MBLEx NCBTMB Practice Test - 1

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SAMPLE QUESTIONS FOR THE MBLEX AND NCBTMB LICENSURE EXAMS.


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  • 1. 
    The description of the probable progression of a disease pattern for an individual is the
    • A. 

      Etiology

    • B. 

      Diagnosis

    • C. 

      Prognosis

    • D. 

      Idiopathic Nature

  • 2. 
    The sternum is inferior to the:
    • A. 

      Pelvis

    • B. 

      Clavicles

    • C. 

      Diaphragm muscle

    • D. 

      Pancreas

  • 3. 
    The thyroid, thymus, parathyroid, pineal are organs of what system
    • A. 

      Endocrine

    • B. 

      Integumentary

    • C. 

      Digestive

    • D. 

      Lymphatic

  • 4. 
    An air space in the facial bones is a
    • A. 

      Sinus

    • B. 

      Trabeculae

    • C. 

      Foramen

    • D. 

      Meatus

  • 5. 
    The involuntary movement that occurs between joint surfaces is called
    • A. 

      Hypermobility

    • B. 

      Anatomic range of motion

    • C. 

      Osteokinematic

    • D. 

      Joint play

  • 6. 
    The stimulus at which the first noticeable muscle contraction occurs is called the
    • A. 

      Static force

    • B. 

      Maximal stimulas

    • C. 

      Threshold stimulus

    • D. 

      Tone pattern

  • 7. 
    A force applied to a lever to overcome resistance is called the
    • A. 

      Equilibrium

    • B. 

      Fulcrum

    • C. 

      Acceleration

    • D. 

      Effort

  • 8. 
    What is the main neurotransmitter affecting muscles
    • A. 

      Serotonin

    • B. 

      Histamine

    • C. 

      Dopamine

    • D. 

      Acetylcholine

  • 9. 
    What is the sac around the heart that secretes a lubricating fluid to prevent frictions from the movement of the heart?
    • A. 

      Atrium

    • B. 

      Epicardium

    • C. 

      Myocardium

    • D. 

      Pericardium

  • 10. 
    The right lymphatic duct drains the
    • A. 

      Lower right limp and abdomen

    • B. 

      Left and right upper body

    • C. 

      Upper right half of the body

    • D. 

      Lower limbs

  • 11. 
    A substance that causes the immune system to respond is called a (n):
    • A. 

      Antigen

    • B. 

      Phagocyte

    • C. 

      Anaphylactic Substance

    • D. 

      Natural killer cell

  • 12. 
      What is the primary muscle(s) that produces quiet inspiration?
    • A. 

      Anterior Scalene

    • B. 

      Diaphragm

    • C. 

      Internal intercostals

    • D. 

      Abdominals

  • 13. 
    The rhythmic contraction of smooth muscle in the intestine is called
    • A. 

      Peritonitis

    • B. 

      Mastication

    • C. 

      Ingestion

    • D. 

      Peristalsis

  • 14. 
    Oxytocin is secreted by the
    • A. 

      Thyroid

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Pituitary

    • D. 

      Ovaries

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is a contagious skin pathology?
    • A. 

      Corn

    • B. 

      Psoriasis

    • C. 

      Scleroderma

    • D. 

      Scabies

  • 16. 
    A procedure that filters blood through an external source is used for those with progressive renal failure. What is the process called?
    • A. 

      Hemodialysis

    • B. 

      Juxtaglomerular apparatus

    • C. 

      Micturition

    • D. 

      Urinalysis

  • 17. 
    What do secondary sexual characteristics appear?
    • A. 

      Menstruation

    • B. 

      Parturition

    • C. 

      Puberty

    • D. 

      Androgyny

  • 18. 
    What is the spreading of a pathogen by particles of air?
    • A. 

      Opportunistic invasion

    • B. 

      Person to person contact

    • C. 

      Invasion by ingestion

    • D. 

      Transmission by inhalation

  • 19. 
    The ability to endure sustained stress is related to which aspect of the general adaptation syndrome?
    • A. 

      The resistance phase

    • B. 

      The alarm phase

    • C. 

      The exhaustion phase

    • D. 

      The chronic phase

  • 20. 
    The client reports at the beginning of the massage that they did not sleep well and are fatigued. This information is recorded in what section of SOAP?
    • A. 

      S

    • B. 

      O

    • C. 

      A

    • D. 

      P

  • 21. 
    What is the method of massage that reflects the concept of Swedish gymnastics?
    • A. 

      Tapotement

    • B. 

      Shaking

    • C. 

      Petrissage

    • D. 

      Passive ROM

  • 22. 
    In which way do wellness approaches to bodywork differ from medical approaches?
    • A. 

      Wellness approaches focus on reduce suffering

    • B. 

      Medical approaches are mainly palliative

    • C. 

      Wellness approaches focus on remedial intervention

    • D. 

      Medical approaches are remedial and palliative

  • 23. 
    What are channels of energy that flow up and down the body with relationship to internal organs?
    • A. 

      Five elements

    • B. 

      Chakras

    • C. 

      Kundalini

    • D. 

      Meridians

  • 24. 
    What type of insurance provides coverage if a person is injured in a fall at a place of business?
    • A. 

      Disability Insurance

    • B. 

      Product Liability Insurance

    • C. 

      Professional liability insurance

    • D. 

      Premise liability insurance

  • 25. 
    What defines the practice parameters of a particular profession?
    • A. 

      Code of ethics

    • B. 

      Standards of Practice

    • C. 

      Scope of Practice

    • D. 

      Informed Consent