Quiz: How's Your Medical Terminology Knowledge? Trivia Questions

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 35

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How's Your Medical Terminology Knowledge? The quiz below is perfect for students that want to test out what they know when it comes to some of the terms they will come across as they carry out their duties in a medical setting. How about you give it a try and see if you are ready to go into the field.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Rods see the color vision in the eye.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The conjunctiva is the covering of the eyeball.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Diplopia is double vision.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    How many extraocular muscles are there in one eye?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      12

  • 5. 
    Photophobia is sensitivity to light.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The tympanic membrane is the eardrum.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The intestines have how many portions?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      3

  • 8. 
    What is the lining of the abdominal cavity?
    • A. 

      Peritoneum

    • B. 

      Mesentery

    • C. 

      Ileum

    • D. 

      Jejunum

  • 9. 
    Lithotripsy is the crushing of renal stones.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What are the mouth's gums called?
    • A. 

      Gingiva

    • B. 

      Lingus

    • C. 

      Eustachian tube

    • D. 

      Oropharynx

  • 11. 
    GERDS is gastritis or too many gastric juices that erode the stomach.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Sublingual means beneath the tongue.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Dysphagia is vomiting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The first heart valve in the cardiac cycle is?
    • A. 

      Pulmonic

    • B. 

      Aortic

    • C. 

      Tricuspid

    • D. 

      Mitral

  • 15. 
    The valve between the left atrium and the left ventricle is the?
    • A. 

      Aortic

    • B. 

      Mitral

    • C. 

      Tricuspid

    • D. 

      Pulmonic

  • 16. 
    The smaller blood vessels are the?
    • A. 

      Capillaries

    • B. 

      Arteries

    • C. 

      Veins

    • D. 

      Aorta

  • 17. 
    Electrocardiogram measures blood pressure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    An ophthalmologist is a heart doctor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Brady means slow as in bradycardia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Tachy means fast as in tachycardia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    An aneurysm is an abnormal dilatation of a blood vessel. It can rupture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Varicose veins have faulty valves leading to dilation of the veins.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Plasma is the liquid portion of blood.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Which blood cell makes Antibodies?
    • A. 

      T cells

    • B. 

      B cells

    • C. 

      Erythrocytes

    • D. 

      Leukocytes

  • 25. 
    Hemoglobin carries oxygen in an RBC?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Antibodies are 7 types.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    Anemia is lack of RBCs or Hemoglobin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    Leukemia is cancer or WBCs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    Hemophilia is a clotting disorder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Serum is clotting factors removed from plasma.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False