cscs mock test fire extinguishers

CSCS Mock Test Fire Extinguishers

For this mock exam we’ll be covering some of the commonly asked CSCS test questions relating to fire extinguishers and their uses.

Regardless of the type of test you’re taking, you’ll need to have basic knowledge about the different types of fire extinguishers commonly used in the workplace.

You should be able to correctly identify the 5 common types of fire extinguishers in use today. These are water, foam, CO2, dry powder and wet chemical fire extinguishers.

This CSCS mock test fire extinguishers has 15 multiple choice questions and the pass mark is 13 out of 15, all correct answers and your grade are available after you’ve submitted your answers. Good luck!

1. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 1 of 15

2. Which category does titanium and aluminium materials fall under?

Question 2 of 15

3. When using a CO2 fire extinguisher you should be aware that the nozzle will become ___.

Question 3 of 15

4. Besides a CO2 fire extinguisher, which type of fire extinguisher can you use on electrical fires?

Question 4 of 15

5. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?

Question 5 of 15

6. Which of the following is NOT a class A material?

Question 6 of 15

7. Which TWO types of fire extinguishers should you avoid using in confined spaces? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 7 of 15

8. Which of these fire extinguisher is most suitable for electrical fires?

Question 8 of 15

9. Which of these materials would you use a water fire extinguisher on?

Question 9 of 15

10. Which types of fire extinguishers were designed specifically for tackling Class F fires?

Question 10 of 15

11. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 11 of 15

12. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below (yellow colour band)?


Question 12 of 15

13. The colour coding for a dry powder fire extinguisher is ___.

Question 13 of 15

14. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below (cream colour band)?


Question 14 of 15

15. Which colour coding does foam fire extinguishers fall under?

Question 15 of 15


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  3. Josh says:

    I’m getting 15/15 and 49/50 do you think I’m ready?

  4. wayne reynolds says:

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    • admin says:

      We’ve just posted a video that should help with understanding the different types of fire extinguishers here

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  17. Marcus says:

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  37. stuart evans says:

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  41. Mark the Spark says:

    Realised why I got 1 wrong
    Can you please check the Q6 answer Plastic
    When I select it the selector reverts to Propane

  42. Mark the Spark says:

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    Cracking website though – thanks very much

  43. David Cox says:

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