Medical Assistant Test Quiz: Trivia

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Medical Assistant Test Quiz: Trivia

Medical assistant test quiz: trivia! A medical assistant in a hospital or clinic setting is given the task of helping a patient with duties that they cannot perform. They ensure patients take their medication and are back o being healthy. Do you think you have enough medical knowledge to earn the position of medical assistant? This quiz is a perfect example to find out, check it out and see how well you do!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The body is divided into front and back by which of the following?
    • A. 

      Transverse

    • B. 

      Coronal

    • C. 

      Sagittal

    • D. 

      Mid-sagittal

    • E. 

      Answer option 5

  • 2. 
    The distal portion of the small intestine is called the ileum.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The medical term for German measles is rubella.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A patient with a rapid pulse has bradycardia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Ou refers to the right eye?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Gestation is another term for dysmenorrheal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    An incision into the gallbladder is a 
    • A. 

      Cholecystotomy

    • B. 

      Cholecystectomy

    • C. 

      Cholelithiasis

    • D. 

      Lithotomy

  • 8. 
    The opposite of ventral is 
    • A. 

      Anterior

    • B. 

      Dorsal

    • C. 

      Transverse

    • D. 

      Cranial

  • 9. 
    Enlargement of the heart is
    • A. 

      Cardialgia

    • B. 

      Carditis

    • C. 

      Tachycardia

    • D. 

      Megalocardia

  • 10. 
    The part of the small intestine that connects with the stomach is the
    • A. 

      Jejunum

    • B. 

      Ileum

    • C. 

      Duodenum

    • D. 

      Cecum

  • 11. 
    The medical term for headache is
    • A. 

      Cephalalgia

    • B. 

      Cephalemia

    • C. 

      Cephalonia

    • D. 

      Cephalocele

  • 12. 
    Excessive vomiting is
    • A. 

      Hyperbaria

    • B. 

      Hypersalemia

    • C. 

      Hyperemesis

    • D. 

      Hypercatharsis

  • 13. 
    Hypertension is also referred to as high blood pressure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Enlargement of the kidney is
    • A. 

      Nephrolysis

    • B. 

      Nephropexy

    • C. 

      Nephroptosis

    • D. 

      Nephromegaly

  • 15. 
    The most common combining vowel is "o"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The combining form is the root of the word.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    An erythrocyte is an example of poikilocytosis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Destruction or breakdown of fat is called 
    • A. 

      Lipolysis

    • B. 

      Hemolysis

    • C. 

      Myolysis

    • D. 

      Neurolysis

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