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BLS Practice Exam Questions

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BLS Practice Exam


1. You witness the collapse of an individual having a heart attack. What is your first priority?


2. How often should you recheck for a pulse when you are performing rescue breaths on an unconscious patient with a pulse?


3. You just performed 5 cycles of CPR on an adult. You reassess for a pulse. No pulse is present. What is your next course of action?


4. What is the compression to breath ratio in two-person CPR for an adult?


5. Which of these actions is inappropriate when treating a chocking adult?


6. You just arrive on scene and find an unresponsive patient gasping for air. What is your next course of action?


7. How many chest compressions a minute should be given to the patient during CPR?


8. Which of these answers appropriately describes how to perform chest compressions on an adult?


9. To what depth should chest compressions be performed?


10. Where should you palpate for a pulse on an unconscious adult during CPR?