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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:  All of the following are examples of hollow organs EXCEPT:
A: stomach.
B: intestines.
C: bladder.
D: liver.

2:  All of the following are examples of solid organs EXCEPT:
A: spleen.
B: ureters.
C: kidneys.
D: pancreas.

3:  The condition where hollow organs spill their contents into the peritoneal cavity, causing inflammation, is called:
A: peritonitis.
B: pericarditis.
C: evisceration.
D: hematuria.

4:  What quadrant is the spleen located in?
A: Right upper quadrant
B: Left upper quadrant
C: Right lower quadrant
D: Left lower quadrant

5:  Hematuria is typically a sign of what?
A: Liver damage
B: Spleen damage
C: Kidney damage
D: Pancreas damage

6:  If a penetrating object is still in place, it is best to:
A: remove the object immediately and control bleeding.
B: use a bulky dressing and a roller bandage to stabilize the object.
C: leave it as it is because attempts to stabilize it may cause further harm.
D: cut the object off at the level of the skin to eliminate the need for stabilization.

7:  You are transporting a patient with suspected spinal trauma who is in her last trimester of pregnancy. You notice that she has become hypotensive. The EMT-I should:
A: place the patient on her left side.
B: place the patient in Trendelenburg's position.
C: give the patient a 20-mL/kg bolus of an isotonic crystalloid solution.
D: place the patient in a position of comfort.

8:  Where are the kidneys located?
A: Peritoneal cavity
B: Retroperitoneal space
C: Abdominal cavity
D: Thoracic cavity

9:  When a patient contracts their abdominal muscles during assessment, it is referred to as:
A: flexing.
B: guarding.
C: tensing.
D: contracting.

10:  A bruise in the right upper quadrant suggests an injury to which organ?
A: Liver
B: Spleen
C: Kidney
D: Pancreas

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