NCCT - Medical Office Management - Part A - Law & Ethics

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In the following NCCT (National Centre for Competency Testing) exam we’ll look at your general knowledge on the topics of law and ethics – two subjects incredibly important for understanding the basic principles that go toward being a good person and why a person should utilise them. How much do you know about ethics and upholding the law? Let’s find out right now! Good luck, you might need it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    RIGHT & WRONG CONDUCT IS KNOWN AS?
    • A. 

      EMPATHY

    • B. 

      CRIMINAL LAW

    • C. 

      ETHICS

    • D. 

      LICENSURE

  • 2. 
    THE MOST COMMON TYPE OF MEDICAL TORT LIABILITY IS?
    • A. 

      NEGLIGENCE

    • B. 

      BREACH OF CONTRACT

    • C. 

      BREACH OF CONFIDENCE

    • D. 

      FRAUD AND DECEIT

  • 3. 
    A PERSON BEING SUED IS CALLED THE?
    • A. 

      PLAINTIFF

    • B. 

      TORT

    • C. 

      DEFENDANT

    • D. 

      CRIMINAL LAW

  • 4. 
    THE WITHDRAWAL OF A PHYSICIAN FROM THE CARE OF A PATIENT WITHOUT REASONABLE NOTICE OF SUCH DISCHARGE FROM THE CASE BY THE PATIENT IS?
    • A. 

      CONTRACT

    • B. 

      REASONABLE CARE

    • C. 

      NEGLIGENCE

    • D. 

      ABANDONMENT

  • 5. 
    AN UNLAWFUL THREAT OR ATTEMPT TO DO BODILY INJURY TO ANTOHER IS?
    • A. 

      LITIGATION

    • B. 

      ASSAULT

    • C. 

      CRIME

    • D. 

      LIBEL

  • 6. 
    THE HEALTH WORKER IS PROTECTED BY LAW IF IT CAN BE DETERMINED THAT HE OR SHE ACTED REASONABLE AS COMPARED WITH FELLOW WORKERS. THIS IS CALLED?
    • A. 

      RESPONDEAT SUPERIOR

    • B. 

      REASONABLE CARE

    • C. 

      DUTY OF CARE

    • D. 

      STATUTE

  • 7. 
    NEGLIGENCE BY A PROFESSIONAL PERSON IS CALLED?
    • A. 

      INVASION OF PRIVACY

    • B. 

      SLANDER

    • C. 

      MALPRACTICE

    • D. 

      TORT

  • 8. 
    AN ACT THAT VIOLATES CRIMINAL LAW IS CALLED?
    • A. 

      DEFAMATION

    • B. 

      CRIME

    • C. 

      LIBEL

    • D. 

      SLANDER

  • 9. 
    THE BREAKING OF A LAW, PROMISE, OR DUTY IS CALLED?
    • A. 

      STATUTE

    • B. 

      BREACH

    • C. 

      CONSENT

    • D. 

      INCOMPETENT

  • 10. 
    THE ABILITY TO SEE THINGS FROM ANOTHER PERSON'S POINT OF VIEW IS?
    • A. 

      CONSENT

    • B. 

      RESPONDEAT SUPERIOR

    • C. 

      EMPATHY

    • D. 

      ETHICS

  • 11. 
    THE TIME ESTABLISHED FOR FILING LAW SUITS IS?
    • A. 

      CIVIL LAW

    • B. 

      STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS

    • C. 

      CONTRACT

    • D. 

      NO CORRECT ANSWER

  • 12. 
    A WRIT THAT COMMANDS A WITNESS TO APPEAR AT A TRIAL OR OTHER PROCEEDING AND TO GIVE TESTIMONY IS A(N)?
    • A. 

      HABEAS CORPUS

    • B. 

      TORT OF APPEARANCE

    • C. 

      SUBPOENA

    • D. 

      TORT ET A TRAVERS

  • 13. 
    A WRONG COMMITTED AGAINST ANOTHER PERSON OR THE PERSON'S PROPERTY IS A?
    • A. 

      DEFAMATION

    • B. 

      LIBEL

    • C. 

      TORT

    • D. 

      PLAINTIFF

  • 14. 
    HOLDING OR DETAINING A PERSON AGAINST HIS WILL IS?
    • A. 

      FALSE IMPRISONMENT

    • B. 

      CRIME

    • C. 

      INCOMPETENT

    • D. 

      DUTY OF CARE

  • 15. 
    A VIOLATION OF A PERSON'S RIGHT NOT TO HAVE HIS OR HER NAME, PHOTOGRAPH, OR PRIVATE AFFAIRS EXPOSED OF MADE PUBLIC WITHOUT GIVING CONSENT IS?
    • A. 

      FALSE IMPRISONMENT

    • B. 

      MALPRACTICE

    • C. 

      INVASION OF PRIVACY

    • D. 

      STATUTE

  • 16. 
    A MAJOR CRIME FOR WHICH GREATER PUNISHMENT IS IMPOSED OTHER THAN A MISDEMEANOR IS?
    • A. 

      LICENSURE

    • B. 

      CIVIL LAW

    • C. 

      TORT

    • D. 

      FELONY

  • 17. 
    ONE WHO INSTITUTES A LAWSUIT IS?
    • A. 

      DEFENDANT

    • B. 

      PLAINTIFF

    • C. 

      LITIGATION

    • D. 

      RESPONDEAT SUPERIOR

  • 18. 
    A LEGAL STATEMENT OF HOW AN INDIVIDUAL'S PROPERTY IS TO BE DISTRIBUTED AFTER DEATH IS?
    • A. 

      CONTRACT

    • B. 

      TORT

    • C. 

      WILL

    • D. 

      JUDGEMENT

  • 19. 
    INFORMATION GIVEN BY A PATIENT TO MEDICAL PERSONNEL WHICH CANNOT BE DISCLOSED WITHOUT CONSENT OF THE PERSON WHO GAVE IT IS?
    • A. 

      DUTY OF CARE

    • B. 

      RESPONDEAT SUPERIOR

    • C. 

      JUDGEMENT

    • D. 

      PRIVILEGED COMMUNICATION

  • 20. 
    A RULE OF CONDUCT MADE BY A GOVERNMENT BODY IS?
    • A. 

      TORT

    • B. 

      LAW

    • C. 

      WILL

    • D. 

      CONTRACT

  • 21. 
    FAILURE TO DO SOMETHING THAT A REASONABLE PERSON WOULD DO UNDER ORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCES THAT ENDS UP CAUSING HARM TO ANOTHER PERSON OR A PERSON'S PROPERTY IS?
    • A. 

      MALPRACTICE

    • B. 

      NEGLIGENCE

    • C. 

      SLANDER

    • D. 

      DEFAMATION

  • 22. 
    PERMISSION GRANTED BY A PERSON VOLUNTARILY AND IN HIS RIGHT MIND IS?
    • A. 

      CONSENT

    • B. 

      LITIGATION

    • C. 

      BREACH

    • D. 

      DUTY OF CARE

  • 23. 
    INJURING THE NAME & REPUTATION OF ANOTHER PERSON BY MAKING FALSE STATEMENTS TO A THIRD PERSON IS?
    • A. 

      EMPATHY

    • B. 

      NEGLIGENCE

    • C. 

      DEFAMATION

    • D. 

      ETHICS

  • 24. 
    AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN TWO OR MORE PARTIES FOR THE DOING OR NOT DOING OF SOME DEFINITE THING IS?
    • A. 

      CONTRACT

    • B. 

      LITIGATION

    • C. 

      STATUTE

    • D. 

      FELONY

  • 25. 
    LACK OF PHYSICAL OR MENTAL FITNESS IS KNOW AS?
    • A. 

      BREACH OF DUTY

    • B. 

      ABANDONMENT

    • C. 

      COMPETENCE

    • D. 

      INCOMPETENCE