Quiz: Can You Get 15/18 On This Firefighter Test For A 130+ IQ?

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

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NBCUniversal Television Distribution
 Jul 31, 2018
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Question: 1/18Pick your answer!


Who started the first fire company in Philadelphia?
Alexander Hamilton
Benjamin Franklin
George Washington

Question: 2/18Pick your answer!


Most firefighters are volunteers.
True
False

Question: 3/18Pick your answer!


________________ were initially trained as guard dogs for firefighters.
Dalmations
Golden Retrievers
Huskies

Question: 4/18Pick your answer!


The equipment worn by firefighters can weigh up to _____________ pounds.
10
70
550

Question: 5/18Pick your answer!


Firefighters know the ____________ of major public buildings in case of a fire.
height
floor plans
age

Question: 6/18Pick your answer!


What are firefighters statistically most likely to die from?
heart attacks
broken legs
fires

Question: 7/18Pick your answer!


Firefighters are more likely to get cancer than the average person.
False
True

Question: 8/18Pick your answer!


What does SCBA stand for?
self-contained breathing apparatus
sole company breathe air
sure community breath appearance

Question: 9/18Pick your answer!


80% of fire and medical 911 calls in the U.S. are for _____________ .
earthquakes
fires
medical emergencies

Question: 10/18Pick your answer!


How many shifts a month will the average paid firefighter work?
90
1
8

Question: 11/18Pick your answer!


When fire houses first started, they used _____________ to stop horses from climbing up the stairs.
spiral staircases
buckets of water
electric fences

Question: 12/18Pick your answer!


The fire pole was invented by an ______________ fire company in Chicago in the 1800s.
all women
all foreign
all black

Question: 13/18Pick your answer!


Ancient ____________ firefighters sprayed themselves with water to make themselves less flammable.
American
Canadian
Japanese

Question: 14/18Pick your answer!


A fire ___________ can pump water while a fire truck does not.
wheel
engine
siren

Question: 15/18Pick your answer!


What is the heavy clothing that protects firefighters from heat often referred to as?
heat seekers
bunker gear
fire coth

Question: 16/18Pick your answer!


Why are axes, cutters, rams, and blades stored on fire trucks?
To prevent people from playing on fire trucks they see
It's tradition
To help firefighters gain entry to the building

Question: 17/18Pick your answer!


What is the purpose of a fire chief car?
To carry coffins at the funerals of fallen firefighters
To be used as a training truck for new firefighters
To carry the fire chief to emergencies

Question: 18/18Pick your answer!


What do fire engines pump?
Water
Water and foam
Dry ice
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