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FFHB - Chapter 17

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

 1. 

It is logical to assume that a tool that is too heavy cannot be moved fast enough to develop proper striking force.
 

 2. 

Power hydraulic spreaders can be used for forcible entry in certain circumstances.
 

 3. 

While a firefighter may use a carbide-tipped blade for cutting composition roofing, it is advised that a regular blade be used because of binding problems with carbide.
 

 4. 

It is a good idea to coordinate all forcible entry operations with the fire attack and ventilation.
 

 5. 

It is always best to paint the ax so as to keep the tool in good operating condition.
 

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

 6. 

A Halligan tool is considered a ____ tool.
a.
striking
d.
pulling
b.
prying
e.
through-the-lock
c.
cutting
 

 7. 

What tool, used to perform through-the-lock forcible entry, is designed to pull out lock cylinders and expose the mechanism in order to open the lock?
a.
the Halligan tool
d.
the Kelly tool
b.
the cutting torch
e.
the K tool
c.
the claw tool
 

 8. 

Which of the following statements is incorrect?
a.
When using forcible entry tools, always wear proper personal protective equipment, including hand and eye protection.
b.
Even if a tool is designed to cut a certain type of material, it can be used to cut other types of materials as well in firefighting situations.
c.
Make sure forcible entry tools are in proper operating condition before use.
d.
Most forcible entry operations require teamwork.
e.
Forcible entry tools should be stored where they are easily accessible.
 

 9. 

Which of the following tools is used to cut metal bars, wires, and other hardware?
a.
a flathead ax
d.
hydraulic spreaders
b.
a reciprocating saw
e.
a K tool
c.
bolt cutters
 

 10. 

One of the first operations conducted before anything else at building fires is ____.
a.
secure utilities
c.
conduct forcible entry
b.
fire attack
d.
search of every room
 



 
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