Lifeguard Practice Test

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Lifeguard Practice Test

Redcross was established as an oath to protect human life and health, alleviate human suffering around the globe, and ensure respect for all human beings. Well, Red Cross has almost around 17 million volunteers worldwide. But being a volunteer takes a mandatory certification exam, which ensures if you are ready to respond in emergencies or not. So, here we have got you a Lifeguard practice test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The steps to follow in an emergency are:
    • A. 

      Call-check-secure

    • B. 

      Check-call-CPR

    • C. 

      Check-call-care

    • D. 

      Care-call-check

  • 2. 
    When should you call 911:
    • A. 

      The person has a runny nose

    • B. 

      The person has a stomachache

    • C. 

      The person has an earache

    • D. 

      The person has trouble breathing

  • 3. 
    How should you check a conscious person?
    • A. 

      Get consent to give

    • B. 

      Ask questions

    • C. 

      Do not touch or move painful, injured areas on the body

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The best way to check if a person is unconscious is to:
    • A. 

      Lift the person up

    • B. 

      Give the person CPR

    • C. 

      Tap the person and shout, "Are you ok?"

    • D. 

      Look, listen, and try to feel for signs of breathing.

  • 5. 
    You see a woman collapse in front of you while entering the lobby of your building. You check the scene and then the victim for consciousness, but she does not respond. What should you do next?
    • A. 

      Call 911

    • B. 

      Check for signs of life

    • C. 

      Drive the person to the hospital

    • D. 

      Give two rescue breaths

  • 6. 
    Always check for signs of life for no more-
    • A. 

      2 seconds

    • B. 

      5 seconds

    • C. 

      9 seconds

    • D. 

      10 seconds

  • 7. 
    If a person is suffering from pain or discomfort in the chest that lasts more than 3-5 minutes or that goes away and comes back, this person is most likely having:
    • A. 

      A heat-related emergency

    • B. 

      A cold-related emergency

    • C. 

      A heart attack

    • D. 

      A seizure

  • 8. 
    About how many cycles of CPR should you perform on an adult in two minutes?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      1

  • 9. 
    You should continue CPR until:
    • A. 

      The scene is determined to be safe

    • B. 

      The person's condition worsens

    • C. 

      You are too exhausted to continue

    • D. 

      You need to call 911

  • 10. 
    About how often should you stop and check for breathing and a pulse when performing rescue breathing on an infant?
    • A. 

      Every 2 minutes or about 40 breaths

    • B. 

      First minutes, then every 30 seconds afterward

    • C. 

      After every minute

    • D. 

      After the first minute, then not again until EMS arrives

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