CMAS : CMAS

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Example Question #1 : Cmas

A physician who specializes in the care of children is known as a/an:

Possible Answers:

Cardiologist

Pediatrician

Orthopedist

Endocrinologist

Urologist

Correct answer:

Pediatrician

Explanation:

A pediatrician is a physician who specializes in the care of children.

Example Question #1 : Cmas

Which of the following is an appropriate way to deal with an angered patient?

Possible Answers:

Interrupt the patient

minimize the patient's concerns

defend yourself agains criticism

Speak in high tones

Speak to the patient privately

Correct answer:

Speak to the patient privately

Explanation:

When dealing with angered patients, it is appropiate to speak to the patient privately out of public space. The other options are not appropiate and can exacerbate the patient's anger.

Example Question #3 : Cmas

Which of the following use overnight delivery services?

Possible Answers:

USPS

Federal Express

each of the given answers is correct

UPS

DHL

Correct answer:

each of the given answers is correct

Explanation:

Delivery services that offer special overnight delivery include the USPS, Federal Express, DHL, and the United Parcel Service (UPS).

Example Question #1 : Cmas

Special deliveries would be sorted into mail class?

Possible Answers:

Third priority

Fourth priority

Top priority

Second priority

Fifth priority

Correct answer:

Top priority

Explanation:

Top priority mail includes the following: certified mail, special deliveries, registered mail, overnight mail, emails, as well as faxes.

Example Question #2 : Cmas

The functional units or respiration where gas exchange occurs:

Possible Answers:

pharynx

bronchi

larynx

alveoli

bronchioles

Correct answer:

alveoli

Explanation:

The alveoli are the functional units of respiration where gas exchange occurs. They form at the terminal ends of bronchioles and consist of a single layer of epithelium surrounded via capillaries.

Example Question #3 : Cmas

The term "dyspepsia" means:

Possible Answers:

None of the given answers is correct

Increased Urine Production

Difficult Movement

Decreased Blood Potassium Levels

Indigestion

Correct answer:

Indigestion

Explanation:

The term "dyspepsia" means "indigestion."

Example Question #5 : Cmas

Substances secreted via glands directly into the bloodstream and elicit their affects on target organs and cells:

Possible Answers:

electrolytes

neurotransmitters

erythrocytes

hormones

lipids

Correct answer:

hormones

Explanation:

Hormones are substances secreted via glands directly into the bloodstream and elicit their affects on target organs and cells.

Example Question #6 : Cmas

The combining form "orchi/o" means:

Possible Answers:

Testicle

Scrotum

Penis

Prostate

Ovary

Correct answer:

Testicle

Explanation:

The combining form "orchi/o" means "testicle."

Example Question #4 : Cmas

A patient with Type O blood has:

Possible Answers:

B antigens and anti-A antibodies

A antigens and anti-B antibodies

both anti-A and anti-B antibodies

None of the given answers is correct

A and B antigens

Correct answer:

both anti-A and anti-B antibodies

Explanation:

A patient with Type O blood has neither A nor B antigens on the surface of their red blood cells, but they have both anti-A and anti-B antibodies.

Example Question #5 : Cmas

The combining form "hem/o" means:

Possible Answers:

Serum

Artery

Vessel

White blood cells

Blood

Correct answer:

Blood

Explanation:

The combining form "hem/o" means "blood."

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