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Please read each question and select your answer from the choices provided. You must complete all of the questions in order to view your results. At the end of each exam, you have the option to e-mail your results to your instructor.


1:  What does the I stand for in AIDS?
A: Infection
B: Internal
C: Intimate
D: Immuno

2:  What does the D stand for in CDC?
A: Democratic
B: Disease
C: Delivery
D: Demographic

3:  What is the first step in caring for conscious people who may be choking?
A: Loosen any constrictive clothing
B: Perform the Heimlich maneuver
C: Ask them if they are choking
D: Open the airway

4:  What is it called when the heart stops contracting and no blood is pumped through the blood vessels?
A: Cardiac myopathy
B: Ventricular contraction
C: Cardiac arrest
D: Ventral dorsalis

5:  Whose safety comes first, if there has to be a choice?
A: The uninjured?s
B: Innocent bystander?s
C: The victim?s
D: The rescuer?s

6:  What is an incident called in which many victims are involved, such as a bus accident?
A: Mass-casualty
B: Barr-King
C: WMDI
D: Level III

7:  What does the R stand for in SARS?
A: Respiratory
B: Responder
C: Retrovirus
D: Regulation

8:  What is the most common foreign object that causes airway obstruction?
A: Buttons
B: Food
C: Dentures
D: Toy parts

9:  Under what circumstances should fire fighters allow thirsty victims in shock to drink fluids at the scene?
A: Any time except when the patient is disoriented
B: Only when the patient is sitting up without support
C: Under no circumstances
D: Under all circumstances

10:  What is the term for sorting two or more victims based on the severity of their conditions to establish priorities for care based on available resources?
A: Lavage
B: Triage
C: Pre-op
D: Casualty

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