Medical Terminology~101

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Medical Terminology Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will test your knowledge of basic medical terminology. The quiz is multiple choice, you have 15 minutes to answer 20 questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Hemorrhage
    • A. 

      Excessive amount of blood

    • B. 

      Bleeding, Blood Loss

    • C. 

      Blood in the stool

    • D. 

      Blood in the urine

  • 2. 
    Hepatitis
    • A. 

      Kidney stones

    • B. 

      Liver damage

    • C. 

      Inflamation of the liver

    • D. 

      Chronic liver disease

  • 3. 
    Pathology
    • A. 

      The study of the human brain

    • B. 

      The study of bones

    • C. 

      The study of blood

    • D. 

      The study of disease

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Paralysis of the legs

    • B. 

      Right sided paralysis

    • C. 

      Left sided weakness

    • D. 

      Paralysis of the arms

  • 5. 
    Tachycardia
    • A. 

      Rapid heart rate

    • B. 

      Slow heart rate

    • C. 

      Irregular heart rate

    • D. 

      Heart murmur

  • 6. 
    Osteogenic
    • A. 

      Originating in the muscle

    • B. 

      Bone spur

    • C. 

      Originating in the bone

    • D. 

      Fracture of a bone

  • 7. 
    Dysphagia
    • A. 

      Swelling of the vocal cords

    • B. 

      Difficulty swallowing

    • C. 

      Difficulty speaking

    • D. 

      Impaired speech

  • 8. 
    Aphasia
    • A. 

      Ability to speak another language

    • B. 

      Absence of saliva

    • C. 

      Speech impairment

    • D. 

      Swallowing problem

  • 9. 
    Encephalitis
    • A. 

      Inflamation around the head

    • B. 

      Inflamation within the head

    • C. 

      Inflamation around the ear

    • D. 

      Inflamation within the ear

  • 10. 
    Myalgia
    • A. 

      Heart weakness

    • B. 

      Heart pain

    • C. 

      Muscle weakness

    • D. 

      Muscle pain

  • 11. 
    Neuropathy
    • A. 

      Nerve disorder

    • B. 

      Leg disorder

    • C. 

      Hand disorder

    • D. 

      Brain disorder

  • 12. 
    Nephrectomy
    • A. 

      Surgical removal of a nerve

    • B. 

      Surgical repair of a nerve

    • C. 

      Surgical removal of a kidney

    • D. 

      Surgical repair of a kidney

  • 13. 
    Quadriplegia
    • A. 

      Paralysis of the lower extremities

    • B. 

      Paralysis of 4 quadrants of the body

    • C. 

      Paralysis of the upper extremities

    • D. 

      Weakness of 4 quadrants of the body

  • 14. 
    Paraparesis
    • A. 

      Weakness of the lower extremities

    • B. 

      Paralysis of the lower extremities

    • C. 

      Paralysis of one sided of the body

    • D. 

      Weakness of one side of the body

  • 15. 
    Atherosclerosis
    • A. 

      Hardening of the veins

    • B. 

      Swelling within the head

    • C. 

      Inflamation of the joints

    • D. 

      Hardening of the arteries

  • 16. 
    Spondylosis
    • A. 

      A condition of the spine

    • B. 

      A condition of the nerves

    • C. 

      Narrowing of the spine

    • D. 

      Narrowing of the vertebral column

  • 17. 
    Apnea
    • A. 

      Breathing

    • B. 

      Speech disorder

    • C. 

      Suspension of breathing

    • D. 

      Inability to speak

  • 18. 
    Vascular System
    • A. 

      Nerves

    • B. 

      Blood Vessels

    • C. 

      Brain

    • D. 

      Heart

  • 19. 
    Cardiomegaly
    • A. 

      Heart attack

    • B. 

      Heart disease

    • C. 

      Originating in the heart

    • D. 

      Enlarged heart

  • 20. 
    Intercostal muscles
    • A. 

      Muscles between the spine

    • B. 

      Muscles between the ribs

    • C. 

      Muscles around the ribs

    • D. 

      Muscles inside the stomach