NCDCC First Aid Proficiency Badge Written Assessment Test

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NCDCC First Aid Proficiency Badge Written Assessment Test - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A The four main pressure points listed in the picture are:
    • A. 

      1.Carotid, 2.Subclavian, 3.Brachial and 4.Femoral

    • B. 

      1.Brachial, 2.Carotid, 3.Subclavian and 4.Femoral

    • C. 

      1.Brachial, 2.Subclavian, 3.Fermoral and 4.Carotid

    • D. 

      1.Brachial, 2.Fermoral, 3.Subclavian and 4.Carotid

  • 2. 
    What must NOT be done when someone is impaled by a foreign object?
    • A. 

      Call 995 immediately.

    • B. 

      Give constant assurances to the casualty.

    • C. 

      Attempt to pull out the impaled object.

    • D. 

      Do not give the casualty anything to eat or drink.

  • 3. 
    An arterial haemorrhage is characterized by ___________ .
    • A. 

      Oozing of blood

    • B. 

      Dark red deoxygenated blood

    • C. 

      Profused gushing of dark red blood

    • D. 

      Richly oxygenated blood that is bright red and spurting out

  • 4. 
    In the case of an arterial haemorrhage from the thigh, you should apply pressure on the _____________________.
    • A. 

      Carotid pressure point

    • B. 

      Brachial pressure point

    • C. 

      Femoral pressure point

    • D. 

      Subclavian pressure point

  • 5. 
    Which of the following are signs and symptoms of a fracture?
    • A. 

      Blisters, mottled skin, hoarseness.

    • B. 

      Sweating, low blood pressure, pain.

    • C. 

      Joint tenderness, loss of movement, crepitus.

    • D. 

      Restlessness, thread-like pulse, shallow, rapid breathing.

  • 6. 
    A clean cut from a sharp edge is known as a/an __________.
    • A. 

      Incision

    • B. 

      Abrasion

    • C. 

      Contusion

    • D. 

      Laceration

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a sign or symptom of a fracture?
    • A. 

      Swelling.

    • B. 

      Deformity.

    • C. 

      Breathlessness.

    • D. 

      Loss of movement.

  • 8. 
    Which type of burns may induce cardiac arrest?
    • A. 

      Thermal burns.

    • B. 

      Electrical burns.

    • C. 

      Chemical burns.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    A torn or lacerated wound can be identified as __________ .
    • A. 

      Bleeding under skin

    • B. 

      A clean cut caused by sharp cutting instruments

    • C. 

      Large in area and caused by sharp cutting instruments

    • D. 

      Jagged edges caused by machinery, claws of animals, etc

  • 10. 
    The blood vessels that carry blood back to the heart are called ____________ .
    • A. 

      Veins

    • B. 

      Valves

    • C. 

      Arteries

    • D. 

      Capillaries

  • 11. 
    Which type of soft tissue injury has the upper most layer of skin scraped away?
    • A. 

      Incision

    • B. 

      Avulsion

    • C. 

      Abrasion

    • D. 

      Laceration

  • 12. 
    Applying pressure on the carotid pressure point prevents blood from flowing to the_____________.
    • A. 

      Head

    • B. 

      Lower limbs

    • C. 

      Whole body

    • D. 

      Upper and lower arms

  • 13. 
    Which type of burns destroy tissue through protein coagulation?
    • A. 

      Thermal burns.

    • B. 

      Electrical burns.

    • C. 

      Chemical burns.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is not an open wound?
    • A. 

      Incision

    • B. 

      Contusion

    • C. 

      Amputation

    • D. 

      Evisceration

  • 15. 
    What kind of wound occurs when a large amount of force impacts on arteries and veins close to skin?
    • A. 

      Abrasion.

    • B. 

      Contusion.

    • C. 

      Laceration.

    • D. 

      Haematoma.

  • 16. 
    ________ is the cracking sound made by the movement of broken bone ends.
    • A. 

      Crepitus

    • B. 

      Distension

    • C. 

      Aggravation

    • D. 

      Discolouration

  • 17. 
    Which of the following should you treat first?
    • A. 

      Second degree burn.

    • B. 

      Fracture on arm.

    • C. 

      Arterial haemorrhage.

    • D. 

      Venous haemorrhage.

  • 18. 
    “Characterized by red or mottled skin, often with blisters”. Which degree of burn does this description belong to?
    • A. 

      First degree burn.

    • B. 

      Second degree burn.

    • C. 

      Third degree burn.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is/are a type of haemorrhage?
    • A. 

      Arterial haemorrhage.

    • B. 

      Venous haemorrhage.

    • C. 

      Capillary haemorrhage.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is/are dangers of a haemorrhage?
    • A. 

      Death.

    • B. 

      Shock.

    • C. 

      Blood loss.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

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