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Basic First Aid Practice Exams (Moderate) - Part 1
Which of the following is NOT one of the three basic problems that generally cause cardiac conditions?
Interruption of blood flow to the heart muscle
Interruption of nerve pulses from the brain
Problems with the heart’s rhythm
Problems with the heart’s pumping
The oxygenated blood supply for the heart is provided by which blood vessels?
The inferior and superior vena cava
The lymphatic vascular system
The aortic veins
The coronary arteries
What is the condition that results when the blood supply to a portion of the heart is interrupted?
Which one of the following statements best describes the relationship between a heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest?
A heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest are the same
Sudden cardiac arrest is a leading cause of heart attack
Heart attack results in tissue damage; sudden cardiac arrest does not
Heart attack is a leading cause of sudden cardiac arrest
Which of the following is the initial treatment for a shockable rhythm (VF/VT) in cardiac arrest?
When should you stop doing CPR on a cardiac arrest victim?
When the person begins to move
When emergency help arrives
When you are exhausted and unable to continue
All of the above
What is the most common type of closed wound?
What is a laceration?
A wound with no bleeding
A cut that goes all the way through the skin
A type of open wound caused by the skin rubbing against a rough surface
A small bump
What is the first aid treatment for closed wounds
Applying an ointment
Applying a cold pack
Following the R-I-C-E procedure
Applying a hot pack
Dressings are recommended for acute wounds to
Keep the wound clean
Enhance growth factors and cytokines within wound fluid
Promote cell proliferation because of low pH and hypoxia
What is the first aid treatment for sloughy wounds?
Rehydrate the dry scab so that it will separate off
Packing with alginate fiber ribbon, silicone foam dressing, or foam chips
The wounds need to be covered because they may have an unpleasant odor
Debriding is needed to remove the abnormal matrix of fibrin, exudate, inflammatory cells, and bacteria
What is a sprain?
A sprain occurs when a ligament is stretched, torn, or damaged.
A sprain occurs when a muscle is stretched, torn, or damaged
A sprain occurs when a tendon is stretched, torn, or damaged
A sprain occurs when a joint is stretched, torn, or damaged
What is the best way to prevent the movement of an injured bone or joint?
Applying a splint
Using soft materials
Using rigid materials
Using an adjacent part of the body
Why do athletes suffer from sports injuries?
Poor training techniques
Lack of appropriate equipment
Sufficient warmup and stretching
What is the most common reaction to an insect sting?
A quick, sharp pain at the site of the sting
Redness and swelling
Allergic reaction or anaphylaxis
What best describes rabies?
A severe infection that attacks the brain and spinal cord and causes death if it is not treated
A virus spreads when an animal with the disease bites another animal
A disease that is only found in wild animals
A disease that can only be spread if the animal is not vaccinated
If a person gets bitten on the finger by a snake, how far up the arm should a pressure immobilization bandage be applied?
As far up the limb as possible
Which of the following is not a symptom of an animal bite?
What is the most effective way to prevent scorpion stings?
Wearing protective clothing
Staying away from dry regions
Keeping scorpions as pets
Rubbing honey into the body
What is the first aid treatment for a blue-bottle sting?
Pressure immobilization bandage
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