NREMT Paramedic Certification Exam

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NREMT Paramedic Certification Exam

Taking the NREMT Paramedic Certification Examination is an opportunity for paramedics to advance their career in the field. Paramedics are important allied health professionals that provide advanced emergency medical care for emergency patients who sustained one injury or another. Are you excited to move to the next level in your career as a paramedic? Then take this quiz to find out how prepared you are.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When tension pneumothorax is developed, symptoms and signs begin to be noticed. Which of the following is not one of those signs or symptoms?
    • A. 

      Jugular venous distension

    • B. 

      Subcutaneous emphysema

    • C. 

      Dyspnea

    • D. 

      Hypertension

  • 2. 
    Which of the subsequent options can be afffiliated with this disease:Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease?
    • A. 

      Dyspnea and asthma

    • B. 

      Bronchitis and emphysema

    • C. 

      Pulmonary edema and pneumonia

    • D. 

      Anxiety and shock

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a non-rebreather face mask's ideal flow rate?
    • A. 

      10 liters/min

    • B. 

      15 liters/ min

    • C. 

      5 liters/min

    • D. 

      3 liters/min

  • 4. 
    For an unconscious patient who has suffered a spinal or head injury, what is the most efficient and best maneuver to open the airway of the patient?
    • A. 

      Inserting an OPA

    • B. 

      Head-tilt-chin lift

    • C. 

      Modified jaw thrust

    • D. 

      Increasing the oxygen flow rate

  • 5. 
    Which of the following sounds of the lungs are likely to be heard when the lung(s) is osculated in areas of a tension pneumothorax?
    • A. 

      Labored breath sounds.

    • B. 

      Wheezing and cracking.

    • C. 

      Absent or decreased breath sounds.

    • D. 

      High-pitched whistle.

  • 6. 
    The accumulation of what in the blood causes Hyperventilation?
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide in the blood.

    • B. 

      Nitrogen in the blood.

    • C. 

      Hemoglobin in the blood.

    • D. 

      Oxygen in the blood.

  • 7. 
    A nasal cannula provides which percentage of oxygen?
    • A. 

      44% - 50%

    • B. 

      50% - 55%

    • C. 

      24% - 44%

    • D. 

      4% - 24%

  • 8. 
    How should an oropharyngeal airway be measured?
    • A. 

      From the corner of the mouth to the pharynx.

    • B. 

      From the corner of the mouth to the earlobe.

    • C. 

      From the nose to the pharynx

    • D. 

      From the nose to the earlobe.

  • 9. 
    Tracheal deviation cannot be caused by which of the following?
    • A. 

      Lung Cancer

    • B. 

      Pulmonary tuberculosis

    • C. 

      Chronic bronchitis

    • D. 

      Thoracic aortic aneurysm

  • 10. 
    How should a nasopharyngeal airway be measured?
    • A. 

      From the nose to the earlobe.

    • B. 

      From the nose to the pharynx.

    • C. 

      From the corner of the mouth to the earlobe.

    • D. 

      From the corner of the mouth to the pharynx.