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?
  Attenuation
  Ground gradient
  Fault gradient
  Distance potential

Question 2 of 50

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

Question 3 of 50

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

Question 4 of 50

All of the following statements about emergency scene lighting are correct EXCEPT ONE. CHOOSE THE EXCEPTION.
  Position generators downwind from the incident
  All outlets must be GFCI equipped
  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
  Incident command
  Operating a hydraulic power plant
  Personnel staging

Question 6 of 50

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

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
  Limited access
  Hot
  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?
  Scalar organization
  Span of control
  Chain of command
  Unity of command

Question 9 of 50

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

Question 10 of 50

Which statement about emergency vehicle placement at a traffic accident is correct?
  Apparatus should be positioned between the oncoming traffic and the scene
  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
  Use the lane adjacent to the wreck for patient loading

Question 11 of 50

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

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
  Vertical
  Centralized

Question 14 of 50

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

Question 15 of 50

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

Question 16 of 50

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

Question 17 of 50

Which is one of the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives?
  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
  Promote the establishment of an annual Firefighter Safety Stand Down

Question 18 of 50

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

Question 19 of 50

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

Question 20 of 50

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

Question 21 of 50

What is the primary goal of the IAFC Safety Stand Down?
  Review the 16 Life Safety Initiatives
  Review and revise safety department policies and procedures
  Set aside time to focus on firefighter safety issues
  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?
  Limited access
  Cold
  Hot
  Warm

Question 24 of 50

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

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
  Develop and implement nationally recognized medical and physical fitness standards
  A mandatory rest period following full consumption of a single SCBA cylinder

Question 26 of 50

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

Question 27 of 50

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

Question 28 of 50

Which is an example of line personnel?
  Administrative chief
  Firefighter
  Accounts payable staff
  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 Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  International Association of Firefighters (IAFF)
  National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF)

Question 30 of 50

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

Question 31 of 50

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

Question 32 of 50

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

Question 33 of 50

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

Question 34 of 50

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

Question 35 of 50

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

Question 36 of 50

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

Question 37 of 50

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

Question 38 of 50

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

Question 39 of 50

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

Question 40 of 50

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

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?
  Emergency medical services
  Wildland firefighting
  Hazardous materials
  Technical rescue

Question 43 of 50

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

Question 44 of 50

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

Question 45 of 50

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

Question 46 of 50

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

Question 47 of 50

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

Question 48 of 50

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

Question 49 of 50

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

Question 50 of 50

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

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