Know About Basic First Aid! Basic First Aid Quiz

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If you are planning on being certified as a first aider then the course you understood is leading you on the right path. Just how much do you know about basic first aid and the measures you should take in case of emergencies? Take up the quiz below to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The general order for responding to an emergency is to
    • A. 

      Alert-Asses-Attend

    • B. 

      Alert-Attend-Asses

    • C. 

      Asses-Alert-Attend

    • D. 

      Asses-Attend-Alert

  • 2. 
    If a dressing becomes soaked with blood you should:
    • A. 

      Remove and replace it

    • B. 

      Remove old dressing and wash wound

    • C. 

      Place additional layers of dressing over blood soaked dressing

    • D. 

      Place wound area lower than heart level

  • 3. 
     Shock may result from internal bleeding.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
     Should you remove an impaled object from a victim?  
    • A. 

      Yes, it may ease victims pain

    • B. 

      No, victim may suffer severe bleeding as a result

  • 5. 
     Why is it recommended to cover a victim of shock?  
    • A. 

      It may be cold outside

    • B. 

      Protect victims dignity

    • C. 

      Maintain body core temperature

    • D. 

      To control bleeding

  • 6. 
     Which sign indicates shock?
    • A. 

      Anxiety

    • B. 

      Eyes-lackluster

    • C. 

      Confusion

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    What is the order of care for a sprain?
    • A. 

      Ice/elevate/compress

    • B. 

      Elevate/ice/compress

    • C. 

      Ice/compress/elevate

    • D. 

      Compress/ice/elevate

  • 8. 
    For chemicals in the eye you should:
    • A. 

      Flush eye for at least 15 minutes

    • B. 

      Rush to hospital

    • C. 

      Have victim blink rapidly for 5 min.

    • D. 

      Give victim a cool drink and have them blow their nose.

  • 9. 
     An internal organ is protruding out of a victims abdomen, what should the first aider do?
    • A. 

      Push the organ back in

    • B. 

      Cover organ with clean moist dressing

    • C. 

      Cover organ with a dry dressing

    • D. 

      Do nothing at all

  • 10. 
      First aid for a 1st or 2nd degree burn can best be treated by:  
    • A. 

      Applying ointment

    • B. 

      Applying butter

    • C. 

      Applying cool water

    • D. 

      Putting ice directly on burn area

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Heat stroke

    • B. 

      Heat exhaustion

    • C. 

      Hypothermia

    • D. 

      Lyme disease

  • 12. 
     A person becomes weak and dizzy. You see that this person has a medical alert tag indicating that he or she is a diabetic. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Give sugar

    • B. 

      Give water

    • C. 

      Do nothing until symptoms worsen

    • D. 

      Lay down victim and apply cold packs

  • 13. 
     Victim is thrown from a motorized vehicle. Victim is conscious and states that he has a tingling sensation in his feet. You should:  
    • A. 

      Help victim up and monitor breathing

    • B. 

      Elevate legs and care for shock

    • C. 

      Keep victim lying down, provide support for head and neck, activate EMS and treat for shock

    • D. 

      Place victim on his/her side

  • 14. 
     A person experiencing a nosebleed should pinch their nostrils and lean backwards.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
      A uninjured person is very weak and is complaining of nausea. You have to go to another room to get access to a phone. How should you position victim?  
    • A. 

      On back

    • B. 

      On side

    • C. 

      Slightly elevate upper torso

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Anaphylaxis can be the result of:  
    • A. 

      Seeing your house burn down

    • B. 

      An insect bite or sting

    • C. 

      A severe allergic reaction to something ingested

    • D. 

      Both B and C

  • 17. 
    A Person is in an auto crash. They tell you that they are alright. The person seems to be confused, their eyes lack-luster and they are cold and clammy. What should you suspect?
    • A. 

      They are probably alright

    • B. 

      Shock

    • C. 

      Hypothermia

    • D. 

      Heat stroke

  • 18. 
     What is the first step in controlling bleeding?
    • A. 

      Elevation

    • B. 

      Direct pressure

    • C. 

      Pressure point

    • D. 

      Checking circulation