Pumping and Aerial Driver Operator 3rd Ed. Audit Quiz

Question 1 of 50

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

Question 2 of 50

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

Question 3 of 50

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

Question 4 of 50

Compared to a standard pumper, a rescue pumper typically is __________.
  Preferred by rural departments
  Equipped with more compartment space
  Equipped for patient transport
  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?
  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?
  Midi-pumper
  Initial attack apparatus
  Squad
  Mini-pumper

Question 8 of 50

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

Question 9 of 50

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

Question 10 of 50

Which statement about apparatus typing is correct?
  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
  An incident commander can use typing to specify exactly what types of apparatus he/she needs
  FEMA and the NWCG have cooperated to produce a single national standard

Question 11 of 50

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

Question 12 of 50

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

Question 13 of 50

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

Question 14 of 50

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

Question 15 of 50

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

Question 16 of 50

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

Question 17 of 50

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

Question 18 of 50

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

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
  The NFPA requires CAFS for this application
  It is an effective and useful feature
  Such systems require the addition of a PTO or auxiliary motor

Question 20 of 50

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

Question 21 of 50

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

Question 22 of 50

NFPA standards require a quint to have a minimum pump capacity of _____ gpm.
  1000 (4000 L/min)
  250 (1000 L/min)
  500 (2000 L/min)
  750 (3000 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 not required to carry a large amount of supply hose
  It is equipped with a pump and water tank

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

Question 25 of 50

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

Question 26 of 50

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

Question 27 of 50

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

Question 28 of 50

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

Question 29 of 50

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

Question 30 of 50

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

Question 31 of 50

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

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.
  3 psi (21 kPa)
  5 psi (34 kPa)
  10 psi (69 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 _____.
  25 psi (170 kPa)
  40 psi (275 kPa)
  75 psi (515 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 _____.
  60 to 80 psi (415-550 kPa)
  20 to 40 psi (140-275 kPa)
  0 to 20 psi (0-140 kPa)
  40 to 60 psi (275-415 kPa)

Question 35 of 50

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

Question 38 of 50

During the daily road brake test, stopping distance should not exceed _____ feet.
  25 (7.5 m)
  20 (6 m)
  15 (4.5 m)
  30 (9 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)
  5 mph (8 km/h)
  0 mph (0 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.
  60 (415 kPa)
  80 (560 kPa)
  50 (345 kPa)
  70 (485 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
  Inspection and testing
  Correcting mechanical defects

Question 44 of 50

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

Question 45 of 50

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

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
  Correction of minor deficiencies
  Regularly scheduled service

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 __________.
  Keep the apparatus clean
  Perform all repair work in-house
  Purchase only customized apparatus
  Display maintenance records as part of public education

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 sense of personal pride in the vehicle
  Create a systematic approach to inspection
  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 garden hose nozzle
  A chamois

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