Emrapproved Monthly Medical Trivia - October 2011

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 207

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EMR Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The first permanent artificial heart was created in 1982, the Jarvik 7. What was this heart made from?
    • A. 

      Teflon and titanium

    • B. 

      Kevlar

    • C. 

      Silicon and stainless steel

    • D. 

      Dacron polyester, plastic and aluminum

  • 2. 
    Also known as the pacemaker of the heart, what is responsible for generating the sinus rhythm of the heart?
    • A. 

      Left ventricle

    • B. 

      Sinotrial node

    • C. 

      Purkinje fibers

    • D. 

      Coronary artery

  • 3. 
    Which two glands control calcium levels in the blood?
    • A. 

      Spleen and pancreas

    • B. 

      Adrenal cortex and adrenal medulla

    • C. 

      Thalamus and hypothalamus

    • D. 

      Thyroid and parathyroid

  • 4. 
    Which one of these muscles is not part of the rotator cuff?
    • A. 

      Supraspinatus

    • B. 

      Teres major

    • C. 

      Infraspinatus

    • D. 

      Subscapularis

  • 5. 
    This is a U-shaped bone located at the top of the neck.    
    • A. 

      Humerus

    • B. 

      Hyoid

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus

    • D. 

      Hepatic

  • 6. 
    The largest of the 3 salivary glands has a large duct that transports the saliva into the mouth. What is the name of this duct?  
    • A. 

      Canal of Wirsung

    • B. 

      Wharton's duct

    • C. 

      Stensen's duct

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    This is the flap of cartilage that prevents food from entering the windpipe.
    • A. 

      Epididymis

    • B. 

      Epiglottis

    • C. 

      Epidermis

    • D. 

      Esophagus

  • 8. 
    The pancreas produces enzymes which digest which of the following?  
    • A. 

      Fats

    • B. 

      Proteins

    • C. 

      Carbohydrates

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following glands secretes the largest number of hormones?  
    • A. 

      Pancreas

    • B. 

      Thyroid gland

    • C. 

      Pineal gland

    • D. 

      Pituitary gland

  • 10. 
    Neurons are classified into three main groups, the sensory neurons, the motor neurons and the relay neurones. They all have the same basic structure, mainly that they are relatively long. What part of the neuron is responsible for the length and is used in the propagation of an impulse?
    • A. 

      Synapse

    • B. 

      Axon

    • C. 

      Myelin sheath

    • D. 

      Dendrite

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