4medapproved Monthly Medical Trivia Quiz - July 2013

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 79

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  • 1. 
    What is the approximate age of life on Earth?
    • A. 

      500 million years

    • B. 

      1.5 billion years

    • C. 

      3.5 billion years

    • D. 

      5.5 billion years

  • 2. 
    Which of the following infectious diseases kills more people globally each year?
    • A. 

      HIV/AIDS

    • B. 

      Malaria

    • C. 

      Tuberculosis

    • D. 

      Syphilis

  • 3. 
    Prions are best described as what?
    • A. 

      Viruses

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Genetic mutations

    • D. 

      Proteins

  • 4. 
    Among other differences, plant cells differ from animal cells in having what?
    • A. 

      Lysosomes

    • B. 

      Ribosomes

    • C. 

      Chloroplasts

    • D. 

      Mitochondria

  • 5. 
    Research suggests that cellular senescence may protect the body against what?
    • A. 

      Hypothermia

    • B. 

      Diabetes

    • C. 

      Malaria

    • D. 

      Cancer

  • 6. 
    Rabies is caused by what kind of organism?
    • A. 

      Virus

    • B. 

      Bacterium

    • C. 

      Protozoan Cartilage

    • D. 

      Fungus

  • 7. 
    Which of the following diseases is caused by a eukaryote?
    • A. 

      HIV/AIDS

    • B. 

      Malaria

    • C. 

      Chlamydia

    • D. 

      Cholera

  • 8. 
    A fertilized egg is considered which of the following?
    • A. 

      Gamete

    • B. 

      Tetrapod

    • C. 

      Zygote

    • D. 

      Fetus

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not among the top 10 causes of death in the United States for individuals older than 10 years of age?
    • A. 

      Cancer

    • B. 

      Suicide

    • C. 

      Accidents

    • D. 

      HIV

  • 10. 
    Cladistically, human beings can be considered which of the following?
    • A. 

      Archosaurs

    • B. 

      Sarcopterygians

    • C. 

      Lissamphibians

    • D. 

      Echinoderms

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