Firefighter/Ems Quiz 1

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Firefighter/Ems Quiz 1

Firefigter/EMS Quiz #1 for BJ McQuinn. Fifty random questions some with multiple choice answers. Others with fill in the blank.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Q.  Body substance isolation is an approach to infection control in which:
    • A. 

      Human blood, human blood components, and products made from human blood are the only body fluids considered potentially infectious.

    • B. 

      Saliva, blood, feces, vomitus, and nasal secretions are the only human body fluids considered potentially infectious.

    • C. 

      Saliva, semen, and vaginal secretions are the only human body fluids considered potentially infectious.

    • D. 

      All body substances are considered potentially infectious.

  • 2. 
    A child in which of the following age groups should be assessed using a remove (clothing), examine, replace approach?
    • A. 

      Toddler

    • B. 

      Preschool Age Child

    • C. 

      School Age Child

    • D. 

      Adolescent

  • 3. 
    Epistaxis is the medical term for
  • 4. 
    TYPE TRUE OR FALSE:  A surgically implanted tube that runs from the brain to the abdomen to drain excess cerebrospinal fluid is called a shunt.
  • 5. 
    Signs consistent with resp~ratory failure in an infant include:
    • A. 

      Stridor and audible wheezing.

    • B. 

      Grunting and intercostal retractions.

    • C. 

      Nasal flaring and a respiratory rate of 40.

    • D. 

      Respiratory rate of 70 and poor peripheral perfusion.

  • 6. 
    Shock due to a decrease in circulating blood volume is called _______________________ shock.
  • 7. 
    Bleeding from the nose is called ___________.
  • 8. 
    "Which of the following cardiac rhythms are considered ""shockable?""(1) Pulseless Electrical Activity (PEA) (2) Asystole (3) Ventricular Fibrillation (VF) (4) Ventricular Tachycardia
    • A. 

      All the above

    • B. 

      (2) Only

    • C. 

      (3) and (4)

    • D. 

      (1) and (2)

  • 9. 
    When a clot breaks loose from the artery wall and enters the blood stream it becomes a(an)
    • A. 

      Embolism

    • B. 

      Thrombus

    • C. 

      Aneurysm

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    When the AED is analyzing a patient, you should
    • A. 

      Not be touching the patient

    • B. 

      Continue Ventilations

    • C. 

      Continue CPR

  • 11. 
    How many shocks should a patient in cardiac arrest receive before you should transport the patient while continuing CPR
    • A. 

      4 shocks

    • B. 

      2 shocks

    • C. 

      8 shocks

    • D. 

      6 shocks

  • 12. 
    What percentage of cardiac arrest patients will be ""VF"" if ems personnel arrive within _____ minutes
    • A. 

      90% - 100% \ 20 minutes

    • B. 

      50% - 60% \ 8 minutes

    • C. 

      25% - 35% \ 6 minutes

    • D. 

      80% - 90% \ 10 minutes

  • 13. 
    AED is contraindicated for which of the following
    • A. 

      The patient is less than 8 years

    • B. 

      The patient sustained a trauma before the collapse

    • C. 

      The patient appears to be older than 90 years old

    • D. 

      A and B only

    • E. 

      B and C only

  • 14. 
    Pulseless electrical activity will occur in what percentage of cardiac arrests
    • A. 

      Less than 5%

    • B. 

      10% - 15%

    • C. 

      15% - 20%

    • D. 

      25% - 30%

  • 15. 
    Profuse sweating is referred to as
    • A. 

      Apnea

    • B. 

      Dyspnea

    • C. 

      Diaphoresis

    • D. 

      Ascites

  • 16. 
    All the following are true statements except
    • A. 

      An automatic external defibrillator cannot analyze a rhythm in a moving ambulance

    • B. 

      You should give your patient high flow oxygen at 15 liters per minute before attempting to defibrillate

    • C. 

      It is not safe to defibrillate in a moving ambulance

    • D. 

      You must avoid having any contact with the patient while the machine is analyzing.

  • 17. 
    If a patient has a systolic pressure that remains above 100 how many tablets of Nitroglycerin can be administered to the patient and how much time should elapse between each dosage
    • A. 

      3 tablets taken 5 minutes apart

    • B. 

      1 tablet every 10 minutes until relief is felt

    • C. 

      0 tablets. Nitroglycerin should not be administered to a patient who has a systolic pressure above 100

    • D. 

      2 tablets taken 5 to 8 minutes apart

  • 18. 
    Which of the following can trigger an AMI? (1) Chronic respiratory problems (2) Unusual exertion (3) Severe emotional stress
    • A. 

      (1) and (3) only

    • B. 

      (2) and (3)

    • C. 

      (1) and (2) only

    • D. 

      (1), (2), and (3)

  • 19. 
    Defibrillation is considered more effective than CPR in restoring a patient's pulse. In view of this, you can stop CPR for as long as ______ in order to analyze the patient and deliver shocks
    • A. 

      60 seconds

    • B. 

      30 seconds

    • C. 

      90 seconds

    • D. 

      15 seconds

  • 20. 
    A clot formed from blood and plaque that is attached to the inner wall of an artery is called a
    • A. 

      Aneurysm

    • B. 

      Thrombus

    • C. 

      Embolism

    • D. 

      Arrhythmia

  • 21. 
    Medications that can dissolve coronary artery clots are called
    • A. 

      Nitroglycerin

    • B. 

      Antibodies

    • C. 

      Thrombolytics

    • D. 

      Diuretics

  • 22. 
    If a patient regains a spontaneous pulse after defibrillation the EMT-B should perform an ongoing assessment every
    • A. 

      30 seconds

    • B. 

      1 minute

    • C. 

      2 minutes

    • D. 

      5 minutes

  • 23. 
    Infants will breathe ________ respirations per minute
    • A. 

      25 - 50

    • B. 

      15 - 30

    • C. 

      12- 20

    • D. 

      6 - 12

  • 24. 
    Apples can be potentially dangerous to children if they
    • A. 

      Ingest old apples which have partially fermented

    • B. 

      Ingest an excessive amount of seeds which contain cyanide

    • C. 

      Ingest an excessive amount which may cause diarrhea and thus may lead to dehydration

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    School age children will breathe ______ respirations per minute
    • A. 

      25 - 50

    • B. 

      15 - 30

    • C. 

      12 - 20

    • D. 

      6 - 12