NCCT Practice Trivia Quiz

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NCCT Quizzes & Trivia

The NCCT Practice quiz below comprises of different general knowledge questions, which are meant to help medical officers become better and help them prepare for the actual exams. All the best as you attempt the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Lack of physical or mental fitness is known as?
    • A. 

      Breach of Duty

    • B. 

      Competence

    • C. 

      Incompetence

  • 2. 
    Violation or omission of a legal or moral duty is called?
    • A. 

      Negligence

    • B. 

      Breach of Duty

    • C. 

      Defamation

  • 3. 
    Latin for "he who acts through another acts for himself" is called?
    • A. 

      Res gestae

    • B. 

      Qui facit per alium facit per se

    • C. 

      Locum tenems

  • 4. 
    Benefits that are made in the form of cash payments are known as?
    • A. 

      Indemnities

    • B. 

      Deductibles

    • C. 

      Medical co-pays

  • 5. 
    Insurance that is meant to offset medical expenses resulting from a catastrophic illness is called?
    • A. 

      Whole life policy

    • B. 

      Comprehensive

    • C. 

      Major medical

  • 6. 
    FICA provides benefits for?
    • A. 

      Medicare

    • B. 

      Social Security

    • C. 

      Aid to dependent children

  • 7. 
    In insurance coding using an "E" code designates?
    • A. 

      A factor that contributes to a condition or disease

    • B. 

      Classification of environmental events, such as poisoning

    • C. 

      The primary diagnosis

  • 8. 
    The abbreviation for dressing is?
    • A. 

      Ds

    • B. 

      DSS

    • C. 

      Dsg

  • 9. 
    The medical term for straightening of a body part is?
    • A. 

      Flexion

    • B. 

      Dorsiflexion

    • C. 

      Extension

  • 10. 
    The medical term for a decrease in size or a wasting is?
    • A. 

      Atrophy

    • B. 

      Pronation

    • C. 

      Abduction

  • 11. 
    The abbreviation for electroencephalogram is?
    • A. 

      EKG

    • B. 

      ECG

    • C. 

      EEG

  • 12. 
    The opposite of deep is?
    • A. 

      Low

    • B. 

      Proximal

    • C. 

      Superficial

  • 13. 
    A drug that causes dilation of blood vessels is called a?
    • A. 

      Vasoconstrictor

    • B. 

      Vasodilator

    • C. 

      Sedative

  • 14. 
    Schedule I drugs include?
    • A. 

      Miscellaneous mixtures containing limited amounts of narcotic drugs

    • B. 

      Minor tranquilizers and hypnotics that have a lesser potential for abuse

    • C. 

      Substances that have no accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse

  • 15. 
    Schedule IV drugs include?
    • A. 

      Minor tranquilizers and hypnotics that have a lesser potential for abuse

    • B. 

      Includes various narcotics such as Opium

    • C. 

      No correct answer

  • 16. 
    The Sebaceous Glands, Skin, Hair, and Nails make up the _________ system?
    • A. 

      Sensory

    • B. 

      Integumentary

    • C. 

      Nervous

  • 17. 
    The Brain, Nerves, and Spinal Cord are in the ___________ system?
    • A. 

      Skeletal

    • B. 

      Nervous

    • C. 

      Sensory

  • 18. 
    The Humerus is located in the?
    • A. 

      Leg

    • B. 

      Back

    • C. 

      Arm

  • 19. 
    The Ulna is located in the?
    • A. 

      Arm

    • B. 

      Leg

    • C. 

      Foot

  • 20. 
    The Radius is located in the?
    • A. 

      Leg

    • B. 

      Foot

    • C. 

      Arm

  • 21. 
    The Sphenoid bone is located in the?
    • A. 

      Foot

    • B. 

      Chest

    • C. 

      Head

  • 22. 
    Bones are?
    • A. 

      Meant to be pliable and bend easily

    • B. 

      Built to provide support & structure

    • C. 

      Solid, sturdy calcium structures

  • 23. 
    The major artery that supplies the abdomen is called the ________ artery?
    • A. 

      Iliac

    • B. 

      Celiac

    • C. 

      Carotid

  • 24. 
    One of the vital functions of long bones is the formation of?
    • A. 

      White Blood Cells

    • B. 

      Red Blood Cells

    • C. 

      Calcium

  • 25. 
    The right ventricle pumps the used blood to the lungs by of the ________ artery?
    • A. 

      Atria

    • B. 

      Pulmonary

    • C. 

      Vena Cava

  • 26. 
    It is recommended that protective masks and eye wear, or face shields, be worn by laboratory technicians, or housekeeping personnel?
    • A. 

      At all times in the laboratory

    • B. 

      When cleaning up blood or body fluids

    • C. 

      When routinely cleaning equipment

  • 27. 
    The first line of defense in preventing disease is?
    • A. 

      Wearing gloves

    • B. 

      The medical hand wash

    • C. 

      Wearing a mask

  • 28. 
    The process of killing all microorganisms in a certain area is called?
    • A. 

      Disinfection

    • B. 

      Washing

    • C. 

      Sterilization

  • 29. 
    Which of the following locations is usually used for taking a pulse?
    • A. 

      Apical Pulse

    • B. 

      Brachial Pulse

    • C. 

      Apical-Radial Pulse

  • 30. 
    The raidal pulse is located in the?
    • A. 

      Chest

    • B. 

      Neck

    • C. 

      Wrist

  • 31. 
    Which degree of burn is the most serious?
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Third

  • 32. 
    Lying flat on one's back with arms at one's side is the __________ position?
    • A. 

      Prone

    • B. 

      Dorsal

    • C. 

      Supine

  • 33. 
    When cleansing the venipuncture site, it is good practice to:
    • A. 

      Wipe the site back and forth quickly with an alcohol prep

    • B. 

      Cleanse the site from the inside out and allow it to air dry

    • C. 

      Blow on the alcohol to dry it so it doesn't burn

  • 34. 
    To determine the size of the needle remember that the higher the gauge number the ___________ needle.
    • A. 

      Longer

    • B. 

      Shorter

    • C. 

      Smaller

  • 35. 
    Which needle gauges are most commonly used for venipuncture?
    • A. 

      24-25

    • B. 

      19-20

    • C. 

      21-22

  • 36. 
    To cleanse the typical venipuncture site, begin at the intended site of the draw and ____________?
    • A. 

      Wipe carefully back and forth

    • B. 

      Cleanse vigorously for 30 seconds

    • C. 

      Work in a circle to the periphery

  • 37. 
    When using an evacuated tube for collection of electrolytes use a ___________?
    • A. 

      Blue-Top Tube

    • B. 

      Lavender-Top Tube

    • C. 

      Red-Top Tube

  • 38. 
    When collecting blood for a hematocrit test use a __________?
    • A. 

      Lavender-Top Evacuated Tube

    • B. 

      Red-Top Evacuated Tube

    • C. 

      Yellow-Top Evacuated Tube

  • 39. 
    What type of blood sample will be needed to perform a hemoglobin test?
    • A. 

      Serum Only

    • B. 

      White Blood Cells

    • C. 

      EDTA added

  • 40. 
    The large squares on the ECG paper are equal to________?
    • A. 

      0.10 Seconds

    • B. 

      0.04 Seconds

    • C. 

      0.20 Seconds

  • 41. 
    A downward or negative wave of an electrocardiogram following the P wave is the _________?
    • A. 

      R Wave

    • B. 

      Q Wave

    • C. 

      S Wave

  • 42. 
    The ________ wave represents atrial depolarization.
    • A. 

      P

    • B. 

      S

    • C. 

      R

  • 43. 
    A QRS measurement of less than ______ seconds indicates a supraventricular pacemaker.
    • A. 

      0.16

    • B. 

      0.14

    • C. 

      0.12

  • 44. 
    The absence of one or more complete cardiac cycles where the rhythm is interrupted is referred to as _______?
    • A. 

      Sinus Arrest

    • B. 

      Atrial Flutter

    • C. 

      Ventricular Arrhythmia

  • 45. 
    A 24-hour urine specimen should be?
    • A. 

      Kept at room temperature

    • B. 

      Kept at body temperature

    • C. 

      Chilled/Refrigerated

  • 46. 
    To obtain a specimen for a throat culture the ___________ must be swabbed.
    • A. 

      Nasopharynx and Tonsillar Area

    • B. 

      Back of the tongue and epiglottis

    • C. 

      Under the tongue and along the gum line

  • 47. 
    Blood from all individuals should be considered _____________?
    • A. 

      Decontaminated

    • B. 

      Infective or Infectious

    • C. 

      Chemically Hazardous

  • 48. 
    The medical term for paralysis from the waist down is?
    • A. 

      Quadriplegia

    • B. 

      Paraplegia

    • C. 

      No correct answer

  • 49. 
    The medical term for paralysis from the neck down is?
    • A. 

      Quadriplegia

    • B. 

      Paraplegia

    • C. 

      Hemiplegia

  • 50. 
    The term "Universal Precautions" is an __________?
    • A. 

      Organization to promote infection control

    • B. 

      Overall approach to infection control

    • C. 

      Organizational approach to following EPA guidelines

  • 51. 
    A stethoscope is used to listen to body sounds by?
    • A. 

      Percussion

    • B. 

      Auscultation

    • C. 

      Audiometry