2012 Vet Science Cde Exam

50 Questions | Total Attempts: 828

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Veterinary Quizzes & Trivia

The exam from the book, An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology, chapters 1-10. The 4 highest scoring students will make it on the team.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A prefix is a word part found at the _________________ of a word.
    • A. 

      Beginning

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      End

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The prefix "a" means...
    • A. 

      About/Pertaining to

    • B. 

      Away from

    • C. 

      Without or no

    • D. 

      Towards

  • 3. 
    The prefix "dys-" means...
    • A. 

      Without or no

    • B. 

      Difficult/Painful/Bad

    • C. 

      Within/Inside

    • D. 

      Between

  • 4. 
    The prefix "ex" means...
    • A. 

      Without/Away from

    • B. 

      Within/Towards

    • C. 

      Less than normal

    • D. 

      More than normal

  • 5. 
    The prefix "pan" means...
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      Between

    • C. 

      Less of

    • D. 

      All

  • 6. 
    The suffix "-ectomy" means...
    • A. 

      All

    • B. 

      None

    • C. 

      Surgical removal

    • D. 

      Surgical insertion

  • 7. 
    The suffix "-tomy" means...
    • A. 

      Surgical removal

    • B. 

      Instrument to record things

    • C. 

      Cutting into

    • D. 

      Surgical repair

  • 8. 
    Dorsal refers to the __________ of an animal.
    • A. 

      Back

    • B. 

      Belly

    • C. 

      Side

    • D. 

      Head

  • 9. 
    Caudal means towards the ______________ of the animal.
    • A. 

      Head

    • B. 

      Belly

    • C. 

      Tail

    • D. 

      Foot

  • 10. 
    The sagittal plane divides an animal into...
    • A. 

      Equal right & left halves

    • B. 

      Unequal right & left halves

    • C. 

      Dorsal and ventral parts

    • D. 

      Cranial and caudal parts

  • 11. 
    Lateral recumbency is when an animal is lying on its...
    • A. 

      Side

    • B. 

      Back

    • C. 

      Belly

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Immature bone cells are called...
    • A. 

      Osteoclasts

    • B. 

      Osteoblasts

    • C. 

      Osteocytes

    • D. 

      Bone cells

  • 13. 
    Connections between bones are called...
    • A. 

      Cartilage

    • B. 

      Muscles

    • C. 

      Bone marrow

    • D. 

      Joints

  • 14. 
    The 2 types of skeletons within the body are the...
    • A. 

      Axial and lacrimal

    • B. 

      Lacrimal and Frontal

    • C. 

      Frontal and Appendicular

    • D. 

      Axial and Appendicular

  • 15. 
    The body part that attaches muscle to bone is called...
    • A. 

      Tendon

    • B. 

      Ligament

    • C. 

      Joint

    • D. 

      Cartilage

  • 16. 
    The study of movement is called...
    • A. 

      Biology

    • B. 

      Kinesiology

    • C. 

      Taxonomy

    • D. 

      Musculology

  • 17. 
    The loose skin under the throat/neck is called the...
    • A. 

      Throatlatch

    • B. 

      Poll

    • C. 

      Dewlap

    • D. 

      Pedal

  • 18. 
    The tarsal joint, or the large joint in the middle of the back leg, on animals is called the...
    • A. 

      Fetlock

    • B. 

      Hock

    • C. 

      Stifle

    • D. 

      Hoof

  • 19. 
    The term "lagomorph" refers to the __________________ species.
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Goat

    • C. 

      Sheep

    • D. 

      Rabbit

  • 20. 
    The term "caprine" refers to the ____________________ species.
    • A. 

      Pig

    • B. 

      Goat

    • C. 

      Sheep

    • D. 

      Rabbit

  • 21. 
    The term "buccal" refers to the...
    • A. 

      Cheek

    • B. 

      Nose

    • C. 

      Tongue

    • D. 

      Throat

  • 22. 
    The set of temporary teeth in animal that eventually fall out are called...
    • A. 

      Dentition

    • B. 

      Deciduous

    • C. 

      Dicidus

    • D. 

      Permanent

  • 23. 
    The scientific term for the throat is...
    • A. 

      Esophagus

    • B. 

      Larynx

    • C. 

      Pharynx

    • D. 

      Gullet

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is NOT a type of digestive tract?
    • A. 

      Monogastric

    • B. 

      Unigastric

    • C. 

      Hindgut Fermentor

    • D. 

      Ruminant

  • 25. 
    The narrow passage between the stomach and the small intestines is called the...
    • A. 

      Fundus

    • B. 

      Pylorus

    • C. 

      Duodenum

    • D. 

      Omasum