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Don't Be That Guy!

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Where would you find epithelial tissue?
A. Inside long bones
B. Inside the brain
C. Lining the inside of the nose
D. In the walls of the large intestine
C. Lining the inside of the nose
Blood is classified as what type of tissue?
A. Epithelial
B. Connective
C. Nerve
D. Muscle
B. Connective
Of the following, which is MOST complex?
A. Nucleus
B. Muscle tissue
C. Nerve cell
D. Kidney
D. Kidney
Caudal
Toward the tail
Proximal
Toward an attached base
Distal
Away from an attached base
Ipsilateral
On the same side
Contralateral
On opposite sides
Transverse
Dividing into top and bottom portions
Sagittal
Dividing into left and right portions
Midsagittal
Dividing into exactly left and right halves
Frontal
Dividing into front and back portions
What body cavity contains the brain and spinal cord?
A. Cranial
B. Spinal
C. Dorsal
D. Ventral
C. Dorsal
What structure is proximal to the thigh?
A. Ankle
B. Calf
C. Knee
D. Foot
C. Knee
What is the earliest age at which parents could be confident that their child will not develop autism?
A. 3 months
B. 1 year
C. 4 years
D. 7 years
C. 4 years
How is a diagnosis of Autism made?
A. Observation of behavior by a professional
B. Blood test for specific antigen
C. Stool culture
D. Analysis of DNA of both the child and mother
A. Observation of behavior by a professional
What does the abbreviation MRSA stand for?
A. Monosodium resistant staphylococcus aureus
B. Mefoxin resistant staphylococcus aureus
C. Mellaril resistant staphylococcus aureus
D. Methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus
D. Methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus
Which organism causes seasonal influenza?
A. Virus
B. Bacteria
C. Amoeba
D. Fungus
A. Virus
Can genetic testing tell for certain that a person will develop Alzheimer's disease?
A. Yes, but not at what age
B. Yes, if there is a family history of Alzheimer's disease
C. No, because a person with the Alzheimer's gene may not develp the disease
D. No, because genetic tests still produce too many false positive results
C. No, because a person with the Alzheimer's gene may not develp the disease
Gene therapy might be suggested as a last resort for treating someone with?
A. Obesity
B. Autism
C. Cystic fibrosis
D. Head trauma
C. Cystic fibrosis
The results of the Human Genome Project can be described as:
A. Gene therapy
B. Gene mapping
C. Gene splicing
D. Gene transplantation
B. Gene mapping
When a patient and health care worker speak different languages, which of the
following statements regarding communication is true?
A. Nonverbal communication techniques should be used
B. Try speaking in the patient's language
C. Nod your head and pretend to understand to make the patient
comfortable
D. A touch from the health care worker is sufficient
A. Nonverbal communication techniques should be used
To meet the evolving needs of the future, a health care worker needs which of
the following skills?
A. physical strength to handle the increased demands of today's patients
B. flexibility, competence, and the ability to offer more services
C. task-orientation to get the job done more quickly
D. more empathy and compassion with patients
B. flexibility, competence, and the ability to offer more services
A patient under your care has an order on the chart stating "do not resuscitate". What does this mean?
A. Artificial feeding tubes will not be used
B. CPR will be started but quickly discontinued if unsuccessful
C. CPR will not be administered
D. The patient will not have a feeding tube inserted
C. CPR will not be administered
Which of the following is NOT true of a professional code of ethics?
A. It exists for many health care professionals
B. It is used for peer review when an ethical violation has occurred
C. It provides guidelines for moral conduct for all members of a specific
profession
D. It is a legal document
D. It is a legal document
After completion of a surgical scrub, the health care worker's arms should be
maintained in which direction until gloved?
A. down toward lower extremities
B. horizontal to waistline
C. up toward chest and head
D. crossed on the chest
C. up toward chest and head
Which of the following is the best response to a team member who adamantly
disagrees with a group decision?
A. Tell the member to agree with the team
B. Ask the member to explain his/her feelings and re-open the discussion
C. Ignore the member's protests and move along with the agenda
D. Give in to the differing point of view so not to delay the meeting
B. Ask the member to explain his/her feelings and re-open the discussion
A person who has hypertension should avoid foods high in which of the
following?
A. sugar
B. salt
C. starch
D. fiber
B. salt
After blood leaves the right atrium, what valve prevents back flow?
A. Tricuspid
B. Mitral
C. Pulmonary
D. Aoric
A. Tricuspid
Where does an electrical impulse go after it leave the Bundle of His?
A. SA node
B. Aorta
C. AV node
D. Purkinje fibers
D. Purkinje fibers
What type of blood vessel is MOST muscular and elastic?
A. Artery
B. Vein
C. Venule
D. Capillary
A. Artery
In what type of blood vessel does oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange take place?
A. Artery
B. Arteriole
C. Capillary
D. Vein
C. Capillary
If a person becomes dehydrated, what would there be less of in the blood?
A. Erythrocytes
B. Platelets
C. Leukocytes
D. Plasma
D. Plasma
If a person does not have enough erythrocytes, he/she would have difficulty:
A. Fighting infection
B. Carrying oxygen
C. Clotting the blood
D. Transporting antibodies
B. Carrying oxygen
Neutrophils and lymphocytes are examples of:
A. Platelets
B. Thrombocytes
C. Erythrocytes
D. Leukocytes
D. Leukocytes
Anemia could be caused by a lack of:
A. Monocytes
B. Thrombocytes
C. Hemoglobin
D. Plasma
C. Hemoglobin
Jasmine is diagnosed with an aneurysm. What is wrong with one of her arteries?
A. It is missing
B. It is twisted
C. There is a weakness in the wall
D. There is a clot that is stuck
C. There is a weakness in the wall
Which of the following "cause and effect" statements is true?
A. Varicose veins cause an aneurysm
B. Arteriosclerosis causes hypertension
C. Leukemia causes phlebitis
D. An arrhythmia causes an aneurysm
B. Arteriosclerosis causes hypertension
Your friend had pain, edema and redness in the lower leg. What would cause those symptoms?
A. Phlebitis
B. Congestive heart failure
C. Myocardial infarction
D. Leukemia
B
A. Phlebitis
Why is a myocardial infarction life threatening?
A. Because a damaged heart muscle cannot pump blood effectively
B. Because swollen veins lose elasticity which decreases blood flow to vital organs
C. Because a minor bump or fall could lead to internal bleeding
D. Because it inhibits the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide in body cells
A. Because a damaged heart muscle cannot pump blood effectively
What would happen to food you swallowed if your esophagus did not perform peristalsis?
A. The food would be stuck in your esophagus
B. The food would enter your trachea
C. You would vomit when the food hit your stomach
D. You would choke
A. The food would be stuck in your esophagus
When a person vomits, what is in the chyme that often causes burning?
A. Rennin
B. Rugae
C. Hydrochloric acid
D. Chymotrypsin
C. Hydrochloric acid
During digestion, food leaves the stomach and enters the:
A. Duodenum
B. Ileum
C. Cecum
D. Jejunum
A. Duodenum
What part of the large intestine does NOT serve as a passageway for fecal waste?
A. Colon
B. Rectum
C. Anus
D. Appendix
D. Appendix
The liver secretes bile that aids in the digestion of:
A. Carbohydrates
B. Proteins
C. Fats
D. Glucose
C. Fats
The pancreas produces digestive enzymes that empty into the:
A. Gallbladder
B. Stomach
C. Duodenum
D. Liver
C. Duodenum
What disorder is often treated by the surgical removal of the gallbladder?
A. Hepatits
B. Cholecystitis
C. Diverticulitis
D. Peritonitis
B. Cholecystitis
Diverticulitis is a disorder of the:
A. Liver
B. Pancreas
C. Small intestine
D. Large intestine
D. Large intestine
The H. pylori bacterium burrows into the stomach membranes and can cause a/an:
A. Ulcer
B. Appendicitis
C. Hernia
D. Hemorrhoid
A. Ulcer
Which of the following disorders can you actually see?
A. Cirrhosis
B. Hepatitis
C. Inguinal hernia
D. Ulcerative colitis
C. Inguinal hernia
What is a serious complication of a ruptured appendix?
A. Ulcer
B. Peritonitis
C. Hernia
D. Diverticulitis
B. Peritonitis
What disorder could be found during a colonoscopy?
A. Peritonitis
B. Halitosis
C. Cancer
D. Hepatitis
C. Cancer
Which endocrine gland is also an exocrine gland?
A. Pituitary
B. Thymus
C. Pancreas
D. Ovary
C. Pancreas
The parathyroid glands are located nearest what structure?
A. Larynx
B. Pinna
C. Liver
D. Kidneys
A. Larynx
What best describes the composition of a hormone?
A. A complex protein
B. A carbohydrate
C. A chemical substance
D. A cell with a nucleus
C. A chemical substance
Why is the pituitary the "master gland"?
A. Its hormones affect other glands
B. Its hormones can replicate the actions of other hormones
C. All hormones start as immature pituitary hormones
D. Its hormones control reproduction
A. Its hormones affect other glands
If your body produced too much thyrotropin, you would have an:
A. Overactive thyroid gland
B. Overactive thymus
C. Underactive thyroid gland
D. Underactive thymus
A. Overactive thyroid gland
What diagnostic procedure might reveal a pituitary tumor?
A. Skull x-ray
B. Bronchoscopy
C. Brain scan
D. Chest x-ray
C. Brain scan
A teenage athlete who wants to grow bigger and taller might be foolish enough to take what pituitary hormone?
A. ACTH
B. FSH
C. Somatotropin
D. Prolactin
C. Somatotropin
Lara is frightened and can feel her heart start to pound. What hormone is cauing her reaction?
A. Epinephrine
B. Progesterone
C. Thyrotropin
D. Glucagon
A. Epinephrine
Which of the following is classified as an endocrine hormone?
A. Glycogen
B. Insulin
C. Surfactant
D. Melanin
B. Insulin
When doctors wish to induce labor, a pregnant woman is given pitocin, a synthetic form of what pituitary hormone?
A. Vasopressin
B. Estrogen
C. Progesterone
D. Oxytocin
D. Oxytocin
Which of the following glands produces estrogen?
A. Pineal
B. Pituitary
C. Ovary
D. Adrenal
C. Ovary
What hormones stimulate body hair, facial hair, large muscles and a deep voice?
A. Androgens
B. Estrogens
C. ADH and TSH
D. Aldosterone and cortisone
A. Androgens
Acromegaly is caused by the oversecretion of somatotropin in adults, causing:
A. Enlarged bones in the hands, face and feet
B. Extreme tallness and retarded mental development
C. Polyuria, polydipsia, and dehydration
D. A small body size and short extremities
A. Enlarged bones in the hands, face and feet
Karla has an enlarged thyroid gland. The enlargement is called a/an:
A. Goiter
B. Adenoma
C. Fibroid
D. Lipoma
A. Goiter
What is inside a Class A extinguisher?
Water
What should a Class A extinguisher be used for?
A. Flammable liquids such as gasoline, paint remover or grease
B. Common materials such as paper, wood or most other combustibles
C. Electrical fires
D. Combustible metals usually found in industry
B. Common materials such as paper, wood or most other combustibles
What should a Class B extinguisher be used for?
A. Electrical fires
B. Common materials such as paper, wood or most other combustibles
C. Flammable liquids such as gasoline, paint remover or grease
D. Combustible metals usually found in industry
C. Flammable liquids such as gasoline, paint remover or grease
What should a Class C extinguisher be used for?
A. Electrical fires
B. Combustible metals usually found in industry
C. Common materials such as paper, wood or most other combustibles
D. Flammable liquids such as gasoline, paint remover or grease
A. Electrical fires
What should a Class D extinguisher be used for?
A. Combustible metals usually found in industry
B. Flammable liquids such as gasoline, paint remover or grease
C. Common materials such as paper, wood or most other combustibles
D. Electrical fires
A. Combustible metals usually found in industry
What federal department regulates HIPAA?
Health and Human Services
Rhythm of the pulse can be described as...
regular or irregular
Quality refers to...
the strength of the pulse, weak, strong, thready(weak and rapid), or bounding(full and strong)