First Aid And CPR

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CPR Quizzes & Trivia

Test students knowledge about how to perform CPR and First Aid.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the proper rate of compressions while giving CPR?
    • A. 

      30 per minute

    • B. 

      50/minute

    • C. 

      80/minute

    • D. 

      100/minute

  • 2. 
    Which of the following describes the way you should allow the chest to recoil after each chest compression?
    • A. 

      Keep the chest pushed down approximately ½ to 1 inch between compressions.

    • B. 

      Keep your weight on the victim’s chest so the chest it slightly compressed at all times.

    • C. 

      Compress the chest shallowly with each compression, so you don’t have to release too far.

    • D. 

      Take your weight off of your hands and allow the chest o come back to its normal position.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following best describes how you open the victim’s airway to give breaths?
    • A. 

      Place one hand on the forehead and the other under the chin and tilt the head back slightly. careful not to touch the person because of contagious diseases

    • B. 

      Pull the victim’s head back using their hair.

    • C. 

      You do not need to tilt the victim’s head back to give breaths.

    • D. 

      Push the victim’s head back using only a hand on the forehead.

  • 4. 
    After you open the airway and pinch the nose of an unconscious adult or child, which of the following describes the best way to give mouth-to-mouth breaths?
    • A. 

      Seal your mouth over the victim’s mouth and give small puffs; try to avoid making the chest rise. you might hurt him

    • B. 

      Seal your mouth over the victim’s mouth and give 2 breaths, watching for chest rise.

    • C. 

      Put your mouth on the victim’s mouth and give 5 slow breaths over about 2 seconds each watching for chest rise.

    • D. 

      Put your mouth on the victim’s mouth and gvie 1 slow breath over about 5 seconds.

  • 5. 
    What is the best way to know if your breath for an infant victim is effective?
    • A. 

      The stomach rises visibly.

    • B. 

      Take a deep breath and blow into the victim’s mouth for 5 seconds.

    • C. 

      The chest rises visibly.

    • D. 

      Give breaths until the victim wakes up.

  • 6. 
    You must check for sufficient breathing before beginning CPR on an unconscious victim.  What are some signs of sufficient breathing?
    • A. 

      Moving

    • B. 

      Talking

    • C. 

      Panicking

    • D. 

      Both a and b

  • 7. 
    What would be the next step when you find an unconscious victim who is not breathing and you have sent someone to call 911?
    • A. 

      Open the airway and give two breaths.

    • B. 

      Begin chest compressions.

    • C. 

      Check the victim’s pulse.

    • D. 

      Just stay with the victim and watch them, while yelling for help.

  • 8. 
    How do you know when to start CPR on an adult victim?  
    • A. 

      The victim has a pulse but is having trouble breathing.

    • B. 

      The victim is conscious but complaining of chest pains and indigestion.

    • C. 

      The victim is unconscious, is not breathing, and does not have a pulse.

    • D. 

      The victim is unconscious, but breathing.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements tells why it is important to give early defibrillation (AED) to and adult?
    • A. 

      The most effective treatment for sudden cardiac arrest is early defibrillation.

    • B. 

      The probability of successful defibrillation decreases rapidly over time.

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Which of the following best describes the steps to operate the AED in the correct order?
    • A. 

      Power on the AED, attach pads, clear the victim and allow the AED to analyze, clear the victim and deliver a shock if advised.

    • B. 

      Power on the AED, shave the victim’s chest, attach pads, clear the victim and press shock.

    • C. 

      Power on the AED, attach pads, press shock, then clear the victim

    • D. 

      Power on the AED and press shock immediately.

  • 11. 
    The main purpose of performing CPR is:
    • A. 

      To make the heart start pumping again on its own.

    • B. 

      To provide the brain with oxygen until the AED arrives.

    • C. 

      To make the victim angry.

    • D. 

      To break the victims ribs so we can pump the heart more effectively.

  • 12. 
    What is the best way to relieve severe choking in a conscious adult?
    • A. 

      Perform abdominal thrusts while standing behind the victim.

    • B. 

      Start CPR immediately.

    • C. 

      Give 5 backslaps followed by two breaths.

    • D. 

      Give 2 breaths and reposition the airway between each breath.

  • 13. 
    If a choking adult becomes unconscious while you are doing abdominal thrusts for severe choking.  You ease the victim to the floor and send someone to call 911.  What should you do next? 
    • A. 

      Perform a tongue-jaw lift and finger sweep for at least 2 minutes.

    • B. 

      Begin CPR. When you open the airway, look for and remove the object (if seen) before giving breaths.

    • C. 

      Give chest thrusts for two minutes, then begin CPR.

    • D. 

      Slap the person on the back over and over until paramedics arrive.

  • 14. 
    What is the best action to relieve severe choking in a conscious infant?
    • A. 

      Kneel behind the infant and perform abdominal thrusts (the Heimlich maneuver)

    • B. 

      Begin cycles of 5 back slaps, followed by 5 chest thrusts

    • C. 

      Give 2 breaths, repositioning the airway after each breath.

    • D. 

      Start CPR immediately.

  • 15. 
    If you give a breath to an adult victim and their chest does not rise, what should you do?
    • A. 

      Un-tilt and re-tilt the head and try again.

    • B. 

      Move on to compressions anyway.

    • C. 

      Blow harder until the breath goes in.

    • D. 

      Leave the victim and go for help.

  • 16. 
    Should you use adult AED pads on a child?
    • A. 

      Only if they are the only pads available.

    • B. 

      Never

    • C. 

      There are only one type of AED pads, they are for all ages.

    • D. 

      You would never use and AED on a child.

  • 17. 
    How do you check an infant for consciousness?
    • A. 

      Rock the baby in a rocking chair for a few minutes to see if they wake up.

    • B. 

      Tap the baby’s chest and shout to wake them up.

    • C. 

      Tap the baby’s foot and shout to wake them up.

    • D. 

      Shake the baby.

  • 18. 
    You can only do CPR on someone if you are certified.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    If you do CPR incorrectly, and the person dies, you will get in trouble.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    A coworker has a severe headache, slurred speech, and weakness on the left side of her body. What medical emergency do you suspect?
    • A. 

      Seizure

    • B. 

      Diabetic emergency

    • C. 

      Heart attack

    • D. 

      Stroke

  • 21. 
    A 48-year-old male is experiencing shortness of breath, sweating, and crushing pain in his chest. He states that he has not been feeling well for the past hour. What medical emergency do you suspect?
    • A. 

      Stroke

    • B. 

      Flu

    • C. 

      Diabetic emergency

    • D. 

      Heart attack

  • 22. 
    A fellow employee was struck in the nose by a wrench. Blood is on the tool and the floor. How should you protect yourself to properly clean up the blood?
    • A. 

      Use a sterile gauze to wipe off the tool and the floor

    • B. 

      Wear proper personal protective equipment

    • C. 

      Just be careful not to touch the fluids with your hands

    • D. 

      Call for a professional cleaning service

  • 23. 
    A man cut his forearm and is bleeding severely. Blood is spurting out of the wound with each heartbeat. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Apply a pressure bandage immediately

    • B. 

      Use direct pressure on the wound and apply a pressure bandage

    • C. 

      Lower the wound below the level of the heart, then wrap a pressure bandage around it

    • D. 

      Apply a tourniquet as soon as possible

  • 24. 
    You have applied direct pressure and a pressure bandage to a man who cut his forearm and was bleeding severely. He is pale, has moist skin, feels dizzy, and is acting confused. What medical emergency do you suspect, and how should you treat the victim?
    • A. 

      Heart attack: keep him calm until the ambulance arrives

    • B. 

      Shock: elevate the legs and keep him warm

    • C. 

      Diabetic emergency: give him something sweet to eat

    • D. 

      Stroke: monitor his airway, breathing, and circulation

  • 25. 
    You have a victim that is unconscious and breathing without any obvious injuries that need immediate treatment. You have called 911. How would you begin a secondary survey to find fractures, bleeding, and other injuries that are not obvious on initial inspection?
    • A. 

      Start with the arms to find problems with muscle control

    • B. 

      Start at the head, making sure the airway is open

    • C. 

      Start at the legs, making sure there is movement

    • D. 

      Start at the chest, making sure no ribs are broken

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