A) a day in the life of one important firefighter
B) the dangers of firefighting
C) the importance of fire department equipment
D) firefighting now and long ago in the United States.
A) over ten million
B) over a million and a half
C) twenty five
D) under ten thousand five hundred
A) always challenging
B) too boring to work there a long time
C) never exciting
D) too hard to handle
A) a firefighter
B) an officer
C) a driver
D) a back-stepper
A) firehouse pole
B) fire truck
C) firefighting equipment
D) fire alarm
A) gets his or her gear in order and sets it up next to the fire truck.
B) shops for groceries and prepares dinner.
C) makes his or her bed and cleans the station house.
D) attends a training session.
A) The fire is almost out.
B) The fire is starting again.
C) The ashes must be soaked until they are cold.
D) The townspeople form a bucket brigade.
A) They didn't have firefighters back then.
B) They built their houses too quickly and sloppily.
C) They didn't understand the causes of fire.
D) They built their houses out of flammable material
A) All children were required to work.
B) It took the whole town to put out fires.
C) Windows in houses were too small for adults.
D) Every house had a bucket hanging next to the door.
A) People needed to be off the streets during the night.
B) People needed to sleep all night.
C) Fires often occurred between 9:00 pm and 4:30 am.
D) Firefighters were not available during the night.
A) to warn people if a fire broke out at night.
B) to stop any fires that started during the night
C) to tell what time it was
D) to protect the streets from robbers at night
A) Thomas Jefferson
B) Paul Revere
C) Benjamin Franklin
D) George Washington
1.A 2.B 3.B 4.A 5.A 6.A 7.D 8.B 9.A 10.B 11.B 12.A 13.C 14.D 15.B 16.C 17.A 18.C