NCCT Quiz On Medical Terminology! Trivia

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NCCT Quiz On Medical Terminology! Trivia

It is important to understand and use medical terms correctly if you are planning on becoming a medical practitioner; the key to understanding medical terms is focusing on their components. Do you wish to test out how well you understand them before the NCCT exams? Then the test below is perfect for you, give it a try and test yourself.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    THE SUFFIX -emia MEANS?
    • A. 

      BLOOD

    • B. 

      ERUDITE

    • C. 

      HEMATEMESIS

    • D. 

      CONDITION OF THE URINE

  • 2. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR EXPANDING OR OPENING WIDER IS?
    • A. 

      DYSURIA

    • B. 

      DEFAMATION

    • C. 

      DILATE

    • D. 

      ATELECTASIS

  • 3. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR URINALYSIS IS?
    • A. 

      UA

    • B. 

      UN

    • C. 

      HYSTERO

    • D. 

      URINO

  • 4. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR GROUPS OF CELLS WITH THE SAME FUNCTION IS?
    • A. 

      HORMONE

    • B. 

      ARTERY

    • C. 

      SYSTEM

    • D. 

      TISSUE

  • 5. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR THE BASIC UNIT OF BODY STRUCTURE IS?
    • A. 

      VEIN

    • B. 

      TISSUE

    • C. 

      CELL

    • D. 

      ORGAN

  • 6. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR BELOW OR LOW IS?
    • A. 

      HUC

    • B. 

      Hyper

    • C. 

      Hypo

    • D. 

      Post or p

  • 7. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR THE TIME WHEN MENSTRUATION BEGINS IS?
    • A. 

      MENOPAUSE

    • B. 

      PUBERTY

    • C. 

      MENARCHE

    • D. 

      PERIOD

  • 8. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR THE TIME WHEN MENSTRUATION STOPS IS?
    • A. 

      REFLEX

    • B. 

      GROWTH

    • C. 

      MENOPAUSE

    • D. 

      MENARCHE

  • 9. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR GASTROINTESTINAL IS?
    • A. 

      Gtt OR G.T.T.

    • B. 

      Gyn. OR G.Y.N.

    • C. 

      GI OR G.I.

    • D. 

      Abd.

  • 10. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR AN INVOLUNTARY MOVEMENT IS?
    • A. 

      GROWTH

    • B. 

      REFLEX

    • C. 

      PUBERTY

    • D. 

      STRETCHING

  • 11. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR PARALYSIS FROM THE WAIST DOWN IS?
    • A. 

      COMA

    • B. 

      QUADRIPLEGIA

    • C. 

      DISASTER

    • D. 

      PARAPLEGIA

  • 12. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR PARALYSIS FROM THE NECK DOWN IS?
    • A. 

      PARAPLEGIA

    • B. 

      QUADRIPLEGIA

    • C. 

      HEMIPLEGIA

    • D. 

      STROKE

  • 13. 
    THE MEDICAL ABBREVIATION FOR BY MOUTH IS?
    • A. 

      Po

    • B. 

      PMC or P.M.C.

    • C. 

      Pc

    • D. 

      Per

  • 14. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR DRESSING IS?
    • A. 

      Dsg

    • B. 

      Ds

    • C. 

      DSM

    • D. 

      DSS

  • 15. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR PARALYSIS ON ONE SIDE OF THE BODY IS?
    • A. 

      PARAPLEGIA

    • B. 

      COMA

    • C. 

      HEMIPLEGIA

    • D. 

      QUADRIPLEGIA

  • 16. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR CIRCULAR MOVEMENT AROUND A CENTRAL POINT IS?
    • A. 

      EXTENSION

    • B. 

      ROTATION

    • C. 

      ABDUCTION

    • D. 

      DORSIFLEXION

  • 17. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR TURNING THE PALM FORWARD, AS APPLIED TO THE HAND IS?
    • A. 

      EXTENSION

    • B. 

      FLEXION

    • C. 

      SUPINATION

    • D. 

      ADDUCTION

  • 18. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR A DECREASE IN SIZE OR A WASTING IS?
    • A. 

      PRONATION

    • B. 

      ATROPHY

    • C. 

      PLANTAR FLEXION

    • D. 

      ABDUCTION

  • 19. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR STRAIGHTENING OF A BODY PART IS?
    • A. 

      EXTENSION

    • B. 

      FLEXION

    • C. 

      DORSIFLEXION

    • D. 

      PRONATION

  • 20. 
    THE ABBREVIATION FOR POSTPRANDIAL BLOOD SUGAR IS?
    • A. 

      Pp

    • B. 

      Pre

    • C. 

      PPBS

    • D. 

      Post or p

  • 21. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR MOVING A BODY PART AWAY FROM THE BODY IS?
    • A. 

      ROTATION

    • B. 

      ABDUCTION

    • C. 

      DORSIFLEXION

    • D. 

      PRONATION

  • 22. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR BENDING A BODY PART IS?
    • A. 

      DORSIFLEXION

    • B. 

      EXTERNAL ROTATION

    • C. 

      FLEXION

    • D. 

      RANGE-OF-MOTION

  • 23. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR TURNING THE PALM BACKWARD IS?
    • A. 

      PRONATION

    • B. 

      ADDUCTION

    • C. 

      EXTERNAL ROTATION

    • D. 

      SUPINATION

  • 24. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR BENDING BACKWARD IS?
    • A. 

      CONTRACTURE

    • B. 

      DORSIFLEXION

    • C. 

      HYPEREXTENSION

    • D. 

      EXTENSION

  • 25. 
    THE MEDICAL TERM FOR THE ABNORMAL SHORTENING OF A MUSCLE IS?
    • A. 

      ADDUCTION

    • B. 

      EXTENSION

    • C. 

      CONTRACTURE

    • D. 

      FLEXION