Quiz: Phlebotomy Practice Exam Trivia!

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Quiz: phlebotomy practice exam trivia! Phlebotomy is the practice of using venipuncture to draw blood from an individual. A phlebotomist is expected to know where and how to draw blood and make the patient feel at ease. Did you know that leeches were used to draw blood in the 1800`s? This quiz is designed to test out what you know about phlebotomy and how to do it correctly.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The process by which blood vessels are repaired after injury is called
    • A. 

      Coagulation

    • B. 

      Fibrinolysis

    • C. 

      Hemostasis

  • 2. 
    A type of needle used to collect blood from small or difficult vein is called
  • 3. 
    The stages of hemostasis are vascular phase, platelet phase, coagulation phase, and fibrinolysis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A substance used to kill bacteria on surfaces and instruments is known as a  
  • 5. 
    Which is the most critical error a phlebotomist can make?
    • A. 

      Collecting a timed specimen late

    • B. 

      Failing to collect a specimen

    • C. 

      Misidentifying a patient specimen

  • 6. 
    The process of collecting blood from a vein is known as
    • A. 

      Protocol

    • B. 

      Stat

    • C. 

      Venipuncture

    • D. 

      Latrogenic

  • 7. 
    Which body plane divides the body into equal portions?
    • A. 

      Transverse

    • B. 

      Sagittal

    • C. 

      Frontal

    • D. 

      Midsaggital

  • 8. 
    Which of the following structures in the skin give rise to fingerprints?
    • A. 

      Papillae

    • B. 

      Sebaceous glands

    • C. 

      Hair follicles

    • D. 

      Arrector pili

  • 9. 
    Of the following laboratory personnel, which one is referred to as a medical laboratory scientist.
    • A. 

      Clinical laboratory technician

    • B. 

      Registered phlebotomist

    • C. 

      Medical technologist

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is an example of negative kinesics?
    • A. 

      Eye contact

    • B. 

      Smiling

    • C. 

      Frowning

  • 11. 
    The term used when blood is withdrawn to dangerous or deadly limits is
  • 12. 
    The federal law that defines the responsibilities of medical laboratory personnel is the
  • 13. 
    Patients who can get to the lab or doctor's office on their own are called
  • 14. 
    The study of a persons concept and use of space is known as
  • 15. 
    Drawing a person's blood without permission can result in a charge of
    • A. 

      Assault and battery

    • B. 

      Invasion of privacy

    • C. 

      Breach of confidentiality

    • D. 

      Respondeat superior

  • 16. 
    Which action will compromise the quality of a specimen?
    • A. 

      Drawing electrolytes in an amber tube

    • B. 

      Partially filling a liquid edta tube

    • C. 

      Placing a cold agglutinin in a heat block

  • 17. 
    Malpractice is a claim of
    • A. 

      Invasion of privacy

    • B. 

      Assault and battery

    • C. 

      Improper treatment

  • 18. 
    One of the key players in bringing quality assessment review techniques to healthcare is the
  • 19. 
    A global, nonprofit, standards developing organization with representatives from the profession, industry, and government who use a consensus process to develop voluntary guidelines and standards for all areas of the laboratory is
  • 20. 
    The labeling of a specimen must be exact.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    According to standard first aid procedures, severe external bleeding is best controlled by
    • A. 

      Applying a bandage

    • B. 

      Applying a tourniquet

    • C. 

      Applying direct pressure

  • 22. 
    Vaccination against HBV involves a dose of vaccine, another 1 month later, and a final dose 6 months later.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    What is the proper order for putting on protective clothing?
    • A. 

      Gloves first, then gown, mask last

    • B. 

      Gown first,then mask, gloves last

    • C. 

      Mask first, then gown, gloves last

  • 24. 
    The purple top tube goes to hematology.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Knowing the order of draw is not important as long as you know how to draw blood.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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