Module 4 Quiz Online

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Module 4 Quiz Online

Module 4 quiz for Online EKG Technician ProgramEach of the questions or incomplete statements below is followed by suggested answers or completions. Select the one answer that is best in each case. You must obtain a 80% to pass and you will not be able to review your answers


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Please find the regularity of the rhythm strip
    • A. 

      Regular

    • B. 

      Regular but interrupted

    • C. 

      Irregular

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Please find the regularity of the rhythm strip
    • A. 

      Regular

    • B. 

      Regular but interrupted

    • C. 

      Irregular

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    A rhythm originating in the sinus node should NOT have which of the following?              
    • A. 

      Narrow QRS complexes of uniform shape

    • B. 

      Regularly spaced QRS complexes

    • C. 

      Absent QRS complexes

    • D. 

      Heart rate of 60–100

  • 4. 
    If the patient’s rhythm changes, you should FIRST              
    • A. 

      Assess your patient for signs of decreased cardiac output.

    • B. 

      Calculate the heart rate, rhythm, and intervals.

    • C. 

      Change the lead to see if the rhythm is real or if it’s artifact.

    • D. 

      Look for P waves.

  • 5. 
    The normal rhythm of the heart has P waves that are              
    • A. 

      Upright, matching, and precede the QRS complex.

    • B. 

      Variable in shape and location.

    • C. 

      Often hidden inside QRS complexes.

    • D. 

      Multiple in number, preceding the QRS complex

  • 6. 
    A heart rate less than 60 is said to be a            
    • A. 

      Tachycardia.

    • B. 

      Bradycardia.

    • C. 

      Tachyarrhythmia.

    • D. 

      Bundle branch block.

  • 7. 
    A heart rate greater than 100 is said to be a            
    • A. 

      Tachycardia.

    • B. 

      Bradycardia.

    • C. 

      Myocardium.

    • D. 

      Bundle branch block.

  • 8. 
    The normal rhythm originating in the sinus node should have a heart rate            
    • A. 

      Greater than 100.

    • B. 

      Less than 60.

    • C. 

      Between 40 and 60.

    • D. 

      Between 60 and 100.

  • 9. 
    Normal QRS complexes should have a QRS complex             
    • A. 

      Less than 0.20 seconds wide.

    • B. 

      Less than 0.12 seconds wide.

    • C. 

      Between 0.12 and 0.20 seconds wide.

    • D. 

      That is alternately narrow and wide

  • 10. 
    Dysrhythmias are              
    • A. 

      Normal heart rhythms.

    • B. 

      Rhythms originating in the sinus node.

    • C. 

      Abnormal heart rhythms

    • D. 

      Rhythms that cause no symptoms.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is a method of calculating heart rate?              
    • A. 

      Six-second strip method

    • B. 

      The QT interval method

    • C. 

      The P-P interval method

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    The mean rate is calculated by              
    • A. 

      Counting the number of P waves in a minute-long rhythm strip.

    • B. 

      Counting the number of QRS complexes in a minute-long rhythm strip.

    • C. 

      Counting the number of QRS complexes on a six-second strip and multiplying by 10

    • D. 

      Counting the number of P waves on a six-second strip and multiplying by 10.

  • 13. 
    The most accurate way to determine heart rate would be to              
    • A. 

      Count the number of P waves in a minute-long rhythm strip

    • B. 

      Count the number of QRS complexes in a minute-long rhythm strip.

    • C. 

      Count the number of QRS complexes on a six-second strip and multiply by 10

    • D. 

      Count the number of P waves on a six-second strip and multiply by 10.

  • 14. 
    An irregular rhythm is one in which            
    • A. 

      The R-R intervals vary “all over the place.”

    • B. 

      The R-R intervals vary by only one or two little blocks.

    • C. 

      There are premature beats or pauses that interrupt the otherwise regular rhythm.

    • D. 

      The QRS complexes do not look alike.

  • 15. 
    A regular rhythm is one in which the R-R intervals              
    • A. 

      Vary by only one or two little blocks.

    • B. 

      Do not vary at all.

    • C. 

      Are the same as the P-P intervals.

    • D. 

      Are interrupted by premature beats.

  • 16. 
    Regularity of a rhythm is determined by measuring the               
    • A. 

      P-P intervals

    • B. 

      QRS intervals.

    • C. 

      R-R intervals.

    • D. 

      Distance between consecutive U waves

  • 17. 
    Please enter the heart rate for the following rhythm strip
  • 18. 
    Please enter the heart rate for the following rhythm stripPlease enter numbers only
  • 19. 
    Please enter the heart rate for the following rhythm strip
  • 20. 
    Please enter the heart rate for the following rhythm strip
  • 21. 
    Please enter the heart rate for the following rhythm strip
  • 22. 
    Please enter the heart rate for the following rhythm stripPlease enter numbers only
  • 23. 
    Please enter the heart rate for the following rhythm stripPlease enter numbers only
  • 24. 
    Please enter the heart rate for the following rhythm strip
  • 25. 
    Please enter the heart rate for the following rhythm strip
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