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ATFF- MCQ 11.01.

2016
1) which mechanism is not a way to transfer heat?
a)Fusible link
b)Radiation
C)Convection
c)Conduction
2) which of the following is true regarding a flammable as fire?
a)Always extinguish the fire if a portable extinguisher is available
b)Never extinguish the fire regardless of whether a portable extinguisher is available
c)Only extinguish the fire if a spare extinguisher is available
d) only extinguish the fire if you are capable of promptly turning off the supply of gas

3) There are nine different hazardous materials warning labels. What does a class 8 label
represent?
a)Corrosive
b)Flammable and combustible liquid
c)Poison and poison inhalation hazard
d)Explosives
4)An extinguisher with an A rating is designed for use on which type of fire?
a) fire involving energized electrical equipment
b) fire involving flammable liquids
c) A fire involving combustible metals
d) None of the above
5)fire extinguisher with a D rating is designed for use on which type of fire?
a) A fire involving flammable Liquids
b) fire involving combustible metals
c)A fire involving energized electrical equipment
d) fire involving ordinary combustible materials

6)A fire involving flammable liquids is classified as which type of fire?


a)Class A
b)Class-D
c) Class B
d)None of the above
7)A fire involving ordinary combustible materials is classified as which type of fire?
a)Class A
b)Class B
c)Class C
d)Class D
8 )An extinguisher with an ABC rating is designed for use on which type of fire?
a)Class A
b)Class C
c)Class B
d)All of above
9 ) when confronted with a fire, what is the most important decision you must make?
a) whether to call 119or fight the fire
b) whether to evacuate the building or fight the fire
c) whether to activate the budding alarm or right the tire
d) whether to dose the room door or right the fire
10 ) If you have not received training in the use of portable extinguishers, what action should
you take when confronted with a fire?
a)Determine how to use the extinguisher by reading the instructions on the label
b) Call Fire Prevention Services and ask for instructions on how to use portable extinguishers
C) Ask a co-worker or instructions regarding how to use the extinguisher
d) Evacuate the building and let the fire department extinguish the fire

11) Before choosing to fight a fire, which of the following questions should you ask?

a)Am I safe from toxic smoke and gases?


b) Do I have an escape route?
c)Do I have the right extinguisher?
d) All of the above

12) If you choose to fight a fire, what is the first action you should take?
a) Activate the building alarm to notify other occupants
b)Check the extinguisher gauge to ensure it is full
c) call Police, or call ambulance, to notify the fire
C) None of the above
13)If you choose to fight a fire, where should you position yourself?
a)outside the room to avoid being trapped by the fire
b) Next to a window so you can jump if your efforts to extinguish the fire are unsuccessful
c) Six to eight feet from the fire, between the fire and your escape route
d)as close the fire as possible to ensure maximum efficiency of the extinguisher

14)How often should an extinguisher receive a visual inspection?


a)Once a day
b)Once a week
c)Once a month
d) Once a year

15)If you believe there is a problem with an extinguisher, which of the following actions
should you take?

a) Pull the pin and press the handle to see if the extinguisher woks
b)Call the university police since it's possible the extinguisher has been vandalized
c) Dispose of the extinguisher and request a replacement unit
d) Call Fire Prevention Services so corrective action can be initiated
16) As a Good seaman ship & Good Housekeeping to prevent dangerous cargo fire
a) No need to display No smoking signs at dangerous cargo areas
b) Do not Segregate substances from liable to start or to spread fire.
c) Stow in a place where packages are protected from accidental damage or heating
d) Keep combustible material together with ignition sources.
17) Which is not a rescue equipment
a) stretcher
b) first aid kit
c) self contained breathing apparatus
d) Portable fire extinguisher
18)Water is most effective and most commonly used for which of the following type of fire?
a). Class A-ordinary combustibles
b). Class B-flammable and combustible liquids
c). Class C-electrical
d). Class D-combustible metals

19)An important limitation to consider when using pressure tanks in automatic sprinkler
protection is the:

a) small volume of water stored


b) dependence upon outside power sources to maintain pressure
c) lack of training of fire department personnel
d) inadequate pipe sizing

20)As a type of automatic fire detection device, heat detectors are the:
a) oldest
b) newest
c) most reliable
d) least reliable

21) The first principle of good storage practice for chemicals is:
a) limiting quantity
b) segregation
c) containment
d) concentration

22)How often should you check your smoke detector


a)Every three months
b)Every month
c)Every Year
d)Only on leap year
23)Where should smoke alarm be placed?
a)On the floor so it can be closer to fire
b)On top of the refrigerator
c)Near the windows
d)On the ceiling 6 to 12 inches from the wall or on the wall 6 to12inches from the ceiling

24) How do you check a smoke detector

a)Press the test button


b) Clap your hands as loud as you can
c)Take it apart piece by piece and look for bugs
d)Stand under it for an time period

25)What is the normal concentration of oxygen in ambient air?


a)19.9
b)20.9
c)22.0
d)23.0
26)Some cargoes. such as certain types of coal, can heat Themselves up to a temperature where
they can automatically ignite. What is this process called?
a) Spontaneous combustion.
b) Nuclear fission.
c) Biomass conduction.
d) Biological heating.

27)Hazardous materials have nine different classification placards. What does a class 5 placard
depict?
a) Explosives
b) Corrosives
c) Radioactive
d) Oxidizer and organic peroxides
28) If your clothes catch on fire, STOP, DROP, and...
a) Sit
b) Roll
c)Sing
d)Sneeze

29) If you get burned..


a) Jump
b)Run cool water over the burn
c)Dance
d)Rub the burn area
30) Which of these is the leading cause of home fire deaths?
a)Smoking
b)Cooking fires
c)Heating equipment fires
d)Electrical fires
31) Which of these is the first material that starts to burn in a fire caused by smoking?
a) Wastebasket contents
b) Bedding
c) Upholstered furniture
d)Glasses

32)How often should you replace a smoke alarm?


a)Every 5 years
b) Every 10 years
c) Every 20 years
d) You don't need to replace a smoke alarm as long as it's working
33) When should you use a fire extinguisher?
a) When the fire is between you and the phone
b)When the fire is between you and an exit door
c) When the fire is confined to a small area
d) When the room is filled with smoke

True or false
34) The use of portable fire extinguishers does not replace the assistance of firefighters.
a)True
b) false
35) The contents of a dry-chemical extinguisher are toxic.
a)True
b) false
36) Do not use water extinguishers on energized electrical equipment
a)True
b) false
37) You cannot use a dry- chemical fire extinguisher on a class A fire
a) True
b) false
38) Fire safety measures are not necessary because home is the safest place.
a) True
b) false
39)There are four classes of fire, Class A, B, C, and K
a) True
b) false
40) The four simple steps for operating a fire extinguisher can be remembered with the word
PASS. Pull, Activate, Squeeze, Sweep
a) True
b) false

41)What does SCBA stand for?


a) Safe Containment & Burn Apparatus

b)Self contained breathing apparatus


c)Safety, caution, barrier approach
d)Safety, cover, Buffer approach
42). Fire is a...?
a) Burning gas or vapor seen as a flickering light.
b) sudden outburst of flame and heat as a result of fuel ignition.
c) A rapid chemical change that releases heat. light and is accompanied by flame.
d) Thermal energy that transfers agitation from molecule to molecule.
...a living thing. It breathes. it eats. and it hates. The only way to beat it is to think like it.
43). Explosive limits are generally referred to as being either....?
a) too heavy or too light.
b) extending or contracting.
c) too rich or too lean.
d) too hot or too cold.
o very cool, or duds.
44). Flash Point is....?
a) The lowest temperature at which a fuel will give off sufficient vapor that will ignite
upon contact with a flame but will not sustain combustion.
b)The lowest temperature at which a fuel will give off sufficient vapor that will ignite upon
contact with a flame and continue burning.
c) The lowest temperature at which a fuel will become volatile.
d) All of the above.
45). Ignition temperature can also be referred to as spontaneous combustion.
a) True
b) False
c)There is no such thing as spontaneous combustion.
d) Ignition temperature has commitment issues.

46). class C fire can be additionally dangerous because it involves....?

a) blue/green flames.
b) low levels or hydrogen.
c) combustible liquids.
d) electricity.

47)Which ships shall be provided with international shore connection for supply of water as
extinguishing media?
a) Passenger ships of 1000 tons gross and upwards
b) Passenger ships carrying more than 36 passengers
c)Tankers
d) ships of 500 tons gross and upwards

48)Where can shore side personnel find necessary information on ship's fire control systems
in an emergency situation?
a) From the duty officer.
b) A copy of the fire control plan is permanently posted in prominently marked locations
onboard ships.
c) A copy of the fire control plans folders is stored in a watertight and prominently
marked container outside the deckhouse or accommodation.
d) Information is to be given by the owners through the nearest rescue centre.
49)In what language/languages shall the fire control plans/folders (or copies of plans and
folders) be?
a) The Flag State language
b)The English language
c) The Flag State language with copies in English
d) The Flag State language with copies in English or French

50)Heat will always travel from hotter areas to cooler ones. When welding, for example. the
heat is transferred directly through the metal. what is this process is known as?
a) Convection
b) Radiation
c) Conduction
d) Spot
51)What manoeuvre should be carry out in the event of a fire onboard?
a) Let the ship follow the wind.
b) Continue on course and speed.
c) Reduce speed and if possible, keep me fire zone to the leeward of the ship.
d) Keep the stem up against the wind.

52)What item of fire extinguishing equipment usually found in the galley, is particularly
effective on fires involving hot cooking oil?
a) A bucket of water.
b) water filled extinguisher
c) A fire hose.
d) A fire blanket.