Certified Professional Coder Exam Quiz!

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Do you know what is a certified professional coder? A certified professional coder is someone of high moral standards and competence who has cleared a coding certification examination. A certified professional coder has knowledge and experience in coding procedures and diagnoses used by doctors. As a certified professional coder, you are responsible for knowing each diagnosis's correct application and procedure code. With the aid of this quiz you will be prepared for the certified professional coder exam. All the best.


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  • 1. 
    The cup-shaped depression on the hip joint that receives the head of the femur is the:
    • A. 

      Acetabulum

    • B. 

      Calcaneus

    • C. 

      Trochlea

    • D. 

      Medial malleolus

  • 2. 
    The lower third of the small intestine is the:
    • A. 

      Jejunum

    • B. 

      Tenue

    • C. 

      Ileum

    • D. 

      Duodeum

  • 3. 
     This term means to divert or make an artificial passage:
    • A. 

      Burr

    • B. 

      Occipital

    • C. 

      Shunt

    • D. 

      Catheter

  • 4. 
    This term means to identify the presence of and the amount of:
    • A. 

      Qualitative

    • B. 

      Definitive

    • C. 

      Authoritative

    • D. 

      Quantitative

  • 5. 
    The term that means the expansion of:
    • A. 

      Dilation

    • B. 

      Curettage

    • C. 

      Tocolysis

    • D. 

      Manipulation

  • 6. 
    This term means the outermost covering of the eyeball:
    • A. 

      Sclera

    • B. 

      Lacrimal

    • C. 

      Ciliary

    • D. 

      Chorea

  • 7. 
    This term means the soft tissue around the nail border:
    • A. 

      Sebaceous

    • B. 

      Dermis

    • C. 

      Lunula

    • D. 

      Perionychium

  • 8. 
    This term means to turn downward:
    • A. 

      Flexion

    • B. 

      Adduction

    • C. 

      Circumduction

    • D. 

      Pronation

  • 9. 
    This combining form means artery:
    • A. 

      Angi/o

    • B. 

      Aort/o

    • C. 

      Arteri/o

    • D. 

      Atri/o

  • 10. 
    This abbreviation means that the neonate has a lower than normal weight:
    • A. 

      VLBW

    • B. 

      LNBW

    • C. 

      BWLN

    • D. 

      LBWV

  • 11. 
    This muscle is used to chew:
    • A. 

      Temporal

    • B. 

      Masseter

    • C. 

      Trapezius

    • D. 

      Sternocleidomastoid

  • 12. 
    This term means flat plate:
    • A. 

      Lamina

    • B. 

      Lysis

    • C. 

      Chondral

    • D. 

      Scoliosis

  • 13. 
    The combining form that means nerve root:
    • A. 

      Rhiz/o

    • B. 

      Poli/o

    • C. 

      Phas/o

    • D. 

      Myel/o

  • 14. 
    This gland is located at the base of the brain in a depression in the skull:
    • A. 

      Thymus

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Pituitary

    • D. 

      Pineal

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not a part of the kidney?
    • A. 

      Cortex

    • B. 

      Trigone

    • C. 

      Medulla

    • D. 

      Pyramids

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is an endocrine gland?
    • A. 

      Spleen

    • B. 

      Bone marrow

    • C. 

      Tonsils

    • D. 

      Adrenal

  • 17. 
    This is nature's pacemaker:
    • A. 

      Atrioventricular node

    • B. 

      Bundle of His

    • C. 

      Septum

    • D. 

      Sinoatrial node

  • 18. 
    This is divided into the medulla oblongata, pons, and midbrain:
    • A. 

      Brainstem

    • B. 

      Diencephalon

    • C. 

      Cerebellum

    • D. 

      Cerebrum

  • 19. 
    This is located in the middle ear:
    • A. 

      Vestibule

    • B. 

      Cochlea

    • C. 

      Auricle

    • D. 

      Stapes

  • 20. 
    This is located in the pharynx and contains the adenoids:
    • A. 

      Oropharynx

    • B. 

      Laryngopharynx

    • C. 

      Nasopharynx

    • D. 

      Sphenoidal

  • 21. 
    This is another name for the bulbourethral gland:
    • A. 

      Tunica albuginea

    • B. 

      Seminal vesicles

    • C. 

      Prostate

    • D. 

      Cowper's

  • 22. 
    The approximate number of days of gestation of the fetus:
    • A. 

      240

    • B. 

      255

    • C. 

      266

    • D. 

      277

  • 23. 
    All third-party payers require the use of HCPCS codes in submissions for service provided to any patient.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    A patient is diagnosed with bacterial endocarditis due to AIDS:
    • A. 

      421.0, 042

    • B. 

      042, 421.9

    • C. 

      421.1, 042

    • D. 

      042, 421.0

  • 25. 
    Holter Report Location: Outpatient, Clinic. Indication: Patient with atrial fibrillation on Lanoxin. Patient with known cardiomyopathy. Baseline Data: An 86 year old man with congestive heart failure on Elavil, Vasotec, Lanoxin, and Lasix. The patient was monitored for the 24 hours in which the analysis was performed. Interpretation: 1. The predominante rhythm is atrial fibrillation. The average ventricular rate is 74 beats per minute, minimum 49 beats per minute, and maximum 114 beats per minute. 2. A total of 4948 ventricular ectopic beats were detected. There were four forms. There were 146 couplets with one triplet and five runs of bigeminy. There were two runs of ventricular tachycardia, the longest for 5 beats at a rate of 150 beats per minute. There was no ventricular fibrillation. 3. There were no prolonged pauses. Conclusion: 4. Predominante rhythm is atrial fibrillation with well-controlled ventricular rate. 5. There are no prolonged pauses. 6. Asymptomatic, nonsustained, ventricular tachycardia.
    • A. 

      427.3, 425.4

    • B. 

      425.4, 427.3

    • C. 

      427.31, 425.4

    • D. 

      427.32, 425.4

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