Emrapproved Monthly Medical Trivia - November 2011

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 37

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  • 1. 
    What is the most common location of metastasis for prostate cancer?
    • A. 

      Bone

    • B. 

      Skin

    • C. 

      Blood

    • D. 

      Liver

  • 2. 
    Which physicians are credited with the discovery and isolation of insulin in the pancreas of animals and then used it to treat patients with diabetes?
    • A. 

      Baron and White

    • B. 

      J.R. MacLeod and Cushing

    • C. 

      Osler and Collip

    • D. 

      Banting and Best

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT true regarding the studies and life of Albert Schweitzer?
    • A. 

      Studied medicine at the Univ. of Strasbourgh

    • B. 

      Won the Nobel Peace Prize

    • C. 

      Ordained as curate at the Church of St. Paul

    • D. 

      Wrote 'The Mysticism of Paul, the Apostle

  • 4. 
    Who first discovered the RNA-DNA molecule?
    • A. 

      Johann F. Miescher

    • B. 

      Alfred Hershey

    • C. 

      Robert Hayes

    • D. 

      Martha Chase

  • 5. 
    Electrolyte and acid-base imbalances, fluid overload and anuria. These clinical features are all associated with which disease condition?
    • A. 

      End stage renal disease (ESRD)

    • B. 

      Cerebrovascular accident (stroke)

    • C. 

      Liver cirrhosis

    • D. 

      Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus

  • 6. 
    What is the medical term for deficiency of muscle tone?
    • A. 

      Ataxia

    • B. 

      Anosmia

    • C. 

      Amyotonia

    • D. 

      Anoxemia

  • 7. 
    What is the term for excess nitrogen in the blood?
    • A. 

      Azolethia

    • B. 

      Aniphasia

    • C. 

      Anitromasia

    • D. 

      Azotemia

  • 8. 
    Who invented the thermometer?
    • A. 

      Edison

    • B. 

      Franklin

    • C. 

      Bell

    • D. 

      Galileo

  • 9. 
    How many quarts of blood does the average adult heart pump through its chambers during an hour of just sitting quietly?
    • A. 

      300

    • B. 

      600

    • C. 

      900

    • D. 

      1200

  • 10. 
    What is another name for Acetylsalicylic Acid?
    • A. 

      Vitamin A

    • B. 

      Aspirin

    • C. 

      Vitmain C

    • D. 

      Prozac

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