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  • 1. 
  • 2. 
    Type response below
  • 3. 
    Cell division is called
    • A. 

      Meiosis

    • B. 

      Mitosis

    • C. 

      Blastocyte

    • D. 

      Morula

  • 4. 
    The word part hist/o means
    • A. 

      Hairy, rough

    • B. 

      Tissue

    • C. 

      Uterus

    • D. 

      Breath

  • 5. 
    Medial means
    • A. 

      Situated farthest from the midline

    • B. 

      The direction toward, or nearer the midline

    • C. 

      The direction toward or nearer the side and away from the midline

  • 6. 
     Patients, when having blood drawn should either be sitting or lying down
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Coinsurance

    • B. 

      Co-payment

    • C. 

      Exclusions

    • D. 

      Coordination of benifits

  • 8. 
    Medical assistant programs accredited by the ___________ have within their Standards and Guidelines a new section requirement for sagety and emergency practices. Provider-level CPR and basic first aid are part of these requirements for graduation.
  • 9. 
    All calls should be answered by the
    • A. 

      1st ring

    • B. 

      2nd ring

    • C. 

      3rd ring

    • D. 

      Fourth ring

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Microorganisms

    • B. 

      Pathogens

    • C. 

      Normal flora

    • D. 

      Infectious agent

  • 11. 
    If the physician wishes to determine the amount of air present in an organ, which method of examination would he use
    • A. 

      Auscultation

    • B. 

      Mensuration

    • C. 

      Papation

    • D. 

      Percussion

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Bronchi

    • B. 

      Larynx

    • C. 

      Lung

    • D. 

      Trachea

  • 13. 
    As you are preparing a three year old child to be examined by the physician you note severe bruises on his chest and abdomen. What is the first action that you should take?
    • A. 

      Contact the local child abuse authorities

    • B. 

      Notify the pediatrician immediately

    • C. 

      Ask the parent for an explanation

    • D. 

      Ask the child what happened

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      60/20 OD

    • B. 

      60/20 OS

    • C. 

      20/60 OD

    • D. 

      20?60 OS

  • 15. 
    If the ECG recording appears as a series of irregularly sized jagged peaks, you should
    • A. 

      Check for nearby electrical appliances

    • B. 

      Use disposable stick on electrodes

    • C. 

      Help the patient relax and stay warm

    • D. 

      Check the cable connections to the electrodes

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Hematoma

    • B. 

      Neurotomy

    • C. 

      Carcinoma

    • D. 

      Carcinoenic

  • 17. 
    Rapidly boiling water is an effective means of
    • A. 

      Disinfection

    • B. 

      Sanitization

    • C. 

      Sterilization

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Oral

    • B. 

      Aural

    • C. 

      Rectal

    • D. 

      Axillary

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Discoloration

    • B. 

      Lack of movement

    • C. 

      Pain

    • D. 

      Swelling

  • 20. 
    The most approopriate tx for a pt with a recently healed broken leg who needs to resume his normal activities would be
    • A. 

      Acceleration

    • B. 

      Manipulation

    • C. 

      Rehabilitation

    • D. 

      Physical medicine

  • 21. 
    By which age have most children lost their baby fat
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Six

    • D. 

      Three

  • 22. 
    Gastrotomy is
    • A. 

      Gastric resection

    • B. 

      Intestinal incision

    • C. 

      Tumor of the stomach

    • D. 

      Incision of the stomach

  • 23. 
    The purpose of Varivax vaccine is to provide protection against which of tehh following diseases?
    • A. 

      Chickenpox

    • B. 

      Influenza

    • C. 

      Measles

    • D. 

      Polio

  • 24. 
    Hematology is the study of blood cells and coagulation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    An increase in neutrophils is indicative of a bacterial infection
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      Femur

    • B. 

      Sternum

    • C. 

      Tibia

    • D. 

      Scalpula

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      Hyperchromic

    • B. 

      Hypochromic

    • C. 

      Polychromic

    • D. 

      Bichromic

  • 28. 
    The central ion of each heme group is
    • A. 

      Magnesium

    • B. 

      Calcium

    • C. 

      Potassium

    • D. 

      Iron

  • 29. 
    Thrombocytes assist with clotting
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    RBC's are the least numerouis of all the body's blood cell components
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      Syringe

    • B. 

      Vacuum tube

    • C. 

      Butterfly

    • D. 

      Intravenous needle

  • 32. 
    What is an Aliquot
    • A. 

      A tube used for insertion into a body cavity

    • B. 

      Device that screw into an evacuated tube holder

    • C. 

      A portion of a specimen that has been taken for storage

    • D. 

      Thickness or stickiness, resistance to flow

  • 33. 
    The destruction of red blood cell membrane
    • A. 

      Leukicytes

    • B. 

      Phlebotomy

    • C. 

      Hemolysis

    • D. 

      Edamatous

  • 34. 
    Augumented voltage leads are
    • A. 

      V2 and V6

    • B. 

      Bi polar 2 limb leads that record simultaneously

    • C. 

      Electonic leads that go on the ekg

    • D. 

      Angio converting enzyme inhibitors

  • 35. 
    A specialist
    • A. 

      Knows alot about a little

    • B. 

      Knows a little about alot

    • C. 

      Specializes in everything a MA does

    • D. 

      Is in one lab department only

  • 36. 
    Fluids make up what percentage of the adult body
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      80

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      20

  • 37. 
    Kidneys are about
    • A. 

      2 inches long and 4 inches wide

    • B. 

      4 inches long and 2 inches wide

    • C. 

      10 inches long and 4 inches wide

    • D. 

      4 inches wide and 10 inches long

  • 38. 
    • A. 

      The tounge

    • B. 

      The mouth

    • C. 

      The nose

    • D. 

      The ears

  • 39. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    The most common type of tort liability is
    • A. 

      Negligence

    • B. 

      Breach of contract

    • C. 

      Breach of confidence

    • D. 

      Fraud

  • 41. 
    • A. 

      Vasotec

    • B. 

      Quindine

    • C. 

      Lisonopril

    • D. 

      Propanolol

    • E. 

      Both A and C

    • F. 

      Both A and B

  • 42. 
    Vasoconstrictors are otherwise known as
    • A. 

      Losonopriliums

    • B. 

      Andregenics

    • C. 

      Angio converting enzymes

    • D. 

      Vasotec

  • 43. 
    Frontal Plane
    • A. 

      Verticle plane that divides the body into front and back parts

    • B. 

      Otherwise known as the coronal plane

    • C. 

      Part of the ventral cavity

    • D. 

      A and B

  • 44. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 45. 
    Select the ones you like
    • A. 

      Option1

    • B. 

      Option2

    • C. 

      Option3

    • D. 

      Option4