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The Ultimate Fire Safety Quiz
by Staff
Fire safety rules could save your life. In the event of a fire it is important to be prepared and know what to do. Find out if you are fire-safe by taking this quiz.

At least how many times per year should you check your smoke alarm batteries?

  • once a year
  • twice a year
  • three times a year

How many fire exits should each room have?

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Where should you keep combustible materials?

  • near a furnace
  • in the kitchen
  • in a locked cupboard

Where should you avoid running extension cords?

  • under rugs
  • over countertops
  • behind doors

What should you use to attach electrical cords to walls?

  • nails
  • staples
  • tape

How can you alert firefighters if there are children or physically challenged people in your home, even if you are not there at the time?

  • Leave a sign on the door.
  • Place a sticker from the fire department on the window.
  • Register the person at the fire department.

How can you prevent your lights from overheating and causing a fire?

  • Use low-wattage bulbs.
  • Have the lights on for short periods only.
  • Have the lights near a fan or window.

What do you mix with sand to make a dry fire extinguisher?

  • salt
  • baking soda
  • foam

Where should you avoid placing a gas cooktop?

  • near open windows
  • in a corner
  • in the bedroom

If a fire breaks out, how long should you spend fighting it?

  • 30 seconds
  • 2 minutes
  • 5 minutes