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...


      The question is: What is a strainer?

F. TOPIC: HOSE & APPLIANCES

  1. The answer is: Referred to as sexless couplings and are connected with one-third of a turn.

      The question is: What is a Storz-type coupling?

  2. The answer is: A feature on screw thread couplings where the beginning of the thread is cut to

      provide a positive connection.

      The question is: What is the Higbee cut?

  3. The answer is: The appliance that has two or three female connections coming into one male

      discharge exiting the connection.

      The question is: What is a Siamese?

  4. The answer is: Used to stop the flow of water to allow replacement of a burst section of hose.

      The question is: What is a hose clamp?

  5. The answer is: The type of load that is easiest to load for large diameter hose and allows the folds

      to lie flat rather than on their side.

      The question is: What is the flat load?

G. TOPIC: INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

  1. The answer is: The person in overall command and responsible for all activities.

      The question is: What is the incident commander?

  2. The answer is: Answers directly to the incident commander and has the authority to shut down all

      operations when conditions merit.

      The question is: What is the safety officer?

  3. The answer is: Responsible for providing equipment, materials, and services needed to support the

      incident.

      The question is: What is logistics?

  4. The answer is: The number of personnel one person can manage.

      The question is: What is span of control?

  5. The answer is: The type of command used when the incident is multi-jurisdictional and there may

      be more than one incident commander.

      The question is: What is unified command?

H. TOPIC: HOSE AND APPLIANCES/FIRE STREAMS

  1. The answer is: When hose is laid from the water source to the fire.

      The question is: What is a forward lay?

  2. The answer is: Occurs when the flow of water in a hose line is stopped suddenly resulting in a

      water surge.

      The question is: What is a water hammer?

  3. The answer is: The type of stream resulting from the use of a smoothbore nozzle.

      The question is: What is a solid stream?

  4. The answer is: The most common type of foam proportioner that can be connected at any point in

      the hose lay.

      The question is: What is an in-line foam eductor.

  5. The answer is: Used to achieve maximum water surface for heat absorption and is composed of

      very fine water droplets.

      The question is: What is a fog stream?

I. TOPIC: RESCUE

  1. The answer is: A rapid, thorough search done to locate victims as soon as possible.

      The question is: What is a primary search?

  2. The answer is: Immediately activate the PASS device.

      The question is: What should a firefighter do when they become trapped or injured.

  3. The answer is: Providing additional support to key places between a vehicle and the ground to

      prevent further movement.

      The question is: What is stabilization (stabilizing the vehicle)?

  4. The answer is: Using a spring-loaded center punch or striking with a sharp point at the lower

      corner.

      The question is: How do you remove tempered glass from side and rear windows?

  5. The answer is: The pattern of collapse when outer walls remain standing and the floors or roof fail

      in the middle leaving voids on both sides of the collapse.

      The question is: What is a V-shaped collapse?

J. TOPIC: FORCIBLE ENTRY

  1. The answer is: Used with a halligan type tool, the device useful in pulling all types of lock cylinders.

      The question is: What is a K-tool?

  2. The answer is: Process used to force open a sectional overhead door.

      The question is: What is pry upward from the bottom of the door?

  3. The answer is: A manual tool that takes two to four firefighters to breach a brick or concrete wall.