Magazine August 10, 2009, Issue

City of New Haven, Ct., Firefighters Exam

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Please answer the questions in each section before going on to the next section. Use black or blue-black ink. Questions that are not answered or are answered illegibly will be given a score of zero.


Please answer the following questions by circling the correct letter.

1. One way to estimate the interior temperature of a burning building is a) the color and height of the flames; b) the buckling along the building frame; c) intact or exploded windows; d) all of the above.

2. Which mechanism is not a way to transfer heat? a) fusible ink; b) radiation; c) convection; d)

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