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We've had question-and-answer quiz topics on this forum before, but I don't think anyone's ever flipped it around! So now, instead of answering the question, you'll have to ask the right question that goes with the answer!

And if you've got any ideas, go ahead and ask (or rather, answer!) them here. So...

This model of representing fire includes the elements of heat, fuel, oxygen, and a chemical chain reaction.
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Robert A wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:55 am
This model of representing fire includes the elements of heat, fuel, oxygen, and a chemical chain reaction.
Fire triangle
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randomperson wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:46 am
Fire triangle
Incorrect! Also, needs to be in the form of a question :mrgreen:
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This type of signaling is intended for response by trained building personnel, rather than the general public, and is exempt from certain notification requirements.
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Simplex 2903-9101 wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:12 pm
This type of signaling is intended for response by trained building personnel, rather than the general public, and is exempt from certain notification requirements.
What is private mode?
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Ding ding! You are correct.

This device is used in sprinkler systems to prevent momentary surges in water pressure from causing false alarms.
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Simplex 2903-9101 wrote:
Thu Sep 17, 2020 12:14 pm
Ding ding! You are correct.

This device is used in sprinkler systems to prevent momentary surges in water pressure from causing false alarms.
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I'm sorry. That's incorrect. "What is a retard(ing) chamber?"
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This NFPA code is also known as “Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies”.
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What is NFPA 13R?
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Jaxon Lewis wrote:
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What is NFPA 13R?
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The four main types of automatic sprinkler system are wet, dry, deluge, and ______.
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Robert A wrote:
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The four main types of automatic sprinkler system are wet, dry, deluge, and ______.
What is pre-action?
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Robert A wrote:
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This model of representing fire includes the elements of heat, fuel, oxygen, and a chemical chain reaction.
What is the fire tetrahedron?
Robert A wrote:
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The four main types of automatic sprinkler system are wet, dry, deluge, and ______.
What is a pre-action system?
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Correct!

This chemical compound is also known as type ABC fire extinguisher agent.
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