A Quiz On Medical Terms! Trivia

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Medical Terminology Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz on medical terms trivia! A re you planning on becoming a medical practitioner but are not sure about how well you know some of the common words you will be used in practice? What does a colonoscopy or tumour mean? Worry not s this quiz will help you review some words and what they mean. Do check it out and see how wide your vocabulary is. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of these medications is not used to treat anxiety?
    • A. 

      Ativan

    • B. 

      Buspar

    • C. 

      Zyprexa

    • D. 

      Klonopin

  • 2. 
    In medical terms, what does "ss" mean?
    • A. 

      One Third

    • B. 

      Three Fourths

    • C. 

      Full Amount

    • D. 

      One Half

  • 3. 
    What does the term "POBA" mean in coronary angioplasty?
    • A. 

      Pre-Operative Ballast Arrangement

    • B. 

      Partially Optimal Barometric Area

    • C. 

      Plain Old Balloon Angioplasty

    • D. 

      Post Oblique Barometric Analysis

  • 4. 
    Cephalgia is a medical term for what malady?
    • A. 

      Headache

    • B. 

      Torn Ligament

    • C. 

      Dizziness

    • D. 

      Earache

  • 5. 
    What does the "CAT" in CAT scan stand for?
    • A. 

      Computerized Analysis Thermography

    • B. 

      Computerized Axial Tomography

    • C. 

      Continuous Axial Tentative

    • D. 

      Cathode Analysis Tomography

  • 6. 
    What type of birthmark is also called a stork bite?
    • A. 

      Salmon Patches

    • B. 

      Sunkist

    • C. 

      Port Wine

    • D. 

      Strawberry

  • 7. 
    In medical terminology, what is an immature, embryonic stage in the development of cells or tissues?
    • A. 

      Boom

    • B. 

      Blast

    • C. 

      Bard

    • D. 

      Bam

  • 8. 
    In medical terms, what does the suffix "-clysis" mean?
    • A. 

      Injection

    • B. 

      Blood

    • C. 

      Molding

    • D. 

      Discharge

  • 9. 
    In medical terms, what does the suffix "-ectasis" mean?
    • A. 

      Blood

    • B. 

      Dilatation

    • C. 

      Cutting Into

    • D. 

      Suture Of

  • 10. 
    In medical terms, what does the suffix "-pexy" mean?
    • A. 

      Suture Of

    • B. 

      To Fix

    • C. 

      Forming

    • D. 

      Falling

  • 11. 
    In medical terms, what does the suffix "-sthen" mean?
    • A. 

      Weakness

    • B. 

      Being Affected With

    • C. 

      Pertaining To Strength

    • D. 

      Falling

  • 12. 
    What is hyperopia as it relates to vision?
    • A. 

      Cross Eyed

    • B. 

      Farsightedness

    • C. 

      Double Vision

    • D. 

      Night Blindness

  • 13. 
    What is another name for "varicella"?
    • A. 

      German Measles

    • B. 

      Roseola

    • C. 

      Mumps

    • D. 

      Chickenpox

  • 14. 
    Who is the founder of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy?
    • A. 

      Albert Ellis

    • B. 

      William Glasser

    • C. 

      Joseph Wolfe

    • D. 

      Carl Rogers

  • 15. 
    Who is the founder of Reality Therapy?
    • A. 

      Carl Whittaker

    • B. 

      William Glasser

    • C. 

      Rollo May

    • D. 

      Joseph Wolfe