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Please read each question and select your answer from the choices provided. You must complete all of the questions in order to view your results. At the end of each exam, you have the option to e-mail your results to your instructor.


1:  What layer of skin forms a tough, watertight covering for the body?
A: Dermis
B: Epidermis
C: Subcutaneous tissue
D: Mucous membranes

2:  All of the following are types of closed soft-tissue injuries EXCEPT:
A: contusions.
B: crush injuries.
C: hematomas.
D: penetrating wounds.

3:  A pool of blood that has collected within damaged tissue is called a(n):
A: contusion.
B: ecchymosis.
C: hematoma.
D: compartment syndrome.

4:  You are assessing a patient with a significant soft-tissue injury to their right lower extremity. As an EMT-I you should first:
A: assess airway and breathing.
B: splint the injured part.
C: elevate the injured part.
D: apply ice to the site.

5:  What does the "B" stand for in the acronym DCAP-BTLS?
A: Basic
B: Bruising
C: Burns
D: Battle's sign

6:  The pressure inside the chest cavity has what relation to the pressure of the atmosphere?
A: Not measurable
B: Slightly lower
C: Equal
D: Slightly higher

7:  What type of injury would indicate the use of a sterile dressing moistened with saline solution to cover the wound with?
A: Avulsion
B: Sucking chest wound
C: Full-thickness burn
D: Abdominal evisceration

8:  The burn characterized by redness, pain, and blistering is the:
A: superficial burn.
B: partial-thickness burn.
C: full-thickness burn.
D: electrical burn.

9:  You are assessing an adult male patient who sustained partial-thickness burns to the front and back of both of his lower extremities and also to his genitalia. What percentage of his body is burned using the rule of nines?
A: 19%
B: 28%
C: 37%
D: 46%

10:  Which of the following is the most penetrating type of radiation?
A: Alpha particles
B: Zeta waves
C: Gamma rays
D: Beta particles

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