NHA Phlebotomy Practice Test

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NHA Phlebotomy Practice Test - Quiz

Are you ready for this "NHA phlebotomy practice test? " There are different ways in which one can get a diagnosis of what ails them, and the most common way is through Phlebotomy, where blood is drawn and taken to the lab technicians. Are you on your way to getting the NHA certification on this technique? Take up the quiz below and get to know just how much of the classwork you remember.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The endocardium is which layer of the heart. 
    • A. 

      Outer

    • B. 

      Inner

    • C. 

      Middle

  • 2. 
    Which layer of the heart is the epicardium?
    • A. 

      Inner

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      Outer

  • 3. 
    What kind of blood do arteries and arterioles carry? 
    • A. 

      Oxygenated

    • B. 

      Deoxygenated

  • 4. 
    What percentage of formed elements are erythrocytes?
    • A. 

      60%

    • B. 

      55%

    • C. 

      90%

    • D. 

      10%

  • 5. 
    Where do blood cells originate? 
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Bone marrow

    • D. 

      Capillaries

  • 6. 
    What is the normal life span of an RBC? 
    • A. 

      9-12 days

    • B. 

      120 days

    • C. 

      365 days

    • D. 

      45 days

  • 7. 
    What is the function of a leukocyte? 
    • A. 

      Carry oxygen to cells

    • B. 

      Protect from infection

    • C. 

      Ais in clot formation

  • 8. 
     20%-40% of WBC are comprised of _______________.
    • A. 

      Lymphocytes

    • B. 

      Neutrophils

    • C. 

      Basophils

    • D. 

      Eosinophils

  • 9. 
    Which WBC carries histamine? 
    • A. 

      Monocytes

    • B. 

      Basophils

    • C. 

      Eosinophils

    • D. 

      Neutrophils

  • 10. 
    Another name for thrombocytes is______________. 
    • A. 

      White blood cells

    • B. 

      Red blood cells

    • C. 

      Platelets

    • D. 

      Monocytes

  • 11. 
    Hemostasis is defined as _______________. 
    • A. 

      Steady-state

    • B. 

      Stoppage of food

    • C. 

      Basil state

    • D. 

      Stoppage of blood

  • 12. 
    The first phase of hemostasis is _________________. 
    • A. 

      Platelet phase

    • B. 

      Vascular stage

    • C. 

      Fibrinolysis

    • D. 

      Coagulation stage

  • 13. 
     The test used to evaluate intrinsic pathway is called ____________.
    • A. 

      PT

    • B. 

      APTT

    • C. 

      LMN

    • D. 

      PX

  • 14. 
    The break down and removal of a clot in the hemostasis process is ______________. 
    • A. 

      Coagulation

    • B. 

      Fibrinolysis

    • C. 

      Vascular

    • D. 

      Aggregation

  • 15. 
    What is the preferred site for venipuncture? 
    • A. 

      Thrombotic vein

    • B. 

      Antecubital fossa

    • C. 

      Elbow

    • D. 

      Ulnar vein

  • 16. 
    Sclerosed veins feel ______________. 
    • A. 

      Spongy

    • B. 

      Cordlike

    • C. 

      Movable

    • D. 

      Square

  • 17. 
    Crooked or winding veins are also called ___________________. 
    • A. 

      Bad

    • B. 

      Tortuous

    • C. 

      Thrombotic

    • D. 

      Sclerosed

  • 18. 
    What is the preferred antiseptic for venipuncture? 
    • A. 

      Betadine

    • B. 

      Iodine

    • C. 

      Isopropyl alcohol

    • D. 

      Jack Daniels

  • 19. 
    What is the size (in inches) of the needle routinely used for venipuncture? 
    • A. 

      1-1.5

    • B. 

      2-3

    • C. 

      2.5-3

    • D. 

      2-2.58

  • 20. 
    What is another name for winged infusion sets? 
    • A. 

      Caterpillar

    • B. 

      Dragonfly

    • C. 

      Butterfly

    • D. 

      Beetlebug

  • 21. 
    Which is NOT a reason the tourniquet is used. 
    • A. 

      To prevent veinous flow of blood

    • B. 

      To make veins bulge

    • C. 

      To make veins blue

    • D. 

      To aid in vein location

  • 22. 
    A pad used to correct the patient's clothing. 
    • A. 

      Flux

    • B. 

      Chux

    • C. 

      Tourniquet

    • D. 

      Antiseptic

  • 23. 
    The most common complication of phlebotomy. 
    • A. 

      Petechiae

    • B. 

      Phlebitis

    • C. 

      Hemoconcentration

    • D. 

      Hematoma

  • 24. 
    Leaving the tourniquet on too long may cause ________________. 
    • A. 

      Hemolysis

    • B. 

      Hemoconcentration

    • C. 

      Septicemia

    • D. 

      Thromosis

  • 25. 
    Tiny red spots on the skin cause from the rupturing of capillaries are called _____________. 
    • A. 

      Phlebitis

    • B. 

      Trauma

    • C. 

      Petechiae

    • D. 

      Pimples

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