Lifeguard Quiz # 2: CPR & AED For The Lifeguard (Ch. 7 & 8)

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Lifeguard Quiz # 2: CPR & AED For The Lifeguard (Ch. 7 & 8)

SELA Aquatics requires all lifeguard training participants to complete quizzes on or before the due dates given by their instructors. Failure to complete quizzes may result in a participant's forfeiture to take the final written exam and receive certification. Upon completing this quiz, please print out the achievement card that indicates a passing score and show it to your instructor.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Breathing barriers help to—
    • A. 

      Maintain breathing.

    • B. 

      Protect against disease transmission.

    • C. 

      Restart the heart.

    • D. 

      Reduce the amount of oxygen in a victim’s blood.

  • 2. 
    The care provided to an adult who is not moving or breathing, but has a pulse (respiratory arrest), is—
    • A. 

      Perform 5 abdominal thrusts, with each thrust being a distinct attempt to dislodge the object.

    • B. 

      Place the adult in a modified-H.A.IN.E.S. recovery position.

    • C. 

      Give rescue breaths at a rate of 1 rescue breath about every 3 seconds.

    • D. 

      Give rescue breaths at a rate of 1 rescue breath about every 5 seconds.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a specific link in the Cardiac Chain of Survival?
    • A. 

      Early CPR

    • B. 

      Early defibrillation

    • C. 

      Early recognition of the emergency and early access to EMS

    • D. 

      Early rescue

  • 4. 
    Which of the following ratios (Compressions to Breaths) below is incorrect for CPR with one rescuer?
    • A. 

      Infant - 30:2

    • B. 

      Child - 30:2

    • C. 

      Adult - 30:2

    • D. 

      Adult - 15:2

  • 5. 
    What is the most important action step to take to care for a person you think may be experiencing a heart attack?
    • A. 

      Check airway, breathing and circulation.

    • B. 

      Have the victim stop what he or she is doing and rest.

    • C. 

      Obtain the victim’s consent.

    • D. 

      Summon EMS personnel.

  • 6. 
    An electrical shock delivered to the heart to correct certain abnormal heart rhythms is called—
    • A. 

      Asystole.

    • B. 

      Defibrillation.

    • C. 

      Diastole.

    • D. 

      Fibrillation.

  • 7. 
    After the initial analysis, if the AED prompt indicates that “no shock is advised,” the next step is to—
    • A. 

      Begin rescue breathing.

    • B. 

      Look for movement and recheck for breathing and a pulse.

    • C. 

      Perform 5 cycles (about 2 minutes) of CPR.

    • D. 

      Restart the AED.

  • 8. 
    How fast should compressions be performed on an adult?
    • A. 

      80bpm (beats per minute)

    • B. 

      100bpm

    • C. 

      120bpp

    • D. 

      200bpm

  • 9. 
    It is important for everyone to “stand clear” before using an AED to deliver a shock because—
    • A. 

      The AED may not deliver the correct shock to the victim.

    • B. 

      The AED will not work unless you stand clear.

    • C. 

      The victim’s arm may swing out and strike you when the shock is delivered.

    • D. 

      You or someone else could get shocked.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is the correct depth for compressions while giving CPR?
    • A. 

      Adult: 2 to 2.5 inches

    • B. 

      Infant: 0 to .5 inches

    • C. 

      Child: 1 to 2 inches

    • D. 

      Adult: 1.5 to 2 inches

    • E. 

      Child 1.5 to 2 inches

  • 11. 
    How many rescue breathes do you initially give to a victim to determine if their airway is blocked or open?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 12. 
    Professional rescuers should temporarily stop giving CPR to a victim once an AED is available AND ready to be used.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    How long is a CPR/AED for the Lifeguard certification valid?
    • A. 

      1 year

    • B. 

      2 years

    • C. 

      3 years

    • D. 

      4 years

  • 14. 
    A rescuer checks the consciousness of a infant using the same technique that he/she uses to check the consciousness of a child.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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