Medical Assistant Practice Test – AAMA

This is a short CMA (certified medical assistant) practice test designed to give you an introduction to the types of questions that might be asked on your official AAMA certification exam.

Results

You passed, nicely done.

You did not pass with an 80% or better.

Here are the correct answers:

Dysphonia is a common symptom of which of the following conditions?

Laryngitis

A patient who has hypergonadism, prolactinoma, and hirsutism will most likely be referred to which of the following specialists?

Endocrinologist

What is the general meaning of “corpus”?

Body

Which of the following terms describes surgical fixation of the uterus in a suspended position?

Hysteropexy

Inflammation of a sweat gland is known as what?

Hidradenitis

Which of the following physicians specializes in treating patients with diseases of the liver?

Hepatologist

Which of the following is a surgical procedure in which a pendulous breast is lifted and fixed to the chest wall?

Mastopexy

Which of the following procedures is indicated when an abnormal growth is identified on barium enema x-ray study?

Colonoscopy

Which of the following is a nonsterile procedure?

Proctosigmoidoscopy

Which of the following words is spelled CORRECTLY?

Abscess

A patient with encephalitis is most likely to be treated by which of the following specialists?

Neurologist

A patient scheduled for echoencephalography will undergo a study of which of the following?

Brain

Which of the following is the definition for aphasia?

Inability to swallow

Which of the following branches of medicine specializes in the study of the musculoskeletal system?

Orthopedics

Adipose tissue is made of which of the following?

Fat cells

#1 Adipose tissue is made of which of the following?

Correct answer is Fat cells

 

This is a practice test only, use the links below to find official AAMA information.

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Reference:

Quote: “The Certified Medical Assistant (AAMA)—or CMA (AAMA)—credential represents a medical assistant who has been credentialed through the Certifying Board (CB) of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).

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