Anesthesia Technology Exam: Trivia Quiz

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Anesthesia Technology Exam: Trivia Quiz

Anesthesia technology exam: trivia quiz. There have been advancements in the way anesthesia is given to a patient over the years and with the advancement in technology it has become easier to administer the gas or drug needed to sedate a patient for a procedure. Do you think you have a proper understanding of some of the techniques used and how to use them? This quiz is a good way to test you. Check it out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following comprise the Low-pressure system?
    • A. 

      Flowmeter tubes

    • B. 

      Vaporizers

    • C. 

      Check valves

    • D. 

      Common gas outlet

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    What is the last safeguard before the gases reach the patient?
    • A. 

      ETT

    • B. 

      Thorpe tube

    • C. 

      Oxygen analyzer

    • D. 

      Capnograph

  • 3. 
    At low laminar flows how are flowmeters calibrated?
    • A. 

      It will depend on the type of flowmeter

    • B. 

      viscosity

    • C. 

      density

    • D. 

      Relative humidity

  • 4. 
    At high laminar flows how are flowmeters calibrated?
    • A. 

      It will depend on the type of flowmeter

    • B. 

      viscosity

    • C. 

      density

    • D. 

      Relative humidity

  • 5. 
    Rate of gas flow is dependent upon what in the anesthesia machine?
    • A. 

      Pressure drop across the constriction

    • B. 

      Size of the annular opening

    • C. 

      The physical properties of the gas

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Why is the oxygen flowmeter always the furthest to the right?
    • A. 

      It will be closer to the CRNA during the specific procedure

    • B. 

      Most CRNA's are right handed

    • C. 

      To decrease the chance of hypoxic mixture

    • D. 

      It will depend where the manufacturer has placed the cylinder yoke

  • 7. 
    When is an O2 analyzer reading erroneous?
    • A. 

      When an LMA is used

    • B. 

      A deflated ETT cuff

    • C. 

      When used with nasal cannula

    • D. 

      When it is used higher than sea level

  • 8. 
    How many sprockets are on an oxygen flowmeter?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      23

    • E. 

      I don't know I was never good at math

  • 9. 
    How many sprockets are on a N2O flowmeter?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      23

  • 10. 
    What is the minimum o2: N2O ration?
    • A. 

      1:1

    • B. 

      1:2

    • C. 

      1:3

    • D. 

      1:4

  • 11. 
    What is the purpose of the safety devices in the low flow system?
    • A. 

      Increase the saturated vapor pressure

    • B. 

      Minimize the density of the gas

    • C. 

      Minimize turbulence throughout the system

    • D. 

      Decrease the risk of a hypoxic mixture

  • 12. 
    When can the hypoxic guard system allow a hypoxic mix? 
    • A. 

      Wrong supply gas in oxygen pipeline or cylinder

    • B. 

      Defective pneumatic or mechanical components

    • C. 

      Leaks exist downstream of flow control valve

    • D. 

      A third inert gas is used

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    What is the method of regulating output concentration? choose all that apply
    • A. 

      Flow over

    • B. 

      Concentration calibrated

    • C. 

      Measure flow

    • D. 

      Bubble through

    • E. 

      Injection

  • 14. 
    What is the method of vaporization? choose all that apply
    • A. 

      Thermocompensation

    • B. 

      Flow over

    • C. 

      Injection

    • D. 

      Heat supplied

    • E. 

      Bubble through

  • 15. 
    How is temperature compensated for with vaporizers. choose all that apply
    • A. 

      Thermocompensation

    • B. 

      Injection

    • C. 

      Flow over

    • D. 

      Plenum

    • E. 

      Supplied heat

  • 16. 
    How is specificity related to specific vaporizers. choose all that apply
    • A. 

      Plenum

    • B. 

      Low resistance

    • C. 

      Agent specific

    • D. 

      Injection

    • E. 

      Multiple agent

  • 17. 
    How is resistance classified with specific vaporizers? choose all that apply
    • A. 

      High resistence

    • B. 

      Agent specific

    • C. 

      Measured flow

    • D. 

      Plenum

    • E. 

      Low resistence

  • 18. 
    In regards to vapor pressure, what are its unique characteristics
    • A. 

      VP is independent of atmospheric pressure

    • B. 

      VP increases with an increase in temperature

    • C. 

      VP depends only on the physical characteristics of the liquid and temperature

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    When a liquid vaporizes what happens to the remaining no vaporized liquid?
    • A. 

      Temperature increases

    • B. 

      Solidifies

    • C. 

      It cools

    • D. 

      A steady state

  • 20. 
    What is the gas we use as a carrier gas for agents?
    • A. 

      Air

    • B. 

      N2O

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      CO

    • E. 

      CO2

  • 21. 
    True or false modern vaporizers are within the breathing circuit?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    What is a vaporizer interlock mechanism
    • A. 

      Prevents the vaporizer from falling to floor and releasing its contents

    • B. 

      Prevents the wrong agent from being placed into the vaporizer

    • C. 

      Allows specific flowover to the breathing circuit

    • D. 

      Prevents more than 1 vaporizer to be turned on at one time

  • 23. 
    Which of the following are housed within the circle system
    • A. 

      Y-Piece and reservoir bag

    • B. 

      CO2 absorber

    • C. 

      Inspiratory and expiratory ports

    • D. 

      APL valve

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    What is the main purpose of the circle system?
    • A. 

      To allow rapid transition to ambu bag

    • B. 

      To prevent rebreathing of CO2

    • C. 

      To help the scavenger system

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    If the APL valve is closed and the ventilation bag squeezed where will all of it contents go
    • A. 

      Scavenger system

    • B. 

      To the patient

    • C. 

      Back into the circle system

    • D. 

      Hospital gas supply