Medical Quiz

CPR Quiz


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.

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

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

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



C. Hands Only CPR


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

When is the Heimlich Maneuver used?

A. Heart Attack

B. Chocking

C. Bleeding.

D. Stroke

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

A form of CPR without mouth-to-mouth breaths

A. Rescue Breathing


C. American Red Cross

D. Hands Only CPR

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



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

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

A. Tibial

B. Popliteal

C. Carotid

D. Radial

What is another term for cardiac arrest?

A. cardiopulmonary arrest

B. heart attack

C. myocardial infarction

D. cardio endima

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

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 

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!”

For an adult you should give ____ compressions

A. 10

B. 20

C. 30

D. 40

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


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