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Full 50 Question CSCS Fire Safety Mock Exam

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It is important that you pass the CSCS health and safety test in order to gain your CSCS card. When you have a CSCS card, it is considered one of the United Kingdom’s construction industry’s most important qualifications. Most construction companies won’t hire workers unless they have this card. The following questions are aimed at addressing various aspects of health and safety, specifically fire safety, as it relates to construction sites in order to help you practice and boost your confidence when taking the real exam.

 

Fire Safety Mock Exam Start

  1. If a cream coloured band is located over the fire extinguisher, it indicates that the fire extinguisher is which of the following?
    1. Water
    2. Dry Powder
    3. Foam
    4. Carbon Dioxide

 

  1. Which type of fire extinguish do you use to fight an electrical fire if a carbon dioxide extinguisher is unavailable?
    1. Water
    2. Wet Chemical
    3. Foam
    4. Dry Powder

 

  1. A water fire should be on fires started by which of the following materials?
    1. Materials such as gasoline that are highly flammable
    2. Materials made up of combustible metals
    3. Fires caused by electricity
    4. Materials such as paper, textiles, wood and other solid materials.

 

  1. __________ fire extinguishers are specifically designed in order to tackle a class F fire.
    1. Carbon Dioxide
    2. Wet Chemical
    3. Foam
    4. Water

 

  1. If there is a black coloured band above the fire extinguisher; what does the colour of the band tell you?
    1. That this extinguisher is a wet chemical fire extinguisher
    2. That this extinguisher is a carbon dioxide fire extinguisher
    3. That this extinguisher is broken and should not be used
    4. That this extinguisher contains flammable materials

 

  1. Titanium and aluminium materials can be classified under which of the following categories?
    1. Category A
    2. Category C
    3. Category D
    4. Category B

 

  1. Which of the following colours allows you to identify a foam fire extinguisher?
    1. Blue
    2. Red
    3. Yellow
    4. Cream

 

  1. Which of the following colours can be found in a band above a wet chemical fire extinguisher?
    1. Yellow
    2. Cream
    3. Blue
    4. Red

 

  1. You should avoid using _________________ fire extinguishers when extinguishing a fire in a confined space.
    1. Dry Powder Fire Extinguishers
    2. Water Fire Extinguishers
    3. Foam Fire Extinguishers
    4. Wet Chemical Fire Extinguishers

 

  1. Which of the following fire extinguishers would you use in order to extinguish an electrical fire?
    1. Water Fire Extinguisher
    2. Foam Fire Extinguisher
    3. Wet Chemical Fire Extinguisher
    4. Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguisher

 

  1. While you are using a fire extinguisher containing to carbon dioxide; what happens to the nozzle?
    1. It becomes extremely hot
    2. It becomes warm
    3. It becomes slightly cold
    4. It becomes extremely cold

 

  1. A dry powder fire extinguisher can be found with a _______________ band above it.
    1. Yellow
    2. Blue
    3. Black
    4. Cream

 

  1. Which of the following types of fire extinguishers have a yellow band above it?
    1. Foam
    2. Water
    3. Wet Chemical
    4. Carbon Dioxide

 

  1. Class A materials do not include which of the following?
    1. Wood Materials
    2. Propane Materials
    3. Plastic Materials
    4. Paper Materials

 

  1. A dry powder fire extinguisher has a ________ band located above it.
    1. Cream
    2. Blue
    3. Yellow
    4. Red

 

  1. The fire assembly point can be best described as:
    1. Where the fire extinguishers are stored
    2. An area that has a high risk for fires to occur
    3. An area where you are required to assemble in the event of a fire
    4. An area you are required to avoid in the event of a fire

 

  1. When you see a fire on the worksite, what is the first thing you should do
    1. Sound the fire alarm
    2. Tell you, manager
    3. Try and put the fire out
    4. Grab your tools and quickly exit the area

 

  1. Which of the following types of materials is responsible for fueling a Class A fire?
    1. Oils that you typically cook with
    2. Flammable liquids
    3. Electrical Equipment
    4. Wood, plastic, paper, and other kinds of solid materials

 

  1. Where should you go if you hear the fire alarm going off?
    1. To the supervisor’s office in order to inform him what is happening
    2. To the fire assembly point
    3. To the break room to make sure everyone got out
    4. Home, the work day is over

 

  1. Fires that are fueled by _________ require you to use water fire extinguishers in order to fight them.
    1. Live electricity
    2. Gasoline, kerosene, and other flammable liquids
    3. Solid materials; such as wood, paper, and textile
    4. Propane, butane, and other flammable gases

 

  1. A band of ____________ is displayed above a fire extinguisher that contains carbon dioxide.
    1. Yellow
    2. Red
    3. Black
    4. Cream

 

  1. Fire extinguishers that contain _____ have a red band located above them.
    1. Carbon Dioxide
    2. Water
    3. Foam
    4. Wet Chemicals

 

  1. Which of the following is correct when it comes to the type of fire extinguishers you should avoid while fighting a fire in a confined space?
    1. Carbon Dioxide and Dry Powder Fire extinguishers should not be used
    2. Carbon Dioxide and Water Fire Extinguishers should not be used
    3. Water and Dry Powder Fire extinguishers should not be used
    4. Only a Dry powder fire extinguisher should not be used.

 

  1. Why is it important that you tend the nozzle when you have finished using a fire extinguisher containing carbon dioxide?
    1. Because the nozzle gets extremely hot making it impossible to use
    2. This is not a requirement
    3. Because the nozzle gets warm, making it impossible to use
    4. Because the nozzle gets extremely cold, making it impossible to use.

 

  1. When do you go to the fire assembly point?
    1. When discussion about fire safety is taking place
    2. When the fire alarm goes off
    3. If you are the first one to see the fire
    4. When practicing using the different types of fire extinguishers

 

  1. At what point do you sound the fire alarm?
    1. After you try to extinguish it
    2. As soon as you see it
    3. After talking with your supervisor
    4. After you grab all tools from the site

 

  1. The area you must assemble in the event of the fire is called:
    1. The Fire Safety Meeting Spot
    2. There is no specific name
    3. The Fire Assembly Point
    4. The supervisor’s office

 

  1. Water fire extinguishers have a _________ located above them?
    1. Red coloured band
    2. Blue coloured band
    3. Black coloured band
    4. Green Colored band

 

  1. When fighting and electrical fire, which of the following should not be used?
    1. Water Fire Extinguisher
    2. Foam Fire Extinguisher
    3. Dry Powder Fire Extinguisher
    4. Neither A nor B should be used

 

  1. A hot permit allows you to:
    1. Carry out work that can potentially cause a fire
    2. To work on a worksite containing extreme temperatures
    3. Gives you the authority to start a fire on the worksite
    4. Allows you to practice fire drills on the worksite

 

  1. What class of fire was a wet chemical fire extinguisher specifically designed to fight?
    1. Class A fires
    2. Class D Fires
    3. Class F Fires
    4. Class B Fires

 

  1. Who has the authority to pull the fire alarm after discovering a fire on the worksite?
    1. Only the manager can activate the fire alarm
    2. Anyone who has seen a fire can activate the fire alarm
    3. Only the health and safety rep can activate the fire alarm
    4. Only the owner can activate the fire alarm

 

  1. You should use a Dry Powder fire extinguisher in order to fight in an electrical fire, only in the event of ________.
    1. A carbon dioxide fire extinguisher is unavailable
    2. A foam fire extinguisher is unavailable
    3. You should never use a dry powder fire extinguisher on an electrical fire
    4. A water fire extinguisher is unavailable

 

  1. Wet Chemical fire extinguishers were specifically designed in order to tackle ______
    1. A class A fire
    2. A class B Fire
    3. A Class D Fire
    4. A Class F Fire

 

  1. Which of the following materials can be classified under Category D?
    1. Titanium
    2. Aluminum
    3. Propane
    4. Both A & B

 

  1. Which of the following is true about dry powder fire extinguishers?
    1. You should avoid using them in confined spaces
    2. They are the best choice for electrical fires
    3. You should only use them in confined spaces
    4. There is a black band above them

 

  1. Wood, plastic, and paper are which of the following:
    1. Class B Materials
    2. Class C Materials
    3. Class A Materials
    4. Class F Materials

 

  1. Wood, plastic, paper and other solid materials are typically the culprits for ___________.
    1. A Class F fire
    2. A Class A fire
    3. A Class B fire
    4. A Class C fire

 

  1. What type of fire extinguisher should you use in order to extinguish a fire caused by solid materials, such as wood, paper or textile?
    1. Carbon Dioxide
    2. Water
    3. Foam
    4. Wet Chemical

 

  1. After using a carbon dioxide fire extinguisher, the nozzle gets extremely cold. This is a sign that:
    1. You should not use it
    2. It is safe to continue
    3. The materials inside are running low
    4. None of the above

 

  1. What type of permit is needed in order to carry out work that could potentially result in a fire breaking out on the work site?
    1. A fire permit
    2. A hot permit
    3. A work permit
    4. No permit is needed

 

  1. In the event of a fire, everyone is responsible for:
    1. Informing the supervisor of what is happening
    2. Pulling the fire alarm if they see a fire
    3. Making sure everyone gets to the fire assembly point safely
    4. None of the above

 

  1. The following image shows which type of fire extinguisher?
    1. Foam Fire Extinguisher
    2. Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguisher
    3. Dry Powder Fire Extinguisher
    4. Wet Chemical Fire Extinguisher

 

  1. The following image shows which type of fire extinguisher?
    1. Water Fire Extinguisher
    2. Foam Fire Extinguisher
    3. Wet Chemical Fire Extinguisher
    4. Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguisher

 

  1. The following image shows which type of fire extinguisher?
    1. Dry Powder Fire Extinguisher
    2. Water Fire Extinguisher
    3. Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguisher
    4. Foam Fire Extinguisher

 

  1. The following image shows which type of fire extinguisher?
    1. Dry Powder Fire Extinguisher
    2. Water Fire Extinguisher
    3. Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguisher
    4. Foam Fire Extinguisher

 

  1. The following image shows which type of fire extinguisher?
    1. Foam Fire Extinguisher
    2. Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguisher
    3. Dry Powder Fire Extinguisher
    4. Wet Chemical Fire Extinguisher

 

  1. What type of fire extinguisher would you use on a fire that is categorised as a Class F Fire?
    1. Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguishers
    2. Water Fire Extinguisher
    3. Wet Chemical Fire Extinguisher
    4. Dry Powder Fire Extinguisher

 

  1. What does the following health and safety sign indicate?
    1. The location of the fire alarm
    2. The location of the fire extinguisher
    3. Which way to exit
    4. Do not press the button

 

  1. What does the following health and safety sign indicate?
    1. Indicates the item is flammable
    2. Indicates the item could cause an explosion
    3. Indicates the item is toxic
    4. Indicates that the item contains irritants
Answers
  1. C
  2. D
  3. D
  4. B
  5. B
  6. C
  7. D
  8. A
  9. A
  10. D
  11. D
  12. B
  13. C
  14. B
  15. B
  16. C
  17. A
  18. D
  19. B
  20. C
  21. C
  22. B
  23. A
  24. D
  25. B
  26. B
  27. C
  28. A
  29. D
  30. A
  31. C
  32. B
  33. A
  34. D
  35. D
  36. A
  37. C
  38. C
  39. B
  40. A
  41. B
  42. B
  43. A
  44. C
  45. D
  46. C
  47. D
  48. C
  49. A
  50. A

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