Ladders

  1. What do the stops do on an extension ladder?



    B. Prevent it from overextending
  2. How often should ladder service testing be done?



    A. Annually
  3. When a ladder is used to gain access to a roof, at least how many rungs should show above the roofline?



    D. Five
  4. To begin a variation of the one-fire-fighter rung raise, where are the butt spurs placed for a ladder longer than 14 feet?



    C. Against both the structure and the ground
  5. What is the best method for securing a ladder?



    D. Secure both the tip and the base.
  6. Why should fire fighters climbing a ladder not look up, as a rule?




    D. Because doing so shifts the center of balance from neutral to negative
    A. So that any falling debris will not strike them in the face
  7. What is a ladder I-beam usually made of?



    B. Fiberglass
  8. What is the term for non-aerial ladders?



    C. Portable ladders
  9. How high on a typical two-story building can a 24-foot or 28-foot ladder reach?
    A. The roof
    B. The second story windows with two rungs inside C. The second story window sills only
    D. The first story windows with two rungs inside
    A. The roof
  10. How often should ground ladders be visually inspected?



    C. Monthly
  11. Most straight ladders and roof ladders of a certain length or less can be carried safely by one fire fighter. What is this length, in feet?



    C. 18
  12. When a straight ladder other than a roof ladder is being carried, which end should be facing forward?



    A. The butt end
  13. On a two-fire-fighter shoulder-ladder carry, what should the fire fighter closer to the butt end do, in addition to carrying that end of the ladder?



    C. Cover the butt spur with a gloved hand.
  14. What type of ladder raise is usually used when the ladder can be raised perpendicular to the target surface?



    D. Rung raise
  15. Should fire fighters ever slide their hands along the undersides of the beams while climbing a ladder rather than holding the rungs hand-over-hand?



    B. Yes, this is a more secure method than hand-over-hand.
  16. What should be done with the excess halyard before tying it off once an extension ladder is placed and extended?



    B. It should be wrapped around two rungs of the ladder.
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Ladders
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Ladders
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