CPR Test

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  1. What does CPR stand for?
    1. Cardiac Promotion Resucitation
    2. Cardio Pulmonary Resucitation
    3. Cardio Pulmonary Rejuvanation
    4. None of the above

  2. Which are modifiable (controllable) risk factors for heart disease?
    1. Being male, too much stress during exams at school, taking aspirin every day
    2. Drinking too many colas, not getting enough sleep, being over weight
    3. Smoking, high blood pressure, not exercising
    4. None of the above

  3. A heart attach can happen to any one at any time regardless of age.
    1. True
    2. False

  4. What should you do first in any emergency?
    1. Peroform a Secondary Assessment
    2. Call for help
    3. Ask for a medical insurance card
    4. Check for dangers at the scene

  5. You should reduce the chance of disease transmission during CPR by
    1. Waiting for confirmation that they do not have any diseases
    2. Having someone else perform the rescue
    3. Wearing gloves and using a breathing mask
    4. Pouring disinfectant on the unconscious person before starting CPR

  6. What are the signs or symptoms of a heart attack?
    1. Severe chest pain and excessive sweating
    2. Numbness or tingling on one side of the boy
    3. Sneezing repeatedly and face turning very read
    4. Experiencing double vision and loss of memory

  7. If you suspect someone is having a heart attack, you should:
    1. Give them cool water to drink
    2. Call for an ambulance right away
    3. Keep them walking to keep the blood moving
    4. Give them an aspirin and let them rest for a few minutes

  8. A stroke is when:
    1. Blood doesn't reach the legs
    2. A blood vessel is blocked in the brain
    3. When someone is very dizzy
    4. None of the above

  9. A stroke can only happen to someone older than 30
    1. True
    2. False

  10. A breathing check is done for ____ seconds
    1. 3
    2. 5
    3. 10
    4. 15

  11. In developed nations heart disease is the number one killer of diseases
    1. True
    2. False

  12. How long does it take, normally, for brain cells to begin to die once there is no oxygen getting to the brain?
    1. 2 minute
    2. 4 minutes
    3. 8 minutes
    4. 16 minutes

  13. What are the signs or symptoms of someone having a stroke?
    1. Blurred vision and trouble talking
    2. Severe chest pain and irregular pulse rate
    3. Excesive thirst and excessive sweating
    4. None of the above

  14. If someone (conscious) is having an angina attack, what specific medication do they require?
    1. Sugar tablets to stimulate the heart rate
    2. Epinephrine to stimulate the heart rate
    3. Nitroglycerine
    4. Panadol

  15. When doing CPR on an adult, how deep (centimeters) should you push?
    1. 4-5
    2. 1-2
    3. 3-4
    4. As deep as you can

  16. As soon as you determine that an unconscious person is not breathing, your next immediate step is to:
    1. Scream for help
    2. Start CPR
    3. Give them 2 breaths
    4. None of the above

  17. If needed, once CPR is started, the rescuer should not stop until:
    1. The rescuer has to go back to work
    2. The rescuer decides there is no hope of saving the person
    3. Someone near by decides there is no hope of saving the person
    4. None of the above

  18. Which medication temporarily dilates (enlarges) blood vessels?
    1. Insulin
    2. Nitroglycerine
    3. Aspirin
    4. None of the above

  19. When doing CPR, how many compressions should you do per cycle (before you give 2 breaths again)?
    1. 10
    2. 20
    3. 30
    4. 40

  20. The purpose of CPR is to:
    1. Look good incase someone with a video recorder is near by
    2. Keep the rescuers busy until the ambulance arrives
    3. Keep the organs alive by circulating blood and oxygen
    4. None of the above