Medical Specialty Quiz: What Type Of Doctor Should You Be?

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Medical Specialty Quiz: What Type Of Doctor Should You Be? - Quiz

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Are you thinking of pursuing a career in the medical field? To know which path is perfect for you, take this medical specialty quiz. You've stumbled upon the perfect quiz to assist you in discovering your ideal path within the vast field of medicine. A multitude of medical sub-genres exist, ranging from becoming an organ transplant surgeon to serving as a family doctor or pharmacist. Take this quiz to unveil the medical profession that aligns perfectly with you!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Apart from a doctor, which career path suits you the most?  

    • A.

      Creative Artist 

    • B.

      Teacher

    • C.

      Caretaker

    • D.

      Banker

    • E.

      None of these

  • 2. 

    What kind of relationship do you want to have with your patients?

    • A.

      I prefer maintaining long-term relationship with my patients.

    • B.

      I don't want long-term relationships. I just want my patients to recover quickly. 

    • C.

      I like staying connected with my patients from their birth till adoloscence. 

    • D.

        I prefer treating short-term problems.

    • E.

      I would like to be with my patients during the special moments of their lives. 

  • 3. 

    What kind of work environment do you like?

    • A.

      Relaxed, cool, and stress-free environment

    • B.

      I want to work in an ordered and managed workplace.

    • C.

      I like to work on challenging and complex things.

    • D.

      I like taking risks and working on things that produce unpredictable results.  

  • 4. 

    What part of the body do you admire? (Medical/health point of view)

    • A.

      Brain

    • B.

      Skin

    • C.

      Face

    • D.

      Heart

    • E.

      Muscles

    • F.

      Eyes

  • 5. 

    If you were sick, what would you do?

    • A.

      Call the doctor.

    • B.

      It's okay; I'll walk it off.

    • C.

      It will be fine.

    • D.

      Oh, dear! Hurry, tell me which medicine to have.

    • E.

      Nothing, my family treats me like an angel.

    • F.

      Oh dear, it feels like I'm in labor.

  • 6. 

    Do you want to live a wealthy (but hectic) life?

    • A.

      No, I prefer my life to be stress-free; money can't buy peace.

    • B.

      Yes, I'll work long hours and overtime to be rich!

    • C.

      Yes, being wealthy is one of my goals.

    • D.

      Being rich means everything to me! There is nothing wrong with that.

    • E.

      My family is the most important thing in my life; I won't compromise my family's happiness just to be wealthy.

    • F.

      No, I don't mind earning a middle-class salary if it means that I have to do less work!

  • 7. 

    If you had to go to a hospital for residency, which one would it be?

    • A.

      Henry Ford

    • B.

      Cleveland Clinic

    • C.

      Baylor

    • D.

      John Hopkins

    • E.

      Stanford

    • F.

      Mayo Clinic

  • 8. 

    Are you planning to get married and start a large family in the future?

    • A.

      No, I don't want to raise a family.

    • B.

      Yes, Everyone has to.

    • C.

      Yes, I dream of having a big happy family!

    • D.

      I'm undecided; it all depends on how successful I am career-wise.

    • E.

      Yes, children are the greatest gifts anyone will ever receive!

    • F.

      I'm already married.

  • 9. 

    How long do you want your work shift to be?

    • A.

      A few hours.

    • B.

      It doesn't matter; as long as I'm a certified doctor, I'm happy!

    • C.

      A few hours a day, and getting a couple of on-calls.

    • D.

      The regular day shift is fine.

    • E.

      It doesn’t matter, as long as my patients are happy

    • F.

      1 to 2 hours with a high salary!

  • 10. 

    Do you like taking risks?

    • A.

      Yes, but only a little.  

    • B.

      Yes. I'm a really big risk-taker. 

    • C.

      No. I prefer working on simple things. 

    • D.

      Yes, I like working on complicated issues but only sometimes. 

    • E.

      I am not a risk-taker, but I can manage big issues as well. 

  • 11. 

    Pick the job value that is most important to you.

    • A.

      Creativity

    • B.

      Variety

    • C.

      Good income

    • D.

      Decision making

    • E.

      Prestige

    • F.

      Achievement

    • G.

      Taking care of people

  • 12. 

    If you were a doctor, what qualities would you use to treat your patients?

    • A.

      Paying attention to details

    • B.

      Complex problem solving

    • C.

      Having a long attention span

    • D.

      Listening to my patient’s experiences more than theories

    • E.

      Uncomfortable with poorly defined problems

    • F.

      Visual inspection

    • G.

      Looking for possible causes

  • 13. 

    What interpersonal skills would you like to have?

    • A.

      Team players

    • B.

      Interested in people

    • C.

      Being comfortable with short-term patient relationships

    • D.

      Communicate well

    • E.

      Being a leader

    • F.

      Like long-term relationships

    • G.

      Warm and sympathetic

  • 14. 

    What kind of personality do you have?

    • A.

      Easygoing

    • B.

      Outgoing

    • C.

      Decisive

    • D.

      Adventurous

    • E.

      Energetic

    • F.

      Optimistic

    • G.

      Perfectionist

  • 15. 

    What special skills do you have?

    • A.

      Good observational skills

    • B.

      Multitasking

    • C.

      Good coordinator

    • D.

      Technology lover

    • E.

      Good aptitude

    • F.

      Teaching people

    • G.

      Coordination with parents

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Medical Expert
Amanda, holding a Doctorate in Pharmacy from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, adeptly simplifies complex medical concepts into accessible content. With clinical proficiency, she ensures optimal patient care, while her adept medical writing skills facilitate comprehension and accessibility of healthcare information. Utilizing her education and expertise, Amanda meticulously reviews medical science quizzes, ensuring accuracy and clarity. Her commitment to excellence in healthcare education drives her passion for delivering quality content, ultimately benefiting both healthcare professionals and patients alike.

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