LESSON EXERCISES: LESSON 9
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer the following exercises by marking the letter of the response
that best answers the question or best completes the sentence or by writing the answer
in the space provided.
After you have answered all of the exercises, check your answers against the
"Solutions to Lesson Exercises" at the end of the exercises. For each exercise
answered incorrectly, reread the lesson material referenced.
The dragline is located at the ___________ of the SKED litter.
In the SKED, the casualty's feet are secured by:
a. The same straps used to secure his torso.
b. A separate set of straps.
You and three other soldiers are preparing to lift a casualty lying on a litter. The
litter bearers be positioned facing the same direction with:
a. Both knees on the ground.
b. The knee nearest the litter on the ground.
c. The knee farther from the litter on the ground.
When a litter team rises:
a. The two litter bearers at the casualty's head rise first.
b. The two litter bearers at the casualty's feet rise first.
c. All four litter bearers rise at the same time.
If possible, obtain a SKED litter. Have four people (one to play the role of the
casualty, the other to play the roles of the litter bearers) help you practice
preparing and using a SKED litter to transport a casualty.
Practice making improvised litters from available materials.
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