BARRON’S FIREFIGHTER CANDIDATE EXAMS

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9781438008868

Description

This revised and updated manual presents practice exams similar to those given to firefighter candidates in cities and communities across America. The book opens with a description of the firefighter’s role, the important terminology he must understand, and the physical, medical, and written tests he must be able to pass for qualification. General advice and information for prospective firefighters includes physical fitness standards, and learning to recognize and correct weaknesses in visualization, spatial orientation, and more. A brand-new chapter in this edition covers mechanical reasoning, which today’s firefighter must be able to command. Features that follow include—

  • A preliminary diagnostic exam
  • Information on revised exams (CPAT)
  • Advice on what a successful firefighter candidate should do to prepare before taking the exam
  • Six full-length practice exams
  • All test questions answered and explained



Table of Contents

      Foreword

 

      Introduction


BECOMING A FIREFIGHTER

      1. Overview

 

      2. Examinations, Knowledge and Abilities

 

      3. Physical Ability, Medical Examination, and Related Testing

 

      4. Test Strategies

 

      5. Diagnose Your Problem

 

      6. Handling Recall, Visualization, and Spatial Orientation Questions

 

      7. Understanding Reading and Verbal/Listening Comprehension Questions

 

      8. Decision Making, Reasoning, and Problem Solving

 

      9. Mathematics, Machines, Science, and Information 

 

      10. Mechanical Reasoning 

 

      11. Tools and Definitions


PRACTICE EXAMS

      12. 50—Question Practice Exams 

 

      13.100—Question Practice Exams 


A FINAL WORD

      14.What to Do Immediately Before, During, and After the Exam 

 

      15.Fire Service Terminology

 

    Index

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Paperback / 464 Pages / 8 3/8 x 10 7/8 / 2017