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
  Hose
  Tender
  Brush

Question 3 of 50

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

Question 4 of 50

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

Question 5 of 50

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

Question 6 of 50

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

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?
  Exclusion
  Hazard
  Hot
  Limited access

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?
  Span of control
  Scalar organization
  Unity of command
  Chain 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?
  The lane adjacent to the incident lane should remain open whenever possible
  Apparatus should be positioned on the opposite side of the scene as the oncoming traffic
  Apparatus should be positioned between the oncoming traffic and the scene
  Use the lane adjacent to the wreck for patient loading

Question 11 of 50

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

Question 12 of 50

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

Question 13 of 50

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

Question 14 of 50

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

Question 15 of 50

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

Question 16 of 50

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

Question 17 of 50

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

Question 18 of 50

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

Question 19 of 50

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

Question 20 of 50

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

Question 21 of 50

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

Question 22 of 50

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

Question 23 of 50

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

Question 24 of 50

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

Question 25 of 50

Which is one of the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives?
  Fight fire aggressively but plan for safety first
  Plan for the worst- hoping for the best is not a plan
  A mandatory rest period following full consumption of a single SCBA cylinder
  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
  Apparatus electrical system
  Generator
  Power take-off

Question 27 of 50

When is removal of SCBA permissible?
  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
  After all remaining fire has been extinguished

Question 28 of 50

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

Question 29 of 50

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

Question 30 of 50

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

Question 31 of 50

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

Question 32 of 50

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

Question 33 of 50

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

Question 34 of 50

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

Question 35 of 50

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

Question 36 of 50

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

Question 37 of 50

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

Question 38 of 50

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

Question 39 of 50

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

Question 40 of 50

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

Question 41 of 50

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

Question 42 of 50

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

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 __________.
  Task force
  Sector
  Division
  Battalion

Question 46 of 50

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

Question 47 of 50

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

Question 48 of 50

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

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?
  Dispatching a response to a reported emergency
  Overhaul
  Coordination of other personnel
  Forcible entry into a structure

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