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Personal Safety Precautions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Safety pertaining to leisure or risk-taking activities is called:

Question 2 2. Adrienne just witnessed a serious car accident. She quickly walks over to see if the victims in both cars are okay. She then makes the decision to call 911 based on the victims' injuries. Finally, Adrienne goes back to the car that contains the most critically injured victims and begins to address the injuries the best she can until help arrives. Which of the following describes Adrienne's actions?

Question 3 3. Jonathan walks into the dining room and sees his Mom grasping her throat and hears her making short, high-pitched sounds. He should move quickly to perform _____.

Question 4 4. Which of the following actions is unsafe while operating a motor vehicle?

Question 5 5. Theresa is working in the warehouse at her place of employment. While filling orders, a box falls onto her from a higher shelf, which causes a deep cut in her arm. Theresa's injury is known as a:

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Question 6 6. A musculoskeletal injury that is caused by repetitive strain on the arm, hand, wrist, or another part of the body is known as a:

Question 7 7. Carbon monoxide is _____

Question 8 8. Safety in and around the home is known as:

Question 9 9. About 10 people per day in the U.S. die from which cause of death?

Question 10 10. A helmet is recommended for use in all of the following activities EXCEPT:

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Question 11 11. Safety pertaining to walkers and individuals using wheelchairs or strollers is known as:

Question 12 12. As part of his job, Mike has to lift a lot of heavy boxes during his shift at work. He has been experiencing pain which is the result of lifting boxes by bending forward to save time. How should Mike be lifting the boxes instead?

Question 13 13. Linda is teaching her little girl, Sarah, the safest way to cross the street. What directions should Linda give Sarah?

Question 14 14. On your beach vacation, you are swimming in the ocean when you feel yourself caught in a rip current. What should you do?

Question 15 15. Which of the following steps is NOT important for preventing gun accidents at home?

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Question 16 16. CPR stands for:

Question 17 17. Workers in which of the following professions are most likely to be seriously injured on the job?

Question 18 18. Why is it necessary to install smoke detectors and heat detectors in any home, but not necessarily a gun safe?

Question 19 19. _____ is the term used for safety while driving any type of motor vehicle, such as a bus, car, or motorcycle.

Question 20 20. How do you correctly perform the first part of the Heimlich maneuver?

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Question 21 21. A substance that prevents, repels, or destroys any pest is generally known as a _____

Question 22 22. Which of these is a risk factor for death during a water based activity?

Question 23 23. Amy works on an assembly line placing labels on cans, making the same motions with her wrist many times a day. Amy has recently started to experience pain and numbness in her right hand. This may be a result of which of the following conditions?

Question 24 24. Guy knows that he should cross the busy street at a marked crosswalk. However, he is in a hurry and decides to cross the street at a non-designated spot. Guy is not practicing good pedestrian safety, and he may have just performed an illegal act. This is known as:

Question 25 25. When administering CPR while waiting for trained rescue personnel to arrive at the scene, how quickly should you perform chest compressions?

Personal Safety Precautions Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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