Friday, December 16, 2016

NICET CBT Exam Study Guide #1

Please note that these questions are not directly associated with NICET nor are they found on the actual exam.  These questions are simply made up to help assist you with navigating the code books and locating the answers.  This strategy will play a huge role in your success with the NICET or any other exam.

AN INSTALLATION OF A FIRE ALARM SYSTEM THAT SERVES ADJACENT AND NON-ADJACENT PROPERTIES, UNDER ONE OWNERSHIP, IS CONSIDERED A ________________ FIRE ALARM SYSTEM.

A – REMOTE SUPERVISING STATION
B – CENTRAL STATION
C – PROPRIETARY SUPERVISING STATION 
D – AUXILIARY
E – PROTECTED PREMISES

AN INITIATING DEVICE IN WHICH THE SENSING ELEMENT IS DESIGNED TO BE DESTROYED IN THE PROCESS OF OPERATION, IS OF WHAT TYPE?

A – NON-RESTORABLE 
B – SINGLE STATION
C – HEAT DETECTOR
D – LINE
E – SPOT

FPLR STANDS FOR WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING?

A – FIRE PROTECTING LOW RESISTANCE
B – FIRE POWER LIMITED RESISTANCE
C – FIXED POWER LINE RESISTANCE
D – FIRE POWER LIMITED RISER 

MANUAL PULL STATIONS ARE TO BE MOUNTED AT WHAT HEIGHT?

A – 48 INCHES TO THE TOP
B – 48 INCHES TO THE CENTER 
C – 48 INCHES TO THE BOTTOM
D – ANYWHERE WITHIN ARMS REACH

THE TIME DELAY BETWEEN THE ACTIVATION ON AN INITIATING DEVICE AND THE AUTOMATIC ACTIVATION OF A LOCAL FIRE SAFETY FUNCTION, SHALL NOT EXCEED ________ SECONDS.

A – 90
B – 60
C – 30
D – 20
E – 10 

WHILE TESTING A FIRE ALARM SYSTEM YOU REMOVE A TWO WIRE DETECTOR FROM ITS PLUG IN BASE ON A STYLE B TYPE CIRCUIT. WHAT ALARM CAPABILITY WOULD YOU EXPECT FROM THE REMAINING DETECTORS ON THIS CIRCUIT?

A – ANY ACTIVATED DETECTOR WOULD CAUSE AN ALARM
B – ACTIVATED DETECTORS BETWEEN THE CONTROL UNIT AND THE BREAK SHOULD ALARM. 
C – ACTIVATED DETECTORS BETWEEN THE BREAK AND THE EOL DEVICE SHOULD ALARM
D- NONE OF THE REMAINING DETECTORS WOULD CAUSE AN ALARM WHEN ACTIVATED.
E – THE ENTIRE CIRCUIT WOULD BE DISABLED.

PULL STATION SHALL BE WITHIN ________ FEET FROM THE EXIT DOOR.

A – 3
B – 15
C – 5 
D – 3 TO 5
E – 7

WHEN TESTING A WATERFLOW SWITCH, HOW LONG SHALL IT TAKE FOR A SIGNAL TO BE GENERATED AT THE FIRE CONTROL UNIT?

A – WITHIN 90 SECONDS 
B – 1 MINUTE
C – 45 – 120 SECONDS
D – 1 MINUTE TO 2 MINUTES

WHEN RUNNING OPEN WIRE ABOVE THE CEILING, HOW MANY FEET MAX SHOULD EACH STRAP BE PLACED?

A – 2
B – 3
C – 4 
D – 5

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS TRUE WHEN BATTERIES ARE PLACED IN SERIES (FIRE ALARM PANELS)?

A – VOLTAGE DOUBLES AND THE SMALLEST AMP HOUR TAKES PRECEDENCE 
B – VOLTAGE STAYS THE SAME AND THE AMP HOURS ADD UP

SMOKE DETECTORS SHALL BE PLACED NO CLOSER THAN _____ FEET FROM ANY AIR SUPPLY OR RETURN.

A – 3 
B – 10
C – 15
D – IT DOES NOT MATTER

ADDRESSABLE DEVICES ARE ON A ______ STYLE CIRCUIT, CONVENTIONAL INITIATING DEVICES ARE ON A ______ CIRCUIT AND HORN/STROBES ARE ON A _______ CIRCUIT.

A – SLC, IDC, NAC 
B – IDC, SLC, NAC
C – SLC, NAC, IDC
D – IDC, NAC, SLC

HOW MANY FEET FROM THE END OF A CORRIDOR SHALL A HORN/STROBE BE PLACED?

A – 5
B – 10
C – 15 
D – 20
E – 25

HOW MANY FEET FROM THE END OF A CORRIDOR SHALL A SMOKE DETECTOR BE PLACED?

A – 5
B – 13
C – 15
D – 20 
E – 25

OPEN WIRE IS ALLOWED ABOVE THE FINISHED FLOOR AT HOW MANY FEET.

A – 5
B – 7 
C – 9
D – 15

WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM TURNS ALLOWED ON A TAMPER VALVE IN ORDER TO INITIATE A SUPERVISING SIGNAL?

A – 1.5 OR ONE HALF THE TRAVEL OF VALVE
B – 2 OR ONE FIFTH THE TRAVEL OF VALVE
C – 2.5 OR ONE HALF THE TRAVEL OF VALVE
D – 3 OR ONE FIFTH THE TRAVEL OF VALVE
E – 3.5 OR ONE HALF THE TRAVEL OF VALVE

IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE THE CORRECT LENGTH ON A 90 DEGREE BEND WITH ¾ “ CONDUIT ________ INCHES SHALL BE SUBTRACTED FROM THE TOTAL MEASUREMENT.

A – 3
B – 8
C – 5
D – 6 

HOW MANY CONDUITS CAN BE CONNECTED TO ONE SEISMIC WIRE?

A – 3 
B – 5
C – 7
D – 10

HEAT DETECTORS SHALL BE PLACED WITHIN _______ FEET OF A SPRINKLER HEAD INSIDE OF AN ELEVATOR SHAFT OR MECAHNICAL ROOM?

A – 2 
B – 4
C – 6
D – 8
E – ALL THE ABOVE

WHAT PAPERWORK IS REQUIRED AT A FIRE ALARM FINAL INSPECTION?

A – APPROVED PLANS AND PERMITS 
B – AS-BUILT
C – NFPA RECORD OF COMPLETION
D – ALL OF THE ABOVE

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To continue to NICET study guide #2 

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