Pumping and Aerial Driver Operator 3rd Ed. Audit Quiz

Question 1 of 50

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

Question 2 of 50

NFPA standards for a common pumper require a minimum pump capacity of _____ gpm.
  500 (1895 L/min)
  1000 (3785 L/min)
  750 (2840 L/min)
  250 (945 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)
  1500 (5680 L/min)
  2000 (7570 L/min)
  1750 (6624 L/min)

Question 4 of 50

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

Question 5 of 50

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

Question 6 of 50

Which statement about municipal fire department pumpers equipped with fixed foam systems is correct?
  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
  Foam concentrate must be batch-mixed in the water tank prior to use
  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
  Squad
  Midi-pumper
  Mini-pumper

Question 8 of 50

Which term refers to a pumper built on a pickup-truck chassis?
  Micro-pumper
  Attack pumper
  Midi-pumper
  Mini-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)
  1000 (4000 L)
  1500 (5700 L)
  2000 (7600 L)

Question 10 of 50

Which statement about apparatus typing is correct?
  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
  FEMA and the NWCG have cooperated to produce a single national standard
  They are designed to standardize apparatus bidding and manufacturing specifications

Question 11 of 50

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

Question 12 of 50

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

Question 13 of 50

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

Question 14 of 50

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

Question 15 of 50

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

Question 16 of 50

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

Question 17 of 50

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

Question 18 of 50

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

Question 19 of 50

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

Question 20 of 50

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

Question 21 of 50

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

Question 22 of 50

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

Question 23 of 50

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

Question 24 of 50

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

Question 25 of 50

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

Question 29 of 50

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

Question 30 of 50

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

Question 31 of 50

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

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.
  10 psi (69 kPa)
  5 psi (34 kPa)
  3 psi (21 kPa)
  1 psi (7 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 _____.
  75 psi (515 kPa)
  40 psi (275 kPa)
  25 psi (170 kPa)
  60 psi (415 kPa)

Question 34 of 50

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

Question 35 of 50

The air brake compressor should cut out at __________.
  100-110 psi (690-760 kPa)
  80-100 psi (550-690 kPa)
  120-130 psi (825-895 kPa)
  75-85 psi (515-585 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.
  4 psi (28 kPa)
  10 psi (69 kPa)
  5 psi (34 kPa)
  3 psi (21 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.
  45
  60
  30
  15

Question 38 of 50

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

Question 39 of 50

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

Question 40 of 50

The parking 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 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.
  75
  30
  45
  60

Question 42 of 50

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

Question 43 of 50

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

Question 44 of 50

What does the term "repair" most nearly mean?
  Keeping apparatus in a state of readiness
  Replacement of defective components
  Performing routine service
  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?
  Regularly scheduled service
  All repairs and service for which the driver/operator is qualified to perform
  None of the above
  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 __________.
  Purchase only customized apparatus
  Display maintenance records as part of public education
  Perform all repair work in-house
  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?
  Promote familiarity with apparatus and equipment
  Create a systematic approach to inspection
  Create a sense of personal pride in the vehicle
  Facilitate inspection of the vehicle

Question 49 of 50

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

Question 50 of 50

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

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