Basic English Abbreviations Test Quiz: Trivia!

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  • 1. 

    What occupation might have the initials BSN behind their name?

    • A.

      Nurse

    • B.

       scientist

    • C.

      Bartender

    • D.

      Bishop

    Correct Answer
    A. Nurse
    Explanation
    The occupation that might have the initials BSN behind their name is a nurse. The initials BSN stand for Bachelor of Science in Nursing, which is a degree that nurses can obtain after completing their education and training in the field of nursing. This degree signifies that the individual has completed a program that focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary for nursing practice. Therefore, a nurse is the most likely profession to have the initials BSN behind their name.

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  • 2. 

    What three letters are you supposed to transmit or show if you are in need of immediate help in a life-and-death situation?

    • A.

      SSA

    • B.

      SOS

    • C.

      SAS

    • D.

      SAAS

    Correct Answer
    B. SOS
    Explanation
    SOS is the correct answer because it is an internationally recognized distress signal. It is used to indicate that someone is in urgent need of assistance in a life-and-death situation. The letters S, O, and S do not have any specific meaning, but they were chosen because they are easy to recognize and transmit in Morse code.

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  • 3. 

    If your doctor ordered an EKG or ECG, what part of your body would be tested?

    • A.

      Eyes

    • B.

      Bladder

    • C.

      Brain

    • D.

      Heart

    Correct Answer
    D. Heart
    Explanation
    An EKG or ECG is a test that measures the electrical activity of the heart. It is used to detect any abnormalities in the heart's rhythm and to diagnose various heart conditions. Therefore, if a doctor orders an EKG or ECG, it means that they want to test the heart.

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  • 4. 

    What is an MMR?

    • A.

      Device that measures electrical waves

    • B.

      Airline

    • C.

      Immunization

    • D.

      Medical test

    Correct Answer
    C. Immunization
    Explanation
    An MMR refers to immunization, which stands for Measles, Mumps, and Rubella. It is a medical procedure that involves administering vaccines to protect against these three infectious diseases. The given options do not align with the definition of an MMR, except for immunization, which accurately describes the purpose of an MMR.

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  • 5. 

    After a loved one dies, the letters RIP sometimes adorn the gravestone. What does RIP stand for?

    • A.

      Rest In Peace

    • B.

      Reassure In Power

    • C.

      Rest In Power

    • D.

      Rest In Pieces

    Correct Answer
    A. Rest In Peace
    Explanation
    RIP stands for "Rest In Peace." This phrase is often used as a way to express condolences and wish for the deceased to find eternal rest and tranquility. It is a common expression used to honor and remember those who have passed away.

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  • 6. 

    You might take your little puppy to what kind of a doctor?

    • A.

      DDS

    • B.

      DVM

    • C.

      MD

    • D.

      DC

    Correct Answer
    B. DVM
    Explanation
    A DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) is the correct answer because they are specialized in treating animals, including puppies. DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) deals with dental health, MD (Doctor of Medicine) treats human patients, and DC (Doctor of Chiropractic) focuses on musculoskeletal issues. Therefore, a DVM is the most appropriate type of doctor to take a little puppy to for medical care.

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  • 7. 

    If you wanted to join a group at your local high school and learn about farming and plants, what group would you join?

    • A.

      FFA

    • B.

      GPA

    • C.

      FHA

    • D.

      NRA

    Correct Answer
    A. FFA
    Explanation
    The correct answer is FFA. FFA stands for Future Farmers of America, which is an organization that promotes agricultural education and leadership development for students interested in farming and plants. By joining FFA, you would have the opportunity to learn about farming techniques, plant cultivation, and gain practical experience in agricultural activities.

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  • 8. 

    Where might you purchase an SUV?

    • A.

      Car dealership

    • B.

      Farmers market

    • C.

      Department store

    • D.

      Flower garden

    Correct Answer
    A. Car dealership
    Explanation
    A car dealership is the most suitable place to purchase an SUV because it specializes in selling cars, including different types of vehicles like SUVs. Farmers markets, department stores, and flower gardens do not typically sell cars, let alone SUVs.

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  • 9. 

     In America some people fly a black and white flag with the letters MIA on it. What does MIA stand for?

    • A.

      Men In Action

    • B.

      Missing in Action

    • C.

      Marry In Autumn

    • D.

      Man In Attire

    Correct Answer
    B. Missing in Action
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Missing in Action." In America, the black and white flag with the letters MIA is used to symbolize the status of military personnel who have been reported as missing during active service. This flag serves as a reminder and tribute to those brave individuals who have not returned home from war or conflict.

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  • 10. 

    If you collapse in a restaurant due to cardiac arrest, you better hope that someone else there knows what?

    • A.

      ACT

    • B.

      HRT

    • C.

      DMV

    • D.

      CPR

    Correct Answer
    D. CPR
    Explanation
    If you collapse in a restaurant due to cardiac arrest, you better hope that someone else there knows CPR. CPR stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, which is an emergency procedure performed to manually preserve brain function until further medical help arrives. It involves chest compressions and rescue breaths to maintain blood circulation and oxygenation. Knowing CPR can significantly increase the chances of survival in such situations by keeping the blood flowing and providing oxygen to vital organs.

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