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Read the following statements then choose what is true from 1-3 below.
1)While sometimes similar to handling citizen concerns, handleing public inquires is usually less strident and confrontational.
2)In most cases, citizen inquires are genuine requests for information or clarification.
3)If a citizen has an inquiry about a form that has been received, the company officer needs to be willing and able to assist the citizen with filling out the form.
Statements 1,2,and 3 are correct
1)While sometimes similar to handling citizen concerns, handling public inquires is usually less strident and confrontational.
2)In most cases, citizen inquires are genuine requests for information or clarification.
3)If a citizen has an inquiry about a form that has been received, the company officer needs to be willing and able to assist the citizen with filling out the form.
Ordinary contstruction: type?
Type III
Fire-resistive construction: type?
Type I
Noncombustible construction: type?
Type II
Heavy timber: type?
Type IV
A(n)________ plan is a written or unwritten plan for the safe and efficient disposition of an emergency.
a)operational
b)size-up
c)communication
d)incident action
d)Incident action.
Vehicle fires fall into 2 broad categories:
a)suspicious and accidental
b)in custody and stolen
c)while driving and parked
d)on the road and off the road
c)While driving and parked.
Read the following statements, then choose what is true from 1-3 below.
1)Working together, the team produces a synergistic effect.
2)Individually, each member produces more separately that the team combined.
3)Team closeness and unity can make the officer's job more difficult.
Statements 1&3 are correct
1)Working together, the team produces a synergistic effect.
3)Team closeness and unity can make the officer's job more difficult.
Read the statements below, then choose what is true from 1-3 below.
1)As a supervisor, you should help new firefighers by assigning some priorities to their work.
2)With new firefighters, the company officer should set well-defined job standards.
3)There should be regular reviews of a new firefighter's progress.
All statements are correct.
Fringe benefits provided to members of most career fire departments enable them to fulfill which of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs?
a)self-esteem
b)self-realization
c)security
d)social
c)Security.
The order of fireground priorities is:
Life safety
Incident stabilization
Property conservation
The MOST COMMON firefighter injury is:
a)smoke/burns
b)internal injuries
c)fractures
d)sprains and strains
d)Sprains and strains
All work-place accidents are the result of which of the following?
a)unsafe acts
b)improper training
c)unsafe conditions
d)a and c only
d) a and c only
Unsafe acts and Unsafe conditions
The term used to describe the use of a specific building is:
a)construction
b)occupancy
c)structure
d)target zone
b)Occupancy
Which of the following IS NOT one of the five steps in the budget process?
a)Planning
b)Application
c)Internal review
d)Implementation
b) Application
Physical evidence should be thouroughly documented before it is moved. Documentation includes which of the following?
a)marking
b)tagging
c)photographing/video taping
d)All of the above
d) All of the above
Marking
Tagging
Photographing/video taping
An effective officer helps firefighers influence their future within the organization by doing all of the following EXCEPT:
a)helping the firefighters feel responsible for their own work.
b)using rewards and coercive power to infuence their actions.
c)allowing firefighters to take part in tetting overall goals for the company.
d)serving as a resource for assisting the firefighers.
b)using rewards and coercive power to influence their actions.
Pre-incident planning priorities should first be directed toward items:
a)of life safety.
b)most susceptible to fire damage.
c)that are easiest to move.
d)nearest points of egress.
a)of life safety.
The term__________SHOULD NOT be used as a fire cause classification.
a)accidental
b)suspicious
c)incendiary
d)undetermined
b)suspicious
Company officers must rely on their______and ________to make the best decision they can under less than ideal circumstances.
a)training,experience
b)authority, delegation
c)supervision, management
d)communication, image
a)training, experience
The communication"grapevine"
usually transmits:
a)information that cannot be ensured as accurate and official.
b)complete information on a subject.
c)unbiased information.
d)all of the above.
a)information that cannot be ensured as accurate and official.
Capital budget is used to:
Pay for long-term purchases.
Operating budget is used to:
Pay for recurring expenses.
Line-item budget is:
Designed to prevent overspending.
Zero-based budget:
Scrutinizes each fuction every year.
The main responsibilities of an incident commander are:
a)spotting emergency vehicles at the incident and directing rescue.
b)controlling all radio communications and developing SOPs
c)moving around the incident scene observing and talking with the media.
d)size-up and develop an incident action plan.
d)size-up and develop an incident action plan.
Anytime fire fighters are in an oxygen-deficient atmosphere, they are in an_________space.
a)EDLH
b)UEL
c)IDLH
d)LIL
c)IDLH
Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health
The first step in preparing for an incident is the development of:
a)strategic objectives.
b)standard operating procedures.
c)tactical objectives
d)a pre-incident plan.
d)a pre-incident plan
Read the following statements and choose what is true from 1-2 below.
1)Mastery learning IS NOT as efficient as the four-step method of instruction.
2)Mastery learning often involves large group instruction and even mass training.
Only statement 1 is correct.
What are the 4 steps in the four-step method of learning?
Preparation,
Presentation,
Application,
Evaluation
For every emergency incident, regardless of how large or small, there must be a(n):
a)rescue mode.
b)post-incident analysis.
c)incident action plan
d)unified command.
c)incident action plan.
The company officer's duty regarding policies is to:
a)understand and consistently apply them on the job.
b)develop his/her own selected employees.
c)impose them upon selcted employees.
d)determine and select only those which are relevant.
a)understand and consistently apply them on the job.
Within an organization, giving someone a raise or promotion is a highly visible use of_________power.
a)coercive
b)identification
c)legitimate
d)reward
d)reward
Read the following statements, then choose which are true 1-2 below.
1)witnesses would be grouped together, but kept separate from those who were involved in an incident.
2)While witnesses are waiting to be interviewed, they should be kept in the warm zone.
Neither statement is true.
Which of the following is a key dimension of an effective leader?
a)Structures competiitive relationships.
b)Bases influence primarily on the ability to reward or punish
c)Stimulates and promotes goal-oriented thinking and behavior.
d)Resolves conflicts by forcing a particular solution.
c)Stimulates and promotes goal-oriented thinking and behavior.
When conducting a pre-incident survey, all of the following should be done EXCEPT:
a)enter the premises at the rear entrance to avoid attracting attention.
b)contact the individual with whom the survey is scheduled.
c)report to the person in authority after the survey.
d)introduce the crew and state its business.
a)enter the premises atthe rear entrance to avoid attracting attention.
Which type of drawing is used to indicate a building and its relationship to its surroundings?
a)Floor plan
b)Elevation drawing
c)Plot plan
d)Survey drawing
c)Plot plan
In instruction, a behavioral objetive is used to describe:
a)mastery definition.
b)equivalence learning.
c)formative evaluation
d)skill measurement.
a)mastery definition.
The corporation that exists solely for the service in the field of fire, crime, and casualty prevention is:
a)the United States Fire administration.
b)the National Fire Academy
c)Unerwriters Laboratories, Inc.
d)Factory Mutual Research Corporation.
c)Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
Which of the following statements concerning chain of custody is/are TRUE?
1)If the chain of custody is broken, it can be restored.
2)The chain of custody is not vital for incendiary fires.
3)The importance of the chain of custody to a successful fire investigation cannot be overemphasized.
Only statement 3)is correct.
3)The importance of the chain of custody to a successful fire investigation cannot be overemphasized.
Most fireground directives are considered orders because:
a)of the unity of command
b)of the seriousness of the situation
c)the command officer does not have the time to supervise
d)firefighters should learn to obey without question
b)of the seriousness of the situation
Supervisors are NOT responsible for the criminal acts of their subordinates unless:
a)the action is a job requirement
b)they are a volunteer
c)they fail to report it
d)they fail to stop it
d)they fail to stop it
During a company survey, a hazard has been recognized: the next step is to:
a)project strategic and tactical probabilities.
b)notify building department.
c)ignore the problems.
d)formulate tactics.
a)project strategic and tactical probabilities.
When an accident occurs, an investigation should be conducted to determine the:
a)level of discipline
b)root cause
c)economic impact
d)human factors
b)root cause.
When conducting a facility SURVEY, a fire department survey team must ensure that the team:
a)is curt and to the point
b)presents a positive public image.
c)responds to questions by referring to codes and standards.
d)is not concerned with operational problems of the owner.
b)presents a positive public image.
A_________is a guide for decision making; a ________is a detailed guide for action.
a)policy; procedure
b)procedure; policy
c)strategic plan; policy
d)strategic plan; procedure
a)policy; procedure
The MAIN goal of a good infectious disease control program should be to:
a)reduce unnecessary litigations.
b)determine only the hazards related to firefighting.
c)outline the duties for the safety officer.
d)protect the health of its members
d)protect the health of its members.
Who has the PRIMARY responsibility of accounting for personnel at the company level?
a)Driver/operator
b)Safety officer
c)Company officer
d)Firefighters
c)Company officer
In terms of the results produced vs. the time invested,________training is the BEST system.
a)prescriptive
b)reinforcement
c)formative
d)summative
a)prescriptive
From which management theory did quality circles evolve?
a)Theory Z
b)Theory Y
c)The Hygine Theory
d)The Leadership Continuum
a)Theory Z
The head of state's executive branch is the:
a)governor
b)commisioner
c)mayor
d)congressman
a)governor
Which organizational structure provides a paramilitary type of organization with authority centralized at the top?
a)Social structure
b)Flat centralized organizational structure
c)Scalar organizational structure
d)Circular organizational structure
c)Scalar organizational structure.
Ego fulfillment can also be thought of as:
a)self-esteem
b)self-realization
c)the attainment of security needs
d)the attainment of social needs
a)self-esteem
A company officer should establish a perimeter around a fire scene, preferable a physical barrier. Choose which of the following statements is true.
1)This barrier provides scene security.
2)The property owner or occupant are the only people who may cross the barrier.
1)This barrier provides scene security.
The ongoing evaluation of an incident that is performed by the first-arriving officer is known as the:
a)strategy
b)size-up
c)personnel accountability
d)prefire planning
b)size-up
A person's desire to be like another person is an example of _________power.
a)coercive
b)expert
c)identification
d)reward
c)identification
If a citizen is angry or upset, the company officer must:
a)call the police for back-up
b)remain calm and in control
c)report the incident to the chief
d)ignore the situation until the citizen goes away
b)remain clam and in control
Descriptions:
Fire districts
Most operate under an elected board of directors.
Descriptions:
Commission government
Tend to be 3-5 member boards elected at large within the community.
Descriptions:
County parish government
Originally formed in order to decentralize state government
Descriptions:
Township government
Responsibilities are usually divided among trustees
The ISO Grading schedule requires that each member receive at least_______hours of training per month.
a)5
b)10
c)15
d)20
d)20
A pre-incident survey is essential for:
a)devisisng tactical objectives
b)maintaining unity of command
c)maintaining resource systems
d)determining the emergencies most likely to occure
d)determining the emergencies most likely to occur
A________structure is necessary when an incident involves more than one jurisdiction.
a)modular organization
b)division
c)functional unit
d)unified command
d)unified command
Policies should be put in writting to:
a)make clear the intent of management
b)serve as an easy reference for department members
c)provide uniform, consistent practices thoughout the oranization
d)achieve all of the above
d)achieve all of the above