Causes of Fire Quiz

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What is the main reason why kitchen fires are the most common type of fire at home?

Cooking is left unattended

Which of the following can lead to wildfires or grassfires?

Burning of dried leaves in the garden

What should be done with electric cords when they are cracked, frayed, or discolored?

They should be thrown away

Which material is a common cause of spontaneous combustion leading to fires?

Oil-soaked rags left clumped together

What is the goal of community preparedness plan?

To lessen the impact of disasters on vulnerable populations

What is one of the most common causes of household fires according to the text?

Faulty electrical wirings

Who is the lead agency in disaster response?

Department of Interior and Local Government

What is the goal of the Department of Social Welfare and Development?

Provide basic subsistence needs of affected population

What does a tipping bucket rain gauge do?

Sends signals to a receiver when there are heavy rainfalls

Which government agency is responsible for disaster rehabilitation and recovery?

National Economic Development Authority

What is the goal of the Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010?

Increase level of awareness of the community to threats and impacts

What does a hazard map highlight?

Vulnerable areas to natural hazards

What does Doppler weather radar refer to?

Instruments that send out electromagnetic signals which hit objects

Who should be included in preparing a family emergency plan?

All members of the family

'RA 10121' is also known as:

'Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010'

¿Cuál es el propósito de la ley de Reducción y Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres de Filipinas de 2010?

Definir los procedimientos para la rehabilitación y recuperación después de desastres

¿Qué hace un radar meteorológico de Doppler?

Mide la velocidad y dirección del viento en una tormenta

¿Cuál es uno de los efectos potenciales del combustible diesel sobre el medio ambiente?

Provocar la formación de smog fotoquímico

Test your knowledge about the various man-made causes of fire, including gas leaks, faulty electrical wirings, unattended ignition sources, and other common scenarios that can lead to fires at home and in outdoor environments.

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