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                    Carry out Procedures In The Event Of a Fire Questions

Student Name: ________________________                    Assessors Signature:


Date:_____________________________


1.      What act covers fire prevention on commercial premises?
        a)     The Health & Safety at Work Act 1988
        b)     The Food Safety Act 1990
        c)     The Catering Premises Act 1969
        d)     The Fire Precaution Act 1971


2.      What type of fires are “Class A”?
        a)     Liquids – oil – fat – paint
        b)     Wood – paper – fabric – textiles
        c)     Gasses – oxygen – butane, propane
        d)     Metals – magnesium – titanium


3.      What three components are necessary for a fire to start?
        a)     Gas – electricity – moisture
        b)     Fuel – reflection – moisture
        c)     Fuel – oxygen – ignition
        d)     Draught – oil – air


4.      A fire may be extinguished by
        a)     Starvation – of oxygen
        b)     Fanning the flames
        c)     Raising the alarm
        d)     Cutting off gas and electricity supplies




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5.      Name three things that can be done to prevent a fire from starting.

        a)     _________________________________________________________________

        b)     _________________________________________________________________

        c)     _________________________________________________________________




6.      Name three things that can be done to prevent a fire from spreading.

        a)     _________________________________________________________________

        b)     _________________________________________________________________

        c)     _________________________________________________________________


7.      A fire blanket is used for what type of fires?
        a)     Paper and wood
        b)     Fabric and textile
        c)     Oil and fat
        d)     Electrical and flammable liquid




8.      A foam fire extinguisher is used for what type of fires?
        a)     Wood
        b)     Paper
        c)     Electrical
        d)     Gas




9.      A dry powder fire extinguisher is used for what type of fire?
        a)     Fabric
        b)     Electrical
        c)     Oil
        d)     Gas



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10.     A water fire extinguisher is used for what type of fire?
        a)     Oil
        b)     Electric
        c)     Gas
        d)     Wood


11.     A “Red” fire extinguisher contains
        a)     Carbon dioxide
        b)     Water
        c)     Powder
        d)     Foam


12.     A “Cream” fire extinguisher contains
        a)     Foam
        b)     Water
        c)     Carbon dioxide
        d)     Vaporising liquid


13.     After use a fire extinguisher should be
        a)     Sent to a scrap merchant
        b)     Recharged within 24 hours
        c)     Recharged within 36 hours
        d)     Returned to place of manufacture


14.     How often should fire extinguishers be checked?
        a)     Weekly
        b)     Monthly
        c)     6 monthly
        d)     Yearly




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15.     When discovering a fire you should
        Evacuate the area
        Call the Fire Brigade
        Assemble in the designated area for roll call
        Sound the alarm immediately


        List the above procedures in the correct order

        a)     _________________________________________________________________


        b)     _________________________________________________________________


        c)     _________________________________________________________________


        d)     _________________________________________________________________




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