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					Firefighter I                                                                        Loss Control




                                 Chapter 17 Quiz
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Directions: Write the correct letter on the blank before each question.

________        1.     The philosophy of loss control is to minimize damage and provide
                       customer service through effective mitigation and recovery efforts
                       before, during, and after an incident. (868)
                       A.      True
                       B.      False

________        2.     Salvage consists of those operations involved in searching for an
                       extinguishing hidden or remaining fires. (869)
                       A.      True
                       B.      False

________        3.     It is not possible for firefighters to protect such things as computers
                       and filing cabinets during salvage operations. (869)
                       A.      True
                       B.      False

________        4.     Canvas salvage covers can be cleaned by rinsing with a hose and
                       scrubbing with a broom. (873)
                       A.      True
                       B.      False

________        5.     An automatic sprinkler kit is used to repair broken sprinkler heads.
                       (875)
                       A.      True
                       B.      False

________        6.     A one-firefighter spread with a folded salvage cover can be folded by
                       one firefighter. (878)
                       A.      True
                       B.      False




Fire Protection Publications                                                        Chapter Quiz
Oklahoma State University                                                                   17-1
Firefighter I                                                                       Loss Control


________        7.     A chute is constructed from a salvage cover to hold small amounts of
                       water. (879)
                       A.      True
                       B.      False

________        8.     Overhaul involves those operations conducted once the main body of
                       fire has been extinguished. (881)
                       A.      True
                       B.      False

________        9.     Pike poles and plaster hooks may be used to open ceilings during
                       overhaul operations. (882)
                       A.      True
                       B.      False

________ 10.           Typically, 3-inch (77 mm) attack lines are used for overhaul. (882)
                       A.      True
                       B.      False

________ 11.           Peeling paint and rippled wallpaper are signs of hidden fires. (883)
                       A.      True
                       B.      False

________ 12.           Overhaul typically begins in the area of least fire involvement. (884)
                       A.      True
                       B.      False

________ 13.           All scorched or partially burned articles may prove helpful to an
                       investigator and should be protected if possible. (886)
                       A.      True
                       B.      False




Fire Protection Publications                                                       Chapter Quiz
Oklahoma State University                                                                  17-2
Firefighter I                                                                     Loss Control



Directions: Write a brief answer to the questions below.

 14.    List four safety considerations during overhaul operations. (883)




 15.    Name five indicators of loss of structural integrity that should be looked for
        during overhaul operations. (883)




Fire Protection Publications                                                     Chapter Quiz
Oklahoma State University                                                                17-3

				
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