Transcription MCQs

Transcription MCQs

Answer these 70+ Transcription MCQs and assess your grip on the subject of Transcription.
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1: The patient should be drinking at lease one _________ of water each morning.

A.   leeder

B.   leader

C.   liter

2: Which of the following is NOT an audio file?

A.   .wma

B.   .mp3

C.   .mov

D.   .m4a

3: What is verbatim transcription?

A.   Recording every word and sound on a recording, exactly as spoken.

B.   A method that gives the transcriptionist freedom to clarify the conversation

C.   Handwritten transcription

D.   None of these

E.   Transcription that happens in real time

4: Which of the following is the correct order in which transcription takes place?

A.   Transcription, recording, transmission, editing, return final product

B.   Recording, transmission, transcription, editing, return final product

C.   Transmission, recording, editing, transcription, return final product

D.   Recording, editing, transcription, transmission, return final product

5: What are some problems with speech recognition technology?

A.   Not 100% accurate

B.   Restricts speaking speed

C.   All of these

D.   System may take time to learn

6: Which of the following is NOT a type of transcription?

A.   Writing courtroom dialogue

B.   Writing an essay

C.   Writing subtitles

D.   Writing a doctor-patient dialogue

7: True or False? Live transcriptions are more accurate than offline transcriptions.

A.   True

B.   False

8: True of False? Speech recognition technology is usually more accurate than a professional transcriptionist.

A.   False

B.   True

9: Which of the following equipment is used for transcription?

A.   All of the above

B.   Headset

C.   Pedals

D.   Keyboard

10: Transcriptionists may be required to sign a _____________ to ensure client confidentiality.

A.   promise note

B.   quality of work contract

C.   lease agreement

D.   non-disclosure agreement

11: True or false? Transcriptionists do not need to follow standard capitalization rules.

A.   False

B.   True

12: The medicine had a strange _______ on the patient's skin.

A.   effect

B.   affect

13: When transcribing verbatim, a transcriptionist should _______.

A.   interpret what the speaker is trying to say

B.   write in all capital letters

C.   correct grammatical mistakes

D.   transcribe every word exactly as it is said

14: The application applies to androids and iphone. Transcribe correctly.

A.   The application applies to A-N-D-R-O-I-D-S and I-P-H-O-N-E-S

B.   The application applies to Androids and iPhone

15: What is the most common piece of external hardware for a transcriptionist?

A.   Video camera

B.   Headphones

C.   Amplifier

D.   Microphone

16: What is the most important attribute when it comes to your transcription?

A.   Speed

B.   Accuracy

C.   Length

D.   Formatting

17: When transcribing for a government agency, which of the following is important to remember?

A.   Accuracy

B.   Transcription security

C.   Punctuality

D.   All of these

18: Which of the following is a transcription software?

A.   SEnuke

B.   Skype

C.   Content Buzz

D.   ooVoo

E.   Express Scribe

19: The patient had _______ of medications to take.

A.   allot

B.   alot

C.   alott

D.   a lot

20: A common question to ask your client about before transcribing a recording is:

A.   All of these

B.   Incoming file format

C.   Expected turnaround time

D.   Possible omissions

21: True or false? Documents transcribed with voice capturing software still need to be verified by a transcriptionist.

A.   False

B.   True

A.   True

B.   False

23: The patients have the same medications _______ the board.

A.   across

B.   accross

C.   acros

D.   accros

24: French abbreviations are different from english ones? Yes No

A.   No

B.   Yes

25: True or False? All transcriptions follow the same formatting.

A.   False

B.   True

26: True or false? A transcriptionist should not make note of emotional changes.

A.   False

B.   True

C.   It depends on client preference

27: True or False? A medical transcriptionist sometimes has the task of editing documents created by Speech Recognition Technologies.

A.   True

B.   False

28: Which of the following is most common transcription software?

A.   Chrome

B.   Express Scribe

C.   Outlook

D.   Notepad

29: The proper abbreviation for average is:


B.   AVG

C.   AVE

D.   AVR

30: What is the proper abbreviation for milligram?

A.   mlg

B.   mil

C.   ml

D.   mg

31: True or false? You must get formal certification to become a general transcriptionist.

A.   True

B.   False

32: What does the common abbreviation YTD stand for?

A.   Yearly transaction data

B.   Yesterday

C.   Year-to-date

D.   Yield-to-Determine

33: Which of the following would be a circumstance that does NOT need transcription?

A.   Little league baseball game

B.   Nationally televised broadcast

C.   Court case

D.   Doctor to patient dialogue

34: When should a transcriptionist use a contraction?

A.   When it sounds more natural

B.   Whenever possible

C.   Transcriptionists should never use contractions

D.   It depends on client preference

35: Which abbreviation means "quarter"?

A.   QT

B.   QTR


D.   QRT

36: True or false? Transcriptionists should use abbreviations whenever possible.

A.   True

B.   False

37: What is the proper abbreviation for association?




D.   ASN

38: Should a transcriptionist modify the speaker's sentences to make sure everything makes sense?

A.   Only when transcribing verbatim

B.   It depends on client preference

C.   No

D.   Yes

39: What does SRT stand for?

A.   Special Report Transcription

B.   Standard Report Template

C.   Speech Recognition Technology

D.   Superior Recognition Transcription

40: Transcription service providers charge customers:

A.   All of these

B.   Per line

C.   Per word

D.   Per minute

41: In the context of transcription, what does the term "minutes" refer to?

A.   A record of a meeting or event

B.   None of these

C.   The amount of time a meeting took

D.   The time a meeting started

42: Which abbreviation means "cross reference"?





43: The proper abbreviation for table is:



C.   TAB

D.   TBL

44: What are the three main categories of transcription?

A.   Interview, legal, and medical

B.   General, legal, and medical

C.   Legal, medical, and automotive

D.   Legal, general, and interview

45: Choose the most likely sentence.

A.   The patient has importance and a previous prostrate biopsy

B.   The patient has impotence and a previous prostrate biopsy

C.   The patient has impotence and a previous prostate biopsy

D.   The patient has importance and a previous prostate biopsy

46: Which of the following is NOT a tag?

A.   [chuckle]

B.   [laughter]

C.   [applause]

D.   [gesture]

E.   [silence]

47: The patient can eat at ___________ she wants.

A.   any-time

B.   anytime

C.   any time

48: The patient enjoys eating popsicles_____ she does not usually have an appetite.

A.   hyphen

B.   period

C.   semicolon

D.   comma

49: Which MP format is used to store files on the internet?

A.   WAV

B.   MP4

C.   MP3

D.   DSS

50: True of false? The following is correctly transcribed, 2a + 3a equals 5a. .

A.   False

B.   True