Emrapproved Monthly Medical Trivia Quiz - March 2013

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 371

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a type of cell found in the brain?
    • A. 

      Hepatocyte

    • B. 

      Ameloblast

    • C. 

      Glial

    • D. 

      Spermatocyte

  • 2. 
    Scientists estimate that there are at least how many neuronal connections in the human brain?
    • A. 

      100 billion

    • B. 

      1 trillion

    • C. 

      10 trillion

    • D. 

      100 trillion

  • 3. 
    What is the maximum number of genes in the human genome?
    • A. 

      10,000

    • B. 

      25,000

    • C. 

      50,000

    • D. 

      125,000

  • 4. 
    Human beings have approximately how many base pairs in the nuclear DNA of each cell?
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      100,000

    • C. 

      1 million

    • D. 

      3 billion

  • 5. 
    What is the approximate weight of microbes living in the gut of a healthy human being?
    • A. 

      10 grams

    • B. 

      100 grams

    • C. 

      1 kilogram

    • D. 

      10 kilograms

  • 6. 
    The totality of microbes living in and on the human body is known as the _______.
    • A. 

      Microbial biomass

    • B. 

      Microbiome

    • C. 

      Microgenome Cartilage

    • D. 

      Microflorasome

  • 7. 
    Which immune cells superficially resemble amoebas?
    • A. 

      B cells

    • B. 

      T cells

    • C. 

      Cytokines

    • D. 

      Dendritic cells

  • 8. 
    What is the name of the molecular machines in cells that synthesize proteins?
    • A. 

      Mitochondria

    • B. 

      Chloroplasts

    • C. 

      Lysosomes

    • D. 

      Ribosomes

  • 9. 
    A human brain is typically about how many times larger by volume than a chimpanzee brain?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      10

  • 10. 
    Together with bacteria, these organisms make up the prokaryotes.
    • A. 

      Protists

    • B. 

      Archaea

    • C. 

      Spirochetes

    • D. 

      Rhizoids

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