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Chapter Pretests


Please read each question and select your answer from the choices provided. You must complete all of the questions in order to view your results. At the end of each exam, you have the option to e-mail your results to your instructor.


1:  Approximately how many fire fighters were injured in the United States in 2005?
A: 1000
B: 3000
C: 12500
D: Over 80,000

2:  Which NFPA standard deals with Fire Brigades in the United States?
A: NFPA 600
B: NFPA 1081
C: NFPA 29
D: Both A and B are correct

3:  What are three categories of Brigade members?
A: Incipient, Driver, and Incident Commander
B: Interior Structural, Fire Protection Engineer, and Driver
C: Advanced Exterior, Brigade Member, and Driver
D: Incipient, Advanced Exterior, and Interior Structural Member

4:  What is freelancing?
A: The safest way to operate on the fireground
B: Designing a safety program in the facility
C: Acting independently of a superior's orders
D: Training and learning on your own

5:  What does the M stand for in EMS?
A: Mentored
B: Minimum
C: Mandatory
D: Medical

6:  The backpack component of an SCBA:
A: Holds tools and water
B: Provides the frame for mounting the other components
C: Cannot be taken on an interior attack
D: Usually has to be fitted by the manufacturer

7:  To what government agency are accidents and fatalities reported?
A: OSHA
B: NFPA 1081
C: IAFC
D: NFFF

8:  What does PPE stand for?
A: Personally Purchased Equipment
B: Private Protection Ensemble
C: Personal Protective Equipment
D: Practice Putting on Equipment

9:  Using protective clothing frequently calls for fire fighters to don and doff. What does don mean?
A: To learn, as in a procedure
B: To acquire, as in go get
C: To carry from one place to another
D: To put on, as in clothing

10:  What is the informal term for hazardous materials?
A: Biotec
B: Hazmat
C: Flamers
D: Suiters

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