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This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of BLS airway management. Read each question fully and make sure you understand what the question is asking before you answer. Some questions are select all that apply, these will be marked by square check boxes. After answering all questions to the best of your ability, click the “Submit” button at the bottom of the page. Your score will be shown at the bottom of the page after submission. You may reset this quiz as many times as you would like.

1 What is the correct flow rate for a NRM?

10-15 lpm
1-6 lpm
2-4 lpm
15 lpm

2 An NPA is inserted into which nare?

The largest, if available
Always the left
If one is bloody or obstructed, the other nare
It doesn't matter

3 An OPA is indicated for a patient who is unconscious with a gag reflex.


4 At what rate do you ventilate a patient who has an advanced airway in place?

One breath every


5 What does "BVM" stand for?

Bougie Valved Mask
Bi-Ventilatory Management
Bag Valve Mask
None of these

6 At what rate do you ventilate a patient with a BLS airway in place?

One breath every



7 What are viable ways to open the patient's airway?

S/L Thrust Maneuver
Head-tilt Chin-lift
Jaw thrust
Tongue Pull

8 You should suction the patient for no longer than:

5 seconds (Infant)
10 seconds (Child)
15 seconds (Adult)
20 seconds (Geriatric)
None of the above

9 An OPA or NPA is will keep a patient's airway patent by keeping the tongue out of the posterior pharynx.


10 The left lateral recumbent position is most commonly known as the

Hangover position
Berman's position
Recovery position
Trendelenburg position

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Authors Catherine Mohr, Josh Hantke
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Created July 9, 2021 by Catherine Mohr
Modified August 23, 2023 by Josh Hantke
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