Emrapproved Monthly Medical Trivia - August 2011

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 136

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the most widely prescribed antideppressant in the U.S. in the 1990s?
    • A. 

      Zoloft

    • B. 

      Lexapro

    • C. 

      Prozac

  • 2. 
    Where is DHEA-S produced?
    • A. 

      Thyroid gland

    • B. 

      Adrenal glands

    • C. 

      Pituitary gland

  • 3. 
    How much time is required between a vaccination with Hepatitis A vaccine and immunity from the virus?
    • A. 

      1 week

    • B. 

      1 month

    • C. 

      3 months

  • 4. 
    When during the year is the peak time for chickenpox?
    • A. 

      Spring

    • B. 

      Summer

    • C. 

      Fall

  • 5. 
    Who was the first to use antiseptic technique in surgery in 1867?
    • A. 

      Louis Pasteur

    • B. 

      Joseph Lister

    • C. 

      Alexander Fleming

  • 6. 
    Who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1955 for his work on insulin and in 1980 for his work on sequencing DNA?
    • A. 

      James Watson

    • B. 

      Frederick Sanger

    • C. 

      Francis Crick

  • 7. 
    Which queen of England was noted to have spontaneously mutated her factor VIII gene resulting in hemophilia A, which she passed onto subsequent generations?
    • A. 

      Queen Mary

    • B. 

      Queen Victoria

    • C. 

      Queen Elizabeth

  • 8. 
    What is the most common cause of poisoning resulting in death in the United States?
    • A. 

      Lead Poisoning

    • B. 

      Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    • C. 

      Alcohol Poisoning

  • 9. 
    What is the most common location of metastasis for prostate cancer?
    • A. 

      Bone

    • B. 

      Skin

    • C. 

      Blood

  • 10. 
    What is the chromosomal abnormality of Kleinfelter syndrome?
    • A. 

      46 XXY

    • B. 

      47 XXX

    • C. 

      47 XXY

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