Fire Jeopardy

Topic: Fire Jeopardy Time Required: One to Two Hours Materials:    • Chalk Board or White Board    • Questions as provided    • Game Board (create on chalk/white board)    • Individual to keep score and watch...


A. TOPIC: OH SAY CAN YOU “C”

  1. The answer is: Transfer of head through direct contact.

      The question is: What is conduction?

  2. The answer is: Created from a salvage cover placed on the floor to hold small amounts of water.

      The question is: What is a catchall.

  3. The answer is: The pathway of responsibility from the highest level of the department to the lowest.

      The question is: What is chain of command?

  4. The answer is: A self-sustaining chemical reaction yielding energy or products that cause further

       reactions of the same kind.

       The question is: What is combustion.

  5. The answer is: The most common of the hazardous substances contained in smoke that is a product

      of combustion.

      The question is: What is the carbon monoxide.

B. TOPIC: FIRE BEHAVIOR

  1. The answer is: Oxygen, fuel, heat, and a self-sustained chemical reaction.

      The question is: What are the components of the fire tetrahedron?

  2. The answer is: An explosive ignition that can occur when air is allowed to mix with hot, unburned

      fire gases.

      The question is: What is backdraft?

  3. The answer is: The tendency of gases to form into layers according to temperature.

      The question is: What is thermal layering? (also accept heat stratification or thermal balance)

  4. The answer is: Extinguishment of fire through cooling with water.

      The question is: What is temperature reduction?

  5. The answer is: The classification of fires involving energized electrical equipment.

      The answer is: What is a Class C fire?

C. TOPIC: GROUND LADDERS

  1. The answer is: Devices attached to the inside of the beams on fly sections used to hold the fly

      section in place after it has been extended.

      The question is: What is the pawls? (also accept dogs or ladder locks)

  2. The answer is: Single ladders equipped with folding hooks on one end.

      The question is: What is a roof ladder?

  3. The answer is: The desired angle of inclination that the ladder should be placed for climbing.

      The question is: What is 75 degrees?

  4. The answer is: Place the tip of the ladder just below the windowsill.

      The question is: Where should a ladder be placed to perform a rescue from a window opening?

  5. The answer is: Eight to ten feet.

      The question is: What is the height of a residential story?

D. TOPIC: ROPES AND KNOTS

  1. The answer is: Used to keep a record of each use and the inspection/maintenance records.

      The question is: What is a rope logbook?

  2. The answer is: Used to join two ropes of unequal diameters.

      The question is: What is a becket bend? (also accept sheet bend)

  3. The answer is: Used by firefighters on the ground to prevent equipment and other tied objects from

      coming in contact with the structure or other objects.

      The question is: What is a tag line.

  4. The answer is: Used only for supporting people.

      The question is: What is life safety rope?

  5. The answer is: The type of rope with a braided covering over the core of load-bearing strands.

      The question is: What is kernmantle rope?

E. TOPIC: WATER SUPPLY

  1. The answer is: A system that uses a primary water source that sits at a high elevation such as an

      elevated storage tank.

      The question is: What is a gravity system?

  2. The answer is: The type of water main valve that visually shows whether the gate or valve seat is

      open or closed.

      The question is: What is an indicating valve?

  3. The answer is: The type of hydrant used in climates where freezing weather is expected and water

      is held below the frost line.

      The question is: What is a dry barrel hydrant?

  4. The answer is: The process of raising water from a static source to supply a pumper.

      The question is: What is drafting?

  5. The answer is: Used as a filter when drafting from a natural source.