Emrapproved Monthly Medical Trivia Quiz - January 2013

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 53

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  • 1. 
    Any substance that neutralizes or counteracts the effects of a poison is called
    • A. 

      Antidote

    • B. 

      Antimetic

    • C. 

      Antihistamine

  • 2. 
    The central nervous system is composed of the:
    • A. 

      Brain and spinal cord

    • B. 

      Motor and sensory nerves

    • C. 

      Brain and sensory nerves

  • 3. 
    Red blood cells are NOT responsible for:
    • A. 

      Protecting the body against infection

    • B. 

      Carrying carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Carrying oxygen

    • D. 

      Giving blood its color

  • 4. 
    Which blood type is the universal recipient for blood transfusions?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      O

    • D. 

      AB

  • 5. 
    What is the largest component of blood in our body?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Proteins

    • C. 

      Red blood cells

    • D. 

      White blood cells

  • 6. 
    Tonsillitis is the surgical removal of the tonsils.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What was the most widely prescribed antideppressant in the U.S. in the 1990s?
    • A. 

      Zoloft

    • B. 

      Lexapro

    • C. 

      Prozac

  • 8. 
    Which organ destroys old red blood cells?
    • A. 

      Pancreas

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Spleen

  • 9. 
    What is the name of the protein--the most abundant in the human body--that holds the skin together?
    • A. 

      Keratin

    • B. 

      Actin

    • C. 

      Collagen

  • 10. 
    What was the first human organ to be successfully transplanted?
    • A. 

      Kidney

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Heart

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