Barron s Firefighter Candidate Test 8th edition

Author: James J. Murtagh
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9781438065069
Release Date: 2017-04-01
Genre: Study Aids

This revised and updated manual presents practice exams similar to those given to firefighter candidates in cities and communities across America. The book opens with a description of the firefighter’s role, the important terminology that must be understood, and the physical, medical, and written tests every candidate must be able to pass for qualification. General advice and information for prospective firefighters includes physical fitness standards, and learning to recognize and correct weaknesses in visualization, spatial orientation, and more. A brand-new chapter in this edition covers mechanical reasoning, which today’s firefighter must be able to command. Features that follow include a prelimary diagnostic exam; information on revised exams (CPAT); and, advice on what a successful firefighter candidate should do to prepare before taking the exam. Included are six full-length practice exams with all questions answered and explained.

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.

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!

Smoke Your Firefighter Written Exam

Author: Paul S. Lepore
Publisher:
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.

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

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.

Understandable Statistics Concepts and Methods

Author: Charles Henry Brase
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337119917
Release Date: 2016-12-05
Genre: Mathematics

UNDERSTANDABLE STATISTICS: CONCEPTS AND METHODS, Twelfth Edition, is a thorough yet accessible program designed to help you overcome any apprehensions you may have about statistics and to master the subject. The authors provide clear guidance and informal advice while showing you the links between statistics and the world. To reinforce this approach—and make the material interesting as well as easier to understand—the book integrates real-life data from a variety of sources, including journals, periodicals, newspapers, and the Internet. You'll also have opportunities to develop your critical-thinking and statistical literacy skills through special features and exercises throughout the text. The use of graphing calculators, Excel, Minitab, Minitab ExpressTM, and SPSS is covered, although not required. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Barron s ASVAB

Author: Terry L. Duran
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764140884
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Study Aids

Presents subject reviews, including science, arithmetic, reading comprehension, and electronics fundamentals; suggests study guidelines; and includes four full-length practice examinations.

Barron s COOP HSPT Tachs 4th Edition

Author: Kathleen J. Elliott M.A.
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 1438008678
Release Date: 2017-05-01
Genre: Study Aids

This updated manual offers subject reviews with questions and answers in math, verbal skills, language arts, and reading comprehension; two practice COOPs, two practice HSPTs, and two practice TACHS tests that reflect the most recent exams; answers and explanations; and more.

Barron s Ccrn Exam

Author: Patricia Juarez
Publisher: Barrons Test Prep
ISBN: 1438004583
Release Date: 2015-06-01
Genre: Medical

Provides key concepts students need to master in order to successfully pass the adult critical care nursing certification exam. Features a 25-question pre-test, detailed subject reviews, 2 full-length sample CCRN tests with fully-explained answers, and 450 practice questions in all.

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.

Barron s 6 Practice Tests for the New SAT 2nd Edition

Author: Ira K. Wolf, Ph.D.
Publisher: Barrons Test Prep
ISBN: 1438006462
Release Date: 2015-11-01
Genre: Study Aids

Find six full-length practice exams similar in length, structure, question type, and degree of difficulty to the new 2016 SAT, with all questions answered and explained. Includes self-appraisal information for scoring the SAT essay question, test-taking tips, strategies, and more.

501 Sentence Completion Questions

Author: LearningExpress (Organization)
Publisher: Learning Express Llc
ISBN: 1576855112
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Business & Economics

Uses vocabulary words in context to test verbal aptitude and prepare students for PSAT, SAT, and GRE, professional and civil service qualifying exams. Focuses on the sentence completion question by offering practice in finding words in context. Each question contains a sentence with a fill-in-the-blank space. Correct answers are fully explained using their definitions, to reinforce skills. Topics include sentence structure mechanics (subject-verb agreement, modifiers -- adjectives, adverbs, etc., paragraph structural development, and essay questions formatting.