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SAMPLE QUESTIONS FOR THE MBLEX AND NCBTMB LICENSURE EXAMS.


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  • 1. 
    Some cases of lordosis or lower back pain are related to weakness in which muscle  
    • A. 

      Serratus anterior

    • B. 

      Rectus abdominis

    • C. 

      Iliopsoas

    • D. 

      Erector spinae

  • 2. 
    Which form of hydrotherapy reduces inflammation  
    • A. 

      Cold packs

    • B. 

      Hot packs

    • C. 

      Contrast bath

    • D. 

      Steam bath

  • 3. 
    What is an autoimmune disorder in which myelin sheaths in the central nervous system are progressively destroyed 
    • A. 

      Trigeminal neuralgia

    • B. 

      Myasthenia gravis

    • C. 

      Multiple sclerosis

    • D. 

      Alzheimer disease

  • 4. 
    The mastoid process is located on which skull bone  
    • A. 

      Parietal

    • B. 

      Frontal

    • C. 

      Sphenoid

    • D. 

      Temporal

  • 5. 
    A muscle is inhibited by contraction of its antagonist. This is an example of 
    • A. 

      Reciprocal inhibition

    • B. 

      Active resisted range of motion

    • C. 

      Law of facilitation

    • D. 

      Hilton’s Law of Bilateral Symmetry

  • 6. 
    To reduce physical strain when performing massage, the therapist should keep his or her knees slighty
    • A. 

      Inverted

    • B. 

      Rotated

    • C. 

      Flexed

    • D. 

      Extended

  • 7. 
    Which structure lies between the stomach and small intestine 
    • A. 

      Pyloric sphincter

    • B. 

      Sphincter of Oddi

    • C. 

      Lower esophageal sphincter

    • D. 

      Ileocecal sphincter

  • 8. 
    Which of the following refers to information gained from the client's perception 
    • A. 

      Statistical data

    • B. 

      Objective data

    • C. 

      Subjective data

    • D. 

      Pertinent data

  • 9. 
    Which of the follow best describes a restriction of motion at the end of passive joint mobilization or stretching 
    • A. 

      Crepitus

    • B. 

      End-feel

    • C. 

      Turgor

    • D. 

      Fulling

  • 10. 
    Which muscle would MOST likely be involved in adhesive capsulitis or frozen shoulder 
    • A. 

      Rhomboids

    • B. 

      Trapezius

    • C. 

      Subscapularis

    • D. 

      Pectoralis major

  • 11. 
    The term costal refers to the 
    • A. 

      Vertebrae

    • B. 

      Sternum

    • C. 

      Great toe

    • D. 

      Ribs

  • 12. 
    Lifting soft tissues vertically, then compressing and releasing them using rhythmic alternating pressures best describe which massage technique 
    • A. 

      Vibration or shaking movements

    • B. 

      Pétrissage/kneading

    • C. 

      Tapotement/percussion

    • D. 

      Effleurage/gliding

  • 13. 
    Which of the following conditions is indicated for massage
    • A. 

      Acute inflammation

    • B. 

      Fever

    • C. 

      Fibromyalgia

    • D. 

      Abnormal lumps

  • 14. 
    What signed document gives the therapist permission to release client information 
    • A. 

      Release form

    • B. 

      Confidentiality form

    • C. 

      Consent form

    • D. 

      Intake form

  • 15. 
    Which of the following represents the meningeal layers from superficial to deep 
    • A. 

      Dura mater – pia mater – arachnoid

    • B. 

      Pia mater – dura mater – arachnoid

    • C. 

      Dura mater – arachnoid – pia mater

    • D. 

      Pia mater – arachnoid – dura mater

  • 16. 
    Which receptor is responsible for detecting deep pressure 
    • A. 

      Meissner corpuscles

    • B. 

      Krause bulbs

    • C. 

      Pacinian corpuscles

    • D. 

      Pressure spindles

  • 17. 
    If an independent contractor is compensated by a salon for massage services, what tax document does the salon provide the contractor annually 
    • A. 

      1099

    • B. 

      W-2

    • C. 

      1040

    • D. 

      W-4

  • 18. 
    Crepitus can be detected by what means
    • A. 

      Observation

    • B. 

      Palpation

    • C. 

      Listening

    • D. 

      Range of motion

  • 19. 
    What best describes the initial response of blood vessels during ice application 
    • A. 

      Vasoactive

    • B. 

      Vasodilation

    • C. 

      Vasoconstriction

    • D. 

      Vasogenic

  • 20. 
    Thixotropism describes 
    • A. 

      Diseases marked by stages of exacerbation and remission

    • B. 

      The acute and subacute phases of injury or trauma

    • C. 

      Fascia's ability to change from a more solid to a more gelatinous state and back

    • D. 

      Latent trigger points that become active trigger points by overstimulation of nerves

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is a term used to describe motor nerves 
    • A. 

      Afferent

    • B. 

      Receptor

    • C. 

      Efferent

    • D. 

      Sensory

  • 22. 
    Which term is used to describe decubitus ulcers 
    • A. 

      Bedsores

    • B. 

      Herpes whitlow

    • C. 

      Plantar warts

    • D. 

      Athlete's foot

  • 23. 
    Which muscle is antagonist to gastrocnemius 
    • A. 

      Tibialis anterior

    • B. 

      Biceps femoris

    • C. 

      Plantaris

    • D. 

      Soleus

  • 24. 
    What is the accounting term for monies owed to you or your business 
    • A. 

      Depreciation

    • B. 

      Accounts payable

    • C. 

      Equity

    • D. 

      Accounts receivable

  • 25. 
    Cervical acceleration/deceleration injury is also known as 
    • A. 

      Whiplash

    • B. 

      Migraine

    • C. 

      Sciatic

    • D. 

      Tetanus