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