Be a Junior Fire Marshall! Be safe and help your family be safe from home fires. Ask a family member to help you take this quiz from the US Fire Administration for Kids. Circle the right answer.
Smoke alarms need brand new batteries at least:
a. Once a month
b. Once a year
c. Once every two years
d. Once every ten years
When escaping from a fire:
a. Take time to find your favorite toys
b. Get out fast.
d. Call 9-1-1.
Heaters are hot so be sure to:
a. Ask an adult to turn them on and off for you.
b. Turn them on and off yourself.
c. Leave them on all the time.
d. Place wet clothes to dry over them.
A working smoke alarm can warn you early to escape
when a _____ happens.
You should plan to have __________ escape routes
from each room in your home.
Electricity can be very dangerous. Never play with:
a. A pocket video game
b. A television remote control
c. Electrical cords, outlets or wall sockets
d. A flashlight
Smoke alarm batteries need to be __________
once a month to make sure they are working.
Call 9-1-1 or the fire department only if:
a. You need a ride home from school
b. There is a scary thunderstorm
c. There is an emergency
d. You have a question about fire safety
Only ______ can use fire safely.
b. Kids and adults
If you see matches or lighters in a room:
a. throw them away
b. tell a grown-up right away
c. hide them
d. pick them up
The Junior Fire marshal quiz
answers: 1) b 2) b 3) a 4) a 5) c 6) c 7) d 8) c 9) d 10) b
Be sue to check out the US Fire Administration for kids at www.usfa.dhs.gov/kids/html/marshal/