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Fire Safety Quiz

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Which of the following fire extinguishers is used to put out Class A fires?
  • (A)  CO2
  • (B)  Water
  • (C)  Multi-purpose dry chemical
  • (D)  Both b and c
  • (E)  Both a and b
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Hint:
Not carbon.
A
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Correct answer is:
  • (D)  Both b and c
Explanation:
Class A fires include fires in ordinary combustibles: paper, wood, cloth, rubber, and many plastics. Water based fire extinguishers and multi-purpose dry chemical based fire extinguishers are suitable for Class A fires. However, ordinary dry chemical fire extinguishers are suitable for only Class B and Class C fires.
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