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									  NICET Fire Alarm Technician Level II Practice Test
                    Number 5
Power Supplies

   1. The location of the circuit disconnecting means shall be permanently identified at
          a. The fire alarm control unit
          b. The nearest entrance to the Fire Command Center
          c. The nearest exit with a fire department master access key
          d. Both A and B
          e. Both A and C
   2. Required signals shall not be lost, interrupted, or delayed by more than ________
      as a result of the primary power failure.
          a. 60 seconds
          b. 30 seconds
          c. 10 seconds
          d. 8 seconds
   3. The secondary power supply shall have sufficient capacity to operate the fire
      alarm system under quiescent load for a minimum of ________ hours and at the
      end of that period, shall be capable of operating all alarm notification appliances
      used for evacuation or to direct aid to the location an emergency for _______
      minutes.
          a. 18 and 10
          b. 12 and 5
          c. 24 and 10
          d. 24 and 5
          e. None of the above
   4. Which of the following may provide power for the primary power of a fire alarm
      system?
          a. An engine driven generator or equivalent that is un-monitored
          b. An engine driven generator where a person specifically trained in its
              operation is on duty at all times
          c. An engine driven generator arranged for cogeneration with commercial
              light and power that is unmonitored.
          d. A dedicated commercial light or power branch circuit
          e. Both A and D
          f. Both B and D
          g. All of A through D
   5. Circuit breakers shall not be installed in such a manner as to cut off the power for
      ________________ or for _______________.
          a. Lighting
          b. Automatic operating doors
          c. Slot machines
          d. HVAC
          e. Elevators
        f. Both A and B
        g. Both A and E
        h. None of the above
6. The secondary power supply for protected premises fire alarm systems may
    consist of which of the following:
        a. An engine driven generator where a person specifically trained in its
            operation is on duty at all times
        b. Storage batteries dedicated to the supervising station equipment
        c. A dedicated branch circuit of an automatic starting engine driven
            generator only.
        d. A dedicated branch circuit of an automatic starting engine driven
            generator and storage batteries dedicated to the supervising station
            equipment with 4 hours of capacity.
        e. Both A and B
        f. Both A and C
        g. Both B and D
7. The secondary power supply capacity required shall include all power supply
    loads that are not automatically disconnected upon transfer to the secondary
    power supply.
        a. True
        b. False
8. Batteries shall be charged by which of the following means:
        a. Trickle
        b. Chemical infusion
        c. Float
        d. Rapid
        e. Chemical infusion
        f. Heat transferal
        g. Both C and D
        h. Both A and C
9. For engine driven generators used as power supplies for fire alarm systems the
    fuel shall be stored in an outside underground tank wherever possible and
    _____________ feed shall not be used.
        a. Pump
        b. Forced
        c. Filtered
        d. Gravity
        e. Both A and C
        f. Both B and C
10. Fuel systems for engine driven generators using natural or manufactured gas
    supplied through reliable utility mains shall not be required to have fuel storage
    tanks unless they are located in a seismic risk zone _______ area.
        a. 1
        b. 2
        c. 3
        d. None of the above
Element 33009 System Acceptance and Periodic Tests

1. Testing will includes verification that the releasing circuits and components energized
   or actuated by the fire alarm system are ___________________ and operate as
   intended on alarm.
                                  a. Mechanically sound
                                  b. Electrically continuous
                                  c. Solidly grounded
                                  d. Electrically supervised
                                  e. Both A and C
                                  f. Both B and D
2. After which of the following shall reacceptance testing be performed:
                                  a. System components have been added or deleted
                                  b. Modification to system wiring
                                  c. Repair to system hardware
                                  d. Both A and C
                                  e. Both B and C
                                  f. A, B and C
                                  g. None of the above
3. Which of the following initiating devices must be visually inspected initially after
   installation and for reacceptance testing, if required, and also visually inspected
   quarterly?
                                  a. Air sampling
                                  b. Water flow devices
                                  c. Heat detectors
                                  d. Radiant energy fire detectors
                                  e. Smoke detectors
                                  f. Both A and C
                                  g. Both B and D
                                  h. All of the items A through E
4. As part of the testing procedure for metallic conductors, all installation conductors
   shall be tested with a volt/ohmmeter to verify that there are no stray voltages between
   installation conductors and ground that exceed _________ volts ac/dc.
                                  a. 10
                                  b. 12
                                  c. 6
                                  d. 1
5. Additional inspections for transient suppressors are required after lighting strikes.
                                  a. True
                                  b. False
6. When testing the primary battery load voltage the maximum load for a No. 6 battery
   shall not exceed _______ amperes per cell.
                                  a. 1
                                  b. 2
                                  c. 5
                                  d. 10
7. Which of the following shall be performed to ensure that each smoke detector is
    within its listed and marked sensitivity ranges:
                                   a. Calibrated test method
                                   b. Smoke entrance method
                                   c. Listed control equipment arranged for the purpose
                                   d. Manufacturer’s calibrated sensitivity test instrument
                                       test
                                   e. Any of the tests listed in A through D
                                   f. Any test listed in A, B, D
                                   g. Any test listed in A, C, D
8. When testing a (RAT) radio alarm transmitter, a(n) ____________ between elements
    of the transmitting equipment shall be caused.
                                   a. Resistance
                                   b. Open condition
                                   c. Fault
                                   d. All of the above
9. Records of testing shall be retained until the next test date and for _________
    thereafter.
                                   a. 30 days
                                   b. 90 days
                                   c. 6 months
                                   d. 1 year
10. Electronic media shall not be permitted as a medium for retaining inspection records.
                                   a. True
                                   b. False


Module 33010 Construction Plans

   1. An ELL on a construction drawing indicates:
         a. An electronic leveling locator
         b. An extension or wing of a building at right angles to the main section
         c. A type of angle iron used in structural framing
         d. None of the above
   2. The rafters of a flat roof are sometimes called:
         a. Flat rafters
         b. Structural support flat system bracing
         c. Roof joists
         d. None of the above
   3. This symbol represents what type of lumber on a construction drawing:
         a. Plywood
         b. Compression board
         c. Dimension lumber
         d. None of the above
   4. This symbol represents what type of brick on a construction drawing:
          a. Cut stone
          b. Face brick
          c. Common brick
          d. Fine brick
   5. A scale of 1/8”:1 can be translated to mean that a line on a drawing measuring 16
      5/8” represents a actual distance of:
          a. 128 feet
          b. 131 feet
          c. 16.5 feet
          d. None of the above
   6. Structural members arranged and fastened in triangular units to form a rigid
      framework for support of loads over a long span are referred as:
          a. Joists
          b. Beams
          c. Framework
          d. Trusses

Module 33011 Specifications and Cost Estimates

   1. Division 15 of standard construction specifications is typically :
          a. Electrical
          b. Life Safety
          c. Mechanical
          d. None of the above
   2. A blueprint note referenced the specifications for determining a wall covering
      would be referencing which division:
          a. 6
          b. 12
          c. 9
          d. 11
   3. In order to determine requirements for equipment installation and supply which
      division of the specifications would most likely be referenced:
          a. 1
          b. 4
          c. 11
          d. 16
   4. In general, performance bonding requirements for a construction project would be
      found in which of the construction documents:
          a. Specifications
          b. Contract
          c. Bidding requirements
          d. Both A and B
          e. None of the above
   5. Which of the following are not considered specifications:
          a. Bidding requirements
       b.   Performance bond requirements
       c.   Certificate information
       d.   Contract conditions
       e.   All items A through D
       f.   Both A and B
       g.   Both A and D


Module 33012 Contracts

1. Which of the following is best described as an instrument that provides financial
   protection for the owner in the event the contractor does not complete the work in
   accordance with the agreement.
       a. Payment bond
       b. Liability insurance
       c. Performance Bond
       d. Non-completion bond
       e. None of the above
2. ___________ are used to revise, delete, or add to any of the bidding requirements
   or contract documents during the bidding process.
       a. Change orders
       b. Requests for price
       c. Addenda
       d. None of the above
3. ___________ are used to revise, delete or add work after a contract has been
   signed.
       a. Change orders
       b. Requests for price
       c. Architects Supplementary Instructions
       d. Addenda
       e. All of the above
       f. Both A and B
       g. Both A and C
4. The ______________ protects the labor force and suppliers of materials on a
   construction project should the contractor fail to meet their obligations.
       a. Performance bond
       b. Liability insurance
       c. Labor agreement
       d. Both A and C
       e. Both B and C
       f. None of the above
5. A ____________ is a contract between a contractor and an individual or
   organization that will provide services or material to a construction project under
   the responsibility of the contractor.
       a. Agreement
       b. Sub-contract
          c. Proposal
          d. Purchase order
          e. None of the above


Module 33013 Building Code

   1. Which of the following organizations have developed model building codes:
          a. American Insurance Association
          b. National Fire Protection Association
          c. Southern Building Code Congress International
          d. Northeastern Builders Alliance
          e. All of the above
          f. Items A, B and D only
          g. Items A, B and C only
          h. Items A,C and D only
   2. The acronym ANSI represents:
          a. American National Supply Institute
          b. American Natural Standards Institute
          c. American National Safety Institute
          d. None of the above
   3. The Occupational Safety and Health Organization is responsible for approving
      safety related items used in construction.
          a. True
          b. False
   4. Underwriter’s Laboratory is the only organization approved to give listing to
      materials used in construction.
          a. True
          b. False
   5. Which of the following are used by jurisdictions in the United States for building
      codes:
          a. Uniform Building code
          b. Standard Building Code
          c. Basic/National Building Code
          d. NFPA 5000
          e. All of the above
          f. Items A through C only
          g. Items A,B, and D only
Module 33016 Protected Premises Fire Alarm Systems

   1. An initiating device circuit that will provide a trouble alarm under a single open,
      single ground, wire to wire short, and loss of carrier and is a class B system would
      be classified a style ________ system.
          a. A
          b. B
          c. C
          d. D
          e. E
   2. The American National Standard Audible Emergency Evacuation Signal will not
      be used where the planned action during a fire emergency is not evacuation, but is
      the relocation of occupants for their protection in place as directed by the
      firefighting personnel.
          a. True
          b. False
   3. The secondary power supply shall automatically provide power to the supervising
      station facility and equipment within ________ seconds whenever the primary
      power supply fails to provide the minimum voltage required for proper operation.
          a. 8
          b. 10
          c. 30
          d. 60
   4. The standard fire alarm evacuation signal is a ________ pulse temporal pattern
      using any appropriate sound.
          a. Single
          b. Two
          c. Three
          d. Four
   5. Required signals shall not be interrupted or delayed by more than ________
      seconds as a result of the primary power failure.
          a. 8
          b. 10
          c. 30
          d. 60
   6. Where DC voltages are employed for a power source, they shall be limited to no
      more than ________ volts above earth ground.
          a. 24
          b. 50
          c. 120
          d. 350
   7. A style E initiating device circuit is a class _______ system.
           a. A
           b. B
           c. C
           d. D
           e. E
   8. A protected premises fire alarm system shall include which of the following:
           a. Manual fire alarm signal initiation
           b. Radio transmitter (RAT)
           c. Integrated systems
           d. Automatic alarm signal initiation
           e. All of the above
           f. Items B,C and D
           g. Items A, C and D
           h. Items A, B and C
   9. Initiating device circuits that transmit an alarm or supervisory signal and allow all
       connected devices to operate during a single open condition are class ______
       circuits.
           a. A
           b. B
           c. C
           d. D
           e. E
   10. A system that has a positive alarm sequence shall be provided with the means to
       bypass the positive alarm sequence.
           a. True
           b. False


Module 33018 Supervising Station Fire Alarm Systems

   1. Fire alarm and supervisory signals shall be permitted to be received at which of
      the following locations:
          a. Fire station
          b. Fire service communications center
          c. Contracted private monitoring organization
          d. Government agency responsible for taking the prescribed action
          e. All of the above
          f. Items A through C
          g. Items A, B, and D
          h. Items B, C and D
   2. Signal receiving equipment will indicate receipt of each signal both audibly and
      visibly.
          a. True
          b. False
3. A __________ signal will be received when the system or any portion of the
   system at the protected premises is placed in a bypass or test mode.
       a. Alarm
       b. Trouble
       c. Both A and B
       d. None of the above
4. Which of the following items must be kept as a recorded permanent record for 1
   year and be made available upon request to the authority having jurisdiction:
       a. Time of alarm
       b. Date of trouble signals
       c. Time of alarm restoration
       d. Date of trouble signal restoration
       e. All items A through D
       f. Only Items A and C
       g. Only Items B and D
5. The testing of a supervising station fire alarm system shall include the initiating
   device actuation and verification that the receipt of the correct initiating device
   was received by the station within __________ seconds of actuation.
       a. 8
       b. 10
       c. 60
       d. 90
6. Which of the following must comply with FC rules and regulations:
       a. Electromagnetic radiation
       b. Use of radio frequencies
       c. Connection to the public switched telephone network of telephone
           equipment
       d. All of the items A through C
       e. Only items A and B
       f. Only items B and C
7. A one-way radio alarm system shall be supervised to ensure that at least
   _________ radio alarm repeater station receivers are receiving signals from each
   radio alarm transmitter during each 24 hour period.
       a. 1
       b. 2
       c. 4
       d. 8
8. A system that uses a DACT shall employ one telephone line and in addition
   which of the following shall be employed:
       a. A second telephone line
       b. A one-way private radio alarm system
       c. A network of certified runners
       d. A two way RF multiplex system
       e. Any one of items A through D
       f. Any one of items A, B,C only
       g. Any one of items A,B, D only
   9. If a DACT initially fails to communicate with a DACR a DART will transmit the
       information and repeat the information 5 times. The DART transmission may be
       allowed to be less than 5 sequences if the DACT is able to establish a
       communication with the DACR before the DART has completed 5 full sequences.
           a. True
           b. False
   10. Each DART shall automatically initiate and compete a test signal transmission
       sequence to it’s associated digital alarm radio receiver at least once every
       ___________.
           a. 8 hours
           b. 12 hours
           c. 24 hours
           d. 48 hours

Module 33019 Proprietary Supervising Station Systems

   1. The secondary power supply shall automatically provide power to the protected
      premises fire alarm system with in ________, whenever the primary power supply
      fails to provide the minimum voltage required for proper operation.
          a. 8 seconds
          b. 10 seconds
          c. 30 seconds
          d. 90 seconds
   2. Access to the proprietary supervising station will be restricted to those persons
      directly concerned with the implementation and direction of
      ________________________.
          a. Fire alarm evacuation
          b. Emergency action and procedure
          c. Trouble alarm sequencing
          d. None of the above
   3. If 25 or more protected buildings are connected to a single subsidiary station then
      which of the following apply:
          a. An additional subsidiary station is required
          b. The subsidiary system shall be designed so as not to rely solely on the
               ability of human operators to receive and record signals under
               emergency staffing conditions
          c. A telephone shall be provided at the subsidiary station with at least 3
               dedicated lines
          d. None of the above.
          e. All of the items A through C
   4. Trouble signals and their restoration shall be automatically indicated and
      recorded at the proprietary supervising station.
          a. True
          b. False
   5. When the runner is not in attendance at the proprietary supervising station , the
       runner shall establish two way communications with the station at intervals not to
       exceed ____________.
           a. 60 seconds
           b. 5 minutes
           c. 15 minutes
           d. 30 minutes
   6. How many operators are required to be on duty at all times?
           a. 1
           b. 2
           c. 5
           d. 10
   7. Upon receipt of an alarm, the proprietary supervising station operator will initiate
       action to perform which of the following:
           a. Immediately notify the fire department
           b. Restore the system to normal and silence all alarms
           c. Dispatch a runner to the alarm location
           d. Retrieve fire fighting equipment and report to the area of the fire.
           e. None of the above
           f. Items A, C and D
           g. Items A and C
           h. Items A, B and C
   8. Provision shall be made to designate the _____________ in which a signal
       originates.
           a. Zone
           b. Device
           c. Building
           d. None of the above
   9. The proprietary supervising station shall have _______ means for alerting the
       operator when each signal is received, in addition to a recording device.
           a. 1
           b. 2
           c. 3
           d. None of the above
   10. The proprietary station shall provide written notice to the authority having
       jurisdiction as the nature of the signal, time and occurrence and restoration of
       service, when equipment has been out of service for _______ or more.
           a. 60 seconds
           b. 10 minutes
           c. 1 hour
           d. 8 hours

Module 33020 Central Station Fire Alarm Systems

   1. The subsidiary facility will be inspected at least ________ by central station
      personnel for the purpose of verifying the operation of all supervised equipment,
     all telephones, all battery conditions, and all fluid levels of batteries and
     generators.
          a. Weekly
          b. Monthly
          c. Quarterly
          d. Yearly
2.   A back up will be made available within __________ in the event of the failure of
     equipment at the subsidiary station or the communications channel to the central
     station .
          a. 8 seconds
          b. 10 seconds
          c. 60 seconds
          d. 90 seconds
3.   Which ANSI document provides the restricted access minimum standards for a
     central station building?
          a. NFPA 118
          b. NFPA 101
          c. ANSI 827
          d. None of the above
4.   A listed Central Station shall have which of the following elements:
          a. At least one DACT
          b. Fire alarm transmitters
          c. Alarm, guard and supervisory and trouble signal monitoring
          d. Runner service
          e. All of the above
          f. Items A through C only
          g. Items B through D only
5.   A central station system requires a contract with the owner and the central station
     supplier.
          a. True
          b. False

								
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