Survival First Aid Test Quiz!

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Survival Quizzes & Trivia

Have you ever got into trouble while trekking or hiking on mountains or jungles? Did you show the presence of mind during an emergency situation. If yes, then this quiz has been developed to test your knowledge and skills of a first aid survival test. See how you'd fair in an emergency situation. Good luck and have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      You have them put on another pair of socks and rest for a half hour.

    • B. 

      You remove their socks and shoes and re-heat their feet using warm water.

    • C. 

      You build a fire and have them put their feet near the fire to re-heat.

  • 2. 
    You have been hiking all day in the sun when your friend complains of a severe headache and begins mumbling incoherent sentences. What do you do?
    • A. 

      You move them into the shade, remove their clothing, elevate their feet and apply cold compresses to their armpits and groin.

    • B. 

      You move them into the shade, remove their clothing, elevate their feet and give them aspirin.

    • C. 

      You move them into the shade, remove their clothing and vigorously rub alcohol on their body.

  • 3. 
    Around the campfire one night you trip and badly burn the calf of your leg in the fire. What do you do?
    • A. 

      You use the lotions in your backpack to cool the burn then wrap it in a clean gauze dressing.

    • B. 

      You apply ice to the burn then wrap it in a clean gauze.

    • C. 

      You cool the burn using clean water or the burn gel from your first aid kit and wrap the burn in clean gauze.

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      You apply cold compresses to their head and rest for the remainder of the day.

    • B. 

      You apply a bandage to their ear and rest for the remainder of the day.

    • C. 

      You give them a pain reliever and wrap them in blankets to keep warm and rest for the remainder of the day.

  • 5. 
    Your hiking buddy has a major fall and injures their leg badly. The limb is disfigured and they are unable to place any weight on the leg. There is a pulse in the leg and it is warm. What do you do?
    • A. 

      You apply a tourniquet between the injury and the heart and call for help.

    • B. 

      You apply a splint above and below the injury and call for help.

    • C. 

      You hold your friend down and try to straighten the leg by pulling on it and then call for help.

  • 6. 
    Over the course of a long hike your friend as been sweating profusely and complaining of headaches. What do you do?
    • A. 

      You give them an aspirin and keep going, it’s just a little headache.

    • B. 

      You tell them to drink more water, you check for heat exhaustion and rest for a few minutes.

    • C. 

      You drop salt in water and have them sip on it, you check for signs of heat exhaustion and rest until the headache subsides.

  • 7. 
    You are hiking in cold weather only wearing a long sleeve shirt, you thought all that hiking would keep you warm. You begin to shiver uncontrollably, your fingertips are turning a pale blue and you are finding it hard to concentrate. What do you do?
    • A. 

      You decide to pick up the pace to heat up the body.

    • B. 

      You stop, get a fire going and bundle up in a sleeping bag or emergency blanket. You sip hot beverages until you start to feel better.

    • C. 

      You stop get a fire going and have a beer knowing that alcohol warms you up.

  • 8. 
    While hiking you mistakenly pick up a rock and are bitten by a snake on the hand. You don’t get a good look at the snake and you don’t have a snakebite kit with you. What do you do?
    • A. 

      You minimize movement, keep you hand below your heart, mark the edge of the swelling with a pen and send your friend for help.

    • B. 

      You have your friend cut an X over the wound and suck the poison out, you remain calm and keep your hand below your heart.

    • C. 

      You apply ice to the wound and take an aspirin for the pain. You remain calm and send your friend for help.

  • 9. 
    A game of impromptu leap frog on the trail has caused you to sprain your angle. What do you do?
    • A. 

      You take an aspirin, wrap the ankle and continue hiking.

    • B. 

      You apply a heat compress for the pain and decide to stay put for the day.

    • C. 

      You apply a cold compress for the first 24 hours to reduce swelling, elevate the foot and stay put until the pain subsides.

  • 10. 
    You have been hiking the parameter of a mountain lake in full sun. Your eyes are burning and tearing. You are seeing halos around objects and have a headache. What do you do?
    • A. 

      You bandage your eyes with cold compresses, take a pain reliever for the pain and rest until your vision returns to normal.

    • B. 

      You get your hat out of your pack, pull it down far over your eyes and continue hiking.

    • C. 

      You use eye drops, take a pain reliever for the pain and cover up with a hat and sunglasses.

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      You cut a hole in a piece of moleskin and secure it in place over the blister.

    • B. 

      You pick at the blister until it breaks and then pull of the skin to let it breath.

    • C. 

      You leave the blister alone. It will eventually harden and become a callus that is how you prevent blisters in the future.

  • 12. 
    You are stung by a bee while hiking and remove the stinger. 15 minutes later you notice you are having trouble catching your breath and your lips feel puffy. What do you do?
    • A. 

      You have never been allergic to stings in the past so you sit down with your friend and wait for it to pass.

    • B. 

      You take an aspirin, disinfect the sting site and call for help.

    • C. 

      You take the antihistamine in your first aid kit and call for help.

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      2 breaths and 30 pumps

    • B. 

      5 breaths and 30 pumps

    • C. 

      2 breaths and 15 pumps

  • 14. 
    While cutting rope you slip and cut your arm near the wrist badly. Blood is pumping from the wound. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Elevate your arm and wait for the bleeding to stop.

    • B. 

      Apply direct pressure to the wound and elevate the arm.

    • C. 

      Apply a tourniquet between the wound and the heart.