Only Firefighters Can Withstand The Heat On This Fire Safety Quiz. Can You?

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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?

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
Carry the flaming pan to the nearest exit
Fan it with a towel until it goes out

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Smoke alarms need new batteries AT LEAST:
Once every 5 years
Once every 6 months
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?
Get to as high of a place as possible
Stay low and crawl
Nothing, smoke can't hurt you.

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

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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
Aim it only in one direction
Sweep it up and down

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of these will NOT fuel a fire?
Carbon dioxide
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