Medical Laws And Ethics Quiz: MCQ!

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Medical Laws And Ethics Quiz: MCQ! - Quiz

Medical laws and Ethics is the code of conduct that states the responsibilities of medical practitioners and professionals for safeguarding the rights of the patient. This quiz will test your knowledge about questions relating to medical law and ethics. Please read the questions carefully as it contains multiple-choice and essay type format.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    An example of sexual abuse is:

    • A.

      A medical employee that yells at a patient.

    • B.

      A medical employee that shows a resident a pornographic magazine.

    • C.

      Not checling on a patient.

    • D.

      Leaving a patient on the toilet and not helping them clean up.

    Correct Answer
    B. A medical employee that shows a resident a pornographic magazine.
    Explanation
    Showing a resident a pornographic magazine is an example of sexual abuse because it involves exposing the resident to explicit sexual content without their consent. This behavior is inappropriate and violates the resident's right to a safe and respectful environment. It can cause emotional distress and harm to the resident, and is a clear violation of professional boundaries and ethical standards in the medical field.

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  • 2. 

    An example of Assault is:  

    • A.

      A threat or attempt to injure another person.

    • B.

      The unlawful touching of another person without his/her concent.

    • C.

      A spoken statement that damages a persons reputation.

    • D.

      Unwelcoming sexual advances.

    Correct Answer
    A. A threat or attempt to injure another person.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A threat or attempt to injure another person." This is because assault refers to the act of intentionally causing apprehension of harmful or offensive contact or intentionally causing physical injury to another person. It involves the threat or attempt to harm someone, even if the actual physical contact does not occur. The other options mentioned in the question, such as unlawful touching, damaging reputation, and unwelcoming sexual advances, fall under different categories of offenses.

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  • 3. 

    A civil wrong that makes public knowledge of any private or personal information without the person's consent is called______________.

    • A.

      Malpractice

    • B.

      False imprisonment

    • C.

      Invasion of privacy

    • D.

      Negligence

    Correct Answer
    C. Invasion of privacy
    Explanation
    Invasion of privacy refers to a civil wrong where someone discloses private or personal information about an individual without their consent. This act violates an individual's right to keep certain aspects of their life private and can cause harm or distress. It is considered a breach of trust and can lead to legal consequences for the person responsible for the invasion of privacy.

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  • 4. 

    Holding or retaining someone against their will is called_________________.

    • A.

      Slander

    • B.

      Negligence

    • C.

      Malpractice

    • D.

      False Imprisonment

    Correct Answer
    D. False Imprisonment
    Explanation
    False imprisonment refers to the act of holding or restraining someone against their will without lawful justification. It involves the intentional confinement of a person without their consent, restricting their freedom of movement. This can occur through physical barriers, threats, or the use of force. False imprisonment is considered a violation of a person's civil rights and can lead to legal consequences for the person responsible.

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  • 5. 

    The unlawful touching of another person without his/her consent is called_____________.

    • A.

      Battery

    • B.

      Negligence

    • C.

      Slander

    • D.

      Malpractice

    Correct Answer
    A. Battery
    Explanation
    Battery refers to the intentional and unlawful touching of another person without their consent. It involves physical contact that is harmful or offensive to the individual. Battery is a civil offense and can also be considered a criminal offense depending on the jurisdiction. It is different from negligence, which refers to the failure to exercise reasonable care, and from slander, which refers to false spoken statements that harm a person's reputation. Malpractice refers to the improper or negligent professional conduct by a person in a position of trust, such as a doctor or lawyer.

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  • 6. 

    _____________ is a threat or attempt to injure another person.

    Correct Answer
    Slander, Assult, Battery, Sexual Harassmnet, Sexual Abuse, False Imprisonment, Malpractice, Negligence, Felony, Invasion of Privacy, Will, Crime, Informed Consent.
  • 7. 

    ______________________ is unlawful touching of another person without his/her consent.

    Correct Answer
    Slander, Assault, Battery, Sexual Harassmnet, Sexual Abuse, False Imprisonment, Malpractice, Negligence, Felony, Invasion of Privacy, Will ,Crime, Informed Consent.
  • 8. 

    ___________________ is permission granted by a person in his or her right mind who voluntarily gives consent for treatment.

    Correct Answer
    Slander, Assault, Battery, Sexual Harassmnet, Sexual Abuse, False Imprisonment, Malpractice, Negligence, Felony, Invasion of Privacy, Will ,Crime, Informed Consent.
    Explanation
    Informed Consent is permission granted by a person in his or her right mind who voluntarily gives consent for treatment.

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  • 9. 

    Any forbidden act or from the omission of a duty commanded by law is called a ___________________.

    Correct Answer
    Slander, Assault, Battery, Sexual Harassmnet, Sexual Abuse, False Imprisonment, Malpractice, Negligence, Felony, Invasion of Privacy, Will, Crime, Informed Consent.
  • 10. 

    Whe a person is held or retained against their will, it is called ____________________.

    Correct Answer
    Slander, Assault, Battery, Sexual Harassmnet, Sexual Abuse, False Imprisonment, Malpractice, Negligence, Felony, Invasion of Privacy, Will, Crime, Informed Consent.
  • 11. 

    A ___________ is a serious crime committed that carries a penalty of imprisionment.

    Correct Answer
    Slander, Assault, Battery, Sexual Harassmnet, Sexual Abuse, False Imprisonment, Malpractice, Negligence, Felony, Invasion of Privacy, Will, Crime, Informed Consent.
  • 12. 

    _____________________ means bad practice.

    Correct Answer
    Slander, Assault, Battery, Sexual Harassmnet, Sexual Abuse, False Imprisonment, Malpractice, Negligence, Felony, Invasion of Privacy, Will, Crime, Informed Consent.
    Explanation
    The given answer includes a list of actions that are considered bad practice. These actions include slander, assault, battery, sexual harassment, sexual abuse, false imprisonment, malpractice, negligence, felony, invasion of privacy, will, crime, and lack of informed consent. These actions are generally unethical, illegal, or against professional codes of conduct.

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  • 13. 

    Unwelcomed sexual advances, request for sexual favors, and verbal sexual comments is called ________________________ 

    Correct Answer
    Slander, Assault, Battery, Sexual Harassmnet, Sexual Abuse, False Imprisonment, Malpractice, Negligence, Felony, Invasion of Privacy, Will, Crime, Informed Consent.
  • 14. 

    A _________ is a legal document that defines the disposition of property that takes effect after death.

    Correct Answer
    Slander, Assault, Battery, Sexual Harassmnet, Sexual Abuse, False Imprisonment, Malpractice, Negligence, Felony, Invasion of Privacy, Will, Crime, Informed Consent.
    Explanation
    A will is a legal document that defines the disposition of property that takes effect after death.

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