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1

While providing care to victims following an earthquake,
you note that many of them are experiencing respiratory distress.
This is MOST likely due to:

a: dust suffocation.
b: carbon monoxide.
c: thoracic barotrauma.
d: infectious pneumonia.

a: dust suffocation.

2

While staging at a sniper shooting situation,
you hear of a police officer who has been shot in the leg and is bleeding profusely. You should:

a: request at least two armed SWAT team members to accompany you to the patient's side.

b: remain where you are and wait for the SWAT team to bring the patient to you for treatment.

c: attempt to make verbal contact with the SWAT team and instruct them to apply a tourniquet.

d: use the concepts of cover and concealment as you carefully make your way to the patient.

c: attempt to make verbal contact with the SWAT team and instruct them to apply a tourniquet.

3

Which of the following is the MOST important consideration during a pandemic?

a: Vaccination of the public

b: Personal protective equipment

c: Notification of the

d: CDC Disease progression surveillance

b: Personal protective equipment

4

Which of the following is the MOST important consideration after an event?

a: All ambulances are restocked.
b: A CISD team is established.
c: All personnel are accounted for.
d: Agencies are properly reimbursed.

c: All personnel are accounted for.

5

Which of the following injuries or conditions would you MOST likely encounter following
a cave-in?

a: Blast-related injuries
b: Hypoxia and hypothermia
c: Crush or penetrating
d: trauma Anhydrous ammonia exposure

b: Hypoxia and hypothermia

6

When functioning during a heat wave, the paramedic should:

a:avoid foods such as vegetables,
fruits, and salads.

b: take small, constant sips of water throughout the day.

c: eat large meals at least two to three times throughout the day.

d: consume at least 1 to 2 gallons of water every hour.

b: take small, constant sips of water throughout the day.

7

When functioning during a flash flood, tag lines should be used, which are:

a:ropes stretched across a flooded river to which victims can cling.

b: safety ropes tied around rescuers so they can be pulled to safety.

c: handheld radios that are all tuned in to the same frequency.

d: cords that, when pulled on, activate personal flotation devices.

b: safety ropes tied around rescuers so they can be pulled to safety.

8

The intense heat of brush fires seals the soil surface, which makes mudslides, avalanches,
or landslides:

a: contain more dirt than water.
b: move even faster over terrain.
c: travel for longer periods of time.
d: travel slowly, allowing warning time.

b: move even faster over terrain.

9

If an EMS agency is providing relief to a neighboring community during a disaster, it is important to ensure that:

a: no single medic is mobilized for greater than 12 hours.
b: only basic life support equipment is brought to the scene.
c: the relief-providing agency reports to the triage section.
d: it has enough coverage in its home area of responsibility.

d: it has enough coverage in its home area of responsibility.

10

For the EMS provider, most of the problems associated with sandstorms and dust storms are directly related to:

a: the abrasive and visual effects.
b: high winds that cause the storm.
c: objects hidden by blowing sand.
d: the inhalation of toxic gases.

a: the abrasive and visual effects.