IAHCSMM Practice Test Quiz!

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If anyone wishes to prove that he or she can adequately handle the duties of a central service technician, they first have to pass the certification CRCST exam. Are you planning to appear for this exam and need an all-progress test to help refresh your memory? If yes, then you've come to the absolute right place. We've prepared an amazing CRCST trivia quiz that will test your knowledge of the course. Give it a shot and see how well you will do. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All soiled instruments and materials are received from the user units into Central Service ____________________ area.
    • A. 

      Preparation

    • B. 

      Decontamination

    • C. 

      Sterilization

    • D. 

      Process storage

  • 2. 
    All medical terms consist of each of the following word elements: prefix, root and suffix.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The purpose of the prefix is to alter or modify the meaning of the root element.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    There are two parts to the ear: the outer ear and the inner ear.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A function of the digestive system is to convert food into energy for the body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The gastrointestinal tract is one portal of entry used by an infectious agent to enter a susceptible host.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of the following suffixes means "pertaining to" ?
    • A. 

      Ac

    • B. 

      Al

    • C. 

      Ary

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not an example of surgical asepsis?
    • A. 

      Sterilization of instruments

    • B. 

      Asset management

    • C. 

      Operation room techniques to prevent contamination of sterile instruments

    • D. 

      All of the above are example of surgical asepsis

  • 9. 
    Given the word " hemigastrectomy ", which element of that word is the root?
    • A. 

      Hemi

    • B. 

      Gastro

    • C. 

      Ectomy

    • D. 

      This word has no root.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following glands is located at the base of the brain and is considered the "master gland" ?
    • A. 

      Pituitary

    • B. 

      Thyroid

    • C. 

      Adrenal

    • D. 

      Parathyroid

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is the circular opening of the eye which control the amount of light which enters the eye?
    • A. 

      Iris

    • B. 

      Pupil

    • C. 

      Cornea

    • D. 

      Lens

  • 12. 
    Cells are the basic units of all living organisms and are the smallest element that can live, grow and reproduce.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    A virus can move by means of its flagella.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What type of bacteria develops spores?
    • A. 

      Gram-positive

    • B. 

      Gram-negative

    • C. 

      Both of the above

    • D. 

      Neither of the above

  • 15. 
    Bacteria that cause diseases are called.
    • A. 

      Aerobic

    • B. 

      Anaerobic

    • C. 

      Pathogenic

    • D. 

      Thermophillic

  • 16. 
    What percent of microorganisms are harmful to humans because they can grow at approximately human body temperature?
    • A. 

      1%

    • B. 

      2%

    • C. 

      3%

    • D. 

      4%

  • 17. 
    What type of hepatitis vaccine is strongly recommended for most healthcare workers?
    • A. 

      Hepatitis A

    • B. 

      Hepatitis B

    • C. 

      Hepatitis D

    • D. 

      Hepatitis E

  • 18. 
    Eliminating the infectious agent will interrupt the transmission of an infectious disease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    In Central Service, the term "customers" includes anyone who utilizes the department's services.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The part of the cell that controls cell function is the:
    • A. 

      Cytoplasm

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Cell membrane

    • D. 

      Capsule

  • 21. 
    Healthy people carry bacteria.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Involuntary muscles
    • A. 

      Work without consciousness.

    • B. 

      Work only when commanded.

    • C. 

      Are not necessary.

    • D. 

      Shut down when we are resting.

  • 23. 
    Rod-shaped bacteria are classified as:
    • A. 

      Coccus

    • B. 

      Bacillus

    • C. 

      Anhydrous

    • D. 

      Anerobic

  • 24. 
    Air pressure in the decontamination area should be negative in relation to surrounding areas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    In medical terminology, the purpose of a combining vowel is to:
    • A. 

      Tell the primary meaning of the word

    • B. 

      Make the word easier to pronounce

    • C. 

      Make the word easier to spell

    • D. 

      Differentiate between past and present tense

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