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Please read each question and select your answer from the choices provided. You must complete all of the questions in order to view your results. At the end of each exam, you have the option to e-mail your results to your instructor.


1:  What should fire fighters? highest priority be?
A: To suppress fires
B: To learn about fire
C: To prevent fires
D: To respond to fires

2:  Which fire fighters, if any, should work to prevent fires and educate the public about fire risks and hazards?
A: Only those assigned to the fire prevention bureau
B: Only those certified as inspectors or instructors and cross-assigned
C: No fire fighters; this is a specialty duty for inspectors and instructors only
D: All fire fighters

3:  According to one public fire safety education program, what should you do when you "change your clock ?"?
A: Check your lock
B: Change your battery
C: Drill your flock
D: Clock your dryer

4:  What is one common fire safety education activity?
A: A ride on a responding fire apparatus
B: A thirty-minute segment on a local television station
C: A fire station tour for kids or adults
D: A listen-in to dispatch calls

5:  What is one of the first things fire fighters should brief visitors about when conducting a fire station tour?
A: How much it costs to maintain a building like the one they are in
B: The number and breakdown of runs the station responds to in a given year
C: What to expect and what to do if the station receives an alarm during the tour
D: The names and lengths of service of all personnel on duty who may be encountered

6:  What is one fire safety education program in use?
A: Stay Low and Go
B: Smoke indoor, foot on floor
C: Learn Not to Burn
D: Triple Bleat, Hit the Street

7:  Which fire fighters should know how to conduct an effective fire station tour?
A: The station officer only
B: The station officer and the driver/engineer only
C: The driver/engineer only
D: All fire fighters

8:  During a home inspection, what image should fire fighters portray?
A: Business-like and slightly intimidating
B: Official and authoritative
C: Neat and professional
D: Relaxed and informal

9:  When should children Stop, Drop, and Roll?
A: When they discover a fire
B: When their clothes have caught fire
C: When they hear someone yell fire or hear a fire alarm
D: During fire drills

10:  When conducting a fire station tour, it is good to keep in mind that each age group has its own risks and concerns. What are teenagers at higher risk for?
A: Hunting accidents
B: Trip and falls
C: Vehicle accidents
D: Medical emergencies

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