Emrapproved Monthly Medical Trivia Quiz - August 2012

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 31

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following vessels does NOT carry blood back to the heart?
    • A. 

      Inferior venae cavae

    • B. 

      Superior venae cavae

    • C. 

      Pulmonary artery

    • D. 

      Pulmonary vein

  • 2. 
    Which of the following vertebrae are found in the neck?
    • A. 

      Cervical

    • B. 

      Lumbar

    • C. 

      Sacral

    • D. 

      Coccyx

  • 3. 
    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

  • 4. 
    The largest portion of the brain is the:
    • A. 

      Cerebrum

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Medulla Oblongata

  • 5. 
    The main function of the olfactory nerve is:
    • A. 

      Touching

    • B. 

      Tasting

    • C. 

      Smelling

    • D. 

      Seeing

    • E. 

      Hearing

  • 6. 
    A pigment that gives color to the skin is:
    • A. 

      Corneum

    • B. 

      Keratin

    • C. 

      Melanin

    • D. 

      Folliculum

  • 7. 
    Which term describes the spread of malignant tumors to a distant location?
    • A. 

      Encapsulation

    • B. 

      Anaplasia

    • C. 

      Metastasis

    • D. 

      Infiltration

  • 8. 
    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

  • 9. 
    The average red blood cell lives for how many days?
    • A. 

      80

    • B. 

      120

    • C. 

      400

  • 10. 
    What was the most widely prescribed antideppressant in the U.S. in the 1990s?
    • A. 

      Zoloft

    • B. 

      Lexapro

    • C. 

      Prozac

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