EXERCISES, LESSON 3
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer the following exercises by marking the lettered response that
best answers the question or best completes the incomplete statement or by writing the
answer in the space provided at the end of the exercise.
After you have completed all the exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at the
end of the lesson and check your answers. For each exercise answered incorrectly,
reread the material referenced with the solution.
1. You and three other litter bearers are going to evacuate a casualty using the
normal four-man carry. You are going to direct the other bearers. Where should
you position yourself?
2. A soldier says, "All improvised litters require two rigid objects, such as tent poles
or tree limbs." Is he correct?
3. You are constructing a pole and sack improvised litter. You have cut the corners
of the closed ends of the sacks. How should the sacks be positioned on the pole?
a. Both open ends should be toward the casualty's head.
b. The closed ends of the sacks should be together.
The open ends of the sacks should be together.
d. Both closed ends should be toward the casualty's head.
Patient securing straps are used to secure a casualty to:
a. A standard litter.
b. An improvised litter.
Either a standard or improvised litter.