Amt Practice Exam

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Registered Medical Assistant practice exam


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  • 1. 
    A protein in epidermal cells that makes the skin relatively waterproof is
    • A. 

      Elastin

    • B. 

      Keratin

    • C. 

      Melanin

    • D. 

      Collagen

  • 2. 
    A type of bone fracture producing many bone fragments is
    • A. 

      An open fracture

    • B. 

      A compound fracture

    • C. 

      A comminuted fracture

    • D. 

      A greenstick fracture

  • 3. 
    At what point does systolic pressure occur?
    • A. 

      During ventricular relaxation

    • B. 

      During ventricular contraction

    • C. 

      During contraction of the aorta

    • D. 

      During relaxation of the atria

  • 4. 
    The outermost of the the pericardial membranes is the 
    • A. 

      Epicardium

    • B. 

      Fibrous pericardium

    • C. 

      Visceral pericardium

    • D. 

      Parietal pericardium

  • 5. 
    The vitamin produced by the normal flora of the colon in amounts sufficient to meet a person's daily need, is vitamin
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      E

    • C. 

      K

    • D. 

      D

  • 6. 
    Where do peristaltic waves occur?
    • A. 

      Large Intestines

    • B. 

      Esophagus

    • C. 

      Small Intestines

    • D. 

      Liver

  • 7. 
    What is the medical term for "baby teeth"?
    • A. 

      Deciduous

    • B. 

      Small Teeth

    • C. 

      Fake Teeth

    • D. 

      Bicuspid

  • 8. 
    The part of the pharynx that is a passageway for air only is the 
    • A. 

      Nasopharynx

    • B. 

      Oropharynx

    • C. 

      Laryngopharynx

    • D. 

      Larynx

  • 9. 
    Night blindness may be caused by a deficiency of 
    • A. 

      Niacin

    • B. 

      Thiamin

    • C. 

      Vitamin A

    • D. 

      Vitamin D

  • 10. 
    A medical assistant taking a pulse by listening to the heart is taking a 
    • A. 

      Radial pulse

    • B. 

      Pedal pulse

    • C. 

      Carotid pulse

    • D. 

      Apical pulse

  • 11. 
    The right lung is divided into how many sections?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 12. 
    Growth hormone is produced in the
    • A. 

      Thymus

    • B. 

      Thyroid

    • C. 

      Pancreas

    • D. 

      Pituitary

  • 13. 
    The cavity within the kidney that collects urine is the
    • A. 

      Ureter

    • B. 

      Renal pelvis

    • C. 

      Urinary bladder

    • D. 

      Bowman's capsule

  • 14. 
    The most important digestive enzyme in the gastric juice is the 
    • A. 

      Rennin

    • B. 

      Gastrin

    • C. 

      CCK

    • D. 

      Pepsin

  • 15. 
    The internal folds of the stomach are known as
    • A. 

      Villi

    • B. 

      Rugae

    • C. 

      Cilia

    • D. 

      Convolutions

  • 16. 
    The left ventricle of the heart sends blood out through which artery?
    • A. 

      Aorta

    • B. 

      Carotid

    • C. 

      Coronary

    • D. 

      Pulmonary

  • 17. 
    Permanent adult dentition consists of _______ teeth.
    • A. 

      32

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      18

  • 18. 
    The lining of the uterus is called the
    • A. 

      Myometrium

    • B. 

      Endometrium

    • C. 

      Peritoneum

    • D. 

      Mycardium

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is the most common eye condition associated with aging?
    • A. 

      Glaucoma

    • B. 

      Presbyopia

    • C. 

      Conjunctivitis

    • D. 

      Astigmatism

  • 20. 
    The prefix "ad" means
    • A. 

      To move away from

    • B. 

      To add to

    • C. 

      Around

    • D. 

      Removal of

  • 21. 
    Abnormal widening of the atrial wall that is weak and bulges defines the term
    • A. 

      Embolism

    • B. 

      Phlebitis

    • C. 

      Aneurysm

    • D. 

      Arteriosclerosis

  • 22. 
    "Ostomy" is a 
    • A. 

      Root

    • B. 

      Prefix

    • C. 

      Suffix

    • D. 

      Combing form

  • 23. 
    The medical term for indigestion is
    • A. 

      Dyspepsia

    • B. 

      Dyspahagia

    • C. 

      Stomatitis

    • D. 

      Ascites

  • 24. 
    Encephalopathy is defined as
    • A. 

      Swelling of the brain

    • B. 

      Deterioration of the brain

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the brain

    • D. 

      Any dysfunction of the brain

  • 25. 
    A hernia of part of the rectum into the vagina is called
    • A. 

      Rectocele

    • B. 

      Rectolingual

    • C. 

      Rectostenosis

    • D. 

      Rectouretheral

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