First Aid Quiz
QUESTIONS IN THIS QUIZ
Which of the following is a common symptom of a heart attack?
- Severe headache
- Chest pain or discomfort
- Persistent coughing
- Sudden loss of vision
What is the first thing you should do when encountering a conscious choking adult?
- Perform back blows
- Perform abdominal thrusts
- Perform chest thrusts
- Encourage them to cough
What is an appropriate action to take when someone has a heatstroke?
- Provide hot fluids
- Move to a cool area
- Take a cold shower
- Put ice to the skin
What should you do if you suspect someone has a sprained ankle?
- Massage the injured area
- Apply heat to the injured area
- Elevate the leg and apply an ice pack
- Wrap the ankle in a bandage
What is the correct technique for controlling bleeding from a severe external wound?
- Apply a sterile bandage or a plaster
- Pour hydrogen peroxide on the wound
- Apply direct pressure with a sterile dressing or cloth
- Elevate the wound above the heart if possible
What is the recommended first aid treatment for a nosebleed?
- Apply a cold compress to the neck
- Lean forward and pinch the nose
- Apply pressure to the forehead
- Tilt the head back
What is the recommended first aid treatment for a suspected fracture?
- Apply a heating pad to reduce pain
- Massage the injured area to promote blood circulation
- Encourage the person to move to prevent stiffness
- Immobilize the injured area with a splint or makeshift support
What is the recommended method for removing a small embedded object, such as a splinter?
- Picking it out with tweezers
- Applying a hot compress
- Cutting it out with a scalpel
- Ignore the object unless it causes severe pain
When should CPR NOT be initiated?
- When the person is breathing fast
- When the person is not breathing
- When you cannot feel a pulse
- When the person is gasping
What is the recommended compression-to-ventilation ratio during CPR for adults?