Ffp 2720 Company Officer Foti Inc.

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 35

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Company Quizzes & Trivia

This is a multiple choice exam covering the entire course.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
         The Company officer is:
    • A. 

      A first-line supervisor

    • B. 

      Responsibile for the safety of assigned personnel

    • C. 

      Responsibile for the performance of the company

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
         In most departments, the typical company spends about________percent of their time dealing with emergency incidents.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      90

  • 3. 
         NFPA 1021 lists the professional qualifications for:
    • A. 

      Firefighter

    • B. 

      Fire officer

    • C. 

      Inspector

    • D. 

      Investigator

  • 4. 
        Which of the following is the most common form of communications?
    • A. 

      Formal correspondence

    • B. 

      Memos

    • C. 

      Spoken communications

    • D. 

      Written communications

  • 5. 
        Walls,distance, and background noise are examples of things that:
    • A. 

      Provide for effective communications

    • B. 

      Act as physical barriers to effective communications

    • C. 

      Act as personal barriers to effective communications

    • D. 

      Act as semantic barriers to effective communications

  • 6. 
         Which of the following terms describes the number of persons one can effectively manage?
    • A. 

      Delegation of labor

    • B. 

      Division of labor

    • C. 

      Span of control

    • D. 

      Task force

  • 7. 
         The organiztional priciple whereby each firefighter has but one supervisor is called:
    • A. 

      Chain of command

    • B. 

      Division of labor

    • C. 

      Scaler principle

    • D. 

      Unity of command

  • 8. 
        The first step in the management process is:
    • A. 

      Commanding

    • B. 

      Coordinating

    • C. 

      Organizing

    • D. 

      Planning

  • 9. 
         ______is a principle that allows horizontal communications within the vertical command structure.
    • A. 

      Customer service

    • B. 

      Theory z

    • C. 

      Fayol's bridge

    • D. 

      The priciplepf extrication

  • 10. 
         Which best describes the time frame that mid-range planning encompasses?
    • A. 

      Within 1 year

    • B. 

      1 to 5 years

    • C. 

      5 to 10 years

    • D. 

      Beyond 10 years

  • 11. 
         The term internal customers refer to:
    • A. 

      Public

    • B. 

      Local commission

    • C. 

      Business owners

    • D. 

      Firefighters

  • 12. 
         A_____ _____ declares the vision of the organization.
    • A. 

      Clear direction

    • B. 

      Mission statement

    • C. 

      Written policy

    • D. 

      Written procedures

  • 13. 
         A plan for using alloted funds to achieve the goals of the organization is called:
    • A. 

      Allotment

    • B. 

      Budget

    • C. 

      Cash flow

    • D. 

      Funds source

  • 14. 
         A_____ is a group of people working together to accomplish a task.
    • A. 

      Club

    • B. 

      Department

    • C. 

      Organization

    • D. 

      Union

  • 15. 
         Leadership can be defined as:
    • A. 

      The actions needed to get a firefighter to carry out certain tasks

    • B. 

      The rank one holds

    • C. 

      Power

    • D. 

      The number of subordinates one supervises

  • 16. 
         Which is the purpose of disciplinary action?
    • A. 

      To point out who is in charge

    • B. 

      To get even with other firefighters

    • C. 

      To change the behavior of a firefighter

    • D. 

      Humiliation

  • 17. 
         Getting firefighters involved is called:
    • A. 

      Empowerment

    • B. 

      Arbitration

    • C. 

      Coaching

    • D. 

      Participation

  • 18. 
         As  company officer, you can reinforce good safety practices by:
    • A. 

      Bringing up past mistakes

    • B. 

      Setting a good example

    • C. 

      Testing your personnel

    • D. 

      Transferring unsafe personnel

  • 19. 
        Tools for dealing with critical incident stress include all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Counseling

    • B. 

      Peer support

    • C. 

      Training

    • D. 

      Vacation time

  • 20. 
          The greatest number of firefighter injuries involve:  
    • A. 

      Burns

    • B. 

      Smoke and gas inhalation

    • C. 

      Sprains and strains

    • D. 

      Wounds