Test Students Knowledge About How To Perform CPR And First Aid.

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Test students knowledge about how to perform CPR and First Aid.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is one of the five fears that prevents people from performing CPR?
    • A. 

      The fear of doing CPR incorrectly and hurting the patient

    • B. 

      The fear that a reward will not be given

    • C. 

      The fear that people in cardiac arrest are better off left alone

  • 2. 
    You are walking in the park when you hear somebody scream. As you look in the direction of the sound, you see a person lying on the ground about 30 feet away. What is the first thing you should do?
    • A. 

      Tap and shout to see if the person is responsive

    • B. 

      Quickly go to the injured person to see what is wrong

    • C. 

      Stop and check the scene for safety

  • 3. 
    There is a man lying on the ground and the scene is safe. You have approached, put on your personal protective equipment, and are kneeling beside him. What should you do now?
    • A. 

      Call 911

    • B. 

      Tap and shout to check for responsiveness

    • C. 

      Open the airway

  • 4. 
    You have checked the man for responsiveness by tapping and shouting, and he is unresponsive. What should you do next?
    • A. 

      Send someone to call 911

    • B. 

      Open the airway

    • C. 

      Give two breaths

  • 5. 
    You have checked the man for responsiveness by tapping and shouting, and he is unresponsive. A bystander is calling 911. What is your next action?
    • A. 

      Place him in the recovery position

    • B. 

      Wait for EMS to arrive

    • C. 

      Open the airway

  • 6. 
    You have opened the unresponsive man's airway. What is your next action?
    • A. 

      Give two breaths

    • B. 

      Do a finger sweep

    • C. 

      Look, listen, and feel for breathing

  • 7. 
    You have just checked the unresponsive man for breathing. He is not breathing. What is your next action?
    • A. 

      Give two breaths

    • B. 

      Reposition the airway

    • C. 

      Give 30 chest compressions at a rate of 100 per minute, then 2 breaths

  • 8. 
    Because the unresponsive man is not breathing, you give 2 breaths that make the chest rise. No signs of life are present. What is your next action?
    • A. 

      Give 30 chest compressions at a rate of 80 per minute, followed by 2 breaths

    • B. 

      Give 30 chest compressions at a rate of 100 per minute, followed by 1 breath

    • C. 

      Give 30 chest compressions at a rate of 100 per minute, followed by 2 breaths

  • 9. 
    You have called 911, opened the airway, and checked for breathing. The man is not breathing and shows no signs of life. You do not have personal protective equipment available and do not feel comfortable giving breaths. How will you perform effective CPR?
    • A. 

      Use a piece of paper towel over the mouth to protect yourself

    • B. 

      Give hands-only (compression-only) CPR

    • C. 

      Wait for EMS personnel to arrive

  • 10. 
    What is the preferred method for performing 1-rescuer CPR on a child?
    • A. 

      Use the heel of one hand to give chest compressions 1/3 to 1/2 the depth of the chest

    • B. 

      Use the heel of one hand to give chest compressions 2 inches deep

    • C. 

      Use the heel of one hand to give chest compressions as deep as you can

  • 11. 
    As you are eating in the lunchroom, a student stands up and cannot cough, speak or breathe. What is your next action?
    • A. 

      Call 911, stand behind the person, and give abdominal thrusts

    • B. 

      Call 911 and give 30 chest thrusts

    • C. 

      Encourage the person to try harder to cough

  • 12. 
    A coworker has a severe headache, slurred speech, and weakness on the left side of her body. What medical emergency do you suspect?
    • A. 

      Seizure

    • B. 

      Heart attack

    • C. 

      Stroke

  • 13. 
    A 48-year-old male is experiencing shortness of breath, sweating, and crushing pain in his chest. He states that he has not been feeling well for the past hour. What medical emergency do you suspect?
    • A. 

      Stroke

    • B. 

      Diabetic emergency

    • C. 

      Heart attack

  • 14. 
    A fellow employee was struck in the nose by a wrench. Blood is on the tool and the floor. How should you protect yourself to properly clean up the blood?
    • A. 

      Use a sterile gauze to wipe off the tool and the floor

    • B. 

      Wear proper personal protective equipment

    • C. 

      Call for a professional cleaning service

  • 15. 
    You have applied direct pressure and a pressure bandage to a man who cut his forearm and was bleeding severely. He is pale, has moist skin, feels dizzy, and is acting confused. What medical emergency do you suspect, and how should you treat the victim?
    • A. 

      Heart attack: keep him calm until the ambulance arrives

    • B. 

      Shock: elevate the legs and keep him warm

    • C. 

      Stroke: monitor his airway, breathing, and circulation

  • 16. 
    You have a victim that is unconscious and breathing without any obvious injuries that need immediate treatment. You have called 911. How would you begin a secondary survey to find fractures, bleeding, and other injuries that are not obvious on initial inspection?
    • A. 

      Start with the arms to find problems with muscle control

    • B. 

      Start at the head, making sure the airway is open

    • C. 

      Start at the legs, making sure there is movement

  • 17. 
    A coworker fell down to the ground and used his arm to stop the fall. He tried using his hand to stand up and noticed severe pain in his right wrist. There is swelling, and he is unable to move his wrist, so you suspect a fracture. How should you treat this injury?
    • A. 

      Check for serious illness or injury that may have caused the fall. Stabilize the injured part to avoid movement.

    • B. 

      Tell the coworker to hold onto the wrist tightly while you assist him to the nearest place for medical treatment

    • C. 

      Apply a splint immediately. Straighten any deformed areas before applying the splint.

  • 18. 
    You notice a someone having what appears to be a seizure. What should you do to help this person?
    • A. 

      Call 911 and hold the man down to stop him from convulsing

    • B. 

      Shove a stick, comb or wallet into the man's mouth so he doesn't swallow his tongue

    • C. 

      Call 911 and protect the person from injury

  • 19. 
    Choose the one item listed that you would NOT give to a person who is experiencing a diabetic emergency?
    • A. 

      Sugar

    • B. 

      Insulin

    • C. 

      Juice

  • 20. 
    A person ate a candy bar containing peanuts about 15 minutes ago and has the following symptoms: difficulty breathing, blotchy skin, and swelling around the lips. What do you suspect?
    • A. 

      An allergic reaction

    • B. 

      A diabetic reaction

    • C. 

      Choking

  • 21. 
    A student was running on a very hot and humid day. He staggers to you and tells you that he is dizzy, his legs are cramping, and he feels sick. He is sweating, and his skin feels hot and wet. What would you suspect?
    • A. 

      Heat exhaustion

    • B. 

      Heat stroke

    • C. 

      Diabetic emergency

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is the appropriate treatment for a person with a suspected second-degree (blister) burn on her forearm?  
    • A. 

      Wrap the burned area snugly with a roller gauze to cover it

    • B. 

      Cool the burn by applying cool water

    • C. 

      Smear large amounts of butter or olive oil all over the burn

  • 23. 
    You are performing rescue breathing on a child. After 1 to 2 minutes, you stop to recheck the pulse and breathing. You feel a pulse but the child is still not breathing. What should you do now?
    • A. 

      Continue rescue breathing by giving 1 breath every 3 seconds

    • B. 

      Continue rescue breathing by giving 1 breath every 5 seconds

    • C. 

      Give 30 chest compressions by placing the heel of one hand directly on the center of the chest

  • 24. 
    You are performing abdominal thrusts on a conscious child. She suddenly becomes unconscious and you lower her to the ground. You call 911, tilt her head back, and look in her mouth. You don't see any obvious object that could be swept clear. You check for breathing and find that she is not breathing. You attempt two rescue breaths. No air will go in, so you reposition the head and try two breaths again. The air still will not go in. What steps of action come next?
    • A. 

      Perform another sweep inside the mouth to remove the object

    • B. 

      Provide 30 chest compressions in the center of the chest. Then, check the mouth; if clear, provide two rescue breaths.

    • C. 

      Provide continuous chest compressions until help arrives

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