Building CPD - Steel and fire protection quiz


Please answer the following 5 multiple choice questions, then click 'submit' to check the result. The pass mark for a CPD certificate is 5 out of 5, and you may retake the quiz as many times as you wish. Please note that one, two, three or all of the possible answers presented for each question may be right, and to gain a mark for that question all correct answers must be identified.

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Building CPD - Steel and fire protection

What is the level of fire resistance typically assumed to be offered by unprotected steelwork?

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Which of the following statements is NOT true of thin-film intumescent coatings?

They are an example of a reactive material
They can offer up to 120 minutes of fire resistance
They must be applied on-site
They can be used to achieve attractive surface finishes

Which of the following is NOT a standard fire resistance period for a building?

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Which of the following British standards is a code of practice for fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings?

BS 476-20
BS EN 1363-1
BS 9999
BS EN 1994-1-2

According to Approved Document B, what would be the required fire resistance period for a 25m-high assembly building without a sprinkler system?

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