Layman Medical Term Test

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Layman Medical Term Test

Layman Medical English Test This is a multiple choice test that assesses your level of knowledge on layman medical terms.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. You shouldn't drive because this medicine might make you feel ____________.
    • A. 

      Life-threatening

    • B. 

      Light headed

    • C. 

      Malignant

    • D. 

      Swollen

  • 2. 
    2.   Discontinue using this cream immediately if it makes you feel _____________.
    • A. 

      Itchy

    • B. 

      Allergy

    • C. 

      Sprain

    • D. 

      Bandage

  • 3. 
    3.  You couldn't have inherited the disease because it is not ____________.
    • A. 

      Feverish

    • B. 

      Allergic

    • C. 

      Genetic

    • D. 

      Generic

  • 4. 
    4.      Your grandfather will be able to walk better after his _________surgery.
    • A. 

      Chin

    • B. 

      Waist

    • C. 

      Hip

    • D. 

      Arm

  • 5. 
    6.     " I have a terrible rash on my arms and legs. I think I'm allergic to dairy food, but it also might be grass." Which specialist does each patient need?
    • A. 

      Chiropractor

    • B. 

      Ophthalmologist

    • C. 

      Allergist

    • D. 

      Psychiatrist

  • 6. 
    7.      My husband and I just took a home pregnancy test, and it came out positive. We want to know when we are due and we want to make sure the fetus is healthy.
    • A. 

      Podiatrist

    • B. 

      Pediatrician

    • C. 

      Obstetrician

    • D. 

      Pharmacist

  • 7. 
    8.      I still can't walk and it's been three months since my accident. I hate being stuck in a wheelchair.
    • A. 

      Anesthesiologist

    • B. 

      Physical therapist

    • C. 

      Radiologist

    • D. 

      Dentist

  • 8. 
    10.      This is a contagious disease that can only be ___________ by/through sexual intercourse.
    • A. 

      Transferred

    • B. 

      Transplanted

    • C. 

      Transmitted

    • D. 

      Transmuted

  • 9. 
    12.      The tests are __________________________. We have to retest you.
    • A. 

      Incredulous

    • B. 

      Inconclusive

    • C. 

      Inclined

    • D. 

      Incongruent

  • 10. 
    13.      When there is a decrease in or disappearance of signs and symptoms of cancer, you can say that the cancer is in __________________________.
    • A. 

      Regression

    • B. 

      Remittance

    • C. 

      Remission

    • D. 

      Repression

  • 11. 
    15.      I need you to __________________________.
    • A. 

      Take a heavy breath

    • B. 

      Make a deep breath

    • C. 

      Take a deep breath

    • D. 

      Make a heavy breath

  • 12. 
    17.      There's not much I can tell you until we get ______________________ (from the lab).
    • A. 

      Your tests over

    • B. 

      Your tests have returned

    • C. 

      Your tests back

    • D. 

      Your tests done

  • 13. 
    18.      An __________________________ is someone who comes into a clinic/hospital periodically to receive treatment.
    • A. 

      Outdoors type

    • B. 

      Outpatient

    • C. 

      Outside patient

    • D. 

      Emergency patient

  • 14. 
    19.      Have the symptoms disappeared? No, but they've ______________ considerably.
    • A. 

      Decimated

    • B. 

      Decried

    • C. 

      Decreased

    • D. 

      Deprived

  • 15. 
    20.      Cough, fever, and bruises are examples of minor __________________________ that people commonly suffer.
    • A. 

      Ailments

    • B. 

      Sicknesses

    • C. 

      Illnesses

    • D. 

      Weaknesses