Medical Review Quiz 24

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  • 1. 
    The abbreviation for right ear is:
    • A. 

      AD

    • B. 

      AS

    • C. 

      AU

    • D. 

      OD

    • E. 

      OS

  • 2. 
    The main function of the olfactory nerve is:
    • A. 

      Touching

    • B. 

      Tasting

    • C. 

      Smelling

    • D. 

      Seeing

    • E. 

      Hearing

  • 3. 
    Fat is the main component of :
    • A. 

      The epidermis

    • B. 

      Adipose tissue

    • C. 

      Muscle tissue

    • D. 

      Tendons

    • E. 

      Lymphatic tissue

  • 4. 
    Hyperparathyroidism may be treated by which medical specialist?
    • A. 

      Cardiologist

    • B. 

      Emergency Medical Technician

    • C. 

      Endocrinologist

    • D. 

      Hematologist

    • E. 

      Obstetriciam

  • 5. 
    The term for extremely rapid breathing is:
    • A. 

      Hyperpnea

    • B. 

      Hypopnea

    • C. 

      Dyspnea

    • D. 

      Apnea

    • E. 

      Hypertension

  • 6. 
    Which of the following suffixes refers to pain?
    • A. 

      -phagia

    • B. 

      -desis

    • C. 

      -pnea

    • D. 

      -algia

    • E. 

      -lysis

  • 7. 
    A suffix used to denote a surgical repair is:
    • A. 

      -pexy

    • B. 

      -desis

    • C. 

      -plasty

    • D. 

      -lysis

    • E. 

      -centesis

  • 8. 
    The term alopecia is synonymous with:
    • A. 

      Excessive hair growth

    • B. 

      Itching

    • C. 

      Myopia

    • D. 

      Baldness

    • E. 

      A whitish pigmentation of the skin

  • 9. 
    Another term for chewing is:
    • A. 

      Mastication

    • B. 

      Obstipation

    • C. 

      Deflutition

    • D. 

      Peristalsis

    • E. 

      Regurgitation

  • 10. 
    An inflammation of a joint is called:
    • A. 

      Arthrodesis

    • B. 

      Arthrodynia

    • C. 

      Arthroclasis

    • D. 

      Arthritis

    • E. 

      Arthrocentesis

  • 11. 
    The study of the cause of disease is referred to as:
    • A. 

      Biology

    • B. 

      Epidemiology

    • C. 

      Pathology

    • D. 

      Etiology

    • E. 

      Physiology

  • 12. 
    An oophorectomy is a surgical procedure performed:
    • A. 

      Uterus

    • B. 

      Ovaries

    • C. 

      Knee

    • D. 

      Vagina

    • E. 

      Ear

  • 13. 
    The medical specialty that is involved with diseases and treatment of the male and female urinary systems is:
    • A. 

      Nephrology

    • B. 

      Oncology

    • C. 

      Urology

    • D. 

      Proctology

    • E. 

      Gynecology

  • 14. 
    This diagnostic procedure allows for visualization fo the urinary bladder.
    • A. 

      Urethral dilation

    • B. 

      Intravenous pyelogram

    • C. 

      Cystography

    • D. 

      Cystoscopy

    • E. 

      Transurethral resectin of the prostate

  • 15. 
    The correct medical term for hives is:
    • A. 

      Urticaria

    • B. 

      Verruca

    • C. 

      A nevus

    • D. 

      Shingles

    • E. 

      Alopecia

  • 16. 
    The membrane that surrounds the heart is the:
    • A. 

      Endocardium

    • B. 

      Endometrium

    • C. 

      Pericardium

    • D. 

      Perineum

    • E. 

      Myocardium

  • 17. 
    The largest artery in the body is the
    • A. 

      Brachial Artery

    • B. 

      Temporal Artery

    • C. 

      Radial Artery

    • D. 

      Aorta

    • E. 

      Organ of Corti

  • 18. 
    The ventral region of the body is described as
    • A. 

      Superior

    • B. 

      Lateral

    • C. 

      Medial

    • D. 

      Anterior

    • E. 

      Posterior

  • 19. 
    The body cavity that contains the intestines is the:
    • A. 

      Thoracic

    • B. 

      Spinal

    • C. 

      Adbominal

    • D. 

      Pleural

    • E. 

      Peritoneal

  • 20. 
    Movement of a body part toward the midline of the body is:
    • A. 

      Supination

    • B. 

      Pronation

    • C. 

      Adduction

    • D. 

      Abduction

    • E. 

      Rotation

  • 21. 
    The plane that divides the body into front and back halves is:
    • A. 

      Frontal

    • B. 

      Horizontal

    • C. 

      Median

    • D. 

      Oblique

    • E. 

      Transverse

  • 22. 
    The vertebrae located in the lower back are the:
    • A. 

      Cervical

    • B. 

      Thoracic

    • C. 

      Lumbar

    • D. 

      Sacral

    • E. 

      Coccyx

  • 23. 
    The type of bone fracture in which the bone is bent and partially broken is a:
    • A. 

      Simple fracture

    • B. 

      Compound fracture

    • C. 

      Greenstick fracture

    • D. 

      Commionuted fracture

    • E. 

      Complete fracture

  • 24. 
    The peripheral nervous system is composed of how many pairs of spinal nerves?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      20

    • E. 

      31

  • 25. 
    The pons and medulla make up the:
    • A. 

      Brainstem

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Cerebrum

    • D. 

      Thalamus

    • E. 

      Right hemisphere

  • 26. 
    Another name for the tympanic membrane is the:
    • A. 

      Ossicle

    • B. 

      Cochlea

    • C. 

      Auricle

    • D. 

      Eardrum

    • E. 

      Organ of Corti

  • 27. 
    The sinoatrial node:
    • A. 

      Stimulates the diaphragm

    • B. 

      Is the same as the artioventricular node

    • C. 

      Is the pacemaker of the heart

    • D. 

      Divides the heart into right and left sides

    • E. 

      Regulates blood flow to the brain.

  • 28. 
    The control center of a cell is:
    • A. 

      DNA

    • B. 

      Organelles

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Ribosomes

    • E. 

      Cell Membrane

  • 29. 
    Subcutaneous Tissue:
    • A. 

      Is found under the skin

    • B. 

      Contains fat

    • C. 

      Is an injection site

    • D. 

      Connects the dermis to the muscle surface

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 30. 
    Which of the following is not a bone of the lower extremity?
    • A. 

      Femur

    • B. 

      Humerus

    • C. 

      Tibia

    • D. 

      Fibula

    • E. 

      Matarsals

  • 31. 
    The muscle in the upper extremity that is used as an injection site is the:
    • A. 

      Deltoid

    • B. 

      Biceps Brachii

    • C. 

      Triceps Brachii

    • D. 

      Trapezius

    • E. 

      Gluteus medius

  • 32. 
    The largest portion of the brain is the:
    • A. 

      Cerebrum

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Medulla Oblongata

    • D. 

      Brainstem

    • E. 

      Hypothalamus

  • 33. 
    Insulin
    • A. 

      Is produced by the liver

    • B. 

      Controls metabolism

    • C. 

      Increases blood sugar levels

    • D. 

      Decreases blood sugar levels

    • E. 

      Controls blood calcium levels

  • 34. 
    The fertilized ovem implants into the:
    • A. 

      Cervix

    • B. 

      Endometrium

    • C. 

      Mymetrium

    • D. 

      Epimetrium

    • E. 

      Oviducts

  • 35. 
    In the male, testosterone is produced in the:
    • A. 

      Ovaries

    • B. 

      Testes

    • C. 

      Epididymis

    • D. 

      Seminal vesicles

    • E. 

      Prostate gland

  • 36. 
    The number of permanent teeth is:
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      28

    • D. 

      32

    • E. 

      36

  • 37. 
    Which of the following organs is located in the right upper quadrant?
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Right ovary

    • C. 

      Appendix

    • D. 

      Uterus

    • E. 

      Stomach

  • 38. 
    Which of the nerves stimulates the diaphram?
    • A. 

      Trochlear

    • B. 

      Accessory

    • C. 

      Sciatic

    • D. 

      Phrenic

    • E. 

      Vagus

  • 39. 
    An x-ray taken to confirm a fracture of the distal forarm would include the:
    • A. 

      Tibia and fibula

    • B. 

      Radius and ulna

    • C. 

      Femur and Trochanter

    • D. 

      Calcaneus and Malleolus

    • E. 

      Humerus and scapula

  • 40. 
    Gustatory receptors are located in the:
    • A. 

      Mouth

    • B. 

      Nose

    • C. 

      Eye

    • D. 

      Ear

    • E. 

      Skin