1) What benefits the department the most when it is treated as an ongoing

Question : 1) What benefits the department the most when it is treated as an ongoing : 2152022

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1) What benefits the department the most when it is treated as an ongoing process in which the department continually seeks to challenge its own practices?

A) Setting goals

B) Risk management

C) Strategic planning

D) Determining objectives

2) What should stand for a clear vision to make the department better?

A) SWOT analysis

B) Trend setting

C) Strategic planning

D) A goal

3) What should firefighters keep in mind when evaluating new technology?

A) The basics

B) Cost

C) The future

D) A better way to do things

4) What is a technology that is more than 100 years old and is still not embraced by firefighters?

A) Rubber gloves

B) Seatbelts

C) Breathing apparatus

D) Personal Protective Ensemble (PPE)

5) What factor has been a catalyst for firefighter deaths across the country?

A) Lack of seatbelts

B) Drinking and driving

C) Speed

D) Equipment failure

6) What technology is used that can identify which emergency vehicle is closer to a particular location?

A) Thermal Imaging Camera (TIC)

B) Geographic Information System (GIS)

C) Global Positioning System (GPS)

D) National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

7) A satellite system that can provide reliable positioning and navigation used specifically to identify the location of individual firefighters at an emergency scene is known as:

A) Geographic Information System (GIS)

B) National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

C) Global Positioning System (GPS)

D) Thermal Imaging Camera (TIC)

8) A method of keeping track of firefighters on an emergency scene is called:

A) Interoperability

B) Traffic preemption

C) Transferability

D) Accountability

9) Technological improvements to firefighter's self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) include:

A) Change in low air-alarm levels

B) Heads-up displays

C) Increased facepiece integrity

D) All of the above

10) Training simulator technology include but are NOT limited to:

A) Computerized driving simulator

B) Burn simulators

C) Both A and B are correct

D) None of the above

11) What firefighter safety device has been tested to show that it does NOT fulfill its primary mission?

A) Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)

B) Global Position Systems (GPS)

C) National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

D) Personal Alert Safety System (PASS)

12) Other uses for the Personal Alert Safety system (PASS) include:

A) Gas analyzers

B) Scene accountability

C) Firefighter location

D) All of the above

13) A water additive that reduces or eliminates the surface tension of water and makes water more efficient is called:

A) Rapid water

B) Aqueous film forming foam

C) Wet water

D) Compressed air foam

14) What does a department need to do before investing in the latest and greatest devices for emergency vehicles?

A) Ensure driver has good driving habits

B) Ensure driver uses all basic safety devices

C) Both A and B are correct

D) None of the above

15) Fire departments could start to evaluate and answer critical questions using GIS, such as:

A) Abandoned structures

B) Structure most susceptible to fire

C) Who is most likely to suffer a cardiac arrest

D) All of the above

16) Second only to personally owned vehicles, what type of fire apparatus has the most collisions resulting in death or injury of firefighters?

A) Ambulances

B) Tankers/Tenders

C) Engines

D) Ladder truck

17) What technology allows firefighters the ability to see through smoke inside a structure?

A) Night vision

B) Photovoltaic detectors

C) Thermal imaging cameras

D) GIS systems

18) What is a new technology emerging for incident accountability?

A) Digitally imprinted Personal Protective Ensemble (PPE)

B) Thermal imaging

C) Bar-code tagging

D) None of the above

19) What testing is under way regarding the self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) due to documented line-of-duty deaths of thermal exposure?

A) SCBA facepieces

B) SCBA cylinders

C) SCBA regulators

D) SCBA straps

20) The potential for unmanned technology use in the fire service includes:

A) Hazardous materials responses

B) Building collapses

C) Wildland fires

D) All of the above

21) What will cause a change and cause more of a challenge in fire behavior?

A) Lack of useable water for firefighting

B) Green energy conservation

C) Increase in greenhouse gases

D) Global warming

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