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FFHB - Chapter 19

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

 1. 

Which of the following will contribute to the rapid spread of a ground cover fire?
a.
a chimney
d.
all of the above
b.
a drainage
e.
none of the above
c.
a saddle
 

 2. 

In structural firefighting, most firefighting activity involves the suppression of ____ materials within the structure or as a part of the structure, which are commonly suppressed by removing one side of the fire triangle.
a.
Class A
d.
Class D
b.
Class B
e.
Class K
c.
Class C
 

 3. 

Which of the following is incorrect?
a.
The specific gravity of a flammable liquid is important in determining the means that should be used to extinguish it.
b.
The vapors from a flammable liquid fire can be as dangerous as the burning material.
c.
Solubility is important in determining a fire attack method for flammable gases.
d.
The vapor density of a flammable gas determines whether it will rise or fall when it escapes the container.
e.
Foam may be necessary to use in combating a flammable liquid fire.
 

 4. 

What occurs after the fire is extinguished?
a.
confinement
d.
overhaul.
b.
ventilation
e.
defensive attack
c.
withdrawal
 

 5. 

A(n) ____ is a safe location from which to begin line construction on a wildland fire.
a.
flank point
d.
head point
b.
initial attack area
e.
safety point
c.
anchor point
 

 6. 

A suppression action taken by a firefighter around the perimeter of a wildland fire is called ____.
a.
toward the front lowered
c.
straight up
b.
toward the rear and raised
d.
to the side, away from the body
 

 7. 

The interior of an automobile is very toxic when on fire. What is perhaps the second most dangerous item in an automobile’s interior?
a.
dash
c.
hatchback struts
b.
windows
d.
electronics
 

 8. 

When laying hose in the stairwell, it is best to lay it from which of the following locations?
a.
straight into the fire floor for direct attack
b.
from the floor above for better hose pullability
c.
from the floor below for safety
d.
from the engine below
 



 
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