Fire Extinguisher Quiz



1 An example of two Class A fuels would be?
  Cardboard and newspapers
  Lamp, hot plate
  Grease, paint thinner
  All of the above

2 You really should only use a fire extinguisher on a small fire if you have been trained to use extinguishers.
  True
  False

3 Water will extinguish most flammable liquid fires?
  True
  False

4 The three elements of a fire triangle are:
  Fuel, oxygen, and smoke
  Oxygen, water, and fuel 
  Fuel, a heat source, and oxygen
  Fuel, water, and a heat source

5 You should always keep an exit or means of escape at your back when trying to fight a fire.
  True
  False

6
ABC fire extinguishers put out fires by cooling them down.
  True
  False

7 Which type of extinguisher has a hard horn at the end of a hose or a metal arm and is used on flammable liquids and electric fires primarily (not common in schools)?
  Pressureized water
  K-Class
  ABC dry chemical
  Carbon dioxide

8 As a general rule, it is best to try to put out the fire before activating the fire alarm or calling 911.
  True
  False

9 Which type of fire extinguishers are most commonly found in schools? 
  Pressurized water
  Dry chemical, usually Type ABC
K-Class
Throw at the base bulbs, carbon tetrachloride

10 PASS stands for?
  Pass the damn slow school bus
  Pull, aim, squeeze, and sweep
  

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