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UNDERSTANDING MECHANICAL AND THREE-DIMENSIONAL DIAGRAMS

DIRECTIONS: These questions are designed to test your skill in visualizing objects, how they work and what relationship individual parts of the object have to other parts.

Why? Measures a firefighter's ability to understand and draw conclusions about the diagrams.

Entry-level firefighter tests


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Understanding Written Firefighting Material

* Mathematics

* Getting Along with Others in a Community Situation

* Understanding Oral Information

* The Physical Agility Test





Diagram1 Which pendulum will swing faster?

a.    A

b.    B

c.    C

d.    D

Answer



Diagram 2 If gear #2 is moved in the direction indicated, which way will gear #1 go?

a.    direction A

b.    direction B

c.    it will not move

d.    direction A and then direction B

Answer



Diagram 3 How much weight is needed to balance the 5-pound weight on the left side?

a.    1 pound

b.    3 pounds

c.    6 pounds

d.    9 pounds

Answer



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