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Read the following and select what is true 1-2.
1)A company officer should make a practice delivery of a new program before taking it to the community.
2)The most important step in the developement and revision of a new program is the evaluation step.
Both 1&2 are correct
The FIRST priority of the facility survey is to:
a)identify life safety concerns.
b)identify means of access and egress for emergency vehicles.
c)locate primary and secondary water supplies.
d)locate hydrant, standpipe connection, sprinkler connection, and necessary valves.
a)identify life safety concerns.
Incident action plan:
a)Recieve assignments
b)Maintains status of all resources
c)Identifies what tactical operations must be implemented.
d)Ensures that each company officer reports resource status of all incident resources
c)Identifies what tactical operations must be implemented.
Check-in
a)Recieve assignments
b)Maintains status of all resources
c)Identifies what tactical operations must be implemented.
d)Ensures that each company officer reports resource status of all incident resources
a)Receive assignments
Resource status unit
a)Recieve assignments
b)Maintains status of all resources
c)Identifies what tactical operations must be implemented.
d)Ensures that each company officer reports resource status of all incident resources
b)Maintains status of all incident resources.
Resource status
a)Recieve assignments
b)Maintains status of all resources
c)Identifies what tactical operations must be implemented.
d)Ensures that each company officer reports resource status of all incident resources
d)Ensures that each company officer reports resource status of all incident resources.
OSHA
A)Enforces labor standards in the work place.
b)Proveides fire protection to forest, grass land, and other wildland
c)Enforces rules for safety of manufactured homes.
a)Enforces labor standards in the work place.
OSHA= Occupational Safety and Health Administration
USFS
A)Enforces labor standards in the work place.
b)Proveides fire protection to forest, grass land, and other wildland
c)Enforces rules for safety of manufactured homes.
b)Provides fire protection to forest, grass land, and other wildland.
USFS= U.S. Forest Service
HUD
A)Enforces labor standards in the work place.
b)Proveides fire protection to forest, grass land, and other wildland
c)Enforces rules for safety of manufactured homes.
c)Enforces rules for safety of manufactured homes.
HUD= Housing and Urband Developement
The GREATEST number of firefighter injuries occur:
a)while responding to an alarm
b)while working in the fire station
c)as a result of training accidents
d)at the emergency scene
d)at the emergency scene
A(n)_______identifies incident priorities and objectives that dictate how tactical operations must be conducted.
a)pre-incident survey
b)incident strategy
c)size-up
d)incident action plan
d)incident action plan
Any combination of up to five resources assembled for a specific assignment BEST describes a:
a)unit
b)group
c)task force
d)strike team
c)task force
What is true from statements 1-2 below:
1)Company officers must sometimes make decisions with little more than their training, experience, and judgment to guide them.
2)Emergency decisions should be made only after complete information is available.
Statement 1 is correct.
Statement 2 is INCORRECT.
A(n)__________ budget details the major one-time-only purchases the department plans to make during the coming fiscal year.
a)operating
b)zero-base
c)line-item
d)capital
d)capital
Through research conducted by NASA, NTSB has established a minimum of______feet as a safe evacuation perimeter.
a)2000
b)500
c)1000
d)1500
a)2000
Fire exit drills in schools SHOULD BE held:
a)during the day
b)at night
c)as required by state law
d)both A and C
d)both A&C
a)during the day and c) as required by stat law
The cause of a fire may be classified as accidental:
a)inhibited or suspicious
b)unnatural, arson, or unknown
c)natural, incendiary, or undetermined
d)suspicious, arson, or unknown
c)natural, incendiary, or undetermined.
Choose what is true from the following statements 1-2:
1)Company officers should monitor and participate in law-making activities.
2)Fire marshals can obtain court orders to enforce fire codes.
Both statements are correct.
Choose what is true from from the folling statements 1-2:
1)The term agency of accident refers to the object, substance, or part of the permises wherein the hazardous physical or environmental condition leading to the accidents exists.
2)Source of injury refers to the part of the body affected by the injury.
Statement 1 is true; and statment 2 is not.
At the beginning of a member counceling session, an offecer should:
a)advise the member that the officer is there to listen to the facts only.
b)describe the member behavior that the officer has observed.
c)make it clear that the member is there to be coached, not reprimanded.
d)all of the above.
b) describe the member behavior that the officer has observed.
Which of the following WOULD NOT be gathered and recorded as information for occupant protection?
a)Flammable and toxic interior finishes
b)Location and number of exits
c)Location of areas of safe refuge
d)Exterior and interior building material type
c)
d) Exterior and interior building material type.
Choose what is true fromt the following statements 1-2:
1)The most improtant items for determining the effectiveness of a new fire and life safety program is fewer fires, injuries, and property loss in the target areas.
2) The most important items for determining the effectiveness of a new fire and life safety program are participant evaluations of the program and improved public relations.
Statement 1 is correct and statement 2 is NOT
If the origin of a fire CANNOT be determined:
a)reevaluate the initial fire attack
b)scientific analysis can be employed to establish the hypothesis
c)the use of an accelerant detection dog is recommended and accepted as fact
d) the cause cannot be determined
d) the cause cannot be determined
Tht detection system which can react to invisible products of combustion is a(n)________detector
a)ionization
b)infrared
c)fixed-temperature
d)heat
a)ionization
City council members or commissioners may be elected at-large. Which of the following is generally applicable to an at-large election?
a)At-large elections most commonly occur in larger cities.
b)Candidates must reside within a specific part of the city.
c)Only citizens living in a specific part of the city are eligible to vote.
d)At-large elections reduce undue influence by any particular constituency or group.
d)At-large elections reduce undue influence by any particular constituency or group.
Policies, regulations, by-laws, and standard operating procedures should be:
a)agreed upon by both union and administration.
b)written in objective terms that connot be misinterpreted
c)rewritten annually.
d)reviewed and written by all levels of the organization.
b)written in objective terms that cannot be misinterpreted.
A photoelectric detector system is activated by utilizing a light source and photoelectric cell on:
a)poisonous gases
b)ionization by-products
c)visible products
d)both A and C are correct.
C) visible products
What part of United States Treasury Department conducts vigorous arson investigation programs?
a)FBI
b)BATF
c)FEMA
d)CIA
b)BATF
Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, and Firearms
_______is the MOST IMPORTANT category to be inspected.
a)Fire protection
b)Access and egress
c)Storage
d)Housekeeping
b)Access and egress
The MOST COMMON type of heat-sensitive device is:
a)a temperature sensor
b)a fusible link
c)preaction
d)manual operation
b)a fusible link
The data contained in the department's information management system may be critically improtant to:
a)monitoring remote peripherials
b)determining futere staffing levels
c)developing a central processing unit
d)establishing a graphic user interface
b)determining future staffing levels.
Actions taken in advance of an emergency that develop operational capabililties and facilitate an effective response in the event an emergency occurs are referred to as:
a)preplanning
b)resource inventory
c)preparedness
d)standard operating guidelines
a)preplanning
Which of the following is accomplished in the design step of public education program development?
a)Determining the cost and benefits of the new program
b)determining the time and place for delivering the message
c)analyzing the major fire hazards
d)scheduling and training of fire and life safety educators
b)determining the time and place for delivering the message
Three Categories of human factors that can contrubute to accidents are:
a)proper knowledge, improper attitude, and physically unsuited.
b)proper attitude, proper knowledge, and physically unsuited
c)proper attitude, lack of knowledge, and physically suited.
d)improper attitude, lack of knowledge, and physcally unsuited
d)improper attitude, lack of knowledge, and physically unsuited.
Incandescent light bulbs of 25W or greater can sometimes show the direction of heat impingement. The side of the bulb facing the heat will be:
a)distended downward in a teardrop formation
b)distended away from the heat source
c)pulled towards the heat source
d)pulled inward.
c)pulled towards the heat source
The procedure for passage of legislation follows some basic steps. After the introduction of a bill, the next step is to:
a)set up a conference committee
b)generate a committee report
c)place the bill on the calendar
d)hold committee hearings
d)hold committee hearings
Township government
a)elected to represent the entire city or jurisdiction.
b)a commission-type government having a board of trustees
c)mayor serves as official head of city or government.
b)A commission-type government having a board of trustees.
Strong mayor system
a)elected to represent the entire city or jurisdiction.
b)a commission-type government having a board of trustees
c)mayor serves as official head of city or government
c)Mayor serves as official head of city or municipality government.
At large representative
a)elected to represent the entire city or jurisdiction.
b)a commission-type government having a board of trustees
c)mayor serves as official head of city or government
a)Elected to represent the entire city or jurisdiction.
Standard map symbols used for pre-incident planning include symbols to incicate fire protection features. Features such as automatic sprinklers, water tanks and fire alarm boxes are indicated by a _________with the initials indicated in the symbol.
a)triangle
b)rectangle
c)circle
d)diamond
c)circle
The head detection device which will activate when the temperature rise exceeds predetermined 12 degrees F to 15 degrees F/minute is a _______detector.
a)rate-of -rise
b)fixed-rise
c)fixed-temperature
d)all of the above
a)rate of rise
When the area of origin is identified, all potential ignition sources should be:
a)tested for fuctionality
b)verified for authenticity
c)located and identified
d)protected and preserved
e)photographed and logged numerically in the evidence log
c)located and identified
Pre-incident planning consists of three separate fire department fuctions. Which of the following is one of these functions?
a)Size-up
b)Pre-incident survey
c)Interview
d)Investigation
b)Pre-incident survey
Standard map symbols used for pro-incident planning include color codes for construction. Brown indicates:
a)fire-resistive protected steel
b)noncombustible unprotected steel
c)concrete
d)frame
a)fire-resistive protected steel
When determining fire spread in a structure, one of the MOST IMPORTANT factors to consider is:
a)exposures
b)fire protection stand papes
c)ventilation openings
d)environmental conditions
c)ventilation openings
Which of the following is accomplished in the identification step of public education program development?
a)Analyzing the major fire hazards
b)Scheduling and training of fire and life safety educators
c)Determining the cost and benefits of the new program
d)Determining the time and place for delivering the message
a)Analyzing the major fire hazards
A(n)_________is an accurate account used to describe a specific state or condition.
a)summation
b)record
c)report
d)inspection
c)report
Judicial branch
a)makes laws and usually consists of two or more seperate entities.
b)Headed by a governor
c)responsible for interpreting the constitution.
c)Responsible for interpreting the consititution.
Legislative branch
a)makes laws and usually consists of two or more seperate entities.
b)Headed by a governor
c)responsible for interpreting the constitution.
a)Makes laws and usually consists of two separate entities.
Executive branch
a)makes laws and usually consists of two or more seperate entities.
b)Headed by a governor
c)responsible for interpreting the constitution.
b)Headed by a governor.
The classification for contents that are likely to burn with extreme rapidity or from which explosions are likely to occur is ______hazard.
a)high
b)low
c)special
d)ordinary
a)high
During a pre-incident survey, company officers must remain focused on the major considerations involved. These considerations are life safety:
a)firecontrol and property conservation.
b)strategies tactics and rescue.
c)water supply, and building construction
d)building construction, and property conservation
a)fire control, and property conservation
What statements are true from the following 1-2?
1)In some instances, immunity is afforded to local jurisdictions on the basis that their immunity derives directly from the stat.
2)In some states, the concept of sovereign immunity has been declared unconstitutional.
Both statements are true.
Once life safety considerations have been implemented, the next question the fire officer must consider is:
a)Are the resources at the scene and en route sufficient to handle this situation?
b)Are proactive processes in place?
c)Are the priorities selected applicable to the command sequence selected?
d)Are there enough apparatus responding to institute the incident management system?
a)Are the resources at the scene and en route sufficient to handle this situation?
Ventilation-generated patterns are caused by blowing air over glowing embers, raising enough heat to melt metals. This can produce:
a)heat shadowing
b)holes in floors
c)a wide "V" pattern
d)a narrow "V" pattern
b)holes in floors
A_______may be defined as any material, condition, or act that will contribute to the start of fire or increase the extent and severity of a fire.
a)fire origin
b)fire cause
c)fire hazard
d)target hazard
c)fire hazard
One purpose of an employee evaluation is to:
a)determine whether a person is fucntioning relative to the needs of the department
b)meet fire department requirements
c)determine whether the department standards are adequate
d)allow the employee to have input into developing department standards
a)determine whether a person is functioning relative to the needs of the department.
One method used during an external budget review is:
a)identifying fixed and recurring expenses
b)letting officials know how spending now will bring future savings
c)presenting little information and forcing officials to ask questions
d)public hearings to allow citizen input.
d)public hearings to allow citizen input
Damage including charring of the underside of furniture, burning of car0pet under furniture, uniform burning around the undersides of doors, burning of floor covering in corners, and holes burned through carpet and floors is a sign of:
a)point of origin
b)the use of an accelerant
c)a backdraft condition
d)full room involvement
d)full room involvement
In all fire cases, the minimum drawing should consist of:
a)exploded room diagram
b)a simple sketch
c)a door schedule
d)as-built drawings
b)a simple sketch
A(n)________alarm system monitors and receives alarms that are then retransmitted to a local fire department.
a)local
b)central-station
c)auxiliary
d)remote
b)central-station
Inspection on a standpipe system should be performed:
a)semiannually
b)quarterly
c)periodically
d)annually
c)periodically
In a high-rise building, it is necessary to have the standpipe________as construction proceeds.
a)in partial operation
b)fully operational
c)closed
d)tested
a)in partial operation
Conflict:
a)can always be avoided
b)will occur and must be resolved
c)must be handled by progressive discipline
d)is best managed by ignoring the problem
b)will occur and must be resolved
What agency or organization is responsible for the enforcement of fire codes during a structures construction phase?
a)Local fire marshals office
b)OSHA
c)Building department
d)Fire department
c)Building department
The procedure for passage of legislation follows some basic steps. After the introduction of a bill, the next step is to:
a)generate a committee report
b)place the bill on the calendar
c)hold committee hearings
d)set up a conference committee
c)hold committee hearings
City council members or commissioners may be elected at-large. Which of the following is generally applicable to an at large election?
a)Candidates must reside within a specific part of the city
b)At-large elections most commonly occur in larger cities
c)At-large elections reduce undue influence by any particular constituency or group
d)Only citizens living in a specific part of the city are eligible to vote
C)At-large elections reduce undue influence by any particular constituency or group
The FIRST priorty of the facility survey is to:
a)identify means of access and egress for emergency vehicles
b)locat hydrant, standpipe connection, sprinkler connection, and necessary valves
d)identify life safety concerns
d)identify life safety concerns
On a large incident, staging reports to:
a)the operations section chief
b)the division supervisor
c)the branch supervisor
d)incident command
a)the operations section chief
a)A______should show general information about building dimentions, location of fire hydrants, streets, water tanks, and distances to nearby exposures.
a)field sketch
b)facility survey drawing
c)plot plan
d)blueprint
a)field sketch
A(n)_______budget provides information about ways the officer plans to handle recurring purchases such as the cost of personnel (salaries and benefits).
a)capital
b)operating
c)performance
d)program
b)operating
The preliminary scene assessment of how a fire spreads through a structure is developed by noting the areas of________and________, and attempting to track the fire_______.
a)excess water, least water, backwards
b)high fire damage, low fire damage, to its destination
c)least damage, greatest damage, back to its point of origin
d)most personnel, largest fire trucks, to the closest hydrant
c)least damage, greatest damage, back to its point of origin
Which of the following is accomplished in the selection step of public education program development?
a)determining the time and place for delivering the message
b)determining the cost and benefits of the new program
c)scheduling and training of fire and life safety educators
d)analyzing the major fire hazards
b)determining the cost and benefits of the new program
Read the following statements, then select what statements are true:
1)Unless an emergency is in progress on the property, firefighters cannot enter private property without being invited by the owner or occupant.
2)Under common law and most statute law, the existence of an unfriendly fire or other emergency constitutes implied permission to enter.
Both statements are correct
A department management information system can furnish information that can aid supression operations; in addition, it can provide:
a)revised fire condes
b)established priorities for research
c)budget information
d)all of the above
c)budget information
Read the following statements, then select what is statements are true:
!)The officer should begin an evaluation session by explaining that an evaluation is a tool to help document how well the employee is performing his/her duties.
2)It should be made clear that the session is designed to help judge the member's performance.
Statement 1 is correct and staement 2 is INCORRECT
Fire spreading rapidly to all the exposed combustible materials is called:
a)direction of heat impingement
b)an even-burning pattern
c)flashover
d)alligatoring
c)flashover
Drawings used to show the number of floors in a building and the grade of the surrounding ground BEST describes:
a)floor plans
b)surveys
c)elevations
d)field sketches
c)elevations
The individual responsible for overall management of on-scene emergency operations BEST describes the:
a)safety officer
b)incident commander
c)operations officer
d)chief of the department
b)incident commander
When preparing a report, if the officer is in doubt about the clarity of any statement, the officer should:
a)have someone else proofread it
b)delete it from the report
c)rewrite it without consulting anyone else.
d)leave it in the report
a)have someone else proofread it.
Choose the correct statements from the following:
1)the listener is less responsible for successful communication than the speaker.
2)Opinions have just as much value as the facts that are being communicated.
Both statements are INCORRECT.
Choose the correct statements from the following:
1)The heading of a news release or letter usually includes the department's logo or letterhead.
2)The appearance of a news release is a critical part of the overall impression given to the reader.
Both statements are correct.
Chipping or pitting of concrete or masonry surfaces most nearly defines:
a)spalling
b)splitting
c)stressing
d)spattering
a)spalling
Choose what is correct from the folling statements:
1)The company officer should carefully study the demographics of the community and divede it into small segments for delivery of public education programs.
2)Critical decisions regarding public education program implementation should be made before the first presentation.
Statement 1 is correct
Statement 2 is INCORRECT
One of the major reasons for disability retirements in the fire service is:
a)lower back injuries due to improper lifting
b)serious fractures, sprains, and falls
c)stress-related illnesses
d)accidents while responding to or returning from alarms.
c)stress-related illnesses.
The classification for contents of such low comustibility that a self-propagating fire cannot occur is_________hazard.
a)minimal
b)ordinary
c)special
d)low
d)low
In a(n)_______budget, the fire administrators usually split the department into different activities or functions.
a)performance
b)needs assessment
c)integrative
d)zero-based
a)performance
_______can be the MOST DANGEROUS type of tool used by members.
a)Improperly maintained axes
b)Improperly maintained or operated power saws
c)Oxygen cutting torches
d)Forcible entry tools
b)Improperly maintained or operated power saws.
Policies should be put in writing to:
a)serve as a reference for all department personnel
b)make clear the intent of management
c)provide for uniform, consistent practices
d)all of the above
d)all of the above
Uner NFPA_______, fire departments are required to establish and maintain medical and physical requirements for firefighters.
a)1403
b)1501
c)1001
d)1500
d)1500
NFPA Standard_______requires fire departments to implement and maintain a safety training and education program in order to prevent accidents, injuries, and illness.
a)1001
b)1403
c)1500
d)1021
c)1500
In a(n)_______budget, items are expected to last more than one year, usually three or more years.
a)capital
b)operating
c)line-item
d)program
a)capital
The optimum span of control for the company officer is usually considered to be between_______subordinates.
a)3-7
b)2-5
c)5-9
d)10-12
a)3-7
A fire officer may be able to determine what portions of material or construction were exposed the logest duration of heat source by:
a)measuring the amount of smoke
b)measuring the depth and extent of charring
c)the burn adjacent to a ventilation source
d)considering only wood that has been completely destroyed.
b)measuring the depth and extent of charring
It is not uncommon to encounter flammable or combustible liquids stored in approved safety containers. The maximum allowable size for approved safety cans is ________ gallons.
a)five
b)two
c)ten
d)six
a)five
All corrective actions should include:
a)informing other supervisors of the outcome
b)written documentation of the facts
c)observing the firefighter for signs of insubordination
d)requesting a union representative be present.
b)written documentation of the facts
_______occupancies include factories of all kinds and properties devoted to processing, assembling, mixing, packageing, finishing, decorating, repairing, or otherwise producing a product or service.
a)Plant
b)Industrial
c)Mercantile
d)Commercial
b)Industrial
Aform of contract between the employee and the supervisor that identifies specific performance improvement that must be completed by specific dates is a:
a)work improvement plan
b)punitive action
c)performance evaluation
d)time management tool
a)work improvement plan
A large part of the success of an inspection depends on:
a)the time of day when the inspection is conducted.
b)how the person(s) conductingthe inspection was/were perceived by the occupants and owner
c)were and when the inspection begins
d)compliance to jurisdictional codes and ordinances
b)how the person(s) conducting the inspection was/were perceived by the occupants and owner
The BEST public education program is worthless if incorrectly implemented. Agood rule of thumb is that the implementation must:
a)involve all levels within the organization
b)be monitored and adjusted as needed
c)outline organizational goals and objectives
d)revolve around the organizations mission statement
b)be monitored and adjusted as needed
OSHA
a)provides fire protection to forest, grass land, and other wildland
b)enforces rules for safety of manufactured homes
c)enforces labor standards in the work place
d)develops building codes for housing structures
c)enforces labor standards in the work place
USFS:
a)provides fire protection to forest, grass land, and other wildland
b)enforces rules for safety of manufactured homes
c)enforces labor standards in the work place
d)develops building codes for housing structures
a)provides fire protection to forest, grass land, and other wildland
HUD:
a)provides fire protection to forest, grass land, and other wildland
b)enforces rules for safety of manufactured homes
c)enforces labor standards in the work place
d)develops building codes for housing structures
b)enforces rules for safety of manufactured homes
Which of the following guidelines should be followed regarding news and press releases?
a)Use the inverted pyramid style of organization
b)Volunteer information, especially if it is speculative
c)Provide discreet information as "off the record"
d)Use esoteric fire terminology
a)Use the inverted pyramid style of organization
One of the ways that company officers can greatly increase their effectiveness is through delegation. Delegation can:
a)be an effective tool to limit responsibility
b)be taken to seriously by subordinates
c)develop firefighters by expanding their capabilities
d)give the company officer more time to check on the work of others.
c)develop firefighters by expanding their capabilities
After defining the problem, but before the problem can be analyzed, the fire officer must:
a)identify alternate solutions
b)monitor the results
c)collect applicable data about the problem
d)begin the interview process
c)collect applicable data about the problem
The purpose of providing photographs of a fire scene is to:
a)provide a visural record of the scene
b)show the cause and origen of a fire
c)see whether there is a need to video tape the scene
d)have photos to show at the fire station
a)provide a visual record of the scene
To properly record a scene requires:
a)photographs
b)notes
c)diagrams
d)tape recordings
e)all of the above
e)all of the above
Before beginning an inspection, the company officer should:
a)select the specific building to be inspected
review previous inspections
c)review applicable codes for occupancy
d)all of the above
d)all of the above
Discipline within a fire company is designed to:
a)delegate additional tasks
b)avoid prosecution
c)move swiftly to termination
d)provide positive motivation
d)provide positive motivation
Fire exit drills in schools SHOULD BE held:
a)during the day
b)at night
c)as required by stat law
d)both a and c
a)during the day
The BEST tactic to use in conducting an inspection is:
a)employing a safety consultant
b)emphasizing the importance of the inspection
c)a positive attitude of helpfullness
d)securing written permission from the owner/occupant
c)a positive attitude of helpfulness
Choose what is correct from the following statements:
1)In some instances, immunity is afforded to the local jurisdictions on the baisi that their immunity derives directly from the state.
2)In some states, the concept of sovereign immunity has been declared unconstitutional
Both statements are correct.