Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction: Fire Hazards Quiz (Grade 11)
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Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction: Fire Hazards Quiz (Grade 11)

Test your knowledge on fire hazards, causes of fires, and precautionary measures to address fire incidents. This quiz is part of the Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction (DRRR) module for STEM Grade 11 students. Assess your understanding of the fire triangle and proper procedures in fire safety.

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Questions and Answers

Water is one of the elements of the Fire Triangle.

False

A chemical reaction occurs when there is fire.

True

Fuel is a reducing agent in the combustion process.

True

Carbon dioxide is a gas that is released when there is smoke.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

The fire triangle is a model for understanding the various ways of preventing fire.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

Fire safety measures are only necessary during a fire hazard.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

A physical reaction occurs when there is fire.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Oxygen is not necessary for combustion to occur.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Heat is not an element of the Fire Triangle.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Fire Emergency and Evacuation Plans are only necessary for commercial buildings.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Study Notes

Fire Triangle and Combustion

  • Three elements of the Fire Triangle: oxygen, heat, and fuel
  • Combustion process occurs when all three elements are present
  • Fire is created when fuel reacts with oxygen, releasing heat and light

Causes of Fire

  • Live flames
  • Causes of sparks
  • Hot objects
  • Chemicals that are potential for ignition
  • Potential threats to fire prevention practices
  • Firefighting
  • Built-in fire safety systems
  • Situations that restrict the escape of people from an affected building or area

Fire Hazards

  • Include all types of potential threats to fire prevention practices
  • Pose threats to life and property
  • Examples: live flames, causes of sparks, hot objects, and chemicals that are potential for ignition

Precautionary Measures

  • Before: preparation, smoke detectors, disaster plan, open windows and doors, household fire extinguishers
  • During: get to the nearest exit, contact emergency services, do not go back into a burning building
  • After: wait for fire department instructions, contact insurance company and relevant agencies, collect valuable materials, assess damage, do not leave the house unattended

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