Here is a quick quiz to see how much first aid knowledge you have. Good luck!
Directions: Pick the one correct answer.
1. The most effective first aid method
of protecting an unconscious person's airway is to put the person in:
a: The prone position
b: The stable side lateral position
c: The sitting position
d: Don't touch the person at all.
2. Before actually performing CPR, you
a: Run off to get help or to find a phone.
b: Check for a response: shake and shout.
c: Blow three short breaths into the
d: Roll the person onto their stomach.
3. CPR, once started, should continue
a: The victim is revived.
b: The rescuer is relieved by expert
c: The rescuer is too exhausted to
d: All of the above.
4. Anyone who was knocked unconscious
by a head injury should:
a: Be all right if they can still walk
around without getting dizzy.
b: Be all right as long as the injury
c: Be examined by a doctor as soon as
d: Lie still with an ice pack on their
head for at least 15 minutes.
5. There are three types of slings;
the arm sling, the collar-and-cuff sling and the:
a: Trapeze sling.
b: Delta sling
c: St Johns sling
d: None of the above.
6. The Collar-and-Cuff sling is used
a: Shoulder injuries.
b: Forearm injuries.
c: Head injuries.
d: Upper arm and chest injuries.
7. How many bones are in the human
8. Broken bones are difficult to treat
because _________ may be affected as well.
d. all of the above
9. Signs of shock include:
a: pale, cool, clammy skin
b: rapid shallow breathing
c: rapid weak pulse
d: all of the above
10. Fractured limbs can be treated
11. You have been hiking all day and
you are beginning to feel very tired, dizzy, a little confused and very thirsty. You are:
b: out of shape.
12. To treat mild dehydration you
a: rest in the shade
b: go to the emergency
c: drink a soda.
d: drink lots water or
a sports drink.
13. While at day camp, some Cub
Scouts find a beehive and poke it with a stick. One boy gets stung. You should:
a: Apply a cold
compress to the sting.
b: Remove the
stinger with tweezers and clean the
c: Nothing, as long
as he is breathing normally.
d: Both a and b.
14. First degree burns look _________
and cause ________.
a: black, nerve
c: red or
discolored, mild swelling and pain.
d: red or mottled,
blisters and loss of fluid through
the damaged skin.
15. Which of the following is not a
requirement for the First Aid Merit Badge?
a: Prepare a
first aid kit for your home.
b: Know how to
cast a broken arm.
c: Tell how to
move a sick or injured person.
d: Describe how
to treat hypothermia.
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