RMA And Cma Practice Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The following should be added to a well writen resume?
    • A. 

      Career Objectives

    • B. 

      Educational background

    • C. 

      References

    • D. 

      Relevant work experience

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Maintain proper eye contact

    • B. 

      Show enthusiasm

    • C. 

      Not be afraid to criticize previous employers

    • D. 

      A and B

  • 3. 
    A person shall be employed for a minimum of _________ years to qualify for RMA certification if he or she has not completed the academic requirements: 
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Six

    • D. 

      Four

  • 4. 
    Duties performed by a medical administrative specialist may include: 
    • A. 

      Scheduling appointments

    • B. 

      Medical transcription

    • C. 

      Performing personal errands for the physician

    • D. 

      A and B

  • 5. 
     _________ is/ are good sources for job opportunities: 
    • A. 

      School placement services

    • B. 

      Classified ads

    • C. 

      The Internet

    • D. 

      Employment agencies

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    The RMA credential is awarded by which certifying body? 
    • A. 

      AAMA

    • B. 

      AMT

    • C. 

      CCMA

    • D. 

      NAC

  • 7. 
    Tha CMA is awarded by which certifying body?
    • A. 

      NAC

    • B. 

      AAMA

    • C. 

      AMT

    • D. 

      CCMA

  • 8. 
    For individuals who passed the certifying exam in January 2006 or later, in order to maintain the RMA credential, it is necessary to earn _________ CEUs over a three- year period after certification. 
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      20

  • 9. 
    In order to maintain the CMA credential, a person is required to earn _________ CEUs over a five- year period after certification. 
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      45

  • 10. 
    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U. S. Depart-ment of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010– 2011 Edition, medical assisting is among the fastest- growing occupations and has a projected growth of _________ % between 2008 and 2018. 
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      28

    • D. 

      34

  • 11. 
    The cost of the RMA ( AMT) exam is: 
    • A. 

      $ 75

    • B. 

      $ 95

    • C. 

      $ 100

    • D. 

      $ 125

  • 12. 
    The cost of the CMA ( AAMA) exam for someone who graduated more than one year earlier and is not a member of the AAMA is:  
    • A. 

      $ 75 for new graduaates

    • B. 

      $ 95 for new graduaates

    • C. 

      $ 100 for new graduaates

    • D. 

      $ 125 for new graduaates

  • 13. 
    The minimum passing score for the RMA ( AMT) exam is: 
    • A. 

      80

    • B. 

      70

    • C. 

      85

    • D. 

      60

  • 14. 
    The minimum passing score for the CMA ( AAMA) exam is 
    • A. 

      70

    • B. 

      400

    • C. 

      425

    • D. 

      80

  • 15. 
    Which of the following statements regarding resumes is not true? 
    • A. 

      Use white or off- white paper.

    • B. 

      Include your career objective.

    • C. 

      Include all work experience

    • D. 

      Use 81/ 2 by 11 inch paper.

  • 16. 
    In preparation for and during an interview, you should do all of the following except:  
    • A. 

      Arrive 5 to 10 minutes early

    • B. 

      Talk about former employers

    • C. 

      Show enthusiasm

    • D. 

      Dress conservatively

  • 17. 
    Someone who prefers face- to- face meetings is most likely a _________ learner 
    • A. 

      Tactile

    • B. 

      Visual

    • C. 

      Auditory

    • D. 

      Manual

  • 18. 
    Teaching material to another person is an effective study aid because it is estimated that a person retains _________% of the material taught. 
    • A. 

      90

    • B. 

      70

    • C. 

      85

    • D. 

      75

  • 19. 
    The CMA ( AAMA) exam consists of how many questions, and how much time do you have to complete it? 
    • A. 

      200 questions, two hours to complete

    • B. 

      200 questions, three hours to complete

    • C. 

      210 questions, two hours to complete

    • D. 

      210 questions, three hours to complete

  • 20. 
    The RMA ( AMT) exam consists of how many questions, and how much time do you have to complete it? 
    • A. 

      200 questions, two hours to complete

    • B. 

      200-210 questions, three hours to complete

    • C. 

      210 questions, two hours to complete

    • D. 

      200 to 210 questions, two hours to complete

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Generativity

    • B. 

      Learning

    • C. 

      Tactile

    • D. 

      Sensorimotor

  • 22. 
     In the life cycle, adolescence is characterized by:  
    • A. 

      Importance of friendships

    • B. 

      Development of trust

    • C. 

      Being alone

    • D. 

      Pleasing others

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is the first stage of Freud’s stages of psychosexual development?  
    • A. 

      Genital

    • B. 

      Phallic

    • C. 

      Anal

    • D. 

      Oral

  • 24. 
    The concept at the top of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is: 
    • A. 

      Safety

    • B. 

      Physiological

    • C. 

      Self- actualization

    • D. 

      Self- esteem/ status

  • 25. 
    Which of these examples contain all of the needs in the physiological stage of Maslow’s hierarchy?  
    • A. 

      Food, physical safety, water

    • B. 

      Water and physical safety

    • C. 

      Food, shelter, water

    • D. 

      Sense of belonging and sense of accomplishment

  • 26. 
    Erik Erikson’s psychosocial development theory includes how many stages? 
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Eight

    • D. 

      Four

  • 27. 
    In Erik Erikson’s theory, each stage has a major conflict and each conflict can have a positive or negative outcome. The positive outcome of the childhood stage is industry. What is the negative outcome? 
    • A. 

      Inferiority

    • B. 

      Guilt

    • C. 

      Role confusion

    • D. 

      Isolation e. Despair

  • 28. 
    Ivan Pavlov conducted a famous series of experiments involving the feeding of dogs preceded by the ringing of a bell. His theory is known as: 
    • A. 

      Behavioral conditioning

    • B. 

      Classical conditioning

    • C. 

      Canine conditioning

    • D. 

      Operant conditioning

  • 29. 
    Which of the following is not one of the developmental stages of the life cycle? 
    • A. 

      Infancy

    • B. 

      Prepubescence

    • C. 

      Adolescence

    • D. 

      Prenatal period

  • 30. 
    The operant conditioning theory was developed and proposed by whom? 
    • A. 

      B. F. Skinner

    • B. 

      Sigmund Freud

    • C. 

      Christian Barnard

    • D. 

      Erik Erikson e. Jean Piaget

  • 31. 
    The final stage in the five stages of grief as proposed by Elizabeth Kübler- Ross is: 
    • A. 

      Depression

    • B. 

      Acceptance

    • C. 

      Anger

    • D. 

      Bargaining c. Denial

  • 32. 
    Which of these is not one of Freud’s defense mechanisms? 
    • A. 

      Identification

    • B. 

      Projection

    • C. 

      Fight or flight

    • D. 

      Denial e. Compensation

  • 33. 
    Mental disorders are divided into the following three major categories:  
    • A. 

      Neuroses, alcohol addiction, psychoses

    • B. 

      Psychoses, personality disorder, neuroses

    • C. 

      Neuroses, psychoses, personality disorder

    • D. 

      Drug addiction, alcohol addiction, neuroses Depression, repression, psychoses

  • 34. 
    In Piaget’s theory of cognitive development, the focus of the preoperational stage is: 
    • A. 

      Language and symbols

    • B. 

      Movement and senses

    • C. 

      Movement and abstract concepts

    • D. 

      Analytical reasoning e. Logical and analytical reasoning

  • 35. 
    • A. 

      Minimization

    • B. 

      Denial

    • C. 

      Compensation

    • D. 

      Repression