The Ultimate Ambulance Trivia Test!

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This is a trivia test on ambulances, otherwise called moving hospitals. The history as to how ambulances evolved is very interesting on you should know about. Take this ultimate quiz to test your knowledge on this subject


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Ambulances are used to respond to _______ _______ by emergency medical services.
    • A. 

      Medical Emergencies

    • B. 

      Medical Drills

    • C. 

      Medical Supplements

    • D. 

      First Aid

  • 2. 
     Field hospitals were still called ambulances during the _______ _______ of 1870 and in the Serbo-Turkish war of 1876 even though the wagons were first referred to as ambulances about 1854 during the Crimean War.
    • A. 

      Franco-Anglo War

    • B. 

      Franco-Serbo War

    • C. 

      Franco-Prussian War

    • D. 

      Anglo-Prussian War

  • 3. 
    When was this? Ambulances were first used for emergency transport by the Spanish forces during the siege of Málaga by the Catholic Monarchs against the Emirate of Granada.
    • A. 

      1489

    • B. 

      1480

    • C. 

      1487

    • D. 

      1459

  • 4. 
    Most ambulances use a design based on _______
    • A. 

      Trucks

    • B. 

      Salon Cars

    • C. 

      Vans

    • D. 

      Planes

  • 5. 
    The word "Ambulance" originally meant a moving _______, which follows an army in its movements.
    • A. 

      Van

    • B. 

      Hospital

    • C. 

      Doctor

    • D. 

      Medicine

  • 6. 
    During the American Civil War vehicles for conveying the wounded off the field of battle were called ambulance _______.
    • A. 

      Trucks

    • B. 

      Wagons

    • C. 

      Bands

    • D. 

      Personnel

  • 7. 
    In the United States, standards for ambulance design have existed since _______, where the standard is published by the General Services Administration and known as KKK-1822-A.
    • A. 

      1976

    • B. 

      1979

    • C. 

      1978

    • D. 

      1970

  • 8. 
    Paramedics are also at risk in ambulances while helping patients, as 27 paramedics died during ambulance trips in the _______ between 1991 and 2006.
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      UK

  • 9. 
    The first ambulance was staffed by doctors from?
    • A. 

      St. Johns Hospital

    • B. 

      Bellevue Hospital

    • C. 

      KATH

    • D. 

      Airport Ridge Hospital

  • 10. 
    The term "ambulance" comes from the Latin word _______ which means "to walk".
    • A. 

      Ambulare

    • B. 

      Walkere

    • C. 

      Abuloacer

    • D. 

      Ambulancer

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