What Do You Know About Wildland Fire? Trivia Questions Quiz

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What Do You Know About Wildland Fire? Trivia Questions Quiz

What do you know about Wild land fires? They are of increasing frequency and severity pose an enormous threat to local populations, natural resources, and contribute carbon. Do you know that they are among the largest of fires? It’s fundamental to have a better understanding of causes, and aftermath of wildfire which helps prevent and manage larger, catastrophic events. Take the quiz to refresh your knowledge on Wild land fire.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Common elements of a wildland fire include
    • A. 

      Unlimited supply of oxygen

    • B. 

      Fire not confined may even jump natural barriers

    • C. 

      Wind, relative humidity, temperature, and precipitation can greatly affect the development of a wildland fire

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Wildland obstacles include
    • A. 

      Terrain

    • B. 

      Lighting

    • C. 

      Orientation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    General Safety considerations
    • A. 

      Keep at least one length of 1 ½” or larger line looped on top of the engine for protection of your engine & crew

    • B. 

      Save at least 100 gallons of water in your booster tank for the protection of your engine & crew and never pass up an available water source when your tank is less than half full

    • C. 

      Both a & b

    • D. 

      When moving around in smokey conditions, keep your headlights and red lights off as they will reflect the light back to you and make it difficult to see

  • 4. 
    If trapped by a fire you should
    • A. 

      Keep the pump running and use a looped line to deploy a fog pattern over the cab

    • B. 

      Drive as fast as you can from the area with lights and sirens on to alert others you are exiting the area

    • C. 

      Stay inside the cab until you feel it is to hot then don SCBA and head towards the last known safe area

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Structural situations that shout “WATCHOUT”
    • A. 

      Wind from any direction

    • B. 

      Wooden construction, shake roof

    • C. 

      Bridge loads within limits

    • D. 

      Large wide two line roads