Phlebotomy Final Exam Quiz

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Do you want to pursue your career in the field of Phlebotomy? If you are preparing for Phlebotomy exams, take this quiz to test your knowledge about the subject. It is basically the art of taking out blood from the veins. So, it is a very crucial thing that must be done accurately. If you have practiced enough that you can ace an exam, take this quiz. You can get a perfect score if you know everything about Phlebotomy. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The most critical step in phlebotomy is:
    • A. 

      Cleansing the site

    • B. 

      Patient identification

    • C. 

      Proper needle length

    • D. 

      Using the correct tube

  • 2. 
    A conscious hospital patient does not have an armband. The name and number on the door agree with the requisition. What should the phlebotomist do?
    • A. 

      Ask the patient for verbal verification of his name.

    • B. 

      Do not draw the patient until an armband has been applied.

    • C. 

      Draw the patient and take the specimen to the lab

    • D. 

      Draw the patient and then ask the nurse to identify the patient

  • 3. 
    The needle should be inserted into the arm with the bevel facing.
    • A. 

      Down

    • B. 

      Make no difference

    • C. 

      To either side

    • D. 

      Up

  • 4. 
    The antiseptic of choice for routine phlebotomy is:
    • A. 

      Tincture of iodine

    • B. 

      70% isopropyl alcohol

    • C. 

      70% methyl alcohol

    • D. 

      Povidone iodine

  • 5. 
    The number one vein of choice for venipuncture in the antecubital fossa is:
    • A. 

      Basilic

    • B. 

      Cephalic

    • C. 

      Median cubital

    • D. 

      Brachial

  • 6. 
    Which blood vessels carry blood that is high in oxygen?
    • A. 

      Veins

    • B. 

      Arteries

    • C. 

      Venules

    • D. 

      Vena Cava

  • 7. 
    Which of the following techniques should be followed in performing all skin punctures?
    • A. 

      Wipe the site with alcohol to increase the flow of blood

    • B. 

      Apply a constant, repetitive pressure to increase blood flow

    • C. 

      Use povidone iodine to cleanse the skin surface.

    • D. 

      Wipe away the first drop of blood

  • 8. 
    Fibrinogen is found in:
    • A. 

      Serum

    • B. 

      Plasma

    • C. 

      Both serum and plasma

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Another term used to describe a red blood cell is:
    • A. 

      Leukocyte

    • B. 

      Thrombocyte

    • C. 

      Erythrocyte

    • D. 

      Lymphocyte

  • 10. 
    The name given to an infection that a patient acquires after admission to a health care facility is:
    • A. 

      Communicable

    • B. 

      Reportable

    • C. 

      Nosocomial

    • D. 

      Antibiotic-Resistant

  • 11. 
    When performing bleeding time, the blood pressure cuff should be inflated to:
    • A. 

      40mm Hg

    • B. 

      20mm Hg

    • C. 

      80mm Hg

    • D. 

      60mm Hg

  • 12. 
    The smallest blood vessel in the body where gas exchange takes place is a (an)
    • A. 

      Capillary

    • B. 

      Venule

    • C. 

      Arteriole

    • D. 

      Vein

  • 13. 
    What is the life span of a mature RBC?
    • A. 

      120 days

    • B. 

      100 days

    • C. 

      10 days

    • D. 

      15-20 days

  • 14. 
    The process by which the body maintains a state of equilibrium is:
    • A. 

      Homeostasis

    • B. 

      Anabolism

    • C. 

      Hemostasis

    • D. 

      Metabolism

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is an accessory organ of the digestive system?
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Lung

    • C. 

      Liver

    • D. 

      Ovary

  • 16. 
    The mitral valve in the heart is also called the:
    • A. 

      Pulmonary valve

    • B. 

      Bicuspid valve

    • C. 

      Aortic valve

    • D. 

      Tricuspid valve

  • 17. 
    In which organ is insulin produced?
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Pancreas

    • C. 

      Gall bladder

    • D. 

      Kidney

  • 18. 
    Which tube would be used for an electrolyte panel?
    • A. 

      Lavender

    • B. 

      Light blue

    • C. 

      SST

    • D. 

      Green

  • 19. 
    The normal composition of blood is approximate:
    • A. 

      10% plasma, 90% formed elements

    • B. 

      55% plasma, 45% formed elements

    • C. 

      90% plasma, 10% formed elements

    • D. 

      45% plasma, 55% formed elements

  • 20. 
    Name the three parts of the circulatory system.
  • 21. 
    Name six elements of the chain of infection.
  • 22. 
    Name the two therapeutic types of phlebotomy.
  • 23. 
    Name the two divisions of the laboratory.
  • 24. 
    After drawing a blood specimen, it is acceptable to pour part of the sample into another tube only if they are the same colored tubes ( ex: lavender tube into another lavender tube).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Another name for blood bank is Hematology.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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