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1: Which of the following would be considered a combustible multiple dwelling?
A: Garden apartments
B: Row houses
C: Townhouses
D: Any of the above

D: Any of the above

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2: When gypsum board is heated by fire, it starts to deteriorate as it gives up its moisture. What is this process called?
A: Vaporization
B: Calcination
C: Steaming
D: Scorching

B: Calcination

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3: If a firewall is permitted to end at the interior of a combustible exterior wall, in what way could a fire advance?
A: Through the wall
B: In the middle of the wall
C: Around the wall
D: Any of the above

C: Around the wall

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4: Which of the following would be considered to be nonrated?
A: Firewalls
B: Fire barriers
C: Draft stops
D: All of the above are rated

C: Draft stops

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5: Which of the following is typically found in New England?
A: Three deckers
B: Row houses
C: Garden apartments
D: Townhouses

A: Three deckers

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6: What is the primary purpose for atria?
A: Fire barriers
B: Exit paths
C: Aesthetic reasons
D: To slow down fire advancement

C: Aesthetic reasons

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7: Which of the following is not required in covered mall buildings?
A: Sprinkler protection
B: Draft curtains
C: Standpipe system
D: Emergency voice communications system

B: Draft curtains

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8: Skew backs were developed to provide protection to________________.
A: beams
B: floor systems
C: rafters
D: trusses

A: beams

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9: Which of the following would not be a problem or hazard associated with high-rise buildings?
A: Exits
B: Access stairs
C: Elevators
D: All of the above are hazards

D: All of the above are hazards

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10: Which of the following does not affect smoke movement in high-rise buildings?
A: Thermal energy
B: Atmospheric conditions
C: Occupancy
D: Stack effect

C: Occupancy

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MATCHING
Easily disintegrated
1. Calcination
2. Control area
3. Friable
4. Occupancy
5. Passive fire protection
6. Pause
7. Projected beam
8. Smoke barrier
9. Stack effect
10. Turned mass dampers

3. Friable

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MATCHING
Intended use of a building
1. Calcination
2. Control area
3. Friable
4. Occupancy
5. Passive fire protection
6. Pause
7. Projected beam
8. Smoke barrier
9. Stack effect
10. Turned mass dampers

4. Occupancy

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MATCHING
A building or portion of a building within which hazardous materials are allowed to be stored in quantities not exceeding the maximun allowable quanties
1. Calcination
2. Control area
3. Friable
4. Occupancy
5. Passive fire protection
6. Pause
7. Projected beam
8. Smoke barrier
9. Stack effect
10. Turned mass dampers

2. Control area

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MATCHING
Vertical airflow within buildings caused by the temperature-created density differences between the building interior and exterior
1. Calcination
2. Control area
3. Friable
4. Occupancy
5. Passive fire protection
6. Pause
7. Projected beam
8. Smoke barrier
9. Stack effect
10. Turned mass dampers

9. Stack effect

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MATCHING
Deterioration of a product by heating it to high temperatures
1. Calcination
2. Control area
3. Friable
4. Occupancy
5. Passive fire protection
6. Pause
7. Projected beam
8. Smoke barrier
9. Stack effect
10. Turned mass dampers

1. Calcination

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MATCHING
Heavy weights installed high up in a building that are adjusted by computers
1. Calcination
2. Control area
3. Friable
4. Occupancy
5. Passive fire protection
6. Pause
7. Projected beam
8. Smoke barrier
9. Stack effect
10. Turned mass dampers

10. Turned mass dampers

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MATCHING
Detector that covers large areas with a beam of light
1. Calcination
2. Control area
3. Friable
4. Occupancy
5. Passive fire protection
6. Pause
7. Projected beam
8. Smoke barrier
9. Stack effect
10. Turned mass dampers

7. Projected beam

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MATCHING
Continuous membrane to restrict the spread of smoke
1. Calcination
2. Control area
3. Friable
4. Occupancy
5. Passive fire protection
6. Pause
7. Projected beam
8. Smoke barrier
9. Stack effect
10. Turned mass dampers

8. Smoke barrier

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MATCHING
In reference to atmospheric conditions, the layer of air warmer than the air below
1. Calcination
2. Control area
3. Friable
4. Occupancy
5. Passive fire protection
6. Pause
7. Projected beam
8. Smoke barrier
9. Stack effect
10. Turned mass dampers

6. Pause

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MULTIPLE CHOICE
NIST stands for what?
A. National Institute for Safety and Technology
B. National Institute for Standards and Technology
C. National Institute for Standards and Tatics
D. Nationwide Institute for Safety and Techniques

B. National Institute for Standards and Technology

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MULTIPLE CHOICE
Combustible multiple dwellings include:
A. garden apartments
B. Modern row houses
C. Town houses
D. All of the above

D. All of the above

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MULTIPLE CHOICE
Preincident plan review should make sure that there is _______ clear width around the building.
A. 1/2 foot
B. B. 2 feet
C. 20 feet
D. 200 feet

C. 20 feet

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MULTIPLE CHOICE
All of the following are types of exterior structural walls of typical garden apartments, EXCEPT:
A. solid masonry
B. brick veneer over platform steel frame
C. partially solid masonry
D. wood

B. brick veneer over platform steel frame

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MULTIPLE CHOICE
The greatest flow in a "winter stack effect" will be at the ________floor.
A. first
B. top
C. middle
D. largest

A. first

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MULTIPLE CHOICE
In a summer stack effect, the flow is:
A. upward
B. equal across floors except in high heat conditions
C. slower
D. downward

D. downward

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MULTIPLE CHOICE
Draftstopping is usually required to limit the size of attic compartments to what amount?
A. 3 square feet
B. 30 square feet
C. 300 square feet
D. 3000 square feet

D. 3000 square feet

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MULTIPLE CHOICE
Which of the following construction materials does not yield heat when burned in pure oxygen
A. Wood
B. Steel
C. Gypsum
D. All of the above

C. Gypsum

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MULTIPLE CHOICE
Which of the following requirements do building codes regulate for atria?
A. Full sprinkler protection
B. Smoke control system
C. Standby power
D. All of the above

D. All of the above

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MULTIPLE CHOICE
The most dangerous time in terms of a fire at places of worship is:
A. before initial construction is complete
B. during renovations
C. after renovations are complete
D. 25 or more years after initial construction

B. during renovations

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FILL-IN-THE-BLANK
Leasing plans showing _______ locations are required for fire protection in malls.

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