Pct Final Test

27 Questions
PCT Test Quizzes & Trivia
Sample Question

A tube with a green stopper normally cotains?

EDTA

Heparin

Sodium citrate

Thrombin

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  • 1. 
  • 2. 
    Fluid found around the heart is called___________.
  • 3. 
    • A. 

      EDTA

    • B. 

      Heparin

    • C. 

      Sodium citrate

    • D. 

      Thrombin

  • 4. 
    The study of a person's concept and use of space is known as __________.
  • 5. 
    Three of the following are basic structural components found inside the cell?
    • A. 

      Centrioles

    • B. 

      Gametes

    • C. 

      Golgi apparatus

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 6. 
    The government amendment that defines the responsibilities of medical laboratory personnel is the _______ law?
  • 7. 
    AV dissociation occurs most often with:
    • A. 

      First-degree AV block

    • B. 

      Wenckebach block

    • C. 

      Mobitz type II block

    • D. 

      Third-degree AV block

    • E. 

      Left anterior hemiblock

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is the most common arterial puncture complication even when proper technique is used?
    • A. 

      Arteriospasm

    • B. 

      Hematoma

    • C. 

      Infection

    • D. 

      Thrombus formation

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Defined as the steps necessary to deliver a product or service

    • B. 

      Made up of preanalytical, analytical, and postanalytical process

    • C. 

      Monitored throughout the process by quality indicators

    • D. 

      Overseen by the hospital administrator through periodic reports

  • 10. 
    The waves that can be seen on the EKG reflect?
    • A. 

      Depolarization

    • B. 

      Repolarization

    • C. 

      Both depolarization and repolarization

    • D. 

      Neither depolarization and repolarization

  • 11. 
    Another name for blood bank is?
    • A. 

      Immunohematology

    • B. 

      Immunology

    • C. 

      Microbiology

    • D. 

      Serology

  • 12. 
    The artery of choice for ABG collection is?
    • A. 

      Brachial

    • B. 

      Femoral

    • C. 

      Radial

    • D. 

      Ulnar

  • 13. 
    Functions of a CPU include all the following except?
    • A. 

      Displaying the processed information on a screen

    • B. 

      Instructing the computer to carry out user-requested operations

    • C. 

      Managing processing and completion of user-required tasks

    • D. 

      Performing logical comparisons of data

  • 14. 
    A white blood cell that stains bright orange is called? _____________
  • 15. 
    Citrate prevents clotting by inhibiting thrombin
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Which of the following conditions would cause a specimen to be rejected for testing?
    • A. 

      Icteric bilirubin specimen

    • B. 

      Partially filling red top tube

    • C. 

      Potassium specimen on ice

    • D. 

      All are correct

  • 17. 
    The third choice (last) vein for veinpuncture is the ______ vein
  • 18. 
    Of the following laboratory personal, which one is referred to as a clinical laboratory scientist?
    • A. 

      Clinical laboratory technician

    • B. 

      Medical technologist

    • C. 

      MLT

    • D. 

      Phlebotomist

  • 19. 
    What word means "condition of clotting"?
    • A. 

      Hemostasis

    • B. 

      Leukopenia

    • C. 

      Thrombosis

    • D. 

      Vasoconstriction

  • 20. 
    The handling of a specimen before it is actually tested is known as a _________ phase.
  • 21. 
    What color top tube is a ESR drawn in?
    • A. 

      Lavendar

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Light blue

    • D. 

      Navy blue

  • 22. 
    The peripheral nervous system is composed of the brain and spinal cord.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The avascular layer of the skin is the?
    • A. 

      Dermis

    • B. 

      Epidermis

    • C. 

      Subcutaneous

    • D. 

      None are correct

  • 24. 
    STAT electrolytes are run off of what?
    • A. 

      Whole blood

    • B. 

      Plasma

    • C. 

      Serum

    • D. 

      WBC

  • 25. 
    Which test must be performed on whole blood?
    • A. 

      BUN

    • B. 

      CBC

    • C. 

      CPK

    • D. 

      Protime

  • 26. 
    Heparin prevents blood from clotting by?
    • A. 

      Activating calcium

    • B. 

      Binding calcium

    • C. 

      Inhibiting thrombin

    • D. 

      It does not prevent clotting

  • 27. 
    Three of the following conditions would cause a specimen to be rejected for analysis, Which one would not?
    • A. 

      A bilirubin specimen is icteric

    • B. 

      A CBC specimen has clots

    • C. 

      A fasting glucose specimen is lipemic

    • D. 

      An electrolyte specimen is hemolyzed