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CSCS Mock Test – Fire Extinguishers (Fire Safety and Control)

This CSCS mock test on fire extinguishers and fire safety features 26 up-to-date questions for those taking their CSCS card test in 2020. As a bonus, we have also included a few other CSCS fire extinguisher test questions from previous years to help you get a better understanding of the types of questions in this core knowledge section.

If you would like to do a bit of light reading on fire extinguishers and fire safety before attempting this mock test, you can check out our revision notes here.  Don’t forget to like, share, or comment if you found this CSCS mock test on fire extinguishers and safety procedures helpful. Good luck!!!

1. What type of fire extinguisher should be used on a fuel-based fire?

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2. What do fire extinguishers with a Red colour band contain?

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3. What procedure should you follow if you’re refuelling a dumper and accidentally spill a large amount of petrol?

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4. What do fire extinguishers with a Cream colour band contain?

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5. You’re about to carry out a job which requires a hot-work permit, you must ensure____. (Choose 2 answers)

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6. Which of these should NOT be used on electrical fires? (Choose 2 answers)

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7. What type of fire extinguisher should be used on cooking oil fires?

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8. You have to work in a corridor which happens to be a fire escape route, you must ensure that_________.

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9. According to the fire triangle, what 3 factors must be present for a fire to start? (Choose 3 answers)

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10. What is the first thing you should do if you discover a fire on-site?

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11. Which of these are common fire risks on a constructions site? (Choose 2 answers)

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12. What do fire extinguishers with a Black colour band contain?

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13. What do fire extinguishers with a Blue colour band contain?

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14. What should you do if there is a large fire on-site and you have not been trained to use a fire extinguisher?

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15. You have to carry out a job that requires flammable liquid, how much flammable liquid should you take from the stores?

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16. What is the main purpose of a fire extinguisher?

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17. Besides a CO2 fire extinguisher, which of these should you use to tackle electrical fires?

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18. Which two fire extinguishers should you avoid using in confined spaces? (Choose 2 answers)

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19. Which of these emergency procedures should be explained at your site induction? (Choose 3 answers)

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20. The nozzle of a CO2 fire extinguisher is well known for becoming ___ after use.

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21. What should you do if there’s a fire on-site and the designated fire warden has given instructions?

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22. How would you know if you need a permit to work before starting a job?

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23. What should you do if you’re refuelling a piece of equipment and accidentally spill a large amount of fuel on your clothes?

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24. If you have to work alone you might be asked to ______.

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25. Which of these is most likely if you can see frost around the valve of an LPG cylinder?

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26. What is the first thing you should do if you notice diesel spilling onto the ground while a colleague is refuelling an excavator?

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