Health Science Education Exam! Trivia Quiz

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Health Science Education Exam! Trivia Quiz

Are you preparing for a health science education exam? Practice makes perfect, and there are different ways that one can refresh their memory of what they learned. The quiz below is perfect for helping you revise all you know about different health care practitioners and how the body organs function. How about you give it a shot and see what you may have forgotten. Give it a shot and all the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Using correct body mechanics helps prevent injuries to both the patient and the health care worker. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Back muscles should be used for heavy lifting because they are strong muscles. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Whenever possible, push or pull rather than lift. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Never operate any equipment unless you have been instructed on how to use it. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    All manufacturers must provide Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) with any hazardous products they sell. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention established the safety standards for occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Bloodborne Pathogens Standard protects health care providers from disease caused by exposure to body fluids. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Medicare provides health care for individuals with low incomes and individuals who are physically disabled or blind. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has provided consumers with more access to insurance and greater confidentiality with regard to medical records. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Health insurance plans solve health care problems by paying for the total cost of health care. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A master's degree usually requires four or more years of work beyond a bachelor's degree. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Continuing education units (CEUs) are required for all health care careers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    National Health Care Skill Standards specify the professional regulations that must be followed in ONLY nursing careers. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    It is important for students to obtain information pertinent to an individual state when checking requirements for health care careers. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    For most health care careers, graduation from an accredited program is required before, certification, registration, and/or licensure will be granted. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Which of the following HCP (health care providers) organizes, manages, and assumes the risk of a business. 
    • A. 

      Music therapist

    • B. 

      Health care administrator

    • C. 

      Entrepreneur

    • D. 

      Obstetrician

  • 17. 
    Which of the following HCP is a medical doctor specializing in pregnancy and childbirth? 
    • A. 

      Dietitian

    • B. 

      Gynecologist

    • C. 

      Obstetrician

    • D. 

      Nurse midwife

  • 18. 
    Which of the following HCP is a medical doctor specializing in diseases of children? 
    • A. 

      Genetic counselor

    • B. 

      Extracorporeal circulation technologist

    • C. 

      Nurse anesthetists

    • D. 

      Pediatrician

  • 19. 
    Which of the following HCP is a medical doctor specializing in disorders of the mind? 
    • A. 

      Athletic trainer

    • B. 

      Electroencephalographic technologist

    • C. 

      Psychiatrist

    • D. 

      Psychologist

  • 20. 
    Which of the following HCP is a medical doctor specializing in X-rays and radiation? 
    • A. 

      Electrocardiograph technician

    • B. 

      Radiologists

    • C. 

      Radiologic technician

    • D. 

      Electroencephalographic technologist

  • 21. 
    Which of the following HCP is a dental specialists for diseases of the gums, bone, and structures supporting the teeth? 
    • A. 

      Oral surgeon

    • B. 

      Dental hygenists

    • C. 

      Periodontist

    • D. 

      Dental laboratory assistant

  • 22. 
    Which of the following HCP is a dental specialists for alignment of the teeth? 
    • A. 

      Endodontists

    • B. 

      Dental Hygenists

    • C. 

      Oral Surgeon

    • D. 

      Orthodontists

  • 23. 
    HCP who identifies and tracks diseases as they occur in a group of people? 
    • A. 

      Psychiatrist

    • B. 

      Sociologist

    • C. 

      Psychologists

    • D. 

      Epidemiologists

  • 24. 
    A HCP who is able to operate machines to record electrical impulses of the heart? 
    • A. 

      Biomedical Equipment technician

    • B. 

      Central/sterile supply worker

    • C. 

      Electrocardiographic technician

    • D. 

      Electroencephalographic technologists

  • 25. 
    A HCP who is able to operate a machine to record the electrical impulses of the brain? 
    • A. 

      Biomedical Equipment technician

    • B. 

      Electrocardiographic technician

    • C. 

      Electroencephalographic technologist

    • D. 

      Extracorporeal information technician

  • 26. 
    Which of the following HCP studies tissues, fluids, and cells under the supervision of a pathologists? 
    • A. 

      Medical laboratory technician

    • B. 

      Pharmacists

    • C. 

      Optometrists

    • D. 

      Pediatrician

  • 27. 
    Which of the following HCP uses many variations of bodywork, massage, and therapeutic touch to muscles? 
    • A. 

      Athletic trainer

    • B. 

      Personal Trainer

    • C. 

      Music therapist

    • D. 

      Massage therapists

  • 28. 
    Which of the following HCP organizes and code patient records and gathers statistical data? 
    • A. 

      Health maintenance technician

    • B. 

      Health Care Adminstration

    • C. 

      Health Information technician

    • D. 

      Emergency Medical Technician

  • 29. 
    Which of the following HCP orders, maintains, and supplies equipment at a hospital? 
    • A. 

      Biomedical Equipment technician

    • B. 

      Central/Sterile Supply worker

    • C. 

      Opthalmologists

    • D. 

      Recreational therapists

  • 30. 
    Which of the following HCP studies human behavior, helps individuals deal with problems of living?  
    • A. 

      Psychiatrists

    • B. 

      Psychologists

    • C. 

      Sociologists

    • D. 

      Genetic counselor

  • 31. 
    An RN educated to provide total care for normal pregnancies?
    • A. 

      Gynecologists

    • B. 

      Nurse anethetists

    • C. 

      Nurse Midwife

    • D. 

      Obstetrician

  • 32. 
    A HCP who manages food service systems and plans menus? 
    • A. 

      Dietician

    • B. 

      Optician

    • C. 

      Phlebotomists

    • D. 

      Radiolgists

  • 33. 
    A HCP who dispenses medications and provides information on drugs? 
    • A. 

      Phlebotomists

    • B. 

      Pharmacists

    • C. 

      Oral surgeon

    • D. 

      Pediatrician

  • 34. 
    A HCP who uses recreational and leisure activities as a form of treatment? 
    • A. 

      Athletic trainer

    • B. 

      Personal trainer

    • C. 

      Recreational Therapists

    • D. 

      Speech Therapists

  • 35. 
    A HCP who  prevents and treats athletic injuries? 
    • A. 

      Recreational Therapist

    • B. 

      Physical therapists

    • C. 

      Athletic trainer

    • D. 

      Podiatrists

  • 36. 
    A HCP who prevents, diagnoses, and treats diseases and injuries in animals? 
    • A. 

      Veterinarian

    • B. 

      Veterinarian assistant

    • C. 

      Music therapist

    • D. 

      Recreational therapists

  • 37. 
    A HCP who examines the eyes for vision problems, not an MD? 
    • A. 

      Opthalmologists

    • B. 

      Optometrist

    • C. 

      Optician

    • D. 

      Orthodontists

  • 38. 
    A HCP who provides information to individuals and families about inherited conditions or diseases? 
    • A. 

      Genetic Counselor

    • B. 

      Pediatrician

    • C. 

      Sociologists

    • D. 

      Biomedical Engineer

  • 39. 
    Being able to identify with and understand another person's feelings, situation, and motives demonstrate: 
    • A. 

      Empathy

    • B. 

      Tact

    • C. 

      Patience

    • D. 

      Responsibility

  • 40. 
    The ability to be tolerant, to be understanding, and to control your temper indicates: 
    • A. 

      Empathy

    • B. 

      Enthusiasm

    • C. 

      Patience

    • D. 

      Honesty

  • 41. 
    Enjoying your work and displaying a positive attitude displays: 
    • A. 

      Honesty

    • B. 

      Willingness to learn

    • C. 

      Dependability

    • D. 

      Enthusiasm

  • 42. 
    Having the ability to say or do the kindest or most fitting thing in a difficult situation shows: 
    • A. 

      Tact

    • B. 

      Responsibility

    • C. 

      Self-motivation

    • D. 

      Competence

  • 43. 
    Being willing to be held accountable for your actions is: 
    • A. 

      Discretion

    • B. 

      Self-motivation

    • C. 

      Responsibility

    • D. 

      Acceptance of criticism

  • 44. 
    The ability to begin or follow through with a task and to determine things that need to be done indicates: 
    • A. 

      Competence

    • B. 

      Self-motivation

    • C. 

      Dependability

    • D. 

      Willingness to learn

  • 45. 
    Using good judgment in what you say or do and making sure that the patient's rights are not violated: 
    • A. 

      Competence

    • B. 

      Tact

    • C. 

      Dependability

    • D. 

      Discretion

  • 46. 
    Being qualified and capable of performing a task while striving for accuracy in all you do shows: 
    • A. 

      Competence

    • B. 

      Discretion

    • C. 

      Willingness to learn

    • D. 

      Dependability

  • 47. 
    Being prompt when reporting to work, avoiding absences, and completing assigned task on time demonstrates: 
    • A. 

      Competence

    • B. 

      Dependability

    • C. 

      Self-motivation

    • D. 

      Team player

  • 48. 
    Leaning to work well with others demonstrates: 
    • A. 

      Team player

    • B. 

      Self-motivation

    • C. 

      Willingness to learn

    • D. 

      Dependability

  • 49. 
    The exchange of information, thoughts, ideas, and feelings is:
    • A. 

      Listening

    • B. 

      Empathy

    • C. 

      Communication

    • D. 

      Nonverbal behavior

  • 50. 
    Which of the following factors does not interfere with the communication process? 
    • A. 

      Interruptions or distractions

    • B. 

      Medical terminology

    • C. 

      Properly working hearing aide

    • D. 

      Soft-muted voice

  • 51. 
    Which of the following is not an example of a communication barrier? 
    • A. 

      Physical disability

    • B. 

      Psychological disability

    • C. 

      Minor or child status

    • D. 

      Cultural diversity

  • 52. 
    An example of a psychological barrier to communication is: 
    • A. 

      Aphasia or a speech impairment

    • B. 

      The belief that illness is a punishment from God

    • C. 

      A negative attitude and constant criticism

    • D. 

      A foreign language

  • 53. 
    A physical change that occurs when a stressor causes the body to go into an alarm or warning mode is: 
    • A. 

      Blood vessels constricting and decreasing circulation to the heart and brain

    • B. 

      Saliva production increases

    • C. 

      Pupils in the eyes to improve vision

    • D. 

      Movement in the digestive tract increasing the speed of digesting foods

  • 54. 
    An example of a disease that is probably NOT caused by stress is: 
    • A. 

      Migraine headaches

    • B. 

      Hypertension or high blood pressure

    • C. 

      Diabetes mellitus

    • D. 

      Depression

  • 55. 
    To establish effective short- and long-term goals: 
    • A. 

      Make the goal as difficult as possible so you can strive to meet it

    • B. 

      Develop a plan so you can complete many different goals at the same time

    • C. 

      Memorize the goals instead of writing them down, so they become a part of you

    • D. 

      State goals in a positive manner and try to avoid negative goals