Test Your Medical Knowledge

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Medical Knowledge Quizzes & Trivia

Here are some pretty easy quiz on basic medical terminology.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is often prevented by following recommended guidelines for introducing new foods to babies?
    • A. 

      Food Allergies

    • B. 

      Tooth Decay

    • C. 

      ADHD

    • D. 

      Speech Delays

  • 2. 
    What percent of ER visits to all U.S. hospitals are shouldered by urban hospitals?
    • A. 

      59%

    • B. 

      44%

    • C. 

      16%

    • D. 

      80%

  • 3. 
    What animals are used in cardiology research because their cardiac system is so like that of a human?
    • A. 

      Gorillas

    • B. 

      Pigs

    • C. 

      Cows

    • D. 

      Goats

  • 4. 
    What percent of adult Americans do regular stretching exercises?
    • A. 

      25 Percent

    • B. 

      77 Percent

    • C. 

      10 Percent

    • D. 

      57 Percent

  • 5. 
    According to a 2009 study, what U.S. state has lowest percentage of obese adults?
    • A. 

      California

    • B. 

      Kentucky

    • C. 

      Colorado

    • D. 

      Florida

  • 6. 
    According to the AMA, what percent of medical applicants are female each year?
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      22%

    • C. 

      30%

    • D. 

      71%

  • 7. 
    What FDA vehicle allows consumers to report adverse reactions to prescriptions drugs?
    • A. 

      Federal Trade Commission

    • B. 

      A Toll-Free Hotline

    • C. 

      MedWatch

    • D. 

      Pharmacies

  • 8. 
    What must you monitor on a low sodium diet?
    • A. 

      Intake Of Salt And Baking Soda

    • B. 

      Intake of Salt and Fat

    • C. 

      Intake of Salt and Alcohol

    • D. 

      Intake of Salt and Carbs

  • 9. 
    How many chemicals is the body exposed to with each inhalation from a lit cigarette?
    • A. 

      1380

    • B. 

      2500

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      120

  • 10. 
    What percent of U.S. children have been fully vaccinated, per the World Health Organization?
    • A. 

      55%

    • B. 

      80%

    • C. 

      99%

    • D. 

      100%

  • 11. 
    According to the American Medical Association, approximately how many physicians are there in the U.S?
    • A. 

      8,410,000

    • B. 

      2,677,800

    • C. 

      8500

    • D. 

      700,000

  • 12. 
    In a 2009 Gallup poll, who do most Americans say should be responsible for providing health insurance?
    • A. 

      Federal Government

    • B. 

      State Government

    • C. 

      Themselves

    • D. 

      Employer

  • 13. 
    AS of 2009, how much healthcare spending each year in the U.S is for the treatment of problems related to obesity?
    • A. 

      $65.6 Million

    • B. 

      $90 Billion

    • C. 

      $2 Billion

    • D. 

      $122 Million

  • 14. 
    What percent of online Americans use the Internet to look up health-related and medical information?
    • A. 

      30%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      16&

    • D. 

      80%

  • 15. 
    What was required in all cars made after April 1, 1989, per Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards?
    • A. 

      Rear Seat Seatbelts

    • B. 

      Three-Point Safety Harnesses

    • C. 

      A Driver-Side Airbag

    • D. 

      Power Windows

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