Assessment Test


1. On a MODU, a fixed carbon dioxide or other approved system must be installed __________.


2. The Coast Guard requires machinery spaces and enclosed mud handling spaces to have __________.


3. On a MODU, where Must the fire control plan be posted?


4. On a MODU, firefighting equipment must be inspected once every __________.


5. If a fixed foam firefighting system on a MODU is not of the premix type, a sample of the foam liquid must be tested by __________.


6. The discharge side of every fire pump must be equipped with a __________.


7. When fire pumps are used for other than firefighting service, each pipe connecting the other service (except for branch lines used for deck washing) must have a __________.


8. Size I and II fire extinguishers are designated as __________.


9. Multiple fire pumps may be used for other purposes provided that one pump is __________.


10. The relief valve on a fire pump is set at 25 psi above the pressure necessary to maintain required fire streams, or __________.


11. On a MODU, a fire pump may be used for other purposes if __________.


12. Power operated cranes used on a MODU must not be powered by __________.


13. Each fire hydrant must have at least one spanner and at least one __________.


14. On offshore drilling units, the fire main system must have enough fire hydrants so that each accessible space may be sprayed with at least __________.


15. A fire pump on a MODU requires 175 psi discharge pressure to maintain the required 50 psi pitot tube pressure at the two highest hydrants. The maximum setting for the relief valve is __________.


16. Portable Halon extinguishers used on MODU's may use __________.


17. A MODU helicopter landing deck on which fueling operations are conducted must have a fire protection system that is capable of discharging at 100 psi pressure a foam spray of at least __________.


18. A cabinet or space containing the controls or valves for the fixed firefighting system must be __________.


19. Cartridge-operated dry chemical extinguishers used on MODU's should have the propellant cartridge weighed every __________.


20. When a fire drill is conducted on a mobile offshore drilling unit, the designated person in charge must ensure that __________.


21. Which firefighting method is an example of an indirect attack on a fire?


22. A fuel line breaks, sprays fuel on the hot exhaust manifold, and catches fire. Your FIRST action should be to __________.


23. The success of an indirect attack on a fire depends on the __________.


24. A fire must be ventilated __________


25. You are releasing carbon dioxide gas (CO2) into an engine compartment to extinguish a fire. The CO2 will be most effective if the __________


26. A fire starts on your vessel while refueling. You should FIRST __________.


27. When fighting a large fire on your vessel and attacking it from ABOVE the space on fire, it is important to __________.


28. When approaching a fire from windward, you should shield firefighters from the fire by using __________.


29. When approaching a fire from leeward you should shield fire fighters from the fire by using __________.


30. When fighting a fire in an enclosed space, the hose team should crouch as low as possible to __________.


31. You notice smoke coming from an open laundry room doorway. After activating the fire alarm, which of the following would you do FIRST?


32. You detect an odor of burning electrical insulation and then notice smoke coming from an open laundry room doorway. After activating the fire alarm, which of the following is the LEAST likely of your next actions?


33. Oily rags stored in a pile that is open to the atmosphere are a hazard because they may __________.


34. To prevent the spread of fire by conduction you should __________.


35. The atmosphere in a tank is too rich when it is __________.


36. What is the generally accepted method of determining whether the atmosphere within a cargo tank is explosive, too rich, or too lean to support combustion?


37. Paints and solvents on a vessel should be __________.


38. Which of the following when removed will extinguish a fire?


39. Normally, the percentage of oxygen in air is __________.


40. The vapor pressure of a substance __________.


41. You have carbon tetrachloride as part of the cargo. If a fire breaks out in the general area, what is the major danger from the carbon tetrachloride?


42. The explosive range of Diesel Oil mixed with air is __________.


43. What is the maximum oxygen content below which flaming combustion will no longer occur?


44. The accumulation of dangerous fumes generated by the storage batteries is best prevented by __________.


45. Automatic fire dampers in ventilation systems are operated by use of __________.


46. Spaces containing batteries require good ventilation because __________.


47. The primary reason for placing covers over storage batteries is to __________.


48. Fire dampers prevent the spread of fire by __________.


49. What would be the most effective agent to use to extinguish a fire in drums of flammable liquids stowed on the weather deck of a vessel?


50. When choosing extinguishers to fight a Class "B" fire do NOT use __________.


51. On a class "B" fire, which portable fire extinguisher would be the LEAST desirable?


52. Which of the following classifications does an oil fire belong to?


53. What is the most important characteristic of the extinguishing agent in fighting a class "C" fire?


54. Any extinguishing agent used on a Class "C" fire must have which important property?


55. Approximately how far could a straight stream of water reach if the fire hose pressure is reduced to 60 PSI?


56. The difference in water spray pattern between the high-velocity tip and low-velocity applicator used with the all-purpose nozzle is due to __________.


57. High-velocity fog __________.


58. With an approved combination nozzle, low-velocity fog is produced by __________.


59. When the handle of an all-purpose nozzle is in the forward position, the nozzle will __________.


60. When the handle of an all-purpose nozzle is pulled all the way back, it will __________.


61. The straight stream capability of an all-purpose nozzle is used in fighting a class A fire to __________.


62. When the alarm bell sounds on a positive-pressure, self-contained breathing apparatus, how long will reserve air supply last?


63. The function of the bypass valve on the self-contained breathing apparatus is to __________.


64. A self-contained breathing apparatus is used to __________.


65. You are wearing a breathing apparatus inside a tank. How many tugs on the lifeline should you give to indicate that you are advancing?


66. You are tending the lifeline of a man who entered a compartment using a breathing apparatus. How many tugs on the lifeline indicate the man should advance?


67. A vessel's fire control plan shall be __________.


68. Which type of plan is used to outline the vessel's fire fighting arrangement within the fire control plan?


69. Which organization reviews and approves a vessel's fire control plan?


70. On the vessel's Fire Control Plan, all parts of a fixed fire suppression system are listed EXCEPT?


71. The required number and type of hand portable fire extinguishers required for a galley having an area of 3,500 square feet is __________.


72. The number of pounds of carbon dioxide required for each cargo space on a cargo vessel is equal to __________.


73. The number of fire axes required to be carried on a cargo vessel of 14,000 GT and on an international voyage is __________.


74. On a vessel of 900 GT, the minimum number of fire axes required is __________.


75. The number and type of hand portable fire extinguishers required outside and in the vicinity of the paint locker exit is __________.


76. The galley on your cargo vessel has an area of 2,900 square feet. What will fulfill the requirements for fire protection?


77. Which extinguishing agent is recommended in the Chemical Data Guide for use on a carbon disulfide fire?


78. The connection facilities for the international shore connection must be located to provide access __________.


79. CO2 cylinders, which protect the small space in which they are stored must __________.


80. You have determined that a cargo space on a freight vessel is 45 feet by 36 feet by 62 feet. How many pounds of carbon dioxide is required for this space?


81. The letter and number symbols, such as B-II, used to classify portable fire extinguishers indicate the __________.


82. According to the Chemical Data Guide, what is NOT a recommended extinguishing agent for an ethylene cyanohydrin fire?


83. What is the lowest temperature at which a liquid gives off sufficient vapors to form a flammable mixture with air in the presence of an ignition source?


84. Flames from small leaks of LFG may be extinguished by __________.


85. A tankship has 40 gallons of 6% foam concentrate aboard. Approximately how much foam solution can be produced from this supply?


86. Flames from small leaks of LFG may be extinguished by which of the following?


87. A flame screen __________.


88. What is an enclosure which will withstand ignition of a flammable gas, and which will prevent the transmission of any flame able to ignite a flammable gas, which may be present in the surrounding atmosphere called?


89. What is the best method for extinguishing a fire of escaping liquefied flammable gas?


90. According to uninspected vessel regulations what is NOT listed on the metallic name plate required to be attached to hand portable fire extinguishers?


91. What is the number of fire extinguishers required on an uninspected "motor vessel" based on?


92. What is the minimum number of Type B-II hand portable fire extinguishers required to be aboard a 3,000 BHP, 99 GT uninspected harbor tug?


93. Which statement is TRUE concerning the ventilation of engine and fuel tank compartments on uninspected towing vessels using fuel with a flash point of 100°F?


94. Fire protection regulations for towing vessels require training in all of the following, EXCEPT __________.


95. Both an approved B-V semi-portable fire-extinguishing system and a fixed fire-extinguishing system are required to protect the engine room on uninspected towing vessels whose construction was contracted for on or after what date?


96. You are the operator of a 290 GRT uninspected towing vessel whose construction was contracted for after August 27, 2003. Which type of semi-portable fire-extinguishing system is required on your vessel?


97. How many B-II fire extinguishers must be in the machinery space of a 75-foot long fishing vessel propelled by engines with 2200 brake horsepower?


98. How many B-II fire extinguishers must be in the machinery space of a 175-foot long fishing vessel propelled by engines with 3300 brake horsepower?


99. After using a CO2 extinguisher on a MODU, it should be __________.


100. To determine the number of portable fire extinguishers required on an inspected vessel, you should check the __________.


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