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COMPETENCE 12 ENGINE

By definition, spontaneous combustible is a result chemical reactions within a


1 of_________. substance

2 When using mechanical foam to fight a bilge fire, the at a vertical surface
stream of foam is most effective when directed.
Chemical foam is most suitable for use on a fire oil
3 involving _____________.

One of the limitations of foam as a fire extinguishing conducts electricity


4 agent is that foam ________.

The piece of equipment shown in the illustration is used Mechanical foam


5 in conjunction with a fire hose to produce which of the
listed fire extinguishing agents?
Which of the following fire extinguishing agents is best Aqueous film forming foam
6 suited for use on a large class "B" fire occurring on the
open deck of a vessel?
Foam extinguishes a fire by __________. smothering the burning material
7

The use of which type of fire extinguishing agent Foam


8 involves covering the burning surface by deflecting the
agent from a bulkhead to avoid undue agitation?
The best way to combat an engine room bilge fire is foam extinguisher and low velocity
9 through the use of a_____________. water fog

Which of the following would be considered a Class B Waste rag fire in the engine room
10 fire?

The most important characteristic of a fire extinguishing Non-conducting


11 agent to be used on electrical fires is for the agent to be
___________.

An extinguishing agent which effectively cools dilutes dry chemical


12 combustible vapors and provides a heat and smoke
screen is ___________.

Through which of the listed process is sufficient heat Heat of oxidation


13 produced to cause spontaneous ignition?

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COMPETENCE 12 ENGINE

When approaching a fire from winward, you should low-velocity fog


14 shield fire-fighters from the fire by using
_____________.
Which statement is FALSE regarding Halon as a fire It is always non-toxic.
15 extinguishing agent?

Which of the following statements concerning chemical It is formed as a result of the


16 foam is true? reaction between dry powder and
water
A fire extinguishing product produced by first mixing a mechanical foam
17 foam concentrate with water to produce a foam solution,
then mixing the foam solution with air is termed
____________.
When an electrical fire has been extinguished with a electrical contacts or relays being
18 drychemical agent, there is always a possibility of the rendered inoperative
__________.

Each drilling unit equipped with helicopter fuel storage landing area and sources of vapor
19 tanks must have the tanks installed as far as practicable ignition
from the ________.

In which of the circumstances listed would a carbon Within a closed space


20 dioxide fire extinguishing agent be most effective?

Spontaneous combustion is most likely to occur in oil soaked rags


21 _______.

Spontaneous combustion is most likely to occur in rags soaked in linseed oil


22 ________.

Fire-fighting foam is only effective when the foam completely covers the top of the
23 ___________. burning liquid

The advantage of using a dry chemical fire extinguishing its good stability and nontoxicity
24 agent is _________.

Dry chemical extinguishing agents extinguish a fire by breaking up the molecular chain
25 _________. reaction

What danger to personnel exists when a carbon dioxide Suffocation


26 fire extinguisher is discharged in a small enclosed
space?
Mechanically foam used for firefighting is produced by foam chemical with air and water
27 mechanically mixing and agitating ___________.

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COMPETENCE 12 ENGINE

One of the disadvantages of using carbon dioxide to prolonged exposure to high


28 extinguish a fire in an enclosed space is ____________. concentrations of CO2 gas
causes suffocation
If flammable liquids are being pumped with a centrifugal stop the pump immediately if it
29 pump, you should_______. becomes vapor bound

Dry chemical extinguishing agents are effective when with any other dry chemical
30 used ___________. extinguishing agents

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