Lat - Lab Animal Technician

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  • 1. 
    The correct name for the acronym IACUC is
    • A. 

      Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

    • B. 

      Institutional Annual Costs and Use Committee

    • C. 

      Institutional Animal Committee and Use Council

    • D. 

      Informational Animal Care and Use Committee

  • 2. 
    Typically at lest 50%  of submitted proposals for grant money are funded
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A typical grant provides money for a ___________ year period
    • A. 

      Four

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      One

    • D. 

      Two

  • 4. 
    The primary granting agency through which the United States conducts and supports biomedical research is ______________
    • A. 

      United States Dept. of Agriculture (USDA0

    • B. 

      National Institutes of Aging (NIA)

    • C. 

      National Institutes of Health (NIH)

    • D. 

      National Science Foundation (NSF)

  • 5. 
    Research institutions provide  the Public Health Service with a signed agreement that outlines how the institution complies with all aspects of humane animal care as described in the PHS Policy , This agreement is called the _____________ Assurance
    • A. 

      Institutional compliance

    • B. 

      Animal Welfare

    • C. 

      Humane Care

    • D. 

      Research Resources

  • 6. 
    Only animals specifically  named or included the Guide are used and cared for according to the established  humane principles described  in the Guide
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory  Animals ( the Guide )  Provides Basic information  on animal use and is the standard used by the Association  for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory animal care , International (AALAC International)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Specific state regulations  that concern the sale and shipment  of dogs exist because of distemper vaccination requirements
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What agency is responsible  for determining whether new medical devices ( like artificial joints and cardiac pacemakers ) are safe and effective before they are approved for sale in the united  states
    • A. 

      Environmental Protection Agency

    • B. 

      United States Department of Agriculture

    • C. 

      Food and Drug Administration

    • D. 

      National Institutes of Health

  • 10. 
    The USDA requires that common laboratory rodents be shipped with a health certificate
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    States that allow the use of pound animals in research frequently have  provisions  which  require  that an impounded  animal be  held at a shelter  for a minimum  of five days  to allow an  owner the opportunity   to reclaim   a lost pet .
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Standard operating Procedures  ( SOPs )  should  only be established for direct animal care  procedures 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Animals may be used for research  after an animal use protocol is submitted to the IACUC
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    If animals are to  euthanized at the end of the study , the method of euthanasia must be in accordance with the guidelines ( Panel on Euthanasia ) set up by the _________
    • A. 

      NIH

    • B. 

      AVMA

    • C. 

      PHS

    • D. 

      USDA

  • 15. 
     Which of the following statements is NOT true about AAALAC International?
    • A. 

      It provides a mechanism for peer evaluation of animal care and use programs

    • B. 

      It requires annual reports from its accredited facilities

    • C. 

      It conducts site visits every 3 years

    • D. 

      It is a government - sponsored agency

  • 16. 
    How long are assurance records related to grant applications to be maintained ?
    • A. 

      For the duration of the experiment

    • B. 

      For the term of the grant

    • C. 

      At least 3 years , following completion of the activity

    • D. 

      One year

  • 17. 
    What information  do animal facility records provide ?
    • A. 

      They reflect whether environmental controls were properly maintained

    • B. 

      They are necessary so that experiments can be repeated under exactly the same conditions

    • C. 

      They reflect whether an experiment was successful or not

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    Why are perdiem rates  different between institutions
    • A. 

      Pharmaceutical facilities cannot be compared to university researh facilities

    • B. 

      Some institutions include costs that others do not include

    • C. 

      Some institutions set higher standards for animal care which can add to the cost

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    How can you become more productive on the job and make better use of your time ?
    • A. 

      Time Management

    • B. 

      Delegation

    • C. 

      Cost accounting

    • D. 

      Accurate record keeping

  • 20. 
    When would you plan to work on a large assignment if you are a fast - paced  morning person ?
    • A. 

      The first part of the day

    • B. 

      Delegation

    • C. 

      Cost Accounting

    • D. 

      Accurate record keeping

  • 21. 
    What should  you do when a task is delegated to you?
    • A. 

      Make sure you completely understand the instructions

    • B. 

      Document it for your performance review

    • C. 

      Make sure the work assignments are evenly distributed

    • D. 

      Find out if the assignment is in your job description

  • 22. 
    What should you do after you delegate a task to someone else?
    • A. 

      Observe the person when they are doing the task

    • B. 

      Check the room log to see if they marked the tasks completed

    • C. 

      Follow up to be sure it has been completed

    • D. 

      Leave the person alone and assume they know what they are doing

  • 23. 
    What additional knowledge is required to assist in hematology
    • A. 

      Certification as a veterinary technician

    • B. 

      A background in clinical diagnostics

    • C. 

      An understanding of blood cell morphology

    • D. 

      A bachelors degree in biology

  • 24. 
    The gauge of the needle refers to the
    • A. 

      Circumference

    • B. 

      Route of injection

    • C. 

      Diameter

    • D. 

      Length

  • 25. 
    Which lists routes of injections from fastest absorption  to slowest?
    • A. 

      IV,IP, IM, SC. IP

    • B. 

      IM, SC. ID, IV,IP

    • C. 

      IP, IM, SC, ID, IV,

    • D. 

      SC, ID, IV, IP, IM