May 22, 2020

First Aid Questions and Answers| Kerala PSC Fireman Exam|Staff nurse Exam (61-80)

First Aid Questions and Answers| Kerala PSC Fireman Exam|Staff nurse Exam (61-80)



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


61) When should you give rescue breathing?


a) Conscious choking victim.
b) Unconscious choking victim.
c) Unconscious, no pulse, not breathing.
d) Unconscious, not breathing, but has a pulse.


62) What would you do if a victim had a body part torn or cut off?

a) Wrap severed body part in sterile gauze.
b) Place in a plastic bag.
c) Put the plastic bag on ice and take it to the hospital with victim.
d) All of the above.

63) What would you do for a victim who has internal bleeding?

a) Keep the victim quiet and lying down.
b) Bend knees to make them comfortable.
c) Both a and b
d) None of the above.

64) To care for a victim with a sucking chest wound, you would?

a) Cover the wound completely with a sterile gauze pad.
b) Cover the wound with a dressing that doesn’t allow air to pass through.
c) Apply ice pack to the wound.
d) Both a and c

65) Internal bleeding can be caused by:

a) Injury
b) Illness
c) Medication
d) All of the above.


66) When caring for a choking infant, what position is the infant held in?

a) Upside down by the ankles and shoulders.
b) Face up on a flat surface.
c) Facedown on your forearm with head lower than the body.
d) Facedown on your knee, with head lower than the body.

67) Soft tissue wounds should be cared for by:

a) Heat and elastic bandages.
b) Ice and elevation.
c) Apply direct pressure on the area to cut down on bleeding under skin.
d) Both b and c

68) What do you do for a chemical burn?

a) Flush with water, dry, and cover.
b) Flush with large amounts of water and cover.
c) Flush with large amounts of warm water until help arrives.
d) Flush with large amounts of cool water until help arrives.


69) What is the most common reason an infant’s heart stops?

a) Allergies
b) Injury
c) Breathing problems.
d) SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome)

70) When can you move a victim?

a) When you need to care for another victim.
b) When the victim is in danger.
c) When it would be easier to care for the victim.
d) All of the above.

71) What do you do for a victim who has a bleeding injury to the mouth and you are sure that there is no head, neck, or spine injury.

a) Keep victim seated with head tilted slightly forward.
b) Keep victim seated with head tilted slightly backward.
c) Have the victim lie down on their side.
d) Either a or c

72) What is more serious?

a) Heat Stroke
b) Heat Exhaustion
c) Heat Cramps
d) Heat Rash

73) To encourage people to help others in emergency situations, most states have enacted laws, which protect you, as a rescuer, from being sued. This is called.

a) The Good-Will Law
b) The First Aid No-Fault Law
c) The Good Samaritan Law
d) There is no such law

74) Signals of head and spine injuries are:

a) Blood or other fluids in the ears or nose.
b) Unusual bumps or depressions on the head or over the spine.
c) Has seizures, severe headaches, or slurred speech.
d) Both a and b

75) Shock is a condition where:

a) The respiratory system fails to deliver air to the lungs.
b) The cardiovascular system fails to deliver blood to the heart.
c) The circulatory system fails to deliver blood to all parts of the body.
d) All of the above.


76) A boy on the bus goes into diabetic shock, what do you do?

a) Drive the bus straight to the hospital
b) Ask him where his insulin is and give him a shot
c) Do not give him food or drink
d) Make him comfortable; give him a non-diet drink, candy, or something with sugar in it.

77) A student on your bus has a severe cut in the groin area, what do you do?

a) Cover the wound with a sterile dressing applying direct pressure
b) Elevate the student’s feet and apply a sterile dressing to the wound, apply pressure to the groin area.
c) Drive the bus to the nearest hospital or fire station
d) Cover wound with sterile dressing & apply pressure to femoral artery pressure

78) A boy on your bus has been coughing for over a minute, what should you do?

a) Begin rescue breathing and call 911
b) Get medical attention as quickly as possible
c) Encourage the boy to cough and get medical attention a.s.a.p.
d) Encourage the boy to cough and begin giving abdominal thrusts


79) You have a person who is conscious and refuses help, they laps into an unconscious state, what should you do?

a) Permission is “Implied” if the victim is unconscious.
b) Call 911 and begin to give care.
c) Call 911 and wait until professional help arrives.
d) Both a & b

80) A girl at one of your bus stops indicates that she was bitten by a snake, What do you do?

a) Apply ice to the wound and take to the nearest fire station or hospital
b) Wash the wound, keeping injured area lower than the heart; get professional medical care within
30 minutes.
c) Cut a 1” cross at the site if injury and suck the poison out, apply ice.
d) Elevate injured area, apply ice, and get professional medical care within 30 minutes.

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