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1

Regarding subdividing firewalls, it would be correct to state?
Select one:
a. A fire escape in the throat that spans the firewall indicates one apartment in the throat
b. Subdividing walls are usually continued above the roof line
c. Fire partitions in the throat always extend from the front to the rear wall
d. Apartments in the throat may span a firewall and have two interior stairs as exits with no fire escape

(MDs 5.11.3, 5.11.6) (A,one apartment in the throat, C,usually extend from the front to the rear wall, D,usually not continued above the roof line)
The correct answer is: Apartments in the throat may span a firewall and have two interior stairs as exits with no fire escape

2

The FAST Unit and CFR Engine shall be assigned to the Fire Sector if the fire is above the?
Select one:
a. 8th floor
b. 6th floor
c. 5th floor
d. 7th floor

(MDs 6.6.3)
The correct answer is: 6th floor

3

Regarding the use of open interior stairs by the Roof FF’s to reach the roof in buildings with only one open interior stairway where the roof cannot be accessed via an aerial or tower ladder, it would be correct to state?
Select one:
a. The Ladder Officer must grant permission for the Roof FF to use the stairs
b. If the stairway is an IDLH, it may not be used by the Roof FF’s
c. The fire apartment door must be maintained closed by either the engine or ladder officer
d. The fire apartment door must be maintained closed until the Roof FF communicates to the IC that he is in a safe area and the bulkhead door is closed

(Mds Pg 86 Note) If the stairway is an IDLH, Roof FF’s must pair up, The fire apartment door must be maintained closed by the ladder officer, The fire apartment door must be maintained closed until the Roof FF communicates to the Ladder Officer that he is in a safe area and the bulkhead door is closed
The correct answer is: The Ladder Officer must grant permission for the Roof FF to use the stairs

4

It is incorrect to state that many newer types of HRFPMD apartments have?
Select one:
a. Double 5/8” sheetrock walls
b. Inadequate sealing of floor and ceiling areas, especially in kitchens and bathrooms
c. Doors with no letter or number designations — indicating they are a second exit
d. Outside balconies that usually serve only one apartment

MDs 6.28.1 Serving two apartments
The correct answer is: Outside balconies that usually serve only one apartment

5

An IC operating at a fire in a High Rise fireproof multiple dwelling would be incorrect to think?
Select one:
a. If there are enclosed stairwells, doors to any and all evacuation stairs must be maintained closed on the fire floor
b. He must notify the borough dispatcher and members on scene of the evacuation stair letter designation
c. Smoke will travel via vertical shafts, most notably the stairwells and elevator shafts
d. The attack stair door should be the only stair door that is left open on the fire floor

(MDs 6.1) Attack stair
The correct answer is: He must notify the borough dispatcher and members on scene of the evacuation stair letter designation

6

Fires reaching the attic space of most places of worship?
Select one:
a. Cannot be extinguished with a hand held hose line
b. Can usually be extinguished with a hand held hose line

(Ch 8 Pg 48)
The correct answer is: Cannot be extinguished with a hand held hose line

7

In non-combustible / limited combustible construction, the major collapse hazard is roof cave-In cause by collapsing unprotected steel open web bar joist.
Select one:
a. Agree
b. Disagree?

(Chap 3 Pg 19)
The correct answer is: Agree

8

An extra engine and ladder should be special called above the first alarm assignment to an apartment fire in an H-type if there is a?
Select one:
a. Medium fire requiring only one line
b. Medium fire requiring two lines
c. Heavy fire requiring more than three lines
d. Heavy fire requiring more than two lines

(MDs 5.5.2)
The correct answer is: Medium fire requiring two lines

9

In Fire-Resistive construction, the major firefighting problem is?
Select one:
a. Lack of fire dampers
b. Smoke and heat spread via HVAC systems
c. The use of passive fire resistance
d. Spalling of concrete ceilings

(Chap 3,Pg17)
The correct answer is: Smoke and heat spread via HVAC systems

10

The Fire Service considers _____ degrees to be the failure temperature of steel, because at that temperature, steel will lose _____ % of its load carrying ability?
Select one:
a. 1100, 40
b. 1100, 50
c. 1000, 40
d. 1000, 50

(Ch 10 Pg 58)
The correct answer is: 1100, 40

11

In non-combustible / limited combustible construction, the major firefighting problem is the?
Select one:
a. Flat steel deck roof that can ignite
b. Combustible open web bar joist
c. Combustible girders and beams

(Chap 3 Pg 18)
The correct answer is: Flat steel deck roof that can ignite

12

Regarding SROs in Old Law Tenements, it is incorrect to state?
Select one:
a. They require sprinklers in each room and in the stairway
b. They require an interior alarm system
c. The sprinkler system is supplied only by a roof tank
d. The sprinkler system cannot be supplied by the FDNY

(MDs 4.8.4) The sprinkler system is supplied only by a roof tank
The correct answer is: The sprinkler system is supplied only by a roof tank

13

In “Wood-Frame” construction, the major?
Select one or more:
a. [Chap 3 Pg 21]
b. Collapse hazard is combustible bearing walls composed of 2 x 4 inch studs
c. Fire problem is the combustible outside wooden walls

The correct answers are: Fire problem is the combustible outside wooden walls, Collapse hazard is combustible bearing walls composed of 2 x 4 inch studs

14

A load that creates a twisting stress is a?
Select one:
a. Eccentric load
b. Impact load
c. Axial load
d. Torsional load

(Chap 2,Pg10)
The correct answer is: Torsional load

15

At a store fire in an Old Law Tenement, it would be incorrect to state?
Select one:
a. Store ceilings are usually constructed of metal panels
b. Metal ceilings can communicate heat to the second floor
c. A 2.5" line must be stretched for medium or large fires
d. No plate glass windows are to be broken without a charged line ready

(MDs 4.3.1, 4.3.2, 4.3.3) Large fires only
The correct answer is: A 2.5" line must be stretched for medium or large fires

16

Regarding the Rose Window, it is incorrect to state?
Select one:
a. Venting the Rose Window may allow a LCS to reach the upper portions of the church
b. It is a primary venting location
c. It is where the first Tower Ladder should be positioned to operate
d. When venting the Rose Window, vent only the upper portion of the window

(Ch 8 Pg 46) Vent the entire window
The correct answer is: When venting the Rose Window, vent only the upper portion of the window

17

Once an alternate strategy has been successfully implemented at a wind impacted fire, who may give approval for entry back into the public hallway onto the fire floor to close the open fire apartment door?
Select one or more:
a. Operations Section Chief
b. IC
c. Fire Sector Supervisor

(MDs Add 3 — 5.1 E)
The correct answers are: IC, Operations Section Chief, Fire Sector Supervisor

18

In Fire-Resistive construction, the major collapse hazard(s) are?
Select one or more:
a. Concrete roof collapse
b. Heated concrete ceiling collapsing downward
c. Heated fluted metal decks exploding concrete floors upward
d. Concrete wall collapse

(Chap 3,Pg17 to 18)
The correct answers are: Heated concrete ceiling collapsing downward, Heated fluted metal decks exploding concrete floors upward

19

A Battalion Chief arrives on the scene of a fire in a 6-story Old Law Tenement where he finds fire on the 3rd floor has extended to the 4th floor of the same building via a rear shaft. In this situation, he should?
Select one:
a. Special call an extra engine and ladder
b. Transmit a second alarm

(MDs 3.4.6) Fire in shaft into an exposure (different building) is a second alarm
The correct answer is: Special call an extra engine and ladder

20

(MDs 3.4.6) Fire in shaft into an exposure (different building) is a second alarm
The correct answer is: Special call an extra engine and ladder

(Ch 8 Pg 46)
The correct answer is: Tower and steeple