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1. Slope of class A ramp shall be from _______________
A. 8% to 11%
9% to 11%
B.
C. 8% to 10%
2. In case of individual rooms subject to occupancy by not more than 6 persons, distance to
exits shall be measured from the doors of such rooms provided the path of travel from any
point in the room door does not exceed ___________ meters.
A. 16
17
B.
C. 14
D. 15
The occupant load permitted in any assembly building structure or portion thereof shall be
determined by dividing the net floor area or space assigned to that use by the square meter per
occupant as follows: For an assembly area of concentrated use without fixed seats such as
auditorium, church, chapel, dance floor, lodge room, _____________ square meter per
person. For an assembly area of less concentrated use such as conference room, dining room,
drinking establishment, exhibit room, gymnasium or lounge _______________ square
meters per person; standing room or waiting space; _______________ square meters per
person.
A. 0.66, 1.4, 0.29
0.67, 1.3, 0.30
B.
C. 0.65, 1.4, 0.28
3.

The height of every riser and the width of every tread shall be so proportioned that the sum
two risers and a tread, exclusive of its nosing projections is not less than _______________
centimeters, nor more than ________________ centimeters.
A. 60 , 63.5
61, 64.5
B.
C. 62, 65.5
4.

No single door in a doorway shall be less than _______________ centimeters and shall not
exceed ________________ centimeters.
A. 71, 123
70, 121
B.
C. 71, 122
5.

Every Class A assembly capacity of more than one thousand (1000) persons shall have at
least 27) _______________ separate exits as remote from each other as practicable. For
Class B assembly capacity of 300 to 1,000 persons shall have at least 28) ________________
separate exits and if of a capacity of over six hundred at least 29) ________________ exits
and for Class C place of assembly capacity of 50 to 300 persons shall have at least 30)
_________________ means of exits.
A. 4, 2, 3, 2
4, 3, 3, 3
B.
C. 4, 2, 2, 3
6.

Pressure and gravity tanks shall have a capacity sufficient to furnish a least
_____________ liters of water per minute for thirty minutes.
A. 265
266
B.
C. 267
7.

8. The wet standpipe shall deliver not less than ____________ liters of water per minute.
A. 132
133
B.
C. 134
D. 135
9. The travel distance to an exit shall be measured on the floor or other walking surface along
the center line of the natural path of travel, starting __________ cms. from the most remote
point, curving around any corner or construction with a thirty (30) centimeters clearance
therefrom, and ending at the center of the doorway or other point at which the exit begins.
A. 30 cm

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B.
C.
D.

31cm
40cm
41cm

10. Handrails shall provide a clearance of at least ___________ millimeters between handrails
and wall to which it is fastened.
A. 38
39
B.
C. 40
D. 41
11. Handrails on stairs shall not be less than _______________ centimeters nor more
than _______________ centimeters above the upper surface of the tread, measured vertically
to the top of the rail from a point on the tread 25 millimeters back from the leading edge,
except on stairways designed for use by children an additional handrail may be provided
lower than the main handrail.
A. 76 , 86.50
86.50, 76
B.
C. 75, 88.50
12. 1. Under the FCP, every class A places of assembly, with a capacity of more than one
thousand persons, how many minimum number of separated exits as remote from each other
as practicable shall be provided?
A. a) 2 exits
b) 3 exits
B.
C. c) 4 exits
D. d) 5 exits
13. _____________ is fire involving energized electrical equipment
A. class a
class b
B.
C. class c
D. class d
14. _____________ is fire involving combustible metals, such as magnesium, sodium,
potassium, and other similar materials.
A. class a
class b
B.
C. class c
D. class d
15. ____________ is fire in flammable liquids and gases
A. class a
class b
B.
C. class c
D. class d
16. While that of Class B ramp shall have a slope of between ________________.
A. 10% to 16%
10% to 17%
B.
C. 11% to 15%
17. The Temperature at which a liquid is transformed or converted to vapor.
A. boiling point
condensation
B.
C. evaporating point
18. The owner, administrator or occupant of buildings or structures existing at the time of the
effectivity of the Fire Code is given ____________ years to comply with the
provisionsthereof on fire safety constructions and on protective and warning systems.
A. 1 year
2 years
B.
C. 3 years
D. 4 years
19. The number and size of nozzle and water supply shall be sufficient to deliver a discharge of
_____________liters of water per square meter per minute through the wallway, area to be
figured perpendicular to treadway.

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A.
B.
C.
D.

90
80
70
60

20. The minimum width of tread exclusive of nosing of nosing or projection for Class A stair
shall be _____________ cm
A. 23
24
B.
C. 25
D. 26
21. The minimum width of tread exclusive of nosing of nosing or projection for Class B stair
shall be _____________ cm
A. 22
23
B.
C. 24
D. 25
22. The minimum headroom for Class A and Class B stair shall be ________ meters
A. 2
2.1
B.
C. 2.2
D. 2.3
23. The maximum height between landings for Class B stairs shall be __________ meters
A. 2.75
2.76
B.
C. 3.70
D. 3.76
24. The maximum height between landings for Class A stairs shall be __________ meters
A. 2.75
2.76
B.
C. 3.7
D. 3.71
25. Spray nozzle shall be in the open type and shall have a conical spray pattern with discharge
angles between _____________ and ______________ degrees.
A. 45, 91
46, 91
B.
C. 45, 90
26. In cases where the contents are classified as high hazard, exits shall be provided for such
types and numbers and so arranged as to permit all occupants to escape from the building or
structure or from the hazardous area thereof to the outside or to a place of safety with a travel
distance of not over _____________meters.
A. 23
24
B.
C. 25
D. 26
27. Each wet standpipe outlet shall be supplied with a hose not less than __________ millimeters
in diameters.
A. 39
40
B.
C. 37
D. 38
28. Class B stairs should have a maximum height of risers equivalent to
A. 19
20
B.
C. 21
D. 25
29. Class A stairs should have a maximum height of risers equivalent to
A. 19 cm
20 cm
B.

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C.
D.

21 cm
25 cm

30. Class A ramp shall have a width of ______________ centimeters and greater, while class B
ramp shall have _________________ centimeters to 112 centimeters
A. 112, 77
113, 76
B.
C. 112, 76
31. Any opening in the separation wall construction shall be protected by an approved
_________________.
A. self closing fire resistive
automatic fire suppression
B.
C. sprinkler
D. non of the above
32. All dry standpipe shall be tested hydrostaticallyin no case shall the pressure be less
than ________________ kilos per square centimeters above the maximum working
pressure.
A. 3.4
3.5
B.
C. 3.6
D. 3.7
33. All dry standpipe shall be tested hydrostatically to widthstand not less
than
_______________ kilos per square centimeters of pressure for two hours
A. 23
22
B.
C. 21
D. 20
34. A wall designed to prevent the spread of fire, having a fire resistance rating of not less than
four hours with sufficient structural stability to remain standing even if construction on either
side collapses under fire conditions
A. fire block
fire wall
B.
C. abutment
35. A continuous passageway for the transmission of air
A. duct system
air transmission sytem
B.
C. dual system
A door providing access to a stairway shall swing in the direction of _________.
36. 24.
A. exit travel
entrance travel
B.
C. outside travel
37. 22-23. Means of egress shall be so designed and maintained as to provide adequate
headroom but in no case shall the ceiling height (headroom) be less than ________________
meters nor any projection from the ceiling be less than ______________ meters from the
floor.
A. 2.30 , 2.30
2.00, 2.30
B.
C. 2.30, 2.00
D. 2.00, 2.00
Where any part of an exterior way of exit access is within _________ meters
38. 14.
horizontal distance of any unprotected building opening, for outside stairs, the distance to the
exit shall include the length of travel to ground level.
A. 5
4.5
B.
C. 5.5
D. 4
The minimum width of any way of exit access shall be specified for individual
39. 14.
occupancy but in no case shall such width be less than _________ centimeters.
A. 71

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B.
C.
D.

70
61
60

A door from a room to an exit or to a way of exit access shall be of side hinged
40. 14.
_____________.
A. swinging type
panel type
B.
C. single swing
D. double hung
An exterior way of exit access shall be so arranged that there are no dead-ends in
41. 14.
excess of ____________ meters in length.
A. 6
7
B.
C. 8
D. 9
When more than one exit is required from a storey, at least two of the exits shall
42. 14.
be _____________ from each other and so arranged and constructed as to minimize any
possibility that both maybe blocked by any one fire or other emergency condition.
A. far
remote
B.
C. long distance
D. short distance
The door shall swing with ____________ when the room is occupied by more
43. 14.
than 50 persons or used for a high hazard occupancy.
A. exit
exit travel
B.
C. entrance
44. 12-13. Units of exit width shall be measured at the narrowest unobstructed point of the
means of egress except that a handrail may project inside the measured width on each side
not more than _______________ millimeters and a stringer may project inside the measured
width not more than _________________ millimeters.
A. 89,39
80,30
B.
C. 90,40
No point within a building requiring dry standpipes shall be more than
45. 10.
_________ meters travel distance from a dry standpipe outlet connection.
A. 40
41
B.
C. 45
D. 30
There shall be __________ dry standpipe outlet connection located at every floor
46. 10.
level landing above the first floor of every required enclosed stairway or smokeproof
enclosure.
A. 1
2
B.
C. 3
D. 4
Every tread less than 25 centimeters wide shall have a nosing or an effective
47. 10.
projection of approximately ______________ millimeters over the level immediately below.
A. 25
26
B.
C. 27
D. 28
The minimum dimension of landings in direction of travel for both Class A and
48. 1.
Class B shall be _____________ mm.
A. 112
113
B.
C. 115

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D.

114

______________ is fire involving ordinary combustible materials such as wood,


49. 1.
cloth, paper, rubber, and plastics.
A. class a
class b
B.
C. class c
D. class d
The minimum number of risers in any one flight of stairs shall be
50. 1.
____________.
A. 3
4
B.
C. 5
D. 6
The _________ of the Integrated National Police shall be responsible for the
51. 1.
enforcement of the Fire Code of the Philippines.
A. director
mayor
B.
C. building official
D. non of the above
The _____________ is the official duly designated to head the local Fire
52. 1.
Service; or in the cities/municipalities where the policemen are also performing the functions
of the Fire Service, the Station Commander of the Integrated National Police.
A. chief of police
chief of local fire service
B.
C. mayor
Any building or structures declared as a fire trap or is causing clear and present
53. 1.
fire danger to adjoining establishments and habitations shall be declared a ___________, as
defined in the Civil Code of the Philippines.
A. public hazard
public nuisance
B.
C. public domain
54. 1. Under the Fire Code of the Philippines, classification of occupancy, parking garages
shall be classified as:
A. a) storage
b) business
B.
C. c) mercantile
55. 1. Under the Fire Code of the Philippines, any act that would remove or neutralize a fire
hazard is known as:
A. b) damper
a) abatement
B.
C. c) fulminate
56. 1. Under the FCP, when an exit is required to be protected by separation from other parts
of the building, the separation shall have at least one hour fire resistance rating when the exit
connects:
A. a) 3 stories or less
b) 5 stories or less
B.
C. c) 4 stories or less
D. d) 6 stories or less
57. 1. Under the FCP, when an exit is required to be protected by separation from other parts
of the building, the separation shall be at least two hour resistance when the exit connects
A. one storey
2 storey or less
B.
C. 3 storey or more
D. 4 storey or more
58. 1. Under the FCP, when an exit is required to be protected by separations from other parts
of the building, the separation shall be at least two-hour resistance when the exit connects
A. a) one storey
b) 2 storeys or less
B.

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C.
D.

c) 3 storeys or more
d) 4 storeys or more

59. 1. Under the FCP, the time duration that a material or construction can withstand the
effect of standard fire test is known as:
A. a) flame spread rating
b) flame resistance rating
B.
C. c) flame retardant
60. 1. Under the FCP, the minimum temperature at which any material gives off vapor in
sufficient concentration to form an ignitable mixture with air is known as:
A. a) electrical arc
b) flash point
B.
C. c) smelting
61. 1. Under the FCP, the maximum number of persons that may be allowed to occupy a
particular building, structure or facility or portions thereof is known as:
A. a) occupant load
b) capacity
B.
C. c) occupancy
62. 1. Under the FCP, the clearance between handrails and walls to which it is attached shall
be at least:
A. 20 mm
25 mm
B.
C. 30 mm
D. 38 mm
63. 1. Under the FCP, no single door in a doorway shall be less than:
A. a) 50 cm
b) 65 cm
B.
C. c) 70 cm
D. d) 71 cm
64. 1. Under the FCP, in apartment buildings, the entrance door to any apartment shall be
located within how many meters from an exit in a building protected by automatic fire
suppression system?
A. a) 46.5 mts
b) 48.5 mts
B.
C. c) 50.5 mts
D. d) 52.5 mts
65. 1. Under the FCP, in apartment buildings, the entrance door to any apartment shall b3
located within how many meters form an exit in a building protected by automatic fire
suppression system?
A. a) 46.5 m
b) 48.5 m
B.
C. c) 50.5 m
D. d) 52.5 m
66. 1. Under the FCP, high rise buildings are buildings, structures or facilities with a
minimum height of:
A. a) 10 mts
b) 15 mts
B.
C. c) 20 mts
67. 1. Under the FCP, handrails shall not be less than how many centimeters above the
surface of the tread:
A. 60
70
B.
C. 75
D. 76
68. 1. Under the FCP, for class B stairs the maximum height of risers shall be:
A. 10 cm
18 cm
B.
C. 20 cm
D. 25 cm

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69. 1. Under the FCP, every class A place of assembly, with a capacity of more than one
thousand persons, how many minimum number of separate exits as remote from each other
as practicable shall be provided?
A. a) 3 exits
a) 2 exits
B.
C. c) 4 exits
D. d) 5 exits
70. 1. Under the FCP, dwelling units in row apartments shall be separated from each other by
partition walls having a fire resistance rating of:
A. a) 1 hour
b) 2 hours
B.
C. c) 3 hours
D. d) 4 hours
71. 1. Under the FCP, dry cleansing plants are under what occupancy classification:
A. a) mercantile
b) business
B.
C. c) industrial
D. d) miscellaneous
72. 1. Under the FCP, descriptive of any substance that ignites spontaneously when exposed
to air is known as:
A. fulminate
cryogenic
B.
C. pyrophoric
73. 1. Under the FCP, court houses are under what occupancy
A. a) education
b) institutional
B.
C. c) business
D. d) industrial
74. 1. Under the FCP, combustible liquid is any liquid having a flash point at or above:
A. b) 25.5oC
c) 37.8oC
B.
C. a) 20.2oC
75. 1. Under the FCP, classified as places of assembly, travel distance to exits for spaces
protected by automatic fire suppression system shall not be more than:
A. a) 51 m
b) 61 m.
B.
C. c) 71 m.
D. d) 45 m.
76. 1. Under the FCP, classified as places of assembly, travel distance to exits for spaces not
protected by automatic fire suppression system shall not be more than:
A. a) 35 mts
b) 46 mts
B.
C. c) 71 mts
D. d) 81 mts
77. 1. Under the FCP, classified as places of assembly, travel distance to exits for spaces
protected by automatic fire suppression system shall not be more than:
A. a) 51 mts
b) 61 mts
B.
C. c) 71 mts
D. d) 81 mts
78. 1. Under the FCP, classified as places of assembly, seats without dividing arms shall have
the capacity determined by allowing how many centimeters per person:
A. a) 60
) 70
B.
C. c) 80
D. d) 90
79. 1.

Under the FCP, classified as places of assembly rows of seats between aisles shall have

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A.
B.
C.
D.

not more than:


a) 12 seats
b) 14 seats
c) 16 seats
d) 18 seats

80. 1. Under the FCP, classified as places of assembly rows of seats opening on to an aisle at
one side only shall have not more than:
A. a) 5 seats
b) 6 seats
B.
C. c) 7 seats
D. d) 8 seats
81. 1. Under the FCP, classified as places of assembly, travel distance to exits for spaces not
protected by automatic fire suppression system shall not be more than:
A. a) 35 m.
b) 46 m.
B.
C. c) 71 m.
D. d) 81 m.
82. 1. Under the FCP, classified as mercantile occupancies, travel distance to exits shall be no
more than:
A. a) 20.5 m
b) 30.5 m
B.
C. c) 40.5 m
D. d) 50.5 m
83. 1. Under the FCP, classified as mercantile occupancies, travel distance to exits shall be
more than:
A. a) 20.5 mts
b) 30.5 mts
B.
C. c) 40.5 mts
D. d) 50.5 mts
84. 1. Under the FCP, classified as hotels, travel distance to exits from the door of any room
to the nearest exit shall not be more than:
A. a) 30 mts
b) 35 mts
B.
C. c) 40 mts
D. d) 45 mts
85. 1. Under the FCP, classified as hotels, travel distance to exits, from the door of any room
to the nearest exit shall not be more than:
A. a) 39 m
b) 30 m
B.
C. c) 40 m
D. d) 45 m
86. 1. Under the FCP, classification of occupancy, town halls shall be classified as:
A. a) institutional
b) business
B.
C. c) assembly
87. 1. Under the FCP, classification of occupancy, pumping stations shall be classified as:
A. a) storage
b) industrial
B.
C. c) business
88. 1. Under the FCP, classification of occupancy, libraries shall be classified as:
A. a) educational
b) business
B.
C. c) institutional
89. 1. Under the FCP, classification of occupancy, laboratories shall be classified as:
A. a) institutional
b) industrial
B.
C. c) business

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90. 1. Under the FCP, classification of occupancy, department stores shall be classified as:
A. a) mercantile
b) business
B.
C. c) assembly
91. 1. Under the FCP, classification of occupancy, academies shall be classified as:
A. a) assembly
b) business
B.
C. c) educational
92. 1. Under the FCP, a kind of stable explosive compound which explodes by percussion is
known as:
A. a) Fulminate
b) Hyperbolic fuel
B.
C. c) Forge
93. 1. Under the FCP the occupant load of industrial occupancies for which exits are to be
provided shall be one person per how many square meters gross floor area.
A. a) 5.6 sq. mts
b) 9.7 sq. mts.
B.
C. c) 8.6 sq. mts.
D. d) 9.3 sq. mts.
94. 1. Under the FCP classified as storage occupancies every area used for the storage of high
hazard commodities shall have an exit within how many meters of any point in the area
where persons may be present
A. a) 30 mts
b) 23 mts
B.
C. c) 25 mts
D. d) 30.5 mts
95. 1. The Fire Code of the Philippines was instituted by Presidential Decree No.:
A. a) 1185
b) 1187
B.
C. c) 1096
D. d) 223
96. . The size of the standpipe shall not less than _____________ millimeters in buildings in
which the highest outlet is 23 m. or less above the Fire Service connection
while ______________ millimeters is required where the highest outlet is higher than 23 m.
above the Fire Service connection.
A. 103, 153
102, 153
B.
C. 103, 152

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