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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:  Which of the following is not a type of muscle found in the body?
A: Cardiac
B: Skeletal
C: Joint
D: Smooth

2:  Approximately how many bones are in the human body?
A: 206
B: 210
C: 204
D: 208

3:  A _________ is any break in the bone surface.
A: dislocation
B: sprain
C: strain
D: fracture

4:  A _________ fracture is a fracture where the bones are broken in more than two fragments.
A: greenstick
B: comminuted
C: pathologic
D: epiphyseal

5:  When ligaments are torn or stretched it is called a:
A: strain.
B: sprain.
C: dislocation.
D: fracture.

6:  When the EMT-B encounters a probable fracture, what should be assessed below the injury?
A: Pulse and capillary refill
B: Sensation and motor function
C: None of the above
D: Both a and b

7:  When a rigid splint is in use, the EMT-B should apply _______ to the splint to prevent local pressure and discomfort.
A: ice
B: padding
C: heat
D: traction

8:  What type of splint should the EMT-B use when dealing with a broken femur?
A: Rigid
B: Air
C: Hare traction
D: Vacuum

9:  How should the EMT-B take care of a dislocated shoulder?
A: Lift the arm straight out and splint it in place
B: Put the arm in a sling
C: Tie the arm against the chest with a triangle bandage
D: Pad between the arm and the chest and sling the arm

10:  When splinting a hip fracture what should the EMT-B apply between the patient's legs?
A: Ice
B: Pad
C: A rigid board
D: Heat

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