How Well Do You Know Basic First Aid?

You might think you know your stuff when it comes to basic first aid, but how knowledgable are you really? Take these 12 questions and find out how well you know basic first aid!
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Question 1/12

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If someone is bleeding from a wound, what can you do to help?
Apply pressure
Let the would bleed out
Tie a tourniquet above the injury
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Question 2/12

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True or false: When you have a nose bleed, you should lean forward and pinch your nose
True
False
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What should you do if you think someone has broken a leg?
Help them support their leg using a cushion or some clothing.
Leave it for a while to see if the pain gets better.
Ask them if their leg is in pain
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True or false: For snake bite the first step is to clean the wound without water and then cover it with clean dressing.
True
False
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What's the first thing that needs to be done when someone sustains a burn?
Let cold water run over the burn
Spray the burn with antiseptic
Ice the burn
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What should you do to help someone who is choking?
Encourage them to breath through their nose
Hit them firmly on their back between the shoulder blades.
Give them some water to flush the object
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True or false:When you see someone having a seizure, you should put a spoon in his/her mouth so he/she won't bite their tongues.
True
False
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True or false:A 5 inch knife got stuck in your stomach, it's wise to quickly pull it out.
True
False
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If someone is having a diabetic emergency, what should you do?
Give them a sugary drink or sugary food.
Give them a low calorie drink like diet cola
Give them carbohydrates
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Which item below would be the best thing to apply to a head injury to reduce swelling?
A can of soda
A bag of frozen veggies wrapped in a cloth
A wet cloth or rag
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Question 11/12

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Where would a person having a heart attack most likely feel pain?
In their legs
In their lower abdomen
In their chest
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Question 12/12

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True or false: When someone is having an asthma attack you should help the person sit in a comfortable position and take their medication.
True
False
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are first aid fit! While you might not know everything there is to know about first aid, you know the basics. Knowing the basics is the first step on your journey to becoming a true first aid whiz. Study up and you'll be treating minor wounds and ailments in no time!

C+, First Aid Fit

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are first aid fantastic! When it comes to basic first aid, you know way more than the average American. From bruised heads to scraped knees, you know exactly what to do in most situations. We commend you for your first aid aptitude.

B+, First Aid Fantastic

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are truly first aid fabulous! When it comes to basic first aid you are well prepared and well trained. You know how to calmly handle just about any first aid situation that could potentially arise in everyday life. Because of that, you're always prepared for whatever the day brings!

A+, First Aid Fabulous

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1
If someone is bleeding from a wound, what can you do to help?
Apply pressure
Let the would bleed out
Tie a tourniquet above the injury
2
True or false: When you have a nose bleed, you should lean forward and pinch your nose
True
False
3
What should you do if you think someone has broken a leg?
Help them support their leg using a cushion or some clothing.
Leave it for a while to see if the pain gets better.
Ask them if their leg is in pain
4
True or false: For snake bite the first step is to clean the wound without water and then cover it with clean dressing.
True
False
5
What's the first thing that needs to be done when someone sustains a burn?
Let cold water run over the burn
Spray the burn with antiseptic
Ice the burn
6
What should you do to help someone who is choking?
Encourage them to breath through their nose
Hit them firmly on their back between the shoulder blades.
Give them some water to flush the object
7
True or false:When you see someone having a seizure, you should put a spoon in his/her mouth so he/she won't bite their tongues.
True
False
8
True or false:A 5 inch knife got stuck in your stomach, it's wise to quickly pull it out.
True
False
9
If someone is having a diabetic emergency, what should you do?
Give them a sugary drink or sugary food.
Give them a low calorie drink like diet cola
Give them carbohydrates
10
Which item below would be the best thing to apply to a head injury to reduce swelling?
A can of soda
A bag of frozen veggies wrapped in a cloth
A wet cloth or rag
11
Where would a person having a heart attack most likely feel pain?
In their legs
In their lower abdomen
In their chest
12
True or false: When someone is having an asthma attack you should help the person sit in a comfortable position and take their medication.
True
False