Norman Hall s Firefighter Exam Preparation Book

Author: Norman Hall
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781440519161
Release Date: 2004-01-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Guaranteed Top Scores on Your Firefighter's Exam! Want to be a firefighter? Do you know what is involved in taking the exam? Don't take a chance at failing a test you could ace--learn from the expert, Norman Hall. For more than a decade, Norman Hall's Firefighter Exam Preparation Book has been the #1 test preparation book for prospective firefighters. Back by popular demand, Norman Hall has completely updated and revised this hugely successful book for this second edition, presenting new tips and time-tested methods for attaining the highest scores. Practice your skills using features such as tips on how to pass the physical requirements, practice exams with answer keys, memory aids to help you master the recall test, tables for self-scoring, insights on what a career in firefighting entails, and a discussion of the final interview. Use Norman Hall's Firefighter Exam Preparation Book, 2nd Edition to study hard and score at the top!

McGraw Hill s Firefighter Exams

Author: Ronald Spadafora
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071593816
Release Date: 2007-12-24
Genre: Study Aids

PREPARE FOR YOUR FIREFIGHTER'S EXAM WITH A TOP EXPERT AND EDUCATOR -- AND JOIN AMERICA'S BRAVEST! Chief Ronald Spadafora of the New York City Fire Department has created this test prep guide and career handbook to give you the very latest information about firefighter testing and employment. With three decades of experience in the fire service, Chief Spadafora is uniquely qualified to lead you through every step of the recruiting process. This all-in-one resource will give you the edge to do your best on the day of the exam and throughout your firefighting career. Includes: 5 full-length sample tests based on Firefighter exams given throughout the United States Complete review for all question types: reading comprehension * math * principles of mechanics * tool usage and recognition * memorization and visualization * on-the-job scenarios, etc. Expert advice for the oral interview and psychological testing Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) skill sets and preparation Valuable mini-courses in firematics and basic emergency medical care

Smoke Your Firefighter Written Exam

Author: Paul S. Lepore
ISBN: 0972993487
Release Date: 2007-04-01
Genre: Fire extinction

Most fire departments give a written examination as the first part of the testing process. Since there are usually an enormous number of candidates who apply for the position, difficult written examinations are an effective way to narrow the field. There is no excuse for a firefighter candidate to fail a written exam. Those who are committed to their goal will plan and prepare for the written exam to improve their chances of success. While there are other self-help books devoted to helping aspiring firefighters, they only provide questions and answers. These books are useless if you do not understand how to work out the problems. Smoke Your Firefighter Written Exam goes beyond providing sample questions and answers. It teaches the reader the basic rules and principles behind the questions; in other words, how to solve each complex problem. Each section begins with an overview of how to solve the problem. The reasoning behind the correct answer is presented in clear, easy-to-understand language. The reader will become proficient in: mathematics (word problems, geometry, addition, subtraction, multiplication); mechanical aptitude (gears, levers, pulleys, incline planes, screws); language (reading, spelling, grammar, vocabulary); perceptual ability; spatial relations; matching parts and figures; map reading. Illustrations are used throughout the book to teach basic principles and present problems to solve.

Firefighter Exam For Dummies

Author: Stacy L. Bell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118000536
Release Date: 2011-01-11
Genre: Study Aids

The fast and easy way to score your best on the Firefighter Exam In addition to physical tests of strength, agility, and coordination, firefighters must also pass a difficult written test that requires serious preparation to fare well, and many applicants fail to succeed. Firefighter Exam For Dummies gives you a complete review of the most commonly tested topics that are typical of firefighter exams given to candidates across North America, as well as tips and advice on how to pass the oral interview, psychological testing, and the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT). Coverage of reading comprehension, math, principles of mechanics, tool usage and recognition, memorization and visualization, and on-the-job scenarios Study advice and test-taking tips 4 full-length practice exams with answers and detailed explanations including the National Firefighter Selection Inventory (NFSI), a battery of 105 questions that assess the job-related cognitive skills required of a firefighter, and a test based on the New York City (NYC) firefighter exam-one of the most demanding Complete with advice for conquering test anxiety, Firefighter Exam For Dummies covers everything you need to know to confidently tackle-and pass-the big exam.

Smoke Your Firefighter Interview

Author: Paul S. Lepore
ISBN: 0972993444
Release Date: 2008-01-01
Genre: Employment interviewing

With this book you will gain insight into the crucial part of the exam- the interview. While it is important for a candidate to focus on the written and physical ability parts of the exam, the interview often accounts for up to 100% of a candidate's overall score. Lepore has proctored hundreds of entry-level and promotional interviews. He shares his unique ability to see the interview through the eyes of the rater. This book is presented in a question-answer format. It provides the candidate with a strong foundation on how to answer over 100 of the questions most commonly asked by fire departments across the country, and provides the rationale as to why the answer is correct. Answers to common situational questions deal with: moral issues, legal issues, violations of policies and procedures, ethical dilemmas, societal obligations, interpersonal conflicts. This updated book includes additional questions and answers.

Master the Civil Service Exams

Author: Peterson's
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 9780768938098
Release Date: 2013-05-07
Genre: Study Aids

Master the Civil Service Exams offers complete test preparation for the written exam so you can pursue a government job. Math, verbal and clerical exercises, plus four full-length practice tests, build skills and confidence, while experts in the field provide an inside scoop on how to become a first-rate job candidate. You will also find up-to-date information on the civil service job market and projected areas of growth.

Get Firefighter Fit

Author: Kevin S. Malley
Publisher: Ulysses Press
ISBN: 9781569756263
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Health & Fitness

A step-by-step, illustrated reference to the physical fitness program utilized by New York City firefighters uses a four-phase progressive approach to total body conditioning that can be personalized in accordance with individual goals and starting-point fitness levels. Original.

AP Chemistry

Author: Neil D. Jespersen & Pamela K. Kerrigan
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9781438068329
Release Date:

Essential Words for the TOEFL 7th edition

Author: Steven J. Matthiesen
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9781438068817
Release Date: 2017-04-01
Genre: Study Aids

This brand-new edition of Essential Words for the TOEFL is specifically designed for ESL students preparing to take the TOEFL and features updated vocabulary that is seen most often on the exam. It includes phrases and "purpose" words (for example: define, discuss, claim, etc.) that are used in the speaking and writing sections of the test; new words and phrases; lists of vocabulary words with definitions, sample sentences, and practice exercises for 500 need-to-know words ; and, detailed advise to help students expand their English language vocabulary, and more. Students can test their mastery of TOEFL vocabulary by taking the included practice test with answer key, which is designed to help students evaluate their progress, and increase confidence in their vocabulary skills.

Barron s Mechanical Aptitude and Spatial Relations Test 3rd edition

Author: Dr. Joel Wiesen
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9781438065151
Release Date: 2015-05-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Private employers and public agencies use various mechanical aptitude tests to screen applicants for jobs that range from mechanics and skilled trades apprentices to aerospace engineers and firefighters. These tests often differ in detail but measure similar abilities. This manual presents 18 typical tests that gauge an individual’s mechanical aptitude and spatial ability, with all questions answered and explained. The author also advises on ways to improve mechanical comprehension, gives test-taking tips, and explains how pulleys, levers, and other simple machines work. The eBook is filled with diagrams and illustrations.

Barron s Canadian Firefighter Exams

Author: Trevor Edmonds
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 1438002459
Release Date: 2013-09-01
Genre: Study Aids

There are a number of tests commonly used by fire departments throughout Canada to identify new firefighter candidates. This comprehensive test preparation manual will help potential recruits prepare for the most common exams, including: CPS Test IPMA-HR FPSI Stefan Fraser Test The OS Test, and several others Potential test-takers will find an overview of common oral comprehension, reading comprehension and math questions as well as situational judgment and personality profile sections. Test preparation tips cover general studying as well as guidance on appearance and personal presentation. This book also reviews what candidates need to know for physical firefighting and combat skills tests such as the CPAT and York University Firefighter Fitness Assessment. Includes five practice exams.

Master The Mechanical Aptitude and Spatial Relations Test

Author: Peterson's
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 9780768928631
Release Date: 2010-05-25
Genre: Study Aids

Master the Mechanical Aptitude & Spatial Relations Tests provides the key to test-prep success on exams measuring spatial relations, symbol reasoning, and mechnical aptitude fro training and employment opportunities in the military, civil service, technical schools, and private industry. Featuring practice questions covering all major exam topics-including hidden figures, tool knowledge, and mechnical insight-with overviews of concepts that appear on mechanical aptitude/spatial relations exams, such as visual-motor coordination and pattern analysis. The book also includes detailed subject reviews, along with charts and diagrams to illustrate answers.

Mechanical Aptitude Spatial Relations Tests

Author: Joan U. Levy
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 0768916992
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Study Aids

This handbook offers training for success on exams that measure mechanical aptitude, symbol reasoning, and spatial relations for employment opportunities in the military, civil service, and private industry. The book features practice questions that cover all major exam topics.

USMLE Step 3 Secrets

Author: Theodore X. O'Connell
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 1455753998
Release Date: 2014-12-11
Genre: Medical

Clear that final USMLE hurdle with confidence! Bestselling review author Dr. Ted O'Connell prepares you for every aspect of the challenging USMLE Step 3 exam with questions and concise answers designed for today's residents. Following the popular, time-tested Secrets Series® format, this enjoyable, easy-to-read book is extremely effective for ensuring success on one of the most important exams you'll take in your medical career. Get the most out of your study time with a concise, integrated, clinical overview of Step 3 content, perfect for a refresher and practical preparation for this high-stakes, vignette-style exam. Benefit from the highly engaging Q&A format that interactively reviews your knowledge of diagnosis, treatment, and management of common disorders. Carry it with you and study at your convenience - anytime, anywhere. Tap into the knowledge and experience of co-authors who have all scored extremely well on all steps of the USMLE. Zero in on key information with figures, tables, and summary boxes that provide a concise visual overview of important board-relevant content. Apply tips, memory aids, and "secrets" gathered by Dr. O'Connell and used by students to pass the boards.