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?
  Distance potential
  Attenuation
  Ground gradient
  Fault gradient

Question 2 of 50

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

Question 3 of 50

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

Question 4 of 50

All of the following statements about emergency scene lighting are correct EXCEPT ONE. CHOOSE THE EXCEPTION.
  Hearing protection is required when working around generators
  All outlets must be GFCI equipped
  Position generators downwind from the incident
  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 __________.
  Inside the incident perimeter
  On duty
  Wearing breathing apparatus
  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?
  Hot
  Exclusion
  Hazard
  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?
  Chain of command
  Unity of command
  Span of control
  Scalar organization

Question 9 of 50

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

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
  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
  The lane adjacent to the incident lane should remain open whenever possible

Question 11 of 50

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

Question 12 of 50

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

Question 13 of 50

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

Question 14 of 50

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

Question 15 of 50

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

Question 16 of 50

Which is the term for a material known to cause cancer?
  Philogen
  Mutagen
  Teratogen
  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 the establishment of an annual Firefighter Safety Stand Down
  Promote standards requiring the appointment of a Health and Safety Officer in every department
  Ensure that firefighters have access to counseling and psychological support services

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?
  Squad
  Company
  Engine
  Group

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

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
  Warm
  Cold
  Hot

Question 24 of 50

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

Question 25 of 50

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

Question 27 of 50

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

Question 28 of 50

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

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.
  6
  4
  2
  All

Question 31 of 50

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

Question 32 of 50

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

Question 33 of 50

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

Question 34 of 50

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

Question 35 of 50

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

Question 36 of 50

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

Question 37 of 50

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

Question 38 of 50

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

Question 39 of 50

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

Question 40 of 50

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

Question 41 of 50

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

Question 42 of 50

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

Question 43 of 50

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

Question 44 of 50

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

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 __________.
  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?
  Extrication
  Engine
  Truck
  Rescue

Question 48 of 50

Which is an acceptable location for the storage of contaminated PPE?
  Living quarters
  Apparatus cab
  Personal vehicle trunk
  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?
  Overhaul
  Dispatching a response to a reported emergency
  Coordination of other personnel
  Forcible entry into a structure

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