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1

The physical evacuation of various foreign materials from any body orifice, due to a variety of pressures, is commonly referred to as:

Purge

2

Which of the following is an example of antemortem extravascular blood discoloration:

* Livor mortis
* Cyanosis
* Capillary congestion
* Hematoma
* Hypostasis

Hematoma

3

Inactive dyes are used in arterial solutions to:

Impart color to the solution

4

That method of injection and drainage in which an amount of arterial fluid is injected and then drainage allowed to flow for a period of time, each one separately, is which method:

Alternate

5

More water can be removed from tissue with:

Hypertonic solutions

6

A device that is inserted into the artery for introducing arterial fluid is called:

Cannula

7

An extrinsic variable factor in embalming is:

A time lapse between death and embalming

8

Massage cream is placed on the inside of the eyelid to hold them in place and to:

Prevent dehydration

9

This instrument could be used in place of a drain tube:

Spring forceps

10

The movement of embalming solutions from the point of injection throughout the arterial, capillary and venous portions of the blood vascular system is known as:

Fluid distribution

11

That method of injection and drainage in which injection is continued and drainage is taken at intervals is which method:

Intermittent

12

A method of generating pressure for the injection of arterial fluid into a dead human body is the use of:

Mechanical pump

13

An embalming solution may be handicapped if it is used during the peak of rigor mortis because of which reason:

The rigidity of the muscles do not allow the entrance of the solution

14

When injecting down, the arterial solution moves from the tibial artery to the:

Dorsalis pedis artery

15

Postmortem staining is an extravascular change in the color of tissue due to:

Hemolysis

16

The most positive sign of death is:

Generalized decomposition

17

The line of closure of the eye is on the:

Lower one-third of the eye socket

18

When suturing the mouth closed, the superior anchoring is the:

Septum of the nose

19

The muscular suture is also known as:

Frenulum - septal suture

20

The attempted destruction of most autolytic and bacterial enzymes present in the body, and which have protein, carbohydrate and lipid splitting abilides, is considered to be the action of, or purpose of:

Disinfection

21

What type of co-injection chemical is recommended for a dehydrated body?

Humectant

22

The amount of formaldehyde gas, measured in grams, dissolved in 100 ml, of water is called:

Index

23

How many ounces of 32 index fluid are needed to make 2 gallons of dilute solution having an index of 2%:

16

24

That process of decomposition of protein due to the specific action of an anaerobic bacteria is referred to as:

Putrefaction

25

Which of the following would have to be considered in pre-embalming analysis:

* Age
* Cause of death
* Sex
* All of the above
* None of the above

All of the above

26

If the procedure calls for a liquid sealer in the back of the eye socket, the embalmer is dealing with a:

Enucleated eye

27

The action of post-mortem stiffening of all voluntary muscles of the body is referred to specifically as:

Rigor mortis

28

Which of the following is an important factor to be considered in a case analysis:

* Sex
* Tissue moisture
* Age
* All of the above
* None of the above

All of the above

29

That classification of embalming which involves submersion of the total body into a specially formulated solution is referred to as:

Absorption embalming

30

When raising the internal jugular vein, the embalmer would expect the common carotid artery to be:

* Medial
* Deep

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