Prefix And Suffix Of Medical Terms: Hardest Medical Terminology Quiz

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Prefix And Suffix Of Medical Terms: Hardest Medical Terminology Quiz

This is the Hardest Medical Terminology Quiz on Prefix and Suffix of Medical Terms. It is perfect for all the people who think they know all the medical terms they may come across as they carry out their duties. How about you give it a try, and see if you really know them all and what they mean? Best of luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    NPO
  • 2. 
    PRN
  • 3. 
    DX
  • 4. 
    ABG
  • 5. 
    CPT
  • 6. 
    Stat
  • 7. 
    HR
  • 8. 
    ICU
  • 9. 
    The plane that divides the body into superior and inferior portion is the
    • A. 

      Sagittal plane

    • B. 

      Transverse plane

    • C. 

      Oblique plane

    • D. 

      Frontal plane

  • 10. 
    The ______ plane divides the body into right and left halves.
    • A. 

      Transverse

    • B. 

      Sagittal

    • C. 

      Coronal

    • D. 

      Oblique

    • E. 

      Para-sagittal

  • 11. 
    The mediastinum is found in the _____ cavity.
    • A. 

      Dorsal

    • B. 

      Thoracic

    • C. 

      Both of the above

    • D. 

      Neither of the above

  • 12. 
    The abdominopelvic cavity is _____ to the diaphragm.
    • A. 

      Superior

    • B. 

      Inferior

    • C. 

      Contralateral

    • D. 

      Ipsilateral

  • 13. 
    The cranial cavity contains the
    • A. 

      Spinal cord

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Uterus

    • D. 

      Kidneys

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    The only plane that can divide the body into equal halves is the
    • A. 

      Frontal (coronal) plane

    • B. 

      Oblique plane

    • C. 

      Midsagittal plane

    • D. 

      Transverse plane

  • 15. 
    Which of these structures is NOT found in the mediastinum?
    • A. 

      Diaphragm

    • B. 

      Esophagus

    • C. 

      Heart

    • D. 

      Thymus gland

    • E. 

      Trachea

  • 16. 
    The cavity surrounded by the rib cage and bounded inferiorly by the diaphragm is the
    • A. 

      Mediastinum

    • B. 

      Pericardial cavity

    • C. 

      Thorax

    • D. 

      Abdomen

    • E. 

      Pelvic cavity

  • 17. 
    The lungs are separated by the
    • A. 

      Mediastinum

    • B. 

      Diaphragm

    • C. 

      Pelvic cavity

    • D. 

      Mesenteries

  • 18. 
    The __________ plane divides the body into anterior and posterior portions.
    • A. 

      Coronal

    • B. 

      Transverse

    • C. 

      Sagittal

    • D. 

      Midsagittal

  • 19. 
    Describe the anatomical position.
    • A. 

      Face forward, palms down.

    • B. 

      Face and body turned to the side.

    • C. 

      Face forward, palms forward.

    • D. 

      Face forward, palms backwards.

  • 20. 
    Body parts close to the midline are said to be __________.
    • A. 

      Midsagittal

    • B. 

      Medial

    • C. 

      Lateral

    • D. 

      Superior

  • 21. 
    Dorsal refers to what part of the body?
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Side

    • C. 

      Bottom

    • D. 

      Back

  • 22. 
    How would the elbow be described in comparison to the wrist?
    • A. 

      The elbow is distal compared to the wrist.

    • B. 

      The elbow is frontal compared to the wrist.

    • C. 

      The elbow is proximal compared to the wrist.

    • D. 

      The elbow is inferior compared to the wrist.

  • 23. 
    The ear is __________ to the mouth.
    • A. 

      Superior

    • B. 

      Inferior

    • C. 

      Medial

    • D. 

      Lateral

  • 24. 
    The thumb is __________ to the pelvis.
    • A. 

      Superior

    • B. 

      Inferior

    • C. 

      Lateral

    • D. 

      Distal

  • 25. 
    The posterior cavity is divided into which sections?
    • A. 

      Spinal cavity & pelvic cavity

    • B. 

      Thoracic cavity & pelvic cavity

    • C. 

      Spinal cavity & cranial cavity

    • D. 

      Thoracic cavity & cranial cavity