Trivia Quiz On Paramedic Procedures!

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Paramedic Quizzes & Trivia

Paramedics provide emergency medical care and are well versed in anatomy, medications and medical procedures. EMT(Emergency Medical Technician) enhances and learn their skills in conducting medications, providing support to patients with grave issues. This quiz has been designed to test your knowledge about medical procedures and functions. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A known diabetic who is unconscious, pale, clammy skin, with stable vital signs is suffering from:
    • A. 

      Insulin shock

    • B. 

      Acute AMI

    • C. 

      Diabetic coma

    • D. 

      CVA

  • 2. 
    Uncompensated shock produces which of the following:
    • A. 

      Pre-capillary and post-capillary sphincter dilation

    • B. 

      Pre-capillary sphincter relaxation and post-capillary sphincter contraction

    • C. 

      Pre-capillary sphincter contraction and post-capillary sphincter

    • D. 

      A pre-capillary and post-capillary sphincter contraction

  • 3. 
    What does the T wave represent on the ECG?
    • A. 

      Ventricular depolarization

    • B. 

      Atrial depolarization

    • C. 

      Atrial repolarization

    • D. 

      Ventricular repolarization

  • 4. 
    Kinematics of trauma; How many collisions occur?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 5. 
    A young woman is complaining of sudden onset of right sided abdominal pain. She admits to being sexually active and states she missed her last period. What do you suspect is the patient likely diagnosis?
    • A. 

      PID

    • B. 

      Ectopic pregnancy

    • C. 

      Endometriosis

    • D. 

      Mittleschmertz

  • 6. 
    Dopamine has what effects when administered at 1-2 mcg/kg/min?
    • A. 

      Increased blood pressure

    • B. 

      Decreased blood pressure

    • C. 

      Renal and mesenteric dilation

    • D. 

      Decreased urine output

  • 7. 
    A 90 year-old is at home, conscious, alert and well oriented. His family thinks he should be seen at the hospital for a liver problem. The man refuses to be transported. Who has the right to make the patient go to the hospital?
    • A. 

      A judge

    • B. 

      The EMS crew

    • C. 

      The patient's doctor

    • D. 

      The patient's family

  • 8. 
    Decerebrate and decorticate posturing is an indication of:
    • A. 

      Diffuse cranial injury

    • B. 

      Cerebral focal cortex lesions

    • C. 

      Spine injury

    • D. 

      Seizure

  • 9. 
    What response is seen with Cushings syndrome?
    • A. 

      Decreased production of cortizone

    • B. 

      Excess production of ACTH

    • C. 

      Excess production of oxytocin

    • D. 

      Decreased production of ACTH

  • 10. 
    The best possible score for a Glascow coma scale is:
    • A. 

      Eye opening 6; verbal response 5; motor response 4

    • B. 

      Eye opening 5; verbal response 5; motor response 5

    • C. 

      Eye opening 4; verbal response 5; motor response 6

    • D. 

      Eye opening 3; verbal response 3; motor response 5

  • 11. 
    The beta cells of the pancreas produce:
    • A. 

      Thyroxin hormone

    • B. 

      ACTH

    • C. 

      Anti-diuretic hormone

    • D. 

      Insulin hormone

  • 12. 
    Which is the best way to lower a patient?
    • A. 

      Horizontal

    • B. 

      It doesn't matter

    • C. 

      Inverted

    • D. 

      Vertical

  • 13. 
    The most significant sign of abdominal injury is:
    • A. 

      Tenderness

    • B. 

      Rigidity and guarding

    • C. 

      Pain

    • D. 

      Hematuria

  • 14. 
    A woman is found lying in the street. When you ask her name, she moans incoherently. You report her level of consciousness as:
    • A. 

      Stuporous

    • B. 

      Conscious and disoriented

    • C. 

      Unconscious

    • D. 

      Semi-conscious

  • 15. 
    Lidocaine is usually given for:
    • A. 

      Asystole

    • B. 

      Supreaventricular tachycardia

    • C. 

      Atrial fibrillation

    • D. 

      Ventricular tachycardia

  • 16. 
    Chronotropic means:
    • A. 

      Time related

    • B. 

      Nothing

    • C. 

      Electrolytic

    • D. 

      Force related

  • 17. 
    Before applying a PASG you must:
    • A. 

      Start an IV

    • B. 

      Assess lung sounds

    • C. 

      Insert an oral airway

    • D. 

      Measure the legs of the patient

  • 18. 
    What drug is an antianginal, calcium blocker, antiarrythmic, and vasodilator?
    • A. 

      Atropine

    • B. 

      Nitroglycerin

    • C. 

      Verapamil

    • D. 

      Nipride

  • 19. 
    Patient has high blood pressure in pregnancy:
    • A. 

      Uterine inversion

    • B. 

      Toxemia

    • C. 

      Preeclampsia

    • D. 

      Eclampsia

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is a calcium channel blocker?
    • A. 

      Verapmil

    • B. 

      Isoptin

    • C. 

      Calan

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    Anaphylaxsis following an insect sting is treated with:
    • A. 

      Epinephrine

    • B. 

      Aminophylline

    • C. 

      Morphine sulfate

    • D. 

      Benadryl

  • 22. 
    The following are all potential hazards to endotracheal intubation EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Damage to the teeth

    • B. 

      Regurgitation

    • C. 

      Intubation of the right mainstem bronchus

    • D. 

      heart damage from rapidly increased oxygen

  • 23. 
     Pulse pressure (pp) is considered the _____.
    • A. 

      Difference between the systolic and diastolic pressure 

    • B. 

      The sum of the systolic and diastolic pressure

    • C. 

      The inverse of the blood pressure

    • D. 

      Half of the systolic pressure

  • 24. 
    Cardiac output is the product of ____ and ____.
    • A. 

      HR and Disastolic pressure

    • B. 

      HR and Stroke Volume

    • C. 

      HR and EF 

    • D. 

      Diastolic and Systolic pressure