FFII Basic Tools Flashcards Preview

BFD 12 Month Test Prep > FFII Basic Tools > Flashcards

Flashcards in FFII Basic Tools Deck (20)
Loading flashcards...
1

A “lover saw” meant that he saw is ____?

Ruinning

2

A multipurpose fire service specific tool made from a single piece of forged steel is called ____?

Halligan bar

3

A pick head axe has how many cutting bits?

One

4

A reciprocating saw blade that is labeled bi-metal means that it can cut ____?

Both metal and wood.

5

Allow _____ to do the work when using an axe.

The weight of the axe

6

An important rule to remember when suing a power saw is to cut as deep as the bald can possible cut, as it will have no effect on any structural members. T/F?

False

7

At a minimum ___ should be used at all times hen working with hand tools.

Eye protection

8

By watching the discharge from the chainsaws firefighter can determine the condition of the chain. If the chain is _____, then the firefighter will see dust and will have to apply a lot of pressure to make the cut.

Dull

9

Common terms for a ____ saw are cut-off saw, demolition saw, or rescue saw.

Rotary

10

Cutting with an axe is as much ____ as it is strength.

Hand-eye coordination

11

Cutting, striking, pushing, pulling, and prying are all examples of ____?

Various tasks tools can accomplish on the foreground.

12

Effectively used, tools become _____ of/to a firefighter’s body.

Extensions

13

Match the following common nonverbal signal used by firefighters with its appropriate meaning:
One Tap
Two Taps
Three Taps

Stop the cut
Cut
Shut down the saw

14

Match the following type of rotary saw blade with the appropriate materials to be cut by it:

A) Aluminum oxide abrasive blades (discs)
B) Diamond Grit blades
C) Silicon carbide blade
D) Carbine tip blades

A) Heavy gauge metals
B) Steel, concrete, and wood
C) Concrete, brick, mortar, etc
D) Lexan, plexiglas, light gauge metal

15

Most rotary saws and chain saws operate with a ____ engine.

Two-cycle

16

Not all bolt cutters can cut ____?

Case-hardened steel

17

Reciprocating saws are generally used by firefighters for?

Structural collapse and machinery extrications

18

The idea length for a pick-head axe is____?

8 pounds

19

Recommended minimum distance that firefighters should maintain between themselves and another firefighter operating a saw is ____?

10 feet

20

What fire service tool can be used to secure a monitor by driving a tool into the ground and securing the monitor to the tool?

Pry bar