Emergency Medical Technician Basic
Module 6 Theory Assessment

5 Sample Questions

In an adult patient, the loss of __________ of blood is considered serious

  • A. 500ml
  • B. 1 litre
  • C. 1,500ml
  • D. 2 litres

The possibility of internal bleeding is indicated by

  • A. the patient's condition
  • B. the mechanism of injury or illness
  • C. vital signs
  • D. All of the above

Bright red spurting blood is typical of __________ bleeding

  • A. arterial
  • B. venous
  • C. capillary
  • D. All of the above

The first compensatory response of the body to acute blood loss (less than 15%) is

  • A. venous constriction
  • B. hypotension
  • C. arterial constriction
  • D. none of the above

Which of the following signs is the last to occur following acute blood loss?

  • A. pale skin
  • B. tachycardia
  • C. delayed capillary refill
  • D. hypotension