Physician Assistant Practice Test Questions And Answers

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Check out this 'Physician Assistant Practice Test Questions And Answers Quiz' and see whether you're preparing well enough for this PA certification exam or not. Physician assistants (PA) are certified medical providers who support doctors in diagnosing and managing patients. If you also are preparing for the same career domain and want to check your knowledge, then the below quiz is designed for you. Take it up and evaluate for yourself. All the best, dear!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who created the modern day PA concept?
    • A. 

      Eugene Stead

    • B. 

      Amos Johnson

    • C. 

      Richard Smith

    • D. 

      Henry Treadwell

  • 2. 
    Who founded MEDEX?
    • A. 

      Richard Smith

    • B. 

      Charles Hudson

    • C. 

      Henry Silver

    • D. 

      Eugene Stead

  • 3. 
    Which organization represents for PA programs?
    • A. 

      PAEA

    • B. 

      CAPA

    • C. 

      AAPA

    • D. 

      ARC-PA

  • 4. 
    Which organization ensures quality providers?
    • A. 

      NCCPA

    • B. 

      PAB

    • C. 

      PAEA

    • D. 

      ARC-PA

  • 5. 
    Who founded the AAPA?
    • A. 

      Steve Turnipseed

    • B. 

      Fred Sadler

    • C. 

      Henry Silver

    • D. 

      Charles Hudson

  • 6. 
    How many hours of CME are needed to keep licensure every 2 years?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      200

    • D. 

      150

  • 7. 
    What does PAB do?
    • A. 

      Advocates for CA healthcare consumer

    • B. 

      Represents and serves PAs statewide

    • C. 

      Promote quality, cost-effective, accessible healthcare

    • D. 

      Accreditation review commission of education of PAs

  • 8. 
    Who is Dr Johnson?
    • A. 

      Buddy Treadwell was his orderly

    • B. 

      He came up with the modern PA concept

    • C. 

      Founded PA MEDEX

    • D. 

      Proposed the idea of assistants to MDs

  • 9. 
    Who together created the first NP program?
    • A. 

      Dr Silver and Loretta Ford

    • B. 

      Dr Johnson and Henry Treadwell

    • C. 

      Dr Stead and Thelma Ingles

    • D. 

      Karen Bass

  • 10. 
    Which is not an aim of IPC (interprofessional care)?
    • A. 

      Provide good evidence

    • B. 

      Better pt care

    • C. 

      Better pt outcomes

    • D. 

      Lower costs

  • 11. 
    What rank does PA have under “the best 100 jobs” on US News and World Report?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      4

  • 12. 
    What rank does PA have on “the best healthcare jobs” on US news and world report?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      4

  • 13. 
    How many current PA programs are there?
    • A. 

      282

    • B. 

      212

    • C. 

      268

    • D. 

      300

  • 14. 
    Who was an editor and contributor to the first American text on PA training?
    • A. 

      Ruth Ballweg

    • B. 

      Karen Bass

    • C. 

      Thelma Ingles

    • D. 

      Joyce Nicoles

  • 15. 
    Within how many years must you take the PANCE and how many attempts to pass can be made?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      4

  • 16. 
    How many questions does the PANCE exam include?
    • A. 

      300

    • B. 

      400

    • C. 

      600

    • D. 

      280

  • 17. 
    How soon after graduation can you sit for the PANCE?
    • A. 

      7 DAYS

    • B. 

      3 DAYS

    • C. 

      12 DAYS

    • D. 

      6 DAYS

  • 18. 
    Select who can supervise a PA?
    • A. 

      MD

    • B. 

      DO

    • C. 

      Pharmacist

    • D. 

      Dentist

  • 19. 
    How many PAs can one MD supervise in CA?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      3

  • 20. 
    IPE competencies and domains include
    • A. 

      Role recognition

    • B. 

      Teamwork

    • C. 

      Communication

    • D. 

      Reflection

    • E. 

      Centrality of the patient

    • F. 

      Ethics and attitudes

    • G. 

      Not understanding other providers roles

    • H. 

      Not understanding other providers roles

    • I. 

      Not understanding other providers roles

  • 21. 
    Triple aim includes
    • A. 

      Lower or stabilize cost

    • B. 

      Knowing others strengths weaknesses

    • C. 

      Communication

    • D. 

      Working with other specialties 

  • 22. 
    The PANCE was first administered in
    • A. 

      1973

    • B. 

      1974

    • C. 

      1960

    • D. 

      1965

  • 23. 
    Which is NOT a competency of IPC?
    • A. 

      Lower or stabilized costs

    • B. 

      Knowledge

    • C. 

      Skills

    • D. 

      Attitudes

  • 24. 
    What is considered schedule 1 drug?
    • A. 

      MDMA

    • B. 

      Morphine

    • C. 

      Cocaine

    • D. 

      Adderall

  • 25. 
    Feldshers in Russia in 1650s training took
    • A. 

      2.5 years

    • B. 

      2-3 months

    • C. 

      8 years

    • D. 

      4 months

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