F02 Practice Test Questions And Answers

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F02 Practice Test Questions And Answers

In a great city like New York, which boasts an enormous population, it’s an unfortunate truth that tragedy can strike often. When it comes to fires, however, the NYFD is trained to the highest possible standard in order to protect the people of The Big Apple from harm. Do you have some of the mental capacity it takes to be a firefighter? Take the following quiz to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Fireguards are required at all of the following locations EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Hotels

    • B. 

      Libraries

    • C. 

      Theaters

    • D. 

      Homeless shelters

  • 2. 
    All fire alarm boxes MUST be painted in ____________ color. 
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      White

    • C. 

      Red

    • D. 

      Orange

  • 3. 
    Fireguards are responsible for knowing:
    • A. 

      Fire safety regulations

    • B. 

      Basic firefighting regulations

    • C. 

      Fire protection techniques

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The MINIMUM number of fire alarm boxes required on each floor of a building is __________. 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 5. 
    Interior fire alarm boxes are located at the:
    • A. 

      Ends of the corridors

    • B. 

      Entrance to restrooms

    • C. 

      Exits from the floor

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    In large buildings, alarm boxes may NOT be more than ____ feet from one another.
    • A. 

      75

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      200

    • D. 

      250

  • 7. 
    Alarm boxes must be mounted _____ feet above the floor.
    • A. 

      2.5

    • B. 

      3.5-5

    • C. 

      5.5

    • D. 

      3-6

  • 8. 
    The two types of fire alarm boxes are _________ and ______________. 
    • A. 

      Single action and double action

    • B. 

      Remote and local

    • C. 

      Direct and indirect

    • D. 

      Manual and automatic

  • 9. 
    Once activated, the fire alarm system can only be shut off at the _____ by using a special key.
    • A. 

      Alarm box

    • B. 

      Main control panel

    • C. 

      Local fire department station house

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    In a fire emergency, building occupants must be:
    • A. 

      Evacuated in an orderly manner

    • B. 

      Instructed to remain calm

    • C. 

      Instructed not to use elevators

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    In a fire emergency, all of the following building occupants would be immediately seriously threatened by the spread of fire EXCEPT those:
    • A. 

      With physical handicaps

    • B. 

      On the floor below the fire

    • C. 

      On the fire floor

    • D. 

      On the floor above the fire

  • 12. 
    In a fire emergency, a fireguard's MOST effective quality is his:
    • A. 

      Strength

    • B. 

      Intellect

    • C. 

      Composure

    • D. 

      Creativity

  • 13. 
    In a fire emergency, the fire department may be notified by:
    • A. 

      Telephone

    • B. 

      Radio

    • C. 

      An exterior alarm box

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    An exit should be AT LEAST _____ feet wide at all locations.
    • A. 

      2.5

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

  • 15. 
    The fireguard must wait at the exterior alarm box used in an emergency in order to:
    • A. 

      Prevent anyone from tampering with the box.

    • B. 

      Organize occupants leaving the building.

    • C. 

      Direct firefighters to the scene of the fire.

    • D. 

      Prevent anyone from entering the building.

  • 16. 
    Areas that must NOT be obstructed include all of following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Windows

    • B. 

      Hallways

    • C. 

      Stairways

    • D. 

      Exits

  • 17. 
    Exit signs posted above doorways must be:
    • A. 

      Constructed of inflammable material

    • B. 

      Illuminated

    • C. 

      Printed in red

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    Several types of safety signs may be posted in locations throughout the building. Safety signs likely to be found describe all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      The location of fire extinguishers and emergency exits

    • B. 

      General fire safety procedures

    • C. 

      The type of building construction and fire prevention protection

    • D. 

      How to use the emergency fire alarms

  • 19. 
    Locks, bolts, and chains may be installed on exits when:
    • A. 

      There is a high risk of crime

    • B. 

      A building is unoccupied

    • C. 

      There is a security threat from striking employees

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    Buildings must be checked __________ for potential fire hazards.
    • A. 

      Twice a day

    • B. 

      Daily

    • C. 

      Weekly

    • D. 

      Monthly

  • 21. 
    Fire alarm boxes must be tested:
    • A. 

      Daily

    • B. 

      Weekly

    • C. 

      Monthly

    • D. 

      Every six months

  • 22. 
    Any leaks or breaks in the piping, tanks, valves, etc. of a sprinkler system must be:
    • A. 

      Repaired immediately

    • B. 

      Noted in the inspection log

    • C. 

      Reported to the local fire department company immediately

    • D. 

      Checked to ensure the do not affect the system's operation

  • 23. 
    Fire extinguishers must be inspected:
    • A. 

      Weekly

    • B. 

      Monthly

    • C. 

      Every six months

    • D. 

      Yearly

  • 24. 
    Class A fire condition exist when ____ is (are) ignited.
    • A. 

      Flammable liquids or greases

    • B. 

      Wood or paper

    • C. 

      Electrical equipment

    • D. 

      Explosive chemicals

  • 25. 
    Class A fires should be extinguished with:
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Dry chemicals

    • D. 

      Foam

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