Paramedic Quiz 3 - 45 Mins - EMT-p

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Paramedic Quiz 3 - 45 Mins - EMT-p

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  • 1. 
    A hypotonic solution is defined as a solution having:
    • A. 

      A concentration the same as that in the cells

    • B. 

      A concentration higher than that in the cells

    • C. 

      None of the above adequately defines the term

    • D. 

      A concentration lower than that in the cells

  • 2. 
    The S1 heart sound is caused by closure of the:
    • A. 

      Tricuspid valve and aortic valve

    • B. 

      Semilunar valves

    • C. 

      Atrioventricular valves

    • D. 

      Nitral valve and pulmonic valve

  • 3. 
    When a myocardial fiber is at rest the charge within the cell is:
    • A. 

      Polarized

    • B. 

      Negative

    • C. 

      Depolarized

    • D. 

      Positive

  • 4. 
    The presence of S3 heart sounds is associated with:
    • A. 

      Cardiac tamponade

    • B. 

      Aortic aneurysm

    • C. 

      Bundle branch block

    • D. 

      Congestive heart failure

  • 5. 
    Which factor is common to all forms of shock?
    • A. 

      Inadequate tissue perfusion

    • B. 

      Tachypnea

    • C. 

      Hypovolemia

    • D. 

      Tachycardia

  • 6. 
    If a patient apical pulse is 130, and their radial pulse rate is 96, what is this referred to?
    • A. 

      Pulse difference

    • B. 

      Pulse deficit

    • C. 

      Circulatory gap

    • D. 

      Pulsis paradoxis

  • 7. 
    You are attempting to intubate a pediatric patient. Your best guide in choosing the correct size tube is:
    • A. 

      The patient's weight

    • B. 

      The patient's general appearance

    • C. 

      The patient's little finger

    • D. 

      The patient's ring finger

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a re-entry rhythm?
    • A. 

      Sinus tachycardia

    • B. 

      Atrial tachycardia

    • C. 

      Idioventricular

    • D. 

      Junctional rhythm

  • 9. 
    Stimulation of the beta receptors causes:
    • A. 

      Bronchial constriction and tachycardia

    • B. 

      Increased heart rate and force of contraction

    • C. 

      Increased vasular resistance and vasocontriction

    • D. 

      Decreased cardiac oxygen consumption

  • 10. 
    The range of a partable radio transmitter/receiver is somewhat limited. The range can be extended by the use of a(n):
    • A. 

      Telephone

    • B. 

      Base station

    • C. 

      Repeater

    • D. 

      Amplifier

  • 11. 
    The proper dose of pediatric epinephrine 1:1000 for an asthma attack would be:
    • A. 

      0.1 mg/kg

    • B. 

      .01 mg/kg

    • C. 

      .001 mg/kg

    • D. 

      10 mg/kg

  • 12. 
    The paramedic's best defense in the event of legal proceedings is:
    • A. 

      Professional liability insurance

    • B. 

      A lawyer

    • C. 

      A detailed medical recond

    • D. 

      The medical director

  • 13. 
    You have been ordered to give a patient 7 mcg/min of isuprell. Mix 1 mg in 250 ml of D5W and use a microdrip. What drip rate is needed?
    • A. 

      28 gtts/min

    • B. 

      90 gtts/min

    • C. 

      105 gtts/min

    • D. 

      210 gtts/min

  • 14. 
    The normal PR interval is ______ seconds.
    • A. 

      0.12-0.20

    • B. 

      0.4-0.12

    • C. 

      0.2-0.4

    • D. 

      0.1-0.20

  • 15. 
    The purkinge system has an intrinsic firing rate of:
    • A. 

      10-20 mins

    • B. 

      20-40 min

    • C. 

      40-60 min

    • D. 

      60-70 min

  • 16. 
    A possible complication of the PASG is:
    • A. 

      Increased bleeding under the suit

    • B. 

      Decreased ventilation

    • C. 

      Gastric dilatation

    • D. 

      Reduced venous return to the heart

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is a result of a serious insulin deficit?
    • A. 

      Metabolic acidosis

    • B. 

      Respiratory alkalosis

    • C. 

      Respiratory acidosis

    • D. 

      Metabolic alkalosis

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is the earliest sign of shock?
    • A. 

      Hypotension

    • B. 

      Restlessness

    • C. 

      Cyanosis

    • D. 

      Cool clammy skin

  • 19. 
    The fluid portion of blood is the:
    • A. 

      Plasma

    • B. 

      Leukocyte

    • C. 

      Albumin

    • D. 

      Erythrocyte

  • 20. 
    Which aspect of the physical exam is least helpful in the field?
    • A. 

      Pupillary response

    • B. 

      Ability to follow simple commands

    • C. 

      Deep tendon reflex

    • D. 

      Movement of extremities

  • 21. 
    The usual dose of isuprell when given as a drip is:
    • A. 

      2 mg in 500 ml D5W

    • B. 

      1 mg in 1000 mg of D5W

    • C. 

      0.2 mg in 500 ml of D5W

    • D. 

      20 mg in 500 ml D5W

  • 22. 
    Airway obstruction can be caused by:
    • A. 

      Dorsal flexion

    • B. 

      Lateral extension

    • C. 

      Ventral flexion

    • D. 

      Ventral extension

  • 23. 
    Which is the correct area for decompression of a tension pneumothorax?
    • A. 

      2nd intercostal space, mid-clavicular line

    • B. 

      4th intercostal space, mid-clavicular line

    • C. 

      3rd intercostal space, mid-axillary line

    • D. 

      2nd intercostal space, mid-axillary line

  • 24. 
    Insulin is secreted by the:
    • A. 

      Superior testines

    • B. 

      Islets of Langerhans

    • C. 

      Adrenal glands

    • D. 

      Gall bladder