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Chapter 01: Quiz Intoduction To Medical Terminology

23 Questions
Medical Terminology Quizzes & Trivia

Chapter 1 med terms

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Names of microbes often appear on lab reports as well as in everyday life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    HIPPA-mandated procedure codes are used in all medical billing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Linguists are individuals devoted to the study of language.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 4. 
    All medical terms have prefixes.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Right

    • B. 

      Away from

    • C. 

      Out

    • D. 

      Up

  • 6. 
    The word part contra- means _____.
    • A. 

      Before

    • B. 

      Within

    • C. 

      Against

    • D. 

      Tail

  • 7. 
    What word part means right?
    • A. 

      Juxta-

    • B. 

      Mal-

    • C. 

      Dextr-

    • D. 

      Per-

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Mal-

    • B. 

      Mid-

    • C. 

      Meta-

    • D. 

      Mes-

  • 9. 
    Select the abbreviation meaning impression.
    • A. 

      IP

    • B. 

      I

    • C. 

      Imp

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 10. 
    The personal medical history is composed of _____.
    • A. 

      Current and past medical conditons

    • B. 

      Presciption drug use

    • C. 

      Allergies

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    _____ are word parts that appear at the beginning of the medical word or base.
    • A. 

      Stem

    • B. 

      Prefixes

    • C. 

      Suffixes

    • D. 

      Theme

  • 12. 
    The word part noni- means _____.
    • A. 

      Nine

    • B. 

      None

    • C. 

      Nest

    • D. 

      Night

  • 13. 
    The words part pent- means _____.
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Six

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Maxi-

    • B. 

      Micro-

    • C. 

      Macr-

    • D. 

      Mega-

  • 15. 
    The word part -ad means _____.
    • A. 

      Toward

    • B. 

      Behind

    • C. 

      Away

    • D. 

      Down

  • 16. 
    The word part -ic means _____.
    • A. 

      Pertainingto

    • B. 

      Condition of

    • C. 

      Deficiency

    • D. 

      Resembling

  • 17. 
    The word part meaning movement.
    • A. 

      -plegia

    • B. 

      -praxia

    • C. 

      -pnea

    • D. 

      -plasia

  • 18. 
    Select the word part meaning to cut.
    • A. 

      -sect

    • B. 

      -stomy

    • C. 

      -stalsis

    • D. 

      -sis

  • 19. 
    Pain and dizziness is a _____.
  • 20. 
    Height and weight is a _____.
  • 21. 
    _____ are used to seperate prefixes, suffixes, or combining forms from a word or base.
  • 22. 
    The _____ name is capitalized.
  • 23. 
    The _____ name begins with a lower-case letter.