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C-20 Fire Protection Contractor (2007-11-26)

60 Questions, 75% Correct Required to Pass, Two Hour Time Limit

The reference material listed below was used to prepare the questions for this examination.  The examination may also contain questions based on trade knowledge or general industry practices. Except for Code books, you can base your answers on later editions of references as they become available.  For Code questions, the examinations will be based only on the edition of the Code book that is listed.

These products apply to test outline dated 2007-11-26



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  • Closed Book

    NFPA 13D: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes 2007

    Publication Year: 2007

    $67.00

    This standard shall cover the design, installation, and maintenance of automatic sprinkler systems for protection against the fire hazards in one- and two-family dwellings and manufactured homes. 1.1.2 This standard assumes that the sprinkler system is designed to protect against a fire originating from a single ignition location.

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    NFPA 24: Standard for the Installation of Private Fire Service Mains and Their Appurtenances 2007

    2007 Edition

    $60.75

    1.1 Scope. 1.1.1 This standard shall cover the minimum requirements for the installation of private fire service mains and their appurtenances supplying the following: (1) Automatic sprinkler systems (2) Open sprinkler systems (3) Water spray fixed systems (4) Foam systems (5) Private hydrants (6) Monitor nozzles or standpipe systems with reference to water supplies (7) Hose houses 1.1.2 This standard shall apply to combined service mains used to carry water for fire service and other uses. 1.1.3 This standard shall not apply to the following situations: (1) Mains under the control of a water utility (2) Mains providing fire protection and/or domestic water that are privately owned but are operated as a water utility 1.1.4 This standard shall not apply to underground mains serving sprinkler systems designed and installed in accordance with NFPA 13R that are under 4 in. (102 mm) in size. 1.1.5 This standard shall not apply to underground mains serving sprinkler systems designed and installed in accordance with NFPA 13D.

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    NFPA 22: Standard for Water Tanks for Private Fire Protection 2013

    2013 Edition

    $58.00

    This standard provides requirements for the design, construction, installation, and maintenance of tanks and accessory equipment that supply water for private fire protection.

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    NFPA 13: Installation Of Sprinkler Systems 2007

    Publication Year: 2007

    $130.00

    This standard provides a range of sprinkler system approaches, design development alternatives, and component options that are all acceptable. Building owners and their designated representatives are advised to carefully evaluate proposed selections for appropriateness and preference. 1.1.1 This standard shall provide the minimum requirements for the design and installation of automatic fire sprinkler systems and exposure protection sprinkler systems covered within this standard. 1.1.2 This standard is written with the assumption that the sprinkler system shall be designed to protect against a single fire originating within the building.

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    NFPA 17: Standard for Dry Chemical Extinguishing System 2009

    2009 Edition

    $50.00

    This standard includes minimum requirements for dry chemical fire-extinguishing systems that discharge dry chemical from fixed nozzles or hand hose lines by means of expellant gas.

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    NFPA 11: Standard For Low, Medium And High Expansion Foam 2005

    2005 Edition

    $60.75

    This standard covers the design, installation, operation, testing, and maintenance of low-, medium-, and high-expansion foam systems for fire protection. It is not the intent of this standard to specify where foam protection is required.

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    NFPA 25: Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems 2008

    2008 Edition

    $72.00

    1.1* Scope. This document establishes the minimum requirements for the periodic inspection, testing, and maintenance of water-based fire protection systems, including land-based and marine applications.

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    NFPA 96: Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations 2008

    2008 Edition

    $65.00

    1.1 Scope. 1.1.1* This standard shall provide the minimum fire safety requirements (preventative and operative) related to the design, installation, operation, inspection, and maintenance of all public and private cooking operations. 1.1.2 This standard shall apply to residential cooking equipment used for commercial cooking operations. 1.1.3 This standard shall not apply to cooking equipment located in a single dwelling unit. 1.1.4* This standard shall not apply to facilities where all of the following are met: (1) Only residential equipment is being used. (2) Fire extinguishers are located in all kitchen areas in accordance with NFPA 10, Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers. (3) The facility is not an assembly occupancy. (4) The authority having jurisdiction has approved the installation.

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    NFPA 15: Water Spray Fixed Systems for Fire Protection 2007

    2007 Edition

    $50.78

    1.1 Scope. 1.1.1 This standard provides the minimum requirements for the design, installation, and system acceptance testing of water spray fixed systems for fire protection service and the minimum requirements for the periodic testing and maintenance of ultra high-speed water spray fixed systems. 1.1.2* Water spray fixed systems shall be specifically designed to provide for effective fire control, extinguishment, prevention, or exposure protection. 1.1.3* This standard shall not apply to water spray protection from portable nozzles, sprinkler systems, monitor nozzles, water mist suppression systems, explosion suppression, or other means of application covered by other standards of NFPA.

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    NFPA 20: Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection, 2013 Edition

    2013 Edition

    $52.50

    1.1* Scope. A.1.1 For more information, see NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, and NFPA 70, National Electrical Code, Article 695. 1.1.1 This standard deals with the selection and installation of pumps supplying liquid for private fire protection. 1.1.2 The scope of this document shall include liquid supplies; suction, discharge, and auxiliary equipment; power supplies, including power supply arrangements; electric drive and control; diesel engine drive and control; steam turbine drive and control; and acceptance tests and operation. 1.1.3 This standard does not cover system liquid supply capacity and pressure requirements, nor does it cover requirements for periodic inspection, testing, and maintenance of fire pump systems. 1.1.4 This standard does not cover the requirements for installation wiring of fire pump units.