MFA EXIT EXAM QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 1.0

MEDICAL FIRST AID EXIT EXAM QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS LISTED BELOW WHICH ARE REPEATEDLY ASKED BY DG SHIPPING EXIT EXAM.

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  • The emergency responder is one link in the chain of services known as the
  1. Emergency Crew Care (ECC) system
  2. Emergency medical services (EMS) system            *
  3. Professional emergency care (PEC) system
  4. Community medical care (CMC) system
  •  To reduce the risk of respiratory infection and pneumonia where medical care is delayed, responder should
  1. Have the patient breathe deeply and cough        *
  2. Provide the patient with adequate hydration
  3. Position the patient in the position of comfort
  4. Ensure the patient is kept warm and at rest
  • The most important step in managing shock is to
  1. Keep the patient warm
  2. Give CPR as soon as possible
  3. Give first aid for the illness or injury        *
  4. Elevate the lower extremities
  • When treating a 3rd-degree burn, you should
  1. Cool burn with ice
  2. Remove clothing from charred area
  3. Activate EMS or rush patient to the nearest hospital     *
  4. None of the above
  • Which of the following should you not do while treating cuts and scrapes ?
  1. Apply pressure on the wound  with a clean cloth or bandage
  2. Wash the wound with soap         *
  3. Apply antibiotic to the wound
  4. Cover the wound
  • First aid treatment for a chemical burn involves….
  1. Apply ointment over the affected area
  2. Remove dead skin
  3. Neutralizing the chemical
  4. Flushing the chemicals off the affected area with cool , gently running water for 10 to 20 min                  *
  • At which water temperature should you bath frostbitten skin ?
  1. At 32 F (0oC)
  2. Between 104 to 107.6 F ( 40 to 42oC)            *
  3. Between 120 to 150 F (50 to 70oC)
  4. You should never submerge frostbite into water
  • If your co-worker needs CPR but you are not trained in it, which of the following should you do  ?
  1. Give recue breath only
  2. Perform chest compression only       *
  3. Wait for emergency personnel to arrive
  4. Lift the patient’s head
  • You should suspect that a victim has head and spine injuries for ….
  1. An accident involving a  lightning Strike
  2. A person found unconscious for unknown reasons
  3. A fall from the height greater than the victim’s height
  4. All of the above          *
  • The type of shock that is caused by a severe infection is called
  1. Septic           *
  2. Psychogenic
  3. cardiogenic
  4. Haemorrhage
  • During the primary assessment of a responsive adult patient, you detect the breathing rate of 28 breaths per minute. You would categorize this as
  1. Above normal             *
  2. Below normal
  3. Normal
  4. Indeterminate
  • You discover A particle embedded in the casualty’s  cornea you should
  1. Remove the particle with the most corner of the facial tissue or clean cloth
  2. Flush the eye with water for 10 minutes
  3. Use a splinter forceps to remove the particle
  4. Cover the eye and transport the casualty to medical help                  *
  • You came open a person who has lost a significant amount of blood, has very pale skin color, and is confused. what do you suspect that caused to be?
  1. Seizure
  2. Low blood sugar
  3. Stroke
  4. Shock            *
  • After finding someone who is unresponsive, has a pulse but does not appear to be breathing, you find you are unable to give them CPR, what do you do next?
  1. Begin CPR
  2. Repeat the head tilt/chin maneuver and attempt the breath again               *
  3. Abdominal thrusts
  4. Heimlich maneuver
  • How long would you check to see if an unconscious casualty is breathing normally ?
  1. No more than 10 sec           *
  2. Approximately 10 sec
  3. Exactly 10 sec
  4. At least 10 sec
  • Which test should you use if you suspect that casualty has had a stroke ?
  1. Face, arms, speech, test                 *
  2. Alert , voice, pain , unresponsive
  3. Response , airway , breathing , circulation
  4. Pulse , respiratory rate , temperature
  • Which medical condition will develop from severe blood loss ?
  1. Shock          *
  2. Hypoglycaemia
  3. Anaphylaxis
  4. Hypothermia
  • Hypothermia …..
  1. Is not life threatening
  2. Victims 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 degree             *
  • When performing CPR on a child how deep should the chest compression be ?
  1. 11/2 inches     *
  2. 2 inches
  3. 2 1/2 inches
  4. 3 inches
  • Which of the following correctly describes the CPR technique for an adult
  1. 4 cycles of 15 compressions followed by one breath each minute
  2. one cycle of one breath and 10 competitions each 2 to 3 inches deep per minute
  3. 12 cycles of 5 compressions per minute
  4. 4 cycles of to breaths and 15 compressions per minute            *
  • Severe  bleeding is a  “hurry case”. which one of the following statements is TRUE
  1. Bleeding can seldom be stopped with direct pressure
  2. A tourniquet is almost always required to control serious bleeding
  3. Should the first sterile pad used become blood soaked, immediately remove it and apply another
  4. Try to avoid direct contact with the victim’s body by using latex gloves or another barrier                   *
  • You find  a person at the bottom of the stairs . He appears to have fallen and seems badly hurt. After sending someone for help, you would…
  1. Roll the victim onto his stomach keeping the head and back in a straight line
  2. Roll the victim onto one side
  3. Position victim onto one side
  4. Attempt to keep the victim from moving      *
  • If someone who is having an asthma attack does not have their own inhaler we can use someone else’s if the attack is serious
  1. TRUE        *
  2. FALSE
  • How would you manage a deep bleeding cut on the palm of the hand ?
  1. Rest , ice , compression and elevation   (R.I.C.E)       *
  2. Heat packs for 15 minutes , every 2 hours , for the first 24 hours
  3. Massage and exercise
  4. Apply an ice pack every 20 minutes
  • White  or greyish-yellow patches on someone’s ears , noses , or cheeks  are sign of
  1. Frostbite                *
  2. Cold related disorder
  3. Ananphylactic shock
  4. Hypothermia
  • You have tried  to control a victim’s bleeding with direct pressure and elevation, but the bleeding doesn’t stop. Where would you  apply pressure to slow the flow of blood to a wound forearm ?
  1. Outside the arm midway between the shoulder and the elbow
  2. On the inside of the elbow
  3. Inside the arm between the shoulder and the elbow              *
  4. Any of the above will slow the flow of blood
  • What would you do if a victim had a body part torn or cut off ?
  1. Wrapped severe body part in sterile gauze
  2. Place in the plastic bag
  3. Put the plastic bag on ice and take it to the hospital with victim
  4. All of the above               *
  • What is the first thing you should do for someone you suspect has an electrical burn   ?
  1. Check for breathing and a pulse
  2. Check to see if electricity is turned off          *
  3. Check for severe bleeding
  4. Check for shock
  • The accepted treatment for a nose bleeding is
  1. Use direct pressure , elevation and pressure points to control the bleeding
  2. Tilt the head back and tightly squeeze the nostrils
  3. Have the victim lean forward. Apply gentle pressure on the nostril. Apply cold towels               *
  4. Lay the victim on his back and treat for shock. Apply heat if available
  • What do you do for a chemical burn ?
  1. Flush with water, dry, and cover
  2. Flush with large amounts of water and cover
  3. Flush with a large amount of warm water until help arrives
  4. Flush with large amounts of cool water until help arrives              *

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