Quiz On CPC Certification Exam! Trivia Questions

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Quiz On CPC Certification Exam! Trivia Questions

CPC Certification exam is one that most people who wish to have a career in medical coding aim to pass and this is because it is the most recognized in the field and gives people a better chance of getting employed too. Are you preparing to sit for this exam? Take this practice quiz and get some practice before the exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A 38-year-old woman presented with fatigue and neck swelling. Which of the following cardiovascular signs is more suggestive of hypothyroidism?
    • A. 

      Tachycardia

    • B. 

      Bradycardia

    • C. 

      Increased cardiac output

    • D. 

      Atrial fibrillation

    • E. 

      Palpitations

  • 2. 
    The image below shows the facial features of a 49-year-old woman who presented with anxiety. On examination, she has sweaty palms and a palpable neck swelling. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Hashimoto's disease

    • B. 

      Thyroid cancer

    • C. 

      Graves disease

    • D. 

      Granulomatous thyroiditis

    • E. 

      Acute renal failure

  • 3. 
    A 46-year-old female presents with lethargy and constipation. On examination, she has bradycardia and delayed reflexes with no neck swelling. What is the most likely diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Graves Disease

    • B. 

      Hashimoto's disease

    • C. 

      Papillary carcinoma

    • D. 

      Multinodular goitre

    • E. 

      Follicular carcinoma

  • 4. 
    A 36-year-old female presented with features of hyperthyroidism not responding to treatment. On examination, there is a nodular swelling over the right lobe of the thyroid. The image below shows the gross appearance of the resected specimen. What is the most likely diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Graves disease

    • B. 

      Hashimoto's disease

    • C. 

      Thyroid adenoma

    • D. 

      Papillary carcinoma

    • E. 

      Follicular carcinoma

  • 5. 
    A 50-year-old female presented with fatigue, heat intolerance and weight loss. The image below shows the microscopic feature from the biopsy of the thyroid gland. What is the most likely diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Graves disease

    • B. 

      Hashimoto's disease

    • C. 

      Thyroid adenoma

    • D. 

      Papillary carcinoma

    • E. 

      Follicular carcinoma

  • 6. 
    A 35-year-old woman presents with a solitary firm nodule in the neck. A biopsy is taken and pathology confirms the diagnosis of carcinoma thyroid. In regards to thyroid cancer statistics, what is the most common type of thyroid cancer?
    • A. 

      Papillary carcinoma

    • B. 

      Follicular carcinoma

    • C. 

      Mixed papillary carcinoma

    • D. 

      Medullary carcinoma

    • E. 

      Anaplastic carcinoma

  • 7. 
    A 75-year-old woman was admitted to the Emergency Department with confusion, blurred vision, muscle weakness, hypothermia, and bradycardia. She was found to have a blood sugar level (BSL) of 14.0 mmol/L. The CT scan of her brain is normal. Of the following, which is the most likely diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Hyperosmolar diabetic coma

    • B. 

      Glucagonoma

    • C. 

      Hypothyroidism

    • D. 

      Gastrinoma

    • E. 

      Addisonian crisis

  • 8. 
    A 46-year-old man with a chronic illness is found on examination to have a delayed relaxation phase of his deep tendon reflexes. Of the following, which is the most likely diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Myxoedema

    • B. 

      Peripheral neuropathy

    • C. 

      Hypokalaemia

    • D. 

      Meningioma of the falx cerebri

    • E. 

      Autonomic neuropathy

  • 9. 
    A 40-year-old woman complains of chronic constipation and irregular menses for the last 8 months. Her vital signs are normal. Physical examination reveals peripheral edema and a firm, diffusely enlarged thyroid gland. Serum levels of T3 and T4 are abnormally low. A thyroid biopsy is shown in the below image. What is the most likely diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Acute necrotizing thyroiditis

    • B. 

      Hashimoto's disease

    • C. 

      Multinodular goitre

    • D. 

      Papillary carcinoma

    • E. 

      Thyroid adenoma

  • 10. 
    A 40-year-old woman presents with weight loss, pigmentation, tiredness, hypotension, and hypokalaemia. Of the following conditions, which is the most likely pathology?
    • A. 

      Adrenal cortical carcinoma

    • B. 

      Addison's disease

    • C. 

      Cushing's syndrome

    • D. 

      Hypothyroidism

    • E. 

      Hypoparathyroidism

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