May 22, 2020

First Aid Questions and Answers| Kerala PSC Fireman Exam|Staff nurse Exam (41-60)

First Aid Questions and Answers| Kerala PSC Fireman Exam|Staff nurse Exam (41-60)

In this post 20 MCQ's on First aid is given. this will be helpful for all medical-related exams including Staff nurse exam Kerala PSC. First aid questions will also be helpful for Fireman Exam conducted by Kerala PSC.

First Aid Questions and Answers| Kerala PSC Fireman Exam|Staff nurse Exam (41-60)




41) When caring for a victim with a bloody nose you would not……

a) Apply an ice pack to the bridge of the nose.
b) Apply pressure to upper lip just beneath nose.
c) Have the victim sit with head tilted slightly backward while pinching the nostrils together.
d) Have the victim sit with head tilted slightly forward while pinching the nostrils together.

42) A student on your bus has been hit in the mouth and a tooth was knocked out you should….

a) Control the bleeding and have students bite down on a rolled sterile
dressing in the space left by the tooth.
b) Save the tooth by placing it in milk or water.
c) Wrap the tooth in a dry tissue and give to student to take to dentist.
d) Both a and b


43) Which symptoms would indicate internal bleeding?

a) Rapid weak pulse, Excessive thirst.
b) Skin that feels cool or moist, or looks pale or bluish.
c) Tender, swollen, bruised, or hard areas of his body, such as the abdomen.
d) All of the above.


44) Wounds that would require stitches are….

a) Over an inch long.
b) Bleeding from an artery or uncontrolled bleeding.
c) Human or animal bites.
d) All of the above.


45) Which is not a symptom of shock….

a) Strong thirst, nausea, or vomiting.
b) Chest or abdominal pain, breathing difficulty.
c) Restless or irritability.
d) Rapid breathing or rapid pulse.


46) A first degree burn….

a) It involves only the top layer of skin.
b) Is red and blistered.
c) Destroys all layers of skin.
d) Is the most serious of burns.

47) When caring for a victim who has a large burn on their forearm, you….

a) Use large amounts of cool water to cool the burn.
b) Use ice or ice water to cool the burn.
c) Remove any cloth that has stuck to the burn and apply burn cream.
d) All of the above.

48) When caring for someone who has suffered an electrical burn, you would not….
a) Check breathing and pulse.
b) Check for possible fractures.
c) Cool the burned area.
d) Treat for shock.

49) You should suspect that a victim has head and spine injuries for….

a) An incident involving a lightning strike.
b) A person found unconscious for unknown reasons.
c) A fall from the height greater than the victim’s height.
d) All of the above.

50) You may suspect that a student has been poisoned if they….

a) Are experiencing nausea, vomiting or diarrhea.
b) Have chest or abdominal pain, breathing difficulty.
c) Burns around the lips, tongue, or on the skin.
d) All of the above.

51) When caring for a student who is allergic to bees and has just been stung, you should….

a) Give them an injection with their Epi-pen.
b) Apply a heat pack to ease pain.
c) Apply a cold pack.
d) Both a and c

52) Signals of an allergic reaction to a bee sting are….

a) Feeling of tightness in the chest and throat.
b) Swelling of the face neck and tongue.
c) Rash, dizziness, or confusion
d) All of the above.

53) When caring for a student who is suffering from heat cramps.

a) Apply cold packs.
b) Give cool water or sports drink.
c) Have student keep walking slowly to work the cramp out.
d) Massage the muscle vigorously to increase circulation.


54) What symptoms are associated with heat exhaustion….


a) Cool, moist, pale, or flushed skin.
b) Rapid weak pulse.
c) Rapid, shallow breathing.
d) All of the above.


55) Heatstroke….

a) It causes very high body temperature.
b) Hot red or dry skin.
c) Rapid weak pulse, shallow breathing.
d) All of the above.


56) When caring for someone who is suffering from frostbite, you should not….

a) Soak affected part in warm water 100 to 105 degrees.
b) Rub vigorously until the skin appears red and feels warm.
c) Handle the area gently.
d) Avoid breaking blisters.

57) Hypothermia….

a) Is not life-threatening.
b) Victims must be heated up as fast as possible.
c) Is caused by exposure to temperatures below freezing.
d) Can be caused by swimming in waters below 70 degrees.

58) Snakebites can be very serious. When caring for a snakebite victim, which should you not do?

a) Wash wounds.
b) Apply ice.
c) Keep bitten part still and below the heart.
d) Get professional medical care within 30 minutes.

59) When performing infant CPR or rescue breathing, what kind of breaths should you give to avoid forcing air into the infant’s stomach?

a) Hard and fast.
b) Smooth and fast.
c) Slowly and gently.
d) Long and hard.

60) Your role in making the EMS system work effectively includes four steps.

a) Elevate, Identify, decide, execute.
b) Check, call, care, protect.
c) Recognize, decide, call, provide.
d) None of the above.

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