Medical Assistant Exam Quiz!

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Medical Assistant Exam Quiz!


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  • 1. 
    In a human, urine flows through the urinary system in which order?
    • A. 

      Bladder, urethra, kidney, urethral meatus, ureter

    • B. 

      Bladder, kidney, ureter, urethra, urethral meatus

    • C. 

      Kidney, ureter, bladder, urethra, urethral meatus

    • D. 

      Urethra, bladder, ureter, kidney, urethral meatus

  • 2. 
    The prefix brady (as in bradycardia) means:
    • A. 

      Fast

    • B. 

      Irregular

    • C. 

      Slow

    • D. 

      Without

  • 3. 
    Of the following, which would a certified medical assistant typically be able to perform when assisting the physician in the exam room?
    • A. 

      Assist with minor procedures

    • B. 

      Start an IV for therapy

    • C. 

      Administer medications by intravenous route

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    When washing hands, the three most important factors include:
    • A. 

      Antibacterial soap, length of time spent and hot water

    • B. 

      Friction, soap and warm running water

    • C. 

      Position of the hands, friction and water temperature

    • D. 

      Length of time spent, type of soap, and running water

  • 5. 
    If a paper medical record needs to be corrected, which of the following would be an acceptable way to make the correction?
    • A. 

      Erase the portion of note that needs to be corrected.

    • B. 

      Draw one line through the portion of the note that needs to be corrected and initial it

    • C. 

      Use white out on the incorrect entry.

    • D. 

      Shred that page of the chart.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following would EMR refer to?
    • A. 

      Emergency magnetic resonance

    • B. 

      Emergency medical records

    • C. 

      European medical research

    • D. 

      Electronic medical records

  • 7. 
    Before referring a patient to another facility, a medical assistant should be sure to verify the patient's:
    • A. 

      Address

    • B. 

      Income

    • C. 

      Insurance

    • D. 

      Transportation

  • 8. 
    A pregnant patient's medical chart states EHR 150 BPM. What does this indicate?
    • A. 

      Electronic Health Record

    • B. 

      Embryonic Hereditary Range

    • C. 

      Embryonic heart rate

    • D. 

      Mother's heart rate

  • 9. 
    Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs includes which of the following?
    • A. 

      Money

    • B. 

      Direction

    • C. 

      Self-loathing

    • D. 

      Self-esteem

  • 10. 
    When a medical assistant is able to listen to a speaker's problem and understand the speaker's personal point of view, it is called:
    • A. 

      Nonverbal Communication

    • B. 

      Critical Listening

    • C. 

      Appreciative Listening

    • D. 

      Empathic Listening

  • 11. 
    A medical procedure cannot be performed on a patient until the doctor obtains __________________.
    • A. 

      Confidentiality

    • B. 

      Informed consent

    • C. 

      Insurance authorization

    • D. 

      Vital statistics

  • 12. 
    If a clinic charges a patient's insurance for treatments that were not done, it would be considered which of the following?
    • A. 

      Malpractice

    • B. 

      Fraud

    • C. 

      Assault

    • D. 

      Embezzlement

  • 13. 
    If a patient's bill has been unpaid for more than 90 days, which of the following would call the patient?
    • A. 

      Attorney

    • B. 

      Medical Assistant

    • C. 

      Collection Agency

    • D. 

      Physician

  • 14. 
    What financial record in a clinic is typically the most active?
    • A. 

      Accounts Payable

    • B. 

      Employee Payroll

    • C. 

      Accounts Receivable

    • D. 

      Malpractice Liability

  • 15. 
    When checking the identity of a patient, most health care facilities require that the patient present __ forms of identification.
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      0

    • D. 

      2

  • 16. 
    What type of booking or scheduling is used if a medical assistant brings multiple patients into the office at the top of an hour to see their health care professional and they are seen on a first-come, first-served basis?
    • A. 

      Double booking

    • B. 

      Wave scheduling

    • C. 

      Standard procedure

    • D. 

      Time-specific scheduling

  • 17. 
    Which is the term for an abnormally low white blood cell count?
    • A. 

      Anemia

    • B. 

      Leukemia

    • C. 

      Leukocytosis

    • D. 

      Leukopenia

  • 18. 
    Which blood type would be considered the "Universal Donor?"
    • A. 

      AB

    • B. 

      O+

    • C. 

      O-

    • D. 

      B-

  • 19. 
    Of the following, which would be considered the first step in treating a patient with a chemical burn of the skin?
    • A. 

      Wash with soap and water

    • B. 

      Apply an antiseptic ointment

    • C. 

      Apply ice

    • D. 

      Flush area with water

  • 20. 
    A paramedic informs the medical assistant that a patient has had a cardiac arrest. What does this mean?
    • A. 

      Irregular heartbeat

    • B. 

      Blood flow interference to the heart

    • C. 

      Variation in the rhythm of the heartbeat

    • D. 

      Sudden stoppage of the heartbeat

  • 21. 
    The pharmaceutical abbreviation "qid" means ____________________.
    • A. 

      Every hour

    • B. 

      Every day

    • C. 

      Four times a day

    • D. 

      Every week

  • 22. 
    If medication of a patient or resident is indicated as PRN, it is given:
    • A. 

      Once a day

    • B. 

      When necessary

    • C. 

      By mouth only

    • D. 

      To discontinue use

  • 23. 
    If the physician prescribes a low-fat diet for a patient, which of the following should they be able to eat?
    • A. 

      Whole milk

    • B. 

      Chicken with skin attached

    • C. 

      Cake with icing

    • D. 

      Boneless, skinless chicken breast

  • 24. 
    Of the following, which would be considered the correct percentage of nutrient intake by the Dietetic Association for a person's protein intake every 24 hours?
    • A. 

      15%

    • B. 

      65%

    • C. 

      25%

    • D. 

      None of the above

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