NCCT Medical Office Assistant II

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  • 1. 

    A word used to indicate revising the text of a document is

    • A.

      Enter

    • B.

      Alter

    • C.

      Cut

    • D.

      Edit

    Correct Answer
    D. Edit
    Explanation
    The word "edit" is used to indicate revising the text of a document. When we edit a document, we make changes to the content, structure, or formatting in order to improve it or correct any errors. This can involve adding, deleting, or rearranging text, as well as checking for grammar, spelling, and punctuation mistakes. "Enter," "alter," and "cut" do not specifically convey the action of revising a document, making them incorrect choices.

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  • 2. 

    A person appointed by a court to settle an estate is called a (n)

    • A.

      Administrator

    • B.

      Actuary

    • C.

      Accountant

    • D.

      Public defender

    Correct Answer
    A. Administrator
    Explanation
    An administrator is a person appointed by a court to settle an estate. This individual is responsible for managing and distributing the assets of the deceased person according to the law and any instructions left in a will. They ensure that debts, taxes, and other financial obligations are paid, and they handle any legal proceedings related to the estate. An administrator plays a crucial role in the proper and fair distribution of an estate's assets.

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  • 3. 

    Annual or periodic  income to  the insured for life or for a specific long term is called a (n)

    • A.

      Annuity

    • B.

      Interest

    • C.

      Capital

    • D.

      Stock

    Correct Answer
    A. Annuity
    Explanation
    An annuity refers to an annual or periodic income that is provided to the insured for either their entire life or for a specific long term. It is a financial product that offers a guaranteed stream of payments over a specified period of time. Annuities are commonly used as a retirement income tool, providing individuals with a steady income during their retirement years.

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  • 4. 

    Negligence by a profesional person is called

    • A.

      invasion of privacy

    • B.

      slander

    • C.

      malpractice

    • D.

      Battery

    Correct Answer
    C. malpractice
    Explanation
    Malpractice refers to the negligence or incompetence of a professional person in their field of expertise. It typically involves a breach of duty or standard of care that results in harm or injury to a client or patient. This term is commonly used in the context of medical or legal professions, where professionals are expected to provide a certain level of skill and care. Therefore, malpractice is the correct answer as it accurately describes the concept of negligence by a professional person.

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  • 5. 

    Conduct, courtesy and manners that are customatory in the medical profession is called

    • A.

      ethics

    • B.

      judgment

    • C.

      tort

    • D.

      Medical etiquette

    Correct Answer
    D. Medical etiquette
    Explanation
    Medical etiquette refers to the conduct, courtesy, and manners that are customary in the medical profession. It encompasses the ethical principles and professional standards that guide the behavior of healthcare professionals towards their patients, colleagues, and the healthcare system. Medical etiquette includes aspects such as maintaining patient confidentiality, showing respect and empathy towards patients, effective communication, and following professional codes of conduct. It is essential for creating a positive and professional environment in healthcare settings and ensuring patient trust and satisfaction.

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  • 6. 

    Consent to treatment based on a full  undersatnding of all possible risks of preventable results of that  treatment is called

    • A.

      Contributory negligence

    • B.

      Fraud

    • C.

      Assumption of risk

    • D.

      Proximate cause

    Correct Answer
    C. Assumption of risk
    Explanation
    Assumption of risk refers to the concept of a patient giving consent to a medical treatment with full understanding of all potential risks and preventable outcomes. This means that the patient acknowledges and accepts the possible negative consequences that may arise from the treatment. It is a legal principle that can be used as a defense by healthcare providers in cases where the patient's consent was obtained and they were fully informed about the risks involved.

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  • 7. 

    To interrupt or discontinue a suit  temporarily with the intention to continues or resume at a date is called

    • A.

      Suspension

    • B.

      Judgment

    • C.

      Discontinuance

    • D.

      Deposition

    Correct Answer
    A. Suspension
    Explanation
    Suspension refers to the act of temporarily interrupting or discontinuing a legal suit with the intention of resuming it at a later date. This can occur for various reasons, such as the need for additional evidence or the unavailability of key parties. By temporarily suspending the suit, it allows for the possibility of its continuation or resumption in the future.

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  • 8. 

    A bed patient in a  hospital is called a (n)

    • A.

      Inpatient

    • B.

      Outpatient

    • C.

      Third party payer

    • D.

      Provider

    Correct Answer
    A. Inpatient
    Explanation
    An inpatient is a term used to describe a bed patient in a hospital. This means that the patient is admitted to the hospital and is receiving medical care while staying overnight or for an extended period of time. The term "inpatient" is used to differentiate these patients from outpatient, who receive medical care without being admitted to the hospital. It is also different from third party payer and provider, which refer to entities involved in the payment and provision of healthcare services, respectively.

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  • 9. 

    One who acts for the insured or carrier in a claim is called a (n)

    • A.

      Member physician

    • B.

      Adjuster

    • C.

      Provider

    • D.

      Subscriber

    Correct Answer
    B. Adjuster
    Explanation
    An adjuster is someone who represents either the insured or the carrier in a claim. They are responsible for evaluating the damages or losses, gathering information, and negotiating settlements. They play a crucial role in the claims process by ensuring that all parties involved are treated fairly and that the claim is handled properly. A member physician, provider, and subscriber do not have the same role or responsibilities as an adjuster in a claim.

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  • 10. 

    Payment made periodically to keep policy in force is called a

    • A.

      Time limit

    • B.

      Premium

    • C.

      Coinsurance

    • D.

      Fee- for service

    Correct Answer
    B. Premium
    Explanation
    A payment made periodically to keep a policy in force is called a premium. It is the amount of money that an individual pays to an insurance company in exchange for coverage. The premium can be paid monthly, quarterly, annually, or in other agreed-upon intervals. By paying the premium, the policyholder ensures that their insurance policy remains active and that they can continue to receive the benefits and coverage outlined in the policy.

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  • 11. 

    An amount the insured must pay before policy benefits begin is called

    • A.

      Indemnity

    • B.

      Extended benefits

    • C.

      Deductible

    • D.

      Catastrophic

    Correct Answer
    C. Deductible
    Explanation
    A deductible is an amount that the insured must pay out of pocket before their insurance policy benefits begin. This means that the insurance company will only start covering the costs of any claims once the deductible has been met. The purpose of a deductible is to encourage policyholders to be responsible with their insurance coverage and to prevent small or routine claims from being filed. By requiring policyholders to pay a portion of the costs themselves, it helps to keep insurance premiums more affordable for everyone.

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  • 12. 

    Insurance plans that pay a physician's full charge if it does not exceed his normal charge, or not exceed the amount normally charged for the service by other physicians in the area, and otherwise reasonable is called

    • A.

      usual,customatory and reasonable

    • B.

      comprehensive

    • C.

      dual choice

    • D.

      none of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. usual,customatory and reasonable
    Explanation
    The insurance plan described in the question is called "usual, customary, and reasonable." This means that the plan will cover the full charge of a physician if it is within the normal range of charges for that physician or within the amount charged by other physicians in the same area. If the charge exceeds these limits, the plan will cover a reasonable amount. This type of plan ensures that insurance coverage aligns with typical charges for medical services.

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  • 13. 

     A skilled nursing facility for patients receiving specialized care after discharged from a hospital is called a (n)

    • A.

      extended care facility

    • B.

      post care facility

    • C.

      outpatient

    • D.

      hospice

    Correct Answer
    A. extended care facility
    Explanation
    An extended care facility is a type of nursing facility that provides specialized care for patients who have been discharged from a hospital. This type of facility is designed to meet the ongoing medical and rehabilitative needs of patients who require additional care and support before they can fully recover and return home. It offers a range of services such as physical therapy, medication management, and assistance with daily activities.

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  • 14. 

     An interval after a payment is due to the insurance in which the policy holder may make payments, and still the policy remains in effect, is called

    • A.

      Extended benefits

    • B.

      Grace period

    • C.

      Coordination of benefits

    • D.

      Lapse of time

    Correct Answer
    B. Grace period
    Explanation
    A grace period is a specific timeframe after a payment is due to the insurance company, during which the policy holder can still make payments and the policy will remain in effect. This provides a buffer period for the policy holder to make the payment without facing any negative consequences such as a policy cancellation or lapse in coverage.

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  • 15. 

    Contaminated laundry should be

    • A.

      Bagged at the location of use

    • B.

      Sterilized in an autoclave

    • C.

      Rinsed at the location it is soiled

    • D.

      Incinerated if stained with body fluids

    Correct Answer
    A. Bagged at the location of use
    Explanation
    Contaminated laundry should be bagged at the location of use to prevent the spread of any harmful substances or pathogens. This helps to contain the contamination and reduce the risk of exposure to others. By bagging the laundry at the location of use, it can be safely transported to the appropriate area for further handling or cleaning. This practice is important in maintaining a safe and hygienic environment, especially in settings such as hospitals or laboratories where there may be a higher risk of contamination.

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  • 16. 

    An employee must to obtain a  Social Security number that is assigned by the

    • A.

      City government

    • B.

      State government

    • C.

      County government

    • D.

      Federal government

    Correct Answer
    D. Federal government
    Explanation
    An employee must obtain a Social Security number that is assigned by the federal government because the Social Security Administration, a federal agency, is responsible for issuing Social Security numbers. These numbers are used for identification and to track an individual's earnings and benefits under the Social Security program. The federal government is responsible for maintaining the integrity and security of this system, making it necessary for employees to obtain their Social Security numbers from the federal government.

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  • 17. 

    An employer is required  to give the employee a W-2 form on or before

    • A.

      February 5

    • B.

      June 1

    • C.

      January 1

    • D.

      January 31

    Correct Answer
    D. January 31
    Explanation
    An employer is required to give the employee a W-2 form on or before January 31. This is because the W-2 form is used to report an employee's annual wages and the amount of taxes withheld from their paycheck. By providing the form by January 31, the employee has sufficient time to review and file their taxes before the April 15 deadline.

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  • 18. 

    A fradulent signature is called a (n)

    • A.

      endorsement

    • B.

      forgery

    • C.

      marker

    • D.

      Bearer

    Correct Answer
    B. forgery
    Explanation
    Forgery refers to the act of creating a false or fraudulent signature. It involves imitating or copying someone else's signature without their knowledge or consent. This is typically done with the intention of deceiving others and committing fraud. Therefore, forgery is the correct term to describe a fraudulent signature.

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  • 19. 

    FICA provides benefits for

    • A.

      Medicare

    • B.

      Social Security

    • C.

      Newborns

    • D.

      Aid to dependent children

    Correct Answer
    B. Social Security
    Explanation
    FICA, which stands for the Federal Insurance Contributions Act, provides benefits for Social Security. Social Security is a government program that provides financial support to retired and disabled individuals, as well as to the survivors of deceased workers. FICA taxes are collected from employees' wages and used to fund the Social Security program. Therefore, the correct answer is Social Security.

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  • 20. 

     In banking a deposit or addition to a bank is called a

    • A.

      debit

    • B.

      credit

    • C.

      checking account

    • D.

      Note

    Correct Answer
    B. credit
    Explanation
    In banking, a deposit or addition to a bank is called a credit. This is because when a customer deposits money into their bank account, it increases their account balance and is seen as a credit to their account. Conversely, a debit in banking refers to a withdrawal or deduction from a bank account. Therefore, credit is the correct answer in this context.

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  • 21. 

    What license must a physician have to dispense,prescribe, or administer controlled substances

    • A.

      Pharmacist

    • B.

      Narcotic

    • C.

      Business

    • D.

      Occupational

    Correct Answer
    B. Narcotic
    Explanation
    A physician must have a narcotic license in order to dispense, prescribe, or administer controlled substances. This license is necessary to ensure that the physician is properly trained and authorized to handle these substances, which have the potential for abuse and addiction. It is important for physicians to have this license to maintain the safety and legality of their practice when dealing with controlled substances.

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  • 22. 

    The abreviation for four times a day is

    • A.

      tib

    • B.

      bid

    • C.

      qid

    • D.

      qh

    Correct Answer
    C. qid
    Explanation
    The abbreviation "qid" stands for "quater in die" which is a Latin phrase meaning "four times a day". This abbreviation is commonly used in medical prescriptions to indicate the frequency at which a medication should be taken throughout the day.

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  • 23. 

    The word element  itis  means

    • A.

      ilium

    • B.

      inflamation

    • C.

      between

    • D.

      uterus

    Correct Answer
    B. inflamation
    Explanation
    The word element "itis" is commonly used in medical terminology to indicate inflammation. Inflammation refers to the body's response to injury or infection, characterized by redness, swelling, heat, and pain. Therefore, "itis" in this context means inflammation.

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  • 24. 

    The compulsive use of a drug or other substance other than medical reason is called a (n)

    • A.

      Addiction

    • B.

      anemia

    • C.

      aphasia

    • D.

      compulsion

    Correct Answer
    A. Addiction
    Explanation
    The correct answer is addiction. Addiction refers to the compulsive and uncontrollable use of a drug or substance, even when it is not medically necessary. This behavior is often characterized by a strong craving, loss of control, and negative consequences on a person's physical and mental health.

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  • 25. 

    One who specializes in the treatment of those with hearing problems is called a (n)

    • A.

      allergist

    • B.

      physichologist

    • C.

      audiologist

    • D.

      rheumatologist

    Correct Answer
    C. audiologist
    Explanation
    An audiologist is a healthcare professional who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing problems. They are trained to evaluate and manage hearing loss, balance disorders, and other related conditions. They use various tests and technologies to assess hearing abilities and provide appropriate interventions such as hearing aids, cochlear implants, and auditory rehabilitation. Audiologists work closely with patients to improve their quality of life by addressing their hearing needs and helping them communicate effectively.

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