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No member shall enter, leave, or operate in an IDLH atmosphere unless that member teams up with at least one other member and remains within visual or voice contact with that member. How many members designated as the Safety Team must be available to assist the interior team should the need arise?

A) One

B) At least 2

C) At least 4

D) Firefighter Assist and Search Team (FAST)

B) At least 2

(FFP MMID 1.3)

1

When a fire progresses beyond what stage must the fire area be considered Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health (IDLH)?

A) Decay stage

B) Fully Developed stage

C) Free Burning stage

D) Incipient stage

D) Incipient stage

(FFP MMID CH 1, 1.2)

2

In the fire scenario where one 5 FF Engine is the only unit on scene, what members would make up the safety team?

A) Control and Door

B) Backup and Door

C) Door and ECC

D) Control and ECC

A) Control and Door

(FPP MMID 2.1.1)

3

A 5 FF Ladder company is the 1st apparatus to arrive at a structural fire with flames blowing out the top floor windows. What members of the unit should the Officer designate as the Safety Team?

A) Irons and OV

B) Can and LCC

C) LCC and OV

D) OV and Can

C) LCC and OV

(FFP MMID 2.1.1)

4

An "understaffed" Engine (unit staffed with less than 4 firefighters) arriving alone at a fully developed structural fire with no known life hazard should take what correct position?

A) Stretch a hoseline into the building and attack the fire.

B) Perform a team search of the fire area.

C) Hook up to a serviceable hydrant

D) None of the above

C) Hook up to a serviceable hydrant

(FFP MMID 2.1.1)

5

A 4 FF Ladder company is designated the FAST unit while responding to a building fire. What action must the Officer take upon arrival at the command post?

A) Instruct the dispatcher to assign another unit as the FAST unit.

B) Instruct the dispatcher to assign an additional ladder to the box

C) Bring additional FAST pak to the ICP

D) Inform the IC that the unit is not fully staffed

D) Inform the IC that the unit is not fully staffed

(FFP MMID chapter 2, 2.2)

6

At roll call, a ladder company lieutenant assigns an Electronic Fireground Accountability System (EFAS) trained member to monitor the EFAS and the FAST radio. Where should this member be instructed to report upon arrival at a fire scene?

A) Incident Command Post (ICP)

B) Battalion vehicle being used to monitor EFAS

C) Division vehicle being used to monitor EFAS

D) Area designated for the FAST truck near the ICP

B) Battalion vehicle being used to monitor EFAS

(FFP MMID 5.1)

7

The FAST Officer must continually utilize the COAL WAS WEALTH 13 point size up to anticipate possible problems pertaining to deployment. Which of the following items below is NOT a component of this size up acronym?

A) Weather

B) Street Conditions

C) Time

D) Energy

D) Energy (INCORRECT)

(FFP MMID 6)

Construction
Occupancy
Area
Location

Weather
Apparatus
Street Conditions

Water Supply
Exposures
Auxiliary Appliances
Life
Time
Height

8

When the FAST unit arrives at the location of the distressed member, the Officer should use the acronym "FAIR" to assess the situation at hand. What does the letter "F" represent?

A) Fire

B) Fast Pak

C) First Aid

D) Fast Radio Board

A) Fire

(FFP MMID 7.6)

F - Fire
A - Air
I - Immediate medical care
R - Removal

9

Select the answer NOT in accord with the FAST unit officer's responsibilities during a removal effort of a member in distress.

A) Monitor HT transmissions

B) Keep members focused on the job at hand

C) Get physically involved in the operation regardless of manpower available

D) Secure the removal route

C) Get physically involved in the operation regardless of manpower available. (INCORRECT)

(FFP MMID Chapter 3, 3)

10

Which of the following emergency air replenishment techniques should NOT be used if the condition of the distressed members SCBA is in doubt?

A) High pressure air via Universal Air Coupling (UAC)

B) Low pressure air via FAST Pak regulator with members facepiece

C) Low pressure air via Hansen fitting of low pressure hose

D) Low pressure air via Fast Pak facepiece and regulator

A) High pressure air via Universal Air Coupling (UAC) (INCORRECT)

(FFP MMID Ch 3, 7.4)

11

Positioning an unconscious member on his right side will provide access to all but which of the following?

A) Members name on back of bunker coat

B) PRA ID # (unit position) from a spare SCBA

C) Helmet front piece

D) Engraved ID number on side of HT

B) PRA ID # (unit position) from a spare SCBA

(FFP MMID ch 3, 10.1.2)

* YOU CANNOT DETERMINE unit position from a SPARE SCBA

12

Choose a correct statement pertaining to the conversion of an SCBA into a harness using the "Through the Leg Method" and the Personal Harness Leg Straps.

A) Prior to converting a member's SCBA into a harness, move the FF to a supine position providing spinal injury is not suspected.

B) If possible, have member facing the direction of removal.

C) Packaging a member with the "through the leg method" will allow for both a vertical or horizontal removal

D) None of the above are correct

C) Packaging a member with the "through the leg method" will allow for both a vertical or horizontal removal.

(FFP MMID CH 3, ADD 1 1-2)

A - SIT FF UPRIGHT

B - Member's BACK should be facing the direction of removal

C - Correct

13

A correct statement regarding the Drag Rescue Device (DRD) can be found in which choice?

A) Used only for unconscious member removal

B) DRD handle is located over collar on inside of bunker coat

C) DRD is designed for horizontal drag only

D) When DRD handle is pulled, device is designed to loosen around the members shoulders and chest.

C) DRD is designed for horizontal drag only

(FFP MMID CHAPTER 3, ADD 2, 2-1)

A - Can be used for unconscious or NON AMBULATORY members

B - DRD located just UNDER collar on BACK of bunker coat

C - Correct

D - When DRD is pulled device will TIGHTEN around chest/shoulders

14

A rescue company Lt. giving a drill on nylon tubular webbing was accurate in what point about the information shown below?

A) Breaking strength is 8000 lbs

B) Knotted breaking strength is 4000 lbs

C) To be used to assist the removal of a conscious member or civilian from a hazardous environment.

D) Only used for dragging victims, no vertical lifts.

D) Only used for dragging victims, no vertical lifts

(FFP MMID CH 3, ADD 3, 1-3.4)

A - Breaking strength is 4000 LBS

B - Knotted breaking strength is 3000 LBS

C - Used to assist in removal of UNCONSCIOUS members
or civilians.

15

A lieutenant discussing with members the importance of providing valuable information to the IC when in distress mentioned the acronym LUNA. What does the letter "A" represent?

A) Amount of air in SCBA

B) Access point for FAST team

C) Area of building where located

D) Assignment

D) Assignment

(FFP MMID CH 4, 6.8)

L - Last known location

U - Unit member is working in for that tour

N - Name

A - Assignment

16

The signal 10-66 need not be transmitted when the IC determines a situation involving a lost, missing, trapped or seriously injured member who does not require additional resources and can be mitigated by units already on scene. Do you agree or disagree with this statement?

A) Agree

B) Disagree

A) Agree

(FFP MMID ch 5, 1.2)

17

A captain assigned as Street Coordinator Manager at an incident where the 10-66 signal has been given is responsible for all but which of the following?

A) Coordinating EMS triage area

B) Designating a Rehabilitation Sector

C) Coordinating apparatus staging areas

D) Establishing contact with NYPD to ensure traffic flow

B) Designating a Rehabilitation Sector. (INCORRECT)

(FFP MMID ch 5, 6.1)

* This is a responsibility of the PLANNING SECTION CHIEF

18

MMID is a hot topic within the FDNY. A student studying for a promotional exam might expect to see a question on his exam on test day. Of the points listed below which one is incorrect?

A) The member monitoring the FAST radio and the EFAS is the most influential member of the FAST unit.

B) The radio ID # 5053003 on the FAST radio would indicate that it is Engine 53 Nozzle position.

C) The drag rescue device (DRD) integrated within the bunker gear coat is designed for horizontal drag only. No other application should be attempted.

D) Prior to the arrival of the FAST unit and with only one 5 firefighter ladder company on scene, the safety team shall be made up of the LCC and OV firefighters.

A) The member monitoring the FAST radio and the EFAS is the most influential member of the FAST unit. (INCORRECT)

(MMID 2, section 4)

* The FAST OFFICER is the most influential member of the FAST unit.

19

It is "banked down" on the 3rd floor of a Spanish Harlem Brownstone. As you, the lieutenant, and the rest of your inside team are carrying out your first due truck duties, a mayday comes over the HT. Some of the events that unfolded during this mayday are listed below with which one not being correct?

A) The member who first found the mayday began the packaging process.

B) The member assigned the FAST radio joined the rest of his tea, after they reported difficulty removing the downed member.

C) The term "mayday" was repeated 3 times followed by the company designation and position of the member initiating the emergency transmission to the IC.

D) Before the nylon tubular webbing can be used in the field it must be made into a continuous loop by using the water knot.

B) The member assigned the FAST radio joined the rest of his tea, after they reported difficulty removing the downed member. (INCORRECT)

(MMID 3, ADD 3 2.1)

* The member assigned FAST radio shall REMAIN IN BATTALION
VEHICLE and monitor the FAST radio for the duration of the incident,
even if the FAST team is given an assignment.

20

Chief Holliday of the 52 Battalion holds a drill with the members of Ladder 62 regarding the FAST PAK and how it applies to MMID. Of the four points the Chief made, which one was incorrect?

A) There are 2 ways to supply air to the distressed member; high pressure and low pressure.

B) If the FAST PAK is not at your location, start the removal procedure.

C) Once an unconscious member is supplied with air, turn the purge valve to the full open position to allow a constant flow of air.

D) The FAST PAK regulator is not equipped with a vibra-alert.

C) Once an unconscious member is supplied with air, turn the purge valve to the full open position to allow a constant flow of air. (INCORRECT)

(Managing Members in Distress)

* Turn the purge valve HALFWAY to allow a constant flow of air.

21

There are a number of ways a member can be identified. Once the member is located and the proper radio transmission has been made, the member needs to be properly identified to ensure it is the member originally reported in distress. Of the following choices, which statement inaccurately describes how an unconscious firefighter can be identified?

A) If possible, depress the EAB of the member in distress.

B) Notify the IC via HT prior to EAB activation of the distressed member

C) If unable to activate the distressed members EAB, key the mic on the distressed members HT to obtain their own ID on EFAS.

D) The unconscious members tools will indicate members assigned position.

E) Position member on their right side.

D) The unconscious members tools will indicate members assigned position. (INCORRECT)

(MMID 3, 10.1.2 C)

* Tools MAY indicate members position.

22

On a 6x tour, L-123 is in service with 4 FFs, after detailing a firefighter to a nearby Engine company. At 2230 hrs E-227 and L-123 arrive at the scene of an alarm ringing in a multiple dwelling. After arriving at the apartment, a fire is discovered and a 10-75 is transmitted. While awaiting additional units, who comprises the safety team?

A) Control and OVM

B) Control and LCC

C) LCC and OVM

D) LCC and FE

B) Control and LCC

(MMID 1, 2.1.1)

23

Captain Welch is operating at an all hands fire in Brooklyn. He comes across an unconscious FF seriously bleeding from his head and makes the proper radio transmissions to the IC. His next priority for the downed member should be which of the following choices?

A) Ensure he has a positive air supply.

B) Control the bleed.

C) Protect him from fire.

D) Check his mask, radio, helmet or coat to identify the member.

C) Protect him from fire

(MMID 3, 4.1)

Priority actions for downed member: "FAIR"

F - Fire/Environment
A - Air
I - Immediate Medical Care
R - Required and Possible Removal

* Additional considerations include identification of member packaging
if required.

24

When a member is missing at an operation, all but which of the following information should be obtained?

A) Last known location of member.

B) Unit that member is assigned to

C) Name of affected member

D) Assignment of member (Roof, Nozzle etc.)

B) Unit that member is assigned to (INCORRECT)

(MMID 4, 6.8)

* Unit the member is working in THAT TOUR.

25

Lt. Speedy is drilling with his company on FAST unit operations. Lieutenant Speedy was correct in which statement?

A) If a ladder company assigned as the FAST unit is responding with 4 FFs, they shall notify the dispatcher that they are unable to carry out the duties of a FAST unit.

B) At a fire in a high rise office building, the FAST unit shall report to and stage near the incident command post.

C) An EFAS trained member shall report to a Battalion or Division vehicle on scene and monitor the EFAS and a FAST radio.

D) FAST unit shall bring the FAST PAK, a stokes basket with long board and a 2:1 rope to the IC post. Bring search rope only if dealing with a large or complex building.

B) At a fire in a high rise office building, the FAST unit shall report to and stage near the incident command post.

(MMID 2, 3.1)

A - When staffed with 4 FFs, inform IC that they are not fully staffed.

B - The IC may assign FAST unit to stage somewhere other than ICP.

C - EFAS trained member should report to a Battalion vehicle ONLY.

D - Search a Rope ALWAYS taken with FAST tools.

26

While monitoring the FAST radio, you notice that a member with the radio designation 7099003 has transmitted a mayday message. You would be correct to notify the IC that which member transmitted this message?

A) Ladder 99 Roof

B) Ladder 99 OV

C) Engine 99 Nozzle

D) Rescue 99 Hook

A) Ladder 99 Roof

(MMID 2, ADD 1 3.3)

27

Ladder 116 is operating as the FAST unit at the scene of a multiple alarm fire where a mayday has been transmitted. The member transmitting the mayday did not hit the EAB on his HT. The member of L-116 monitoring the FAST radio was able to see that the radio ID # of the member was 8099003 on the FAST radio. This member should notify the IC that who transmitted the mayday?

A) Squad 99 Nozzle

B) Squad 99 Roof

C) Rescue 99 Roof

D) Rescue 99 Hook

A) Squad 99 Nozzle

(MMID 2, ADD 1, 3.3)

Rescue = 1

Engine = 5

Spare = 6

Ladder = 7

Squad = 8

Battalion = 2

28

Captain Backman is drilling on FF removal and asks his members to each give a statement on proper FF removal procedures. Only one member gave a correct statement. Which was correct?

A) FF Cone stated that once an unconscious member is supplied with air, fully open the purge valve to allow constant air flow.

B) FF Orosco stated that one way to determine if an unconscious member has air is to check the downed members cylinder gauge.

C) FF McDowell stated that the FAST PAK facepiece should be used in preference to the members facepiece, since it is known that it has no defects.

D) FF Knight stated that if the condition of the distressed member's SCBA is in doubt, do not provide air via the high pressure system.

D) FF Knight stated that if the condition of the distressed member's SCBA is in doubt, do not provide air via the high pressure system.

(MMID 3, 7.4)

A - Turn the valve HALFWAY.

B - Check REMOTE gauge not cylinder gauge to check member's air

C - Use downed member's facepiece UNLESS damaged or missing,
instead of facepiece with the FAST PAK.

29

TL-138 assigned as the FAST unit arrives on the scene as a mayday is transmitted. The IC decides the HT emergency channel will be used and orders the FAST group to turn their HTS to this channel. The officer would be correct to have his members change to which channel?

A) 16

B) 14

C) 9

D) 3

A) 16

(MMID 5, ADD 1 1.1)

B - Subway Tactical (14)

C - Digital Channel (9)

D - Secondary Tactical Channel (3)