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6. Within the NFPA requirements for Fire Officer I, what are the requirements for certification as an instructor?

There are no such requirements.
NFPA Fire Instructor I
NFPA Fire Instructor II
FSTC level B

NFPA Fire Instructor I

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32. Which type of organizational document is developed by various government or government-authorized organizations to implement a law that has been passed by a government body?

Policy
Standard operating procedure
Standard operating guideline
Regulation

Regulation*****


passed by governments

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33. Which type of organizational document is developed to provide definite guidelines for present and future actions?

Policy
Standard operating procedure
Standard operating guideline
Regulation

policy****

passed by the department

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36. Which legislation enacted in 1883 established the civil service system in the U.S. federal government?

Stafford Act
Pendleton Act
Civil Service Act
Fire Fighter Act

Pendleton Act

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82. The Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972 applies to employers with a minimum of _____ employees.

2
7
15
35

15

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94. Who must take corrective action if an investigation confirms a harassment complaint has merit?

The fire chief
The EEO officer
The authority having jurisdiction
The company officer

The fire chief

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7. Which term does the International Association of Fire Chiefs use for a Fire Officer I?

Station Officer



Direct Line Supervisor



Supervising Fire Officer



Administrative Line Officer

supervising fire officer

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9. According to the NFPA, approximately what percentage of fire fighters in the United States are volunteers?

69

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12. Which type of organization do private industries or nongovernmental organizations use to provide fire protection for factories, processing plants, and large private facilities?

Companies



Contingents



Brigades



Squads

brigades

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13. In 1871, two major fires occurred that would change the way the United States viewed and responded to fire. What was one of those fires?

The Great Chicago Fire

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15. Which devices introduced in the 1850s enabled citizens to send a coded telegraph signal to the fire department dispatch center?

Morse Code units



Community fire bells



Public call boxes



Telephones

public call boxes

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16. What was the first building codes originally developed to prevent?

Fire



Flood



Property theft



Building collapse

building collapse

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21. Which level of administrative chief fire officer is responsible for managing the activities of several fire companies within a defined geographic area, usually in more than one fire station?

Assistant chief



Deputy chief



Division chief



Battalion chief

battalion chief

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29. Which of the four functions of management does the fire officer use to take the available people, equipment, structure, and time and develop them into an orderly, functional, and structural unit?

Organizing



Leading



Controlling



Planning

Organizing

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31. Which of the four functions of management is used when a fire officer considers the impact on the budget before making purchases?



Organizing



Leading



controlling



Planning

controlling

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34. Which type of organizational document establishes or prescribes specific operational or administrative methods to be followed routinely for the performance of designated operations or actions?



Policy



Standard operating procedure



Rule



Regulation

Standard operating procedure***

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38. Which legislation was enacted by Congress in response to corruption at Tammany Hall?

Yoell-Fairbanks Act



National Labor Relations Act



Taft-Hartley Act



Pendleton Act

Pendleton Act

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62. Which level of fire officer would expect to find an examination question pertaining to the evaluation of a fire companys performance?

Direct line officer


Administrative officer



Supervising fire officer



Managing fire officer

Managing fire officer

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68. The beginning of shift report is normally due to the battalion or district chief within what amount of time after the start of a new shift?

15 min

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80. According to Annex A of NFPA 1021, public safety personnel must make choices based on the ________________________.

swiftest mitigation of the original and consequent incidents



minimal expenditure of resources to correct the problem



maximum benefit to the citizens and the community



closest adherence possible to public speculations

maximum benefit to the citizens and the community

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84. There are several things a department might do as part of compliance with a consent decree. What is one such thing?

Publish a journal of activities.



Engage in community outreach.



Seek out only domestic vendors.



Make department records accessible to the public.

Engage in community outreach.

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88. Which of the following is one of the three distinct roles of the company officers duties as identified by James O. ANSWER_EXPLANATION: Chapter 3 Page ?


Commander



Manager



Peer

commander

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4. Which level of fire officer is generally associated as being the senior non–chief officer in a department?
I
II
III
IV

II

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3. What is the lowest level of fire officer that is qualified for a chief officer position?
II
III
IV
V

III

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25. With _____________, the specific assignment of a task to an individual makes that person responsible for completing the task and prevents duplication of job assignments.

division of labor
unity of command
span of control
discipline

division of labor

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26. What is the general term for the guidelines that a department establishes for fire fighters?
Policies and procedures
Discipline
Mission statement
Performance evaluation

Discipline *****

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31. Which of the four functions of management is used when a fire officer considers the impact on the budget before making purchases?
Organizing
Leading
Controlling
Planning

Controlling

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35. What was the (often corrupt) system called that was used to appoint or promote people to public jobs prior to the modern use of merit-based systems?
Spoils system
Old-boy network
Buddy system
Red-hand system

Spoils system