Quick -- do you know how to perform CPR? Help someone who has just fainted? Get an insect out of a kid's ear? No? Well, read on. When you're done with this quiz, you'll feel a lot more confident in emergency first-aid situations.
If someone has fainted, should you raise his head or his feet above heart level?
If you happen to lose a tooth and can't stick it back in the socket, you should immediately place it in _____.
At what point is a fever considered dangerous in an adult?
100 degrees Fahrenheit (37.8 Celsius)
101 F (38.3 C)
102 F (38.9 C)
103 F (39.4 C)
104 F (40 C)
Which type of painkiller will also reduce swelling?
If you're with someone who needs CPR but you're not trained in it, what should you do?
elevate the person's head
rescue breathing only
chest compressions only
wait for trained help
What's the proper ratio of chest compressions to breaths in CPR?
10 to 1
15 to 1
15 to 2
30 to 1
30 to 2
What are the ABCs of CPR?
airway, breathing, circulation
air, breaths, compressions
If chemicals have splashed into your eyes, for how long should you flush them with water?
What's something helpful you can give to a person who might be having a heart attack?
a glass of water
a cup of coffee
What's the universal sign for choking?
mouth wide open, tongue out
index finger pointing into the mouth
both hands to the throat
What's the 'five and five' method that the American Red Cross recommends for delivering first aid to a choking victim?
abdominal thrusts for five minutes, then five back blows
five back blows and five abdominal thrusts
five abdominal thrusts, wait five seconds, then five more
If you're choking and you're all alone, what should you do?
stick your finger down your throat
throw yourself over a chair or into countertop
lie on your back and try to perform abdominal thrusts
any of the above
The bite of this spider produces a fluid-filled blister that then leaves a deep ulcer?
What's NOT a good thing to put on sunburn?
aloe vera gel
a damp towel
If you suspect you have food poisoning, should you take anti-diarrheal medicine?
If your child has an insect stuck in his ear, you can pour warm ____ into the ear.
all of the above
You have hypothermia when your body temperature is below ____.
94 degrees Fahrenheit (34.4 Celsius)
95 F (35 C)
96 F (35.6 C)
97 F (36.1 C)
What should you never do when caring for someone with hypothermia?
warm the victim's arms and legs
give the victim alcohol
put the victim under a heat lamp
all of the above
If you've been bitten on the arm by a poisonous snake, should you raise your arm above your heart or lower it?
What's the phone number for the National Poison Control Center?