Practice Math questions related to fire fighting can be found below. Much of what needs to be known is basic mathematics, but our exams do include some geometry and algebra as it pertains to fire service. Use a piece of scratch paper to calculate your answer and then check the number. Remember. This sample exam IS NOT ACTIVE!. You will not be able to grade it upon completion. It is for example purposes only and does not demonstrate the actual grading functionality of our fire exams.

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Fire Fighter Basic Mathematics Exam
1. In the following number which number after the decimal represents a thousandth? .93456
  9
  4
  6
  3
 
2. L111 gets 4 miles per gallon. If L111 drives 76 miles how many gallons of fuel will it have used? Round to the nearest whole number.
  19
  20
  21
  22
 
3. What is the square footage of a building that is 330' X 143'?
  36,000
  42,130
  45,790
  47,190
 
4. If gas costs $3.29 per gallon and you purchase 6.5 gallons, how much money will you spend?
  $27.19
  $21.39
  $12.39
  $21.45
 
5. During the preplan process of a building you must obtain the square footage. You have a strip mall with two occupancies. One occupancy measures 96' X 52', and the other measures 114' X 52'. What is the approximate square footage for this building?
  10,000
  11,000
  12,000
  13,000
 
6. If a fire engine is traveling down the interstate driving 55 mph and reaches the reported vehicle fire 13 minutes, approximately how far did the engine travel? Use the following formula: Rate X Time = Distance
  12 miles
  13 miles
  18 miles
  19 miles
 
7. There are 5 sections of 100' wildland hose and 11 sections of 50' structural hose that is being pressure tested. During hose testing 3 sections of structural hose blows. What is the total amount of wildland hose that failed the test?
  0'
  150'
  300
  1050
 
8. Jim and Sarah invited seven friends over for dinner. If each friend brought one guest how many people will be at the dinner excluding Jim and Sarah
  7
  9
  14
  16
 
9. If a fire apparatus bay is 56 feet long and the fire apparatus is 38 feet long, how many feet is left over in the bay?
  12 feet
  14 feet
  16 feet
  18 feet
 
10. Find the average number from the following numbers. 13, 33, 2, 10, 3.
  12.2
  12.4
  12.6
  12.8