02/09/07 1125 W - + 12 - 12 Wake County EMS Trivia Quiz #1


Courtesy of DJ, here's his first Wake County EMS trivia quiz. Test your knowledge!

Wake County EMS Trivia Quiz #1

1. What company manufactured Wake County's first five ambulances?

a. Superior
b. Star Line
c. Swab
d. Robinson

2. Who was the first agency in Wake County to use this company’s ambulances?

a. Wake Forest
b. Cary
c. Knightdale
d. Wendell

3. Which county agency required their members to wear ties while on duty?

a. Apex
b. Wake County
c. Cary
d. Wendell

4. What color were Wake County EMS’ first uniform shirts?

a. White
b. White with green trim
c. Dark Green
d. Light green

5. Which county agency was the first to use pagers to alert its personnel?

a. Wendell
b. Zebulon
c. Fuquay-Varina
d. Cary

6. Which agency provided EMS in Raleigh just before Wake County EMS came on line?

a. Ambulance Service of Raleigh
b. Beacon Ambulance Service
c. Medical Transport Service
d. Johnston Ambulance Service

7. Who was the first director for Wake County EMS?

a. Jesse Glenn
b. Fred Loy
c. Linwood Barham
d. Russell Capps

8. Wake Forest Rescue Squad’s vehicles were painted white over ______?

a. Blue
b. Red
c. Green
d. Orange

9. A Wilson-based company built several ambulances for agencies in Wake County, including the Raleigh Fire Department, Cary Area Rescue Squad, Garner-St. Mary’s Rescue Squad, and the Zebulon Area Rescue Squad. What was the company’s name and their primary product?

a. Hackney; bottle trucks
b. Robinson; refrigerated trucks
c. Murphy, refrigerated trucks
d. Atlas; tank trucks

10. The nick name for Garner’s first rescue truck was the

a. War Wagon
b. Rolling Tool Box
c. Wonder Wagon
d. Band Aid Van

11. Which agency’s slogan was “Caring For Our People”?

a. Zebulon
b. Six Forks
c. Apex
d. Wendell

12. Which agency’s slogan was “Volunteers Dedicated to Serve”?

a. Wake Forest
b. Garner
c. Knightdale
d. Cary

13. In 1976, who were two convalescent ambulance providers operating in Raleigh?

a. Medical Transport Service, Bright Funeral Home
b. Community Ambulance, Overby Funeral Home
c. Medical Transport Service, Gray Ambulance Service
d. Gray Ambulance Service, Triangle Ambulance Service

14. In 1976, the Raleigh Fire Department’s two "rescue units" were quartered at which stations?

a. Station 1 and Station 3
b. Station 3 and Station 9
c. Station 6 and Station 7
d. Station 1 and Station 9

15. Six Forks Rescue received their first ambulance from which agency?

a. Cary
b. Raleigh
c. Apex
d. Garner

16. Wake County EMS 101 was which vehicle?

a. Dodge station wagon
b. Chevrolet station wagon
c. Plymouth station wagon
d. Ford station wagon

17. Wake County EMS completed the first EMT-I course in 1983. Members of which three county agencies completed the second EMT-I course?

a. Cary, Apex, Six Forks
b. Garner, Knightdale, Wendell
c. Zebulon, Wake Forest, Fuquay-Varina
d. Cary, Six Forks, Wendell

18. The first ambulance in Wake County that met federal specifications was placed into service by which agency?

a. Wake County
b. Cary
c. Garner
d. Raleigh Fire

19. Who was Sandra Adcock?

a. Wake County EMS secretary
b. Nurse Manager for Rex ED
c. Nurse Manager for Raleigh Community ED
d. First female EMS chief in Wake County

20. The three skills permitted of Wake County EMT-I’s in 1983 were

a. EGTA, MAST, injections
b. EOA, IV, MAST
c. MAST,. pulse oximetry, blood sugar check
d. Blood sugar check, IV, MAST

21. The first chief of the Garner-St Marys Rescue Squad was

a. Lee Gupton
b. Robert Adams
c. Gene Lambert
d. Richard Hess

22. Long time dispatch points for EMS units in Wake County included the call letters

a. KIP-489, KUZ-732, KBK-537
b. KIP-489, KIQ-206, KDV-767
c. KFF-337, KIP-934, KUC-211
d. KQY-679, KID-415, KSZ-446

23. Beacon Ambulance’s units were painted

a. White over blue.
b. White over red.
c. White over orange.
d. White over green.

24. Several of Beacon Ambulance’s employees opened another service under what name?

a. Gray Ambulance Service
b. Community Ambulance Service
c. Southeastern Medevac
d. Medical Transport Service

25. Who was Norman Dean?

a. Wake County’s first ALS medical director
b. Long time chief of Wendell Rescue Squad
c. Long time EMT instructor at Wake Technical College
d. First chief of Wake Forest Rescue Squad

26. Which two locales in Wake County at one time or another operated large Civil Defense logo-bearing rescue units.

a. Garner and Cary
b. Wendell and Raleigh
c. Wake Forest and Holly Springs
d. Cary and Raleigh

27. Who was the first county fire department to join the first responder program?

a. Falls
b. Fairgrounds
c. Fuquay-Varina
d. Fairview

28. What were the call letters for RESCOM?

a. KSZ-446
b. WZX-463
c. KUZ-732
d. KIP-489

29. Who was the first ALS medical director for Wake County?

a. Dr. Griggs
b. Dr. Umphlet
c. Dr. Debnam
d. Dr. Hammer

30. During the 70s, Wake Forest Rescue operated a Cadillac ambulance. Which funeral home did they receive this vehicle from?

a. Overby Funeral Home
c. Mitchell Funeral Home
d. Lewis Funeral Home
e. Bright Funeral Home

31. When Garner Rescue first went online, what was the call sign of their ambulance?

a. RESCUE 8
b. 871
c. 881
d. 880

32. Who dispatched Garner Rescue when they first went on line?

a. RESCOM
b. Garner PD
c. They dispatched themselves
d. County Fire

33. During the 1980s, members of the Cary Area Rescue Squad underwent special training, provided by Dr Fred Oliver, to be approved by the NC Board of Medical Examiners to do what?

a. Use a cardiac monitor
b. Give epinephrine 1:1000 injections
c. Check blood glucose levels
d. Monitor fetal heart sounds

34. Who was Jim Huffstetler?

a. First EMT certified in Wake County
b. First paramedic certified in Wake County
c. One of the owners of Beacon Ambulance
d. ED doctor at Wake Memorial Hospital

35. Who was the first EMS agency in Wake County to perform 12-lead ECGs in the field?

a. Apex
b. Cary
c. Wake County EMS
d. Garner

36. The first defibrillator/monitors used in Wake County were

a. LIFEPAK 10s
b. LIFEPAK 5s
c. Marquette 1500s
d. Zoll PD1400s

37. In the mid 70s, an operation to rescue stranded canoers was conducted in the Neuse River at the Falls (pre-Falls Lake). Which agency provided the basket stretcher used by the Army helicopter?

a. Wake Forest
b. Raleigh
c. Six Forks
d. Cary

38. Who was Bob Hendrix?

a. Continuing education coordinator at Wake Tech
b. EMT instructor at Wake Tech
c. ED doctor at Raleigh Community Hospital
d. Candidate for Raleigh fire chief

39. Wake County EMS 2 was originally quartered

a. At EMS station 1 downtown
b. At EMS station 2 on Noble Road
c. Outside the nursing home on Eeast Whitaker Mill Rd
d. At Raleigh Fire Station 4 on Old Wake Forest Road

40. Who was the first fire department in Wake County to routinely respond to emergency medical calls?

a. Fairview
b. Cary
c. RDU Airport
d. Raleigh



Great Quiz!!! I even saw my dads name. Thanks for posting this!!!!
Travis Loy (Email) - 02/09/07 - 19:09

Dang, DJ – great quiz. I’ve got a lot of the answers, but I’m going to do a little homework and see if I can ace your quiz! I’ll try to reply back by tomorrow evening with as many answers as I can provide.

JT
JT (Email) - 02/09/07 - 19:56

Some of them are pretty easy, a couple of them not so, still a couple of others you had to be there, or at least know someone who was…..
DJ (Email) - 02/09/07 - 19:57

Great start—-Will be glad to add other information about Beacon and the start up of Wake EMS.
Fred Loy (Email) - 02/10/07 - 17:37

BY POPULAR REQUEST, ANSWERS TO THE QUIZ-

1. What company manufactured Wake County’s first five ambulances?

c. Swab

2. Who was the first agency in Wake County to use this company’s ambulances?

d. Wendell

3. Which county agency required their members to wear ties while on duty?

c. Cary

4. What color were Wake County EMS’ first uniform shirts?

c. Dark Green

5. Which county agency was the first to use pagers to alert its personnel?

d. Cary

6. Which agency provided EMS in Raleigh just before Wake County EMS came on line?

b. Beacon Ambulance Service

7. Who was the first director for Wake County EMS?

d. Russell Capps

8. Wake Forest Rescue Squad’s vehicles were painted white over ______?

c. Green

9. A Wilson-based company built several ambulances for agencies in Wake County, including the Raleigh Fire Department, Cary Area Rescue Squad, Garner-St. Mary’s Rescue Squad, and the Zebulon Area Rescue Squad. What was the company’s name and their primary product?

c. Murphy, refrigerated trucks

10. The nick name for Garner’s first rescue truck was the

c. Wonder Wagon

11. Which agency’s slogan was “Caring For Our People”?

d. Wendell

12. Which agency’s slogan was “Volunteers Dedicated to Serve”?

d. Cary

13. In 1976, who were two convalescent ambulance providers operating in Raleigh?

c. Medical Transport Service, Gray Ambulance Service

14. In 1976, the Raleigh Fire Department’s two “rescue units” were quartered at which stations?

d. Station 1 and Station 9

15. Six Forks Rescue received their first ambulance from which agency?

c. Apex

16. Wake County EMS 101 was which vehicle?

c. Plymouth station wagon

17. Wake County EMS completed the first EMT-I course in 1983. Members of which three county agencies completed the second EMT-I course?

d. Cary, Six Forks, Wendell

18. The first ambulance in Wake County that met federal specifications was placed into service by which agency?

b. Cary

19. Who was Sandra Adcock?

b. Nurse Manager for Rex ED

20. The three skills permitted of Wake County EMT-I’s in 1983 were

b. EOA, IV, MAST

21. The first chief of the Garner-St Marys Rescue Squad was

b. Robert Adams

22. Long time dispatch points for EMS units in Wake County included the call letters

a. KIP-489, KUZ-732, KBK-537

23. Beacon Ambulance’s units were painted

b. White over red.

24. Several of Beacon Ambulance’s employees opened another service under what name?

d. Medical Transport Service

25. Who was Norman Dean?

b. Long time chief of Wendell Rescue Squad

26. Which two locales in Wake County at one time or another operated large Civil Defense logo-bearing rescue units.

d. Cary and Raleigh

27. Who was the first county fire department to join the first responder program?

d. Fairview

28. What were the call letters for RESCOM?

c. KUZ-732

29. Who was the first ALS medical director for Wake County?

d. Dr. Hammer

30. During the 70s, Wake Forest Rescue operated a Cadillac ambulance. Which funeral home did they receive this vehicle from?

d. Lewis Funeral Home

31. When Garner Rescue first went online, what was the call sign of their ambulance?

c. 881

32. Who dispatched Garner Rescue when they first went on line?

d. County Fire

33. During the 1980s, members of the Cary Area Rescue Squad underwent special training, provided by Dr Fred Oliver, to be approved by the NC Board of Medical Examiners to do what?

b. Give epinephrine 1:1000 injections

34. Who was Jim Huffstetler?

c. One of the owners of Beacon Ambulance

35. Who was the first EMS agency in Wake County to perform 12-lead ECGs in the field?

b. Cary

36. The first defibrillator/monitors used in Wake County were

b. LIFEPAK 5s

37. In the mid 70s, an operation to rescue stranded canoers was conducted in the Neuse River at the Falls (pre-Falls Lake). Which agency provided the basket stretcher used by the Army helicopter?

d. Cary

38. Who was Bob Hendrix?

a. Continuing education coordinator at Wake Tech

39. Wake County EMS 2 was originally quartered

c. Outside the nursing home on Eeast Whitaker Mill Rd

40. Who was the first fire department in Wake County to routinely respond to emergency medical calls?

c. RDU Airport

OK…HOW’D YA’LL DO? IF YOU HAVE ANYTHING YOU WANT TO CONTRIBUTE TO QUIZ #2, E-MAIL IT TO ME…
DJ (Email) - 02/14/07 - 15:43



  
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