Surgical Tech ( Appleton & Lange) Part 1

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Surgical Technology Quizzes & Trivia

Part 1 of Appleton and Lange practice exam for CST (first 1-100)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Adnexa refers to
    • A. 

      Adrenal glands

    • B. 

      Sympathetic nerve fibers

    • C. 

      Outer most layer

    • D. 

      Accessory organs

  • 2. 
    A drop is denoted by the abbreviation
    • A. 

      Gt

    • B. 

      G

    • C. 

      Cc

    • D. 

      ML

  • 3. 
    The abbreviation ung refers to
    • A. 

      Tincture

    • B. 

      Ointment

    • C. 

      As directed

    • D. 

      Spirits

  • 4. 
    Proximal is a term that indicates a point
    • A. 

      Nearer to the body

    • B. 

      Farther away from the body

    • C. 

      In the center of the body

    • D. 

      Toward the head

  • 5. 
    Adduction means
    • A. 

      Movement away from median plane

    • B. 

      Movement toward median plane

    • C. 

      Movement superiorally

    • D. 

      Movement inferiorally

  • 6. 
    Ischemic can be defined as
    • A. 

      A decreased supply of oxygenated blood to a body part or organ

    • B. 

      A sharp posterior bony projection of the pelvis

    • C. 

      A painful sensation

    • D. 

      The transmission of pain impulses to the hip bone

  • 7. 
    A cystocele is
    • A. 

      A herniation of the urinary bladder

    • B. 

      An accumulation of fluid in any sac-like cavity

    • C. 

      A congenital herniation of intra-abdominal viscera through a defect in the abdominal wall.

    • D. 

      A dilatation in the spermatic cord

  • 8. 
    Nulli is a prefix that means
    • A. 

      Many

    • B. 

      Few

    • C. 

      One

    • D. 

      None

  • 9. 
    False is indicated by the prefix
    • A. 

      Non

    • B. 

      Meso

    • C. 

      Pseudo

    • D. 

      Exo

  • 10. 
    Tiny red or purple spots on the skin appearing as a result of small hemorrhages within the dermal or submucosal layers are called
    • A. 

      Petechiae

    • B. 

      Peyronies

    • C. 

      Purigos

    • D. 

      Pityriasis rosea

  • 11. 
    Kerato refers to
    • A. 

      Tubular

    • B. 

      Round

    • C. 

      Horny

    • D. 

      Spherical

  • 12. 
    The suffix lysis means
    • A. 

      Removal

    • B. 

      Activation

    • C. 

      Breaking down

    • D. 

      Adding

  • 13. 
    The left eye is indicated by the following letters
    • A. 

      OD

    • B. 

      OU

    • C. 

      OS

    • D. 

      LE

  • 14. 
    Tissue death is called
    • A. 

      Necrosis

    • B. 

      Necatoriasis

    • C. 

      Nematodiasis

    • D. 

      Neoteny

  • 15. 
    The secretion of excessive sweat is also known as
    • A. 

      Diaphyseal aclasis

    • B. 

      Hypercalcemic

    • C. 

      Hypercapnea

    • D. 

      Diaphoresis

  • 16. 
    Which radiographic procedure has the ability to make images in multiple planes?
    • A. 

      PET

    • B. 

      CT

    • C. 

      MRI

    • D. 

      Ultrasound

  • 17. 
    The absence of a normal body opening, duct, or canal in called
    • A. 

      Atrophia

    • B. 

      Atrichia

    • C. 

      Ataxia

    • D. 

      Atresia

  • 18. 
    Epistaxis can be defined as
    • A. 

      Gene interaction

    • B. 

      Bleeding form the nose

    • C. 

      Congenital urethral defect

    • D. 

      Extrachromosomal replication

  • 19. 
    Blood gas analysis is called
    • A. 

      BGA

    • B. 

      SAT rate

    • C. 

      ABG

    • D. 

      ABO

  • 20. 
    A ganglion is a
    • A. 

      Chemical substance secreted by the ova

    • B. 

      Necrotic death of tissue

    • C. 

      Missing segment

    • D. 

      Collection of nerve endings

  • 21. 
    The lungs are covered in a serous membranous sac called the
    • A. 

      Bronchial pleura

    • B. 

      Pulmonary pleura

    • C. 

      Visceral pleura

    • D. 

      Parietal pleura

  • 22. 
    The passageway for foods and liquids into the digestive system, and for air into the respiratory system, is the
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Larynx

    • C. 

      Epiglottis

    • D. 

      Pharynx

  • 23. 
    The vocal cords are located in the
    • A. 

      Larynx

    • B. 

      Pharynx

    • C. 

      Windpipe

    • D. 

      Trachea

  • 24. 
    The function of the trachea is to
    • A. 

      Conduct air into the larynx

    • B. 

      Serve as a pathway for food into the esophagus

    • C. 

      Serve as a resonating chamber for speech

    • D. 

      Conduct air to and from the lungs

  • 25. 
    The nasal cavity is divided into two portions by the
    • A. 

      Concha

    • B. 

      Septum

    • C. 

      Ethmoid

    • D. 

      Vomer