Fire Hose & Appliances

1.  Which is not a type of hose construction?

2.  The hard suction hose has a plastic or wire _____ to provide additional support and prevent collapse under a vacuum while drafting.

3.  Which type of hose is usually mounted on a reel and can be used for outside fires or overhaul operations after a fire is extinguished?

4.  Attack hose must be a minimum of 1.5 inches in diameter.  According to the NFPA, pumpers (engines) must carry at least ___ feet of attack hose.

5.  The NFPA requires pumpers (engines) to carry at least ____ feet of 2.5 inch or larger supply line.

6.  Occupant use hose is used in standpipe systems for building occupants to fight incipient fires.   It is usually 1.5 inches in diameter and is also known as _____ hose.

7.  Mildew, vehicle rusting, and sunlight are all problems dealt with when storing hose on an apparatus.  Which of the following protects from these problems?

8.  Which is the most common form of damage to hose?

9.  A Water Hammer is....

10.  Couplings are divided into two types:

11.  Which material are couplings not made of ?

12.  Key elements of threaded couplings include:

13.  Higbee cuts and Higbee indicators help with what....?

14.  Nonthreaded couplings (both are identical) use locks or cams to secure the connection. The most common type is the ______ .

15.  The care of couplings should include all of the following except.....?

16.   A _____ is used to tie in hose and ladders, for carrying hose and many other tasks requiring a short piece of rope.  Wrenches, rollers and clamps are examples.

17.  Spanner wrenches are used for.....?

18.  Hose rollers are used to allow hose to roll over window ledges without chafing.  They are also known as ?

19.  Hose clamps should be placed __ feet away from any coupling (toward the supply side), and at least ___ feet away from an apparatus.

20.  _____ control a leaking area in a hose.

21.  A _____ is a device that allows vehicles to pass over a section of hose without damaging it, while a ______ carries hose and other equipment around.

22.  Large diameter hose requires a _____ at the receiving engine.

23.  A ____ hose roll is used when access to either or both couplings may be needed.

24.  Which is not a type of hose carry.

25.  A dutchman is a/an .....?

26.  ____, ____, and ____ are preconnect hose loads.

27.  What is the standard wildland hose load which provides ease of rolling and stretching the line, the convenience of carrying with the hands free, and protection for couplings?

28.  When fire is on a level other than the ground floor....

29.  Extending a hoseline can be done by using....

30.  Master streams or heavy appliances are non-hand-held water applicators capable of flowing over 350 gallons of water per minute.

31.  A  _____ refers to teh engine stopping first at the water source to drop off a supply line, and then advancing to the location of the fire.

32.  When should fire hose be service tested?