First Aid Component

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Not enough people are aware of the fact that you don’t need to be a medical professional in order to save lives! You may think that you’ll never find yourself in a position where you’ll need to rely on your knowledge of the human body and what to do in case of medical emergency but having some semblance of first aid savvy is never a bad thing! See if you could save a life in the following quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A woman burned her hand in the lunchroom. You should - 
    • A. 

      Stop the burning

    • B. 

      Cool the burn with large amounts of cold water

    • C. 

      Cover the burn loosely with a dry, sterile dressing.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 2. 
    Which type of injury involves an open wound where the bone has torn through the skin?
    • A. 

      Sprain

    • B. 

      Dislocation

    • C. 

      Strain

    • D. 

      Open fracture

  • 3. 
    In general, a splint should be - 
    • A. 

      Snug, but not so tight that it slows circulation

    • B. 

      Loose, so the person can still move the injured limb

    • C. 

      Tied with cravats over the injured area

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Try to hold the person still

    • B. 

      Remove nearby objects that might cause injury

    • C. 

      Place a spoon or wallet between the person's teeth

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 5. 
    What sudden illness is usually caused by a blockage of blood flow to the brain?
    • A. 

      Heart-related illness

    • B. 

      Heart attack

    • C. 

      Diabetic emergency

    • D. 

      Stroke

  • 6. 
    This sudden illness results from too much or to little sugar in the person's blood. What is it?
    • A. 

      Stroke

    • B. 

      Diabetic emergency

    • C. 

      Seizure

    • D. 

      Allergic reaction

  • 7. 
    What should you do for a person with heat exhaustion?
    • A. 

      Force the person to quickly drink a lot of water.

    • B. 

      Get the person out of the heat and into a cooler place.

    • C. 

      Put more layers of clothing on the person as a protection against the heat.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 8. 
    The progression that heat-related emergencies can follow from early stage (least severe) to late stage (most severe) is - 
    • A. 

      Heat cramps, heat stroke, heat exhaustion.

    • B. 

      Heat exhaustion, heat stroke, heat cramps.

    • C. 

      Heat cramps, heat exhaustion, heat stroke.

    • D. 

      Heat exhaustion, heat cramps, heat stroke.

  • 9. 
    How should you care for someone with frostbitten hands?
    • A. 

      Immerse his or her hands in hot water.

    • B. 

      Massage his or her hands vigorously.

    • C. 

      Have the person shake his or her hands vigorously until feeling is restored.

    • D. 

      Get the person to a worm environment and then re-worm his or her hands in warm water.

  • 10. 
    What is the first step in caring for a bleeding wound?
    • A. 

      Apply pressure at a pressure point.

    • B. 

      Add bulky dressing to reinforce blood-soaked bandages.

    • C. 

      Apply direct pressure with a sterile or clean dressing.

    • D. 

      Care for shock.

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      The person is vomiting blood or coughing up blood.

    • B. 

      There are tender, swollen, bruised areas or hard bumps on the body.

    • C. 

      The person is becoming confused, faint, drowsy or unconscious.

    • D. 

      All the above.

  • 12. 
    How should you care for a person with a possible head, neck or back injury?
    • A. 

      Move the person into a comfortable position as soon as possible.

    • B. 

      Move the injured area so that it rests above the person's heart.

    • C. 

      Minimize movement of the head, neck and back.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 13. 
    In stroke recognition, F.A.S.T. means - 
    • A. 

      Face, arm, speech and time.

    • B. 

      Feet, airway, speech and temperature.

    • C. 

      Fever, anxiety, stress and taste.

    • D. 

      Flexibility, asthma, sudden tightness in the chest.

  • 14. 
    You suspect that someone is having a severe allergic reaction to a bee sting and is having trouble breathing. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Give the person abdominal thrusts.

    • B. 

      After about 15 minutes call 9-1-1.

    • C. 

      Call 9-1-1 immediately and care for the person until help arrives.

    • D. 

      Give the person a cool drink.

  • 15. 
    What should you do if you suspect that a conscious person has been poisoned?
    • A. 

      Call the local pharmacy.

    • B. 

      Call the Poison Control Center and follow the advice given.

    • C. 

      Give the person large amounts of milk.

    • D. 

      Immediately induce vomiting.