17. A repairman near you has been troubleshooting a transmitter. One moment you see him probing the
transmitter's circuit, and the next you hear a little thud and see his unconscious, limp form slumped
against the transmitter. What should you do?
a. First, notify the foreman or shop supervisor; then place the victim in a prone position and press
b. First, call for an ambulance; then give the victim artificial respiration by blowing into his mouth
until his chest rises.
c. First retrieve the victim, being careful not to get yourself electrocuted; then place the victim on
his back, with his head to one side.
d. First, retrieve the victim with care to avoid electrocuting yourself; then clear the victim's airway
and begin artificial respiration at once.
18. One of the repairmen in your shop accidentally placed his hand heavily on the hot portion of his
soldering iron. You observe that he got some blisters and some redness of the skin as a result. How
serious is his burn likely to be?
a. First degree
c. Third degree
b. Second degree
d. Fourth degree
19. What does the emergency treatment of burns primarily consist of?
a. Prevention of infection and reduction of shock
b. Application of salt solution to the burned area
c. Application of ointment and reduction of shock
d. Puncturing of any blisters and application of compresses
20. Why should profuse bleeding be stopped as soon as possible?
a. Too much bleeding in a short time induces too much oxygen into the cardiovascular system,
causing euphoria, which may be deadly.
b. Sudden loss of much blood results in arteries being crushed by pressure and contraction of the
c. Sudden loss of much blood usually causes a heart attack or a cerebral hemorrhage.
d. Sudden loss of much blood results in serious shock and often in death.
21. Using figure 17 in the attached memorandum, identify the pressure points that are BEST used for
stemming arterial bleeding in the forehead, the arm, and the leg, in that order.