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We all want to be confident that our doctors know what they’re talking about. One way that we make sure they know their stuff is the USMLE. The United States Medical Licensing Examination is one way that the government makes sure doctors are going to be taking good care of you.
 
They all have to take this test after graduation medical school, or else they can’t see patients! Do you think you have what it takes to be a doctor? Can you connect a bicuspid aortic valve to a painful, swollen knee? Do you know how to identify Salmonella typhi, how to read and understand lab results, and when to use Ivermectin? If you think you know as much as your doctor, take one of our quizzes to see how you stack up!
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Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 3679   |  Last updated: Oct 29, 2020
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    One of three blood culture bottles drawn from a patient with unexplained fevers reveals gram-positive cocci growing in clusters. Which of the following tests would be most useful in determining whether this organism is a part of the normal skin flora?

Pathology is the analysis of the causes and impacts of disease or injury. Pathology also describes the study of disease in general. When used in medical treatment, it means the incitation of processes and tests that fall under...

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 1255   |  Last updated: Jan 5, 2021
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    A 57-y/o man is brought to the emergencydepartment because of blurry vision, difficulty standing, and mental confusion. On physical examination the patient appears malnourished, he had diffuse crackles bilaterally, and on standing his gait is wide-based and unsteady. The patient’s friend, who accompanies him, says the patient “hasn’t been himself lately,” and is having difficulty remembering to do everyday tasks. Which neuropathologic findings are most consistent with this patient’s symptoms?

Microbiology is the branch of biology that involves microscopic forms of life, such as bacteria and viruses. It is the study of the characteristics of tiny living organisms and the way they affect the world. It helps to track...

Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 896   |  Last updated: Jan 5, 2021
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    A 28-year-old male intravenous drug user presents with a febrile illness that has lasted 2 weeks. He also complains of chills, weakness, dyspnea, cough, arthralgia, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. On examination, a heart murmur is present, and small, tender nodules are found on the finger and toe pads, along with small hemorrhages on the palms and soles. Three sets of blood cultures are obtained from different veins. While awaiting laboratory confirmation, an empiric antibiotic regimen should primarily be directed at which of the following organisms?

Biology and living organisms are interesting part of nature which are fascinating to study. If you are prepared to test your knowledge, this quiz will help you understand this part of nature even better, try it out.

Questions: 50  |  Attempts: 171   |  Last updated: Aug 4, 2017
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    . A 55-year-old woman presents with pain in her right hip and thigh. The pain started approximately six months ago and is a deep ache that worsens when she stands or walks. Your examination reveals increased warmth over the right thigh. The only laboratory abnormalities are alkaline phosphatase 656 IU/L (normal 23 to 110 IU/L), elevated 24-h urine hydroxyproline, and osteocalcin 13 ng/mL (normal 6 ng/mL). X-ray of hips and pelvis shows osteolytic lesions and regions with excessive osteoblastic activity. Bone scan shows significant uptake in the right proximal femur. Which of the following should you include in your differential diagnosis?

This is a block of 46 questions of MCQ type with images in some questions. Choose the best answer for each question and get explanation at the end of exam when you submit. Time permitted is 1...

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 516   |  Last updated: Jan 15, 2013
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    A peripheral blood smear shows normocytic, normochromic red blood cells. The other cell types are morphologically normal but reduced in number as well. Bone marrow biopsy in this patient would most likely show which of the following patterns?
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Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 3680   |  Last updated: Oct 29, 2020
  • Sample Question
    One of three blood culture bottles drawn from a patient with unexplained fevers reveals gram-positive cocci growing in clusters. Which of the following tests would be most useful in determining whether this organism is a part of the normal skin flora?

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    A 28-year-old male intravenous drug user presents with a febrile illness that has lasted 2 weeks. He also complains of chills, weakness, dyspnea, cough, arthralgia, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. On examination, a heart murmur is present, and small, tender nodules are found on the finger and toe pads, along with small hemorrhages on the palms and soles. Three sets of blood cultures are obtained from different veins. While awaiting laboratory confirmation, an empiric antibiotic regimen should primarily be directed at which of the following organisms?

Microbiology is the study of organisms, those being unicellular or acellular. Microbiology involves numerous sub-disciplines, including bacteriology, virology, immunology, and physiology. It is the branch of biology that...

Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 743   |  Last updated: Jan 5, 2021
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    A baby born at 32 weeks gestation with Apgar scores of 2 and 7 was placed in the neonatal intensive care unit. She developed a fever and leukocytosis; lumbar puncture revealed pleocytosis with increased protein, decreased glucose, and gram-positive rods. Which one of the following organisms was most likely isolated from the CSF?

This is a block of 46 questions of MCQ type with images in some questions. Choose the best answer for each question and get explanation at the end of exam when you submit. Time permitted is 1 hour.

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    A peripheral blood smear shows normocytic, normochromic red blood cells. The other cell types are morphologically normal but reduced in number as well. Bone marrow biopsy in this patient would most likely show which of the following patterns?


Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 354   |  Last updated: Feb 28, 2013
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    An Hispanic male is referred to the dermatology clinic of a major medical center. On physical examination, the man has several disfiguring lesions on his face and there is loss of cutaneous sensation to fine touch, pain, and temperature. An acid-fast organism is observed in scrapings from a skin lesion. Which of the following organisms is the most likely cause of this patient's disease?