First Aid Quiz

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The following quiz will help you to assess your first aid knowledge.

Question 1

If small and near surface-remove object with care, treat like puncture wound. If large or deep-do not remove object, cover, use pressure points to control bleeding. Call 911 and/or inform parent.

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puncture

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splinter

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cut




Question 2

Electrical shock happens when come in contact with live wires or other conducting objects. Small shocks may show a burn or cause numbness and/or tingling in the nerves. Larger shocks may cause muscles to convulse and interfere with heart, lung or brain function. Severe shocks can lead to death.

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bruise

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shock

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elec




Question 3

Burns happen when the body comes in contact with hot objects. 1st degree burns show red skin, feel hot, and hurt when touched. 2nd degree adds blisters. 3rd degree the skin is 'cooked' looking white or black or may have open areas where surface is missing.

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bruise

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burn

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cut




Question 4

Puncture wounds happen when an object pierces the skin, usually something sharp and narrow (like a nail). These are a type of 'cut' that needs special attention because the narrow opening increases the likelihood of infection.

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splinter

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puncture

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bruise




Question 5

Which acronym is used to obtain a patient history?




Question 6

1st or 2nd-apply cool running water or ice pack, may apply burn gel, cover to keep clean. 3rd-cool if possible but NO running water (can cause infection), cover lightly, inform parent. Call 911 if large area affected.

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bruise

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burn

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cut




Question 7

Keep person calm, reassure them. Make comfortable, loosen clothing. Temperature control (blanket if cold, shade if hot). As long as injuries allow, turn onto back and elevate feet and arms. If vomiting or bleeding from mouth, turn onto side. Don't give any fluids if possible internal problems. Watch breathing and pulse, correct as needed. Treat other injuries.

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elec

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burn

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shock




Question 8

Ice the area. Watch for large swellings (bigger than an egg), these may need a doctor's attention. Inform parent.

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bruise

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burn

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cut




Question 9

The person making the most noise is probably the worst injured and should be treated first?




Question 10

Eye irritants happen when something gets into the eyes (chemicals or woodchips) and hurts the surface, either through cuts, scrapes, burns, etc. The eye is particularly sensitive, so even small things can cause a great deal of pain. Because of the potential vision loss, eye irritants need quick attention.

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elec

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eye

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shock




Question 11

Splinters and slivers happen when an object (usually thin and pointed) is pushed under the skin. Once the item is removed, you have a puncture wound.

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splinter

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cut

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puncture




Question 12

Which acronym is used to locate injuries on a patient?




Question 13

Medical shock is a condition that happens when the body has been severely injured. It is a defense mechanism, that causes a lack of blood flow to the organs. Skin feel cool and clammy and may look blue, breathing may be irregular (too slow or fast), pulse may be weak and rapid with low blood pressure, may feel nauseated, pupils may be dilated and person may have unfocused stare, may be confused or unconscious.

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elec

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shock

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burn




Question 14

Cuts happen when the skin is opened by contact with a sharp object. Cuts are generally narrow. Scrapes happen when skin is lost through friction. Scrapes may cover wider areas of skin with reddened areas between the open wounds. In either case the skin is no longer whole, it may bleed or not depending on depth. It usually stings or hurts. Deep cuts may cause severe bleeding which can be life threatening.

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splinter

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puncture

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cut




Question 15

Which acronym is used to assess the area of an emergency?




Question 16

Before moving someone that is injured you should assess the potential for a back\neck injury?




Question 17

Small-rinse clean, pressure, cover to keep clean. Large-cover, apply pressure, raise above heart level. If bleeding continues, add more layers (removing layers can reopen), use pressure points to control serious bleeding, get help.

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cut

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puncture

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splinter




Question 18

Remove from contact live charge (without you touching!), treat any burns. Watch for bigger problems such as muscle spasms, chest pain, erratic breathing and call 911 if seen. Inform parent.

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shock
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burn

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elec




Question 19

Bruises happen when struck hard enough to break blood vessels under the skin. This causes discolored areas (blueish purple) and may cause raised areas or swelling.

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splinter

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puncture

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bruise




Question 20

You do not need to record small injuries in the safety log?




Question 21

Allow a little bleeding to aid cleaning out. Hydrogen peroxide can kill bacteria. Inform parent, check Tetanus booster. Clean, cover, pressure.

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cut

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puncture

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bruise




Question 22

Speed is more important than taking precautions when blood or body fluids are present?




Question 23

On surface-flush with lukewarm water or carefully use Q-tip or corner of gauze pad to remove. If caustic substance or there is a scratch or puncture, inform parent and contact 911/poison control as needed.

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splinter

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puncture

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eye




Question 24

Which acronym is used to assess whether a patient is in critical condition?