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Author: James J Murtagh; Darryl J Haefner
Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barrons Educational Series, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 6th ed.View all editions and formats
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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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Title: Firefighter exams /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: James J Murtagh; Darryl J Haefner
ISBN: 9780764140938; 0764140930
Notes: Content: Becoming a firefighter. Overview of the firefighter ; Understanding fire service terminology ; Firefighter examinations : knowledge and abilities ; Firefighter examinations : physical and medical abilities ; Test strategies -- A diagnostic examination. Diagnose your problem -- Correcting your weaknesses. Handling recall, visualization, and spatial orientation questions ; Understanding reading and verbal/listening comprehension questions ; Decision making, reasoning, and problem solving ; Understanding and working with tools ; Mathematics, machines, science, and information ordering ; Interacting with people -- Practice examinations. 50-question practice examination 1-4 ; 100-question practice examination 5-6 -- A final word. What to do immediately before, during, and after the examination.
Description: vii, 488 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: Becoming a firefighter. Overview of the firefighter ; Understanding fire service terminology ; Firefighter examinations : knowledge and abilities ; Firefighter examinations : physical and medical abilities ; Test strategies -- A diagnostic examination. Diagnose your problem -- Correcting your weaknesses. Handling recall, visualization, and spatial orientation questions ; Understanding reading and verbal/listening comprehension questions ; Decision making, reasoning, and problem solving ; Understanding and working with tools ; Mathematics, machines, science, and information ordering ; Interacting with people -- Practice examinations. 50-question practice examination 1-4 ; 100-question practice examination 5-6 -- A final word. What to do immediately before, during, and after the examination.
Responsibility: by James J. Murtagh.
Genre/Form: Examinations, questions, etc.
Year: 2009.
Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barrons Educational Series,
Standard Numbers: LCCN: 2008047737
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: TH9157; Dewey No.: 628.9/2076
OCLC No.: 246897563

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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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