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Fire Hazards and Fire Prevention

1.      Which of the following is a type of hazard?

A.     Originating

B.     Contributing

C.     Arising from Construction

D.     All of Above

2.      Leading cause of Industrial fire is

A.     Mechanical

B.     Electrical

C.     Electronics

D.     None

3.      Discipline, Controls and Education of Employee minimize which hazard

A.     Friction

B.     Smoking

C.     Hot surface

D.     All of above

4.      Regular Inspection, maintenance and adequate lubrication reduce

A.     Combustion sparks

B.     Hot surface

C.     Smoking

D.     Friction

5.      Which of the following are common cause of burner flames?

A.     Improper use of portable torches

B.     Portable Heating Unit

C.     Both A & B

D.     None

6.      Spontaneous Combustion Exist in

A.     Oily and rubbish waste

B.     Deposits in driers

C.     Industrial waste

D.     All of Above

7.      Spontaneous Combustion can be prevented from

A.     Control and Education of Employee

B.     Proper Process operations and good housekeeping

C.     Both A & B

D.     None

8.      What is Incendiarism?

A.     Fire due to bad housekeeping

B.     Fire due to Spontaneous Combustion

C.     Fire maliciously set by Intruders, Disgruntled Employee and Arsonists

D.     All of Above

9.      Which of the following comes under contributory hazard?

A.     Absence of people to raise the alarm in case of fire

B.     Locked or Inaccessible premises or isolated premises

C.     Location in conflagration area

D.     All of Above

10.   What is Fire load?

Ans. Quantity of heat liberated, per unit of floor area when a building and its contents are completely burnt.

11.   What comes under low fire load?

A.     Retail shops & Factory buildings

B.     Residential buildings, offices and hotels

C.     Bulk storage godown or warehouse

D.     All of Above

12.   What is fire resistance?

Ans. Time span during which a construction offers resistance to a standard fire.

13.   National fire code of India classified Fire Resistance of Building in how many classes

A.     2

B.     3

C.     4

D.     5

14.    Fire resistance of Class III building is

A.     3 Hour

B.     1 Hour

C.     2 Hour

D.     4 Hour

15.   What is Exposure Hazard?

Ans. A building or its contents causing damages or ignited due to fire in Neighboring / Adjoining Building.

16.   Main factor in the consideration of Exposure Hazard is

A.     Constructional Features

B.     Distance from Other Buildings

C.     Conditions Existing between buildings

D.     All of Above

17.   Which of the following have High Fire Resistance?

A.     Brick Wall

B.     Timbers

C.     Concrete / Reinforced cement

D.     All of above

18.   What are Perfect Party Walls?

A.     Which goes upto the roof

B.     2 feet above the roof

C.     5 feet above the roof

D.     None

19.   Minimum thickness of Perfect Party Walls

A.     100 MM

B.     200 MM

C.     400 MM

D.     None

20.   What is shed structure?

A.     Single storey building having ground floor only

B.     Two Story building with Perfect Party Walls

C.     Multi storey building with Party Walls

D.     Any of Above

21.   What is silent risk?

A.     A residential building not occupied more than 30 days

B.     Stock godown not having stock more than 30 days

C.     A manufacturing unit not used for manufacturing or storage purpose

D.     All of above

22.   What is suitable measure of the ease of ignition?

A.     Black point

B.     Flash point

C.     White point

D.     All of above

23.   Hazards arising from goods are?

A.     Ease of ignition

B.     Speed and intensity of burning

C.     Method of packing

D.     All of Above

24.   Precautions to check spontaneous combustion are?

A.     Stocks should not be over 10ft in height

B.     There should not be more than 200 tons in any stack

C.     Ample ventilation

D.     All of above

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