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  1. A 101

    1. The second priority of all firefighting operations and emergency scene operations is:

    A) Overhaul
    B) Life Safety
    C) Property Conversation
    D) Incident Stabilization
    D) Incident Stabilization
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. A 101

    2. All firefighting operations and emergency scene operations shall be
    conducted utilizing:

    A) Pre-fire plans
    B) Professionalism and Courtesy
    C) Strategy and Tactics
    D) Hopes and prayers
    C) Strategy and tactics
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. A 101

    3. All strategies and tactics shall remain aligned and consistent with:

    A) each other
    B) the planets
    C) incident priorities
    D) incident command
    C) Indident Priorities
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. A 101


    4. All multiple alarm incidents shall have:

    A) an incident base
    B) a Public Information Officer
    C) the Shift Commander as the Incident Commander
    D) a Chief Officer as the Incident Commander
    D) A Chief Officer as the Incident Commander
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. A 101


    5. Size-up is

    A) both a & b
    B) the rapid mental evaluation of factors that affect an incident.
    C) a continuous process of evaluating current conditions by all on-scene officers
    d) none of the above
    A) Both a & b
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. A 101


    6. Which of the following 3 basic questions is NOT addressed in the initial size up?

    A) What can I do to control it?
    B) Do I have enough resources?
    C) Where is it going?
    D) What do I have?
    B) Do I have enough resources
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. A 101


    7. All incident operations require _________to ensure the highest probability for successful outcome without unwarranted risk to personnel.

    A) incident command
    B) trained personnel
    C) pre-fire planning
    D) a risk management approach
    D) a risk management approach
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. A 101

    8. The first due aerial apparatus should position for best use of the aerial ladder for _______.

    A) defensive master streams
    B) rescue
    C) observation
    D) lighting of the scene
    B) Rescue
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. A 101

    9. _________ are points of reference from which measurement toward the achievement of the Incident Priorities can be made.

    A) Milestones
    B) Tactical objectives
    C) Benchmarks
    D) Savvy planning
    C) Benchmarks
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. 10. Which of the following is NOT a tactical assignment benchmark?

    A) fire knocked down
    B) RIC Team established
    C) E1 is assuming Fire Attack
    D) E1 on hydrant water supply
    B) RIC Team established
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. A 101


    1. ______ Operations are those operations conducted as the incident strategy is switched from offensive to defensive or defensive to offensive.

    A) Conjugal
    B) Safe
    C) Blitz
    D) Transitional
    D) Transitional
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. A 101


    2. _______ are points of reference from which measurement toward the achievement of the Incident Priorities can be made.

    A) Benchmarks
    B) Objectives
    C) Timestamps
    D) Goals
    A) Benchmarks
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. A 101


    3. Which of the following is NOT an example of a tactical assignment benchmark?

    A) third floor evacuated
    B) RIC Team Established
    C) E1 on hydrant water supply
    D) E1 is assuming Fire Attack
    B) RIC Team established
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. A 101


    4. The primary goal of the blitz attack is to

    A) Extinguish the fire
    B) Go defensive
    C) Hold the fire in check
    D) Look cool for the media
    C) Hold off the fire attack
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. A 101

    5. When a blitz attack is utilized, the mode of operation is normally considered to be the ______ mode.

    A) offensive
    B) transitional
    C) defensive
    D) panic
    A) Offensive
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. A 101


    6. The ______ is characterized by controlled nozzle bursts with a solid, straight or fog pattern directed overhead into superheated atmospheres, cooling the overhead environment, and potentially eliminating the likelihood of flashover.

    A) blitz attack
    B) direct attack
    C) indirect attack
    D) 3-D fog attack
    D) 3-D Fog attack
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. A 101


    7. According to________, whenever an offensive attack is made on an interior structure fire, two firefighters must remain outside the IDLH atmosphere and monitor the firefighters inside the structure.

    A) Texas Law
    B) AFD Policy
    C) Both A and B
    D) Neither A nor B
    C) Both A & B
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. A 101


    8. Regarding water supply at structure fires, The Fire Flow Formula to be used is as follows:

    a) Fire Flow = the area involved (length x width) multiplied by three,
    divided by the number of involved floors
    b) Fire Flow = the area involved (length x width) multiplied by three,
    multiplied by the number of involved floors
    c) Fire Flow = the area involved (length x width) divided by three,
    multiplied by the number of involved floors
    d) Fire Flow = the area involved (length x width) divided by three,
    divided by the number of involved floors
    c) Fire Flow = the area involved (length x width) divided by three, multiplied by the number of involved floors
  19. A 101


    9. For each exposure, add ­­__% of the calculated Fire Flow to the fire flow.
    This includes the exposed floor above that is not involved.

    A) 20
    B) 30
    C) 50
    D) 25
    D) 25
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. A 101


    10. NIMS recognizes three designations to denote fireground work groups. Which of the following is NOT one of those designations?

    A) Group
    B) Branch
    C) Sector
    D) Division
    C) Sector
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. A 101


    11. Divisions are operational elements that may be assigned to vertical or horizontal geographical areas. Divisions that are assigned to specific horizontal geographical areas are designated according to their relationship to the building address. Which of the following is the correct designation?

    a) The address side of the building is Division 1. The
    sides are then designated, in a clockwise direction from the building address
    side, using the numbers 2, 3 and 4, and others, as needed.

    b) The address side of the building is Division A. The sides are then designated, in a counter-clockwise direction from the building address side, using the letters B, C, D, and others, as needed.

    c) The address side of the building is Division 1. The sides are then designated, in a clockwise direction from the building address side, using the numbers 2, 3 and 4, and others, as needed.

    d) The address side of the building is Division A. The sides are then designated, in a clockwise direction from the building address side, using the letters B, C, D, and others, as needed.
    D) The address side of the building is Division A. The sides are then designated, in a clockwise direction from the building address side, using the letters B, C, D, and others, as needed.
  22. A 101


    12. Personnel responsible for specific tactical functions such as Search, Vertical Ventilation, Evacuation, etc. and not limited to specific geographical areas are called:

    A) Divisions
    B) Branches
    C) Groups
    D) Sectors
    C) Groups
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. A 102


    1. Which of the following is NOT a recognized method of ventilation within the Austin Fire Department:

    A) negative pressure
    B) hydraulic
    C) natural
    D) positive pressure
    B) hydraulic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. A 102


    2. Which of the following ventilation methods is preferred in lightweight construction?

    A) positive pressure
    B) negative pressure
    C) hydraulic
    D) natural
    A) positive pressure
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. A 102


    3. The presence of black smoke indicates what?

    A) hydrocarbons, plastics and other synthetics are burning
    B) wood or natural products are burning
    C) conditions are ripe for flashover
    D) indication of an oxygen-deficient fire with backdraft potential
    A) hydrocarbons, plastics and other synthetics are burning
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. A 102


    4. Which of the following statements is true?

    A) Fire through the roof of a structure is an indication that the fire has self-vented; this does not necessarily eliminate the need for additional ventilation
    B) Fire through the roof of a structure is an indication that the fire is inadequately vented; additional ventilation is needed
    C) Fire through the roof of a structure is an indication that the fire has self-vented; this is a defensive situation, so additional ventilation is not needed.
    D) Fire through the roof of a structure is an indication that the fire has self-vented; this eliminates the need for additional ventilation
    A) Fire through the roof of a structure is an indication that the fire has self-vented; this does not necessarily eliminate the need for additional ventilation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. A 102


    5. When performing positive pressure ventilation, the smoke ejector is set up and started, and an exhaust opening is made

    A) in the fire compartment or as close to the fire compartment as possible
    B) in the roof or gable
    C) On the opposite side of the structure, as far away from the fire compartment as possible
    D) As close to the entry point as possible
    A) in the fire compartment or as close to the fire compartment as possible
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  28. A 102


    6. Which of the following structures is not a good candidate for positive pressure ventilation?

    A) Single family residences
    B) Small warehouses
    C) Large structures with complicated layouts
    D) Duplexes
    C) Large structures with complicated layouts
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  29. A 102


    7. Which of the following methods is best suited to post-fire smoke removal operations?

    A) Natural
    B) Temporal
    C) Negative pressure
    D) Positive Pressure
    A) Natural
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  30. A 102


    8. What should be done prior to performing vertical ventilation roof operations?

    A) both a & b
    B) a size-up of the roof support system
    C) a risk/ benefit analysis of the situation
    d) none of the above
    A) both a & b
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  31. A 102


    9. The safest way to accomplish vertical ventilation is

    A) from a roof ladder
    B) in full PPE
    C) natural
    D) from an aerial ladder
    D) from an aerial ladder
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  32. A 102


    10. When are multiple egress points for firefighters operating on a roof not needed?

    A) if the building is relatively short
    B) if a roof ladder is used on a pitched roof
    C) if firefighters are working from an aerial ladder
    D) if the roof firefighter is on probation
    C) if firefighters are working from an aerial ladder
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  33. A 102


    11. Which of the following is FALSE?

    A) It is preferable to start the cut with the firefighter’s back to the wind
    B) The spotting firefighter should hold onto a strap tethered to the saw operator
    C) Several small ventilation holes are preferable to one large one
    D) A fire stream should never be directed into a ventilation opening for the risk of endangering firefighters inside the structure.
    C) Several small ventilation holes are preferable to one large one
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  34. A 103


    1. The number one fire service incident priority is:

    A) Life Safety
    B) Incident Stabilization
    C) Blue Bell
    D) Property Conservation
    A) Life Safety
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  35. A 103


    2. Search and rescue operations at fire and emergency incidents are inherently risky and shall be undertaken only after

    A) two in/two out is established
    B) a deliberate risk/benefit analysis of the situation
    C) the chief says to
    D) people are confirmed to be trapped
    B) a deliberate risk/benefit analysis of the situation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  36. A 103


    3. Often the presence of trapped or threatened individuals is uncertain and search operations are necessary to ascertain whether or not persons are present. All of the following except ____ are used to assist in determining the likelihood of trapped or threatened individuals.

    A) judgment
    B) intuition
    C) experience
    D) training
    B) intuition
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  37. A 103


    4. At a minimum, search and rescue team members should be equipped with

    A) a portable radio, hand lights and forcible entry tools
    B) hand lights, forcible entry tools and a TIC
    C) forcible entry tools, hand lights and a TIC
    D) a portable radio, forcible entry tools and a TIC
    A) a portable radio, hand lights and forcible entry tools
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  38. A 103


    5. When may be necessary to initiate a right or left-hand search pattern immediately upon entry?

    A) In very low visibility
    B) in a small structure
    C) in high heat conditions
    D) in a large, open structure
    A) In very low visibility
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  39. A 103


    6. Search team members should recognize and be aware of familiar landmarks and possible points of escape, such as:

    A) windows, doors and exterior walls
    B) windows, doors and magic portals
    C) windows, doors and balconies
    D) windows, doors and stairs
    A) windows, doors and exterior walls
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  40. A 103


    7. Marking doors or walls with _____in a prominent place are effective means of marking searched areas or rooms.

    A) both a & b
    B) chalk
    C) surveyor’s tape
    d) none of the above
    A) both a & b
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  41. A 103


    8. Search and rescue teams shall report when the primary search is complete. This time should be noted ____.

    A) in the NFIR report
    B) by the Safety Chief
    C) on the IAP
    D) by dispatch
    C) on the IAP
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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