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FFHB - Chapter 10

True/False
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

The two-person method of coupling fire hose requires one firefighter to hold the female coupling at the hip, slightly below the waist.
 

 2. 

The safest manner to advance a hose up a ladder is to charge the hose before you take it up the ladder.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 3. 

A ____ hose roll is used when access to either or both couplings may be needed.
a.
straight
d.
specialty
b.
storage
e.
simple
c.
single donut
 

 4. 

When a hoseline needs to be extended, firefighters can use the break-apart nozzle method or a ____.
a.
gated wye
d.
hose jacket
b.
siamese
e.
hose clamp
c.
hose bridge
 

 5. 

Which of the following is capable of providing a master stream?
a.
a wagon pipe
d.
a ladder pipe
b.
a deluge set
e.
all of the above
c.
a monitor pipe
 

 6. 

____, ____, and ____ are preconnect hose loads.
a.
minuteman, accordion, flat
c.
horseshoe, accordion, flat
b.
flat, triple-layer, horseshoe
d.
minuteman, triple-layer, flat
 

 7. 

____ is a flexible conduit used to convey water or other agents from a source to the fire.
a.
A gate valve
d.
A fire hose
b.
A water hammer
e.
A nozzle
c.
A hydrant
 

 8. 

What is the standard wildland hose load which provides ease of rolling and stretching the line, the convenience of carrying with the hands free, and protection for couplings?
a.
the triple-layer load
d.
the minuteman load
b.
the accordion load
e.
the modified Gasner bar pack
c.
the flat load
 

 9. 

When should fire hose be service tested?
a.
prior to being placed in service
b.
annually
c.
after being damaged
d.
after repairs have been made to the hose
e.
all of the above
 

 10. 

The care of couplings should include ____.
a.
a visual inspection each time the hose is reloaded
b.
a visual inspection monthly
c.
a visual inspection annually
d.
a visual inspection weekly
 



 
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