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Mock Exam #1

Pierce-SURG 2030

1. Where does the exchange of gases take place in the lung? Alveoli
2. Diuretics are used intraoperative to: Decrease intracranial pressure
3. One of the distinguishing features of viruses is that they are? Obligate intracellular parasites
4. Which one of the following would have a positive effect on wound healing? Early ambulation
5. Which of the following is a hypertrophic scar formation? Keloid
6. The combining form meaning gland is? Aden/o
7. Which of the following ligaments suspends the uterus? Broad
8. Where is cerebrospinal fluid formed? Choroid Plexuses
9. Which of the following arteries supplies the blood to the brain? Carotid
10. What type of scar formation is considered hypertrophic? Keloid
11. The brain consists of how many ventricles? 4
12. What does the prefex "contra-" mean? Against, opposite
13. The type of surgical laser is determined by? Active medium
14. The preoperative medication used to neutralize stomach acidity is? Sodium Citrates (Bi-Citra)
15. Which of the following are prokaryotic? Bacteria
16. Which of the following is a passive drain that allows fluid to exit by capillary action? Penrose
17. The colon ends at the: Anal canal
18. Which of the following is a narcotic antagonist? Naloxone Hydrochloride (Narcan)
19. The anatomical structure that creates cerebrospinal fluid is the: Choroid Plexuses
20. Which salivary gland is drained by Stensen's duct? Submandibular
21. The type of fracture that is caused by forcing one bone upon another is called: Impacted
22. Irregular shaped bones that develop in the sutures of the skull are called: Wormian
23. Which term refers to the end of a bone? Ephiphysis
24. Which of the following is the most inert tissue? Polypropylene
25. Immediately after receiving medication, the surgical technologist in the scrub role should: Label the medication
26. What classification is Bake surgical equipment? Dilating
27. The wavelength of a laser light: Ranges from infrared to deep ultraviolet
28. Which laser should not be used in the presence of clear fluids? Carbon Dioxide
29. The abdominal enlargement of the male breast is called: Gynecomastia
30. What is the classification of Surgilon? Synthetic nonabsorbable multifilament
31. The inferior portion of the brain stem is the: Medulla
32. In which surgical procedure would blunt needles be used? Liver Resection
33. The second cervical vertebra is called the: Axis
34. The largest ball-and-socket joint is the: Hip
35. What does the suffix -otomy mean? Incision
36. The inner most layer of the eye is called the: Retina
37. The colon begins at the: Cecum
38. Which of the following makes up the inner tunic of the eye and receives images? Retina
39. An example of a flat bone is the: Cranial
40. Laser light travels: In a straight line
41. What is the primary function of the islets of Langerhans? Maintain blood sugar level
42. 1cc of solution is equivalent to: 1ml
43. What does the abbreviation NPO mean? Nothing by mouth
44. The prefix "hemi-" means: Half
45. A solid granular mass that develops on the ovary after the release of an ovum is the: Corpus luteum
46. Muscle is attached to the bone by: Tendon
47. Which of the following is a monofilament nonabsorbable suture? Nurolon
48. The abnormal congenital opening of the male urethra on the underside of the penis is referred to as: Hypospadias
49. All of the medications inhibit blood coagulation, except: Calcium
50. A patient with indirect and direct hernia has what type of hernia? Pantaloon
51. What degree is 98.6 F equal to in Celsius? 37
52. Which of the following is a large vein that drains the head? Jugular
53. The smallest microorganism known are: Viruses
54. Which of the following is the outer layer of the colon? Serous
55. Which of the following structures are found in the ventricles of the heart? Papillary muscles
56. Microfibrillar collagen (Avitene) is a/an: Hemostatic Agent
57. A curved, tapered surgical needle is used most often on what type of tissue? Intestine
58. What is the pharmacological action of hydrocortisone? Anti-Inflammatory
59. The passage of fluid and dissolved material into the thin membrane of a cell wall is: Osmosis
60. The suffix that refers to suturing is: -rrhaphy
61. Which combining form means eyelid? Blephar/o
62. Inflammation of the inner lining of the heart caused by bacteria is known as : Endocarditis
63. What portion of the back table is considered sterile once the sterile field has been established? Top of the table to within 1" edge of the drape
64. Which laser beam can travel through clear tissues without heating them? Argon
65. The thyroid gland consists of right and left lobes joined by the: Isthmus
66. The use of silk suture in urinary or biliary tract may result in: Calculi
67. Which nerve is affected by carpal tunnel syndrome? Median
68. Which division of the nervous system controls involuntary muscle contractions? Autonomic
69. Which of the following glands regulates body temperature? Hypothalamus
70. What two drug classifications are combined to produce neuroleptanalgesia? Tranquilizer and Narcotic
71. Removal of narcotic tissue is called: Debridement
72. Cramplike pains in the lower leg muscle is called? Claudication
73. The gram stain differentiates between: Bacteria
74. When opening an envelope-folded wrapper containing a sterile item the first flap is opened: Away from self
75. Which nasal sinus is entered through an eyebrow incision: Frontal
76. Craniosyntosis is a/an: Premature closure of cranial sutures
77. Which of the following joints permits movement in only one plane? Condyloid
78. Hepatomegaly is: Enlarged Liver
79. What is the general rule for prepping a contaminated area? Prep the surrounding area first and the contaminated area last, using a separate sponge
80. The kneecap is also known as the: Patella
81. Topical administration of drugs includes all of the following except: Parenteral
82. Which quadrant is the appendix located? Right Lower
83. Albumin, globulin and fibrinogen are: Coagulation factors
84. A projection on the surface of a bone located above the condyle is called a: Tuberosity
85. The peripheral nervous system contains: Cranial and Spinal Nerves
86. The olecranon process is part of which bone? Humerus
87. The vertebrae are examples of what type of bone? Irregular
88. Which of the following medical terms refer to the skin? Integumentary
89. Retinal detachment is due to: Leakage of liquid from vitreous cavity
90. Softening of the bone is called? Osteomalacia
91. Which of the following refers to the ability of the body to maintain a normal internal environment? Homeostasis
92. Which of the following is used to perform Schillers test? Lugol's solution
93. The roof of the mouth is called the: Palate
94. Which chemical hemostatic agent must never be injected? Thrombin
95. What pathological term refers to failure of the lower esophageal muscle to relax? Achalasia
96. What does the suffix "-stasis" mean? Stopping, standing still
97. Which of the following terms refer to the level of honesty and integrity that every surgical technologist must uphold in the delivery of quality patient care? Surgical Conscience
98. The mucous membrane covering the eye is called? Conjunctiva
99.The small intestines begins at the: Pylorus
100. What clotting factor does fibrinogen react with to form fibrin during the clotting process? Thrombin
Created by: lmlayton



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