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This term refers to a collection of pus (dead white blood cells) that has accumulated in a cavity formed by the tissue due to an infection or other foreign material

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This term refers to a collection of pus (dead white blood cells) that has accumulated in a cavity formed by the tissue due to an infection or other foreign material

Abscess

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An immature male of the equine species

Colt

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Poultry rely on a __________, a strong muscular organ that may contain grit, to grind their food.

Gizzard

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Which of these is the scientific name for hookworm?

Ancylostoma caninum

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An otherwise health vet tech, Anna is bitten by a 2-year-old mixed breed dog, "Tow Tow," while restraining her for a pedicure. The bite does not cause severe tissue damage, but the canine teeth penetrate her skin and she does bleed. Tow Tow is currently on all his vaccinations including rabies. He lives primarily in the backyard of his owner's suburban home. What is the best, first action Anna should take following the bite?

Wash the wound immediately with soap and water, then with povidone-iodine, and follow with a thorough irrigation with water, then inform the vet or office manager

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A vet in a critical care unit determines that one calf was given the following intravenous solutions in a 24 hour period: 745 mL of .9% normal saline, 420 mL of lactated ringers, 1,250 mL of 5% dextrose, and 15 mL of an antibiotic solution. How many total mL of IV solution did the patient receive?

2430 mL

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You are doing maintenance on an anesthesia machine. You happen to notice that the granules in the canister are starting to turn purple. What does his usually indicate?

The granules have lost the ability to absorb carbon dioxide

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In most species, what are the kidneys shaped like?

beans

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If Sammy had noticed an increased specific gravity, it could indicate all of the following EXCEPT:

chronic renal disease

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10

For safety, two people are required to lift anything weighing more than _____ lb.

40

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Your chicken has a heart rate of 275 beats per minute. Is that something to be worried about?

No, that is normal.

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Which of the following bedding materials is most commonly used in a small animal clinic?

newspaper

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The capillary refill time (CRT) for Buddy is 1 second. In the patient chart, the CVA records that the CRT for Buddy is:

normal

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Symptoms of distemper include:

fever, vomiting, diarrhea, nasal secretions and seizures

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15

What does IBR stand for?

Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis

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A secretary maintains the accounts and writes the paychecks for a veterinary facility. Eight veterinary technicians earn $13 per hour. If everyone works 40 hours per work, what is the total amount of money needed for the payroll each week?

$4160

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17

An animal that is comfortable with a halter on its head and that responds to the commands of that person who is leading it is said to be _____________.

halter broken

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All telephone calls should be answered by the _____________ ring.

third

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19

To prevent inhaling gas when you are monitoring anesthesia , it is best for you to stand:

away from the patient's head

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The only medical term for lying down is:

recumbent

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21

What time of the day does the doctor typically do surgeries?

early morning

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Which of the following is NOT a function of the epididymis?

Site of decomposition for sperm

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Adam has just assisted in restraining a Lhaso Apso for an IM injection. The RVT that gave the injection must now dispose of the needle and syringe. Where must all needles and syringes be disposed of?

A sharps container

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Which of the following animals is NOT a cecal fermenter?

pig

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A kitten is suffering from FCV. Feline calicivirus is caused by:

RNA virus

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What can ONLY a veterinarian do:

All of these: provide a diagnosis and a prognosis, prescribe medications and perform surgery

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What is the main difference between the testes of mammals and the testes of poultry?

The testes of poultry do not descend out of the abdominal cavity

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Indicate the tablets/capsules prescribed for the following order: Rx: Cephalexin capsules 250 mg------ Sig: 2 caps P.O., STAT: then 1 cap P.O., BID x 14 days

30 capsules

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0.2 L = _________ ml

200

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James accidentally spilled bleach. In order to know the correct clean up procedure to take, he must check the MSDS. The acronym MSDS stands for:

Material Safety Date Sheet

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The __________________ is characterized by having a red and white face (not less than 2/3 red, exclusive of face and ears), with at least 2 white feet, long face/snout, and small to medium erect ears.

Hereford

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Which of the following is NOT a warning sign that your dog or cat may be inclined to bite?

Ears held back, tail wagging quickly

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A bacteria or virus that causes clinical disease:

pathogen

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A veterinary tech. uses 1/2 oz, 3/4 oz, and 5/8 oz of solution to perform three urinary analysis tests. How much total solution does she use?

1 7/8 oz

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Sugar, a small dog, has come into a veterinary clinic with sarcoptic mange. To prevent the spread of this and other zoonotic diseases, you need to"

All of these: wash hands often, dispose of waste in a proper manner, isolate infected animals

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What are the percentages of cells and plasma in blood?

40% and 60%, respectively

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A vet tech is counting leukocytes (white blood cells). SHe counts four areas on the hemocytometer counting chamber, adds the four numbers together and then multiplies by 50 to obtain the correct leukocyte count. If the counts are 23, 27, 28 and 34 what is correct leukocyte count?

5600 leukocytes

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Which of the following is NOT a function of the uterus?

The receptacle for the penis during copulation

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39

One of the fastest means of getting drugs into the bloodstream is:

Intravenously

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Examination by tapping the surface to determine density of a body area is called:

percussion

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Which of the following cattle breeds would be considered a dairy breed?

Brown Swiss

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Which of the following is not a disease that affects dogs?

Black Leg

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Which of these is the correct flow of blood through the heart?

Right atrium, Right Ventricle, Pulmonary Arteries, Lungs, Pulmonary Veins, Left Atrium, Left Ventricle, Aorta

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Which zoonotic disease is fatal in humans?

Rabies

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An animal is being given a vaccine. Vaccine is defined as:

A suspension of killed or modified microorganisms that stimulate an immune response when introduced into the body

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You regularly order six 10-ml vials per month of a drug that has a concentration of 50 mg/ml. Now that same drug is only available in 20-ml vials of 10 mg/ml. How many vials should you order this month?

15 vials

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Which of the following breeds of sheep is considered a fine wool breed?

Rambouillet

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48

What type of connective tissue connects muscles to bones?

tendon

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A cow weighed 1,743 pounds prior to calving. The calf weighed 97 pounds and the placenta and amniotic fluid weighed 189 pounds. How much did the cow weigh after calving?

1457 pounds

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An eight month old Chihuahua was stung by a wasp and had a fluctuation in its heart rate. Which term describes its fluctuating heart rate?

Arrythmia

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A mature female of galline species:

Hen

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The clinical signs of heartworm are:

deep cough, irregular heart beat, exercise intolerance

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An immature female of the porcine species:

Gilt

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Jane is taking a dog's pulse. What is the name of the artery where she will do this?

Femoral artery

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What is the purpose of the infundibulum?

To transport the egg from the ovary to the oviduct

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The lab receives a prescription order from a vet. He wants the patient to take 40 milligrams (mg) of amoxicillin four times a day for 25 days. The lab has 20 mg amoxicillin tablets. How many tablets should the vet tech give to the client for the 25-day period?

200 tablets

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The order is for 500 mg of amoxicillin, and tablets on hand are 250 mg. How many tablets will be administered?

2 tablets

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58

A normal capillary refill time (CRT) is:

1-2 seconds

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Six blood pressure readings are 115, 120, 123, 121, and 112 Hg. What is the average value rounded to the nearest whole number?

119

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60

Dystocia can be defined as:

Abnormal or difficult birth

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61

When in the heart, heartworms congregate in the:

Right ventricle

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62

Which drug schedule has no current accepted medical use?

Schedule I

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63

1000 mg= _______ g

1

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64

Anemia is:

A decrease in the number of red blood cells

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A veterinary pharmaceutical company technician uses a 480-milliliter (mL) flask of rabies vaccine solution to fill individual vials. If each vial holds 1/30 of the volume of the flask, how many mL of vaccine are in each vial?

16 mL

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A veterinary assistant must inventory all supplies each month. She counts the following number of thermometers: 4, 12, 7, 23 and 9. What is the total number of thermometers?

55 thermometers

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A vet tech is calculating the bill for hospital care for a cat which received a kidney transplant. The bill for medical services and care was $2,685. The owners paid $1,389 when they picked up the cat. A few weeks later they paid another $497. How much do they still owe?

$799

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Frank, a 60 lb bulldog, needs to receive 60 mg of Prednisone once every other day for 10 days. How many total mg of Prednisone does Frank need for 10 days?

300 mg

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Which of the following is most important to schedule first when making appointments?

Emergencies

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Ideally, a horse should be bedded on:

Wood shavings

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A 13-year old M?N domestic short hair (DSH) named Buttons has a bite wound in the right side of the mandible. The owner does not know when the cat got the bite wound because Buttons is an outside cat. He has not been eating or drinking the past few days, is lethargic, and on PE has a T=103.5 degress, HR=180 bpm, and RR= 45 breaths/min. Other than the mandibular wound, he is healthy. He is current on vaccinations. The decision is made to sedate Buttons so that the wound can be clipped, cleaned and debrided. You must calculate the dose of injectable anesthetic for Buttons, who weighs 12.5 lb. The dosage of Ketamine is 22 mg/kg IM. The concentration listed on the vial of ketamine is 100 mg/ml. The animal's weight in kg is?

5.7 kg

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The Occupational Safety and Health Act of _______ established the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in the Department of Labor.

1970

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Formalin is most commonly used for _________.

Tissue biopsy

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Giving birth in sheep is known as ___________.

lambing

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Which of the following disinfectants is toxic to cats?

Phenols

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Six 12 ounce puppies need deworming medication. If the dose is 1 ml/lb, how many total ml do you need in order to deworm all of the puppies?

4.5 mls

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Which of the following animals would be classified as a Hound breed?

Dachshund

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Which of the following hazards is associated with radiography?

Cancer

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In the last few hours I have noticed that my dog has been drooling excessively, especially since she never really drools. What could cause this?

All these: oral ingestion of insecticides, dental disease, anxiety & nausea

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All of the following are examples if hazards, except _________________.

Mental

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A vet assistant counts the exam gloves in each room and determines there are 338 91, 87, 420, 206 and 76 gloves. What is the total number of gloves?

1318 gloves

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Which of these cells would Sammy NOT expect to see in an examination of urine sediment?

viral cells

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Which of the following is the first of five steps of the digestive process?

mechanical

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Which of these is NOT part of the process of filtration of the blood through the urinary system?

Vena Cava

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During an exam, Julie must take vital signs from an animal. Which of the following steps is the most correct procedure for her to take the rectal temperature?

Shake down the thermometer lubricate with petroleum jelly, gently insert and hold for 3 minutes, remove and rotate head

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The breed of swine that is characterized by being solid black with a white belt at the shoulder and small erect ears is the:

Hampshire

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A steer weighed 1,145 pounds before harvest. One half of the carcass with forequarters weighed 393 pounds and one half of the carcass with rear quarters weighed 341 pounds. How much of the steer could not be consumed?

411 pounds

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Which of the following substances is not considered a bio-hazardous substance?

syringe

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To remove a tick you should:

use tweezers to grasp the head and pull straight out

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A machine that spins samples very rapidly to separate elements based on weight is a:

centrifuge

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What parasite transmits Lyme disease?

Tick

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Which of the following is not a function of the cervix?

Serves as a barrier for pathogens and prevents foreign material from entering the uterus

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___________ is essential for organ structure, nutrient transport and energy utilization

phosphorus

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Rascal, a 2 year old dog has a foul odor. What could be the cause?

All of these: any brownish material in his ears. he may have an ear infection. his skin is dry and has bumps, he has tartar on his teeth or very red gums. his teeth need attention.

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Which of the following answers best completes the statement? Temperature pulse, and respiration rates tend to _________ as size of the animal _________.

increases, decreases

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A vet diagnosed Bill's lamb with dyspnea. What does this mean?

The lamb has difficulty breathing

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In horse, when a fixed object is grabbed with the incisor teeth and air is drawn in repetitively through the mouth, is what:

cribbing

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The level of fluid in the liter bags reads at the 700 mark. How much fluid has been given?

300 ml

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What is cryptorchidism?

condition in which one or both testicles remain in the body cavity

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The term that means of, or relating to cats:

Feline

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