Quiz: No Firefighter Has Scored 13/15 On This Test. Can You?


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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!

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