Fire training and safety, Fire Safety Test - Results

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All groups average score = 66% from 8166 test results

Answers to questions for All groups

1. "MSDS" means

b. Material Safety Data Sheet
68% of All groups get this correct

Notes:

2. Which will burn you faster, the base or tip of a flame?

a. Tip.
56% of All groups get this correct

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3. Self-employed Fire Performers do require Public Liability Insurance specific to Fire performing even if the organization hiring them has general fire insurance

a. True.
87% of All groups get this correct

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4. "Auto ignition temperature" means

c. The lowest temperature that the material will catch fire without need of a spark or flame.
54% of All groups get this correct

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5. The "Flash Point" is

b. the lowest temperature at which a liquid can form an ignitable mixture in air near the surface of the liquid.
41% of All groups get this correct

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6. "Flame resistant" clothing means

d. it will minimize the risk of catching on fire and slow the burning process.
70% of All groups get this correct

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7. Once a flame gets hold it will grow quickly even if you are wearing "Flame resistant" cotton,silk or polyester.

a. True.
82% of All groups get this correct

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8. What should you do if you become a "human torch"?

a. Stop, Drop, Roll and cover your face, until your safety crew arrives and then follow their instructions.
95% of All groups get this correct

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9. Water is useful for extinguishing a flammable liquid fire.

b. False.
70% of All groups get this correct

Notes:

10. When using a fire extinguisher on burning material you should aim

b. at the source of the flame
69% of All groups get this correct

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11. "ABC" on a fire extinguisher means

c. It can be used on liquids, grease, electrical equipment, paper, trash and wood etc...
46% of All groups get this correct

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12. A 3lbs or 1.3Kg "ABC" fire extinguisher once activated will operate for

a. less than 30 seconds
45% of All groups get this correct

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13. The best way to deal with a human torch fire (when clothing catches on fire), as confirmed by fire safety authorities, is to use:

c. Approved Fire Blanket
61% of All groups get this correct

Notes:

14. A type ABC fire extinguisher is safe to spray into someone's face.

b. False.
76% of All groups get this correct

Notes:

15. The part of a fire tool that is most likely to cause a severe burn is:

a. metal components such as the chain
68% of All groups get this correct

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16. A performer tangles their poi chains and one wraps around their forearm. When you examine the burn, you find a blister surrounded by an area of redness. You would treat this as a

b. Second-Degree burn
57% of All groups get this correct

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17. A performer falls on his firestaff and sustains a burn to his leg. After he gets up you examine the burn and find that the skin is broken and the edges of the wound are blackened. This describes a

c. Third-Degree burn
57% of All groups get this correct

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18. Never apply a cream or ointment to a fresh burn as this can prevent the skin from breathing and healing.

a. True
71% of All groups get this correct

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19. A small burn (less than 3.5 cm/2 in) in which the skin is unbroken requires immediate medical attention.

b. False
57% of All groups get this correct

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20. The FIRST step in managing a First-Degree or Second-Degree burn is to remove the heat source from the skin. After that is done, then the burn should be

b. positioned under gentle stream of cold water only if the skin is unbroken.
49% of All groups get this correct

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21. The FIRST step in managing a Third-Degree burn is to remove the heat source from the skin. After that is done, you must

a. cover the wound in a clean, dry dressing
41% of All groups get this correct

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22. If you immerse a Third-Degree burn in water this will increase the chance of infection. Keep as dry as possible.

a. True.
79% of All groups get this correct

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23. For Third-Degree burns you must

a. not remove any clothing stuck to the burnt area.
84% of All groups get this correct

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24. Emergency services will be required for treatment of a Third-Degree burn.

a. True.
92% of All groups get this correct

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25. In extensive burns, if the victim has any of the following

  • decreased level of consciousness
  • rapid, shallow breathing
  • faint, rapid pulse
  • nausea, and possible vomiting.

This means

a. The person is in shock, and they should be lying down and kept calm.
71% of All groups get this correct

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26. While pouring fuel, some of it splashes into a performer's eye. The FIRST thing you should do is

c. hold the eye open while you run cool water over the eye for 10-15 minutes
72% of All groups get this correct

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Comments/replies: 1
tfayyad
Member #70533
Reged: Apr 2008
27th Dec 2009 8:57 PM 

I think it's funny that Full time professionals and fire safety crew scored a lower average than part time professionals

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