How Much Do You Know About Firefighting?

Firefighting is one of the most essential services in an urban center. It helps keep us all safe. How much do you know about it and the people who risk their lives conducting the service?
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Question 1/12

seavillefirerescue.com
Which part of the house do most fires start in?
Kitchen
Living Room
Garage
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Question 2/12

wikimedia.org
Which of the following are needed to create a fire?
Heat
Oxygen
Fuel
All of the Above
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Question 3/12

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How many people in the United State die each year from fire?
2,800
3,800
4,800
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Question 4/12

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What aspect of a fire causes most deaths?
Smoke
Flames
Falling Debris
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Question 5/12

wordpress.com
A working smoke alarm in a house decreases the chances of death by how much?
25%
50%
75%
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Question 6/12

citizensfire36.org
When was the first fire engine company created in the United States?
1558
1678
1748
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Question 7/12

ezhostingserver.com
How heavy is the gear that fire fighters carry?
75lbs
95lbs
115lbs
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Question 8/12

highlandstoday.com
What percentage of firefighters are female?
4%
14%
24%
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Question 9/12

wikimedia.org
Which of the following should you first do to put out camp fire?
Stomp on the fire
Pour lots of water on it
toss soil on it
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Question 10/12

rachelolsen.com
How should you put out a grease fire?
Pour water on it
Cover it to remove oxygen
Pour baking powder on it
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Question 11/12

wikihow.com
How often should you test a smoke detector?
once a month
twice a year
once a year
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Question 12/12

wikimedia.org
How old do you have to be to take a firefighting course?
16
17
18
Result
Well, you had a lot of trouble with this quiz. You had trouble answering most, if not all, questions in this quiz. You have a limited understanding about fire and firefighting. You are a bit of a fire hazard.

C+, Fire Hazard

bloomberg.com
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Not bad. You managed to answer several questions in this correctly. You have a good understanding about fire and firefighting. You are fire safe.

B+, Fire Safe

northseattle.edu
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Great job! You managed to successfully answer most, if not all of the questions in this quiz. You have a good understanding about fire and firefighting. You truly are fire smart.

A+, Fire Smart

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1
Which part of the house do most fires start in?
Kitchen
Living Room
Garage
2
Which of the following are needed to create a fire?
Heat
Oxygen
Fuel
All of the Above
3
How many people in the United State die each year from fire?
2,800
3,800
4,800
4
What aspect of a fire causes most deaths?
Smoke
Flames
Falling Debris
5
A working smoke alarm in a house decreases the chances of death by how much?
25%
50%
75%
6
When was the first fire engine company created in the United States?
1558
1678
1748
7
How heavy is the gear that fire fighters carry?
75lbs
95lbs
115lbs
8
What percentage of firefighters are female?
4%
14%
24%
9
Which of the following should you first do to put out camp fire?
Stomp on the fire
Pour lots of water on it
toss soil on it
10
How should you put out a grease fire?
Pour water on it
Cover it to remove oxygen
Pour baking powder on it
11
How often should you test a smoke detector?
once a month
twice a year
once a year
12
How old do you have to be to take a firefighting course?
16
17
18