About Fire & Police Selection, Inc. (Fpsi) Quiz

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  • 1. 
         What percantage of firefighting workers are employed by municipal or county fire departments?
    • A. 

      60%

    • B. 

      70%

    • C. 

      80%

    • D. 

      90%

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
         In a 2002 analysis, the closest salary range for a Fire Captain position ranged from ______?
    • A. 

      $45,000 to $55,000

    • B. 

      $52,000 to $55,000

    • C. 

      $55,000 to $62,000

    • D. 

      $55,000 to $65,000

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
         In many fire departments, a(n) ____ degree is required for State chief officer certification.
    • A. 

      Associate's

    • B. 

      Bachelor's

    • C. 

      Master's

    • D. 

      Doctoral

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
         In a 2002 analysis, the closest salary range for a Fire Chief position ranged from ______.
    • A. 

      $80,000 to $90,000

    • B. 

      $60,000 to $80,000

    • C. 

      $50,000 to $70,000

    • D. 

      $90,000 to $100,000

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
         Some of the local and regional fire departments consolidate into public safety organizations in order to accomplish all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      To reduce administrative staff

    • B. 

      To lower certification requirements

    • C. 

      To cut costs

    • D. 

      To establish consistent training standards

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
         In a 2002 analysis, hourly earnings for firefighters in the highest 10% was closest to  _____ per hour.
    • A. 

      $22.00

    • B. 

      $25.00

    • C. 

      $28.00

    • D. 

      $32.00

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
         Evidence suggests that atherosclerosis begins in the _____ for many people in developed contries of the Western world.
    • A. 

      Late 20's

    • B. 

      Early 20's

    • C. 

      Late 30's

    • D. 

      Early 30's

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
         Which of the following statements is true regarding cardiovascular disease?
    • A. 

      Females are more likely to suffer CVD at a younger age than males.

    • B. 

      Being over 45 is considered a risk factor for females.

    • C. 

      Being over 40 is considered a risk factor for males.

    • D. 

      Being over 55 is considered a risk factor for females.

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
         Young men who are in the upper quartile (highest 25%) for cholesterol compared to men in the lowest quartile (lowest 25%) are ____ times more likely to have a heart attack.
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      12

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
         Risk factors associated with the term METABOLIC SYNDROME X include all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Hypertension

    • B. 

      Abdominal obesity

    • C. 

      Pysical inactivity

    • D. 

      Inability to effectively use glucose

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
         The air chisel is commonly used _____.
    • A. 

      To cut through sheathing and flooring

    • B. 

      To remove the steering wheel and column from vehicles

    • C. 

      To remove an automobile roof or roll up door

    • D. 

      To open a large section of roof or roll up door

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
         The actual force eserted at the timp of the Hurst tool is approximately ____ pounds p.s.i push and ____ pounds p.s.i. pull.
    • A. 

      10,000 and 20,000

    • B. 

      5,000 and 10,000

    • C. 

      20,000 and 30,000

    • D. 

      15,000 and 10,000

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
         A _____ is a fire tool which features all metal construction.
    • A. 

      Pry-axe

    • B. 

      Pike pole

    • C. 

      Pick-head axe

    • D. 

      Rake axe

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    The Class C extinguisher is marked by a ____.
    • A. 

      Red square

    • B. 

      Green triangle

    • C. 

      Yellow star

    • D. 

      Blue circle

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
         Wood, paper, and fabric should be extinguished by a _____ portable fire extinguisher.
    • A. 

      Class I

    • B. 

      Class A

    • C. 

      Class III

    • D. 

      Class B

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
         Maintenance of the carbon dioxide extinguisher consists of all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Weighing the cylinder

    • B. 

      Annual hydrostatic testing

    • C. 

      Annual certification of contents

    • D. 

      Checking the ability of the unit to function

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
         Tabun, sarin, and soman are examples of which type of chemical agents?
    • A. 

      Incapacitating agents

    • B. 

      Riot-control agents

    • C. 

      Nerve agents

    • D. 

      Lung damaging

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
         All of the following are examples of chemical weapons EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Anthrax

    • B. 

      BZ

    • C. 

      Cyanide

    • D. 

      Mace

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
         Most electronic equipment within _____ miles of a high-altitude nuclear detonation could be affected following an electromagnetic pulse.
    • A. 

      800

    • B. 

      1,200

    • C. 

      1,000

    • D. 

      900

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
         Fallout shelter signs are colored _____. 
    • A. 

      Red and black

    • B. 

      Yellow and black

    • C. 

      Blue and Black

    • D. 

      Green and yellow

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
         The U.S. government has identified ____ threat conditions.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
         The last naturally occuring case of smallpox in the world was in _____.
    • A. 

      1947

    • B. 

      1957

    • C. 

      1967

    • D. 

      1977

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
         The smallpox vaccine is expected to be made available to the general public during which phase?
    • A. 

      Phase I

    • B. 

      Phase II

    • C. 

      Phase III

    • D. 

      Phase V

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
         Which of the following conditions, following the smallpox vaccination, is considered to be life-threatening?
    • A. 

      A vaccinia rash

    • B. 

      Widespread vaccinia

    • C. 

      Progressive vaccinia

    • D. 

      Erythema multiforme

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
         Which of the following is NOT a typical mild reaction to the smallpox vaccine?
    • A. 

      A lower grade fever

    • B. 

      A vaccinia rash

    • C. 

      Enlarged glands in the armpits

    • D. 

      A red sore on the arm at the site of the vaccination

    • E. 

      None of the above

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