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16. According to the NFPA, approximately _____ of on-duty deaths result from heart attacks.

40 percent

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31. Which NFPA standard covers health-related fitness programs for fire department members?

NFPA 1583

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40. Which NFPA standard covers the infection control program?

NFPA 1581

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6. What is the most common form of report that fire officers are required to make?

Run report
Verbal
Evaluation
Daily log

Verbal

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8. When an incident requires an expanded incident report narrative, who must complete it?

A chief officer
A fire officer
A risk manager from the human resources department
All company members

All company members

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11. All of the following are areas in which the fire officer needs to keep the chief officer informed except one.

Choose the exception.
Performance goals
Controversy
Morale
Shift roster

Shift roster

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15. The USFA has adopted a national goal of a __________ reduction in fatalities over a 10-year period.

25 percent
30 percent
40 percent
50 percent

50 percent

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17. According to a review conducted by the NFPA, what is the most common vehicle collision fire fighter death situation?

Working a vehicle wreck in the roadway
Emergency response in a personal vehicle
Emergency response in a departmental vehicle
Nonresponse driving in a departmental vehicle

Emergency response in a personal vehicle

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20. Approximately _____ of fire fighters who die in vehicle collisions are not wearing a seat belt.

25 percent
40 percent
60 percent
75 percent

75 percent

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22. What is one rule that could prevent 8 to 12 fire fighter deaths per year if complied with every time?
Limit speed to no more than 10 miles per hour over the limit

A mandatory rehabilitation period following consumption of a single SCBA cylinder
Consistent application of the two-in/two-out rule
Fire fighters must be seated and wear seat belts in transit

Fire fighters must be seated and wear seat belts in transit

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25. What is the minimum number of personnel in an IRIC?

2
3
4
5

2

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28. Which of the following is one of the 16 NFFF Life Safety Summit initiatives?

Establish a mandatory rest period following full consumption of a single SCBA cylinder.
Ensure that fire fighters have access to counseling and psychological support services.
Develop and promote national standards for rapid intervention team operations.
Pursue aggressive legal prosecution of criminal activity contributing to fire fighter casualties.

Ensure that fire fighters have access to counseling and psychological support services.

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29. What is the name of the program developed by the NFFF to prevent line-of-duty deaths and injuries?

The 10 Standard Fire Fighting Order
Everyone Safe
Safety Is Job One
Everyone Goes Home

Everyone Goes Home

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33. What is the minimum number of fire fighters required for an interior operation?

2
3
4
5

2

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37. According to NFPA 1521, what is the minimum level of fire officer required to be a safety officer?

Fire Officer I
Fire Officer II
Fire Officer III
Fire Officer IV

Fire Officer I

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42. All of the following are phases of an accident investigation except one. Choose the exception.

Identification and collection of evidence
Employee administrative action
Interviewing of witnesses
Written documentation phase

Employee administrative action

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43. The incident safety officer reports pertinent information relating to the safety and health issues on an incident in which document?

After-action report
Accident investigation
Safety report
Postincident analysis

Postincident analysis

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44. Which term is best defined as the systematic pursuit of practical results, using available human and knowledge resources in a concerted and reinforcing way?

Administration
Management
Leadership
Strategy

Management

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47. Which kind of studies did Fredrick Winslow Taylor perform to determine the optimal way to perform a job?****

Input/output
Task analysis
Time and motion
Work efficiency

Time and motion****

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49. What does a Theory X manager believe?

People are not motivated by money.
People want to take pride in their work.
The work is independent of the people.
People do not like to work.

People do not like to work

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54. What is the fifth level of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs?

Self-esteem
Group acceptance
Safety and security
Self-actualization

Self-actualization

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56. What does the accommodating person demonstrate, according to the Blake and Mouton Managerial Grid?

Low concern for results, low concern for people
Low concern for results, high concern for people
High concern for results, low concern for people
High concern for results, high concern for people

Low concern for results, high concern for people

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63. How did Fredrick Winslow Taylor determine the optimal way to perform a job?

Worker surveys
Management surveys
Time studies
Performance objectives

Time studies**

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65. According to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, the most basic human needs, at the bottom of the ladder, are known as _____________ needs.

physiological
safety
social
security

physiological

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67. Which of the following behavior models established by Blake and Mouton is the preferred behavior for fire officers to have?

Indifferent
Accommodating
Sound
Controlling

Sound

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68. What is one of the best tools to use to improve time efficiency?

A calendar
Participative management
Delegation
Staff meetings

Delegation

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70. Which type of supervisor manages primarily by telling people what to do?

Leader
Mentor
Manager
Boss

Boss

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76. A goal of an effective fire officer is to delegate decision making in routine activities to the ________________.

most experienced individual
lowest possible level
most qualified individual
group consensus

lowest possible level**

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80. What is the first obligation in a mayday situation?
Begin an all-out search of the building.

Report to the safety officer.
Check the air supply of all personnel in the company.
Maintain radio discipline.

Maintain radio discipline

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82. Which leadership style is best used when working with experienced fire fighters on duties that pose little hazard?

Democratic
Laissez-faire
Autocratic
Seminar

Laissez-faire**