Do You Have Basic Idea About Phlebotomy? Trivia Quiz

10 Questions

Settings
Please wait...
Phlebotomy Quizzes & Trivia

Phlebotomy is the process of the removal of blood from the body using a syringe, which is taken for medical testing and diagnosis. Only a professional nurse or trained technician(Phlebotomist) can perform this procedure. This quiz has been created to test your knowledge about Phlebotomy procedures and techniques. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The forearm vein most commonly used for venipuncture is the
    • A. 

      Median cubital

    • B. 

      Basilic

    • C. 

      Cephalic

    • D. 

      Radial

  • 2. 
    The Smallest Veins in the human body are known as
    • A. 

      Villi

    • B. 

      Bronchiole

    • C. 

      Venules

    • D. 

      Lymph glands

  • 3. 
    The aorta Branches into Smaller divisions called arteries, wich in turn branch into even smaller divisions called
    • A. 

      Capillaries

    • B. 

      Arterioles

    • C. 

      Venules

    • D. 

      Lymph glands

  • 4. 
    Characteristics of capillaries include
    • A. 

      Having thin-walls

    • B. 

      Forming microscopic phatways

    • C. 

      Connecting arterioles with venules

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Capillary blood collection would not be appropriate for which patient type?
    • A. 

      Patients who are extremely obese

    • B. 

      Infants

    • C. 

      Patients who are severely dehydrated

    • D. 

      Patients with veins that are difficult to access

  • 6. 
    You are doing a venipuncture on a patient’s arm. Where should you place the tourniquet?
    • A. 

      Place it at the puncture site.

    • B. 

      Place it below the puncture site.

    • C. 

      Place it above the puncture site.

    • D. 

      A tourniquet is not advised for this procedure.

  • 7. 
    What is a normal blood potassium level?
    • A. 

      6.2 mEq/L–7.5 mEq/L

    • B. 

      3.5 mEq/L5.0 mEq/L

    • C. 

      7.5 mEq/L–9 mEq/L

    • D. 

      1.4 mEq/L–3.5 mEq/L

  • 8. 
    A patient reports an iodine allergy. To be safe, which of the following solutions would you avoid when cleansing his skin for a blood draw?
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Hibiclens

    • C. 

      Chloraprep

    • D. 

      Betadine

  • 9. 
    What is the maximum recommended puncture depth when performing a heel stick on an infant?
    • A. 

      0.5 mm

    • B. 

      1 mm

    • C. 

      3 mm

    • D. 

      2 mm

  • 10. 
    Which of the following conditions may complicate tourniquet use?
    • A. 

      Addison’s disease

    • B. 

      Thyroid tumor

    • C. 

      Cushing Sydrome

    • D. 

      Sickle Cell disease