it flows gently across a liquid?
    • A. 

      Because liquid agitation will increase the temperature

    • B. 

      To avoid directly upsetting the burning surface

    • C. 

      To prevent disruption of the foam blanket

    • D. 

      To prevent entraining additional air

  • 12. 
    Which statement about regular protein foam is correct?
    • A. 

      It has good expansion properties.

    • B. 

      It is not effective on class B fires.

    • C. 

      It has a longer shelf life than synthetic foam.

    • D. 

      It is effective on polar solvents.

  • 13. 
    Which item is an absorbent commonly used in hazardous materials operations?
    • A. 

      Mortar

    • B. 

      Baking soda

    • C. 

      Stone tailings

    • D. 

      Soil

  • 14. 
    Which control tactic should always be considered in transportation emergencies or incidents at fixed facilities?
    • A. 

      Retention

    • B. 

      Diffusion

    • C. 

      Remote valve shut-off

    • D. 

      Damming

  • 15. 
    What is the term for attempting to keep the hazardous materials on the site or within the immediate area of the release?
    • A. 

      Remediation

    • B. 

      Containment

    • C. 

      Confinement

    • D. 

      Adsorption

  • 16. 
    You have used sandbags to create a barrier to prevent a hazardous liquid from entering a storm drain. Which product control tactic is this?
    • A. 

      Damming

    • B. 

      Diking

    • C. 

      Retention

    • D. 

      Diversion

  • 17. 
    Which foam application method is particularly well suited to transport vehicle accidents?
    • A. 

      Bounce-off method

    • B. 

      Rain-down method

    • C. 

      Roll-in method

    • D. 

      Subsurface injection method

  • 18. 
    Vapor dispersion with fans or fog streams should only be attempted after:
    • A. 

      An opposing dispersing stream is ready.

    • B. 

      The hazardous material is accurately identified.

    • C. 

      A containment basin is dug.

    • D. 

      The ground has been treated with lime.

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is a confinement tactic?
    • A. 

      Righting an overturned container

    • B. 

      Diking

    • C. 

      Plugging

    • D. 

      Patching

  • 20. 
    What is the first step in a dilution operation?
    • A. 

      Assess the viability of the proposed operation.

    • B. 

      Build containment for the diluted product.

    • C. 

      Ensure adequate water supply.

    • D. 

      Determine material compatibility.

  • 21. 
    In addition to extinguishing flammable liquid fires, what are Class B foams used for hazardous materials incidents?
    • A. 

      To suppress vapor production of unignited fuels

    • B. 

      As a decontamination agent

    • C. 

      To break down the surface tension of fuels

    • D. 

      As an emulsifier for heavy hydrocarbon fuels

  • 22. 
    In a hazardous materials situation that is dangerous and unstable and in which responders cannot be properly protected, which action is appropriate?
    • A. 

      Attempt to stabilize the situation.

    • B. 

      Minimize spread of the material.

    • C. 

      Withdraw to a safe distance.

    • D. 

      Stop release of the material.

  • 23. 
    What term means the placement of material to form a barrier that keeps a hazardous material from entering an unwanted area?
    • A. 

      Diversion

    • B. 

      Retention

    • C. 

      Scherring dam

    • D. 

      Diking

  • 24. 
    Which protective action uses water or another liquid to reduce the concentration of a hazardous material?
    • A. 

      Adsorption

    • B. 

      Dilution

    • C. 

      Dispersion

    • D. 

      Suppression

  • 25. 
    Which type of dam is used to contain materials lighter than water?
    • A. 

      Split

    • B. 

      Separation

    • C. 

      Underflow

    • D. 

      Gravity

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