Medical Students Quiz - Find Useful Information

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Medical Students Quiz - Find Useful Information

Do you wanna make a career in health occupations? Well, it's the most resposible job anyone can take up. So you have to be a little extra careful about it. Take this introduction quiz meant for aspiring medicine practitioners to know more about this field of work.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The involuntary, wavelike movement of the muscles that move food forward in the alimentary canal is called ______________.
    • A. 

      Femur

    • B. 

      Pathologist

    • C. 

      Geriatrics

    • D. 

      Peristalsis

  • 2. 
    The medical term that means "an inflammation of"
    • A. 

      -ostomy

    • B. 

      -pnea

    • C. 

      -itis

    • D. 

      Hypo

  • 3. 
    The body system that helps protects us from injury, infection, and dehydration is the ________________.
    • A. 

      Integumentary system

    • B. 

      Circulatory system

    • C. 

      Respiratory system

    • D. 

      Nervous system

  • 4. 
    The circular motion of a joint such as swinging the shoulder/arm in a complete circle is called ___________
    • A. 

      Abduction

    • B. 

      Rotation

    • C. 

      Circumduction

    • D. 

      Flexion

  • 5. 
    The correct medical term for our voice box is _____________
    • A. 

      Pharynx

    • B. 

      Trachea

    • C. 

      Gallbladder

    • D. 

      Larynx

  • 6. 
    Cyanosis is a bluish discoloration of the skin caused by a lack of or insufficient oxygen in the body or by poor circulation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Thrombocytes are blood cells that fight infection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The medical term erythro-cyte means ____________.
    • A. 

      A virus

    • B. 

      A dying cell

    • C. 

      A white blood cell

    • D. 

      A red blood cell

  • 9. 
    The federal law designed to prevent disclosure of sensitive patient health information is called
    • A. 

      Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act

    • B. 

      Hospital Information Program Acceptance and Actions

    • C. 

      Healthcare Interests for Patients & Accounts Act

    • D. 

      Health Information and Privacy Accountability Act

  • 10. 
    What is the abbreviation that means "twice a day"?
    • A. 

      Tid

    • B. 

      Qid

    • C. 

      DNR

    • D. 

      Bid

  • 11. 
    The lobe of our brain that is responsible for our personality, reasoning, emotions, and problem solving is the ____________ lobe.
    • A. 

      Occipital

    • B. 

      Frontal

    • C. 

      Parietal

    • D. 

      Temporal

  • 12. 
    Using the diagram below:  The numbers 2 & 4 indicate what part of the heart?
    • A. 

      Right and left atrium

    • B. 

      Valves

    • C. 

      Right and left ventricles

    • D. 

      Pulmonary arteries

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