04 Mar 2015
March 4, 2015

Question of the Day – March 4

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The correct answer to yesterday’s question is B: peptic ulcer. Today’s sample question is from the Part II subject of Neuromusculoskeletal Diagnosis. A patient who is unable to stand with the eyes open and feet together most likely has a ______ dysfunction. A.  vestibular system B.  posterior column C.  dorsal root ganglia D.  spinothalamic tract.. read more →

03 Mar 2015
March 3, 2015

Question of the Day – March 3

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The correct answer to yesterday’s question is A: Borrelia burgdorferi. Today’s sample question is from the Part II subject of General Diagnosis. Burning epigastric pain that is relieved by eating is most characteristic of _______. A.  biliary colic B.  peptic ulcer C.  cholelithiasis D.  acute hepatitis read more →

02 Mar 2015
March 2, 2015

Question of the Day – March 2

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The correct answer to Friday’s question is D: ochronosis. Today’s sample question is from the Part I subject of Microbiology. Which spirochete occurs in the blood of an individual with erythema chronicum migrans? A.  Borrelia burgdorferi B. Leptospira interrogans C.  Treponema pallidum D.  Borrelia recurrentis   read more →

27 Feb 2015
February 27, 2015

Question of the Day – February 27

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The correct answer to yesterday’s question is A: ornithine. Today’s sample question is from the Part I subject of Pathology. Which of these is characterized by a deficiency of homogentisic oxidase, resulting in a blockage of tyrosine metabolism? A.  mucopolysaccharidosis B.  phenylketonuria C.  mucolipidosis D.  ochronosis   read more →

26 Feb 2015
February 26, 2015

Question of the Day – February 26

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The correct answer to yesterday’s question is C: alveolar; decreases. Today’s sample question is from the Part I subject of Chemistry. Arginase catalyzes the enzymatic conversion of arginine into ________ and urea. A.  ornithine B.  alanine C.  lysine D.  citrulline   read more →

25 Feb 2015
February 25, 2015

Question of the Day – February 25

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The correct answer to yesterday’s question is B: anterior clinoid. Today’s sample question is from the Part I subject of Physiology. Air moves into the lungs during inspiration when the ______ pressure ______. A.  pleural; increases B.  alveolar; increases C.  alveolar; decreases D.  pleural; approximates zero read more →

24 Feb 2015
February 24, 2015

Question of the Day – February 24

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The correct answer to yesterday’s question is A: head of the ulna. Today’s sample question is from the Part I subject of Spinal Anatomy. The lesser wings of the sphenoid bone end medially by forming the ______ processes. A.  coronoid B.  anterior clinoid C.  greater wings palatine D.  dorsal sella alveolar   read more →

23 Feb 2015
February 23, 2015

Question of the Day – February 23

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FEBRUARY 23 From now until March 18, we will post a sample test item each week day to assist our examinees in preparing for the upcoming NBCE written exams. Here is today’s sample question from the Part I subject of General Anatomy. The ulnar notch articulates with the ______. A.  head of the ulna B. .. read more →

FEBRUARY 20 Each week day from February 23 through March 18, a new question will be posted to the NBCE website at www.nbce.org/nbce-blog. The questions will also be posted to the NBCE’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com. The questions have been retired from the current NBCE item pool. They have been selected to reflect all written exams.. read more →

05 May 2014
May 5, 2014

March 2014 Scores Now Available

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Scores from the NBCE March 2014 Written Examinations are now available.You can view your scores at https://mynbce.nbce.org. After you log in to your account, click on the My Scores link, then follow the link to the March 2014 Written scores. If you do not remember your username or password, try using the links on the MyNBCE page to.. read more →