Orange County Fire Authority: Trivia Questions On Firefighter! Quiz

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This is a trivia quiz with questions, perfect for someone who wants to be a fire fighter and it is specific on the Orange County Fire Authority. By taking it up, you will not only get to test out what you know about the activities carried out but also what is expected of you as a firefighter. Do give it a try and see how well you will do!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Firefighters from Engine 24 and Ladder 20 have arrived on the scene of a multiple suite dwelling.  Firefighters have been instructed by the battalion chief to initiate procedures for delaying the spread of fire from one occupancy to the next.  Which of the following is the best procedure to accomplish this task?
    • A. 

      The doors between rooms should be closed as soon as possible to decrease the spread of fire

    • B. 

      order hoselines into the occupancies on either side of the fire to limit the spread of fire

    • C. 

      Immediately open all windows within the occupancy to limit the spread of fire

    • D. 

      Stand by in a ready position, inasmuch as most occupancies have fire spread limitation controls to decrease the chance of ignition

  • 2. 
    Firefighters have just arrived on the scene of a three-car accident on Highway I-90.  Which of the following would be the first action taken by firefighters?
    • A. 

      Check for any injuries to the occupants of cars involved in the accident

    • B. 

      Immediately call for three or more apparatus to block the flow of traffic so firefighters will not be endangered

    • C. 

      Stand by and direct traffic at the scene of the accident until police and ambulances arrive to treat the injured occupants

    • D. 

      Immediately contact the alarm office to inform the police department of the accident and ask for their immediate response to the scene

  • 3. 
    A firefighter responds to a traffic accident where two people are injured.  What is the best way to report this information to his officer?
    • A. 

      "Two cars collided in an intersection which people were injured by it."

    • B. 

      "An auto accident happened and then two people were very seriously injured in it."

    • C. 

      "Car number 1 hit car number 2 in which two passengers were injured by the impact of the car into the other car."

    • D. 

      "A Chevrolet Cavalier hit a Ford Taurus on the driver's side, injuring two passengers in the rear seat of the Taurus."

  • 4. 
    FIRE ALARM DATA FOR 1998   DISTRICTS POPULATION # OF BUILDINGS % OF RESIDENCE # OF FIRE ALARMS V 9,624 1,925 77% 63 W 11,912 2,382 93% 123 X 6,489 1,294 72% 48 Y 8,564 1,713 89% 79 Z 5,831 1,166 78% 86   The average number of alarms received each month was:
    • A. 

      26.5

    • B. 

      33.25

    • C. 

      41.75

    • D. 

      5

  • 5. 
    The fire tetrahedron requires the following items...
    • A. 

      Heat, fuel, oxygen, fire and a chemical chain reaction

    • B. 

      Fuel, oxygen, nitrogen, and fire

    • C. 

      Heat, oxygen and a chemical chain reaction

  • 6. 
    You are on Engine 17 and have taken a hoseline into the second story of a three-story building.  Engine 22 has proceeded to the third floor and is attacking the fire that is spreading upward.  While fighting the fire on the second floor, you realize that extinguishment operations are going to be difficult if not impossible and it appears that the fire is stretching above to the third floor. Which of the following would be the correct procedure?
    • A. 

      Order additional help into the second floor area to alleviate the situation

    • B. 

      Give a warning to the members of Engine 22 above you that the fire has spread into the third floor area

    • C. 

      Withdraw your crew members immediately and escape by ladder

    • D. 

      Limit the amount of rescue and ventilation operations

  • 7. 
    Engine Company 29 has arrived on the scene of Southwest Elementary School.  They have been informed that there is a gas leak within the building, but no report of the fire.  Firefighters have parked away from the building and laid a hand line for safety considerations.  They have shut off the gas at the outside meter and have opened windows and doors from outside to obtain ventilation.  All endangered occupants have been evacuated.  Firefighters have also turned on electrical lights in the hallway to assist in the evacuation process.  They then used combustible gas indicators to determine when re-entry is safe. Which of the following listed below is correct concerning the gas emergency at the elementary school:
    • A. 

      Firefighters operated according to specified guidelines

    • B. 

      Firefighters did not open doors from outside to obtain ventilation

    • C. 

      Firefighters operated an electrical switch within the building

    • D. 

      Firefighters did not lay the proper amount of hose line as safety precautions require

  • 8. 
    Engine 17, Engine 22 and Squad 3 arrived at the scene of a one and one-half story dwelling located on a cul-de-sac in which fire is coming from the first floor.  A neighbor approaches the officer and two firefighters concerning pertinent details about the fire.  Which of the following would be the first question for the officer to ask the neighbor?
    • A. 

      Where do you live and what is your address

    • B. 

      Is there anybody presently in the house

    • C. 

      Did you see anybody running from the house or do you know how the fire started

    • D. 

      How long have the occupants lived at this address

  • 9. 
    You have just reported for your shift at a fire station and are stowing your gear in your locker when you hear something in the bathroom.  You enter the bathroom and call out, but there is no response.  You proceed into the bathroom and observe Firefighter B slumped over the sink.  There is a strong smell of alcohol.  What should you do?
    • A. 

      Ignore Firefighter B and forget the whole thing

    • B. 

      Immediately take Firefighter B home without telling anyone

    • C. 

      Summon an officer

    • D. 

      Ask Firefighter B if he is all right, how much he had to drink, and how long ago

  • 10. 
    A fracture is a broken bone.  In a simple fracture, the skin is not broken.  In a compound fracture, a broken end of the bone pierces the skin.  Whenever a fracture is feared, the first thing to do is to prevent the motion of the broken part.  Suppose that a firefighter has just tripped on a stairway in the firehouse and twisted his ankle.  He says it hurts badly, but you cannot tell what is wrong merely by looking at it.  Of the following, the best action to take is to
    • A. 

      tell the firefighter to stand up and see whether he can walk

    • B. 

      Move the ankle gently to see whether you can feel any broken ends of the bone

    • C. 

      Tell the firefighter to rest a few minutes and promise to return later to see whether his condition has improved

    • D. 

      Tell the firefighter not to move his foot, and put in a call for medical assistance