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1

The Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997, Part V, Rights of Entry in Emergencies and Fire
Investigation, Section 13.(1) pg. 9, states that a Firefighter or such other person as may be
authorized by the Fire Chief, The Fire Marshal or an assistant to the Fire Marshal may, without a
warrant, enter on lands or premises ___________________________.

A) A warrant is always required under the Fire Protection and Prevention Act.
B) A person who enters land or premises under the FPPA shall use force to enter the land or premise.
C) That are adjacent to the lands or premises on which a fire or emergency has occurred or is occurring, for the purposes of fighting the fire or of providing rescue or emergency service.
D) In order to conduct tests, take and remove samples, take photographs and make videotapes and other images, electronic or otherwise, that are relevant to the inspection.

C) That are adjacent to the lands or premises on which a fire or emergency has occurred or is occurring,
for the purposes of fighting the fire or of providing rescue or emergency service.

2

The 2016 Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) identifies T.I.H as being the acronym for:(ERG
Page 385)

A) Toxic Inhalation Hazard
B) Toxic Ingestion Hazard
C) Thermal Inversion Hazard
D) Tracking Inert Hazards

A) Toxic Inhalation Hazard

3

In the Ontario Fire Code (2015), Compliance, as it relates to this Code:

A) Unless otherwise specified, the Fire Chief or Clerk (where no fire department is established) of the municipality is responsible for carrying out the provisions of the Code.
B) Unless otherwise specified, the owner is responsible for carrying out the provisions of the Code.
C) Unless otherwise specified, the Fire Marshal is responsible for carrying out the provisions of this Code.

OFC: Section 1.2

B) Unless otherwise specified, the owner is responsible for carrying out the provisions of the Code.

4

When referring to the table of initial isolation and protective action distances in the 2016 Emergency
Response Guidebook (ERG), what basic information will the user need?

A. The user needs to know whether the spill is large or small and whether it is day or night.
B. The user needs to know the time of day only.
C. The user needs to know the emergency response criteria.
D. Rely exclusively on the Emergency Response telephone number for information.

A. The user needs to know whether the spill is large or small and whether it is day or night.

5

In the Ontario Fire Code (2015), it states that compliance with this Code:
A) Unless otherwise specified, the Chief Fire Official is responsible for carrying out the provisions of this Code.
B) Unless otherwise specified, the Fire Chief or Clerk (where no fire department is established) of the municipality is responsible for carrying out the provisions of the Code.
C) Unless otherwise specified, the owner is responsible for carrying out the provisions of the Code.
D) Unless otherwise specified, the Fire Marshal is responsible for carrying out the provisions of this Code.

C) Unless otherwise specified, the owner is responsible for carrying out the provisions of the Code.

OFC: Section 1.2

6

The Ontario Fire Code (2015) states that flammable and combustible liquids storage locations shall
comply with these requirements:

A) Flammable liquids and combustible liquids shall not be stored in or adjacent to exits, including outdoors, elevators or principal routes that provide access to exits.
B) Flammable liquids and combustible liquids shall not be stored adjacent to exits, elevators or principal routes that provide access to exits.
C) Flammable liquids and combustible liquids shall be stored outdoors, or away from principal routes that provide access to exits.
D) None of the above.

A) Flammable liquids and combustible liquids shall not be stored in or adjacent to exits, including outdoors,
elevators or principal routes that provide access to exits.

OFC: Section 4.2

7

The 2016 Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) identifies a Class 1 Division 1-5 Dangerous
Commodity as:
A) Toxic substances
B) Flammable solid
C) Very insensitive explosives with a mass explosion hazard.
D) Explosives with no Significant Blast Hazard.

C) Very insensitive explosives with a mass explosion hazard.

8

According to the 2016 Emergency Response Guide (ERG) the ‘main hazards from a propane or
LPG BLEVE are;
A) Rapid expansion of liquefied gases up to 270 times.
B) Blast extension affected by time distance and shielding.
C) Fire, thermal radiation from the fire, blast, and projectiles.
D) Fire, concussion, exposures, and projectiles.

C) Fire, thermal radiation from the fire, blast, and projectiles.

9

In the Ontario Fire Code (2015), It states: That when installing “portable fire extinguishers having a
gross weight of 18kg or less shall be installed _________________________”:
A) In proximity to fire hazards and shall be placed so as to be accessible without exposing the operator to risk
B) So no more than three portable extinguishers shall be used to satisfy the requirements of table 6.2.6.B.
C) So that the top of the extinguisher is not more than 1.1m above the floor
D) So that the top of the extinguisher is not more than 1.5m above the floor

D) So that the top of the extinguisher is not more than 1.5m above the floor



OFC: Section 6.2

10

In the Ontario Fire Code (2015), the requirements for exit signs states:
A) Required exit signs shall be clearly visible and maintained in a clean and legible condition.
B) Required exit signs shall be illuminated as appropriate for the building occupancies.
C) Exit signs shall be red in colour and placed above all means of egress.
D) Exit signs shall have all locations listed in the fire safety plan.

A) Required exit signs shall be clearly visible and maintained in a clean and legible condition.


OFC: Section 2.7

11

The Ontario Fire Code (2015) requirements for means of egress including fire escapes, states that:
A) Exterior fire escapes in occupied buildings shall be maintained in good repair and operational and kept free of obstructions.
B) Exterior passageways, exterior stairways, and fire escapes in occupied buildings shall be maintained in good repair and operational and kept free of snow and ice accumulations.
C) Exterior passages, exterior stairs, and fire escapes in buildings shall be maintained in good repair and operational and kept free of snow and ice accumulations.
D) Exterior passageways and fire escapes in occupied buildings shall be maintained and operational and kept
free of snow and ice accumulations.

OFC: Section 2.7

B) Exterior passageways, exterior stairways, and fire escapes in occupied buildings shall be maintained in
good repair and operational and kept free of snow and ice accumulations.

12

The Ontario Fire Code (2015) states that sprinkler heads shall be checked ________to ensure that they
are free from damage, corrosion, grease, dust, paint, or whitewash.
A) Once a month
B) As found necessary
C) At least once per year
D) Combination a) and b)

C) At least once per year

OFC: Section 6.5