FF2 Quizzes

  1. What is the term for an urgent message that takes priority over all other communications?
    A. Emergency traffic
    B. Code 30
    C. Priority message
    D. Mayday
    Emergency traffic
  2. What information should be included on a hose record?
    A. Last fire fighter to use the hose
    B. Storage location
    C. Purchase date
    D. Fire company
    Purchase date
  3. The low surface tension of class A foam affects its extinguishing properties by __________.
    A. diluting the fuel
    B. raising the vaporization temperature of water
    C. suppressing vapor production
    D. enabling water to penetrate the fuel more deeply
    enabling water to penetrate the fuel more deeply
  4. What is a benefit of Class A foam?

    A. Does not conduct electricity
    B. Reduces the surface tension of water
    C. Is compatible with many other foam types
    D. Forms a vapor barrier on fuel spills
    Reduces the surface tension of water
  5. What is the most severe hazard associated with propane products?
    A. Fuel leak
    B. Cryogenic injury
    C. Asphyxiation
    D. BLEVE
    BLEVE
  6. Which type of building construction is also known as fire resistive?
    A. Type V
    B. Type I
    C. Type IV
    D. Type II
    Type I
  7. Which type of foam contains a surface-active agent that produces a fast-spreading film?
    A. High expansion
    B. Class A
    C. Fluoroprotein
    D. Aqueous film-forming
    Fluoroprotein
  8. When responding to domestic disputes or other scenes involving violence, fire fighters should __________.
    A. attempt to mediate the dispute
    B. remove the involved individuals to separate rooms
    C. wait for law enforcement to declare the scene safe
    D. call for a critical incident stress debriefing team
    wait for law enforcement to declare the scene safe
  9. What is the relationship between habits developed in training and performance on the fire ground?
    A. Fire-ground performance is not significantly altered through habituation
    B. In the stress of emergency operations, habits are overridden by instincts
    C. Habits formed in training necessarily become abbreviated and rushed on the fire ground
    D. Habits developed in training will continue on the fire ground
    Habits developed in training will continue on the fire ground
  10. Which guide should be used for the care and inspection of power tools?
    A. The applicable NFPA standard
    B. It varies with the type of tool
    C. The manufacturer's instructions
    D. The fire agency's SOPs
    The manufacturer's instructions
  11. Horizontal evacuation is most commonly applied to which group?
    A. Non-adult students
    B. Nonambulatory persons
    C. Residential occupants
    D. Areas threatened by a hazardous materials release plume
    Nonambulatory persons
  12. Which statement best summarizes the types of incidents for which the incident command system (ICS) be should be implemented?
    A. All emergency incidents
    B. Incidents involving more than a single company
    C. Incidents where the incident commander's span of control is exceeded
    D. Incidents exceeding a single operational period
    All emergency incidents
  13. How frequently should hose be tested?
    A. At least weekly
    B. At least quarterly
    C. At least monthly
    D. At least yearly
    At least yearly
  14. What is the maximum length of the connected hose during hose testing?
    A. 300 ft (91 m)
    B. 500 ft (152 m)
    C. 400 ft (122 m)
    D. 600 ft (183 m)
    300 ft (91 m)
    300 ft (91 m)
  15. Where should a preincident survey begin?
    A. Top floor
    B. Lowest floor
    C. Main entrance
    D. Outside
    Outside
  16. What doesthe term "mayday" mean?

    A. Everyone withdraw from the hazard area.
    B. A fire fighter is in trouble and needs assistance.
    C. Deploy the rapid intervention crew (RIC).
    D. Hold all radio traffic.
    A fire fighter is in trouble and needs assistance.
  17. What is added to propane to give it a distinct odor?

    A. Mercaptan
    B. Methane
    C. Triptan
    D. Sulfur
    Mercaptan
  18. What is the correct operating pressure for an in-line foam eductor?
    A. 150 psi (1034 kPa)
    B. 200 psi (1379 kPa)
    C. 100 psi (689 kPa)
    D. 250 psi (1724 kPa)
    200 psi (1379 kPa)
  19. What is the term for a radio signal that alerts personnel to pull back to a safe location?
    A. Evacuation signal
    B. Mayday
    C. Emergency traffic
    D. Withdrawal order
    Evacuation signal
  20. What is the term for an urgent message that takes priority over all other communications?
    A. Emergency traffic
    B. Mayday
    C. Code 30
    D. Priority message
    Emergency traffic
  21. What is an occupancy major use classification?

    A. Eating/drinking establishment
    B. Health care
    C. Educational
    D. Commercial
    Commercial
  22. Which statement about storing preincident plans on computers is correct?
    A. Paper remains the preferred means of data retrieval in emergency conditions.
    B. Computers are too sensitive for emergency scene conditions.
    C. The data are more visible in poor lighting conditions.
    D. The need to make and distribute updated copies is eliminated.
    The need to make and distribute updated copies is eliminated.
  23. Which of the following is an occupancy subcategory?
    A. Public assembly
    B. Commercial
    C. Arena
    D. Institutional
    Arena
  24. Which statement about downed electrical wires is correct?
    A. Turnout boots and thick rubber gloves will afford you sufficient protection.
    B. Fire fighters should operate under the assumption that all downed utility lines are energized.
    C. A downed power line may be safely pinned down under the tire of the apparatus.
    D. Fire fighters should use tools with wood or fiberglass handles to manipulate downed lines.
    Fire fighters should operate under the assumption that all downed utility lines are energized.
  25. What is a BLEVE?

    A. Explosion due to vapor ignition from a liquid spill
    B. Ignition of vapor discharge from a relief valve
    C. Flammable liquid vessel rupture and explosion due to external heating
    D. Vessel rupture and explosion due to relief valve failure
    Flammable liquid vessel rupture and explosion due to external heating
  26. Who should accompany a fire fighter sent to the rehabilitation area?
    A. The entire crew
    B. One member of his or her crew
    C. An EMT
    D. No one; the affected fire fighter should go to rehab alone
    The entire crew
  27. Who is responsible for determining when removal of SCBA is permissible after a fire has been extinguished?
    A. The safety officer
    B. The incident commander
    C. The company officer
    D. Each individual is responsible for this decision
    The safety officer
  28. Which type of building construction is also known as heavy timber?
    A. Type V
    B. Type I
    C. Type II
    D. Type IV
    Type IV
  29. Tool staging inventory is usually determined by the __________.
    A. agency's SOPs
    B. division/group supervisor
    C. discretion of the tool staging manager
    D. applicable NFPA standard
    agency's SOPs
  30. Which foam application method is best for a pool of flammable liquid on open ground?
    A. Subsurface injection
    B. Sweep (roll-on)
    C. Rain-down
    D. Bankshot (bank-down)
    Sweep (roll-on)
  31. Which item is the most important for inclusion in a preincident plan?
    A. Hydrant locations
    B. Lockbox location
    C. Built-in protection systems
    D. Annunciator panel location
    Hydrant locations
  32. Which type of foam is particularly well suited for gasoline spills?
    A. Alcohol resistant
    B. Fluoroprotein
    C. Protein
    D. Aqueous film-forming
    Aqueous film-forming
  33. Which type of building construction is also known as wood frame?
    A. Type I
    B. Type IV
    C. Type II
    D. Type V
    Type V
  34. Tool staging inventory is usually determined by the __________.
    A. applicable NFPA standard
    B. agency's SOPs
    C. division/group supervisor
    D. discretion of the tool staging manager
    agency's SOPs
  35. For the purpose of a preincident survey, which of the following is a particular concern with underground parking facilities?
    A. Ability to support the weight of apparatus
    B. Adequacy of natural ventilation
    C. Presence of built-in protection systems
    D. Sufficient overhead clearance to permit entry of apparatus
    Ability to support the weight of apparatus
  36. What is the maximum length of the connected hose during hose testing?
    A. 300 ft (91 m)
    B. 500 ft (152 m)
    C. 400 ft (122 m)
    D. 600 ft (183 m)
    300 ft (91 m)
  37. Who is the responsible party for a technical rescue incident that occurs at a worksite or industrial facility?
    A. The business owner
    B. The IC
    C. The foreperson or supervisor
    D. The property owner
    The foreperson or supervisor
  38. Which tool is best for breaching a floor?
    A. Reciprocating saw
    B. Rotary saw
    C. Flat-head axe
    D. Air chisel
    Rotary saw
  39. A K tool is used in combination with __________.
    A. a pick-head axe
    B. vise-grips
    C. a pry bar
    D. a strap wrench
    a pry bar
  40. How are fire alarm systems in most high-rise buildings programmed to alert the occupants?
    A. Alarm floor and floors immediately below and above the alarm floor
    B. Alarm floor only
    C. Alarm floor and floor immediately above the alarm floor
    D. Entire building
    Alarm floor and floors immediately below and above the alarm floor
  41. What is the minimum acceptable level of protective equipment when conducting forcible entry during fire suppression operations?
    A. Full structural firefighting PPE
    B. Helmet and eye protection
    C. Gloves and eye protection
    D. Helmet, coat, and gloves
    Full structural firefighting PPE
  42. When should emergency medical care be started for trapped victims in a technical rescue incident?
    A. After they are packaged
    B. Upon exiting the hazard zone
    C. As soon as they are safely accessible
    D. Upon arrival at the medical group
    As soon as they are safely accessible
  43. Who is responsible for securing the scene at an industrial facility?
    A. Company officer
    B. Fire chief
    C. Facility security
    D. Facility supervisor
    Facility supervisor
  44. A silicon carbide composite circular saw blade is designed for use on __________.
    A. steel
    B. most metals
    C. a wide variety of materials
    D. masonry
    masonry
  45. What is the NFPA standard on operations and training for technical search and rescue incidents?
    A. 1670
    B. 1561
    C. 1906
    D. 1981
    1670
  46. Which of the following is one of the two greatest hazards at a confined-space incident?
    A. Engulfment
    B. Fall/crush injuries
    C. Oxygen deficiency
    D. Electrical shock
    Oxygen deficiency
  47. Which type of automatic sprinkler system requires the activation of a secondary device before water is released into the sprinkler piping?
    A. Preaction
    B. Deluge
    C. Wet
    D. Dry
    Preaction
  48. Which device enables fire fighters to ascertain the type and location of the activated alarm device?
    A. Audible alarm indicator
    B. Remote annunciator
    C. Pull station
    D. Remote station
    Remote annunciator
  49. What is the maximum service life of lithium smoke alarm batteries?
    A. 5 years
    B. 12 months
    C. 10 years
    D. 18 months
    10 years
  50. What is the term for the transparent part of a window?
    A. Lens
    B. Glass
    C. Light
    D. Glazing
    Glazing
  51. What is a concern when a carbon dioxide system is activated?

    A. Cold-related injury
    B. Electrically conductive residue
    C. Oxygen-deficient atmosphere
    D. Corrosive residue
    Oxygen-deficient atmosphere
  52. What is the term for a manual fire alarm station that requires two separate steps to activate the alarm?
    A. Double-action pull station
    B. Two-stage activation switch
    C. Tamper-resistant alarm box
    D. Two-stage tamper alarm
    Double-action pull station
  53. Which type of heat detector must be replaced after activation?
    A. Bimetallic
    B. Flame
    C. Spot
    D. Fixed temperature
    Fixed temperature
  54. Which type of window is made of overlapping sections of tempered glass in a metal frame?
    A. Jalousie
    B. Casement
    C. Projected
    D. Jointed
    Jalousie
  55. What is the role of awareness-level rescuers in the assessment of a technical rescue situation?
    A. Continuous reassessment of the scene
    B. Evaluation of the incident action plan
    C. This is not an awareness-level responsibility.
    D. Overall size-up and determination of initial actions
    Continuous reassessment of the scene
  56. What is the most common type of smoke detector?
    A. Ionization
    B. Ultraviolet
    C. Photoelectric
    D. Infrared
    Ionization
  57. Which adjunct is used most frequently to stabilize a sitting victim?
    A. Short spine board
    B. Stokes basket
    C. Backboard
    D. The victim's own body
    Short spine board
  58. What is one of the three types of wooden swinging doors?
    A. Panel
    B. Stopped
    C. Tambour
    D. Gibb
    Panel
  59. Are heat detectors more, less, or equally prone to false alarms as compared to smoke detectors?
    A. It depends on the occupancy type.
    B. Equally
    C. Less
    D. More
    Less
  60. Which tool can be used to unscrew a lock cylinder?
    A. Strap wrench
    B. Vise grips
    C. Channel locks
    D. Chain whip
    Vise grips
  61. Which tool combines an adz, a pick, and a claw?
    A. Halligan bar
    B. Clemens
    C. Ram bar
    D. Pick-head axe
    Halligan bar
  62. Which fire safety program teaches people how to get out of their homes safely in the event of a fire?
    A. Family escape plan
    B. Out and safe at home base
    C. EDITH
    D. Learn not to burn
    EDITH
  63. Which agency develops fire codes?
    A. U.S. Fire Administration
    B. Insurance Services Office
    C. International Code Council
    D. Underwriters Laboratory
    International Code Council
  64. Which term means the process of carefully looking for evidence in the debris following a fire?
    A. Cold sifting
    B. Digging out
    C. Evidence collection
    D. Debris examination
    Digging out
  65. What is the minimum fire extinguisher rating that should be recommended for residential basements and garages?
    A. 20-BC
    B. 2A:10B:C
    C. 1-A: 10-BC
    D. 4-A: 40-BC
    2A:10B:C
  66. What is the most efficient and widely used tool used to open a jammed vehicle door?
    A. Hydraulic spreader
    B. Come along
    C. Pry axe
    D. Rabbet tool
    Hydraulic spreader
  67. Which kind of evidence is used to validate a theory or show how something could have occurred?
    A. Demonstrative
    B. Deductive
    C. Inferential
    D. Exclusionary
    Demonstrative
  68. What is the term for a piece of rescue equipment worn by a person to secure that individual to a rope?
    A. Harness
    B. Tie-in
    C. Cam-lock
    D. Ladder belt
    Harness
  69. A tiny quantity of physical evidence that is conveyed from one place to another is __________ evidence.
    A. minute
    B. demonstrative
    C. trace
    D. circumstantial
    trace
  70. What is the term for short lengths of sturdy timber used to vertically stabilize a vehicle?
    A. Shoring
    B. Cribbing
    C. Wedges
    D. Chocks
    Cribbing
  71. Approximately how many agents are on an ATF team that would respond to assist in fire-cause determination on large-scale incidents?
    A. 5
    B. 15
    C. 3
    D. 8
    15
  72. Which kind of rescue takes place in a location such as a tank, silo, underground electrical vault, or storm drain?
    A. Urban search and rescue
    B. Trench
    C. Technical
    D. Confined-space
    Confined-space
  73. Which handout covering the subject of smoke alarms should be given to occupants during a residential fire safety survey?
    A. Smoke Detectors Save Lives! by Factory Mutual
    B. The Smoke Alarm Manufacturing Association informational brochure
    C. The NFPA fact sheet on smoke alarms
    D. Home Fire Safety by the Insurance Services Office
    The NFPA fact sheet on smoke alarms
  74. What must occur before the ram or high-lift jack can be removed in a dash displacement?
    A. The roof must be removed.
    B. Cribbing must be built to support the sill.
    C. The seat must be displaced rearward.
    D. The victim must be removed from the vehicle.
    Cribbing must be built to support the sill.
  75. Which of the following is a commonly used device in rope rescue operations?
    A. Jake plate
    B. Power winch
    C. Come along
    D. Carabiner
    Carabiner
  76. Which item is commonly used to stabilize a vehicle's suspension system?
    A. Wheel chocks
    B. Air bags
    C. Step chocks
    D. Rescue struts
    Step chocks
  77. Which of the following is a correct rescue-lift air bag safety principle?
    A. Bags must rest on the ground during inflation.
    B. Lift an inch, crib an inch.
    C. Separate stacked bags with a section of plywood.
    D. When bags are stacked, inflate the top bag first.
    Lift an inch, crib an inch.
  78. What is the minimum size of hose line for fire protection at a vehicle accident?
    A. Booster
    B. 1" (25 mm)
    C. 1.75" (45 mm)
    D. 1.5" (38 mm)
    1.5" (38 mm)
  79. For how long can a fire department maintain control of a fire scene?
    A. Until expiration of the warrant
    B. Until overhaul is
    C. As long as needed to an investigation of cause
    D. Until the property owners formally assume responsibility for it
    As long as needed to an investigation of cause
  80. When considering the placement of smoke alarms, which location should be avoided?
    A. Near vent ducts
    B. Ceiling
    C. On a wall
    D. In sleeping rooms
    Near vent ducts
  81. The maximum service life of a lithium smoke alarm battery is _____ years.
    A. 8
    B. 10
    C. 4
    D. 6
    10
  82. Which type of harness is used in the fire service?
    A. Chest
    B. Climbing
    C. Web
    D. Utility
    Chest
  83. What is one of the two primary causes of fire in living rooms?
    A. Electrical equipment
    B. Fireplace accidents
    C. Portable cooking devices
    D. Poor housekeeping
    Electrical equipment
  84. Which item is commonly used to connect a rope to an anchor plate?
    A. Anchor sling
    B. Carabiner
    C. Gibbs
    D. Webbing
    Carabiner
  85. Which of the following is a second line attached to a rescuer that serves as a backup if the main line fails?
    A. Tag
    B. Belay
    C. Lifeline
    D. Tether
    Belay
  86. Why do children younger than 8 years old typically set fires?
    A. Anger
    B. Vandalism
    C. Curiosity
    D. Need for attention
    Curiosity
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FF2 Quizzes
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