Elance Transcription Test Answers



Choose the most likely sentence.

The patient has importance and a previous prostrate biopsy
The patient has impotence and a previous prostate biopsy
The patient has impotence and a previous prostrate biopsy
The patient has importance and a previous prostate biopsy

 

 

Transcription service providers charge customers:

Per line
Per minute
All of these
Per word

 

 

The proper abbreviation for table is:

TABL
TBLE
TAB
TBL

 

 

What does TAT stand for?

Time Altitude Transit
Transcription Analysis Test
Turn Around Time
Typing Accuracy Test

 

 

Which abbreviation means "cross reference"?

CREF
CRSRF
XREFR
XREF

 

 

Which of the following is NOT a tag?

[applause]
[silence]
[laughter]
[gesture]
[chuckle]

 

 

What are the three main categories of transcription?

Interview, legal, and medical
Legal, general, and interview
General, legal, and medical
Legal, medical, and automotive

 

 

The patient can eat at ___________ she wants.

any-time
any time
anytime

 

 

In the context of transcription, what does the term "minutes" refer to?

None of these
The time a meeting started
A record of a meeting or event
The amount of time a meeting took

 

 

What does SRT stand for?

Standard Report Template
Special Report Transcription
Superior Recognition Transcription
Speech Recognition Technology

 

 

Which of the following is the correct order in which transcription takes place?

Transmission, recording, editing, transcription, return final product
Recording, editing, transcription, transmission, return final product
Recording, transmission, transcription, editing, return final product
Transcription, recording, transmission, editing, return final product

 

 

When should a transcriptionist use a contraction?

Whenever possible
Transcriptionists should never use contractions
When it sounds more natural
It depends on client preference

 

 

Should a transcriptionist modify the speaker's sentences to make sure everything makes sense?

Only when transcribing verbatim
No
It depends on client preference
Yes

 

 

Which of the following is NOT an audio file?

.m4a
.wma
.mp3
.mov

 

 

True or false? Transcriptionists should use abbreviations whenever possible.

True
False

 

 

What does the common abbreviation YTD stand for?

Year-to-date
Yesterday
Yearly transaction data
Yield-to-Determine

 

 

What is the proper abbreviation for association?

ASN
ASCN
ASSN
ASON

 

 

Which of the following would be a circumstance that does NOT need transcription?

Doctor to patient dialogue
Court case
Little league baseball game
Nationally televised broadcast

 

 

Which abbreviation means "quarter"?

QT
QTR
QRT
QURT

 

 

True or false? You must get formal certification to become a general transcriptionist.

True
False

 

 

What is verbatim transcription?

Recording every word and sound on a recording, exactly as spoken.
None of these
Handwritten transcription
Transcription that happens in real time
A method that gives the transcriptionist freedom to clarify the conversation

 

 

True or False? Live transcriptions are more accurate than offline transcriptions.

False
True

 

 

What are some problems with speech recognition technology?

System may take time to learn
All of these
Restricts speaking speed
Not 100% accurate

 

 

What is the proper abbreviation for milligram?

mil
mg
ml
mlg

 

 

The patient enjoys eating popsicles_____ she does not usually have an appetite.

semicolon
period
hyphen
comma

 

 

The proper abbreviation for average is:

AVG
AVR
AVE
AVRG

 

 

How should a transcriptionist present numerals?

As numbers
They should be written as complete words up to 100, then they should be written as numbers.
It depends on the situation
As complete words

 

 

Transcriptionists may be required to sign a _____________ to ensure client confidentiality.

lease agreement
promise note
quality of work contract
non-disclosure agreement

 

 

True of false? The following is correctly transcribed, 2a + 3a equals 5a. .

True
False

 

 

Which of the following is a transcription software?

ooVoo
Content Buzz
Skype
SEnuke
Express Scribe

 

 

Which of the following is NOT a type of transcription?

Writing subtitles
Writing an essay
Writing a doctor-patient dialogue
Writing courtroom dialogue

 

 

True of False? Speech recognition technology is usually more accurate than a professional transcriptionist.

False
True

 

 

Which of the following equipment is used for transcription?

Pedals
All of the above
Keyboard
Headset

 

 

True or false? Transcriptionists do not need to follow standard capitalization rules.

False
True

 

 

When transcribing verbatim, a transcriptionist should _______.

write in all capital letters
correct grammatical mistakes
transcribe every word exactly as it is said
interpret what the speaker is trying to say

 

 

True or False? A medical transcriptionist sometimes has the task of editing documents created by Speech Recognition Technologies.

False
True

 

 

True or False? All transcriptions follow the same formatting.

True
False

 

 

What is the most common piece of external hardware for a transcriptionist?

Amplifier
Headphones
Video camera
Microphone

 

 

The medicine had a strange _______ on the patient's skin.

effect
affect

 

 

True or false? A transcriptionist should not make note of emotional changes.

False
It depends on client preference
True

 

 

The patients have the same medications _______ the board.

acros
across
accros
accross

 

 

True or false? There is no difference between legal, medical, and general transcription.

True
False

 


The application applies to androids and iphone. Transcribe correctly.

The application applies to Androids and iPhone
The application applies to A-N-D-R-O-I-D-S and I-P-H-O-N-E-S

 

 

What is the average time it takes for an audio file to be transcribed? Answer in a ratio of audio time to real time, as in x:y.

1:4
1:3
1:2
1:5
1:6

 

 

What is the industry standard for the time it takes to transcribe 15 minutes of audio?

30 minutes
45 minutes
1 hour
15 minutes

 

 

When a customer asks for a clean verbatim he means;

A transcript with easy word formatting.
A transcript with no spelling mistakes
a transcript with corrected grammar.
A transcript with filler words.

 

 

The proper abbreviation for affiliation is:

AFLN
AFFL
AFFN
AFL

 

 

When transcribing for a government agency, which of the following is important to remember?

Accuracy
Transcription security
All of these
Punctuality

 

 

What is the abbreviation for revenue per available room?

RPAR
RevPAR
RvPAR
RePAR

 

 

True or false? Documents transcribed with voice capturing software still need to be verified by a transcriptionist.

True
False

 

 

What is the most important attribute when it comes to your transcription?

Length
Speed
Formatting
Accuracy

 

 

A common question to ask your client about before transcribing a recording is:

All of these
Incoming file format
Expected turnaround time
Possible omissions

 

 

The patient had _______ of medications to take.

alott
a lot
allot
alot

 

 

In medical transcription, which of the following is NOT considered one of the four major reports?

Operative report
Follow-up report
History & physical report
Consultation report

 

 

Using Jefferson notation, what would (15) indicate?

The speaker paused for 15 seconds
The speaker is the 15th person to enter the conversation
The speaker's turn began at the 15 minute mark
Page 15 of the transcription document

 

 

Water, whole grain, and vegetables_____ these are the things ideal for the patient's diet.

...
,
;

 

 

The speaker's name should be on the ______ of a transcription document.

bottom left side
bottom centered
top centered
bottom right side

 

 

Asking for a _______ can be useful prior to transcribing.

thesaurus
dictionary
glossary
recap

 

 

Which of the following is correctly transcribed The client owe us five million dollars. The client owes us $5 million. The client owes us $5,000,000. The client owes us 5 million dollars.

The client owes us $5 million.
The client owes us $5,000,000.
The client owes us 5 million dollars.
The client owe us five million dollars.

 

 

Is the following correctly transcribed? He left London at twelve o'clock. Yes No

No
Yes

 

 

What symbol(s) is used to represent a word that was unable to be transcribed on the transcript?

?
(?)
___
...
(...)

 

 

How should you type the following phrase: "First Quarter operating results were twenty-one point two million, an increase of fifty-two percent from first quarter last year and an increase of twenty-eight percent from the sequential quarter's operating results of eighteen million."

Q1 operating results were $21.2 million, an increase of 52 percent from Q1 last year and an increase of 28 percent from the sequential quarter's operating results of $18.0 million.
1Q operating results were $21.2 million, an increase of 52% from 1Q last year and an increase of 28% from the sequential quarter's operating results of $18.0 million.
Q1 operating results were $21.2 million, an increase of 52% from Q1 last year and an increase of 28% from the sequential quarter's operating results of $18 million.
Q1 operating results were $21.2 million, an increase of 52% from Q1 last year and an increase of 28% from the sequential quarter's operating results of $18.0 million.
Q1 operating results were $21.2 million dollars, an increase of 52% from Q1 last year and an increase of 28% from the sequential quarter's operating results of $18.0 million dollars.

 

 

Which would be an appropriate abbreviated transcription of "Food should be administered every hour."

Food should be administered e. hour.
Food should be administered e.h.
Food should be administered q.h.
Food should be admin. q.h.

 

 

Who is the originator (a.k.a. dictator) in the transcription process?

The person who edits the text.
The person who creates the sound file to be converted into text.
The person who is speaking on the sound file.
The person who converts the sound file into text.

 

 

Which of the following do transcriptionists sometimes use to control digital media?

A gas pedal
A wave pedal
A remote pedal
A time pedal

 

 

Using Jefferson notation, what do brackets indicate?

Overlapping speech
A slang word
None of these
An incomprehensible speaker

 

 

Which of the following is commonly used for undecipherable words or phrases?

[???]
[Can't understand]
****
#@$!
_________

 

 

In medical transcription, what would using all capital letters indicate?

An exclamation point
Someone yelling
A point of emphasis
An allergy

 

 

Which one of the following is not a Brazilian Real sign?

BRL
R$
BZL

 

 

True of false? Currently TL is an ISO code for Turkish Lira.

True
False

 

 

True or False? Only a high school diploma is required to become a medical transcriptionist.

True
False

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