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First Aid Bleeding Quiz


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What’s the best way to stop bleeding of wounds to the extremities?

A. Bend the extremity at the nearest joint.

B. Position the victim on his or her side.

C. Apply direct pressure.


Carry blood toward heart; mostly oxygen-poor

A. Arteries

B. Veins

C. Capillaries


To stop external bleed you should

A. open wound

B. apply pressure directly to the wound

C. dont apply pressure for fear of making wound worse


When preparing to provide first aid care for a bleeding patient, which of the following is the most important thing to do to protect YOURSELF?

A. use disposable gloves

B. use a clean dressing on the wound

C. call 911


When your patient demonstrates signs of internal bleeding, you should NOT do which of the following?

A. call 911

B. lay person down and treat for shock

C. give him water to drink


What type of bleeding produces bright red blood spurts with each heartbeat?

A. arterial bleeding

B. capillary bleeding

C. hemorrhage


Pressure on the wound should slow the bleeding

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


These are the signs and symptoms of shock.

A. confusion, High heart rate, low blood pressure and pallor

B. smiling

C. red, dry skin


Which of the types of bleeding requires very little attention?

A. arterial bleeding

B. capillary bleeding

C. all the above


You are with a patient who is bleeding from his leg. You determine it is venous (vein) blood because it:

A. spurts from the wound

B. clots instantaneously

C. flows steadily


signs and symptoms associated with inadequate supply of blood to body organs

A. shock

B. triage

C. hearttburn


Of the following, which is an example of capillary bleeding?

A. A paper cut

B. A compound fracture

C. a knife wound


Define hemorrhage?

A. uncontrollable bleeding

B. sudden death

C. heart attack


If bleeding does not slow or come to a stop with pressure, a tourniquet will be useful to restrict blood flow to the wound

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


You notice that blood has soaked through the dressing and bandage. You would do this first:

A. apply another dressing and bandage over the top of the first one

B. remove the bandage and dressing and start over


When should you use Hemostatic dressing?

A. On any and every open wound

B. When bleeding is minor

C. When there is severe bleeding and a tourniquet can’t be used


What are the functions of the blood?

A. Transfer oxygen
Protect against diseases and maintains body temperature

B. to clean out your liver

C. to keep transfer CO2


Carry blood away from heart; mostly oxygen-rich

A. Arteries

B. Veins

C. Capillaries


How might a person look when they are experiencing shock?

A. Panic

B. Sweaty

C. Flushed skin

D. All of these


External Bleeding

A. happens inside the body

B. Happens outside the body, you can see the blood


Which of the following is the first step to take to control a bleeding leg wound?

A. elevate the patient’s leg above the heart

B. apply direct pressure with clean gauze over the wound

C. wrap the wound with a long roller bandage


This type of bleeding occurs inside the body with various organs and tissues . . .

A. Internal Bleeding

B. Outside Bleeding

C. Organ Bleeding


This type of shock is when the heart cannot pump the blood effectively because the heart muscle is damaged

A. septic

B. cardiogenic

C. toxic


small vessels that carries oxygen to the body cells

A. artery

B. vein

C. capillary


What does it mean when a person is hemorrhaging?

A. sudden excessive blood loss in a short period of time

B. slow trickle bleed 




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