ACLS Review Practice Test 2024

CLS Review Practice Test is a kind of beast in its own right. This isn’t your average pop quiz. This is the real deal, designed to challenge you, to push you, and ultimately, prepare you for those life-or-death situations that, God forbid, you may someday encounter.

This test is an amalgamation of multiple-choice questions, scenario-based practical assessments, and critical thinking challenges, all woven together to mimic the real-world scenarios you’d face in an emergency. Each question serves a purpose – to test your understanding of emergency protocols, your knowledge of medications, doses, and routes of administration, and your ability to manage cardiac rhythms and other life-threatening situations.

Do you know your ventricular fibrillation from your ventricular tachycardia? Can you differentiate between asystole and pulseless electrical activity? How about managing acute coronary syndromes and strokes? Yeah, this test’s gonna make sure of that. And then some.

ACLS Review Practice Test

ACLS Exam Review Test

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification

ACLS Review Practice Test
Total Items: 30
Time Duration: N/A
Sample Test

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1) In the heart’s conduction system, the ___ receive(s) an electrical impulse from the right and left bundle branches and relay(s) it to the ventricular myocardium.

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2) Which cardiac drugs should be avoided in acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema?

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3) Bradycardia not responding to atropine should be treated with isoproterenol 1 mg in 250 mL D5W infused wide open.

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4) In the treatment of an 80-kg adult in ventricular tachycardia with a pulse, which of the following schedules of lidocaine is preferred?

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5) Dopamine at low doses (1–2 mcg/kg/min) will cause:

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6) What is the recommended dose of epinephrine when injected into the adult tracheobronchial tree?

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7) CPR is in progress. Immediately upon diagnosing the following rhythm, what is the treatment?

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8) In an unconscious or semiconscious patient an oropharyngeal airway:

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9) When ventilating a patient by means of a BMD, rescuers can successfully deliver about __ oxygen without the use of supplemental oxygen.

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10) Tracheal intubation:

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11) A 19-year-old man is unresponsive and not breathing. A slow, weak pulse is present. Your best course of action will be to

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12) Which of the following is not an example of an extraglottic airway device?

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13) Signs of adequate ventilation when delivering ventilations with a BMD include:

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14) Which of the following will deliver the highest oxygen concentration?

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15) You and a coworker arrive to find a 78-year-old woman unresponsive in bed. She is not breathing but does have a pulse. You have a pocket face mask on hand that is equipped with an oxygen inlet. After quickly connecting oxygen tubing to the inlet on the mask, you should set the oxygen flow rate at:

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16) Pulmonary compliance refers to:

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17) Which of the following statements is true about a nasal airway?

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18) For a deeply unconscious patient in shock, what is the airway of choice?

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19) You have been unsuccessful in the first two attempts to defibrillate an adult. The energy for the third defibrillation attempt is

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20) In a patient refractory to atropine, when is external pacing indicated?

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21) Which of the following devices may be used to deliver positive pressure ventilation?

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22) An oral airway:

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23) If no head or neck trauma is suspected, which of the following techniques should health care professionals use to open the airway?

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24) Intubation with an endotracheal tube: (select all that apply)

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25) An 80-year-old patient presents with severe chest pain. Heart rate is 30 and blood pressure is 60/P mm Hg. The monitor shows sinus bradycardia. Which drug is indicated first?

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26) Which of the following leads view the heart in the frontal plane?

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27) Which of the following are the main branches of the left coronary artery?

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28) The period during the cardiac cycle when cells cannot respond to a stimulus, no matter how strong, is called the

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29) Which of the following represent ventricular repolarization on the ECG?

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30) When the heart rate is within normal limits, which of the following is used as the reference point from which to estimate the position of the isoelectric line and determine ST segment displacement?

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