Quiz: Can You Get 13/15 On This Firefighter Test For A 130+ IQ?

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Do you actually have what it takes to be a firefighter?

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