Medical Quiz

CPR Quiz


When is the Heimlich Maneuver used?

A. Heart Attack

B. Chocking

C. Bleeding.

D. Stroke

What is another term for cardiac arrest?

A. cardiopulmonary arrest

B. heart attack

C. myocardial infarction

D. cardio endima

How many breaths are given?

A. 10

B. 7

C. 8

D. 2

What is the first step in CPR?

A. check for signs of life

B. check the scene

C. start compressions

D. call 911

How many times can you do the Heimlich on a person?

A. 2 times

B. 3 times

C. 5 times

D. as many times as it takes

An emergency technique used to eject an object, such as food, from the trachea of a choking person


B. Heimlich Manuever


D. Chain of Survival

Using a “Head Tilt” as part of CPR helps ….

A. You hear and see if a person is breathing.

B. You see if something is lodged in the throat.

C. Open the air way for more effective “Rescue Breaths”

D. All of the above

Do you need to give breaths in order to do Hands only CPR?



For an adult you should give ____ compressions

A. 10

B. 20

C. 30

D. 40

When checking for a pulse you should use the ______ artery?

A. Tibial

B. Popliteal

C. Carotid

D. Radial

A form of CPR without mouth-to-mouth breaths

A. Rescue Breathing


C. American Red Cross

D. Hands Only CPR

You must obtain consent before giving care to a responsive and unresponsive adult. 

A. True 

B. False 

What does AED stand for?

A. Automated Extra Defibulator

B. Anti Exam Defense

C. Automated External Defibulator

D. Automated External Digestion

Why is defibrillation important?

A. It prevents rearrest from occurring

B. It is not important for cardiac arrest

C. There is a 100% success rate in regaining a normal cardiac rhythm

D. It can restore a regular cardiac rythm

A portable electronic device used to “jump start” or regulate the heart



C. Hands Only CPR


The first thing you should do when you approach the scene is make sure the scene is……

A. Dry

B. Safe

C. Chaotic

D. Dangerous

CPR stands for

A. Cardio pulmonary resuscitation

B. Cardiology Pulmonary respiratory

C. Cardio plumonary Respiratory

D. Cardiology pulmonary resuscitation

What’s the ultimate purpose of CPR?

A. to stop a heart attack

B. to dislodge food or beverage from the airway

C. to keep a person alive until they can receive advanced medical assistance

D. to teach others the value of living well so they don’t need it.

What is the universal sign for choking?

A. flailing around

B. coughing

C. holding hands to throat

D. yelling “i’m choking! I’m choking!”

When checking to see if an adult is responsive or unresponsive you should always tap them on the __________. 

A. Back 

B. Head 

C. Shoulder 

D. Foot 


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