Do You Know the International Building Code?

All Answers relate to NFPA 70, 2017 Edition

1. The newest published edition of NFPA 72 is:
A. 2015
B. 2018
C. 2019
D. 2017
2. Which standard has been sunset and incorporated into NFPA 72?
A. NFPA 101
B. NFPA 7220
C. UL 720
D. NFPA 720
3. A non-required system is _____________.
A. dictated by the local AHJ
B. not covered by any code or standard
C. defined in NFPA 72
D. one that triggers the installation of additional components or features.
4. A single-station alarm is one that incorporates which of the following features except __________. 
A. power source
B. notification appliance
C. sensor
D. monitoring connection
5. A triangle symbol in the margin indicates ___________.
A. words within that section were deleted
B. words within that section were added
C. a paragraph was added
D. a new table was inserted
6. Section 1.1.1 of NFPA 72, 2019 edition added the requirements for what new devices?
Check to follow up
carbon monoxide detection
7. The newly revised definition of readily accessible allows the use of portable ladders.
A. True
B. False
8. The term public switched telephone network (PSTN) has been replaced by __________.
Feedback: A.3.3.161
9. “The code recognizes four methods to demonstrate that service personnel are qualified.”  How many basic skills should those service personnel be able to perform, according to the code?
A. 4
B. 7
C. 9
D. 11
10. Plans examiners and inspectors must meet one of four methods to document their qualifications. One such method is compliance with NFPA _________.
A. 1031
B. 1001
C. 1101
D. 1701
11. Section requires battery calculations to include a safety margin or __________.
A. 4 amp hours
B. 1 amp hour for each device
C. 20%
D. 50%
E. 25%
Feedback: Table 820.154(b)1
12. The requirements for carbon monoxide detectors have been inserted into ____________.
A. Chapter 19
B. Chapter 17
C. Chapter 29
D. Both A and B
E. Both B and C
F. All of the above
13. A new definition has been added to the 2019 version of NFPA 72 for ___________.
A. fire alarm control panel
B. fire alarm control unit
C. fire alarm control interface
D. master fire alarm control unit
14. A notification zone is one that is _____________.
A. a discreet area of a building
B. a defined area outside of a building
C. an area of refuge 
D. Both A and B
E. All of the above
Feedback: 3.3.328.1
15. A bullet is used to indicate __________________.
A. when one or more sections have been deleted
B. new text
C. changes to existing text
D. Both A and B
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a) Pipe is not a standard type used for electrical installations. b) No use of fittings or couplings. c) Rough edges that will chafe wires.