Medical Trivia MCQ Quiz Questions

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Here, we have brought a technical quiz preferable for medical students. If you want to be a healthcare professional, try medical trivia multiple choice questions based on human anatomy. If you could get at least 70% on this medical quiz, it means your preparation level is great. Here, you'll be tested about the human body system and its different parts, including bones, peripheral nervous system, RBCs, and much more. Start the quiz and enhance your medical IQ.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Another name for the ankle bone is the:
    • A. 

      Tarsus

    • B. 

      Metatarsus

    • C. 

      Calcaneus

    • D. 

      Talus

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

      Spinal cord and sensory nerves

    • B. 

      Motor and sensory nerves

    • C. 

      Brain and sensory nerves

    • D. 

      Brain and spinal cord

  • 3. 
    The topographic term used to describe the back surface of the body is:
    • A. 

      Exterior

    • B. 

      Anterior

    • C. 

      Posterior

    • D. 

      Inferior

  • 4. 
    Which of the following vertebrae are found in the neck?
    • A. 

      Cervical

    • B. 

      Lumbar

    • C. 

      Sacral

    • D. 

      Coccyx

  • 5. 
    Which of the following vessels does NOT carry blood back to the heart?
    • A. 

      Inferior venae cavae

    • B. 

      Superior venae cavae

    • C. 

      Pulmonary artery

    • D. 

      Pulmonary vein

  • 6. 
    A prominence called the olecranon process is found on the:
    • A. 

      Knee

    • B. 

      Hip

    • C. 

      Elbow

    • D. 

      Shoulder

  • 7. 
    Together, the right and left lungs contain how many lobes?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      3

  • 8. 
    The system responsible for body movement and body shape is the:
    • A. 

      Musculoskeletal system

    • B. 

      Skeletal system

    • C. 

      Nervous system

    • D. 

      Muscular system

  • 9. 
    Which of the following systems is responsible for releasing chemicals that regulate body activities?
    • A. 

      Skeletal

    • B. 

      Cardiovascular

    • C. 

      Nervous

    • D. 

      Endocrine

  • 10. 
    Bilateral fractures of the femur indicate:
    • A. 

      Both femurs are broken

    • B. 

      Both the superior and inferior ends of the femur are broken

    • C. 

      The bone is broken in two or more pieces

    • D. 

      Both zones of the femur are broken

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    The most distal three or four vertebrae form the:
    • A. 

      Coccyx

    • B. 

      Sacrum

    • C. 

      Ilium

    • D. 

      Ischium

  • 13. 
    Which of the following systems has specialized tissue that produces rhythmic electrical impulses?
    • A. 

      Circulatory

    • B. 

      Skeletal

    • C. 

      Cardiac conduction

    • D. 

      Endocrine

  • 14. 
    What is another name for the clavicle?
    • A. 

      Rib cage

    • B. 

      Funny bone

    • C. 

      Collar bone

    • D. 

      Breast Bone

  • 15. 
    The central nervous system is composed of the:
    • A. 

      Spinal cord and sensory nerves

    • B. 

      Motor and sensory nerves

    • C. 

      Brain and sensory nerves

    • D. 

      Brain and spinal cord

  • 16. 
    What three bones make up the shoulder girdle?
    • A. 

      Acromion, clavicle, scapula

    • B. 

      Acromion, humerus, olecranon

    • C. 

      Clavicle, scapula, humerus

    • D. 

      Acromion, scapula, humerus

  • 17. 
    What set of nerves is responsible for carrying information from the body to the brain?
    • A. 

      Sensory

    • B. 

      Motor

    • C. 

      Cranial

    • D. 

      Vetebral

  • 18. 
    The leaf-shaped flap of tissue that prevents food and liquid from entering the trachea is called the:
    • A. 

      Epiglottis

    • B. 

      Uvula

    • C. 

      Laryngopharynx

    • D. 

      Cricothyroid membrane

  • 19. 
    In order to assess a femoral pulse, you would palpate the patient:
    • A. 

      On the anterior surface of the foot

    • B. 

      Between the anterior and superior iliac spines

    • C. 

      Between the iliac crest and the coccyx

    • D. 

      In the groin

  • 20. 
    Which of the following structures are responsible for the exchange of nutrients and waste in the cells?
    • A. 

      Capillaries

    • B. 

      Venules

    • C. 

      Arteries

    • D. 

      Arterioles

  • 21. 
    The ribs, sternum, and thoracic vertebrae form the:
    • A. 

      Thorax

    • B. 

      Upper extremities

    • C. 

      Lumbar

    • D. 

      Lower extremities

  • 22. 
    The topographic term used to describe the centerline of the body is the:
    • A. 

      Internal line

    • B. 

      Convergence point

    • C. 

      Midline

    • D. 

      Midaxillary

  • 23. 
    In the systemic circulatory system, deoxygenated blood from the lower half of the body is returned to the heart via the:
    • A. 

      Inferior vena cava

    • B. 

      Superior vena cava

    • C. 

      Aorta

    • D. 

      Coronary sinus vein

  • 24. 
    What type of muscle has its own rich supply of blood?
    • A. 

      Voluntary

    • B. 

      Musculogenic

    • C. 

      Cardiac

    • D. 

      Skeletal

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