Health Sector Relative Pronouns Quiz

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Take the online short quiz to revise relative pronouns and enhance your knowledge about the health sector.


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  • 1. 

    We use a defibrillator, a device ………………………. treats arrhythmia.

    • A.

      Where

    • B.

      Which

    • C.

      Who

    • D.

      When

    Correct Answer
    B. Which
    Explanation
    The word "which" is used to introduce a relative clause that provides additional information about the device being referred to, in this case, a defibrillator. The relative clause "treats arrhythmia" specifies the purpose or function of the device.

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  • 2. 

    Intussusception occurs …………………… the bowel telescopes into itself.

    • A.

      Where

    • B.

      Why

    • C.

      Whose

    • D.

      When

    Correct Answer
    D. When
    Explanation
    The word "when" is the correct answer because it completes the sentence and provides the missing information. The sentence states that intussusception occurs, but it does not specify the time or circumstances in which it occurs. Therefore, "when" is the appropriate word to use in order to indicate that intussusception happens at a certain point in time or under certain conditions.

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  • 3. 

    An appendectomy is a procedure in ………………………… the appendix is removed.

    • A.

      Which

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      Where 

    • D.

      Who

    Correct Answer
    A. Which
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "which". This is because "which" is used to introduce a relative clause that provides additional information about the noun "procedure". In this case, the relative clause "the appendix is removed" further describes the procedure of an appendectomy.

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  • 4. 

    He has Hodgkin’s disease, a diagnosis ……………………….. was confirmed by a biopsy.

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      When

    • C.

      Which

    • D.

      Where

    Correct Answer
    C. Which
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "which". The word "which" is used to introduce a relative clause that provides additional information about the diagnosis. In this case, the relative clause "which was confirmed by a biopsy" gives more information about the diagnosis of Hodgkin's disease.

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  • 5. 

    The stent ……………………… was inserted into the artery will prevent blockage.

    • A.

      Where

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      Who

    • D.

      When

    Correct Answer
    B. That
    Explanation
    The word "that" is the correct answer because it is used as a relative pronoun to introduce a clause that provides additional information about the stent. In this case, the clause "that was inserted into the artery" specifies which stent is being referred to and explains its purpose of preventing blockage.

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  • 6. 

    Patients have a catheter to ……………………… a sterile bag is attached.

    • A.

      That

    • B.

      Who

    • C.

      Which

    • D.

      Where

    Correct Answer
    C. Which
    Explanation
    The word "which" is used to introduce a relative clause that provides additional information about the noun "catheter." In this case, the relative clause explains the purpose of the catheter, which is to ensure that a sterile bag is attached.

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  • 7. 

    A pathologist is a doctor ………………………… specializes in the detection of disease.

    • A.

      Which

    • B.

      Whose

    • C.

      Why

    • D.

      Who

    Correct Answer
    D. Who
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "who". This is because "who" is used to refer to a person, and in this sentence, it is referring to the pathologist, who is a doctor specializing in the detection of disease.

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  • 8. 

    Peritonitis is a dangerous inflammation …………………… affects the peritoneum.

    • A.

      Which

    • B.

      Who

    • C.

      Where

    • D.

      Whose

    Correct Answer
    A. Which
    Explanation
    The word "which" is used to introduce a relative clause that provides additional information about the noun "inflammation". In this case, the relative clause "affects the peritoneum" describes the type of inflammation being referred to.

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  • 9. 

    This is an operation ………………. we remove parts of the bowel.

    • A.

      Which

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      Where

    • D.

      When

    Correct Answer
    C. Where
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "where" because it is used to indicate the location or place where the operation is performed. In this context, "where" is the most appropriate choice as it specifies the site or area where parts of the bowel are removed.

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  • 10. 

    The patient is connected to a monitoring device, to …………………… other tubes are attached.

    • A.

      Whose

    • B.

      Who

    • C.

      Where

    • D.

      Which

    Correct Answer
    D. Which
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "which". This is because "which" is used to refer to a specific item or idea mentioned in the previous sentence, in this case, the monitoring device. The sentence is indicating that the patient is connected to a monitoring device, and the word "which" is used to introduce the clause that explains that other tubes are attached to the monitoring device.

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