Abbreviation Trivia Test Quiz!

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Abbreviation Trivia Test Quiz!

Welcome to the abbreviation trivia test, it is designed to see just how skilled you are when it comes to using abbreviations as we learned in class this past week. As you try your best to answer correctly, remember that one wrong abbreviation can change the meaning of a sentence. Take it up and see how well you will do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The _________ plane is the vertical field passing through the body from side to side, dividing the body into anterior and posterior portions.
  • 2. 
    The _________ plane is the vertical field running through the body from front to back, dividing the body into right and left sides.
  • 3. 
    The ______ plane divides the body into right and left halves.
  • 4. 
    The _________ plane is the horizontal field dividing the body into upper and lower portions.
  • 5. 
    The ______ region is around the navel (umbilicus).
  • 6. 
    The _______ region is directly above the umbilical region.
  • 7. 
    The ________ region is directly below the umbilical region.
  • 8. 
    The ______ regions are to the right and left of the epigastric region.
  • 9. 
    The ________ regions are to the right and left of the umbilical region.
  • 10. 
    The _________ regions are to the right and left of the hypogastric region.
  • 11. 
    The prefix bi- means _________.
  • 12. 
    The prefix uni- means _________.
  • 13. 
    The suffix -ad means _________.
  • 14. 
    The suffix -ior means _________.
  • 15. 
    What is anter/o?
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Back

    • C. 

      Side

    • D. 

      Above

  • 16. 
    What is caud/o?
    • A. 

      Back, behind

    • B. 

      Head (upward)

    • C. 

      Tail (downward)

    • D. 

      Belly (front

  • 17. 
    What is cephal/o?
    • A. 

      Head (upward)

    • B. 

      Below

    • C. 

      Side

    • D. 

      Near (the point of attachment of a body part)

  • 18. 
    What is dist/o?
    • A. 

      Near (the point of attachment of a body part)

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      Front

    • D. 

      Away (from the point of attachment of a body part)

  • 19. 
    What is dors/o?
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Back

    • C. 

      Middle

    • D. 

      Above

  • 20. 
    What is infer/o?
    • A. 

      Back

    • B. 

      Above

    • C. 

      Front

    • D. 

      Below

  • 21. 
    What is later/o?
    • A. 

      Middle

    • B. 

      Belly (front)

    • C. 

      Side

    • D. 

      Back, behind

  • 22. 
    What is medi/o?
    • A. 

      Head (upward)

    • B. 

      Belly (front)

    • C. 

      Tail (downward)

    • D. 

      Middle

  • 23. 
    What is poster/o?
    • A. 

      Back, behind

    • B. 

      Below

    • C. 

      Side

    • D. 

      Front

  • 24. 
    What is proxim/o?
    • A. 

      Near (the point of attachment of a body part)

    • B. 

      Head (upward)

    • C. 

      Away (from the point of attachment of a body part)

    • D. 

      Tail (downward)

  • 25. 
    What is super/o?
    • A. 

      Below

    • B. 

      Back, behind

    • C. 

      Front

    • D. 

      Above

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