Quiz: If You Can Get 10/15 On This Test, You Must Be A Firefighter!

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Do you know why firefighters have dalmatians?

Are you up on your fire safety? Find out how much you know about firefighters and their role in fire prevention by taking this quiz!

 Aug 14, 2017
1 of 15Pick your answer!
Who started the first fire company in Philadelphia?
Alexander Hamilton
George Washington
Benjamin Franklin
2 of 15Pick your answer!
Most firefighters are volunteers.
False
True
3 of 15Pick your answer!
________________ were initially trained as guard dogs for firefighters.
Dalmations
Huskies
Golden Retrievers
4 of 15Pick your answer!
The equipment worn by firefighters can weigh up to _____________ pounds.
150
60
10
5 of 15Pick your answer!
Firefighters know the ____________ of major public buildings in case of a fire.
age
height
floor plans
6 of 15Pick your answer!
What are firefighters statistically most likely to die from?
fires
falling buildings
heart attacks
7 of 15Pick your answer!
Firefighters are more likely to get cancer than the average person.
True
False
8 of 15Pick your answer!
What does SCBA stand for?
sure community breath appearance
sole company breathe air
self-contained breathing apparatus
9 of 15Pick your answer!
80% of fire and medical 911 calls in the U.S. are for _____________ .
earthquakes
medical emergencies
fires
10 of 15Pick your answer!
How many shifts a month will the average paid firefighter work?
20
10
8
11 of 15Pick your answer!
When fire houses first started, they used _____________ to stop horses from climbing up the stairs.
spiral staircases
hay bales
buckets of water
12 of 15Pick your answer!
The fire pole was invented by an ______________ fire company in Chicago in the 1800s.
all black
all foreign
all women
13 of 15Pick your answer!
Ancient ____________ firefighters sprayed themselves with water to make themselves less flammable.
Japanese
American
Canadian
14 of 15Pick your answer!
A fire ___________ can pump water while a fire truck does not.
rig
moto
engine
15 of 15Pick your answer!
What is the heavy clothing that protects firefighters from heat often referred to as?
fire coth
heat seekers
bunker gear
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