Anesthesia Technology Exam Questions And Answers

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Hello there! Check out this short and simple 'Anesthesia Technology Exam Quiz' that is given below. As we all know, medicine is not an easy subject to study. In order to excel in it, students need to know the use and application of several important terms that are related to them. Anesthesia is one such common but very complex topic of this subject. We've designed this quiz to test your knowledge about technology for anesthesia. So, get ready and start answering.


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  • 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. 
    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

  • 4. 
    There are ____ sprockets on an oxygen flowmeter. 
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      23

    • E. 

      I don't know I was never good at math

  • 5. 
    What is the minimum o2: N2O ration?
    • A. 

      1:1

    • B. 

      1:2

    • C. 

      1:3

    • D. 

      1:4

  • 6. 
    The purpose of the safety devices in the low flow system is: 
    • 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

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    What is the method of vaporization? choose all that apply
    • A. 

      Thermocompensation

    • B. 

      Flow over

    • C. 

      Injection

    • D. 

      Heat supplied

    • E. 

      Bubble through

  • 9. 
    How is temperature compensated for with vaporizers. choose all that apply
    • A. 

      Thermocompensation

    • B. 

      Injection

    • C. 

      Flow over

    • D. 

      Plenum

    • E. 

      Supplied heat

  • 10. 
    How is specificity related to specific vaporizers. choose all that apply
    • A. 

      Plenum

    • B. 

      Low resistance

    • C. 

      Agent specific

    • D. 

      Injection

    • E. 

      Multiple agent

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    Name the gas that we use as a carrier gas for agents. 
    • A. 

      Air

    • B. 

      N2O

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      CO

    • E. 

      CO2

  • 13. 
    Modern vaporizers are within the breathing circuit. True or false? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    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

  • 15. 
    The main purpose of the circle system is: 
    • 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

  • 16. 
    If the APL valve is open and the ventilation bag squeezed where will all of it contents go
    • A. 

      Scavenger system

    • B. 

      The patient

    • C. 

      The circle system

    • D. 

      To the hospital gas supply

  • 17. 
    The approximate water content of Soda Lime is 
    • A. 

      10-12%

    • B. 

      12-14%

    • C. 

      14-19%

    • D. 

      23-37%

  • 18. 
    Which of the following are ventilator components?
    • A. 

      Safety release valve

    • B. 

      Driving gas supply

    • C. 

      Injector

    • D. 

      Bellows assembly

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    The standard size in the U.S. for a scavenger system hose is ________. 
    • A. 

      19mm

    • B. 

      20mm

    • C. 

      30mm

    • D. 

      33mm

  • 20. 
    Define regulations
    • A. 

      Accepted methods of practice

    • B. 

      Legal mandate

    • C. 

      Micro-adjustments to the vaporizer

    • D. 

      Who cares I am just a SRNA

  • 21. 
    What are standards?
    • A. 

      Accepted methods of practice

    • B. 

      Legal mandates

    • C. 

      Based upon the MAC of a volatile agent

    • D. 

      FIU let Chris into the CRNA program, they obviously have no standards, then why should I!

  • 22. 
    Which of the following regulate gas cylinders?
    • A. 

      FDA

    • B. 

      NIOSH

    • C. 

      OSHA

    • D. 

      DOT

    • E. 

      MLBPA

  • 23. 
    Which agency enforces a safe working environment?
    • A. 

      FDA

    • B. 

      NIOSH

    • C. 

      OSHA

    • D. 

      DOT

    • E. 

      MLBPA

  • 24. 
    Name the agency that writes criteria for OSHA to enforce. 
    • A. 

      FDA

    • B. 

      MLBPA

    • C. 

      NIOSH

    • D. 

      DOT

    • E. 

      NFPA

  • 25. 
    Which of these agencies writes standards for the prevention of fires?
    • A. 

      DOT

    • B. 

      FDA

    • C. 

      NIOSH

    • D. 

      NFPA

    • E. 

      OSHA

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