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The backpack has three integrated carrying handles with carabiner attachment points rated at ____ lbs

1000

1

The backpack is designed to transfer ___% of the load to hips

60

2

The backpack harness and cylinder weight approximately ____ lbs.

30.25

3

The air cylinder has a maximum working pressure of _____ psi

4,500

4

When full, the 45 min air cylinder contains ____ cubic feet of air

65.6

5

When full, the 60 min air cylinder contains ____ cubic feet of air

87

6

The air cylinders time rating is classified at a user rate of ___ liters per minute.

40 liters

7

The air cylinder is hydrostatically tested every ___ years

5

8

The department designator for newer bottles is "LFD" imprinted on the ___ inch luminescent band.

2"

9

The first stage regulator lowers cylinder air pressure to a nominal ___ psi

115

10

The relief valve on the first stage regulator activates to protect the system when the regulator pressure exceeds ___ to ___ psi.

200-225

11

The low pressure SCBA audible alarm activates at ____ to ____ psi.

1035-1215 psi

12

Once the low pressure SCBA audible alarm activates, the audible alarm will continue to sound until the air pressure drops below ___ psi

200

13

When the pressure drops below 50% of cylinder capacity, the HUD LED representing 1/2 cylinder capacity starts to flash, and continues to flash for a short time (approximately __ seconds) before returning to continuously lit.

20 sec

14

When pressure drops to 25%, the 1/4 LED on the HUD will turn ___ and begin to flash between ____ and ____ psi.

1. Red

2. 1035-1215

15

When the pressure drops to ___% of cylinder capacity, the red 1/4 HUD LED begins to flash noticeably faster and continues flashing in this manner until air pressure drops below approximately ___ psi,at which time the display will turn off

1. 10%

2. 200 psi

16

There are how many battery status indicators amber LEDs on the SCBA?

3

HUD
Backpack harness
PASS device

17

The amber LED on the Backpack and PASS device will flash once every ___ seconds to indicate a usable battery condition

10

18

The amber LED on the Backpack and PASS device flashes every ___ seconds to indicate a low battery condition

2

19

Turning the bypass knob on the second stage regulator clockwise or counterclockwise will provide a constant air flow?

Counterclockwise

20

On the PASS, depress the red "ALARM" button for __ to __ sec to put into full alert.

1 to 2

21

Lack of movement for ___ seconds will activate the staged alarm with LED lights alternating what colors?

1. 20 sec

2. Green and red

22

After 20 seconds of no movement the "staged" PASS alarm begins. Volume then increases every __ seconds of inactivity with full alarm being reached at ___ to ___ seconds.

1. 5 sec

2. 30-45 sec

23

The buddy breather system consists of ___ inch intermediate pressure hose with a "Y" block

39"

24

For the VAS button, one depression yields push to talk feature or depressing the button ___ times will yield hands free continuous use. Depressing the button ___ additional times will turn unit off.

2 and 2

25

The escape filter cartridge lasts up to ___ minutes during an escape from an emergency situation after your Self Contained Breathing Apparatus fails or runs out of air.

15 min

26

How many times can the escape cartridge be used?

Only once

27

True or false? The escape filter cartridge can be effective in an oxygen deficient environment

No, the escape cartridge is not intended for use in an oxygen deficient environment

28

If the filter is deployed, the member must forward an F-225 to what bureau outlining the circumstances requiring its use?

What other form must be attached for replacement of the escape cartridge?

1. Emergency Services Bureau

2. F-80

29

Practice escape cartridges are what color?

Where can you obtain them?

1. Red

2. Battalion office

30

Which member completes the connection of their buddy breathing hose to the buddy breathing "Y" block?

The member out of air

31

Which member leads the buddy breathing team toward a safe area after connection?

The member supplying air

32

Repairs by members are limited to what two things?

Batteries and the 1st stage regulator "o" ring

33

The air pressure indicators on each side of the cylinder valve should read with in ____ lbs of each other

500

34

One of the daily checks after opening the air cylinder valve is to then close the air cylinder valve and check the air pressure indicated on pressure gauge for approximately ___ seconds, watching for a drop in PSI. A drop in PSI indicates a leak in the system.

20 seconds

35

When full, the 45-minute air cylinder has ____ liters of air supply

1,800

36

The RIC bag contains a first stage pressure reducer with ___ feet of intermediate pressure hose

10

37

The RIC kit has a total of ____ ft of drop line rope

150'

38

How often should the RIC kit be inspected?

Daily and after use

39

The SCBA PASS alarm provides between ___ to ___ decibels at full alarm

97-103

Minimum requirement is 95 decibels

40

The SCBA consists of how many major component groups?

10

41

The battery pack located right lower side of SCBA harness uses how many Duracell "C" size batteries only?

4

42

The SCBA cylinder gauge is graduated in ____ psi increments ranging from 0 to _____ psi

1000 psi increments

6000 psi

43

SCBA buddy breather system:

When connected, the SCBA with the ____ (higher/lower?) pressure will supply both breathers until the ____(higher/lower?) psi bottle is exhausted, then it switches to the ____ (higher/lower?) psi bottle.

1. Higher
2. Higher
3. Lower

44

The SCBA VAS system requires what size of batteries and how many?

3 AAA batteries

45

Below what PSI do you change out the SCBA air cylinder for a new one?

Below 4000 psi

46

45 min SCBA air cylinder use:

During high demands, it is possible to use ___ liters per minute, reducing cylinder duration to ___ minutes total.

100 liters

18 minutes

47

RIC kit:

The intrinsically safe flashlight secured by an integrated flashlight holder may be used hands free or removed from the kit for use. Uses ___ "C" size batteries.

3

48

Part of cleaning the SCBA face piece is to disinfect the facepiece in a warm suitable sanitizing solution, such as a "hypochlorite solution" by mixing ___ tablespoons of chlorine bleach with 1 gallon of water.

2

49

Most damage and defects to the SCBA are caused by _____ or _____

foreign matter or careless handling

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