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IAHCSMM Practice Quiz

108 Questions  I  By Brilorene
IAHCSMM practice quiz
Chapters 1-4 from IAHCSMM Book

  
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1.  Using Gram-Stain classifications, Staphylococcus, Enterococcus, and Streptococcus are examples of Gram-BLANK bacteria.
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2.  The pathway that food takes through the digestive system.
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3.  The root element, "gastro," refers to the:
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4.  Since modern Central Service Departments are virtually risk-free, Central Service Technicians need not to be concerned with safety.
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5.  The largest organ of the body.
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6.  This surgical procedure removes tissue or displaced bone from the wrist area to release pressure on the median nerve.
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7.  These muscles control involuntary movements like, breathing, digestion, etc.
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8.  This organ pumps blood throughout the body
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9.  Spores help some microorganisms survive in adverse conditions.
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10.  A somewhat flexible muscular tube that helps move food into the stomach.
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11.  Most bacteria are approximately BLANK microns in size.
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12.  Central Service Technicians can protect patients by breaking the chain of infection.
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13.  The brain center of a cell.
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14.  The basic unit of life.
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15.  All bacteria require the same conditions to live and grow.
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16.  The "throat".
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17.  The term "rhinoplasty," refers to:
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18.  This gland stimulates body growth.
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19.  BLANK are often pathogenic to humans because they grow best at body temperatures.
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20.  This surgical procedure removes the uterus.
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21.  This is where the digestive process begins.
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22.  The two most common processes designed to classify bacteria by color change are the BLANK and the BLANK.
23.  Central Service Technicians must be able to identify approximately 100 surgical instruments in order to be proficient in their job.
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24.  The term, "BKA", refers to a surgical procedure involving:
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D.
25.  Produces a fluid element in semen that stimulates the motility of sperm.
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26.  Which of the following is the most popular title for the Central Service department head?
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27.  More than 55% of blood is made up of this yellowish liquid.
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28.  The largest part of the brain, it controls mental activities and movement.
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29.  "subcutaneous" refers to:
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30.  This part of the nervous system controls many automatic body functions like the heartbeat and breathing.
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31.  Career growth and progression is virtually non-existent for Central Service Technicians.
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32.  This system gives the body shape and support.
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33.  The bacterial reproductive process that takes place when a mother cell divides into two daughter cells is called:
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D.
34.  "Lithotripsy" refers to:
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35.  Which of the following means "beside or near"?
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36.  The lining of the uterus.
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37.  The largest customer of Central Service is:
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38.  The hip joint is an example of a:
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39.  The purpose of a combining vowel is to:
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40.  The use of analytical skills to solve problems and make decisions is a component of which of the following knowledge and skills dimensions?
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41.  This procedure is the removal of the gall bladder.
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42.  These cell components are comprised of DNA and pass on traits of parent cells to new cells.
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43.  BLANK is defined as the state of being soiled or infected by contact with infectious organisms or other material.
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44.  The term, "periosteal elevator," refers to"
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45.  Herpes Simplex is a BLANK disease.
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46.  Central Service Technicians must wear special attire referred to as blank to minimize their exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contaminants.
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47.  Blank is the first step in the sterilization process.
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48.  Psychrophiles grow best at warm temperatures.
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49.  Microorganisms that are capable of forming a thick wall around themselves to survive in adverse conditions are called:
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50.  Sunlight is lethal to the BLANK stage of pathogens.
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51.  For safety purposes, Central Service Technicians should consider all microorganisms in the decontamination area:
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52.  This surgical procedure is the removal of a testicle.
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53.  Department that perform central service functions may go by other names at different facilities. For example, Sterile Processing and Distribution, Surgical Supply, etc.
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54.  The main control unit of the central nervous system.
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55.  The term "hypo" means
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56.  Anaerobic bacteria require free oxygen to live.
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57.  Staphylococcus is classified as a gram-positive bacteria.
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58.  Central Service Technicians must be able to adapt to change
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B.
59.  Tube-like structures that connect the kidneys to the urinary bladder.
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60.  All microorganisms are harmful to humans.
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61.  Nosocomial infections are:
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62.  Bacteria that require free oxygen to grow are called BLANK bacteria.
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63.  Female reproductive organs.
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64.  These carry blood away from the heart.
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65.  Surgical instruments should be inspected:
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66.  This tissue connects one bone to another.
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67.  The process by which cartilage is replaced by bone.
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68.  This tissue covers the body's external surface.
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69.  The majority of medical terms are of either BLANK or BLANK origin.
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70.  In the future, which of the following will more frequently become a requirement for working in a Central Service department?
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71.  Viruses are larger than bacteria.
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72.  The term "intercosto" means
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73.  The human resources tool that identifies major tasks performed by persons in specific positions is called a:
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74.  Which of the following tells a primary meaning of a word?
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75.  Central Service workflow can be divided into the handling of 3 categories of items: soiled items, clean items and sterile items.
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76.  In Central Service, the concept of "one-way flow of materials" refers to the movement of products:
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77.  The functional center of a cell that governs activity and heredity is called the:
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78.  "Hyperglycemia" refers to:
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79.  The spore is the functional center of a cell.
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80.  This surgical procedure consists of removing an ear bone that has thickened and no longer transmits sound waves and replacing it with an artificial implant to improve hearing.
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81.  Since Central Service Technicians do not handle money, ethics considerations do not apply to them.
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82.  The term "hemi" is a
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83.  Bacteria are divided into 3 main shape classifications, BLANK (round), BLANK (rods), and BLANK (spirals).
84.  What type of air pressure is required for decontamination areas?
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85.  "Dermopathy" is a(an):
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D.
86.  A cord of fibrous tissue that connects muscle to a bone.
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D.
87.  Microorganisms reproduce by a process called:
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88.  The suffix, "ectomy," refers to:
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89.  Instrument sets and other required instrumentation needed for all surgical procedures for an entire day are usually pulled (collected):
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90.  The use of positive and negative air pressure in the Central Service Department is designed to take the place of heating and air conditioning.
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91.  The last word element in a medical term is the:
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92.  Thread-like "tails" that help bacteria move through liquids are called:
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D.
93.  The "voice box".
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94.  The white portion of the eye is called the:
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95.  Central Service Technicians practice resource management when they control costs and reduce waste.
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96.  A type of connective tissue fluid that moves throughout the circulatory system.
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97.  Any place where two bones meet.
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98.  The term "excise" means
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99.  The sterile storage area in a Central Service department should be restricted to:
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100.  Considered the master gland because it helps control the activities of all other endocrine glands.
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101.  Which of the following surgical abbreviations might be used relating to a fracture bone?
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102.  Soiled instruments and other items are received in the blank area of the Central Service Department.
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103.  Tetanus and botulism do not require free oxygen to grow, so they are classified as BLANK bacteria
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104.  Which of the following is not a growing trend in Central Service?
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105.  The term, "CR", relates to a surgical procedure for:
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106.  Because all Central Services Departments have the same structure, healthcare facilities use one standardized job description for all Central Service Technicians.
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107.  This organ filters blood to remove amino acids and neutralize some harmful toxins.
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108.  Healthy people do not harbor or transmit bacteria.
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