Nursing Process And Medical Terms! Trivia Quiz

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Nursing Quizzes & Trivia

When you are a nursing student, there are a lot of terms that you come across and it is very important to ensure that you know how to use them and what they mean. The quiz below is designed to ensure that as an aspiring nurse, you have a good understanding of the nursing process and medical terms. Give it a try!


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  • 1. 
    Neuralgia
    • A. 

      Nerve pain

    • B. 

      Muscle pain

    • C. 

      Neuron pain

    • D. 

      Difficulty swallowing

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Nephrotomy
    • A. 

      Visual exam of liver

    • B. 

      Visual exam of kidney

    • C. 

      Surgical incision of the Kidney

    • D. 

      Surgical incision of the Liver

  • 3. 
    Neural
    • A. 

      Pertaining to a nerve or nerves

    • B. 

      Nerve pain

    • C. 

      Pertaining to movement of nerves

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Nephrosis
    • A. 

      Abnormal condition of the Kidney

    • B. 

      Abnormal condition of the liver

    • C. 

      Abnormal condition of the liver

    • D. 

      Inflammation of the kidney

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Iatrogenic
    • A. 

      Pertaining to a patients lab results

    • B. 

      Pertaining to a patients condition of the liver

    • C. 

      Pertaining to a patients abnormal condition that results unexpectedly from a specific treatment, medical or technical treatment

    • D. 

      A&B

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Diagnosis
    • A. 

      1st step in assessment

    • B. 

      2nd step in nursing assessment

    • C. 

      Interpret & analyze patient data.Identify patient strenghts & health problems. formulate & validate nursing diagnosis.Develop a prioritzed list of nursing diagnoses. Detect 7 refer s/S that may indicate a problem beyond the nurses experience

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Hematoma
    • A. 

      Blood tumor

    • B. 

      Cancer of blood

    • C. 

      Bruise "black & blue' mark. Mass of blood within organ or tissue or space. Break in the wall of blood vessel.

    • D. 

      Bruise

  • 8. 
    Incision
    • A. 

      Removal of organ

    • B. 

      Cutting into organ or body part

    • C. 

      Cutting into and viewing of organ & body part

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Sarcoma
    • A. 

      Cancecerous (bening) tumor

    • B. 

      Cancerous (malignant) tumor of connective tissue. such as bone, muscle, fat or cartilage

    • C. 

      Cancerous (malignant) tumor of connective tissue. such as joints and ligaments

    • D. 

      B&C

  • 10. 
    Pathogenic
    • A. 

      Microorganism in the body

    • B. 

      Pertaining to producing disease

    • C. 

      Pertaining to producing non pathogenic disease

    • D. 

      Pertaining to microorganism

  • 11. 
    Osteotomy
    • A. 

      Cutting through an organ

    • B. 

      Cutting through and removing the bone

    • C. 

      Cutting through a bone

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Ostectomy
    • A. 

      Surgical incision of a bone or portion of a bone

    • B. 

      Surgical cutting of a bone

    • C. 

      Cutting of a bone

  • 13. 
    Endoscopy
    • A. 

      Visual exam of all organs

    • B. 

      Visual exam of hollow organ or cavities with an scope

    • C. 

      Visual exam of hollow organ or cavities with an endoscope

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Hypodermic is pertaining to under or
  • 15. 
    Hypoglycemia
    • A. 

      Low sugar

    • B. 

      Abnomarlly low levels of sugar in the circulation

    • C. 

      Abnormally low levels of sugar in the blood

  • 16. 
    Hyperglycemia
    • A. 

      Eating too much sweets

    • B. 

      Low sugar

    • C. 

      Higher than nomal levels of sugar in the blood

  • 17. 
    Hypogastric
    • A. 

      Pertaining to gasric system

    • B. 

      Pertaining to above the stomach

    • C. 

      Pertaining to below the stomach

  • 18. 
    Sub renal
    • A. 

      Below the kidney

    • B. 

      Below the liver

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Transdermal
    • A. 

      Pertaining to under the skin

    • B. 

      Pertaining to epidermis

    • C. 

      Pertaining to through or across the skin

    • D. 

      Pertaining to through the skin

  • 20. 
    Transhepatic
    • A. 

      Pertaining to through or across the kidney

    • B. 

      Pertaining to through or across the liver

    • C. 

      Pertaining to the liver

  • 21. 
    Sub hepatic
    • A. 

      Below the kidney

    • B. 

      Pertaining to below the liver

    • C. 

      Pertaining to above the liver

  • 22. 
    Heptatoma
    • A. 

      Tumor of kidney

    • B. 

      Tumor of liver (bening)

    • C. 

      Tumor of liver (malignant)

  • 23. 
    Pathology
    • A. 

      Study of cells

    • B. 

      Study of microorganism

    • C. 

      Study of disease

  • 24. 
    Cytology
    • A. 

      Study of pathology

    • B. 

      Study of neurons

    • C. 

      Study of cells

  • 25. 
    Dermatology
    • A. 

      Study of the skin

    • B. 

      Study of the skin & its diseases

    • C. 

      Study of the epidermis

  • 26. 
    Urology
    • A. 

      Study of the urinary tract

    • B. 

      Study of the urinary system in males

    • C. 

      Study of the urinary system in males & females & the reproductive tract in males

  • 27. 
    Arthrosis
    • A. 

      Abnormal condition of bones

    • B. 

      Abnormal condition of muscles

    • C. 

      Abnormal condition and pain of joints

    • D. 

      Abnormal condition of a joint

  • 28. 
    Hepatitis
    • A. 

      Inflammation of kidney

    • B. 

      Inflammation and infection of liver

    • C. 

      Inflmmation of liver

  • 29. 
    Nephritis
    • A. 

      Inflammation of liver

    • B. 

      Inflammation of nerves system

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the kidney

  • 30. 
    Dermatosis
    • A. 

      Skin disorder

    • B. 

      Inflammation of skin

    • C. 

      Any skin disease. any inflammatory skin disease

    • D. 

      Any skin disease. any non inflammatory skin disease

  • 31. 
    Rhinitis
    • A. 

      Infection of nose

    • B. 

      Infection and inflammation of nose

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the nose

  • 32. 
    Psychosis
    • A. 

      Abnormal condition of the brain

    • B. 

      Reaction to medications

    • C. 

      Abnormal condition of the mind. A serious mental disorder, that involves loss of normal perception of reality. Dilusions & hallucinations

  • 33. 
    Psychogenic
    • A. 

      Concerning the under development of the mind

    • B. 

      Concerning the development of the mind. having emotional & psychologic origin rather than physical cause

    • C. 

      Concerning the development of the mind. having minimal emotional and psychologic origin.

  • 34. 
    Encephalopathy
    • A. 

      Study of the brain

    • B. 

      Disease of the mind

    • C. 

      Disease of the brain

  • 35. 
    Adenoma
    • A. 

      Tumor (bening) of brain

    • B. 

      Tumor (malignant) of the brain

    • C. 

      Tumor of a gland. pituitary, thyroid, adrenal glands (bening)

    • D. 

      Tumor of a gland. pituitary, thyroid, adrenal glands (malignant)

  • 36. 
    Leukocytosis
    • A. 

      Irregular increase in wbc

    • B. 

      Wbc increase as reponse to inflammation

    • C. 

      Slight increase in the number of normal WBC as a response to infection

  • 37. 
    Leukemia
    • A. 

      Wbc blood low count

    • B. 

      Wbc in blood & bone marrow (bening)

    • C. 

      Cancerous WBC in blood & bone marrow, increase in malignant (cancerous) WBC

  • 38. 
    Erythremia
    • A. 

      Increase in wbc

    • B. 

      Decrease in rbc

    • C. 

      Increase in RBC

  • 39. 
    Thrombocytosis
    • A. 

      A decrease in the number of platelets

    • B. 

      An increase in the number of platelets

    • C. 

      A blood clott formation

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 40. 
    Erythrocytosis
    • A. 

      An increase in the number of RBC

    • B. 

      A decrease in WBC

    • C. 

      An increase in the number of platelets

    • D. 

      Abnormal condition of RBC (slight increase in numbers)

  • 41. 
    Electroencephalogram
    • A. 

      Abnormal condition of WBC

    • B. 

      High increase of RBC in numbers

    • C. 

      Abnormal conditioin of RBC (slight increase in numbers)

    • D. 

      Record of the electrical activity of the brain

  • 42. 
    Carcinogenic
    • A. 

      Producing cancer

    • B. 

      Producing cancer (substance that produces cancer)

    • C. 

      Producing cancer (bening or malignant)

  • 43. 
    Neurotomy
    • A. 

      Nerve pain

    • B. 

      Cutting of a nerve

    • C. 

      Incision of a nerve

  • 44. 
    Gastrectomy
    • A. 

      Cutting of the stomach

    • B. 

      Removal of the stomach or part of the liver

    • C. 

      Removal of the stomach or part of it (surgical removal)

  • 45. 
    Ostealgia
    • A. 

      Pain in joints and bones

    • B. 

      Pain in joints

    • C. 

      Pain of muscles

    • D. 

      Pain in a bone

  • 46. 
    Arthritis
    • A. 

      Inflammation of bones

    • B. 

      Inflammation of muscles

    • C. 

      Inflammation of a joint

  • 47. 
    Osteoarthritis
    • A. 

      Inflammation of joints (older people)

    • B. 

      Inflammation of bones & joints (older people) stiffness, pain & degeneratin of joints

    • C. 

      Inflammation of bones & joints (only older people)

  • 48. 
    Arthralgia
    • A. 

      Inflammation and infection of bones & joints

    • B. 

      Inflammation of bones & joints

    • C. 

      Pain in bones & joints

    • D. 

      Pain in joint

  • 49. 
    Anemia
    • A. 

      Low hemoglobin and RBC which results in increased oxygen to cells

    • B. 

      Deficiency of hemoglobin and/or in number of RBC which results in reduced oxygen to body cells

    • C. 

      Low RBC count

  • 50. 
    Carcinoma
    • A. 

      Cancerous tumor (benign)

    • B. 

      Cancerous tumor (malignant) form from epithelial cells, which line the internal organs & cover the outside of the body.

    • C. 

      Cancerous tumor (malignant ) form from epidermis cells, which line the internal organs & cover the outside of the body

  • 51. 
    Osteitis
    • A. 

      Inflammation of joints & bones

    • B. 

      Inflammation of joints

    • C. 

      Inflammation of a bone

  • 52. 
    Cytoscopy
    • A. 

      Visual exam of the bladder

    • B. 

      Visual examination of the urinary tract

    • C. 

      Visual examination of the urinary bladder.

  • 53. 
    Hepatoma
    • A. 

      Tumor of kidney

    • B. 

      Kidney disease

    • C. 

      Tumor of the liver

  • 54. 
    Thyroid gland
    • A. 

      Endocrine gland in the neck

    • B. 

      Endocrine in the neck that produces hormones

    • C. 

      Endocrine gland

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 55. 
    Mammary gland
    • A. 

      Surface of the nipple

    • B. 

      Surface of the nipple (secretes mild)

    • C. 

      Secretes lactose

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 56. 
    Pituitary gland
    • A. 

      Endocrine gland

    • B. 

      Base of the brain gland

    • C. 

      Endocrine gland at the base of the brain.

    • D. 

      Many hormones (growth of bones)

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 57. 
    Neurologic
    • A. 

      Disorders of the brain

    • B. 

      Disorders of the brain, spinal cord & nerves throughout the body

    • C. 

      Brain disorder

  • 58. 
    Neuralgia
    • A. 

      Pain the muscles

    • B. 

      Brain pain

    • C. 

      Nerve pain