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  1. 1) One of the oldest tools used by firefighters is a(an) -
    • Rope
    • Notes) Page 263, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  2. 3) Rope used for any purpose other than rescue is commonly called __ rope.
    • Utility.
    • Notes) Page 264, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  3. 5) Generally, how many twisted strands are used to construct a laid rope?
    • 3
    • Notes) Page 268, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  4. 6) Which of the following types of rope is design to stretch without breaking?
    • Dynamic rope
    • Notes) Page 267, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  5. 7) Which of the following types of rope is used for most common rope-rescue incidents?
    • Static rope
    • Notes) Page 267, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  6. 8) Which of the following types of rope is designed for low stretch without breaking
    • Static rope
    • Notes) Page 267, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  7. 9) According to NFPA 1983, low-stretch rope must not elongate more than __ when tested under a load equal to __ of its breaking strength.
    • 10%, 10%
    • Notes) Page 267, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  8. 12) Which of the following life safety rope is 3/8-inch in diameter, and is intended to support the weight of one person?
    • Light-use rope
    • Notes) Page 267, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  9. 13) Which of the following life safety rope is 19/64 -inch in diameter and is used to tether rescuers during water rescues?
    • Throwline
    • Notes) Page 267, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  10. 14) Which of the following life safety rope is 7/16-inch in diameter, and is intended to support the weight of two persons?
    • General-use rope
    • Notes) Page 267, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  11. 15) Which of the following types of rope is 19/64-inch in diameter and is intended to be used only once then destroyed?
    • Escape rope.
    • Notes) Page 267, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  12. 16) Which type of rope would be the best choice for use in a rescue situation?
    • Synthetic.
    • Notes) Page 265, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  13. 17) Ropes that are constructed by twisting together yarns to form strands are known as -
    • Laid rope
    • Notes) Page 268, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  14. 18) Ropes composed of a braided covering or sheath over the main load bearing strands are known as -
    • Kernmantle rope.
    • Notes) Page 267, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  15. 19) Ropes that have both a braided sheath and a braided core are known as -
    • Braid-On-Braid rope
    • Notes) Page 268, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  16. 20) Rope that is made by uniformly intertwining strands of rope together is known as -
    • Braided rope
    • Notes) Page 268, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  17. 21) What percentage of strength is found in the sheath of a braid-on-braid rope?
    • 50%
    • Notes) Page 269, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
    • The other 50% of its strength is in the core of the rope.
  18. 22) Which of the following methods is NOT a recommended method for cleaning synthetic fiber ropes?
    • Brushing the rope with a brush or broom
    • Notes) Page 271, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  19. 24) Which rope have the LEAST resistance to abrasion?
    • Cotton
    • Notes) Page 266, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  20. 25) Which rope have the MOST resistance to abrasion?
    • H. Spectra Polyethylene
    • Notes) Page 266, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  21. 26) Which rope has the best shock load ability?
    • Nylon
    • Notes) Page 266, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  22. 28) Which rope should not be stored wet?
    • Manila
    • Answer --> A
    • Notes) Page 266, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  23. 29) Fire service rope that has a high degree of stretch without breaking under a load is known as -
    • Dynamic rope
    • Notes) Page 267, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  24. 30) Which of the following methods is the best way to clean a natural fiber rope?
    • Natural fiber ropes should not be exposed to water. Wipe or gently brush the rope to remove as much dirt as possible.
    • Notes) Page 271, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  25. 31) Which washing machine is the best choice for washing synthetic fiber ropes?
    • Front-load washing machines without plastic windows
    • Notes) Page 272, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  26. 32) The best method for storing kernmantle rope and other life-safety ropes is -
    • To place it in a rope bag
    • Notes) Page 272, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  27. 33) Unused rope should be inspected -
    • Annually
    • Notes) Page 269, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  28. 35) When inspecting a kern mantle rope, firefighters look for lumps, depressions, or soft spots. What is the best course of action if any of these conditions are observed?
    • The rope should be downgraded to utility rope.
    • Notes) Page 269, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  29. 36) Most fire service rated webbing is made from -
    • The same materials as synthetic rope.
    • Notes) Page 273, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  30. 37) Webbing used for lifting and pulling operations starts at approximately __ wide.
    • 2-inches
    • Notes) Page 273, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  31. 38) Which would not be considered part of the two main types of webbing construction?
    • Braided tubular weave
    • Notes) Page 273, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  32. 39) Which of the following is NOT one of the bends in a rope, in the formation of a knot?
    • The Twist
    • Notes) Page 275, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  33. 40) The end of the rope used to form the knot is commonly called all of the following except the -
    • Running end
    • Notes) Page 274, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  34. 41) The part of a knot between the two ends is called the -
    • Standing part
    • Notes) Page 274, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  35. 42) The __ is a good knot for forming a loop that will not constrict the object it is placed around, when using natural fiber ropes.
    • Bowline knot
    • Notes) Page 276, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  36. 43) Which is the knot of choice for attaching a rope to an object such as a pole, post, or hoseline?
    • Clove hitch
    • Notes) Page 276, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  37. 44) Which knot is particularly useful for joining two ropes of different diameter?
    • Sheet bend.
    • Notes) Page 278, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  38. 45) As a measure of safety, a firefighter should tie off any type of knot using -
    • An overhand safety knot
    • Notes) Page 275, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  39. 46) From the list of knots below, which knot would you choose to hoist a roof ladder from the ground to the roof?
    • Bowline
    • Notes) Page 281, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  40. 47) Which method would you use to hoist an axe using a rope to a second story window?
    • A) Clove hitch on the head and a half hitch on the handle
    • Notes) Page 281 Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  41. 48) Which knot is used to tie ropes of equal diameters together, or to tie a rope around an object when an end of the rope is not available?
    • Figure-eight follow through
    • Notes) Page 277, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  42. 50) Which of the following procedures is the correct way to hoist a pike pole?
    • Raise the pike pole head up, with a clove hitch tied toward the end of the handle, followed by a half hitch in the center of the handle, and another half hitch around the head
    • Notes) Page 281, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  43. 52) Structures used for support in coiling rope are called -
    • Standards
    • Notes) Page 287, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  44. 53) The overhand safety-knot is often called the -
    • Safety
    • Notes) Page 275, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  45. 54) Which knot essentially consists of two half-hitches?
    • Clove Hitch
    • Notes) Page 276, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  46. 55) Which knot is also known as the Flemish Bend, and is used to tie ropes of equal diameters together?
    • Figure-eight bend
    • Notes) Page 277, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  47. 56) __ is a good way to tie a closed loop in the end of a rope.
    • Figure-eight on a bight
    • Notes) Page 277, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  48. 57) Which knot is the preferred knot for joining two pieces of webbing or the end of the same piece when a loop is needed.
    • Water knot.
    • Notes) Page 278, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  49. 58) A metal snap link used to connect elements of a rescue system together is called a -
    • Carabiner
    • Notes) Page 278, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  50. 60) Uncharged hoselines should be hoisted -
    • With the nozzle facing down utilizing a clove hitch around the nozzle, and a half hitch around the doubled hose
    • Notes) Page 299, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  51. 63) Which of the following rescue harnesses is also known as a 'seat harness' ?
    • Class I Harness
    • Notes) Page 282, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  52. 64) Which of the following rescue harnesses is also known as a 'full body harness'?
    • Class III Harness
    • Notes) Page 283, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.
  53. 65) Which of the following harnesses is rated to support a 600-pound load?
    • Class II & III Harness
    • Notes) Page 283, Essentials Of Fire Fighting And Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition.

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