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A lieutenant instructing members of a ladder company regarding the two man raising procedure of portable ladders to a window made the following statements. In which one was he not entirely correct?

A) Ladder is placed initially on both beams flat on the ground and perpendicular to the building. The tip of the ladder is in line with the objective, fly of the ladder facing up.

B) The raising man takes a position 1/3 the distance from the tip on the street side of the ladder facing the tip.

C) The butt man takes a position with back towards the building. After properly placing hands and feet, butt man gives command "prepare to raise" then "raise"

D) Raising member, upon command "raise" lifts ladder from ground, pivots in under lower beam to a position facing the butt man and uses a hand under motion along lower beam to raise ladder.

A) Ladder is placed initially on both beams flat on the ground and perpendicular to the building. The tip of the ladder is in line with the objective, fly of the ladder facing up. (INCORRECT)

(Evolutions 16 2.1-2.5)

* Ladder is initially places on ONE BEAM on the ground and PARALLEL to building. The BUTT of the ladder is in line with the objective, fly of the ladder facing AWAY FROM THE BUILDING.

1

Two members are preparing to transport a 24' adjustable portable ladder performed the following actions. Which action is incorrect?

A) They were positioned at each end of the ladder with the fly out, grasping the upper beam.

B) The rear man gave the command "ready, lift." The ladder is then raised in unison by both men with the upper beam resting on their shoulders.

C) The rear man gave the command "Ready, transport" and moved with the front man to the point of operation.

D) When the distance is short, the ladder may be transported to the point of operation by two members holding onto the upper rails farthest from the body. (Suitcase carry)

C) The rear man gave the command "Ready, transport" and moved with the front man to the point of operation. (INCORRECT)

(Evolutions 16 1.1-1.7)

* The FRONT MAN gives command "ready, transport" and moves with
REAR MAN to point of operation.

2

Two firefighters are about to place a 24' extension ladder to the roof of a taxpayer. The following actions were taken. Which one was incorrect?

A) The butt man grasps both beams on inner rails about shoulder high, steps backwards lowering the ladder into the building. Looks forward, not upward.

B) The raising man placed his left foot center on the bottom rung, grasps the rung at shoulder level with both hands palm down. Looks upward and guides the ladder into the building.

C) The halyard was secured by tying a bowline on a bight on the fourth rung.

D) The raising man adjusts the angle of the ladder if necessary.

C) The halyard was secured by tying a bowline on a bight on the fourth rung. (INCORRECT)

(Evolutions 16 4)

* Halyard secured by tying CLOVE HITCH & BINDER ABOVE 3RD
RUNG.

3

Three firefighters are preparing to raise a 35' extension ladder to the side of a building. Upon hearing the command "raise" from the butt man, the two raising firefighters should begin to raise the ladder utilizing which method?

A) Hand over hand along the upper beam

B) Hand over hand on the rungs

C) Hand under hand along the lower beam

D) Sliding their hands along lower beam

C) Hand under hand along the lower beam

(Evolutions 16 8.4)

* Hand UNDER hand method
NOT hand over hand

4

Ordered by their lieutenant to place a portable ladder against exposure 4A at a recent fire in a Rowframe building, two probies realize that they have in fact placed it against exposure 2. Hoping their lieutenant would not notice, they quickly took the following actions prior to and while carrying the 24' portable ladder vertically. In which choice were they incorrect?

A) Ladder is returned to the vertical position in the reverse order of the way it was placed against a building.

B) Each FF moves to the right, facing beams and grasps the beams in front of them about head high with the left hand and third rung from the bottom with the right hand, palm up.

C) The FF facing away from the direction of travel gives all commands.

D) When ladder reaches objective, the command "ready, halt" is given. Ladder is placed on the ground.

C) The FF facing away from the direction of travel gives all commands.
(INCORRECT)

(Evolutions 16 5.1-5.6)

*The FF FACING IN THE DIRECTION OF TRAVEL gives all commands

5

Two firefighters are preparing to lower a portable ladder to the street. A FF preparing for the Lt's test observing the operation advised the butt man to issue the order "prepare to step out, step out" when the raising man approaches and reaches what distance from the tip?

A) 1/3 B) 2/3 C) 1/2 D) 1/4

A) 1/3

(Evolutions 16 7.6)

6

When available manpower is insufficient, all ladders (other than 35') may be raised by one member. Consider the following statements and indicate the one that is incorrect:

A) Ladder is placed perpendicular to the building, fly up.

B) Firefighters stand at the tip of the ladder facing the building and grasp the top rung.

C) Member swings ladder up and steps in under the ladder.

D) Movies in toward building raising the ladder with a hand under hand motion on the rungs until the ladder is in a vertical position against the building, fly in.

D) Moves in toward building raising the ladder with a hand under hand motion on the rungs until the ladder is in a vertical position against the building, fly in. (INCORRECT)

(Evolutions 16 14.1-14.4)

* Hand under hand motion on the RAILS (not rungs)

7

Water relays can complicate pumping operations for all but which one of the following reasons?

A) Require coordination between two or more pumpers

B) Potential for generating high pressures

C) More communication is required

D) Decreased possibility of introducing air into the operating pumper

D) Decreased possibility of introducing air into the operating pumper. (INCORRECT)

(Evolutions 8, 2)

* INCREASED chance of getting air into operating pumper

8

What would be the pump status during a two pumper water relay at a standpipe operation where both apparatus are equipped with pro pressure governors?

A) Supply pumper in Volume, operating pumper in Volume

B) Supply pumper in Volume, operating pumper in Pressure

C) Supply pumper in Pressure, operating pumper in Volume

D) Supply pumper in Pressure, operating pumper in Pressure

B) Supply pumper in Volume, operating pumper in Pressure

(Evolutions 8, 3.4)

9

A Lt. of the 1st arriving Engine transmits a signal 10-70 via Department Radio. What pumper on the initial alarm is designated as the Water Resource Unit?

A) Engine giving the 10-70

B) Next arriving Engine upon hearing the signal

C) 2nd due Engine as per the alarm assignment card

D) 3rd arriving Engine

B) Next arriving Engine upon hearing the signal

(Evolutions 8, 3.1-3.2)

* 2nd ARRIVING Engine / NOT necessarily 2nd due Engine on ticket

10

During a large warehouse fire on the waterfront a water relay operation is ordered by the IC. According to Evolution 8, if the supply pumper's intake pressure drops below 15 PSI, who should the ECC of this pumper notify that the hydrant's supply limit has been reached?

A) Operating pumper ECC and Water Resource Unit Officer

B) Supply pumper Officer and IC

C) Operating pumper ECC and IC

D) Operating pumper Officer and IC

C) Operating pumper ECC and IC

(Evolutions 8, 3.13)

11

When readying a line from a standpipe floor outlet located inside a stairwell, how should the Engine company position its folded lengths?

A) In a hallway one floor below standpipe outlet

B) On a landing above standpipe outlet

C) On landing below standpipe outlet

D) In hallway on floor where fire is located

C) On landing below standpipe outlet

(Evolution 9, 3.5)

12

An Engine company lieutenant instructing members on standpipe hose operations was mistaken in which comment he made?

A) All lines stretched from a standpipe shall be 2 1/2" in diameter

B) Controlling nozzle with 1 1/8" tip shall be used

C) Generally, all lines stretched from standpipes are connected to outlets on a floor below the fire.

D) Variations from stretching initial lines from standpipe outlets on a floor below the fire due to building configuration shall be approved by the Borough Commander.

D) Variations from stretching initial lines from standpipe outlets on a floor below the fire due to building configuration shall be approved by the Borough Commander. (INCORRECT)

(Evolutions 9, 3.9)

* Approved by DIVISION COMMANDER and placed in the CIDS
program.

13

What does the Siamese color marking of aluminum indicate?

A) Non automatic sprinkler system

B) Automatic sprinkler system

C) Combination sprinkler/standpipe

D) Standpipe system

A) Non automatic sprinkler system

(Evolutions 9, 3.9)

14

If a pressure reducing device (PRD) is found on a standpipe outlet, it should be removed. Do you agree or disagree with this statement?

A) Agree

B) Disagree

A) Agree

15

At a high rise hotel fire, the 1st arriving Engine will be utilizing the standpipe system for the initial attack line. The lieutenant of this company should instruct the ECC to take what action?

A) Connect 1st supply line to standpipe Siamese and 2nd supply line to sprinkler Siamese.

B) Connect 1st supply line to sprinkler Siamese and 2nd supply line to standpipe Siamese

C) Connect first two supply lines to the standpipe system

D) Connect the first two supply lines to the sprinkler system

A) Connect 1st supply line to standpipe Siamese and 2nd supply line to sprinkler Siamese.

(Evolutions 9, 3.9)

16

In FDNY Evolutions, what type of knot is used to hoist a portable ladder to the roof?

A) Rolling hitch and binder

B) Large loop bowline

C) Clove hitch and binder

D) Figure 8

B) Large loop bowline

(Evolution 18, 3.5)

17

Portable extension ladders are to be marked to facilitate hoisting operations. Where on these ladders should the marks be made?

A) 1st and 2nd rung above center of bed ladder.

B) 1st and 2nd rung below tip of extension ladder

C) 1st and 2nd rung of extension ladder

D) 1st and 2nd rung of bed ladder

A) 1st and 2nd rung above center of bed ladder

(Evolution 18, 3.10)

18

The proper angle for an aerial ladder from the ground when being utilized as a water tower is:

A) 40 degrees

B) 60 degrees

C) 70 degrees

D) 80 degrees

C) 70 degrees

(Evolutions 21, 3.5)

19

A ladder company lieutenant ordered by the IC to use the aerial ladder as a water tower for a fire on a top floor of a vacant tenement, directed members to perform the following tasks. The Officer was correct in which actions?

1. Clamp portable water pipe with 3" hose connected to it to the center of the top 2 rungs of the top sliding section of the aerial ladder.

2. Secure hose strap just below the swivel of the ladder pipe

3. Ordered a FF to operate halyards to control the horizontal movement of the water pipe.

4. Ensured supply lines into aerial apparatus Siamese were from two separate sources of water.

A) 1,3,4 only B) 3 & 4 only C) 1,2,4 only D) 1,2,3,4

C) 1,2,4 only

(Evolution 21 3.6 pictorial and notes)

* HORIZONTAL movement of pipe is controlled by turntable movement by chauffeur. VERTICAL movement of pipe is controlled by halyards.

20

The maximum extension of the fly ladder (tip to ground) for an aerial ladder with an operating 1 1/2" tip and under extreme conditions is:

A) 80' B) 75' C) 70' D) 60'

A) 80'

(Evolution 21, 3.6 Notes)

21

What is the max pressure recommended on an aerial ladder portable, solid stream nozzle?

A) 100 psi

B) 90 psi

C) 80 psi

D) 70 psi

B) 90 psi

(Evolutions 21A, 4)

22

A member who has decided to deploy his PSS would be incorrect to think that?

A) The PSS should only be used after all other means of self rescue have been exhausted.

B) He should transmit an Urgent message to the IC.

C) During the emergency transmissions with the IC, indicate you are deploying your PSS.

D) He should notify the IC when he has reached a point of safety.

B) He should transmit an Urgent message to the IC. (INCORRECT)

(Evolutions 23, pg 1)

* Give MAYDAY FOR TRAPPED MEMBER

23

Tying off to a substantial object is the preferred method of anchoring the PSS. Which of the following are considered substantial objects for this purpose?

A) Steam riser

B) Radiator

C) Two wall studs

D) Door frame

E) All of the above

E) All of the above

(Evolutions 23, pg 2)

* Fiberglass hook across a doorway is also a substantial object

24

When deploying the PSS at an operation using a remote anchor, the deploying member must be aware that he should?

A) Tie an "anchor knot" which is comprised of 2 half hitches

B) If placing the anchor hook on a door frame or steam riser, place it midway between the floor and ceiling to maximize tension when exiting the window.

C) Have the left shoulder point towards the exit window.

D) Keep the role in your left hand while moving across the room. Leading with your left hand is the most effective way to exit the room.

E) Insure the EXO is brought to a point on the middle of the window sill.

A) Tie an "anchor knot" which is comprised of 2 half hitches

(Evolutions 23, pg 3-7)

A - Correct

B - Place anchor hook AT THE FLOOR to maximize tension

C - Have RIGHT shoulder pointing towards exit window

D - Keep rope in RIGHT hand. Lead with RIGHT hand is most effective

E - Insure EXO is brought to a point BEYOND the window sill.

25

When exiting the window using the PSS system, members would be correct to think that they should?

A) Hold the EXO while exiting.

B) Straddle the window 1st, then roll forward in a head 1st manner until the upper torso and right leg are outside the window.

C) After rolling headfirst out of the window, lock their left leg on the interior wall and maintain the position of their left hand on the interior wall opposite the left leg.

D) Release the left leg and left hand simultaneously to reach the final position before descending.

C) After rolling headfirst out of the window, lock their left leg on the interior wall and maintain the position of their left hand on the interior wall opposite the left leg.

(Evolutions 23, pg 8-10)

A - DO NOT hold EXO

B - DO NOT STRADDLE the window. Roll out and leg lock.

C - Correct

D - Release LEFT LEG FIRST

26

When descending with the PSS, the rope should be grasped with the right hand, and the hand slid out so that the rope is at a ______ degree angle to the EXO. This position and angle must be maintained during the descent.

A) 45

B) 60

C) 75

D) 90

D) 90

(Evolutions 23, pg 10)

27

When exiting a building at a window using the PSS where the system will be anchored at the WINDOW itself, it would be incorrect to state that?

A) The member must assess which is the best location for the anchor hook, the window sill or interior inside wall.

B) The anchors hook is placed in the palm of the left hand.

C) The rope is grasped with the right hand

D) When exiting the window, wrap,the fingers of the left hand around the anchor hook and maintain its position inside of the window.

D) When exiting the window, wrap,the fingers of the left hand around the anchor hook and maintain its position inside of the window. (INCORRECT)

(Evolutions 23, pg 3)

* Place hook IN PALM OF LEFT HAND (Do not wrap fingers around it)

28

Which member was operating incorrectly performing a lowering operation using the Life Saving Rope and the Atlas Life Belt?

A) Member #1, the lowering member, after inverting the case and emptying the rope, placed the snap hook from the top of the coil to the left of the coiled rope.

B) Member #2, the member to be lowered, placed his foot on the snap hook while Member #1 played out rope to the substantial object.

C) Member #1 tied a clove hitch and binder on the taut part of the rope.

D) Member #1 attached the snap hook of the LSR to the hook of the Life Belt and took 4 turns over and under the hook with the rope.

D) Member #1 attached the snap hook of the LSR to the hook of the Life Belt and took 4 turns over and under the hook with the rope. (INCORRECT)

(EVOLUTIONS 25, 3.5)

* UNDER AND OVER (balls to belly)

29

How far over the edge of the roof or parapet should the anti-chaffing device be draped?

A) Approximately 5"

B) 2"

C) 1'

D) Approximately 10"

A) Approximately 5"

(EVOLUTIONS 25, 4.2)