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1.  High-rise structures are generally considered to be ___ stories or more in height.
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B.
C.
D.
2.  At the peak of the Great Depression, the unemployment rate reached over ___ percent of the population
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B.
C.
D.
3.  In the 1990s, US households headed by single women increased ___ percent, according to the 2000 census
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B.
C.
D.
4.  According to the US Fire Administration, ___ percent of fire and emergency services organizations are staffed by volunteer firefighters
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B.
C.
D.
5.  NFPA _______, Standard on Emergency Services Management System
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B.
C.
D.
6.  Due to an exemption passed by Congress regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act, the workweek was set at ___ hours for police and ___ hours for firefighters.
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B.
C.
D.
7.  What do European Americans consider personal space?
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B.
C.
D.
8.  How long must an organization maintain an employee’s exposure reports?
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B.
C.
D.
9.  Research indicates that most people remeber only ___ percent of a message 24 hours after they hear it
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B.
C.
D.
10.  An automatic vehicle locator system is usually accurate within:
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B.
C.
D.
11.  The average paragraph is ____ words long
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12.  In hardcopy format, a preincident survey may be ___ pages
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B.
C.
D.
13.  APCO International Project 25, Standards for Public Safety Digital Radio, requires all radios to be digital ___ capable
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B.
C.
D.
14.  Training related fatalities make up about ___ percent of all annual firefighter line of duty deaths
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B.
C.
D.
15.  Between 1987 and 2003, training related injuries increased ___ percent
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B.
C.
D.
16.  According to the 2000 census, the current non-Hispanic, white population of the US comprises ___ percent of the total populations
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B.
C.
D.
17.  According to a 2004 report, injuries during emergency operations accounted for ___ of the total fire and emergency responder injuries reported per year
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B.
C.
D.
18.  The Internet was established in _____
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B.
C.
D.
19.  NFPA _______, Standard on Fire Service Life Safety Rope and Equipment for Emergency Services
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B.
C.
D.
20.  According to the 2000 census, the foreign born population in the US increased by ___ million in the 1990s
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B.
C.
D.
21.  FCC mandates require reallocating radio frequencies of ___ for public safety use.
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B.
C.
D.
22.  NFPA _______, Standard on Selection, Care, and Maintainance of Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
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B.
C.
D.
23.  The definitions and requirements for salvage drums is found in ____ Code of Federal Regulations
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B.
C.
D.
24.  Organized labor unions have been part of the North American employment culture for over ___ years
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B.
C.
D.
25.  Approximately how many emergency scene casualties occur among fire and emergency services personnel every year?
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B.
C.
D.
26.  Motor vehicle accidents have accounted for ___ percent of all emergency incident fatalities since 1977.
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B.
C.
D.
27.  About ___ percent of firefighers are employed by municipal or county fire and emergency services organizations according to the US Department of Labor
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B.
C.
D.
28.  According to the USFA, ___ firefighers died while on duty during 2005 compared to 117 who died in 2004
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B.
C.
D.
29.  Bargaining sessions are scheduled after the labor union issues a formal call for proposals, typically about ___ days before the bargaining sessions are scheduled.
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B.
C.
D.
30.  Canadians consist of ___ distinct groups that are referred to as minorities
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B.
C.
D.
31.  According to the 2000 census, women comprise over ___ percent of the UD population
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B.
C.
D.
32.  In 2005, stress-related fatalities were at the highest level in over 10 years, accounting for ___ percent of all line-of-duty deaths
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B.
C.
D.
33.  ______ of the Civil Rights Act eliminated discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, and sex (gender).
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B.
C.
D.
34.  Portable extinguishers should be mounted with a minimum distance of ___ between the bottom of the extinguisher and the floor.
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B.
C.
D.
35.  According to the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs, how many officially recognized bands of Aboriginal Peoples of Canada are there?
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B.
C.
D.
36.  A goal of the Everyone Goes Home Initiative in 2004 was to reduce firefighter fatalities by ___ over the next 10 years
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B.
C.
D.
37.  The budget process begins in earnest ___ before the end of the current fiscal year
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B.
C.
D.
38.  Between 2000 and 2006, the USFA reporta the average number of firefighter lives lost per year was
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B.
C.
D.
39.  According to the Bureau of Indian Affaris, how many federally recognized Native American tribal governments exist within the U.S.?
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B.
C.
D.
40.  OSHA regulations for which company officers are responsible are contained in
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B.
C.
D.
41.  The FCC ordered that all public safety frequencies operating at ____ MHz be seperated from commercial services operating within the same frequency range
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B.
C.
D.
42.  Speech communication research indicates that nonverbal communication transmits from ____ percent of the message
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B.
C.
D.
43.  THE US Fire Administration estimates that as many as ___ percent of the 1.1 million firefighters in the U.S. may be abusing drugs
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B.
C.
D.
44.  Due to the numerous public-sector collective bargaining laws from 1959 through the mid 1970's, public-employee unions grew to more than ___ million members by 1970
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B.
C.
D.
45.  According to the 2001 Canadaian census, Canada has ___ million foreign born residents living there
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B.
C.
D.
46.  Which NFPA standard covers the fire department infection control program?
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B.
C.
D.
47.  According to NIOSH, more than ___ percent of the roof systems in the US are built using a truss system
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B.
C.
D.
48.  Policies and procedures regarding apparatus placement must be developed based on the requirements found in
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B.
C.
D.
49.  On the NFPA diamond, the most severe hazard rating is:
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B.
C.
D.
50.  A widely used and commonly mandated hazardous materials marking system is:
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B.
C.
D.
51.  Vocal tones and inflections make up ___ percent of speech communications
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B.
C.
D.
52.  The Fair Labor Standards Act did not apply to the state and local public employees until what year?
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B.
C.
D.
53.  Which NFPA standard addresses the fire department occupational safety and health program?
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B.
C.
D.
54.  Words only provide the receiver with ___ percent of the message; nonverbal actions provide the remaining ___ percent
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B.
C.
D.
55.  NFPA ____, Recommended Practice for Preincident Planning, provides the information needed to conduct thorough preincident surveys
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B.
C.
D.
56.  Which NFPA standard states that there are no standardized categories for describing aircraft emergencies?
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B.
C.
D.
57.  In 2004, ___ firefighters were killed during non-emergency situations
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B.
C.
D.
58.  Interagency Tactical Channel 13 operates nationwide at:
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B.
C.
D.
59.  From 1987 to 2003 training-related injuries:
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B.
C.
D.
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