Fire Exam Prep I & II 7th Ed. Audit Quiz

Question 1 of 50

What is the term for the electrical current that radiates outward from the point where a power line contacts the earth?
  Fault gradient
  Distance potential
  Ground gradient
  Attenuation

Question 2 of 50

Which type of company is assigned to a pumping apparatus?
  Engine
  Brush
  Hose
  Tender

Question 3 of 50

The skin’s ability to absorb chemicals increases _____% for every 5 degrees of temperature rise.
  100
  400
  300
  200

Question 4 of 50

All of the following statements about emergency scene lighting are correct EXCEPT ONE. CHOOSE THE EXCEPTION.
  An inverter is preferable to a generator for most applications
  All outlets must be GFCI equipped
  Hearing protection is required when working around generators
  Position generators downwind from the incident

Question 5 of 50

Which task is performed in the warm zone?
  Incident command
  Operating a hydraulic power plant
  Personnel staging
  Vehicle extrication

Question 6 of 50

An SCBA tag system provides accountability for personnel who are __________.
  Operating inside an IDLH environment
  On duty
  Inside the incident perimeter
  Wearing breathing apparatus

Question 7 of 50

Which is the commonly used term for the control zone where responders are directly involved in operations to resolve the emergency?
  Hot
  Exclusion
  Limited access
  Hazard

Question 8 of 50

Which is the term for the line of authority, responsibility and communication from the top to the bottom of an organization?
  Chain of command
  Scalar organization
  Span of control
  Unity of command

Question 9 of 50

The NFPA defines _____ levels of fire fighter certification.
  2
  4
  5
  3

Question 10 of 50

Which statement about emergency vehicle placement at a traffic accident is correct?
  Use the lane adjacent to the wreck for patient loading
  The lane adjacent to the incident lane should remain open whenever possible
  Apparatus should be positioned between the oncoming traffic and the scene
  Apparatus should be positioned on the opposite side of the scene as the oncoming traffic

Question 11 of 50

Which type of company most typically performs fire suppression?
  Attack
  Engine
  Rescue
  Truck

Question 12 of 50

Which statements best summarizes when PPE should be cleaned?
  After every exposure to smoke
  When visibly contaminated
  Quarterly
  After every interior attack operation

Question 13 of 50

Which organizational structure is defined as having an uninterrupted series of steps?
  Scalar
  Collaborative
  Centralized
  Vertical

Question 14 of 50

Which type of personnel accountability system should be regarded only as a supplemental measure?
  SCBA tag
  Computer-based electronic
  Passport
  Any manual system

Question 15 of 50

Which is the primary function of staff personnel?
  Delivery of emergency services
  Finance/administration
  Service to external customers
  Support of line personnel

Question 16 of 50

Which is the term for a material known to cause cancer?
  Philogen
  Teratogen
  Mutagen
  Carcinogen

Question 17 of 50

Which is one of the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives?
  Encourage adoption and use of a standardized personnel accountability system
  Promote standards requiring the appointment of a Health and Safety Officer in every department
  Promote the establishment of an annual Firefighter Safety Stand Down
  Ensure that firefighters have access to counseling and psychological support services

Question 18 of 50

What is an inverter?
  Vehicle mounted generator
  DC to AC electrical converter
  AC to DC plug-in adapter
  Lightweight portable generator

Question 19 of 50

Which is the term for an operational unit composed of an apparatus, an officer, and firefighters?
  Group
  Squad
  Company
  Engine

Question 20 of 50

The majority of firefighter deaths are due to __________.
  Non-vehicular trauma
  Vehicle accident
  Sudden cardiac arrest
  Exposure to products of combustion

Question 21 of 50

What is the primary goal of the IAFC Safety Stand Down?
  Set aside time to focus on firefighter safety issues
  Memorialize those who have fallen in the line of duty
  Review the 16 Life Safety Initiatives
  Review and revise safety department policies and procedures

Question 22 of 50

Past practices are considered an unwritten form of __________.
  Standard operating procedure
  Policy
  Regulation
  Mandate

Question 23 of 50

The staging area is located in which control zone?
  Limited access
  Warm
  Hot
  Cold

Question 24 of 50

What is the acceptable number of subordinates reporting to a single supervisor?
  8 to 12
  5 to 10
  3 to 7
  5 to 8

Question 25 of 50

Which is one of the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives?
  A mandatory rest period following full consumption of a single SCBA cylinder
  Plan for the worst- hoping for the best is not a plan
  Fight fire aggressively but plan for safety first
  Develop and implement nationally recognized medical and physical fitness standards

Question 26 of 50

Which is the most commonly used electrical power source for emergency operations?
  Inverter
  Power take-off
  Apparatus electrical system
  Generator

Question 27 of 50

When is removal of SCBA permissible?
  After all remaining fire has been extinguished
  After all visible fire has been extinguished
  When the area is clear of smoke
  When the Incident Commander says it is safe to do so

Question 28 of 50

Which is an example of line personnel?
  Accounts payable staff
  Firefighter
  Administrative chief
  Citizen living within the jurisdiction

Question 29 of 50

Which organization has a recommended process for determining and managing occupational stress in fire fighters?
  National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF)
  National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  International Association of Firefighters (IAFF)

Question 30 of 50

Studies show that firefighters are at greater risk of developing ____ types of cancer.
  2
  6
  4
  All

Question 31 of 50

Effective scene security is most commonly achieved through the establishment of _____ control zones.
  5
  2
  3
  4

Question 32 of 50

Defining acceptable performance and expected outcomes is an essential component of __________.
  Chain of command
  Discipline
  Span of control
  Unity of command

Question 33 of 50

Which device is a portable electrical power source?
  Alternator
  Transformer
  Generator
  Inverter

Question 34 of 50

What is the optimal number of subordinates reporting to a single supervisor?
  5
  3
  6
  4

Question 35 of 50

Which is the basic unit of firefighting operations?
  Squad
  Group
  Division
  Company

Question 36 of 50

To which is the acronym IDLH applied?
  ICS organizational structure
  Hazardous environments
  SCBA air management
  Personnel accountability

Question 37 of 50

A passport system is a type of __________ system.
  Injury reporting
  Accountability
  Return-to-work
  Security

Question 38 of 50

Lighting equipment is divided into which two categories?
  Portable and fixed
  Fixed and vehicle mounted
  AC and DC
  High-output and low-output

Question 39 of 50

Which item is characteristic of a chronic health effect?
  Long lasting
  Intense
  Sudden onset
  Fatal

Question 40 of 50

Which phrase best summarizes situational awareness?
  Maintaining focus on the mission
  Maintaining team integrity
  Being mindful of hazards and changing conditions
  Having a plan, knowing the plan, and sticking to the plan

Question 41 of 50

NIMS-ICS involves how many major organizational functions?
  3
  6
  4
  5

Question 42 of 50

The acronym CBRNE applies to which area of specialization?
  Technical rescue
  Wildland firefighting
  Hazardous materials
  Emergency medical services

Question 43 of 50

Which position often holds the title of Fire Marshal?
  Health and Safety officer
  Chief administrative officer
  Chief fire official
  Fire inspector

Question 44 of 50

Which type of company specializes in mitigating incidents involving dangerous substances?
  Hazardous materials
  Engine
  Rescue
  Truck

Question 45 of 50

Multiple companies within a response area are typically grouped into a __________.
  Division
  Battalion
  Task force
  Sector

Question 46 of 50

Personnel qualified to perform rope, water, mine, confined space, trench and other specialized rescue operations are __________.
  Hazardous operations technicians
  Specialized rescue personnel
  Fire Fighter IIIs
  Rescue technicians

Question 47 of 50

Which type of company specializes in removing trapped or endangered victims?
  Rescue
  Truck
  Engine
  Extrication

Question 48 of 50

Which is an acceptable location for the storage of contaminated PPE?
  Personal vehicle trunk
  None of the above
  Living quarters
  Apparatus cab

Question 49 of 50

The use of NIMS-ICS in the management of emergency incidents is mandated by the __________.
  Federal government
  Authority having jurisdiction
  Incident commander
  NFPA

Question 50 of 50

Which is specified as a Firefighter II responsibility by the NFPA?
  Overhaul
  Forcible entry into a structure
  Dispatching a response to a reported emergency
  Coordination of other personnel

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