1.
A rope used to support people is called a:
A.
sisal.
B.
utility line.
C.
lifeline.
D.
rescue line.


2.
Of the main types of rope construction in use, _____________ is the most commonly used construction in rescue work.
A.
braided
B.
laid
C.
kernmantle
D.
none of the above


3.
Webbing can be used in a variety of ways by rescuers, including:
A.
as an anchor component to attach the rope to an object.
B.
to secure an injured person to a litter.
C.
used to make an improvised harness.
D.
all of the above


4.
The figure eight family of knots is a good choice for rescue work because
A.
they are easy to tie and untie.
B.
they slip when loaded.
C.
they are easy to remember and teach to others.
D.
both A and C


5.
A water knot is used:
A.
to attach rope to an object.
B.
to join ropes of different diameter.
C.
primarily when working with webbing.
D.
any time knots are tied around wet areas.


6.
When using carabineers for rescue work, one of the primary considerations should be:
A.
color.
B.
a locking mechanism.
C.
size.
D.
none of the above.


7.
When transporting patients in a litter, you should:
A.
keep them informed of the situation and progress.
B.
ignore them so they will not ask questions.
C.
include them in your conversation and call them by name.
D.
both A and C


8.
A “bend” knot is made by:
A.
tying the cordage around something.
B.
joining two ends of cordage/webbing together.
C.
making a loop with cordage.
D.
none of the above.


9.
Aluminum carabiners are __________ than steel ones.
A.
more expensive
B.
lighter
C.
more compact
D.
none of the above


10.
The primary ingredient in manufacturing rescue rope is:
A.
cotton
B.
hemp
C.
manila
D.
nylon


11.
“Kernmantle” means:
A.
sheath within a core.
B.
core in sheath.
C.
expensive.
D.
rescue rope.



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