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Test Your Fire Extinguisher Knowledge

So, you’ve read all about the ABCs of fire extinguishers and campus extinguishers, know when to fight a fire and when to flee a building, and know how to perform visual inspections? Now you’re ready to test your knowledge… This quiz is a learning tool to help you review what you’ve learned about fire extinguishers.

An extinguisher with an A rating is designed for use on which type of fire?

An extinguisher with a D rating is designed for use on which type of fire?

A fire involving flammable liquids is classified as which type of fire?

A fire involving ordinary combustible materials is classified as which type of fire?

An extinguisher with a C rating is designed for use on which type of fire?

An extinguisher with an ABC rating is designed for use on which type of fire?

What is the most common type of portable extinguisher found on campus?

An extinguisher with a K rating is designed for use on which type of fire?

Which of the following is true regarding a flammable gas fire?

When confronted with a fire, what is the most important decision you must make?

If you have not received training in the use of portable extinguishers, what action should you take when confronted with a fire?

If you are using a campus phone, which number would you call to reach the Austin Fire Department?

Before choosing to fight a fire, which of the following questions should you ask?

If you choose to fight a fire, what is the first action you should take?

If you choose to fight a fire, what is the second action you should take?

If you choose to fight a fire, where should you position yourself?

How often should an extinguisher receive a visual inspection?

Which of the following extinguisher types will not have a gauge?

If you believe there is a problem with an extinguisher, which of the following actions should you take?

Once Fire Prevention Services performs the annual maintenance inspection, which of the following items will not be found on the extinguisher?