Quiz: All About Ambulance!

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Quiz: All About Ambulance!

The history surrounding ambulances are somehow scattered. Different theories as to where ambulances came from and how they evolved, amongst this whole clamor lie one accepted history about ambulances, and we're hoping you know. Test your knowledge on this subject. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was this? Ambulances were first used for emergency transport by the Spanish.
    • A. 

      1587

    • B. 

      1487

    • C. 

      1387

    • D. 

      1287

  • 2. 
    Ambulances were first used for emergency transport in _______ by the Spanish although the more proper term is ambulance wagon.
    • A. 

      1583

    • B. 

      1284

    • C. 

      1469

    • D. 

      1487

  • 3. 
    The word originally meant a moving _______, which follows an army in its movements.
    • A. 

      Pharmacy

    • B. 

      First Aid

    • C. 

      Hospital

    • D. 

      Doctor

  • 4. 
    Ambulances are used to respond to _______ _______ by emergency medical services.
    • A. 

      First Aid

    • B. 

      Medical Emergencies

    • C. 

      Labour

    • D. 

      Sirens

  • 5. 
    Most ambulances use a design based on _______ or pick-up trucks.
    • A. 

      Vans

    • B. 

      Mid-winged Aircrafts

    • C. 

      Trucks

    • D. 

      Tricycles

  • 6. 
    The first ambulance was staffed by doctors from?
    • A. 

      St. Johns Hospital

    • B. 

      Bellevue Hospital

    • C. 

      KATH

    • D. 

      Airport Ridge Hospital

  • 7. 
    The term "ambulance" comes from the Latin word _______ which means "to walk".
    • A. 

      Ambulare

    • B. 

      Walkere

    • C. 

      Abuloacer

    • D. 

      Ambulancer

  • 8. 
    In 1900 _______ _______ city acquired its first motor powered ambulance.
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Scotland

    • C. 

      Great Britain

    • D. 

      Australia East

  • 9. 
    When was this? The first motor powered ambulance saw service in Chicago, IL at the Michael Reese Hospital .
    • A. 

      1897

    • B. 

      1899

    • C. 

      1989

    • D. 

      1789

  • 10. 
    The first mass-produced ambulance  manufactured by?
    • A. 

      James Cunningham

    • B. 

      Joe Cunningham

    • C. 

      James Cummings

    • D. 

      Jesse Cabel

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