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1

Which member brings the first saw to the roof for a top floor fire at a 2 story flat roof private dwelling?
A: 1st roof FF

B: 1st OV FF

C: 1st LCC FF

D: 2nd roof FF

D: 2nd roof FF

Private Dwellings sec 7.2 A
A. 1st roof FF brings a Life Saving Rope to the roof when there will be a delay in laddering the rear of the building due to attached exposures and/or the height of the building requires the LSR.
1st roof FF tools are a Halligan, 6' halligan hook and life saving rope. PD's sec 7.1 A

2

A knowledgeable Lieutenant made the following four statements regarding pole-mounted Con Ed transformers. In which choice was he incorrect?
A: Con Edison does not test pole mounted transformers for PCB content.

B: Almost all of Con Edison's overhead transformers are not, or were not, designed to be PCB liquid filled. They are mineral oil transformers.

C: Due to past storage and/or servicing practices some of these transformers have become PCB contaminated, i.e., 50-499 PPM PCB. None will be PCB Transformers (500 PPM or greater).

D: All new transformers being installed by Con Edison as replacements for existing ones and/or new installations are non-PCB transformers.

C: Due to past storage and/or servicing practices some of these transformers have become PCB contaminated, i.e., 50-499 PPM PCB. None will be PCB Transformers (500 PPM or greater).

A small percentage of these transformers have attained levels of 500 PPM PCB or greater which classifies them as PCB transformers.
AUC 180 Ref 2

3

Which unit upon arrival at a HRFPMD fire is responsible to ensure that the elevators are recalled and searched

A: First arriving Ladder

B: Second arriving Ladder

C: Third arriving Ladder

D: Second arriving Engine

B: Second arriving ladder

Multiple dwellings 6.4.2……first ladder shall recall the elevators
the second ladder shall ensure that the elevators are recalled and searched
the IC must ensure that the elevators are recalled, searched, and controlled early in the operation

4

Hurricane and severe storm preparedness are crucial for FDNY officers. In regard to storm preparation, all members shall be reminded of 'reception areas' each year on or about?

A: March 1st

B: August 1st

C: June 1st

D: May 1st

D: May 1st

AUC 159 4.2.6

5

When all units are in position at a working fire in a HRFPMD with two serviceable elevators, these elevators are expected to be found in the standby mode on which two floors?

A: Lobby and one floor below the fire floor

B: Lobby and two floors below the fire floor

C: Lobby and the Fire Floor

D: Lobby and three floors below the fire floor

B: Lobby and two floors below the fire floor

MDs 6.4.8

6

According to the Citywide Incident Management System (CIMS), all of the following are considered "core competencies" of the FDNY except?

A: Pre-hospital emergency medical care

B: CBRN/Haz-Mat Life Safety Operations

C: Structural evacuation

D: Arson investigation (major case)

D: Arson investigation (major case)

CIMS states that the core competencies of the FDNY are:
1. Fire suppression
2. Pre-hospital emergency medical care
3. Search and rescue
4. Structural evacuation
5. CBRN/Haz-Mat Life Safety Operations and mass decontamination
6. Arson investigation (cause and origin)
AUC 276 2.1

7

Units are designated with a letter suffix when assigned a specific task at an incident. From the list below, choose the most correct letter suffix for the FireIce unit

A: E310F

B: E52S

C: E292I

D: L39I

C: E292I

Communications ch 2 page-37
A. FAST Unit
B. Communications Unit
D. There are no Ladder companies designated as the FireIce Unit

8

Flashover" is the transition in the development of a compartment fire when surfaces exposed to thermal radiation from fire gases in excess of ____ degrees Fahrenheit reach ignition temperature more or less simultaneously.

A: 1000

B: 1100

C: 500

D: 2100

B: 1100

FFP Ventilation Glossary

9

When completing a CIDS entry, units are required to classify a building according to one of the six classifications from the 1938 Building Code such as CL1, CL2, etc. However, many newly constructed or renovated buildings do not conform to the construction classifications of the 1938 building code and are constructed using Light Weight Construction Building Materials. Choose the most correct classification for a Non-Fireproof structure renovated or repaired using any type of structural Light-Weight material

A: CL1LW

B: CL2LW

C: CL3LW

D: CL4LW

C: CL3LW

Comm Ch 4 page-7

10

Where core construction techniques were used extensively, this is indicative of?

A: A Class "E" High Rise Office Building built before 1920

B: A Class "E" High Rise Office Building built before 1945

C: A Class "E" High Rise Office Building built between 1945 and 1968

D: A Class "E" High Rise Office Building built after 1968

D: A Class “E” High Rise Office Building built after 1968

High Rise Office Buildings 2.4.12

11

A "Challenge Situation" at an active shooter incident consists of all of the following except?

A: Comply with the commands of law enforcement personnel

B: Remain motionless (no sudden movements)

C: Do not turn your body unless instructed to do so by the challenging officer

D: Verbally identify yourself as a member of the FDNY by company your working in that tour

D: Verbally identify yourself as a member of the FDNY by company your working in that tour

By rank and name
Also, Await command of law enforcement to resume current operations
ERP add 3A 2.2

12

Two Captains discussing the multivesal were corrected by the BC in which statement made at MUD?

A: When used in the portable ground base, the unit should not be operated at more than 800 gallons per minute with any type of straight stream or Fog Tip.

B: In order to avoid operating at more than 800 gallons per minute with the 1¼" tip do not exceed more than 100 psi.

C: In order to avoid operating at more than 800 gallons per minute with the 1½" tip do not exceed more than 80 psi.

D: In order to avoid operating at more than 800 gallons per minute with the 2" tip do not exceed more than 50 psi.

C: In order to avoid operating at more than 800 gallons per minute with the 1½" tip do not exceed more than 80 psi.


In order to avoid operating at more than 800 gallons per minute with the 1½" tip do not exceed more than 70 psi.
Code: 10-75 (100psi, 70psi, 50psi)
TB Tools 17 3.4.5

13

In an underground chemical attack, which Company/Team is responsible for Evacuation to Gross Decon?
A: 2nd arriving Ladder/Team 2

B: 2nd arriving Ladder/Team 1

C: 1st arriving Ladder/Team 2

D: 1st arriving Ladder/Team 1

B: 2nd Arriving Ladder/Team1

A-Site Access Control
C- Back-up to 1st Ladder/Team 1
D- Evacuation and Hazard Assessment
ERP add 2 6.5

14

A knowledgeable Captain would know that bowstring truss roofs may only support ___% of the load they were originally designed to hold.

A: 58%

B: 60%

C: 40%

D: 90%

C: 40%

Taxpayer 3.3.3 B

15

The placement of the first hose line stretched for a fire on the first floor in a Brownstone type Row frame can be found in which choice?

A: Through the front door on the first floor to extinguish the fire

B: Through the front door on the second floor (parlor) to maintain the integrity of the interior stairs

C: Through an exposure to the rear yard

D: To supply a TL

A: Through the front door on the first floor to extinguish the fire

B- 2nd hose line if not needed to back up 1st hose line goes to 2nd floor (parlor)
C- 3rd hose line
D- 3rd hose line
Rowframe page 48 (note)

16

The Inspector General's responsibilities include all of the following except?

A: Corruption

B: Criminal

C: Confrontations (serious) with civilians

D: Conflicts of Interest

C: Confrontations (serious) with civilians

This is BITS
AUC 268A 1.1

17

The Lobby Control Unit is dispatched upon the transmission of signal 10-76. The Lobby Control Unit duties can be found in all of the following choices except?

A: Operates on the Command channel

B: Assume control of elevators and provide operators

C: Ensure that all elevators are recalled and searched

D: Establish controls to account for personnel exiting and entering the elevators

E: Provide resources to transport personnel to upper floors as required

A: Operates on the Command Channel


Tactical channel
ICS Ch 2 add 4

18

The first arriving Engine at a collapse would be taking appropriate action in all choices below except?

A: At times it may be necessary for the first arriving Engine to take a position within the block for use of the apparatus master stream for fire control or exposure protection.

B: Stretch 1 3/4" handline of sufficient length to cover the entire site.

C: Consider stretching 3½” line to supply a tower ladder.

D: Members will remain together as a unit unless otherwise ordered by the IC.

B: Stretch 1 3/4" handline of sufficient length to cover the entire site.

Stretch a 2½” handline of sufficient length to cover the entire site.
Collapse 7.2

19

Marking the numerical length on the side rails of a portable ladder is most correct in which choice?
A: 20 inches from the end of the portable ladder

B: 15 inches from the end of the portable ladder

C: Within 12 inches of the end of the portable ladder

D: Numerical length is not marked on the ends of a portable ladder

C: Within 12 inches of the end of the portable ladder

Ladders 1 sec 6
Straight ladders shall be marked on each end of each rail
Extension ladders shall be marked at the butt end only of each rail of the bed ladder
The unit designation shall be marked within 18 inches of each butt

20

The "Recommended Pump Discharge Pressure" for a fire on the 45th floor of a high rise office building is?
A: 150 psi

B: 300 psi

C: 350 psi

D: 400 psi

C: 350 psi

Engine 9.3.12

21

All of the following are the correct tool assignments/positions at a flat roof Private Dwelling fire except?

A: The 2nd Roof FF shall take the 6 foot halligan hook and LSR when there will be a delay in laddering the rear of the building due to attached exposures

B: The 2nd Roof FF shall take the 6 foot halligan hook and saw to the roof

C: 1st OV shall assist 1st LCC with rescues in front. If no rescues, then immediately make their way to the rear to check for life hazard

D: 1st LCC to operate in front of building. No operations in front of building then team up with 2nd LCC prior to entry and search

A: The 2nd Roof FF shall take the 6 foot halligan hook and LSR when there will be a delay in laddering the rear of the building due to attached exposures

1st Roof FF
PDs Ch 4

22

Lt. Smith was incorrect when discussing private property at FDNY operations in which choice?
A: When members find articles of value, such articles shall be turned over to their immediate supervisory Officer, who in turn shall deliver them to the Officer in Command.

B: Such articles shall be restored to the owner upon proper identification.

C: Such articles shall be delivered to the Police Department if owner is not available, or upon proper identification to an authorized representative of the owner.

D: Unless property is turned over to the NYPD, a receipt shall be obtained.

D: Unless property is turned over to the NYPD, a receipt shall be obtained.

In all cases a receipt shall be obtained.
Regs 11.3.15 A

23

The correct placement of an Aerial Ladder to an objective can be found in all of the following choices except?
A: The recommended distance of the tip from the objective is 6 to 8 inches

B: In case of rescue, use the 2 inch positioning so that the ladder will rest against the window sill after the weight is put on it

C: At a very extreme angle (ladder to the roof of a 7 story building), place the ladder so it barley touches the building

D: When placing the ladder to a window sill, the tip of the ladder should be less than 6 inches over the window sill

A: The recommended distance of the tip from the objective is 6 to 8 inches

2 to 6 inches
Ladders 2 Aerial 3.1.5

24

Fire protection systems in Under River Rail Tubes are correctly described in each choice below except?
A: All under river standpipes in the NYCT system are dry.

B: Standpipes are city-main fed. There are no pumps to augment pressure.

C: Siameses are usually located at the emergency exits closest to the river.

D: 2½ inch outlets are located every 200 feet throughout under river tubes. Section valves are located approximately 600 feet apart.

A: All under river standpipes in the NYCT system are dry.

All under river standpipes in the NYCT system are wet.
Under River Rails 2.7.1

25

Tool assignments/positions vary greatly depending on the location of the fire at an Old Law Tenement, especially at top floor fires. From the choices listed below, choose the most correct tool assignment/position
A: LCC does not have to remain on turntable even when members have entered the building by Aerial ladder and are in precarious positions such as a floor over a heavy fire

B: For top floor fires, the 1st OV is to take saw in place of hook

C: For a top floor fire, the 1st Roof FF shall take halligan tool, 6 foot halligan hook, and saw to the roof of fire building

D: For top floor fire, the 1st Can FF should take two 6 foot hooks in lieu of the pressurized water extinguisher

B: For top floor fires, the 1st OV is to take saw in place of hook

A Should remain on turntable
C halligan tool, 6 foot halligan hook, and LSR
D 2nd Can FF
Ladders 3 tenements pages 9, 13, 24

26

In the company journal, which page(s) is/are ruled and indexed to record company drills?
A: 494

B: 500 running backwards to 498

C: 497 running backwards to 495

D: 504

C: 497 running backwards to 495

The column headings should be: Date; Training Subject; Conducted By; Groups on Duty.
Company Journal 3.1-3.3

27

Choose the most correct statement when it comes to Tower Ladder Operations

A: The TL intercommunication (intercom) is the most effective means of communication between basket and pedestal

B: Detailed members can operate on pedestal even if they are not assigned to a TL

C: No member shall operate in the basket unless he or she is wearing the installed safety belt or a life belt or Personal Harness which is secured to a substantial part of basket. If this is too confining, it is possible to provide working room by forming a loop, 10 feet in diameter, in a LSR around a substantial part of the basket using a bowline to secure the loop, then hook the life belt or Personal Harness onto this loop

D: The TL basket can reach points 20 feet below grade

A: The TL intercommunication (intercom) is the most effective means of communication between basket and pedestal

B. must be assigned to TL or school trained LCC to operate on pedestal
C. 1 foot in diameter
D. 10 feet
Ladders 6 TL Pages 6, 8, 14

28

FDNY units should inspect all spare cylinders (depots, High-Rise Units, company and reserve apparatus) for FULL pressure (4500psi) when?

A: weekly on Mondays

B: monthly on Mondays

C: weekly on Saturdays

D: monthly on Saturdays

A: weekly on Mondays

Stored cylinders found below FULL should be tagged and returned to the Mask Service Unit for further inspection.
TB SCBA 3.2.12

29

When requesting an ambulance, CFR-D Companies must provide certain information to the dispatcher for relay to EMD. Which of the following is not an example of what should be transmitted?
A: Pulse

B: CUPS Status

C: Age

D: Sex

D: Sex

CFR-D Manual Ch 2 sec 3.11
Acronym: PARCCC
Pulse, Age, Respiratory rate, CUPS status, Chief complaint, CPR initiated

30

The original layout of the interior rooms of Brownstone buildings are correctly described in all of the choices below except?
A: The first floor (basement) was composed of a kitchen in the rear with a dining room in the front, and an interior stairway to the second floor (parlor) and cellar. There is also a large closet.

B: The second floor (parlor) contained the front and rear parlor rooms, a hall, bedroom in the rear and the main entrance to the building. This is the only floor with two means of egress to the outside.

C: The third and fourth floors contained two bedrooms each, with hall rooms in the front and the rear, off the stairway. These may have been bedrooms or bathrooms.

D: There may be small bedrooms on the upper floors having their only entrance from the hall. These rooms can be found in the front or the rear.

B: The second floor (parlor) contained the front and rear parlor rooms, a hall, bedroom in the rear and the main entrance to the building. This is the only floor with two means of egress to the outside.

The first floor (basement) is the only floor with two means of egress to the outside.
Brownstones 2.1.2

31

All of the following statements are correct according to the FDNY Command and Control policy except?
A: Units and/or individuals shall use both the Sector Supervisor’s sector designation and unit number when contacting sectors ex: Ladder 100 to Fire Sector Battalion 2

B: The Fire Sector will consist of the fire floor and floor above

C: Units/individuals not assigned to a sector/group shall report directly to the Branch Director

D: Units assigned to a sector/group shall be informed of the identity of their sector/group supervisor

C: Units/individuals not assigned to a sector/group shall report directly to the Branch Director

report directly to Command (or Operations, if staffed)
Command and Control Ch 2 page 3 and 5

32

The MSA Altair Digital Gas meter has been issued to all Engine and Ladder companies. Choose the most correct statement in reference to the MSA Altair Digital gas meter

A: The meter is equipped with two sensors, one for combustible gas and the other for oxygen

B: The meter will alarm at 100 percent of the lower explosive limit (LEL), at 23.5 percent of O2 (oxygen), and at 19.5 percent of O2 (oxygen)

C: When the meter is OOS, the on duty officer shall notify Tech Services (tool room)

D: When the meter is OOS, the on duty officer shall send the meter through the “Bag” to Haz-Mat Operations

A: The meter is equipped with two sensors, one for combustible gas and the other for oxygen

B. 10 percent of the LEL
C. Call Haz-Mat Operations and request a replacement
D. Haz-Mat Operations shall arrange for pick-up and issue a replacement
Emergency Procedures Natural Gas add 2 pages 1 and 2

33

Choose the most correct comment made about steam at a recent study group

A: Steam is invisible. The white mist seen is the condensate that forms when steam cools

B: A high pressure steam leak will not hamper communications

C: A ruptured steam pipe will not cause the release of asbestos since all asbestos was required to be removed

D: FFs shall only enter a Con-Ed steam generating plant without an escort for life saving purposes

A: Steam is invisible. The white mist seen is the condensate that forms when steam cools

B. will make communications difficult
C. will cause the release of asbestos (haz-mat incident)
D. never enter a Con Ed steam generating plant without Con Ed personnel
Emergency Procedures Steam pages 1 and 2

34

At a vacant building fire, the IC may implement an interior attack after a risk assessment has been performed based on all of the following factors except?
A: Current structural stability of the building

B: Verification of safe access to fire area

C: Size and location of the fire

D: Any suspected life hazard

D: Any suspected life hazard

Any KNOWN life hazard
Vacants 1.1.3

35

Answer the following question according to Chief Dunn new book (Collapse of Burning Buildings 2nd edition). Which is the most dangerous time for a wood floor to collapse?
A: During the growth stage

B: During the free burning stage

C: During the decay stage

D: Anytime during a fire

C: During the decay stage

Dunn also says at the end of a fire after the fire has been extinguished. Don’t get this confused with modern and renovated buildings using lightweight construction. In this situation Dunn says these floors will collapse during the early stages of fire….Both of these examples are in Dunn ch 6

36

A "Minor Injury" is an injury determined by the on duty medical officer. A minor injury does not require the member to be granted the remainder of the tour or be granted a medical leave. Examples of minor injuries include all of the following except?

A: Small abrasions

B: Sprains, with minor swelling

C: Mild conjunctivitis

D: Lacerations, not requiring sutures

B: Sprains, with minor swelling

Safety Bulletins 7 2.1.3

37

At an Active Shooter incident, FDNY members shall operate inside which zone when requested by the NYPD for life saving intervention
A: Hot Zone

B: Warm Zone

C: Cold Zone

D: Support Zone

B: Warm Zone

ERP add 3A 7.5
This operation must be approved by a FDNY DC, unless the NYPD IC requests entry for immediate life-saving medical intervention. In such cases, a FDNY Citywide Command Chief must be immediately notified via dispatcher

38

Properly trained officers should know when they require a replacement KO Curtain they should contact?

A: Their administrative Battalion

B: Their administrative Division

C: The Division of Technical Services

D: The Rope Unit at the Fire Academy

B: Their administrative Division

TB Tools 2 6.3

39

Units are designated with a letter suffix when assigned a specific task at an incident. From the list below, choose the most correct letter suffix for the System Control unit

A: E100Y

B: E200S

C: E300L

D: L100S

A: E100Y

B. Communication Unit
C. Lobby Control Unit
D. SOC Support Truck
Communications ch 2 page- 2-37

40

Who is the Safety Team when there is one 4-FF Engine and one 4-FF Ladder on the scene of a fire?
A: Control & LCC

B: Control & OV

C: Control & Backup

D: LCC & outside FF designated by the officer

A: Control & LCC

MMID Ch 1 5