DG MFA EXIT EXAM QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 3.0

MEDICAL FIRST AID EXIT EXAM QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS AS CONDUCTED BY DG SHIPPING EXIT EXAM

  • What is the best position for conscious casualty suffering from internal bleeding ?
  1. Laying down with legs raised               *
  2. Laying flat down
  3. Half sitting position
  4. Recovery position
  • The correct ratio of compression to ventilation for two rescuer CPR on a child is
  1. 5:1
  2. 5:2
  3. 15:1
  4. 15:2              *
  • Shock is best defined as
  1. Inadequate circulation to the body’s tissues        *
  2. Inadequate delivery of oxygen to the lungs
  3. Inadequate elimination of waste products from the body
  4. Inadequate amount of insulin
  • when assessing the crew , you should feel for a pulse for
  1. 3 second
  2. 5 to 10 second      *
  3. 15 to 20 second
  4. 20 to 30 second
  • For any victim , the correct compression rate is
  1. At least 120 per minute
  2. At least 80 per minute
  3. At least 90 per minute
  4. 100 to 120 per minute      *
  • The correct sequence of basic life support is
  1. Airway , breathing , compression
  2. Breathing , airway , compression
  3. Compression , airway , breathing             *
  4. Breathing , compression , airway
  • When assessing the victim you should remember to “look, listen and feel” for breathing
  1. TRUE
  2. FALSE               *
  • If performing rescue breathing, you should
  1. Avoid excessive ventilation         *
  2. Provide a breath every 2 sec
  3. Do not allow the chest to expand between breaths
  4. All of the above correct
  • When the heart stops, brain death will occur within
  1. 3 minutes
  2. 5 minutes
  3. 8-10 minutes                      *
  4. Immediately
  • Adult’s and child’s responsiveness is checked by
  1. Using smelling alts
  2. Shaking the crew and shouting        *
  3. Pouring cold water on crew face
  4. All of the above
  • Infant’s responsiveness is checked by
  1. Using smelling  salts
  2. Shaking the victim and shouting
  3. Patting victim’s feet and shoulder                  *
  4. All of the above
  • The rule for compression part of CPR when administered to children is
  1. 1/2 hand, 1/inch
  2. 1 hand , 1 inch          *
  3. 2 hands , 2 inch
  4. None of the above
  • When checking the circulation/pulse you should locate
  1. Carotid artery if victim is a child
  2. Brachial artery if victim is an infant
  3. Carotid artery if victim is an adult
  4. All correct                    *
  • In case of emergency you should not
  1. Leave the victim unattended
  2. Try to make the victim drink
  3. Try to put the victim into a sitting position
  4. All of the above                   *
  • If there is no response from victim
  1. Give 1-2 min of CPR before calling 108 if the victim is a child
  2. Give 1-2 min of CPR before calling 108 if the victim is an infant
  3. Call 108 and return to the victim is an adult
  4. All of the above      *
  • Hypothermia
  1. Is not life-threatening
  2. Crews must be heated up as fast as possible
  3. Is caused by exposure to temperatures below freezing
  4. Can be caused by swimming in waters below 70 degrees                            *
  • To clear the victim airways you should
  1. Lit chin up and tilt head back                       *
  2. Tilt head forward
  3. Slap the victim
  4. None of the above
  • You should stand in front of the person to perform the Heimlich maneuver
  1. TRUE
  2. FALSE                      *
  • Which technique is used for bad-mask ventilation during 2 rescuer CPR ?
  1. Jaw-thrust technique
  2. Thumb-index technique
  3. E-C clamp technique                   *
  4. None of the options are correct
  • Which of the following statements is incorrect about performing chest compression ?
  1. Allow partial recoil of the chest                          *
  2. Press down at least 2 inches in adults
  3. Position yourself at the side of victim
  4. Minimize interruptions
  • If you suspect someone is going into shock you should not give him
  1. Blanket
  2. Comfort
  3. Water                         *
  4. Reassurance
  • A poison can enter the body through eating, drinking, inhaling, absorption through the skin and _______
  1. Injection           *
  2. Intolerance
  3. Imbalance of electrolytes
  4. None of the above
  • Trauma to male and female genitals
  1. Often involves significant bleeding                    *
  2. Is not usually painful because of protected nerve endings
  3. Usually results in sterility
  4. Often results in post-traumatic infection
  • If there is no air exchange and an airway obstruction exists
  1. Remove the obstruction from crew’s mouth and start rescue breaths                  *
  2. Give additional air using ventilator
  3. Start CPR
  4. Use defibrillator
  • Where are the blood vessel found that supply Oxygen and nutrients to the skin ?
  1. Dermis                  *
  2. Epidermis
  3. Stratum lucidum
  4. Stratum corneum
  • The Glasgow coma scale measures the three basic functions. They are
  1. Eye , verbal and motor responses              *
  2. Pulse rate, speech, involuntary movement
  3. Pulse rate, respiration rate, eye response
  4. Respiration rate, eye response, voluntary movement
  • You can best control the swelling and pain of an ankle sprain by
  1. Tight bandages and a heating pad
  2. Rest, immobilization, application of cold and elevation          *
  3. Rigid splints and bandages
  4. Compression, elevation and application of heat
  • What is the name of the tiny air sacs in the lungs ?
  1. Bronchioles
  2. Alveoli                          *
  3. Trachea
  4. Bronchi
  • The voice box is also known as the ______
  1. Alveoli
  2. Larynx                     *
  3. Trachea
  4. Motor mouth
  • OPQRST is used to assess
  1. Pain                    *
  2. Level of consciousness
  3. Vision
  4. Hearing

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