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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:  __________ is the exchange of air in the lung tissue.
A: Ventilation
B: Respiration
C: Carbon dioxide
D: Oxygen

2:  How many lobes does the right lung have?
A: 1
B: 2
C: 3
D: 4

3:  What is tachypnea?
A: Rapid breathing
B: Rapid heart rate
C: Loss of oxygen exchange
D: None of the above

4:  What is the normal breathing rate for an adult?
A: 12 to 18 breaths per minute
B: 12 to 20 breaths per minute
C: 15 to 30 breaths per minute
D: 20 to 30 breaths per minute

5:  _________ is the coughing up of blood.
A: Dyspnea
B: Tachypnea
C: Hematoma
D: Hemoptysis

6:  What type of dressing should you apply to an open chest wound?
A: Gauze
B: Dry sterile dressing
C: An occlusive dressing
D: A wet dressing

7:  What should the EMT-B use to stabilize a flail chest?
A: A small pillow
B: A towel
C: A large bulky dressing
D: All of the above

8:  When blood or fluid collect inside the sac around the heart it is called:
A: myocardial contusion.
B: pericardial tamponade.
C: hemothorax.
D: tension pneumothorax.

9:  A spontaneous pneumothorax is caused by:
A: blunt trauma.
B: respiratory distress.
C: blood in the lungs.
D: weak areas of the lungs.

10:  Blood in the pleural space is called a(n):
A: pneumothorax.
B: flail chest.
C: hemothorax.
D: pericardial tamponade.

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