Basic Knowledge About First Aid Quiz

19 Questions | Total Attempts: 53

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First Aid Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. You burn your hand in the kitchen. You should . . .
    • A. 

      A. Stop the burning

    • B. 

      B. Cool the burn with large amounts of cold water

    • C. 

      C. Cover the burn loosely with a dry, sterile dressing

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

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

      A. Sprain

    • B. 

      B. Dislocation

    • C. 

      C. Strain

    • D. 

      D. Compound or open fracture

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

      A. Snug, but not so tight that it slows circulation

    • B. 

      B. Loose so the person can still move the injured limb

    • C. 

      C. Tied over the injured area

    • D. 

      D. None of the above

  • 4. 
    1. When caring for a person who is having a seizure, you should
    • A. 

      A. Try to hold the person still

    • B. 

      B. Remove nearby objects that might cause injury

    • C. 

      C. Place a spoon or wallet between the person’s teeth

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

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

      A. Heat-related illness

    • B. 

      B. Heart attack

    • C. 

      C. Diabetic emergency

    • D. 

      D. Stroke

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

      A. Stroke

    • B. 

      B. Diabetic emergency

    • C. 

      C. Seizure

    • D. 

      D. Allergic reaction

  • 7. 
    1. If someone’s blood sugar is low and you are not sure if they use insulin, what should you do?
    • A. 

      A. Give them a juice box

    • B. 

      B. Give them a piece of candy

    • C. 

      C. Give them a pack of sugar

    • D. 

      D. Give then any of the above

  • 8. 
    1. What is the first step in caring for a bleeding wound?
    • A. 

      A. Apply pressure at pressure points

    • B. 

      B. Add bulky dressing to reinforce blood soaked bandages

    • C. 

      C. Apply direct pressure with a sterile or clean dressing

    • D. 

      D. Care for shock

  • 9. 
    1. If someone is bleeding through a dressing you used to stop the bleeding you remove the blood soaked dressing to put a clean one on.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 10. 
    1. How do you know if a person is having a stroke?
    • A. 

      A. They fall on the floor and stop breathing

    • B. 

      B. They loose the ability to use one side of their body

    • C. 

      C. They are bleeding

    • D. 

      D. They cannot breath and clench their chest

  • 11. 
    1. If some one is having a severe allergic reaction to a bee sting and is having trouble breathing, what should you do?
    • A. 

      A. Give them abdominal thrust

    • B. 

      B. After 15 minutes call 911

    • C. 

      C. Call 911 immediately and care for the person until help arrives

    • D. 

      D. Give then a cool drink

  • 12. 
    1. What are some of the signs that someone is having a bad allergic reaction?
    • A. 

      A. Trouble breathing, swelling of tongue and face, and fainting

    • B. 

      B. Shaking, unconscious, drooling

    • C. 

      C. Trouble speaking, drop in the face, cannot hold one arm up

    • D. 

      D. Change in behavior, thirst, sweating,

  • 13. 
    1. What should you do if you suspect that a conscious person has been poisoned?
    • A. 

      A. Call the local pharmacy

    • B. 

      B. Call poison control center and follow the advice given

    • C. 

      C. Give large amounts of milk

    • D. 

      D. Immediately induce vomiting

  • 14. 
    1. When using an AED the pads should go
    • A. 

      A. Over clothes and on the upper part of the body

    • B. 

      B. On the bare chest anywhere

    • C. 

      C. Over clothes and by the bellybutton

    • D. 

      D. On bare chest and diagonal across the heart

  • 15. 
    1. When you get a nose bleed, you should
    • A. 

      A. Pinch nose and lean forward

    • B. 

      B. Pinch nose and lean back

    • C. 

      C. Try to put a tissue up the nose

    • D. 

      D. Blow your nose

  • 16. 
    Please describe the difference between a stroke and heart attack.
  • 17. 
    What is the difference between First, Second, and Third degree burns?
  • 18. 
    1. Please describe what you should do for someone who is in shock and why you should do that.
  • 19. 
    What is the definition of first aid and what is the difference between first aid and CPR?