Firefighter Practice Test 1
What NFPA standard specifies the minimum requirements for a fire department health and safety program?
Which of the following NFPA® 1983 categories of life-safety rope is used to tether rescuers during water rescues and is 19/64-inch (7 mm) in diameter or greater, but less than 3/8-inch (9.5 mm)?
A throw line is a rescue device with a length of rope stuffed loosely into a bag so it can pay out through the top when the bag is thrown to a swimmer.
When fire development is limited by the air supply, it is said to be:
Who can normally strike multiple alarms or order additional resources?
Mildew and mold on fire hose are examples of ___ damage.
Firefighter injuries can be prevented by:
The majority of firefighters in North America are ___ firefighters.
To be in compliance with NFPA 1500, fire departments must:
Which of the following should be used when the IC decides that firefighters should immediately withdraw from a burning building?
Which of the following classifications of fires involve combustible metals such as aluminum, magnesium, potassium, sodium, titanium, and zirconium?
When applying a hose clamp, apply it at least ___ feet (m) behind the apparatus.
Which types of fittings are used to connect a smaller hoseline to the end of a larger one?
Storz couplings are sometimes referred to as ___ couplings.
For flaming combustion to occur, fuels must be in the:
Which of the following occurs when a substance remains chemically the same but changes in size, shape, or appearance?
A physical change is any change NOT involving a change in the substance’s chemical identity.
A personnel accountability report is usually requested in all of the following situations EXCEPT when:
Which of the following refers to the minimum concentration of fuel vapor and air that supports combustion?
Which of the following is the primary oxidizing agent in most fires?
Hose is most commonly cut and coupled in pieces of ___ feet (m).
Which of the following events brought about changes in the fire service largely because of the textile and steel industries?
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