Trivia Quiz On Basic Medical Vocabulary!

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  • 1. 

    A public notice or announcement, now always paid for, recommending some product or service.

    Explanation
    The given definition describes a public notice or announcement that promotes a product or service. This is commonly known as an advertisement.

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    Turn to another use; change into an object or material of a different form, character, or function.

    Explanation
    The word "convert" means to turn something into a different form, character, or function. It implies a transformation or change in the object or material being converted. In this context, "convert" is the correct answer as it aligns perfectly with the given definition.

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    Direct (one's thoughts, etc.) inward or upon oneself 2. Turn or bend inward.

    Explanation
    The given correct answer for this question is "Introvert" because the definition provided "Direct (one's thoughts, etc.) inward or upon oneself" and "Turn or bend inward" both describe the characteristic of being introverted. An introvert is someone who tends to focus their thoughts and energy inward, rather than outwardly engaging with the external world. They often prefer solitary activities and may find socializing draining.

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    Then it can be disposed of after use 2. At one's disposal; available

    Explanation
    The phrase "Then it can be disposed of after use" suggests that the item in question is meant to be discarded or thrown away after it has been used. This aligns with the definition of "disposable," which means something that is designed to be used once and then thrown away. Therefore, the correct answer is "disposable."

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    Impressive because of size, appearance, dignity, etc.

    Explanation
    The word "impressive" in the question suggests that something is being described as being notable or remarkable. The word "size" indicates that this thing is large or substantial. The word "appearance" suggests that it has a visually striking or attractive quality. The word "dignity" implies that it carries a sense of importance or authority. Therefore, the word "imposing" perfectly fits all these criteria as it means having a strong presence or commanding respect due to its size, appearance, and dignity.

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    A coming; arrival

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    The word "advent" means a coming or arrival. In the given question, the word "advent" perfectly fits the definition provided. It is synonymous with the words "coming" and "arrival". Therefore, "advent" is the correct answer.

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    A stopping or keeping (from)

    Explanation
    The given answer, "Prevention," accurately describes the action of stopping or keeping something from happening. Prevention refers to the measures taken to avoid or reduce the occurrence of a particular event or problem. In this context, it implies the act of taking steps to stop or keep something from happening, which aligns with the meaning of "stopping or keeping (from)."

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    In the end; finally

    Explanation
    The word "eventually" is synonymous with "in the end" and "finally". It implies that something will happen or be achieved after a period of time or after a series of events. Therefore, "eventually" is the correct answer.

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    Act of satisfying; fulfillment of conditions or diseases 2. Condition of being satisfied, or pleased and contended

    Explanation
    The answer is satisfaction because it refers to the act of satisfying or fulfilling conditions or diseases, as well as the condition of being satisfied or pleased.

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    Anything made by human skill or work, especially a tool or weapon

    Explanation
    An artifact refers to anything that is made by human skill or work, particularly tools or weapons. It can be an object or a structure that holds historical, cultural, or scientific significance. Artifacts are often studied by archaeologists to gain insights into the past and understand human civilizations.

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    Person tending to act rather than think

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    An extrovert is someone who tends to be more outgoing and sociable, preferring to engage in activities and interact with others rather than spending time alone. They are often described as being action-oriented and impulsive, prioritizing doing rather than thinking or reflecting. This aligns with the description of a person who tends to act rather than think, making extrovert the correct answer.

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     An arguing a question about which differences of opinion exist 2. Quarrel; wrangle

    Explanation
    The given definition describes a situation where there is a disagreement or argument about a particular question or issue. This is commonly referred to as a controversy.

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    Distraction from work, care, etc.; amusement; entertainment; pastime

    Explanation
    Diversion refers to the act of distracting oneself from work, care, etc. and engaging in activities that provide amusement, entertainment, or act as a pastime. This could include activities such as watching movies, playing games, or engaging in hobbies. Diversion serves as a way to temporarily shift focus and provide a break from daily responsibilities and routines.

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    Rot; decay

    Explanation
    The word "rot" is closely related to the process of decay, as it refers to the decomposition of organic matter. Therefore, the most suitable word to complete the given pair is "decompose," which means to break down or decay.

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    What is proposed; plan, scheme, or suggestion 2. Off of marriage

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    The word "proposal" fits both definitions given in the question. It can refer to a plan, scheme, or suggestion, as well as the act of proposing in the context of marriage. Therefore, "proposal" is the correct answer.

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    Depending on conventions; customary 2. Acting or behaving according to commonly accepted and approved ways

    Explanation
    The word "conventional" is defined as acting or behaving according to commonly accepted and approved ways. This means that something is done in a traditional or customary manner, following established norms and practices. The answer "conventional" aligns with this definition and accurately describes the given statement.

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  • 17. 

    Get the better of or defeat by trickery; outwit 2. Go around

    Explanation
    The word "circumvent" means to get the better of or defeat someone by trickery or to outwit them. It can also mean to go around or bypass something. Therefore, "circumvent" is the correct answer as it encompasses both meanings given in the question.

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    Person who has helped others, either by gifts or kind acts

    Explanation
    A benefactor is a person who has helped others, either by giving gifts or performing kind acts. They selflessly contribute to the well-being and improvement of others' lives. This term is often used to describe someone who provides financial support or assistance to individuals or organizations in need. A benefactor's actions are motivated by a desire to make a positive impact and bring about positive change in the lives of others.

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  • 19. 

    Group of persons in a political party, church, club, etc., acting together or having a common purpose

    Explanation
    A faction refers to a group of individuals within a larger organization, such as a political party, church, or club, who come together and work towards a common goal or purpose. This group may have different beliefs, opinions, or strategies than the rest of the organization, leading them to form their own distinct faction. Factions can often arise due to disagreements or conflicts within the larger group, and they may have their own leaders and agendas.

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    Make easy; lessen the labor of

    Explanation
    Facilitate means to make something easier or to lessen the labor of a task. It implies that the process or activity is being made more efficient or smooth. In this context, the correct answer "Facilitate" aligns with the given definition as it captures the idea of making something easier or less laborious.

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