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I’m so confused Sticks and Stones What’s burning? I smell smoke What the heck? 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 Jeopardy Game - S-190 Intro to Wildland Behavior Test Review
QUESTION: What are the 3 methods of heat transfer ? ANSWER: Radiation, Conduction, Convection
QUESTION: What are the 3 components of the Fire triangle ? ANSWER: Oxygen, Fuel, Heat
QUESTION: What is the definition of Fire Burning without flame and barely spreading ANSWER: Smoldering
QUESTION: What is the definition of Fire Spreading rapidly with a well defined head ? ANSWER: Running
QUESTION: What is the definition of a fire producing sparks or embers that are carried by wind or convention and starts new fires beyond the main fire ? ANSWER: Spotting
QUESTION: What does it mean when a Fire is considered “Controlled” ? ANSWER: When the fire is expected to hold under reasonable conditions.
QUESTION: Give four examples of what is considered a barrier ? ANSWER: Rock-slide area, River, Lake, Road, Fire-line, green field.
QUESTION: Name 2 type of canyons that can result in extreme fire behavior? ANSWER: Box canyon, Narrow canyon
QUESTION: List 6 basic fuel types ANSWER: Grass, Grass – shrub, Shrub, timber, timber-understory, slash-blowdown
QUESTION: What are the two type of horizontal arrangements of fuels ? ANSWER: Uniform, Patchy
QUESTION: The vertical arrangement of ladder fuel describes what ? ANSWER: Fuels that link the surface materials to the upper canopy.
QUESTION: List at least 3 indicators that fire behavior is increasing ANSWER: Torching, flare-ups, crowing, increased rate of spread, increase spotting
QUESTION: What is one wind indicator to be aware of that can lead to increased fire behavior ? ANSWER: Cold front passage, shifting winds, Increasing winds, Erratic winds
QUESTION: What factor influences fire spread more than any other ? ANSWER: Wind
QUESTION: List 3 weather factors which may produce rapid fire spread? ANSWER: Thunderstorms, frontal passage, Fire Whirls, Dust devils, Foehn Winds
QUESTION: Relative humidity is usually at its lowest in (time of day) ? ANSWER: Mid-Afternoon
QUESTION: As relative humidity decreases fuel moisture ? ANSWER: Increases
QUESTION: Hazards of a thunderstorm include ? ANSWER: (All of the following) Strong winds, Lighting, Erratic Fire behavior (all these)
QUESTION: The moisture content, in which type of fuel is MOST affected by a change in the relative humidity ? ANSWER: Grass
QUESTION: List two dangerous conditions that can develop when a fire is burning in a steep narrow canyon ? ANSWER: Pre-heating, Spotting, Rolling Material, Increased rate of spread, Wind influences
QUESTION: Every Firefighter on a wildland fire incident is required to carry one of these ? ANSWER: Fire Shelter
QUESTION: Who is in charge of a Wildland fire incident ? ANSWER: The I/C – Incident Commander
QUESTION: What is it called when a wild-land firefighter get overrun by an advancing fire ? ANSWER: A burn over
QUESTION: A North facing aspect (slope) will have more fire activity that a south facing aspect (True / False) ? ANSWER: False
QUESTION: A combination of high winds and low relative humidity can cause what ? ANSWER: High rates of fire spread.
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