Defibrillation Test

This test should be taken in conjunction with the CPR test.

Choose the BEST answer. Choose only one answer. Choose answers based on information given at your course, or this website.

  1. Who can safely touch the victim when a shock is being delivered?
    1. Someone older than 40 years of age
    2. No one
    3. Only the primary rescuer
    4. Only a family member for comfort

  2. When should you attach the defibrillator on someone?
    1. When they begin to experience chest pain
    2. When they don't have medical insurance
    3. When they are unconscious and not breathing
    4. None of the above

  3. The pads should be place on:
    1. One pad on the right side of chest just below the clavicle, the other pad on the left side just below the left breast
    2. Both just below the chest
    3. Both just below the clavicles
    4. One pad on the left side of chest just below the clavicle, the other pad on the right side just below the left breast

  4. A person's chance of survival decreases by ___ % with every minute of delay in using a defibrillator
    1. It does not change
    2. 30%
    3. 20%
    4. 10%

  5. Defibrillators should not be used on infants.
    1. True
    2. False

  6. If a defibrillator is not working, you should:
    1. Don't do anything else until ambulance arrives
    2. Start CPR
    3. Use a car battery and two wires to deliver the shock
    4. None of the above

  7. Defibrillators can only be used by ambulance attendands.
    1. True
    2. False

  8. What type of battery does a defibrillator use?
    1. Lithium
    2. 4 "AAA" Duracells
    3. No batteries, it's solar.
    4. None of the above

  9. The pads must be attached directly onto the skin.
    1. True
    2. False

  10. Defibrillation and CPR is always successul at saving lives.
    1. True
    2. False