Hose, Streams, & Appliances

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Hose, Streams, & Appliances

Will test the Firefighters knowledge of Hoses, Streams, and Appliances as it applies to the Fire Service.


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  • 1. 
    Fire stream is defined as
    • A. 

      A stream of water or other extinguishing agent from the time it leaves the nozzle or other discharge orifice until it reaches the desired point in the proper configuration.

    • B. 

      The stream of fire that comes out of a flame thrower

    • C. 

      The after effects of eating spicy foods

    • D. 

      Both B & C

  • 2. 
    Which are types of fire streams
    • A. 

      Solid stream

    • B. 

      Broken Stream

    • C. 

      Fog stream

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    What is the proper operating pressure for a solid stream nozzle
    • A. 

      70 psi

    • B. 

      60 psi

    • C. 

      50 psi

    • D. 

      100 psi

  • 4. 
     Adjustable Fog nozzles
    • A. 

      Are easy to handle

    • B. 

      Produces pattern that can vary from straight stream to wide angle fog

    • C. 

      Produces little water flow

    • D. 

      Has an operating pressure of 50 psi

  • 5. 
    Fire hose is generally classified by its
    • A. 

      Color

    • B. 

      Weight

    • C. 

      Diameter

    • D. 

      Length

  • 6. 
    Hose coupling parts include all of the following except
    • A. 

      Thread chaser

    • B. 

      Shanks

    • C. 

      Swivels

    • D. 

      Threads

  • 7. 
    When using hose clamps you should never
    • A. 

      Straddle hose clamps while operating the device

    • B. 

      Place the hose in the jaws of the clamp

    • C. 

      Apply 3 to 5 feet from the supply side of a coupling on the fire hose

    • D. 

      When using a level clamp stand to the side of the clamp and press the level down and release the catch on the under side of the lever

  • 8. 
    Which of the following are hose loads
    • A. 

      Accordion Load

    • B. 

      Horseshoe Load

    • C. 

      Flat Hose Load

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Which roll is not a type of hose roll
    • A. 

      Straight roll

    • B. 

      Quint roll

    • C. 

      Donut roll

    • D. 

      Twin Donut roll

  • 10. 
    When operating a nozzle the firefighter should
    • A. 

      Wear proper PPE

    • B. 

      Hold the hose in one hand and the nozzle in the other

    • C. 

      Both a & b

    • D. 

      Slam the nozzle open and closed to minimize the time needed to open and close the nozzle