Practice Examination I

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  • 1. 
    The distal and proximal ends of long bones are called:
    • A. 

      Diaphysis

    • B. 

      Epiphysis

    • C. 

      Periosteum

    • D. 

      Osteocytes

  • 2. 
    The gland located on the front oand sides of the trachea below the larynx is the:
    • A. 

      Pituitary

    • B. 

      Thyroid

    • C. 

      Thymus

    • D. 

      Pineal

  • 3. 
    The beats per minute for the resting heart rate of an adult is:
    • A. 

      60-80

    • B. 

      90-110

    • C. 

      120-140

    • D. 

      150-170

  • 4. 
    Graft material used to cover the stapes during a radical mastoidectomy is the:
    • A. 

      Temporalis fascia

    • B. 

      Pars tensa

    • C. 

      Temooral bone

    • D. 

      Vestibular membrane

  • 5. 
    The rate at which work is done is called:
    • A. 

      Conservation

    • B. 

      Kinetic energy

    • C. 

      Power

    • D. 

      Potential energy

  • 6. 
    Which of the following terms refers to severe hypertension in the pregnant female?
    • A. 

      Placenta previa

    • B. 

      Dystocia

    • C. 

      Prolaps of umbilical cord

    • D. 

      Eclampsia

  • 7. 
    Which of the following suture would be the best choice for repair of a liver laceration?
    • A. 

      2-0 polypropylene (Prolene)

    • B. 

      2-0 polyglactin (Vicryl)

    • C. 

      2-0 chromic

    • D. 

      2-0 polyester (Ethibond)

  • 8. 
    The surgical instrument used to enlarge the maxillary sinus opening during a Culdwell-Luc procedure is a/an:
    • A. 

      Lambotte osteotome

    • B. 

      Antrum trocar/rasp

    • C. 

      Coakley curette

    • D. 

      Kerrison rongeur

  • 9. 
    The speed of computer processors is measured in:
    • A. 

      Gigabyte

    • B. 

      Kilo

    • C. 

      Megabyte

    • D. 

      Gigahertz

  • 10. 
    The type of electrical current that moves in a on-way, single direction is:
    • A. 

      Alternating

    • B. 

      Ampere

    • C. 

      Direct

    • D. 

      Voltage

  • 11. 
    Which of the following instruments is used to hold the mouth open during a tonsillectomy?
    • A. 

      Jennings

    • B. 

      Wieder

    • C. 

      Laforce

    • D. 

      Fisher

  • 12. 
    What joint is formed by the articulation of the mandible with the glenoid fossa of the temporal bone?
    • A. 

      Articular tubercle

    • B. 

      Temporomandibular joint

    • C. 

      Mental foramen

    • D. 

      Ramus

  • 13. 
    The term for male breast enlargement is:
    • A. 

      Gynecomastia

    • B. 

      Hypertropic breasts

    • C. 

      Mammoplasty

    • D. 

      Mammography

  • 14. 
    A muscle commonly used for flap reconstruction in reconstruction mammoplasty is the:
    • A. 

      Deltoid

    • B. 

      Pectoralis major

    • C. 

      Transvers rectus

    • D. 

      Trapizius

  • 15. 
    Cranial nerve II is the:
    • A. 

      Troclear

    • B. 

      Occulomotor

    • C. 

      Olfactory

    • D. 

      Optic

  • 16. 
    Which muscle is the tunica albuginea sutured during an orchiopexy?
    • A. 

      Detrusor

    • B. 

      Psouas

    • C. 

      Rectus abdominus

    • D. 

      Dartos

  • 17. 
    Which term is used to retract the spermatic cord during an open herniaorrhaphy?
    • A. 

      Silk ties

    • B. 

      Vessel loops

    • C. 

      Penrose drain

    • D. 

      Robinson drain

  • 18. 
    The energy that an object has due to its position or condition is called:
    • A. 

      Potential

    • B. 

      Kinetic

    • C. 

      Conservation

    • D. 

      Velocity

  • 19. 
    Which of the following can be used to point and click to input commands in the computer?
    • A. 

      Arrow key

    • B. 

      Tab key

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      F3 key

  • 20. 
    The surgical instrument used to dissect prostate tissue during a TURP is a/an:
    • A. 

      Urethrotome

    • B. 

      Resectoscope

    • C. 

      Cystoscope

    • D. 

      Lithotrite

  • 21. 
    During peripheral vascular procedures papaverine is administered to:
    • A. 

      Dilate peripheral blood vessels

    • B. 

      Constrict peripheral blood vessels

    • C. 

      Increase blood flow to the heart

    • D. 

      Control intraoperative bleeding

  • 22. 
    Which of the following items is implanted to prevent the cement from leaking into the medulllary canal during a total hip arthroplasty?
    • A. 

      Femoral prosthesis

    • B. 

      Cement restrictor

    • C. 

      Femoral rasp

    • D. 

      Non-radiopaque sponge

  • 23. 
    The term used to describe the flow of electrical energy is:
    • A. 

      Current

    • B. 

      Voltage

    • C. 

      Circuit

    • D. 

      Amperes

  • 24. 
    The only bone of the body that does not articulate with another bone is the:
    • A. 

      Parietal

    • B. 

      Temporal

    • C. 

      Hyoid

    • D. 

      Ulna

  • 25. 
    The heel bone of the foot is called the:
    • A. 

      Metatarsal

    • B. 

      Tarsal

    • C. 

      Phalanges

    • D. 

      Calcaneus

  • 26. 
    The force that causes an object to fall due to gravity is called:
    • A. 

      Equilibrium

    • B. 

      Weight

    • C. 

      Friction

    • D. 

      Mass

  • 27. 
    Telectasis refers to a/an:
    • A. 

      Petit mal seizure

    • B. 

      Lung neoplasm

    • C. 

      Collapsed lung

    • D. 

      Angina pectoris

  • 28. 
    Which surgical instrument is used to remove plaque form the carotid artery?
    • A. 

      Takahash rongeur

    • B. 

      Penfield dissector

    • C. 

      $15 knife blade

    • D. 

      Potts-Smith scissors

  • 29. 
    Which  self-retaining retractor is used to hold brain spoons in place during a craniotomy?
    • A. 

      Leyla-Yasargil

    • B. 

      Mason-Judd

    • C. 

      Wexler

    • D. 

      Gelpi

  • 30. 
    The small intestine begins at the:
    • A. 

      Stomach

    • B. 

      Illeocecal valve

    • C. 

      Hepatic artery

    • D. 

      Pylorus

  • 31. 
    The artery that supplies blood to the thyroid gland is the:
    • A. 

      External carotid

    • B. 

      Internal carotid

    • C. 

      Axillary

    • D. 

      Vertebral

  • 32. 
    The artery that supplies blood to the breast is the:
    • A. 

      Brachial

    • B. 

      Subclavian

    • C. 

      Internal mammary

    • D. 

      Superior phrenic

  • 33. 
    The middle tunic of the eye includes the:
    • A. 

      Retina

    • B. 

      Choroid

    • C. 

      Sclera

    • D. 

      Globe