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1. The following response ticket is received for a fire on the 20th floor of a 25 story high rise office building:
------------------TO FILL 10-76-----------------------------
E040L E055Y E020C L006F BC01 BC02 DC01
BOX 0354 - 123 3RD Ave
E 10 ST E 11 ST
C=OTHER COMMERCIAL 20 FLOOR
INCIDENT #105
09/01/14 084511
After reporting into the IC, which point would be incorrect for the Officer to consider? (ICS Ch2 Add 4 4.2, ICS Ch2 Add 6 4.2, High Rise 5.3B, High Rise 5.3 B8)
A) The Officer of Engine 40 took a position at the elevator lobby and operated on the Tactical Channel.
B) The Officer of Engine 55, operating with the assistance of the building engineer, shut the HVAC system when ordered by the Operations Section Chief.
C) Engine 20 proceeded to the Forward Staging Area with their CFR-D equipment and forcible entry tools.
D) Ladder 6 proceeded to the Fire Sector Supervisor on the floor below the fire.

1. C

to the fire sector supervisor

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2. Engine Company 300 operated at 4 CFR-D runs on a recent night tour. During which incident did the engine company operate correctly? (CFR-D Chapter 2- 6.2.3, 6.2.1 A, 6.2.1 C, 6.3)
A) They did not honor a DNR order at a nursing home because it was not printed on a NYS Out of Hospital DNR Form.
B) They honored a NYS Out of Hospital DNR, and did not perform any patient care on a 52 year old patient with distressed breathing. The DNR was issued 4 years ago.
C) They performed CPR on an 85 year old patient with a valid DNR after the patients daughter stated she wanted the DNR revoked.
D) They did not perform CPR on a 90 year old patient after being presented with a Living will.

2. C

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3. Your engine company arrives at a fully involved fire in an occupied row frame with fire seen in both the exposure 2 and 4 buildings. The IC orders your company to stretch a 3rd hoseline at this fire. You notice the 1st line is stretched into the fire building and the 2nd line is stretched to the top floor of Exposure 2, the most severe exposure. You would be correct to stretch your hoseline to which position? (Row Frame 6.5)
A) The top floor of Exposure 4
B) Into the fire building to back up the 1st line.
C) Through Exposure 4 to the rear of the building.
D) Into exposure 2 to check the intermediate floors

3. A

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4. Engine 200 and Ladder 100 respond to a Class 3 alarm in a private dwelling. The building occupant states that he was hanging sheet rock in his cellar and dust from the building materials activated the smoke detector, triggering the alarm. The officers at this incident would be correct to transmit which radio code? (Communications Chapter 8)
A) 10-35 No Code
B) 10-35 Code 1
C) 10-35 Code 2
D) 10-35 Code 4

4. C

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5. Units arrive at the scene of an unusual odor in an old law tenement. After narrowing the odor down to a top floor apartment, the ladder company forces the door and finds a plastic sheet covering the bathroom doorway and they can see a female lying on the bathroom floor. She can be seen wearing gloves and her skin is red. The companies would be incorrect to take which one of the following actions? (Haz-Mat 11 4.1)
A) Stretch a charged hoseline with a fog nozzle to be used primarily for vapor dispersal
B) Transmit a 10-80 Code 1
C) Ventilate the bathroom prior to entering
D) Remove the patients clothing and flush with water as a part of emergency decon.

5. A

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6. FDNY Units are operating at fire in a Con Edison Generating System in Astoria, Queens. The Citywide Tour Commander is on scene and instructs your Tower Ladder to apply water to the 345 kV electric components found within the complex. You then instruct your members to apply the water at a 30 degree fog stream. At what distance from the electrical components should the nozzle of the tower ladder be at a minimum? (AUC 338 5.3)
A) 15 feet
B) 25 feet
C) 75 feet
D) 125 feet

6. B

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7. Which chemical agent listed below will have an odor of burnt almonds? (ERP Add. 2 Page 18)
A) Hydrogen Cyanide
B) Sarin
C) Phosgene
D) Lewisite

7. A

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8. While searching an apartment on the 5th floor of a new law tenement, you notice one yellow light flashing slowly on the Heads-Up Display on your SCBA. You would be correct to know that this indicates which one of the following choices? (TB SCBA Page 13)
A) The cylinder is ¾ full and you may continue operating
B) The cylinder is ½ full and you may continue operating
C) The cylinder is ¼ full and you must leave the hazardous area immediately
D) The battery in the HUD will need to be changed after the operation.

8. B

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9. Which one of the following points made about the Computerized Injury Reporting System (CIRS) is incorrect? (Safety Bulletin 7 3.7, 4.1, 4.6)
A) All available injury/exposure information must be initiated and submitted no later than 7 days from the date of the injury/exposure with or without the member’s signature and/or narrative.
B) A Biological Exposure report for a member who does not exhibit symptoms can be initiated without medical officer notification.
C) To initiate a report, the officer must enter either the 16 digit FDID number or all “9s”, whichever is appropriate.
D) Officers may submit Group reporting for identical non-biological exposure of members who do not exhibit symptoms and are assigned to the same unit.

9. B

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10. While working a night tour in Engine Company 259, you receive a run reporting a leak in the Buckeye Pipeline. You are instructed to respond to a valve located on the shipper’s line extending from the Long Island City terminal. A leak is confirmed near this valve, and you will be required to shut it. How many turns will your members need to make with the wrench to shut this valve? (AUC 149 2.3.2)
A) 24 full turns
B) 24 half turns
C) 42 full turns
D) 42 half turns

10. A

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11. The members of a Queens firehouse are discussing the features of the JFK AirTrain System. Each member made one point. Which point was stated incorrectly? (AUC 207 Add.12, 3, 7, 10, 11)
A) AirTrain cars can carry up to 200 passengers each, have no engineers or supervision on board and can travel in either direction.
B) The presence of a guardrail above the parapet wall of the elevated guideway will always indicate the 3rd rail is located between the tracks, and that there is a side walkway present.
C) The primary method for evacuating passengers from an AirTrain that is located between stations is to have AirTrain personnel bring a rescue train to the front or rear of the disabled train, or to the adjoining track.
D) The placing of an apparatus alongside a high-speed roadway for access to the guideway will always require the complete closing of the roadway.

11. B

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12. Your engine company is the first unit to arrive on scene at an overturned tanker truck on the Cross Bronx Expressway. From a safe distance, you use your binoculars and can see a placard on the truck with the number “8” written on the bottom. Based on this number, you should know that this truck is carrying what type of hazard?
A) Corrosives
B) Radioactive material
C) Miscellaneous dangerous goods
D) Compressed gases

12. A

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12. Your engine company is the first unit to arrive on scene at an overturned tanker truck on the Cross Bronx Expressway. From a safe distance, you use your binoculars and can see a placard on the truck with the number “8” written on the bottom. Based on this number, you should know that this truck is carrying what type of hazard?
A) Corrosives
B) Radioactive material
C) Miscellaneous dangerous goods
D) Compressed gases

13. B

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14. Fire is burning on the 22nd floor of a 30 story high rise office building. The first 4 arriving ladders companies are all on scene and conducting their operations. Which ladder company performed an incorrect action at this fire? (High-Rise Office 8.3.1, 8.4.2, 8.5.1, 8.6.1)
A) The 1st ladder company obtained a copy of the floor plan of the fire area. Since it was the only copy, they did not remove it from the fire command station.
B) The 2nd arriving ladder company took the same elevator car used by the 1st arriving ladder which was staffed by a HT radio equipped member.
C) The 3rd arriving ladder company determined which stairway is the best stairway to be used by the occupants for evacuation and advised the Incident Command Post. They then removed all occupants from the evacuation stairway for a reasonable distance above the fire floor.
D) Each member of the 4th arriving ladder company was equipped with an extra SCBA cylinder. They conducted a primary search of the top five floors of the building then remained in the roof area to monitor and report any changing conditions until otherwise ordered by the IC.

14. C

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15. At 0330 hrs units are dispatched to a report of a derailed subway car in an under river rail tube. First arriving units confirm there is a derailment approximately half way through the tube. During operations at this incident, operating members would be correct to know that all but which one of the following choices are true? (Under River Rail 7.1, 7.3.3, 8.1.3, 9.1.1)
A) 1,000 volt electrical lines may run throughout the tubes at ceiling level. A routine request for power removal in the tube must be made and confirmed off prior to any operations in the vicinity of these lines.
B) Engine companies should use the FT-2 nozzle. If the incident is in close proximity to an emergency exit, it may be feasible to stretch a line via the exit.
C) Rail carts, which ride on the tracks, are the primary method for moving both patients and equipment.
D) Non-Ambulatory “Yellow Tag” victims should be removed prior to “Red Tag” victims that require extrication.

15. A

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16. Captain Frank has been assigned to a single engine company as a Lieutenant for the past 10 years and has now been promoted to Captain and is covering in a ladder company. As the tour is beginning he reviews some points about the Thermal Imaging Camera (TIC). He was correct in all but which choice? (TB Tools 27 2.3, 4.3, 4.5, 4.8)
A) Black indicates the presence of the least amount of heat or the coolest object in the scene.
B) Thermal Imaging Cameras will not see through water.
C) The focal point of the TIC is approximately 3 feet from the camera lens. Operators viewing objects within 3 feet are too close.
D) Thermal Imaging cameras are rated as intrinsically safe

16. D

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17. A heavy fire is burning through the brush on the south shore of Staten Island. The IC has transmitted a 2nd alarm and the additional units are beginning to arrive at the scene. The fire is located approximately ½ mile into the woods and rig placement is very limited. Which action should not be taken at this fire? (AUC 151 - 5.1.2, 5.4.6, 5.4.10, 5.4.13)
A) If a structure is involved, a unit may self commit to the structural operation.
B) Extinguish the perimeter from the flanks first, and then move to the interior burning areas.
C) Direct hose streams at the burning brush, not at the flames burning above the brush.
D) Never operate in front of the fire. An on-rushing wall of fire can endanger operating forces

17. D

Operate in front of a fire only to protect LIFE

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18. You are working a 6x9 tour in Ladder 300, who shares quarters with Engine 400. At 1100 hrs, you walk into the kitchen and find four members (2 on duty and 2 off duty) from Engine 400 sitting at the table. You then notice 1 of the on duty members and 1 of the off duty members drinking what you believe to be is alcohol. You would be correct to take all but which one of the following actions? (AUC 202 5.5)
A) Prohibit both the on duty and off duty members from leaving the firehouse.
B) Immediately relieve the on duty members from emergency response duty.
C) Immediately have Engine 400 and Ladder 300 placed out of service.
D) Notify the administrative Battalion Chief and BITS. Document the incident in the company journal.

18. C

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19. Tower Ladder 210 is on the scene of a large tree down in front of a private dwelling. When the tree fell, it took down overhead wires which are now entangled in the tree. The officer would be correct to have her members take all but which one of the following actions? (AUC 301 3.3, 4.7, 5.6, 5.8)
A) Since the tree is blocking the only entrance to the house, she orders the removal of the tree.
B) The cutting of the tree is delayed until the utility company confirms that the power has been removed from the wires. Extreme care must be taken to avoid cutting the entangled wires.
C) Once the Parks Department Forestry Division is on scene, the officer turned the operation over to them because there was no fire or life hazard. The company may assist the Parks Department if needed.
D) If the Tower Ladder is used, the operator should start the saw in the basket and then hold it outside the basket until it is shut off.

19. A is wrong because it doesn't say the utility company removed the wores

B was meant to be the wrong because we never disentangle wires

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20. All of the following units shall start the tour with at least two school trained chauffeurs except which one?
A) Satellite Units
B) Foam Units
C) Collapse Units
D) Decon Units

20. B

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21. Both Lieutenants and Captains must know the rules and regulations regarding the use of company quarters. Which statement made at a recent Education Day is not in compliance with the Department Regulations? (Regulations 19.2.1, 19.2.2)
A) Bulletin Boards in facilities shall be used only for official Department business or important information relating to approved Department organizations.
B) Visitors shall not be permitted to remain in quarters after 2200 hours.
C) Commanding officers shall contact cable television companies and have them “block out” any stations received on the basic package which show sexually explicit programming.
D) When an officer is unsure as to whether any material is discriminatory or obscene, they shall promptly consult with the next level of command.

21. D

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22. During which one of the following responses should a company respond in emergency mode? (ABC 2-2011 2.1)
A) A Salvage Truck responding to an All-Hands fire.
B) A lock-in with no reported food on the stove or other emergency
C) A tree down on a vacant private dwelling.
D) The 2nd due ladder to a sprinkler activation

22. C

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23. Your ladder company has been assigned as an extra ladder at a 2nd alarm in a large warehouse. After arriving the IC orders your company to deploy a search rope through a side entrance and to perform a search of the area. You quickly review all you know about operations with the search rope and would be correct to remember all but which one of the following? (TB Rope 6 2.1, 2.3, 5.7, 5.8, 8.2)

23. C

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24. A smoke or heat alarm activation in an HVAC system in a High-Rise Class “E” building constructed under the 1968 Building Code will cause all of the following to happen except which one? (High Rise Office 7.2.5)
A) Alarm transmitted to the FD via a central station
B) Recall of elevators
C) Sound an audible alarm on the fire floor and floor above
D) Stop air supply to and air return from the fire floor only24. C

24. C

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25. A member of Engine 100 has gone missing at a tough cellar fire in a taxpayer. He is not answering the radio, so the IC, orders you as the FAST Truck officer, to use the Pak-Tracker in an attempt to find him. Which fact about the Pak-Tracker is incorrect? (TB SCBA Add. 8)
A) The maximum range of the personal transmitter to the Pak-Tracker receiver is approximately 900 feet line of sight.
B) The range is always dependent on the environmental conditions and anything that might cause interference or reflection of the personal transmitter signal.
C) The Pak-Tracker is intrinsically safe
D) Only members trained in the use of the Pak-Tracker may perform tasks with it.

25. C

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25. A member of Engine 100 has gone missing at a tough cellar fire in a taxpayer. He is not answering the radio, so the IC, orders you as the FAST Truck officer, to use the Pak-Tracker in an attempt to find him. Which fact about the Pak-Tracker is incorrect? (TB SCBA Add. 8)
A) The maximum range of the personal transmitter to the Pak-Tracker receiver is approximately 900 feet line of sight.
B) The range is always dependent on the environmental conditions and anything that might cause interference or reflection of the personal transmitter signal.
C) The Pak-Tracker is intrinsically safe
D) Only members trained in the use of the Pak-Tracker may perform tasks with it.

26. C

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25. A member of Engine 100 has gone missing at a tough cellar fire in a taxpayer. He is not answering the radio, so the IC, orders you as the FAST Truck officer, to use the Pak-Tracker in an attempt to find him. Which fact about the Pak-Tracker is incorrect? (TB SCBA Add. 8)
A) The maximum range of the personal transmitter to the Pak-Tracker receiver is approximately 900 feet line of sight.
B) The range is always dependent on the environmental conditions and anything that might cause interference or reflection of the personal transmitter signal.
C) The Pak-Tracker is intrinsically safe
D) Only members trained in the use of the Pak-Tracker may perform tasks with it.

27. D

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28. The following units respond to a report of a chemical release in a subway station: E100 E200 E300 L100 TL200 BC99. Upon arrival, the officer of E 100 confirms numerous patients on the platform of the subway. At this operation, you should expect all but which of the following to take place? (ERP Add.2 7.1.2, 7.1.7, 6.1.3C, 6.7)
A) E100 located a working hydrant and connected to it, near the location of the access/egress points
B) E200 provided an estimate of the number of victims to the IC
C) L100 marked the route for CPC Entry Teams with search ropes
D) After positioning his rig and establishing barriers for site access control, L200s LCC assisted L200s Team 1 and Team 2 as needed

28. B

1st due engine responsible to give estimate to IC

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29. Which one of the following points made about the RADALERT 50 Radiological Monitor made during a recent company drill is correct? (ERP Add.4 2.1, 2.2, 3.1)
A) Turn the monitor on using the OFF/ON/AUDIO switch. The switch should be in the ON position for proper operation.
B) After the unit has been turned on, it requires two full minutes to show a complete reading on the LCD.
C) Continuous screen readings will reflect normal background radiation. Background radiation will vary, maintaining normal levels between .02 and .05 millirems per hour (mR/Hr).
D) While monitoring in front of quarters during the designated days for Annual Background Readings, any unusual or elevated background readings (over .9 mR/Hr) shall require the officer on duty to forward a copy of a RAD-2, to Haz-Mat Operations.

29. C

3.1 Using the Radalert™ 50, all units will monitor the area in front of quarters for 5 minutes
at each of the times on the designated day and determine the background rate for each.
This information will be recorded on the RAD-3 report, titled "Radiation Background
Monitoring Chart." Any unusual or elevated background readings (>.05mR/Hr but

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30. Your engine company, a high pressure-pumper has been assigned to a 10-76 in midtown Manhattan. The fire is located on the 40th floor of a 50 story office building. You have been ordered to initiate high-pressure pumping. You would be correct to take all but which one of the following actions? (Engine Ops Chapter 9 Add.1 2.1, 3.1)
A) Supply the system at pump discharge of 300 psi.
B) All unused gates and outlets on the apparatus must be closed and capped.
C) Maintain a safety zone of at least 50 feet around the working engine in all directions, including the high-pressure supply hose.
D) Preset pressures on the apparatus equipped with a pressure governor shall be used when charging the standpipe system. Once the supply line is charged, pressures are to be increased slowly to avoid damage to the building piping.

30. D

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31. At taxpayer fires, nothing affects the outcome of an operation as much as ventilation. The key is cutting and pulling procedures used to provide the necessary escape for the fire, heat, smoke and gases. Which point made about ventilation at taxpayers is incorrect? (Taxpayers 5.4.2, 5.4.8, 5.4.16, 5.5.26)
A) Ventilation will increase the intensity of the fire if it is not carefully coordinated with engine hoseline operations.
B) If trenching is to be implemented, leave the returns in place where the skylights are to be used as an effective trenching boundary.
C) Engine companies should be aware of the use of fog patterns on the FT-2 tip to relieve an area of smoke and heat. Engines must remember to adjust the fog pattern to the width of the opening and stand back four to five feet while operating.
D) In newer taxpayers the roof supports are of lightweight open web steel joists. The most common decking is corrugated steel with joists spaced from four to six feet. Members should not operate on roofs of buildings with this type of support system.

31. D

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32. Units are operating at a fire located in a store on the 1st floor of a 5 story old law tenement.
The first arriving ladder company officer reports heavy fire and smoke and states the store has a metal ceiling. Which action should not take place at this fire? (Multiple Dwellings 4.2.2, Ladders 3 3.2.5)
A) The 1st engine company should stretch a 2 ½” line to the store. The 2nd line should be stretched to back up the 1st line in the store.
B) A charged hoseline must be ready before the store is ventilated. It is especially important that no plate glass windows are broken without a charged line being ready.
C) Fire may extend to the upper floors by auto-exposure or via openings in the store ceilings. The metal ceiling can communicate heat to the floor above.
D) The 1st arriving OV will operate at the rear of the store from the exterior. The OV shall request permission from the Ladder Officer to ventilate.

32. A

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33. During a recent day tour, Fire Department units responded to the following emergencies. Which incident would not be considered a Single Command operation with the FDNY as the primary agency? (AUC 276 5.1)
A) A child impaled on a fence. NYPD ESU on scene prior to FDNY
B) A boat in distress. FDNY on scene prior to NYPD
C) A confined space operation. NYPD on scene prior to FDNY
D) A child falls through a lake of ice in Central Park. FDNY on scene prior to NYPD

33. D

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34. Who is responsible to ensure that the sprinkler system in a Cast-Iron loft building is supplied for a cellar fire? (Loft Buildings 6.2.1B)
A) The 1st engine company
B) The 2nd engine company
C) The 3rd engine company
D) The 4th engine company

34. B

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35. While searching the floor above the fire in a 6 story non-fireproof multiple dwelling, conditions deteriorate quickly and members are forced to use their PSS System to exit a window. The members will be using a steam riser as their remote anchor. These members should take all but which one action listed? (Evolution 23 pg5, 7)
A) Place the anchor hook as low as possible on the steam riser to prevent the hook from coming off the anchor point.
B) When paying out the rope from the anchor point to the window, grasp the EXO with their left hand to depress the cam.
C) Upon reaching the window, the member must bring the EXO to a point beyond the outermost edge of the windowsill.
D) Once outside the window, position their right hand at their right hip during the descent.

35. D

• Maintain position of the right
hand at a 90 degree angle to the
EXO during the descent.

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36. At 1430 hrs, while on BISP, you find a violation inside a commercial building that requires the issuance of a summons to the building owner. The owner offers $100 to “look the other way” from the violation. After kindly declining the building owner’s offer, you should then immediately notify who? (AUC 268 2, 2.1.5)
A) The administrative Battalion Chief by telephone
B) The Inspector General by telephone
C) The Inspector General by written notification
D) BITS by written notification

36. B

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37. At 1000hrs a fire is reported on the 5th floor of a 21 story high rise fireproof multiple dwelling. Engine Company 1 is the first unit to arrive at the scene. The officer climbs the stairs to the 5th floor and finds a smoke filled hallway. He orders his ECC to transmit a 10-77 as other units begin to arrive. At this fire, who is responsible to ensure that all elevators have been recalled and searched? (Multiple Dwellings 6.14)
A) The 1st arriving ladder company officer
B) The 1st arriving ladder company OV
C) The 2nd arriving ladder company
D) The 3rd arriving ladder company

37. C

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38. You are working in Ladder 199 on a 9x6 tour. After completing morning BISP, you return to quarters where the engine officer informs you that the following messages were taken for you while you were out;
 A school teacher would like you to call her to arrange a class trip to the firehouse.
 Battalion Chief Smith called to verify the manpower for the next day
 FF Jones, who is off duty, called and is extremely upset that his Self Mx off for tonight was denied.
 Finally, FF Murphy, who is working with you today, would like to speak to you about a special vacation request.

Which person should you speak to first according to the Management Training Bulletin? (TB Management 2.3)
A) The school teacher
B) Battalion Chief Smith
C) FF Jones
D) FF Murphy

38. B

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39. A member operating at a fire in the cellar of a private dwelling has transmitted a MAYDAY after becoming trapped on a piece of furniture. The FAST Unit is deployed to assist the member. After arriving at the location of the distressed member, what should be the first action taken of the FAST Unit member? (MMID Chapter 2 7.6)
A) The member should depress the EAB on their own handie-talkie and provide the IC with the information required.
B) They should assess the distressed member’s air supply
C) They should remove the distressed member from the fire area
D) They should confirm the distressed member’s identification

39. A

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40. Your ladder company has responded as an additional ladder company to a confirmed airplane crash outside of JFK airport. After arriving, the IC instructs your company to try to perform a search on the interior of the aircraft for both victims and the flight data recorder. You would be correct to think that the flight data recorder may be any of the following colors except which one? (AUC 325 2.3)
A) Black
B) Red
C) Yellow
D) International orange

40. A

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41. A building supplied with a Non-automatic sprinkler will have a Siamese painted what color? (Engine Ops. Chapter 10 10.3.1)
A) Green
B) Red
C) Aluminum
D) Yellow

41. C

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42. What color light will flash on the handie-talkie while transmitting when a battery becomes too low to allow the radio to transmit, but it still may be able to receive transmissions? (Communications Chapter 11 Add. 1 2.1)
A) Red
B) Green
C) Orange
D) Yellow

42. B

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43. While overhauling in an apartment where a fire was just extinguished, you begin to tell your probie firefighter some signs to look for to determine where the fire originated. You would be correct to tell him that which indication usually results from water being applied to heated glass? (TB Arson 6.7.3)
A) Small crazing
B) Large Crazing
C) Checkering
D) V pattern

43. C

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44. While sitting in your office on a 6x9 tour, one of the probie firefighter assigned to you company tells you that he feels he has been hazed by the other members of the company by being forced to eat a tablespoon full of cinnamon. He then states to you that he is okay with the hazing as he knows all probies in this company have had to try this. As the officer, you know you must now take what action? (PA/ID 1-2013 3.1, 3.2)
A) Take no action, as the probie agreed to the hazing
B) Report the incident, in writing, through the chain of command to the Chief of Department
C) Notify the EEO office, by telephone during normal business hours
D) Notify BITS, in writing, through the chain of command.

44. B

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45. How many of the following points made about the High Rise Nozzle (HRN) are correct?
(TB Tools 7 Data Sheet 17 2.3, 4.1, 4.3, 5.14)
1. Every Battalion has at least one engine company assigned a high-rise nozzle and all members have been trained in placing the nozzle into operation.
2. It is the responsibility of the 4th due engine to bring the HRN to the Command Post.
3. The HRN is attached to a standard 2 ½” FDNY shut-off. The shut-off is permanently attached to the nozzle.
4. As a general rule when supplying the high rise nozzle with 3 lengths of 2 ½” hose, the pressure at the outlet gauge should be 80 psi with water flowing.
5. A shut-off shall be placed in line one length from the standpipe outlet. When repositioning of the HRN is required, the supply line should be shut down at this shut-off.
A) 2 B) 3 C) 4 D) 5

45. B

(1,2,3)

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46. Your ladder company has been designated as the FAST Unit for a fire in a private dwelling. You have assigned the roof firefighter to monitor the EFAS at this fire. The Roof firefighter should know that all of the following points made about the EFAS are correct except for which one? (Comm 9 Add 3, 2.3, 4.1, 5.1.4,
A) Members who are assigned a spare radio from the HT Depot are unable to be identified on the EFAS by their Company, Riding Position and Name. The member monitoring the EFAS must try to identify the member by their radio ID and the spare HT printout in the Battalion vehicle.
B) The EFAS is capable of handling multiple Emergency Alert transmissions at the same time.
C) When contacting the IC, the roof firefighter shall use the terminology “EFAS to Command”
D) When assigning a member a Verbal MAYDAY, the member’s HT wattage is not increased to 5 watts and the member does not receive the Emergency Alert tone “Beacon”

46. A

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47. While placing your gear on the rig to begin a 9x6 tour, you overhear two probies, who are checking the rig, talk about the MSA Altair Digital Gas Meter. They each made two points about the meter. Which point should you have corrected? (TB Emergencies 2 Add. 1 1.2, 2.4, 5.2, 6.1)
A) The meter should only be used to detect natural gas.
B) No maintenance of any kind, other than charging of the unit shall be conducted by field units.
C) A series of three crosses across the screen under the O2 icon indicates the atmosphere is below 19.5% oxygen.
D) A series of crosses under the COMB/EX icon indicates the atmosphere is above 100% LEL.

7. C

A series of three crosses across the screen under
the O2 icon indicates the atmosphere is above 25% oxygen

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48. Companies are operating at the scene of a collapsed 5 story brownstone with fire. The 1st arriving engine companies team up to place the 1st hoseline into operation to extinguish the fire in the building. What would be the next highest priority for engine companies at this scene? (Collapse 7.1.1)
A) Extinguish the debris surrounding the collapse.
B) Protect exposures
C) Extinguish burning vehicles within the vicinity of the collapse.
D) Supply a 3 ½” line to the 1st arriving tower ladder.

48. A

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49. Your ladder company (an aerial ladder) is operating as the 1st ladder company at a fire in a 1story taxpayer. The fire is located in the store with extension into the cockloft. After properly positioning the apparatus away from the immediate fire building, where should your LCC operate? (Taxpayers 8.3.3 A1)
A) With the forcible entry team
B) On the roof
C) With the LCC of the 1st arriving tower ladder
D) In an exposure, as directed by the officer

49. B

50

50. Which of the following is an incorrect statement regarding stack effect? (High-Rise Office 6.3.8D)
A) Stack effect becomes noticeable in buildings over 40 feet, and increases as the building’s height increases
B) Positive stack effect increases as the outside air decreases in relation to the temperature inside the building.
C) Negative stack effect has a greatest possibility of occurring when the outside air temperature is above 90 degrees
D) To obtain the greatest benefit from stack effect, the doors at the top and bottom of the stairway must be opened when a stairway is used for smoke removal. The street floor near this stairway must also be vented to the outer air.

50. A

51

51. How many of the following points about Tower Ladders are correct? (Ladders 6 2.8.1, 2.8.4, 3.2.2, 3.9.2)
1. The intercom system, allowing for basket to pedestal communications, and vise versa, is the most effective means of communications between the basket and pedestal
2. Since the pedestal controls allow smoother movements, the pedestal man should always perform delicate operations.
3. Detailed members cannot operate on the pedestal unless they are presently assigned to a Tower Ladder or are qualified Chauffeur-Tillerman (School trained)
4. During operations at one and two family private dwellings or any structure with an alleyway between the fire building and an exposure, taking an apparatus position that places the basket in line with the alley affords frontal coverage and also coverage in the alley.
5. The basket while touching a point 32 feet horizontally from the center of the turntable can reach a basket floor elevation of 65 feet.
A) 2 B) 3 C) 4 D) 5

51. C

(1,3,4,5)

52

52. While backing into quarters after returning from an ERS box at 0300 hrs, Engine 123 finds a young lady at the front door of the firehouse holding a newborn baby. The woman states she delivered the baby about 12 hours ago and she wishes to abandon the infant. She asks you, the officer, to take custody of the child. You would be correct to take all but which one action? (AUC 306 Add. 2 1.2.1, 2.1.1, 2.4)
A) Contact the borough dispatcher, request the response of an ambulance and place the unit 10-99.
B) Remain out of service until an ambulance crew has assumed custody of the infant.
C) Inquire if the infant has any medical problems and/or has been seen by a physician.
D) Take a mark in the company journal, and file a Report of Suspected Child Abuse or Maltreatment

52. D

53

53. Which choice below about the Gasalert Extreme CO Monitor is listed incorrectly? (Haz-Mat 4 Add. 1)
A) If marking the company with the company ID, do not use etch or marker.
B) Field units are not to perform any maintenance on, or open the device.
C) If the concentration of CO in the atmosphere exceeds 35 PPM, the monitor will signal a fast modulating alarm, a fast vibration, and a fast flashing red light.
D) If the monitor does not operate properly for any reason, the Officer on duty shall notify the Battalion to arrange for an exchange.

53 C

2.4 If the concentration of CO in the atmosphere exceeds 35 PPM, the monitor will signal
the following alarm:

54

Answer questions #54 and 55 based on Dunn
54. Which part of a building is most likely to collapse and kill firefighters? (Dunn Chapter 1)
A) Floors
B) Roof
C) Walls
D) Ceilings

54. A

"Forget Real Wacky Chiefs"

55

55. How many of the following points about fires in houses of worship are correct? (Dunn Chapter 8)
1. The tower and the steeple is the most unstable part of the church.
2. If a church fire is extinguishable, stretch the first line through the front or side door to attack the seat of the fire.
3. Stretch the largest size hose, maneuverability is not a factor.
4. A second large diameter hose should immediately back up the 1st line.
5. The rose window is the only window high enough and big enough to vent smoke and heat at the upper reaches of a burning place of worship.
6. Exposures 1 and 3 are the most dangerous areas in regards to collapse at fires in a place of worship.
A) 3 B) 4 C) 5 D) 6

55. B

(1,2,3,4,5)

56

1) At operations on highways, the blocking apparatus shall be placed at least _____ feet behind the operating unit to create a safe working environment. (TB Fires 8 6.5)

1. 50

57

2) Highway flares burn for approximately _____ minutes. (TB Fires 8 8.1F2)

2. 30

58

3) A member free falling _____feet or more is considered a sufficient impact load to warrant placing the life belt OOS. (TB Rope 2 2.10)

3. 3

59

4) 2 ½” standpipe outlets are located every _____ feet throughout under river tubes. (URR 2.7.1)

4. 200

60

5) Handie-Talkies & cell phones shall not be used within ______ feet of vehicles transporting explosives. (Comm. 8 8.4.5)

5. 150

61

6) The LSR loses _____-_____% of its strength when wet.

6. 10-15

62

7) Standpipe section valves are located every ______ feet in under river rail tubes. (URR 2.7.1)

7. 600

63

8) During a positive pressure fan operation, the bulkhead door may be “burped” for approximately ______ seconds. (AUC 349 7.5)

8. 60

64

9) A relief valve is required at the fire pump limiting the pressure to _____ psi above that required to deliver its rated capacity at _____ psi to the highest floor.

9. 15, 50

65

10) It may be necessary to activate 3rd stage high pressure pumping for a fire above the ______ floor. (Engine Ops Ch.9 Add 1)

10. 50 (this is out of the books

66

11) The handie-talkie Primary Subway Repeater channel is _______. (Comm. Ch.9.7)

11. 14

67

12) Sequential ventilation with positive pressure fans will be ineffective if CO levels are between _____-_____ ppm.

12. 0-60

68

13) Handie-talkie channel ______ does not support the Emergency Alert Function. (Comm. Ch.11 chart)

13. 9

69

14) 3rd stage of High-pressure pumping is capable of delivering ______ gpm at ______ psi. (Engine Ops Chap.9 Add 1)

14. 500, 700

70

15) The maximum range of the personal transmitter to the Pak-Tracker receiver is approximately _______ feet line of sight.

15. 900

71

16) Operations with the Honda Generator requiring maximum output should be limited to ______ minutes.

16. 30

72

17) During power saw operations, observe as nearly as possible a ______ foot radius Circle of danger from the point where the blade is operating. (TB Tools 9 4.7)

17. 20

73

18) The width of a trench cut should be at least _______ feet. (Taxpayers 5.6.1)

18. 3

74

19) Department apparatus shall be kept a minimum of _______ feet from a leak in the Buckeye Pipeline system. (AUC 149 6.5.7)

19. 600

75

20) Members must have _______ years experience in the FDNY to be considered for Chauffeur School. (AUC 254 3)

20. 3

76

21) Yellow parkway hydrant valves require _______ turns clockwise to open. (AUC 205 Add.2 2.4)

21. 18

77

22) CFR-D engines shall maintain at least _______ CFR-D trained members on their roster. (CFR Ch.1 3.3.1B)

22. 14

78

23) The Purple K extinguisher has a coverage range of _______ square feet and discharge time of _______ seconds. (TB Purple K 2.2)

23. 30, 11

79

24) In flat roof Brownstones, the cockloft area is approximately _______-_____ feet in height and pitched to the rear. (Brownstones 2.2.18)

24. 2-3

80

25) The Multiple Member Injury Report must be completed if _______ or more members of the same company suffer injuries resulting in medical leave that tour

25. 3

Decks in Firetech Class (61):