### Most common Canadian firefighters tests

FF EL 100 Series
FF EL 200 Series
FF EL 300 Series
Fire and Police Selection (FPSI)
Comprehensive Exam Battery (CEB)
Practice Skills Test (PST)
Occupational Specific (OS Test)

### Test Content

All the above test are broadly similar with a few variations.   Most tests have 100 multiple choice questions covering the following areas:

• Listening Comprehension
• Vocabulary
• Writing
• Basic Math (Arithmetic, fractions, decimals, simple geometry)
• Mechanical Aptitude
• Logical and mathematical reasoning ability (drawing inferences, word problems)
• Spatial Sense

### Salary

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Alberta at \$47.27 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Montreal – Quebec at \$32.00 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of \$75,000 – \$105,000.

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### Contents

Getting Started
How this study guide is organized 7
Making a Study Plan 7
Making a Study Schedule 8

Self-Assessment 15
Main Idea and Supporting Details 33
Drawing Inferences And Conclusions 37

Mathematics
Self-Assessment 52
Metric Conversion – A Quick Tutorial 64
Fraction Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 66
Decimal Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 71
Converting Decimals to Fractions 71
Percent Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 72
How to Answer Basic Math Multiple Choice 74
How to Solve Word Problems 78
Types of Word Problems 81

Mechanical Comprehension
Self-Assessment 93