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First Aid Quiz 2

Question Number 1
Which of the following is not a sign of shock?
Fast Pulse
Slow Pulse
A weak "thready" pulse

Question Number 2
If an asthma sufferer takes their medication, but it has no effect, how long should you wait before getting dialing 911 or an ambulance?
Always call 911 for an asthma attack
After 30 seconds
After 5 minutes
After 15 minutes

Question Number 3
What is the rate that you should be aiming for when performing chest compressions on an adult?
10 per minute
30 per minute
100 per minute
120 per minute

Question Number 4
Select the correct combination of artificial ventilations and chest compressions for performing CPR on an unconcious casualty (adult) that is not breathing.
2 Breaths to 15 Compressions
4 Breaths to 15 Compressions
2 Breaths to 30 Compressions
4 Breaths to 30 Compressions

Question Number 5
If carrying an unconscious person out of water, the casualty should be carried clear of the water. What else should you try and ensure?
The head is higher than their chest
The head is level with their chest
The head is lower than their chest

Question Number 6
Which of the following would you use an arm sling for?
Bleeding hand
Complicated Rib Fracture
Simple Rib Fracture
Fractured forearm

Question Number 7
When performing CPR (after an ambulance has been called) when should you stop?
When the lips go blue - Cyanosis
After 10 cycles
After 15 minutes
Only when assistance has arrived

Question Number 8
In the event of a flash burn (such as from prolonged glare from sunlight, or from a welders torch etc.) should you remove contact lenses if they are being worn?

Question Number 9
When dealing with a casualty with a nose bleed how long initially should pressure be maintained before checking to see if the bleeding has stopped.
____________ minutes

Question Number 10
Under which of the following should a full face helmet be removed?
Difficulty breathing
Whenever there are more than one first aider
If suspect back injury

Question Number 11
Give a value for what could be considered a normal pulse reading in a normal relatively healthy adult at rest.
____________ Beats per minute

Question Number 12
What is the aim of the primary survey of the patient?
Determine the location of the first aid kit
Assess for life-threatening conditions
To identify less serious injuries

Question Number 13
What is a warning bracelet for?
Warn others that the patient may have a contagious disease
Give important information about the medical history of the patient
Provide generic information on first aid for many illnesses

Question Number 14
What is the minimum number of people required to perform a log roll on someone with a suspected spinal injury?

Question Number 15
Which three of the following may you see on someone suffering from compression, but would not be expected for someone suffering from concussion?
Deteriorating level of response
Noisy breathing
Unequal pupil size

Question Number 16
With a patient suffering from a penetrating chest wound should you lean the patient towards the injured side or away from it?
Towards the injured side
Away from the injured side

Question Number 17
When treating a casualty for shock should you give him/her a glass of water to drink?

Question Number 18
In case of frostbite what temperature water should you use to put the injured parts in?
Very Cold water
Water from cold water tap
Warm water
Boiling Water

Question Number 19
How should you check to see that the circulation has not been cut-off after applying a bandage to the wrist?
Press a finger nail and see how quickly the colour returns
Test the temperature of the finger with a thermometer
See if they can still lift a heavy object

Question Number 20
If someones clothing is on fire, how should you extinguish it?
Get them to run around
Send them outside where it may be colder
Wrap them in a coat or curtain
Use a fan to blow out the flames

Question Number 21
Is the following statement true or false?
"If earache occurs during air travel the patient could close their mouth, pinch their nose and blow their nose, to equalise the pressure in the ears."

Question Number 22
During the primary survey of an unconscious patient, at what point should you shout for help if you are alone?
Once you get to the patient
After testing for a response
After Giving the first 2 breaths
After 1 minute of CPR

Question Number 23
What type of injury is a cut from broken glass likely to inflict?

Question Number 24
If hypothermia occurs from someone being outside for a long length of time how should they be reheated?
Rapidly (eg. bath warm water)
Slowly (eg. with blankets)

Question Number 25
What are the mechanics of injury?
The circumstances in which the injury was sustained and the forces involved
Technical information only used by doctors
Injuries that are only caused by hitting a mechanical machine or car
Injuries caused after being hit with a spanner

Quiz Answers

Question Number 1
Slow Pulse.

Question Number 2
After 5 minutes.

Question Number 3
A rate of 100 compressions per minute

Question Number 4
The answer is 2 Breaths to 30 Compressions. This has been updated inline with the new protocols. See: www.firstaidquiz.com/firstaidmanual.

Question Number 5
The head is lower than their chest.This is to protect the airway in the case of vomiting.

Question Number 6
A simple rib fracture and a fractured forearm.

Question Number 7
Only when assistance has arrived. Unless you are physically unable to continue any more.

Question Number 8

Question Number 9
10 minutes.

Question Number 10
With breathing difficulties, or vomiting. Only remove the helmet where it may be causing an obstruction to the airway.

Question Number 11
60 to 80 Beats per minute

Question Number 12
Assess for life-threatening conditions.

Question Number 13
Give important information about the medical history of the patient.

Question Number 14
Ideally 6 people should be used, but the minimum number is 4.

Question Number 15
Deteriorating level of response, Noisy breathing and an unequal pupil size.
Although they may not all be seen.

Question Number 16
Towards the injured side.

Question Number 17
No. Anyone suffering from shock should not be given anything to drink.

Question Number 18
Warm Water. It should be around 40 C.

Question Number 19
Press a finger nail and see how quickly the colour returns.

Question Number 20
Wrap them in a coat or curtain, or any other suitable material. Then roll them on the ground.

Question Number 21

Question Number 22
After testing for a response.

Question Number 23
Incised wound.

Question Number 24
Slowly (eg. with blankets).

Question Number 25
The circumstances in which the injury was sustained and the forces involved.

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