NCCT Medical Assistant Practice Exam: Quiz

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NCCT Medical Assistant Practice Exam: Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The presumption or interference of negligence when an accident is otherwise unable to be explained in terms of ordinary and known experience is called_________
    • A. 

      Res judicata

    • B. 

      Res ispa loquitur

    • C. 

      Locum tenems

    • D. 

      Res gestae

  • 2. 
    A newsletter that weighs less than one pound would be considered _________ class mail.
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Third

    • D. 

      Fourth

  • 3. 
    Business or handwritten mail that weighs less than 11 ounces is known as ______ class mail.
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Third

    • D. 

      Fourth

  • 4. 
    Parcel post or ______ class mail is used for bound printed matter, film, & sound recordings.
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Third

    • D. 

      Fourth

  • 5. 
    A letter should be folded in _______ using a #10 envelope.
    • A. 

      Half horizontally

    • B. 

      Half vertically

    • C. 

      Thirds face-up

    • D. 

      Fourths face-down

  • 6. 
    An amount the insured must pay before policy benefits begin is called __________.
    • A. 

      Indemnity

    • B. 

      Extended benefits

    • C. 

      Deductible

    • D. 

      Catastrophic

  • 7. 
    A sum of money provided in an insurance policy, payable for covered services is called _______.
    • A. 

      Deductible

    • B. 

      Benefits

    • C. 

      Dues payable

    • D. 

      Premium

  • 8. 
    The major vein that drains the upper arm is called the _______.
    • A. 

      Jugular

    • B. 

      Brachial

    • C. 

      Cephalic

    • D. 

      Femoral

  • 9. 
    Accumulation of air in the pleural cavity after the lungs collapse is known as _______
    • A. 

      Pneumonia

    • B. 

      Pneumothorax

    • C. 

      Asthma

    • D. 

      Pleural effusion

  • 10. 
    The second part of the intestine is called the _______
    • A. 

      Decalvant

    • B. 

      Sigmoid

    • C. 

      Duodenum

    • D. 

      Jejunum

  • 11. 
    A weakness in the walls of muscle that allows underlying tissue to push through it is called ________
    • A. 

      An ulcer

    • B. 

      A hernia

    • C. 

      A hemorrhoid

    • D. 

      Diarrhea

  • 12. 
    Any individual, living or dead, whose blood, or other potentially infectious materials may be a source of occupational exposure to the employee is called a(n) _________
    • A. 

      Hazardous individual

    • B. 

      Source individual

    • C. 

      Infected specimen

    • D. 

      Quarantined source

  • 13. 
    A specific eye, mouth, other mucous membranes, non-intact skin, or parenteral contact with blood, or other potentially infectious materials that results from the performance of an employees duties are called ____
    • A. 

      Unfortunate incident

    • B. 

      Hazardous exposure

    • C. 

      Occupational hazard

    • D. 

      Exposure incident

  • 14. 
    When the patient is breathing with only the upper part of the lungs this is referred to as ________.
    • A. 

      Shallow respiration

    • B. 

      Cheyne-Stokes respiration

    • C. 

      Stertorous respiration

    • D. 

      Abdominal respiration

  • 15. 
    The tube used to collect a blood sample for a Complete Blood Count (CBC) is _________.
    • A. 

      Red top, no additive

    • B. 

      Blue top, sodium citrate additive

    • C. 

      Lavender top, EDTA additive

    • D. 

      Green top, lithium heparin additive