AMCI Basic Mountaineering Course (BMC) 2002
Sample First Aid Final Exam
AMCI Orienteering & Practical Exam
September 21 to 22, 2002
Station 6 Ė First Aid Station
Name & I.D. No ____________________________
1. It is an immediate care given to a person who have been injured or suddenly taken ill. It includes self-help and home care when medical assistance is delayed or not available.
a. call for help c. band aid b. check consciousness d. first aid2. It is a procedure of moving a victim from an unsafe place to a safe place.
a. emergency rescue c. carrying the stretcher b. transport d. lifting & carrying3. It is a depressed condition of the many body functions due to the failure of enough blood to circulate throughout the body following serious injury.
a. death c. stroke b. seizure d. shock4. It is a condition that occurs when the oxygen supply to the heart muscle is cut off for a prolonged period of time.
a. heart attack c. asthma attack b. brain attack d. respiratory arrest5. It is a procedure done for forcing air to flow in and out of the lungs of a person when his natural breathing ceases or is inadequate.
a. rescue breathing c. chest compression b. artificial respiration d. back blows6. It is a break in the continuity of a tissue of the body either internal or external. Maybe caused by external forces, sharp objects, explosions etc.
a. laceration c. puncture b. cut d. all of the above7. What does A, B, C stands for in Basic Life Support?
a. air, breath, check c. always, bring, chocolates b. aid, bandage, check d. none of the above8. It is a substance: solid, liquid or gas that tends to damage health or cause death when introduced into the body.
a. medicine c. antidote b. drugs d. poison9. It is an injury in the skin, muscle, bones, nerves and blood vessels caused by heat, chemicals or radiation.
a. puncture c. laceration b. abrasion d. none of the above10. The most common cause of airway obstruction in an unconscious person.
a. food c. your tongue b. false teeth d. patientís tongue11. When checking the carotid pulse
a. assess only one side of the neck nearest to you b. palpate both sides all at the same time c. firmly apply pressure on the neck if thereís no pulse d. apply gentle pressure in a circular motion in the patientís neck12. While trekking a steep slope the person in front of you slipped and fell into the ravine. Your first responsibility is to:
a. ensure your own safety b. ensure the safety of the other mountaineers c. provide emotional support to the person d. provide emergency care to the person13. This person suffered deep lacerations on his left forearm due to the fall. You have applied a dressing with direct pressure to the wound and have elevated the extremity, but the wound continues to bleed. You should now:
a. apply a tourniquet b. apply additional dressing to the wound c. remove the dressing and put a new one d. wrap the blood soak dressing in plastic14. A mountaineer was bitten on the left lower leg by a snake while hiking. He is complaining of pain at the injection site. You should:
a. give him pain reliever while waiting for help
b. attempt to locate and capture the snake and transport it with the patient
c. place the patient on his back and raise the left leg above the level of the heart
d. calm the patient, clean and cover the wound and lower the left leg below the level of the heart
15. An insect stung your friend. The stinger is visible at the injection site. You should:
a. apply heat and pressure at the site. b. apply a constricting band near the injection site c. use the edge of a card or knife to remove the stinger d. just leave the stinger alone and wait for the venom to take effect16. Your climbing buddy is suffering from an asthma attack. You should:
a. calm him, reassure him, let him sit down leaning forward & instruct to breath slowly
b. calm him, reassure him, let him sit down leaning backwards & give water
c. calm him, reassure him, let him lay down & sleep
d. donít bother him, heíll be fine!
17. After trekking for four hours under the sun your partner is complaining of difficulty breathing, body weakness & dizziness. Upon inspection you noticed that his skin is cold & clammy and is perspiring heavily which is a sign of Heat Exhaustion. You should:
a. let him lean on a tree, rest for 5 minutes and resume trekking b. move him in a cool place, loosen or remove wet clothing, give fluids c. Move him in a cool place, wrap him in blanket, give chocolates d. Let him lean on a tree, give fluids and resume trekkingBANDAGING
18. Your trekking buddy tripped on a loose rock and sprained his left ankle. You should:
19. While falling down your friend used his left arm to absorb the fall and obtained a vertical laceration on his left palm. You should:
20. He also bumped his arm on a tree trunk and has pain on his right elbow to his shoulder upon movement. What should you do:
21. Show me three basic bandages that you know and tell me their application or the type of wound they are used.
22. Perform one(1) cycle on Adult CPR and please verbalize each step.
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