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1

The fire service has recommended that an incident safety officer should meet the minimum requirement for fire officer as outlined in what NFPA Standard?

NFPA 1521

2

According to professional development and mastery, a person's beliefs, experience and values are likely to shape or alter a persons?

Attitude

3

According to NFPA 1521 who has the authority to stop, alter, or terminate activities of an incident?

ISO

4

What is the most desirable of the four systems that FD can use to quickly respond to and arrive on the scene of an incident?

Dedicated ISO

5

Structure fires, wild land, target hazards, aircraft, weather extremes and specialty teams are all types of incidents that require the automatic response of a?

ISO

6

Flashover is an event triggered by gases reaching their ignition temperature ______________due to rapid heat build-up.

At the same time

7

Backdraft occurs when ___________is introduced to an environment where fire gases are above their ignition temperature and trapped in a room.

Oxygen

8

Smoke is the product of incomplete combustion, which consists of what type of products?

All of the above

9

List the four keys attributes of smoke leaving a structure

1. Volume
2. Velocity
3. Density
4. Color

10

The best approach for firefighters when responding to fires in _______is to be defensive .

Building under construction

11

The rule of thumb for a collapse zone should be ____times the building.

1.5

12

When the load bearing components of the building are being attacked by both fire and heat it indicates what type of fire ?

Structural

13

Match each step with the process of predicting collapse:

1: classify the construction type
2: determine structural involvement
3. Visualize and trace loads
4. Evaluate time
5. Predict and communicate collapse potential

14

Smoke from the eaves is a warning sign that fire has spread into the ______?

All of the above

15

Match building construction type?

Type I:
Type II:
Type III:
Type IV:
Type V:

Type I: fire-resistive
Type II: non combustible
Type III: ordinary
Type IV: heavy timber
Type V: wood frame

16

Match structural element with its definition:

Column
Beam
Connection

Column - transmits a compressive force parallel through its center

Beam- transfers a load perpendicularly to its imposed load

Connection- transfer loads effectively between assembled components

17

Match each material with its response to fire exposure:

Brick
Wood
Structural steel
Masonry block


Brick : fractures, spalls
Wood: burns, loss of material
Structural steel: softens, bends, loses strength
Masonry block: fractures, spalls, crumbles

18

According to the 5 step risk mgt process, which is not one of the three methods used to control the hazard?

Retreat

19

True or false

Situational awareness is the process of minimizing the chance, degree, or probability of damage, loss, or injury.

False

20

Equipment, procedures, and personnel are all three components that make up the ?

Operational environment

21

Define the NFPA STANDARD.....

Standards pertaining to roles/responsibilities of a Safety Officer

22

OSHA IS THE AGENCY THAT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR INVESTIGATING ALL DUTY RELATED FIREFIGHTER?

Fatalities

23

President Bush authorized the creation of DHS AND TASKED THIS DEPT. with the development of a ----------- to help manage catastrophic events that are beyond the capabilities of state and local agencies

National Response Plan

24

Utilizing the three step process for rapid application for reading smoke place the following steps in order....

1. View the volume, velocity, density, and color of smoke

2. Determine the rate of change of each attribute

3. Analyze the contributing factors to determine if they are affecting volume, velocity, density and color

25

All four attributes of smoke should change in a positive, continuous manner if fire stream and ventilation efforts are adequate (True or False)

TRUE

26

Smoke that is the same_______ from multiple openings is an indication of a free burning fire?

Color and Velocity

27

What color of smoke produced from structural spaces indicates that the fire is transitioning from contents fire to a structure fire?

Brown

28

Brown smoke from ________ is a warning sign of impeding collapse when you are dealing with lightweight structural components and gusset plates?

ALL the above

29

A hot, ________ in an under ventilated building produces a high volume of smoke.

Fast moving