First Aid Quiz (billitz)

Jess Billitz
Quiz by Jess Billitz, updated more than 1 year ago
Jess Billitz
Created by Jess Billitz about 4 years ago


first aid exam practice quiz

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Question 1

When you are caring for a person suffering from heat exhaustion, which should you do?
  • Force the person to quickly drink water
  • Get the person into a cooler place
  • Put more layers of clothing on the person to protect them from the heat.
  • All of these responses

Question 2

If somebody is ignoring the signs of heat exhaustion and continues activity within the heat, what is likely to happen?
  • Heat exhaustion will continue.
  • The body will adapt to the heat exhaustion and function normally.
  • Heat stroke may occur.

Question 3

What should you do for a person that is experiencing frostbite?
  • Use skin-to-skin contact to warm the area
  • Rub the area vigorously
  • Soak the area in lukewarm water
  • Use skin-to-skin contact AND soak the area in lukewarm water

Question 4

In a wet, cold, and windy environment, which condition is a person most likely to develop?
  • Hypothermia
  • Hyperthermia
  • Frostbite
  • Heat cramps

Question 5

Which steps should you follow if you suspect a conscious person has been poisoned, but it does not appear to be severe?
  • Call 9-1-1 and give them liquids until help arrives
  • Call the Poison Control Hotline and follow their advice
  • Call 9-1-1 and wait until help arrives
  • Give them water and attempt to treat the illness yourself

Question 6

If a person is experiencing trouble breathing and feels their throat tightening, how should you respond?
  • Take the situation seriously, call 9-1-1, and assist the person in using their epi pen
  • The reaction will go away on its own, just monitor the situation
  • Give the person water to loosen the tightening in the throat
  • Call 9-1-1 and wait for help

Question 7

If a person is experiencing a diabetic emergency, how should somebody assist?
  • Call 9-1-1 immediately
  • Give them sugar if they are able to eat and drink and monitor their behaviors and health afterward
  • Call 9-1-1 after about a half hour if sugar does not assist the situation
  • Diabetic emergencies will get better without treatment, one must simply wait it out

Question 8

Which of the following is a myth regarding the treatment of seizures?
  • Do not try to stop the seizure
  • Put something in their mouth to prevent them from swallowing their tongue
  • Move objects out of the way to prevent injury
  • Roll them to their side to drain fluid from their mouth after the seizure

Question 9

You approach the scene of an accident and you find an injured person with a broken arm and a bleeding wound. You tell them that you a certified in first aid and ask them if you can help. They say "no." How should you respond?
  • Do not give help, but call 9-1-1
  • Call 9-1-1 and help them until the ambulance arrives
  • Do not call 9-1-1 and provide them help yourself

Question 10

The Good Samaritan Law will protect you if:
  • You get consent from the victim
  • You give appropriate care for the wound
  • You accidentally injure someone while providing care
  • All of these answers

Question 11

When you approach the scene of an emergency, the three steps you should follow are [blank_start]check[blank_end], [blank_start]call[blank_end], [blank_start]care[blank_end].
  • check
  • call
  • care

Question 12

You approach the scene of a burning building and find a man lying unconscious inside the building. You know the man must be moved, but he is heavier than you and is unconscious. You should [blank_start]drag[blank_end] him to safety and call [blank_start]9-1-1[blank_end].
  • drag
  • 9-1-1

Question 13

Treating a bleeding wound without proper PPE (such as gloves, goggles, etc.) can result in the transmission of blood borne diseases, such as Hepatitis C and HIV.
  • True
  • False

Question 14

When treating a(n) [blank_start]unconscious[blank_end] person, it is important to check their [blank_start]airway[blank_end], check for [blank_start]breathing[blank_end], and check their [blank_start]circulation[blank_end]. When treating a(n) [blank_start]conscious person[blank_end], it is important to interview the person and then check them from [blank_start]head[blank_end] to [blank_start]toe[blank_end].
  • unconscious
  • airway
  • breathing
  • circulation
  • conscious person
  • head
  • toe

Question 15

You find an individual conscious, yet appearing dizzy, confused, and experiencing trouble breathing. You believe they are in shock. You should first [blank_start]lie them down[blank_end], then help them maintain [blank_start]body temperature[blank_end], and [blank_start]reassure the person[blank_end].
  • lie them down
  • have them sit upright
  • body temperature
  • alertness
  • hydration
  • reassure the person
  • have them drink fluids
  • allow them to sleep

Question 16

Which of the following are components of RICE, used to treat joint and muscle injuries? Check all that apply.
  • Rest
  • Ice
  • Extend
  • Immobilize

Question 17

Which of the following are true statements? Check all that apply.
  • Closed wounds involve internal bleeding, though it might be minor.
  • Open wounds involve an opening in the skin.
  • Bruises are a type of open wound that bleed under the skin.
  • Punctures are the most common type of open wound.

Question 18

When you are lifting, carrying, or dragging a victim from a dangerous situation, it is important to stabilize their head, neck, and spine to prevent further injury.
  • True
  • False

Question 19

You are in the woods camping and trip over a tree root, fracturing your wrist as you brace yourself. You have rope, pieces of cardboard (to start fires), a towel, and extra clothing. How should you use these supplies to splint the injury until you can get medical assistance?
  • Create a rigid splint using the pieces of cardboard and pieces of rope
  • Wrap the towel around your arm to create a soft splint
  • There is no way to treat this injury
  • Put on the extra clothing to protect the wrist in case you get injured again

Question 20

Which of the following are types of burns that affect the body? Check all that apply.
  • Chemical
  • Electrical
  • Sunburn
  • Heat
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