Laboratory Animal Technican Exam (Lat)

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A exmaple of the possible test question taken from workbook manual, and other sources


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A typical NIH grant provides money for a ________ year period
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 2. 
    The primary ganting agency through which the untied states conducts and supports biomedical research is the
    • A. 

      NSF

    • B. 

      NIH

    • C. 

      USDA

    • D. 

      NIA

  • 3. 
    The Guide for the care and use of Agricultural Animals in Agricultural Research and teaching focuses on the humane care of animals used in production agriculture. What type of animals are excluded from this publication ?
    • A. 

      Animals used in biomedical research and teaching

    • B. 

      Animals used for food and fiber and fiber research

    • C. 

      Equine

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What agency is responsible for determining whether new medical devices (like artificial joints and cardiac pacemakers) are safe and effective befroe they are approved for sale in the United States?
    • A. 

      United States Department of Agriculture

    • B. 

      National Institutes of health

    • C. 

      Environmental Protection agency

    • D. 

      Food and Drug Administration

  • 5. 
    The  IACUC ___________
    • A. 

      Reviews animal use protocols

    • B. 

      Conducts inspections of animal facilities and reviews intitutional animal use programs every six months

    • C. 

      Can serve as an information and resource liaison on animal welfare and research concerns

    • D. 

      All above

  • 6. 
    AAALAC International __________________. (identify the false statement)
    • A. 

      Provides a mechanism for peer evalution of animal care and use programs

    • B. 

      Is a goverment sponsored agency

    • C. 

      Conducts site vists every three years

    • D. 

      Requires annual reports from its accredited facilities

  • 7. 
    Research institutions provide The Public Health Service with a signed agreement that outlines the institution complies with all aspects of human animal care as described in the PHS Policy. This agreement is called the _____________Assurance
    • A. 

      Humane Care

    • B. 

      Animal Welfare

    • C. 

      Research Resource

    • D. 

      Institutional Compliance

  • 8. 
    If animals are to be euthanized at the end of the study, the method of euthanasia must be in accordance with the guidlines (Panel on Euthanasia set up by the___________.
    • A. 

      USDA

    • B. 

      NIH

    • C. 

      AVMA

    • D. 

      PHS

  • 9. 
    The IACUC must conduct inspections of the animals facilities and support areas at least one every ________months
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Twelve

    • D. 

      Twenty-four

  • 10. 
    The animal census is a ________
    • A. 

      Method of depreciation

    • B. 

      Method of record keeeping

    • C. 

      Method of indentification

    • D. 

      Method of animal care

  • 11. 
    Per diem cost are the expense required to maintain one animal for _____________
    • A. 

      One week

    • B. 

      One month

    • C. 

      One day

    • D. 

      As long as the animal is maintained in the facility

  • 12. 
    If it costs $6000.00 per year to maintian 200 rats, what should the per diem be?
    • A. 

      .08

    • B. 

      .15

    • C. 

      .22

    • D. 

      .30

  • 13. 
    An institution where each department keeps and uses animals in its own animal facility using its own operating budget is___________
    • A. 

      Centralized

    • B. 

      Decentralized

    • C. 

      Outsourced

    • D. 

      Contract

  • 14. 
    USDA identification tags for dogs and cats must be retained for ___ year(s) for possible review by a USDA inspector
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Five

  • 15. 
    The PHS Policy requires that all assurance records related directly to grant applications, research proposals and changes in research activites be maintianed for at least _____year(s)  after complection of an activity
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Five

  • 16. 
    The total blood volume in an animal's body equals approximately _________% of its body weight
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      12

  • 17. 
    Using the answer from question 16, what would be the toral blood volume for 3kg rabbit?
    • A. 

      140 ml

    • B. 

      160 ml

    • C. 

      180 ml

    • D. 

      200 ml

  • 18. 
    Identify the route of injection that provides the fatest abosrbtion into the body system
    • A. 

      I.P

    • B. 

      S.C.

    • C. 

      I.D.

    • D. 

      I.V.

  • 19. 
    The gauge of the needle refers to the ________
    • A. 

      Length

    • B. 

      Diameter

    • C. 

      Circumferences

    • D. 

      Route of injection

  • 20. 
    The most desirable site for an IM injection is _________
    • A. 

      The hind limb

    • B. 

      A large muscle mass

    • C. 

      The fore limbs

    • D. 

      The back muscles

  • 21. 
    When giving an intramuscular injection in the hind limb, care must be taken to avoid what structures
    • A. 

      Femoral vien

    • B. 

      Femoral artery

    • C. 

      Femoral nerve

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    Which part of the mouse model BALB/c StCrl p GF (F83) is the strain symbol?
    • A. 

      StCrl

    • B. 

      GF

    • C. 

      BALB

    • D. 

      (F83)

  • 23. 
    The receptive stance (fixed position with hindquarters elevated and tail to one side) of the female in estrus is known as ___________.
    • A. 

      Hyperkaratosis

    • B. 

      Lordosis

    • C. 

      Anestrus

    • D. 

      Follicular stimulation

  • 24. 
    Of four stages of estrus which is defined as that where follicle development takes place?
    • A. 

      Estrus

    • B. 

      Anestrus

    • C. 

      Metestrus

    • D. 

      Proestrus

  • 25. 
    Which of the following lab animal spcies does not prodice a good model for polygamous mating systems
    • A. 

      Guinea pigs

    • B. 

      Mice

    • C. 

      Rats

    • D. 

      Gerbils