10 Questions

  1. What is the term for the transfer of heat by the movement of heated fluids or gases, usually in an upward direction?
    1. Updraft
    2. Convection
    3. Flameover
    4. Stack Effect
  2. What happens if the concentration of a burning flammable gas in air increases beyond its upper explosive limit?
    1. Nothing changes; it keeps burning
    2. It explodes
    3. It can no longer be extinguished by smothering
    4. It goes out
  3. In terms of structural failure risk, what is considered the critical temperature, in degrees F, of lightweight steel trusses?
    1. 1,000
    2. 1,500
    3. 2,000
    4. 2,200
  4. When SCBA begin sounding a low air alarm, how long do wearers have before they should be out into clear air?
    1. At least ten minutes
    2. No more than five minutes
    3. Between two and three minutes
    4. They should already be out
  5. If firefighters must rely on hose couplings to determine the way out, which way do the male couplings lead?
    1. In
    2. Out
    3. Depends on the hose manufacturer
    4. Depends whether forward or reverse lay was used to hydrant
  6. What kind of fires are Class D?
    1. There is no Class D
    2. Gases
    3. Metals
    4. Cooking oils
  7. What kind of knot is used for joining two ropes of unequal diameter?
    1. Sheetbend
    2. Bowline
    3. Bag hitch
    4. Figure 8
  8. Why are sprinkler heads color coded?
    1. To indicate manufacturer
    2. To indicate what they discharge
    3. To indicate whether they are wet or dry systems
    4. To indicate their activation temperature
  9. There is a rule of thumb that begins, "if you can't see your feet because of the smoke, then ...". Then what?
    1. You are at least 25 feet from the seat of the fire
    2. You need to use a fog stream
    3. People on the ground can't see you
    4. You shouldn't be walking upright
  10. Can car airbags deploy after the battery has been disconnected?
    1. Yes, for up to 60 seconds after
    2. Yes, for up to 30 minutes after
    3. Yes, for an indefinite period; they are not electrically activated
    4. No, disconnecting the battery disables them