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What is the NFPA Standard for Mobile Foam Apparatus?
11C


Chapter 2 Page 9
An operation where mobile water supply apparatus dump their loads into one or more portable water tanks and return for more is called a ________
Water Shuttle

Chapter 2 Page 12
One advantage of equipping an aerial apparatus with a fire pump is that the apparatus can be used to protect itself in radiant-heat situations.
True


Chapter 2 Page 15
According to NIMS Incident Command System, what is the minimum water tank capacity in gallons for a Type 5 pumper
750


Chapter 2 Page 20
What is usually the maximum pumping capacity of municipal fire pumpers?
2000


Chapter 2 Page 8
Inverters on pumpers are generally capable of providing a maximum of approximately _______ of electric power
1,500


Chapter 2 Page 17
The most common electrical power distribution cable is a 12-gauge,3-wire type
True


Chapter 2 Page 18,19
Portable lighting equipment usually have handles and large bases.
True


Chapter 2 Page 18
FAA is the abbreviation for ______
Federal Aviation Administration


Chapter 2 Page 14
RIV is the abbreviation for ______
Rapid intervention vehicle


Chapter 2 Page 14
A mobile water supply apparatus that is used as a reservoir at a fire scene is sometimes referred to as a ___________
nurse tender (tanker)


Chapter 2 Page 12
The most common power source used for emergency services _____
Generators


Chapter 2 Page 17
The main purpose of a fire department pumper is __________________
to provide water at an adequate pressure for fire streams.


Chapter 2 Page 7
Industrial fire pumpers frequently have pump capacities in excess of 2000 gpm.
True


Chapter 2 Page 8
Booster tanks for wildland fire apparatus may exceed ________ gallons
1000


Chapter 2 Page 14
To be considered a true quint according to NFPA 1901,an aerial apparatus must have a pump with a capacity of at least
750 gpm


Chapter 2 Page 16
What is the largest tank size on most wildland fire apparatus
500 gallons


Chapter 2 Page 12
Most industrial foam pumpers are primarily intended to
Flow foam solution on Class B fires


Chapter 2 Page 8,9
What is used to connect multiple hydraulic tools to the end of a hydraulic supply hose
Manifold block


Chapter 2 Page 20
According to NFPA 1901,what minimum number of gallons must an apparatus carry to be considered a mobile water apparatus
1000


Chapter 2 Page 11
Vehicle mounted generators can be powered by PTOs
True


Chapter 2 Page 18
Why should a mobile water supply apparatus be similer in size to other tenders (tankers) in the area
Water shuttles will flow more easily


Chapter 2 Page 11
Elevating water devices can be used to apply fire streams to the lower floors of a building
True


Chapter 2 Page 10
What is used to protect the front and undercarriage of an apparatus and extinguishes small fires in short vegetation as the apparatus is advanced?
Ground sweep nozzle


Chapter 2 Page 13
What apparatus is used to control ground cover fires?
booster apparatus


Chapter 2 Page 12
The most commonly used extrication tools are _________ powered.
hydraulically powered


Chapter 2 Page 19
Generators on rescue vehicles commonly have maximum of up to __________
50,000 watts


Chapter 2 Page 18
ICAO is the abbreviation for __________
International Civil Aviation Administration


Chapter 2 Page 14
The most common size foam concentrate tanks for municipal fire apparatus range from ___ to ____
20 to 100


Chapter 2 Page 9
The method of categorizing pumpers by their capabilities is called __________
apparatus typing


Chapter 2 Page 20
A Jack hammer is one of the four types of powered tools used by the rescue service?
False


Chapter 2 Page 19
Individual master stream turrents that discharge 26,000
gpm are common on fire boats.
False Fire boats have been built to deliver as much as 26.000 gpm. Individual master turrets that dischard 2,000 to 3,000 gpm are common


Chapter 2 Page 15
What type of fire would a midipumper be best suited to handle by itself?
Dumpster fire.


Chapter 2 Page 10
What is used to transport water to areas where water supply is inadequate?
Tender


Chapter 2 Page 11
Generally, what is the maximum tank capacity for vehicles with a single rear axle?
1,500 gallons


Chapter 2 Page 11
Airports outside the United States follow requirements in
ICAO Annex 14


Chapter 2 Page 14
A step-up transformer that converts the vehicle's 12- or 24-volt DC current to 1 1 0- or 220-volt AC current is called a/an
inverter


Chapter 2 Page 17
Rescue pumpers typically have more storage space than standard pumpers.
True


Chapter 2 Page 8
It is common for the fire pump and water tank on rescue apparatus to be inside one of the compartments
True


Chapter 2 Page 17
Most large-scale industrial foam pumpers use some form of around-the-pump foam proportioning system.
Most large-scale industrial foam pumpers use some form of balanced pressure foam proportioning system because
of its reliability at large flows.


Chapter 2 Page 9
An apparatus that can be driven and discharge water at the same time is said to have__________ capabilities
pump and roll


Chapter 2 Page 12
Midipumpers usually are built on a chassis of over 12,000 pounds (5443 kg) GVW.
True.


Chapter 2 Page 10
GVW is the abbreviation for________
Gross vehicle weight


Chapter 2 Page 10
NWCG is the abbreviation for__________
National Wildfire Coordinating Group


Chapter 2 Page 20
Some foam pumpers have foam proportioning systems capable of exceeding the pumping capacity of the apparatus by itself
True


Chapter 2 Page 9
What is scaled-down version of a standard fire department pumper called?
Initial attack apparatus


Chapter 2 Page 10
minipumpers are routinely equipped with pumps as large as 1,000 gpm
True


Chapter 2 Page 11
What NFPA standard contains the requirements for pumper design?
NFPA 1901


Chapter 2 Page 8
PTO is the abbreviation for__________
Power take-off


Chapter 2 Page 12
Is a containment vehicles one of NFPA classification for ARFF apparatus?
No


Chapter 2 Page 14
Most pumps are NOT capable of supplying full power to a hydraulic tool when the hose length between the pump and the tool exceeds __________
100 feet


Chapter 2 Page 19
ICS is the abbreviation for______
Incident command system


Chapter 2 Page 8
One approved method for making a moving fire attack is to have firefighters ride on the outside of the apparatus and discharge water as the
vehicle is driven.
The two proper methods for making a moving fire attack are to have firefighters using short sections of attack hose and walk alongside the apparatus or discharge water from a nozzle that is remotely controlled from inside the cab. NFPA 1500 strictly prohibits riding


Chapter 2 Page 12,13
on the outside of the apparatus and discharging water as the vehicle is driven.
According to the NIIMS Incident Command System, what is the minimum pump capacity in GPM for a Type I water tender?
300


Chapter 2 Page 20
What is used to separate water tanks into smaller compartments?
baffles


Chapter 2 Page 14
What features distinguishes a quint from a quad?
Aerial device


Chapter 2 Page 16
A second motor, separate from the chassis drive engine used to operate the fire pump is called a/an___________
auxiliary engine


Chapter 2 Page 12
CFR is the abbreviation for___________
Crash, fire, rescue vehicle


Chapter 2 Page 14
The largest portable generators can provide a maximum of________of electric power.
5,000 watts


Chapter 2 Page 17
ARIFF is the abbreviation for________
Aircraft rescue and fire fighting


Chapter 2 Page 14
Inverters on pumpers are most commonly used to provide power for portable equipment.
False Inverters on pumpers are most commonly used to power vehicle-mounted floodlights.


Chapter 2 Page 17
The two fire fighting operations for which fire boats are best suited are_____________
Pumping through large master stream devices and relaying water to land-based apparatus.


Chapter 2 Page 15
According to the NFPA standard, the minimum pump capacity for pumpers is_________
750 gpm


Chapter 2 Page 8
Requirements for ARFF apparatus are contained in NFPA________________
414


Chapter 2 Page 14
Generally rescue apparatus equipped with a fire pump carry________of water or less
500 gallons


Chapter 2 Page 16