Medical Transcription MCQs

Medical Transcription MCQs

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1: What does CNS stand for?

A.   Core Neural System

B.   Central Need Sign

C.   Central Nervous System

D.   Causal Neck Strain

2: The prefix "Coxa-" would concern which body part?

A.   Hip

B.   Foot

C.   Collarbone

D.   Elbow

3: "The medication seemed to have little ______ on the symptoms."

A.   Effect

B.   Effects

C.   Affect

D.   Affects

4: "An examination of the patient's throat revealed inflamed ________ membranes."

A.   Mucous

B.   Mocuos

C.   Mucus

D.   Moucus

5: Another name for varicella is

A.   rubella

B.   rubeola

C.   small pox

D.   chickenpox

6: What is a hematoma?

A.   a blood test

B.   a collection of blood

C.   a tumor

D.   a blood vessel

7: In the term "endocarditis," which section means "inflammation?"

A.   card

B.   Endo

C.   docard

D.   itis

8: What does HEENT stand for?

A.   Health, energy, elevation, name, time

B.   Head, eyes, ears, nose, temperature

C.   Health, eyes, energy, name, temperature

D.   Head, eyes, ears, nose, throat

9: In drug dosage, what does b.i.d mean?

A.   brought in dead

B.   drug to be taken twice daily

C.   take after meal

D.   take before meal

10: The term "hepatomegaly" would concern which organ?

A.   Stomach

B.   Heart

C.   Eye

D.   Liver

11: Which of the following is a disease of the liver?

A.   cirrhosis

B.   serosis

C.   psoriasis

D.   pruritus

12: The term "nephritis" would concern which organ?

A.   Kidney

B.   Esophagus

C.   Brain

D.   Thymus

13: What does splenomegaly mean?

A.   Enlargement of the spleen

B.   Enlargement of heart

C.   Enlargement of liver

14: Which of the following correctly formats a blood pressure measurement?

A.   160 over 90

B.   160;90

C.   160/90

D.   160 : 90

15: The prefix "Oculo-" would concern which organ?

A.   Spleen

B.   Kidney

C.   Eye

D.   Skin

16: What does B.I.D. dosage mean?

A.   4 times a day

B.   3 times a day

C.   1 time a day

D.   2 times a day

17: Echocardiogram is a study for?

A.   Liver

B.   Spleen

C.   Lungs

D.   Heart

18: What does BLS means?

A.   busy life style

B.   basic life support

C.   basic life supper

19: What does GTT stand for?

A.   Glucose Tubule Trauma

B.   Glucose Tolerance Test

C.   Greater Tracheal Trauma

D.   Gland Temperature Test

20: Which of the following is NOT included under "vitals"?

A.   Pulse

B.   Respirations

C.   Blood pressure

D.   Ailment

21: True or False: brand drug names always begin with a lowercase letter.

A.   False

B.   True

22: What is the most common meaning of the acronym EMT?

A.   Emergency Medical Technician

B.   Emergency Master Telephone

C.   Emergency Medical Tourniquet

D.   Elevator Maintenance Tuner

A.   False

B.   True

24: Arthralgia is defined as _________.

A.   Bacterial infection

B.   Tooth decay

C.   Chest pain

D.   Pain in a joint

25: What specialty is designated OBGYN in the USA

A.   Women's health

B.   Adolescent health

C.   Geriatric health

D.   Mental health

E.   Children's health

26: True or False? Always use 0 in front of the decimal point if the number is not a whole number.

A.   True

B.   False

A.   True

B.   False

28: Which of the following is a lobe in the brain?

A.   saphenous

B.   duodenal

C.   parietal

D.   inguinal

29: What does the advanced medical degree N.P. stand for?

A.   Nurse Practicer

B.   Nurse Practitioner

C.   Nursing Provider

D.   Noise Partitioner

30: Which term refers to the front of the body?

A.   Posterior

B.   Anterior

C.   Ancillary

D.   Lateral

31: What does "social history" describe?

A.   All of these

B.   A patient's occupation

C.   A patient's habits

D.   A patient's lifestyle

32: Otitis media is an infection of the _________ ear.

A.   Outter Inner External

B.   Middle

33: What does b.i.d. mean?

A.   as needed

B.   three times a day

C.   Twice a day

D.   four times a day

E.   every other day

34: True or False? An MT should flag a report if a dictation states that a prostate exam was performed on a female patient.

A.   True

B.   False

35: Which of the following pieces of information would be considered patient demographics?

A.   Patient date of last exam

B.   Patient age

C.   Patient date of last X-ray

D.   Patient curent blood pressure

36: The prefix _____ refers to a vein.

A.   Neuro-

B.   Procto-

C.   Pilo-

D.   Phlebo-

37: What does synovitis relate to?:

A.   inflammation

B.   Camosyn

C.   Sinuses

D.   Dental care

38: The prefix "ante," as in "antepartum," means:

A.   Before, in front

B.   Against

C.   Above

D.   Around, surroundings

39: Choose the best answer to complete the sentence: "He was given a ______ appointment"

A.   Followup

B.   Follow-up

C.   Follow up

40: Which of the following is the generic equivalent of Coumadin?

A.   Colchicine

B.   Welchol

C.   Wellbutrin

D.   Warfarin

41: A "nephron" is a structural and functional part of which organ?

A.   lungs

B.   brain

C.   kidney

D.   uterus

E.   heart

42: Tetanus is also known as

A.   chickenpox

B.   Lockjaw

C.   rubeola

D.   herpes virus

43: What does PERRLA stand for?

A.   Patient entry related to relations and leisure activities

B.   Pupils extremely red and reactive to light and attention

C.   Pupils equal, round, and reactive to light and accommodation

D.   Pupils evenly rise relative to last activity

44: What is the correct term that refers to fever?

A.   Hyperthermia

B.   Hypothermia

C.   Hypoglycemia

D.   Hypertemperature

E.   Hyperglycemia

45: Which of the following is a test to measure blood sugar?

A.   Troponin I

B.   hemoglobin A1c

C.   hematocrit

D.   bilirubin

46: Which of these medical word roots is associated with the uterus?

A.   Derm

B.   Metr

C.   Carp

D.   Laryng

47: What does the medical practitioner mean when he writes or dictates the term p.o. after a medication?

A.   Before bedtime

B.   Post meals

C.   On empty stomach

D.   In emergency

E.   To be taken orally, by mouth.

48: The term "cholecystectomy" would concern which organ?

A.   Large intestines

B.   Small intestines

C.   Gallbladder

D.   Spleen

49: A patient's current medications should be listed ________ .

A.   You should not list a patients current medications

B.   vertically

C.   horizontally

50: What is an instrument used to hold edges of a wound apart?

A.   Caliper

B.   Incisor

C.   Retrator

D.   Retractor