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Multiple Choice Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz MUST be completed with a score of 84% or higher before your scheduled First Aid class.


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  • 1. 
    Your responsibility as a first aider requires you to:
    • A. 

      Always be aware of casualty’s feelings and feelings of any bystanders or family members

    • B. 

      Assess for dangers, hazards and perform your duty of care

    • C. 

      Do not make assumptions – ask questions if you are not sure of anything

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    A co-worker collapses unconscious in front of you. After assessing for Dangers, and checking for a Response and Sending for Help - your next action would be to:
    • A. 

      Check the patient’s airway, look for regular movement of chest, listen for normal breath sounds, feel for regular, rhythmic movement of chest or upper abdomen.

    • B. 

      Check for a pulse and see if the patient is breathing. blood loss and slow shock

    • C. 

      Commence Expired Air Resuscitation.

    • D. 

      Place Defibrillator pads on the patient’s chest ready to go.

  • 3. 
    When performing Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation by yourself on an adult, the correct ratio of compressions to breaths is:
    • A. 

      20 Compressions and 5 Breaths.

    • B. 

      30 Compressions and 2 Breaths.

    • C. 

      15 Compressions and 5 Breaths.

    • D. 

      25 Compressions and 2 Breaths.

  • 4. 
    When performing Compression only Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation on an adult the correct rate of compressions is:
    • A. 

      85 Compressions per minute.

    • B. 

      100 Compressions per minute.

    • C. 

      160 Compressions every 2 minutes.

    • D. 

      30 Compressions per minute

  • 5. 
    The provision of CPR should continue until:
    • A. 

      The spontaneous return of normal breathing

    • B. 

      A health professional or trained help arrives

    • C. 

      Physically impossible to continue

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    When performing CPR the correct position of the first aider’s hands should be:
    • A. 

      Place the heel of one hand on the lower third of the chest (below the sternum), and place the heel of the other hand on top of the first.

    • B. 

      Place the heel of one hand on the middle of the chest (lower sternum, between the nipples) and place the other hand of top of the first.

    • C. 

      Place one hand flat across the chest to cover as much of the sternum and place the other hand directly on top, ensuring your fingers engage with the casualty’s chest.

  • 7. 
    A lady has fallen from a ladder and landed heavily on her back. On assessment you find no dangers present and she is unconscious. You have sent for help, cleared her airway and noticed that she is breathing normally. What position would you place her in?
    • A. 

      Keep her very still and check that her airway is clear.

    • B. 

      Place the lady on her back and support the jaw open in an open position.

    • C. 

      Place the lady in the recovery position to maintain a clear airway and monitor her breathing until help arrives.

    • D. 

      Keep her very still and check for any broken bones and foreign objects she might have fallen on.

  • 8. 
    The main indicator for commencing CPR would be:
    • A. 

      A choking patient that is able to talk

    • B. 

      A patient that is unconscious and breathing

    • C. 

      Absence of normal breathing, unresponsive, not moving, no signs of life.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    The correct first aid management of an unconscious patient who is breathing but lying on their back is to place them into recovery position and open their airway, as this prevents the tongue from blocking the airway and prevents any potential harm from regurgitation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    When would you use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)?
    • A. 

      When the patient is choking

    • B. 

      Collapsed, unresponsive, not breathing normally or effectively, CPR is in progress

    • C. 

      Unconscious, breathing patient

    • D. 

      With every casualty

  • 11. 
    Which statements are correct in relation to the use of an AED?
    • A. 

      Each minute that passes before an AED is used decreases a casualty’s chance of survival.

    • B. 

      Continue CPR until AED advises to stop or “do not touch the patient”

    • C. 

      Resume CPR after shock delivered or if shock not advised by AED

    • D. 

      Monitor casualty for any response or normal breathing

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    The steps of Primary Survey are expressed in the Basic Life Support flow chart as:
    • A. 

      DRABCD

    • B. 

      CPR, AED, 000

    • C. 

      DRSABCD

    • D. 

      DRSACDC

  • 13. 
    What is CPR? 
    • A. 

      CPR Compression, Pressure, Rest

    • B. 

      CPR is the process of providing chest compressions combined with rescue breathing to preserve brain

    • C. 

      Combined Pulmonary Reserve = how much air both the lungs hold

    • D. 

      Counselling Post Resuscitation

    • E. 

      Cars Per Region

  • 14. 
    What might you ask a casualty you find lying on the floor? 
    • A. 

      Can you hear me?

    • B. 

      Open your eyes if you can hear me

    • C. 

      What is your name?

    • D. 

      Squeeze my hand and let go if you can hear me.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    The use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) also known as Standard precautions, are to prevent exposure to infection and may include:
    • A. 

      Gloves, goggles or a resuscitation device

    • B. 

      Foot, body or head protection

    • C. 

      Remembering to wash hands before and as soon as possible after contact with casualty

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    What does the Secondary Survey Include?
    • A. 

      Conduct a careful head-to-toe assessment of casualty (if casualty is conscious explain what you are doing and ask permission)

    • B. 

      Question casualty and any witnesses about history of incident

    • C. 

      Checking, monitoring and recording a casualty’s vital signs such as pulse, breathing, level of consciousness, skin colour and temperature

    • D. 

      If there is more than one casualty care for casualty with most serious injury or illness first

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    What is most important to manage in an unconscious person? 
    • A. 

      Bleeding

    • B. 

      Head injury

    • C. 

      Fractures

    • D. 

      Airway

  • 18. 
    An unconscious casualty is unable to cough or swallow to keep their airway clear, their tongue may also block their airway.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The 3 main legal considerations with relation to first aid are:
    • A. 

      Consent, Duty of Care, Negligence

    • B. 

      WH&S, Duty of Care, Volunteers and Recording

    • C. 

      Dangers, Response, Negligence and Safety

  • 20. 
    It is important to maintain confidentiality of any details of a person(s) you have assisted as the first aider. It is also a legal requirement to obtain written consent from the patient before any details may be released. (Note: Special conditions apply if the patient is under 18 years of age)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    There has been an accident in your workplace with four people injured. Which person do you assess first:
    • A. 

      The person complaining of chest pain. Call 000.

    • B. 

      The person yelling in pain. Call 000.

    • C. 

      The person who is on their back and appears unconscious. Call 000.

    • D. 

      The person with a broken leg. Call 000.

  • 22. 
    The pain of Angina is usually relieved by:
    • A. 

      Increasing the amount of exercise the patient is doing.

    • B. 

      Allowing the patient to take aspirin.

    • C. 

      Resting the patient and allowing them to administer their own medication.

    • D. 

      Applying a cold compress to the chest.

  • 23. 
    You are out having a coffee with a friend when they complain of severe pain in the chest. Your friend is pale, sweaty and quite distressed. Which of the following is the most appropriate referral:
    • A. 

      Contact a local doctor for an appointment.

    • B. 

      Phone a taxi to take you both to hospital.

    • C. 

      Call the waiter over and order a strong short black for your friend.

    • D. 

      Arrange for an ambulance to attend ASAP.

  • 24. 
    A heart attack occurs when which of the following occurs
    • A. 

      Because the patient did not take an aspirin a day.

    • B. 

      When an area of the heart muscle is deprived of oxygen and dies.

    • C. 

      When the heart stops beating.

    • D. 

      When the blood becomes too thick from drinking short black coffee, to move through the blood vessels.

  • 25. 
    You suspect a person has had a heart attack. Whilst waiting for an ambulance the person collapses and becomes unconscious. You should immediately:
    • A. 

      Undertake a Secondary Survey.

    • B. 

      Follow the principles of the ‘DRSABCD’.

    • C. 

      Complete a Vital Signs Survey.

    • D. 

      Try to give the person fluids to drink.

  • 26. 
    Respiratory difficulty experienced by asthmatics is associated with:
    • A. 

      A dilation of the bronchi coupled with an increase in mucous production.

    • B. 

      A sudden constriction of the bronchi coupled with a decrease in mucous production.

    • C. 

      Inflammation, swelling and narrowing of the airways.

    • D. 

      A sudden dilation of the bronchi coupled with a decrease in mucous production.

  • 27. 
    How would you assist someone who is conscious and suffering from an asthma attack?
    • A. 

      Place in the lateral position.

    • B. 

      Call 000

    • C. 

      Give 4 puffs from their inhaler, wait 4 minutes then another 4 puffs if little or no improvement call 000.

    • D. 

      Give the patient a drink of water.

  • 28. 
    Whilst out one evening, a friend who is an asthmatic is feeling a ‘bit wheezy’. They have used their ‘Ventolin’ puffer a number of times without any relief. Over the next 5 minutes your friend has severe difficulty breathing and difficulty speaking. You should:  
    • A. 

      Sit with the person for another 10 minutes to see if they get better.

    • B. 

      Drive the person to hospital yourself.

    • C. 

      Take the person to a local doctor’s clinic.

    • D. 

      Call an ambulance immediately.

  • 29. 
    The first aid management for a person you suspect is suffering from anaphylaxis:
    • A. 

      Cover the person with a blanket.

    • B. 

      Assist the person with their medication (auto-injector).

    • C. 

      Give the person a sweet drink.

    • D. 

      Give the person a sugar based lolly such as barley sugar.

  • 30. 
    What symptoms would indicate a person is having a ‘severe’ anaphylactic reaction?
    • A. 

      Difficulty breathing and swelling of the tongue

    • B. 

      Rash to the limbs

    • C. 

      Swelling of the limbs

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 31. 
    Internal bleeding can be either :
    • A. 

      Direct or Indirect

    • B. 

      Superficial or Deep

    • C. 

      Caused by internal injuries or a medical condition

    • D. 

      Major or Minor

  • 32. 
    A young man trips over the bottom draw of a filing cabinet that has been left open and suffers a deep laceration to the front of his right leg, which is bleeding heavily. Your initial first aid response will be:
    • A. 

      Clean it quickly with diluted antiseptic and bandage firmly.

    • B. 

      Apply firm pressure directly onto the bleeding wound and elevate the leg.

    • C. 

      Apply a tourniquet and call an ambulance.

    • D. 

      Run it under cool water until the bleeding stops.

  • 33. 
    You are at home having a window replaced by a tradesperson, when he slips whilst carrying glass. You respond to calls for help and find him with a large piece of glass embedded in his left arm. There is blood flowing freely from the wound. You should:
    • A. 

      Elevate and rest the arm without applying pressure and call an ambulance.

    • B. 

      Leave the wound alone to prevent further damage. Reassure the patient

    • C. 

      Elevate the arm, apply pressure around the glass, build up dressings around the wound and call an ambulance. Reassure the patient.

    • D. 

      Remove the glass and then apply pressure to the wound. Reassure the patient.

  • 34. 
    A machine operator severs their hand below the wrist. The bleeding from the stump has been controlled and the hand is retrievable. You should:
    • A. 

      Pack the severed hand directly into ice and take the patient to the closest hospital.

    • B. 

      Rinse the amputated part, then wrap it in a towel and take the patient and amputated part to the closest hospital.

    • C. 

      Place the amputated hand in an airtight plastic bag and keep afloat in icy cold water. Arrange for an ambulance to take the patient and amputated hand to hospital.

    • D. 

      Wash the amputated part in antiseptic, before placing it in ice and transport with the patient to hospital.

  • 35. 
    What is the best way to manage a bleeding laceration on a patient’s arm 
    • A. 

      Apply and maintain firm direct pressure to stop bleeding

    • B. 

      Call an ambulance.

    • C. 

      Apply a tourniquet immediately above the elbow.

    • D. 

      Lay the patient down with their feet elevated.

  • 36. 
    When recording a set of vital signs on a patient, what information is required?
    • A. 

      Pulse rate per minute, conscious state, skin condition and pupil size.

    • B. 

      Conscious state, skin condition and pupil size

    • C. 

      Pulse and breathing rate, conscious state and skin condition and eyes.

    • D. 

      Respiratory rate per minute, conscious state, skin condition, pupil size and the amount of medication they take each day.

  • 37. 
    When conducting a secondary survey which of the following would not be part of your routine:
    • A. 

      Reassuring the patient.

    • B. 

      Being gentle and respectful at all times.

    • C. 

      Squeezing an injured area in order to check for any pain.

    • D. 

      Advising the patient what you are doing.

  • 38. 
    When calling for an ambulance by telephone you need to dial 000?
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Yes

  • 39. 
    Your casualty has a weak rapid pulse, pale skin, is cold and clammy. What do you suspect?
    • A. 

      Shock

    • B. 

      Allergic Reaction

    • C. 

      Angina

    • D. 

      Carbon-Monoxide Poisoning

  • 40. 
    If a patient is unconscious their muscles are relaxed and will require assistance to prevent harm from regurgitation by placing the patient in the recovery position.  This will help to establish and maintain a clear airway, assist to drain any fluids from their mouth and reduce the risk of them inhaling foreign material. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 41. 
    What is the correct treatment for Choking – Partial airway obstruction. 
    • A. 

      Reassure casualty and try to keep them calm

    • B. 

      Encourage them to breathe in slowly then cough

    • C. 

      If obstruction cannot be cleared call 000

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 42. 
    Whilst walking down the street early one morning in an area that you know has a lot of nightclubs and bars and you see a person collapsed in the gutter. Your first action as a First Aider would be to:
    • A. 

      Check for dangers.

    • B. 

      Check their conscious state.

    • C. 

      Check for a pulse.

    • D. 

      Check their breathing.

  • 43. 
    An elderly neighbour calls to you for assistance because her husband has had a ‘funny turn’. On examination you find the patient conscious, unable to talk and unable to lift their right arm. You suspect this person is having a:
    • A. 

      Hypoglycaemia attack.

    • B. 

      Bad reaction to food.

    • C. 

      Heart attack.

    • D. 

      Stroke (CVA).

  • 44. 
    The management of a person who is feeling faint includes:
    • A. 

      Using smelling salts, sitting the person up with their head between their knees.

    • B. 

      Laying the person flat, elevating their feet.

    • C. 

      Sit the person up placing their head between their legs.

    • D. 

      Placing the person on their side.

  • 45. 
    The management of the unconscious person with a foreign body which is blocking their airway is:
    • A. 

      Give up to 10 Chest Thrust using appropriate technique then commence CPR and call and ambulance.

    • B. 

      Applying the Heimlich Manoeuvre and call an ambulance.

    • C. 

      Applying the Half Nelson Manoeuvre and call an ambulance.

    • D. 

      Send for help (Call 000) and commence CPR.

  • 46. 
    How would you care for a patient who has a foreign body embedded in the surface of their eye:
    • A. 

      Cover eye, careful to avoid the object (if protruding) and arrange transport to hospital.

    • B. 

      Attempt to dislodge the foreign body by running water over the eye.

    • C. 

      Wipe the eye with a piece of moistened gauze.

    • D. 

      Apply eye drops to the eye and refer the patient to a local doctor.

  • 47. 
    Sign and symptoms of shock include the following: 
    • A. 

      Shaking and shivering

    • B. 

      Feeling hot and feverish

    • C. 

      Feeling hungry

    • D. 

      Rapid or weak pulse, pale, cool, sweaty skin, rapid, shallow breathing, feeling dizzy or light-headed feeling anxious or restless, nausea or vomiting, possible pain (due to cause of shock),feeling confused, deteriorating level of consciousness

  • 48. 
    Whilst at work a co-worker burns their arm on the urn in the staff room. Your initial first aid management would include:
    • A. 

      Applying ice to the area that is burnt, reassure the patient.

    • B. 

      Cooling their arm under running water from the cold-water tap, reassure the patient.

    • C. 

      Applying a sterile dressing and bandage the burn, reassure the patient.

    • D. 

      Letting them finish making a drink.

  • 49. 
    Whilst out walking along a roadside in a small country town, a friend with you is bitten on the leg by a brown snake. You have a first aid kit in the car, which is only 15 metres away. When you have the first aid kit you would:
    • A. 

      Apply a tourniquet over the snakebite, write the time you applied the tourniquet on the patient’s forehead and arrange ambulance transport.

    • B. 

      Immobilise the limb, calm and reassure the patient. Refer the patient to a local doctor.

    • C. 

      Apply a cold compress over the snakebite and arrange ambulance transport.

    • D. 

      Apply a broad roller bandage over the snakebite then from the toes bandage as high up the leg as possible. Calm and reassure the patient. Immobilise the limb and arrange ambulance transport to hospital.

  • 50. 
    Management of a person who has a blood nose includes:
    • A. 

      Lying quietly with their head back and applying direct pressure to the soft part of the nose by pinching firmly just below the bone.

    • B. 

      Sitting with the head forward and applying direct pressure to the soft part of the nose by pinching firmly just below the bone.

    • C. 

      Packing the nose with gauze and calling an ambulance.

    • D. 

      Sitting there doing nothing and calling an ambulance.

  • 51. 
    A chemical splashes into a co-worker’s eye. Your first aid management for this injury would include:
    • A. 

      Examining the eye for damage and covering with a pad to soak up the chemical.

    • B. 

      Irrigating the eye with gentle flowing water for 20 minutes to flush the chemical out.

    • C. 

      Using eye drops or ointments to ease the pain.

  • 52. 
    Hypoglycaemia is associated with Diabetes and is defined as:
    • A. 

      A person with high blood sugar.

    • B. 

      A person with too much alcohol in their system.

    • C. 

      A person with low blood sugar.

    • D. 

      A person with not enough red blood cells.

  • 53. 
    A person who you know to be a diabetic appears to be confused but co-operative. What should be your response at this point in time?  
    • A. 

      Advise him to seek medical assistance or advice as he appears to be hyperglycaemic.

    • B. 

      Give him a sugary drink while he is still conscious and get him to lie down and have a rest as he appears to have symptoms of hypoglycaemia.

    • C. 

      Ask him to lie in the recovery position until he feels better.

    • D. 

      Get him to drink a large glass of water and eat a piece of fruit as he appears to have symptoms of hyperglycaemia.

  • 54. 
    You observe a person fall when playing a casual game of football twisting his ankle and falling heavily on his shoulder. On examination of the ankle you suspect he has sprained it but it appears his shoulder is dislocated. Your advice for each injury would be:
    • A. 

      Manage the ankle injury using the R.I.C.E. principles. Apply an ice/cold compress gently to the injured shoulder and then immobilise the limb, and check circulation. Seek medical assistance.

    • B. 

      Use a cold spray to relieve the pain in his ankle and shoulder and advise him to go home and rest.

    • C. 

      Gently massage the ankle to reduce the swelling and place his arm in a sling. Seek medical assistance.

    • D. 

      Apply warm compresses to his ankle and shoulder for 10 minutes then elevate the ankle and apply supportive bandages to both areas.

  • 55. 
    One of the basic principles of fracture management includes:
    • A. 

      Cooling the patient’s body temperature via cold drinks and control any bleeding.

    • B. 

      Immobilize the joint above and below the fracture and control any severe bleeding.

    • C. 

      Give the patient sugar to ensure blood sugar levels stay high.

    • D. 

      Ensuring the patient has had a drink to take their mind off the pain and call 000.

  • 56. 
    A neighbour of yours is working on the roof of their house, when you see them slip and fall landing on concrete in the driveway. On examination the person is fully conscious, complaining of severe back pain and a tingling sensation in both legs.Your actions would include:
    • A. 

      Assisting them to their feet and helping them inside for a rest.

    • B. 

      Lifting them and placing them in a position of comfort.

    • C. 

      Placing them in the lateral or recovery position.

    • D. 

      Advising the person to keep still and calling an ambulance.

  • 57. 
    A crush injury resulting from a heavy object on the body over a period of time can result in not only severe damage to muscles and bones, but also excessive blood loss. Harmful toxins are often released into the body’s blood stream when the crush source is removed as a follow on reaction. What first aid management should be applied if the person is conscious?
    • A. 

      Check for Dangers, control any bleeding, immobilise limbs as appropriate

    • B. 

      Treat for shock and keep the person still and calm.

    • C. 

      Seek urgent medical assistance

    • D. 

      All of the above apply

  • 58. 
    Whilst out shopping in the supermarket, you witness a man collapse and have an epileptic seizure. Your first aid management of the situation would include:
    • A. 

      Getting bystanders to restrain the person. Call 000

    • B. 

      Inserting something in man’s mouth to protect his airway.

    • C. 

      Do not restrain the man but clear the area so he will not hurt himself further. When the fitting has stopped place him into the recovery position.

    • D. 

      Giving the person plenty of fluid as soon as possible.

  • 59. 
    The recommended first aid management of an infant convulsion should include:
    • A. 

      Protect the patient from any immediate dangers, Place child on soft surface or place padding under child’s head protect the airway by turning the patient on their side and try to remain calm. Place child on soft surface or place padding under child’s head after convulsion stops follow Basic Life Support steps.

    • B. 

      Seek medical assistance promptly.

    • C. 

      Clothing on infant should be minimal to avoid inducing further increase in their body temperature.

    • D. 

      All of the mentioned points apply.

  • 60. 
    A person suffering from heat stroke will have reddish dry skin and be sweating a lot.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 61. 
    A person suffering from Hypothermia may exhibit the following signs:Complaints of coldness followed by unreasonable behaviour including tiredness and lethargy, slurred speech, slow pulse, sudden fits of shivering and possible visual disturbances.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 62. 
    First aid management of an unconscious person with Hypothermia would be:
    • A. 

      Clear the airway and follow the guidelines of DRSABCD

    • B. 

      Prevent further heat loss, and place insulating material (if avail) around & under the person

    • C. 

      Remove wet clothes if adequate shelter and insulation is available

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 63. 
    You are completing an adventure trek with friends in the outback near Broome when you come across a person who is just conscious walking slowly on the path towards you. She has been walking lost for several hours and the temperature is 38 degrees. She is complaining of severe muscle pain and cramping in the legs and stomach area. She comments that she is starting to feel dizzy and faint. Your response should be: 
    • A. 

      Find a shady area and get her to lie down and rest and loosen any clothing, where possible.

    • B. 

      Give sips of water and assist the patient to stretch cramped muscles.

    • C. 

      Sponge the person with cool water to cool her body temperature.

    • D. 

      Seek medical assistance.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 64. 
    The provision of first aid management of a strain or sprain (2 correct answers):
    • A. 

      Rub injury vigorously

    • B. 

      Apply dencorub cream

    • C. 

      Advise the patient to take a warm bath

    • D. 

      Apply the principles of RICE

    • E. 

      Refer patient to a Doctor

  • 65. 
    First aid management of conscious person who has swallowed a poisonous substance should be:
    • A. 

      Get the person and drink a glass of water to dilute the poisonous substance and recommend they make an appointment to see their doctor as soon as convenient.

    • B. 

      Rest and reassure the person, monitor their airway & breathing, attempt to identify the substance swallowed and time it was ingested.

    • C. 

      Seek medical advice promptly from National Poisons Information, Hospital Emergency, Ambulance or local doctor.

    • D. 

      A & b

    • E. 

      B & c

  • 66. 
    You are called to a person who has been found unconscious in a toilet. On your arrival at the scene you find a young girl unconscious and a needle lying next to her. Your actions would NOT include:
    • A. 

      Putting a pair of gloves on, before you commencing managing the young girl.

    • B. 

      Calling for further assistance.

    • C. 

      Following the “DRSABCD” survey.

    • D. 

      Giving her something sweet to eat or drink when she wakes up.

  • 67. 
    On assisting the person (described in previous question) into the recovery position you accidently get a needle stick injury. What action should you take with regards to his injury?  
    • A. 

      Remove needle, flush the area with warm running water, then wash the area with warm water and soap and then dry the area by patting the wound.

    • B. 

      Cover with a waterproof dressing. Ensure needle (sharps) is disposed of safely.

    • C. 

      All of the above.

  • 68. 
    The first aid management of a drowning victim that has been safely brought to a dry area is:
    • A. 

      Sit the person upright and lean them forward to clear the airway.

    • B. 

      Turn the person onto their side into the recovery position, clear the airway and follow the basic life support steps – DRSABCD.

    • C. 

      Lay the person on their back and call for urgent medical assistance.

  • 69. 
    In an emergency situation when you need to move a patient you should ...?
    • A. 

      Have your back bent, legs straight and feet together.

    • B. 

      Take care, handle the unconscious casualty carefully and avoid twisting or forward movement of their head and spine.

    • C. 

      Move the patient as quickly as you can by dragging them along by the shoulders.

    • D. 

      Move the patient as quickly as you can by dragging them along by the feet

  • 70. 
    When recording an incident on an injury report form you should:
    • A. 

      Write in pencil so that any mistakes can be erased.

    • B. 

      Not record how the accident occurred (i.e. history).

    • C. 

      Throw away the form after one month if there is no insurance claim.

    • D. 

      Keep the contents strictly confident.

  • 71. 
    A single sting from a bee, wasp or ant is painful but not usually dangerous unless the casualty has an allergy to the specific venom. When should you call 000? 
    • A. 

      If the casualty has localised swelling around the bite or sting.

    • B. 

      If casualty has difficulty breathing or signs of any severe allergic reaction or multiple stings, stings around their face or airways

    • C. 

      The casualty is a child and is crying

    • D. 

      The pain is describe as intense 10 out of 10 pain

  • 72. 
    The National Poisons Information Centre is best contacted on:
    • A. 

      131 126

    • B. 

      131 911

    • C. 

      000

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 73. 
    MSDS stands for?
    • A. 

      Safety Detail Systems

    • B. 

      Standard Description Sheets

    • C. 

      Material Safety Data Sheets

    • D. 

      System Data Sheets

  • 74. 
    • A. 

      Call a friend who is a Doctor

    • B. 

      Commence continuous chest compressions at rate of 100 per minute (almost 2 per second)

    • C. 

      Place them in the recovery position

    • D. 

      Wait for the ambulance to arrive