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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. Lower, decrease

b. Higher, increase 

c. Lower, increase

d. Higher, decrease

The correct answer is: Lower, increase

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74. The use of a flanking strategy at a wind impacted HRFPMD fire where the fire apartment door has been left open requires which tactic(s)?

Select one:

a. The opening in the fire room adjoining wall must be as close to the exterior wall as possible

b. The adjoining apartment door on the fire floor with the hose line, must remain closed

c. The opening should only be large enough for the Outer Stream Tip

d. A small opening in the adjoining wall to the fire room 

(MDs Add 3 4.2.4) - Opening large enough for the MAIN Stream Tip

The correct answer is: The opening in the fire room adjoining wall must be as close to the exterior wall as possible

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04. For a fully involved row frame with fire in both exposures, the first arriving engine should stretch a 3 ½” supply line for a tower ladder, and stretch the first hand line to?

Select one:

a. The front of the building and operate from the exterior until a tower ladder is in operation. Then into the most severe exposure. 

b. The top floor of the most severe exposure

c. Into the fire building through the front door

(Rowframes 6.5)

The correct answer is: Into the fire building through the front door

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0. An engine company stretching the 1st handine for a fire in the choir loft of a place of worship should stretch?

Select one:

a. A 2 ½” line through the access that provides the quickest access to the fire area

b. An 1 ¾” line through the access that provides the quickest access to the fire area 

c. A 2 ½” line through the main entrance

d. An 1 ¾” line through the main entrance

(Paces of Worship 6.3.1)

The correct answer is: A 2 ½” line through the access that provides the quickest access to the fire area

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35. The bucket has the potential to get caught on objects such as parapets, walls, tree limbs, and release violently due to the design of the ____ Bracket?

Select one or more:

a. “C” 

b. “A”

c. “L” 

d. “O”

Feedback

(L-6—Ch 3—Pg 1)

(L-6—Ch 3—Pg 1)

The correct answers are: “L”, “O”

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48. The second ladder operating at a fire in a HRFPMD has which responsibilitie(s)?

Select one or more:

a. Control ventilation in areas other than the fire apartment as directed by the IC 

b. Search the evacuation stairway for five floors above the fire floor 

c. Search the public hallway on the fire floor 

d. Coordinate WCD deployment, if ordered by the IC 

e. Ensure all evacuation doors are closed on the fire floor 

f. Ensure all elevators are recalled and searched 

b is incorrect all others are correct

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32. Regarding elevator operations, it is correct to state that?

Select one:

a. The first arriving ladder shall recall and search the elevators, whether or not they will be used 

b. The second arriving ladder shall that all elevators are recalled and searched

c. The IC must ensure that all elevators are recalled and searched before leaving the scene

d. The third arriving ladder shall that all elevators are recalled and searched

MDs 6.4.2) A—1st Ladder—recalled only, C—IC ensures early in the operation

The correct answer is: The second arriving ladder shall that all elevators are recalled and searched

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

b. Discharge time is approximately 30 seconds. 

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

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

Feedback

 

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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10. The 2nd arriving ladder Roof FF would be correct to take which action at a fire on the 9th floor of an 18-story Class 2 High Rise Residential Building?

Select one:

a. Bring the LSR to the roof

b. Drop the KO Curtain off on the 10th floor prior to proceeding to the roof 

c. Bring the KO Curtain to the roof

d. Drop the LSR off on the 10th floor prior to proceeding to the roof

If the fire was within 2 floors of the top floor, then the LSR should be brought to the roof. (8.8.9)

The correct answer is: Drop the LSR off on the 10th floor prior to proceeding to the roof

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11. The 2nd arriving ladder company inside team should take all but which one of the following actions at fires in Class 2 High Rise Residential Buildings?

Select one:

a. Include the KO Curtain as part of their tool assignment. 

b. Notify the IC and 1st ladder officer if any wind conditions may affect the fire.

c. For a top floor fire, ensure the curtain is brought to the roof.

d. Always proceed to and operate in the apartment above the fire.

unless needed to augment operations on the fire floor, the 2nd ladder company will proceed to and operate in the apartment above. (8.8.7)

The correct answer is: Always proceed to and operate in the apartment above the fire.

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26. Regarding the effects of wind on High Rise FPMD’s, it’s least correct to state?

Select one:

a. Wind blowing into an apartment after a fire is controlled will push smoke to higher pressure areas

b. Wind creates high pressure within the structure on the windward side of the building

c. The degree of increased internal pressure depends on the extent of the leakage 

d. Wind creates low pressure within the structure on the leeward side of the building

(MDs 6.2.2) push smoke to lower pressure areas

The correct answer is: Wind blowing into an apartment after a fire is controlled will push smoke to higher pressure areas

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06. Which of the following are accurate points regarding structural stability size-up?

Select one or more:

a. Out of line exterior walls are indicated by bulging of the wall 

b. Sagging floors may be indicated by out of line doors 

c. (More than one correct) 

d. Out of line exterior walls are indicated by bowing of the wall 

e. Sagging floors may be indicated by out of line window frames 

abde 

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Engine 222 arrives first at a fire in an occupied 3-story Row Frame building. They find the building is fully involved with fire and that fire has already extended to exposure 2. In this situation, they would be most correct to?

Select one:

a. Stretch a 1 ¾” line into exposure 2, and stretch a 3 ½” supply line for a tower ladder.

b. Stretch a 2 ½” line into the fire building, and stretch a 3 ½” supply line for a tower ladder.

c. Stretch a 1 ¾” line into the fire building, and stretch a 3 ½” supply line for a tower ladder.

d. Drop two 1 ¾” lines in front of the building, and stretch the first line into the fire building. Also position the engine apparatus for possible use of the multiversal 

(Row Frames — 6.5)

The correct answer is: Stretch a 1 ¾” line into the fire building, and stretch a 3 ½” supply line for a tower ladder.

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Normal subway operations dictate that the Engine Company shall not stretch a hose line until the location of the fire is determined and a stairway is selected which would best serve as the closest access point. Any firefighter who recognizes that the involved station is served by a dry standpipe system shall relay this information to which of the following member(s)?

Select one or more:

a. The IC 

b. The engine officer 

c. The ladder officer

d. The engine Chauffeur 

(AUC 207 Add 10 3.4)

The correct answers are: The engine officer, The engine Chauffeur

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First alarm units arrive at an emergency in a building where a high-pressure steam riser in the wall of the building has failed and created serious steam conditions. In this situation, members would be correct to think?

Select one:

a. In an emergency, members may shut the Outside Service Valve 

b. Steam pipes inside of buildings are typically insulated with asbestos

c. Steam temperatures in a supplied building can be as high as 900 degrees Fahrenheit

d. Members should shut all of the steam valves inside of the steam control room

(EP - Steam — 2.2, 4.4)

The correct answer is: Steam pipes inside of buildings are typically insulated with asbestos

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In an emergency at a HELB inside a building, FD members may shut which valve?

Select one:

a. Curb Valve

b. Outside Steam Shutoff Valve 

c. Inside Service Valve

d. Head of Service Valve

(Steam 4.4) There is a building steam shutoff located outside the building. FD members should NOT attempt to shut this valve. This valve shall only be shut by Con Ed personnel

The correct answer is: Inside Service Valve

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Knowledge of regulations, orders and procedures shall be the responsibility of all members. Choose the incorrect procedure for members of the FDNY from the choices below.

Select one:

a. Upon receipt of an alarm, the officer on duty shall direct members to take positions in front of quarters for the purpose of warning pedestrians and vehicular traffic.

b. Officers on duty shall, at each roll call, designate the house-watchman to be responsible for the proper opening of the apparatus doors.

c. Officers on duty shall see that the fire zone in front of quarters is maintained clear of vehicles or other obstructions and notify the Police Department of any unusual traffic that may interfere with response of the apparatus.

d. Officers on duty shall, immediately after each roll call, prepare a Riding List (EBF-4) in duplicate, listing all members on duty. One copy is to be placed on the apparatus and a duplicate copy carried by the officer. 

Regs 11.1.2, 11.1.3, 11.1.4) Designate a member OTHER THAN the house-watchman to be responsible for the opening of the apparatus doors.

The correct answer is: Officers on duty shall, at each roll call, designate the house-watchman to be responsible for the proper opening of the apparatus doors.

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Probationary firefighters are designated on the electronic riding list by the ___________?

Select one:

a. Suffix “(PR)” after their name

b. Suffix “(PF)” after their name

c. Prefix “(PR)” before their name

d. Prefix “(PF)” before their name 

(AUC 346 — 2.10)

The correct answer is: Prefix “(PR)” before their name

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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. Medium or high pressure gas piping

c. Low pressure gas piping

d. Plastic piping

low only

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13. If an incident is determined to be a major gas emergency, members should transmit a?

Select one:

a. 10-60 and a 10-80 Code 1 

b. 10-75 and a 10-80

c. 10-60 and a 10-80

d. 10-75 and a 10-80 Code 1

r is: 10-75 and a 10-80 Code 1

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04. Segment one responses include all of the following call types except?

Select one:

a. Difficulty breathing

b. Choking 

c. Respiratory arrest

d. Cardiac arrest

The correct answer is: Difficulty breathing

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03. All one of the following must be performed weekly except?

Select one:

a. Power Steering fluid level

b. Electric Fuel Pump Primer 

c. Transmission fluid level

d. Tower Ladder Boom Inspection

The correct answer is: Tower Ladder Boom Inspection

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02. Which unit(s) below are trained to perform complex confined space entries?

Select one or more:

a. CPC Ladder Companies 

b. Squad companies 

c. Rescue Companies 

d. SOC Support Ladder Companies

The correct answers are: Squad companies, Rescue Companies

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21. Regarding the completion of PCR, it would be incorrect to state?

Select one:

a. When making corrections on a PCR, members shall place a single line through the words to be corrected

b. All times recorded on the PCR are to be written in military time - always using 4 digits

c. The firefighter assigned to complete the PCR is responsible for the PCR accuracy, completeness and legibility

d. A CFR-D certified member shall be assigned by the Company Officer to complete the PCR 

(CFR 5 — 1.3, 3.2) (Company Officer)

The correct answer is: The firefighter assigned to complete the PCR is responsible for the PCR accuracy, completeness and legibility

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236. In older cast iron lofts some sub-level openings provide direct access to the below grade level of the building, which can be more than _____ feet below the sidewalk.

Select one:

a. 15 

b. 20

c. 10

d. 5

The correct answer is: 20

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178. Initially, the ___________ should be the only unit in front of a building collapse, unless there is a specific need for additional units.

Select one:

a. 1st arriving tower ladder

b. 1st arriving engine and tower ladder 

c. 1st arriving ladder, aerial or tower

d. 1st arriving engine

The correct answer is: 1st arriving tower ladder

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248. Choose an incorrect item about standpipe occupant hose from the list below?

Select one:

a. Engine companies shall not attempt to use the "occupant use" hose sometimes provided with these systems, unless the hose is 2-1/2" in diameter.

b. If a reducer is encountered, it must be removed to permit attachment of our 2-1/2" hose to the standpipe outlet. 

c. Engine companies shall utilize only Department issued hose for standpipe firefighting.

d. The stretching of occupant use hose by ladder and rescue companies operating remotely from an engine company while performing searches may be justified in an attempt to save lives.

(Engines chap 9, sec 9.2.2) Engine companies shall not attempt to use the "occupant use" hose sometimes provided with these systems, even in those instances when the hose is 2-1/2" in diameter.

The correct answer is: Engine companies shall not attempt to use the "occupant use" hose sometimes provided with these systems, unless the hose is 2-1/2" in diameter.

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217. There are ten stations within the AirTrain system. Six of these stations are located within the Central Terminal Area, and service the 8 existing terminals. The other four stations in the system are Federal Circle Station, Jamaica Station, Lefferts Boulevard Station, and Howard Beach Station. Please choose an incorrect description about the Air Train Stations from the list below?

Select one:

a. Inside the Blue Light Station Power Removal Box there is a red power removal button, which when depressed, de-energizes both inbound and outbound tracks on the guideway for at least the entire length of the station platform.

b. Some of the stations have smoke detectors, heat detectors and automatic sprinkler protection.

c. A Blue Light Station Power Removal Box is located at each end of each station platform.

d. All of the AirTrain stations are fully enclosed structures. 

AUC 207, add 12, sec 2) All stations have smoke detectors, heat detectors and automatic sprinkler protection.

The correct answer is: Some of the stations have smoke detectors, heat detectors and automatic sprinkler protection.

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23. Cast iron columns are unpredictable and fail, on the average, in about _____ minutes in fire endurance tests.

Select one:

a. 15

b. 45 

c. 30

d. 20

The correct answer is: 30

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222. Please choose an incorrect description about the Air Train Blue Light Station Power Removal Boxes from the list below?

Select one:

a. Inside each Blue Light Station Power Removal Box, there is a red power removal button. When this button is depressed, the power on certain sections of the guideway is removed. 

b. Blue Light Station Power Removal Boxes are located every 800 feet along the guideway.

c. The activation of a Blue Light Station Power Removal Box for a life-threatening situation requires the Incident Commander to request power removal through the Fire Department Borough Communications Office via Department radio.

d. In a life-threatening situation and the Blue Light Station Power Removal Box has been activated, one handie-talkie equipped member must remain at the Blue Light Station Power Removal Box to insure that the power remains off.

e. The Blue Light Station Power Removal Box has a schematic that should be used to determine the sections of the guideway that have been de-energized. Members may verify which sections of the guideway have been de-energized, if possible

(AUC 207, add 12, sec 6) The Blue Light Station Power Removal Box has a schematic that should be used to determine the sections of the guideway that have been de-energized. Members must always verify which sections of the guideway have been de-energized.

The correct answer is: The Blue Light Station Power Removal Box has a schematic that should be used to determine the sections of the guideway that have been de-energized. Members may verify which sections of the guideway have been de-energized, if possible.