RMA And CMA Practice Quiz

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RMA And CMA Practice Quiz

Management is something that is universal and can be found in different sectors of the economy. There are some characteristics that are common with managers and they are taught in the CMA and RMA courses. The test below is a medical assisting profession quiz. ​Play this quiz and test your knowledge on RMA and CMA. All the best and be on the lookout for more.


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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. 
    • 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