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First Aid Course Quiz 1st Crowborough Scouts February 2011
Red Cross First Aid Courses 2011

The Scouts course was continually assessed, there was a practical assessment on the final evening, plus over 90% correct was required on the quiz.

Test yourself on the below quiz, if you don't know many perhaps you could improve by attending a first aid course.

There are First Aid Courses for leaders on 12th March, 19th June and 19th November 2011.

  Scout First Aid Quiz 2011
     
1 What is the first thing you do when you find an unconscious person? a Call for help
b Dial 999
c Check Response
d Personal Safety
     
2 How many chest compressions do you give to breaths? a 15 chest, 2 breaths
b 30 chest, 2 breaths
c 15 chest, 1 breath
d 30 chest, 1 breath
     
3 When do you use R.I.C.E.? a Head ache
b Sprained Ankle
c Hypothermia
d Choking
     
4 Why do you put a breathing unconscious person into the recovery position? a To stop sick going into the lungs
b To make them more comfortable
c To monitor their symptoms
d To test if they are sleeping
     
5 When do you put plastic barrier gloves on? a If your hands are dirty
b If it is raining
c If you are likely to contact bodily fluids
d If the patent is dirty
     
6 What should you NOT do when the patent has a big cut on the arm? a Elevate the arm
b Apply pressure
c Cover with cling film
d Bandage the wound
     
7 How long should you cool burns for? a At least 5 minutes
b At least 10 minutes
c No more than 5 minutes
d No more than 10 minutes
     
8 How do you treat a choking person? a Tell to cough, 5 chest thrusts, 5 back slaps
b Tell to cough, 5 back slaps, 5 chest thrusts
c 5 chest thrusts, 5 back slaps, tell to cough
d Dial 999, 5 back slaps, 5 chest thrusts
     
9 What do you NOT do to treat medical Shock? a Reassure the patient
b Raise the legs
c Sit them up
d Keep patent warm
     
10 How do you treat a graze to the hand? a Wash in running water
b Clean with cotton wool
c Remove embedded objects
d Cover with cling film
     
11 How do you treat a bruise to the leg? a Put a beef steak on it
b Rub the bruised area
c Apply a cold compress
d Reassure the patient
     
12 When should you remove an object crushing a limb? a Within 15 minutes of the incident
b After 15 minutes of the incident
c Within 5 minutes of the incident
d After 5 minutes of the incident
     
13 How should you treat a nose bleed? a Lean head back
b Apply cold compress to nose
c Blow the nose to clear the blood
d Pinch nose for 10 minutes
     
14 What should you do if a tooth is knocked out? a Reassure the patient
b Poke it straight back
c Put the tooth in a glass of milk
d Call 999
     
15 If someone collapses on a marathon run, feels thirsty and has a head ache, what do you do? a Give them a drink of water
b Give them an aspirin
c Give them a Paracetamol
d Call 999
     
16 Which is NOT a symptom of hypothermia? a Shivering
b Apathy and strange behaviour
c Cold pale skin
d Slurred speech
     
17 You raise the legs to treat which problem? a Concussion
b Compression
c Stroke
d Fainting
     
18 After an epileptic fit you should? a Put the person into the recovery position
b Put cushions around them
c Call 999
d Try to wake them
     
19 When do you NOT use an elevated sling? a Collarbone broken
b Hand injury
c Lower arm injury
d Upper arm injury
     
20 If a person has broken the lower leg? a Splint the legs
b Tie the legs together
c Support the leg at knee and ankle
d raise the legs
     
21 Leg cramp is treated by? a Straighten the leg and massage
b Bend the leg and massage
c Straighten the leg and reassure the person
d Bend the leg and reassure the person
     
22 Someone has overdosed on a stimulant drug such as ecstasy or cocaine, what should you do? a Sit them down and warm them
b Sit them down and cool them
c Walk them around and warm them
d Walk them around and cool them
     
23 A person has fallen asleep and smell strongly of alcohol, what should you do? a Wake them up
b Put them in recovery position
c Give them water
d Leave them where they are
     
24 How should you treat a wasp sting? a Rub the sting area
b Apply dock leaves
c Apply a cold compress
d Make the sting area bleed
       
25 A boy with a nut allergy ate a peanut by mistake and is having difficulty breathing, what should you do first? a call 999
b use his EPI pen
c call for help
d lay the boy down
     
26 If you have small red or purple pinprick spots which do not fade when you press a glass against them, what might you have? a Meningitis
b Fever
c Migraine
d Heat rash
     
27 In Europe to call for an ambulance you dial? a 911
b 111
c 112
d 211
     
28 Air is a mixture of … a 21% nitrogen and 79% oxygen
b 21% oxygen and 79% nitrogen.
c 16% oxygen 79% nitrogen and 5% other gases
d 79% oxygen 16% nitrogen and 5% other gases
     
29 A drowned girl is not breathing what chest compressions and breaths do you give? a 5 breaths, 30 chest, 2 breaths….
b 2 breaths, 30 chest, 2 breaths….
c 30 chest, 2 breaths, 30 chest….
d 30 breaths, 2 chest, 30 breaths….
     
30 A girl is having difficulty breathing, wheezing, difficult to speak and is distressed, what should you do? a Use white capped inhaler
b Use purple inhaler
c Use brown capped inhaler
d Use blue inhaler
     
31 When do you give a soluble aspirin under the tongue? a Head Ache
b Heart Attack
c Concussion
d Cut to Head
     
32 Which does FAST not stand for? a Face
b Arm
c Smile
d Time call 999

Core syllabus is listed below.

First Aid Course for Scouts 2011

Durationn

Normally approximately 14 hours

Course outline

Respond to the needs of unconscious casualties

Includes placing an unconscious person in the recovery position.

Perform cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

Participants will be taught how to lift the chin to open the airway, give effective rescue breaths and perform chest compressions. The programme covers the different techniques for adults, children and infants. All learners will be given the opportunity to practice their skills on a resuscitation manikin.

Choking

Participants will learn how to deal with mild and severe choking for adults, children and babies.

Respond to the needs of casualties with major injuries

Participants will cover all of the following by observation: 

·         shock

·         burns and scalds

·         significant blood loss

·         muscular and skeletal injury.  

Respond to the needs of casualties with common illnesses  and conditions

The programme covers awareness of appropriate treatment for the following illnesses and conditions:

·         croup

·         stroke

·         angina

·         asthma

·         diabetes

·         epilepsy

·         meningitis

·         anaphylaxis

·         heart attack  

·         febrile convulsions.

Assessment and certification

This course is continually assessed.  Students receive a credit card sized certificate that is valid for three years.

 

  Scout First Aid Quiz 2011 Answers
     
1 What is the first thing you do when you find an unconscious person? a Call for help
b Dial 999
c Check Response
d Personal Safety
     
2 How many chest compressions do you give to breaths? a 15 chest, 2 breaths
b 30 chest, 2 breaths
c 15 chest, 1 breath
d 30 chest, 1 breath
     
3 When do you use R.I.C.E.? a Head ache
b Sprained Ankle
c Hypothermia
d Choking
     
4 Why do you put a breathing unconscious person into the recovery position? a To stop sick going into the lungs
b To make them more comfortable
c To monitor their symptoms
d To test if they are sleeping
     
5 When do you put plastic barrier gloves on? a If your hands are dirty
b If it is raining
c If you are likely to contact bodily fluids
d If the patent is dirty
     
6 What should you NOT do when the patent has a big cut on the arm? a Elevate the arm
b Apply pressure
c Cover with cling film
d Bandage the wound
     
7 How long should you cool burns for? a At least 5 minutes
b At least 10 minutes
c No more than 5 minutes
d No more than 10 minutes
     
8 How do you treat a choking person? a Tell to cough, 5 chest thrusts, 5 back slaps
b Tell to cough, 5 back slaps, 5 chest thrusts
c 5 chest thrusts, 5 back slaps, tell to cough
d Dial 999, 5 back slaps, 5 chest thrusts
     
9 What do you NOT do to treat medical Shock? a Reassure the patient
b Raise the legs
c Sit them up
d Keep patent warm
     
10 How do you treat a graze to the hand? a Wash in running water
b Clean with cotton wool
c Remove embedded objects
d Cover with cling film
     
11 How do you treat a bruise to the leg? a Put a beef steak on it
b Rub the bruised area
c Apply a cold compress
d Reassure the patient
     
12 When should you remove an object crushing a limb? a Within 15 minutes of the incident
b After 15 minutes of the incident
c Within 5 minutes of the incident
d After 5 minutes of the incident
     
13 How should you treat a nose bleed? a Lean head back
b Apply cold compress to nose
c Blow the nose to clear the blood
d Pinch nose for 10 minutes
     
14 What should you do if a tooth is knocked out? a Reassure the patient
b Poke it straight back
c Put the tooth in a glass of milk
d Call 999
     
15 If someone collapses on a marathon run, feels thirsty and has a head ache, what do you do? a Give them a drink of water
b Give them an aspirin
c Give them a Paracetamol
d Call 999
     
16 Which is NOT a symptom of hypothermia? a Shivering
b Apathy and strange behaviour
c Cold pale skin
d Slurred speech
     
17 You raise the legs to treat which problem? a Concussion
b Compression
c Stroke
d Fainting
     
18 After an epileptic fit you should? a Put the person into the recovery position
b Put cushions around them
c Call 999
d Try to wake them
     
19 When do you NOT use an elevated sling? a Collarbone broken
b Hand injury
c Lower arm injury
d Upper arm injury
     
20 If a person has broken the lower leg? a Splint the legs
b Tie the legs together
c Support the leg at knee and ankle
d raise the legs
     
21 Leg cramp is treated by? a Straighten the leg and massage
b Bend the leg and massage
c Straighten the leg and reassure the person
d Bend the leg and reassure the person
     
22 Someone has overdosed on a stimulant drug such as ecstasy or cocaine, what should you do? a Sit them down and warm them
b Sit them down and cool them
c Walk them around and warm them
d Walk them around and cool them
     
23 A person has fallen asleep and smell strongly of alcohol, what should you do? a Wake them up
b Put them in recovery position
c Give them water
d Leave them where they are
     
24 How should you treat a wasp sting? a Rub the sting area
b Apply dock leaves
c Apply a cold compress
d Make the sting area bleed
       
25 A boy with a nut allergy ate a peanut by mistake and is having difficulty breathing, what should you do first? a call 999
b use his EPI pen
c call for help
d lay the boy down
     
26 If you have small red or purple pinprick spots which do not fade when you press a glass against them, what might you have? a Meningitis
b Fever
c Migraine
d Heat rash
     
27 In Europe to call for an ambulance you dial? a 911
b 111
c 112
d 211
     
28 Air is a mixture of … a 21% nitrogen and 79% oxygen
b 21% oxygen and 79% nitrogen.
c 16% oxygen 79% nitrogen and 5% other gases
d 79% oxygen 16% nitrogen and 5% other gases
     
29 A drowned girl is not breathing what chest compressions and breaths do you give? a 5 breaths, 30 chest, 2 breaths….
b 2 breaths, 30 chest, 2 breaths….
c 30 chest, 2 breaths, 30 chest….
d 30 breaths, 2 chest, 30 breaths….
     
30 A girl is having difficulty breathing, wheezing, difficult to speak and is distressed, what should you do? a Use white capped inhaler
b Use purple inhaler
c Use brown capped inhaler
d Use blue inhaler
     
31 When do you give a soluble aspirin under the tongue? a Head Ache
b Heart Attack
c Concussion
d Cut to Head
     
32 Which does FAST not stand for? a Face
b Arm
c Smile
d Time call 999

 

 

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