First Aid MCQ (Juniors Programme)

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First Aid MCQ ObjectiveTo allow Boys to know what to do when they encounter common first aid needs suchasA. Small Bleeding WoundsB. Nose BleedC. Muscle CrampFirst Aid MCQ Test RequirementsFive Multiple Choice Questions will be given based on the three topics mentionedabove. As a team, Boys will be tested on the methods (words underlined in thepassage ONLY) but Officers are advised to also explain the reason behind themethod. Boys are advised to understand the reason behind the method to avoidmemorisation.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    For small bleeding wounds, you should wash your hands, cover any cuts on your ownhands and ______________ if you are applying first aid to someone else. This isto avoid their blood contaminating yours for your own safety.
    • A. 

      Put on disposable gloves

    • B. 

      Put on a shower cap

    • C. 

      Put on an apron

    • D. 

      Wear anti-static slippers

  • 2. 
    Hold the pressure continuously on the bleeding wound for approximately 10-20minutes with a __________ until bleeding stops.
    • A. 

      Cotton swabs

    • B. 

      Gauze pad

    • C. 

      Clothes

    • D. 

      Tissue paper

  • 3. 
    ______________________________ . Be sure to rinse the entire depth of the cut, andrinse the soap from the surface thoroughly. Water sometimes has a tendency tosting. Saline solution (0.9% salt solution) can be a little easier on tender skin.
    • A. 

      Rinse the cut under warm water

    • B. 

      Rinse the cut under cold water

    • C. 

      Rinse the cut under running water

    • D. 

      Rinse the cut under hot water

  • 4. 
    Remove any foreign material, such as dirt or bits of grass, that might be in thewound and which can lead to infection. You may use ______________________________ to remove foreign material from the wound edges, but do not diginto the wound as this may push bacteria deeper into the wound.
    • A. 

      Scissors (clean them with soap first)

    • B. 

      Tweezers (clean them with soap first)

    • C. 

      Scissors (clean them with alcohol first)

    • D. 

      Tweezers (clean them with alcohol first)

  • 5. 
    Use ___________ to pat dry the wound.
    • A. 

      Gauze pad

    • B. 

      Cotton swabs

    • C. 

      Clothes

    • D. 

      Tissue paper

  • 6. 
    Once the wound is clean and not bleeding, apply a bit of __________ ___________ on it tokeep out the germs.
    • A. 

      Muscle cream

    • B. 

      Antiseptic cream

    • C. 

      Facial cream

    • D. 

      Ice cream

  • 7. 
    Cover the wound with a plaster or ___________ to help prevent infection anddirt from getting in the wound.
    • A. 

      Clothes

    • B. 

      Triangular bandage

    • C. 

      Roller bandage

    • D. 

      Tissue paper

  • 8. 
    If possible, ____________________________________________ as gravity helps to reduceswelling and ease pain by draining excess fluid. At night, place a pillow under thearea to support and raise it.
    • A. 

      Raise the affected area to the left side of the heart

    • B. 

      Raise the affected area below the heart

    • C. 

      Raise the affected area to the right side of the heart

    • D. 

      Raise the affected area above the heart

  • 9. 
    If the injury causes pain or swelling, place crushed ice in a plastic bag and wrapwith a moist towel and apply on injury for 10 minutes ____________________________ while awake as soon as possible after injury. It keeps blood and fluid frombuilding up in the injured area. Use an elastic bandage to hold the pack in placefor convenience.
    • A. 

      Every two to three hours

    • B. 

      Every one to three hours

    • C. 

      Every two to four hours

    • D. 

      Every one to four hours

  • 10. 
    Always change dressings every ____ hours. Wash the area gently with soap andwater, apply antiseptic cream and cover with a bandage. Also, change the bandageimmediately if it gets dirty or wet. Keeping a wound clean is the best way toavoid infection.
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      9

  • 11. 
    For a nose bleed, ask the casualty to ________________.
    • A. 

      Lie down

    • B. 

      Sit down

    • C. 

      Squat down

    • D. 

      Stand up

  • 12. 
    For a nose bleed, ask the casualty to lean ________ slightly.
    • A. 

      Forward

    • B. 

      Backwards

    • C. 

      Left

    • D. 

      Right

  • 13. 
    Advise the casualty to rest quietly for a few hours. Tell them not to ________ their nose, because these actions will disturb blood clots.
    • A. 

      Touch

    • B. 

      Wash

    • C. 

      Blow

    • D. 

      Dig

  • 14. 
    The casualty needs to see the ________ if a nosebleed goes on for more than 15minutes or if it occurs after an injury, such as a punch in the face, especially if abroken nose is suspected.
    • A. 

      Parents

    • B. 

      Nurse

    • C. 

      Teacher

    • D. 

      Doctor

  • 15. 
    If you get a muscle cramp while exercising, you should __________.
    • A. 

      Stop exercising

    • B. 

      Continue exercising

    • C. 

      Exercise harder

    • D. 

      Exercise lesser

  • 16. 
    Most cramps can be stopped if the muscle is ______________________________ depending on the muscles affected.
    • A. 

      Gently stretched until there is more pain

    • B. 

      Gently stretched until there is less pain

    • C. 

      Forcedly stretched until there is less pain

    • D. 

      Forcedly stretched until there is more pain

  • 17. 
    Applying a ___________ pad on cramp will help circulate blood flow in the cramp.
    • A. 

      Ice

    • B. 

      Cooling

    • C. 

      Heating

    • D. 

      Gauze

  • 18. 
    In athletics, future muscle cramps can be prevented by always warming up andstretching well (especially the muscle groups prone to cramping) __________ workouts.Your doctor can show you stretching exercises that can help you reduce yourchances of getting muscle cramps.
    • A. 

      With no

    • B. 

      During

    • C. 

      After

    • D. 

      Before

  • 19. 
    If the cramp is caused by a lack of water, drinking ____________________ can help,especially in vigorous physical activity. Fluid (water) and electrolyte (especiallysodium and potassium) replacement is important. Sports beverages (such as 100Plus, etc...) rather than water may help prevent electrolyte imbalances such as lowsodium levels.
    • A. 

      Enough water

    • B. 

      Ice lemon tea

    • C. 

      Cold Mountain Dew

    • D. 

      Salt water

  • 20. 
    Use the thumb and index finger to squeeze together the soft portion of the nose,which is located _____________________________________________________ that formsthe bridge of the nose. Keep holding the nose for 10 minutes.
    • A. 

      Between the beginning of the nose and the hard, bony ridge

    • B. 

      Between the end of the nose and the hard, bony ridge

    • C. 

      Between the end of the nose and the soft, bony ridge

    • D. 

      Between the end of the nose and the hard, fleshy ridge

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