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Do you really know enough about fire safety to pass this quiz? You probably don't know as much as you think!

 Sep 05, 2018

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of the following does a fire NOT need to burn?
Flame
Oxygen
Heat

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The best way to control a fire in a pan on a stove is to:
Smother it with a lid that fits the pan
Fan it with a towel until it goes out
Carry the flaming pan to the nearest exit

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What two items can you mix together to make your own dry fire extinguisher?
Vinegar and Baking soda
Baking soda and sand
Grease and water

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does PEEP stand for in fire safety?
Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan
Prevention Evaluation Exit Point
Private Evacuation Exit Point

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which three components are needed to start a fire?
Oxygen, water, and fuel
Heat, fuel, and carbon dioxide
Heat, fuel, and oxygen

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Smoke alarms need new batteries AT LEAST:
Once every 6 months
Once every 5 years
Once a year

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When escaping from a fire, you should FIRST:
Try to put out the fire
Call 911
Get to safety

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What would you do if there is smoke in the room?
Nothing, smoke can't hurt you.
Stay low and crawl
Get to as high of a place as possible

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How often should smoke alarms be tested?
Once a week
Once a month
Once a year

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If you catch on fire, what should you do?
Wave your hands like you just don't care
Wave both of your arms rapidly to put out the flames
Cover your face and stop, drop, and roll

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What's the minumum number of escape routes you should have for each room of your house?
1
4
2

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When using a fire extinguisher, you should aim it:
At the tops of the flames
Only where the fire is closest to you
At the base of the fire

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Microwave oven fires can be put out by:
Doing nothing, fires can't happen in microwave ovens.
Keeping the door closed and unplugging or cutting off power to the oven
Opening the oven door and filling the oven with water

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When using a fire extinguisher, you should...
Sweep it from side to side
Sweep it up and down
Aim it only in one direction

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the leading cause of home fires?
Gasses
Electrical wiring
Cooking equipment

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When using a fire extinguisher, you should...
Squeeze the lever in quick, short bursts
Squeeze the lever slowly and evenly
Avoid using the lever

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When dealing with a grease fire, you should NEVER:
Remove the heat source
Attempt to smother it
Put water on it

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of these will NOT fuel a fire?
Wood
Oil
Carbon dioxide
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