Salvage and Overhaul

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Salvage and Overhaul
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  1. Where do salvage crews usually begin?
    A. On the floor below the fire floor
    B. On the fire floor
    C. On the floor above the fire floor
    D. On the top floor
    A. On the floor below the fire floor
  2. For what application might it be preferable to use long rolls of construction-grade polyethylene film instead of salvage covers?
    A. A gathering of furniture in the middle of the room
    B. A twenty-gallon fish tank
    C. A vertical surface
    D. A long retail display counter
    D. A long retail display counter
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. What should fire fighters take with them if sent to shut off a main sprinkler control valve without the necessary key?
    A. An Allen wrench
    B. A pipe wrench
    C. A crow bar
    D. Bolt cutters
    D. Bolt cutters
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. Operating a PIV handle is similar to operating a ________.
    A. kitchen sink faucet
    B. hydrant wrench
    C. nozzle bale
    D. pump panel pull-valve
    B. hydrant wrench
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. What is one limitation of backpack water vacuums?
    A. They cannot pull water up from the floor.
    B. They cannot be worn with SCBA.
    C. They can only be used once.
    D. They are illegal in many places.
    B. They cannot be worn with SCBA.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Relative to the overhaul process, when should fire investigators ideally begin their work at a fire scene? A. After overhaul is complete
    B. Before overhaul starts
    C. Any time other than when overhaul operations are occurring
    D. Concurrently with overhaul
    B. Before overhaul starts
  7. When thrusting a pike pole tip up through a ceiling to pull it, which way should the hook on the tip face?
    A. Away from the fire fighter
    B. Toward the fire fighter
    C. To either side of the fire fighter
    D. To the left of the fire fighter only
    A. Away from the fire fighter
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. What is the term for the type of light that projects a diffuse light over a wide area?
    Flood
  9. What is one limitation of inverters?
    A. They cannot provide enough power to run high-draw appliances, such as ventilation fans.
    B. Their voltage output is notoriously erratic, which can damage electronics.
    C. They can only operate for a few minutes at a time before requiring a ten-minute cooling off period.
    D. They jam any nearby radio traffic.
    A. They cannot provide enough power to run high-draw appliances, such as ventilation fans.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. How many watts can an apparatus-mounted generator produce?
    A. 20,000 or more
    B. Around 2500
    C. Between 7500 and 10,000
    D. At least 150,000
    A. 20,000 or more
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Portable fire-ground lights can range from 300 watts upward. What is the upper range, in watts?
    A. 1500
    B. 1000
    C. 500
    D. 750
    A. 1500
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. The lighting and power equipment used on an emergency scene generally operate at ________.
    A. 220-volt DC
    B. 110-volt DC
    C. 220-volt AC
    D. 110-volt AC
    D. 110-volt AC
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. Salvage operations include tasks such as expelling smoke, controlling water runoff, and ________.
    A. turning on utilities
    B. pulling ceilings
    C. covering ventilation openings
    D. wetting contents
    C. covering ventilation openings
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Where are outside stems and yokes normally located? A. Outside the building
    B. On water mains
    C. On a standpipe system
    D. Inside a mechanical room
    D. Inside a mechanical room

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