Phlebotomy State Exam Practice Quiz!

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Phlebotomy State Exam Practice Quiz!

Most people are terrified of needles to the point others develop needle phobias. A Phlebotomist is expected to be able to make correct incisions on a patient at all times without fail. How ready are you for the exams to be one? Try out this quiz and find out. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is another work for Systolic and Diastolic?
    • A. 

      Contraction, Relaxation

    • B. 

      Contraction, Restless

    • C. 

      Relaxation, Contraction

    • D. 

      Relaxation, Corrupt

  • 2. 
    What is Hematology?
    • A. 

      Study of urine

    • B. 

      Study of diseases

    • C. 

      Study of organs

    • D. 

      Study of blood

  • 3. 
    What are Meninges?
    • A. 

      The protective wall that covers the heart.

    • B. 

      Protective membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord.

    • C. 

      Protective walls that cover the skin.

    • D. 

      Protective layers that protect veins, capillaries, and arteries.

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Objects that can harbor infectious agents and transmit infections. (e.g., door knobs, glasses, sinks, phlebotomy supplies)

    • B. 

      Blood that can harbor infectious diseases and transmit infections. (e.g., blood, bodily fluids)

    • C. 

      Diseases that can cause infection and transmit the infection (e.g., HBV, HIV, AIDS)

    • D. 

      Skin contact that can cause infection and transmit the infection (e.g., contact with skin, touching, oral)

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Source, mode of tranmission, susceptible host.

    • B. 

      Mode of transmission, Susceptible host, source.

    • C. 

      Source, susceptible host, mode of transmission.

    • D. 

      Susceptible host, source, mode of transmission.

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Infections acquired after admission into a health facility. Most common infection is Urinary tract infection.

    • B. 

      Infections acquired after treatment from an infection. Most common infection is flu.

    • C. 

      Infections acquired before treatment from an infection. Most common infection is HBV.

    • D. 

      Infection acquired before admission into a health facility. Most common infection is HIV.

  • 7. 
    What are the vectors?
    • A. 

      Termites, and bacteria.

    • B. 

      Bugs, and rodents.

    • C. 

      Fevers of unknown origin (FOU).

    • D. 

      Infectious diseases, and viruses.

  • 8. 
    Human skin is always covered with?
    • A. 

      Dead cells

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Algae

    • D. 

      Hair

  • 9. 
    Blood is the most common source of the spread of...
    • A. 

      Anthrax, Bacterial Vaginosis, Bird Flu (Avian Flu, Avian Influenza).

    • B. 

      AIDS, Syphilis, and Gonorrhea.

    • C. 

      HBV, HCB, and HIV.

    • D. 

      Chronic Bronchitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), and Common Cold.

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      The process by which an area or object becomes unclean or dirty.

    • B. 

      The process by which a person skin becomes unclean or dirty.

    • C. 

      When a patient becomes unclean or dirty.

    • D. 

      The process by which a healthcare worker becomes unclean or dirty.

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Chemicals used to clean human skin by inhibiting the growth of microorganisms (e.g., 70% isopropyl alcohol, iodine, chlorhexidine, chlorine, hexachlorophene, chloroxylenol, quaternary ammonium compounds, and triclosan)

    • B. 

      Chemicals used only on infants to decontaminate areas of the skin (e.g., water)

    • C. 

      Chemicals used to make the skin dry and make venipunctures more safe (e.g., hand sanitizer)

    • D. 

      Chemicals used to make the vein easier to palpate and select (e.g., heel warmer)

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Chemical compounds used on human skin to remove or kill pathogenic microorganisms; typically used on patients before venipuncture.

    • B. 

      Chemical compounds used on infants to remove or kill pathogenic mircroorganisms; typically infants and todlers.

    • C. 

      Chemical compounds used to remove or kill pathogenic microorganisms; typically used in medical instruments or countertops.

    • D. 

      Chemical compounds used to romove or kill radioactive waste; typically used on radioactive sites.

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      5-10 minutes

    • B. 

      1-2 minutes

    • C. 

      3-5 minutes

    • D. 

      60 seconds

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      To treat all specimens and patients as if they are hazerdous and infectious, also known to be infectious for HIV, HBV, HCV, or other bloodborne pathogens.

    • B. 

      To treat all phlebotomist as if they were hazardous and infectious to patients.

    • C. 

      To treat all specimens and patients as if they were exposed to radioactive waste or material, also known to be exposed for fevers of unknown origins.

    • D. 

      To treat all healthcare facilities as if they were hazardous and infectious.

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Transverse (horizontal) plane.

    • B. 

      Sagital (median) plane.

    • C. 

      Coronal (frontal) plane.

    • D. 

      Posterior (Vertical) plane.

  • 16. 
    What plane is this?
    • A. 

      Coronal (frontal) plane.

    • B. 

      Posterior (Vertical) plane.

    • C. 

      Sagital (median) plane.

    • D. 

      Transverse (horizontal) plane.

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Sagital (median) plane.

    • B. 

      Coronal (frontal) plane.

    • C. 

      Posterior (Vertical) plane.

    • D. 

      Transverse (horizontal) plane.