EXERCISES, LESSON 2
INSTRUCTIONS: Mark the letter of the response that BEST completes the sentence or
BEST answers the question. 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 after the solution.
A soldier reports being stung by "a wasp or bee or something like that." His face
is swollen and itching and his lips have a bluish tint. He has hives and is
complaining of chest pains. This casualty is probably suffering from:
a. Anaphylactic shock.
b. A bee sting.
A wasp, hornet, or yellow jacket sting.
d. A heart attack.
A soldier is showing signs of anaphylactic shock after being stung by "some
insect" in a rock pile. When you ask if he is allergic to any insects or arthropods,
he replies, "Don't know." You should:
a. Tell the soldier to return to the rock pile and try to find the arthropod again.
b. Monitor the soldier for 30 minutes to see if the signs of anaphylactic
Elevate the soldier's feet, keep him warm, and evacuate him to a medical
d. Administer an injection of atropine from your aid bag and have the
soldier return to duty.
Which of the following statements is true?
a. All arthropods are insects, but not all insects are arthropods.
b. All insects are arthropods, but not all arthropods are insects.
Arthropods and insects are two terms for the same group of animals.