Chapter 10 - Forcible Entry

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Before beginning any forcible entry, which simple rule should fire firefighters keep in mind?

A. Get low before you go in B. Try before you pry. C. Doors are replaceable. Lives are not. D. Without a hose, the fire grows..

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Before beginning any forcible entry, which simple rule should fire firefighters keep in mind?

A. Get low before you go in B. Try before you pry. C. Doors are replaceable. Lives are not. D. Without a hose, the fire grows..

Try before you pry.

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Which is one of the functional categories of forcible entry tools?

A. Piercing B. Striking C. Lever D. Nondestructive

Stiking

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Which type of tools is a pick-head axe?

A. Cutting B. Combination C. Prying D. Striking

Cutting

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How many people are needed to use a battering ram?

A. Six B. Two to Four C. Two D. Four to Six

Two to Four

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Which tools combines an adze, a pick and a fork?

A. Clemens B. Halligan Bar C. Pick-Head Axe D. Ram Bar

Halligan Bar

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Which tools is a small hydraulic spreader operated by a hand-powered pump?

A. Rabbit Tool B. K Tool C. Power Bar D. Ram Bar

Rabbit Tool

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How is the length of bolt cutter handles related to the amount of cutting force that can be applied?

A. The cutting force varies with the jaw length. B. The shorter the handle, the greater the cutting force. C. The longer the handle, the greater the cutting force. D. The cutting force remains constant regardless of the handle's length

The longer the handle, the greater the cutting force.

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A silicon carbide composite circular saw blade is designed for use on:

A. A wide variety of materials. B. Masonry C. Steel D. Most Metals

Masonry

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Which tool is designed specifically to remove a lock cylinder?

A. Pry Axe B. K Tool C. J Tool D. Hux Bar

K Tool

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Which tool is specifically designed to open double doors equipped with panic bars?

A. Key Tool B. J Tool C. Bar Fly D. Slim Jim

J Tool

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What is one of the two side styles of wood door frame?

A. Finger-Joint B. Rabbit C. Barn D. Ledge

Rabbit

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Which method should be considered first when forcing an outward-swinging door?

A. Using the irons to pry it open. B. Driving the cylinder through the door. C. Cutting the bolt with a rotary saw. D. Removing the hinge pins

Removing the hinge pins.

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What is the quickest way to force entry through a security roll-up door?

A. Pry the latch bar away from the keeper. B. Cut the door with a power saw. C. Pry upward from the bottom of the door. D. Cut the latch bar with a rotary saw.

Cut the door with a power saw.

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What is the term for the transparent part of a window?

A. Light B. Lens C. Glass D. Glazing

Glazing

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How are jalousie windows normally opened and closed?

A. Pulling the chain attached to the drum. B. Turning a small hand-crank. C. Using a remote operated electric motor. D. Sliding the sash within the frame.

Turning a small hand-crank

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Which tool can be used to unscrew a lock cylinder?

A. Chain whip B. Strap Wrench C. Vise Grips D. Channel Locks

Vise Grips

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Which hazard should be of particular concern to fire fighters who are carrying long tools?

A. Windows B. Tight turns in corridors C. Overhead wires D. Self-closing doors.

Overhead Wires

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Which type of tool is used to apply an impact force directly on another tool or object?

A. Swinging B. Lever C. Impact D. Striking

Striking

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Which tool is part of the "irons"?

A. Pick Head Axe B. Mallet C. Pry-Bar D. Flat-Head Axe

Flat-Head Axe

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How does the rabbet tool work?

A. It spreads the door from the frame. B. It shears the hinges. C. It cuts the latch or bolt D. It displaces the lock cylinder

It spreads the door from the frame.

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What is the term for small opening that allows better tool access in forcible entry?

A. Bite B. Anchor point C. Toe hold D. Purchase point

Purchase Point

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Which type of circular saw blade is specifically designed to cut through hard surfaces or wood?

A. Aluminum oxide composite B. Silicon oxide composite C. Diamond D. Carbide-tipped

Carbide-Tipped

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Which circular saw blade is susceptible to damage from gasoline vapors?

A. Polycarbonate B. Masonry C. All Blades D. Wood

Masonry

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To force an inward-opening door, which part of the Halligan bar is inserted between the door and the jamb?

A. Adze B. Blade C. Pick D. Fork

Adze

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What must be done prior to making forcible entry into a fire building?

A. The fire attack team must be ready? B. An "all-clear" must be declared C. Utilities must be controlled D. Ventilation must be established

The fire attack team must be ready.

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