Paramedic Quiz 6 - 45 Mins - EMT-p

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  • 1. 
    How many milligrams of lidocaine are contained in 1 ml of 1 2% soultion?
    • A. 

      200 mg

    • B. 

      20 gm

    • C. 

      2 mg

    • D. 

      20 mg

  • 2. 
    The waste product of anaerobic metabolism is:
    • A. 

      HCO3

    • B. 

      CO2 and H2O

    • C. 

      Lactic acid

    • D. 

      Acetylcholine

  • 3. 
    The best definition of extrication from a vehicle?
    • A. 

      Dismemberment

    • B. 

      Disentanglement

    • C. 

      Removification

    • D. 

      Removal

  • 4. 
    An abnormal, high pitched, musical inspiratory sound caused by obstruction in the trachea is called:
    • A. 

      Rales

    • B. 

      Stridor

    • C. 

      Rhonchi

    • D. 

      Wheezing

  • 5. 
    What is crack?
    • A. 

      Opiate derivative

    • B. 

      A CNS stimulant

    • C. 

      Muscle relaxant

    • D. 

      A CNS depressant

  • 6. 
    A patient is unconscious and you suspect a neck injury. Which assessment is NOT done?
    • A. 

      Check for "dolls eyes" phenomenon

    • B. 

      Observe trachea for mid-line position

    • C. 

      Palpate the neck for deformities

    • D. 

      Observe respiratory effort

  • 7. 
    Which defines the relative refractory period:
    • A. 

      When no stimulus may occur during depolarization

    • B. 

      When no stimulus may occur during repolarization

    • C. 

      When a stimulus may occur during depolarization

    • D. 

      When a stimulus may occur during repolarization

  • 8. 
    You respond to a female found in the snow. The outside temperature is -2 deprees Farenheight. The vital signs are depressed. Important to know in treatment is:
    • A. 

      Apply hot packs in axilla and wrap in blankets

    • B. 

      CPR may be ineffective until the patient is rewarmed

    • C. 

      Rewarm the patient quickly

    • D. 

      Support the patients BP

  • 9. 
    Which is not a symptom of anaphylaxsis?
    • A. 

      Urticaria

    • B. 

      Respiratory distress

    • C. 

      Bradycardia

    • D. 

      Stomach cramps

  • 10. 
    Acetylcholine is usually associated with:
    • A. 

      Alpha sympathetic system

    • B. 

      Beta sympathetic system

    • C. 

      Parasympathetic system

    • D. 

      Adrenergic system

  • 11. 
    Normal tidal volume of the lungs of an adult is:
    • A. 

      100 mls

    • B. 

      800 mls

    • C. 

      500 mls

    • D. 

      200 mls

  • 12. 
    The amount of blood pumped by the heart in one minute is referred to as:
    • A. 

      Stroke volume

    • B. 

      PVR

    • C. 

      Afterload

    • D. 

      Cardiac output

  • 13. 
    A 30 year old pregnant patient is suffering from seizures. You have treated her with 5 mg Valium IV push. You would give what drug next?
    • A. 

      250 mg dilantin at 25 mg/min

    • B. 

      2-4 gms 10% solution of magnesium sulfate IV push

    • C. 

      1 mg magnesium sulfate IM

    • D. 

      2-4 mg 20% of magnesium sulfate IV push

  • 14. 
    You respond to a 27 year old male complaining of sudden onset of stabbing chest pain on inspiration. Vital signs are stable and the lung sounds are clear and equal bilaterally. Which is the most likely diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Pneumonia

    • B. 

      Pleurisy

    • C. 

      Spontaneous pneumothorax

    • D. 

      Hemothorax

  • 15. 
    Who would most likely suffer a painless, silent MI?
    • A. 

      Elderly people

    • B. 

      Alcoholics

    • C. 

      Drug abusers

    • D. 

      Diabetics

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is the best definition to "phobia":
    • A. 

      Tortured as a child

    • B. 

      A normal fear

    • C. 

      Great fear of wide open spaces

    • D. 

      An unrealistic fear

  • 17. 
    Where is the femoral artery in relation to the inguinal ligament?
    • A. 

      Posterior

    • B. 

      Anterior

    • C. 

      Medial

    • D. 

      Lateral

  • 18. 
    The difficult in transmission of radio waves is related to the fact that radio waves:
    • A. 

      Do through dense foliage

    • B. 

      Are absorbed by the ground

    • C. 

      Are scattered by irregular metal objects

    • D. 

      Are reflected by metal objects

  • 19. 
    A patient receiving a unit of blood begins complaining of lower back pain, substernal chest pain, dyspnea and a headache. What do you suspect?
    • A. 

      Pyrogenic reaction

    • B. 

      Anaphylactic reaction

    • C. 

      Dehydration

    • D. 

      Hemolytic reaction

  • 20. 
    Which is a common reason in having to treat a diabetic:
    • A. 

      Hidrosis

    • B. 

      Medication noncompliance

    • C. 

      Lack of knowledge about insulin

    • D. 

      Hirsutism

  • 21. 
    Which valve prevents reguritation of blood from the left ventricle to the left atrium?
    • A. 

      Aortic valve

    • B. 

      Pulmonic valve

    • C. 

      Tricuspid valve

    • D. 

      Mitral valve

  • 22. 
    You have an unconscious patient who was complaining of chest pain prior to collapse. BP is 88/45, pulse 46, and respirations 12. The patient is likely suffering from:
    • A. 

      An AMI

    • B. 

      Anaphylaxsis

    • C. 

      Cardiogenic shock

    • D. 

      CVA

  • 23. 
    Lidocaine toxicity may produce:
    • A. 

      Ventricular fibrillation

    • B. 

      Yellow vision

    • C. 

      Asthma

    • D. 

      Seizures/convulsions

  • 24. 
    You respond to find an unconscious male on the bathroom floor. During your exam the patient awakens and tells you he was attempting to move his bowels. His most likely difficulty is:
    • A. 

      Vertigo

    • B. 

      Cardiac syncope

    • C. 

      Vasovagal response

    • D. 

      Postural syncope