Quiz: You Can Only Get 10/15 On This Test If You're A Paramedic


Could you make it as a paramedic?

Answer these questions on common terms and general knowledge that all paramedics should be familiar with!

 Aug 18, 2017
1 of 15Pick your answer!
CPR is comprised of which two basic steps?
Defribillation and saline drip
Compressions and blow
Heimlich maneuver and apply bandage
2 of 15Pick your answer!
What does "PMS" stand for?
Pressure Maximum Standard
Pink, Middle, Sternum
Pulse, Motor, Sensory
3 of 15Pick your answer!
What does "GSW" stand for?
Geriatric scene waiting
Grand sitting wing
Gun shot wound
4 of 15Pick your answer!
What's a BVM?
Bile Vent Mechanism - used to remove bile
Big Voice Marker- a status of certain paramedics
Bag Valve Mask - used to manually ventilate the lungs
5 of 15Pick your answer!
What does "SOB" actually stand for?
Slippery On Back
Stuff Outside Body
Shortness Of Breath
6 of 15Pick your answer!
Which is NOT one of the primary vital signs?
Respiratory rate
Lung capacity
Blood pressure
7 of 15Pick your answer!
Who is allowed to ride in an ambulance with a patient?
One family member or friend
A small group of family members
Only a spouse or blood relative
8 of 15Pick your answer!
What does it mean to suture a wound?
Removing it
Examining it
Stitching it up
9 of 15Pick your answer!
What is a "pram"?
10 of 15Pick your answer!
What are the two main categories that emergency calls are classified as?
Medical and Trauma
Code Red and Code Blue
A-level and B-level
11 of 15Pick your answer!
What is another name for the spinal board used to support a patient?
Padded board
12 of 15Pick your answer!
What's the difference between an EMT and a paramedic?
Paramedics only need a high school diploma to begin working
EMTs need a doctorate to work
Paramedics need more education than an EMT
13 of 15Pick your answer!
What is another name for "the rig"?
The hospital
The ambulance
The taxi
14 of 15Pick your answer!
What does a defibrillator do?
Sutures a wound
It delivers a shock to the heart
Provides oxygen to the lungs
15 of 15Pick your answer!
What is the process of determining the priority of patients' treatment based on the severity of their condition?
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