General Veterinary Science Knowledge Test Quiz

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Do you have basic veterinary knowledge? You can take this basic veterinary information quiz to test your understanding of animals and veterinary treatment. We have this quiz for you to test your knowledge and help you learn new things about veterinary treatment. Go for it and showcase your knowledge by getting a perfect score on this quiz. All the best! Your final scores will be revealed after completing the project. Do not forget to share the quiz with other veterinary practicing aspirants.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A client tells you they are worried about vaccinating their dog. Which one do we NOT say?
    • A. 

      Tell them they should find a vet that is open to alternatives to vaccines.

    • B. 

      Tell them that anti-vax claims are, as a whole, poorly substantiated fear-mongering based on flawed research. Tell them to write to us if they'd like references.

    • C. 

      Tell them to ask their vet if their pet is over-vaccinated. Their vet can explain the rotating schedule of the cocktail vaccinations.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    A client asks you for advice on a veterinary issue.
    • A. 

      You tell them you've read a lot about it and summarize your findings to them.

    • B. 

      Prompt them to ask their vets about it. If you are confident that you know the latest scientific consensus and/or therapeutic gold standard on the issue raised, summarize this.

    • C. 

      Advise them to look into solutions in Alternative and Complementary Medicine (e.g., homeopathy)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    A client's Chihuahua's eyes are protruding so much that the dog often has red, runny eyes. When you point this out (diplomatically), the client replies that it's normal for Chihuahuas. Imagine the same scenario with a pug who wheezes rather than breathes and a Jack Russell whose patella luxates regularly. What do you say? 
    • A. 

      Confirm to the client that they are correct and bemoan the dog's condition.

    • B. 

      Ask the client to enquire to their vets about relief/treatment options.

    • C. 

      Start treating the dog by yourself.

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 4. 
    How do you assess, from a dog's body condition, whether he has a healthy weight?
    • A. 

      You see the ribs, and the dog appears emaciated.

    • B. 

      You can easily feel the ribs and see the waist.

    • C. 

      You cannot easily feel the ribs, but you can still see the waist.

    • D. 

      You cannot easily feel the ribs, nor can you see the waist.

  • 5. 
    A client asks you how much their pup is allowed to walk per day. You say (pick ALL the correct answers)
    • A. 

      Follow the rule of thumb of 5 minutes per walk per month of age. 

    • B. 

      It depends on a lot of factors, not just age. Basically, keep the walks short and frequent and increase exercise gradually until 22 months of age. 

    • C. 

      Dogs also need mental stimulation, and veterinarians are over-cautious with orthopedics. Be sure the dog is not getting frustrated from lack of exercise; that is the priority. 

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    What are signs that your puppy might be over-exerted and that he needs to rest? Pick all the correct answers. 
    • A. 

      Passivity

    • B. 

      Droopy eyes

    • C. 

      Zig-zagging

    • D. 

      Panting

    • E. 

      White of the eyes turning red

    • F. 

      Piloerection

    • G. 

      Change in body posture

    • H. 

      Half-mast ears

    • I. 

      The crazy 5 minutes, aka the puppy zoomies

    • J. 

      Making errors

    • K. 

      Shaking

    • L. 

      Reduced coordination

    • M. 

      Jumping up

  • 7. 
    What is an appropriate exercise for pups (orthopedically safe)? Pick all the correct answers.
    • A. 

      Jumping

    • B. 

      Multiple short walks

    • C. 

      Stairs

    • D. 

      Galloping over very short distances

    • E. 

      Abrupt movements

    • F. 

      Sudden exertion, in short, intense bouts. 

    • G. 

      Long walks

    • H. 

      Trotting

    • I. 

      Running for long bouts.

    • J. 

      Playing tug-of-war in the living room slippery floor.

    • K. 

      Stepping over logs

    • L. 

      Jumping over obstacles

    • M. 

      Walking on different surfaces (e.g., grass, leaves, asphalt, sand, etc.)

  • 8. 
    What type of suture is best for internal injuries?
    • A. 

      Surgical Gut

    • B. 

      Nylon

    • C. 

      Cotton/Linen

    • D. 

      Metallic Wire

  • 9. 
    What is a dog's normal body temperature?
    • A. 

      99.2

    • B. 

      99.8

    • C. 

      102.5

    • D. 

      101.5

  • 10. 
    Which drug is used to treat fevers?
    • A. 

      Antibiotics

    • B. 

      Antipyretics

    • C. 

      Anti-inflammatory drugs

    • D. 

      All of the above

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