MBLEx (Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination) Practice Test

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MBLEx (Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination) Practice Test

This practice test offers a comprehensive review of the subject matter covered on the MBLEx. Containing questions with explanatory answers (in the feedback section) and illustrations this is an essential review tool for the MBLEx. Includes subjects such as: Anatomy and Physiology, Pathology, Kinesiology, Massage Fundamentals, Ethics, Hydrotherapy and more!. There is no limit to the number of times this test can be taken.


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT a lateral rotator of the hip?
    • A. 

      Piriformis

    • B. 

      Gemellus Superior

    • C. 

      Semimembranosus

    • D. 

      Obturator Internus

  • 2. 
     A chemical synapse where the muscle fiber and motor neuron meet is called?
    • A. 

      Neuromuscular junction

    • B. 

      Myoneural junction

    • C. 

      Motor Unit

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 3. 
    In this position the body lies horizontally with the face up?  
    • A. 

      Prone

    • B. 

      Supine

    • C. 

      Anatomic

    • D. 

      Lateral recumbent

  • 4. 
    Known as "The Father of Swedish Massage".
    • A. 

      Elizabeth Dicke

    • B. 

      William Sutherland

    • C. 

      Per Henrik Ling

    • D. 

      James Cyriax

  • 5. 
    What should you do if a client that has recently undergone chemotherapy comes in for appointment?
    • A. 

      Do only light touch massage

    • B. 

      Consult the client’s physician

    • C. 

      Carry on with a normal pressure massage

    • D. 

      Refuse to work on the client

  • 6. 
    Where is the Popliteal Triangle located?
    • A. 

      Side of the neck

    • B. 

      Behind the knee

    • C. 

      Above the kidneys

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    On an average, how many new red blood cells are produced each second?
    • A. 

      4 million

    • B. 

      2 million

    • C. 

      5 million

    • D. 

      1 million

  • 8. 
    What are the two largest veins in the body?
    • A. 

      Jugular & Femoral

    • B. 

      Superior & Inferior Vena Cava

    • C. 

      Superior Vena Cava & Cephalic

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following carries oxygen rich blood away from the heart?
    • A. 

      Capillaries

    • B. 

      Ventricles

    • C. 

      Arteries

    • D. 

      Veins

  • 10. 
    What is the primary duty​ of red blood cells?
    • A. 

      Clotting

    • B. 

      Plasma production

    • C. 

      Transport of gases

    • D. 

      Filter out impurities

  • 11. 
    Vitamin D plays a major role in clotting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    How many chambers are in the heart?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      6

  • 13. 
    This protein is most common in plasma.
    • A. 

      Fibrinogen

    • B. 

      Globulin

    • C. 

      Serum Albumin

    • D. 

      Nitrate

  • 14. 
      What is the fluid portion of the cytoplasm called?
    • A. 

      Cytosol

    • B. 

      Peroxisomes

    • C. 

      Microvilli

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    What is the difference between arteries & veins?
    • A. 

      Veins have thicker muscular walls

    • B. 

      Veins have valves

    • C. 

      Arteries have thicker muscular walls

    • D. 

      Both B & C

  • 16. 
    What is mitosis?
    • A. 

      Cell transportation

    • B. 

      Cell division

    • C. 

      Lubrication

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of lymphocytes?  
    • A. 

      Protect the body against antigens

    • B. 

      To absorb lipids from the intestine and transport them to the blood

    • C. 

      To collect and return interstitial fluid to the blood

    • D. 

      Increase red blood cell production

  • 18. 
    Which of the following controls heart rhythm?
    • A. 

      Cardiac center

    • B. 

      Thymus

    • C. 

      Ductus Venosus

    • D. 

      Atria

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is considered the Pacemaker?
    • A. 

      Left ventricle

    • B. 

      Right ventricle

    • C. 

      Sinoatrial Node

    • D. 

      Parietal Pericardium

  • 20. 
    What are the two divisions of the circulatory system?
    • A. 

      Blood Vascular & Lymph Vascular

    • B. 

      Blood Vascular & Endocrine

    • C. 

      Lymph & Endocrine

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    What is the universal blood donor type?
    • A. 

      AB

    • B. 

      O (-)

    • C. 

      RH (+)

    • D. 

      RH (-)

  • 22. 
    What is a traveling blood clot called?
    • A. 

      Embolus

    • B. 

      Thrombus

    • C. 

      Platelet

    • D. 

      WBC

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is part of the rotator cuff? 
    • A. 

      Teres Minor

    • B. 

      Infraspinatus

    • C. 

      Subscapularis

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
     When is the thymus gland most active? 
    • A. 

      As an adult

    • B. 

      As a child

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is the largest lymphoid organ?
    • A. 

      Bone marrow

    • B. 

      Spleen

    • C. 

      Liver

    • D. 

      Adenoid