Paramedic Practice Quiz

27 Questions
Paramedic Practice Quiz

This is a quiz that will help you prepare for the NREMT exam. I had lots of trouble passing my paramedic test and I wanted to put something together to help other students fulfill their dreams to become a Paramedic.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where is the Macintosh blade inserted during intubation?
    • A. 

      Epiglottis

    • B. 

      Trachea

    • C. 

      Vallecula

    • D. 

      Larynx

  • 2. 
    What airway technique do you use when you have a 50yr old male patient who was involved in a MVA, unresponsive, and snoring respirations? 
    • A. 

      Head tilt chin lift

    • B. 

      Oral Airway

    • C. 

      Nasal Airway

    • D. 

      Jaw Thrust manuever

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      200 joules

    • B. 

      300 joules

    • C. 

      360 joules

    • D. 

      2-4 joules/kg

  • 4. 
    What is an adult dose of Epinephrine in cardiac arrest?
    • A. 

      2mg

    • B. 

      1mg

    • C. 

      2.5mg

    • D. 

      1mg/kg

  • 5. 
    How often can you administer Epinephrine?
    • A. 

      2-5min

    • B. 

      3-7min

    • C. 

      1-3min

    • D. 

      3-5min

  • 6. 
    What drug may you give in place of Epinephrine?
    • A. 

      Lidocaine

    • B. 

      Sodium Bicarb

    • C. 

      Vasopressin

    • D. 

      Oxygen

  • 7. 
    When doing CPR, how many compressions do you give each minute?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      90

    • D. 

      100

  • 8. 
    What do you want to avoid during CPR?
    • A. 

      Hyperventilation

    • B. 

      Hypoventilation

    • C. 

      Breaking the ribs

    • D. 

      Shocking the Patient

  • 9. 
    What are the T's when searching for and treating possible contributing factors?
  • 10. 
    When is a patient considered dead?
    • A. 

      When they are cold

    • B. 

      When they have no pulse

    • C. 

      When they are warm and dead

    • D. 

      When they are cold and dead

  • 11. 
    You use this without delay for High-degree blocks. Such as Type II second degree, or third degree heart blocks.
    • A. 

      Atropine

    • B. 

      Lidocaine

    • C. 

      Sodium Bicarb

    • D. 

      Transcutaneous Pacing

  • 12. 
    When treating a patient with bradycardia, what is your first initial action according to Bradycardia algorithm?
    • A. 

      Establish IV Access

    • B. 

      Assist Breathing

    • C. 

      Give them Oxygen

    • D. 

      Maintain Patent Airway

  • 13. 
    What is your dose for Adenosine?
    • A. 

      6mg, 6mg,12mg

    • B. 

      6mg, 12mg, 6mg

    • C. 

      12mg, 12mg, 6mg

    • D. 

      6mg, 12mg, 12mg

  • 14. 
    If you have SVT with aberrancy's what medication do you administer?
    • A. 

      Amiodarone

    • B. 

      Adenosine

    • C. 

      Atropine

    • D. 

      Diazepam

  • 15. 
    What is a normal adults respitory rate?
    • A. 

      8-12 breaths/min

    • B. 

      10-18 breaths/min

    • C. 

      13-21 breaths/min

    • D. 

      12-20 breaths/min

  • 16. 
    What is your first line for treating Acute Pulmonary Edema?
    • A. 

      Fluids, Blood Transfusion, oxygen, transport

    • B. 

      Oxygen, Nitro, Lasix, Morphine

    • C. 

      Oxygen, Fluids, Lasix, Valium

    • D. 

      Oxygen, Nitro, Lasix, Morphine, Fluids, Atropine

  • 17. 
    If you are having problems with Volume in a patient, what do you do?
    • A. 

      Give Fluids, Lasix, Morphine, Nitro, Check BP

    • B. 

      Give fluids, blood transfusions (if available), Consider Vasopressors, Cause specific interventions

    • C. 

      ABC's

    • D. 

      Call for Helicopter, Check ABC's, Give Fluids, Check BP, Furosemide, transport

  • 18. 
    If you have a hypothermic patient what is the first thing you do?
    • A. 

      Check ABC's

    • B. 

      Start CPR

    • C. 

      Check Core Temp

    • D. 

      Remove all wet garments

  • 19. 
    At what temp do you have Mild Hypothermia?
    • A. 

      93.2-96.8 degrees F

    • B. 

      86-93.2 degrees F

    • C. 

      80-86 degrees F

    • D. 

      94-97.8 degrees F

  • 20. 
    What are the 7 D's of Stroke Care?
    • A. 

      Dispatch, Door, Date, Decleration, Drug, Decision, Diazepam

    • B. 

      Dispatch, Door, Date, Detection, Drug, Diazepam, Delivery

    • C. 

      Detection, Dispatch, Delivery, Data, Decision, Drug, Diazepam

    • D. 

      Detection, Dispatch, Delivery, Door, Data, Decision, Drug

  • 21. 
    What three things can you look for when doing a Cincinnati Prehospital Stroke Scale?
    • A. 

      Falls, Slurring, no smile, abnormal Speech

    • B. 

      Facial Droop, Arm Drift, Abnormal Speech

    • C. 

      Abnormal speech, talking really fast, screaming

    • D. 

      Facial Droop, Arm Drift, Drooling

  • 22. 
    What do you want to avoid giving a stroke patient?
    • A. 

      Thiamine

    • B. 

      D 5 W

    • C. 

      Excessive fluid loading

    • D. 

      D 5 W and excessive fluid loading

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      May limit ischemic myocardial injury, reducing the amount of ST segment elevation.

    • B. 

      Inhibits Thromoxane A2 platelet aggregation to reduce coronary reocclusion and recurrent events after fibrinolytic therapy.

    • C. 

      Dilates coronary arteries and vascular smooth muscle in veins, arteries, and arterioles.

    • D. 

      Dilates arteries and veins, which redistributes blood volume and reduces ventricluar preload and afterload.

  • 24. 
    Why do you want to give Morphine to an ACS patient?
    • A. 

      Dilates coronary arteries and vascular smooth muscle in veins, arteries, and arterioles.

    • B. 

      May limit ischemic myocardial injury, reducing the amount of ST segment elevation.

    • C. 

      Inhibits Thromoxane A2 platelet aggregation to reduce coronary reocclusion and recurrent events after fibrinolytic therapy.

    • D. 

      Dilates arteries and veins, which redistributes blood volume and reduces ventricluar preload and afterload.

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Dilates arteries and veins, which redistributes blood volume and reduces ventricluar preload and afterload.

    • B. 

      Inhibits Thromoxane A2 platelet aggregation to reduce coronary reocclusion and recurrent events after fibrinolytic therapy.

    • C. 

      Dilates coronary arteries and vascular smooth muscle in veins, arteries, and arterioles.

    • D. 

      May limit ischemic myocardial injury, reducing the amount of ST segment elevation.

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      Lateral

    • B. 

      Inferior

    • C. 

      Septal

    • D. 

      Anterior

  • 27. 
    What leads will you see Lateral problems in?
    • A. 

      Leads I, aVL, aVF, V5

    • B. 

      Leads I, aVL, V2, V1

    • C. 

      Leads I, aVL, V5, V6

    • D. 

      Leads I, aVL, aVR, V4