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1

A combination burglary/fire alarm system listed for household use may be used in a small mercantile occupancy. True or False

False

2

A combination burglary/fire alarm system with a single display requires a second display for the fire alarm portion where the ______.
a. AHJ determines the non-fire alarm information displayed is excessive.
b. building is an assembly occupancy.
c. building is large.
d. display contains fewer than 80 characters.

a. AHJ determines the non-fire alarm information displayed is excessive.

3

Combination systems utilize ___.
a. a single control unit that performs multiple functions.
b. multiple control units designed to operate as a single system.
c. multiple control units networked together as a single system
d. all of the above.

single control unit that performs multiple functions

4

Non-fire alarm system components may share fire alarm wiring on a combination system. True or False

False

5

Direct connection of two or more compatible control units is sometimes referred to as ___ communication.
a. Class A b. home-to-base
c. peer-to-peer d. straight in

c. peer-to-peer

6

A technology that allows fire alarm signals to be sent over a local area network is called _____.
a. BACNet b. BAKNet
c. BASNet d. BAXNet

a. BACNet

7

Name at least three building systems that are sometimes integrated with fire alarm systems.

Elevator recall, HVAC shutdown, door unlocking, smoke door releasing service, and smoke control system actuation.

8

Name at least three types of suppression systems that are connected to a fire alarm system.

Auto fire sprinkler systems (wet/dry), pre-active fire pumps, gaseous, wet/dry chemical, foam, kitchen hoods.

9

Suppression system controls must be provided with ___ to prevent inadvertent tripping during fire alarm testing.
a. a password
b. a physical switch
c. software
d. terminals where conductors can be lifted

b. a physical switch

10

Electric fire pumps must be supervised for ___.
a. loss of phase b. phase reversal
c. pump running d. all of the above

d. all of the above

11

Diesel fire pumps must be supervised for ____.
a. controller off b. control or engine trouble
c. engine running d. all of the above

d. all of the above

12

Which of the following statements is/are true?
a. Each individual supervisory signal must be transmitted from the suppression controls to the main fire alarm controls.
b. Only a common supervisory signal is required to be transmitted from the suppression controls to the main fire alarm controls.
c. Only supervisory signals must be transmitted from the suppression controls to the main fire alarm controls.
d. Only trouble signals must be transmitted from the suppression controls to the main fire alarm controls.

b. only a common supervisory signal is required to be transmitted from the suppression controls to the main fire alarm controls

13

Smoke detectors installed in elevator lobbies for elevator Phase I recall must be installed within ___ of the centerline of each elevator car controlled by the detector.
a. 15' b. 17'
c. 19' d. 21'

d. 21'

14

What minimum number of fire alarm control circuits (for Phase I recall) is required for each group of elevators?
a. 1 b. 2
c. 3 d. 4

c. 3

15

The ___ is selected by the authority having jurisdiction (AHJ).
a. designated elevator recall level
b. elevator lobby detector coverage
c. number of elevator control circuits
d. hoistway pit detector location

a. designated elevator recall level

16

Where the elevator hoistway and machine room are sprinklered, heat detectors with a ___ temperature rating and ___ sensitivity rating are required.
a. higher / higher b. higher / lower
c. lower / higher d. lower / lower

c. lower / higher

17

Where the elevator hoistway and machine room are sprinklered, heat detectors are required within ___ of ___ sprinkler.
a. 1' / each b. 2" / each
c. 2' / each d. 3' / each

c. 2' / each

18

Heat detectors used for shunt trip are NOT required to be connected to the fire alarm system and are NOT required to be monitored for integrity. True or False

False

19

Pit sprinklers located less than ___ above the pit floor are exempt from causing shunt trip.
a. 2' b. 3'
c. 4' d. 5'

a. 2'

20

Which of the following signals is NOT required to be transmitted from an interconnected suppression system control unit to the main fire alarm control unit?
a. alarm b. guard's tour
c. supervisory d. trouble

b. guard's tour

21

Control relays and modules must be ___

within 3' of the component that controls the emergency function

22

The standard that contain requirements for duct detection in HVAC systems is ___
a. ASHRE 90A b. ASTM 90A
c. NFPA 90A d. NFPA 92A

c. NFPA 90A

23

Duct detectors are usually required on systems with a capacity over ___.
a. 1,000 cfm b. 1,500 cfm
c. 2,000 hp d. 2,000 cfm

d. 2,000 cfm

24

A duct smoke detector actuation is permitted to cause a(n) ____.
a. alarm system
b. supervisory signal at a constantly attended location
c. trouble signal at a constantly attended location
d. a and b only

b. supervisory signal at a constantly attended location
a. alarm signal

25

According to national codes, what devices must cause Phase I recall?
a. any alarm initiating device
b. elevator lobby, machine room, and hoistway smoke detectors
c. manual pull stations only
d. waterflow switches in the machine room or hoistway

b. elevator lobby, machine room, and hoistway smoke detectors

26

Control units which perform suppression system releasing service must be ____.
a. connected to the building fire alarm system
b. listed for releasing service
c. monitored for alarm, trouble, and supervisory signals
d. all of the above

d. all of the above

27

Which of the following is a "fail safe" circuit?
a. Class B b. Class C
c. Class D d. Class E

c. Class D

28

The maximum delay (retard) for a waterflow switch is ___
a. 30 seconds b. 45 seconds
c. 60 seconds d. 90 seconds

d. 90 seconds