First Aid Review Quiz

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First Aid Review Quiz - Quiz

How much do you remember from your last course? This quiz will give you an idea and let you know where you need to focus for your re-certification course.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the founder of the Red Cross?
    • A. 

      George Ryerson

    • B. 

      Carl Wolfe

    • C. 

      Henry Dunant

    • D. 

      James Cross

    • E. 

      I have no idea who any of these people are.

  • 2. 
    To prevent infection while giving first aid, you should:
    • A. 

      Wash your hands before and after.

    • B. 

      Wear gloves.

    • C. 

      Give rescue breaths only if you know the person.

    • D. 

      Both A and B.

    • E. 

      None of the above will prevent infection.

  • 3. 
    According to the Red Cross, you should be prepared for these two things, both at work and at home.
    • A. 

      Emergencies and Disasters.

    • B. 

      Floods and Earthquakes.

    • C. 

      Injuries and Emotional Trauma.

    • D. 

      None of the above - you can't prepare for these sorts of things.

  • 4. 
    There are two types of choking and they are called:
    • A. 

      Mild and Severe.

    • B. 

      Partial and Fully Obstructed.

    • C. 

      Soft and Hard Choking.

    • D. 

      A or B.

    • E. 

      None of the above. There is only one type of choking - choking.

  • 5. 
    If someone is having an asthma attack, you should:
    • A. 

      Have them stop all activity.

    • B. 

      Help them administer their medication.

    • C. 

      Take them to a cold area of give them something cold to drink.

    • D. 

      Call 9-1-1 if breathing does not improve with rest and medication.

    • E. 

      A, B and D only.

  • 6. 
    If a child is having a severe allergic reaction and they have an Epi-pen at school, you should:
    • A. 

      Wait 10-15 minutes to be sure it is severe enough to use the Epi-pen.

    • B. 

      Help the child administer the Epi-pen, then call 9-1-1 immediately.

    • C. 

      Call 9-1-1 and wait until they arrive to give the Epi-pen.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 7. 
    The signs and symptoms of a heart attack are the same as the signs and symptoms of angina and might include:
    • A. 

      Chest pain or pressure, and arm pain that may go into the jaw.

    • B. 

      Sudden, severe headache.

    • C. 

      Sweating and paleness.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      Only A and C.

  • 8. 
    You can remember the signs and symptoms of a stroke using this acronym.
    • A. 

      FIRST - Face, Incomprehensible, Rigid, Speech, Time

    • B. 

      FAST - Face, Arm, Speech, Time

    • C. 

      STROKE - Speech, Time, aRm, Onset, Knees, Evolution

    • D. 

      STOP - Speech, Trigger, Onset, Progression

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    Your biggest concern with bleeding wounds is:
    • A. 

      Infection.

    • B. 

      The mess.

    • C. 

      Stopping the bleeding.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 10. 
    If you suspect a child has a concussion, you should:
    • A. 

      Treat it as a head and spine injury, depending on how it happened and the signs and symptoms.

    • B. 

      Hold the child still, call 9-1-1, and put ice on the injured area.

    • C. 

      Complete a secondary survey, including a head-to-toe check, and if a spine injury is not suspected, call the parents to take to the child to the hospital.

    • D. 

      Both A and C.

    • E. 

      Both B and C.

  • 11. 
    You should splint a suspected broken bone by following these principles:
    • A. 

      Splint above and below the injured part.

    • B. 

      Check circulation before and after splinting.

    • C. 

      Only splint if it won't cause more pain or injury.

    • D. 

      You must always splint a suspected broken bone.

    • E. 

      All of the above, except for D.

  • 12. 
    What are the two concerns with wounds?
    • A. 

      Level of injury and Bleeding.

    • B. 

      Bleeding and Infection.

    • C. 

      Just a cut or is there something in there?

    • D. 

      Layer of skin damaged and Infection.

    • E. 

      Both A and C.

  • 13. 
    The first aid for an amputation includes:
    • A. 

      Stop the bleeding and call 9-1-1.

    • B. 

      Examine the damage to the remaining tissue.

    • C. 

      Put the body part in a bag, wrap it and keep it cool.

    • D. 

      Don't give the bag to the person to hold because it will upset them.

    • E. 

      Only A and C.

  • 14. 
    There are three types of burns called:
    • A. 

      First Degree, Second Degree, Third Degree.

    • B. 

      Upper layer, mid layer, lower layer.

    • C. 

      Superficial, Partial Thickness, Full Thickness.

    • D. 

      Epidermal, Dermal, and Subdermal.

    • E. 

      None of the above are currently used in the Red Cross manual.

  • 15. 
    The treatment for a diabetic emergency is same for both high and low sugar.
    • A. 

      TRUE - you should give the person their medication in both cases.

    • B. 

      FALSE - you must treat them differently or you will make the person's condition worse.

    • C. 

      TRUE - give sugar to the person in either case - you don't need to know if it's too high or too low.

    • D. 

      FALSE - If it is too high, give medication and if it is too low, give sugar.

    • E. 

      Both B and D.

  • 16. 
    First aid for a seizure includes:
    • A. 

      Keeping the person safe during the seizure.

    • B. 

      Holding down their arms and legs.

    • C. 

      Checking for injury after and putting them in the recovery position.

    • D. 

      Calling 9-1-1 if they have multiple seizures or don't wake up after the seizure.

    • E. 

      Both A, C, and D.

  • 17. 
    For any type of heat-related emergency, you should always:
    • A. 

      Cool the person quickly so it doesn't become too serious.

    • B. 

      Cool the person gradually, so they don't go into shock.

    • C. 

      Don't try to cool the person right away, but Do give them cool liquids to drink.

    • D. 

      Place the person in a bath-tub filled with cold water and have them drink luke-warm tea.

    • E. 

      Give them ice packs to hold between their legs and under their arms.

  • 18. 
    If you suspect someone has frost bite, you need to call 9-1-1 if:
    • A. 

      Their hands are frozen all the way through.

    • B. 

      It is combined with another medical condition like diabetes.

    • C. 

      The person has lost one or more fingers or toes.

    • D. 

      The frostbite is combined with severe hypothermia.

    • E. 

      You never need to call 9-1-1 for frostbite, as it is not that serious.

  • 19. 
    You first aid for any type of poison can be guided by these tips:
    • A. 

      Always call Poison Control first, they can connect you to 9-1-1.

    • B. 

      If the person's Airway, Breathing and Circulation, and level of consciousness are bad, call 9-1-1.

    • C. 

      If the person's Airway, Breathing and Circulation, and level of consciousness are good, call Poison Control.

    • D. 

      Both B and C are correct.

    • E. 

      None of the above can be applied to all types of poisoning - each one must be dealt with differently.

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