American Red Cross CPR-infant Component

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This test is for your certification in Infant CPR/RB/CC/UC.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1.  Some signals that indicate an infant is choking are---
    • A. 

      Rapid breathing and crying.

    • B. 

      Looking panicked and not able to cough, cry or breathe.

    • C. 

      Breathing noisily and deeply.

    • D. 

      Crying and spitting up food.

  • 2. 
    About how often should you stop and check for breathing and a pulse when performing rescue breathing on an infant?
    • A. 

      About every 2 minutes (40 breaths).

    • B. 

      After the first minute, then every 30 seconds thereafter.

    • C. 

      After every minute.

    • D. 

      After the first minute, then not again until EMS personnel arrive.

  • 3. 
    When giving rescue breaths to an infant, you should give 1 breath about every---
    • A. 

      5 seconds.

    • B. 

      3 seconds.

    • C. 

      9 seconds.

    • D. 

      15 seconds.

  • 4. 
    The cycle of compressions and breaths in CPR for an infant is---
    • A. 

      15 compressions for every 3 breaths.

    • B. 

      30 compressions for every 2 breaths.

    • C. 

      15 compressions for every 1 breath.

    • D. 

      30 compressions for every 1 breath.

  • 5. 
    Where should you place your hands when compressing an infants chest during CPR?
    • A. 

      One hand on the chin and one hand on the chest.

    • B. 

      One hand on the forehead and one hand on the chest.

    • C. 

      One hand on the chin and 2 or 3 fingers on the center of the chest.

    • D. 

      One hand on the infant's forehead and 2 or 3 fingers on the center of the chest.

  • 6. 
    What should you do for a conscious infant who is choking and cannot cough, cry or breathe?
    • A. 

      Give abdominal thrusts.

    • B. 

      Give back blows until the infant starts to cry.

    • C. 

      Give back blows and chest thrusts to clear the airway.

    • D. 

      Any of the above will probably clear the airway.

  • 7. 
    One signal of a breathing emergency in an infant is---
    • A. 

      Being awake and alert.

    • B. 

      Breathing calmly and quietly.

    • C. 

      Making a wheezing or high-pitched sound.

    • D. 

      Sleeping with calm breathing.

  • 8. 
    An Infant in need of CPR will show---
    • A. 

      Rapid and slow breathing.

    • B. 

      No breathing and no pulse.

    • C. 

      Signs of life and will be conscious.

    • D. 

      Breathing and no other signs of life.

  • 9. 
    When giving CPR to an infant---
    • A. 

      Compress the chest straight down about 1/2 to 1 inch.

    • B. 

      Give cycles of 30 chest compressions and 2 rescue breaths.

    • C. 

      Compress the chest at a 45-degree angle.

    • D. 

      Both a and b.

  • 10. 
    Where should you position a conscious choking infant's head?
    • A. 

      In the head-tilt/chin-lift position.

    • B. 

      With the infant's head lower than his or her chest.

    • C. 

      Flat and face-down on your leg or a table.

    • D. 

      In a sitting position with the infant's head higher than his or her chest.

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