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Quiz of the Week – LDS Manual: Survival Fire Safety

These questions are derived from the LDS Preparedness Manual[links to PDF File]. Specifically, the “Survival Fire Safety” section (pages 285-287). You can find the answers to this quiz on my Facebook page. Good luck!

Q1. Flammable means that below 105 degrees Fahrenheit, an object will vaporize whereas to be combustible it must vaporize above that temperature?
a) true
b) false

Q2. Chimney fires are particularly dangerous because of what:
a) higher heat in the chamber
b) higher heat in the flue
c) the formation of creosote
d) they are no more dangerous than any other fire

Q3. Grease fires are usually the result of what superheated material:
a) animal fats
b) vegetable oils
c) lean meat
d) both a and b
e) both a and c

Q4. An increase of only what percentage of CO2 in the air can cause impaired memory, loss of fine motor skills, and weakness:
a) 2-3%
b) 5-6%
c) 10-12%
d) at least 20% or more

Q5. Carbon Monoxide (CO) is produced when:
a) the fire gets about 1023 degrees Fahrenheit
b) the fire stays below 650 degrees Fahrenheit
c) when there is sufficient oxygen available
d) the fire is starved of oxygen
e) none of the above

Q6. Synthetic fibers (e.g., nylon, rayon) are better to be worn when starting a fire because they are more resistant to catching on fire than natural fibers:
a) true
b) false

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