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Question 12:
There is one 4 FF Engine Company and one Ladder Company on scene for a fire on the 1st floor of a 2 1/2 sty Class 4 peaked roof private dwelling. According to the OSHA requirement, the two members who will comprise the safety team until other units arrive can be found in which choice?

A: ECC and LCC FFs

B: ECC and Control FFs

C: Control and OV FFs

D: Control and Roof FFs

E:Control and LCC FFs

E Explanation:
This is the same for 5 FF Engine with a Ladder Company
MMID ch 1 sec 5
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Question 24:
Its Thursday, November 22, 2018, Thanksgiving day, and you receive a ticket for a fire on the 39th floor of a 50 sty High-Rise Office Building. Upon arrival, you confirm that there is a fire on the 39th floor and immediately shut down the HVAC systems and place them in the non-circulating mode.  Choose the correct way in placing the HVAC system in the non-circulating mode

A:Open all outside air supply dampers, Close all mixing dampers, Open all exhaust dampers

B: Close all outside air supply dampers, open all mixing dampers, Open all exhaust dampers

C: Close all outside air supply dampers, Close all mixing dampers, Open all exhaust dampers

D: Open all outside air supply dampers, Close all mixing dampers, Close all exhaust dampers

A High-Rise Office 3.3.3

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Question 33:
A newly promoted Lieutenant would be correct to ensure the LCC of an “aerial ladder” unit is positioned how at a building fire?

A: Place the inboard side of the apparatus not more than 32' from the building line.

B: Place the center of the turntable of the apparatus not more than 45' from the building line.

C:Place the inboard side of the apparatus not more than 35' from the building line.

D: Place the outboard side of the apparatus not more than 35' from the building line.

Lads 2 8.6

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Question 38:
The Department of Transportation classifies chemicals into nine numerical categories. Which numerical category  would "corrosives" be in?

A: 9

B:8

C: 7

D: 6

E: 4

B Explanation:
1-Explosives
2-Compressed Gases
3-Flammable Liquids
4-Flammable Solids
5-Oxidizers
6-Poisons
7-Radioactive Material
8-Corrosives
9-Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods
Haz-Mat 2 sec 2.1

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Question 5:

In an effort to help reduce damage caused by the forcing of machine room doors, New York City Transit (NYCT) has begun installing locks on these doors throughout the Transit system for FDNY use in an emergency. Of the following choices, which is incorrect?

A: Units encountering rooms equipped with these locks shall use a 1620 key to access the room.

B:Doors equipped with these locks can be identified by the white NCYT logo affixed to the door.

C: If a door equipped with this type of lock is forced, units are to forward a report to the Chief of Operations and notify PTSU via email with the Box Number, Station Name and Room Number along with the particulars of the incident.

D: These locks can be found on elevator and escalator machine room doors in the NYCT system.

Explanation:B
Doors equipped with these locks can be identified by the red colored lockset and firefighter’s helmet symbol affixed to the door.
AUC 207 Add 21

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Question 15:
Hybrid vehicles offer many challenges to firefighting forces. Of the following choices, which is incorrect?

A: NEVER cut any high voltage cables which are usually color-coded to warn of their potential danger. On most hybrid vehicles, the high voltage cables are color-coded ORANGE. Although some cables are color-coded BLUE.

B: Many hybrid vehicles use a keyless start system. Make sure the ignition is OFF and the key or key fob is at least 15 feet away from the vehicle.

C: Always chock the vehicle, put transmission in park, shut off ignition, remove key, and engage the parking brake.

D:Make sure the READY light is on. This will reduce the shock hazard should you come into direct contact with any uninsulated electrical components.

D Explanation:
Make sure the READY light is NOT on. If the power is on, the high voltage system is live and poses a shock hazard should you come into direct contact with any of its uninsulated electricalcomponents (such as the inverter under the hood).
Note: A) Avoid contact with these cables unless the high voltage battery in the back of the vehicle has first been disconnected.
TB Fires 8 11.6 C 

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Question 36:
The Sensit Combustible Gas Detector can detect all of the following except?

A: Acetone

B:Gasoline

C: Methane

D: Propane

E:Carbon Monoxide

E Explanation:
Recharge takes 2 to 5 hours and the LED will illuminate green to indicate a fully charged battery
A fully charged battery supplies approximately 20 hours of continuous use
Emergency Procedures add 5 secs 2 and 3

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Question 22:
The Medical Officer must be notified via FDOC for all of the following except

A: Minor injury

B: Member exposed to an airborne infectious pathogen

C:Member exposed to a Non-Biological hazardous substance with or without symptoms

D:Member received first degree burns

C Explanation:
Member exposed to a Non-Biological hazardous substance WITH SYMPTOMS
Note: If a member exhibits symptoms from a biological or non-biological exposure, both an Injury and an Exposure Report must be completed
The Medical Officer must be notified via FDOC for ALL injuries. Only the Medical Officer can assign the injury classification
Expect at least 1 question from this bulletin on your exam...We do this all the time
Safety Bulletin 7 pages 1 and 2

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Question 28:
The best time to critique a recent fire or emergency operation is when?

A:Immediately upon return from a fire or emergency

B: The next day

C:On scene after incident is placed under control

D: When scheduled by the administrative battalion

A  Explanation:
Engine Operations sec 2.9.3

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Question 27:
You are working in an Engine Company when you are assigned to respond to a fire as the designated “Communications Unit.” You know that your unit should report to the Communications Unit Leader (COML), if staffed. If the COML is not staffed, or has not arrived, you should report to?

A:The Resources Unit Leader (RESL).

B: The Planning Chief.

C: The Incident Commander (IC).

D: The Fire Sector Supervisor.

A  Explanation:
Report to the Resources Unit Leader (RESL). If neither the COML nor the RESL is on scene, report to the Incident Commander (IC).
ICS Ch 2 Add 3 3.2

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Question 6:
As a newly promoted officer, you must take basic precautions in order to keep your FFs and civilians safe, especially at a Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) fire or emergency. The basic precautions for you to take at a LPG tractor trailer fire is to keep everyone back not actually engaged in the incident how many feet from the front/rear/sides of the  tractor trailer?

A:500 feet from the sides and 1000 feet from the front and rear

B: 400 feet from the sides and 800 feet from front and rear

C: 250 feet from the sides and 500 feet from the front and rear

D: 300 feet from the sides and 600 feet from the front and rear

A Explanation:
Haz-Mat ch 1 sec 1.3.3

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Question 9:
The Fire Department has strict guidelines for when Department members encounter Emotionally Disturbed Persons (EDP). Of the following choices, which is incorrect?

A:Units encountering possibly emotionally disturbed persons who are exhibiting bizarre behavior at an incident shall immediately notify the dispatcher to request 10-48 for "PD REQUIRED".

B: Where persons are threatening to jump from a window ledge, bridge, etc., the primary concern shall be for the safety of persons using sidewalks, streets, and roadways below.

C:No overt action shall be taken by any member that might cause the person to carry out the suicide threat and no attempts to forcibly restrain the person shall be made unless there is a direct threat of physical harm to members of the Department.

D: Absent clear indications of fire or other imminent danger of a type which mandates immediate Fire Department actions, forcible entry will be delayed until arrival of police personnel, and then done only at police request.

A Explanation:
Units encountering possibly emotionally disturbed persons who are exhibiting bizarre behavior at an incident shall immediately notify the dispatcher to request 10-47 for "POSSIBLE EDP."
AUC 271

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Question 14:
Fire and smoke venting from a window(s) in a certain way may be an indicator if wind is impacting the fire area. All of the following are indicators of a wind impacted fire except?

A:Fire and smoke venting outwards and upwards from window

B: Fire and smoke venting downward from window

C: Fire and smoke venting horizontally from window

D: Fire and smoke pulsing from window

A Explanation:
Fire and smoke should be venting outwards and upwards....B, C, D, are indicators that fire conditions may be wind impacted. Any unusual ventilation profile must be immediately communicated to the Ladder Company Officer inside the fire area to be vented and the IC
FFP Ventilation page 5

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Question 2:
In order to remove a facility from the CFRD matrix, the company officer shall ensure that the facility meets all the following requirements except?

A:On duty personnel trained at the EMT level or higher

B: Trained personnel are able to provide oxygen to the patient

C: On duty personnel are trained in the use of a of a defibrillator, and all the necessary equipment is available to the trained personnel

D: All equipment and appropriately trained personnel are available during all hours of operation

A Explanation:
On duty personnel trained in CPR
Complete a request for removal of medical facility from CFR-D response matrix (CD-202) electronically using the eCIDS application
Communications ch 4 add 1 sec 2

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Question 25:
Which instruction related to the proper marking of portable ladder length and unit designation is listed incorrectly below?

A: The numerical length of a ladder shall be marked on the side of the rails within 12 inches of the end of the ladder.

B: For straight ladders, the ladder length shall be marked on each end of each rail.

C: For extension ladders, the ladder length shall be marked at the butt end only of each rail of the bed ladder.

D:The unit designation shall be marked within 12 inches of each butt.

Explanation:
The “unit designation” shall be marked within 18 inches of each butt.
Note: Ladder length markings shall be visible when ladders are stored on the apparatus.
Lads 1 6.1, 6.2

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Question 39:
For a fire in a vacant row frame building in the middle of a row of occupied frames, which tactic below is correct?

A: The first to arrive engine company should drop two hoselines: one hoseline to enter the fire building, and a backup hoseline.

B: The second hoseline, if not needed to back up the first hoseline, shall be stretched through an exposure to the rear of the fire building.

C: The fourth hoseline is stretched to the opposite exposure of the third hoseline.

D:The third hoseline is stretched to the fire building or to the opposite exposure, depending on where the second hoseline was stretched.

D Explanation:
A) The first to arrive engine company should drop two hoselines: one a 3 ½" line to supply a TL, and a hoseline to enter the most severe exposure.
B) The second hoseline, if not needed to back up the first hoseline, shall be stretched to the fire building or to the opposite exposure.
C) The fourth hoseline is stretched as ordered by the Incident Commander.
RF 6.7 A 

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Question 3:
Weather is the controlling factor affecting the severity and incidence of brush fires. Serious brush fire conditions occur when all of the following weather conditions are present except?

A: Little or no rainfall for the preceding three or more days.

B:High humidity.

C: The longer the period without rain the greater the hazard.

D: Winds in excess of fifteen (15) miles per hour.

B Explanation:
Low humidity.
AUC 151 3.2.1

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Question 18:
All vehicles powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), which requires a FD permit to operate using such fuel are required to have a warning placard placed on what part of the vehicle?

A: All four sides of vehicle

B:Front and rear bumper

C: Front bumper only

D: Rear bumper only

B Explanation:
All other CNG powered vehicles registered in the state of NY are likely to be placarded only on the rear bumper
Haz-mat 1 sec 3.2.1

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Question 8:
While air monitoring using  the MSA Altair Digital Gas Meter, the meter will emit a vibrating pulse and flashing green LED light every _________ seconds to alert  the user that the meter is operating?

A: 5

B: 10

C: 20

D: 25

E:30

E Explanation:
The MSA Altair Digital Gas Meter has been issued to all Engines and Ladder Companies. The meter is calibrated to methane, the major component of natural gas. Although capable of detecting other combustible gases, the readings might not be accurate, therefore, this meter should only be used to detect methane/natural gas
The Altair is to be used in conjunction with the Sensit Combustible Gas detector (Emergency Procedures add 5 sec 4)
Emergency Procedures Natural Gas add 2 sec 2.3

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Question 7:
When encountering a displaced pet at the scene of a fire, members shall protect/secure the pet with a responsible party (owner, neighbor, building representative, NYPD, etc.) if possible. If reunification with the owner is not possible, the FDNY IC shall?  

A:Contact the Animal Care Center (ACC) through the respective borough dispatcher.

B: Contact the local pound directly via cell phone.

C: Leave the animal at the premises, if safe to do so.

D: Designate a unit to bring the animal back to company quarters pending reclamation by the owner, with proper identification.

AUC 361 2.1

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Question 16:
Company officers shall require members driving the apparatus to observe certain rules such as, maintaining safe control of apparatus; maintaining a low rate of speed when traveling through congested areas; proceeding past a steady red signal, a flashing red signal or stop sign, but only after slowing down as may be necessary for operation; when turning corners no apparatus should be driven in excess of _______ mph.

A: 5

B: 10

C:15

D: 20

Explanation:
Regs ch 11 sec 11.1.17

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Question 19:
The first officer on scene is the Incident Commander until received by a higher rank. He/She must keep in mind that fire in non-fireproof multiple dwellings can extend very quickly to the floors above and to the exposures. Of the following choices, which is correct?

A: For a fire in an Old Law or New Law Tenement, immediately transmit a 2nd alarm for fire on two floors.

B:For a fire in an Old Law or New Law Tenement, if fire is in a shaft extending into an exposure, transmit a 2nd alarm.

C: For a fire in an Old Law or New Law Tenement, If fire is extending into two exposures, transmit a 2nd alarm.

D: For a fire in an Old Law or New Law Tenement, immediately special call an extra ladder if fire extends to the floor above.

B Explanation:
For a fire in an Old Law or New Law Tenement, special call an extra engine and truck for fire on two floors. If progress is not made on at least one floor in a short period of time, transmit a 2nd alarm.
If fire is in a shaft extending into an exposure, transmit a 2nd alarm. If fire is extending into two exposures, transmit a 3rd alarm.
MD 3.4.6

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Question 26:
The Search Assessment Marking System used during collapse operations is denoted by the letter "X." The "X" is constructed in two operations. One slash is drawn upon entry and the second slash when the unit exits. Information is place in each quadrant of the letter "X."  From the choices listed below, what information is placed in the left quadrant?

A: Date/Time

B: Number of Live and/or expired victims

C: Personal Hazards

D:Unit operating

D Explanation:
A-Top quadrant
B- Bottom quadrant
C- Right quadrant
Collapse Operations add 2 pages 2-3

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Question 20:
You receive a run for a Class 3 alarm for the address 333 W 54 st. En-route you look closer at the ticket and see the words "Valve alarm." Upon arrival, your OV FF goes around back to the loading dock area and discovers that a forklift hit a sprinkler pipe. You believe this is the cause of the Class 3 alarm activation and transmit which signal to the incoming battalion chief?

A: 10-35-1

B: 10-35-2

C: 10-35-3

D: 10-35-4

E:10-34-1

E Explanation:
10-34-1 Defective sprinkler device or system (defective alarm valve, broken pipe, etc.)
10-34-2 Unwarranted sprinkler alarm-Not defective (surge in pressure, people working on the system, etc.)
10-34-3 Sprinkler has been activated by heat source not associated with an accidental fire
Communications ch 8 page 9

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Question 34:
The most correct flagging column entry for" Heating Fuel Ordered" can be found in which choice?

A: DF

B:F

C: HF

D: SP

B

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Question 10:
At a Taxpayer that is protected by a sprinkler systems, who ensures the sprinkler system is supplied if the fire is in the cellar?

A: 1st Engine

B: 2nd Engine

C:3rd Engine

D: Satellite Engine

C Explanation:
Same for store and cockloft fires
Taxpayers pages 44, 47, and 48

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Question 29:
For fire in an Old Law Tenement or New Law Tenement, what is the Roof Firefighter’s priority of access to the roof?

A:1. Adjoining Building; 2. Aerial Ladder; 3. Rear Fire Escape

B: 1. Adjoining Building; 2. Rear Fire Escape; 3. Aerial Ladder

C: 1. Aerial Ladder; 2. Adjoining Building; 3. Rear Fire Escape

D: 1. Aerial Ladder; 2. Rear Fire Escape; 3. Adjoining Building

A Lads 3.2.6 A 

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Question 21:
Members are under the "Immediate Supervision" of an Officer in all of the following choices except?  

A:When they are within visual contact of the Officer.

B:When they are within Handie-Talkie contact of the Officer.

C: When they are working with a search line which is under the supervision of an Officer.

D: When they are working with hose line which is under the supervision of an Officer.

B Explanation:
When they are within VOICE contact of the Officer.
Acronym: SHSH (Sight, Hearing, Search Line, Hoseline)
Lads 3.2.1 11 Note

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Question 11:
Of the following units, all have been trained in, and issued, the Blitzfire Oscillating Monitor except?

A:Foam Tanker Engine Companies

B: Haz-Mat Technician Engine Companies

C: Haz-Mat Company 1

D:Hi-Rise Units

D Explanation:
Also....Satellite Engine Companies carry this monitor
TB Tools 38 9.1

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When facing a building fire with a burning EIFS, a 2 ½” handline equipped with the cockloft nozzle can be used to apply water to the exterior when fire is above the reach of ground-based streams. All statements below are correct regarding this tactic except?

A: One tip of the cockloft nozzle should be capped with a 1 ½” shut off.

B:The cockloft nozzle operated upward on the exterior of the building can provide a vertical reach of up to three floors.

C: The nozzle should be extended approximately 3 feet from the window sill.

D: The nozzle should be operated at a slight angle toward the building.

B xplanation:
The cockloft nozzle operated upward on the exterior of the building can provide a vertical reach of up to TWO floors.
AUC 362 3.2