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--75 minutes allowed to complete test

--you sit in a big room with hundreds of other test-takers

--75 questions on whichever test issued to you

--multiple versions of test ('Test D', etc)

--multiple-choice answer choices

--you must:
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B) read through each of the answer choices;
and C) decide on the best answer choice.

--70 questions or more correct is required to pass

-- testing is twice a year, in Chicago:
every March and September.

--results by mail in two to 4 weeks, or can check by Internet

--results tell your score, Pass or Fail, and your strength/weakness areas of topic areas.

NOTE: for this test, you must know both security/burglar and fire.

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Licensure & Practice Requirements
8-10 Questions

Qualifications and training
Business practices
Recordkeeping and reporting
Violations and penalties

Design/Install/Maintain/Service Fire Alarm Systems
31-35 Questions

Life Safety Code requirements
Installation standards
Wiring methods and materials
Grounding and overcurrent protection
Work hazards, safety and liability
Commercial fire warning systems
Fire control and sprinkler systems
Household fire warning systems
Detection and signaling systems
Emergency voice/alarm systems
Central station alarm systems
Remote station signaling systems
Communication links (POTS, DSL, RJ31X, etc.)
False alarm protection

Design/Install/Maintain/Service Security Alarm Systems
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Life Safety Code requirements
Installation standards
Wiring methods and materials
Grounding and overcurrent protection
Work hazards, safety and liability
Detection and signaling devices
Commercial burglar alarm systems
Central station alarm systems
Residential burglar alarm systems
Electronic access control systems
Security and surveillance video systems
Communication links (POTS, DSL, RJ31X, etc.)
False alarm protection

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(All questions on these examinations are multiple choice with
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These questions are provided for information purposes only; questions much like these
will be on the tests, but none of these questions will be repeated on the examinations.)

1. Which of these is required in the personnel file of each alarm contractor employee for at least five years after termination of the employee?

A. The original of the employee’s certificate of completion of basic or refresher training
B. A copy of the employee’s active Firearm Owner’s Identification Card (FOID) if the employee was ever armed while on duty
C. A copy of each report of discharge of any armed employee’s weapon while on duty as filed within 15 days after the incident
D. The original of the employee’s application for a permanent registered employee card

2. Which of these is NOT among the reasons an alarm contractor may be subject to disciplinary action for violations of the licensure act?
A. Failure to file a tax return
B. Nonpayment of child support
C. Defaulting on an educational loan
D. Suspension of an Illinois driver’s license

3. Which of these sets criteria for determining where fire alarm systems are needed in most buildings?

A. NFPA 70
B. NFPA 72
C. NFPA 101

4. Which of these organizations conducts tests and writes specifications for proper installation and use of alarm system components?
A. Underwriters Laboratories (UL)
B. International Codes Council (I-Codes)
C. National Fire and Protection Association (NFPA)
D. Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA)

5. Which statement is true about household fire warning systems?
A. Most multiple station detectors are designed to sound alarms in all units within a system whenever an alarm condition exists for any detector in the system.
B. The burglar alarm signal in combined systems should take precedence over all other components of a household system.
C. Household systems are redundant for condominium units in which automatic fire detection and alarm systems are installed in common areas.
D. Local protective signaling systems in household use are appropriate only when the occupant is willing to contract with a central station for service.

6. Which statement most accurately describes NFPA standards for spacing and coverage of a protected area with spot-type heat detectors?
A. All points on the ceiling must have a detector within 0.4 times the detector’s listed spacing for each location within a protected area.
B. The coverage of a detector is a circle whose radius is 0.7 times the linear spacing of the detectors to be installed in the protected area.
C. The coverage of a detector is a rectangle whose dimensions are 0.7 times the longest dimension of the protected area.
D. Each alarm contractor is responsible for determining the spacing factor for the detectors to be installed in a protected area.

7. Digital communication transmitters for central station fire service
A. may use a ground start telephone line.
B. must use at least two separate unlisted phone numbers.
C. must be installed with at least two separate means of transmission at the protected premises.
D. must send a test signal to the monitoring station to confirm line integrity at least once every week.

8. Which of these provides the most comprehensive installation standards for security alarm systems?
A. NFPA 72
B. NFPA 101
C. NFPA 730
D. NFPA 731

9. Which of these most accurately describes proper installation of wiring in electronic premises security systems?
A. All terminals must be color coded to indicate the proper connections.
B. The service loop for metallic wire at control panels must be at least 6 inches.
C. A minimum 10 inch service loop shall be at control panels and enclosures used for wiring terminations.
D. Wiring for low voltage electronic premises security systems may never be within two inches of any light or power circuits.

10. Which statement most accurately describes the UL ratings of extent of protection?
A. Extent 1 is required for maximum discounts on most insurance policies.
B. Extent 2 requires protection of all openings, ceilings, floors and walls.
C. Extent 3 requires full building motion detection and contacts on all moveable openings.
D. Extent 4 requires contacts on all accessible doors and either motion detection in selected areas or contacts on at least two interior doors.

11. Which statement most accurately describes UL-certificated residential burglar alarm systems?
A. The alarm company must inspect the system at least once a year.
B. All maintenance and repairs must be provided without additional cost to the property owner.
C. Any contract for UL-certificated residential burglar alarm service must include expanded protection.
D. UL-Certificated residential service is required whenever an insurer requires a property owner to have a burglar alarm system.

12. Which of these is the most likely benefit from using video surveillance in retail establishments?
A. Reducing vandalism
B. Controlling shoplifting
C. Managing access control
D. Limiting workplace violence

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