Eversafe Tests Flashcards Preview

Promotion Questions > Eversafe Tests > Flashcards

Flashcards in Eversafe Tests Deck (292):
1

If the resolution to a sexual harassment case is not resolved who forwards the case to another department?

The Fire Chief

2

In a sexual harassment case within what time frame will they forward the sexual harassment case over to another Department?

60 Days

3

In the Patient bill of rights you can expect what?

To receive timely and appropriate medical services without regard to age, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation or national origin

4

What is the time Limit for filing a grievance?

45 days

5

What is a positive breathalyzer test?

Concentration of 0.020 or greater

6

What is considered prohibited conduct? Alcohol Policy

Pre-Duty Use: Use of alcohol by an employee within four (4) hours prior to reporting for duty

7

How long after being relieved of duty and directed to the PFC for an alcohol, controlled substance or illegal drug test is it deemed a “Refusal to Submit”?

1.5 hours (90 minutes)

8

If the initial screening test for a breathalyzer is .020 or greater a confirmation test shall be performed. What is the time frame that the confirmation test will be conducted?

No earlier than 15 mins after the screening test but no later than 30 mins

9

How many days of Military leave are employees granted each fiscal year?

15

10

What is the best way to keep in touch between a member and an officer during deployment?

Via Email

11

When having a hearing for an EEO complaint, how many days in advance of the scheduled hearing date must your request for witnesses be submitted?

Three(3) working days

12

When a complaint of discrimination is brought to the attention of the EEO counselor, How many days do they have before conducting their final interview?

21 days
3 weeks

13

The American Medical Association (AMA) recommends that expectant women who spend more than _______ a day on their feet should switch to a desk job by ________.

4 hours, week 24

14

14. To minimize the possibility of contaminating the hospital’s water supply, all FEMS Department hoses shall be flushed for a full_________.

5 Minutes

15

What is the minimum annual percentage rate of employees subject to random drug testing?

20%

16

Only complaints of sexual harassment that concern incidents which occurred within a period of _____ immediately prior to date of the complaint is filed shall be considered.

1 year

17

Initial instruction of all personnel in driving DC Fire and EMS Department vehicles shall be under the supervision of?

DFC Training Academy

18

The Emergency Response Qualification to Drive & Operate section of the FD Form 140 shall be endorsed by whom?

Platoon Commander

19

Referrals to the Juvenile Fire-Setters Program classified as Immediate should be made by whom?

Fire/Arson Investigators

20

Who is responsible for collecting fire incident related evidence?

MPD evidence collection team

21

The Department’s Cold Weather Guidelines apply under the following conditions?

When the wind chill factor reaches 32 degrees

22

The most common emergency responses on the interstate system are?

Operations at the scene of a MVC

23

Any roadway that has limited access and utilizes ramps for entry and exit and has a posted speed limit of 40 MPH or more is defined as a ?

Highway

24

(Positioning Apparatus on the Scene) The first arriving piece of apparatus will take a position to create a ____ prior to the incident?

Barrier

25

How will fire apparatus front wheels be placed on an incident in order to close the lane of the incident?

At an angle with the wheels turned away from the incident

26

You are the first due engine company arriving on a scene of a MVC on 295 South near Benning rd. you shall immediately?

Report the location/direction of travel to the BFC and or OUC

27

Which NFPA standard describes the standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications?

NFPA 1021

28

On a emergency incident who is responsible for the overall management and safety of all member operating at the scene?

Incident Commander

29

Who is responsible to execute a FD form 108 Supervisor’s Quarterly Safety Inspection Report (JAJO) after the Safety Inspection of each facility?

The responsible Property Officer

30

When a recognized animal organization such as the Society to Prevent Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) contacts OUC concerning an animal rescue, what unit will be dispatched initially to evaluate if Fire Department assistance is needed?

The closest Battalion Fire Chief is dispatched to proceed (in-service on the air)

31

When MPD or a private citizen contacts OUC concerning an animal rescue, the nearest Battalion Fire Chief shall be dispatched non-emergency. What other resource should be requested?

Animal Control

32

What is the document informing a witness of the intention to pursue and discover a matter involved in a lawsuit through the taking of testimony under oath?

Notice of Deposition

33

Whenever a F&EMSD Form 9 is submitted denoting an address change, the responsible company officer will also execute and submit _____ in duplicate?

Form 35-A

34

The F&EMSD Form ____ is to be used in files when the original is filed under another heading or is not available?

Form 99

35

A member may be relieved from duty up to ____ hours early provided that the member is relieved by another member who is voluntarily assuming duty as a courtesy to the member being relieved?

2.5

36

What is the mandatory retirement age for members hired after January 1, 1980?

64

37

All members separating from the Department shall report to what Office for exit interview?

Employee Benefits Office

38

Should a member be a witness to a conspicuous service performed on an emergency scene by someone other than a member of the Department, whom should that member report that fact to?

The incident commander

39

What form is utilized to submit a member for the Length of Service Award and Pin?

Form 67.1

40

No later than what date will submission of the appropriate form for the Length of Service Program and Pin be submitted?

March 15th of each year

41

At what time are “house drills” to be conducted?

1000

42

Unless otherwise ordered, what is the report time for drills at the Training Academy?

0930 and 1300

43

Prior to leaving quarters to report to the Training Academy, what unit or Office should be notified by phone?

OUC to place the unit OOS

44

An employee who has established that he/she is entitled to backpay from the department shall receive payment within how many days of submitting required documentation?

60 days

45

How many patients can fireboat #3 transport on backboards?

2

46

When are members who are in full duty or limited duty status required to log into their Learning Management System account and complete any outstanding assignments?

Once a week at a minimum

47

What will members use to sign in when visiting the logistics distribution counter for distribution of uniforms, PPE, and supplies?

PAT Number

48

Personnel are reminded that all meters are required to be calibrated monthly, and should be done on the Sundays that what Platoon works?

Platoon 3

49

What is the PRIMARY operational zone for DCFEMS?

Zero Zone

50

What zone will special operations incidents be assigned to?

Zero Bravo

51

Which officer will provide the status of the integrity of catenary system, pantograph and stability of the Streetcar?

Engine Officer

52

Who assess the penalty in a case in which the administrative charges against the employee involve any criminal conviction?

The Fire Chief

53

Streetcars are powered by electricity taken from?

Catenary system (OCS)

54

In the Pre Mixed Fuel Plan who is issued the fuel cans

Each Truck and Rescue Squad

55

In the Pre mixed fuel plan how many cans are issued?

2

56

What is the correct order of responsible officers for mobilizing and demobilizing of EMOP units?

EMS 7, EMS 4, the officers of Engine 24 and RS2

57

59. Halon _____ is heavier than air and must be removed by mechanical ventilation.

1301

58

The contact Start-Up Operations from any wayside telephone, dial:

1081

59

Heat and Smoke fare-gates will lock in an open position after:

30 Seconds

60

Kiosk, are what shape?

Octagonal (9 ft across)

61

One (1) eight car train has the capacity to carry up to how many passengers?

Up to 1,800 passengers

62

If Tower 3 is unavailable to be dispatched as the additional truck for elevated portions of Metro incidents, what should be requested in its place?

A Tower from a mutual aid jurisdiction

63

When operating the pump, the temperature of the water in the engine cooling system should be kept between (degrees Fahrenheit)?

160-200

64

The total length of any hose line to be tested shall not exceed how many feet?

300

65

During testing, how far behind couplings shall hoses be secured with hose rope tools?

10-15 inches

66

In the braking system, when the pressure drops to what psi does the emergency diaphragm in the safety activator apply the air brakes?

40psi

67

On D.C. Fire Department apparatus who is allowed to operate the “Emergency” Air for release of the Maxi-Brake Control?

Fleet Maintenance Personnel

68

What is the engine pressure initially set at when supplying a combination sprinkler/standpipe system?

175psi

69

How many fuel shut offs do diesel-electric locomotives have?

3

70

Refrigerated cars with a generator cooling plant, can have up to how many gallons of fuel?

500

71

General Service Tank cars have tank pressures at or below?

100psi

72

What written orders govern ALL train movements?

Track warrants control forms

73

What toxic fire gas is produced from the burning of living things such as wool, hair and rubber and has an odor of rotten eggs?

Hydrogen sulfide

74

What toxic fire gas is produced when refrigerants such as Freon come in contact with flame, and musty hay odor?

Phosgene

75

Assuming there is a fresh set of 6 AA alkaline batteries installed in Scott Air Pak 50.
How long will the pass device sound in full alarm?

8 hours

76

During inspection of an SCBA cylinder you notice cuts that have penetrated through the outer layers of plastic and have cut the fiber over wrap's threads. What level of damage would this be considered?

Level 2

77

What product is used to clean and disinfect the SCBA face piece?

Wescodyne Plus

78

Why is the SCBA breathing regulator spray bar directional?

Helps keep face piece clear of condensation

79

The SCBA outlet manifold over pressure relief value is set to open at what point?

When over 225 PSI enters the manifold

80

82. Any unit that cannot complete an assigned task as directed in the SOG must notify who?

Incident Commander

81

83. Upon receipt of an alarm, the watch detail is responsible to give a copy of the computer printout to the ____________?

Officer

82

How many VRS channels are there?

2

83

When a VRS antenna is in operation, what is the minimum effective distance from the antenna that a portable radio on a VRS channel can be used?

At least 15 feet

84

If a MAYDAY is called during an incident and no rescue squad is already assigned, how many additional rescue squads will automatically be dispatched?

One

85

How many phases are there in the Ready Alert Plan?

Two

86

Fallback position shall be ( ) floors below the fire?

2

87

You have been assigned to the Rapid Intervention Group at a high-rise fire. The fire is currently confined to the fifth floor. In this situation, where should your Rapid Intervention be positioned?

On the fourth floor

88

A priority three electrical emergency is?

Power outage due to blown fuses

89

When can fire watch be canceled?

When the protection system is fully restored

90

A yellow light on the MSA TIC indicates ______ battery power?

Marginal power left

91

The TIC make MSA & Model 5200 wait for approximately __ seconds for the infrared sensors electronics to self-test?

5 seconds

92

Biological decontamination starts with?

Wetting the victims with clothing on

93

Corridor decontamination can be accomplished by parking fire apparatus ______ feet apart?

12

94

Maximum radiation dose limit for protecting major property is?

10 R

95

Responding companies shall position apparatus no closer than ______ to the trench excavation.

200 feet

96

If possible, a minimum of ______ of space should be between the rescuer and the path of an un-deployed airbag.

10-14 inches

97

The TIC’s (Thermal Imaging Camera) image may freeze on screen at times. This function is known as:

Shuttering

98

Atmospheric monitoring will occur continually during occupancy to ensure atmospheric hazards do not increase while personnel are in the space. Results of the monitoring are to be recorded on the entry permit at _______.

5 minute intervals

99

Who is responsible to determine the validity of a request to expedite a report?

First endorsing official

100

Who is responsible for submitting Special Reports to their division commander advising of the opening of new streets and roadways or the extension of existing thoroughfares?

Commanders of truck companies of respective local alarm districts

101

What members make up a Fire Trial Board?

Two (2) battalion chiefs and two (2) captains

102

A Trial Board hearing shall begin within 180 days of what?

Receipt of the Initial Written Notification

103

Air Unit one carries how many spare cylinders?

96

104

In the absence of the OUC Director the _____ may take the responsibility to transfer units.

Watch Commander

105

What day are monthly household requests to be submitted?

23rd

106

What is the process of removing smoke, heat, and toxic gases from a burning building and replacing them with cooler, cleaner, oxygen-rich air?

Ventilation

107

Which NFPA standard follows portable ladders involving regularly inspected, maintained, and service testing?

1932

108

What is the purpose of rescue operations?

To physically remove an occupant or victim from a dangerous environment.

109

Attack lines can be double-jacket or?

Rubber-covered

110

Smallest pipes in a water distribution system that carry the water to the users and hydrants are the?

Distributors

111

A large opening on a fire hydrant that is used to allow as a much water as possible to flow directly into the pump is?

Steamer port

112

Negative-pressure ventilation fans are called?

Smoke ejectors

113

A ventilation cut that works well on metal roofing because it prevents the decking from rolling away is a?

Triangular cut

114

When using the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG), where would you find information with regard to potential hazards (health and fire/explosion)?

orange section

115

What personal protective equipment is used when the type of airborne substance is known, the concentration is measured and the criteria for using air-purifying respirators are met, and skin and eye exposure is unlikely?

Level C Protection

116

What type of radiation that quickly loses energy and can travel only 1 to 2 inches from its source is?

alpha

117

What form must be completed when accountable property is lost or stolen?

97

118

What is the gas that is formed from incomplete combustion many common household products, at low levels it cause itchy eyes, a sore throat and a burning cough, at higher levels is can cause pulmonary edema and death?

Phosgene

119

What is the NFPA code for Standard on Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing SCBA for Emergency Services, which includes requirements for design, performance, testing and certifications on open-circuit SCBA for the fire service?

NFPA 1981

120

Once the power is cut to this Class of fire, the fire is treated as a Class A or Class B fire depending on the type of material that is burning, what class of fire is this?

Class C

121

What knot can be tied anywhere in a rope and will hold equally well if tension is applied to either end of the rope or to both ends simultaneously?

Clove Hitch

122

What type of door is lightweight, honeycomb interior, which is covered by a face panel, easy to force and will burn thought quickly?

Hollow Core Door

123

If an individual desires to wear facial hair, facial hair shall be well trimmed and be no longer than _____ inch.

1/4 inch

124

When daylight saving time begins, in accordance with the energy policy act of 2005, all department clocks will be advanced at what time?

0200

125

DCFEMS Employees must comply with the procedures set forth in Bulletin 34, Criminal and Traffic Background checks within ______business days.

10

126

Fire Boat #3 has a fire pump which can deliver 500 gpm at 50psi or_________?

125 GPM at 150psi

127

The F8 Key on MPS (previously I-Mobile) stands for ________.

Home

128

Whenever there is less than _________total available transport units District-Wide, Alpha Hold is in effect.

7

129

When using the new DAPPR Distribution System down at Logistics, what is used to sign in at the Distribution counter?

your PAT tag

130

What is the minimum safe distance away for personnel and equipment from a high voltage power line?

10 feet

131

How far apart should lookouts be posted at either end of the incident to watch for unexpected street car movement when operating in ballasted right of way?

50 to 100 feet

132

What strategy is used to manage a Metro Emergency?

ACRE
Access (locate the emergency and find the best access to the site),
Control (control the emergency manage victims remove hazards extinguish fire),
Rescue (rescue any entrapped persons)
Evacuate&EMS (evacuate the site and provide emergency medical care.

133

How long after a heat or smoke alarm activates do the fare gates lock into the open position?

30 seconds

134

How many elevator rooms can a metro station have?

4

135

Chain Markers are located every____ feet along the tunnel.

100

136

What is the only room in the Metro Stations where combustibles can be stored?

Cleaner's room

137

When in the Elevator Control room during a Metro Elevator incident, what do personnel use to communicate with the KIOSK?

PABX phone

138

41. The Chempak hospital container is designed to treat ____ affected persons and DC FEMS Chempak EMS container is designed to treat _____ affected persons

1000

454

139

Mass Casualty Support Unit #1 is a level III unit capable of bringing supplies to treat up to how many patients?

100

140

Who shall be notified as soon as a member discovers that a portable radio has been lost?

Watch Commander

141

How shall members secure their portable radios when out of quarters?

Kept on the person responsible for radio

142

Which jurisdiction is designated four (4) in regards to COG’s jurisdictional identifiers?

Fairfax County

143

When triaging a patient during a Mass Casualty Incident, patients are to be marked with a _____ inch ribbon in an easily identifiable area (arm or leg) and in cold weather it will be permissible to attach a ____ inch ribbon around the neck.

18

36

144

The EMS Chempack container is designed to treat how many people with a nerve agent antidote?

454

145

How far from the incident of an Active Shooter will units stage at a minimum, in line of approach?

3 Blocks

146

How Many sets of Active Shooter PPE and equipment are carried on the Rescue Squads?

5

147

What flammable metal commonly used in the construction of helicopters ignites at 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit and reacts violently when water is applied?

Magnesium

148

What is the optimal hose stream pattern to produce a favorable combination of fog and reach?

30 degree fog

149

At what temperature (degrees Fahrenheit) does the thermal imaging camera switch from High Sensitivity mode to Low Sensitivity mode?

300

150

What member/riding position of the Truck Companies will operate their thermal imaging camera on a structural fire incident?

Officer

151

After the energy is “dumped” from the system of an electric vehicle how long can you expect the capacitors to store energy for?

Between 5 and 10 minutes

152

How many Compressed Natural Gas(CNG) cylinders are utilized on a CNG metro bus?

7

153

The Water Supply Task Force consists of?

3 Water Supply Engines and a Battalion Fire Chief

154

Fires involving electrical equipment underneath manholes are usually handled by?

Allowing the fire to burn and protecting exposures

155

When a fire protection system has been fully restored, who is responsible to request the “fire watch” be discontinued?

The Property Owner

156

A telltale sign of an Electric Vehicle is the color of the wiring system, which is?

Orange

157

What type of accountability shall be used at a WMD event?

Level III

158

How should a natural gas leak that is confined to a room be ventilated?

From the top and bottom

159

What is the ignition point of natural gas?

1100º-1200º F

160

SCBA must be put into service when Carbon Monoxide levels reach how many parts per million?

35ppm

161

You and your company have used your go bags on an actual incident. Along with a special report, what from shall be submitted to the Special Ops Deputy?

53.1

162

Mass Decon task force #2 is comprised of what two companies?

Engine 8 and Truck 7

163

When dealing with a bank elevator system, which shaft doors will usually contain the keyways?

Shaft door of basement, first floor and top floor

164

All members operating within ____ feet of the edge of a body of water must wear a proper fitting U.S. Coast Guard approved person floatation device (PFD)?

10 feet

165

FD personnel utilizing the throw method when attempting to rescue a victim near the water edge shall throw a “throw bag” line to the victim using a ____ throw aimed at the victim’s chest area. This method is effective up to approximately ____ feet?

Under-hand throw; 60 feet

166

Establishment of the “Hot Zone/Exclusionary Zone should extend ____ feet from the waters edge?

20 feet

167

Wood planks and wood panels that support trench walls are called _____?

Sheeting

168

Electrical capacitors located on top of the Streetcar may remain energized for up to how long after catenary power is removed?

5 Minutes

169

What color spray Paint should be used when marking Structural Hazards after being checked by DCFD members.

Orange

170

Non confined space certified personnel can be approved by the incident commander if the victim is visible from the entrance and no more than how far in any direction.

25 feet

171

Your engine company is supplying a combination sprinkler/standpipe system at a structure fire you should provide psi engine pressure until ordered otherwise.

175 psi

172

The range of a firefighting stream is dependent upon four factors: nozzle pressure, nozzle diameter, angle of inclination above the horizontal plane and

Wind speed and direction

173

What type of pump used by the Department is a positive displacement pump?

Priming pump

174

The Department pumps are rated at what GPM, at 150 PSI

1250

175

How often is a service test performed on pumping apparatus in the DCFD?

Annually

176

The atmospheric pressure is reduced by how many psi per 1000ft of elevation above sea level?

0.5psi

177

What must a unit do should it become aware that an assigned task will not be completed as directed by SOG’s?

Notify the Incident Commander

178

What type or size of responses is the Incident Command System used for?

All responses

179

All alarms received by Communications via telephone must include what message?

This is Communications

180

Where is interior staging?

3 floors below the fire floor

181

A passing of Formal Command shall be__________

Face to Face

182

What is the minimum distance from a VRS antenna effected by interference?

15 feet

183

What VRS channel will be utilized if prior to arrival, tactical channel A7 is given?

A8,VRS-2

184

How often is a composite cylinder hydrostatically tested?

5 years

185

What is the normal weight of a charged carbon fiber-wrapped cylinder ?

17.1 lbs

186

If the PAK-ALERT SE does not sense air in the system after 15 seconds it will ?

Shut down

187

Using the “Compressed Gas Association Guidelines” how many levels are there to assessed a composite cylinder ?

3

188

Hydrogen Sulfide has what described odor?

Rotten eggs

189

The Primary Reducing circuit reduces the pressure to what psi ?

100psi

190

Amtrak’s Electrified territory in the Northeast quadrant of the city has overhead catenary lines that carry how many volts?

12,000 Volts

191

Tests show that Fire Department radios do not work well in the First Street Tunnel. Radios stop transmitting and receiving with the outside after the radios are only ___ feet in to the tunnel. Line of sight use between radios in the tunnel is only effective up to ___ feet?

25
200

192

Diesel-electric locomotives are used by all railroads, on all tracks, in the District of Columbia. Diesel-electric locomotives fuel tanks range in size from?

800-5,000

193

During emergency operations, at least how many hand brakes must be applied? (trains)

2

194

In extremely rare circumstances where the removal of windows by the prescribed means is precluded, what type of saw can be used to cut Lexan polycarbonate windows?

Carbide-tipped chain saw

195

How far will a flagging team walk from the incident?

1 Mile

196

When using a radio, the member should speak across the microphone at a 45-degree angle and hold the microphone ____ from their mouth?

1-2 inches

197

_____ allows the Incident Commander to assess the progress of the incident and decide whether the strategy or tactics should be changed?

Time Marks

198

Who is responsible for the collection, evaluation, dissemination and use of information relevant to the incident?

Planning

199

This includes two to five single resources, such as different types of units assembled to accomplish a specific task?

Task Force

200

What saw blades are abrasive and made of composite material?

Masonry

201

A secondary search is performed?

Following extinguishment

202

The primary principle that controls the spread of smoke during a fire is?

Convection

203

The primary function of ladders are?

To provide safe access to and egress from otherwise inaccessible areas

204

Which category of ladders are permanently mounted and operated from fire apparatus?

Aerial Ladders

205

What category of standpipe is designed for use by the building occupants and should not be used by responding fire personnel?

Class II

206

What type of sprinkler heads can be used to protect a freezer box?

Dry Pendant

207

What type of fire detection devices are triggered by the invisible products of combustion?

Ionization detectors

208

Rope rescue incidents are divided into low-angle and high-angle operations. Low-angle operations are situations where firefighters are dependent on the ground for their primary support with the rope system becoming the secondary means of support, and the slope of the ground over which the firefighters are working is less than how many degrees?

45 degrees

209

During vehicle rescue and extrication, how should rescue-lift air bags be stacked?

The largest size should be on the bottom and the smallest on top

210

Any member who receives an inquiry from an individual or business establishment wishing to make a donation to the department should immediately forward the request to who?

The agency donation representative

211

Company officers should notify the fleet maintenance division for the need to replenish their supply of pre mixed ethanol free gas when they have used how much of their supply?

Approximately 50%

212

When will members contact the DCFEMS Human Resources Office to schedule an appointment for their employee background check?

Within ten (10) business days from issuance of the list indicated on the special report

213

During Metro Radio Testing, the radio testing will be conducted as part of all station and shaft inspections, test results are to be document on what form?

Form 170.7

214

What will the 5th due engine be assigned to on a Box Alarm?

Rapid Intervention Group

215

What power sub stations supply the catenary systems?

Streetcar control center

216

What Engines and what Trucks are assigned to the Technical Decon Task Force (TDTF)?

E6, E26, T4, T15

217

Where might you find the manual emergency ventilation fan control panels?

Mechanical equipment rooms

218

When trying to restore a stuck elevator to normal operations within the metro, how long should you shut the main electrical power down before restoring it?

A minimum of 15 to 20 seconds

219

Other than 3 exceptions what is the maximum travel distance to an emergency exit?

1250 feet

220

The “pot heads” are ______ in color. Do not touch either the third rail or the “pot heads”,

Orange or yellow

221

What number do you dial to talk with OCC when using the phone in the ETS box?

0

222

How many Engine Companies respond to a Metro Hazardous Materials Incident?

3- Engines

223

The District of Columbia received five containers of nerve agent antidote, which of the hospitals listed is not a location of one of the containers?

Bad question..
Howard
Georgetown
GW
DOH
Property

224

To ensure that the members stay current on their skills and knowledge, the Mass Casualty Task Force Companies will be required to drill monthly on what day of the week?

Wednesday

225

What term is defined as an essential element on incident scene to prevent serious conditions such as heat stroke or hypothermia from occurring?

Rehabilitation

226

Crews will be rotated though Rehab for rest, evaluation and treatment after using ___ full SCBA cylinder or the equivalent or after completing a work cycle of ____ minutes of intense physical exertion without SCBA?

One & 40 Minutes

227

This is the Zero Hospital Zone for 0H10?

Providence

228

Who is in charge of the initial notification of Significant Incidents?

FLO

229

Who is the designated triage leader?

First Unit that arrives

230

The Wagon Driver of the Mas Casualty task Force reports to the ______area?

Red

231

Propane gas spills and leaks produce a large vapor cloud that should be contained quickly, what is the expansion rate for propane, and what stream should be utilized to contain it?

270 to 1; fog stream

232

What should you do when approaching a helicopter?

Always make eye contact with the pilot and wait ‘til he gives you a signal to approach

233

Why would the thermal imager screen “white out”?

Camera remained in High sensitivity with temps above 300

234

Natural gas is mostly made up of?

Methane

235

CNG flash point is?

560F

236

When entering the structure, personnel will monitor at all levels of the occupancy as well as concealed spaces when appropriate, including voids above the ceiling level. At what ____ levels of (LEL) will it be caused for the building to be evacuated?

Levels above 10% of the Lower Explosive Limit (LEL)

237

Which company will communicate readings to the assigned BFC in percentage of LEL for flammable gas and parts per million (ppm) for carbon monoxide (CO)?

The Truck Co

238

What does ALARA stand for in Radiological incidents?

As Low As Reasonably Achievable

239

During Carbon Monoxide incidents, when should you ventilate the building?

Until after confirming the location of the leak

240

Signs and symptoms of GB(Soman) agent is/are?

Twitching or paralysis

241

Self-taped turnout gear with SCBA provides sufficient protection in an unknown nerve agent environment for how many minutes?

3

242

Incubation period for Anthrax is how many days?

1-5

243

Turnout gear/PPE, including firefighting helmets, will not be worm within how may feet of a body of water?

20 feet

244

When the water temperature is below 70-degree Fahrenheit, how long will “Rescue Mode” operations continue for?

1 hour

245

During a confined space incident, apparatus will be position no closer than how many feet and the engine shut down?

100 Feet

246

During a confined space incident, if entry is made with an SCBA, the entrant(s) are permitted to move no farther than how many feet from the entrance?

25 Feet

247

The total length of any hose line to be tested shall not exceed ___ feet?

300

248

When testing hose, the ends shall be secured with a hose rope ___ inches behind the end of coupling?

10-15 inches

249

In hydraulics the word ___ is used to indicate that quantity of liquid which will pass a given point in a given unit of time?

Flow

250

A device used to measure velocity and present within a flowing stream?

Pitot tube

251

What type of pump discharges a definitive volume of liquid or gas in each cycle of pump operation?

Positive displacement

252

What type of pump in operation discharges a volume of liquid in each cycle of operation which is dependent upon the resistance offered to the movement of the liquid being pumped?

Non-positive displacement

253

Where are Hazardous Material placards placed on freight trains?

Both sides, both ends of the car

254

Without assistance from railroad employees, Fire Department are not to?

Release cargo nor open box cars or bottom doors

255

VRE cab cars have what distinctive color(s) stripes on the end?

Black and yellow

256

What is the maximum speed for freight trains in the District of Columbia.

30mph

257

1. An average of how many trespassers a year are killed on railroad right-of0way and property?

500

258

When the concentration of CO rise to slightly more than how many ppm, unconsciousness occurs immediately upon exposure, with death following in one to three minutes?

12,800 ppm

259

The regulator is equipped with a spray bar, comprised of how many holes in the upper part of the regulator assembly?

9

260

When carbon dioxide at _____ percent concentration is breathed in there is a marked increase in respiration, along with dizziness, sweating, and mental excitement?

0.5%

261

What bi-product of combustion affects the human body causing swelling of the upper respiratory tract, by acting as an irritant to the heart muscle, and by causing irregular heart rhythms?

Hydrogen Chloride

262

A constant flow of at least how many lpm can be obtained by rotating the knob purge knob a half turn clockwise?

125

263

When transmitting on a Vehicle Repeater System (VRS) channel, lack of a beep at the end of a radio transmission would indicate what?

The radio is out-of-range of the VRS

264

If a member is out-of-range of the VRS antenna the Emergency Button is_______?

Inoperable, it will not function

265

In what building construction types may a Fallback position be established?

Non-combustible and fire resistive

266

The Command post should be marked by a _____ light, while the staging area should be marked by a ______ flag?

Green and green

267

The Treatment Unit Manager shall wear a vest that is _________, while the Senior Physician shall wear a vest that is ________?

White with one orange stripe,
orange with one white stripe

268

During a high rise fire, what is the 4th due Engine Company’s assigned position?

Cover the floor above the fire

269

On the scene of an auto fire, the apparatus shall be in what positioned?

At least 50 feet away; 100 feet if the fire is near the fuel tank

270

In the event of a MAYDAY communications division shall?

Dispatch an additional alarm (ie:2nd,3rd)

271

According to the COG ICS resource types the unit acronym K stands for a?

Tanker

272

If a Fire Investigator is on the scene, all violations or fire hazards will be addressed by said investigator and the submission of a F&EMSD____ would not be necessary?

Form 22

273

EMS providers should not hesitate to request the immediate assistance of MPD by using the radio terminology “_______” through the OUC when stability of the scene rapidly deteriorates, or the safety and well-being of the patient and/or personnel is in doubt?

10-33

274

On straight- away runs, no vehicle will be driven within______ to the rear of another vehicle?

200 feet

275

Engine companies will status in service will have________ of 3 inch hose ready for Layout?

600 feet

276

A F&EMSD_____, Helicopter Transport Reporting Form, is to be completed by the member authorizing the air medevac (e.g., ranking medical (authority) within 24hours of the incident?

Form 151H

277

The overhead power lines in the District of Columbia range up to how many volts

132,000

278

Vehicle equipped with snow chains shall not exceed how many miles per hour at any time?

30

279

(EMS UNIT’S) Replenish both on-board and portable oxygen cylinders when the cylinder gauge indicator is at or below ( ) psi?

500

280

Request transfer shall be made on what form?

10

281

The first copy (yellow) of the Form 1for Articles of value found at the scene goes?

Incident Commander

282

The Disciplinary Investigation Board (DIB) is composed of ___ captains who serve a term of ______ months?

3
18

283

How do you obtain a replacement ID card due to promotion or retirement?

Contact the training academy during normal hours and make arrangements to obtain a new card.

284

What type of connection will hospitals install to their existing water system in order to participate in the emergency water supply for hospitals program?

2 ½” gated National Standard Fire thread female coupling

285

Who will a hospital administrator contact if they are in need of an emergency water supply?

Office of Unified Communications

286

Completing the driver’s training course in less than the minimum time limit will be considered speeding and be a cause for failure. What is the minimum time limit for an aerial ladder truck?

13 Minutes

287

Driver testing and training requires your average speed to be between what miles per hour (mph) to be in compliance?

10 to 15 mph

288

Under what conditions is it lawful to aid in a “Kindling Bonfire”?

Between sunrise and sunset

289

Who will be the primary point of contact throughout the Active Military duty process and will provide the member with a package of pertinent information?

Fire Department Human Resources Advisor

290

In the event a member discovers any of the indicators of possible criminal/terrorist activity or surveillance the member should be report this to the on-duty Operations Deputy Chief and who else?

On Duty Special Operations Battalion Chief

291

Firefighters and single role providers seeking a change in duty statues due to pregnancy shall be directed to schedule a visit to the Police and Fire Clinic with how many business days of the date that they advise the PFC, the company officer or their supervisor of their pregnancy?

5 Days

292

What is the only entity within the agency authorized to release Protected Health Information to any person outside of the agency?

Office of Information and Privacy