Quiz: Firefighters Can Get 10/15 On This Test. Can You?


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!

 May 24, 2017
1 of 15Pick your answer!
Who started the first fire company in Philadelphia?
Benjamin Franklin
George Washington
Alexander Hamilton
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?
heart attacks
falling buildings
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?
self-contained breathing apparatus
sole company breathe air
sure community breath appearance
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.
hay bales
buckets of water
spiral staircases
12 of 15Pick your answer!
The fire pole was invented by an ______________ fire company in Chicago in the 1800s.
all black
all women
all foreign
13 of 15Pick your answer!
Ancient ____________ 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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