A lot of times when you take a test to see if you qualify for a job, the process can be kind of irritating. I mean, come on, all you want is some lousy job, and you have to pass a test first? Well, being a firefighter isn't one of those things. If your house is on fire and your loved ones are inside, wouldn't you want to have some firemen showing up that have passed a test? I know I would. Being a firefighter is a challenging and important job.
I know you have what it takes to be a firefighter. Of course, we all know that one has to be brave, heroic, calm under pressure, and willing to put your life on the line at a moment's notice to save others to be a firefighter, but there is way more to it than that. You also have to know a lot about emergency medical procedures; you have to understand the basics of fire science, and also you need to be able to make the right decisions in all sorts of different scenarios. Do you think you could pass the Firefighter exam? Take this quiz to find out. And whatever you do, make sure that you save the animals first.
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