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How Useful Are You In An Emergency?

Everyone wants to be of use during an emergency, but how does your knowledge really stack up against your peers? Take these 12 trivia questions and find out how useful you really are in a bind!
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If you need to call 911 in an emergency, what should you tell the dispatcher?
Describe the emergency
Give your name and the telephone number of the phone you are using to make the call
Give the exact address where the emergency occurred
All of the above

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Which healthcare professional(s) are you likely to find in a hospital emergency department?
Emergency nurse
Paramedic
Emergency doctor
All of the above

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One way to prepare for an emergency is to keep a list of important phone numbers near your phone. Which of these numbers should be included on the list?
Poison control center
Family doctor
Neighbor
All of the above

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A batter gets hit in the head by a wild pitch. He is out cold. What should you do?
Tap his face to wake him up
Give him a drink of cold water
Check for breathing and a pulse then send for help

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You're hiking on a hot day. You're sweating a lot and feel tired and weak. What should you do?
Find some shade, sit down, and drink some water
Tell your group to go ahead as you rest
Pour cold water on your head and shoulders

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As a nonmedical person, how often should you take a refresher course on CPR?
Every 5 years
Every 3 years
Every 2 years

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While playing basketball, your friend twists his ankle badly. What should you do?
Ice down the ankle and tell him to keep his weight off
Tell him to gently walk it off until the pain eases
Take off the sneaker and wrap the foot so it stays warm

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You're wearing a life jacket when your canoe capsizes in a river. What should you do?
Hang onto the canoe and paddle
Wade into the shore
Try to right the canoe in the river

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If blood is spurting from a wound, what should you do?
Apply a tourniquet
Cover the wound with a clean cloth and use continuous pressure with the palm of your hand
Raise the wound above the victim's heart to slow the bleeding
Answers 2 and 3

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You're walking in the woods with a friend and get lost. What should you do?
Stay put and wait to be found
Split up to find a way out
Go with your gut and keep going

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What should you put on a minor (first-degree) burn?
Ice water
Ice
Butter
None of the above

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A spark from the campfire catches your friend's pants on fire. What should you do?
Tell them to stop, drop, and roll
Smother the flames with a blanket
Throw a bucket of water at him

C+, Not Useful An Emergency

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Though you would surely be emotionally useful during an emergency, you wouldn't have the skills to truly aid in the situation. Luckily, this quiz may have opened your eyes to emergency preparedness and being ready when the moment strikes!

B+, Very Useful In An Emergency

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You would be very useful in an emergency! It's obvious that you're prepared in the event of any kind of disaster or emergency situation. You're logical, knowledgable, and able to think on your feet with ease.

A+, Extremely Useful

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You would be extremely useful in any kind of emergency situation! Your knowledge of emergency preparedness tactics, first aid, and survival in foreign situation is far superior to that of the average citizen. You're truly the person we would want on our side during any kind of emergency!
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1
If you need to call 911 in an emergency, what should you tell the dispatcher?
Describe the emergency
Give your name and the telephone number of the phone you are using to make the call
Give the exact address where the emergency occurred
All of the above
2
Which healthcare professional(s) are you likely to find in a hospital emergency department?
Emergency nurse
Paramedic
Emergency doctor
All of the above
3
One way to prepare for an emergency is to keep a list of important phone numbers near your phone. Which of these numbers should be included on the list?
Poison control center
Family doctor
Neighbor
All of the above
4
A batter gets hit in the head by a wild pitch. He is out cold. What should you do?
Tap his face to wake him up
Give him a drink of cold water
Check for breathing and a pulse then send for help
5
You're hiking on a hot day. You're sweating a lot and feel tired and weak. What should you do?
Find some shade, sit down, and drink some water
Tell your group to go ahead as you rest
Pour cold water on your head and shoulders
6
As a nonmedical person, how often should you take a refresher course on CPR?
Every 5 years
Every 3 years
Every 2 years
7
While playing basketball, your friend twists his ankle badly. What should you do?
Ice down the ankle and tell him to keep his weight off
Tell him to gently walk it off until the pain eases
Take off the sneaker and wrap the foot so it stays warm
8
You're wearing a life jacket when your canoe capsizes in a river. What should you do?
Hang onto the canoe and paddle
Wade into the shore
Try to right the canoe in the river
9
If blood is spurting from a wound, what should you do?
Apply a tourniquet
Cover the wound with a clean cloth and use continuous pressure with the palm of your hand
Raise the wound above the victim's heart to slow the bleeding
Answers 2 and 3
10
You're walking in the woods with a friend and get lost. What should you do?
Stay put and wait to be found
Split up to find a way out
Go with your gut and keep going
11
What should you put on a minor (first-degree) burn?
Ice water
Ice
Butter
None of the above
12
A spark from the campfire catches your friend's pants on fire. What should you do?
Tell them to stop, drop, and roll
Smother the flames with a blanket
Throw a bucket of water at him

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