There are 15 questions. Select the best answer for each question.
1. According to the Scout Handbook, what are the proper breath rates when applying first aid for Stopped Breathing?
1 breath each 5 seconds for adults and children
1 breath each 5 seconds for adults or 1 breath each 3 seconds for children
1 breath each 3 seconds for adults or 1 breath each 5 seconds for children
1 breath each 3 seconds for adults and children
2. When positioning a person to receive CPR, place them:
On their left side
On their right side
On their back
On their front
3. To slow down blood traveling to a seriously bleeding injury, you should:
Elevate the injury above the victim's heart
Lower the injury below the victim's heart
Apply pressure to the victim's heart
Aply pressure to the injury
4. What is the first step in first aid for most serious bleeding injuries?
Elevate the injury
Apply a tourniquette
Squeeze the pressure point
Apply direct pressure to the injury
5. If someone has an object in their eye, you should:
Blow into their eye to dislodge it
Use a tweezers to pull it out
Let their tears wash it out
Call 911 immediately
6. If an object in the eye can not be removed, you should:
Cover both eyes and transport to medical help
Cover both eyes, wait 20 minutes, then try to remove it again
Cover the affected eye and transport to medical help
Apply direct pressure to the eye
7. Which vaccination is important to have current in case of a puncture wound?
8. You can tell if a puncture wound is serious because:
It will bleed a lot
It will quickly turn black
It will have a large hole
It is very hard to tell because it may not bleed much or have much of a mark on the skin
9. A major concern with a puncture wound from stepping on a nail is:
Bleeding to death
Leaving a large scar
10. A second degree burn typically has:
red, hot skin
black, hot skin
numbness and bleeding
11. Which type of burn tends to be most painful?
12. The best way to prevent 1st degree sunburn is:
Apply SPF30 lotion
Wear a hat
Wear a long-sleeved shirt
Stay out of the sun
13. After cooling a 2nd degree burn from a campfire accident in a cool mountain stream, be prepared to treat for:
3rd degree burns
14. What should you do for a Heat Exhaustion victim in the wilderness after you have moved him to a cool, shady place?
Have him sit and drink lots of water.
Have him lie down. Apply wet cloths. Drink sips of water.
Have him sit. Remove his shirt and all jewelry. Drink sips of warm liquid such as soup, tea, or hot chocolate.
Have him lie down and sleep.
15. When can Heat Exhaustion occur?
During summer months
During the day
Any place and any time, depending on temperature and activity
There is always more first aid to learn. Continual improvement of skills through study, practice, and teaching others helps a scout be prepared for most injury situations that may come along. Using these tests to review or check knowledge aids in development of a skilled leader.