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186. Units operating at the scene of a structural collapse hear one long blast (3 seconds) from a handheld aerosol can air horn. They should know that this signal means which one of the following?

Select one:

a. Evacuate the area 

b. Resume operations

c. Cease operations/ All Quiet

(Collapse 9.2) - 3 short blasts- Evacuate, 1 long and 1 short blast- Resume ops.

The correct answer is: Cease operations/ All Quiet

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05. If an out of service fire protection system has been discovered as the result of a routine inspection, complaint or Fire Department operation and it has not been previously reported to the Fire Department, the officer should issue a _________________ for FAILURE TO NOTIFY. (AUC 5, Chapter 2, Addendum 4, 4.5.6)

Select one:

a. Violation Order

b. FDNY summons 

c. Summons

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12. Of the following, which states incorrect information regarding MET-L-X and LITH-X extinguishers? (TB Tools 34 Page 3)

Select one:

a. Discharge time is approximately 30 seconds. 

b. The optimum distance to start extinguishment is approximately 20 feet from the burning material, which is well within the range of these extinguishers.

c. Coverage is up to 3 square feet at a 1-inch thickness.

d. The high velocity, self-closing discharge nozzle, swivels 360 degrees.

approximately 10 feet

The correct answer is: The optimum distance to start extinguishment is approximately 20 feet from the burning material, which is well within the range of these extinguishers.

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66. When a LSR Rescue is not practical from the roof of a LRFPMD, who can be instructed to bring a LSR to the apartment on the floor above? (more than one)

Select one or more:

a. 2nd Roof FF 

b. Engine Company

c. Squad 

d. Rescue 

(MDs Pg 90)

The correct answers are: 2nd Roof FF, Squad, Rescue, Engine Company

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12. If the remote speaker mic on the APX8000XE radio becomes wet, or submerged, in water ________________________________________.

Select one or more:

a. No action is needed

b. Place the remote speaker mic out of service

c. Shake the unit well to remove the water 

A AND C BOTH TRUE

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18. When operating at a vacant building fire, members shall not conduct searches on the floors above the fire until _________________

Select one:

a. All visible fire has been knocked down and the IC has conducted a size-up and risk assessment.

b. All fire has been extinguished and the IC has conducted a size-up and risk assessment. 

c. All visible fire has been knocked down and the ladder officer has conducted a size-up and risk assessment.

d. All fire has been extinguished and the ladder officer has conducted a size-up and risk assessment.

(Vacants 5.4)

The correct answer is: All visible fire has been knocked down and the IC has conducted a size-up and risk assessment.

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The Alarm Teleprinter/Selector Panel (PC/ATS) is not to be tampered with in any way. The only maintenance to be performed by members is that of changing the paper roll and replacing the printer ink cartridge. Contact Starfire to receive replacement cartridges.

Select one:

a. Disagree 

b. Agree

(Communications Chap. 2 2.6.1)

The correct answer is: Agree

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15. The supply inlet of the Blitzfire monitor is _________. It should not be operated at more than _______ psi inlet pressure with any type of solid stream or fog nozzle.

Select one:

a. 1 ¾” /175 

b. 2 ½”/ 175

c. 2 ½”/ 250

d. 1 ¾” /250

 

B Tools 38 7.1, 7.3)

The correct answer is: 2 ½”/ 175

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09. Which one of the following glass indicators likely indicates a relatively slow heat build-up at a fire?

Select one:

a. Small crazing of glass 

b. Large crazing of glass

c. Checkering of glass

d. Half-moon effects on glass

LARGE IS SLOW SMALL IS FAFST

 

TB Arson—6.7.3)

 

 

The correct answer is: Large crazing of glass

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201. Please choose an incorrect procedure when using Post Radios at Under River Rail Operations?

Select one:

a. Use caution when using Post Radios in immediate vicinity of signals, communications equipment or train operator cabs, due to the possibility of electrical interference.

b. Post Radios may be useful to communicate above ground from one side of the river to the other. 

c. The increased wattage of these Post Radios may increase our operating range.

d. Notify NYCT when Post Radios are in use within the subway system.

(Under River Rail Ops, section 2.9.6) Do not use Post Radios in immediate vicinity of signals, communications equipment or train operator cabs, due to the possibility of electrical interference.

The correct answer is: Use caution when using Post Radios in immediate vicinity of signals, communications equipment or train operator cabs, due to the possibility of electrical interference.

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64. Regarding the use of open interior stairs by the Roof FF’s to reach the roof in buildings with only one open interior stairway where the roof cannot be accessed via an aerial or tower ladder, it would be correct to state?

Select one:

a. If the stairway is an IDLH, it may not be used by the Roof FF’s

b. The Ladder Officer must grant permission for the Roof FF to use the stairs

c. The fire apartment door must be maintained closed until the Roof FF communicates to the IC that he is in a safe area and the bulkhead door is closed

d. The fire apartment door must be maintained closed by either the engine or ladder officer 

B (

 

Mds Pg 86 Note) - If the stairway is an IDLH, Roof FF’s must pair

up. - The fire apartment door must be maintained closed by the ladder officer. - The fire apartment door must be maintained closed until the Roof FF communicates to the Ladder Officer that he is in a safe area and the bulkhead door is closed

The correct answer is: The Ladder Officer must grant permission for the Roof FF to use the stairs

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4. The Aerial Ladder and Tower Ladder Emergency System should be maintained with a 30-second emergency test each?

Select one:

a. Quarter

b. Month 

c. Day

d. Week

(App C-2—Pg 8) d 

The correct answer is: Week

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14. For inside gas leaks, if the indoor leak is found, you may continue to operate if levels can be kept at less than _____ percent LEL by venting?

Select one:

a. 20 

b. 10

c. 80

d. 50

(Nat Gas Pg 32)

The correct answer is: 80

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14. Under no circumstances shall fire apparatus be used to transport patients?

Select one:

a. Agree

b. Disagree 

(CFR—2—4.17)

The correct answer is: Agree

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You are Captain Fauci from E99, operating in the A-Wing of an H-type building where there is heavy fire in the cockloft. The IC orders you to use the cockloft nozzle in an attempt to control extension of the fire. In this situation, you would be incorrect to believe that the cockloft nozzle?

Select one:

a. Has a configuration of the ½” Outer Stream Tips that eliminates back pressure

b. Delivers about 180 gallons of water per minute.

c. Requires the same pressure as a standard 1 ¾” line 

d. Should be supplied by a 1 ¾” hose line

TB Tools 7 — DS 18 - 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 3.4)

The correct answer is: Delivers about 180 gallons of water per minute.

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02. At 1105 hours, Captain Fauci E99 determines that only the nozzle FF in E99 is CFR-D certified as they have just come back from a job and only they have only the officer (non-certified), the ECC (non-certified) and the Nozzle FF (certified CFR-D)on duty. They are back in service, but awaiting details from other units. In this situation, Captain Fauci should know?

Select one or more:

a. The Engine may still be dispatched for medical calls received directly from the public to assist civilians 

b. The Engine is shall not respond to any CFR-D calls

both true 

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09. A leak or break in ________ may be stopped or greatly diminished by taping, or stuffing putty, rags into the break?

Select one:

a. Low or medium pressure gas piping 

b. Plastic piping

c. Low pressure gas piping

d. Medium or high pressure gas piping

c low only

 

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233. Please choose an incorrect construction characteristic for mill lofts from the list below?

Select one:

a. Automatic sprinkler and standpipe systems, as required by law, are supplied by either a city water main or gravity tank located on the roof.

b. Mill Lofts also known as heavy timber lofts, range from 4 to 6 stories in height having all 4 exterior walls load-bearing and constructed of brick, concrete block or stone. 

c. Fire tower stairs and elevators are placed in the inner part of the building.

d. Beams and girders supporting roof rafters and roof trusses are a minimum 6 inches in any dimension.

(Lofts, sec 4) Fire tower stairs and elevators are placed on the perimeter of the building.

The correct answer is: Fire tower stairs and elevators are placed in the inner part of the building.

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07. At a store fire in an Old Law Tenement, it would be incorrect to state?

Select one:

a. No plate glass windows are to be broken without a charged line ready 

b. A 2 ½” line must be stretched for medium or large fires

c. Metal ceilings can communicate heat to the second floor

d. Store ceilings are usually constructed of metal panels

(MDs 4.3.1, 4.3.2, 4.3.3) Large fires only

 

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11. Regarding the steel used in New Law Tenements, it is incorrect to state that?

Select one:

a. Steel when heated, expands and can elongate substantially at fires

b. Columns are also known as channel rails 

c. I-shape columns and I-beams can transmit fire, heat and smoke

d. Steel when heated to high temperatures may fail

(MDs 5.2.3) H-shape columns, I-shaped beams

The correct answer is: I-shape columns and I-beams can transmit fire, heat and smoke

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28. Generally, wind moving across a roof level will cause a ______ pressure to be created, which can _________ positive stack effect inside the stairwell, regardless of which side of the building the wind is impacting or the position of the bulkhead on the roof.

Select one:

a. Higher, increase

b. Lower, decrease

c. Lower, increase

d. Higher, decrease 

c Lower, increase

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05. Which one of the following is a possible indicator of a victim who was killed before a fire started?

Select one:

a. Pink to cherry red lips or eyelids

b. Soot in or around the nose and mouth 

c. A pugilistic position

d. Pink or red skin on the lowest horizontal areas of a body

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3. A Decon Station must be established prior to any entry of CPC equipped personnel into the Hot or Warm Zones. Which one of the following statements is incorrect regarding the Decontamination Station?

Select one:

a. The primary function of this station is to provide immediate and adequate decontamination to Entry team members.

b. Runoff water from the decontamination operations shall be addressed, in consultation with DEP.

c. It can also be used to decontaminate civilians until the arrival of FDNY shower units. 

d. The Decon Station shall continually monitor HT communications and also ensure that a designated engine company augments the water supply.

B

In consultation with Haz-Mat Company #1 (Haz-Mat 5 8.1)

The correct answer is: Runoff water from the decontamination operations shall be addressed, in consultation with DEP.

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As with any fire, safety at brush fires should always be a priority. Which choice does not show proper safety tactics?

Select one:

a. Never operate hoselines beneath high voltage power lines.

b. Do not use makeshift bridges to cross creeks. Do not attempt to jump over creeks. Use Department ladders to span creeks. 

c. In cold weather, members should attempt to step in the footsteps of members who have walked ahead of them. These areas will be known to be on solid ground.

d. At night operations, utilize portable and apparatus lighting systems for safety.

(AUC 151 5.11) Do not step into the footsteps of members walking ahead of you. If the hard surface was broken by the previous member’s step, the next step in that area may result in sinking deeper into the mud.

The correct answer is: In cold weather, members should attempt to step in the footsteps of members who have walked ahead of them. These areas will be known to be on solid ground.

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06. When packaging evidence in situations of possible arson, it would be correct to think that?

Select one:

a. Avoid the use of plastic containers

b. A plastic bag can be used in an emergency if it is new and at least medium gauge 

c. A one gallon metal can, preferably a new can, is best

d. A glass jar can be used, but it must be brand new and have a tight fitting lid

TB Arson—5.3) (Must be a NEW can, Can be a CLEAN glass jar, Must be heavy gauge and used in pairs)

The correct answer is: Avoid the use of plastic containers

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01. Your engine company arrives first at a fully involved brownstone fire. Where should you order your handline stretched?

Select one:

a. Into the most severe exposure based on life hazard

b. Into the most severe exposure based on fire conditions

c. Into the fire building

d. Operated from the exterior until a large caliber stream is placed into operation. 

(Brownstones 3.4)

The correct answer is: Into the fire building

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28. Generally, wind moving across a roof level will cause a ______ pressure to be created, which can _________ positive stack effect inside the stairwell, regardless of which side of the building the wind is impacting or the position of the bulkhead on the roof.

Select one:

a. Higher, increase 

b. Lower, decrease

c. Lower, increase

d. Higher, decrease

c The correct answer is: Lower, increase

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12. Plastic valves are color coded?

Select one:

a. White

b. Salmon

c. Yellow 

d. Grey

Feedback

(Nat Gas Pg 24)

a white

 

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61. Members operating at a fire in a Low-Rise FPMD would be incorrect to think that venting the attack stair bulkhead?

Select one:

a. Will be emphasized early in the operation 

b. Should be delayed until a proper sizeup can be made, particularly on windy days

c. Must be approved by the IC

d. Will be accomplished by the 1st and 2nd arriving LCCs

(MDs 7.4)

The correct answer is: Will be accomplished by the 1st and 2nd arriving LCCs

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05. Which one of the following is a legitimate Flagging Column entry?

Select one:

a. RXD

b. PP

c. VS 

d. OMT

The correct answer is: RXD