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1

What is a quint?

Apparatus equipped with an aerial device, ground ladders, and fire pump, water tank and fire hose

2

What component is a step up transformer that converts the vehicles 12 or 24 volt DC current into 110 or 220 volt AC current

Inverter

3

What component turns various lights on at specified intervals so that the start up electrical load for all the devices don’t occur at the same time?

Load sequencer

4

What component watches the system for added electric load that threaten to overload system?

Load monitor

5

What is it called when the load monitor will shut down less important electrical equipment to prevent the overload

Load shedding

6

Steering wheel play should be no more than ______

10 degrees in either direction

7

NFPA braking test requirements

Complete stop from 20 mph in no more than 35 feet. Parking brake must hold apparatus on a grade of 20%

8

Air pressure should build to a sufficient level to allow driving within _____ of starting.

60 seconds

9

You might not be able to operator the air horn if the air reservoir drops below _____ because of the air pressure protection valve

80 psi

10

Condition that occurs when the throttle is applied while the transmission is in too high a gear for a given set of conditions

Lugging

11

Choose a gear that allows the engine to operate between _______ rpm

200 and 300 rpm.

12

Long idling periods can result in the use of ______ of fuel per hour

1/2 gallon

13

NFPA _____ states that all riders must be seated and belted, unless loading hose, providing patient care, or teaching tractor drawn aerial

1500

14

The sum of the driver’s reaction time distance and the vehicles braking distance.

Total stopping distance

15

The distance a vehicle travels while a driver is transferring the foot from the accelerator to the brake pedal after perceiving the need for stopping.

Reaction distance

16

The distance the vehicle travels from the time the brakes are applied until the apparatus comes to a compete stop.

Braking distance

17

It takes ______ more distance for a vehicle to come to a complete stop on snow and ice than dry concrete.

3 to 15 times

18

At speeds above ____ an emergency vehicle may outrun the effective range of its audible warning device

50 mph

19

Vehicles moving at _____ can project 300 feet in front of the vehicle. At a speed of 60 mph however the siren is only audible 12 feet

40 mph

20

______ staging may be used on an emergency response where two or more companies are dispatched. Hearing this order, other responding units stage at least one block away form the scene in the direction of travel and await further orders

Level 1

21

____ staging is used where a large number of emergency vehicles are responding to the same incident. This staging is initiated by the IC.

Level 2

22

The measure of the heat absorbing capacity of a substance.

Specific heat

23

Pressure is defined as ______

Force per unit area

24

A one square inch column of water one foot high therefore exerts a pressure at its base of _____

.434 psi

25

_____ feet of water column exerts a pressure of 1 psi at its base

2.304 feet (1 divided by .434)

26

At sea level, the atmosphere exerts a pressure of ______

14.7 psi

27

Absolute zero is also called _____

A perfect vacuum

28

____ in the fire service refers to the height of water supply above the discharge orifice.

Head

29

_____ is the forward velocity pressure at a discharge opening when water is flowing

Flow pressure

30

In residential areas the recommended size for a fire hydrant supply main is at least _____ in diameter.

6"