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01. The company journal records chronologically the day-to-day events of a unit. In it are entered vital particulars of alarms, accidents, deaths, injuries, or other matters requiring an entry for proper record keeping. As such, the company journal shall be retained for ____ years.
Select one:
a. 5
b. 20
c. 15
d. 10

(Company Journal 1.)
The correct answer is: 20

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02. Which pages in the company journal shall be ruled and indexed to record Chief’s visits in accordance with Regulations?
Select one:
a. Pages 500-505
b. Pages 400-405
c. 497 running backward to 495
d. 500 running backward to 498

(Company Journal 3.1)
The correct answer is: 500 running backward to 498

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03. In the company journal, pages 497 running backwards to 495 shall be ruled and indexed to record which one of the following choices?
Select one:
a. Entries by Mask Service Units
b. Company drills
c. Chief’s visits

(Company Journal 3.2)
The correct answer is: Entries by Mask Service Units

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04. When a company journal does not have a flagging column, unit commanders shall cause a red line to be drawn ___” to the left of the existing red line to provide for such column.
Select one:
a. ¼
b. 5/8
c. ½
d. 3/8

(Company Journal 3.4)
The correct answer is: 3/8

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05. A current accurate company roster should be affixed to which location in the company journal?
Select one:
a. On the last page
b. Inside the rear cover
c. Inside the front cover
d. On the 1st page

(Company Journal 3.5)
The correct answer is: Inside the front cover

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06. Choose an incorrect statement regarding the company journal.
Select one:
a. No line shall be left blank between entries. Each line shall be started at left in a uniform matter.
b. Entries omitted shall not be forced. They shall be made at the time of discovery of omission by member responsible for entry and include full particulars that would have been made in omitted entry.
c. Members on housewatch shall make entries in the journal when civilian employees of the Department enter and leave quarters.
d. Entries by member on housewatch shall be in blue or black ink. Entries by other members shall be in red ink.

(Company Journal 2.1,2.2, 2.11) Civilian employees of the Department shall make entries in their own handwriting when entering and leaving quarters.
The correct answer is: Members on housewatch shall make entries in the journal when civilian employees of the Department enter and leave quarters.

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07. An officer who is making a company journal entry regarding the delivery of diesel fuel to the firehouse would be correct which abbreviation in the “Flagging Column”?
Select one:
a. DEL
b. D
c. F
d. DF

(Company Journal 5) A “Flagging Column” entry questions has been asked on many Lt tests
The correct answer is: DF

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08. An officer who is reviewing the entries made in a unit’s company journal and sees a “CV” in the “Flagging Column” should know that this abbreviation is used for which entry?
Select one:
a. Complaint received
b. Chief’s Visit
c. Civilian enters quarters

(Company Journal 5)
The correct answer is: Chief’s Visit

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09. Line officers shall report for duty 15 minutes prior to the start of their tour in order to exchange information between the on duty officer and the relieving officer. On duty officers, not yet relieved, who respond to subsequent alarms shall record the reason for such response in the company journal.
Select one:
a. Agree
b. Disagree

(Company Journal Page 11)
The correct answer is: Agree

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10. Ladder 345 has just operated at the scene of a collapse in which the Officer’s tool was lost. Upon returning to quarters the officer should record the lost tool in the company journal using which “Flagging Column” entry?
Select one:
a. LST
b. SP
c. PR
d. PL

(Company Journal Page 5) Use “PR” for any property lost, missing, found, delivered, received, or invoiced
The correct answer is: PR

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11. When an alarm is received in quarters, the housewatch has _____ seconds to acknowledge. If there is no response within this time, the dispatcher will prompt the unit to verify the response via the Voice Alarm.
Select one:
a. 10
b. 5
c. 30
d. 20

(Communications Chap. 2 2.2.1C)
The correct answer is: 20

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12. Engine 54 has returned to quarters after responding to 3 alarms. The selector panel in the housewatch is “beeping” and the previous alarms are printed on the Alarm Teleprinter. The housewatch should now check the ________ on the last response ticket to verify that this is previous alarm and not a new response.
Select one:
a. “Incident Number”
b. “Time Out”
c. “Box Number”
d. “FDID number”

(Communications Chap. 2 .2.3)
The correct answer is: “Time Out”

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13. Units responding to verbal alarms must be identified via the selector panel. This must be followed by a radio report, upon leaving quarters, indicating what they are responding to and the location. The VERBAL button should be used only if the alarm is within ____ block(s) of a unit’s quarters.
Select one:
a. 2
b. 4
c. 3
d. 5

(Communications Chap. 2 2.2.4 C)
The correct answer is: 2

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14. The Alarm Teleprinter/Selector Panel (PC/ATS) is not to be tampered with in any way. The only maintenance to be performed by members is that of changing the paper roll and replacing the printer ink cartridge. Contact Starfire to receive replacement cartridges.
Select one:
a. Disagree
b. Agree

(Communications Chap. 2 2.6.1)
The correct answer is: Agree

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15. Each unit shall maintain at least _______ spare rolls of teleprinter paper in the company office. Spare rolls may be secured from the _________.
Select one:
a. 3 / Division
b. 2 / Battalion
c. 2 / Division
d. 3 / Battalion

(Communications Chap. 2 2.6.1)
The correct answer is: 2 / Battalion

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16. The teleprinter emergency power system shall be examined and tested how often?
Select one:
a. The 15th of every month
b. Every Sunday
c. Daily
d. The 1st of every month

(Communications Chap. 2 2.6.5)
The correct answer is: The 1st of every month

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17. Engine 319 has just received a response in which they are listed on the response ticket as “E319I”. The officer of this unit would be correct to know that Engine 319 is responding as the?
Select one:
a. FireIce unit
b. Ice-Water Rescue Unit
c. Division Task Force

(Communications Chap. 2 Page 37)
The correct answer is: FireIce unit

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18. Ladder 3 is responding to an alarm and is designated on the response ticket as “L003H”. Based on the suffix “H”, Ladder 3 is responding for which one of the following tasks?
Select one:
a. Hi-Rise Roof Team
b. Tech Decon Task Force Ladder
c. Haz-Mat Tech Unit

(Communications Chap. 2 Page 37)
The correct answer is: Hi-Rise Roof Team

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19. Lt. Thomas and her engine company are responding to a multiple alarm in a high-rise office building. Their engine is followed by the suffix “S” on the response ticket. Lt. Thomas should know that her engine is responding as which unit?
Select one:
a. Communications Unit
b. High Pressure Engine
c. SOC Support Engine
d. Systems Control Unit

(Communications Chap. 2 Page 37)
The correct answer is: Communications Unit

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20. Response to ERS boxes varies with the time of day. When a caller from an ERS box fails to make verbal contact with a dispatcher between 2300 and 0800 hours, one engine is dispatched. At other times the policy is “no contact, no response.”
Select one:
a. Disagree
b. Agree

(Communications Chap.2 2.4.1 H)
The correct answer is: Agree