FPFF EXIT EXAM QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 3.0

1.            You are carrying out a search in a smoke-filled compartment wearing BA. At what stage should you start to make your way out of the compartment?

a)            Regularly check your pressure gauge and note how much air you used to reach your work area. Start to return when you have this amount left plus a reasonable reserve

b)            Wait for the appropriate signal on your safety line as the personnel outside will be keeping a track of the time you have spent inside

c)            15 minutes after starting to used the set as this leaves you with five minutes air left

d)            wait until the BA set warning whistle sounds

2.            Watertight sliding steel doors used below the water line must be able to close in 45 seconds or less when the ship is in an upright condition

a)            False

b)            True

3.            What is the requirement for escape route opening

a)            Must be capable of opening from the direction for which escape is required

b)            Must be capable of opening in both directions

c)            Must be capable of opening from outside to inside

d)            Must not be opened without permission

4.            Extinguish the fire by

a)            Cooling the material

b)            Starving the fire

c)            Smothering the fire

d)            All of the above

5.            Fire can be caused onboard a vessel by

a)            A high DC power supply

b)            Low batteries

c)            A low AC power supply

d)            Faulty electrical leads

6.            If you are the first person to discover a fire, what should you do?

a)            Leave the building immediately

b)            Head to your locker and get your personal items

c)            Pick up a fire extinguisher and tackle the fire

d)            Activate the fire alarm

7.            Class B fire extinguishers are designed to be used on combustible metals

a)            True

b)            False

8.            Portable fire extinguishers are available only CO2 and foam

a)            True

b)            False

9.            For fighting fire on the deck of a tanker system used is _____

a)            Low expansion foam

b)            High expansion foam

c)            DCP

d)            CO2

10.         Class B fires are those fires that occur involving paper and wood

a)            True

b)            False

11.         A concentration of only ____ % will induce rapid unconsciousness

a)            1%

b)            10%

c)            70%

d)            0.33%

12.         Fire patrol should use their senses touch, smell and sight to identify fie

a)            True

b)            False

13.         Violent flames and heavy black smoke is typical of which sort of fire

a)            Woodfire

b)            Paper fire

c)            Fuel oil fire

d)            Electrical fire

14.         Oxygen powered resuscitator is driven by pressurized gas delivered by a regulator, and can be either automatic or manually controlled

a)            True

b)            False

15.         Fire is characterized by

a)            Reduction

b)            Oxidation

c)            Heat

d)            Corrosion

16.         Designated fire exists will always be marked with a green EXIT sign and will be lit from within to insure visibility

a)            True

b)            False

17.         In case of fire on the electrical motor first thing to do is

a)            Call the electrician

b)            Extinguish fire by water spray

c)            Sound alarm, stop the motor and extinguish using CO2

d)            Extinguish using a foam extinguisher

18.         The Continuous burning of Fire is represented in fire tetrahedron by addition of

a)            Chain supply

b)            Chain reaction

c)            Chain inhibition

d)            Chain prevention

19.         A fire is said to be under control when

a)            It stops spreading

b)            No smoke is seen

c)            When the temperature of side wall remains cool and steady

d)            Flame is knocked off

20.         Where on board would you find out which fire sections are enclosed by ‘A ‘or ‘B’ class divisions?

a)            A fire involving liquids or liquefied solids

b)            A fire involving solid materials

c)            A fire involving gases

d)            A fire involving metals

21.         What is fuels role in making a fire?

a)            It is the combustible material that burns

b)            it is the food that gives your body energy

c)            it is one thing you don’t need to make fire

22.         The primary function of a fire door is to safe exit in case of fire

a)            True

b)            False

23.         Thermal value is the amount of heat released by a unit mass of fuel

a)            True

b)            False

24.         Fire class A type is

a)            Metals

b)            Liquids

c)            Electrical equipment

d)            None of above

25.         An “A” class fire is fuelled by

a)            Wood, paper cloth, trash, plastics

b)            Flammable liquids: gasoline, oil, grease, acetone

c)            Electrical: energized electrical equipment

26.         Class C fire extinguishers are used to put out combustible metal and metal alloy fires

a)            True

b)            False

27.         Radiation is the transfer of heat through the physical movement of particles from hotter to colder zone

a)            True

b)            False

28.         What type of fire extinguisher should be used to douse a fuel-based fire?

a)            Carbon Dioxide

b)            Water

c)            Foam

d)            Wet chemical

29.         When is it required for portable carbon dioxide fire extinguishers to be recharged?

a)            At least once each year

b)            Each time the vessels dry docks

c)            When the charged weight decreases by 50%

d)            Whenever used for demo or to fight fire on board ship

30.         What type of fire extinguisher should you use in order to extinguish a fire caused by solid materials, such as wood, paper or textile?

a)            Carbon Dioxide

b)            Water

c)            Foam

d)            Wet Chemical

31           Class B fire division have the insulation such that the average temperature raise in the un exposed side will be not more than 140 degree C within the time

a)            True

b)            False

32.         Metal fire is classified as class C fire

a)            True

b)            False

33.         A self contained breathing apparatus

  1. Is used for deep sea diving
  2. Contains oxygen
  3. Is used for entry in enclosed spaces
  4. Is connected to the deck air line

34.         The weight of a portable fire extinguisher is not more than

a)            9 kg

b)            23 kg

c)            13.5 kg

d)            5 Kg

35.         Putting fire out by removing fuel is called inhibition

a)            True

b)            False

36.         Why should a CO2 extinguisher be used with caution in confined areas

a)            it will displace the air and reduce the amount of oxygen available

b)            It will increase the oxygen present in the confined area to a danger level

c)            it will not operate effectively in confined areas

d)            It may explode when exposed to heat

37.         For fighting fire on the deck of a tanker system used is ________

a)            Low expansion foam

b)            High expansion foam

c)            DCP

d)            CO2

38.         Smothering is the method of fire fighting by limitation of

a)            molecular chain reaction

b)            Temperature

c)            Fuel

d)            air

39.         Emergency fire pump is located in the engine room

a)            True

b)            False

40.         An exit route of three parts: the exit access, exit, and exit discharge

a)            True

b)            False

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