CPR - Adult Component

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CPR Quizzes & Trivia

You don’t need to be a medical professional to know how to save a life. In fact, if you find yourself in a position where there is no immediate help at hand and someone near you is in a medical emergency, you’ll regret not having learned CPR when you had the chance. Learning it practically is much better for teaching you how it’s done, but an online quiz is the next best thing! Let’s see how well you know CPR in this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following are signals of trouble breathing?
    • A. 

      Noisy or painful breathing.

    • B. 

      Unusually deep or shallow breathing.

    • C. 

      Changes in skin color.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 2. 
    What care should you give to a conscious adult who is choking and cannot cough, speak or breath?
    • A. 

      Give 2 slow rescue breaths.

    • B. 

      Do a foreign object look/removal.

    • C. 

      Give back blows and abdominal thrusts.

    • D. 

      Lower the person to the floor and open the airway.

  • 3. 
    Always check for signs of life for no more than - 
    • A. 

      1 second

    • B. 

      2 seconds

    • C. 

      5 seconds

    • D. 

      10 seconds

  • 4. 
    When giving a rescue breath to an adult, you should give the breath over a period of about - 
    • A. 

      1 second

    • B. 

      1/2 second

    • C. 

      3 seconds

    • D. 

      4 seconds

  • 5. 
    If a person is suffering from pain or discomfort in the chest that lasts more than 3 to 5 minutes or that goes away and comes back, this person is most likely having - 
    • A. 

      A heart-related emergency.

    • B. 

      A cold-related emergency.

    • C. 

      A heart attack.

    • D. 

      A seizure.

  • 6. 
    About how many cycles of CPR should you perform for an adult in 2 minutes?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      1

  • 7. 
    The cycles of compressions and breaths in CPR for an adult is - 
    • A. 

      15 compressions for every 3 breaths.

    • B. 

      15 compressions for every 1 breath.

    • C. 

      30 compressions for every 2 breaths.

    • D. 

      30 compressions for every 1 breath.

  • 8. 
    About how often should you stop and check for signs of life when performing CPR on an adult?
    • A. 

      After the first minute, then every other minute thereafter.

    • B. 

      CPR should not be interrupted or stopped until an AED is ready to use, another trained responder takes over or you see an obvious sign of life.

    • C. 

      After every minute (or after every 4 cycles of compressions and breaths).

    • D. 

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

  • 9. 
    Early CPR is an important link in the Cardiac Chain of Survival because - 
    • A. 

      CPR prevents heart attacks.

    • B. 

      With early CPR, most cardiac arrest victims do not need defibrillation.

    • C. 

      It helps circulate the blood that contains oxygen to the vital organs until an AED is ready to use or advanced medical personnel arrive.

    • D. 

      It helps restart the heart.

  • 10. 
    You should continue CPR until - 
    • A. 

      The scene is determined to be safe.

    • B. 

      The person's condition worsens.

    • C. 

      You are too exhausted to continue.

    • D. 

      You need to call 911 or the local emergency number for advice on a nonlife-threatening condition.