Pumping and Aerial Driver Operator 3rd Ed. Audit Quiz

Question 1 of 50

What is the NFPA Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus?
  1901
  1002
  1500
  1728

Question 2 of 50

NFPA standards for a common pumper require a minimum pump capacity of _____ gpm.
  250 (945 L/min)
  1000 (3785 L/min)
  750 (2840 L/min)
  500 (1895 L/min)

Question 3 of 50

In general, the maximum pump capacity of pumpers used in municipal service is _____ gpm or less.
  2500 (9465 L/min)
  2000 (7570 L/min)
  1500 (5680 L/min)
  1750 (6624 L/min)

Question 4 of 50

Compared to a standard pumper, a rescue pumper typically is __________.
  Equipped for patient transport
  Preferred by rural departments
  Equipped with more compartment space
  Smaller and more maneuverable

Question 5 of 50

NFPA standards for a common pumper require a minimum water tank capacity of _____ gallons.
  400 (1500 L)
  250 (950 L)
  300 (1200 L)
  500 (1900 L)

Question 6 of 50

Which statement about municipal fire department pumpers equipped with fixed foam systems is correct?
  Foam concentrate must be batch-mixed in the water tank prior to use
  The NFPA requires that pumpers with fixed foam systems to be able to supply foam to any discharge
  The foam concentrate tanks are often designed to be refilled with five gallon containers
  Compressed Air Foam Systems (CAFS) are usually found on airport and private industrial apparatus

Question 7 of 50

What is NFPA terminology for scaled-down pumpers designed for rapid fire attack?
  Initial attack apparatus
  Mini-pumper
  Squad
  Midi-pumper

Question 8 of 50

Which term refers to a pumper built on a pickup-truck chassis?
  Micro-pumper
  Midi-pumper
  Mini-pumper
  Attack pumper

Question 9 of 50

According to NFPA standards, the minimum water tank capacity of a mobile water supply apparatus is _____ gallons.
  1250 (4700 L)
  2000 (7600 L)
  1500 (5700 L)
  1000 (4000 L)

Question 10 of 50

Which statement about apparatus typing is correct?
  FEMA and the NWCG have cooperated to produce a single national standard
  An incident commander can use typing to specify exactly what types of apparatus he/she needs
  The standards assist the Logistics Section in projecting the needed quantity and types of spare parts
  They are designed to standardize apparatus bidding and manufacturing specifications

Question 11 of 50

Apparatus capability is categorized according to __________.
  Kind
  Group
  Class
  Type

Question 12 of 50

A mobile water supply apparatus directly supplies a pumper performing suppression operations in which operation?
  Nurse tender
  Tender relay
  Water shuttle
  Supply tender

Question 13 of 50

A mobile water supply apparatus transports water from a fill site to a portable water tank in which operation?
  Pump-and-dump
  Tender relay
  Mobile shuttle
  Supply tender

Question 14 of 50

Which item is needed for "pump and roll" operation?
  A separate motor or PTO for the pump
  A front-mounted pump
  Ground sweep nozzle
  Four-wheel drive

Question 15 of 50

The ability of an apparatus to pump water while moving is called __________.
  Power take-off
  Pump and roll
  Auxiliary drive
  Ground sweep

Question 16 of 50

Which apparatus feature is especially useful for wildland operations?
  Hydraulic pump drive
  Pump-and-roll capability
  Multistage pump
  Midship transfer drive

Question 17 of 50

Which NFPA standard prohibits riding on the outside of apparatus?
  982
  1901
  1500
  1002

Question 18 of 50

The NFPA Standard for Wildland Fire Apparatus is number _____.
  1901
  1906
  11C
  1002

Question 19 of 50

Which statement about fixed Class A foam systems on wildland apparatus is correct?
  Such systems require the addition of a PTO or auxiliary motor
  It is an effective and useful feature
  The NFPA requires CAFS for this application
  Class A foam is not useful in wildland applications

Question 20 of 50

What is the NFPA Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Vehicle standard number?
  414
  1906
  800
  11C

Question 21 of 50

What is one of the three general categories commonly used by local jurisdictions to classify their ARFF apparatus?
  Foam
  Supply
  Combined agent
  Rescue

Question 22 of 50

NFPA standards require a quint to have a minimum pump capacity of _____ gpm.
  750 (3000 L/min)
  1000 (4000 L/min)
  500 (2000 L/min)
  250 (1000 L/min)

Question 23 of 50

What makes a quint different from other types of aerial apparatus?
  It must have a permanently piped waterway
  It has a combination articulating/telescoping boom
  It is equipped with a pump and water tank
  It is not required to carry a large amount of supply hose

Question 24 of 50

Which statement best describes the difference between a rescue pumper and a rescue apparatus equipped with a pump?
  There is no substantial difference. The two terms describe the same type of vehicle
  A rescue pumper is a municipal design; a rescue apparatus equipped with a pump is an ARFF vehicle
  A rescue pumper has a water tank; a rescue apparatus equipped with a pump does not
  A rescue pumper has the same capabilities as a full-sized pumper; a rescue apparatus with a pump does not

Question 25 of 50

NFPA standards for a quint require a minimum water tank capacity of _____ gallons.
  400 (1500 L)
  250 (1000 L)
  300 (1200 L)
  500 (1900 L)

Question 26 of 50

Compared to other power sources, an inverter __________.
  Is noisier
  Produces more exhaust
  Is more mobile
  Has smaller power capacity

Question 27 of 50

What is an inverter?
  Lightweight portable generator
  AC to DC plug-in adaptor
  Vehicle mounted generator
  A device that converts DC current to AC

Question 28 of 50

Which type of power source is most commonly used for emergency operations?
  Transformer
  Alternator
  Inverter
  Generator

Question 29 of 50

Compared to other electrical power sources, vehicle-mounted generators __________.
  Produce greater output
  Require the use of an inverter
  Require more people to deploy
  Are quieter

Question 30 of 50

Portable light output is typically in the ____ to ____ watt range.
  300-1000
  300-700
  100-300
  200-500

Question 31 of 50

What are the two types of emergency lighting equipment carried on apparatus?
  Fixed and vehicle mounted
  12V and 120V
  High-output and low-output
  Portable and fixed

Question 32 of 50

During the air brake system test, for a straight-chassis vehicle with the brake pedal depressed, pressure loss should not exceed _____ over one minute.
  1 psi (7 kPa)
  3 psi (21 kPa)
  5 psi (34 kPa)
  10 psi (69 kPa)

Question 33 of 50

During the air brake system check, the low air pressure warning light and buzzer should activate before pressure drops below _____.
  40 psi (275 kPa)
  60 psi (415 kPa)
  75 psi (515 kPa)
  25 psi (170 kPa)

Question 34 of 50

During the air brake system check, the parking brake should automatically set when system pressure drops to _____.
  0 to 20 psi (0-140 kPa)
  60 to 80 psi (415-550 kPa)
  20 to 40 psi (140-275 kPa)
  40 to 60 psi (275-415 kPa)

Question 35 of 50

The air brake compressor should cut out at __________.
  120-130 psi (825-895 kPa)
  80-100 psi (550-690 kPa)
  75-85 psi (515-585 kPa)
  100-110 psi (690-760 kPa)

Question 36 of 50

During the air brake system test, for a tractor-drawn apparatus with the brake pedal depressed, pressure loss should not exceed _____ over one minute.
  3 psi (21 kPa)
  5 psi (34 kPa)
  4 psi (28 kPa)
  10 psi (69 kPa)

Question 37 of 50

After releasing sufficient air pressure to automatically set the air brake control, upon starting the engine, pressure should rise to normal within _____ seconds at full engine RPM.
  30
  60
  45
  15

Question 38 of 50

During the daily road brake test, stopping distance should not exceed _____ feet.
  30 (9 m)
  25 (7.5 m)
  15 (4.5 m)
  20 (6 m)

Question 39 of 50

The road brake test is performed at which speed?
  5 mph (8 km/h)
  7 mph (11 km/h)
  0 mph (0 km/h)
  3 mph (5 km/h)

Question 40 of 50

The parking brake test is performed at which speed?
  3 mph (5 km/h)
  0 mph (0 km/h)
  5 mph (8 km/h)
  7 mph (11 km/h)

Question 41 of 50

During the air pressure buildup test, after the pressure has been run down and the engine restarted, operational pressure must be reached within _____ seconds.
  30
  60
  75
  45

Question 42 of 50

The air pressure protection valve should activate when air reservoir pressure drops below ______ psi.
  50 (345 kPa)
  70 (485 kPa)
  80 (560 kPa)
  60 (415 kPa)

Question 43 of 50

What does the term "maintenance" most nearly mean?
  Inspection and testing
  Restoring serviceability to inoperative equipment
  Keeping apparatus in a state of readiness
  Correcting mechanical defects

Question 44 of 50

What does the term "repair" most nearly mean?
  Replacement of defective components
  Performing routine service
  Keeping apparatus in a state of readiness
  Restoring serviceability to inoperative equipment

Question 45 of 50

A detailed, systematic vehicle maintenance program should be a part of a department's __________.
  Standard operating procedures
  Goals and objectives
  Policies
  Rules and regulations

Question 46 of 50

In general, for which level of repair or maintenance are driver/operators commonly responsible?
  All repairs and service for which the driver/operator is qualified to perform
  None of the above
  Regularly scheduled service
  Correction of minor deficiencies

Question 47 of 50

A simple way to impress upon the public that you are taking good care of the investment they have made in fire apparatus is to __________.
  Display maintenance records as part of public education
  Perform all repair work in-house
  Purchase only customized apparatus
  Keep the apparatus clean

Question 48 of 50

How will keeping apparatus clean help the driver/operator to fulfill the responsibilities of his/her position?
  Facilitate inspection of the vehicle
  Create a sense of personal pride in the vehicle
  Promote familiarity with apparatus and equipment
  Create a systematic approach to inspection

Question 49 of 50

The paint and clear-coat of a new apparatus require special care for about __________ after it is received.
  One month
  Six months
  One week
  Three months

Question 50 of 50

Use of which item should be avoided when washing a new fire apparatus?
  Cold water
  Automotive soap
  A garden hose nozzle
  A chamois

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