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Fire Extinguisher Quiz

Choose the correct answer for each question.

1 An example of two "Class B" fuels would be:
  A. Cardboard, newspapers
  B. Lamp, hot plate
  C. Grease, paint thinner
2 An APW (water extinguisher) is safe to use on an electrical fire.
  A. True
  B. False
3 Carbon Dioxide extinguishers are designed for which types fuels?
  A. Class B and C
  B. Class A, B, and C
  C. Class A and C
  D. Class A and B
4 Which type of extinguisher has a hard horn on the end of a flexible hose or metal arm?
  A. APW (Air Pressurized Water)
  B. CO2 (Carbon Dioxide)
  C. ABC (Dry Chemical)
5 As a general rule, you should not attempt to fight a fire if it is spreading rapidly.
  A. True
  B. False
6 ABC fire extinguishers extinguish fire by cooling it down.
  A. True
  B. False
7 Water will not extinguish most flammable liquid fires.
  A. True
  B. False
8 You should always keep an exit or means of escape at your back when trying to fight a fire.
  A. True
  B. False
9 The three elements of the fire triangle are:
  A. Water, a heat source, and fuel
  B. Oxygen, water, and fuel
  C. Oxygen, fuel, and a heat source
  D. Fuel, oxygen, and earth
10 Do you know where the nearest fire extinguisher is in your work area?
  A. Yes
  B. No
Answers:

1-C, 2-B, 3-A, 4-B, 5-A, 6-B, 7-A, 8-A, 9-C, 10-A

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