First Aid Quiz MCQ Exam: Trivia!

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First aid helps you give to someone in need until complete medical treatment is available. You should learn what to do if someone has a nosebleed and what to do if a child loses a tooth. There are so many possible situations in which first aid is necessary. This quiz can be of assistance. First aid is a valuable skill to learn, and the best part is that it could save someone’s life.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If a student or member of staff has a nosebleed, you should...
    • A. 

      Lie them down on a bed.

    • B. 

      Ask them to pinch their nose firmly to the bone for about 10 minutes.

    • C. 

      Get them to cough sharply.

    • D. 

      Stuff cotton wool up their nose.

  • 2. 
    If the nose is still bleeding after ten minutes, you should...
    • A. 

      Ask the person to pinch their nose again.

    • B. 

      Put a cold pack on their face.

    • C. 

      Get the person to shake their head vigorously.

    • D. 

      Pur more cotton wool inside the nose.

  • 3. 
    When the nose has stopped bleeding, you should...
    • A. 

      Dab the inside of the nose with disinfectant.

    • B. 

      Get the person to blow their nose.

    • C. 

      Take out the cotton wool.

    • D. 

      Clean the nostrils with cotton wool to clear out any blood clots.

  • 4. 
    If a child has lost a tooth in an accident and is bleeding, you should...
    • A. 

      Give him or her something sweet to eat.

    • B. 

      Do nothing.

    • C. 

      Ask him or her to bite down on a pad of gauze.

    • D. 

      Ask him or her to gargle with mouthwash.

  • 5. 
    If a child is bleeding very fast from a wound, you should...
    • A. 

      Do nothing.

    • B. 

      Press down on the wound with a cloth to stop the bleeding.

    • C. 

      Put the wound under a running tap.

    • D. 

      Tie a bandage tightly below the wound.

  • 6. 
    When the wound has stopped bleeding, you should...
    • A. 

      Clean it with saline solution or a solution of disinfectant and water.

    • B. 

      Apply vaseline to the wound.

    • C. 

      Rub the wound vigorously.

    • D. 

      Elevate the affected limb.

  • 7. 
    If a child has a sharp object puncturing their flesh, you should...
    • A. 

      Remove the sharp object immediately and send child to hospital for stitches.

    • B. 

      Turn the object slowly to see if you can get it out.

    • C. 

      Remove the sharp object immediately and rinse out the wound.

    • D. 

      Clean the area of the wound, leaving the object in place, and send child to hospital.

  • 8. 
    For the case of sunburn, you should...
    • A. 

      Rub butter onto the burn.

    • B. 

      Apply calamine lotion.

    • C. 

      Apply suntan cream.

    • D. 

      Apply antiseptic cream.

  • 9. 
    When a burn has come up in a blister, you should...
    • A. 

      Burst the blister under running water.

    • B. 

      Cover the blister with an elastoplast/bandaid.

    • C. 

      Apply calamine lotion.

    • D. 

      Take the child to hospital.

  • 10. 
    Where a child has a severe, third-degree burn, you should...
    • A. 

      Cover the burn with a bandaid/elastoplast.

    • B. 

      Put the burn under running water for five to ten minutes.

    • C. 

      Apply vaseline to the burn.

    • D. 

      Rub cooking oil onto the burn.

  • 11. 
    If a child is bitten by a snake, you should....
    • A. 

      Suck out the venom and spit it out.

    • B. 

      Tie a bandage around the limb below the bite.

    • C. 

      Apply a bandaid/elastoplast to the bite.

    • D. 

      Tie a bandage around the limb above the bite.

  • 12. 
    If a child goes into anaphylactic shock after a bee sting, you should...
    • A. 

      Give him an epinephrine injection.

    • B. 

      Slap his face to force him out of it.

    • C. 

      Give him the kiss of life.

    • D. 

      Apply calamine lotion.

  • 13. 
    If a child has a broken bone, you should...
    • A. 

      Put the broken limb in a sling.

    • B. 

      Tie the bone in the right position with a tight bandage.

    • C. 

      Immobilise the limb with pieces of wood on both sides.

    • D. 

      Apply calamine lotion.

  • 14. 
    For strains and sprains, the acronym to remember is...
    • A. 

      RICE (Rest, Ice, Compress, Elevate)

    • B. 

      PIES (Press, Immerse, Elevate, Squeeze)

    • C. 

      BRAS (Bathe, Rub, Agitate, Squeeze)

    • D. 

      WISE (Wash, Ice, Squeeze, Elevate)

  • 15. 
    If a child has fainted, you should not...
    • A. 

      Let them lie down.

    • B. 

      Elevate their legs to let blood flow to the brain.

    • C. 

      Get them some fresh air.

    • D. 

      Allow a crowd to gather round them.

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