CST Quizzes & Trivia

Are you a “scrub”? Or should we say “operating room technician”? Oh… So you want to be called a “surgical technologist”? Well, whatever you want to be called, we’re sure that these quizzes are meant for you. For sure you’re quite familiar with the Certified Surgical Technologist Exams.

Whether you’re a previously certified CST or a graduate of a surgical technology program, you’ll really find our quizzes quite “handy”. Are confident in subjects like Anatomy, Physiology, and Patient Care? How are you at medical terminology? What about surgery procedures and equipment handling?

Get ready to go under the knife and test yourself with our CTP quizzes. Ready to scrub in? Show us that you’re a smooth operator as you take on our “Certified Surgical Technologist” quizzes.

The primary function of a certified surgical technologist is to assist surgeons and other medical practitioners in operating rooms. They help patients get ready to undergo surgical procedures. For you to qualify and become a...

Questions: 150  |  Attempts: 2700   |  Last updated: Dec 24, 2019
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    What is the best shielding against gamma rays?

Welcome to part 2 of getting your CST!

Questions: 110  |  Attempts: 959   |  Last updated: Jan 9, 2013
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    The name of this instrument is a/an

This is a third grade selection test for the HM Theme 4-Sel3 Two Days in May story in the CST format.

Questions: 17  |  Attempts: 603   |  Last updated: Dec 26, 2012
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    Read this sentence from the story.          The deer grazed and slept cautiously, always alert to danger.  They watched us with curious, intelligent eyes.          In this passage, what two words does the author use to let the reader know that the deer are not comfortable in their new surroundings?

This is a third grade selection test for the HM Theme 6-Sel2 Poppa's New Pants story in the CST format.

Questions: 18  |  Attempts: 567   |  Last updated: Dec 26, 2012
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    Read this sentence from the story.Poppa set down a bag of groceries and unwrapped his new pants.  He proudly stretched them across the table for Grandma Tiny, Big Mama, and Aunt Viney to see.In this passage, how does Poppa feel about his new pants? 

This is a third grade selection test for the HM Theme 6-Sel1 Pepita Talks Twice story in the CST format.

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 544   |  Last updated: Dec 26, 2012
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    Read this sentence from the story.            And when she went into her own yard and found her brother Juan teaching Lobo to return a ball, the grumble grew so big that it exploded.            In this passage, what is the grumble that Pepita is feeling?

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What did John Locke state about life, liberty, and property?
Natural rights that should be protected by government. -john locke believed in natural rights, which were rights that belong inherently to each individual. people were born with these inherent rights, and it was the role and responsibility of the gov
What constitutional principle is a Country's constitution adhering to when it's branches of government remain independent of each other?
Separation of powers.-the idea of separation of powers was set forth by montesquieu during the age of enlightenment as a means of providing a system of checks and balances in government to prevent tyrannical rule. montesquieu believed that by separat
What is the purpose of Ogden and Richards triangle of meaning?
Ogden and Richards were academic linguists who wrote their theory in early 20th century about how meaning is conveyed. They asserted that meaning lay in the person or persons, not in the words themselves. The 'triangle' was between points for the Tho