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ARSON &

EXPLOSIVES
QUIZ!

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Write the best answer choice for each question.
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ARSON
1.Telltale
signs of
arson
include:

A. Accelerant
containers
B. Streamers
connecting burned
areas
C. Multiple points of
origin.
D. All of the Above

FIRE
BASICS

A.Combustion

2. The rapid
combination of
oxygen with a fuel,
which produces a
noticeable release
of energy is called:

C. Ignition

B. Explosion

D. Liberation

FIRE
BASICS

A.Critical temperature

3. The minimum
temperature at
which a liquid fuel
will produce
enough vapor to
burn is called the:

C. ignition temperature

B. Flash point

D. Sublimation
temperature

FIRE
BASICS

A.Conduction

4. The movement
of heat through
a solid object is
a process known
as:

C. Oxidation

B. Convection

D. Radiation

FIRE
BASICS
5. Heat energy
can ignite
distant objects
through the
transmission of:

A.Electrons
B.Electromagnetic
energy
C.Oxidizing agents
D.Streamers

FIRE
EVIDENCE
6. What
instrument is the
most useful for
detecting and
characterizing
flammable
residues?

A.Combustion
B.Gas
Chromatography
C.Ion Mobility
D.TLC

FIRE
BASICS

A. Combustion

7. The
decomposition of
organic matter
by heat
describes:

C. Pyrolysis

B. Ignition

D. Radiation

FIRE
BASICS
8. The transfer
of heat energy
by the movement
of molecules
within a liquid or
gas is:

A.Conduction
B.Convection
C.Oxidation
D.Radiation

FIRE
BASICS
9. The chemical
reaction
associated with
a fire is:

A. Acid-base
B. Oxidation
C. Precipitation
D. Radiation

ARSON

A.Human Nose
B. Portable detector

10. Accelerants
can be detected
by all of the
following,
except:

(sniffer)
C. Trained Dogs
D.All of the above can
detect accelerants

EXPLOSIVES

A.Black powder
B.Dynamite

11. Which is
NOT a high
explosive?

C.RDX
D.TNT

EXPLOSIVES

A. Black powder
B. Dynamite

12. An explosive
readily
detonated by
heat or shock is:

C. Primary explosive
D. Secondary
explosive

EXPLOSIVES

A. Dynamite
B. Lead azide

13. The initiating


explosive used in
a grenade is:

C. Nitroglycerin
D. PETN

EXPLOSIVES

A. Aluminum, nitrate,
nitrocellulose,
potassium

14. The chemical


ingredients of
black powder
are:

B. Carbon, nitrogen, sulfur


C. Charcoal, potassium
nitrate, sulfur
D. None of the above

EXPLOSIVES

A. Corrosive
explosives

15. Explosives
that decompose
at relatively slow
rates are
classified as:

B. High explosives
C. Low explosives
D. Slow explosives

EXPLOSIVES

A. Civilian; military
B. Initial; secondary

16. High explosives


can be classified
as either
___________ or
___________
explosives.

C. Low impact; high


impact
D. Primary; secondary

EXPLOSIVES

A. Acetone
B. Ethanol

17. Debris recovered


from the site of an
explosion is routinely
rinsed with
___________ in an
attempt to recover
explosive residues.

C. Water
D. None of the above

EXPLOSIVES
18. Which is a
homemade
explosive that has
been used by
terrorist
organizations in
the Middle East?

A. PETN
B. RDX
C. TATP
D. TNT

EXPLOSIVES

A. Black powder
B. Nuclear bomb

19. An explosive
made of
nitrocellulose
and/or
nitroglycerin:

C. Secondary
explosive
D. Smokeless powder

EXPLOSIVES

A. Burning
B.Combustion

20. A reaction
caused by
combustion and
accompanied by
high heat and
pressure.

C. Deflagration
D. Explosion