BLS Certification Practice Exam

This is a sample exam with 20 multiple-choice questions from the real exam. On the real exam, you will need to answer at least 80% of the questions correctly to receive certification, but if you don't pass on your first attempt you can retake the exam as many times as needed until you earn a passing score.

1. High quality adult CPR includes all of the following EXCEPT:

2. You are caring for a pediatric patient. You know that the correct Pediatric Chain of Survival sequence is:

3. All of the following are true EXCEPT:

4. Cricoid pressure for airway insertion:

5. You arrive at the scene of a victim who is motionless on the grass. The first thing you must do is:

6. If you do not feel a pulse on an adult victim, you should:

7. When doing CPR on an adult:

8. A lone rescuer giving mouth-to-mask breaths should:

9. During 2-rescuer CPR when switching roles, CPR should be stopped for no more than:

10. All of the following are true about using an AED EXCEPT:

11. When using an AED, the rescuer should know that:

12. The correct sequence for 2 rescuers with an AED is:

13. A lone rescuer comes upon a child who is unresponsive and not breathing. The correct first step in the BLS sequence in this case is:

14. If someone responds to a lone rescuer’s call for help, this person should be instructed to:

15. When checking a small child’s pulse, use the:

16. For purposes of Basic Life Support, an infant is defined as a child less than:

17. A lone rescuer comes upon an infant who is unresponsive and not breathing. The correct first step in the BLS sequence in this case is:

18. When checking an infant’s pulse, use the:

19. When choosing a mask for ventilation of an infant, choose a mask that:

20. When performing mouth-to-mouth rescue breathing on an adult: