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What is the next step an engineer should take after the supply line is connected to an intake?

open the bleeder valve to purge all air from the hose before it enters the pump
(IFSTA PADO Handbook page 322)


According to NFPA 1901, water tenders or mobile water supply apparatus must carry at least ______
of water.

1000 gallons
(IFSTA PADO Handbook pages 17, 419)


In general, steering wheel play should be no more
than about _____ in either direction.

10 degrees
(IFSTA PADO Handbook page 44)


According to NFPA 1901, the braking test for new apparatus requires that the apparatus must be brought to a complete stop from a speed of _____ in a distance not to exceed ______.

20 mph
(IFSTA PADO Handbook page 44)


Both the parking brake and the road brakes can be tested by allowing the apparatus to move forward at about 5mph. both should stop the apparatus completely within about _____.

(IFSTA PADO Handbook page


Using the "inside/outside" method of apparatus placement, engine companies are placed on the side of the street closest to the building and the aerials are placed on the outside when the building is _____.

5 stories high or less
(IFSTA PADO Handbook page 105)


the collapse zone = ______.

1.5 x height of the building
(page 104)


with _____, one strong hydrant may be used to supply 2 pumpers. the 2 pumpers are placed ______.

dual pumping
intake to intake
(page 113)


decontamination usually takes place within a corridor located in the _____.

warm zone
(page 128)


a BTU is the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of _____ of water ______.

1 degree F
(page 136)


which property of water helps us understand why we would use foam on a flammable liquid fire because the foam floats on the surface of the water?

specific gravity
(page 139)


what pressure is the stored potential energy
available to force water through pipe, fittings,
fire hose, and adapters?

static pressure
(page 144)


pressure remaining after discharging water

residual pressure
(page 146)


friction loss _____ with the length of the hose.
friction loss _____ with the square of the increase in the velocity of the flow.

varies directly
varies approximately
(page 147)


realistically, hose larger than _____ in diameter cannot be used for handlines.

(page 151)


suddenly stopping water moving through a hose or pipe results in an energy surge being transmitted in the opposite direction, often at many
times the original pressure. this energy surge is known as ______.

water hammer
(page 151)


when a hydrant receives water from 2 or more
directions it is said to have a ______ or ______.

circulating feed
looped line
(page 156)


In business and industrial districts, the minimum recommended size water main is _____.

(page 157)