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 that must be understood, and the physical, medical, and written tests every candidate 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 prelimary diagnostic exam; information on revised exams (CPAT); and, advice on what a successful firefighter candidate should do to prepare before taking the exam. Included are six full-length practice exams with all questions answered and explained.
Provides information on preparing for the firefighter examination, including an analysis of the various types of questions, practice exercises, and tips on passing the physical abilities portion of the test.
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