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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:  Which technical rescue training level allows one to directly assist those conducting the rescue operations?
A: Technician
B: Awareness
C: Operations
D: Rescuer

2:  Which step in the Rescue Sequence includes establishing control zones?
A: Arrival and size-up
B: Access
C: Preparation
D: Stabilization

3:  The process of packaging a patient is included in which step of the rescue sequence?
A: Removal
B: Transport
C: Disentanglement
D: Stabilization

4:  The minimum PPE for a water rescue hazard zone is?
A: Structural fire fighting turnout gear.
B: Coast Guard approved personal floatation device.
C: Hand-held strobe light.
D: wet suit.

5:  A confined space is defined as?
A: An area where no exits exist.
B: An enclosed area that is not designed for people to occupy.
C: An area with limited ventilation.
D: An area without lighting.

6:  A situation where the slope of the ground is greater than 45 degrees is called?
A: Low-angle rescue.
B: Trench rescue.
C: High-angle rescue.
D: Cliff rescue.

7:  Soil that has been removed from the excavation and placed in a pile is called the?
A: Excavation pile.
B: Shoring pile.
C: Soil pile.
D: Spoil pile.

8:  A prime safety consideration during a structural collapse is the?
A: Stability of the structure.
B: Number of rescuers present.
C: Length of time since the collapse occurred.
D: Weight of the shoring material.

9:  What is the most common swiftwater rescue in North America?
A: Kids swept downstream while playing.
B: A car that has tried to drive through a pool of water created by a flooded stream.
C: The elderly attempting to leave a flooded home.
D: Canoeists where the boat has capsized.

10:  Which is true about wilderness search and rescue?
A: A search should begin immediately while the SAR team is en route.
B: A rescue should begin immediately while the SAR team is en route.
C: Rescuers must always work as a team.
D: It does not require specialized equipment.

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