Fire Protection and Suppression Systems: Codes and Technology Update


Air Date: Thursday, September 20, 2012

Exam for Continuing Education Units

0.10 AIA PDH; 1 HSW LU (1 Health, Safety, and Welfare Learning Unit) available for attendees

You must get 8 of 10 questions correct to pass the exam. You may retake the exam if necessary. You will be notified whether you passed or failed automatically after taking the exam. Upon passing the exam, you will be able to download the completion certificate immediately.


 

Fire Protection and Suppression Systems: Codes and Technology Update

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10.) Exam Question 1 *

What type of system should be used in a cold storage warehouse?

Dry pipe sprinkler system Clean agent suppression system Non Interlock preaction system Single Interlock preaction system Double Interlock preaction system
Clean agent suppression system
Non Interlock preaction system
Single Interlock preaction system
Double Interlock preaction system

11.) Exam Question 2 *

What is the primary purpose of a deluge system protection a group of propane tank?

Cooling from exposure fire
Suppression of propane fire
Dispersion of propane vapors
All of the above
None of the above

12.) Exam Question 3 *

NFPA 13 requires sprinkler systems to be installed in high rise buildings.

True
False

13.) Exam Question 4 *

The primary reason to use a preaction system in a computer room is:

To slow the velocity of the water discharge
To prevent the sprinkler system from over discharging in the event of a fire
To minimize the possibility of water discharge when no fire has occurred
To minimize the possibility of electrical short circuits
A preaction system should not be used in a computer room

14.) Exam Question 5 *

Which of the following is true of a dry pipe sprinkler system?

A dry pipe sprinkler system has higher flow and pressure demands than wet pipe sprinkler systems
Compressed air in a dry pipe sprinkler system protects the piping from corrosion
Heat is not required to prevent the dry pipe valve from freezing
All of the above
None of the above

15.) Exam Question 6 *

Which of these is classified as a clean agent?

Helium
Nitrogen
Water Mist

16.) Exam Question 7 *

What is the performance objective of a clean agent system?

Fire control
Fire suppression
Fire Extinguishment

17.) Exam Question 8 *

What is the maximum allowable occupant exposure time in any case?

10 seconds
60 seconds
2 minutes
5 minutes
10 minutes

18.) Exam Question 9 *

Every total flooding system shall have the enclosure tested with an approved blower fan.

True
False

19.) Exam Question 10 *

What is required to be locked up?

Releasing circuit disconnect switch
Discharge valve actuator
Spare nozzles