NCCT Phlebotomy Certification Examination

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 3448

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Phlebotomy Quizzes & Trivia

When it comes to Phlebotomy the worst thing that can happen is a medical practitioner puncturing the wrong vessel and to prevent such accidents phlebotomists undergo extensive courses to be good at their skills. Below is a NCCT Phlebotomy certification examination designed to help you know what to expect in the finals. Give it a shot and be better prepared.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The forearm bein most commonly used for venipuncture is the ________.
    • A. 

      Median cubital

    • B. 

      Basilic

    • C. 

      Cephalic

    • D. 

      Radial

  • 2. 
    The smallest veins in the human body are known as ________.
    • A. 

      Villi

    • B. 

      Bronchioles

    • C. 

      Venules

    • D. 

      Lymph glands

  • 3. 
    The aorta branches into smaller divisions called arteries, which in turn branch into even smaller divisions called __________.
    • A. 

      Capillaries

    • B. 

      Arterioles

    • C. 

      Venules

    • D. 

      Lymph glands

  • 4. 
    Characteristics of capillaries include _________.
    • A. 

      Having thin-walls

    • B. 

      Forming microscopic pathways

    • C. 

      Connecting aterioles with venules

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Within the capillaries, blood cell functions include ________.
    • A. 

      Releasing oxygen

    • B. 

      Binding carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Eliminating waste

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    The heart, lymphatic organs, and blood vessels are in the ________ system.
    • A. 

      Respiratory

    • B. 

      Cardiovascular

    • C. 

      Digestive

    • D. 

      Urinary

  • 7. 
    The suffix -URIA at the end of a medical term refers to what body location?
    • A. 

      Blood stream

    • B. 

      Urine

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      Synovial fluid

  • 8. 
    The study of blood is known a ___________.
    • A. 

      Hemotology

    • B. 

      Hematoxylin

    • C. 

      Hemoglobin

    • D. 

      Hemolysis

  • 9. 
    The liver, stomach, mouth, and pancreas are in the  ___________ system.
    • A. 

      Reproductive

    • B. 

      Sensory

    • C. 

      Digestive

    • D. 

      Muscular

  • 10. 
    The most important step to ensure accuracy in sample collection is ____________.
    • A. 

      Recording the time accurately

    • B. 

      By always wearing gloves

    • C. 

      Keeping the patient supine

    • D. 

      Identifying the patient properly