LESSON EXERCISES: LESSON 2
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.
You are going to the aid of an injured soldier on the battlefield. Which of the
following should you do first?
a. Scan the area for possible dangers.
b. Check the soldier's pulse.
Check the soldier for breathing.
The casualty is lying on his back. You see a penetrating wound to the front of a
casualty's chest. Which of the following is true?
a. You only need to seal the visible chest wound.
b. You need to check for both entrance and exit wounds to the chest and seal
Your unit has received fire from the enemy. A fellow soldier has been wounded
and cannot seek shelter on his own. You determine that you can reach the soldier
without serious risk to yourself. When should you plan how you will move the
soldier to safety?
a. Before you leave your place of safety to go to the wounded soldier.
b. As soon as you reach the wounded soldier.
As soon as you have treated the life-threatening conditions.
d. As soon as you have treated all of the casualty's injuries.