PTCB Practice Test 7

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PTCB Practice Test 7 - Quiz

Hey let's learn some medical terms. This can definitely help you INTERPRET DOCTOR TALK.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Here is a link to help you understand medical words such as root words, suffixes, prefixes, etc. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/medicalwords.html
  • 2. 
    What does the medical term "angina" mean?
    • A. 

      Back pain

    • B. 

      Neck pain

    • C. 

      Chest pain

  • 3. 
    What does the medical term "Chronic" mean
    • A. 

      Lasts for a long period of time

    • B. 

      Lasts for a short period of time

    • C. 

      Lasts for a few seconds

  • 4. 
    What does the medical term "Inflammation" mean?
    • A. 

      Only kidneys becomes reddened, swollen, hot, often painful caused by an injury or infection

    • B. 

      Part of the body becomes reddened, swollen, hot, often painful caused by an injury or infection

    • C. 

      Only lungs becomes reddened, swollen, hot, often painful caused by an injury or infection

  • 5. 
    What does the medical term "tonsillitis" mean?
    • A. 

      Inflammation of the tonsils

    • B. 

      Inflammation of the throat

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the tongue

  • 6. 
    What does the medical term "Chemotherapy" mean?
    • A. 

      Treatment of disease (cancer) by using anti-histamine agents

    • B. 

      Treatment of disease (cancer) by using anti-inflammatory agents

    • C. 

      Treatment of disease (cancer) by using chemical agents

  • 7. 
    What does the medical term "excision" mean?
    • A. 

      Process of cutting into

    • B. 

      Process of cutting out; surgical removal

    • C. 

      Process of sewing stitches

  • 8. 
    What does the medical term "Malformation" mean?
    • A. 

      Process of being perfectly shaped

    • B. 

      Process of not being shaped

    • C. 

      Process of being badly shaped; deformed

  • 9. 
    What does the medical term "Hypotension" mean?
    • A. 

      High blood pressure

    • B. 

      Normal blood pressure

    • C. 

      Low blood pressure

  • 10. 
    What does the medical term "Hypertension" mean?
    • A. 

      High blood pressure

    • B. 

      Normal blood pressure

    • C. 

      Low blood pressure

  • 11. 
    What does the medical term "incision" mean?
    • A. 

      Process of cutting into

    • B. 

      Process of cutting out; surgical removal

    • C. 

      Process of sewing stitches

  • 12. 
    What does the medical term "Malignant" mean?
    • A. 

      Good kind forming; spreading process of cancer from one area of the body to another area

    • B. 

      Bad kind forming; spreading process of cancer from one area of the body to another area

    • C. 

      No kind forming

  • 13. 
    What does the medical term "Benign" mean?
    • A. 

      Bad kind forming; non-cancerous that will spread throughout the body

    • B. 

      Good kind forming; non-cancerous that will not spread throughout the body

    • C. 

      Normal forming; non-cancerous that will spread throughout the body

  • 14. 
    What does the medical term "Tachycardia" mean?
    • A. 

      Fast heart rate

    • B. 

      Slow heart rate

    • C. 

      Normal heart rate

  • 15. 
    What does the medical term "Bradycardia" mean?
    • A. 

      Fast heart rate

    • B. 

      Slow heart rate

    • C. 

      Normal heart rate

  • 16. 
    What does the medical term "Insomnia" mean?
    • A. 

      Individual with neasea and vomiting

    • B. 

      Asleep mostly throughout the day

    • C. 

      Difficulty falling asleep

  • 17. 
    What does the medical term "Eczema" mean?
    • A. 

      A medical condition in which the individual has only been diagnosed with excessive itching

    • B. 

      A skin disease marked by red, itching, scaly patches

    • C. 

      Medical condition in which patches of skin become inflamed, hot, itching, rough, and have bleeding blisters

  • 18. 
    What does the medical term "Psoriasis" mean?
    • A. 

      A skin disease marked by blisters

    • B. 

      A skin disease marked by red, itching, scaly patches

    • C. 

      A skin disease marked by warts

  • 19. 
    What does the medical term "Vertigo" mean?
    • A. 

      A feeling that you are about to pass out

    • B. 

      A feeling that you are about to fall down

    • C. 

      A spinning sensation, when your surroundings are moving and you are not exactly moving

  • 20. 
    What does the medical term "Emesis" mean?
    • A. 

      Patient emergency

    • B. 

      Nausea

    • C. 

      Vomiting

  • 21. 
    What does the medical term "Fatigue" mean?
    • A. 

      Full of energy

    • B. 

      Extremely tired

    • C. 

      Extremely sick

  • 22. 
    What does the medical term "Epilepsy" mean?
    • A. 

      Frequent urination

    • B. 

      Frequent seizures

    • C. 

      Frequent bleeding

  • 23. 
    What does the medical term "Dementia" mean?
    • A. 

      Loss of vision, inability to see

    • B. 

      Loss of bones, inability to walk, run, etc

    • C. 

      Short-term loss of memory, confusion, inability to problem-solve, inability to complete multi-step activities (such as preparing a meal,etc)

  • 24. 
    What does the medical term "Attention deficit Disorder (ADD)" mean?
    • A. 

      Having more than 1 personality, constant mood swings

    • B. 

      Difficulty concentrating, focusing, staying still

    • C. 

      Difficulty walking, frequent tremors occur

  • 25. 
    What does the medical term "Otitis Media" mean?
    • A. 

      Inflammation of the middle ear

    • B. 

      Inflammation of the eye

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the throat

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