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1

The accepted format for most business letters consist of four parts:

heading, opening, body, and closing

2

According to the US Fire Administration, ________ percent of fire and emergency service organizations are staffed by volunteers.

70

3

Adequate preplanning of structures will?

Reveal hazards that may exist

4

The agency responsible for developing and enforcing mandatory job safety and health standards is?

OSHA

5

A(n) _______ budget details the major equipment or building purchases the department plans to make.

Capitol

6

A(n) _______ budget splits money into several categories for the daily operation of the fire department.

Operating

7

Based on policies and procedures, compliance with an order is?

Mandatory

8

Budget development includes which of the following steps?

Planning, preparing, implementing, monitoring, evaluation, and revisio

9

Building construction classifications are based on?

materials used in construction and hourly fire resistive ratings

10

The bulk/quantity of material that will burn if ignited is called?

Fuel/Fire load

11

Capital budgets include?

Items expected to last three years or longer

12

A citizen has a public inquiry, but is unfamiliar with the fire department terminology. The company officer should?

Illicit pertinent information

13

A _______ command structure is necessary when an incident involves, or threatens to involve, more than one jurisdictional agency?

Unified

14

Communication involves a process of two or more people sending and receiving information. Which of the following is required of each person in the process?

a single-issue message is confirmed by feedback

15

The Company officer is the?

first level supervisory rank

16

A company officer must understand the four principles of organization which are?

Unity command, span of control, division of labor, and command tactics

17

17. The concept that an individual is limited in the number of subordinates that can be effectively supervised is known as?

Span of Control

18

Designating a functional assignment such as ventilation would be considered a?

Group

19

What prevents duplication of effort?

division of labor

20

A document that is broad in nature and provides formal direction regarding issues such as harassment in the workplace is a?

Policy

21

Each individual reporting to only one supervisor defines?

Unity of command

22

Emergency scenes are divided into three operating zones. They are:

Hot, warm, cold zone

23

An employee becomes frustrated by conflicting orders of different supervisors. This problem is caused by violation:

Unity of Command

24

The expected maximum amount of combustion material in a given fire area is a definition for?

Fuel Load

25

Fire department inspection of a standpipe system should be performed?

Regularly

26

A firefighter with a substance abuse problem should?

Be referred to organizations EAP

27

A fire suppression group is based on the organization principle of?

Division of Labor

28

The first step for the company officer when they have an employee with an absenteeism problem is to?

Gather all information concerning the issue.

29

The first step in preparing a narrative report is the?

Purpose of the report

30

The first step in preparing for an incident is the development of?

A pre-incident plan