Chapter 10: Ropes and Knots
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A carabiner is a type of ____ device.
create a secure loop at the working end
A figure eight on a bight is used to?
A rope carried by a fire fighter only for self-rescue from an extreme situation is called a(n) ____ rope.
figure eight on a bight
A rope is attached to a ladder for hoisting using a(n)?
A rope with minimal stretch under load is?
secure the leftover working end of a rope
A safety knot is most typically used to?
The escape rope must be ____ once it is used.
has a smaller diameter than a natural fiber rope of equal strength
Compared to a natural fiber rope, a synthetic fiber rope...
For which application is dynamic rope especially well suited?
From which end of the rope can a clove hitch accept tension without coming untied?
Natural fiber ropes are created using which type of construction?
Prolonged exposure to ____ light can damage synthetic ropes.
Ropes should be cleaned with what?
The individual fibers of a natural fiber ropes are twisted together to form a?
The kern of a kernmantle rope is its?
The term for a rope that is suddenly put under unusual tension is ____ loading.
What is a common cause of deterioration in natural fiber ropes?
depressions in the kern
What is a common sign of damage to a kernmantle rope?
It must not be used to support the weight of a person
What is a defining characteristic of utility rope?
What is another term for a safety knot?
What is another term for a sheet bend?
What is formed by making a circle in a rope?
What is formed by making a loop in a rope and then bringing the two ends of the rope parallel to each other?
What is formed by reversing the direction of a rope to form a " U " bend with two parallel ends?
What is one of the three primary classifications of rope based on function?
What is the preferred type for rope for rescue operations?
What is the second most common synthetic fiber used for life safety ropes?
What is the term for a piece of rescue equipment worn by a person to secure that individual to a rope?
What is the term for a rope used on an extension ladder to raise a fly section?
What is the term for preparing a knot by tightening it and removing twists, kinks, and slack from the rope?
What is the term for the part of a rope used to form a knot?
When hoisting a ladder, a ____ line should be attached to the bottom of the ladder to help control it as it is hoisted.
When the rope will not be supporting people
When is the use of utility rope appropriate?
Which class of harness is used to support a firefighter being raised or lowered on a life safety rope?
Which class of harness is used to support a firefighter in a rescue situation?
Which device is used to protect a rope when it must be dragged over a sharp or abrasive surface?
Which family of knots is used primarily to attach a rope around an object?
Which fiber is commonly used in life safety rope?
Which fiber is commonly used in water rescue rope?
History of use
Which item is necessary to include in a life safety rope's documentation?
Which kind of rescue takes place in a location such as a tank, silo, underground electrical vault, or storm drain?
Which knot component is part of a clove hitch?
Which knot is frequently used to secure the end of the rope to an anchor point?
Which knot is typically used to tie together two ropes of unequal size?
Which knot is used to keep the hoisting rope aligned with the handle of a tool being hoisted?
Which knot is used to prevent the end of a rope from slipping through the primary knot?
Which knot would typically be used to attach a rope to a tree or pole?
Which method is usually recommended for drying ropes?
Which method of construction is required for life safety rope?
Which natural fiber is commonly used to make ropes?
Which NFPA standard covers the criteria for design, construction, and performance of life safety rope and related equipment?
Which of the following is a commonly used device in rope rescue operations?
Which of the following is a second line attached to a rescuer that serves as a backup if the main line fails?
Which of the following is one of the four parts of the maintenance formula for ropes?
Which part of a rope is used for hoisting?
Has the rope been subject to shock loading
Which question is important to consider when inspecting life safety ropes?
Natural fiber ropes deteriorate even if stored properly
Which statement about natural fiber ropes is correct?
Which type of harness is used in the fire service?
300 lbs (180 kg)
What weight is a one-person life safety rope designed to bear?
Which type of harness is used int he fire service?
Figure Eight Follow Through
Which knot decreases the load capacity of rope the least?
The part of the rope used for lifting & hoisting.
What is the best description of the "Working end" of a rope?
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