The Abbreviations Quiz For Beginners

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Learning is not an easy task but also before you can become better in doing something you need practice it a lot or most of the time. This quiz is available for you so that you can practice as a beginner and become advanced in abbreviations as time goes on.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    A paramedic reaches the scene of an automobile accident and says there are two DOAs, is that good, fair, average or bad?

    • A.

      Good

    • B.

      Fair

    • C.

      Average

    • D.

      Bad

    Correct Answer
    D. Bad
    Explanation
    The paramedic stating that there are two DOAs (dead on arrival) at the scene of an automobile accident indicates a tragic outcome. This is considered bad because it means that both individuals involved in the accident have died before receiving any medical assistance.

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  • 2. 

    What company in the USA, *always known by its initials only*, delivers packages to us and drives brown trucks?

    • A.

      UPS

    • B.

      USPS

    • C.

      FDX

    • D.

      TLL

    Correct Answer
    A. UPS
    Explanation
    UPS, which stands for United Parcel Service, is a well-known company in the USA that delivers packages and operates brown trucks. It is commonly referred to by its initials only, making it easily recognizable. USPS, FDX, and TLL are not the correct answers as they do not fit the description of the company mentioned.

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  • 3. 

    What part of your computer deals with PPMs?

    • A.

      Keyboard

    • B.

      Modem

    • C.

      Printer

    • D.

      Hard drive

    Correct Answer
    C. Printer
    Explanation
    The printer is the part of the computer that deals with PPMs, which stands for Pages Per Minute. This indicates the speed at which the printer can print pages. The keyboard is used for inputting data, the modem is used for connecting to the internet, and the hard drive is used for storing data. None of these parts specifically deal with PPMs, making printer the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    Where could you most likely have seen the letters TWA?

    • A.

      Church

    • B.

      Army base

    • C.

      Gift store

    • D.

      Airport

    Correct Answer
    D. Airport
    Explanation
    TWA (Trans World Airlines) was a major American airline that operated from 1930 to 2001. The most likely place to have seen the letters TWA would be at an airport, as it was the location where the airline operated and had its branding. TWA signage, advertisements, and airplanes would have been visible at airports where the airline operated, making the airport the most likely place to have encountered the letters TWA.

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  • 5. 

     If your neighbor tells you to BYOB, come over and watch NHL on ESPN, what are you doing?

    • A.

      Watching a program to learn how to build your own deck with your own tools

    • B.

      Reading a best selling novel together while sipping tea and eating scones

    • C.

      Bringing your wife and kids next door to play games and watch classic movies on the VCR

    • D.

       watching hockey on a leading sports channel while drinking your own beer

    Correct Answer
    D.  watching hockey on a leading sports channel while drinking your own beer
    Explanation
    If your neighbor tells you to BYOB, come over and watch NHL on ESPN, it means that you should bring your own beer and go to your neighbor's place to watch hockey on a popular sports channel.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is the correct abbreviation for both eyes as often seen on an eye drop prescription?

    • A.

      O.s.

    • B.

      None of the above

    • C.

      O.d.

    • D.

      O.u.

    Correct Answer
    D. O.u.
    Explanation
    The correct abbreviation for both eyes as often seen on an eye drop prescription is o.u. This abbreviation stands for "oculus uterque" in Latin, which translates to "both eyes" in English. It is used to indicate that the medication should be applied to both eyes. The other options, o.s. and o.d., stand for "oculus sinister" (left eye) and "oculus dexter" (right eye) respectively, and are used when the medication needs to be applied to only one eye.

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  • 7. 

    What does dtd stand for on a prescription?

    • A.

      Give such doses

    • B.

      Divide the dose

    • C.

      Dispense ten doses

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Give such doses
    Explanation
    The abbreviation "DTD" stands for "Da tales doses" in Latin, which translates to "give such doses" in English. This term is commonly used on prescriptions to instruct the pharmacist to dispense the specified medication in the indicated doses.

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  • 8. 

    The Romans existed during this time.

    • A.

      BA

    • B.

      AC

    • C.

      BC

    • D.

      BFG

    Correct Answer
    C. BC
    Explanation
    During the time when the Romans existed, option BC would be a valid sequence. The given options do not provide any specific context or criteria for the sequence, so we can assume that the correct answer is based on historical knowledge. The Romans existed from approximately 753 BC to 476 AD, and BC represents the time period before the birth of Christ. Therefore, BC is the most logical answer in relation to the given statement.

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  • 9. 

    What is the abbreviation for Doctor Peters?

    • A.

      Mr. Peters

    • B.

      Mrs. Peters

    • C.

      Dr. Peters

    • D.

      Doc. Peters

    Correct Answer
    C. Dr. Peters
    Explanation
    The abbreviation for Doctor Peters is "Dr. Peters" because "Dr." is the standard abbreviation for the title "Doctor."

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  • 10. 

    What is the abbreviation for 'Road'?

    • A.

      Ro.

    • B.

      Roa.

    • C.

      R.

    • D.

      Rd.

    Correct Answer
    D. Rd.
    Explanation
    The correct abbreviation for 'Road' is 'Rd.' This abbreviation is commonly used in addresses to indicate the word 'Road'.

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