Fire Safety Quiz

Can you answer these questions?

Below is a list of fire extinguisher types matched with surfaces on which they can be used. Which is the incorrect option?
  • (A)  Class A - Cloth, wood, paper, and rubber
  • (B)  Class B - Plastics, polyethylene, styrofoam
  • (C)  Class C - Wiring, fuse boxes, electrical equipment, and computers
  • (D)  Class D - Combustible metals such as magnesium, potassium, titanium, and sodium
  • (E)  Class K - Cooking fluids such as fats and oils
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Correct answer is:
  • (B)  Class B - Plastics, polyethylene, styrofoam
Class B fire extinguishers use carbon dioxide as the fire-fighting agent and can extinguish oils, paints, lacquers, grease, solvents, and flammable liquids. Fires on plastic surfaces can be put out via a Class A fire extinguisher, which uses water.
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