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Water supplies for automatic sprinkler systems include city main and usually one other source:
A. Gravity Tank
B. pressure Tank
C. Cistern or suction tank
D. City main with any of the above 3 choices

D. City main with any of the above 3 choices
FFP ENG CO OPS Sec 10.2.1

1

A dry pipe system contains air or sometimes nitrogen that is under pressure in the riser and piping at all times? T or F

True

FFP ENG CO OPS Sec 10.2.1

2

In which type of sprinkler system will all sprinkler heads (or nozzles) are open and will flow water simultaneously?

A. Wet Pipe
B. Dry Pipe
C. Deluge
D. Pre-Action
E. Combination

C. Deluge

These systems are often found in aircraft hangers or where large quantities of flammable liquids are used in industrial processes.
FFP ENG CO OPS Sec 10.2.1 C

3

Which type of sprinkler system consists of fusible sprinkler heads, dry piping, and a valve which is opened upon an electrical signal from a smoke. Heat, or infrared (flame) detector?

A. Wet Pipe
B. Dry Pipe
C. Deluge
D. Pre-Action
E. Combination

D. Pre-Action
These are often found in computer rooms or in areas where other sensitive electronic equipment is used.
FFP ENG OP Sec 10.2.1 D

4

Sprinkler systems should ALWAYS be supplied with a ____ inch hose?

A. 1 3/4
B. 2 1/2
C. 3 1/2

C. 3 1/2" hose line

FFP ENG CO OPS Sec 10.3.2

5

In a building equipped with both a standpipe system and an automatic sprinkler. If the 1st due engine is supplying both the standpipe and the sprinkler systems. What must the 2nd and 3rd due engines stretch?

They MUST stretch additional lines to augment BOTH lines.

FFP ENG CO OPS Sec 10.3.3

6

How many lines should a sprinkler system be augmented with?

Whenever possible a sprinkler system should be augmented with at least 2 lines,

FFP ENG CO OPS Sec 10.3.8

7

The pump discharge pressure for supplying a sprinkler system should start at ___ psi?
A. 70
B. 80
C. 100
D. 150

D. 150 psi

FFP ENG CO OPS Sec 10.3.10

8

A Large Caliber Stream LCS or "master stream" is any fire stream wit a flow of ___gpm or more?

A. 250
B. 300
C. 400
D. 500

B. 300 gpm or more

FFP ENG CO OPS Sec 11.1

9

T or F LCS can be broadly divided into three types of categories: Portable, Engine Based, and Elecated?

True

FFP ENG CO OPS Sec 11.1

10

The Akron New Yorker can be used as a portable or an engine based LCS. T or F

True

FFP ENG CO OPS Sec 11.1

11

The use of LCS can only be ordered by the?

Incident Commander

FFP ENG CO OPS Sec 11.2.1

If LCS is ordered all operating forces within the building must be notified and time permitted for their safe withdrawal to unexposed positions. Confirmation of their withdrawal should be verified by handie-talkie or face to face communications with the IC

12

What are three common problems that cause water loss?

Kinks, Burst Lengths, and Short Stretching.

FFP ENG CO OPS Ch 12 Sec 1.1

13

T Or F Burst lengths are the easiest problems to correct when it comes to Water Loss?

False. Kinks are

FFP ENG CO OPS Ch 12 Sec 2.2

14

Which members are responsible for eliminating kinks from a hose stretch?
A. Engine Chauffer
B. Control FF 1st due
C. Control FF 2nd due
D. All members operating at an incident, both engine and truck

D. All members

FFP ENG CO OPS Ch 12 Sec 2.4

15

An indication of a __________ is when the engine officer reports there is little or no water and the ECC sees adequate pressure reading and an increased flow showing on the outlet flowmeter with the pumps RPMs increasingly automatically.
A. Kink
B. Burst Length
C. Short stretch

B. burst length

FFP ENG CO OPS Ch 12 Sec 3.2

16

T or F Once a water loss due to a burst length is confirmed by a member he should transmit an Urgent?

True

FFP ENG CO OPS Ch 12 Sec 3.3

17

Once the location is verified and after water has been shut down what are two correct ways to correct a burst length?

1. If enough hose is available, remove the burst length and reattach the existing couplings.
2. Replace the burst length with a new length of hose, when there is not enough existing hose available in the stretch.

This should only be accomplished upon the engine officers orders, after the fire has been confined by closing a door/or members have moved to a safe area of refuge.

FFP ENG CO OPS Ch 12 Sec 3.5

18

T or F. When a line is short stretched Water shut down is not required when adding hose to the back of the stretch?

False

FFP ENG CO OPS Ch 12 Sec 4.1

19

When adding hose to the front of short stretched line, who will ensure that the shut-off does not accidentally get shut down?

A. Control FF
B. Back up FF
C. Engine Officer
D. 2nd due Control FF

C. Engine Officer

FFP ENG CO OPS Ch 12 Sec 4.3

20

When adding a length of 2 1/2" hose line to the front of a short stretch line, what is the size of the increaser?

A. 1 1/2" x 2 1/2"
B. 2" x 2 1/2"
C. 2 1/2" x 3"

A. 1 1/2" x 2 1/2" increaser

FFP ENG CO OPS Ch 12 Sec 4.5

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