09/22/07 571 W - + 13 - 15 Wake County Area EMS Trivia Test #2


Dale Johnson presents his second EMS trivia test, this time expanded beyond the borders of Wake County. Answers later.

1. The Cary Area Rescue Squad had the first Hurst power tool in the county, other than the Raleigh Fire Department. On which truck did they initially carry it?
a. Their first rescue truck
b. Their first ambulance
c. Their second ambulance
d. It was carried by the Cary Fire Department

. 2. Which Raleigh area emergency department was laid out such that ambulance patients had to be wheeled through the waiting room?
a. Raleigh Community Hospital
b. Mary Elizabeth Hospital
c. Rex Hospital (emergency department in back)
d. Wake Memorial Hospital

3. The Raleigh Fire Department started their first responder service out of which station?
a. One
b. Three
c. Five
d. Nine

4. RFD Rescue 9 appeared on the cover of which emergency medical service catalog?
a. Dyna-Med
b. Gall’s
c. Dixie Medical
d. Physio Systems

5. Which of the following agencies provided an available ambulance for President Gerald Ford's visit to the NC State Fair?
a. Cary
b. Raleigh
c. Parkwood
d. East Chatham

6. Who was the first NCOEMS regional coordinator for Region J?
a. Tom Collie
b. Ed Browning
c. Anita Clark
d. Mary Ford

7. Which Wake County EMS agency never used a Swab manufactured ambulance?
a. Cary
b. North Wake
c. Garner
d. Apex

8. The emergency telephone number for Beacon Ambulance was-
a. 829-1911
b. 828-0737
c. 834-0311
d. 851-3277

9. Knightdale's first ambulance was on what type of chassis?
a. Chevrolet
b. Ford
c. Dodge
d. GMC

10. The 1978 edition of the North Carolina Ambulance Rules featured an ambulance from which agency on the cover?
a. Cary
b. Raleigh
c. Clayton
d. Wendell

11. This cover also featured which of the following people?
a. Jesse Glenn and Donald Powell
b. Fred Loy and Tom Collie
c. Tom Collie and Ed Browning
d. Art Mercer and Tom Collie

12. Which area hospital maintained its own ambulance fleet during the 1970s?
a. Wake Memorial
b. North Carolina Memorial
c. Betsy Johnson Memorial
d. Johnston Memorial

13. The first EMT classes taught in Wake County consisted of how many hours?
a. 71 classroom; 10 observation
b. 71 classroom; 10 ride along
c. 81 classroom; 24 observation
d. 71 classroom; 10 ride along; 10 observation

14. Which of the following were not skills permitted of the first Wake County EMT-Intermediates?
a. Esophageal Obturator Airway insertion
b. Establishment of IV line of D5W
c. Administration of D50W for hypoglycemia
d. Inflation of MAST trousers

15. The first chief of the Garner-St Mary's Rescue Squad was-
a. Gene Lambert
b. Ronnie Williams
c. Robert Adams
d. Lee Gupton

16. Which area town/community was served by an ambulance service operated by a civic organization?
a. Apex/ Ruritan
b. Smithfield/ Lions
c. Garner/ Kiwanis
d. Angier/ Rotary

17. Which of the following was NOT the name of an ambulance service that operated in Raleigh?
a. Nova
b. Capital
c. C&M
d. MTS

18. What was the first ambulance service to maintain offices on both Raleigh and Durham?
a. Johnston
b. Triangle
c. Beacon
d. Piedmont

19. The first modular ambulance operated by the Garner-St. Mary's Rescue Squad carried which of the following labels?
a. Mobile Intensive Care Unit
b. Advanced Life Support Unit
c. Maximum Care Unit
d. Mobile Care Unit

20. What was the successor to Beacon Ambulance Service in Durham?
a. Durham County EMS
b. Durham County Ambulance Service
c. Duke University Medical Service
d. Durham County Hospital Corporation



If anyone needs the answers to the first one, let me know.

DJ
DJ - 09/22/07 - 16:17

Dj, could I have the last quiz and answers, good stuff up there. I included my E-Mail address
NEff109 (Email) - 09/25/07 - 12:32

Question 5——Wake EMS with Fred Loy——Don Powell and Eddie Smith. We had a Physio Systems unit on Wake EMS #1. Eddie Smith worked for EMS part time and for Physio Systems full time.
Fred Loy
Fred Loy (Email) - 07/03/08 - 22:23

Oops…forgot to post the answers. Leave it to an ‘old EMS guy’ to set me straight. Here they are-

1. The Cary Area Rescue Squad had the first Hurst power tool in the county, other than the Raleigh Fire Department. On which truck did they initially carry it?
c. Their second ambulance

2. Which Raleigh area emergency department was laid out such that ambulance patients had to be wheeled through the waiting room?
d. Wake Memorial Hospital

3. The Raleigh Fire Department started their first responder service out of which station?
b. Three

4. RFD Rescue 9 appeared on the cover of which emergency medical service catalog?
d. Physio Systems

5. Which of the following agencies provided an available ambulance for President Gerald Ford’s visit to the NC State Fair?

No doubt Fred was there. Question for you Fred, do you remember a Parkwood ambulance being used for one of the visits? Maybe it was for Jimmy Carter?

6. Who was the first NCOEMS regional coordinator for Region J?
c. Anita Clark

7. Which Wake County EMS agency never used a Swab manufactured ambulance?
d. Apex

8. The emergency telephone number for Beacon Ambulance was-
a. 829-1911 (First Raleigh/Wake unified emergency number)
b. 828-0737 (THIS IS IT!)
c. 834-0311 (Thompson Cadillac/Oldsmobile
d. 851-3277 (WKIX AM 850)

9. Knightdale’s first ambulance was on what type of chassis?
c. Dodge

10. The 1978 edition of the North Carolina Ambulance Rules featured an ambulance from which agency on the cover?
c. Clayton

11. This cover also featured which of the following people?
b. Fred Loy and Tom Collie

12. Which area hospital maintained its own ambulance fleet during the 1970s?
d. Johnston Memorial

13. The first EMT classes taught in Wake County consisted of how many hours?
a. 71 classroom; 10 observation

14. Which of the following were not skills permitted of the first Wake County EMT-Intermediates?
c. Administration of D50W for hypoglycemia

15. The first chief of the Garner-St Mary’s Rescue Squad was-
c. Robert Adams

16. Which area town/community was served by an ambulance service operated by a civic organization?
b. Smithfield/ Lions

17. Which of the following was NOT the name of an ambulance service that operated in Raleigh?
a. Nova
b. Capital
d. MTS

18. What was the first ambulance service to maintain offices on both Raleigh and Durham?
c. Beacon

19. The first modular ambulance operated by the Garner-St. Mary’s Rescue Squad carried which of the following labels?
c. Maximum Care Unit

20. What was the successor to Beacon Ambulance Service in Durham?
d. Durham County Hospital Corporation
DJ (Email) - 07/03/08 - 22:59



  
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